News Archive

February, 2013
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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Corning: Commercialization of Flexible Glass Is Three Years Away. Corning  Willow  Gorilla Glass  Apple  Samsung  Google
[1:59 pm]

Corning Willow Flexible Glass to Emerge in Products in Three Years

Nintendo Quickly Loses Support of Game Developers – Survey of Game Designers. Nintendo  Wii U  Wii  3DS  Sony  Microsoft  Playstation  Xbox  Xbox Next  Durango  Orbis
[1:53 pm]

Only 6.5% of Video Game Developers Plan to Work on Nintendo Wii U Games

Sony to Offer 4K Movie Download Service for PlayStation 4, UHDTVs. Sony  4K  PlayStation  UHD  UHDTV  Blu-ray
[12:50 pm]

Sony Develops World’s First 4K Movie Download/Streaming Service


Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Sony Has No Immediate Plans to Cut PlayStation Vita Price in Europe and the U.S. Sony  Playstation  Vita  3G
[1:59 pm]

No PS Vita Price-Cut Incoming, But 3G Option Gets Free in Some Stores

Movea Develops Software to Speed Up Integration of Various Sensors into Devices. Movea  SmartFusion  MotionCore
[1:55 pm]

Movea Unveils SmartFusion Studio for Integration and Deployment of SmartFusion-Powered Mobile Apps

Leap Motion Controller Set to Ship in May, Available for Global Pre-Orders Now. Leap Motion
[1:33 pm]

Motion Sensing PC and Mac Controller Slips to May, But Promises Wide Availability

Apple Looking at New Product Categories – Chief Executive. Apple  iTV  Apple TV  iWatch  iPad  iPhone
[12:40 pm]

Apple Explores Brand-New Product Categories


Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Sony: PlayStation 4 Will Have Strongest Lineup Possible at Launch. Sony  PlayStation  Orbis  AMD  Jaguar  Radeon  ATI  28nm
[1:59 pm]

Sony Expects Leading-Edge PS4 Titles to Be Available at Launch


Monday, February 25, 2013

LG Electronics Acquires webOS Operating System from Hewlett-Packard. LG  webOS  Palm  HP  Hewlett-Packard  Business  LG Electronics
[7:33 am]

LG Buys webOS from HP to Power Consumer Electronics Devices


Saturday, February 23, 2013

Sony to Start Mass Production of PlayStation 4 in Q3 2013 – Report. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  AMD  Jaguar  Radeon  ATI  28nm  Delta  Foxlink  Foxconn  Pegatron
[2:27 am]

Sony Reveals Additional Launch Details of PS4 Game Console


Friday, February 22, 2013

MIT Develops Chip to Improve Amateur Photographs. MIT
[11:21 pm]

Researchers Develop Chips to Improve Photographs

Sony to Demonstrate Actual PlayStation 4 Game Console at E3 Trade-Show. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  4K  UHD  AMD  Jaguar  Radeon  ATI  GCN  x86
[7:43 pm]

Sony’s PS4 System Should Become Real by Mid-2013

Sony to Let $0.99 Games for PlayStation 4 to Enter the Market. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  Business
[5:55 am]

Sony Changes Attitude Towards Low-Cost Games for Consoles

John Carmack Endorses Sony PlayStation 4 Architecture. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  AMD  Jaguar  Radeon  ATI  28nm
[3:39 am]

Sony PlayStation 4 Architecture Praised by Legendary Game Developer

Microsoft to Reveal First Official Xbox Next Details in April – Report. Microsoft  Xbox  Durango  AMD  Xbox Next  Jaguar  Radeon  GCN  Sony  Playstation  Orbis
[1:30 am]

Microsoft and Partners Begins Preparations for Xbox Next Event


Thursday, February 21, 2013

Actual Availability Timeframe of PlayStation 4 Remains Uncertain. Sony  PlayStation  Orbis  AMD  Jaguar  Radeon  ATI  28nm
[11:34 pm]

Sony to Start Shipping PS4 This Year, But Will It Ship to U.S. and Europe?

