Although the newly-released Samsung Galaxy Alpha wasn't able to share the popular "S[insert series number here]" moniker of the South Korean tech company, the mid-range device still has some rights to brag in the smartphone world: it being the first Android phone to incorporate a metallic frame.
Like with the S series flagship Galaxy S5, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is set to compete against the recently unveiled device from Apple, the iPhone 6.
Designed to exude a high-quality premium standard, it can't be helped that the Galaxy Alpha will be compared to its sister device. Here's a comparative review. more >>
The newest racing video game from Evolution Studios is finally here for PlayStation 4. Published and released under Sony Computer Entertainment on Oct. 7 for North American market, Europe and the U.K. will get their hands on the racing franchise on Oct. 8 and Oct. 10, respectively.
There have already been a lot of hands-on reviews circulating around the web. Here's what we rounded up so far.
Key features of the game pointed out are its 50 tracks which run across various continents and environments. Initial numbers of playable cars are around 50 and more are said to be coming via expansions. True to its promotion, Driveclub did offer in-depth and more engaging multiplayer features. more >>
It's only been a few weeks into the release of the iOS 8 and there are already problems plaguing the operating system ranging from Bluetooth compatibility and security issues. While it certainly is a new mobile operating system and isn't an exception to these issues, it is quite frustrating for those who are experiencing it and will demand some sort of fix.
Problems first arose from the release of the iOS 8.0.1 update, then Apple then promptly released 8.0.2 with the bug fixes. However, it would seem that it caused just as much problems that it fixed and users are growing increasingly frustrated.
Apparently, Apple users feel that an iOS 8.0.3 would be needed before the mobile operating system jumps to version 8.1.0. The next version (8.1.0) has already been previewed to developers in preparation for its public release. more >>
Microsoft's mini tablet offering, the Surface Mini, still hasn't been announced for release but rumors place the release date sometime during the Christmas season – and in limited supply. While it's uncertain, Microsoft's release of the Surface Pro 3 and announcement of Windows 10 indicate that it won't be too long before the Surface Mini's release.
The Microsoft Surface tablet line hasn't been the most successful in the market but it certainly is unique. Unlike Android and Apple tablets, Microsoft's tablets are essentially full spec PCs running on Windows 8 but in tablet form.
It's also more versatile than its Android and Apple opponents, with the Surface tablets equipped with a digital pen allowing for full tablet use. Attaching a separate keyboard accessory, a mouse, and a separate display allows it to function like a PC. Putting it in a case alongside the keyboard accessory will let it function like a laptop. more >>
The HTC Nexus 9 will be shipped with Android L "Lollipop" soon, according to reports. The device was just passed through the FCC, so the official unveiling is imminent.
The HTC Nexus 9 with Android L "Lollipop' is rumored to be released as early as Oct. 16, Tech Times claims. The last update to Google's Nexus line of tablets came out in July of 2013, so it is close to the year time frame that they usually wait to release a new device.
The HTC Nexus 9, which has had the codenames of Volantis and Flounder so far, is a joint effort between Google and HTC. more >>
Slated for release this coming April 14, 2015, Mortal Kombat X, the tenth installment of the fighting game series developed by NetherRealm Studios, is currently on its development stage with its character-fighter lineup expanding accordingly.
Just this week, NetherRealm Studio's creative director Ed Boon took to his social media to tease the eagerly waiting fans that aside from Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Cassie Cage, D'Vorah, and others, there are still more upcoming names to be added in the roster of Kombatants. That's to include the sorcerer Quan Chi.
Recently revealed on his Twitter, Quan Chi be played either as a Sorcerer, a Warlock, or a Summoner. more >>