Archivi giornalieri: 30/05/2012
EA Games has released a new trailer for the upcoming Dead Space 3 game, providing you with a glimpse of what you can expect from the survival horror sequel once it arrives. Dead Space is a media franchise created by Glen Schofield, developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts.
Dead Space 3 was first revealed to be in production back in September 2011 by IGN, but very few details are available about the new game and what we can expect, as far as features and gameplay.
Dead Space 3 is expected to arrive around March 2013, but nothing has been officially announced by EA Games at the present time. As more information becomes available we will as always keep you updated.
After a short delay the latest Fedora 17, has now arrived and is available to download. Fedora 17 nicknamed “Beefy Miracle” during development includes the latest version of the GNOME 3.4 desktop environment and a number of new enhancements under the hood.
As well as Updated developer tools including Juno, Eclipse, GCC 4.7, and Java 7, GIMP 2.8 image editor and improvements for servers and cloud-based applications.
“The latest version of the Fedora Linux operating system’s Desktop Edition. It’s everything you need to try out Fedora — you don’t have to erase anything on your current system to try it out, and it won’t put your files at risk. Take Fedora for a test drive, and if you like it, you can install Fedora directly to your hard drive straight from the Live Media desktop if you like.”
Fedora 17 is now available to download from the Fedora project website, together with more information about all the various flavours of Fedora available.
Microsoft is expected to launch its Windows 8 Release Preview in the first week of June, although it looks like it may have already been leaked ahead of the official launch.
According to the guys over at The Verge, an ISO for an 8400 build of the Windows 8 Release Preview has been leaked and has appeared on number of Chinese forums.
The leaked build comes with update Metro style apps, including new Travel, News and Sports apps, as well as an update boot screen, wallpaperps cursors and more.
Source The Verge
Razer has unveiled a new Battlefield 3 branded custom gaming headset this week, which has been added to its Collector’s Edition gaming peripherals.
The new Razer BlackShark Battlefield 3 gaming headset has been inspired by tactical aviator headsets and has been designed to provide users with extreme comfort for long, extended gaming sessions and provides top-notch sound isolation, says Razer.
The Razer BlackShark Battlefield 3 headset is fitted with 40mm neodymium magnet stereo drivers, a detachable boom microphone, and will be arriving in stores during July for around $130. Robert ‘RazerGuy’ Krakoff, president of Razer USA explains a little more about the new Razer BlackShark gaming headset.
“The Razer BlackShark is a PC gaming headset with crisp audio and booming bass that is built for a highly intense shooter like Battlefield 3,”-“It lets you hear the gunfire, the explosions and the thunderous roar of the jets, as if you were in the heat of the battle. Designed based on headsets sported by real attack helicopter pilots, no serious soldiers on the frontlines of Battlefield 3 should be without their Razer BlackShark.”
Source: Back2Back Gaming
Logitech has today unveiled a new addition to their range of keyboards with the launch of the Logitech K760. Which has been designed specifically for Mac and iOS systems, and allows you to pair it with three devices simultaneously. Simply switching between your different devices with a key stroke.
Logitech explains that their K760 keyboard can be charged from indoor lighting and a full charge provides 3 months of use, being used for 8 hours a day, and the construction of the K760 is PVC-free.
The design of the keyboard layout includes Apple-style special functions including: Mission Control, iOS Home, brightness, play/pause, mute, volume, and eject, and even includes a hardware on/off switch.
The Logitech K760 will be arriving in stores next month in both Europe and the U.S. and will be priced around $80.
Source: Mac World
Dell is offering a new all-in-one for back to school. The XPS One 27 all-in-one, which has a sweet 27-inch screen, with an impressive resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. All configurations are going to have Ivy Bridge processors (Core i5 or i7) with up to 16GB of memory, and a 1TB 7,200RPM hard drive that can be swapped for a 2TB HDD or 32GB SSD.
