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'Destiny' Fans Taking Friends-Only Raid Matchmaking Into Their Own Hands

One of Destiny’s more controversial policies ahead of release is that its 6-man raids, which feature the toughest content and dole out the best loot in the game, will not allow for randomized matchmaking. Instead, Bungie wants players only to take them on with five other friends, as the level of …

Google Experience launcher renamed to Google Now launcher

The Google Experience launcher has so far been left as an exclusive to the Nexus 5, unless you decided to side load the APK file yourself, but a new update suggests that we could be edging closer to a release for other devices too.<p>Through yesterday’s update to Google Search, it seems that a new …

Android News

Minecraft launches Dec. 17 on PS3, hits PS4 and PS Vita in 2014

<i>Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition</i>, the PS3 version of Mojang's phenomenally successful sandbox game, will be released Dec. 17 on PlayStation Network in North America, the studio announced today.<p>The port is being handled by 4J Studios, the same company behind <i>Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition</i>, which was …

Cover's context-aware Android lock screen launches on Google Play (video)

Context-sensitive interfaces like Aviate and Google Now are on the rise in the Android world, and Cover is taking advantage of that spotlight by releasing its dynamic lock screen on Google Play as a public beta. The updated front end works much as it did in the invitation-only test, automatically …

GameSpot on Twitter: "#PS4's will be available at Wal-Mart stores across the country on Sunday, Dec. 15th. http://t.co/dL2VWzBdqR http://t.co/oenGERgM56"

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Best Android apps for boosting mobile network and Wi-Fi signals

There’s nothing more frustrating than having a weak network signal or Wi-Fi connection, leaving you with a sluggish Internet connection or a hard time making calls or sending text messages. No matter how powerful your device is, you’re not going to enjoy it much without a decent Internet connection …

Apps

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

Nowadays, there’s a smartphone app for just about everything. Need to hail a ride? There’s an app for that. Need a game for your cat? There’s an app …

Apps

Download the new Hangouts, the Google Launcher, and Nexus 5 goodies!

Today was an exciting day in the world of Android. The Nexus 5 was released and Google fanatics everywhere dropped what they were doing to buy it, talk about it, or both. The day is nearly over and if you think the excitement is dying down then guess again. Now that the initial frenzy of the Nexus …

Android News

Congress Still Gets Paid During the Shutdown — Here's How Much

The U.S. Congress, as a whole, is making $2.95 every second. That's $177 a minute and more than $250,000 a day. And yes, it's still making that …

Syria begins destroying chemical weapons arsenal

Kerry says he's 'very pleased' with early progress as UN inspectors race against the clock<p>Syrian forces began destroying President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapon delivery systems Sunday, according to a member of an international team overseeing the process. Speaking to Reuters, the official said …

Zimbabwe faces looming food crisis, says UN

World Food Programme predicts one in four people in rural areas will need food assistance next year<p>Zimbabwe is facing a "looming food crisis" with one in four people in rural areas at risk of hunger early next year, the highest number in half a decade, the UN has warned.<p>The gloomy prediction was …

Video Games Sharpen Older Brains

Getting older often means mental acuity declines. Some studies have pointed to the idea that you can exercise the brain to keep the mind sharp. But …

Walmart workers protest over minimum wage in 15 US cities

Organisers say Thursday will mark largest action since last November when they claim 400 workers walked off their shifts<p>Walmart workers and their supporters are planning to launch protests in stores in 15 cities across the US on Thursday, as part of a small but vociferous movement to raise wages …