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Tropico 6 delayed to January 2019 – and console dictators have an even longer wait

Kalypso Media has announced that Tropico 6 for PC has been delayed until January 2019, with the dictator sim releasing for consoles in summer 2019. According to a statement from the publisher, Tropico was delayed from a 2018 release date to give the development team at Limbic Studios more time to polish the title. Tropico is a city building/dictator sim which sees you playing as the leader of the island state of Tropico (AKA El Presidente). Tropico 6 is the latest addition to the Tropico series

By | 2019-08-15T17:00:00+00:00 August 15th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The best VR apps for education

You don’t actually have to wait around for VR to change education, though: there are plenty of education-focused VR apps that are already available. Whether you’re a teacher, a student, or simply interested in learning more about the world, here are the best VR apps for education. Perhaps one of the best things about Discovery VR is that the content on it is free. Discovery VR is available on a number of platforms, including the Oculus Rift, Gear VR and HTC Vive. VirtualSpeech VR is available in

By | 2018-12-17T17:41:33+00:00 December 17th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

InkyPen lets you read comic books on Nintendo Switch – and the app’s gone live

Nintendo Switch added another string to its bow today, with the launch of a new digital comic book app exclusive to the gaming console. InkyPen is a subscription service offering access to 'thousands' of digital comics, with plans to open up to manga in the near future. The Norwegian startup is billed as an "all-you-can read comic subscription service for Nintendo Switch", and joins a very selective roster of non-gaming apps on the console – alongside YouTube and Hulu, but still missing the like

By | 2018-12-17T10:08:21+00:00 December 17th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The scariest VR horror games to date

Virtual reality (VR) horror takes away the one degree of separation that lets you feel safe. But, not all VR horror is created equal. Look through our picks for the best horror VR games around, and decide for yourself just what level of claustrophobic terror you think you can handle. DreadhallsOculus Rift / HTC Vive / Gear VR, $10A great low-budget starting point for gauging your tolerance for VR horror, Dreadhalls doesn't give you the crutch of a weapon to defend yourself. Resident Evil VII VRP

By | 2018-12-16T16:00:00+00:00 December 16th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You might have to wait a little longer for your Amazon Echo Auto

Back in September, Amazon announced a huge number of new Echo products, without filling in too many details about when they would be available. It looks like the launch of one of these gadgets, the Amazon Echo Auto, has now been pushed back to 2019. While Amazon hasn't said anything officially, the product page for the Echo Auto has scrubbed any mention of "this year" from the listing, AFTVnews notes. Echo in your carThe Amazon Echo Auto is currently being promoted at a knock-down price of $24.9

By | 2018-12-16T10:30:31+00:00 December 16th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

TechRadar’s downloads advent calendar: get mySteganos Online Shield VPN free

The holidays are an expensive time, so we’re bringing you a special treat: a full, free Windows program to download every day until Christmas. Behind the 14th door on our downloads advent calendar you'll find a special edition of mySteganos Online Shield VPN with 2GB data transfer per month. mySteganos Online Shield VPN is incredibly easy to use – just download and install the client software, enter your free serial number and adjust the simple set of sliders to choose your level of protection.

By | 2018-12-15T20:55:40+00:00 December 15th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The best multiplayer VR games

TechRadar's VR Month TechRadar and PC Gamer are diving deep into virtual reality this month with a series of guides, how-tos, and features digging into every aspect of VR that we're simply calling VR Month. VR has a ton of multiplayer games available across most headsets, many with cross-platform support, so you’ll be able to play and chat with fellow VR enthusiasts around the world. This free bundled PlayStation VR game basically makes the VR headset wearer Bowser, facing off against – or somet

By | 2018-12-15T16:00:00+00:00 December 15th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Peanuts cartoons are going to be part of Apple’s upcoming streaming service

There's been no official confirmation yet, but it's now an open secret that Apple is busy working on its own video streaming service to take on Netflix, and a high profile cartoon series just got added to the platform's roster – Peanuts, featuring Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the gang. Apple has inked a deal with DHX Media, which currently controls the rights to Peanuts, and in the coming years will be producing new series, specials and shorts featuring the Peanuts characters, Deadline

By | 2018-12-15T14:30:20+00:00 December 15th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Facebook’s latest app data bug exposed the private photos of 6.8m users

The data privacy scandals just keep coming for Facebook: the social network has revealed a flaw in its code that could have exposed the private photos of up to 6.8 million users. Facebook is notifying the developers of the apps in question, but to what extent they accessed or used photos they shouldn't have seen isn't clear. "Early next week we will be rolling out tools for app developers that will allow them to determine which people using their app might be impacted by this bug. We will be wor

By | 2018-12-15T10:30:38+00:00 December 15th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to pick the perfect holiday settings to test your smartphone camera

Below we've listed some of the kinds of locations that are enduringly popular with photographers, and some specific UK examples, with tips on how you can use your phone's camera to do them justice. If your phone's camera app doesn't have a tilt-shift option built in, you'll find it in a photo editor app like Pixlr. It’s an extinct volcano that last erupted 350 million years ago and perfect for the tip above. This helps your phone's camera retain color information at the horizon, to avoid the bri

By | 2018-12-15T08:00:41+00:00 December 15th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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