But that doesn't mean you should rush out and buy one.
Even if you're excited about the next wave of console games, signs are pointing in flashing red neon to wait. You could -- and probably should -- wait until next year to enjoy the fruits that these consoles will hopefully bring.
In this week's must-see rundown, we offer up an in-depth look at all of the new features in Google's latest mobile OS, Android KitKat. If you're one of the lucky users to already have it, you'll also want to check out our very handy tips for extending your phone's battery on KitKat.
Twitter officially went public earlier this week. In our latest Inside Scoop, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and senior writer Daniel Terdiman discuss the social media giant's initial public offering, what they learned from Facebook, and how they plan to turn a profit. … Read more
Microsoft's Xbox One will have very little functionality out of the box when it launches later this month.
Speaking to Engadget in an interview published on Friday, Microsoft's senior director of product management, Albert Penello, said that owners of the Xbox One "will be able to do very little without taking the day one update." When pressed on what users could do with the Xbox One before the update is added to the console, Penello said "nothing."
That Microsoft is requiring Xbox One buyers to download the day one update is no surprise. The … Read more
Talk about the end of an era. On Wednesday, Blockbuster Video -- the chain that almost single-handedly drove mom-and-pop video stores out of business -- announced plans to close its remaining retail stores, effectively driving the final nail in the movie-rental coffin.
Well, the traditional movie rental, anyway. There are still plenty of ways to borrow a flick, in physical and digital formats alike. Let's take a look at some post-Blockbuster options.… Read more
Sony has announced the entertainment apps that will be available on the PlayStation 4 when the console launches on November 15. Dominated by familiar names like Netflix, Amazon Instant, Crackle, and Hulu Plus, the lineup is similar to what's offered on the current PS3 console.
According to Sony, the launch lineup is as follows:Amazon Instant Video Crackle Crunchyroll Epix Hulu Plus NBA Game Time Netflix NHL GameCenter Live Redbox Instant Sony Music Unlimited Sony Video Unlimited Vudu YuppTV
The most notable name missing from the list is YouTube. Also absent (despite being available on the PS3) are Cinema … Read more
It's no secret that YouTube comment sections are often dismal corners of the Internet, where anonymous posters disparage, defame, and diss anyone or anything they can find.
YouTube has been working over the past year to clean up these shadowy sections of its Web site. And now, the day has come that commenting on YouTube, as we know it, will change.
The online video service announced Wednesday that all users will begin seeing site-wide changes. The main gist of these changes is that comments will now be sorted so that users will see prioritized posts based on community-focused commenters … Read more
We Video - Video Editor offers enough features to be one of the most powerful video editors for Android, but it does take a little while before you get comfortable with it. There's so much you can do with it that the effort you invest in learning how to use it is well-spent, though. Download this nifty app if you want to do serious video editing on your smartphone or tablet.
As the app version of a popular Web-based video editor, We Video lets you use your existing account to log in. If you don't have an account … Read more
Video games have evolved over the years from the early arcade styles to cutscenes fit for the big screen. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the opening title sequences of games. In just over two minutes, you can experience the entire history of game title design and marvel at the changes.
This super-cut of title sequences spans 35 games starting with Donkey Kong in 1981 and ending with The Last of Us from this year. It was created by editor Ian Albinson from Art of the Title as a companion piece to a Gamercamp presentation on how cinema has influenced the creation of gaming titles.… Read more
With busy schedules these days, who has the time to figure out complicated converters and their myriad options? WiseCleaner understands your frustration and that's why they've created Wise Video Converter. Whenever you just want your videos to work -- on a phone, tablet, or PC -- Wise Video Converter is the hassle-free solution.
Garnering 4/5 stars, Wise Video Converter is a favorite with our editors for its clean user interface and ease of use. The program boils down the conversion process to just a few quick steps. Just drag and drop your video into one of the … Read more