Other features include Waves MaxxAudio 4, Infinity-branded speakers, a Blu-ray drive and optional 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT640M GPU memory (upgradeable from integrated Intel graphics). If that isn’t enough, there is also an optional internal TV tuner, four USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports with power charge, audio out, HDMI, VGA, mic and headphone jacks and an 8-in-1 memory card reader.
The XPS One 27 starts at $1,399, and is available in Asia starting today. It should hit the US in a few weeks.
Scalado has today launched a new photo photo application called PhotoBeamer that allows you to project images from your iPhone directly to a HDTV. Allowing you an alternative way to view images when Airplay may not be available. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.
PhotoBeamer uses progressive beaming with patented Scalado imaging technology to pass over the images to your HDTV, Scalado explains:
“Scalado PhotoBeamer is a new innovative and easy way to show your photos on any screen. Just point your iPhone at any screen displaying http://www.photobeamer.com and you’ll be able to enjoy your photos anywhere with family and friends. It’s a modern era slide projector available anytime, anywhere!”
The Scalado PhotoBeamer application is currently available for just $0.99.
CZC Tech has released a few more details regards it hybrid CZC Tech U116T Ivy Bridge Ultrabook, Tablet, which is hopefully going to be showcased at the upcoming Computex exhibition, next week in Taipei from June 5th-9th 2012.
The CZC Tech U116T is equipped with a 11.6 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1366 x 768, and capable of supporting 10-finger multitouch gestures. The display can be detached from the keyboard to be used as a tablet when required, similar to the Asus Transformer range.
The hybrid CZC Tech U116T is powered by Intel’s latest Ivy Bridge processor, but full specifications of the CPU have still yet to be released by CZC Tech. However it will be supported by up to 4GB of DDR3 RAM.
Storage for the CZC Tech U116T is provided by a choice of 16,32,64, and 128GB solid state disk (SSD), and graphics is handles by an integrated HD 4000 graphics on Intel’s Ivy Bridge processor. Ports on the ybrid CZC Tech U116T Ivy Bridge Ultrabook include 1 x 3.5mm headphone jack, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0, microSD slot, SIM card slot, and Ethernet.
Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet, but as soon as information comes to light we will keep you updated as always.
We previously heard that Apple would be releasing their own mapping software with the next version of their mobile OS, iOS 6, and now according to the guys over at the BGR, iOS 6 will be launched this summer and will feature new 3D mapping.
The photo below is a mock up of what the new iOS may look like based on information the guys from BGR received, and Apple is expected to introduce this new feature in iOS 6, and the iOS mapping application will also feature a new UI and a range of new features.
Apple currently uses Google Maps for its iOS mapping app, this is about to change in iOS 6, this is something we have been hearing about for some time.
Samsung and Google have launched two new products that will run Google’s Chrome OS, the Samsung Chromebox and the Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook.
According to Google, both of these device are faster than the previous devices running Google’s Chrome OS, and the Chromebox comes with an Intel Core processor, 4GB of RAM, dual band Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n, two DisplayPort++, DVI, and Bluetooth 3.0.
The Samsung Series 5 Chromebook features a 12.1 inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, processing is provide by an Intel Core processor and there is also 4GB of RAM, a built in web camera, WiFi, USB Display Port+++ and a 4 in 1 memory card reader.
Both the new Samsung Chromebox and the Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook will be available in the US and Europe with the next few weeks.
Source Digitial Trends
Amazon has today launched their Amazon Instant Streaming service on to Xbox 360 consoles. Amazon Instant Streaming is now available from the Video Apps Marketplace on Xbox Live, and provides Amazon Prime members streaming access to over 17,000 movies and TV episodes, via Prime Instant. With another 120,000 movies and TV episodes to rent or purchase, for non-Prime and Prime members.
All movies and TV episodes you’ve already purchased or have currently rented from Amazon are now available directly from your Xbox 360. Microsoft’s Kinect motion controller has also been enabled for the Amazon Streaming service, allowing you to control playback from the comfort of your armchair using gestures.
The Amazon Instant Streaming service arrived on Sony’s PlayStation 3 console back in April, providing a similar service.