Today was certainly a hectic day in the world of technology to say the least. We've compiled a list of TechnoBuffalo's top headlines for today to help you make sense of it all.
1. AOL Purchases the Huffington Post
AOL is beginning to look more and more like a media conglomerate as they have recently announced their plan to acquire The Huffington Post for $315 million. Will this create a conflict of interest within the political arena? Is AOL an unstoppable advertising powerhouse considering the fact that they already own blogs like Engadget and TechCrunch?
AOL Purchases Huffington Post For $315 Million
2. Motorola Xoom Officially Priced and Dated
Motorola's much-anticipated iPad competitor, the Xoom, is set to be released on February 24 starting at about $800. Featuring Android 3.0 Honeycomb, many are wonder whether this tablet will break the market wide open, but at the $800 price point, it is debatable.
Motorola Xoom Coming February 24, Priced at $799
3. New Installment in The Conduit Headed for the 3DS
Though the game has not reached completion, CCO Eric Nofsinger of High Voltage Software has announced that the company is bringing a new Conduit to Nintendo's newest platform. Apparently, a publisher is not set yet, though there is speculation that Sega will do the honors. Would you shell out a few bucks for this title?
High Voltage Developing The Conduit for the 3DS
4. Android 2.4 to Retain the Name Gingerbread
The next version of the Android Operating System will not be codenamed Ice Cream as fist suspected, but rather maintain using the Gingerbread name, according to Viewsonic. This is to help prevent users from being confused about the various versions of Android.
Android 2.4 Coming In April; Will Retain Gingerbread Name
5. Coverage of the Sprint Press Event
The event having taken place this evening, Sprint announced the Kyocera Echo, the first dual-screen Android-powered phone, boasting dual 3.5-inch LCD WVGA screens, making up 4.7-inches diagonally.
Sprint Announces Dual-Screen Android Kyocera Echo (video)
Sprint Kyocera Echo Hands-On (video)
6. Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Wins Writer's Guild Award
Though Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood was a great game in many respects, many are in shock and awe that a game such as Mass Effect 2 did not win the award for Best Writing. It turns out a flaw in the awards system prevented this; for the details click the link below.
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Wins WGA Award
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Win an iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with the Reader's Choice giveaway!
What's the best phone of 2019? Is it the iPhone 11 Pro, Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T? What about the best laptop, games console, tablet and more? Vote NOW in the Reader's Choice awards and win BIG in time for the holidays!
Here are the best products from IFA 2019!
Here are the products announced at IFA 2019 that were worthy of our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Also featuring MrMobile's single best product at the show!
It's the season for chapped lips, so you might need one of these lip balms
If you're looking for a good lip balm to keep in your pocket, you may be searching for awhile. There are tons of options to choose from, and they may not always be a perfect choice. Here are some great options to add to your purse or pocket.