PUBG’s “console exclusivity” may soon end, as loud hints of a PS4 version mount

Enlarge / This image, along with one with a more obvious "PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds" logo, is still live at Sony’s official servers, linked specifically to the logo codes that are normally assigned for retail games. PUBG has not yet been announced for PS4. Nearly a year after the popular PC shooting game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds […]


Microsoft’s latest patent application hints to ‘page flipping’ on Andromeda

A patent application published on Thursday, August 2, describes a two-screen pocket-sized device that is likely tied to Microsoft’s Andromeda project. Labeled “Navigational Aid for a Hinged Device via Semantic Abstraction,” it describes how the hinge can be used to locate specific sections of content displayed on the two screens. Thus, rather than visually scanning […]

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New hinge API gives more hints about Microsoft’s 2-screen “Andromeda” device

Enlarge / The "Surface Phone" is speculated to be some kind of dual-screen device. Microsoft We’ve seen from patent filings and leaked timelines that Microsoft seems to be working on a dual-screen handheld device codenamed Andromeda. Some new APIs found in the latest Windows 10 preview provide more evidence, even offering clues as to its […]