Chris Mckee

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Kill Switches Will Save Your Smartphone

With smartphone theft on the rise, we need remote-wipe features more than ever<p>On an otherwise ordinary Saturday, someone grabbed Kristine Swartz’s iPhone from her gym locker. At first she was annoyed—phones are expensive and filing a police report takes time, with little hope of recovery—but then …

The 10 Best Things From May 2014

Even Penguins Get The Flu

When you think of bird flu, you may conjure up images of chickens being slaughtered to stem an outbreak, or of migrating ducks, which can carry flu viruses from one continent to the next. Well, it's time to add penguins to your list of mental images.<p>Yes, Adelie penguins, which breed in huge …

Get to know Destiny's armor, loot and weapons

<i>Destiny</i> developer Bungie released a new developer diary today, delving into the toys with which players will be able to outfit their in-game characters.<p>According to <i>Destiny</i> lead designer Lars Bakken, the game's arsenal of weapons is "much bigger" than in the studio's previous work, which primarily …

Tales from the Borderlands first screenshots show characters making hard choices

This morning, Telltales Games shared the first batch of screenshots for <i>Tales from the Borderlands</i>, a downloadable episodic title set in the world of Gearbox Software's Borderlands universe set to launch later this summer.<p><i>Tales</i> takes place after the events of 2012 role-playing shooter <i>Borderlands 2</i> …

Beyond 'Screen Time:' What Minecraft Teaches Kids

Kids can and should use the right kinds of video games to learn.<p>All video games are not created equal.<p>I wouldn’t recommend we encourage youth to play just any game. I doubt transferable skills are learned by repeatedly flapping a bird into a drainage tube. The best educational interventions are …

From Software's Rumored to be Working on Project Beast

Take with a grain of Smelter Demon sized salt.<p>Dark Souls developer From Software is rumored to be working on a new game codenamed "Project Beast," if …