It seems Portal 2 will be made available on Steam, several days before the official release date. According to Kotaku, It was also rumored that, Portal 2 is already available for pre-loading, which is usually restricted until around 48 hours before a game’s release.
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Adobe has found yet another serious security flaw in Flash. The vulnerability affects all the platforms, including Android, though the attacks have seen only on Windows so far. Just like last months exploit, this one is spreading the malicious .swf files embedded in Office documents, only this time its a Word instead of Excel (last time) being targeted. Once again Reader and Acrobat are also vulnerable, but attacks can be thwarted using Readers Protected Mode.
The Nintendo Wii will cost $150 from May 15th, but we are waiting for the official announcement. The timing would make some sense, Nintendos profits have tanked for a while due flagging hardware sales, and just a month Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils Aime hinted that the Wiis price might be potential variable to change that in an interview with Gamasutra. Still, we are not fully convinced that Nintendo would announce a price cut then, we can confirm it on the Electronics Entertainment Expo in June, and not the company to let this sort of announcement leak out, but if you find a shiny new copy of Mario Kart Wii in a $150 console bundle this time next month, we will be happy that we told the price already.
Adobe Systems announced monthly subscriptions model for its upcoming Adobe Creative suite 5.5. This new model will allow users to try out Adobe products by subscribing online and paying a fraction of the cost of the original product. By this new model Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection can be subscribed for $129 a month for a year or $195 month-to-month.
The China Consumer Electronics Fair inspires tired cliches about mating gadgets. It took a wild night between Windows 7 tablet and a portable gaming console to spawn Era Think EraPalm. The handheld runs on Windows 7 and has a 5-inch touchscreen with 800*480 resolution that slides out full QWERTY keyboard- all of which is reminiscent of OQO model o2, except for the gaming controls flanking the display. It got netbook line specifications including Atom Z Processor, 3G connectivity, and Ethernet, HDMI, VGA and USB ports. Its got a GPS and 1080p video support.
The Dells leaky website got today the full user and factory service manuals for Alienwares M14x, confirming a number of juicy rumours. There is no mention of a Full HD and 1080p LCD screen for the 14-inch visitor from another planet, but there will apparently be both 1366*768 and 1600*900 option on tab, both driven by NVIDIAs GeForce GT555M switchable Optimus graphics with up to 3GB of dedicated memory. You will also find Intels latest Core i5 and i7 Sandy Bridge CPUs and up to 8GB of RAM, Gigabit Ethernet, SATA 6GBps and optional 3G/4G connectivity, optional wireless HD, a 2MP webcam, and even a 8-cell 63Whr battery to make portable gaming possible.
Sony has just slashed its price of the PSP3000 model by 15 percent there by bringing the price down from Rs.9450 to Rs.7990. The official announcement came from Atindriya Bose, country manager for Sony Computers Entertainment Europe, during an Interview with Financial Chronicle. Along with the price slash, the Sony will also release three India centric games like Cart Kings, Battle Royal and Chandragupta Warriors. Trine Entertainment, Gameshastra and Immersive Games will publish all three games.
The official announcement today is PSP will get a taste of Sonys Music Unlimited streaming services starting on April 14th. The service is titled as Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity by Sony requires a PlayStation Network ID to access all that digital audio. Sony promises a synchronized music experience across your PSP, PS3, PC and other network enabled Sony devices like Bravia TVs and Blue-ray Players: a claim backed by cloud based catalog of some 7 million tracks supported by music sync functionality that will organize your Music Unlimited library. Check the video overview of the service while you ponder the $3.99 basic and $9.99 for premium accounts.
REETI unit developed by Frances Robopec, not only its a full-fledged media PC, its also a Robot. Its one capable of displaying range of emotions, no less. They have been working on this for a little while now, but just recently made its public debut at the Innorobo trade show, there it showed of its ability to track people with its eyes and respond to both speech and touch. Still no word on availability, but it seems like the company is planning to sell them.
Mozilla is feeling the heat now, it spends every time in tweaking and perfecting Firefox to eek out as much as performance as possible,
The upcoming Ninja Gaiden 3 series will have a multiplayer mode, said Project lead Yosuke Hayashi in the April issue of PlayStations official magazine. He offered no details on the multiplayer mode, other saying that it will be complex. Unlike the previous versions Ninja Gaiden 3 will release simultaneously for both PS3 and Xbox 360 versions.
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