Sony: PlayStation 4 Only Supports 4K Resolution for Video. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  4K  UHD  UHDTV
[1:57 pm]

Sony PS4 Cannot Render Video Games in 4K

AMD Discloses More Details About Sony PS4 System-on-Chip. AMD  PlayStation  Orbis  Sony  Fusion  Jaguar  RAdeon  ATI  GCN  28nm  Sourthern Islands  Sea Islands
[12:34 pm]

AMD Explains PlayStation 4 Semi-Custom APU


Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Sony: PlayStation 4 Will Not Block Used Games. Sony  PlayStation  Orbis
[1:56 pm]

Sony PS4 to Support Second-Hand Games

Sony PlayStation 4 to Enable Cross-Platform Features with Mobile Gadgets. Sony  PlayStation  Orbis  Vita  iOS  Android  Apple  Google
[1:53 pm]

Apple iOS and Google Android Devices to Act Like Second-Screen for PS4

Sony Unveils DualShock 4 Gamepad, PlayStation 4 Eye Sensor. Sony  PlayStation  Orbis  DualShock  PlayStation Eye
[1:34 pm]

Sony Unwarps Controllers for PlayStation 4 Game Console

Sony Formally Announces PlayStation 4, Proclaims the Most Powerful Game Console Ever [UPDATED]. Sony  Playstation  Orbis
[5:18 am]

Sony’s PlayStation Enters Its Third Decade with the Fourth-Generation Console and New Approach to Gaming


Monday, February 18, 2013

Crytek: Next-Generation Game Consoles Will Fall Behind PCs. Microsoft  Sony  Xbox  Playstation  Durango  Orbis  AMD  ATI  Jaguar  Radeon  x86  GCN
[1:16 pm]

Microsoft Xbox Next and Sony PlayStation 4 to Be Less Capable than PCs, Says Cevat Yerli

Sony Cuts PlayStation Vita Prices in Japan, Makes 3G Option Free. Sony  PlayStation  Vita  3G
[6:24 am]

Sony Eliminates Price Difference Between 3G and Wi-Fi PS Vita Models in Japan


Sunday, February 17, 2013

Sony PlayStation 4: New Liberal Approach to Development, Multi-Core x86, Massive Memory Bandwidth, Cloud Technologies, 4K Video [UPDATED]. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  4K  UHD  UHDTV  AMD  ATI  Radeon  Southern Islands  Sea Islands  GCN  28nm  Jaguar  x86  Blu-ray
[11:06 pm]

Sony’s Next-Gen Approach to Hardcore Gaming: Here Is What We Know So Far


Saturday, February 16, 2013

U.S. Sales of Nintendo Wii U Drop to Catastrophic Levels in January. Nintendo  Wii U  NPD  Wii  Playstation  Xbox
[1:45 pm]

Microsoft Xbox 360 Remains Best-Selling Console in the U.S.


Friday, February 15, 2013

Apple Hires Engineers to Bring “Next-Generation Features” to Apple TV. Apple  iTV  Apple TV  iOS  HDTV
[1:22 pm]

As Apple’s iTV is Getting Nearer, Apple Continues to Improve STB


Thursday, February 14, 2013

Photo of Sony PlayStation 4 Development Kit Implies on Kinect-Like Sensors. Sony  Playstation  Kinect  Orbis  Microsoft  Odin  Omni
[1:42 pm]

Sony PlayStation 4 Development Kit Features Curious Sensors

Sony PlayStation 4 Controller with TouchScreen Pictured. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  Odin  Omni  Blu-ray  4K  UHD
[6:43 am]

First Photo of Sony PlayStation 4 Controller Leaks to Web

First Nokia Lumia Media Tablet Gets Pictured. Nokia  Windows 8  Windows RT  Microsoft  Windows Phone
[3:49 am]

Nokia Accidentally Displays Media Tablet at Event

Valve Software Begins Linux Gaming Revolution: Steam for Linux Available. Valve Software  Steam  Linux  Ubuntu
[2:30 am]

Valve Moves a Step Closer to Steam Box, Releases Steam for Ubuntu


Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Sony: Console Games on Mobile Devices Will Not Provide Decent Experience. Sony  Playstation  Vita  ASUS  Transformer  HTC  WikiPad
[1:57 pm]

Sony’s Initiative to Port PlayStation Video Games to New Devices Faced Too Many Difficulties

BlueStacks Releases Android Emulator for Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet. BlueStacks  Android  Windows 8  Windows  Microsoft  Windows RT
[1:56 pm]

BlueStacks Enables 750 Thousand Android Apps on Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet

Valve Software Lays Off 25 Developers, Leaves Major Plans Unchanged. Valve Software  Steam  Linux
[1:55 pm]

Valve Continues to Have Massive Ambitions Despite Layoffs

Hewlett-Packard Preps Android-Based Media Tablets with Nvidia Tegra Inside – Report. HP  Hewlett-Packard  Nvidia  Android  Tegra  Wayne  webOS  TouchPad
[1:17 pm]

HP to Adopt Google Android Platform to Catch-Up with Apple, Acer, Lenovo and Samsung


Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Asus Unleashes Cost-Efficient 10” Media Tablet. ASUS  MeMo Pad  Google  Android  Nexus  Nvidia  Tegra
[1:58 pm]

