The highly anticipated OUYA gaming console will begin shipping out to Kickstarter backers on March 28th, according to a recent blog post by the newly-founded company. The $100 Android-powered gaming console managed to steal the spotlight last year when it surpassed $8.5 million in pledges, making it one of the all-time highest grossing projects on the popular crowdsourcing website. The team behind the console also revealed that a full scale launch would be initiated in June, with consoles inevitably making their way to retail stores. Read more
The long awaited follow-up to the hit game Predators has arrived today, bringing with it a multitude of exciting new gameplay features and impressively re-engineered graphics. The all-new title, AVP: Evolution, was developed by Angry Mob Games–the same team behind other popular titles like Guerilla Bob and Muffin Knight.
“On a distant planet, the blood feud between Predator clans continues to rage. In a final attempt to eradicate the Jungle Hunter Clan, the Super Predators secure the capabilities of an unlikely and unwilling species, the Aliens. As an Alien, you must ultimately destroy the Super Predators and free your species from enslavement. As a Jungle Hunter Predator, you must eliminate the Alien Queen in order to prevent the Super Predators from annihilating your clan.”
Interestingly, players can take on enemies from both sides, guaranteeing gameplay as both Alien and Predator. Sure, the $5 price tag may be a bit hefty to swallow, but having played the game for an hour myself, I can vouch for its “fun” value. Jump past the break for the game’s official trailer, photo gallery and Play Store download link. Read more
ASUS has released an odd teaser video this morning, depicting what appears to be an alien mothership making its way to Barcelona, Spain in preparation for Mobile World Congress 2013. While no smartphones or tablets are directly identified in the video, ASUS says to join them on Feb. 25,” when Pad and Phone come together,” denoting the possibility of new Padfone hardware at next week’s electronics show. Don’t just take our word for it, you can catch the full video after the break. Read more
Firefox for Android has finally received a hefty update from the folks at Mozilla today, bringing massive improvements like a built-in PDF viewer to the third-party browser. The new build, version 19, also brings native support for themes, allowing Android users to customize a large portion of their browsing experience.
While most enhancements have been made to the mobile version, desktop users will also notice a few improvements like speed improvements and lower hardware requirements. Be sure to hit the download link after the break to get in on the action. Read more
Stitcher Radio has recieved a major update for Android today, bringing Google’s Holo guidelines into full effect. Unlike the previous version, the new app seems to run incredibly smoothly with very few hiccups.
Motorola RAZR i handsets have begun receiving the highly anticipated update to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean today. The new firmware brings the usual slew of new features including expandable notifications, Google Now, Project Butter and Face Unlock. Read more
Best Buy has announced exclusive availability of a special edition DROID RAZR M for Verizon today. Priced at $50 on contract, the “Platinum” DROID RAZR M features a prominent grey color, with blue accented buttons outlining the edge of the device. Other than the fresh coat of paint, the device remains identical to the same mid-range handset we’ve come to know and love. If you’re interested, you can head to the source link below for the full run-down.
Source: Best Buy
A seasonal T-Mobile roadmap has leaked to the masses today, outing several upcoming LTE-capable devices for the nation’s fourth largest carrier. The swath of listed devices include T-Mobile’s self-branded Sonic 2.0 Mobile Hotspot, capable of accessing the provider’s as-of-yet nonfunctional LTE network. Also on the list are several smartphones, including the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit (known internationally as the Galaxy S III mini), the Galaxy S III LTE and the all-new BlackBerry Z10. Read more
ASUS’ rumored MemoPad 10 has been revealed today in a set of leaked press photos, outing the as-of-yet unannounced tablet. According to recent leaks, the MemoPad 10 is expected to feature a 10.1-inch 1,280 x 800 IPS LCD panel, a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 CPU and 1GB of RAM. Also included is 16GB of on board storage, a MicroSD slot for further memory expansion, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 1.2-megapixel font facing shooter. Read more
Apple initially filed a request with the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in October asking the panel to revisit the rejected sales ban that was briefly placed on the Galaxy Nexus last year. Today the court has officially ruled on the matter, rejecting the Cupertino company’s request for an injunction. The reasoning behind the decision remains unclear as the court failed to include any sort of detailed documentation with the ruling. Read more