Ubisoft, DotEmu to bring Heroes of Might and Magic III to Android

Strategy games will always be in demand as long as the developers keep the gamers interested with new things. Another way to capture the geeks' attention is to bring old games to a mobile platform like Android. Recently, Ubisoft partnered with game porting specialist DotEmu to bring Heroes of Might and Magic III to Android. The new version will boast of HD graphics for a better viewing and gaming experience.

Acer outs Liquid Jade S, with 64-bit ‘true’ octa-core proc

The Chinese and Taiwanese manufacturers continue their assault on the smartphone market with better specs for their phones at lower-than-flagship prices. Acer is one of those manufacturers, coming out with the Liquid Jade S, a new smartphone with ‘true’ octa-core processing as its main weapon.

Polaroid’s Socialmatic camera coming in January; pre-orders now up

We've previously talked about how as mobile photography becomes more advanced, people are also becoming even more nostalgic and fascinated with the printed photograph. Polaroid was the pioneer in instant photo printing and while their analog cameras eventually died, they have reinvented themselves with a smartphone and tablet line. Their latest product though is a blend of their old and new business, and now it's finally really arriving this January.

HTC Desire 620 launches in the UK, full featured, budget-friendly

The UK has been a pretty fruitful market for HTC with their smartphone business, with the HTC One M8 enjoying huge popularity. The mid-range HTC Desire 610 has also been relatively successful, which is why UK is getting the upgrade to the mid-ranger – the HTC Desire 620 – which promises to give users a pretty full Android experience at a lower price point.

Project Ara gives fans a sneak peek of Spiral 2 prototype PCB

With the Project Ara Module Developers Conference coming up early in 2015, Google is hyping up interest in Project Ara – the popular modular smartphone project. It should be known to Google that a number of competitors in modular smartphone development have come up, and the conference should be a great boost for them. With that in mind, here comes a sneak peek of Project Ara’s Spiral 2 prototype PCB.

Cubic Castles: a sandbox, platformer, MMORPG, puzzle game all in one

Creative gamers may like playing a lot of uniform, standard games, but there will come a point when they'd want to create a gaming world of their own, even without developer or programming skills. This is why sandbox games like Minecraft have massive popularity. What if you can have one that is a sandbox, platforme, puzzle game and is also a massive multiplayer world? This is what Cubic Castles is trying to be.

Snake Defender: a classic game now with an RPG twist

Back when we all had normal or "not so smart" phones, we whiled our time away either by endlessly texting our friends or marathon playing a game called Snakes. It was simple and graphics were basic, but it was oh so addictive (and difficult at times). Now game developers have "resurrected" that game and given it an RPG twist in the new Android game, Snake Defender.

Vivo X5Max has all the thinnest components

So Chinese OEM Vivo has again managed to pull it off and has unveiled what is most likely the world's thinnest smartphone. Measuring only 4.75 mm, the Vivo X5Max naturally has to have similarly thin components in order to reach that size. And yet, it still manages to cram a regular 3.5 mm headphone jack on top of it all. And it even has one or two gimmicks to keep it interesting as well.