AGN News Archive
Microsoft has unveiled Surface - its own-brand family of tablets.
The touchscreen computers will be powered by its upcoming Windows 8 system and contain a choice of an Intel or ARM-based processor.
It allows the firm to challenge Apple's bestselling iPad with a device that can run standard applications such as its own Office programs and Photoshop.
But it puts Microsoft in competition with other manufacturers planning to release tablets designed for Windows 8
Bigger than DVDs, bigger than cinema box office, bigger than music and bigger than books, the video games industry is big business.
With global software revenues exceeding $50bn (
US TV network Fox has cancelled Steven Spielberg drama Terra Nova after just one season.
The big budget prehistoric series averaged 7.5 million viewers in the US but failed to do as well as hoped.
But according to The Hollywood Reporter, 20th Century Fox TV will now try to sell it to other networks.
After the premiere was delayed twice, the series finally made it to air in September but got a lukewarm reception from some fans and critics.
The final episode of the first series was shown on 19 December.
Budding Jedi masters and Sith lords now have somewhere else to hone their lightsaber skills.
Star Wars: The Old Republic launched on 20 December and lets gamers play as characters from the iconic SF series.
Reputed to have cost more than $130m (
British computer chip designer ARM has unveiled its latest graphics processing unit (GPU) for mobile devices.
The Mali-T658 offers up to ten times the performance of its predecessor.
It paves the way for faster games and other more complex software on smartphones and tablet computers.
Google is planning to strip some features from its Reader to boost the Google+ social network.
In a blogpost, the company revealed that the sharing features on its RSS news reader would soon be removed.
Instead, anyone wanting to share or highlight posts on blogs and websites will have to do so via integrated Google+ tools.
Over the last few months I have been trying to reports, and re-write the content on this site. But it's been quite a job to add more things within the original architecture/code/etc....
So I have been working on a new site design so that I can add the content more easly.
The new deisgn, along with old & NEW content will be appearing very soon !!!
Comeback and joing the community
Mass Effect 2 is out for the XboX 360 and PC, do we have brought you more clips to watch.
Head on over to find out why you need to buy this game
It's almost here !!!
Due to be released at the end of January, we are counting down the last 3 weeks.
And so the Releases section has been updated to bring you info on the game !
Mass Effect 2 we be available on XboX 360 and PC only.
Head on over and have a look and masses of screenshots and the first 3 videos !!!
A new year and loads new things are arriving already !
We are updating our "Releases" section, and so The Saboteur has now been added to the listings.
There are plenty of screenshots and now even a few movie clips !!!
So head on over and have a look! It will be release January 2010 (it's odd saying that), on XboX 360, PlayStation 3 and PC
Merry Xmas everyone, hope you all had a great couple of days!
Did Santa bring you want you wanted?
We wish you a very merry and happy holiday!
Appologies, I have recently moved, and getting internet access to my new places is taking much longer than I hoped.
I am hoping to be back online and soon will be able to bring you loads of new stuff for Xmas !!!
I know this might put a bit of a downer on things (considering the last news item), however, it is probably my only free forum to put the message out on this day of the year.
Take a moment to remember all those heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Please help and support all those who have come back.
I'd like to mention 2 organisations that need our support, The Royal British Legion (that the Brits should recognise from the Poppy appeals) and Help For Heroes (which has been more prominent with the recent service the troops have been seeing to support many local organisation to aid returning Service men and women).
Being a Brit, these are the British organisations I'm awareof, please let me know of the organisation providing support in your country/area and I'll do my best to sort something out across our sites.
The VERY much anticipated sequel to a very refreshing change to the franchise has hit the shelves today!!!
I am still playing the original to this day, but can
Yeap, been woking hard on a few things, but always trying bring new things to the sites, so....
... we will have our own video section !!!
You will get to see game clips of up coming games and the best ones out there.
General clean up is still on going, just about 2,500 spam messages in the news section still to clean up :(
As a few of you noticed the other week the site had an update.
The scripts been updated, things have had a few tweeks. AJAX will be enabled very soon.
Just wanted to send the warmest Xmas holiday wishes to everyone !
We hope everyone is have a joyful and peacefull time !!!
Cya all soon
So, I'm back to square 1.
With the latest release of PHP, many of the previous functionalities have been removed and so have those of our sites.
Having been trying to patch things to make them work, I have come to the conclusions to start things from scratch instead.
The design&layout will stay similar, however, everything in the background will be re-written.
This way, much new stuff will appear in the near future.
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