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Sunset Overdrive First Impressions -- 2 Hours In The 'Awesomepocalypse'

<i>Sunset Overdrive</i> is a melting pot of game design, spiritually linked to some very influential titles including ones from developer Insomniac Games’ own stable. Bombastic characters and even their zoomed in still-frame introductions are reminiscent of <i>Borderlands</i>. There’s the vivid color, acrobatics, …

Final Fantasy 14: Heavensward Expansion Revealed

Look Heavensward.<p>A new expansion for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has been announced.<p>Square Enix announced Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward during …

Advancing Warfare: The Wheel of Shooter Evolution Between Call of Duty, Halo, Titanfall and Destiny

The latest trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has debuted, showcasing a game full of “enhanced combat” where soldiers wearing exoskeletons are leaping and dashing through levels in way that is reminiscent of more than a few past series.<p>And then you can look to Destiny, made by the creators …

Sprint Nexus 5 Reach Its End Of Life

Nexus 5 is an excellent Android device, but it seems it’s about to reach it’s end-of-life on one of the carriers in the US. According to a new …

iOS 8 Document Management Updates – MacStories

After updating PDF Converter and Scanner Pro with support for iOS 8 extensions last week, Readdle released updates to Documents and PDF Expert yesterday, bringing full integration with iCloud Drive and document pickers.<p>Similarly, Panic's Transmit was updated with various enhancements including an …

Real space battles would be more 'Asteroids' than 'Star Wars'

You're probably aware that most sci-fi space battles aren't realistic. The original <i>Star Wars</i>' Death Star scene was based on a World War II movie, for example. But have you wondered what it would really be like to duke it out in the void? PBS is more than happy to explain in its latest <i>It's Okay To</i> …

A 3D Printed, Wifi Enabled Medical Marijuana Inhaler

The world of 3D printing shows no signs of stopping. From 3D printed guns and medical implants to food and shoes, it seems that just about anything can be 3D printed.<p>An Israeli company, Syqe Medical, thinks it has a way to make medical marijuana more accepted with the help of 3D printing. The …

MagMIMO: MIT’s new long-range wireless charging tech that works like WiFi

By on September 26, 2014 at 12:32 pm<p>Wireless charging already exists in various forms, but you still have to get your device pretty close to the …

Wireless Charging

DirecTV shareholders accept $48.5 billion AT&T takeover – but it was almost Dish instead

By on September 26, 2014 at 2:20 pm<p>On Thursday, DirecTV shareholders voted to approve AT&T’s offer to acquire the company for $48.5 billion. Now the …

Best Buy Offering Moto 360 in Stone Leather

If you’re thinking about picking up the new Moto 360 smartwatch from Best Buy, you be glad to know you have another color option to choose from: …

iPhone 6 Could Lock Out NSA, Law Enforcement

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The intelligence community and American law enforcement officials are none too happy with Apple, <i>The</i> …

Moto X (2014) vs. LG G3

The LG G3 and Moto X (2014) are two of the year’s top high-end handsets, but how do they compare to each other? Read on as Gizmag highlights all of …

Mobile Technology

Apple iPhone 6 review: Almost perfect

By now you've at least seen photos of the iPhone 6 and have a feel for its basic look, but you've really got to get one in your hand to understand …

PlayStation Home Is Shutting Down

Inhabitants will have to find a new virtual home by next year.<p>Sony has announced that it is closing down its virtual world social networking service …

Destiny soundtrack released today

<i>Destiny</i>'s soundtrack is on sale now. Available at iTunes, it's priced at $9.99.<p>The soundtrack features ethereal space-age tracks like "The Traveler" as well as more thunderous battle songs like "The Warmind."<p>It's credited to Michael Salvatori, C Paul Johnson, Martin O'Donnell and Paul McCartney, …

Apparently This Matters: Amputated leg lamp - CNN.com

Leo Bonten sits in the glow of his new lamp ... made with his own amputated leg.<p><i>Editor's note: Each week in "Apparently This Matters," CNN's Jarrett Bellini applies his warped sensibilities to trending topics in social media and random items of interest on the Web.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- It took a lot of effort …

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Flipboard for Windows Phone 8.1 is released in error [Updated]

<b>Update:</b> So that Flipboard app in the Windows Phone Store? Apparently it's not the official release and instead was an early, incomplete build. That's …

Windows Phone

Apple's (probably not broken this time) new iOS 8 update is ready

It's take two for Apple's first update to iOS 8. After the company released a version yesterday that cut off cellular connections and TouchID for the iPhone 6 family, there's a new one available now. According to an Apple spokesperson, less than 40,000 device were affected by yesterday's glitch -- …

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Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 all coming soon

It’s now pretty much a fact that the Galaxy Alpha was just a first phone in Samsung’s series of more premium looking devices. Other phones in this …

Monthly Active Users for BBM grows to 91 million

BBM continues to grow after having gone multi platform. Announced during the Q2 fiscal 2015 earnings call, Monthly Active Users for BBM grew from the …

Double win: BlackBerry losses better than expected as 200K Passport phones pre-ordered

Don’t look now, but BlackBerry’s latest financials and outlook for its new handset are reminding me of that quote from <i>Game of Thrones</i>: “What is dead …

The grass is always greener on the other smartphone

I have an iPhone 6 Plus and a fully customized 2014 Moto X sitting on my desk. They’re making me want to cry.<p>The indecision becomes more painful each and every time this happens. I flop between an iPhone and an Android device at least once per year, sometimes more. (Okay, usually more.) On a very …

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review

LG’s attempt to slam Apple over ‘Bendgate’ scandal backfires hilariously

Let this be a lesson to all brands out there: if you’re going to publicly mock another company, make sure the social media guru-ninja-experts you …

Decision time: Will this respected reviewer ditch his Galaxy Note 3 for the iPhone 6 Plus?

Last Friday, we covered the first in a six-part series where <i>CNET’s</i> respected product reviewer Tim Stevens began the painful process of trying to …

Samsung’s Gear S won’t stand alone: FCC tests an LG watch with 3G radio

Here come the smartwatches with their own data connections. Samsung already announced its version, the Gear S. It appears that LG is following suit, …