This Week In Tech (Roundup) – 14/05/2012
14/05/2012 | Nicholas Griffin
Every week in the tech and gaming industry is a long one with tons of news being released daily, how can you keep up with it all?
That’s why we have started this new segment called This Week In Tech (I know how imaginative of us,) during these posts we will provide links to all of the articles we posted this week allowing you to click on whatever you find interesting, check them out below and tell us in the comment section your favorite tech news from this week.
You may or may not have heard of the iPhone5.com website which currently hosts a forum in which you can post about all the latest news and discussions surrounding the iPhone 5, well if Apple get their own way this won’t be happening any more as they have filed a claim with the World Intellectual Property Organisation in order to obtain control from the current owner….
You’ve more than likely been in the situation before, a girl who you regret going out won’t leave you alone or that really annoying mate won’t stop messaging you.
The only way to get rid of them sometimes is with a lie or to just ignore them completely, well with the most recent Facebook Messenger update that might be harder to do than you think….
So far it has been a bit confusing as to when the HTC One V will be launched in the US, with a lot of people wondering when they will be able to pick up their phone with a 1GHz Snapdragon S3 processor, 3.7 inch screen with 800 x 480 resolution, Beats Audio, 5 megapixel camera, all running on Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich with a Sense 4 overlay…..
Madden 13 already looks pretty awesome, after some of the footage I have already seen I can already tell it will be a great game to add to my sports collection……
I am a major fan of all the Madden games and have played more or less every one, and with Madden 13 coming out very soon I am extremely excited.
During the past few months EA has become a lot less secretive with their games, as we seen with Mass Effect 3 and now Madden 13 with their new 7 part series called The Playbook…….
This is something that I did not expect to be happening today it seems that Ubisoft have just started a worldwide gameplay premiere unlock page where you have unite to help you unlock the premiere of the newest Assassin’s Creed III gameplay trailer……..
Last week it was reported that Microsoft will be launching a 4GBXbox 360 console with a Kinect for only $99, well it seems that is true as they have just officially launched the cheaper 360 with a catch, you have to sign up to an Xbox Live Gold Contract for $14.99 a month………..
To power up your homes, offices and vehicles and to charge your mobile phones, computers and music players, alternative energy options should be given more importance. Here is a stunning alternative power-making device concept, which can charge your handsets and music players by your breathing. Named AIRE Mask, the product concept is simply a mask that can generate power just from your inhaling and exhaling…………
A few months ago Apple let the world know they will be expanding iOS 5+ notifications to the OS X Mountain Lion OS, and it looks like this will also be coming to your browser after some iCloud.comusers have reported these notifications appearing at the top of their page as they browse………….
As you may or may not know Blockbuster can be a pretty boring place to work at and sometimes you may find yourself without anything to do from time to time, thats why one employee decided to search their computer system for ‘WIIU’ game titles…….
The HTC Golf is a new entry-level Android device made by HTC which has been rumored to include a 3.5 inch screen with a 480 x 320 display, 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory all running on the Android 4.0 OS……….
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work for a company like Apple?
One new employee has given us the chance to get a sneak peek with his snapped instagram pic of his Apple employee welcome letter…..
A source has leaked some new information about Dead Space 3 to IGN, the leak gives us details that the newest space game will include drop-in, drop-out co-op play…….
We have all been there before, when you bought something from an online store and it turns up on your doorstep in a completely different form, but we don’t usually see it happening in stores like Walmart…….
It only took 3 days to finally get hold of Ubisoft;s Assassin’s Creed 3 Gameplay Trailer after fans united together, tweeting, posting and recruited in order to share the link a massive 1,776,000 times.
The trailer which you can watch below, shows of a bit more about our new Assassin called, Connor……..
it’s just about a week until everyone around the world will be able to get their copy of Max Payne 3, and unless you have been sat under a rock you will probably already know a lot about the game…….
We have been doing this weekly segment of TechNutty Wish List for a fair few weeks now and are extremely enjoying it, within this segment we show you three products that you will want to buy, this week were going to show off the Panic Button Light Switch, Walking Robot Inchworm and an Avengers Cologne Set………..
You may already now that Pod2G recently managed to jailbreak his own iPhone 4 running iOS 5.1 untethered, well he has now done something you may not already know and managed to take it one step further by jailbreaking his iPad 3 which also runs iOS 5.1…………….
If you have ever heard or been to London you have most defiantly seen one of those big red phone boxes associated with the great city, which look great but are starting to become irrelevant and unused in this new technological age.
If you’re looking forward to getting your hands on one of the new Samsung Galaxy S III phones than you will be happy to know that Vodafone, Three and O2 have just launched their pre-orders for the new smartphone, all providing a different deal to each over………
Personally I am a huge fan of Britain’s Got Talent, but currently think they could introduce a bit more tech to make it a bit more engaging for the other fans out there.
ITV currently have great plans to do this through the Shazam app, in which they are going to allow fans to use the app during adverts in order to win a selection of prizes……….
I have always thought it a bit disingenuous to call the new breed of super-televisions “smart” televisions. First of all, were earlier televisions thick? Dumb? Special needs? Of course not- it’s just that they weren’t as clever- or perhaps we should say as programmed and packed with handy features, as their earlier cousins…………..
The new mode will allow you to play close combat modes against 1 or 2 other players, in smaller and concentrated multiplayer maps which have been designed specifically for this game mode………….
9to5Mac recently heard some news that we all knew was coming, Apple will be dropping the Google Maps from iOS 6 in trade for a new Maps app which has been designed by Apple themselves, the app will apparently be available on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touchand will reportedly be a lot cleaner, faster and reliable……
Apple have slacked a lot recently when it comes to stopping their most recent ideas to their chests, recently they leaked iOS-styled notifications for iCloud.com and even more recently they have leaked another feature to be included in the newest version of the site…….
If you have already played Minecraft on the PC you will no how great a game it is, and now it is on the Xbox 360 we think it has got even better………..