Asustek’s MeMo Pad Smart 10.1” with Tegra 3 to Cost $299

Intel Confirms Plans to Launch Own Internet TV Service for Living Room and Mobile Devices This Year. Intel  HDTV  Apple  Microsoft  Google  Google TV  Apple TV
[1:46 pm]

Intel Internet TV Service to Wed Live TV, On-Demand TV and Rentals

Corsair Acquires Simple Audio Networked Audio Company. Corsair  Simple Audio  Business
[12:13 pm]

Corsair Expands Audio Business with Simple Audio Acquisition

Sales of Microsoft Xbox 360 Hit 76 Million Units. Xbox  Microsoft  Business
[3:58 am]

Xbox 360 Outsells Predecessor by Three Times

Western Digital Introduces WD TV Play Set-Top-Box. Western Digital  WD
[3:02 am]

WD Launches WD TV Play Set-Top-Box


Monday, February 11, 2013

Nvidia Provides Gamers Free-to-Play Games Credits with Graphics Cards Purchases. Nvidia  geforce  business  amd  radeon
[1:56 pm]

Nvidia to Bundle Up to $150 Worth F2P Credits with Graphics Cards

Valve Software Boss Expects PC-to-TV Streaming of Video Games to Become Standard Feature. Valve Software  Steam
[1:54 pm]

No Need for Game Consoles: Future TVs to Stream Video Games from Local Desktop PCs

Microsoft Xbox Next to Require Always-On Kinect Sensor. Microsoft  Xbox  Xbox Next  Durango  Kinect  Loop
[12:43 pm]

Kinect Set to Become Mandatory Component of Xbox “Durango”


Friday, February 8, 2013

Nintendo to Integrate Platform Architectures of Future Consoles. Nintendo  Wii  Wii U  3DS  DS
[5:48 am]

Nintendo to Unify Software Stack, Tools for Home and Portable Game Consoles

Activision Blizzard Expects Development Costs for Next-Gen Consoles to Rise. Activision Blizzard  Sony  Microsoft  Nintendo  Wii U  Xbox  Xbox Next  Playstation  Orbis  Durango  Loop
[2:40 am]

Due to “Unique Capabilities” of PlayStation 4 and Xbox Next Development Costs Will Rive – Activision Blizzard


Thursday, February 7, 2013

Microsoft Xbox Next to Feature New Kinect Hardware, Intelligent Speech Recognition. Microsoft  Xbox  Xbox Next  Durango  Loop
[12:15 pm]

Next-Gen Xbox and Kinect to Support Better Sensors, Siri-Like Technology

Sony PlayStation 4 “Orbis” May Cost Between $399 and $499 at Launch – Report. Sony  PlayStation  Orbis  Omni  Odin  Blu-ray  4K  UHD
[9:50 am]

Sony PlayStation 4 May End Up as Pretty Expensive Thing


Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Ultra High-Definition HEVC Video Codec to Bring HD Video to Portables First. HEVC  H.265  MPEG  UHD  UHDTV  Super Hi-vision  4K  3G  4G  LTE  4G/LTE
[1:50 pm]

4K Video Can Wait, HEVC to Bring 1080p to Smartphones and Tablets

Nintendo Doubts Prospects of Cloud Game Streaming in Short-Term Future. Nintendo  Wii U  3DS  Sony  Gaikai  PlayStation  Wii
[1:45 pm]

Nintendo Remains Skeptical About Cloud Game Streaming Prospects

Linux Is Not the Right Platform for Video Games, Says John Carmack. id Software  Linux  Zenimax  Windows  Apple  Microsoft  Mac OS
[1:39 pm]

Video Game Guru Debunks Linux as Entertainment Platform

Microsoft Xbox Next to Be Incompatible with Pre-Owned Games. Microsoft  Xbox  Xbox Next  Loop  Durango  Blu-ray
[4:50 am]

Microsoft to Distribute Games for Xbox Next on 50GB Blu-Ray Discs


Monday, February 4, 2013

Futuremark Reveals New 3DMark Suite for Windows Platforms . Futuremark  3DMark  Windows  Windows 8  Windows RT  Android  iOS  Google  Nvidia  AMD  Intel  Geforce  Radeon  Core  FX
[1:56 pm]

Futuremark Delays Platform-Wide 3DMark, Launches PC Version


Friday, February 1, 2013

Electronic Arts: We Are Investing Heavily into Games for PlayStation 4, Xbox Next. Electronic Arts  Xbox  Microsoft  Loop  Durango  Wii U  Nintendo  Sony  Playstation  Orbis  Odin  Omni
[4:36 am]

EA Expects Next-Generation PlayStation and Xbox to Drive Sales, Not Excited with Nintendo Wii U