Tag "gaming"

Microsoft Xbox One X: Everything you need to know

By : CIOL Writers

Video game consoles have become a popular source of entertainment for the kids and adults alike. They have come a long way from the old 8-bit 2D graphics of the past to the latest 4K models. Gaming consoles today consist

Microsoft rolls out game gifting for all Xbox One users

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Microsoft’s digital game gifting functionality which was launched in October has been made public now. Earlier the feature was available only to Xbox Insiders users. Xbox One game gifting adds the ability to send digital game licenses between players through

Razor launches its first Android smartphone for gamers

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Razor, the company is known to design gaming computers will now enter the smartphone market. The new smartphone titled Razor Phone will be the first Android-powered smartphone by the company. Tom Moss, head of Razer’s mobile business, told The Guardian, “We

Dell unveils two Inspiron gaming laptops and a 34-inch Alienware monitor

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Dell and its Alienware gaming subsidiary unveiled a new line up of gaming products at the IFA 2017 this week including Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop, Inspiron Gaming Desktop with new Clear Panel and Polar Blue LED lighting and Alienware 34

HP’s Omen X is going to be a high-end gaming laptop

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HP has announced the OMEN X laptop at an event in Germany on 22nd August. The device is a high-end gaming laptop comprising of the fastest hardware components present. The OMEN X laptop comes in 15-inch and 17-inch versions, both

Logitech is acquiring gaming hardware maker Astro for $85M

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In a bid to expand into rapidly growing gaming space, computer accessory company Logitech is acquiring Astro Gaming, a popular headset maker for video games, for $85 million in cash. As part of the deal that is expected to close

Microsoft unveils the most powerful gaming console ever- Xbox One X

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After a full year of waiting, Microsoft’s much-anticipated console was finally unveiled at its E3 event. The Xbox One X- previously known as “Project Scorpio”- is the “the most powerful gaming console ever”, claims the company and will arrive on November

NVIDIA unveils world’s fastest gaming GPU, GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

USA: NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang at the Game Developers Conference, in San Francisco unveiled GeForce GTX 1080 Ti — the fastest gaming GPU ever. “It’s time for something new, something that’s 35 percent faster than a GTX 1080, something that’s faster than Titan

Nintendo’s Super Mario Run to be rolled out to Android users only in March

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All the Android users who were hoping to receive Super Mario Run, at least after a month of iOS rollout (like us), there’s a bad news. The company has announced that the Android rollout will take place only in March.

Mobile gaming firm Nazara partners Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma for cricket-based game series

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Tapping on cricketers global brand value, mobile gaming firm Nazara Technologies has partnered with Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma to create a cricket-based game series. According to an Economic Times report, the gaming publisher is planning to launch ‘Virat Super

NVIDIA partners Facebook to allow PC gamers stream live on the platform

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Though game streaming isn’t new to Facebook Live but NVIDIA is making the process a lot simpler and easier by allowing PC gamers with NVIDIA graphics cards to broadcast directly to Facebook Live “with two clicks”, according to company’s latest

Lenovo expands smart devices lineup with smart home, smart glass products

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A recent survey revealed at least 23 percent of global consumers expressed uncertainty as to which smart home device would be useful to them. To address that concern, Lenovo has launched a set of smart devices at CES 2017, for

Things that will breathe new life into a sluggish PC market in 2017

Global PC shipments has seen a steady decline of eighth consecutive quarters in Q3, 2016. According to Mikako Kitagawa, Principal Analyst at Gartner , the two fundamental issues that have impacted PC market are mainly the extension of the lifetime

Pokémon GO finally releasing in India tomorrow, thanks to RJio & Niantic partnership

Reliance Jio is now bringing the sought-after, first-of-its-kind, Augmented Reality game ‘Pokémon GO’ to India in a partnership  with Niantic – publisher and developer of the game. From tomorrow onwards, thousands of Reliance Digital Stores and select partner premises in

India jumps to fifth spot in the mobile gaming market

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India is the fifth biggest mobile gaming market, according to a report by San Francisco-based business intelligence firm, App Annie. With a steep rise in mobile game downloads and the revenues, India rose two places in the second quarter of

Harry Potter Go, a new augmented reality game expected to hit our mobiles soon

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Another good news for Potterheads. Google is not the only one who understands our love for the wizardry world; Niantic, the game developer who created Pokemon Go is also rumored planning to bring ‘Harry Potter Go’ into our smartphones. The

After Go, Google’s Deepmind plans to take on Starcraft II

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After having proved its might against humans by beating the world champion Lee Sodol at one of the toughest games in human history – Go, Google’s Deepmind AI is eyeing a new territory of strategy- based game Starcraft II. Moving

Alienware’s new gaming laptop reads your eyes

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Alienware has revamped its line of gaming notebooks with desktop-class graphics chips, just weeks after Nvidia announced its plans to bring the GTX 1080, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 to laptops. The company will launch three laptops: a 17-inch, 15-inch,

PlayStation games coming to PC now

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Sony is bringing the PlayStation Now service to Windows PC, which means subscribers can soon access PlayStation 3 games on their computer screen in the same way they’d watch a Netflix series. Starting with Europe, PS Now is launching in

Facebook working on a downloadable desktop gaming platform

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Facebook was once known not only for social networking but also for casual gaming- remember Candy crush, Farmville, or Criminal Case- which was also one of the revenue channels for Facebook and developers. But soon, gaming took a big dive