Tegra 4 game console ready to launch



Phone maker ZTE and game developer The9 are reportedly prepping a new Android-based game console for a launch in China later this month.

Antares launch scheduled for January 7

The NASA Wallops Flight Facility and Virginia’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport are set to support the launch of Orbital Sciences’ Corp. Antares rocket at 1:55 p.m. EST, Jan. 7. The Antares rocket will carry Orbital’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station.

Apple’s unEvent

On Tuesday Apple had their semi-annual new product announcement fest that in years past would have dominated the news. The big news this year? To be honest, the biggest news coming out of the Apple event was that there wasn’t much news, it barely got noticed, and didn’t dominate anything.

[Live Update] Apple's iPhone 5 launch and more - as it happens

Fingerprint scanner build into the Home button; slow motion, 120 fps, camera; A7 processor; fitness monitoring coprocessor; lots of colors, and plastic, plastic, plastic; OpenGL, and more. Live updates from the Apple launch, last in, first out: The iPhone 5S TouchID fingerprint detection will be built into the home button, with a small metal ring around it. http://t.co/QsPTr1esSI  

Report: Apple iRadio launch may be imminent

Apple's long-awaited iRadio may be close to officially launching, as reports indicate Cupertino is "close" to clinching a deal with two major record companies to stream their respective tracks.

Next-generation Earth satellite lifts off

NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) made a textbook launch at 1:02 pm EST yesterday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

NASA launches next-generation tracking and comms satellite

NASA's ability to track satellites and orbiting spacecraft is about to get a big boost, following the launch last night of a next-generation communication satellite.

BlackBerry launch - inspired by Steve Jobs?

I’ve often wondered why more companies don't follow the Steve Jobs script when announcing a product.

Six new BlackBerrys scheduled for next year

RIM is gearing up for the launch of the BlackBerry 10, scheduled for January 30, and it looks as if users can expect six devices over the course of the year, running on at least three major networks.

X-37B spaceplane launched back into space

The US Air Force's experimental X-37B space plane is off on its travels again, blasting off from Cape Canaveral yesterday atop an Atlas V rocket.

iTunes finally gets a makeover

A month late, Apple has released iTunes 11, a revamped version of its music software.

Nintendo reveals details of Wii U

Nintendo's announced pricing and availability for the Wii U console in Japan. Details on the international release can be found here.

European launch for Amazon Appstore - and Kindle Fire too?

Amazon's Appstore is launching in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, in what's a pretty strong hint that the Kindle Fire will soon make it to Europe too.

Van Allen belt probe launch delayed

Launch managers at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida scrubbed the launch of NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes early this morning, just four minutes before takeoff.

UK to get 4G this year

The UK's telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has made the controversial decision to allow Everything Everywhere, which owns the T-Mobile and Orange brands, to use its existing bandwidth to launch 4G services.

New 3DS has 4.9-inch screen

Nintendo's launching a new version of its 3DS handheld with a screen almost twice the size of its predecessor.

China readies manned space station mission

China has announced plans for its first manned space docking, and says it will launch the mission as early as this month.

Final Windows 8 preview released

As promised, Microsoft has released a new preview of Windows 8, saying it includes 'tens of thousands' of improvements.

SpaceX to try again after aborted launch

SpaceX was forced to abort the launch of its Falcon 9 mission to the International Space Station on Saturday, just half a second before liftoff.

Astronauts safely on way to ISS

Late last night, three astronauts blasted off for the International Space Station on a Soyuz TMA-04M, after several weeks of delay.