When it comes to one-to-one battle games, Mortal Kombat is the first name that crosses an avid gamer’s mind. The popular martial arts style fighting game will get a new installment dubbed Mortal Kombat X on April 14 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC while the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions are expected in coming months.
The official Mortal Kombat X trailer has arrived with loads of blood and brutal combos to punish the opponents in a most impressive cinematic presentation. One can easily see how the new legendary game is going to unleash the merciless demeanor on the opponents. Read more »
Leonard Nimoy, popularly known as Spock from the space fiction movie series Star Trek, passed away on February 27 and made the character Spock immortal. Even Apple is preparing to pay homage to Nimoy and Spock with a new Star Trek themed Spock emoji for OS X and iOS.
Often referred casually as the Spock sign but actually the Vulcan salute, it has been adapted form Jewish heritage. Read more »
Disney announced that the popular science-fiction fantasy saga Star Wars will be available as a digital download for the first time ever. The entire collection of 6 movies will arrive in Digital HD later this week, on April 10.
Disney’s plan is to make the Star Wars collection downloadable from several digital stores. Read more »
Nikon quietly introduced a selfie stick (N-MP001) accessory for select Coolpix family models. The gadget costs $60 a pop and is available for pre-order at major US retailers.
Nikon’s selfie stick measures 28.54 inches long when extended completely and weighs 186 grams. Read more »
Google is always looking for ways to boost the usage of its products among consumers globally. For that, the company is in talks with Hutchinson Whampoa to work on a deal that will eliminate the international roaming costs for Android phones.
Google wishes to disrupt the US mobile market with its own network and deals with other networks to offer better, affordable options for the Android phone users. The idea is to have a uniform rate for calls, texts, and mobile data irrespective of the region. Read more »
OnLive, the cloud-based game streaming service was introduced six years ago and was way ahead of its time. Today, the cloud gaming company posted a message on its website stating that the gaming services will shut down on April 30.
Apparently, Sony has acquired important parts of OnLive and won’t continue the support of the game streaming service. Read more »
New parents love checking the comments and number of Likes on the photos of their infants on Facebook. However, it is not easy to visit those comments when those photos are spread over different albums and at a different time frame.
That’s why Facebook is rolling out new Scrapbook feature for the parents to organize all the baby photos in one place. The Scrapbook can be a private album or available to friends. Read more »
After teasing a new game changer product last week, OnePlus has finally introduced the OnePlus DR-1 drone today. What may appear to be a well fabricated prank, is actually true. The Chinese startup intends to sell limited units of this remote controlled drone.
The tiny limited edition DR-1 drone weighs only 15 grams and is just 2.75 inches wide. It has a 4-axis flaps which can be maneuvered using a joystick-like remote control. Also, the controller joystick offers two flight mode settings for letting the drone adapt whenever switching between them. Read more »
After wooing the Windows users with a free upgrade to Windows 10, even for those with pirated versions, it’s clear that Microsoft has a bigger game plan. While that plan unfolds slowly, the Redmond headquartered software giant is rolling out new Windows 10 Technical Preview builds to early testers.
The latest Windows 10 TP build 10049 bundles the next generation web browser called Project Spartan. Read more »
Back in January, after phasing out Music Unlimited for PlayStation, Sony announced a new music service called PlayStation Music in partnership with Spotify. Now Spotify music is available to Sony PlayStation users located in 41 different regions across the world.
Ad-supported Spotify app is available for free on the PlayStation network. Read more »
Microsoft is about to make it easy for Xbox One gamers to never leave their precious controllers. An update to the popular gaming console is about to bring a heavily requested feature – Voice Messaging.
The new functionality will allow users to compose and play voice messages via the device’s messaging app. Read more »
If you have been using WhatsApp for Web lately, then you would know how convenient it is to access the messages, send voice notes and more via web interface. That freedom is being missed by the loyal Skype users but Microsoft plans to fix that soon.
Microsoft has started pushing a new ‘Skype for Web’ beta invites to select users. Skype for Web will let you chat as well as perform video and voice calls using the web browser. Read more »
Carl Pei shared an exclusive information with us about introducing a new product in April, at the Mobile World Congress 2015. Pei clarified that it will not be a smartwatch or tablet and we estimated it would be a totally different category.
The latest teaser showing a product covered with red cloth made use think if it was RC version of Batman’s Tumbler. In the latest Reddit AMA, OnePlus made it official that the company will introduce a drone named DR-1 and will start selling next month. Read more »
Microsoft did surprise many by announcing the free upgrade of the Windows 10 for everyone in China. Even those who’re on a pirated copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8. Now the company plans to take over the mobile space by making the Office suite free for the devices with screens smaller than 10-inches.
Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for Office 365 Client Apps and Services, noted in a blog post that Office suite will be offered for mobile platforms with a freemium model. That means, the Windows, Android and iOS device owners will get the productivity apps of Office suite. Read more »
While many await the voice calling to be enabled through WhatsApp, the instant messenger developers are addressing another problem. Whenever one uninstalls WhatsApp, changes devices or performs factory reset, all previous conversations as well as media gets wiped out.
WhatsApp is now able to fix that by integrating the Google Drive to backup chat logs and media files. On WhatsApp Translate forum, several sentences listed for translation mentions – preparing Google Drive to backup messages and media. Read more »