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Use Android Pay with Xposed Without Rebooting with Magisk

Amongst many first world problems, there is one that resonates with many XDA-dwellers. On one hand, Android is aiming for the future with solutions …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

The future of speech recognition

The landscape of voice recognition software is changing. Take a look at all the new features with the team of developers at Nuance<p>Speech recognition is the feature du jour with Cortana landing on <b>Windows</b> phones joining Siri on the iPhone and S Voice on the Samsung Galaxy S5.<p>Take a look behind the …

The virtual reality cameras are coming: 360Cam passes Kickstarter goal in a day

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Giroptic<p>The 360Cam, which hit its $150,000 goal on Kickstarter today, isn’t the first 360 degree camera to pop up on a …

Google Could Soon Put Ads Almost Everywhere–Even On Your Face

And on your refrigerator. And in your glasses. And in your car. And…<p>Google’s splashier investments–the self-driving cars, the cyborg face accessories, the “moonshots“–might grab all the headlines. As well they should! But it’s important to remember that the search giant’s more ambitious projects …

Ubisoft boss not happy with the assumption that gamers only want chainsaws and girls in bikinis

Ubisoft Toronto studio head Jade Raymond is fed up with video games that "treat gamers like idiots." In a new interview with The Grid, Raymond said games can be so much more than popular tropes.<p>"I don't like the assumption that all people who play games want big chainsaws and women in bikinis. It's …

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WATCH: Check out gameplay footage of canceled Darth Maul video game from LucasArts

Though not many people were too happy with the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels, we still got the great character of Darth Maul out of <i>The Phantom Menace</i>. Our time …

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PS4 - A Lot Of PlayStation News Happening This Week, Details On Firmware Update 1.7 "Coming Soon"?

Announced on March 19th, Sony revealed that the PlayStation 4 would be receiving a major update that was set to include many new features, including …

300M downloads and $600M in revenue say Google is the ‘loser’s choice’ in mobile games monetization

Smart game developers are choosing startup ad companies like Vungle and AdColony when monetizing their mobile games, according to a new survey by VentureBeat. At least, if they want to make significant amounts of money.<p>They are most certainly <i>not</i> picking Google.<p>176 game developers with 1,100 …

Mobile AR game Run An Empire brings strategy to the streets

<i>Run An Empire</i> offers mobile gamers the opportunity to turn their local neighborhood into their own fiefdom, by the simple expedient of jogging and a little strategic thinking.<p>It's a GPS-fuelled alternate reality game that passed its recent £15,000 ($25,000) Kickstarter target with ease. Players …

'Game of Thrones' Sets Piracy World Record, But Does HBO Care?

Due to the relative inaccessibility of HBO in most parts of the world, hidden behind a cable subscription paywall, then a <i>separate</i> subscription just for the channel itself, the channel sees piracy rates like no other. That’s especially true for its most popular show, Game of Thrones, which is …

Evolve Is One Of The Best Games We Saw At PAX

Re/code on TV: Amazon's Magic Wand, Tech's Poaching Wars and the New, New Media

Brains for reporting, but still faces for TV.<p>Another marketing gimmick or a real breakthrough in online grocery shopping? I appeared on CNBC to discuss Amazon’s new Dash device and the company’s unrelenting push to make shopping ever more convenient. (NBCU is a partner of and investor in <b>Re/code</b>.)<p>At …

Re/wind: Apple-Samsung Reignites, Companies React to Heartbleed, Reddit Gets Serious

The week in review, Re/code style.<p>In case you missed anything, here’s a quick roundup of some of the news that powered <b>Re/code</b> this week.<p>We began the week with Liz Gannes looking back at the six juiciest documents from the Apple-Samsung trial. Ina Fried explained how lawyers for both companies are …

How Android Changed After the iPhone

Google's plans for Android changed after Apple's introduction of the iPhone, as evidenced by its evolving documentation for the operating system.<p>Android, which in its earliest days bore more resemblance to a BlackBerry than a modern smartphone, evolved significantly after Apple’s 2007 introduction …

T-Mobile Ends Overage Charges for Customers on Older Plans

The No. 4 carrier already throttles users to a slower speed once they have used their allotted data.<p>T-Mobile, which had largely eliminated domestic overage charges, said Monday it will eliminate all such penalties for those who go over their data limits.<p>On May 1, the wireless carrier will abolish …

Windows Phone Gets Smarter, Sassier in Latest Update

But is that enough?<p>Slowly but surely, Windows Phone is gaining some momentum, but it still has a long way to go to catch up to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android. Microsoft is hoping that the latest update to its mobile operating system will help it attract more customers.<p>Rolling out to existing …