Reports have it that Apple is set to roll out the iOS 8.1.3 to their Devices worldwide starting this week, just a month after releasing its previous update.
Apple released the iOS 8.1.2 a month ago to address issues with users reportedly missing ringtones purchases from the iTunes Store. Reports also have it that iOS 8.2 was soon to follow in a few weeks, but it seemed like the Cupertino giant found the time to squeeze in one more iOS update in between.
The iOS 8.1.3 build 12B460 has already been seeded for testing by retail employees, which is a surprise to some as Apple usually did not have employees test its latest their iOS before release. However, information on what the update will provide is still limited, though it is possible that it may be minor bug fixes and improvements. more >>
OnePlus sales figures have revealed that their popular smartphone One sold close to one million units last year, a feat that surprised even the company itself.
Competition can be intense in the smartphone industry but OnePlus managed to hold on to its fair share of customers. It is a fact made apparent when Carl Pei, OnePlus co-founder and director shared their 2014 sales figures and stated that One nearly sold a million units.
"We basically weren't prepared for what happened," he said, claiming that they originally thought most of their sales will be towards the Chinese market only. more >>
There is a special auction on eBay that thrilled gamers all over the world.
Last week, one of most rare video games in the world was auctioned at the starting price of $5,000. The NES game Staduim Events is a limited edition that was released in 1987. When it was released it came along with it the Family Fun Fitness pad, which did not become a craze after a few months.
The bundle was a rare auction on its own but what makes it even more classic is the fact that it was still sealed in the factory cover. more >>
PlayStation 4 game PlanetSide 2 has introduced a closed Beta for their gamers this month.
According to their official blog, the game's development team has been working "hard at refining, optimizing and creating an amazing console version of PlanetSide 2 on PS4, and we can't wait to get it into your hands."
The closed beta has already sent out a couple thousand invites and they are expecting an increase of players as the Beta continues. Players will not be chosen randomly, instead they will be opted in according to the chronological order of their sign up. For players interested to be in the waiting list, they can opt in their email accounts in this site. more >>
As if the current-gen flagship from Apple, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, is not expensive enough. Recent rumors now pointed out to a real gold plated version of the smartphone spotted in China.
A report from GSMArena.com indicated a Chinese company NavJack offering a "limited edition gold plated versions" of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Unlike the previously reported "Gold Edition" of Microsoft's Lumia 930 and Lumia 830, NavJack's ultra-luxurious versions are laden with 24 karats of genuine gold.
Featured in the tech website are several photos of the devices which appear to be made with the expensive material. Furthermore, the site revealed that based on the images, the two limited hand-held devices also come with a carbon fiber-like back finish "for an added sense of exclusivity." more >>
Activision is set to launch a new game on February titled "SpongeBob: HeroPants," a game based on Nickelodeon's popular cartoon series.
The video game publishing company made the announcement through a trailer that introduced the game, which will be released on the Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation TV and Xbox 360. It will be launched on Feb. 3, three days prior to the release of "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water."
"Sponge Out of Water" is the sequel to the 2004 film "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie." It sees SpongeBob on a quest for a stolen recipe and ended up coming ashore and facing off against a pirate. more >>