Halo: The Master Chief Collection (hereby referred to as the MCC) was one of gaming's all-time biggest disappointments. What was promised as a definitive collection of all the main Halo titles before Halo 5: Guardians turned out to be a bug-ridden, glitchy disaster that heavily damaged the reputations of both 343 Industries and the Xbox brand. Despite this, 343 committed to … [Read more...] about Is Halo: The Master Chief Collection worth returning to?
Bottom line: Google is partnering with the largest automotive alliance in the world to make Android the brains behind over 10 million vehicles. This gives Google a major advantage over Apple while making the infotainment experience more familiar to users. Google is partnering with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, the world's largest automotive alliance, to make Android … [Read more...] about Android is the car infotainment system of the future
Amazon first introduced its line of “Alexa Gadgets” — devices that are meant to enhance Echo devices in “fun and playful” ways — with the $20 Echo Button last year, but since then, there hasn’t been much movement on other Alexa Gadgets. That changes today, though, with the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit beta that will give tools to developers to … [Read more...] about Amazon is letting developers make their own Alexa Gadgets
Remember the initial test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system we told you to be prepared for on September 20th? The text, prefaced by a ear-piercing loud tone similar to the one used on Amber Alerts, is called a 'Presidential Alert' and cellphone users cannot opt-out of receiving it. The texts are supposed to be used to convey warnings related to the weather, missing … [Read more...] about Presidential Alert text message to test WEA is now delayed until next month
Sony’s latest flagship smartphone may not be 5G-ready (duh), also capping off at a modest (by ultra-high-end standards) 4GB RAM in the US and Europe, with its battery life proving a bitter disappointment in our in-depth testing.But even though we expected the Xperia XZ3 to only kick off pre-orders stateside on September 24 ahead of an actual October 17 commercial rollout, … [Read more...] about Amazon kicks off Sony Xperia XZ3 pre-orders in the US, throwing in free Xperia Ear Duo headset