Wednesday 27 March 2013

In Other News: 27/03/2013.

  • OUYA and MakerBot have teamed up to offer a 3D printing development kit that'll give you the option to make some custom designs and patterns for your shiny new OUYA! That's what having open hardware and software brings us! You can find more details here.
    Via Engadget.
  • It seems that Apple's latest software update, iOS 6.1.3, is causing some users battery draining issues. We hear about this with every update and it only affects a small amount of users each time and naturally there are always some things you can do which can fix it! For more details check the source link below!
    Via PhoneArena.
  • Sony's Xperia Tablet Z has been priced up by retailer Clove in the UK. The tablet will cost you £499 for the version which has mobile radios built in! That's expensive for any tablet over here and given the small battery on the device you might want to consider something cheaper, the iPad perhaps!
    Via Twitter.
  • Temple Run (the original) will be landing on Windows Phone by the end of the week, although there won't be any Xbox Live features built in! There's no sign of Temple Run 2 just yet though.
    Via TheVerge.
  • Blackberry's new BB10 OS has just hit the 100,000 app mark, something which we attributed to an influx of ported Android apps. Apparently that's not the case though! Blackberry's Martyn Mallick said that 20% of the applications are Android based ports so that means that 4 out of 5 apps in BB World are native apps!
    Via AllThingsD.
  • Battlefield 4 is coming to PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 this autumn! There's no mention of next-gen console support just yet. Check out the gameplay teaser below!
    Via Engadget.

  • Three UK have said that they are in “no rush to launch LTE... First we’ll see how 4G is positioned by O2 and Vodafone and look at how we position it. [We're] fairly relaxed about it.” Because of that the service will be rolled out in Q4 this year, in the mean time you'll have to deal with that DC-HSPA speed, which is Superfast anyway!
    MobileNews Via Engadget.
  • Motorola have confirmed that their Droid Bionic is set to be updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in Q2 this year.
    Via PhoneDog.
  • Time Warner, NBC Universal, and Viacom are all reportedly talking to Intel about a supposed upcoming internet TV venture from Chipzilla. Much more detail can be found at the source links below!
    Bloomberg Via The Verge.


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