Author Archives: Julian Horsey

Julian is passionate about design and technology especially wearables, 3D printing and virtual reality. He is a published author and is also involved in web technology and multimedia design, as well as finding time to enjoy a little online gaming. You can follow him on Google+.

MSI GT80 Titan Gaming Laptop Is Worlds First With Mechanical Keyboard

MSI GT80 TitanMSI GT80 Titan

MSI has this week teased the launch of a new gaming laptop in the form of the MSI GT80 Titan, which will be the first ever gaming laptop launched to be equipped with Cherry brown MX switch keys in a mechanical keyboard.

Unfortunately very few details about the hardware specifications have been released for the new MSI GT80 Titan as yet. So it’s not known exactly what is included under the hood as far as processing power is concerned, but we do know it will be equipped with a massive 18 inch screen providing gamers with a truly mobile solution.

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PlayStation Silver Wired Headset Launches For $70

PlayStation Silver Wired Headset

PlayStation gamers patiently waiting for the release of the new PlayStation Silver Wired Headset will be pleased to know that it is now available to purchase for $70 and Sony has also announced that a new Far Cry 4 audio mode will be made available very soon.

The PlayStation Silver Wired Headset was first unveiled last month and features immersive 7.1 virtual surround sound together with a retractable boom microphone.

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New Vivo Smartphone Measures Just 3.85mm Thick

Vivo Smartphone

Vivo has today teased a new smartphone they have been developing which measures just 3.85 mm in thickness which makes the new slimline Oppo’s 4.85mm-thick R5 smartphone seem relatively bulky.

To be able to offer such a fantastically thin smartphone Vivo has needed to sacrifice a number of features within the hardware specifications of the smartphone, including the removal of the headphone jack, microSD card slot and some battery.

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Google Bookmark Manager Officially Launches

Google Bookmark Manager

Google has officially launch its new bookmark manager which was previously code-named Stars and incorporates the technology Google Search with a new modern user interface to help you manage your bookmarks more effectively.

Now when you bookmark a website or article that you are interested in the newGoogle Bookmark Manager allows you to save an image and note to make your bookmarks more helpful.

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Evolve Goliath Gameplay And Details Revealed (video)

Evolve Goliath

Gamers interested in learning more about playing the Goliath monster in the new Evolve game are sure to enjoy this new 20 minute gameplay trailer that provides a number of tips and tricks monster players can use to take out the Hunters trying to take its scalp.

The New Evolve game was expected to be launched later this year but has now been pushed back into February of 2015. Check out the gameplay trailer after the jump to see how the Goliath plays and some of the special abilities you can use against hunters.
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Stingray 3D Printer And Laser Cutter Offers 400mm Cubic Build Area (video)

Stingray 3D Printer

The new Stingray 3D Printer might be worth more investigation for those looking for a larger print area than most 3D printers offers as well as material such as PLA, HIPS, PVA, Laybrick, Laywood, T-Glase and Semi Solids to name a few.

The Stingray 3D Printer offers a large 400 x 400 x 400mm build area allowing users to create extra large objects as well as offering smaller 200 x 200 x 200 mm build areas if preferred. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Stingray 3D Printer project and see it in action.

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Hungary Puts Plans For Internet Tax On Hold After Protests

Hungary Internet Tax

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has today put on hold plans to impose an Internet taxin Hungary, after massive street protests by those opposed to the plans, as well as warnings from the European Union that the Internet tax was the wrong thing to implement.

Orban the Hungarian Prime Minister has explained that the new Internet Tax has not been scrapped altogether but has been put on hold in its current form.

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Battlecry Gameplay Teaser Trailer Released By Bethesda (video)

Battelcry

Gamers patiently waiting for the official launch of the upcoming Battlecry sword fighting and melee online team action combat game from BattleCry Studios.

Are sure to enjoy this newBattlecry gameplay trailer that has been released this week by its publisher Bethesda Softworks providing a glimpse at the gameplay you can expect to enjoy once the game officially launches sometime next year.

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tweeq Miniature Arduino Boards And Modules (video)

Arduino Boards

Developers, hobbyists and makers that enjoy building projects using the Arduino programming platform may be interested in a new micro sized Arduino boards system called tweeq that has launched over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website this week.

tweeq are powerful open source micro-sized Arduino boards providing a wide range of tiny add-ons to help build and expand your Arduino projects. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the tweet project and see it in action.

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$200 Microsoft Band Smartwatch Hands On (video)

Microsoft Band

Yesterday Microsoft launched their new wearable device in the form of the Microsoft Band smartwatch and fitness tracker, which is now available to purchase from Microsoft stores online and on the high Street for $200.

Equipped with a 1.4 inch display offering a resolution of 320 x 106 pixels the Microsoft Band also sports ten different sensors that include a heart rate monitor, UV index, GPS, sleep tracking and more.

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3.3 million PlayStation 4 Games Consoles Shipped By Sony Last Quarter

PlayStation 4

Sony has this week announced its financial results for the three months ending on September 30th 2014. Revealing the company shipped 3.3 million PlayStation 4 games consoles during the last quarter.

The newly unveiled results mean that in total Sony has shipped over 13.5 million games PlayStation 4 game consoles since its launch which was less than a year ago back in November 2013.

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