Good news for fans geeks video games and science fiction. After several weeks of waiting Rovio launched Angry Birds Star Wars , a new release of its popular franchise based on the saga of George Lucas film. The game was presented on multiple platforms: iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, PC, Windows Phone and Windows 8.
The mechanics are basically the same as the view in previous installments of Angry Birds. The proposal combines elements of the original title and Space version, but the real attraction is the introduction of elements linked to Star Wars
. As you know, both the Rebels and the Empire are represented by the stars of this proposal. On the side of the birds we see Luke Skywalker, Pricess Leia, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Han Solo and Chewbacca , while pigs representing Darth Vader and Stormtroopers. Depending on the character can take special skills or elements as light sabers, lasers, guns or Force
. The game comes with four playable areas: Tatooine Death Star , Endor and Path of the Jedi
. The latter consists of 40 levels of training with Jedi Master Yoda on Dagobah, to unlock the area has to be bought directly from the game. Angry Birds Star Wars also includes extra levels featuring R2-D2 and C-3PO. The game is great when it comes to designing scenery and soundtrack. Developers also got that application performance is much more fluid
, at least in the Android version. No doubt we are facing one of the best deliveries of Rovio, so do not hesitate to try it. download | iPhone | iPad | Android (Free) | Android (HD) | PC | Mac | Windows Phone.
Windows 8, the new operating system Microsoft, now available worldwide . The gleaming software platform, presented yesterday by the Corporation of Redmond, is available in over 140 markets and 37 languages. With the passing of the hours it is expected that the OS can be purchased from authorized retailers in both the United States and elsewhere.
For now, those interested can upgrade their computers directly from the web . Windows 8 Pro is ready for download for only $ 39.99
, but for a limited time. If you prefer a physical copy, have the option to claim for $ 69.99
. The only requirement to fulfill is to have Windows XP, Vista or 7 on their computers. If you bought PCs with Windows 7 since 2 June onwards, qualify for an upgrade discount only $ 15
. To enjoy this benefit only have to enter this link and follow the instructions for your country. From today also is selling Microsoft Surface
. For now the “official tablet” is available with RT Windows version for ARM hardware, with a starting price of $ 499. An issue with Windows 8 Pro also is underway, but so far no news about the amount or availability. One of the most attractive points is its Windows 8 app store Modern. Windows Store apps debuts globally available 7873
and 88 percent of them are distributed free. Some of the highlights are Skype, Angry Birds and Netflix. What do you think of the new Microsoft operating system? Did you tested? Image via Mashable.
Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux distributions in the world, why always provides interesting features in the newer releases. Since yesterday afternoon the expected available edition 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) , which includes a new accounts compared to its predecessor.
One of the new features included in the distro is the integration of web applications in Unity. With this option it is possible to anchor more than a dozen sites in the launcher desktop
, offering easy and quick access. To enjoy this possibility just have to accept the message when accessing a page from Firefox. Another interesting news is the possibility of searching the web through Unity Dash
. Thus, next to the folders, files and programs on your computer can access documents or images that are stored on different online services (Google Drive, Flickr, etc..). This option is not come without criticism, as the Dash also includes results suggested Amazon
. The adoption of this form of advertising in the Ubuntu interface has generated controversy among users, especially during the launch of the Betas. If you want to disable tooltips can do it from the Privacy section of the operating system. The Unity Dash also integrates a new preview
, which offers more information about the music available on Ubuntu One Music Store or apps from the Center for Software. With this option you can buy / play discs or install programs with just one click. The distro also includes enhanced support for storage services in the cloud, as well as improved performance. If you want to download the ISO to install it on their computers, remember that can no longer use the Live CD mode
because the disk image weighs over 700 MB. The software still supports Live DVD and Live USB. Download | Ubuntu 12.10.