The next generation of the Samsung Galaxy Note, appropriately named the Samsung Galaxy Note II, has officially gone on sale for those of you who have been eagerly waiting to get your hands on this new device. Depending on the route you take in acquiring one, you can purchase it for $370 on-contract through T-Mobile or, if you want to get it a little cheaper, you can hit up Wirefly where it is currently going for $279 with a new two-year contract.
While October 29th is only five days away, which is when Google will be having an event in New York which everyone is pretty much guess will be the official announcement of the Nexus 4 device, probably something to do with Android 4.2 and even possibly the Nexus 10 tablet. One thing is for certain, something with a Nexus will be involved.
We've had the pleasure of using the MOGA mobile gaming system for the past four or so days, giving it a thorough fondling in just about every aspect we could think of. Needless to say the concept, since it first was reported on, was a very good one and caught the interest of many developers both big and small. So now that we have played with it for a few days and now that it's officially available in stores as of today, here is our rather in-depth review of the MOGA unit.
One of a few upcoming game controllers a lot of people have been looking forward to getting is the MOGA mobile gaming system. Well the good news today for those of you waiting is that the waiting is actually over. The MOGA will be hitting the shelves at Toys R' Us and Best Buy starting today as well as Fred Meyer and Gamestop. For those of you more apt to shopping online, you can also pick the MOGA up off of Amazon and PowerA's website.
At about the time the Nexus 7 tablet was hitting the Google Play store, rumors of multiple Nexus branded devices coming from multiple manufacturers started to swirl. The rumor was that there would be up to 5 different Nexus devices coming from different manufacturers by the end of this year. Now, with a new set of photos that showcase a Sony phone with Google labeled on the back instead of 'with Google', could this be the second Nexus device that will be hitting the Play store soon?
Well it seems that the LG device everyone has been dry humping in the news lately that was rumored to be the Nexus device from LG is in fact real. On top of that, it appears that a Russia site Onliner.by has managed to somehow get a hold of one and has done a full review of what is now called the LG Nexus 4.
Back in September the iControlPad 2 hit up Kickstarter to try and get funding to finish off this new mobile gaming controller which has a much better design than the original iControlPad had. Well with a little under 2 days to go the iControlPad 2 has reached its funding goal and will soon be available for purchase once the prototype gets sent out for mass production.
Yes, there are plenty of controllers out there heading our way over the next few weeks, all of which are designed with serious gaming in mind. However, for those of you who are more into the retro gaming end of things, whether it be playing cool retro games or just checking out merchandise from back in the day, there is a controller that we've been keeping an eye on since we last reported on it back in February 2012. Well after the long wait the iCade 8-bitty controller is finally available for purchase.
There have been rumors of multiple Nexus branded devices heading our way over the next few months from when the Nexus 7 was launched. There have been rumors as to what companies would be making these upcoming Nexus devices with names like Sony and LG be thrown around. Well the LG-E960 looks to be the rumored Nexus device that will be coming from the fine folks over at LG.
There are a couple of new mobile gaming controllers gearing up to hit store shelves real soon that we are eager to get our grubby little hands on to try out and play games with. There is the SteelSeries Free wireless game controller, previously known as the SteelSeries ION, which is now available as of October 2nd, 2012 and then there is the rather interesting MOGA controller. Slated to ht store shelves this month, PowerA have announced today that the MOGA controller has some serious retail backing and will be available in some rather big name stores.
Interesting news today coming from Texas Instruments as they have announced that they will be officially backing out of the mobile devices industry to focus on a more broader range of products such as automobiles and other technology that uses embedded chip systems. This is due to the fact that right now, for Texas Instruments, the mobile industry isn't as stable and profitable as they had hoped it would be.