News Archive

January, 2013
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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Nintendo Will Not Pursue Cost-Cutting Methods to Boost Wii U Sales. Nintendo  Wii U  Wii  Business  Playstation  Xbox
[1:59 pm]

Nintendo Has No Plans to Cut Wii U Price Anytime Soon

Sony to Unleash PlayStation 4 on February 20. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  Odin  Omni  Blu-Ray  4K  UHD
[12:48 pm]

Sony Advises to “See the Future” on February 20


Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Valve Software Sees Apple as Major Threat for Steam Box Console Initiative. Steam Box  Valve  Playstation  Xbox  Wii U  Nintendo  Xbox Next  Sony  Windows  Linux  Steam
[1:45 pm]

Gabe Newell Does Not Consider Dedicated Game Consoles as Major Threat

Half a Million of 4K UHD TVs to Be Shipped This Year - Analysts. 4K  UHD  UHDTV  HDTV  Sony  LG  Samsung  Sharp  Funai  Vizio  Westinghouse
[1:04 pm]

Shipments of 4K UHD TVs to Reach 7 Million in 2016

Nintendo Sells Three Million Wii U Consoles Since Launch. Nintendo  3DS  Wii U  Wii  3DS XL
[12:42 pm]

Nintendo Lowers Hardware Shipments Forecasts as Sales Miss Targets

Ex-Kinect Game Developer Leaves Microsoft for Sony. Kinect  Microsoft  Sony  Rare
[4:32 am]

Sony Hires Ex-Microsoft Kinect Game Desiner


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Japanese Government to Launch 4K UHDTV Broadcasting in 2014. 4K  UHD  UHDTV  HDTV  Eutelsat  NHK  Super Hi-vision  8K
[1:59 pm]

Japanese to Launch 4K UHDTV Broadcasting in 2014, Test 8K UHDTV in 2016


Monday, January 28, 2013

ITU Approves Final Version of H.265/HEVC Codec for Ultra High-Definition Video. ITU  Blu-ray  4K  HDTV  UHD  UHDTV  HEVC
[4:25 am]

ITU Members Agree on H.265/HEVC Video Codec


Saturday, January 26, 2013

Panasonic Shows Off 20” Tablet with 4K Screen Resolution. Panasonic  Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8
[2:40 am]

Panasonic Demos 4K Tablet Concept with Microsoft Windows 8


Friday, January 25, 2013

Sony PlayStation 4 to Feature Game Controller with Capacitive TouchPad. Sony  Playstation  Odin  Omni  Orbis
[3:09 am]

Sony Develops New Controller for Next-Generation PlayStation


Thursday, January 24, 2013

Logitech Radically Cuts-Down Product Lines, Initiates Restructuring. Logitech  Playstation  Xbox  Wii
[1:58 pm]

Logitech to Stop Producing Console Accessories, Remote Controls, Security Appliances

Electronic Arts Unleashes Alpha Version of Origin System for Apple Mac. Apple  Mac  Macintosh  Electronic Arts  Origin  Steam  Nvidia  GeForce  AMD  Radeon
[1:57 pm]

Apple Macintosh Could Finally Get Battlefield, Crysis, Mass Effect and Need for Speed

Specifications of Sony PlayStation 4 Development Kit Get Published. Sony  Playstation  Xbox  Xbox Next  Microsoft  Loop  Durango  Odin  Omni  Orbis
[1:51 pm]

PlayStation 4 Software Development Kit Confirms PC Nature of Next-Gen Console


Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Apple Sells Two Million Apple TV Set Top Boxes in One Quarter. Apple  Apple TV  iOS  Siri  HDTV
[11:57 pm]

Apple’s “Hobby Business” Device Slowly Becomes Viable Business

AMD Expects Game Consoles to Account for Nearly 20% of Revenue This Year. AMD  Jaguar  Fusion  Sony  Playstation  Xbox  Xbox Next  Microsoft  Loop  Durango  Odin  Omni  Orbis
[12:57 pm]

AMD May Change Business Model with Next-Generation Game Consoles


Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Sony Questions Necessity to Release Next-Gen Console First. Sony  Playstation  Xbox  Xbox Next  Microsoft  Loop  Durango  Odin  Omni  Orbis
[1:48 pm]

Microsoft’s Xbox Next Could Launch Earlier than PlayStation 4


Friday, January 18, 2013

Sony’s PlayStation 4 to Feature 50% Higher Compute Power Compared to Xbox Next – Rumour. Sony  Playstation  Xbox  Xbox Next  Microsoft  Loop  Durango  Odin  Omni  Orbis
[4:17 am]

Sony’s PS4 Could End Up to Be More Powerful than Microsoft’s Xbox Next


Thursday, January 17, 2013

Nintendo Set to Merge Handheld and Console Divisions in February. Nintendo  Wii  Wii U  3DS  DS
[11:07 am]

Nintendo to Unify Console Development Divisions


Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Fully-Custom Hardware for Game Consoles Not Feasible Anymore – Head of Nvidia. Nvidia  Sony  Microsoft  Nintendo  Playstation  Xbox  Wii  Xbox Next  Wii U  Orbis  Odin  Omni  Geforce  AMD  Radeon  ATI
[1:51 pm]

Jen-Hsun Huang: The Age of Exclusive Game Console Hardware Is Over

Sharp in Talks to Sell Chinese TV Plant to Lenovo Group – Report. Sharp  Lenovo  Foxconn  Qualcomm  Business  HDTV  TV
[10:39 am]

Lenovo May Buy TV Assembly Plant from Sharp

Researchers: Amazon’s Kindle Can Be Profitable, But Only Under Certain Circumstances. Amazon  Kindle  Kindle Fire  Kindle Fire HD
[9:58 am]

