Samsung will reportedly unveil the Galaxy S7 smartphone in the beginning of 2016, the latest rumors say.
Ahead of the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7, the South Korean tech giant had already revealed that the device will feature a new camera sensor. Now, the latest rumors say the company will announce its next flagship device in January 2016, according to Realty Today.
Samsung usually announces Galaxy devices at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), which takes place in late February. The MWC 2016 will be held between Feb. 22 and Feb. 25 in Barcelona, Spain. But for the Galaxy S7, rumors say the tech giant will veer away from the MWC launch and announce the smartphone a month earlier in a separate event, Android Pit reports. more >>
The 2016 MacBook Air will probably not be released because Apple is planning to end the Air lineup in favor of the iPad Pro, the latest rumors say.
Carolina Milanesi, the head of U.S. Business for Kantar World Panel Comtech, said Apple may soon drop the Air line to focus on mobility and portability that the iPad Pro offers. There are now speculations that the tech giant may decide not to release the 2016 MacBook Air anymore, Yibada reports.
"All [notebooks] need to be more mobile, so something like the Air doesn't need to be branched out anymore," Yibada quotes Milanesi's statement. "... And it's to Apple's benefit not to have so many 'families' of Macs." more >>
The new Apple iPad Pro may be too large for those who want a regular tablet and awkward to use for those who need a portable computer.
Apple has recently released the new iPad Pro, its biggest tablet device yet. Unfortunately, many consumers find it too bulky for an iPad, and its features are too backwards for a laptop, according to Star Tribune.
The iPad Pro boasts of a 12.9-inch LCD Retina Display with a resolution of 2732 x 2048 (264 ppi). It is very thin at just 0.27 inches and also very light at just 713 grams. The giant iPad runs the iOS 9 and the A9x chip with M9 motion coprocessor and is powered by a 10,307 mAh Li-Po battery, Gizmodo reports. more >>
The action role-playing video game "Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII" finally gets a release date for the PC. According to a report in TechnoBuffalo, the game will be released through Steam on December 10, after several months of waiting by fans as the PC version was originally scheduled for release in spring 2015. The game is a direct sequel of "Final Fantasy XIII-2" and is said to end the story of the "Final Fantasy XIII" series.
Given this development, game developer Square Enix has finished its re-release effort for PCs for the "Final Fantasy" franchise. When the game is released, it will cost $19.99. Among the inclusions in the PC version will be most of the DLC that has been released for the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions. DLC costumes like that of Lara Croft of "Tomb Raider" and Cloud outfits from "Final Fantasy VII" can be had for a fee. There is one costume that was not included and this is the "Final Fantasy VII" Aeris costume. All in all, there are 14 DLC that will be included in the PC release.
According to another report in GameSpot, the game will not be able to support Dolby Digital sound. The same storyline will be used in the PC version, that is the return of the main protagonist, Lightning, who needs to save the world from destruction which is about to happen in 13 days. more >>
Fans of the smartphone Xiaomi Mi 4 may soon be able to see the device sporting a mobile operating system other than Android. If reports are true, Thanksgiving will pave the way for the release of a version of the Xiaomi Mi 4 that runs on the latest mobile OS of Windows, Windows 10 Mobile. According to a Tech Times report, the phone, which is touted to be an iPhone lookalike, will be made available with Windows 10 mobile soon.
The report noted that this rumor is bolstered by a previous revelation from Xiaomi and Microsoft that they are experimenting on using Windows 10 mobile for the Xiaomi Mi 4 since March this year.
According to the report's source which is a GSM Dome report, a photo of the device sporting a Windows 10 mobile has appeared on Chinese website Weibo. The Weibo account owner is supposedly a Microsoft China employee who is the director of Engineering of the OS Software Engineer Institute, and he also claimed that the beta is close and will be making an appearance in Thanksgiving or November 28, to be exact. This particular employee is said to be responsible for the development of the OS for Xiaomi. more >>
"Beyond: Two Souls" is an interactive action-adventure video game that originally came out as a game for the PlayStation 3 in 2013. Fans of the paranormal game, which was the first video game to have been part of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, will be happy to know that a remastered version of the game will be coming out next week and it will be for the PlayStation 4.
The game was designed by French game designer David Cage with his Quantic Dream Studio. The remastered version, according to a report in The Verge, will have improved visuals with 1,080p resolution and will also include an extra DLC chapter titled "Enhanced Experiments." Another new feature of the game will also allow the player to play the game again in linear progression, as opposed to the nonlinear way the original game was played. This feature, however, is only available after a player has completed the game.
According to another report in GameSpot, the PS4 version will also highlight decisions made by the player after each scene and these can be compared with other players' decisions. Difficulty for some fight scenes were also increased as well as ensuring better controls for some of the action sequences. In terms of gameplay effects, the PS4 also makes use of the DualShock 4 speakers so that players can have a better experience when playing the Entity. more >>