Sound bar with dedicated subwoofer brings 5.1 surround sound to the desktop
Gaming peripheral maker Razer announced that it is readying a new sound bar for the living room and desktop. The Razer Leviathan is a 5.1 channel surround sound bar, which the company states can easily fit under a monitor or console setup. The Leviathan features Dolby technology, including Dolby Digital, Pro Logic II and Virtual Speaker. The unit also comes with a dedicated 5.25-inch down-firing subwoofer that Razer says is "tuned to produce distortion-free lower tones."
Services launches new site, adds local currencies and adds films to existing model
Gaming marketplace GOG has undergone several changes this year, from announcing an expansion of its practices to compete better with Steam with GOG Galaxy to adding support for Linux games. Today, the company announced that it was extending its business to films, partially as an effort to show how effective the digital rights management-free (DRM) download model is.
Support added for Mint, Ubuntu with distro-independent archives, remains DRM-free
GOG, the gaming website and merchant previously known as Good Old Games, announced today that it has added support for Linux, delivering on an earlier promise to expand to the operating system. The DRM-free game distributor said earlier in the year that one of the next steps for the company would be to add support Linux distros.
AKG announces new addition to its Y-Series headphone collection
AKG has released its new Y-Series headphone collection, which includes three models and aims to offer a modern aesthetic within the brand. The on-ear headphones have a closed earcup design, reducing ambient noise, and a folding mechanism for easy storage.
United Airlines app offers iOS 7 redesign, quick access 'travel card' format
Airline United released an update for its United Airlines app, offering a new design and additional features. Available on iTunes, its quick-access 'travel cards' interface allows users to easily view a flight status, airport map, book or check in for a flight. Its travel wallet feature provides a shortcut to the user's United Airlines customer information, such as upcoming reservations, mobile boarding passes, and more.
Vast majority of Macintosh catalog for sale for one day
Classic game purveyor Good Old Games is wrapping up its NoDRM Summer Sale with nearly 500 games at up to a 50 percent discount individually, or up to 75 percent when an entire collection of games is purchased. Nearly the entire Macintosh game catalog of roughly 164 games is available at a reduced price.
New offerings, free title kick off GOG annual summer sale
Digital games distributor Good Old Games (GOG) has added System Shock 2, called one of the most influential games in history, to its cross-platform library. In addition to the seminal first-person shooter, the company has also added 10 more titles to its library for the Macintosh, and has made dungeon crawler Torchlight free until 12:59 GMT on June 20 to kick off its "No DRM" summer sale, with daily deals of up to 85 percent off.