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Microsoft cuts price of Xbox Live, and Xbox One with Kinect, after losing holiday battle to PlayStation

Microsoft is cutting the price of its Xbox One console again.<p>This time, the Redmond company is discounting the Xbox One with Kinect. Microsoft on …

What HoloLens Has That Google Glass Didn’t

I admit that when Microsoft unveiled its holographic computing engine at its Windows 10 event last week, I didn’t pay much attention. Despite some positive press, it felt too much like Google Glass (and skepticism of that platform looks increasingly warranted) and reminded me of many past gee-whiz …

Samsung Galaxy S6 leaked photo hints at 5 different versions

It's been rumored there could be more than one version of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, but now it looks like we could see as many as …

Galaxy Note

Games Publishers Need To Change Their Big Budget Focus This Console Generation

One of the many things the gaming public doesn’t get to really see is how much games cost to develop and bring to market. Much of this is to do with people in publishing trying to avoid responsibility over questionable decisions they make. As when big bets on games don’t pay off, they don’t want …

Gaming

DMS to DD to KML with AWK and sed

In a 2014 <i>Linux Rain</i> article I describe a fast 'points plotter' for Google Earth. First I copy a list of latitude/longitudes (lat/lons) from a …

A Map Of Every Patent Steve Jobs Touched

You might never be able to get inside the enigmatic Apple founder’s head, but this could be the next best thing.<p>People are always trying to put themselves into the head of Apple founder Steve Jobs, to figure out how he thought. Unfortunately, Jobs was pretty inscrutable, but here’s one fun way to …

Building a cheat-bot

As a fun hacking project over Christmas I wrote a program to play Kuru Kuru Kururin for me. (Coincidentally, Nintendo re-released the game on the …

GDC preview: Windows 10 vs SteamOS

Less than one month from now, the Game Developers Conference - GDC - kicks off in San Francisco. Aside from the reveal of Sony's Project Morpheus VR …

Windows 10

Apple Watch review: Apple Watch one year in: My (kinda sorta) everyday companion - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Beautifully constructed. Handles messages well. A solid fitness tracker. Hundreds of apps. Can send and receive voice calls via an iPhone. Lots of design choices. Apple Pay-enabled. Stores music for local playback over Bluetooth.<p><b>The Bad</b> Battery only lasts a little more than a day. Most …

The best gaming laptops

Desktop gaming will always be the pinnacle of the PC gaming experience, but gaming laptops have come a long way in the last couple of years. Some …

Computer Hardware

Xbox One and 360 Xbox Live Gold members 'Deals of the Week'

Although the PlayStation 4 is still beating the Xbox One in terms of sales figures, the special holiday promotion definitely gave the Xbox One an …

This case transforms your iPad's screen to make typing easier, and it looks like magic

Touch screens are designed for tapping and swiping, but typing has not been their strong suit. A startup called Tactus Technology is looking to change that.<p>Tactus is getting ready to release its Phorm accessory for the iPad mini — a combined case and screen protector that enables small "finger …

Alienware Alpha Review

Numerous Steam machines debuted at CES 2014, but Alienware's solution, the Alpha, stood out from the pack. It wasn't an underpowered or rebranded product, and it also wasn't sitting next to a four figure price tag. Alienware's little box looked to be the most viable looking console-sized and …

The Man Behind The Curtain

I love peeking behind the scenes. I like knowing how things were made. I think most people do really, it’s something built-in to humans.Historically, …

Which Console Should You Buy in 2015?

It’s a new calendar year, which means a new year for games. We round up and examine all the leading games consoles and platforms out right now and explain which of them deserves your attention in 2015.<p><b>Xbox One</b><p>If you don't own an Xbox One, now's the time to pick one up. It didn't get off to the best …

How to use Markup in Mail in OS X Yosemite

Markup is a new feature in the OS X Yosemite Mail app that lets you easily annotate and edit images inline. While you'll still want advanced graphics …

Operating Systems

Apple Stores to act more like jewelry stores for upcoming gold Apple Watch

Apple is preparing to take some pages out of the traditional jewelry store playbook. For the upcoming 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition, Apple is planning several new features for its retail stores to support the device. As we reported several months ago, Apple is planning on allowing customers to …

What Teachers Can and Can't Do on Google Classroom

February 1, 2015<br>Are you still wondering what Google Classroom is all about and whether you should start using it or not? This video explanation …

Xbox Boss Envisions Console-to-PC Streaming Whilst Watching TV

Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft's Xbox division, wants to implement the Xbox One's console-to-PC game streaming as a possible background function when watching TV.<p>It means the console could theoretically stream playable game content to a connected PC over Wi-Fi, whilst the main TV could still …

Lifetime of Wireless Local Storage + 1-Yr of Ultra Secure Cloud Backup for Any Device, Anywhere

<b>IDrive Wi-Fi Wireless 1TB Hard Drive</b><p>Bye, Bye Internet Lag. Back Up Data Locally & Access It Instantly.<p>By iDrive | in Apps + …

Evolve Dev About PS4/Xbox One Parity, Console Wars Being ‘Tedious’ « Video Game News, Reviews, Walkthroughs And Guides

“Parity” seems to be one of the more problematic issues with today’s current gen consoles. When Turtle Rock Studios said it would be going with …

Excellent Google Classroom Visual Guides for Teachers and Students

January 27, 2015<br>Today I spent sometime curating some EdTech resources on Google Classroom and I came across these wonderful visual guides created by …

Education Technology

The Case for Learning C as Your First Programming Language

We could probably debate forever which programming language is best to learn first—it could depend on your goals and other considerations. Mac …

​Google leaves most Android users exposed to hackers

People with Android smartphones and tablets running older versions of the mobile operating system -- around 60 percent of all Android users -- are going to have to live with a security flaw Google has decided not to fix.<p>A known security bug in the default, unbranded Web browser for Android 4.3 …

Android News

Xbox One Sold Just 300 Units In Japan Last Week

Microsoft’s Xbox One had its worst week ever in Japan last week.<p>Since the video game console launched (with just over 23,000 sales in its first, sad week) last September, the Xbox One has consistently languished at the bottom of video game hardware sales charts. This is no surprise, as non-Japanese …

Microsoft HoloLens release soon: spark for a platform

Detailing the inner bits of Microsoft HoloLens isn’t going to be especially easy in the next few weeks. Not unless Microsoft makes a big showing …

Augmented Reality

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