Nov 20, 2017
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With the release of the Series 3, Apple released a set of new Nylon/Velcro Sport Loops which are the most comfortable Apple Watch bands released to date. Unfortunately, these new Sport Loops are only bundled in with the Cellular Apple watch so that means if you get a normal Series 3, Series 2, or Series 1 you will have to shell out a little over $50 for one band which is insane.

[caption width="3671" align="aligncenter"] Apple Watch Sport Loop in Black, Fake[/caption]




I’d been waiting for a fake/copy to pop up on Amazon and it finally did! It’s called the Qifit New Nylon Sport Loop with Hook and Loop Fastener and it comes in all of Apple’s original colors which I couldn’t believe so I purchased a pink and a black one to see how close they come to Apple’s version. Basically, it’s the exact same thing but for $16. The colors are exactly the same but more importantly, the way the velcro is laid out and how the band feels is also exactly the same! This is the first band I’ve bought on Amazon that actually looks like an Apple product without branding.

[caption width="4031" align="aligncenter"] Fake Band, That redness is exactly like Apple's Color[/caption][caption width="4031" align="aligncenter"] Fake Apple Watch Sport Loop, Just Like The Real Thing[/caption]



If you have been wanting a sport loop then you can confidently buy these knowing you are getting the same thing as Apple but without the hefty price tag. It’s ideal for working out and sleeping but I bought mine mainly for sleeping since it makes the watch so much more comfortable than any other band. You can get one here on Amazon. Just as a tip, the black one is like the one I am wearing in the picture and isn’t completely black (just how Apple’s is), I believe dark olive is more of a darker gray/black.

Nintendo 3DS Unboxing and Hands On (Video)

The last Nintendo DS I had was the DSi Lite which I loved using but sold it to get the 3DS on release date. When I went to purchase the 3DS I saw the glossy and overall clunky design and was torn so I decided to wait until Nintendo released something better and it is finally here. Today we got our hands on the new Nintendo 3DS XL and it is the best of both worlds. The device combines the design aspects of both the DSi XL and 3DS and I am enjoying it so far even though I sold the collection of games I had for my DSi Lite. Check out our unboxing video below after the break:

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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