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Google Combines YouTube Music, Google Play Music Teams as First Step to Unified Music Offering

Google has combined the product teams for its two music subscription services, YouTube Music and Google Play Music. The combined team is working to …

Google Play Music

Netflix is working on a Castlevania series

Will debut later this year<p>Netflix is working on a new original series based on Konami’s Castlevania franchise, the company announced today.<p>The news was buried within a press release sent out after an event for the network’s upcoming slate of new series, which was held in New York City. Although …

Why I Can't Use a Mirrorless Camera Professionally

Here's the truth. Until recently, I thought professionals using mirrorless cameras were a joke. I grew up in the days of film. Got my hands dirty in …

Giphy Passes 100 Million Daily Users Who Send 1 Billion GIFs Each Day, Reveals GV As Investor

Cleveland’s Andrew Miller slamming his fist against his glove after getting out of a jam in Game 1 of the World Series against the Cubs. Halloween greetings from David S. Pumpkins, a recent Tom Hanks character on Saturday Night Live, that don’t exactly scare. Beyoncé cheering at an awards show. A …

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The Inside Story Of 'Pokémon GO's' Evolution From Google Castoff To Global Phenomenon

It’s not hard to spot players of the most popular smartphone game of all time. They have a peculiar way of carrying their devices in front of them with one hand, says John Hanke, the technology whiz behind <i>Pokémon GO,</i> as we stroll along the waterfront of San Diego’s Seaport Village the day before …

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Pokémon Go is at 75 million downloads as it sets more records

Sorry, Rihanna, but we can’t stop downloading Pokémon Go.<p>Since launching July 5, people have downloaded Pokémon Go more than 75 million times across iOS and Android, according to app-market intelligence firm Sensor Tower. It only took 19 days for the game to surpass the 50-million-download …

'Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV' gets its first English trailer

A new theatrical trailer is out for <i>Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV,</i> the film companion to the upcoming video game. This is the first time audiences can hear the CG movie's star-studded English-language voice talent.<p>Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul stars as Nyx, a member of a magic-wielding royal guard …

Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV Might Be The Most Beautifully Animated Movie Ever

Holy…cow.<p>Square Enix revealed a new trailer for <i>Kinsglaive Final Fantasy XV</i> at San Diego Comic Con. Yes, that sounds like a mouthful, but when it …

Kenji's Best Fast Food Awards (A Totally Biased, Completely Incomplete List)

If going for a drive is like a mini vacation, then fast food is really just an excuse for us to eat outside of our normal diet when we're on holiday. Who else secretly thinks to themselves, <i>We're going for a long ride on Saturday? Sweet, In-N-Out for lunch!</i><p>I didn't always love fast food and I …

McDonald's

Pat Riley Gets What He Wants

<i>In the Internet Age, monoculture is unachievable. But there remain a few things that we can all agree on.​</i> The Ringer <i>is looking at this rarefied</i> …

Basketball

Final Fantasy 15 VR Made Me Cry

Fantasy has become reality.<p>Final Fantasy's ability to let players escape into a realm of magic and wonder has always meant a lot to me. As a lonely …

Final Fantasy

This phone case lets an iPhone run Android

Developer Nick Lee is at it again<p>Developer Nick Lee has earned himself a reputation for putting weird and wacky operating systems on Apple gadgets, including Windows 95 on an Apple Watch. Now, he's gone the practical route of bringing a full-fledged version of Android to the iPhone. There's just …

Android News

New Final Fantasy 15 Trailer Shows Off Gorgeous Environments

During the Final Fantasy XV Uncovered event in March, Square Enix premiered a "World of Wonder" trailer for the game that showed off its towns, cities, caves, buildings, and other environments. Now, that video has been published online and in full quality. Check it out below.<p>In other news about …

Google Just Fixed One Of The Biggest Pain Points In Mobile UX

The new Gboard keyboard aims to solve iOS’s multitasking problem by putting Google front and center on every screen in iOS.<p>Multitasking is a huge headache in mobile. Something as simple as texting the address of a bar to someone you’re meeting can require traversing three different screens and half …

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Dive Deep Into the Making of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy With This Documentary

Is there really any doubt that Christopher Nolan’s <i>The Dark Knight</i> is the best Batman movie? Sure, arguments can be made for others but, with his …

