Denon's Music Maniac series of headphones has added two new IEMs and an app to its range. The AH-C120 and AH-C50 earphones expand the IEM quota, which was previously just the AH-C250 model holding its own against a bunch of over-ear headphones. The AH-C120s feature 11.5mm drivers tuned to a flat EQ (more on that in a minute...), while the AH-C50s pack 9mm drivers tuned to a flat EQ. Both sport a tangle-free cable with integrated mic, an adapter for Sony smartphones and multiple tips. Launched alongside the earphones is the Denon Audio app for iOS and Android. One for the audiophiles, it allows the creation and sharing of custom EQ curves with an integrated 1000-band equaliser and a range of EQ presets. So that's where the flat EQ comes in. The app is available now and the IEMs wi
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The pay-what-you-want, DRM-free Humble Bundle for Android returns with six top-rated mobile games. Pay what you like for strategy classic Catan, runner Vector, racer Riptide GP2 and shooter Zombie Gunship. Pay above the average and get and adventure platformer Badland Premium (all all-ons unlocked) and tactical shooter Breach & Clear. As always, you choose how much of your cash goes towards the developer, charity and the Humble Bundle site. Play away! https://www.humblebundle.com Let us know which games had you hooked at the MP4Nation forum.
0.15 percent of mobile/tablet gamers contribute 50 percent of all in-game revenue with in-app purchases, states a report by Swrve. In-app purchases have been a hot topic in the gaming world, with some camps saying free apps with top ups in-game such as Candy Crush Saga and Theme Park are poor form, while others happily pay their way to more candy, coins or gold, depending on their needs. Swrve also found that the average time people make their first purchase is just under 24 hours and if a second purchase is made, it's usually within the next 1 hour and 40 minutes. This is probably due to the 'grinding' mechanism put into free games: you could grind through and slowly get what you want but a quick purchase will sort that out for you quickly and conveniently. This blogger has just
The popular table-top wargaming world of Warhammer will make its Android debut this March with the Warhammer 40k Storm of Vengeance game. The Games Workshop franchise has had a couple of iOS outings (including the excellent dungeon crawler Warhammer Quest) but the new Plants vs Zombies-style Storm of Vengeance will be released on both platforms, as well as PC. Set in the 40k universe and based on the Purging of Kadillus book by Gav Thorpe, the five-lane battlefield pitches Space Marine Dark Angels against Orks across a 50 mission single player campaign. Excitingly, the multiplayer mode is cross-platform, so PC gamers and iOS players can feel the wrath of Android warriors. The £2.99 game is released by Eutechnyx 27 March, with a 69p Imperial Guard add-on available on launch day.
The nice-price Alcatel PIXI 7 tablet will be released at 79 Euros (US$110), nestling into the Tesco Hudl cheap tablet space. The Chinese-made tablet features a 960 x 540 pixel display, WiFi and a MediaTek 1.2 GHz dual core CPU, Alcatel revealed at MWC. Memory-wise it will come with 512 MB or 1GB of RAM, 4 GB of storage and expansion's a microSD card slot. It also has an infrared port, Miracast support and Android 4.4. Does a nice-price tablet entice? Join the discussion on the MP4Nation forum. Via tablet-news
Intel and Qualcomm announced their latest tablet tech leaps at MWC. Intel's finally provided the, um...intel, on its latest processors, the Atom Z3460 and Atom Z3480, previously referred to as Merrifield - now code-named Moorefield. They will power the next batch of Android devices with their 64-bit, quad-core processing power. Qualcomm's +1 update to the Snapdragon 800, the 801, betters its predecessor in performance by 14 percent and graphics by 28 percent. It's 100 percent compatible with Snapdragon 800 and uses the same Krait 400 CPU and Adreno 330 GPU, with the added bonuses of Cat4 LTE support, dual-SIM dual active mode and 1080p video. Via Intel and Androidcommunity
The gaming-focused NVIDIA Tegra 7 tablet is getting a 4G LTE upgrade, the company revealed today at MWC. The tablet will keep its front-facing stereo speakers and 4-quad core ARM Cortex-A15 processor, while offering new high-speed online connectivity. With its history in powering PC gaming graphics, NVIDIA has a nifty niche cache of Tegra-optimised games for the Android tablet, which runs Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS and costs $299. Will faster internet access turn you onto the Tegra? Let us know at the MP4Nation forum. Via modernconsumers
New in stock: Ainol Venus Quad Core Tablet, FiiO E09K Amp & FiiO D07 Advanced Digital To Analog Audio Converter
We have new goodies in stock: Ainol Venus 16GB Quad Core Android Tablet $149.50 The latest tablet from Ainol featuring a quad core processor, 7-inch IPS screen and 16GB of memory and 1GB of ram. Back in stock: Ainol Crystal Dual Core 8GB Android Tablet - 119.50 Dual core, Android 4.1, 8GB of memory and compact 7-inch form factor. FiiO E09K Desktop Amp & Dock for FiiO E17 - $119.50 The latest revision of the popular E9 desktop amp, with improved internals and E17 compatibility. FiiO D07 Advanced Digital to Analog Audio Converter - $49.50 The D07 is ideal for interfacing between modern digital audio/video devices with analog amplifiers or self-powered speakers. You can also find these products on special discount due to our moving sale: Brainwavz Zirconia Headphone
Back in the saddle, our latest video review. The Ainol Tornados are available on our store here.
Someone over at Ainol seems to have leaked a beta version of Android 4.0 ICS for their Ainol Novo 7 Advanced. More info and download firmware on the forums.