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WWE 2K15: Free Season Pass gift for Xbox One, PS4 owners, can get on Amazon, GameStop, Best Buy, EB Games

LONDON: 2K Sports released their second WWE game on October 28 2014 with WWE 2K15 dropping. I did not play WWE 2K14, so this was my first experience with a 2K WWE title. Now that WWE 2K15 is a almost 5 months old, I think I have played the game enough to give a review and share my likes and ... Read More »

Lollipop-based Cyanogen 12 announces two new features: Individual app theming, paid themes

NEW YORK: Lollipop-based Cyanogen 12 has announced two new features for its operating system named as individual app theming and paid themes respectively. The new features will roll out as part of the Cyanogen 12S update coming over the air to the OnePlus One on or before March 30. The Yureka Yu and Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ will also receive ... Read More »

HTC announces upgraded replacement service for One M9 if broken

TAIPEI: The new HTC One M9 smartphone is about to launch shortly and now some details have been revealed about what HTC will be announcing at their press event tomorrow. HTC will apparently be making changes to its HTC Advantage and offering a new ‘Uh-oh’ service that will give you one years protection on your new HTC One M9 smartphone ... Read More »

St Patrick Day: BioWare gives away free multiplayer gifts in Dragon Age: Inquisition

LONDON: BioWare has given away free multiplayer gifts in Dragon Age: Inquisition BioWare is currently busy creating the first DLC pack for Dragon Age: Inquisition. Unfortunately, as the Inquisitr recently reported, the game’s executive producer revealed that that the developer must follow some “odd rules” and therefore aren’t allowed to discuss their plans for the DLC just yet. However, Dragon ... Read More »

Microsoft announces free Windows 10 update even for pirate copies, will available in 190 countries

WASHINGTON: Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be available in 190 countries this summer in 111 languages. The upgrade will be free for current users of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and WIndows Phone 8.1 for the first year after release. Microsoft has announced that it will give be giving free upgrades of Windows 10 to anyone who uses Windows ... Read More »

DeNA wants first Nintendo mobile games to be as big as mobile Candy Crush Saga

TOKYO: Nintendo has released it first mobile games Mario and Zelda which are hoped to hit the market as big as mobile hit Candy Crush Saga. The company, which struck a licensing deal with Nintendo earlier in the week, is working on the first official mobile games based on the latter’s big console and handheld brands. “The game should attract ... Read More »

PAT mail Model Town killings footage to Nisar Ali Khan seeking arrest of culprits

LAHORE: The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has sent a video CD of the footage of the Model Town killings incident to Federal Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan seeking the arrest of the culprits who can be identified in the CD. This CD has been sent after the interior minister had issued a policy statement that the culprits of the ... Read More »

Neptune Hub wearable: 10-inch tablet screen with Bluetooth keyboard dock, wireless Bluetooth headphones, 1000mAh battery  

OTTAWA: The full Neptune Suite contains a tablet with detachable keyboard, a Pocket screen, the Hub that ‘s worn on the wrist, ear buds, and a dongle for streaming We’ve already covered the details of the Neptune Hub wearable, which houses all the processing power and smartphone smarts in a wrist cuff and beams it to a dumb mobile screen ... Read More »

Nintendo sings partnership with DeNA Co, will exchange ownership, set up a new mobile game platform

TOKYO: Nintendo came into a partnership with DeNA Co, a Japanese game provider, under which the companies will exchange ownership stakes and will set up a new mobile game platform. Until now, Nintendo had clung to its traditional, console-based business model, refusing to license its characters for mobile use out of concern that it might undermine the value of its ... Read More »

Apple tablet leads Australia markets, Google’s Android tab tide up to turn situation with Windows emergence  

SYDNEY: Apple has been in a clean sweep situation in Australian tablet market with over two-third share in total. But this situation is not looking to be maintained for long as Google is working hard to take on the Apple iPad as its share surge 32 percent with Android based tablets. The findings mirror those by research firm Telsyte, which ... Read More »

Toyota HiAce, six-speed automatic transmission, 16.7% improved fuel combustion from $32,990 in Australia

