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Overwatch Beta Returning In February With A New Mode
If you are part of the Overwatch Closed Beta and you’re wondering when the game will be coming back online, you won’t have to wait much longer. In a post on Blizzard’s website, they have announced that the game’s closed beta will be returning in February. The beta was expected to return in January but it has since been delayed.

Chrome Beta Updated To Version 41
Chrome Beta happens to be where new features are tested out before it arrives on Chrome for Android, which is a good thing, since the limited “playground” that it has to work in will help the end users later on, as all bugs and nuances would have been discovered and hopefully, fixed by then. We are pleased to bring you word that Chrome Beta has been updated recently to version […]

Apple Acquires Musicmetric Analytics Service, Could Be Part Of Beats Music Relaunch
Many had initially questioned Apple’s decision to purchase Beats, especially given that they never really had a need to make their own audio products, not to mention they already had a music service in the form of iTunes Radio, so why would they need a music service like Beats Music, right?Either way we have heard that Apple could be planning on relaunching the service, although what exactly that will entail […]

Nokia Camera Beta App Arrives On All Lumia Models
Nokia has more or less successfully positioned their smartphones to be devices that offer a fantastic camera experience along the way, and the PureView technology which is part of the mix happens to play a large role in perpetuating that viewpoint, too. After all, who can resist the large words “41 megapixels” emblazoned in advertisements for the Nokia Lumia 1020? It is more or less bound to attract plenty of […]

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Battlefield 4 PC Beta Will Only Support 64-Bit Machines
The Battlefield 4 beta will be launching on October 1 on the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, although if you’re a PC gamer who is counting down the days, hours and minutes until the beta is available for you to play, you might want to make sure you’re running a 64-bit system.

Dark Souls 2 PS3 Beta Starts On October 12 In North America, Europe
Namco announced just a few weeks ago they’ll be launching a beta for its upcoming title, Dark Souls 2, on the PlayStation 3 this October to probably prepare those who plan on purchasing the game in March 2014 to die an obscene number of times. It looks like Namco has just revealed when exactly North American, Australian and European Dark Souls fans will be able to partake in the beta, which […]

Apple's iWork For iCloud Beta Now Available To All
Just last week, Apple quietly updated iCloud.com to reflect the changes they’ll soon be making in iOS 7. The updated look within iCloud.com was only available to registered beta testers, but today, Apple has removed the velvet rope to allow anyone with an Apple ID to check out the new and improved iCloud.com.

Left 4 Dead 2 Beta Francis Is Now Available
First of all, let us go through a little bit of history lesson. Valve picked up Turtle Rock Studios when it was still working on Left 4 Dead, and the team has gone indie since again, with this particular version of Francis being dated back to pre-acquisition days. Well, you can now pick him up from Steam Workshop to see action in Left 4 Dead 2. Valve did mention that […]

iOS 7 Beta 7 Reportedly Launched Already To Developers
Boy, is Apple moving fast with iOS 7 – it is less than a week since we reported that Apple has just rolled out iOS 7 Beta 6 to developers, and fast forward to today, here we are with word from developers that Apple has plans to introduce the seventh beta version of iOS 7 today – in short, iOS 7 Beta 7. Apparently, Apple has reportedly seeded a new […]

iOS 7 Beta 3 Releasing On July 8 [Rumor]
Apple may be planning to release iOS 7 Beta 3 on July 8, according to sources.

Facebook Allowing Android Owners To Help Beta Test Its App
Facebook will be accepting beta testers to help improve its Android application.

iTunes Radio Makes Its Way To Apple TV In Latest Beta
Apple has made its iTunes Radio service available on Apple TV through a newly-released beta.

Leap Motion Gesture Controller Windows 8 Preview Ahead Of Beta
Leap Motion, the device built to bring touch-like gesture controls -without a touch screen- will enter into its beta phase soon. Before that, the company has posted a video to show what its vision for Leap Motion on Windows 8: watch the video above. The demonstration shows “real-world” use cases, including web browsing, zooming in and out test, navigating apps, movies and photos.

Blizzard Announces Free-To-Play Card Game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Blizzard Entertainment has been creating quite a stir in the gaming community lately as they not only announced its Diablo III will be headed to consoles, specifically the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 at this point, and today, they’re announcing they’re going to be releasing a free-to-play game.The game is called Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft and will be shown at a PAX East panel sometime this weekend. Hearthstone will be […]

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Beta On PS3
If you happen to own the Sony PS3, then get this – fans of the Final Fantasy series will be pleased to hear that the beta of the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is now available, and Square Enix, in a way, has said that they will not be sparing any expense in delivering the most memorable elements of the series into A Realm Reborn. There will definitely be […]

Chrome Beta For Android Updated
Google has just released a spanking new beta version of Chrome for Android-powered handsets, and this is done through the Chrome Beta Channel. The Chrome beta program that was announced last week will allow Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and above device owners to test pre-release builds of the Chrome browser. This latest beta will definitely squash some of the known bugs, including the ability to edit bookmarks and jump […]

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Beta Test Plans
Square Enix has been quick off the blocks to share with the world their plans for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, which is due for an upcoming beta test. This beta test is said to be divided into four different phases, where it will be available at first only for the PC version of the game. Expect the beta test to begin sometime in the middle of February, with […]

Microsoft Flight beta now starting to accept applicants
If you’re a fan of flight simulator games, or Microsoft’s Flight series to be more specific, the good news is that you can sign yourself up to be a beta tester for the upcoming game. The beta is expected to begin in January so if you’re interested in participating, head on down here for the signup page.

Droid Incredible 2 gets beta Ice Cream Sandwich ROM
If you own the Droid Incredible 2 and you’ve been craving for some Ice Cream Sandwich, the good news is that a beta of the Ice Cream Sandwich ROM is now available for download from RootzWiki thanks to developer ProTekk. It should be noted that it is a beta and there are certain features that don’t work yet.

Skype 5.7 beta for Windows slightly updated
Skype 5.7 beta for Windows (5.7.0.123, download link) has received an update which features a few new /better functionalities:Group screen sharing: First, groups can now use screen sharing. This was previously only working with a one to one video chat. Business users will really like that one.Facebook calls: Skype can now call Facebook users directly. Ever since Skype was integrated to Facebook, both companies have been working to integrate further. Skype […]