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Battlefield 1942 (sometimes known as BF1942) is a 3D World War II first-person shooter video game developed by Swedish company Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows and OS X. The game can be played in single-player mode against the video game AI or in multiplayer mode against players on the Internet or in a Local Area Network. It is also a popular platform for mod developers, with a large number of released modifications that alter the gameplay and theme.

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Battlefield Vietnam is a first-person shooter video game, the second in the Battlefield franchise after Battlefield 1942. The game was developed by the Swedish company Digital Illusions Creative Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. Battlefield Vietnam takes place during the Vietnam War. It features a large variety of maps based on historical settings, such as the Ho Chi Minh Trail, Battle of Hue, Ia Drang Valley, Operation Flaming Dart, The Battle of Khe Sanh and Fall of Saigon. On March 15, 2005, EA re-released the game as Battlefield Vietnam: Redux, which includes new vehicles, maps, and an EA-produced World War II mod, based on the previous Battlefield 1942

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Battlefield 2 is a first-person shooter video game, developed by EA DICE, with contributions by Trauma Studios. Battlefield 2 was published by Electronic Arts and is the third full game in the Battlefield series.[1] The latest version is v1.50, which was released on September 1, 2009, and added the content of the Euro Force and Armored Fury booster packs, as well as the Highway Tampa and Operation Blue Pearl maps.

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Battlefield 2: Modern Combat is a first-person shooter video game in the Battlefield series, developed by EA DICE. Modern Combat is the first Battlefield game for video game consoles.

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Battlefield 2142 is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts. It is the fourth game in the Battlefield series. Battlefield 2142 is set in the 22nd century, during a new ice age which sees two military superpowers – the European Union (EU) and Pan Asian Coalition (PAC) – battle for the remaining land

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Battlefield: Bad Company is a first-person shooter developed by EA DICE for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and part of the Battlefield series. It was released in North America on 23 June 2008, followed by a European release on June 26. The game was hinted at just before the release of Battlefield 2, and then announced sixteen months later. A direct sequel, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, was released for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC on 2 March 2010. The player controls protagonist Private Preston Marlowe and his exploits to steal gold from mercenaries along with his squad, in the midst of a war between the United States of America and the Russian Federation.

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Battlefield 1943 is an online multiplayer World War II first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network via digital download only. Unlike Battlefield 1942, this game takes place only in the Pacific Theater of Operations of World War II. A PC version was planned but later cancelled.

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is a 2010 first-person shooter video game developed by the Swedish firm EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS and Kindle Fire systems. It is a direct sequel to Battlefield: Bad Company and is part of the Battlefield game series. It was released worldwide in March 2010. The iOS port was released on the App Store on December 16, 2010. A Kindle Fire version was released in June 2012.

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Battlefield Online is a free online first person shooter developed by Neowiz Games, Electronic Arts and DICE, and distributed by Neowiz Games. It is a remake of Battlefield 2 usiung Battlefield 2142’s modified Refractor Engine 2,

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Battlefield Play4Free (often abbreviated BFP4F) was a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and Easy Studios and published by EA. Based on the Battlefield series, the game features a modern warfare battlefield setting. Play4Free is built on a modified version of Battlefield 2’s game engine, with improvements such as high resolution artwork and post-processing effects. The game is also less demanding on computer specifications, similar to Battlefield Heroes.

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Battlefield 3 is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts. It is a direct sequel to 2005’s Battlefield 2, and the eleventh installment in the Battlefield franchise. This is the first game where EA decided to switch to Origin, their competitor to stream. For this I will never forgive them 🙁

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Battlefield 4 is a 2013 first-person shooter video game developed by Swedish video game developer EA Digital Illusions CE (DICE) and published by Electronic Arts. It is a sequel to 2011’s Battlefield 3 and was released on October 29, 2013 in North America, October 31, 2013 in Australia, November 1, 2013 in Europe and New Zealand and November 7, 2013 in Japan for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

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Battlefield Hardline is a first-person shooter video game developed by Visceral Games in collaboration with EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts. It was released in March 2015 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Unlike the previous games in the Battlefield series, Hardline focuses on crime, heist and policing elements instead of military warfare, i.e. what the hell is this this game doing on this list…..

