You feel the satisfying hum of power all around you as your car moves faster and faster. As you rocket down the course, the rest of the world melts away, your concentration narrowing on the track and your competitors. Victory is so close you can nearly taste the sweetness of it as you jockey for position and prepare to literally blast away the competition. Set your course for domination as you trade paint in a closely fought battle for ultimate racing supremacy.
In Blur, you'll experience in-the-pack action as you race neck-and-neck with 19 other vehicles, constantly battling for position as you strive to be the first to cross the finish line. Get behind the wheel of a variety of licensed cars and push it to its limits across stunning real-world racing environments as you employ nitro speed boosts, defensive shields, land mines and more to blow your competitors away sometimes literally. Watch cars smash and crash with photo-realistic intensity, and share the racing excitement with up to three friends in split-screen play or up to 19 additional players in online gameplay that will have you working together or fighting for bragging rights.
Experience intense, high-octane racing with licensed vehicles in thrilling real-world racing environments
Fight for position in a pack of 20 aggressive cars
Collect incredible powerups, like the ability to blast cars out of the way with huge bursts of energy
Employ powerups individually or combine three of the same to gain a more powerful advantage
See crashes come to life with cinematic intensity as photo-realistic cars flip and roll, complete with panels crumpling and bumpers ripping off
Share the action with friends in four-player split-screen play
Go online for competitive or cooperative gameplay for up to 20 total racers, including team racing, objective-based events and custom groups where you can create unique multiplayer modes
Tablets have grown immensely in popularity over the past several years. This has caused a variety of manufacturers to begin making them. At the same time, it has made buying one a more difficult task as there is more to choose from. With some simple tips for buying a tablet, however, you can feel more confident about your decision.
1. What will you use it for?
Tablets are very multifunctional devices that can be used for a variety of different purposes. For example, some businesses rely on tablets to make inventory-taking a much easier process. And some people buy tablets just to watch movies in bed. Knowing what you'll use your tablet for will help you to decide what features are important to you. For example, is constant access to the internet a necessity? Will you want to someday increase the storage capabilities of the tablet? When you shop with the answers to these questions in mind, it can make ruling out tablets that won't work for your purposes much easier.
2. What apps does it have?
Although the answer to this question is constantly changing, if you have certain apps or types of apps that you know you'll want to use, make sure they're offered on the operating system your tablet uses. More apps can mean more functionality from your tablet, so go with an operating system that has a wide selection. More isn't always the best, however, so you shouldn't simply choose the manufacturer with the most apps (Apple, right now) and go with them. Just make sure you have the variety you need in the type of apps you plan to use.
3. Price doesn't always predict quality
As is the case with most products, just because you pay more for a tablet doesn't mean it's of the highest quality. Some companies, like Amazon, have been able to offer tablets for a low price because they know they'll make money from additional purchases (e.g. books, apps, etc.). Yet their tablet is still a very high-quality product.
4. Size matters
It will matter to you in one way or another, whether it is that you want a tablet of a certain size or want to pay a certain price for your tablet. The smallest tablets are around 7 to 8 inches across. They are very portable and lower-priced than larger models. Medium tablets range from 9 to 10 inches; most tablets fall into this size category. They have higher resolutions screens than the smaller tablets and are better for watching movies or television. There aren't many tablets over 10 inches available now but they are becoming more popular. Many manufacturers call them hybrids because they offer the processing power of a PC but the touch screen of a tablet.
5. Screen resolution
The highest resolution available right now is 2,560 x 1,600 pixels, but you don't need to go that high to have a clear picture. You should test your tablet out, however, and make sure the resolution is to your liking before you make the purchase.