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Big-Name VCs Form “Glass Collective” to Back Google Glass App Makers

Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins have joined together to form what they’re calling “the Glass Collective” to invest in …

Venture Capital

AT&T to offer LG Optimus G Pro next month

LG‘s Optimus G smartphone was released last year for a variety of carriers, including AT&T, and enjoyed widespread success among consumers. Following …

Chrome Beta for Android updates with full-screen mode and improved Omnibox

Google rolled out a Chrome Beta update yesterday, bringing with it a couple of improvements that have been long-anticipated, and that provide Android …

How a Single Android Phone Can Hack an Entire Plane

If airlines were already keen to keep your phone switched off, things could soon get even more militant. According to a talk by Hugo Teso at the Hack …

Google Wants to Create a Dotless Domain Called "Search"

It's well known that Google's competitors aren't keen on it getting hold of the .search top-level domain. But the company has outlined a new plan …

Google Glass infographic – how it works

If, like me, you’ve been trying to figure out just how Google Glass works then you’ll definitely want to check out this insightful infographic created by Martin Missfeldt. The infographic is a handy, albeit brief glimpse at the hardware setup, including camera, microphone, and speaker locations, …

Google Glass

Google's unified chat service to actually be named "Babel"

We’ve heard several reports over the past week about Google’s upcoming unified chat service. Two separate sets of screenshots have leaked, but both turned out to be fakes on closer examination.<p>Now thanks to some “trusted sources” of <i>Droid Life</i>, we learned that the service previously rumored to be …

BlackBerry Z10 gets updated Facebook, Twitter apps

Buyers of the new BlackBerry Z10 phone will find updated versions of both its Facebook and Twitter apps.<p>As detailed in a BlackBerry blog yesterday, Facebook 10.0.1 offers the following features:<p>Friends Nearby: You can now find out if your Facebook friends are in the area by seeing if they've …

Apps

Facebook to reveal custom version of Android on new HTC device at upcoming event, says NYT

Rumors indicate that Facebook's upcoming event scheduled for April 4th will reveal an HTC-made phone running a version of Android customized to deeply integrate the social network's services. <i>The New York Times</i> reports that the main announcement at the event will be this Facebook-focused version of …

SoundHound Android app updated, optimized for tablets

The SoundHound Android app has received a major update, and those using it on their tablets probably have the biggest number of reasons to be happy about it.<p>The update is for the Google Nexus 7 and 10, as well as the Amazon Kindle and Kindle Fire, as the press release below says (an update for …

Google Keep, Instructables, Sidewalk Buddy, and More

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but you had no excuse for being unproductive this week. What with Google's new note taking service coming out …

Meet Kickstarter's Most Successful Project

With $8.5 million from 63,416 backers, the Ouya may not be the most funded Kickstarter project out there, but it comes close. And throughout the life …

HDC clones HTC One with new smartphone, offers it for $160

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but imitators usually have a degree of separation between their clone and the authentic product. …

Twitter reportedly to offer Vevo content via its music app

It has been rumored for a couple weeks now that Twitter will be releasing its own music app using technology from its not-too-long-ago acquired We …

Razer Edge now shipping for all who placed pre-orders this month

Nearly three full months after it was first officially announced, the Razer Edge is now shipping out to all those who pre-ordered it earlier this month, to usher in what is purported to be the next generation in PC gaming. When Razer started taking pre-orders, it didn’t specify when exactly it …

Intel Corporation

Google's 'If I Had Glass' winners list dominated by celebrities, popular Twitter accounts

Google's "If I Had Glass" competition has always been a public affair: applications were submitted using a hashtag on Twitter and Google+, and winners offered the opportunity to be among the first to purchase Glass started receiving notifications in the form of public replies earlier this week. …

Packed with technology, this six-sided die reinvents a 5,000-year-old game piece

Just under $40 is a pretty hefty price tag for a traditional six-sided die, but the people behind this high tech version of the 5,000-year-old random number generator believe all of the bells and whistles built into the Dice+ warrants the cost.<p>The blue and white plastic and rubber Dice+ die is …

Two kids made my favorite game at GDC: Concerned Joe

SAN FRANCISCO — Joe’s got cause for concern. He’s a puny blue block on stubby peg legs, and he’s totally at the mercy of the rather dickish game programmer who just created him for cheap, cruel amusement. And it wasn’t enough to just dump him in a side-scrolling maze rife with puzzles and comedic …

ASSASSINS CREED IV: BLACK FLAG Has a Release Date!

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel review

Everything is better with a friend--especially blowing up bad guys. It's here that Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel shines the brightest, glistening …

Mexico

One year later - I’m still playing Horizon: Zero Dawn, and still can’t quite believe it wasn’t Game of the Year 2017

Horizon: Zero Dawn turns one year old today. While creator - Guerrilla Games - will undoubtedly be celebrating its own incredible technical …

Breath of the Wild

PLAYING WITH MY HANDHELD (Top 5 Friday)

Gears of War: Judgment free execution mode, map out today

Gears of War: Judgment's multiplayer got a free boost today with a new map and mode. Series staple Execution returns to the online battlefield with …

Gears of War

Razer Edge review

It's a seriously impressive thing, winning the same award twice – for the same product. That's what Razer managed over the last two years, hoarding accolades at CES for the Project Fiona in 2012 and again for the Edge in 2013.<p>Razer's been so lauded because it set out to do something that doesn't …

Ten FTW: Top Ten Soldiers In Gaming

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Battlefield 4 announced, launching this fall

It seems like only yesterday when <i>Battlefield 3</i> was announced and launched, but Electronic Arts has announced that the next installment in the series,</i> …

Battlefield 4 goes for a human feel in the middle of its incredible carnage (preview)

What’s the one song you don’t want to die to?<p>Electronic Arts has a lot riding on its upcoming military shooter Battlefield 4 — one of the few genuine top-tier franchises left in its arsenal. It’s got to have a few secret weapons of its own to compete against its traditional competition, Call of …