Gears & Gadgets

Apple inks deal with A24 studio to produce original, feature-length films

Enlarge Apple Apple has lined up another partnership to boost its video-content offerings. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Apple signed a deal with A24 studio, a New York-based production company responsible for movies, including the 2017 Oscar winner for Best Picture, Moonlight. Details of forthcoming projects haven’t been disclosed, but Apple […]

Gaming

Nexon makes strategic investment in Patrick Söderlund’s game studio Embark Studios

Asian online gaming giant Nexon made a strategic investment in Embark Studios, a new game studio founded by former Electronic Arts and DICE executive Patrick Söderlund. As the sole strategic equity investor in Embark, Nexon, maker of games such as MapleStory and Dungeon & Fighter, will also serve as worldwide publisher for titles developed by the […]

Computer

Surface Studio 2 vs. iMac

If you’re shopping for an all-in-one desktop to serve as the centerpiece of your home or office workspace, Microsoft’s new Surface Studio 2 and Apple’s iMac (2017) are among the top choices. Both systems are clad in metal bodies, designed with modern and minimalist aesthetics, and are targeted for consumption and creation of content with […]

Computer

Turn your Surface Pro into a cheap Surface Studio with Kensington’s dock

[embedded content] Do you want a Surface Studio but don’t want to pay the premium price? Kensington can make your dream come true through a new docking station built for the cheaper Surface Pro. It essentially holds Microsoft’s detachable in an all-in-one-PC-style configuration while expanding the device’s connectivity. Unfortunately, there’s no current release date although […]

Mobile

Google launches Android Studio 3.1 with Kotlin Lint checks, D8 Dex compiler, and C++ CPU profiling

Google today launched Android Studio 3.1, the latest version of its integrated development environment (IDE), with new features around product quality and app development productivity. You can download the new version for Windows, Mac, and Linux now directly from developer.android.com/studio. If you are already using Android Studio, you can get the latest version in the […]