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  • PS3-exclusive ‘rain’ drops trailer and release date

    The deceptively simple title, rain, fits the concept of this PlayStation-exclusive nicely. The adventure game follows the story of a boy looking for a girl set in a world where it rains 24/7. The plot’s more exciting than that – don’t worry. Curiously enough, the boy and other casts of characters are merely silhouettes and are revealed only by the rain. So, the story goes that the invisible-boy spotted a invisible-girl amidst the downpour and the adventure thus commences. But (there’s always a but), other ghostly abominations also haunt this simple yet unique love story. As these two innocent souls...

  • Samsung Galaxy Music review: practicable but poorly specced

    Based on price and practicality, the Samsung Galaxy Music GT-S6010 is a decent fit for someone who enjoys listening to music while in the classroom, on a train ride, jogging and not much else. If you’re looking for the latest, greatest device to surf the web, play games and watch videos on, please redirect yourself to the nearest exit of this post. These are not the specs you’re looking for. However, the Music does have a few friendly functionalities up its sleeve that would surprise your average high-end gadget freak. These include a comfortable navigation experience and a monster battery...

  • Galaxy S4 Mini official: LTE, 1.7Ghz CPU and 4.3” display

    Samsung’s done it again and has announced the Galaxy S4 Mini, a variant of its supremely popular S4 that’s well on it’s way to 15-million units sold. As for the Galaxy S4 Mini, Samsung packed it with all the features you need to compete with your grown up Galaxy S4-owning friends. Earlier today in London, Samsung’s mobile division VP Simon Stanford took the stage to announce the baby S4. “Demand for the Galaxy S4 has been phenomenal since it launched in April and we hope to build on this success with the Galaxy S4 Mini. This new handset is the...

  • Honda seeds 100 ‘Walking Assist Devices’ to Japan hospitals

    Honda is committed to “utilizing technology to help people” and this motto is the key founding principal of one of the world’s largest automobile and technology developers, who’ve now taken a bold step and released 100 “Walking Assist Devices” into the wilds of Japan. By wilds, we mean world-class hospitals. Remember stair-climbing robot ASIMO? Turns out “he” was a test for the Walking Assist Device. If your memory is hazy, heres ASIMO in action: So, ASIMO climbed stairs and now his legs have become the bionic answer for at least 100 people in Japan. The bionic legs weigh 2.6kg and is...

  • Kickstarted EarSkins fixes Apple’s EarPods with better grip and sound

    For those Apple users out there who love listening to music, Earskinz wants to make your lives easier. They’re like cozies for your EarPods. The main point of EarSkinz is to give your EarPods more grip so that they don’t fall out of your ears when running or playing sports. These EarSkinz also promise to give you “enhanced sound quality” as well as unique colours. Apple’s EarPods were released two years ago and are said to be superior and more comfortable compared to your usual earpieces. The product did however receive mixed reviews — but that’s okay as EarSkinz...

  • Apple surprise launches new 16GB iPod Touch

    Seemingly out of the blue, Apple has launched a 16GB iPod Touch which appears to be a stripped out version of the fifth generation device. The new Touch comes with the same 4-inch Retina display as its predecessor, as well as the same dual-core A5 processor and front-facing FaceTime HD camera as the previous model, but it’s lost the 5MP rear-facing camera and a bit of weight with it. It’s also lost a bit of storage space. The other iPod Touches currently out there come with 32 and 64GB varieties and in a number of colours (the new Touch...

  • New ‘The Evil Within’ screenshots drip with fear and familiarity

    The Evil Within is Skyrim creator Bethesda’s stab at the survival horror genre. That’s our best guess, based on the scary videos and screenshots that were recently released. While the trailer for The Evil Within is a few weeks old, these screenshots are brand new and dripping with fear and shed a little more insight into what is surely going to be an incredible gaming experience. Remember the trailer? Here are the eight new screenshots which happen to reveal much about The Evil Within. We referenced a lot of games now. Silent Hill, Dead Space, F.E.A.R, Alan Wake and Resident...

  • Acer Iconia W510 unboxing

    The Acer Iconia W510 is two parts of a juicy whole. The screen is sharp, the tech specs are decent and the price is just right for a product that is easily worth US$800. In reality, it costs US$650 and it’s worth every cent of that. You’re essentially getting two devices in one: a great Windows 8 tablet and a laptop when docked into the very responsive keyboard. This is just an unboxing of the Iconia W510, but our review went live a few weeks back. We loved it and said that it’s one of the best hybrid laptops you...

  • 5 Games for iOS you need to own

    Being born in the mid-80s means that, like you, I am part of what is now known as the Nintendo generation: a generation of people who grew up with video games, and who will actually enjoy playing video games with our kids one day. I personally started on an 8-bit machine brought back from China by friends of my parents, before moving onto a 16-bit SEGA Mega Drive generously donated to me by my older cousin when he moved onto the first PlayStation console. Since the introduction of memory cards and built-in hard drives though, gaming has become a...

  • All the games that matter at E3 2013

    E3 2013 is a landmark year for the once mighty gaming event. Both next-gen consoles, Sony’s PS4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One will debut a stable of new games, sequels and add-ons for the “next big things” in gaming. Care of IGN.com, we’ve listed the possibly and definitely confirmed games of this years E3: Game Developer Platforms Confirmed 1954: Alcatraz Daedalic Entertainment PC No Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Ubisoft PS4, Xbox One, PS3, PC, Wii U No Batman: Arkham Origins Warner Bros Games Montreal PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U Yes Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Armature Studio 3DS, Vita No Battlefield 4 EA DICE PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3, 360 Yes Beyond Two Souls Quantic Dream PS3 No Bayonetta 2 Platinum Games Wii U No Beyond Two Souls Quantic Dream PS3 No Black Guards Daedalic Entertainment PC No Black Gold Snail Games PC Yes Blood...