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battlefield 1, I.e. the reason for this article. we shall see how its going to do on release.

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Battlefield is a series of video games that are published by EA and developed by DICE and Visceral Games (separately from each other). The games focus mainly on large scale war between various factions across the world, some real,.. others not. Players get to use many weapons to achieve one goal, utter maybe and wanton murder of everyone not on their current team. Which in my humble opinion is awesome. There are many competitors e.g. Call of Duty, Red Orchestra, Frontlines, Brothers in arms etc and some of them like the COD series have achieved a high player sales count and a high release count just like battlefield, reminding some of us of the ever present madden football games or the NHL games. New year, new COD/BF with the same ol’ same ol’ feel.

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To break the monotony EA released Battlefield Hardline. Which prompted a loud “Why?” from many fans. Since EA didnt know the answer either they chose to shrug their shoulders, and go back to WW I / II genre of game based large battles, and now we have a reboot (?) of the series as Battlefield 1, with many fans rejoicing. An ever popular concept with the movie industry, video game companies have decided to get in on the action also, with Call of duty putting out Modern Warfare Remastered and now EA putting out Battlefield 1. The game is set in real world, and no alternate histories or nazis on the moon are involved.

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As pointed out by the timer under the video, the release date is October 21 across the board for PS4, PC, and Xbox One. The guy on the cover with a cape is a Harlem Hellfighter. Guess he hadn’t seen the PSA about  NO CAPES!…..  The Harlem Hellfighters aka the Black Rattlers aka the Men of Bronze were the 369th Infantry Regiment, made up mostly of Black and Puerto Rican enlistees. They never lost a man to capture, a foot of land or a trench to the enemy and were the longest serving American unit in the war.

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We are all awaiting more info but so far it seems, there will indeed be a single player mode. Whats in it or how expansive will it be? its anyones guess at this point, considering how … lacking the single player was compred to the multiplayer for the last couple of installments of Battlefield (once again ignoring hardline since… seriously EA what the hell was that? did you have a game kicking around the warehouse and decided to re-brand it as a BF title?.. o was that it? well that does explain a few things.).  PS YES! there are horses in this game that you can ride! I’m gonna trample me some tank riders!

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SwiftKey purchased by Microsoft; the app lives on

SwiftKey has been officially purchased by Microsoft. As it was speculated yesterday, an imminent purchase of the company responsible for one of the most popular keyboard apps was bound to happen.

 

Swiftkey

 

Financial details were not disclosed but unofficial reports suggest the purchase was somewhere around $250 million. The deal itself is pretty much closed shut, but SwiftKey’s co-founders mentioned that the keyboard app will continue to be developed for iOS and Android.

 

Microsoft officials confirm that Swiftkey will continue to get updates. The union will help Microsoft’s own Word Flow improve and it may even help in developing intelligent systems for the tech monolith.

 

This acquisition lines in with Microsoft’s desire to grab the most influential and talented developers on the market. We will have ton wait and see how things work in the future.

 

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Price: Free
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Source: AndroidPolice

 

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Microsoft Lumia phone to launch in February – possibly the last one

The future of Microsoft Lumia phones is almost in-existent at the moment, since Microsoft announced it will be introducing a different and more effective smartphone portfolio. But before an age is over, we may still have two devices to see, and they will be announced in February.

 

Lumia phone

 

 

Windows Central reports that the company is going to unveil a Lumia 650 phone next month. This device is supposedly aimed at the business market, and the specs are nothing to drool over either.

 

Lumia 650 specs:

 

  • 5-inch display
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 8GB storage
  • 8MP camera.

