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Tag: Gaming


iOS, Operating System

Your iPhone is getting a dedicated Game Mode in iOS 18, here’s what that means

June 11, 2024

Via: 9to5Mac

Ahead of today’s WWDC keynote, there were a lot of features that had already been reported on. One surprise that showed up as part of iOS 18 was Game Mode, a special mode that optimizes your device for gaming sessions. […]


iPhone, Products

Apple’s A17 Pro and its gaming chops mean you’ll pay more for your iPhone 16 Pro

September 20, 2023

Via: BGR

Oh crap, Apple figured out how to get a lot of us to pay more for our iPhone. When Apple unveiled the iPhone 15 Pro at its “Wonderlust” special event last week, it announced its new A17 Pro processor, its […]


News and Press

CES 2022 will introduce HDMI 2.1a, another confusing new spec

December 29, 2021

Via: The Verge

The HDMI standards are a mess. HDMI 2.1, in particular, is a uniquely frustrating mess, with haphazard support among TV manufacturers, cable makers, and devices that make setting up, say 120Hz gaming on a PS5 or Xbox Series X a […]


App Review, Applications

League of Legends: Wild Rift is finally on iPhone and Android (for beta testing)

March 29, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Wild Rift—the mobile version of Riot Games’ flagship PC title, League of Legends—was promised to us ages ago, all the way back in 2019. Yet somehow all this time, the highly anticipated game has been released all over the globe […]


News and Press

Here’s how you could win a PS5, Xbox Series X, and more

December 2, 2020

Via: Mashable

It’s the season of giving, so we’re bringing you the Ultimate Gaming Giveaway. Packed with pretty much everything on every gamer’s dream wish list, this charity giveaway gives you the chance to win not only the hottest consoles of the […]


App Review, Applications

Top 25 Android Strategy Games You Should Download

November 4, 2020

Via: CellularNews

The strategy game is among the best and oldest genres in the gaming arena. It has been around since time immemorial, always urging us to use our creativity and think out of the box. Such games also combine the management […]


Android Phone, Products

OnePlus Nord’s latest update focuses on gaming features

October 28, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

OnePlus Nord is getting another OxygenOS update, and judging from the released changelog, it focuses on gaming features. Although it doesn’t bring anything revolutionary into the mix, OxygenOS 10.5.9 update paves the way to even more improvements meant to further […]


App Review, Applications

New iPhone app brings mocap to Unreal Engine 4

July 10, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Videogames are so realistic nowadays that sometimes you can mistake them for the real thing. However, there’s one challenge that’s yet to be overcome – facial expressions. Even when games have almost perfect backgrounds and level design, rendering realistic human […]


Gadgets

Nintendo Switch Unboxing and Hardware Overview

March 6, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

Nintendo has officially released its new Nintendo Switch gaming console. The system consists of a portable tablet with mounts for the left and right Joy-Con motion controllers. Whereas the Wii U featured a tablet controller that was tethered to the […]


Gadgets

No mobile VR plans for Sony as it expands from gaming to video content

September 16, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

With the PlayStation VR arriving in time to meet up with a couple of new PlayStation 4 variants, Sony would have done well and good to start planning 360° TV and movie content a long time ago. Alas, we’re hearing […]


Tech

Updated: SteamOS beta

September 15, 2015

Via: itCurated

The latest issue to hit SteamOS revolves around waking the OS up from sleep mode, which according to one Valve employee is more hassle than it’s worth due to a lack of graphics support on Linux. Check out Page 3 […]


Gadgets

The Origin PC BlackWidow Chroma Mechanical Keyboard Review

August 7, 2015

Via: E. Fylladitakis

Gamers based in the US and Canada are very likely to have heard of ORIGIN PC. The company, one of the major boutique system builders, specializes in building and marketing high-end PC systems, including laptops, workstations, and of course gaming […]


Gadgets

E3 2015: HoloLens immersed me in the world of Halo 5 at E3 2015

June 19, 2015

Via: itCurated

Halo 5 Hololens (Editor’s note: I wasn’t able to take photos of the experience due to Microsoft’s no-photography policy. The following images are provided by Microsoft’s PR team.) I was standing in line at Microsoft’s booth at E3 2015 when […]


App security

New app treats esports like real sports: Scores, news, standings

February 4, 2015

Via: Chelsea Stark

Canadian sports media company TheScore is the first to release an app for esports — competitive games played with a high level of skill, treating them with the same interest and thoroughness as football or basketball. TheScore’s Android app will […]