Sony Xperia Newly Certified 12.1.A.1.207 Remains Android 4.3 Jelly Bean; Android 4.4 KitKat Still Unknown

Sony Xperia SP has a new firmware certified by PTCRB having the build version 12.1.A.1.207. Unfortunately, the newly certified software is still running Android 4.3 JellyBean based on the numerical coding. Android 4.4.2 KitKat remains under investigation at Sony Mobile software pages. Newly Certified Firmware for Xperia SP Sony Xperia SP users worldwide may expect another firmware update coming soon after PTCRB posted a newly certified software version for thesmartphone. It has the build version 12.1.A.1.207 and seems like an incremental upgrade to the latest 12.1.A.1.205 firmware build based on the numerical changes. It is compatible with Sony Xperia SPC5302, C5305 and C5306 variants. However, this newly certified firmware is still running…

Nvidia’s Shield Tablet: Gaming must-have or also-ran?

    Nvidia’s new gamer-focused Shield Tablet sports a lot of bells and whistles, but what it may be missing are potential buyers. The Android tablet, which includes the company’s powerful, 192-core Tegra K1 mobile processor, is the latest attempt by the Santa Clara, Calif., chipmaker to create its own hardware, rather than its mainstay of supplying chips to other devices. The $300 Shield Tablet includes an 8-inch, 1920X1200 full high-definition LCD display; front-facing stereo speakers; and a stylus. Users also can purchase a separate $60…

GTA 5 Online Heist Update: Release Date Rumours and DLC for PC, Xbox One, PS4

Speculation is rife that the highly-anticipated Heists DLC for GTA Online will be limited to PC and next-gen consoles, while discerning GTA 5 tipster, DomisLive (aka Dom), believes otherwise. The internet is abuzz with rumours of the Heists DLC not making its way into the current-gen consoles for a number of reasons: Many GTA 5 gamers believe that Rockstar is greedy with the intention of making more money and hence unlikely to support the Heists DLC on Xbox 360 and PS3 as more console sales…

New Rainbow Six Siege Trailer Shows Off Gameplay and Accolades

Ubisoft released a new trailer for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. The trailer shows off new gameplay footage along with the snippets of accolades the game has received from the press. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege received high praise at E3, when the first footage was released out of the blue. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is a new take on the long running tactical police first person shooter series. The game focuses on competitive multiplayer, challenging a team of hostage takers to outwit the SWAT team sent in to rescue the hostages.…

FIFA 15 Release Date, Features, Gameplay

Nearing the ‘FIFA 15′ release, EA has been announcing some of the features that players can expect from the new FIFA game. FIFA 15 is set for a September 23 release on the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The PC will also be getting a release at the same time as the consoles which is sort of a surprise for PC gamers. Aside from the consoles, hand-helds will also get a ported version of the game. Even with the availability on all these…

PS4 Tops June 2014 Sales, Despite Xbox One Price Cut

\ The NPD Group today released its monthly report for physical sales in the United States during June. Along with it, the respective console manufacturers have made their own announcements based on the report, and according to Sony, the PlayStation 4 was the top-selling system in the U.S. during June. That’s an especially noteworthy accomplishment given the momentum the Xbox One gained last month. Just yesterday, Microsoft announced that Xbox One sales had more than doubled in June (compared with May) after its Kinect-less, $400 model went on…

NASA technology restores sight of woman

A grandmother’s sight has been improved dramatically thanks to new treatment based on technology used by NASA Phyllis Price, 79, of Lampeter, Ceredigion, can knit and read again after the innovative surgery reversed the effects of her macular degeneration which affects 600,000 people in Britain. She is one of the first in the country to receive the £6,000-an-eye procedure. The operation at the London Eye Hospital is based on technology used by NASA to refocus space telescopes. During the operation two lenses, 2mm apart, were…