PERTH: Toyota has introduces its new and updated version of Toyota HiAce van in Australia. The price of the van starts from $32,990 and company has enhanced the fuel combustion system of the van up to 16.7%. Toyota has also replace the four-speed transmission system to six-speed transmission system. This year, along with new variants in the line-up, the HiAce ... Read More »

Adobe introduces Document Cloud, a digital document management, new touch-enable version and iOS apps

MELBOURNE: Adobe is set to revolutionize the way the world works with documents, with the announcement today of Adobe Document Cloud, building on the success of its Creative and Marketing Clouds, which are radically transforming the creative and marketing professions. Adobe Document Cloud consists of a set of integrated services that use a consistent online profile and personal document hub. ... Read More »

Mazda kicks off Compact CX-3 to Australia from $19,990, AWD auto models, cruise control, Door bottle holders

SYDNEY: Mazda has unveiled all new Compact CX-3 the small SUV in Australia from starting price of $19,990. The new Compact Mazda CX-3 is available in both petrol and diesel models with AWD auto models and cruise control. Arriving with four trim grades, petrol and diesel engines, manual and auto transmissions, along with front- and all-wheel-drive layouts, the CX-3 boasts ... Read More »

Peugeot unveils $35,490 petrol auto 2008 Active, $38,990 diesel auto 3008 Active in Australia  

CANBERRA: Peugeot has unveiled its new five-seat 3008 small SUV in Australia with two different models including 3008 Active petrol auto and 3008 Active diesel auto. The prices of both the models will be $35,990 and $38,990. Revealed in late 2013, the 3008’s updates bring refreshed looks to the seven year-old SUV, along with new features and a more streamlined ... Read More »

Australian telecom industry urges govt to clarify cost of data retention before legislation

MELBOURNE: The Australian telecommunications industry has urged the Government to clarify the cost of data retention before legislation is debated in Parliament. The Government has variously indicated it will make a ‘reasonable’ or ‘substantial’ contribution to these costs — which might exceed $300 million. The eleventh-hour letter comes amidst speculation that the bill could pass as early as next week. ... Read More »

Piracy is big problem around the world, Netflix aims to fix global concern over privacy

SYDNEY: Netflix set to launch in Australia on March 24, Australian customers are being encouraged to continue to use the US version of Netflix instead of the watered down Australian service. Australian Netflix subscribers will have access to an ­initial estimated 1600 titles. Why limit your entertainment because of geolocation when you can use the UnblockUs service to gain access ... Read More »

HTC One M9 will release to Australia on March 24 to compete with Galaxy S6, iPhone 6

SYDNEY: HTC has announced that it will launch its new smartphone line up HTC One M9 to Australia on March 24. According to different sources it is said that the release date of HTC One M9 will be delayed. The new HTC One M9 will feature a brushed and polished aluminium exterior designed to resemble jewellery, a beefed-up 20-megapixel camera, ... Read More »

Audi delays all-new A8 luxury sedan to make it capable of autonomous operation to hit Mercedes’ S-Class

DELHI: Audi has postponed the introduction of the all-new A8 flagship luxury sedan to make it the brand’s first car capable of autonomous operation. The new Audi A8 will not arrive before late 2017, according to a report from Autocar which cites insiders saying that the automaker has been stretched to the limit designing the new electronic architecture that will ... Read More »

HTC launches Fun Fit fitness app, compatible with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or higher devices

SYDNEY: HTC has launched a new fitness monitoring app “Fun Fit” on Google Play. The HTC’s health and fitness app Fun Fit was launched on Friday and is compatible with devices running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and higher. The app is easy to use and sports a familiar HTC design language. It will count your steps throughout the day, provide ... Read More »

Fragmentation a big flaw to Android devices, users prefer iOS 8, Windows Phone 8

LONDON:  Now a days it is hard to said that which mobile operating system is best’ can of worms — let’s get that clear from the offset. This is not me trying to push my preferred operating system on you, or trying to convince you that you’re wrong about the OS you’ve opted for. This time it’s over to you. ... Read More »