Two major horror/action franchises are set to return in 2017. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter lands in theaters on January 27th, and Kate Beckinsale is set to reprise her role as Selene in the werewolf vs. vampire flick, Underworld: Blood Wars, on January 6th. If you can't wait until after the holidays to get your Underworld fix, Ludia has released a real-time strategy game based on the upcoming movie.
Samsung has confirmed that the troublesome Galaxy Note 7 has been discontinued. A spokeswomen for Samsung has told both the Wall Street Journal and TechCrunch that production of the handset is being stopped due to fears of defective batteries.
"We can confirm the report that Samsung has permanently discontinued the production of Galaxy Note7," a spokeswoman told TechCrunch.
Apple has opened up a donation page via its storefronts on iTunes, the App Store and Apple.com. As the company has done in the past, 100% of donations made using its payment systems will go directly to the American Red Cross. The donations made via iTunes will help boost Hurricane Matthew relief efforts by the organization, which is helping those affected by the storm. Matthew smacked the Caribbean and several US states, leaving hundreds dead and millions without power.
The other shoe has finally dropped. This week Apple officially pulled the third-generation Apple TV from its stores. Previously, the Apple Store online gave consumers an option to purchase the older model set top box for $69 and even compare them. Now the Apple TV 4G with Siri Remote is the only version available, in storage capacities of 32 GB or 64 GB priced at $149 or $199 respectively.
Five Nights at Freddy's creator, Scott Cawthon, is not known for sticking with scheduled release dates, but most of the time it's because he likes to release titles early, not late. On Tuesday, Cawthon announced that his FNAF spinoff, Sister Location, "might be postponed" because certain plot elements are very "dark." Cawthon said the game could be delayed up to "several months" to give him time to rework it into a more kid friendly title.