According to the latest rumours Microsoft will require gamers to have an always-on internet connection for the Next Xbox to work, while this doesn’t sound too far fetched, it would leave the lucrative second hand games market stuck between a rock and a hard place. The console is expected to ship with a new version [...]
It’s well and truly on. The next-generation console race has officially started as Sony has just tweeted confirmation that they show-off “the future”, and the follow-up to the PS3, at a Playstation event on February 20.
Apple’s innovative use of the touchscreen was one the main reasons why Apple took the mobile world by storm and became the tech goliath we all know and love. But with Apple apparently preparing a new iPhone just four months after the release of the last – has Apple and many other tech giants lost their ability to really innovate in the mobile space, and are they just going through the motions?
As E3 and GDC draws closer rumours about the next Xbox and PS4 have really begun to gather pace with a spate of leaks appearing online almost daily, with the latest rumour supposedly uncovering the proposed specifications for the next Xbox. VGleaks (who? Precisely.) believe they’ve unearthed the full spec list for Microsoft’s next console, [...]
In what is one of the bleakest weeks in UK high street history, DVD rental firm Blockbuster has become the latest UK retailer to go into administration. The chain, which has 528 stores and employs 4,190 staff, is the latest retailer to fall foul of increased competition online and has called accountancy firm Deloitte, the [...]
Beleaguered UK retailer HMV announced yesterday that they have called in the administrators, with 4,500 jobs at risk if the company can’t be rescued by a buyer. The news comes in the same week as another famous UK retailer Jessops entered administration and closed all of its stores last Friday. It’s been a tough time [...]
CES, the world’s biggest tech show, is packed to the rafters with amazing pieces of new technology, but it’s also the dumping ground for a lot of oddball creations from more fringe technology outfits. Here’s a run through of some of the more unusual pieces of tech that caught our eye at this year’s show. [...]
Both Sony and Microsoft have hit the headlines this week regarding their plans for the next Xbox and the PS4. While neither console has been officially announced it’s thought by many that both manufacturers will unveil replacement consoles, which are expected to be released this year. The countdown begins First of all, Microsoft big-wig Major [...]