Apr 18, 2017
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Last year was the first time that I left my iPhone for more than a month and switch to Android. I used the Galaxy S7 for around 5 Months until the iPhone 7 came out. I've always liked Android but until a couple years ago it just wasn't as good as iOS and when I say good I mean the apps available on the OS were not as good as those on iOS.

Switching from iPhone 7 to Galaxy S8


 

I believe 2017 is the first year that it doesn't really matter what phone you choose because all of them are going to be pretty much the same. The iPhone 8 will look and function very similarly to the Galaxy S8 and both devices have lots of features which end up accomplishing the same thing. I sold my iPhone 7 a couple of weeks ago in preparation for the Galaxy S8 because it is the best smartphone ever made. The combination of materials, features, software, and design of the phone make it the most comfortable smartphone I have held and it sports the most beautiful screen I have seen. The iPhone 8 will most like match all this but we are still months away from an announcement this means it's currently Samsung's turn to shine.


 

I ended up purchasing the Silver since I have had a black phone for the past couple of years and Samsung has given all the S8 colors black fronts which is perfect. If you have yet to see one in person, I highly reccomend going to a store and checking it out. This is what phones will look like for the next couple of years until the foldable displays become more affordable. I’ll be making some videos on the S8 this coming weekend so stay tuned for those!

App Review: Fieldrunners 2 for iOS [VIDEO]

Fieldrunners was one of the first tower defense games that came out once Apple launched the App Store and since has been one of my favorite strategy games until now due to the fact that Fieldrunners 2 is now available in the App Store for $2.99. If your hesitant on wether or not the game is worth it then check out our video review after the break.

Game Features:

  • 25 unique, hand painted levels spanning 4 distinct zones across Fieldrunners Island
  • Over 20 weapons to choose from at the start of each level
  • Face waves of fieldrunners that navigate the battlefield with unparalleled realistic swarming behavior
  • Multi-storied maps route enemies over bridges, under tunnels, and into trenches
  • Revolutionary “Hybrid Maps” combine the fun of designing mazes with the challenges of fixed path layouts
  • Sudden Death maps pit players against never ending hordes of enemies in an all new, action packed levels
  • Puzzle Maps are bonus levels that put players’ understanding of enemy behaviors to the test
  • Over 30 different enemy types, including elite enemy units with special attacks and rewards
  • Powerful items allow players to perform precision based attacks like never before

Source: App Store

Nintendo announces Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and YouTube as Wii U content partners

During todays Nintendo E3 keynote, Reggie Fils Aime announced that Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video, and YouTube will be providing content to Wii U owners. Nintendo mainly focused on games and didn’t really show any of the Wii U’s software or hardware nevertheless Reggie did mention that “In the future, we’ll show you how the Wii U will integrate and elevate entertainment in your living room,”. We will just have to wait and see but in the meantime Nintendo has a lot more information on the Wii U which you can check out here.

‘Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation’ coming to PS Vita on Oct 30, along with a ‘crystal white’ Vita bundle

Last night at Sony’s E3 Press Conference Ubisoft announced Assassin’s Creed III Liberation which is a new chapter in the Assassin’s Creed saga and was designed exclusively for the PlayStation Vita. Unlike other Assassin’s Creed titles this game will feature the first playable female assassin in the series history. The game will launch this year on October 30th. For those that have been waiting for a white PS Vita, Sony is launching a special bundle alongside the game featuring a brand-new “crystal white” PS Vita which includes a 4GB SD card and the new game. Check out the reveal trailer after the break.

‘Watch Dogs’ and ‘The Last Of Us’ Demonstrate Stunning Graphics and Gameplay at E3

Last night at E3 there were two games that really stole the show. Sony showed off some gameplay of ‘The Last Of Us’ for PS3 and it caused a lot of buzz because of the great post-apocalyptic visuals. There was also a gameplay video  of ‘Watch Dogs’ by Ubisoft which showed off next-gen-level graphics. ‘Watch Dogs’ revolves around the premise of the ctOS, a digital network that forms the basis of an internal war for information. There was no information on what platforms’Watch Dogs’ will be released on or when we can expect it to hit the shelves. Both games look great and wether you like one game more than the other is just a matter of preference but keep in mind that ‘The Last Of Us’ is a PS3 exclusive while Ubisoft has yet to announce what platforms ‘Watch Dogs’ will be coming for. Check out the gameplay trailers for both after the break.

Microsoft announces Xbox SmartGlass, an app for tablets and mobile devices

At E3 Microsoft announced Xbox SmartGlass, which is sort of their approach to what Nintendo is doing with the Wii U. SmartGlass is an app for tablets and mobile devices that will let users interact and view different content from the videos and games on their console. The app serves as a remote control which lets users to start video content on one SmartGlass device, and seamlessly pick it up on another. The most important feature is how SmartGlass will serve as a secondary screen which will provide additional content related to whatever video or game is playing on the Xbox 360. Microsoft demonstrated the app with a Halo 4 concept which allows players to view their stats, get notified of different waypoints, and initiate multiplayer gaming sessions from the app. It also looks like Microsoft will make the app available for Windows Phone devices as well as  iOS and Android. Although, the extended game functionality was specifically noted as being for Windows 8 tablets and Windows Phone devices. No availability date has been given for the app yet.

 

Nintendo shows final Wii U Gamepad, Pro Controller, and TV remote app (With Video)

Almost a year ago Nintendo introduced their next generation console which they named the Wii U. Back then everything was still in the process of being designed and finalized but now that its time for E3 again Nintendo decided to give us a bit of news before their official E3 presentation. In todays preview Nintendo decided to show us the finished version of the Wii U controller, now known as the Gamepad, as well as a TV remote app and a Pro Controller for those who prefer a more traditional control method. The Gamepad is now wider and the buttons have been shifted a bit to give the user an overall more comfortable feel. If you want the full details and what we can expect from the Wii U then we will have to wait until Tuesday but for now you can check out the Pre E3 Nintendo Direct video after the break!

 

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