Gadget & Games


panasonic-121614.jpg LG has announced plans to move forward with their LCD TV technology and will soon offer a 4K model using quantum dots. The manufacturer already offers LCD screens in both UHD and OLED models and the new 4K will sit at a price point between the two.

Diamond-applewatch-121614.jpg A high-end custom edition of the new Apple Watch has been listed for over $30,000 jewelers Mervis Diamond Brokers. The watch is encrusted with eight rows of diamonds making up a total of over 15-karats. The gems are set in an 18-karat rose gold base and a mockup of the watch shows an option pre-set with a butterfly backdrop.

xbox-121514.jpg Xbox One moved an impressive 1.2 million units in the US this November outpacing both the PS4 and Wii U. The data was collect by the NPD analytics group, who also said that Xbox one was the top selling gaming console in the UK moving into the holiday rush.

Sony has announced that their limited edition 20th anniversary edition Playstation 4 is set for release on December 15. There will only 12,300 of the consoles available worldwide and each one will have its very own serial number stamped on brushed nickel logo plate.

CallofDuty-112514.jpg Sledgehammer Games has released a new patch to fix various bugs in "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" for on Xbox 360 and PS3. Some of the fixes include updates to the marksman and camo challenges and a fix to the automatic resetting on the Ping Bar.

RedboxMovies-112514.jpg DVD rental service RedBox has announced a plan to increase its rental prices by 25 percent in a move to increase overall profits and free up capital to invest in new technology. Redbox President Mark Horak broke the news in an official statement this week adding that company has big plans for the new year.

kids-xbox-112514.jpg Reps from the Microsoft Xbox and Sony Playstation teams have come forward to deny claims that they were hacked by the group who call themselves DerpTrolling. The hacker group came forward last week claiming that they had hacked various gaming systems acquiring user information and credit card numbers for thousands of users.

AppleStoreCrowded-112514.jpg Apple could be set to enjoy record high sales figures in the final quarter this year, as analysts are predicting heavy demand for the company's flagship iPhone 6 smartphone. Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst with KGI, predicts that Apple could move as many a 71.5 million iPhones this holiday season.

A hack group called DerpTrolling has released a collection of hacked PS2, 2K and Windows Live customer logins. The data was released in a Pastebin document and the group says it is just a small amount of the data they have collected.

ACUnityArno-111814.jpg Assassin's Creed: Unity, from Ubisoft Entertainment, has drawn criticism from gamers and gaming publications, dropping the company's stock price 8% over the past three days of trading. Several gamers have taken to social media to post pictures of the glitchy title.