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Top five tools to get started with making games

Want to make a game but don't know where to start?<p>We asked the developers at Europe's first Newsgames Hackathon to tell us which tools novice developers can use to create their own games. Whether you want to tell a non-linear story using a text-based tool or get stuck in with some basic coding, …

Apple CEO dares to be different from Steve Jobs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — "Think different" became Apple's creed during the late Steve Jobs' reign as CEO. Now, chief executive Tim Cook is embracing the …

Beats Music has just 111,000 registered accounts, leaked figures show

Beats Music, the streaming service set up by Dr Dre as part of his headphones brand, had just 111,000 subscribers in March, according to a leaked royalty report.<p>Since its launch in January in the US, Beats Music has added 49,371 individual accounts and 61,621 "family" accounts, which can have up to …

Apple Patents Wraparound Edge-Mounted iPhone Displays With Virtual Buttons

Apple has a new patent granted today (spotted by AppleInsider) for a side-mounted wraparound display that could be used to add virtual buttons to the edges of future iPhones in place of physical controls. The display would run the circumference of the device, and offer up virtual versions of …

Eventbrite Rival Billetto Launches iOS App Focused on Event Discovery

European ticketing platform Billetto has just officially launched its first native iOS app, which puts more of an emphasis on event discovery rather than just booking in order to take on rivals like Eventbrite.<p>The app actually launched in beta form back in January, but having garnered 15,000 early …

BlackBerry aims to reverse emerging market slump with budget handset | Reuters

JAKARTA/TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO) launched a low-cost touchscreen device in Jakarta, the Z3, as the embattled smartphone maker looks to revive sales in emerging markets like Indonesia where its once-fervent following has shrivelled.<p>The handset, unveiled at a glitzy launch event in …

If LG's working on a Windows Phone 8 handset, this is what it'll look like

A picture is worth a thousand words, which is good, because the above image is all we've got. The gadget industry's person-in-the-know, <i>evleaks</i>, has posted what purports to be a shot of the LG Uni8, the company's first Windows Phone 8 device. The Uni8 would also be the first LG Windows phone since …

Archos announces extremely affordable Android laptop, just $169.99

While Chrome OS continues to be Google’s OS of choice for laptops, we’ve seen several device manufacturers push out laptops and laptop-tablet hybrids running on the power of Android. Depending on their form factor, some of these devices have come with price tags well over $400, while others like …

Consumer Tech

Smartphone market continues to grow, 5"+ handsets shoot to popularity

<i>Canalys</i> has been collecting various bits of smartphone market data for the first quarter of 2014, so let’s take a look at how our favourite industry has fared so far this year.<p>As you might have expected, Android continued its dominance over the global smartphone market, with 81 percent of all new …

What is the 'right to be forgotten'?

<b>Sixteen years ago, a Spaniard named Mario Costeja Gonzalez had hit financial difficulties.</b><p>To solve them, a property of his was put up for auction - the details of which were covered in a newspaper, which subsequently went online.<p>The auction happened in 1998, and with those troubles now behind him, …

Motorola aims for Indian buyers with super-cheap Rs 6,999 Moto E

Motorola launched a cheap but solid smartphone on Tuesday that is available for just Rs 6,999 (£70) in India, aiming to undercut the competition.<p>The device is aimed squarely at first-time smartphone buyers who might ordinarily have bought a feature phone, offering a durable, basic Android …

Flying drone can '3D print' with foam, help carry away hazardous objects

Flying drones with 3D printers attached to their body: it was only a matter of time until the two technologies met. Such a thing now exists, although we're not quite sure it's earned its printing qualification yet. Developed by a team at the Imperial College London, the "3D printing Micro Aerial …

Motorola adds LTE to Moto G, introduces an even cheaper Moto E

Shipping with Android 4.4 and a guaranteed upgrade to the next major version of Android<p>The Moto G is the best selling smartphone in Motorola history. Combining good-enough specs with solid build quality at an especially low price, it's achieved that feat in less than six months. The one thing the G …