Kyoto Animation Releases First Film After Attack

Kyoto Animation releases first film after attack

The Japanese animation production company Kyoto Animation has released its first new film since a deadly arson attack at one of its studios in July that killed 35 of its employees.

The film was released nationwide on Friday. At a movie theater in Kyoto City, many fans came to see it.

Cuphead For Nintendo Switch Releases April 18th

Cuphead For Nintendo Switch Releases April 18th

Cuphead, a title much appreciated for its difficulty, is now heading over to the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo confirmed at the Game Developers Conference today that the game is coming to its console. The Switch port includes the same hand-drawn cell animation and soundtrack that was loved by console owners in the original release.

Nintendo has also confirmed that Cuphead will have support for Xbox Live at launch. The company has teamed up with StudioMDHR to bring Xbox Live features beyond Xbox and PC to the Nintendo Switch. The studio already has experience with Xbox Live beyond the console as Cuphead is available on Windows 10 as well with Xbox Live.

T-mobile Releases Android 9 Pie For Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9+

T-Mobile Releases Android 9 Pie For Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9+

T-Mobile was the last major carrier in the United States to not release the Android 9 Pie update for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ over the past couple of weeks. Magenta has now rectified that. It’s rolling out the latest Android OS update for the aforementioned devices over-the-air, ending the wait for users at last.

T-Mobile is rolling out baseband version numbers G960USQU3CSAB and G965USQU3CSAB for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ respectively. The update will weigh in at around 1.9GB for those who are on Oreo. It will be smaller for users running the beta Pie firmware on their handsets. The United States was one of the few markets where Samsung offered the Android Pie beta.

Japan Releases Footage Of S.korea Radar Incident

Japan releases footage of S.Korea radar incident

Japan's Defense Ministry has released a video to back up its claim that a South Korean naval ship directed its fire-control radar at a Japanese patrol plane last week.

The ministry says the South Korean destroyer leveled the radar at the Maritime Self-Defense Force's P-1 patrol aircraft over the Sea of Japan on December 20th, in what it called a dangerous act.

Lg Releases Its First Android Pie Update For The G7 One

LG Releases Its First Android Pie Update For The G7 One

It has been a few months since Google released the Android 9 Pie update but it’s still not available for compatible devices of many mainstream manufacturers. Samsung has only just opened up the beta program and won’t be releasing Pie for its devices until January 2019, for example. LG has now got the ball rolling, though, as the LG G7 One is the company’s first smartphone to receive the Android 9 Pie update.

As reported by this XDA Forum user from Canada, the company has started rolling out the Android 9 Pie update for the LG G7 One. The update is said to weigh in at just over 820MB which is understandable since it’s a major Android platform update.

Sony Releases Android 9 For Xperia Xz Premium, Xz1, And Xz1 Compact

Sony Releases Android 9 For Xperia XZ Premium, XZ1, And XZ1 Compact

Sony is one of the few Android manufacturers that have already released the Android 9 Pie update for a few of their compatible handsets. The list of Sony smartphones that have received Pie is now expanding as the company has released Android 9 for three additional models. The Xperia XZ Premium, XZ1, and XZ1 Compact have all received the Pie update.

Sony had announced earlier this year in August that it would release Android 9 Pie for the Xperia XZ1 and XZ2 series as well as the Xperia XZ Premium in November. Sony then released the update for the XZ2 and XZ2 Compact ahead of schedule last month. It’s now rolling out the much-awaited update for the XZ Premium, XZ1, and XZ1 Compact.

Hayabusa2 Releases Landing-marker On Asteroid

Hayabusa2 releases landing-marker on asteroid

Japan's space agency, JAXA, says it has released a target marker onto the asteroid Ryugu to prepare for the planned landing of the Hayabusa2 probe there early next year.

Hayabusa2 arrived at a home position 20 kilometers from Ryugu in June. The asteroid is about 300 million kilometers from Earth.

Utada Hikaru Releases 'too Proud' Featuring 3 Asian Rappers

Utada Hikaru releases 'Too Proud' featuring 3 Asian rappers

Utada Hikaru, who will be kicking off her nationwide tour tonight at Yokohama Arena, has digitally released a new song "Too Proud featuring XZT, Suboi, EK (L1 Remix)" via music subscription and distribution services. 

This is a remix of "Too Proud featuring Jevon", which was included in the singer's new album "Hatsukoi" released back in June. In the album, this song features London rapper Jevon, while this new version features China's XZT, Vietnam's Suboi, and South Korea's EK. The "L1 Remix" in the title stands for "Language1 Remix," as each artist participates in the song in their native language. 

Jaxa Releases Images Sent From Asteroid Rovers

JAXA releases images sent from asteroid rovers

Japan's space agency JAXA has released images of the surface of the asteroid Ryugu captured by two robotic vehicles that landed there last week.

The rovers, called MINERVA-II-1, have been hopping around the surface of the asteroid taking pictures after being released from the Hayabusa2 probe last Friday, Japan time.

Tetris Effect Releases On Ps4 And Ps Vr In November

Tetris Effect Releases On PS4 And PS VR In November

Tetris Effect was revealed ahead of the E3 2018 gaming convention a few months back and the game made quite a splash. This new game comes from Tetsuya Mizuguchi who has been behind popular titles such as Rez and Lumines. Fans have been excited for this title ever since it was revealed that it’s going to support virtual reality. It has now been confirmed when this game will be released for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR.

Sony Releases Ps4 System Software Update 6.0

Sony Releases PS4 System Software Update 6.0

PlayStation 4 owners will soon get an update notification on their consoles as Sony is now rolling out the PlayStation 4 system software update version 6.0. While this new software update doesn’t have a decimal version number, it doesn’t have one of Sony’s unique Daimiyo names as well. That’s because it’s an incremental update which doesn’t bring much in the way of new features to the console.

Tor Project Releases Mobile Browser For Android

Tor Project Releases Mobile Browser For Android

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The Tor Project surprised its fans this week by releasing its mobile browser for Android. The organization has released the first alpha of the Tor browser for Android as part of the Tor Browser v8 update that was released earlier this week. It’s the first ever mobile browser from the organization that’s behind the Tor network and the eponymous browser.