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Where the Nazis Hid Their Art: The Castle Behind ‘Monuments Men’

Built by a mad king and copied by Disney, Neuschwanstein Castle held Hitler’s stash of priceless artworks—until the true-life Monuments Men liberated …

15 Photos Looking Straight Up the Eiffel Tower

Built in 1889 as the entrance arch to the World’s Fair, the 320 meter (1,050 ft) tall Eiffel Tower, located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, is …

Apple Maps 3D flyover coverage significantly expanded in California

If you like to check out locations before you visit them, or wander down memory lane afterwards, you’ll be able to do so in quite a few new areas of California, as <i>Apple Insider</i> notes significantly expanded flyover coverage in the State.<p>The new support includes San Bernardino, Riverside, Rancho …

Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

iOS 7 UI overhaul monochrome, flat, and tipped for iPhone first

Hints at the comprehensive interface changes expected in Apple’s iOS 7 have emerged in fresh leaks from the company, tipping a flatter, more …

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Xbox One uncertainty, earnings drag down GameStop

The game retailer's shares have taken a hit this week, falling nearly 20 percent.<p>GameStop is having a pretty rough week.<p>First Microsoft unveiled the<p>Xbox Onebut didn't provide much clarity into how used games will work with its new console. Then the video game company reported its fiscal …

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Flyover Disneyland as Apple expands iOS Maps’ 3D Flyover coverage of California

Apple has updated the maps data for its iOS Maps app, adding flyover support for a large area in California, including the ever popular family …

What Games Are: Xbox One Is Microsoft’s Spruce Goose

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>During the 1940s Howard Hughes spent millions developing and building a plane with the largest wingspan in history and …

Will The Xbox One Rule The Living Room? Price Will Determine The Size Of Its Kingdom

The Xbox One is more or less a known quantity now, but its price has yet to be revealed by Microsoft. Price and ship date are always the biggest concerns when new gadgets or hardware hits the market, but in the case of the Xbox One, it’s likely to help determine whether the “home entertainment …

Can BlackBerry move past 'solid ground' to recapture past glory?

The phone maker unleashes a flurry of announcements, all meant to convey rising momentum. But can it take that next big step?<p>ORLANDO, Fla.--If there's one message BlackBerry wanted to convey at its annual confab, it's this: "We're back."<p>"It hasn't been that easy, and there's still a lot of work to …

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Buyer of 1m BlackBerry BB10 handsets revealed as distributor to Verizon

Brightstar, an electronics distributor to carriers including Verizon, was the recent buyer of a record 1m handsets running BB10 software from …