Borderlands 2 was one of the most entertaining games of 2012. It stepped away from the realistic first person shooter genre to provide a game where the rule of cool literally takes precedence. The next game in the series, Borderlands: the Pre-Sequel, is set between the first and second games; but most importantly is not developed by Gearbox Entertainment. It is a question of whether 2K Australia has managed to continue the unhealthy obsession with being a badass.
Paranoid Android, a hugely popular custom ROM that has quite a number of followers in the ROM flashing community, is now collaborating with Project Ara competitor Vsenn. With this collaboration, any Vsenn smartphone that flashes to the Paranoid Android ROM would not have its warranty voided.
Sure, Android 5.0 Lollipop update might take a while to reach your Android device, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make it look and feel like a Lollipop. Google has just released a brand new app called Messenger, that wants to transform your standard SMS/MMS app, giving it a Material Design-makeover.
Those who have played the new Assassin’s Creed Unity on the PlayStation4 and Xbox One have reported choppy gameplay and inconsistent frame-rates. To make matters worse, those are not the only problems with the game; bugs are practically littered across the game making it occasionally unplayable.
Microsoft has announced that it is making access to Visual Studio 2013 free for everyone. Available under the Visual Studio Community 2013 release developers will be able to use the development environment to make apps for Windows, Android, and iOS; although the license prevents it from being used for designing enterprise apps.
The Huawei Mate 7 that was announced back in IFA 2014 has finally landed in Malaysia. To be available starting on 14 November 2014, the Huawei Mate 7 features a 6” FHD screen, a powerful octa-core chipset, fingerprint scanner and a whopping 4100mAh battery, which are all built into a beautiful metal body measuring at only 7.9mm thin.
Facebook has introduced a new feature to celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday in the US. Say Thanks allows users to send video cards to their Facebook friends. It is one of the many new updates and features that Facebook has rolled out as of late such as Safety Check and allowing users more flexibility in terms of content visibility.
After its success with the Honor 3C and recently-launched Honor 6, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is looking to expand its smartphone portfolio here with another Honor smartphone. The company has just begun teasing the Honor 3C Lite via its official Facebook page – though information about the device is pretty scarce.
YouTube’s much rumoured music streaming service was finally revealed as Google announced the beta test for Youtube Music Key. The service will provide some 20 million songs for listeners over the browser, iOS, and Android. What makes this different from the other streaming services is that Music Key will also be streaming music videos instead of just audio.