Month: January 2012

Gamers, Go Grab It! Guinness World Records 2012 Gamer’s Edition is Out

For every gamer, amateur or professional, the latest Guinness World Records 2012 Gamer’s Edition is an adventure path in itself. This fifth edition guides you through a number of video games and updates you on the latest records and select images taken from the top game titles from the last year. The book has trivia facts and interesting news reports to amuse you with each of its pages. It also includes information on the latest trends, upcoming highlights, and other details related to the gaming world. It has rankings for ‘Top 10’ scores and accomplishments procured by gamers worldwide. There are facts and figures as well as quotations from the leading personalities related to the gaming world. Moreover, you can also take quizzes along with your friends and wonder over the answers. The games included come from all genres. You would find details on the so popular Angry Birds and fall in love with the game once more. You would come to know about Pokémon, Donkey Kong, Dance Central, Just Dance, and many more titles. Gaz Deaves, gaming editor for Guinness World Records, said, “The 2012 book is the most comprehensive Gamer’s Edition we’ve ever released. Chronicling the video game world’s grandest successes, most embarrassing failures and everything in between, this year’s edition will immerse casual fans with an encyclopedia of interactive info and impress the hardcore crowd with...

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Love Plus coming to Nintendo® 3DS on 14 February

The Love Plus game, developed by Konami for Nintendo DS video game, will now be available in 3D. All the Nintendo 3DS owners can rejoice, because the addictive romantic game can now be played with 3D effects without the glasses. It also has more enhanced features compared to the previous version played on Nintendo DS. The ‘NEW Love Plus’ for Nintendo 3DS will hit the market on 14th February 2012 (Valentine’s Day). One of the major changes in the NEW Love Plus for Nintendo 3DS will be the Anywhere Date feature. With this particular feature, you can take your virtual girlfriend on a real date anywhere. This feature allows her to react according to the objects in the environment. You can point your 3DS camera anywhere, and it will behave according to that. For instance, if there is a bench, she will sit, or hide behind pillars, etc. Another feature is the Anywhere Date Editor. This feature will help you to create your own custom made dates with your virtual girlfriend. You can use your own creativity and then share it with other users and compete against each other to see who has the best date. NEW Love Plus uses Motion Tracking technology (detect and track moving objects) so there is a fair chance that you can sit next to your virtual girlfriend during your dates. Love Plus game...

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Nissan® launches self-healing Scratch Shield iPhone® case

It seems that iPhone has become a phenomenon as everyone is trying to associate themselves with it in some way or the other. “We’re passionate about innovations that get people excited, and that means not being restricted to one industry or genre,” said Bob Laishley from Nissan. Recently, Japanese auto-maker, Nissan has unveiled a new concept in making for iPhone – the Nissan Scratch Shield iPhone case. The specialty of the case is that it will comprise the new self-healing paint finish. Nissan had developed the same scratch guard coat paint to repair scratches on cars, which it is already applying on its Nissan and Infiniti models. After automobiles, Nissan is applying the same technology, to what it calls as world’s first self-healing iPhone case with scratch shield paint. This scratch healing technology has been developed by Nissan in collaboration with University of Tokyo and Advanced Softmaterials Inc. In Japan, NTT DoCoMo is already using the technology on style series N-03B mobile phones. For iPhone, the trial is still on. “We like to think laterally by taking the great innovations we’ve got from an automotive point of view and looking at how they could be applied to improve everyday issues. The Scratch Shield iPhone case is a great example of us taking a Nissan automotive technology that has had a huge impact for our customers, and then shifting the...

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Shazam® Player app launched

All you music junkies might be definitely aware of the name “Shazam”. Shazam is undoubtedly the largest mobile associate for iTunes in the world. It has been selling over US$ 100 million worth of music per annum ever since its inception in 1995. Shazam has recently unveiled a new addition to their list of iOS apps. It’s the new Shazam music player app – Shazam Player. The all new app plays music with a twist since it not only plays the songs but also displays the lyrics. It is one of the best iPhone music apps. According to Andrew Fisher, CEO of Shazam, “This is a momentous occasion for the company as it is the first separate app we’ve introduced since the launch of the Shazam App for iPhone in 2008. With the Shazam Player App we are staying true to our core music fans by enabling them to experience their own music libraries in a more engaging and social way.” The player app is positioned in a way so as to give people the opportunity to buy more music by the artists they like. Shazam Player is a music player app with a difference. Here’s a quick download of the app’s features: • Access to album reviews, music videos and artist tour dates as well. • Use LyricPlay and see music and streaming lyrics together. • Watch YouTube...

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Watch that Little birdie in the sky with iBird Explorer PRO

If birding or bird -witching is what you love spending most of your time on then here’s something super-exciting for you. Now you don’t need to move around with your binoculars, cameras, and telescopes to catch a glimpse of your favorite birds. The iBird Explorer PRO app on your iPhone or iPad can prove to be a perfect companion to help you with your curiosity. With the iBird Explorer PRO app, you have a mini birding encyclopedia right inside your iOS handheld devices. The universal app gives you multiple views of the birds’ photographs, illustrations, and range maps. You can also have a glance on the 445 new photos of birds in the form of a slide show. The bird call is also played simultaneously in the background. Additionally, the app also comprises a special audio player to add more depth to the bird call. The best display is with the iPad, but it gives equally eye pleasing view on your iPhone and iPod touch too. Here’s a quick download on the extensive features of the app: • iCloud: Share and store your content on the cloud. • Photo Center: Store and edit photos as per the species and further share them on Twitter and Facebook or even e-mail to friends. • Media Content: 148 audio clips from Macaulay Library along worth 353 landscape mode photos. The photo viewer...

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