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The 10 Best Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels on YouTube

<i>By Caroline Knorr, Parenting Editor, Common Sense Media</i><p>If <i>Minecraft</i> has taken over your kids and you hardly know who they are or what they're talking about anymore, you're in good company. But, although you may love that the game helps build 21st-century skills such as creativity, innovation, and …

Minecraft player spends two years building virtual city

<b>A student from Delaware has spent two years building a virtual world he has named Titan City in the video game Minecraft.</b><p>Titan City is constructed out of 4.5 million Minecraft building blocks and contains 96 buildings.<p>Duncan Parcells says it has taken him two years to build, averaging up to five …

Check out this working iPhone that someone built inside of Minecraft

An ingenious German gamer has built a functioning imitation iPhone within the blocky confines of Mojang’s modern classic, <i>Minecraft</i> (via Touch Arcade).<p>…

Microsoft Talks Minecraft Buyout, Possibility of Minecraft 2

Following the announcement of Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of Swedish developer Mojang and the chart-topping Minecraft franchise in September, some wondered how the Xbox maker would grow the brand going forward. A sequel was suggested by some, but in a new interview, Head of Xbox Phil …

BBC Doctor Who Game Teaches Programming

Today the BBC announced The Doctor and the Dalek, a new online game voiced by Peter Capaldi that teaches players to program.<p>The game features the regenerated Twelfth Doctor thrown into a “dangerous quest with his most devious of enemies” in a new, standalone, story from Doctor Who writer, Phil …

The World's Fastest Gaming Mouse: Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury Review

The PC vs console debate rages on but if you’ve ever ditched your controller for a mouse and keyboard, you’ll likely have seen just how precise you average PC gamer’s input devices are. It’s small wonder, then, that there are dozens of different manufacturers vying for PC gamers’ cash by offering …

Apple iPad Air 2 review

If you're in the market for a stunning tablet at a reasonable price-point, utilising the most cutting-edge technology and backed by a slick, easy to …

Will 'Destiny' Survive 'Call Of Duty,' 'Halo,' And 'Far Cry?'

Two months in, Destiny is still a big deal. Engagement numbers are impressive, plenty of people are playing the Vault of Glass, and by and large, the ultra-successful launch has maintained momentum. But that, largely, has been child’s play. Destiny was released with little competition at a time …

Apple Loop: iPhone 6 Plus Victorious, The Apple Watch Will Rule China, Which Is The Best iPad?

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers Forbes’ long-term reviews and comparisons of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, how to choose the right iPad for you, Apple’s Q3 2014 earnings calls, why the iPad is financially slacking, trying to buy something …

Android Circuit: Samsung's Powerful Galaxy Update, Microsoft's Next Android Step, Motorola's Number One Smartphone

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the new Galaxy S5 Plus, the ‘number one’ Moto G, US Government approves Samsung’s Knox, Microsoft’s Android Launcher, Nokia’s HERE Maps in a wide-ranging beta …

Wi-Fi hotspots turn New York subway musicians into a wireless orchestra

Wi-Fi in New York City Subway stations makes it easy to burn through your inbox during your commute, but did you know it can also be used to make some great music? Director Chris Shimojima paired eleven musicians in different subway stations with composer and conductor Ljova using the public Wi-Fi …

Report: Note 4 sales reach 4.5 million in first month

Samsung sold 4.5 million units of the Galaxy Note 4 since the device went on sale on September 26, according to a Korean language report citing industry sources.<p>Samsung has not announced any figures yet, so take this report with a grain of salt until further confirmation.<p>In its first 28 days of …

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In the UK, stealing your neighbor’s Wi-Fi is common

Who knew that UK was a land of thieves? I am kidding of course.<p>But new research shows that even though the United Kingdom has 100% broadband penetration, one in three people in the United Kingdom admit to stealing their neighbor’s Wi-Fi. That is just the number of people who have successfully …

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