08/24/2011, Verizon doesn’t exactly have the best track record when it comes to releasing 4G phones on time (HTC Thunderbolt anyone?) and it looks like the Motorola Droid Bionic isn’t doing anything to help clear the carrier’s name. But we’ve got some good news for you anxious folk waiting for the phone’s arrival – promo materials for the phone have started arriving (T-shirts spotted by Android Central and promoo videos spotted […]
08/24/2011, If there’s one thing that Hollywood seems to mess up consistently, it’s the video game to movie adaptations. As far as I can remember, there hasn’t been a highly successful movie that’s been adapted from a video game. Sure, some of them might be commercial successes but fans of the game were most probably let down by a weak story line, poor acting, or just an overall terrible attempt at […]
08/23/2011, Verizon announced yesterday that it has launched a new version of its video on demand app, Verizon Video. It appears to be just a rebranding of its V Cast Video, providing the same features as before but offering higher quality video content, unlimited access to Verizon’s catalog of over 250 full episodes of TV shows, local and national news, sporting events, weather and more. While the app is free, the […]
08/22/2011, It has been rumored for some time that Hulu was looking for a new owner. However, the valuation and potential buyers are still a hot topic. Although we won’t know for sure until someone actually signs a deal, the Wall Street Journal speculates that Hulu could be worth $500M to $2B (quite a range…). Of course, it is more likely that a big company buys Hulu, which has been profitable […]
08/22/2011, With HP’s recent decision to stop producing webOS devices and its decision to not license the operating system to other manufacturers, it really looks like webOS as we know it has received the final nail in its coffin. If you’re upset about it, you’re not the only one, and recent price cuts and refunds won’t be bringing this OS back to life, however it might not be too late to […]
08/22/2011, It looks like Amazon is taking up its online streaming video service a notch – as the company has been reported to have purchased a dozen new domain names that are all related to cloud video. While it hasn’t been announced what Amazon plans to do next, the company now owns a full list of domain names centered around “cloud”, “video”, “instant”, “streaming”, “prime” and “Amazon”. Amazon is currently considered […]
08/19/2011, While Google+ might be just a poor imitation of Facebook to some people, Google is taking steps to differentiate its service by adding features that the other doesn’t have. One new feature that will no doubt be a popular tool amongst friends who love watching YouTube videos together is the new video sharing option for Google+. Through YouTube, Google+ users can now start a Google+ Hangout from a YouTube video […]
08/17/2011, Can’t get enough of Battlefield 3 gameplay footage yet? Neither can we. To keep our appetites in check until October when the game is finally released, DICE/EA have decided to release some new stunning multiplayer footage of the game and it just keeps getting better. There are airplanes, tanks, jeeps, choppers, guns, missiles, bullets, beautiful terrain: everything you ever wanted in a Battlefield game. And let’s not forget – 64 […]
08/15/2011, Well since the Nokia N9 won’t be making its way over to certain parts of the world, including the US, not everybody will have the luxury of getting to play around with the MeeGo smartphone; save the handful of people who are willing to get the phone flown in from another country. Well, for those of us who aren’t willing to go through so much trouble – there’s always YouTube.
08/15/2011, If you want to see an impressive display of completely automated robots working together to solve a problem, you’re in luck. Professor Marco Dorigo and his team of researchers have recently released a video showing off The Swarmanoid project – a group of robots that can work together to complete its tasks. Made up of three robots – the foot-bot, the hand-bot, and the eye-bot; each one has a specialized […]
08/12/2011, Microsoft has recently shown off the details of a project that’s been dubbed “Kinect Fusion”. While it isn’t exactly new, reporters that saw it earlier this year weren’t allowed to record videos or take photographs at the event. However after the SIGGRAPH computer graphics conference this week, Microsoft finally released a video to show us what KinectFusion is all about – and it sure is amazing.
08/11/2011, The Symbian Anna update is speculated to be making its way over to Symbian^3 handsets within the next few weeks but we know a lot of you folks can’t stand the wait, and so does Nokia. To appease your appetite for the operating system update, Nokia has released some new video previews of Symbian Anna running on the Symbian^3 devices it will be arriving on – the N8, the […]
08/11/2011, Looking forward to a new Android handset from LG? It looks like the folks over at BestBoyZ have managed to get their hands on an upcoming LG device that’s been named the Optimus Sol (E730). Originally codenamed “Victor”, the Android smartphone is said to be a mid-range device, and will be launched for Vodafone which means we won’t be seeing it on our shores, but if we do it’ll probably […]
08/09/2011, Do you love watching videos on your iPad or iPad 2 but get frustrated by the long conversion process or transferring, especially if you constantly update your tablet with new shows? Well, you no longer have to do all that anymore. Boxee has just launched its iPad app that will allow you to stream just about any video format from your computer to your iPad and if you have a Boxee […]