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15 best shooting games for Android

You really can’t get more action than you get with shooting games. Whether they’re third person shooters, first person shooters, or somewhere between, you’re usually in for tons of bullets, explosions, and mayhem. It’s been one of the more difficult genres to get going on mobile since shooting …

These 23 Mind Blowing Facts Will Destroy Your Understanding Of Time

1. Cleopatra lived closer to the building of Pizza Hut than the pyramids.<p>The Great Pyramid was built cerca 2560 BC, while Cleopatra lived around 30 …

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is a device without an arch rival. It has more tablet DNA than most laptops do, and more laptop DNA than most tablets. But …

LG G Flex 2 rumored for Q1 2015 release, could be among the first Android Silver smartphones

A tweet from <i>Evleaks</i> suggests that the LG G Flex 2 could be arriving midway through the first quarter of 2015. The source hints that the handset will come with an even more unique self-healing plastic case.<p>Whilst that’s a bit of a long wait to really get excited about, the timing lines up quite …

Mobile Technology

Incredible Life-Sized Drawings of Animals that Look 3D

Vancouver-based art student Fiona Tang creates masterful, life-sized drawings of animals that appear to pop right off of the paper. A tough-looking whale emerges from the wall to battle a menacing shark; a regal deer looks straight at the viewer; an immense crocodile pokes its snout out from the …

Art

LIX: The World’s Smallest 3D Printing Pen Lets You Draw in the Air | Colossal

<p>LIX is the latest contender in the handheld 3D-printing field. Launched just a few hours ago on Kickstarter, the developers say the super compact …

OnePlus One to hit general availability in June, schedule says

The much-anticipated OnePlus One smartphone will reach general availability in June, the makers of the phone have said, in a post that outlines the company's manufacturing plans.<p>The phone, which runs a nearly-raw version of Android, and is currently only being offered to those who have an invite, …

LG's G3 smartphone will launch on May 27th

Events across six cities will mark the introduction of the new Android phone<p>A couple of months after most of its competitors unveiled their flagship phones for 2014, LG is ready to follow suit. The Korean company has issued invitations to events in six cities across the world on May 27th and 28th, …

Android gained 8 percentage points in US in the past year, mostly at iOS’ expense

With the release of some smartphone OS market share numbers to the end of March this year, Android is up more than 8 percentage points from 2013 in the US. This brings Android to almost 60% US market share.<p>The exact numbers reported see Android up 8.3 percentage points over last year, to a total of …

More People Are Opening More Mobile Apps Every Single Day

Mobile advertising platform Flurry has dived into its statistics once more this week to look at the mobile app economy. Specifically they are looking at the ‘whales’ of the app world – people who are heavy users of their smartphones and tablet.<p>Flurry has defined a ‘mobile addict’ as someone who …

Samsung Announces Galaxy Tab 4 Tablet Line, Available in the U.S. Starting on May 1st

Samsung has just announced the Galaxy Tab 4 tablet line, which will appear in three different screen sizes; 7-inch, 8-inch and 10.1-inch. The next …

How to make educational games more effective

Changing the world with games is hard.<p>Speaking at the 2014 Games for Change festival, Zoran Popović — University of Washington associate professor of computer science and founder of its Center for Game Science — outlined why drastic transformative change with games is difficult to achieve, and what …

Get email notifications delivered by scented bubbles

Researchers are claiming to have invented a new form of human/computer interaction after developing a machine that can fill bubbles with different smells and project images on to them.<p>The team at Bristol University describe SensaBubble as a “chrono-sensory mid-air display system” – a …

So you want to buy a OnePlus One – 5 quick things to know

The brand new OnePlus One is impressive. An excellent smartphone starting at $299, less than half of the price that other phone makers demand for their top of the line devices. The Nexus line is the most competitive in this regard, but, in many ways, the OnePlus One is above it.<p>So, you checked out …

Mobile

Google Street View's New Time Travel Option Is Pretty Incredible

The Verge reports the option was derived from the tsunami that struck off the coast of Japan in early 2011, devastating the country.<p>According to The Verge:<p>In the aftermath [of the tsunami], Google set out to preserve imagery it had captured prior to the disaster, including original Street View …

Time Travel

Funny Doodles Entertain an Artist on His Daily Commute

UK-writer and illustrator October Jones regularly spices up his monotonous commute with these funny little drawings that playfully replace fellow commuters' heads with cartoon characters. Over the past few years, Jones has continued to post these entertaining combinations to his Twitter account …

iTie – One Electronic Tie to Rule Them All

If you think your not geek enough, you can add <b>iTie</b> as your fashion gadget. It’s a unique concept that combines fashion with technology, one …

Gear & Gadgets

Yago Hortal creates vibrant paintings that come off the canvas - The Fox Is Black

Barcelona born, Berlin based Yago Hortal creates stunning paintings that literally jump off the canvas. Using thick layers of acrylic he stacks and …

New York Through the Eyes of Tim Sklyarov

Tim Sklyarov is a New York based graphic designer and photography enthusiast that has a great passion and love for his city. Equipped with a GoPro …

Incredibly Majestic Lion Made of 4,000 Metal Scraps

Istanbul-based Turkish sculptor Seluk Yilmaz has constructed a 6-foot-tall, 10-foot-long majestic lion out of nearly 4,000 pieces of scrap metal that is aptly dubbed <i>Aslan (Lion)</i>. Taking close to a year to complete the incredible sculpture, the artist hand-cut and hammered each metallic component …

Sculpture

A Maldives Beach Awash in Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Looks Like an Ocean of Stars | Colossal

<p>While vacationing on the Maldives Islands, Taiwanese photographer Will Ho stumbled onto an incredible stretch of beach covered in millions of …

This Is What New York Looks Like From The Edge Of A Skyscraper

It’s a side of the city most people never see in quite this way, which is one of the reasons Navid Baraty’s series of photos ended up on the walls of …

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