These are the 23 games launching with the Wii U on November 18

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 26.9.2012 Comments Off on These are the 23 games launching with the Wii U on November 18

Nintendo’s nailing down a specific date for nearly half of its Wii U “launch window” lineup, and it’s the same day that the console arrives in North America: November 18. 23 games will land at retail alongside the Wii U this November, including Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, New Super Mario Bros. U, and…

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JEDEC announces final DDR4 RAM specification

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A couple of companies have been jumping the gun on DDR4 production, but the JEDEC Solid State Technology Association is finally bringing order to the industry by releasing its official standard for the next-gen DRAM. It calls for “higher performance, with improved reliability and reduced power” — which we roughly take to mean: less gigs…

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Texas Instruments wants to ditch smartphones, switch focus to embedded processors

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Texas Instruments has made the startling announcement that it’s going to wind down its wildly successful smartphone and tablet business in favor of embedded systems. VP Greg Delagi told investors that the switch would create a more “stable” and “long-term business” than the cutthroat battles it’s faced in mobile. While, currently the world’s third biggest…

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Public Cloudee beta blows in with desktop uploader, new web interface, iPhone 5 optimization

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Boxee already has its fingers in quite a few video streaming pies, and now the company has launched the Cloudee service into public beta to let your store and share your own movies. The iPhone or iPod app allows clips to be uploaded and shared with a select group of pals, while permitting commenting and…

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Dashboard beta leaks new Xbox Music Pass: Cloud playlists and early pricing revealed

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Appearing soon after Zune’s end, we’ve been sent these images of what Microsoft’s likely to offer in Xbox Music. Matching those early rumors, it looks like some cloud-linked features will make an appearance in the form of synchronized playlists, while the service will offer a free half-month trial alongside paid subscriptions. Prices are currently set…

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Children's tablet maker suing Toys R Us over Tabeo design

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Currently lawsuits are all the rage in the tech industry, however it’s somewhat of a sad day when the ill-effects of corporate hardball trickle down to children’s toys. Nabi tablet maker Fuhu filed a lawsuit at a San Diego, California federal court claiming that mega retailer Toys R Us stole its product’s trade secrets for…

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Maingear announces Alpha 24 Super Stock AIO: NVIDIA graphics and Ivy Bridge power for $1,349 and up

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Maingear is relatively new to the all-in-one space, having released its Solo 21 just this March. Now it’s introducing the Alpha 24 Super Stock, an AIO with a 24-inch, 1080p touchscreen and some solid specs under the hood. Processor choices include a Core i3-3240 chip clocked at 3.4GHz and a Core i7 option (both Ivy…

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Tesla's Supercharger not compatible with competitor's EVs, keeps electricity within the family

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Planning on juicing up your Chevy Volt, Mitsubishi i-MiEV or Nissan Leaf with Tesla’s Supercharger? Hold your horses, vaquero. The nighttime unveiling stressed that the quick-charge solution was Model S-friendly, but we should also note that it’s only compatible with the firm’s automobile. Vehicles from other automakers won’t be able to jack into the station…

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Angry Birds sequel 'Bad Piggies' launches tomorrow, we go hands-on

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Finnish game studio Rovio went from relatively unknown to center stage with the Angry Birds franchise. And in record time, too — the first Angry Birds landed on Apple’s iOS App Store in December 2009, less than three years ago, and has since become an international sensation. The birds spawned a flock of sequels, branded…

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Barnes & Noble Nook HD, HD+ vs. Nook Tablet: what's changed?

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When William Barnes and G. Clifford Noble set up their first bookstore in 1917, neither of them could have conceived of an e-reader or tablet, let alone trying to sell one of ’em. Their historical lack of foresight aside, the company outed a pair of second generation slates this morning, and it’s our job to…

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