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Fleksy keyboard gets new features & themes as app goes free indefinitely

After around seven million downloads of its popular third-party keyboard app, Fleksy is today announcing that its mobile apps will be completely free for all going forward.<p>The company was originally charging $4 for the app but had dropped the price to $1 and even made the app free temporarily a …

An Irish electric car could make debut in 2016

With Ireland’s history of car production long behind us, one man based in Co Leitrim is trying to reignite the industry once again, but this time for …

Metal Gear

Ariana Grande apologizes for 'I hate America' comments

Ariana Grande was caught on tape licking donuts that she allegedly didn’t pay for and was heard saying, “I hate America.” The singer has now released …

These were E3 2015's best games

E3 is (thankfully) over, and that means the press that cover the event have recently cast their votes for what they thought were the best games from the show. You know those blurbs on box art saying "winner of over 90 awards" and the like? This is partly where they come from. Collectively known as …

Paris Fashion Week

'Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2' Won't Impress Xbox 360 Or PS3 Families

<i>Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2</i> expands the game on all fronts, apart from the number of platforms it supports. At launch it will disappoint not a few families, only coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.<p>Getting hands on with the new Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 it’s hard not to be …

Plants vs. Zombies
Comic Books
Software

PS4's PlayStation Now Gets Major Makeover, Extra Game for July

Sony has "completely redesigned" the PlayStation Now app on PlayStation 4, giving it a major makeover in an overall effort to make it more visually appealing and easier to navigate and discover new games.<p>PlayStation Now is Sony's game streaming service that originally launched last year.<p>The new …

PlayStation

Here's When the PS4 Timed-Exclusive Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Beta Begins

The Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer beta will begin on PlayStation 4 starting August 19. Developer Treyarch Studios announced the start date today in a post on Twitter.<p>Unfortunately, that's all Treyarch said. We still don't know what the beta will consist of, or when it will become …

Call of Duty

New HoloLens video isn't shy about the technology's limitations

The HoloLens live demo at E3 was amazing, but it didn't do a great job of realistically showing what the hardware can do. Microsoft has since released a promotional video that gives a much better idea of the device's limitations.<p>For example, this is what the HoloLens marketing likes to show …

Leak Reveals How 'Hacking Team' Can Snoop On Jailbroken iPhones, Should You Be Worried?

It’s been an interesting 24 hours in the world of security, with the ominously named Hacking Team themselves being hacked, resulting in 400GB of its …

Strong sales, but high abandonment for fitness trackers

NEW YORK (AP) — Deepak Jayasimha's fitness tracker is now with his father-in-law in India, where it sits unused. Annabel Kelly foisted hers off on the kids. Virginia Atkinson took hers off to charge the battery and hasn't picked it up since February.<p>Although sales of Fitbit and other fitness …

Wearable Tech

Microsoft Writes Down $7.6B Of Its Nokia Acquisition, Announces 7,800 Layoffs

Microsoft’s signaled and expected goodwill impairment, relating to its previous purchase of the majority of Nokia’s hardware assets, took place this morning — with the software company erasing $7.6 billion from its books.<p>The firm’s efforts to elbow into first-party hardware have therefore received …

Intellectual Property