Latest News - September 2013
- LG's Artistic Masterpiece: The 55-inch "Gallery" Flat OLED HDTV
- Acer's Liquid S2 6-Inch Phone Promises 4K Video Recording
- Acer Introduces Budget Priced 10.1-inch Iconia A3 Tablet
- Target Readies Target Ticket Online Video Rental Service
- Plants vs Zombies 2 Downloaded Nearly 25 Million Times, Underscores Appeal of Freemium Model
- Borderlands 2 Patch Upgrades Backpack Storage, Squashes Tons of Bugs
- LG Adds To Premium Lineup With LG G Pad 8.3 Tablet
- A Rebranding: 'Xbox Live Marketplace' Now 'Xbox Games Store'
- Asus Teases Transformer Pad Release Powered By NVIDIA Tegra 4
- Moto X Rumored For $100 Price Cut In Q4, Wooden Backing $50
All News for September 2013
A work of art? You may mistake it as one, and according to LG, that's precisely the point. The company's latest HDTV is a real stunner, and with a name like "Gallery," it's clear that this one is meant to blend into your wall -- not stick out on it. The 55EA8800 Gallery OLED TV is launching this week at the IFA Trade... Read more...
Smartphones are getting ridiculous, in a good way. Some of the latest crop offer specs and features that make whatever most of us currently have on hand look like second-rate toys. To wit, Acer announced a phone called the Liquid S2 that promises to capture 4K video. The handset boasts a 6-inch full HD IPS display with a curved glass surface... Read more...
Generally speaking, tablet prices have fallen off a cliff in the past year, a trend that was started by growing competition in the 7-inch market. However, larger size slates have also fallen in price now that Google's hardware partners have figured out that most consumers don't want to spend $499+ on a 10-inch slate. One company that's answering... Read more...
Target is launching its own online video rental service called Target Ticket to compete with the likes of Netflix, Hulu, iTunes, Amazon, and more direct retailer-come-content servers Walmart (Vudu) and Best Buy (CinemaNow). The service is still in beta, but it appears that some employees as well as REDcard holders have been able to participate... Read more...
Not a fan of the freemium game model? Unfortunately for you, there's plenty of incentive for developers of casual games to go this route. PopCap Games, for example, found nearly 25 million reasons with the release of Plants vs. Zombies 2, the sequel to the highly popular Plants vs. Zombies tower defense game. "Plants... Read more...
If it's been a long time since you fired up Borderlands 2, get ready for a host of changes to the game play experience. That's because Gearbox Software issued a large software update with a bunch of alterations, including several made to Crazy Earl's Eridium Black market. One of the most notable changes is that you'll... Read more...
LG wants to be considered a maker of premium mobile devices, and to that end the company is following up its LG G2 superphone with the LG G Pad 8.3, a device that features an 8.3-inch (1920x1200) display and a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 (1.7GHz) processor. “Complementing our G Series smartphones, the introduction of the LG G Pad... Read more...
Henceforth, it appears that the Xbox Live Marketplace will be known as the Xbox Games Store. The Games page on the homepage reflects the change, and a Microsoft spokesperson confirmed what’s happening to Joystiq. “That's right, [Xbox Live Marketplace] is now called the Xbox Games Store, and will sit... Read more...
Don't look now, but IFA is about to kick off in Berlin, Germany. As has happened in past years, Asus is expected to have quite the unveiling at the show, and the famed Transformer Pad is ripe for an update. According to a new teaser posted up on the outfit's Facebook portal, a new Transformer Pad is set to be released... Read more...
While the Moto X has largely been praised, there's one thing that almost every critic has nitpicked: the price. Sure, $200 on contract for a sleek, Android-powered smartphone isn't terrible, but it's not exactly brimming with high-end internals. That said, it is built in the United States, which certainly adds to the price premium. Still,... Read more...