Analysis, Apple, Business, Companies, Mobile, VR World, Wearables

Swiss Watch Sales In Trouble Due To Smart Watches

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According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, there is a big shift happening on the watch market. Global global smartwatch shipments reached 8.1 million units in Q4 2015, compared with 7.9 million Swiss Watch shipments. This is the first time ever that smartwatch sales have outperformed Swiss watches on a global scale, giving us a great showcase of times to come. Cliff Raskind, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, “We estimate global smartwatch shipments reached 8.1 million units in Q4 2015, rising a healthy 316 percent from 1.9 million in Q4 2014. Smartwatches are growing rapidly in North America, Western Europe and Asia. Apple Watch

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Analysis, Android, Business, Companies, Mobile, Smartphones, Software Programs, VR World

World’s cheapest Android smartphone goes on sale for just $3.67

Freedom-251

Today, a company named Ringing Bells launched a brand new smartphone. The device is called the Freedom 251 and it costs 251 rupees (about £2.50 or $4) – about the same as a Starbucks cup of coffe – in most cases. It comes with a one-year guarantee, and has surprisingly decent specifications – on paper at least. The Freedom 251 comes with a a 4-inch 960×560 display, a 1.3 GHz quadcore processor (manufacturer is yet unknown), it’s equipped with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal memory. It comes with a micro SD card supported up to 32GB  and it features a 1450mAh battery.  For those Rajastan selfies, there’s a a 3.2-megapixel

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3D, Hardware, News, VR World

MIT’s MultiFab Is A Cheap BadAss 3D Printer Solution

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In true reality, the 3D Printers are a great technological advancement, albeit they haven’t invaded our offices as much as we’d want them to. The reason why is simple; their price. Usually a 3D Printer runs around $250,000 for the basic variants that are able to deliver some impressive 3D printed objects, while the more multi-layered stuff can cost even more than that. On the other hand, the solution made by MIT in the form of the MIT’s MultiFab is a machine costing just $7,000 to build. How is that possible? The MIT scientists and engineers have worked to make this as cheap as possible,

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Analysis, Gaming

Devs Respond To Witcher 3 Downgrade Controversy

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Amid graphical disparities between early demos and the final build, we take a closer look at the Witcher 3 downgrade controversy and see what CD Projekt RED has to say.

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Analysis, Entertainment

May The Fourth Be With You: A Tribute to Ralph McQuarrie

Star Wars Concept Art - New Hope

Today we pay tribute to Ralph Mc Quarrie, the man whose incredible artistic vision defined Star Wars as we know it.

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Analysis, Entertainment, Gaming

May the Fourth Be With You: Top 5 Star Wars Games

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Star Wars day is here, and we celebrate the sci-fi holiday by recounting our favorite shooters, space sims and RPG’s the franchise has to offer.

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Analysis, Gaming

The Problem With Paying For Steam Workshop Mods

Steam Workshop

By letting gamers buy and content creators sell game mods, Valve has jeopardized the very nature of mods and splintered the entire PC gaming community.

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Analysis, Entertainment, Gaming, Virtual Reality (VR)

Will Virtual Reality Take Off In 2015?

Oculus Rift

Could VR see a release in 2015, or does the emerging platform need more work before it’s ready for mass consumption?

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Analysis, Gaming

Destiny: Analysis Of Xur’s Exotic Wares For April 3 (Week 30)

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Xur brings more lackluster exotic gear to the Tower, but there’s some gems hidden in the mix as well. Jump in to see which items are worth buying and why.

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Analysis, Gaming

Nintendo Direct Wii U And 3DS Announcement Wrap-Up

Yoshi Yarn Amiibos

We breakdown the most exciting announcements of the new Nintendo Direct, including new Amiibos, N64/DS Virtual Console games, Mario Maker and more.

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Analysis, Gaming

Top 10 Most Anticipated Console Games of 2015

Xbox One - PS4

From No Man’s Sky to Tekken 7 and Xenoblade Chronicles X, we weigh the most anticipated games of the year and discuss what makes them so good.

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Analysis, Business, Companies, Gaming, Microsoft

Timed Exclusives Are The Future of Gaming

Xbox One - PS4

Much to the detriment and disdain of gamers, timed exclusivity is here to stay, and it represents the future of gaming.

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Analysis, Gaming

Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae Demo Impressions

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Join us as we explore and fight exotic enemies across the sunlit grasslands and craggy spires of Final Fantasy XV’s Duscae region.

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Analysis, Gaming

GTFO Documentry Takes A Look at How Women Are Treated in Gaming

GTFO

A new documentary takes on a controversial subject, but will it help curate a better environment for all gamers, or further the gamer stigma?

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Analysis, Gaming

Destiny: Analysis of Xur’s Exotic Wares For 3/13 (Week 27)

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That mysterious merchant is back again, and this time he’s brought the Red Death pulse rifle, an exotic helmet engram, heavy weapon synthesis and more!

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Analysis, Gaming

Destiny: Analysis of Xur’s Exotic Wares For 3/6 (Week 26)

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In this week: Heavy Ammo Synthesis, Ice Breaker, decent stat rolls on armor upgrades and a few other goodies in Xur’s travel bag.

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Analysis

Destiny: Analysis of Xur’s Exotic Wares For 2/27 (Week 25)

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What does Xur have in store for Week 25? Join us as we delve into the shady merchant’s stockpile of exotic goods and find out which gear is worth your hard-earned coin.

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Analysis, Gaming

Destiny: Analysis of Xur’s Exotic Wares for 2/13

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To buy or not to buy, that is the question.

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Analysis, Asia Pacific (APAC), Gaming, Global Politics, Japan

Persona 5 Might Be The Most Stylish Game I’ve Ever Seen

Persona 5 Phantom

Take your heart.

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Analysis, Gaming

Will Nintendo’s New YouTube Monetization Policy Backfire?

Nintendo Sad Mario

Nintendo’s “revenue sharing” model is set to sabotage YouTubers that focus exclusively on Nintendo content–a move that could considerably backfire.

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