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Uncharted movie director leaves, film now part of PlayStation Productions

The Uncharted movie has lost another director but will now be a part of PlayStation Productions

What you need to know The Uncharted movie is currently in production, with Tom Holland signed on to star as Nathan Drake. The director of the movie, Dan Trachtenberg, has exited the film according to a report from Deadline. Additionally, the film will now be produced as a part of PlayStation Productions. PlayStation Productions is a media studio established by Sony  [Read More…]

Ive leaves Apple, ZenFone 6 review, Huawei keeping promises? [#acpodcast]

Andrew Martonik, Alex Dobie, and Jerry Hildenbrand talk about Jony Ive’s departure from Apple and what that means for the entire tech community, and Alex provides his review of the Asus ZenFone 6. Plus, the gang take a hard look at the various ways in which Huawei might be able to keep their Android update promise.

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Two controllers go in, only one leaves – Sony DualShock 4 or SCUF Vantage?

Controllers can make or break your gaming experience, so how do you know which is best for you? We’ve tested out the best premium money can buy to help you make a decision.

Sony DualShock 4

Standard issue

$ 46 at Amazon

Pros Inexpensive Simple Classic design Cons Fewer customization options Inferior for competitive play

The regular DualShock 4 meets most people’s needs, but it lacks several features that could take it to the next  [Read More…]

Allo and Duo Head of Product leaves Google for Facebook

Amit Fulay is no longer leading the Allo and Duo charge.

If you’re a frequent user of Google’s Allo and/or Duo, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with Amit Fulay. Fulay has been serving as the Head of Product for Real-Time Communications at Google since back in 2010, and along with the more recent Allo and Duo, Fulay also played a big part in creating Hangouts.

However, Fulay’s time at Google has come to an end. On  [Read More…]

HMD Global CEO leaves abruptly ahead of Nokia 8 launch

This is an odd one.

HMD Global (better known as just “HMD”), the company now making Nokia-branded phones, has parted ways with CEO Arto Nummela despite the company being in the middle of a re-launch of the Nokia brand. HMD calls this a “mutual agreement,” which sounds rather ominous and adds to the confusion over why Nummela would leave as the company seems as though it’s on an upswing.

HMD’s new Nokia 3, 5, and 6, as  [Read More…]

Google’s Chief Game Designer leaves company, wants to actually design games again

Sometimes you realise it’s just time to move on.

Noah Falstein has left his post as Google’s Chief Game Designer after four years with the company, making the announcement official in a post on his blog. Falstein explains that he’s leaving because “the opportunity to actually build the big, consequential games” had “failed to materialize”.

While you might be thinking “Why would Google design games themselves?”, keep in mind the historical context at the time of Falstein’s  [Read More…]

HTC leaves ‘ultra competitive’ entry-level smartphone market to focus on turning a profit

Expect only mid-range and high-end flagships from HTC moving forward.

HTC is hoping that less is more when it comes to smartphone offerings. Chia-Lin Chang, President of HTC’s Smartphone and Connected Device divisions, says the Taiwanese company will stop chasing high sales numbers in the entry-level smartphone markets and instead focus on designing and selling highly profitable devices.

This news comes from HTC’s quarterly conference call with investors, wherein the company announced a fourth straight quarter posting  [Read More…]

Strava’s new Android Wear 2.0 app leaves the phone behind

Popular fitness-tracking app Strava hits the ground running with an Android Wear 2.0 update.

Strava has updated their app for watches with Android Wear 2.0 to support the new features that come with the new operating system.

After an initial setup through your phone, the Strava for Android Wear app becomes a complete standalone experience. Track your runs or your rides and share photos and highlights with the Strava community right from the app.

With millions of  [Read More…]

Rick Osterloh leaves as Lenovo reorganizes business units

Lenovo has announced a reorganization that sees the Chinese vendor’s mobile division split across two business groups. Motorola CEO Rick Osterloh — who has been at the helm since 2014 — is leaving the organization, with Xudong Chen and Aymar de Lencquesaing appointed as co-presidents of the Mobile Business Group.

Osterloh handled the transition of Motorola following its acquisition by Lenovo, integrating the manufacturer’s product offerings into the Chinese vendor’s portfolio. While the two brands  [Read More…]

Weekly Poll: What Android gadgets are you hoping Santa leaves for you?

Christmas is only a few days away now, which means that if you haven’t already, it is high time to get your wish list to Santa. There have been a lot of amazing devices to hit the market this year, so it’s no surprise if you’ve got a few Android devices on that wish list of yours. There is an android device out there for everyone. Whether you’re hoping for a shiny new phone like the Nexus  [Read More…]