It's safe to say that NBA 2K17 is not just the most anticipated basketball video game this year; it's one of the most awaited video game in general. That's due to the fact that each year, the NBA 2K maintains great gameplay and graphics while adding amazing improvements on a regular basis.
As 2K slowly reveals much more about NBA 2K17, including actual ratings of players and new features, the hype increases as well. Here are some of the latest updates.
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Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of social media giant Facebook and his wife, Priscilla Chan, met with Roman Catholic leader Pope Francis at the Vatican, and later shared their admiration for the pontiff's "mercy and tenderness" and the way he has connected with people of different faiths.
"Priscilla and I had the honor of meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican. We told him how much we admire his message of mercy and tenderness, and how he's found new ways to communicate with people of every faith around the world," Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook message on Monday.
"We also discussed the importance of connecting people, especially in parts of the world without internet access. We gave him a model of Aquila, our solar-powered aircraft that will beam internet connectivity to places that don't have it. And we shared our work with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help people around the world," he added. more >>
Since its official launch, the NBA Live Mobile app for Android and iOS had been a phenomenon among basketball fans around the world.
Over the past months, it had never failed to come up with new features, players and player programs to give users new options to gun for. The latest of which is the introduction of the new Campus Heroes program, which focuses on players who gave impressive performances in their college basketball teams before entering the pro league.
The list includes 15 improved players, including Trey Burke, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Jerian Grant. more >>
The Xbox One Summer Update was released earlier this month, which came with new apps and features. The most requested highlight of the update is the ability to play music in the background, which the new Pandora app now supports.
Pandora to Support Background Music
Support for Background Music has long been requested by the ever-growing fan base of Xbox One. The feature finally came with the Summer Update, but was initially only exclusive to the Microsoft native app Groove Music in its desktop version. more >>
Apple and Samsung have been going at it ever since smartphones took over the mobile world. With the latest flagships being undoubtedly the most powerful these companies have dished out, let us see which between Apple's iPhone 7 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will emerge victorious.
Design and Build Quality
Apple currently refreshed its iPhones' design that started with the iPhone 6. A new all metal back design with visible antenna lines and a glossy front bannered the device. This gets rid of the previous segmented look of the iPhone, with the top and bottom back parts different in gradient as the middle where the logo rests. This design will continue with the iPhone 7, only with the antenna lines less visible as it outlines the contour of the device. more >>
The Microsoft Surface Book launched October last year was received very well by the tech community and the public alike. With most of its features hitting the right punches, one of the main criticisms is its hinge system. This seems to be resolved in a teaser photo of the upcoming Surface Book 2.
The Hinge Problem
Many tech reviewers heralded the Surface Book to be one of the most amazing performers in the 2-in-1 arena last year, despite being the pioneer of its lineup. The laptop and tablet hybrid combined powerful specification with premium build and design that captured the interest of many. more >>