It’s Sunday so it’s time for Adi’s Week in Tech News. This is your weekly roundup of all the major technology news stories from the week gone by. Without further ado let’s just jump into it.
Fancy getting your groove on? If so, then Ubisoft has finally released Just Dance Now. Previously shown off at their E3 press briefing earlier this year, this dance title for iOS and Android will allow people to play tracks and dance to them from any connected screen.
The way it works is that once you have linked the Just Dance Now app on your smartphone to a connected screen(e.g. a tablet or a TV), you will then be able to use your phone as a motion controller to detect your dance moves.
If you’ve upgraded to iOS 8.0.1 on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, then there is a good chance that you may have experienced some problems with Touch ID. You may also be experiencing problems with your cellular data/4G/3G not working. However, Apple has since released a fix which incorporated into iOS 8.0.2 and it’s available to download now for your iOS device.
Microsoft has announced that they will be discontinuing the system builder editions for three versions of Windows 7. In particular system builder versions of Windows 7 Home Premium, Home Basic and Ultimate will are being discontinued as of 31st October 2014. However the system builder version of Windows 7 professional will still be continued available for a long time to come.
Paypal has announced that they are partnering up with CoinGo, CoinBase and BitPay to help merchants accept Bitcoin payments. If you’re in the USA, you will be able to take advantage of this to sell digital goods such as music, games, and ringtones and accept Bitcoin as a method of payment.
Oculus has announced a new version of its in development headset known as Crescent Bay. So, what does the new version of this in-development One of the headline features is that it comes with full 360 degree head tracking. On top of that, the Oculus Cresecent Bay will also come with it’s own headphones that will provide 3D audio. In terms of the actual displays on the new version have a higher screen resolution and have less latency.