Tag: Android

‘Final Fantasy’ Coming to OUYA Console

‘Final Fantasy’ Coming to OUYA Console

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The OUYA, the hackable, Android-based game console — announced Tuesday they are partnering with Square Enix to bring their games to the console when it comes to market next year. Final Fantasy III will be a launch title on the console, according to the OUYA's Kickstarter page. The game will be updated to support the console's HD graphics and Tegra 3 processor. This is the third committed title to be announced for the OUYA, which launched its Kickstarter on July 10 with very little information about what games would come to the console. Since its launch, OUYA has raised more than $5.8 million in funding from those interested in supporting and preordering units. Other titles that have been announced include Hawken, an upcoming multiplayer mech combat game, and prequel chapters to Human El
Google’s New App Will Take You on a Field Trip

Google’s New App Will Take You on a Field Trip

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Google Thursday launched an app called Field Trip, “your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you.” Working in the background on your Android phone, the app pops up a card on your handset when it thinks you’re around something interesting. A map view within the app can also help you seek out locations around you on your own. Field Trip suggests places and experiences that fall under a number of categories: Architecture, Historic Places & Events, Lifestyle, Offers & Deals, Food Drinks & Fun, Movie Locations, Outdoor Art and Obscure Places of Interest around you. Information for the cards comes from trend-setting publications such as Thrillist, Zagat, Songkick and Atlas Obscura. Ranging from a history lesson about a building you walk by each day, to
Personal Weather Station Monitors Conditions, Reports to Smartphone

Personal Weather Station Monitors Conditions, Reports to Smartphone

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LAS VEGAS — Netatmo's Urban Weather station debuted in August for iOS devices, and has now added support for Android devices as well. An update announced at CES, Android users can now use their phone or tablets along with the Urban Weather Station to receive real-time notifications on the air quality and weather conditions specific to their home or office. Monitoring is done through small indoor and outdoor modules that are possibly best described as the size of a toilet paper roll. The smaller of the two is mounted outside — the unit comes with everything you need except the tools — and the larger module is placed inside. The outside unit monitors things like temperature and humidity, and lets you know what it "feels like" outside temperature-wise. Inside the module evaluates CO2 levels