Monthly Archives: August 2013
Last year ‘s output at DC Comics chapters in an episode of Batman Arkham City, to connect once again with the eponymous video game developed by Rocksteady studio , creator of the game already multiplatform Arkham Asylum which had marked the spirits 3 years ago . In the United States , the output of comics that preceded and accompanied by the game here, Urban Comics is offering a “bundle” , that is to say, a package combining comics and the game all- in-one . This is even more relevant than the two media work in mirror contextualizes the comics and gives a lot of background to the reader – player who wants to understand how some of Gotham was all of a sudden turned into open-air prison where villains create territories under their law dominated by violence and bias (it does remind you of anything ? ) . The story then stops and prompts for the handle and slip into the armor of Batman to continue the adventure and defeat the evil goatee who manipulates everyone after putting all these people in line. Continue reading
Individuals shunning PC. So much so that their sales slump in the first quarter 2013. According to two . studies, published by Gartner and IDC offices on April 10, the number of PCs sold worldwide over this period fell below 80 million units. The first time since 2009. This fall marks the fourth consecutive quarter of decline for the sector.
Between million (IDC) and million (according to Gartner) PCs were sold between January and March 2013. A decrease between 11% and 14% compared to last year. Ever, for nearly twenty years, it had been stronger. A phenomenon largely due to the emergence of smartphones and tablets that better respond to the diverse needs of consumers.
Word processing, video player, internet browser, everything is now at hand with these devices, which require little by little in the lives of users. The latter, “change their consumption patterns, focusing on connected devices such as tablets or smartphones at the expense of PCs,” says Mikako Kitagawa, an analyst at Gartner. One reason is the lower cost of these terminals. “There are now shelves quality under two hundred dollars. Suddenly, even in emerging markets where PC penetration is low, people prefer to invest in this type of product,” said Ms. Kitagawa. Continue reading