It’s Sunday, so it’s time for Adi’s Week in Tech News. This is your weekly roundup of all the tech news stories from the week.
It’s official, Apple has sent out it’s invites to the press for a special event that they’re going to be holding on 16th October 2014. The event will be taking place at the Apple Campus and will begin at 10AM Pacific time. The invite bears the tagline: “It’s been way too long”.
There is a trend of late of games with user generated content with games like Minecraft and LittleBigPlanet. However, it looks like Microsoft has decided to show its hand and has released Project Spark. It’s finally left the beta and it’s available right now for desktops and laptops from the Windows 8 Store or the XBox One. Oh and by the way, it’s free!
Explicit images believed to have been sent through messaging service Snapchat were reportedly put online, with threats from hackers to upload more. Users who had been accessing the service via a third-party app, and not the official Snapchat app, had their images intercepted.
A flaw in cash machines that allows criminals to quickly steal wads of cash has been discovered. Interpol has alerted countries in Europe, Latin America and Asia known to have been targeted – and is carrying out a widespread investigation.
As part of their ongoing On-The-House promotion, Origin(part of EA) you are able to get Dragon Age: Origins for free. The game is still free until 14th October along with Bejeweled 3(which is free until 28th October 2014.