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Finally, the PS4 (pictures)

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Sony's $399 PlayStation 4 coming for holidays

Sony's next game console will cost $100 less than Microsoft's and ship later this year, the company reveals.<p>Sony's next-generation console not only had its hardware shown off on Monday, but its price too.<p>At the tail end of its E3 press conference, Sony said it would charge $399 for the PS4 in the …

Sony: 'We won't impose any restrictions on PS4 used games'

Countering Microsoft's murky message regarding used games on the Xbox One, Sony says it won't impose any restrictions on trading or selling used games.<p>The battle lines have been drawn.<p>After Microsoft created a controversy with an ambiguous used-games policy at the launch of the Xbox One, Sony's …

Sony twists the bad publicity knife deeper into Microsoft

LOS ANGELES -- Thunderous applause greeted Sony Computer Entertainment of America CEO Jack Tretton when he announced that there would be no restrictions on used games for the PlayStation 4.<p>Tretton smiled and paused, garnering him a second wave of enthusiastic clapping and hollering.<p>In a battle …

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Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4

On the cusp of their release into the public's eager embrace, here's the blow-by-blow of how the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One compare with one another. Now, fight!<p>Now, in a bout eight years in the making, two titans will fight for the heavyweight game console championship of the world!<p>In this corner, …

This will get bloody, oh yes

This will get bloody, oh yes. The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Boston Bruins don’t have a natural playoff rivalry — they haven’t met in the post-season in a couple decades — but some rivalries bloom easily, just add frozen water, and this appears to be one of them. Boston’s best chance was to treat Pittsburgh the way they once treated Vancouver, or the way Philadelphia treated Pittsburgh last year. It’s a strength.<p>But that wasn’t the point. It was the sideshow. The point was that the Bruins beat …

Privacy concerns threaten to overshadow Microsoft's new console

The Xbox One brings with it a required peripheral packed with microphones and cameras that can monitor a person's every movement and word spoken and could be used to track not just what a person plays, watches and listens to, but exactly how they do so.<p>During last month's unveiling of the Xbox One …

Eight changes I want to see in iOS 7

iOS 7 is coming soon, but will the new features be enough to keep people excited about iOS devices?<p>The World Wide Developer's Conference is next week, and preparations are already under way. While Apple is predictably tight-lipped about what exactly it will announce, it's all but certain we'll hear …

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Asus will release a 4K 31.5-inch monitor in the US this June

Perfect for professionals, gamers, and people with too much money<p>4K Ultra High-Definition TVs are already on their way to our living rooms, but Asus is planning on giving users the option to connect a next-gen monitor up to their laptops and desktops next month. Scheduled for release in late June, …

White Nexus 4 now available in US

LG's Nexus 4 is now available in white from Google Play and T-Mobile. The white variant of the stock Android handset was announced on Tuesday and was said to be rolling out globally in "the coming weeks," but after just three days it's already made its way to the US. If you purchase the phone from …

Before the MacBook, there was the 'WalkMac'

<i>CNET</i>'s David Carnoy has detailed a little-known part of Apple's past, the WalkMac, after his brother-in-law rediscovered a forgotten model in his basement. Officially sanctioned by Apple and launched in 1987, the system was built by Colby Systems and was the first portable computer to run Apple …

New Asus Transformer Pad Infinity Tablet Has As Many Pixels As A Retina MacBook Pro

Asus has today announced its latest Transformer Pad Infinity slate at Computex 2013 in Taipei, and boy is it a beast. Not only does it carry NVIDIA’s latest Tegra 4 processor — which has a 72-core GeForce GPU — but it also has a 10.1-inch display with the same 2560×1600 resolution as the 13-inch …

Any iOS device can be hacked within one minute with modified charger, say researchers

Security researchers have discovered a way to push software onto an iOS device using a modified charger. The team at Georgia Institute of Technology says its charger was able to upload arbitrary software to an iOS device within one minute of it being plugged in. According to the researchers, "all …

Chrome starts staking out mobile-browsing turf

Google's unbranded Android browser looks like it may have reached a high-water mark as Chrome makes its presence known. But Safari remains king of mobile browsing.<p>The Android version of Chrome has begun carving a niche for itself in the mobile browsing market.<p>In May, usage of the mobile version of …

Projecteo, 'the Instagram projector,' now available for $34.99 after Kickstarter success

Projecteo, the Instagram projector that secured over $87,000 in Kickstarter funding last year, is today launching to the public. If you've been hankering to bring your photos into the analog film world, $34.99 gets you the miniature projector (Projecteo's creators liken it to the size of a …

