Acer Chromebooks Unveiled With Bay Trail And NVIDA Tegra Processing

Acer Chromebooks

Acer has this week unveiled two new Acer Chromebooks they have added to their range in the form of the new Acer C730 and CB5-311 laptops which come supplied running Google’s latest Chrome OS operating system.

The Acer Chromebook CB5-311 is fitted with a NVIDIA’s ARM Cortex-A15 quad-core processor with 192-core graphics, that can be supported by either 2 or 4 GB of RAM and fitted with either 16 or 32 GB of SSD storage.

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Valve Announces Dota 2 Championships 2014 Will Broadcast On ESPN Networks

Dota 2 Championships

Valve has today announced that the International Dota 2 Championships will be broadcast on ESPN Networks for the first time. With Dota 2 Championships to be aired Live on ESPN3, and exclusive Final Match Preview Show on ESPN2.

This years International Dota 2 Championships has a Compendium driven prize pool totalling over $10 million and will see players of the free-to-play, online action strategy game created by Valve battle it out for a share of the prize money.

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Microsoft Cortana Gets A New Video

Microsoft Cortana

Microsoft has released a new instructional video for their virtual assistant, Microsoft Cortana, which is on their Windows Phone platform, the software is available in the U.S. at the moment on Windows Phone 8.1 devices.

The video below shows some of the features that are available on Microsoft Cortana, and shows you how to use the virtual assistant on your Windows Phone handset.

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Facebook Testing Out A Buy Button

facebook buy button

Facebook is apparently testing out a new ‘Buy Button’, which will allow you to make purchases without having to leave the world’s largest social network.

The new feature will allow you to make a purchase from within Facebook, on your news feed pages, in Facebook posts and also in adverts.

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Giada D2308U Mini Gaming PC Now Available For $1,099

Giada D2308U

As well as launching their new Giada D2308 mini PC desktop system last month, gamers looking for a new mini gaming rig might be pleased to know that the Giada D2308U s now available to purchase and is priced around $1,099.

The Giada D2308U is fitted with a Intel Core i7-4500U 2C/4T 1.8GHz, Turbo Boost to 3.0GHz, processor supported by 2 x 4GB SO-DIMM DDR3L-1600MHz RAM.

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Pentax XG-1 Offer Massive 24 to 1,248 mm Equivalent Focal Length Zoom

Pentax XG-1

Ricoh has this week unveiled their new Pentax XG-1 DSLR style camera which is equipped with a massive 52-times optical zoom lens capable of reproducing an equivalent 24 to 1,248-mm focal length range.

The Pentax XG-1 is fitted with a 16-megapixel 1/2.33-inch CMOS sensor and can capture 9 frames per second when required as well as sporting a permanently attached 4.3-223.6-mm F2.8-F5.6 lens.

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Destiny Beta Frame Rate Tests And Gameplay Revealed (video)

Destiny beta

The new Destiny beta game play testing launched yesterday for the PlayStation 4 console and now Digital Foundry has released the first footage of their framerate testing and gameplay you can expect to enjoy.

The PlayStation 4 Destiny beta game is 13.2Gb in size and includes a tutorial section during which you are tasked with creating a new guardian to help you on your adventures.

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Amazon Fire Phone Gets A New Commerical

Amazon Fire Phone

Amazon recently announced their first smartphone, the Amazon Fire Phone, and now the company has launched its first TV commercial for the device, which can be seen in the video below.

Amazon are promoting the new Fire Phone in the video below with the Amazon Prime service which comes free with the handset of a year, and gives you access to movies and TV shows on the handset.

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