Apple's mobile iOS 8 has been met with a rough launch with the operating system encountering numerous and persistent bugs. Reviewers have been dubbing the iOS 8 as the buggiest release Apple has ever done. Not to mention that the iOS 8 adoption rate has been a slow crawl since the operating system's release.
Over the past few weeks, software developers have been trying their best to fix the issues with each subsequent update but the problems only seem to get worse and more numerous than intended. So far, dev teams have only offered hot fixes for the bugs and glitches – until recently.
Apple has finally released the 8.1.1 update for the iOS 8, available on all compatible Apple devices. The Cupertino company mentions that, "This release includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S." more >>
Despite the big disparity in terms of technical specs as compared to the Android-run phone cameras, Apple can still boast the crisp and superb color capture of its iPhone cameras. Now, reports claim that in next year's iPhones, the Cupertino-based tech giant will be making its "biggest camera jump ever."
The rumor, which came from Apple analyst John Gruber, stated that the smartphone giant is currently in the works to unveil a "dual-lens camera system" for its rear camera that is to be integrated probably on iPhone 7.
Citing information "from a birdie of birdie," Gruber said the following statement: more >>
Game releases nowadays aren't as smooth as last-gen games, with bugs and glitches being reported at the game's day-one release. Grand Theft Auto 5 is not an exception and it seems that there are character transfer issues on the Playstation 4. Rockstar, however, has confirmed the presence of the issues and released a day-one patch.
The same issues have also been fixed for Xbox users, with transfers of the save files from the Xbox 360 to the Xbox One.
"At this time, Playstation 4 users should no longer have issues downloading the patch. All character migrations are now working on Playsation are now working on Playstation 4, and affected Playstation 3 users can play GTA Online as normal," Rockstar said in a statement. more >>
Ubisoft has been experiencing certain performance issues with their games, and not only with "Assassin's Creed: Unity." Even their other release, "Far Cry 4" has been getting technical issues and bugs that need patches to get fixed. Recently, the company had updated its blog and detailed the issues currently affecting "Far Cry 4."
One such issue is the PC crashing while loading the game.
"Some players have been reporting problems loading the game that result in a crash that manifests as a black screen. We have been able to reproduce this internally," Ubisoft wrote in their blog. more >>
Destiny has been out for a few months now and its first expansion is scheduled for launch on Dec. 9 later on this year. A number of fans have already datamined the patch to get a glimpse on what will be featured in the expansion. The expansion, "The Dark Below," is the first in two upcoming patches for the game, with the second, "House of Wolves," slated for next year.
Bungie has mentioned that the first expansion will be focusing on a new character named Eris Morn, who will be acting as a quest give for the players, a faction leader, and a vendor in the Tower. Players will be visiting her to get the expansions three new story quests.
The three quests will be called "The Dark Below," "Ritual of Sacrifice" and "Fist of Crota." The first quest will be where players first meet Eris and where she asks you to prove your worth. The second will be see players descending into the Hellmouth to find the sacrificial chambers. In the last quest, players will face the Fist of Crota leading the Spawn on Earth. more >>
The future is all about wearable devices, and a lot of companies have already rolled out smartwatches and fitness trackers that will enable one to stay on top of emails, access basic apps, and track one's health all at a glance at one's wrist.
But so far, most wearables have proven to be bulky and don't quite effectively combine style with function. Now, a new crop of wearable devices have come up to give those who are style-conscious some aesthetically pleasing options.
Here are two of the latest wearables for the high-tech and fashion-conscious crowd: more >>