HTC has announced the all new Desire, its mid-range Android phone. With a 4.5-inch display, the handset features a 1.3GHz processor with 1GB of RAM And 4GB of storage, as well as a 5MP rear-facing camera and expandable memory thanks to a microSD slot. Pricing has yet to be revealed but we can expect it to be attractive on contract when it arrives in April. We’ll have our full review as soon as our unit arrives, so stay tuned.
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After being announced at E3 2012, it’s been a long wait but Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s foul mouthed kids have made it to consoles in the form of South Park: The Stick Of Truth. The first South Park game to be written by the show’s creators, South Park: The Stick Of Truth allows you to insert yourself as the new kid at South Park Elementary, embarking on an epic quest to become cool. Along the way you will battle Underpants Gnomes, aliens and hippies, with Kyle, Stan, Kenny and Cartman by your side.
The INCREDIBLY not safe for work trailer for South Park: The Stick Of Truth can be found here, and the game is available now on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3.
Can you believe it took this long? Gmail has been updated for iOS, finally allowing background refresh. As one of the most popular email providers on one of the most popular mobile platforms, it’s safe to assume that users all over the world are applauding today as they no longer need to re-launch the app in order to get new mail–and if you have notifications “on,” you’re set to receive email 24/7.
Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 is coming March 9th; the oversized tablet will cost you $649.99 and will be available from the likes of Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, Tiger Direct, and other neighborhood retailers. Getting on board with Samsung’s powerful new Tab will net you some bonuses as well–including a $25 credit for Google Play, a year of GoGo in-flight Wifi, 3-months of Hulu, plus 3-months of SiriusXM Internet Radio, to mention just a few. Just imagine–you could get yourself a brand new tablet and listen to YourTechReport Radio while in-flight! We’ll have a full review once our unit arrives. Stay tuned…
Logitech has unveiled its latest Harmony Smart Keyboard for the living room. Compatible with a slew of devices (which includes Apple TV), the Smart Keyboard works with more than 225,000 home-entertainment devices including consoles like the XBOX and PlayStation. The Harmony keyboard works via radio frequency as well as IR, which means you’ll be able to control devices that are not necessarily in your line of sight–all for the friendly price of just $149.99.
Project Spark, Microsoft’s game building… game (wow that’s awkward to say) is available on Xbox One as a global beta. The beta will allow players to use Project Spark‘s developer-grade toolset to create their own custom worlds and adventures (the game also allows players to create a world on the Windows 8.1 version and then pick it up on the Xbox One).
Details for signing up for the beta are available after the jump, and the full game will be available later this year on Windows 8.1, Xbox One and Xbox 360. Click past the jump for the full PR.
Warner Bros has released the announcement trailer for the Batman: Arkham series’ grand finale today. Developed by Arkham Asylum and Arkham City studio Rocksteady, Arkham Knight features Batman taking on the combined might of Two-Face, Harley Quinn, the Penguin and the Scarecrow, with the aid of a fully drivable Batmobile. This will be the first next-gen outing for the series.
The full trailer is available above, and Batman: Arkham Knight will be out later this year on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.
For those who are turned off by the prospect of having to sell their smartphones on Ebay, Amazon’s Trade-in Program has been offering pretty fair prices for your previously-loved gadgets; and with the Samsung Galaxy S 5 only a month away from its release, we thought we’d share their latest smartphone trade-in values (please note that these prices are subject to change):
- Samsung Galaxy S4, White (Sprint) – $159.75
- Samsung Galaxy S4, White (AT&T) – $200
- Nokia Lumia 1020, Black (AT&T)- $181.75
- Nokia Lumia 1020, White (AT&T)- $129.75
- iPhone 4 16GB, White (AT&T)- $72.50
- iPhone 4S 16GB, Black, (Verizon)- $116
Nintendo isn’t done with Limited Edition themed 3DS XL consoles. Following on from models featuring Luigi, Animal Crossing, Pikachu and a golden Triforce emblazoned Legend of Zelda handheld, the latest Yoshi Edition 3DS XL will showcase Yoshi’s New Island with a picture of the titular dinosaur.
The Yoshi Edition 3DS XL will retail on March 14th with an MSRP of $199.99, while Yoshi’s New Island launches separately on the same day for $39.99. Click past the jump for the full PR..
Aspiring Samsung Galaxy S 5 owners may have to wait until April to get their hands on a phone, but that doesn’t mean they can’t start looking for a case…
X-Doria, a manufacturer of mobile phone accessories, unveiled a bunch of cool new covers for the S 5 recently, and they’ve got something for everybody. Probably the most interesting cover that X-Doria is coming up with is the Dash Folio, which not only functions as an all-around case for the entire phone, but also doubles as a rotating phone stand, allowing you to set it up for landscape or portrait mode. Other cases unveiled include the Scene, which protects your phone while also using atranslucent back that allows your phone’s own design to show through, and the Scene Plus, which boasts serious protection for everything from the screen to the volume buttons. All the products will be sold for either $24.99 or $29.99, and are available on Amazon.com. Check out the full release, including photos, after the jump!