Entries in 'tech' (47)

Microsoft acquires 80 wearable tech assets in $150m deal

Microsoft acquires 80 wearable tech assets in $150m deal

Microsoft has acquired a collection of assets from wearable computing firm Osterhout Design Group for a suspected $150 million.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Apr 1st 2014 at 11:02AM in News
Titanfall wasn't originally planned for Xbox One

Titanfall wasn't originally planned for Xbox One

Respawn has admitted that next-gen wasn’t an original element of the Titanfall plan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
'CES can offer game giants an audience that E3 cannot'

'CES can offer game giants an audience that E3 cannot'

The biggest names in games are returning to CES to show off products to the ‘entire tech ecosystem,’ says the event’s organisers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
TWICE Europe goes daily

TWICE Europe goes daily

TWICE Europe – the newsletter for the European consumer electronics trade – will now go straight to your inbox every single weekday.

on Jan 6th 2014 at 10:25AM in News

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HMV ramping down tech, stepping up games, music and film

HMV ramping down tech, stepping up games, music and film

HMV is reducing the amount of high-end technology it sells, the retailer has told MCV's sister site PCR.

by Laura Barnes
on Nov 29th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
Harrison: Gigaflops and teraflops don't matter - Xbox One has the best games

Harrison: Gigaflops and teraflops don't matter - Xbox One has the best games

Microsoft’s interactive entertainment boss has once again downplayed the perceived tech advantage PS4 has over Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 12:39PM in News
Rockstar warns gamers to expect early tech pains for Grand Theft Auto Online

Rockstar warns gamers to expect early tech pains for Grand Theft Auto Online

Grand Theft Auto Online is liable to suffer from various tech issues in its formative days, creator Rockstar has warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 1:36PM in News
Call of Duty: Ghosts gets Xbox airing, DLC exclusivity

Call of Duty: Ghosts gets Xbox airing, DLC exclusivity

The new Call of Duty: Ghosts looks to pack an impressive next-gen tech punch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2013 at 7:09PM in News

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"Impossible" for next-gen to match gaming PCs; Crysis 3 will push PC tech

"Impossible" for next-gen to match gaming PCs; Crysis 3 will push PC tech

The still unannounced next generation of consoles won’t be able to compete with today’s modern gaming PCs when it comes to raw power.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2013 at 11:48AM in News
Amazon to open London-based UK tech hub

Amazon to open London-based UK tech hub

Online retailer and technology firm Amazon is to open a new digital media innovation hub in the UK, it has revealed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 23rd 2012 at 2:48PM in News
Alleged Xbox leak No.3 - Xbox Surface

Alleged Xbox leak No.3 - Xbox Surface

Another supposed leak from Microsoft suggests that an Xbox tablet, called ‘Xbox Surface’, is very much in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2012 at 12:36PM in News
Fable: The Journey uses Milo's Kinect tech

Fable: The Journey uses Milo's Kinect tech

Peter Molyneux’s Milo may never see light of day, but a part of it lives on with Fable: The Journey.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2012 at 4:06PM in News

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Assassin's Creed III "to look next-gen on current gen"

Assassin's Creed III "to look next-gen on current gen"

A host of new game announcements to keep the Xbox 360 fire burning far ahead of E3? Whether that screams of a next-gen announcement at E3 at June or not ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2012 at 10:22AM in News
Wii U development grumbles emerge online

Wii U development grumbles emerge online

01net has acquired somewhat of a reputation for reliable Nintendo gossip, particularly after the recent hard-to-believe but actually very real leak of a joypad add-on for 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2011 at 9:05AM in News
HMV fast forwards expanded technology offer

HMV fast forwards expanded technology offer

After a turbulent year to date, retailer HMV has announced that it is to “fast-forward” its efforts to increase its presence in the technology market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2011 at 12:17PM in News
Vita specs comparable to PS3

Vita specs comparable to PS3

Sony has at last revealed some of the internal specs of its PlayStation Vita handheld.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2011 at 2:01PM in News

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Miyamoto downplays Wii U tech hopes

Miyamoto downplays Wii U tech hopes

Nintendo is not building its next generation console with the most expensive high-end tech, the company’s development boss Shigeru Miyamoto has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2011 at 12:43PM in News
Battlefield 3 console compromises explained

Battlefield 3 console compromises explained

EA owned developer DICE has named a few of the compromises it has had to make to get the visually spectacular Battlefield 3 running on PS3 and Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2011 at 11:57AM in News
More Wii U tech specs rumoured

More Wii U tech specs rumoured

Nintendo’s next generation home console will run a custom edition of AMD’s Radeon R770 GPU, according to a fresh round of unconfirmed reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2011 at 3:33PM in News
NGP tech 'scaled back'

NGP tech 'scaled back'

The successor to the PSP will have its memory capacity halved as part of Sony’s bid to cut retail prices, a new report claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2011 at 10:43AM in News
Ubisoft: Wii successor is 'fantastic'

Ubisoft: Wii successor is 'fantastic'

Publisher Ubisoft has become one of the first prominent publishers to publicly express its excitement for Nintendo's still mysterious new home console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2011 at 11:22AM in News
Dredge named top tech journo

Dredge named top tech journo

Stuart Dredge, the online editor of MCV sister site ME, has been named one of the world's top online 'voices' on the 'SAY 100: Online Voices That Shape Opinion' ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2011 at 9:14AM in News
LG launches glasses-free 3D tablets

LG launches glasses-free 3D tablets

LG are to unveil two glasses-less 3D devices at the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona next week – an Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet likely to be known as the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2011 at 12:03PM in News
NGP: Tech specs outlined

NGP: Tech specs outlined

After all the months of leaks and speculation, the PSP2 is finally here with a concrete launch date of late 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2011 at 8:29AM in News
No 3D? No problem for Killzone 3

No 3D? No problem for Killzone 3

Though Killzone 3 will champion both the PS3’s 3D capabilities and the integration of motion controller Move, Dutch developer Guerrilla Games wants to ensure that gamers without either tech don’t ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2010 at 3:14PM in News