Samsung unveils Galaxy S4 mini with 4.3-inch display

After months of rumors, Samsung has confirmed the launch of the Galaxy S4 mini. The handset runs Android 4.2.2 and features a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display, a 1.7GHz dual-core processor (possibly the Snapdragon 400, as rumored), and 1.5GB RAM. There's also 8GB of internal storage, an …

Most PS4 games required to support Remote Play via PS Vita

Most PlayStation 4 games must support Remote Play via PlayStation Vita, reports Eurogamer Digital Foundry.<p>Eurogamer cited a "trusted PlayStation 4 developer source" who reportedly said Remote Play support will be mandated for all PS4 games, with the only exceptions being games that require the use …

PS4 games must support PS Vita Remote Play streaming, says exec

Every standard PlayStation 4 game will be playable on Sony's PS Vita handheld using the Remote Play streaming functionality, a Sony executive has said. While the feature was announced during the company's PlayStation 4 event in February, Sony would only say at the time that the "long-term goal" was …

The white LG Nexus 4 is a beaut (pictures)

Wild sightings,<p>Updated: May 30, 2013 / Caption: Lynn La / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET<p>A fresh white coat<p>Like the black version, the white model will still have a tile design on the back that becomes very apparent in the sunlight.<p>Updated: May 30, 2013 / Caption: Lynn La / Photo: Josh Miller/CNET<p>Still the …

Kickstarter: Mutator, A Gadget That Really Mutes Your iPhone – MacStories

Our iPhones are always in our pockets, making sure that we won't miss an important conversation or opportunity by vibrating, chirping, or ringing in our pockets at a moment's notice. Sometimes we forget, however, that music and video still plays when our phones are muted, or that holding onto the …

Meet the new champ of desktop speakers: Adam Audio F5

My first encounter with one of Adam Audio's smallest speakers, the ARTist 3, took me by surprise last year. That little speaker is still in the line, but when I learned Adam just introduced a less expensive, but slightly larger desktop speaker, the F5, I was eager to get it in for review. The …

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The ugly truth: Apple vs. PC design

commentary The PC world still hasn't come up with an awesome design to challenge the iPad. The clock's ticking.<p>Walk into any Best Buy and you're hit with an ugly truth: PCs aren't pretty.<p>A 15-inch HP Windows 8 laptop that sells for $270 (Best Buy's "Deal of the Day" on Saturday) isn't meant to be …

Sony MDR-R10: The world's best headphone?

In the late 1980s, Sony engineers went all-out to make a statement headphone, the MDR-R10. Too bad you'll probably never get to hear it.<p>I've heard most of the world's best headphones, but somehow missed the Sony MDR-R10. Only 2,000 were made. Production started in 1989, and at $2,500 a pair, it was …

Pad this, Apple! Microsoft blasts iPad yet again in new ad

After getting Siri to do its critical work, Microsoft releases another ad comparing the iPad and Windows 8 tablet. Guess which comes out looking better?<p>The story so far: Microsoft has dispensed with defense and is throwing at least five (very) wide receivers at Apple -- and Google, Samsung, and …

Peek at the best-looking PlayStation 4 mockup yet

Sony has yet to reveal the PS4, so one gamer took matters into his own hands and created a concept rendering based on existing footage.<p>When Sony has a secret up its sleeve, the company loves to tease. If you missed last week's video enigma, Sony revealed very brief pictures of the mysterious …

Xbox One uses HDMI output, doesn't support component connections

Xbox One, Microsoft's newly unveiled next-gen console, will feature pass-through HDMI that can connect a cable box, satellite or similar items directly to the system.<p>The signal is passed through the HDMI port to the user's TV, which will allow users to interact with their TV with the Xbox's …

Xbox One not backward compatible with Xbox 360 games

The Xbox One won't play any existing Xbox 360 games, said Microsoft's Marc Whitten in an interview with The Verge.<p>The lack of backward compatibility results from the new console's hardware architecture, which is a significant departure from that of the Xbox 360. "The system is based on a different …

Microsoft unveils Xbox One

The Redmond, Wash., company says it has built an "all-in-one home entertainment system" with Skype, live TV, and many other capabilities.<p>Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled the Xbox One, the newest version of its popular game console.<p>Don Mattrick, president of Microsoft's interactive entertainment …

Xbox One controller gets programmable trigger buttons, design refinements - CNET

The newly announced Xbox One is getting a new controller to go with it. It looks a lot like the Xbox 360's controller, but with what Microsoft says are 40 "technical and design innovations" on top of its 8-year-old predecessor.<p>So what's the big new change? Not the action buttons, directional pad, …