Sony Xperia Handsets Will Get Some Exclusive Android 4.4.4 KitKat Features

Sony has dropped out hints about owners of the Sony Xperia phones getting KitKat 4.4.4 and the Xperia X, SP, T, TX and V getting 4.4.4. They have been suggesting that features could come which are the same as those found on the Xperia Sirius and the Z1. It was said that it could include two new UIs, battery managers and camera modes. The interface that was on the Sony Sirius was leaked and it showed a simple homescreen. The leak showed that there had…

How to connect PS4′s DualShock 4 controller to a PC

Sony launched its Playstation 4 console this past fall and included with the next-generation console was its next-generation controller. The DualShock 4 debuted with an impressive set of features, allowing it to quickly supplant the DualShock 3 among Sony loyalists. Though slightly heavier, the DualShock 4 improved its analog sticks and triggers while also adding a revolutionary capacitive touch pad. Perhaps one of its greatest features was Sony’s commitment to making the DualShock 4 compatible with Windows-based PCs right out of the box. However, the…

GTA V for PC Release Date and Strip Club DLC from Source Code Leaked

After denials and keeping mum about any other platform for “GTA V,” Rockstar Games has finally ensured that the PS4, Xbox One and PC versions of the game will also be making its debut with the official confirmation made last month. However, as far as release dates are concerned, Rockstar has not yet given anything official for fans to go on with. But this has not stopped fans from trying to look for any and all possible clues as to when the can finally get…

Far Cry 4: everything we know so far

A little more information about the game’s hero Ajay Ghale – not to mention the villainous Pagan Min – has been revealed since Ubisoft’s fanfaring of Far Cry 4 at E3 last month. We’ve updated our guide with all the new details, as well as a new video that explains more about the characters driving the next game in the series. If the last Far Cry took its dystopian tropical cues from The Beach, it’s a case of Seven Years – and almost certainly a…

New AC: Unity Trailer Arrives on Bastille Day

Timed to coincide with Bastille Day, which commemorates the storming of the Bastille and the beginning of the French Revolution on July 14th, 1789, Ubisoft has released a new gameplay trailer, among other things, for their upcoming title Assassin’s Creed Unity. Revealed earlier this year,Unity will feature a new protagonist, Arno, and will center around the bloody French Revolution, which erupted late in the 18th century. With so many notable moments throughout history that could serve as the basis of an Assassin’s Creed story, a certain event must be significant…

LG G3: Lasers, metallic skin, and the quest for cool

At least, it was to LG, which considered the laser-equipped camera — supposedly able to focus on images faster than the standard smartphone camera — to be one of the hallmark features of its G3 smartphone, the latest flagship product of the Korean consumer electronics conglomerate. Its predecessor, the well-received if relatively modest-selling G2, proved that LG could stand with the big boys in the industry, namely Apple and Samsung and a design-minded HTC, with a different flagship phone. But with the G3, LG set…

Assassin’s Creed Unity Begins a ‘New Cycle of Assassin’s Creed Games’ says Director

Ubisoft claims that Assassin’s Creed Unity is going to turn things around and is the kickoff to the next era of the franchise. According to the Examiner, Ubisoft claims that Assassin’s Creed Unity is going to be the best time for newcomers to join the franchise since it intends to bring a lot of much-needed changes. There were plenty of missteps taken with Assassin’s Creed III that Ubisoft tried to rectify with Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, and Unity seeks to redefine our expectations of the series. “It’s a new start,…

GTA 5 PC release date tipped for November 14

The GTA 5 PC release date has been tipped for November 14, almost 14 months after the game was originally launched.Although Rockstar Games has revealed that a GTA 5 PC release will be introduced this ‘fall’, a precise date of arrival has yet to be confirmed.Now, however, UK online retailer Cool Shop has listed the GTA 5 PC edition as available for pre-order alongside a November 14 release date.“This product has not yet been released. Expected release: nov. 14, 2014,” the retailer’s product listing reads.As well as heading…