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Microsoft patent filing reignites Surface Phone speculation

Microsoft patent filing reignites Surface Phone speculation

It adds to other Surface product complaints - the Surface Book was deemed to have sleep problems, and the Surface Pro 3 was found to have battery problems leading to Microsoft issuing a firmware update. "We are aware that some customers have experienced a screen flicker on Surface Pro 4 and are monitoring the situation closely". (The device, which was released in 2015, is no longer covered by its warranty.) Some customers report paying Microsoft $US800 ($1000) for a screen fix, though the ...


Psyonix details upcoming Rocket League plans, including graphical modes for Switch

Psyonix details upcoming Rocket League plans, including graphical modes for Switch

Portable mode remains the same at 720p. For more information about GDC 2018, which runs March 19th through the 23rd, visit the show's official website , and subscribe to regular updates via Facebook , Twitter , or RSS . If you have not tried it already, Rocket League is soccer only with cars and slightly insane physics. For now though, it notes that a number of perviously announced features are still expected in 2018 - including new arenas, Xbox One X support, and cross-platform ...


Red Dead Redemption 2 release date announced for PS4 and Xbox One

Red Dead Redemption 2 release date announced for PS4 and Xbox One

The game picks up on threads from its critically acclaimed and commercially successful predecessor, acting as a prequel to 2010's "Red Dead Redemption". In a recent blog post on the developer's official website, Rockstar apologized for the delay and revealed that the game will launch on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on October 26, 2018 .


Sony financials: PlayStation software shines as hardware stagnates

Sony financials: PlayStation software shines as hardware stagnates

Worldwide total shipments for PlayStation 4 have reached 76.5 million, Sony announced in its financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2017. As a whole, Sony's game division earned 718 billion yen (around $6.8 billion in US currency) in revenue. 718 Billion yen in sales (617 Billion yen in sales in 2016) with a profit of 85 Billion yen (50 Billion yen in 2016), are certainly impressive, with Sony citing an increase in PS4 software sales as one of the reasons for the growth.


Amazon, Inc. (AMZN) Tops Earnings Expectations After Hours

Amazon, Inc. (AMZN) Tops Earnings Expectations After Hours

Revenue from warehousing, packaging and other logistics services for these third-party businesses increased 41% to $10.5 billion in the holiday quarter. Olsavsky, Amazon's CFO, told reporters, "We're still in heavy investment mode". Not for nothing is the company earning infamy for squeezing competitors by running on low profit margins.


Apple announces record quarter for sales and profit

Apple announces record quarter for sales and profit

Even though Apple sold fewer iPhones as compared to last year , Apple's revenue is up because of the premium price of the iPhone X . Thanks to the iPhone X , iPhone ASP increased to $796 from $695 a year ago. Apple shares ended in the green Thursday and are poised to open a little higher later in the US Friday, as its earnings release reported record revenues for the tech innovator.