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Google is beta testing Chrome Remote Desktop for Android, invite only for now

A few users of the Chrome Remote Desktop browser extension have been asked by Google to help beta test Chrome Remote Desktop for Android. The beta is invite only, for users that opted in to help Chrome improve the browser based remote desktop client.<p>The photos come from a lucky reader over at Droid …

Android News

​Ridley Scott is working on a Halo project for Microsoft

Remember that Halo film that wasn't happening? Microsoft representatives have confirmed that the old rumors are true: a Halo feature <i>is</i> in the works, and it's being produced by Ridley Scott (<i>Blade Runner, Alien, Prometheus, Call of Duty Elite: Friday Night Fights</i>). Unfortunately, the confirmation is …

Former Apple Engineer Recalls Steve Jobs' Great Displeasure with Multi-Button Mouse Concepts

Steve Jobs' great displeasure about the the idea of a multi-button mouse was apparently the driving force behind Apple's push to greatly innovate in the area of input devices, according to a new interview with Apple's former Senior Mechanical Engineer of Product Design Abraham Farag (via <i>Cult of …

Pre-Alpha Games Shouldn't Look This Good

Yet here <i>is Project CARS</i>, looking as good as it does. And it looks very good. Gorgeous even.<p>This new trailer, courtesy of ExpressionOfNothing, shows …

Trailers

Don't panic! Hitchhiker's Guide game rebooted in HTML5

The BBC's <i>Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy</i> text adventure game has been revamped for its thirtieth anniversary.<p>The game is based on the original …

Kroes: We Need Stronger Data Safeguards After Snowden’s ‘Wake-up Call’

European Commissioner Neelie Kroes has called for individuals and businesses to have more control and awareness of data privacy and security measures, referring to Edward Snowden’s revelations about wide scale NSA and GCHQ snooping as “a wake-up call”.<p>Kroes made the comments during a speech at …

The Classics: 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' text adventure

You have: no tea<p><i>You wake up. The room is spinning very gently round your head. Or at least it would be if you could see it which you can't.</i><p>Each version of <i>The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy</i> has its own unique charm. The five novels let you revel in Douglas Adams' gloriously strange writing, while …

Unreal Engine 4 – Impressive Video Shows Off An Entire Honda Jet Rendered In Real-Time | DSOGaming | The Dark Side Of Gaming

Company 4T has released an amazing video, showing off a Honda Jet that was rendered in real-time by Unreal Engine 4. This tech demo showcases an …

Offline Magazine opens up its slick iOS platform to publishers — starting with Brooklyn Magazine

Be honest, how often do you actually open up Apple’s Newsstand on your iPhone or iPad? Chances are, probably not much.<p><i>Offline Magazine</i>, a hip new mobile publication for iOS ($1 per issue, $10 per year), is working to change your perceptions of the Newsstand. The company (which has the same name) …

Madness: Flappy Bird Clones Still Going Strong -- Hitting the App Store Every 24 Minutes

It’s almost as if the idea of spending $99 and three hours to make a game that can pull in $50,000 per day has made app developers everywhere trip …

App Store

Vine Banned Porn Probably Because a Teenager Had Sex with a Hot Pocket

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In a blog post on Thursday, Vine—the Twitter-owned, six-second looping video service—announced that …

Spotify Acquired Music Tech Company The Echo Nest In A $100M Deal

On the heels of the news yesterday that Spotify had acquired music discovery technology company Echo Nest, we now have a price for the deal: it was $100 million, with 90% of that in Spotify equity.<p>Spotify declined to comment on the figure, which comes from a reliable source close to the deal. We …

This is the smartwatch Apple or Google needs to make

Why can't great smartwatches look like normal watches? Smartwatches, for the most part, can be divided into two categories: vague approximations of the future like the Pebble, Gear, and Gear Fit, or conventionally styled watches from companies like Citizen and Cookoo that offer far less …

This is How Twitch Streaming Will Work on the Xbox One

Microsoft has released a walkthrough video on YouTube detailing how the upcoming Twitch integration will work on the Xbox One.<p>Narrated by Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hyrb, director of programming for Microsoft, it offers step-by-step instructions on how to launch the Twitch app and set up a stream. As …

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

InterAct

Shaquille O'Neal Wants To Make Another Video Game [UPDATE]

Indie developer Shaquille O'Neal is taking to IndieGoGo for his latest project, a sequel to the critically-panned <i>Shaq Fu</i>.<p>O'Neal and crew want us all …

Retrogaming

Retro Game Crunch launches on PC and Mac

Retro Game Crunch, a series of seven 8-bit games funded on Kickstarter in the fall of 2012, launched earlier this week on Mac and Windows PC, the developers announced.<p>The seven-game collection regularly costs $14.99 from the Humble Store or the Retro Game Crunch website, but is currently on sale …

Dell joins alliance to bring wireless charging to laptops

Wireless charging for laptops is now in the works at one of the top competing standards. The Alliance for Wireless Power has just added Dell as one of its members, and it's announcing today a new wireless charging initiative to begin powering larger products, including laptops and some appliances. …

Camera+ iPhone app adds 16×9 widescreen shooting mode, improved filters & editing

The popular Camera+ iPhone app from developers tap tap tap was updated today with a number of new features and improvements. On top of a “a bunch of refinements to The Lab” and photo editing, the app gains a new BOOST feature for setting filters to 200% intensity and widescreen 16×9 shooting mode. …

Google Unveils A Smartphone Prototype That Maps The World

Project Tango constantly scans its surroundings, giving people--and Google--better maps than ever<p>As great as Google Maps is, if you need to be directed to somewhere _really _specific--as in, a specific room in a specific building on a specific street--it stumbles. Not too long ago, we predicted …

Supersonic Plane Will Have Livestream Of The Outdoors Instead Of Windows

Actual, transparent windows would be too difficult to install on a Mach 1.8 plane.<p>A supersonic passenger jet would be exposed to such extreme forces, it would just be easier for the plane not to have windows. That's why the makers of one proposed Mach 1.8 passenger jet—due out in 2018—have decided …

Agency tricks DHL's rivals into delivering color-changing ads in disguise

Shipping service DHL managed to pull a fast one on its competitors with a little help from some temperature-sensitive packaging, and it has turned the whole thing into a delightfully mean-spirited commercial. The new ad, which was spotted by <i>Gizmodo</i>, shows boxes taped up with a temperature-sensitive …

New York City

Geeksphone Revolution Android/Firefox OS Smartphone Goes On Sale

If you’ve ever wanted a smartphone that could run both Android and Firefox OS, you’re in luck. Geeksphone is now accepting orders for the Revolution, the first commercial handset to do just that.<p>Geeksphone is a Spanish startup best known for the Keon and Peak, a pair of low-end, developer-focused …

Supercomputer Beagle can analyze 240 whole genomes in two days

University of Chicago researchers say they used one quarter of the Beagle's operating capacity in conjunction with commercially available software packages to analyze raw sequencing data.<p>The time and cost of sequencing entire human genomes has dropped dramatically in the 21st century. …

Genetics

New York Might Be First to Regulate Bitcoin

Bit­coin may be emer­ging from a few weeks of neg­at­ive head­lines, but one of the most out­spoken fin­an­cial reg­u­lat­ors says he still sees …

Bitcoin

You've Never Played A Game Like Weapon Shop de Omasse

You’ve Never Played A Game Like Weapon Shop de Omasse<p><b>By Ethan</b> . February 20, 2014 . 5:10am<p><i>Weapon Shop de Omasse</i> is one part rhythm game, one part …