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All 100-Plus Xbox One Backwards-Compatible Games Revealed

As promised, Microsoft has announced the full lineup of Xbox 360 games that will be playable on Xbox One through backwards compatibility when the feature arrives on November 12. As you can see in the list below, the bulk of these games (as expected) come from Microsoft's own library. A handful of …

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Fallout 4 Performance Analysis Compares PS4 and Xbox One Versions and More

Ahead of Fallout 4's public release on November 10, Digital Foundry has now posted its initial performance analysis of the long-awaited RPG. The detailed breakdown covers things like frame rate and graphics, featuring thorough insight into how the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One editions compare, among …

A Free Option Turns Old Windows XP Laptops into Chromebooks

No longer supported by Microsoft, Windows XP is vulnerable to security threats and can't be freely and easily updated to Windows 10. Those who are happy to live online, though, now have a free and relatively easy way to turn these devices into Chromebooks.<p>Microsoft has made an unprecedented offer …

Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside solar system

Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others<p>Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have discovered “the closest twin to Earth” outside the solar system, Nasa announced on Thursday.<p>Working …

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Solar-powered plane lands in eastern China, prepares to cross Pacific

Solar Impulse, the fuel-free airplane, arrived in Nanjing in eastern China on Tuesday, completing the sixth leg of its round-the-world flight.<p>Pilot Bertrand Piccard successfully landed the solar-powered plane after a 17-hour flight from Chongqing in the country’s southwest.<p>The fuel-free plane plane …

You Could Eat Fast Food After A Workout To Build Muscle

No need for fancy supplements<p>Whether you’re training for a marathon or pumping iron like Arnold, intense physical activity depletes your muscles’ primary source of energy, glycogen. There’s a whole industry of post-workout supplements designed to help your muscles bounce back as quickly as …

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Automatic driving monitor now available for Android

After a year of "coming soon" and months of beta-only access, the Automatic Smart Driving Assistant finally gains compatibility with Android phones.<p>The Automatic app for Android will allow you to view a digital log of your fuel efficiency, trip costs, and driving habits for later browsing when used …

Tango crowdfunds the world’s most portable PC — the size of a smartphone

Joining the trend toward tiny computers, Tango has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to create the “world’s most portable computer.”<p>The company says it can pack a full quad-core Windows PC into a device the size of a smartphone.<p>Much like the Raspberry Pi computer, it is a small system. …

This Credit Card Startup Has A Way To Thwart Target-Style Hacking

Look into the future a moment and imagine Christmas shopping 2014. Target offers a great deal on a perfect gift. At the register, you recall that someone stole 40 million credit card numbers from the retailer in late 2013. Then, you as flick your fingerprint across the front of the biometric reader …

'Call Of Duty' Creators Explain Why The Resolution Is Lower On Xbox One

Over the past few weeks, Call of Duty: Ghosts has found itself at the center of the great fight between Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PS4. The most popular shooter in the world runs at 1080p native on the PS4, and 720p upscaled to 1080p on the Xbox One. There’s the argument to be made that this …

The 5 Best Reasons For Buying The PS4 Instead Of An Xbox One

<i>It’s November, and that means that next-gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or neither.</i> …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top 10 Next-Gen Video Games

<i>A look at some of the most promising games next-gen has to offer.</i><p>The following games are all next-gen <i>only</i> releases (though some launch on the perennial next-gen platform we call PC.)<p>I’ll write up a separate post about the best-looking cross-generation games in the near future. Likewise, these are …

Smartwatches: what are Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft up to?

"The wrist is interesting," said Apple chief executive Tim Cook at the All Things Digital D11 conference in May 2013, when being quizzed about his company's potential plans for wearable technology in the years to come.<p>"For something to work here you have to convince people it's so incredible, that …

Strip Sports Betting gamifies watching sports … and stripping

If you’re a human male, you’ve likely said to yourself at least once: “I’m basically a pro gambler.”<p>You’re not. If you quit your day job to bet on football full time, you’d be broke by halftime on the first Sunday of the regular season. If you’re going to lose your money by making terrible bets, …

Best Buy PlayStation sale: PS Vita $199.99, PS3 Greatest Hits $14.99

Best Buy is holding a PlayStation sale this week, with deals on the PlayStation Vita as well as the Greatest Hits versions of a variety of PlayStation 3 games.<p>The PS Vita is available for $199.99. That applies to the standard Wi-Fi model, which regularly costs $249, but there's an even better deal: …

This week's new film events

FrightFest, London<p>If you can't wait for the Halloween horror season, this is where to come for a fix of fear. There are early tastes of imminent releases like You're Next (gruesome US indie siege horror), I Spit On Your Grave 2 (the sequel to the remake), and Curse Of Chucky, with creator Don …

Google Glass: the next big gaming platform?

The first massive multiplayer online game for Google Glass is already in development, and it looks like the device is already on its way to becoming a platform for gamers. But does it stand a chance against more established players, asks Sophie Curtis.<p>The consumer version of Google Glass is not …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 reported to use huge 3450mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 speculation just got bigger. Literally. According to a tipster at PhoneArena, Samsung’s forthcoming “phablet” will feature …

Doom Creator John Carmack Joins Oculus Rift, Will Remain At id Software

<i>DOOM creator John Carmack will stay on at the company he founded while taking on a new role at the virtual reality headset start-up.</i><p>John Carmack has been one of the most influential game developers in the video game industry. As a co-creator of DOOM, the 1993 landmark first-person shooter, Carmack …

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'Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn' garners Emmy nod

<i>Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn</i>, 343 Industries' live-action tie-in web series for <i>Halo 4</i>, received an Emmy nomination today in the category of Outstanding Main Title Design.<p>It is up against five television shows: FX's <i>American Horror Story: Asylum</i>; Starz's <i>Da Vinci's Demons</i>; CBS's <i>Elementary</i>; HBO's <i>The</i> …

Sony reportedly close to releasing a high-end camera attachment for smartphones

According to <i>Sony Alpha Rumors</i>, Sony is planning a "lens camera" accessory for mobile devices. The lens camera features the same 1-Inch 20.2-megapixel Exmor R sensor and f/1.8 Carl Zeiss lens as the Sony RX100 II. <i>Sony Alpha Rumors</i> cites "two trusted sources" confirming the lens-camera-hybrid will …

Thief gameplay video shows off 33-minutes of its next-gen mechanics on PS4

Developer Eidos Montreal has unveiled a 33-minute video presentation of its upcoming next-gen title <i>Thief</i> shown running on PlayStation 4.<p>As presented by producer Stefane Roy, the in-game footage takes place a number of hours into the game and introduces both the city environment mid-revolution and …

Kwikset Kevo review: This brainy smart lock just isn't brawny enough - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Kwikset Kevo</b> packs a lot of subtle smarts into a little device. The indoor/outdoor sensor worked flawlessly, never once letting us in when it shouldn't have.<p><b>The Bad</b> The SmartKey deadbolt at the heart of the Kevo is too easy to break for a lock that costs $219. Also, phones that aren't …

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