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The Xbox One Still Lags Behind The PS4

Titanfall was supposed to change it all, but it didn’t work. So far, Microsoft announced that it has <i>shipped</i> 5 million Xbox One units to retailers. In comparison, Sony has <i>sold</i> 7 million PS4 units to customers. It doesn’t look good for Microsoft as the company doesn’t even say how many people …

Microsoft’s Xbox One Passes 5M Units Sold to Retailers

Microsoft today announced that it has sold over 5 million Xbox One consoles to retailers around the globe, but sales of the system have still lagged behind rival Sony’s PlayStation 4. By comparison, Sony revealed on Wednesday that PS4 sales had topped 7 million in sales to consumers.<p>March US sales …

Someone made real Spider-Man web shooters and they’re amazing (video)

The Internet age has brought us many treasures, including a non-lethal version of Thor’s hammer, a non-functional suit of Iron Man armor, and even the beginnings of a full-scale Millennium Falcon of <i>Star Wars</i> fame.<p>So, it’s about time someone made Marvel Comics’ signature character Spider-Man’s web …

Microsoft Xbox One Sales Top 5 Million

One day after Sony posted sales of 7 million for the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has released numbers for its Xbox One console: 5 million in sales.<p>The …

Ouya responds to Amazon Fire TV, says it lacks a focus on games

Is Ouya shaking in its boots following Amazon's announcement yesterday of a $99 micro-console that (among many other things) plays video games? Not so, according to Ouya head Julie Uhrman. Speaking with CVG, she stressed that the Ouya platform is "solely dedicated" to gaming, while Amazon's Fire TV …

Choose your side: Balancing the Autobot versus Decepticon war in Transformers Universe

In the Transformers war, it’s Autobots versus Decepticons. Two sides, one battle. But balancing an online game — based on a 30-year-old toy, comic, and movie franchise — where players make such a defining choice is tough.<p>At a recent preview event in London, Jagex revealed its vision for …

Next-Gen Shooter Get Even to Have VR Support - IGN Video

Painkiller: Hell & Damnation developer The Farm 51 has revealed its upcoming shooter, Get Even, will have full VR integration.

Game Scoop! Episode 299: Game of the Year Watch - IGN Video

This week we're discussing the best games of 2014 so far, the Amazon Fire TV, and games we regret not playing.

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'Child of Light' Depicts Joy And Heartache Of Growing Up

Child of Light is a role play game with a difference. The problem is that being a “role play game with a difference” isn’t all that different, pretty much every new game in the genre claims that for itself. Here though it is more true than most.<p>If you are still not convinced, I’ve put together a …

Elgato Becomes Latest Company to Launch Thunderbolt Docking Station

Since late 2012, a number of accessory manufacturers have released docking stations taking advantage of Thunderbolt technology to allow users to connect a number of different types of devices to their machines with a single cable. Matrox was the first to reach market with its DS1, and similar …

Google reportedly wants to offer mobile phone service in Fiber areas

Many see Google Fiber as an attempt to disrupt the stagnant world of internet service providers, and it now sounds like Google wants to shake up the wireless industry, too. Sources for <i>The Information</i> claim that the search firm wants to offer mobile phone service in Fiber areas. It's not yet clear …

Silence Series – Photography by Claire Droppert

The Silence Project.<p>This is the first of three photographic series by Claire Droppert, a photographer and visual designer based in Rotterdam, …

Analyst: Cisco's New $1 Billion Cloud Computing Plan Is Ingenious But Risky

Cisco is calling it the Intercloud.<p>With the Intercloud, Cisco is joining all the other enterprise tech companies who are chasing the cloud market.<p>That's because companies today are using the cloud instead of buying new computers and software for new IT projects. They spent $131 billion in 2013 on …

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Apple Reportedly Looking To Expand GT Advanced Sapphire Plant In Arizona

Apple is said to be exploring options to expand the facility it’s building with manufacturing partner GT Advanced Technologies in Arizona, a facility which is going to be used to help the companies build sapphire components for future devices. The proposed expansion, reported by AppleInsider, would …

There’s Just No Getting Around Apple Buying Yahoo

Apple should buy Yahoo.<p>This is neither a new idea, nor one acceptable to the Apple fan base. But since people briefly talked about it last year, it’s become an increasingly good idea — maybe a necessary one for Apple’s continued growth and success — and I’m going to tell you why.<p><b>Apple’s Missing</b> …

IRL: A closer look at the Moto G

<i>Welcome to</i> IRL<i>, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment.</i><p>I love low-cost smartphones that punch above their weight, like the Lumia 620. They're proof you don't need …