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Microsoft has created a 'Titanfall' Xbox One console, but you can’t buy it

Microsoft is clearly excited about the upcoming release of <i>Titanfall</i> on March 11th, so much so that the company has created exclusive consoles for the game’s creators. Employees at Respawn Entertainment, the game development studio behind <i>Titanfall</i>, have tweeted pictures of the exclusive consoles …

Ask select Motorola phones 'what's up?' to hear notifications read aloud

Motorola's Touchless Control app just got an upgrade that'll make perpetually busy people happy. Now, the app can read notifications out loud when you ask "what's up?," which sounds especially useful for hectic morning commutes. If you're feeling extra dull and unfriendly, though, you can always …

Opera for Android 20 brings WebRTC support, configurable layouts, and redesign

Opera for Android is receiving a sizeable update today, bringing support for WebRTC-based video chatting, new UI layouts, a redesigned speed dial page, and a smarter download manager.<p>The new Opera for Android allows you to jump in video chat sessions straight from the browser, without having to …

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Facebook Moves To Restrict Posts About Gun Sales

<i>This post was updated at 10:30 a.m. ET on March 6.</i><p>Facebook said Wednesday that it will limit minors' access to pages and posts that offer firearms for sale, along with other measures intended to curtail illegal gun trafficking.<p>"This is something we've been working on for a while," says Facebook …

Google unveils smartphone with 3D sensors

<b>Google has unveiled a prototype smartphone with "customised hardware and software" that enables it to create 3D maps of a user's surroundings.</b><p>Sensors allow it to make more than 250,000 3D measurements every second and update its position in real time.<p>Google said potential applications may include …

Microsoft is hand-picking users to test Xbox One's next software update

Ahead of Xbox One's second spring update Microsoft is inviting a handful of gamers to test the patch's mutiplayer features. As Major Nelson tells it, the invite process starts today and if picked, you'll be first in line to try future updates as well. Lucky users will be notified via a Live message …

Turtle Beach unveils Xbox One headsets at CES, still waiting on hardware adapters

Audio hardware maker Turtle Beach brought its first Xbox One-compatible headsets to CES 2014 this week, showing off three forthcoming models. But the company is still waiting on Microsoft to provide the adapters that will ultimately make those headsets work with the new console.<p>On display at Turtle …

Apple Store app starts the new year by giving away fitness app

As we have previously noted, Apple began giving away selected paid apps, music and books in the Apple Store app as an incentive for users to download and check out the app. For the new year, Apple’s first free app through the Apple Store App is the 7 Minute Workout Challenge.

Fitbit Force adding caller ID feature next month

The Fitbit Force is about to become a little bit smarter than your typical fitness tracker. This February, an update to Fitbit's software will allow the band to notify iPhone owners of incoming calls, vibrating to alert them and displaying the caller's name right on its tiny display. You might not …

Good deal: Motorola offers free Chromecast with $399 Moto X purchase

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Is Motorola having trouble selling the Moto X? It certainly seems like a possibility. Only …

Audi Lighting Concept: Could This Be the Next-Generation A8's Interior in Disguise?

Audi showed off a ton of cool stuff at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, most notable being the 2015 TT sports car’s interior, but one of our favorite things at the automaker’s stand was a relatively out-of-the-way concept. Stuck in a back room with Audi’s new laser headlights, …

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Audi’s Next-Gen Navigation System

As smart as modern navigation systems are, they can’t prevent people from mindlessly following the given directions and driving into, say, a lake. But Audi’s brightest minds, combined with those of four universities and the company’s own Silicon Valley labs, may have the solution for these dimmest …

Nextgen

Crystal White PlayStation Vita available on Amazon for $199

The PlayStation Vita is currently available in a new color — Crystal White — on Amazon for $199.<p>Technically, it's not a "new" color per se. The Crystal White unit was available previously, but only as part of a bundle in the fall of 2012 with <i>Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation</i>; Sony only released it as …