A documentary about Football Manager (previously known as Championship Manager) is set to be screened in the UK early next month. Titled An Alternative Reality: The Football Manager Documentary, it examines how the game has impacted the modern game of football; from how former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjær grew up with it, to the advent of Premier League scouts using the game database to assist with discovering new talent.
Google Street View is great for getting a feel for places that most people will never see in real life, and the most recent use of the technology allows users to wander around the world of Destiny; the next first person shooter from the studio that brought us the Halo franchise. Take a look at the fortifications and extra-terrestrial battlefield of Mars, Venus, and the Moon; all while being entertained by the friendly tour guide.
Google is working on all sorts of robotics these days, and it should come as no surprise that the mysterious Google X has been working on a drone delivery service. Unlike most other companies who are testing this sort of unmanned aerial aircraft, Google Wing is experimenting with multiple variations on the drone concept to figure out which would be the most suitable for flying around and delivering things to people.
The Pokemon company has announced the existence of the Pokemon fighting game that many fans have been waiting for. Built on a fighting style similar to Tekken, courtesy of a partnership with Bandai-Namco, the game is apparently being named Pokken Tournament. Just in case players aren’t aware of the link between the two games.
Paid content, or advertorials, are a fairly common thing on the Internet; although it is not easy to differentiate it from regular editorial content. Google product engineer Ian Webster has created AdDetector, a plugin for both Chrome and Firefox, that will clearly mark content that has been paid for. Ideally, this is so readers are more aware of what kind of materials they end up reading on the internet.
Just because parents are a lot older than us and are probably not as tech savvy, do not underestimate what they can do. A mum, Sharon Standifird, was so frustrated that her teenage children were ignoring her calls that she developed an Android app to make sure they never do so ever again.