Saturday , 25 February 2017

News

Razer Acquires Nextbit and Moves into Smartphone Space

razer and nextbit logos

Darling gaming tech company Razer has officially acquired smartphone startup Nextbit. I couldn’t be happier. Let’s talk about why! Everyone in the gaming community knows Razer. They are an independent company that started out making fantastic gaming mice. They then moved into keyboards and other accessories, before finally releasing the Blade laptop. Their full suite of products is impressive, especially …

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Samsung Drops Invites for MWC. Is This the Galaxy S8?

Samsung Press Conference banner, February 26, 2017

Samsung needs to have a huge 2017. It seems like they may be off to a strong start. The South Korean electronics giant has shipped out invites to their press┬áconference at Mobile World Congress. Tech nerds everywhere immediately ask, “Will this be the Galaxy S8?” Here’s what we know: The invite is the usual cryptic tease that tech companies love …

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Teri Hatcher Joins Supergirl In a Multi-Episode Mystery Role

Former Supergirl and Superman Helen Slater and Dean Cain are in recurring roles on Supergirl right now and one more familiar face from past Superman adaptations is about to popup soon. Teri Hatcher (Desperate Housewives, The Odd Couple) will come onto the current second season of The CW superhero series for a multi-episode arc in a “mysterious new role” and …

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Japanese Startup Vaqso Wants to Enhance Your Virtual Reality Experience

Virtual reality brought a new way to experience life. From video games to movies (even adult movies), VR has changed the entertainment landscape. Now a Japanese startup called Vaqso wants to change the way you experience VR. Vaqso VR is a small device that magnetically attaches to a head mounted device. The device can then emit smells based on your …

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“Father of Pac-Man” and Namco Founder Masaya Nakamura Dead at 91

Namco Founder

Bandai Namco has announced in a press release today that Masaya Nakamura, the founder of Namco, passed away on January 22, 2017. Nakamura (born December 24, 1925) was a Japanese businessman who started Namco (originally Nakamura Manufacturing) as a manufacturer of amusement rides. Under Nakamura’s guidance and business smarts, Namco grew in to the third largest video game developing company …

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Rogue One Actor is Set to Star in Scarface Reboot

Diego Luna is starring in Scarface

Rogue One star Diego Luna (Captain Cassian Ando) is attached to the Scarface reboot Say ‘ello to our new lead actor for the Scarface reboot! Variety has released some huge news on the front of the upcoming reboot. Director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) is no longer attached to the film. Fans of his hit films like Training Day and The …

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Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph Cast as Cloak and Dagger

Marvel Comics’ hold on television is soon about to expand further beyond Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC, the Netflix shows, the upcoming X-Men pilot and Legion, the Inhumans series, and even their animated shows on Disney XD. Cloak and Dagger will soon come to Freeform after five years in development, but have now found the actors to play the leading …

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Ben Affleck Steps Down as Director of The Batman

Ben Affleck was long attached to direct his own standalone Batman film in addition co-writing and starring in it, but not anymore. Affleck will still play the titular hero in his own standalone film, but not be as totally involved as thought before. Affleck will no longer direct The Batman as long thought, but remain on in the lead role, …

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Peter Capaldi to Leave Doctor Who At the End of This Year

Regeneration is soon upon Doctor Who. In addition to Steven Moffat stepping down as showrunner after the latest series of Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi will also be exiting his role as the titular hero. Having taken control of the TARDIS since 2013, Calpadi became the 12th incarnation of the hero at the center of the longest running sci-fi show in …

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Suicide Squad Concept Art Shows How We Could’ve Seen the Joker

Suicide Squad continues to make an Oscar push by staying in the news Fans all over the country either loved or hated Warner Brothers’/DC Comics’ film, Suicide Squad. While you may agree with it or not, the film was nominated for an Oscar. (Even thought Deadpool wasn’t…) In an effort to keep buzz up around the film, DC and WB …

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