Google's latest tablet offering, the Nexus 9, is now available in retail stores with Google Play Store orders having made available November 3. Pricing starts at $399 for the 16GB version and $479 for the 32GB version. The Google Play Store is only offering the Wi-Fi models though with the LTE version coming soon.
Orders can also be made with Amazon but stocks are currently out and the online shop is only taking pre-orders until the store restocks. The tablet was officially unveiled in October during one of Google's press conferences alongside the Nexus 6 phablet and both devices come out of the box sporting the new Android 5.0 Lollipop.
The Nexus 9 was made by HTC and – while adhering to Google's set standards and parameters – has a few features which is distinctly HTC like its front-facing speakers. more >>
Samsung has certainly been busy recently especially with the release of their new mid-range phone line, the Galaxy A series. The Note line has also been secured with the release of the Galaxy Note 4 but some are anticipating the next release in Samsung's flagship smartphone line, the Galaxy S6.
There have only been rumors about its specs as Samsung has not announced any details yet but garnering information from those rumors, how is the Galaxy S6 going to stand up against stiff competition like the Motorola Nexus 6?
First, the Nexus 6. It has a 5.96-inch AMOLED touchscreen with a display resolution of 2560 x 1440, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset with a quad-core 2.7GHz processor and an Adreno 420 GPU. There's 32GB and 64GB of storage options both with 3GB of RAM with no microSD card support. It has a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop. more >>
Apple supposedly has set another benchmark in the tablet market with the release of the iPad Air 2. The Cupertino company's new tablet is regarded as better than the already amazing iPad Air. Still, consumers who are not loyal to the iOS platform are given the option to get Android-run tablets such as the HTC Nexus 9.
The battle between the iOS and the Android platforms have always been ongoing since the smartphone and tablet market emerged and a comparison between the iPad Air 2 and Nexus 9 seems apt as both sport the purest form of the software – though the iOS platform has always been exclusive to Apple devices.
First, the Nexus 9. The Google-run tablet is made by HTC this time and – while retaining the design parameters set by Google – the tablet has a few key features which is distinctly HTC such as the two front-facing speakers which can also be found with its One M8 flagship smartphone. more >>
Tuesday, Nov. 4, Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg revealed during the post-earnings financial call that the next "full game" in the Destiny game franchise series has already started.
"Work has also begun on future expansion packs as well as on our next full game release," the executive said. "We're very pleased with the launch and continuing engagement."
The said sequel isn't that surprising at all, given that Activision has already declared that they had a "10-year vision" for the game franchise. more >>
You won't believe how these men capture extremely rare footage of a Siberian tigress escaping into the wildlife. Zolushka is a Siberian tigress that was rescued and rehabilitated by IFAW. What these men do to have us witness such a unique event is incredible.
By using high definition GoPro cameras, they are able to capture a very rare tiger being released and returning to the wild habitat. Believe it or not, there are less than 400 Siberian tigers left in the wild. This number has gone down significantly in recent years.
Watch this incredibly rare moment this tigress is released below: more >>
Valve apparently has some issues regarding a third installment in any of their popular titles. Fans have been clamoring for a Half-Life 3 for years now but there hasn't been an ounce of news anywhere which points to a release. Now, could the Left 4 Dead series be facing the same predicament?
The first Left 4 Dead title was released in 2008, with the sequel released just a year after. The second game seemed like a good closing point for the franchise but a series of leaked images and rumors had rekindled the possibility of a third title.
First there were the screenshots of a Powerpoint presentation containing images from the Left 4 Dead 2 Plantation level rendered in the new Source 2.0 Engine. There's also the allegations that Counter Strike co-creator and former Valve employee Minh Le had seen concept art for both Left 4 Dead 3 and Half-Life 3. more >>