This Week In Tech 09/17-09/24/2017

By Sam Greenwood 

09/25/2017

This week Nest hosted an event. Bose announced Google Assistant integrated headphones. Google buys some of HTC. And the reason this “week” has an extra day,Star Trek Discovery premeire.

At their event Nest announced that Nest Secure a home security system. It looks interesting.

Two Google related events happened. Google bought the mobile division of HTC for $1.1 million. And Bose announced Google Assistant integrated headphones.

Now the biggest thing this week. Star Trek Discovery. It’s great the VFX are great. It matches with canon well and generally the story is great. I’ll write a full article about it in the week to come.

The Cassini article is still coming I’m waiting for  NASA to realese more information and photos.

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This Week In Tech 09/10-09/16/2017 

This week Nintendo hosted a direct. Apple hosted their iPhone X event. And NASA said goodbye to Cassini

This week Apple hosted an event at which they announced 3 iPhones, an Apple Watch, and an Apple TV. For more information check my article about the event

Also Nintendo hosted a Direct which I covered in another article

I saved the best for last. On Friday NASA finished the Grand Finale scenario I wrote about a few months ago. The Finale brought some of the best space images ever. If you could wait a while I’ll write a full article about it.

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Everything Announced At Todays Nintendo Direct

3DS

Pokemon Ultra Sun And Ultra Moon: November 27th

PokeBall New 2DS XL: November 3rd

Mario & Luigi SuperStar Saga: October 5th

Yo-Kai Watch 2 Update:Tomorrow

Final Yo-Kai Watch 2: September 29th

Laytons Journey 3DS: January 19 2018

Minecraft: Today!!!!!!!!!!!! Eshop exclusive

Mario Party: The Top 100: November 1oth

Metroid Samus Returns: Friday

Apolio Justice: Ace Aturney: No date announced

orange and white New 2DS XL: October 6th

Switch

XenoBlade Chronicles 2: December 1

Splatoon 2 Update: Friday

Fire Emblem Wariers: October 20t

SnipperClips Plus: November 10th

Morphies Law: this winter

Rocket Leauge:This Holiday

Areana Of Valour:Free beta coming this winter

Skyrim: November 17th

Doom:this holiday

Wolfenstien 2:2018

Nintendo: Arcade Classics: Super Mario:September 27

Octopath Traveler: 2018

Arms Version 3: Now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dragon Quest Builder: Spring 2018

Kirby Star Allies: Spring 2018

SteamWorldDig 2:

Golf Story: This Year

Nine Parchments: Holiday 2017

Battle Chef Brigade: This Year

Tiny Metal: Date Unannounced

Super Meat Boy Forever: 2018

Lost Sphear: January 23 201

Sonic Forces; November 7th

Resident Evil Revelations 1&2: November 28th

L.A. Noir: November

Super Mario Odasey: October 27th

Super Mario Odasey Amiibos: October 27th

Super Mario Odasey Switch Bundle: October 27th

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Nintendo Direct September 2017

3DS

First they talked about Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon with news Ultra Beasts and a new Nekrosna 2 form for each of the 2 main legendaries. new map locations and if you preorder you get a Lyconrock Dusk form. If you buy the Pokemon Gold and Silver on virtual console you get Celabi in any of the Alola region game. The game launches November 27 and a sepcial PokeBall version New 2DS XL launching November 3rd.

Mario & Luigi SuperStar Saga is coming ro 3DS with a new game mode in which you play as one of Bowsers minions. Launching October 5th and new amiibos

Kirby Battle Royal is a Kirby multi-mode fighting game. launching January 19 2018

Tomorrow a new update comes out for the current versions of Yo-Kai Watch 2. With a final version coming out September 29th

Laytons Journey 3DS comes out October 4th with an exclusive outfit.

Minecraft is finally coming to 3DS out Today as an Eshop exclusive

A new Mario Party game with all the top minigames from all the past games with downloadplay, Mario Party: The Top 100 launches November 1oth

Metroid Samus Returns omes out Friday

Apolio Justice: Ace Aturney was announced

And Finally in for 3DS the orange and white New 2DS XL was announced October 6th

Switch

The first switch game they showed a trailer fot was XenoBlade Chronicles 2. It looks great, the graphics look really good. It just looks fun over all. Launching December 1. Also a special edition pro coltroller

In Splatoon 2 news their bringing a couple of new stages and a new weapon.Avalable Friday

Fire Emblem Wariers comes out October 20th and a special edition with the game, a sound track, and a postet and also new amiibos

SnipperClips Plus gettung a DLC/Plus version vith additional stages and a new gamemode. alsoo new worlds.Launching November 10th

Morphies Law I covered this game in the Nindies Event article launching this winter

Rocket Leauge gets a release date. With local multi-player and nintendo theamed cars releacing This Holiday

Areana Of Valour is a Game for Tencent a shooting game a MOBA .Free beta coming this winter.

Bethesda birngs Skyrim to Switch will release November 17th also Doom which will release this holiday, finnally Wolfenstien 2 which comes to Switch 2018

Nintendo is bringing bunch of thier arcade games to Switch the first being Mario bros which comes out September 27

Sports Games I’ve Already covered

Next came a switch exclusive by Square Enix. Its a fighting game it looks interesting.you can play as 8 charecters which changes the story a bit. The game looks kind of fun but not the best possible. Coming with a demo out today.The game is called Octopath Traveler.

In Arms news a new charecterbased on a lolly pop named Lola Pop and remappable control in version 3. Avalable Now.

