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This game looks absolutely amazing

‘Narita Boy’ just got its first gameplay trailer. And I need to play it right now.<p>Several months ago, I wrote about a Kickstarter project called</i> …

Crocodiles 'seen' in flooded streets as rains in northern Australia cause flooding

Flooding in the Northern Territory killed one person and left two missing, with authorities warning of a crocodile risk in townships following numerous sightings<p>Residents have reported seeing saltwater crocodiles roaming in the Northern Territory in Australia as heavy tropical rains in the region …

South Korea, Japan reach landmark deal on WWII sex slaves

Japan and South Korea said on Monday that they had "finally and irreversibly" resolved a dispute over wartime sex slaves that has bedeviled relations between the two countries for decades.<p>In something of a surprise development, the two countries' foreign ministers met in Seoul to finalize a deal …

What To Expect From The iPad Mini 4

Multiple recent leaks have indicated that Apple is working on a major new version of the iPad mini. You can expect a more powerful, thinner iPad mini, and it will let you take advantage of all the latest features in iOS 9.<p>Macotakara and @OnLeaks revealed that the iPad mini 4 will look like a …

7 Ways to Take Better Shots With Your Smartphone

Some of us love them, some of us hate them but the fact is mobile photography is here and it is here to stay. The vast majority of us carry a …

4 Tips for Doing Photography on a Budget

Several times in the past few months people have asked me how to get into photography without spending a lot of money. I must admit the idea of …

Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Aperture is just one setting that makes up your exposure, but once you understand it you can drastically change how your image looks. In this video …

Landscape Photography

'Impossible' rocket drive works and could get to Moon in four hours

The British designed EM Drive actually works and would dramatically speed up space travel, scientists have confirmed<p>Interplanetary travel could be a step closer after scientists confirmed that an electromagnetic propulsion drive, which is fast enough to get to the Moon in four hours, actually works.<p>…

Space Travel

Nokia reveals Ozo, a futuristic new camera for filming virtual reality

For Hollywood types, Ozo has a number of selling points. It’s a camera that lets them make VR in real time, thanks to a pair of key features. The first is live monitoring: directors can view footage as it's being shot on a headset. The second is rapid playback. In the past, VR footage needed to be …

Intel and Micron announce new ‘3D XPoint’ memory solution 1,000 times faster than current NAND flash storage

Intel has just announced a new breakthrough in computer storage technology developed in collaboration with Micron that is 1,000 times faster than the current-generation NAND flash chips upon which modern solid-state drives are built. The tech is called 3D XPoint (that’s “crosspoint”), and is the …

Micron

AT&T: We're going to sue the government

The FCC has only just suggested that it will make high-speed Internet a public utility -- yet AT&T is already throwing a punch.<p>AT&T says the Federal Communications Commission will lose a legal battle if it increases Internet regulation the way it proposes to.<p>FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to …

Net Neutrality

Uber admits it's a taxi company in quest to restore services in India

Uber says it is resuming operations in New Delhi a month after it was banned following the alleged rape of a passenger by one of its drivers. The mobile car-hailing service has applied for a taxi license in the city — an unprecedented move as it usually claims to only be a technology company …

This is Windows 10 for phones

Mail is one of the biggest improvements to the built-in apps. Microsoft is building a universal Outlook app across Windows 10 phones, tablets, and PCs that seems to be a lot better than what came with Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.1. Word is built into the Outlook app, allowing you to author emails …

Windows 10’s new browser will have the most advanced features ever

This is Spartan<p>Microsoft is planning to radically overhaul its web browser in Windows 10. Sources familiar with the company’s Windows plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the new browser, codenamed Spartan, will include a host of new features not found in rival browsers. Chief among the plans for Spartan is …

LARRY PAGE'S NIGHTMARE: How Google's Dominance Comes To An End

Google generates an astonishing $3 billion in free cash flow every quarter, and is growing at a rate of 20% yearly.<p>It still dominates search — the way most of us find information online, and the most lucrative form of advertising ever invented. It's got the dominant smartphone platform, Android, …

Mark Zuckerberg

Dish, Not Apple, Disrupts Cable Industry with New $20 Streaming TV Service

Despite Apple's best efforts to line up a streaming TV offering and disrupt the cable TV industry, Dish has succeeded where Apple has failed, announcing their new Sling TV service that will cost $20 per month. Their bundle of 12 channels will initially include ESPN, ESPN2, CNN, TBS, TNT, Disney …

Sling TV

Wearables Have Gone Too Far

We’re hoping this is a prank of some sort. Is it already April 1st? Last month, the Peter Thiel-backed app for achieving your goals, Everest, shut down, following initial usability issues, lack of traction, and problems with its business model. Now one of the company’s co-founders has returned with …

Fogo’s Smart Flashlight Is The Swiss Army Knife Of Personal Lighting

Today at TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield at CES 2015, Fogo Digital showed off the prototype of its smart flashlight, a tool that will offer everything from GPS to Bluetooth once it comes to market.<p>Fogo intends to launch the device on Kickstarter in the near future, selling various editions of the …

Swiss Army Knives

Six productivity apps you’ll never want to be without

Optimize your inbox<p>Boomerang<p>I love using Boomerang even more than I love <i>saying</i> “Boomerang.” This plugin has changed my entire e-mail behavior. It’s a genius tool that adds a “send later” button to your messages, allowing you to schedule your e-mails to go out at a chosen time in the future. It also …

These Are the Most Ingenious Gadgets From CES 2015

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

The next chapter in the Bitcoin story

What if the benefits of Bitcoin stretched far beyond money?<p>More than a cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is really a set of rules à la SMTP, the protocol that …

Ready For The iPhone 7? Get This Smartphone Designed To Last A Decade And Forget All About It

Is it possible to design a phone that people actually want to keep? The latest attempt is the Puzzlephone, a modular Android device with three parts …

IPhone 7

SpaceX Gets Set for Unprecedented Rocket Landing: Follow Along Online

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time, the SpaceX commercial rocket company will try to bring a rocket back for a soft landing after sending its payload toward orbit — and you can keep track of the effort online.<p>The attempt will come in the minutes after SpaceX's scheduled launch of a two-stage …

Marissa Mayer Finally Has A Plan For Yahoo To Steal Mobile Ad Revenue From Facebook And Google

Sources familiar with the matter told the The Information that Yahoo will announce a self-service platform for marketers to place ads across the Flurry mobile app network — which includes major app publishers such as The Guardian and games developers such as Pocket Gems and Glu — at its inaugural …

Advertising

HTC quarterly sales rise for the first time in three years

Smartphone maker sells lots of mid-range handsets<p>Smartphone maker HTC has recorded its first quarterly year-on-year sales and revenue growth in more than three years. The Taiwanese company rode new mid-range headsets and devices targeted at developing markets such as India to a sales rise of NT$5 …

Meet The Hardware Battlefield 2015

Today, we are tickled to introduce the Hardware Battlefield 2015 participants. The 14 startups represent what we at TechCrunch feel are the most interesting, most promising early stage hardware companies being built. Whether drones, connected homes, robots or 3D printing are your fancy, we’ve got …

Ericsson unleashes LTE over the Wi-Fi airwaves

Carriers are constantly on the hunt for more 4G spectrum, but the airwaves they need may be right under their noses. Mobile network builder Ericsson …

Ryan Seacrest's iPhone keyboard company Typo is coming to iPad

The iPad has changed the way we access the Internet, but the built-in screen keyboard can be less than satisfying to use.<p>Typo, the company co-founded …