How to Know if Your TV Supports HDMI-CEC Controls for PS4 Remote Controls
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 21, 2013 under Gaming, News, Tech
[caption id="attachment_29885" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Most TVs support the ability to control the PS4 via the normal remote...[/caption]Yesterday, via the Polygon Twitter bout, a lot of people learned how you can use the HDMI-CEC function on your television to control the PS4 interfac... more.
The Death of the Xbox? Paul Allen Wants MS to Sell Off the Games Division
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 1, 2013 under Gaming, News, Tech
With the upcoming launch of the Xbox One, everyone is focused on the new Entertainment Platform Microsoft is releasing at the end of November. However, those who follow Microsoft should be well aware of the issues going on with the company at a high level, with Steve Ballmer on the way out and investors frothing at the mouth for some pretty drastic changes. Earlier this week, in our more.
Call of Duty: Ghosts May be Confirmed at 720p on Xbox One…
17 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on October 25, 2013 under Gaming, News, Tech
[caption id="attachment_29369" align="aligncenter" width="600"] It doesn't look good for the Xbox One version of Ghosts...[/caption] UPDATE 10/16: Further confirmation of a cover-up regarding the Xbox One resolution has been added to the bottom of this article. The other day a rumor broke out that Call of Duty: Ghosts would be running at a much lower, much more "current gen" resolution, on t... more.
Valve Teases the ‘Steam Box’
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 20, 2013 under Gaming, News, Tech
For a long time it's been rumored that Valve is working on a Linux-based set-top box to play Steam games on your big screen TV. Some prototypes of this "Steam Box" have been seen at various trade shows, and it at the time looked like a small form factor PC. Valve has been working on a TV interface for Steam, which launched a little while ago as the Big Picture mode. Now it looks like we're clos... more.
Sony Crushes Apple TV/Roku/Boxee Devices With the PS VitaTV
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 9, 2013 under Gaming, News, Tech
Small, set-top box, media streaming devices are quickly helping people cut the cable cord due to them allowing media streaming on their big screen TV. Apple's small Apple TV has been popular, but there's also the Roku, Boxee, and Google just entered the fray with their low-price Chrome Cast (which requires a USB port on your TV). Now Sony has thrown the gauntlet down with their own device, only th... more.
Elon Musk Becomes Tony Stark and Designs a Rocket
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 5, 2013 under News, Science, Tech
Recently, Elon Musk announced that he has created a way to design a rocket engine for SpaceX by moving his hands in the air; just like Tony Stark in Iron Man. Today he released a video showing off how they can design an engine from wireframe concept all the way to nearly the final thing just by moving their hands in a 3D virtual environment. The funny thing about this is that Tony Stark in the ... more.
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Steve Ballmer Retiring – The Internet Mourns The Loss of a Superstar
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on August 23, 2013 under News, Tech
Windows 8 sucks, the 8.1 update is a massive troll on users, and the Xbox One is on its way to crash and burn. How can Microsoft turn itself around? Well today they announced that Steve Ballmer will retire! Microsoft's shares skyrocketed with the news of him quitting, which ironically made him about $500 million richer just on the announcement. He'll be gone as soon as he can select his replace... more.
Microsoft Employee Commits Career Suicide on Twitter
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on April 5, 2013 under Gaming, News, Tech
Yesterday Kotaku broke the long-rumored news that Microsoft's upcoming next-generation Xbox would require an always-on internet connection to function. Similar to the always-on DRM that crippled Diablo III and Sim City, the system would require an active internet connection to launch apps or games. As... more.
Is Microsoft Poised to Lose the Next Generation?
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on February 28, 2013 under Gaming, News, Tech
There's an idea in the video game industry of the "third console syndrome". This comes from historical console releases, where the third one from a manufacturer usually isn't as successful as its predecessor. See the Nintendo 64 and PlayStation 3 as two big examples, as neither were as successful or dominated the market as the SNES or PS2 did. Microsoft's upcoming Xbox, due to be announced off... more.