Dragon Quest Builder is a Sandbox game based in the world of Dragon Quest.Coming Spring 2018

Kirby Star Allies this game allows 3 way CO-OP and combo abilities. Coming Spring 2018

More games

SteamWorldDig 2: September 21st

Golf Story: This Year

Nine Parchments: Holiday 2017

Battle Chef Brigade: This Year

Tiny Metal: Date Unannounced

Super Meat Boy Forever: 2018

Lost Sphear: January 23 201

Sonic Forces; November 7th

Resident Evil Revelations1&2: November 28th

L.A. Noir: November

The lasr game they talked about was Super Mario Odasey. They ammounced 2 more kingdoms the Snow Kingdom and the. IF you are stuck talk to the Hinr Toad or Talkatoo for hints. Snapshot mode allows you to freeze time and take photos. Launching October 27th along with wedding themed amiibo and a Switch bundle.Also themed JoyCons and a themed carrying case

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Apple Event September 2017 (Full)

At the beginning of the event Tim Cook started talking about the new campus and its design and energy efficiency.

Then they announced a couple of things about Apple stores

Then Apple Watch, they announced that its the number 1 watch in the world. The new in Watch OS 4 activity coaching. Statistical updates to the hearth rate app. They announced a study on heart problems. That will be available September 19th. Then they announced the Apple Watch Series 3 which has builtwatch_series_3_incoming_two_wrap in LTE also Apple Music with come to it soon to the watch. They announced a new band it looks like it’s a band with Velcro and a grey ceramic band. The Apple Watch Series 3 will cost $329withoutcellular and $399 with cellular coming September 22nd, preorder September 15th

 

Then they started talking about Apple TV. They announced a. 4K Apple TV. It also has HDR supporting HDR 10 and Dolby Vision. Love sports and live newsf. Netflix and Hulu will support 4k at launch. Launching for $200 coming September 22nd, pre-order September 15th.

Then they talked about iPhone. First they announced the iPhone 8 and 8+ the phones have True Tone. They also have a new processor the A11 Bionic. They both have glass
backs. The 8 has a  4.7‑inch with a 12MP canera and the 8+ has a 5.5‑infacing_water_resistant_screensch display and a 12MP and dual-sencor telephoto. They also have stereo speakers. The phones also support the Qi wireless charging standard. the phone available in pink, space grey and a new gold woth the compasity options including the 8 is starting at $699 and 8+ at $799. coming September 22nd, pre-order September 15th with IOS 11.

For the 10th anniversary of the iPhone as iphonex-front-back-glassthe “one more thing they announced the iPhone X. It has an 5.8-inch edge-to-edge retina OLED display supports HDR. The iPhone X has no home button so no Touch ID. To go home swipe up and siri is triggered with the side button. Replacing Touch ID if Face ID facial recognition. Face ID also interacts with ARKit to do face tracking. It has the same back camera as the 8+ and Dual optical image stabilization and 4K video. 

iphonex-charging-dock-podsThe front canera new portrait mode stuffQi charging. Available in space grey and silver. 64GB starting at $999. coming Novemeber 3rd pre-order October 22nd.

 

During the iPhone 8 part they talked acout their AR efforts. They showed off a WarHammer game which looks kind of like Pokemon Go, An update to MLB At Bat that allows you to hold up the phone and and get game infe and stats, and a star map app that superimposes the map over the sky..

I’ll be liveblogging the Nintendo Direct tomorrow

If you want more from The Tech News Source follow the site on Twitter at @technewssoure and also follow Me on Twitter at @SamGreenwoodTNS. If you want to support The Tech news source goto patreon.com/thetechnewssource and soon PayPal.me/thetechnewssource. I eventually what to start a podcast so watch my twitter.

Apple Event September 2017

At the beginning of the event Tim Cook started talking about the new campus and its design and energy efficiency.

Then they announced a couple of things about Apple stores

Then Apple Watch, they announced that its the number 1 watch in the world. The new in Watch OS 4 activity coaching. Statistical updates to the hearth rate app. They announced a study on heart problems. That will be available September 19th. Then they announced the Apple Watch Series 3 which has built in LTE also Apple Music with come to it soon to the watch. They announced a new band it looks like it’s a band with Velcro and a grey ceramic band. The Apple Watch Series 3 will cost $329 without cellular and $399 with cellular coming September 22nd preorder September 15

Then they started talking about Apple TV. They announced a. 4K Apple TV. It also has HDR supporting HDR 10 and Dolby Vision. Love sports and live newsf. Netflix and Hulu will support 4k at launch. Launching for $200 coming September 22 pre-order September 15th.

This Week In Tech 08/27-09/02/2017

This week was IFA a major tech conference that takes place in Berlin. Apple announced the date that their next event will take place. Uber gets a new CEO.

At IFA a lot was announced including an 8K TV from Sharp. Microsoft also announced a release date for their first mixed reality headset coming out on October 17th. Acer will be realeseing theirs on that date starting at $299. Lenovo announced the LG V30 a smartphone with dual cameras and Amazon Alexa built in. During IFA but not at IFA Google talked about ARCore its Augmented Reality platform it also doesn’t require Tango. 

This week Apple announced that their next event will take place on Tuesday September 12, The iPhone 8 is rumored to be announced with an edge to edge screen and Augmented Reality capabilities. Also rumored to be announced at the event the Apple Watch Series 3 and a 4K Apple TV.

On Monday Uber names their new CEO. His name is Dara Khosrowshahi. He is the former CEO of Expedia.