Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Microsoft Announces PC Purchase and Free Xbox 360 Offer for Students

REDMOND, Wash., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Microsoft Corp. today announced the return of its successful student offer that allows students buying a qualifying Windows 7-based PC to also get a free Xbox 360 4GB console. The offer is available for current students while supplies last, starting May 20 at participating retailers in the U.S.; [...]

Time Warner Cable Selects SecureMedia® for Secure Multi-Screen Content Delivery

HORSHAM, Pa., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Finally, entertainment—everywhere. The future of TV delivered securely…today. Time Warner Cable’s subscribers will be able to enjoy their favorite Hollywood and Broadcast Network entertainment on their device of choice—thanks to SecureMedia from Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI). SecureMedia Encryptonite ONE™ HLS+ is the award-winning security component of Motorola’s Medios [...]

Sea Launch Prepares to Launch Intelsat-19

BERN, Switzerland, May 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The Sea Launch vessels have departed Sea Launch Home Port in Long Beach, California for the equator, in preparation for the launch of the Intelsat-19 satellite owned by Intelsat.  Liftoff is planned for 22:23 Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on Thursday, May 31st (05:23 UTC/GMT, Friday, June 1), at [...]

GameSalad for Windows in Beta

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – GameSalad Inc., which enables anyone to quickly develop sophisticated iOS, Android and HTML5 games, announced that it will bring its popular game creation platform to Windows.  Today, GameSalad’s flagship product, GameSalad Creator, begins closed beta testing.  GameSalad Creator streamlines the process for bringing mobile and web games to market [...]

Sony Introduces Speedy a37 Camera

SAN DIEGO, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Lightweight, easy to use and packed with a variety of useful features, the new Sony SLT-A37 camera is an ideal choice for consumers eager to explore the world of interchangeable lens DSLR photography. The new α37 camera is the latest to feature Sony’s acclaimed Translucent Mirror Technology, which delivers [...]

Sony’s New Compact DSLR NEX-F3 Camera

SAN DIEGO, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Sony’s α NEX-F3 digital camera delivers professional quality photos with a compact, pocket-sized body, allowing consumers to explore the creative world of high-quality, interchangeable lens photography in a refreshingly fun and entertaining way. The new NEX-F3 camera features the same space-saving mirrorless design as other models in Sony’s E-mount [...]

Free-to-Play Title Offensive Combat™ Beta Out Soon

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — U4iA™ Games, the new independent games startup built by award-winning game developers, today revealed its first title, Offensive Combat™. Available free-to-play in web browsers around the world, Offensive Combat will empower multiplayer fans everywhere to experience a console-quality, high energy, frenetic competition anytime, anywhere that not only challenges [...]

Facebook Users “Dislike” New Timeline Format

ALO ALTO, Calif., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Attensity, the leading provider of social analytics and engagement applications, today announced the results of its analysis of public reaction in social media to the new Facebook Timeline format for profile pages. Using Attensity Analyze, the company’s social analytics application, Attensity processed 138,572 public comments posted on [...]

Voyager Mobile Launch Postponed Due to Network Attack

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — During its Tuesday, May 15 launch, Voyager Mobile experienced a malicious network attack to its primary website: Due to the network outage, Voyager Mobile is postponing its launch to a time and date in the very near future. Our goal of low cost wireless service for all [...]

Solar 60™ Computerized Telescope

WOBURN, Mass., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — iOptron announces its newest product – The Solar 60™ Computerized Telescope with Electronic Eyepiece- just in time for the Transit of Venus on June 5-6, 2012. This will be the last transit across the Sun for the next 105 years. With iOptron’s Solar 60™ you’ll be able to see [...]