Announced this morning, Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, are teaming up with the wizards over at Telltale Games to produce a narrative based in the Minecraft world. It will be tastefully titled Minecraft: Story Mode. From Mojang’s experience, players want stories inside of their world, which is the basis for this idea of a collaboration. Mojang will provide the world, while Telltale will provide the story to go with it.
Due out sometime in 2015, it will be released in episodes, just like every other Telltale title. As a reminder, Telltale is the studio behind the new Game of Thrones title on Android, as well as the super popular The Walking Dead series of games. (more…)
Like the idea of being able to send messages through an Android Wear device without having to pull out your phone? OK, that’s good because that’s one of the platform’s best features. But what about those times where you don’t want to use your voice to dictate those messages or attempt to type on one of those horrifyingly bad smartwatch keyboards? Well, you could use Coffee, an SMS app for Android Wear that has hundreds of pre-loaded messages for you to send to contacts. (more…)
A massive sale on Square Enix titles is taking place on Google Play, allowing all of you Final Fantasy fans to snatch the titles up to 50% off their usual prices. As you may know, these games are usually listed in the $15-20 range, so to be able to pick them up for 50% off is quite the bargain.
In addition to just Final Fantasy titles, there are also Dragon Quest titles, as well as Chrono Trigger, all under done by the same Square Enix teams.
All links to Google Play are placed below. (more…)
As we have seen with almost all other Google applications, Mountain View is breaking the Android TV system down, placing important apps right on Google Play, allowing for quicker updating and bug squashing. From the reviews on Google Play for Android TV Launcher, the newest Google app to hit Play, it appears a few users were experiencing nasty bugs with Android TV, now hoping that a new version of the launcher will fix the issues. (more…)
This morning, Amazon made shopping with Amazon Prime even speedier. With a new service called Prime Now, which is free to Amazon Prime members, customers can order from “tens of thousands of daily essentials” using a new Prime Now mobile app and receive them in an hour or less. From paper towels to cereal to laundry detergent to Beats headphones, all can be to your door within an hour. (more…)
This afternoon, Verizon started to push an update to Galaxy S5 owners, software version KTU84P. While it does not feature anything too special, such as Lollipop, it does include a few important bug and performance issues, which should allow affected Gs5 owners to sleep better this evening. (more…)
Taking place currently on the DL Deals Store is an Android smartwatch giveaway, allowing you to choose whichever prize you would like. Listed is a Moto 360, LG G Watch R, or a Samsung Gear 2. Do note, the Moto 360 and G Watch R are Android Wear devices, while the Gear 2 runs Samsung’s smartwatch OS called Tizen. The Gear 2 is only compatible with Samsung-made smartphones, while the Moto 360 and G Watch R can be synced to any Android device.
To enter, all you need is an account on the DL Deals store, which can either be linked to your email or even a Facebook account. As for entries, you can tweet, follow us on Twitter, +1 us on Google+, or share the giveaway on Google+. That should be plenty of different entry options for you. (more…)
The Material Design updating trend continues, this time with Google’s Cloud Print application. Cloud Print allows you to wireless sync prints to your device with just a couple of taps, but the highlighting feature, to me at least, is the ability to send any documents you need printed straight to a FedEx shop. When it comes to return shipping labels, there is no easier way to get it done. (more…)