As a huge fan for this newly released title, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, I was rather upset to find out that the strategy guide has been pushed back again. Originally scheduled to release on February 7th with the game, it was posted on Facebook today that players will be able to recieve the strategy guide “in the next couple of weeks” with no offical set date. After not releaseing on the original date with the game, retailers had been told that the new release date would be this Friday, February 17th, and are now saying that it should be in stores Friday, February 24th.read more
Codemasters announced on February 9th that there is scheduled to be a complete edition of the rally racing game “Dirt 3” released sometime in March on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Joystiq reports that
“The $39.99 release will include the full game, 12 new tracks in two different new locations and lots of new cars and liveries to play around with.”
NVIDIA and Rambus have come together in friendship after plenty of time bent on legal war. Rambus, for those of you who do not know, is a company that holds many patents related to chip interfaces for RAM. They have been in legal battles with NVIDIA since 2008 regarding patent infringement. Earlier this week, the 2 companies announced they have settled outstanding patent infringement claims along with signing a patent license agreement. The deal will allow NVIDIA to use patented Rambus technology in its products for the next 5 years without any repercussion.
Seagate has started shipping the GoFlex Thunderbolt adapter for its line of portable hard drives. The adapter provides Mac users with improved transfer speeds over USB 2.0. While the latest Seagate GoFlex drives offer USB 3.0 connections, Mac computers have not yet implemented the technology, opting for Thunderbolt alongside USB 2.0 as an alternative. Intel claims it developed Thunderbolt to act a companion to USB, and USB 3.0 will most likely still be found on both Mac and PC computers in the future. For the time being, the GoFlex Thunderbolt adapter bridges the gap for Mac users stuck with limited transfer speeds on portable hard drives.read more
Toshiba was not the bearer of good news win they announced their Q3 earning reports that shows Toshiba down nearly $139 million in revenue losses year over year. Toshiba was able to gain $18.5 billion in revenue in the quarter to end December 2011, but that was 9% less than it accomplished at the same time last year. Apparently Toshiba has seen steady drop in sales across television, appliances, computers, and other consumer electronic devices. Toshiba has reassessed their 4th quarter projections with drastic changes such as cutting projected earning by nearly 50%.read more