Stranger Things mobile game announced for 2020 release

Stranger Things Mobile Game - Next Games - Netflix

Next Games and Netflix have teamed up to develop a game based on the hit series. A Stranger Things mobile game is reportedly in the works. The upcoming free-to-play mobile game is being developed by Finnish games developer and publisher Next Games and is based on the popular, Sci-fi-thriller Netflix series “Stranger Things.” Expect Pokémon Go AR-style game-play. While few details have been released about the upcoming Stranger Things mobile game, in a Next Games press release announcing the title, the company said that the location-based puzzle RPG game will…

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QR code study examines the effectiveness of these barcodes on food packaging

QR Code study - Oysters

Recent research reveals that consumers are not likely to scan QR codes with their phones. A team of American researchers conducted a QR code study related to quick response (QR) codes on food packaging and whether or not consumers use them. The researchers learned that only 1% of the study participants used their phones to scan the QR code on a food label to learn more information about it. QR codes are one of the methods used to provide consumers with more info on bioengineered food products. Back in 2016,…

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PUBG Mobile becomes the world’s top grossing mobile game

Top Grossing Mobile Game - PUBG Mobile - Revenue

PUBG Mobile is not only the most popular smartphone game, it’s also mobile’s biggest money-maker. Having collected over $146 million in revenue in May, PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) Mobile is now the top grossing mobile game worldwide. This likely isn’t a surprise to some, as the mobile-version of this online multiplayer battle royal game has more than 100 million monthly players, easily making it the most popular game among mobile users. “Game For Peace” is also a huge contributor to the revenue. While $76 million in revenue is from items and…

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Latest Samsung Galaxy S9 update lets you scan QR codes with the camera setting

Samsung Galaxy S9 Update - Scanning QR Code

Galaxy S9 users no longer require Bixby or a third party app to scan quick response codes. The most recent Samsung Galaxy S9 update has given users of this smartphone additional camera features that currently exist on the Galaxy S10, as well as others not yet present on Saumsung’s newer phone models. Among these new features is the toggle in the camera settings called “Scan QR codes,” which lets users scan the codes without requiring Bixby or a third party app as was previously the case. Galaxy S9 users can…

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Temperature control wearable tech could help decrease energy use

Temperature Control Wearable Technology - Thermostat

A team of engineers are working on personal wearable heating and cooling patches. A team of American engineers have developed a temperature control wearable tech that can heat and cools skin with a battery-powered patched embedded in clothing. This technology has the potential to reduce energy consumption. Regulating personal body temperature can decrease energy wastage. Renkun Chen, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of California, San Diego, and his team of researchers, constructed a temperature control wearable tech patch from thermoelectric alloys embedded between two layers…

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