Facebook has today announced a partnership with 18 mobile carriers in 14 different countries that will offer free or discounted access to Facebook’s messenger app for Android and iOS.
Samsung has announced a new feature that is designed to turn your personal smartphone into a business phone, Samsung Knox, which incorporates a security enhanced version of Android which was developed by NASA.
Samsung will make Samsung Knox available on selected Samsung Galaxy devices from quarter two of 2013, and it will be easily accessible via an icon on the homes screen of certain Galaxy devices.
The new NVIDIA Tegra 4 processors are expected to start shipping in mobile devices later this year in mobile devices, but already Nvidia Tegra 4 benchmark results have been released showing what the new mobile processor is capable of providing users.
The NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor comes with 72 custom NVIDIA GeForce GPU cores, which has been reported to deliver six times the GPU power of the Tegra 3 processor which is currently available.
It might seem like everyday that indie developers get together to make amazing games in limited amounts of time for good causes, but it’s really not that often. Mojang and Notch seem to have a knack for bringing cool people together to make great things, so unsurprisingly, they’re behind this so-called Mojam. Basically just indies of a certain sensibility brought together to make games with names like Nuclear Pizza War.
As far as Double Fine games go, Brutal Legend was probably the only outright dysfunctional one. Most Double Fine games (apart from Psychonauts) are mechanically simple and rely on humour and personality in spades to carry them through. Brutal Legend was simply broken, despite succeeding wildly in ticking the humour and story boxes.
Legend of Grimrock studio Almost Human has announced it’s working on Legend of Grimrock 2: Grimrock Harder. The subtitle may not be theirs. The original was a tough as nails first person dungeon crawler that revived the genre. It was also one of the early Kickstarter successes and helped solidify the crowdfunding platform’s position as a viable venue for quality nostalgia projects. Almost Human had a lot to say on the decision to start work on a sequel.
Atmospheric indie adventure game Kentucky Route Zero has made it to Steam and is on sale to celebrate. The game has been critically well received as a unique experience reliant on storytelling via striking visual style and evocative imagery rather than traditional video game staples of overpowering technology and game mechanics.
While it may not be the iconic JRPG genre torch bearer like Final Fantasy , Disgaea has managed to put together a dedicated following of players outside its home territory of Japan. Publisher NIS is bringing out the newest entry to the series and the direct sequel to the PS2′s Disgaea: Hour of Darkness along with Time And Eternity and The Guided Fate Paradox.
Minecraft players troubled by the lack of “variable signal stength” of Redstone ore will find solace in the game’s 1.5 update, which drops on PC in about “two weeks”. Redstone ore is also getting a “a new capacitor block”, which is probably big news for people who know what any of those words mean.
If you use YouTube for Android more often than you watch cat videos on your PC, here is some good news. The YouTube for Android app has been updated to version 4.3.9. To help you watch cat videos on your android device.
We’ve had a good month of leaks and rumors and now Samsung is making the Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet official. We already knew what it looked like, but now we know many of the details about this tablet.
Having developed a game about a skinless boy saving a girl made out of bandages from an evil fetus and one about a boy who uses his tears to fend off monsters after being locked in a basement by his religious zealot mother, Team Meat’s next release was probably going to be unconventional. Enter Mew-Genics, a game they’ve been working on (as well as teasing) for the past seventeen weeks about breeding cats as a cat-lady and managing the consequences of their genetic traits.