Some consumers are still awaiting the release of Google's latest operating system, the Android 5.0 Lollipop, and with so many devices out in the market, anticipation is high for when the update becomes available for handheld devices.
Google has released two new Android updates in the past few months, the Android 5.0 Lollipop, which was a major update that overhauled all Android operating systems, and the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, which was a follow-up fixer-upper for the bugs that plagued the Lollipop.
With already two releases, consumers want to know when they will get a chance to finally try out the Lollipop, with updates breakdown being listed on websites such as Gotta Be Mobile, Tech Radar, Android Pit and more. more >>
Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft's Xbox division, will be present as a guest speaker at the upcoming Windows 10 press event at the Microsoft's Redmond campus on Jan. 21, 2015.
Next year's Windows 10 press event is a chance to give the industry a look at Microsoft's latest operating system and talk about their future direction or "next chapter." Spencer will be one among many guest speakers and department heads that will be speaking at the event.
The specific topics of discussion have yet to be revealed, but Spencer will reportedly be on hand to talk about "consumer experience." more >>
Ubisoft has announced that they are set to release the latest patch for "Assassin's Creed: Unity" across all platforms this Monday.
"Assassin's Creed: Unity" has been under fire since its release because of a myriad of issues that plagued the game, which led to Ubisoft releasing Patch after Patch in a bid to fix all the wrongs, bugs and crashes in the game.
This time they're set to release Patch 4 on Monday according to the post made on the "Assassin's Creed" official Live Updates blog. more >>
Square Enix producer Shinji Hashimoto announced at the keynote speech held at the recent PlayStation Experience 2014 in Las Vegas that the "Final Fantasy VII" is set to be released exclusively to the PlayStation 4 come spring of 2015.
The PS4 version of "Final Fantasy VII" follows the game's release to PCs several years ago and is not an HD remake or remastered version of the game, rather the console-friendly version will have upscale graphics to fit the new hardware but keep its original design.
However, fans did not seem quite as enthusiastic when the official trailer was unveiled by Square Enix at the event. more >>
The Apple Watch could be one of the most anticipated devices by the Cupertino-based tech giant. It did, however, faced some manufacturing problems which caused its delay. But fans may find this recent news a message of relief as it has been reported that the production of the wearable tech device is already set to commence early next year.
According to a Taiwanese website, United Daily News (via GSMArena.com), the mass production of the iWatch is to begin January.
The information was drawn out by a number of reports from supply chain sources. It was then summarized and published through the mentioned Taiwan-based website. more >>
Sledgehammer Games is offering the multiplayer mode of their military shooting game "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" for free on Steam this weekend, and is also lowering prices through Monday.
The announcement was first made on Steam's official website, informing gamers of their weekend deals. "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" multiplayer mode will be free to play on PCs via Steam until Sunday, Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. PT or 4 p.m. ET, while the game has been marked down 25 percent, going from $60 to $45, until Monday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. PT and 1 p.m. ET.
Microsoft is also offering a "Call of Duty" deal of their own, this time for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. more >>