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Crowdfunded Iron Man Suit Project Seeking 5K Pre-Orders For Production Run

Speaking as someone who’s considered spending nearly $1,000 on a full Stormtrooper costume multiple times, I’m very interested in a new crowdfunding project designed to build and mass produce a complete Iron Man suit with electronic features like an automatic sliding faceplate. The Iron Man Mark …

LG’s New Nexus Phone Gets Detailed In Leaked Service Manual

There has been no shortage of leaks that claim to show off Google’s next Nexus smartphone (including this not-so-subtle nod from Google itself) over the past weeks and months, but we may have just hit the mother lode this weekend. The folks at Android Police have gotten their hands on a hefty, …

From spooky to sublime, these Street View pics are hard to forget

If you've never taken a random walk through Google Street View, the experience can feel like a dream in slow motion.<p>Panoramas familiar or strange drift by as you click down the street, but like real-world travel, it's the journey and not the destination that matters.<p>Canadian sculptor, filmmaker, …

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The Lego Movie - Official Teaser Trailer (HD) Will Ferrell

What Android Has That iOS Has Not (Yet)

Android is open and customizable. iOS is closed, designed for ease. But iPhone users are maturing, demanding more personalization, and Apple might give it to them at WWDC. At D11, Tim Cook said “I think you will see us open up more in the future, but not to the degree that we put the customer at …

Ubuntu founder credits Android and iOS for reversing Microsoft's dominance

Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth has just crossed off one of the biggest goals of his operating system's development: removing Microsoft's dominance in the PC market. While it wasn't Ubuntu that made the difference, Shuttleworth doesn't seem to mind which OS ultimately changed the market. He's …

HTC T6 Rumored to Have 5.9-inch Full HD Screen and Android Key Lime Pie

Phablets have quickly reached a point where manufacturers are super-sizing already super-sized handsets. Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Mega 6.3 is a …

The HTC Phablet

You are here: How To's » The HTC Phablet<p>HTC is indeed working on a so-called phablet-class smartphone with pen-based input, we’ve learned, an attempt …

Mirror’s Edge 2 Help Page Shows Up on EA’s Official Forums

In the drum up to E3, rumors have started to swell for one particular EA franchise that most gamers would love to see continue. Today we have a brand …

HTC One Google Edition Is Official, Launches June 26 in U.S.

Speaking during <i>AllThingsD’s</i> D11 conference in California, Google’s head of Android Sundar Pichai revealed that Google will sell an HTC One with stock …

Gamers Take to the Internet to Campaign Against PlayStation 4 DRM

Gamers are so worried about the upcoming generation of consoles that a handful have started a grassroots Internet campaign to warn Sony about the …

How to run Google Glass on your Android phone or tablet

There has been lots of buzz on the Internet about Google Glass, some has been positive, some has been negative (particularly around privacy issues), however the biggest problem is that ordinary folks, like me and you, can’t try out Google Glass for ourselves to see what all the fuss is about …

Buffalo Gear: Adidas miCoach Smart Ball

Keeping in the spirit of yesterday’s UEFA Champions League final, I thought Adidas’ new miCoach Smart Ball, which is capable of syncing with an iOS …

Google may fund and build wireless networks in Africa, Southeast Asia, WSJ reports

Google is working on building up wireless networks in sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia and other developing regions, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. Google is said to be "deep" in the process of funding and building such networks, and is looking to partner with local companies and seeking to have …

Verizon's Motorola X-Phone XT1060 Passes Through FCC

Another Motorola X-Phone variant, model XT1060 has passed through the FCC recently. The XT1060 version sports CDMA frequencies, LTE Band 4, Band 13 and GSM capabilities. We know that the XT1060 is the Verizon Wireless variant because radio frequencies 850 MHz and 1900 MHz just happen to be used by …

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Rumor Roundup: Motorola Xfon Leaks and iWatch Begins Testing

Jon R. is back to tackle the biggest tech rumors of this week! On this episode of Rumor Roundup, Jon talks about Samsung possibly adding fingerprint …

Battlefield 4 Dated For October 29, Confirmed for Xbox One

<i>Battlefield 4</i> will be available for purchase on October 29th, and to nobody’s surprise, it will be gracing the Xbox One. EA confirmed the release …

iOS and Android Users Will Like BBM, BlackBerry Co-Founder Says

BlackBerry said during its BlackBerry Live conference last week that it will soon deliver standalone BBM applications to Android and iOS users. It’s …

Google+ Mobile Site Gets Redesign, But the App is Still Better

Google has been rolling out an updated design for its popular social network in the week since its yearly I/O conference. First, the desktop and …

Is HTC a sinking ship, struggling with resignations and poor sales?

It has been difficult to know exactly what to make of HTC recently. The company has been touting success with the One, and is turning decent profits after months of underperforming, but today we learned that HTC’s Chief Product Officer, Kouji Kodera, left the company last week, and that the …

Fast & Furious 6 Android game speeds into the Google Play Store

The Fast & Furious 6 Android game is now available on the Google Play Store as a free download.<p>Accompanying the movie with the same name, hitting theaters these days, the game is perfect if you want to relax and do some racing on your Android tablet or smartphone. The action of the Fast & Furious 6 …

More great stuff: Google updates four Android apps

If you thought the good stuff was all at I/O, you’d be wrong.<p>Two major Android updates have landed today, along with two others that went a bit under the radar. The first, a big update for Chrome, adds some really nice functionality. We’ll get full screen mode, as well as some smaller tweaks that …

Samsung Investigated Smartphone Fingerprint Scanning

The Galaxy S III is an old device that has since been knocked down a tier by the new Galaxy S4. However, <i>SamMobile</i> was recently sent a file that …

'Call of Duty: Ghosts' tech demo reveals what next-gen soldiers (and dogs) will look like

We've seen the reveal trailer, and now the team behind <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> is pulling back the curtain and providing a look at the game's robust next-generation engine. In the below clip (also screened during yesterday's Xbox One keynote), you'll see direct comparisons between characters pulled …

Microsoft’s Xbox One is Really Creepy

Overall, I’m pretty excited about all the cool features the Xbox One is bringing to the living room. Most intriguing to me is the integration of …

Google Drive Android Update Brings Card-Style UI, Scan to PDF and Better Editing

Google is rolling out a new update for it’s Drive app on Android, promising a smoother cloud storage experience and a few new exciting features.<p>First …

Microsoft's Xbox head: 'If you’re backwards compatible, you’re really backwards'

Some Xbox 360 owners are dismayed that their collection of current-generation games won't work on the upcoming Xbox One. But Xbox head Don Mattrick is betting that they're in the vast minority. In an interview with <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, Mattrick explained the decision not to focus on …

Watch lasers track bubbles to the beat of Daft Punk

What's cooler than a laser light show? One that combines real-time control, motion tracking, and Daft Punk. For the past week, artist and hacker Memo Akten has been uploading videos showing off what he's learned using a laser projector and the Ether Dream digital-to-analog converter. At its …

Android’s Design Principles And The Calculus Of The Human Pleasure Response

Android UX and interaction design leads Helena Roeber and Rachel Garb gave a talk at Google I/O this year about the Android Design Principles (ADP) they helped create and introduced back in 2012 with the launch of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The ADP foll three simple principles, essentially …