 

The specs and numbering indicate that the smartphone is a budget Windows 10 device. Reports suggest that this is the last Lumia phone and that the focus on Microsoft devices will be placed on Surface phones next. Microsoft is reportedly keeping a consistency to its design across lines, but we are not sure if Surface will be a total rebrand for Lumia or if it is a different project altogether at this point.

 

Source: The Verge

 

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Cyanogen Inc updates OnePlus One to 12.1.1 with Microsoft Cortana

Cyanogen Inc is finally rolling out Cyanogen OS 12.1.1 for the OnePlus One, but it is not just an update. Noooooo. This is the first OS version where you get built-in Microsoft Cortana support. The sad part is that this feature will only be allowed in the US for now.

 

Cyanogen Cortana

 

Microsoft released Cortana a little while ago to some smartphones and, shortly after, it removed “the always listening” feature. On OnePlus One, things will be different because the VI will be pretty much embedded everywhere. The app on the OnePlus One will present the “Hey Cortana” hotword along with support for quiet mode, alarms and voice activated setting toggles. Cyanogen Inc. mentions that embedding Cortana into the OS will only allow the software to develop more in the future.

 

If you have a OnePlus One device, you should see the update in the system menu. Keep in mind that this is a Lollipop-based update as the “12” in the version number indicates. Cortana support will be limited to US users for now. If Cortana is not to your liking, you can always uninstall it after you update.

 

Source: Cyanogen

 

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[CES 2016] Fitbit Blaze smart fitness watch launches in March

Fitbit Blaze is the newest iteration in the best fitness tracker line on the market. It was launched a few days ago at CES Las Vegas and it appears to raise the bar even further when it comes to creating the perfect wearable. All the better because now, Apple, Pebble, Microsoft and Misfit or Jawbone have entered the market and are trying to take over everyone.

 

Fitbit Blaze smartwatch

 

 

Fitbit has been working on fitness trackers and watch-like devices for years now, but the first real smartwatch fitness band that came out of there is Blaze. It looks more like an Apple Watch or an Asus Zenwatch than anything.

 

Don’t get overexcited yet, Fitbit Blaze will not be an Android Wear device; however, you do get tons of personal trainers and other sporty apps. For starters, FitStar personal trainer workout will not be missing (you get 8 minute warm-up sessions, 7 minute workouts and 10 minute ab sessions). You also get software aimed at hiking, tracking, biking, running, yoga and lifting weights.

 

Fitbit Blaze uses your phone’s GPS to track your moves and it has a built-in heart rate monitor. Its battery should last up to five days before needing another charge. The device also allows users to receive calls and it manages music.

 

Fitbit Blaze features

 

 

Design-wise, Blaze is not the prettiest child in the courtyard, but not the ugliest one either. It has large bezels, almost as large as its screen ratio, and a logo underneath the display. You can swap plastic bands in blue, plum or black that cost $29.95 each, or you can pick a leather band in black, camel or grey for $99.95. If you want to feel the steel on your hand, you can choose a silver stainless steel band for $129.95.

 

Fitbit Blaze will cost $199.95 and its official launch date is in March. If you live in the US, you will be able to check the device out at CES in the remaining days or in Best Buy stores starting February 20th. If you are eager to try one and you don’t mind throwing money on a pre-order, you can do so now on the website.

 

Source: Fitbit via AndroidPolice

 

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Microsoft display dock announced – connect your phone to a desktop!

The Microsoft display dock was announced yesterday and it appears that your mobile gadget world may become easier to manage. The Continuum dock, as the device was first named, is a hardware adapter that will let you use your smartphone as a desktop Windows PC complete with peripherals such as keyboards, mice and a huge desktop if you want.

 

 

Windows display dock

The new Microsoft display dock has three USB ports, including a USB Type-C one, and HDMI and a DisplayPort. You can use a USB drive with it if you want. The Continuum dock looks just like a Windows 10 PC software-wise, and it has a tweaked task-bar plus a signal bar at the top where you can also check your battery and time info.

Source: the Verge