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Samsung will provide bulk of Apple’s A9 chips for iPhone 6s

Apple has been trying to wean itself from being dependent on Samsung’s smartphone components for years, but breaking up is proving nearly impossible to do.<p>According to a report from Recode, Apple is turning back to Samsung to make the next-generation A9 processors that will make their way into the …

Acura May Get a Version of the Honda HR-V

Acura in recent years has become an SUV maker that has a side business in cars. Its MDX and RDX crossovers (updated versions of which are debuting at the Chicago auto show) far outsell any of its passenger cars. Now comes word that the brand may add another crossover to its stable. Interviewed by …

Why the hell are Scandinavians insanely good at making addictive mobile games?

It used to be that Scandinavians had a reputation for being fierce viking warriors — now the only time most of them dress up with horned helmets and …

Mobile Gaming

Google Launches Tips and Tricks Focused .How Domain

The Internet has become the go-to place for how to do just about anything. Now Google is making it a bit easier to surface those how-tos with the new .How domain.<p>The new domain is available now via the Google Registry for anyone that has knowledge they want to share with the world. The idea is that …

Flee from the sun at the speed of light in this humbling video

In casual conversation, when we say something is moving at the speed of light, we usually mean it's moving really fast. The speed of light feels instantaneous down here on our small contained planet.<p>Art director and animator Alphonse Swinehart has been "nerding out on some astronomy books and …

Speed Of Light

Google acquires maker of Toontastic storytelling app

The search giant scoops up Launchpad Toys and its popular make-your-own cartoon app for kids, which is now free to all users.<p>Search giant Google looks to be building its presence in the child-friendly mobile apps business.<p>Google has acquired Launchpad Toys, maker of the popular kid-friendly …

Gold and silver Mario Amiibo will test your figurine addiction

You might want to make some more room on your shelves, Amiibo fans. Nintendo is apparently working on some gold and silver variants of its popular Mario Amiibo figurines, which can be used together with the Wii U and the new 3DS. At this point though, it's unclear when you'll actually be able to …

Gaming

YouTube Is Testing “Choose Your Own Camera Angle” Videos

From live-streams to award shows, YouTube has tried various innovations to keep it at the top of the streaming video pile. Now Google’s video behemoth is looking to add another new idea to the mix: a “choose your view” feature that allows users to flip between multiple camera angles of particular …

Microsoft reportedly buys social calendar app Sunrise

If you're an Android, iOS or Mac user who doesn't like the stock calendar app on your platform, you've probably tried (or at least heard of) Sunrise, whose socially-savvy software often fills in the feature gaps. And apparently, Microsoft has tried it too -- both <i>TechCrunch</i> and <i>Recode</i> claim that the …

Apps

Ouya Is Entering China's Console Market With $10 Million Deal

Over 1000 games to appear on Alibaba's set-top box.<p>Ouya has officially confirmed its $10 million investment from the Alibaba Group, as well as a …