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Amazon AppStore giving away 12 music apps, valued at over $40

While every day brings a free premium app from Amazon, occasionally we are also treated to various bundles that include multiple apps. Many times these bundles are in celebration of special events, but today Amazon is giving away what it says is over $40 worth of free music-related premium apps — …

Google Releases Standalone Camera App, Features Lytro-Like Focus Control

Google wants to give all Android users (or at least those running Android 4.4 and up) the opportunity to use a camera app designed by the same people …

How A Schoolyard Bully Helped Andrew Garfield Become Spider-Man

In an interview with The Guardian, Andrew Garfield — the actor who plays Spider-Man in the upcoming "Amazing Spider-Man 2" — explains how he was bullied as a child.<p>"I enjoyed my childhood, though looking back on school, that was both great and awful," he told the British newspaper.<p>Garfield, who was …

The plot to kill the password

The world’s most powerful companies want you to log in with fingerprints and eyescans<p>Last Friday, Samsung's new Galaxy S5 arrived with an unexpected and underhyped feature. Like the iPhone 5S, it came with a fingerprint reader, but this reader plugs directly into PayPal, which in turn connects you …

Hands On With The Xperia Z2 Smartphone And Z2 Tablet, Sony’s Waterproof Wonders

Both Samsung and HTC have new flagship Android phones out in the U.S., but Sony isn’t just sitting back and doing nothing. The company has its new 5.2-inch Z2 smartphone launching soon in select markets, including in Canada in May. The waterproof glass-encased handset has a lot in common with last …

Facebook to make mobile users download Messenger

Mobile users who have gotten used to chatting with their friends via Facebook will soon have to make sure they've downloaded the social-media giant's app designed specifically for that.<p>Facebook has begun notifying mobile users that they'll no longer be able to text via its core app. Instead, …

Google Is Starting To Generate More Revenue On Android Apps, Which Could Be Dangerous For Apple And The iPhone

A new report from App Annie shows that the Google Play Store for Android apps and other digital content is starting to catch up to Apple's App store.<p>The chart above shows that Google had more apps downloaded from the Play Store during the first three months of the year, while Apple beat its rival …

This is Amazon’s smartphone

After years of development, Amazon is finally close to unveiling the first of several own-brand smartphones.<p>At a distance, Amazon’s upcoming flagship …

Andrew Garfield: a sensitive superhero

There were many "really stupid, brilliant films" played on the VHS player in Andrew Garfield's house when he was young. <i>Teen Wolf</i>, the <i>Wayne's World</i> movies, <i>Back to the Future</i> and Bill and Ted's pair of adventures were favourites. So were boxing stories. A clutch of heroes could be seen swinging their …

'Scoring Spidey' featurette for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Now that the world premiere of <b>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</b> is out of the way, we can expect Sony to really ramp up the marketing for its upcoming …

Comic Book Review - Judge Dredd #18

<i>Andy Naylor reviews Judge Dredd #18…</i><p>“<i>Judge Death and the 12 other Dark Judges have targeted Mega-City and found the entire population guilty of the</i> …

The Week in Spandex - Sony's Spider-Man Universe, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Captain America vs. Batman vs. Superman and more

<b>Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Sinister Six, Venom, Captain</b> …

'Providence' clip from Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

We’ve already seen a poster and promo for the episode courtesy of Paolo Rivera, and now we have a new clip from this Tuesday’s episode of <b>Marvel’s</b> …

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Dropbox's Carousel and More

Carousel<p>Entrain<p>Distiller<p>Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff<p>Baby Bundle<p>Between all the Heartbleed revelations, and figuring out which passwords you now …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Date Arrives: PayPal Fingerprint-Based Payment And 3 Other Things To Know About The Device

Samsung Electronics Co. (KRX:005935) released its latest Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone on Friday in 125 countries, including the U.S., Europe, the …

Strike Suit Zero review – a demanding space combat adventure

Space combat games used to be a hugely popular genre, but they've drifted into the abyss of late. <i>Strike Suit</i>, originally a Kickstarter-funded PC title, sets out to bring back the glory days amid the stars. Wearing its influences heavily – right down to the <i>Battlestar Galactica</i>-infused backing music …

Science learns which male dance moves the ladies like

We're not here to tell you folks how to get down in the club, <i>but</i> if you're a guy wanting to get noticed (in a good way) by the opposite sex the next time you're at the discotheque, listen up. Researchers at Northumbria University conducted a study to find out exactly what kind of gyrations draw in …

Apple Nabs Itself A Renewable Power Plant Project in Oregon

Apple’s been on a bit of a buying spree lately. Embark! Cue! Burstly!<p>If you had to guess the next thing Apple would take under its wing, what would it be?<p>If you guessed “a hydroelectric power project in Central Oregon”, you’d be right! You’d also be a weirdly specific guesser.<p>OregonLive reports …

Meet the people behind the Google Doodles

Ryan Germick, a designer and illustrator for Google, doesn’t have much time for boring stuff like rules. “We don’t use handbooks or focus groups,” he says . “All we want to do is something as creative and fun as possible for as many people as possible.”<p>Germick leads the Google Doodle team: artists …

Is the Samsung Galaxy S5 really worth the extra cash?

Buying last year's model often pays off when you're shopping for a new car. It can also save you big bucks when you're looking for a new smartphone.<p>Indeed, Samsung's Galaxy line provides a good example. The company released its new Galaxy S5 on Friday on all four major wireless networks. But …

Can Diversified Superhero Films Save Mainstream Genre Movies?

What if comic book superhero films aren’t hurting mainstream cinema but rather helping it by being a new high-end delivery method for a variety of cinematic genre film making, including the genres that we claim Hollywood no longer makes?<p>Warner Bros.’ (a division of Time Warner) <i>The Dark Knight</i> got …

Mad Google Is About To Mess Up Chromecast With An Apple TV Clone

-Do you have Android TV?<br>-You mean Google TV?<br>-No, Android TV<br>-Chromecast?<br>-No Android TV!<br>-Apple TV?<p>Welcome to the mess Google is about to create . Having seemingly found the future of television leaks to The Verge suggest Google is about to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory by clubbing it over …

Amazon Smartphone With 3D Display Coming This Fall, Report Says

Amazon's hardware efforts will soon extend into the smartphone space, with the ecommerce giant debuting a new handset this fall, according to a …