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AC editors' apps of the week: Lettrs, Sky Force 2014, VSCO Cam and more!

These are the apps we love, and we think you'll love them, too<p>Everyone loves apps. With a million or so available in Google Play, finding the good …

Road Not Taken is a brilliant game that will destroy you (review)

<i>Check out our Reviews Vault for past game reviews.</i><p>The most recent game I can recall that was based on a poem was developer Visceral’s 2010 gore and boob-fest Dante’s Inferno. Road Not Taken, which takes its inspiration from a much shorter and less poop-filled verse by Robert Frost, is more or less …

The Best Chat Apps for Your Smartphone

<b>Updated: August 1, 2014</b><p>We’ve known for sometime that SMS is becoming passe for many smartphone owners worldwide.<p>Sure, people still use it, but there are a slew of apps that go way beyond it, offering easy multimedia functions, group chats, video calls, gaming and much more. Beyond being SMS …

Get totally free talk, text and data on your iPad, thanks to FreedomPop

You may know FreedomPop as the guys who will turn your iPod touch into a free iPhone, but if you have an iPad, the carrier is now willing to do the same thing, giving any Sprint-compatible iPad free talking, texting and data.<p>An iPad is not an iPhone, of course, but it does have LTE abilities, which …

38 tips on how to play a character with a different gender to your own

Have you seen a roleplaying game go horribly wrong when someone tried to play a character of a different sex to their own? Was it a guy trying to …

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Kamcord introduces network for gamers to gather, share their mobile gameplay videos

One of the startups working to make gameplay recording ubiquitous on mobile is adding new features to facilitate that process in its app.<p>Kamcord released its self-titled social network for gamers on iOS today. The Kamcord app enables players to share their recorded gameplay as well as comment on …

Watch Dogs’ scary app puts the power of the NSA in your browser

If you think that the conceit behind Ubisoft’s hacker-themed video game <i>Watch Dogs</i> isn’t real enough, be sure to take a look at this website.<p>Watch_Dogs We Are Data takes real world, publicly-accessible location-based data and parses it into a display ripped directly from the video game of the same …

Brazil vs. Germany in the World Cup explained through Pokémon

Germany annihilated Brazil in the World Cup semi-finals on Tuesday, beating the host country 7-1 in a match that will forever be seared into the minds of soccer enthusiasts.<p>For those who are better versed in Pokémon than they are in soccer, game designer Will Thompson tweeted an image that explains …

Video games: Time to tackle the taboo

As video games become a more intrinsic part of our culture, Kirk McKeand hopes that the industry will be allowed to explore more controversial subjects, but that creators need to learn from their mistakes.<p>Like rock n’ roll's beginnings, elements of video games considered taboo now will likely be …

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Yes, you can teach your child to be funny. Here's how<p>Some comedians say a joke isn't funny unless it offends someone, but comedians like Jim Gaffigan …

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17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

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The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Stamplay: An Easy, IFTTT-like Way to Create Web apps

Stamplay, which has just recently come out of closed beta, has a lot of plans for the near future like releasing new components in partnership with other services and improving the complexity of rules that can be defined. However even in the current stage the service can be used for things ranging …

Chevrolet set to unleash 650-horsepower Corvette Z06 supercar

Get ready for the monster 'Vette.<p>Chevrolet plans to unleash a 650-horsepower Corvette Z06 late this year.<p>The automaker said it will be among the few cars with more than 600 horses that you can buy at a dealership in the U.S. It will be the most powerful production car ever from General Motors, …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …