UPDATE: Amazon is now accepting pre-orders for the D4S.
The Nikon D4S DSLR is now available for pre-order through B&H Photo. The new camera is expected to start shipping on March 6, 2014. It is equipped with a full-frame, FX-format 16.2MP CMOS sensor and EXPEED 4 image processor. It also features a broad native sensitivity range, from ISO 100-25600, the ability to record full HD 1080p movies, and a full-resolution continuous shooting rate of 11 fps. Other features include a 3.2" LCD monitor, a 51-point autofocus system, an intelligent Scene Recognition System with 3D Color Matrix Metering III, and 1000 Base-T Gigabit Wired LAN Support.
If you didn't believe the rumors before, Samsung has but all confirmed that the Galaxy S5 will be announced next week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Korean tech giant released a 30-second teaser video which not only stars the number 5, but it ends with the words "the next Galaxy." The video suggests that the successor to the Galaxy S 4 will be officially unveiled at Samsung's Unpacked event being held on Monday, February 24th. This is means it is the perfect time to unload your old devices if you plan to purchase Samsung's flagship device when it is released in a few weeks.
While there are a lot of ways to unload your older devices, one of the best way is to sell them for cash to an electronics re-seller such as NextWorth. This is the best way to get the best value for your used gadgets. NextWorth is currently offering around $90 for used Galaxy S III phones in good working conditions, and up to $230 for used iPhones in case you're planning on making the leap from iOS to Android. You can also trade-in old tablets, iPods and even video games for cash.
Pre-orders are now being accepted for The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition. The special edition of the massive role playing game is available for all platforms and includes limited edition collectible items plus exclusive digital content. The Imperial Edition SRP is $99. The basic edition of the game will retail for $59.
Experience one connected world and stay up-to-date with everything your friends are doing in one of the most socially enabled games ever. Whether you play with your friends or adventure alone, the game's innovative mouse-driven combat system allows you to focus on action and tactics, not the user interface. Use any weapon or armor at any time and customize your abilities to play the way you want as you uncover the mysteries of Tamriel and seek heroic quests on your own terms. Explore the far reaches of Skyrim, the mysterious lands of Morrowind, the sprawling metropolis of Daggerfall and beyond. The choices you make, from the alliance you join to the battles you fight, will shape your destiny and the world of Tamriel.
The Elder Scrolls Online will be available for Mac and PCs on April 4, 2014, and the PS4 and Xbox One on June 30, 2014.
Toshiba originally said that its Chromebook would be available on February 16th for $279, but it has popped up on the company's website a few weeks early for $299. However, both Amazon.com and Adorama have the the 13-inch laptop (CB35-A3120) listed at its original SRP of $279. That puts it in the same price range as the recently released HP Chromebook 11, and makes it slightly pricier than Acer's $200 11-inch C720.
The Toshiba Chromebook is powered by an Intel Celeron processor and Chrome OS. It ships with 2GB or RAM, Bluetooth 4.0, 2 years of free Google Drive storage (100GB) and up to 9 hours of battery life.
UPDATE 2: The PS4 keeps going in and out of stock at Amazon. You can find a list of available PS4 bundles here, or keep trying the links below.
The PS4 is sold out on Amazon.com.
It only took until February but the PlayStation 4 is finally back in stock! The PS4 has been a hard to find item even after the holiday shopping season, but the basic console is now available at Amazon.com for the normal SRP of $399. However, the PS4 Camera is still out of stock at most major retailers. Even Walmart's "Solution and Starter" bundles are not offering the camera as an option.
Pre-orders are now being accepted for South Park: The Stick of Truth Grand Wizard Edition. The new South Park title is only available for the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The Grand Wizard Edition includes: South Park: The Stick of Truth (full game), Grand Wizard Kidrobot Cartman figure and Kingdom of South Park Map.
The Kingdom map is an important part of South History since it is the first time the entire city has been charted, plotted, and mapped. Amazon.com is ofering a special pre-order bonus -- the Ultimate Fellowship Pack, which includes four Stick of Truth costumes.
Various Titanfall limited edition accessories are now available for pre-order. The highly anticipated Xbox One title is set to launch on March 11, 2014, and both the Collector's Edition and limited edition accessories are sure to sell out before launch. Here's a quick look at each accessory with pre-order links.
Xbox One Titanfall Limited Edition Wireless Controller
Own a piece of gaming history and fight in style with the Xbox One Titanfall Limited Edition Wireless Controller. Designed in partnership with Titanfall creator, Respawn Entertainment, it's inspired by the C-101 carbine, used by the elite IMC Titan Pilots of the Frontier. Crafted in striking detail for maximum authenticity in color and graphics, the Controller looks and feels like an artifact from the world of Titanfall. ($64.99)
The UK retailer Firebox.com is selling realistic looking Super Nintendo and Gameboy game cartridges made out of soap. The Super Nintendo soap cartridges are available in Donkey Kong Country, Street Fighter II Turbo, Super Mario Kart and The Legend of Zelda. The Gameboy cartridges are available in Pokemon Blue / Red, Earthworm Jim, Zelda plus more.
Even the official description is hilarious!
"When you envisage the typical gamer you tend to think of a mildly unkempt human; hunched over in a dimly lit room, pizza-stained clothes, unshaven, bloodshot eyes, irritable demeanour, slight stench of week-old festering undergarments. You'd be wrong. Gamers these days are clean as a whistle, sharp as a thistle. Thanks to the Game Boy Cartridge Soaps they value soft hands and sweet scents as much as anybody else. Finally a soap has come along that compliments the gaming lifestyle."
The Tomb Raider Definitive Edition with ArtBook Packaging is now available for pre-order from Amazon.com and GameStop. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One title will begin shipping on 1/28/2014. Customers who pre-order the Tomb Raider Definitive Edition now will receive an ArtBook featuring never before seen concept art.
The game has been re-built specifically for next-generation consoles and promises high-quality graphics with "obsessive detail".
"The cinematic action-adventure that forced Lara Croft to grow from an inexperienced young woman into a hardened survivor has been re-built for Xbox One and PS4, featuring an obsessively detailed Lara and a stunning lifelike world. To survive her first adventure and uncover the island's deadly secret, Lara must endure high-octane combat, customize her weapons and gear, and overcome grueling environments."
After being pulled by retailers due to an over-heating problem the HP Chromebook 11 is finally back in stock. The 11-inch Chromebook is now available at Amazon.com for only $279. Chromebooks are a great affordable alternative to high priced laptops like the $1,000 MacBook Air.
Users can do everything from surf the web to creating documents and spreadsheets or editing photos on a Chromebook by using web-based apps. Chromebooks also include 100GB of free Google Drive storage for saving files on the Cloud. This gives you access to your files anywhere as long as you have a web-enabled device.