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See the bridge of the USS Voyager with an Oculus Rift

Now that Unreal Engine 4 supports Oculus Rift, any virtual environment built with the platform can easily be pushed right over to the VR headset. Naturally, there's a <i>Star Trek</i> fan using every bit of bleeding-edge technology, so it's no surprise to see that a fan has crafted one of the first …

Best Samsung Galaxy S5 cases

As is the case with every iteration, the Samsung Galaxy S5 was one of the most anticipated releases of the year, and while it may not have featured the major overhaul that some hoped for, what you get is a device with a beautiful display, the best processing package currently available, a fantastic …

Operating Systems

Pokemon Online - Indie app of the day

What is Pokemon Online?<p>Pokemon Online is one of the few Pokemon experiences you can get on Android without going through the hassle of downloading an emulator and the games. The idea behind the app is simple. It strips away all the RPG and story elements and lets battle your Pokemon team online …

Pokémon

Project Ara: our best look yet at Google's new modular smartphone

This week in Mountain View, Google held its first-ever developer conference for Project Ara. Developed by a small team within the company called ATAP staffed with ex-DARPA engineers and some of the brightest minds at Google, Ara is a mission to make a modular smartphone. It'd be the last phone you …

Atari to RollerCoaster Tycoon Fans: "We Are Not Deaf"

"We don’t pretend that we know everything," says Atari SA CEO Frédéric Chesnais after pushback over micro-transactions.<p>You can’t please all of the people all of the time, as Atari is finding out with its new mobile take on RollerCoaster Tycoon.<p>The long-awaited sequel to the classic PC game series …

The darknet just got its first black market search engine

The network of sites known as the darknet, only accessible through the anonymizing Tor browser, resembles the early internet in many ways — including being difficult to navigate. Most users get around by clicking from link to link, accessing pages like "The Hidden Wiki" that list popular site …

Samsung, Amazon launch Kindle for Samsung, give one free ebook every month

Samsung and Amazon have announced a new collaboration which will see Amazon release a special version of its Kindle app for Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets. The special version of the Kindle app will give Samsung users access to Amazon’s repository of ebooks, newspapers and magazines. To …

Gear & Gadgets

PS4 Getting An Update With New Video Editing App

Sony’s PlayStation 4 is scheduled to get an update “soon” that will introduce a new video editing app, as detailed in a blog post today. Sony had already teased the update last month.<p>The SHAREfactory app is aimed at making it easier for players to customize their gameplay videos. It will let you …

Brando releases new 4800mAh power jacket for the Samsung Galaxy S5

It doesn’t matter what phone you use, one thing all mobile users have in common is the problem of running out of battery. Even with the best planning in the world there are moments when you need a recharge and you aren’t near a main socket. This problem is exasperated on today’s high specification …

Phones

Google stock Camera App arrives to Google Play, grab the APK now!

It’s update Wednesday and look what just showed up on Google Play, Google’s official Camera app! According to the change-log, the new app is designed for tablets and phones running Android 4.4 KitKat — though it doesn’t specify if there’s any other limitations beyond this.<p>As you can tell, the …

Android News

Google launches standalone Camera app in Play Store

Google has just launched its own Camera app in the Play Store. Simply called Google Camera, the app looks a bit different from the camera software currently shipping in Android 4.4 KitKat. Google has made a number of improvements and refinements here, introducing a much cleaner interface "that gets …

Chrome Remote Desktop for Android brings the big screen to the small screen

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Joining the number of already available ways to access a computer from a mobile device, Google released Chrome Remote Desktop …

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Google's Project Ara wants to revolutionize the smartphone industry within a year

The night before Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) division was supposed to show off the one and only functional Project Ara prototype to a room full of eager developers, someone dropped the phone and broke the display. At <i>any</i> other product reveal, this worst-case scenario would be a …

Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone

In a spare, drab office park in Sunnyvale, California, a bunch of two-by-fours and foamboard have been nailed together into a makeshift model of a shipping container. Inside, a bare, unlit Edison bulb hangs from a wire, over some simple IKEA furniture and a table with Lego blocks on it. The blocks …