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Exclusive: Zelda 3DS 'feels totally different,' needs to be played in 3D

The Nintendo 3DS has already been through a lot. The first-ever glasses-less 3D portable console didn't have the most glamorous of launches when it hit the market more than two years ago. Tainted by an underwhelming batch of debut software, controversial 3D effect, and a disappointing battery life, …

Super Mario Bros.: The Movie celebrates 20th anniversary with midnight screening on May 24

Tickets are now available for a 20th Anniversary midnight screening of <i>Super Mario Bros.: The Movie</i> at the NuArt Theatre in Los Angeles, CA on Friday, May 24.<p>The movie's production designer David L. Snyder (<i>Demolition Man, Blade Runner</i>) and screenwriter Parker Bennett (<i>Mystery Date, The Princess and</i> …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Twitter for iOS updated with location-based trends, improved Vine playback, more

Twitter for iOS received an update today that brings location-based trends to your iPhone or iPad, first reported by AllThingsD.<p>See what’s happening near you or around the world by viewing Trends in hundreds of locations.Also: • Invite friends to join Twitter from within the app • Improved playback …

Facebook spends big to keep up in mobile

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — The world’s largest social network Facebook Inc. proved to investors that it has been focusing on its mobile business, …

San Francisco

Google Glass app lets you sneak photos with a wink

Developers are just beginning to discover Glass' hidden capabilities<p>A Google Glass developer has created an app that allows you to take a photo using just your eye. The Winky app, currently available through GitHub, lets you power up Glass from standby mode and snap a quick photo. Mike DiGiovanni, …

Why you should take hacked sites’ password assurances with a grain of salt

Beware of e-mails that play down the ease of cracking your leaked passcode.<p>Reputation.com, a service that helps people and companies manage negative …

Verizon wants to make your smartphone’s data greener

If you’re a Verizon subscriber, all that Facebooking, texting, and tweeting you do on your smartphone is about to get a bit greener. The US telecom giant says that it will spend $100 million over the next year to install solar arrays and fuel cells at its data centers, corporate offices, and call …

Prank quiz to sell Galaxy S4 asks 'enemy combatant' question

I am sure that Samsung has set various sales targets for the Samsung Galaxy S4.<p>These might be along the lines of: more than the iPhone, a lot more than the iPhone and so many more than the iPhone that we'll end up buying Apple.<p>Everyone can dream.<p>One British cell phone store decided that the best …

Google Keep Chrome app released with offline support for your notes, to-dos, and photos

Early users of Google Keep, the company's very basic note-taking app, will be happy to hear that Google just released a Chrome app for the tool. Once you've installed the new add-on, you'll have access to a standalone window where you can add notes, to-do lists, photos, and anything else you'll …

Now that Google Glass has been rooted what are the security challenges and privacy issues?

It didn’t take long, it never does, but Google Glass has been rooted. It seems that the process was started by Liam McLoughlin (@Hexxeh) who claimed that root access should be easy as Google Glass supports ADB access in a debug mode – an equivalent of the typical Android “Enable USB Debugging” …

Google Glass

Netflix removing 1,800 titles as studio deals expire

Netflix will be removing approximately 1,800 titles from its streaming library today because licensing agreements with several studios like …

South Park

Nintendo confirms hacker claim for Wii U mod chip

If you’re a legacy fan of the original PlayStation, you know good and well that there’s nothing quite like an internationally unlocked mod-chipped …

Retrogaming

Taco Bell embraces SnapChat as its latest social marketing tool

It's hard to think of another fast food chain that's shown the same fervor for social media as Taco Bell. So it would only make sense that the company responsible for the Doritos Locos Taco has now adopted SnapChat. Taco Bell announced the latest facet of its online identity via Twitter — another …

iPad market share slips, still remains on top

The tablet market has been somewhat stagnant over past few months, but there are still some interesting developments that have formed. For starters, …

'Call of Duty: Ghosts' set for November release, will be available on next-generation consoles

Activision is continuing its tradition of releasing a new title in its marquee first-person shooter franchise every year: the company has just officially announced <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> will be available on November 5th. The game is being trumpeted as a new <i>Call of Duty</i> for the next generation of game …

iPhone might head to MetroPCS, just not anytime soon

Now that the MetroPCS/T-Mobile merger has been finalized, many customers on MetroPCS are all wondering, “When can we get our hands on the iPhone?” …

T-Mobile

Boot up: Google Now v iPhone, Pirate Bay sets sail, China's PC lead, and more

<i>Please note: we're experimenting with later launch times for this post - between 0630 BST and 0830 BST. We'll settle it again on a new time (or the</i> …

Microsoft said to be planning next-gen Surface announcement for June

Microsoft has long been rumored to be working on a 7-inch version of its Surface tablet, but a new report suggests the company may be preparing to unveil it in June. <i>DigiTimes</i> claims that second-generation Surface devices, with 7- to 9-inch displays, will be announced at Microsoft's Build developer …

Acid leak at Samsung chip plant injures 3

In what is now the second acidic gas leak in just three short months, reports are saying that three workers were injured when poisonous hydrofluoric …

You Can Now Officially Forget About Intel Making ARM Chips For Apple

A lot has been said and rumored lately about whether or not Intel would ever start making ARM-based chips. Current Intel CEO Paul Otellini was against it, but Otellini is stepping down this month, so ultimately the question was: “What would Intel’s next CEO think about making some ARM chips for …

Computer Hardware

Mind Games: Will Brain Power Be the Future of Play?

Photo courtesy NeuroGaming Conference & Expo<p>Touchscreens? Seen ’em! The Wiimote? Old news! Gamepads? Please.<p>In San Francisco this week, a nonprofit …

Google Glass

Samsung: We’re Wasting Half Of The Galaxy S4’s Flash Storage On Crappy Features No One Wants

When you buy a 16GB iPhone, iOS 6 takes up roughly 1GB of space on the device, leaving about 15GB or so to spare. Buy a 16GB Samsung Galaxy S4, on the other hand, and you get just 8.49GB!<p>Why? Samsung says all the bloat is because of the nonsense, half-baked “software features” they keep on baking …

Galaxy S4

Call of Duty: Ghosts already best-selling game on Amazon

It’s been less than a day since Activision and Infinity Ward officially announced their next Call of Duty installment, titled Call of Duty: Ghosts, …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

False start: EA’s Madden NFL skipping the Wii U this year

Latest sign of third-party troubles for Nintendo's new system.<p>EA has announced that it won't be bringing a version of this year's <i>Madden NFL</i> football …

Apple Releases iOS 6.1.4 for iPhone 5, With Updated Speakerphone Audio Profile

- May 2, 2013<p>Apple has just released a surprise minor update to iOS for the iPhone 5. The iOS 6.1.4 update is available now for both GSM and CDMA …

Google Updates YouTube Capture iOS App With Faster Launch Speed

Google has updated the YouTube Capture app for iOS today, adding a small list of notable improvements that should make the iPhone and iPad a more viable option for shooting video.<p>The first feature is an “only upload on Wi-Fi” option, which is vital for anyone that is recording in high-definition …

Alone together: will one messaging app rule them all?

Great, I’ll text you later! Never mind, I’ll WhatsApp you later, or are you using Kik now? Ah, I remember, you switched to Viber. Just Facebook me, ok?<p>If you’re using a phone to send friends a quick message, it’s now more likely that you’re using one of these chat apps instead of SMS. In fact, …