See Star Wars Characters Drawn Like Calvin and Hobbes

Brian Kesinger<p>1 of 5<p>An animator has taken <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> to a galaxy far, far away.<p>Brian Kesinger, whose Instagram lists him as an artist at Walt …

Star Wars

Uncharted 4 Delayed Another Month

Two days before Christmas, Naughty Dog’s dropping a bit of coal in our stockings: they’re delaying <i>Uncharted 4</i> to April 26, 2016.<p>“This is our largest</i> …

Uncharted

How to use Android Wear with iOS

Pairing up an Android Wear watch with an iOS device such as an iPhone may sound like an odd mix, but it's actually a pretty good partnership, as long …

Android News

Deep Dive Into Google Photos

Article Contents<p>1 Intro & tests<p>1.1 Photo quality testing methodology & results<p>2 Simply awesome stuff<p>2.1 Duplicate detection<br>• 2.2 Search<br>• 2.3 Sharing, …

Kangaroo is an amazing $99 Windows 10 portable PC

InFocus today debuted the Kangaroo, a $99 Windows 10 portable PC that “goes anywhere and works with any screen.” The term “mobile desktop” may seem like an oxymoron, but that really is the best description: Picture your typical desktop PC tower shrunk down to the size of a phablet sans screen; just …

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Let's throw the dice: what video games can learn from board games

The current table-gaming renaissance boasts some of the best designers in the world. Digital games can’t let these inventions slip them by<p>Two years ago, when I left video games criticism to work full-time in table top games, a lot of people, my mum chief among them, were startled.<p>These days, it’s …

Board Games

Time for Forbes to compile a genderless list of top-paid actors

By splitting the annual pay lists between men and women, we’re missing a chance to highlight a pay disparity that means Hollywood can hire Emma Stone, Natalie Portman and Anne Hathaway for less than the price of one Adam Sandler<p>Yesterday, Forbes released its annual list of the top-earning female …

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20 Inspiring Quotes About What Photography Is

Photography allows one to capture the world around them with the press of a shutter. From a scientific perspective, it is the act of recording light …

Why Uncharted 4’s E3 demonstration was more impressive than it looked

Naughty Dog's magic trick<p>When I think of the <i>Uncharted</i> series, I think of widescreen cinematic moments that its developer, Naughty Dog, magically made playable: the thrilling climb up a derailed train hanging off the side of a cliff in <i>Uncharted 2</i>, say, or the fight on the cargo bay of a cargo plane …

Uncharted

DimeMag

Should The Lakers' Surge Cause Them To Rethink Their Offseason Plans?<p>Kelly Scaletta 03.23.18 6 days ago<p>The Dime Podcast Ep. 26: Austin Rivers Discusses Being On 'The Cover'<p>Bill DiFilippo 03.23.18 6 days ago<p>The Genius Of LeBron James Was Put On Display With This Pass<p>Scott Rafferty 03.26.18 3 days ago<p>…

Austin Rivers

Sony RX100 IV and RX10 II Boast Stacked Sensors and 4K Video

In addition to unleashing the monster that is the a7R II, Sony today also announced two new cameras for its Cyber-shot RX lineup. The RX100 IV and …

Third-party demo video confirms Hound is miles ahead of Siri and Google Now

On Wednesday, we brought you word of a new voice assistant app called Hound that absolutely mopped the floor with Siri, Google Now and Cortana in a …

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'Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection' brings Naughty Dog's trilogy to PS4

After <i>Uncharted 4: A Thief's End</i> was pushed into 2016, PlayStation 4 owners hungry for supernatural-tinged archaeological adventure, adequate gunplay and roguish quips were braced for a disappointing year. Then with the easy charm of a cad with his shirt only half-tucked in, Sony made a reassuring …

'Game of Thrones' Recap: 'Hardhome' Brings Epic Battle in Best Episode Yet

And that's how it's done. "Game of Thrones" Season 5, Episode 8, "Hardhome" just dropped the mic in a serious way -- and if you were bored by this one, check your pulse: You might be one of those (un)dead people at Hardhome. You'd have to be.<p>As Stefon would put it, this episode had everything -- …

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