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That's not Miami Vice, it's Straight Outta Compton

The trailer for director F. Gary Gray's N.W.A. biopic drops, and it looks incredible.<p>Our friends over at Esquire say that <i>Straight Outta Compton</i>, the new N.W.A. biopic directed by F. Gary Gray, may be the next great music movie. Based on the very R-rated theatrical trailer that hit the Internet …

A survival game that riffs on The Thing

Mojo Bones' upcoming survival game <i>Impact Winter</i> gives strong vibes for John Carpenter's 1982 horror classic <i>The Thing</i>. Set in a post-apocalyptic Canada, <i>Impact Winter</i> is a survival title "heavily influenced by games like <i>Don't Starve</i>, <i>Fallout 3</i> and <i>Oregon Trail</i>," according to the developers. Players …

BioShock 2 pulled for sale from Steam, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live (update)

If you're looking for a digital copy of <i>BioShock 2</i> right now, you might be out of luck. The game has disappeared somewhat unceremoniously from a number of online stores, including Steam, Amazon, Apple's App Store, the PlayStation Store and Xbox Games Store.<p>Digital versions of the game and its …

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Nintendo reportedly once tried to make Harry Potter games

Before J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books were adapted for film — and in turn adapted into a series of video games — Nintendo took a stab at securing the license and pitched a pair of games based on the fantasy novels, according to a report from Unseen64.<p>Nintendo of America's internal development …

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Last chance on Evolve preorder bonus and deals (up to 25% off)

We’re just hours away from the release of Turtle Rock Studios <i>Evolve</i>. For the PC gamers out there, if you act fast you’ll not only get the pre-order bonus DLC but also get a 25% off discount at GMG. Just login or create an account on this page to see the discount and take it to cart. The GMG …

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YC Backs Standard Cyborg, A Startup Building Affordable Artificial Limbs

An artificial limb can cost more than a car.<p>And there are an estimated 2 million amputees in the United States alone.<p>So for Jeff Huber, an entrepreneur who had dabbled in education and advertising who happens to also an amputee, this market was close to heart.<p>While an undergraduate at North …

How to catch burglars by remote control

<b>"I saw a man on the screen in my living room and that's when I called 911."</b><p>Lawyer Mia Nguyen was sitting in her office glued to the live video feed she'd set up at home to watch her dogs.<p>Alerted by her Manything app that something was moving in the house, she had logged on to have a look. Her dogs …

Apple Streaming Music Service Not Necessarily A Slam Dunk

It seems clear that Apple wants to get into music streaming in a big way, and as Josh Constine reported yesterday, Apple could even be looking at buying Taylor Swift’s record label. With Dr. Dre and Beats in the fold, Apple looks to be setting itself up for a monster launch, one that could sweep …

Apple Reveals iOS 8.3, Ignores Ongoing Problems

Apple shows no sign of slowing down the update steamroller that is iOS, with the next version of Cupertino’s mobile operating system being seeded to developers. New features are on show in iOS 8.3, but the long-standing issues around WiFi, BlueTooth, and battery consumption remain …

Report: Apple's iOS 9 will focus on performance over new features

Apple is reportedly planning a "directed focus" on stabilizing and optimizing the next generation of its mobile operating system, iOS 9, as opposed …

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And on the 7th day, OnePlus opened up its phone sales to all

Image copyright OnePlus.After selling its Android handset for six months through a unique invitation system, OnePlus is switching gears. Starting on …