12 Minutes Of New Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare Gameplay
Activision has released 12 minutes of all-new gameplay footage from Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. The footage, from the first mission called “Black Sky”, sees the player defending a futuristic Geneva from the Settlement Defense Front, before the player eventually climbs into a spacecraft for some dogfighting in space. Call... Read more
HTC Partnering With HP To Release Vive-Branded PCs
HTC plans to partner with HP to release PCs with the Vive branding and bundled with Vive headsets. These PCs are designed to make VR more accessible to consumers by offering VR-ready PCs at lower price points. According to Digitimes‘s sources, HTC will simply acquire HP PCs and then rebrand... Read more
NVIDIA Reveals New Pascal-Powered Titan X
NVIDIA has announced its latest flagship graphics card, the Pascal-powered Titan X. NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced the card after a presentation by Baidu scientist Andrew Ng at an artificial intelligence meetup in San Francisco: Jen-Hsun introduces the new NVIDIA #TITANX! pic.twitter.com/1QF1VKhCkl — NVIDIA (@nvidia) July 22, 2016 The... Read more
BlackBerry Rome Possibly Spotted On GeekBench
BlackBerry’s upcoming mid-priced Android phone, the Neon (or Hamburg) has been getting a lot of press, so much so that it’s easy to forget that the Canadian company has two other phones in the works. One of the two, most likely the Argon (or Rome), has possibly been spotted on... Read more
Facebook Testing An Ephemeral Messaging Feature
Facebook has been testing an ephemeral message feature within the main Facebook app. The new feature, called “quick updates”, lets users create a temporary 24-hour group, which allows all users within it to see each other’s updates. Once the 24-hour period is up, the updates disappear. The feature was first spotted... Read more
New Mafia 3 Live-Action Trailer
2K has released a new live-action Mafia 3 trailer that focuses on “the legend of Lincoln Clay”. As you might expect with a live-action trailer, there’s no gameplay footage to be seen; instead, the trailer focuses on establishing the game’s mood and setting, focusing mainly on life in an imagined... Read more
Spotify Begins Selling Free Users’ Information To Advertisers
Spotify has announced that it’s enabled programmatic buying for its audio ads. Spotify is partnering with “three of the largest and most established platforms in the programmatic space”, namely AppNexus, Rubicon Project and The Trade Desk, to give ad buyers access to the information of the service’s more than 70 million free... Read more
Periscope Broadcasts Can Now Be Embedded On Other Websites
Twitter-owned Periscope has announced that it’s now possible to embed Periscope streams on other websites. Periscope streams, both archived and live, can be embedded simply by embedding a Tweet containing the Periscope stream. The stream will then play like a standard embedded video or GIF file. Periscope has also... Read more
BlackBerry Allegedly Planning To Sell The Neon For Around $270
A new report from BlackBerry’s home market claims that the company will be selling its upcoming Neon (or Hamburg) phone for CAD$350, which equates to about US$270 according to the current exchange rate. The Neon is due “before September”. The Neon was also recently spotted in the US FCC’s... Read more
Smartwatch Shipments Drop 32 Percent In Q2
The IDC has released figures that show a significant 32 percent drop in smartwatch shipments year-over-year. In total, 3.5 million units were shipped in Q2 2016, a significant decrease from the 5.1 million units that were shipped in Q2 2015. Apple was the biggest, and in fact only, loser,... Read more