Amazon Needs $3 of Monthly Margin from Apps to Achieve 20% Profit from Kindle Fire


Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Intel to Discuss Games with Human Interfaces at Forthcoming Conference. Intel  Haswell  Ivy Bridge  Rockwell  Broadwell
[12:56 pm]

Intel to Teach Game Developers to Create Games for Ultrabooks

Microsoft and Sony May Reveal First Details About Next-Generation Consoles in March. Microsoft  Xbox  Sony  PlayStation  Xbox Next  Loop  Durango  Orbis  Odin  Omni
[12:26 pm]

Microsoft and Sony to Organize Dedicated Events for Next-Gen Consoles

Valve to Talk Head-Mounted Display Research, Virtual Reality Ports at GDC 2013. Valve  Steam
[6:48 am]

Valve to Reveal Details About Team Fortress 2 VR and Head-Mounted Display Research


Monday, January 14, 2013

Blu-Ray Discs May Carry Ultra High-Definition Movies. Blu-ray  4K  HDTV  UHD  UHDTV  HEVC  BDXL
[1:56 pm]

Blu-Ray Disc Association Explores Feasibility of 4K Movies on Blu-Ray

Asustek Introduces Affordable MeMo Pad for $149. Asus  MeMo Pad  Google  Android  Nexus
[1:54 pm]

Asus Rolls-Out Cost-Efficient Media Tablet

New Generation Game Consoles Not Expected to Set New Price Records – Analyst. Microsoft  Xbox  Sony  Playstation  Loop  Durango  Odin  Omni  Orbis  AMD  Radeon  Xbox Next
[6:52 am]

Microsoft and Sony to Sell Next-Gen Consoles for $350 - $400


Sunday, January 13, 2013

Eutelsat Launches Europe’s First Dedicated Ultra HD Channel. 4K  UHD  UHDTV  HDTV  Eutelsat
[10:51 pm]

Eutelsat Start Broadcasting of Channel in 4K Resolution


Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Broadcom Unveils World's First Processor for 4K Ultra HDTVs. Broadcom  Brahma  ARM  4K  HEVC  H.265  MPEG  UHD  UHDTV  Super Hi-vision
[12:50 pm]

Broadcom Reveals Chip for 4K UHD TVs

Sony Halts Production of PlayStation 2 Consoles, Plans Global Phase-Out. Sony  Playstation
[4:39 am]

Sony’s Legendary PlayStation 2 Faces Global End-of-Life


Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Valve Software: Xi3 Piston Is Just One Game System, More Incoming. Xi3  Steam  Valve  Valve Software  Piston  AMD  Fusion  Trinity  Richland  Kaveri  Piledriver  Steamroller  Radeon
[8:54 pm]

Valve to Enable Many Versions of Steam-Centered Game Systems

Acer Introduces Iconia B1 Low-Cost Media Tablet. Acer  Google  Android  MediaTek  ARM  Iconia  Amazon  Kindle  Nook  Nexus  Asus
[6:32 pm]

Acer Set to Sell Iconia B1 Device for $100 - $150

Head of Sony Not Surprised with Nvidia’s Shield Game Console. Sony  Playstation  Vita  Nvidia  Tegra  Shield  Android  Google  Grid  Geforce
[1:50 pm]

Kazuo Hirai: Nvidia Is Not the First One to Try Console Business

Xi3 and Valve Software Show-Off Piston Video Game System [UPDATED]. Xi3  Steam  Valve  Valve Software  Piston  AMD  Fusion  Trinity  Richland  Kaveri  Piledriver  Steamroller  Radeon
[8:01 am]

Xi3 Debuts Steam-Centric Game System with AMD Fusion Inside


Monday, January 7, 2013

Lenovo Debuts Table PC, Pioneers "Interpersonal Computing". Lenovo  IdeaCentre  Microsoft  Windows 8  Intel  Core  Ivy Bridge  Nvidia
[7:14 pm]

Lenovo Announces 27” IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC

Belkin Brings Internet Connectivity to Everyday Devices. Belkin  WeMo  JCS
[1:46 pm]

Belkin Announces WeMo Smart Program

Nvidia Unleashes Shield Portable Game Console for Android and PC Games. Nvidia  Tegra  Shield  Android  Google  Grid  GeForce
[3:16 am]

Nvidia’s Shield Brings Android and PC Games to One Portable Console


Friday, January 4, 2013

Sony Sets Up Huge Conference in Late February, Could Introduce PlayStation 4 “Orbis”. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  Omni  Stereo 3D  UHD  Vita
[1:57 pm]

Destination PlayStation May Lead to Next-Generation PlayStation “Odin” Console


Thursday, January 3, 2013

Asustek’s Premium All-In-One PCs and Notebooks to Feature Motion-Control Technology. asus  Leap Motion  Intel  Haswell
[1:11 am]

Motion-Control Tech Incoming to Asus’ Haswell-Based Notebooks, Premium AiOs


Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Sumitomo Electric Begins Mass Production of Thunderbolt Cables. Sumitomo  Thunderbolt  Apple  Intel
[1:32 pm]

Sumitomo Begins to Produce Optical and Metal Thunderbolt Cables

Tobii Technology to Demo Consumer-Class Eye Tracking and Gaze Interaction System. Tobii  Tobii Rex
[11:19 am]

Tobii Rex: World’s First Consumer Peripheral for Gaze Interaction, to be Unveiled at CES


Monday, December 31, 2012

Intel Set to Reveal Own Internet TV Service at Consumer Electronics Show. Intel  Google TV  HDTV
[7:26 pm]

Intel’s Internet TV Service May Be Closer Than Excepted