Sony's next generation games console will be backwards compatible, but not in the sense that we're accustomed to. The PlayStation 4 (PS4), Sony’s eagerly-awaited entertainment device, won't play current PS3 optical games discs. Instead, backwards compatibility will be delivered using a streaming service whereby games are delivered in real-time over the internet from remote servers.
Sony has released a teasing video and summoned world media to an elusive event on February 20 in New York City, leading to rumours that the company may unveil its next-generation gaming console, the PlayStation 4, sooner than expected.
As Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall on the East Coast of the United States tomorrow, Monday, the Google Crisis Response team has assembled a Hurricane Sandy map to track its progress and provide updated emergency information.
Last October Irish group deals customer management startup Redeem&Get took home the Spark of Genius award at the Dublin Web Summit. Some €1.6 million worth of deal redemptions later, Redeem&Get has launched Deal Manager Pro for marketers.
Facebook may unveil Timeline for brand pages later this month according to a report from Ad Age. Facebook first introduced Timeline at its f8 developer conference in September of last year, which became available but optional to all personal profile pages that December.
Twitter is set to unveil its long-awaited analytics tool, as well as a new blog that will "highlight great pieces of Twitter in real time", in the coming months. Yesterday we reported that Twitter would shortly introduce enhanced brand pages.
As anticipation mounts over Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's near-global release on November 8th, Activision, the game's publisher, has released this live action trailer featuring Jonah Hill, Dwight Howard and Sam Worthington.
The Street View team over at Google have been busy over the past year recording imagery in hundreds of parks across 22 countries. Now, starting today, armchair explorers can tour some of the world's "most beautiful and unique parks" using Google's dedicated Maps gallery.
Amazon has scheduled a media event in New York on September 28th, mounting speculation that their forthcoming Amazon tablet will be announced. The tablet is expected to begin retailing in October or November at $299, considerably less than the entry-level Apple iPad.