Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Microsoft will offer "Age of Empires" game for iPhones and Android devices. They have created a tie-up with Japan's KLab Inc. It seems Microsoft wants to capture growth in a booming mobile game market.
Microsoft's gaming business is dependent primarily on its Xbox franchise but mobile devices have been eating into the gaming industry, that lures consumers away from traditional consoles.
While the tech giant has released a few mobile games for iOS and Android like Wordament, "Age of Empires" is its most popular game to date to be offered beyond its own consoles.
A KLab spokesperson said, they will develop a mobile version of "Age of Empires" which will be released before the end of March.
The historical strategy game will be released worldwide in English for iPhones and Android-based phones, "with plans to release the game in other languages and on a Windows Phone in the future," a Microsoft spokesperson said.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
There's a new type of remote control toy, that can travel on the ground and fly like a helicopter. It will be in production soon. It is a revolutionary new remote controlled hybrid car-helicopter, the patent design is still pending.
Check out the video above you can see how cool this new RC, it can run on the ground and can also fly if it needs to.
"Due to its large wheel diameter of 220mm, it achieves outstanding performance in difficult terrain. On flat surfaces B reaches high speeds."
Here are it's key features:
- Vertical take-off and landing.
- Able to transition on the move between driving, flying and back again.
- Up to 15 minutes of action on a single charge.
- HD (1280 x 720 px) camera on-board with recording capability.
- An experience which has not been possible within one package before.
- Durable construction that is designed with punishing terrain in mind.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Check out the cool teaser of "300: Rise of an Empire" as the muscle-bound Spartans returns!
After Xerxes' father, Darius, is killed by the Greeks during the Battle of Marathon, he seeks to become a God and eventually comes face to face with Athenian commander Themistocles.
Based on Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel Xerxes, and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster “300,” this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield—on the sea—as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war.
“300: Rise of an Empire” pits Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
Themistokles is played by an Australian actor Sullivan Stapleton best known for his roles in Gangster Squad, The Hunter, and in the Strike Back.
The movie will be in theaters on March 17, 2014.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
The price for PlayStation 4 was announced at E3 conference which is at £349 for the UK and $399 in the US and will go on sale this Christmas. While the Xbox One is priced at $499.00 in US and £429.99 in UK.
However, you should factor the next-gen Kinect sensor that comes with the Xbox One.
Friday, June 7, 2013
Toyota shows off the 2014 Toyota Corolla with new contemporary style. They have also increased the wheelbase by four inch to improve the ride.
They said that the 2014 Toyota Corolla is expected to have a highway fuel economy on the far side of the 40-mpg barrier with its better aerodynamics design and mechanical improvements including a new continuously variable transmission (CVT).
Edmunds.com data shows that the Corolla, is the best-selling compact car in the United States.
The new Corolla will have four trims: L, LE, S and a new LE Eco trim. They are all powered by a 132 horsepower, 1.8-liter four cylinder engine matched with the CVT, which uses a state of the art software that mimic the feel of a conventional transmission with seven separate ratios.
“deliver a more dynamic driving experience with software tuning that alters shift points, creating transmission behavior during acceleration that enhances the sporty character of the S-grade”, Toyota said.
The six-speed manual will be available on base L and sporty S models. A new midlevel LE Eco model gets a 140-hp 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, low rolling resistance tires, and other mpg boosting tricks to deliver that 40-mpg plus on the highway.
The interior of the car has a soft surfaces and piano black trim highlights. Toyota says that it will be both quieter and roomier than the outgoing model, with almost three inches added to the rear seating area. All models get eight standard airbags and Bluetooth connectivity. Optional features include touchscreen audio, push button start, a moon roof, and backup camera.
The Corolla is known for excellent fuel economy and reliability but with a boring style. The new model looks like it has the potential to compete with other stylish models like the Elantra.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Check out the Spin-Go Mini Stunt Bike. It's fun to play with, you can do a lot of tricks with this toy. It is a new toy from IDOON. The toy is a miniature bike but it can run fast up to 22 km/h. It has Internal Gyro Stabilizer.
It is easy to play with, you can do 360-degree whirled, Somersault, Racing, Loop, Jump, Head Spin, Drag Race, Acrobatic running, etc.
Spin-Go Mini Stunt Bike Toys with Internal Gyro Stabilizer