Items tagged with Shadow

Cloud gaming is quickly becoming a high stakes affair, and companies both big and small are figuring out how to navigate the landscape. We have seen Google make big promises with its Stadia platform, NVIDIA roll its GeForce NOW service out of beta and into the public spectrum, and now Shadow is announcing some key changes to its own platform, including a significant price cut for its entry-level tier. Shadow now starts at $11.99 per month in the United States, if paying annually ($14.99 per month otherwise). That is down from $24.99 per month previously. This gets subscribers into the French-startup's Boost tier, which provides cloud access to a GeForce GTX 1080 GPU, a quad-core CPU clocked at... Read more...
Supposedly, Motorola is working on a new smartphone that will have one of the largest displays we've seen to date. Code-named Shadow, the smartphone is said to have a 4.3-inch WVGA+ touch screen with a resolution of 850 x 484 and run on the Android operating system. Considering most smartphones today have a 3.7-inch or smaller screen, the Shadow's screen is a definite step up from current models. Currently the Windows Mobile-based HTC HD2 is the only other smartphone on the market that has a 4.3-inch screen. In terms of Android-powered models, the closest competition is the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, which will sport a 4.0-inch display. Information about the Shadow is still very sparse, but based... Read more...
Tonight's news post is gonna be a little longer than normal since I'm doing my game news post, and want to get a bit of tech news in along with it. One interesting article is how the Washington Post claims the Gamecube is "Obsolete"... I personally hate seeing comments like that. Maybe it's because the cube is the only console system I have, and the only one I want. Does that make me biased? Probably. But to those of us who are fans of games that only Nintendo can deliver, the system is still very much alive. Ubisoft announces availability of Prince of Persia: Warrior Within "The Prince has matured immeasurably since his courageous fight in Prince of Persia The Sands of Time™.... Read more...