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Microsoft defends the Xbox One’s licensing, used game policies

Xbox marketing chief talks to Ars about the benefits of the move to a "digital world."<p>"This is a big change, consumers don't always love change, and …

Facebook opens data center filled entirely with servers it designed

Vendor-neutral hardware designs make Facebook data center more efficient.<p>Facebook today opened a new data center in Luleå, Sweden, making it the …

15 years of Ars: How Amazon, Twitter, and SpaceX changed the world

During our time, we've seen many tech rebels—but these three have been the greatest.<p>On the occasion of Ars Technica's 15th anniversary, we decided to …

New NYC bill would require 3D printed guns to be registered with police

And California is working on similar 3D printed gun restrictions.<p>On Wednesday, the New York city council introduced a new bill that would make it …

Hell freezes over: Microsoft Office Mobile arrives for iOS

Free (for Office subscribers), the iOS app apes Windows Phone 8's capabilities.<p>After years of speculation about when it would finally happen, …

Microsoft pays “$100,000 or more” to get devs coding for Windows Phone

Getting big names into the Windows Store takes more than a little convincing.<p>Microsoft is paying developers up to $100,000 to get their applications …

NSA gets early access to zero-day data from Microsoft, others

Meant to help secure network, data could be used to attack foreign governments<p>The National Security Agency (NSA) has used sensitive data on network …

Here are 10 apps all new Android owners should have (video)

So you’ve got a new Android device! Congratulations, and welcome to the Android world! Now you need some good apps to put on that bad boy, and we’ve got a list of the 10 ten best apps you should be installing on your Android device first. As per the norm, if you’d rather watch the video just head …

Google releases official Cloud Print app!

File this under “what took so long?!”<p>Today, Google released an official Cloud Print app for Android. While there were other very respectable apps in the marketplace that tied into your Google Cloud Print account, this is the first <b>official</b> app from Google.<p>Cloud Print, which has been around since mid …

Sony opens up its SmartWatch platform, allowing third-party firmware

While the rumor mill continues to buzz about a possible Samsung or Apple smartwatch, let’s not forget that Sony has had their own watch for a while now. Sony’s SmartWatch might not have taken the world by storm, but it does seem to have a small, loyal following behind it.<p>Probably the biggest …

Blackberry 10 devices will soon be able to run ported Jelly Bean apps

Support for Android Jelly Bean applications on BlackBerry 10.2 is available in the latest beta SDK (Software Development Kit), according to a post on the company’s developer blog.<p>You might remember that the BlackBerry 10 OS lets developers port Android apps, but that only Android 2.3 apps could be …

Android 5.0 design concept imagines what the future may hold

An Android fan imagined what Android 5.0 could look like, showing various elements in design renders posted on his Google Plus account.<p>Jinesh Shah, an Electrical Engineering student at the University of Michigan, has posted four images in which he imagined the new Android 5.0 environment (see …

Rumor: Moto X specs include dual-core processor, 10-megapixel camera, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

<i>X Phone concept</i><p>A new tweet posted by a Twitter account known to leak information about upcoming mobile devices before their launch reveals certain specs of the already confirmed Moto X phone.<p>The handset was the star of a variety of rumors that hit the web before and after Google I/O. However, …

The 10 Best Moments in Return of the Jedi

Star Wars' Episode VI celebrates its 30th anniversary this weekend.<p>May 25th marks the 30th anniversary of the release of 39813" target="_blank">Star …

Michael Bay To Respect The DNA Of ‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon’

Ubisoft is gearing up their third self-produced video game adaption. In the past, they let Hollywood run with their properties to disastrous results like 2010’s <i>Prince Of Persia</i>. Now Ubisoft is packaging the films themselves and shopping them to studios. They wanted to “maintain creative control” …

More Evidence That Patrick Stewart Is The Best

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‘The Terminator’: Five Reasons Why Paramount Shouldn’t Bring It Back

<i>The Terminator</i> is arguably one of the greatest science fiction movies ever made, and profoundly influential. It made James Cameron’s career. It made for a pretty good TV show. And now apparently Paramount is going to try and make a fifth one. They really shouldn’t: Here’s why.<p><b>The Franchise Is</b> …

Conan O’Brien Plays ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’ As His Self-Styled Superhero, The Flaming C

Conan O’Brien played and reviewed DC Comics fighting game <i>Injustice: Gods Among Us</i> with Aaron Bleyaert for another “Clueless Gamer” segment on <i>Conan</i>. In previous episodes, he’s reviewed<i>Skyrim</i>, <i>Minecraft</i>, <i>Halo 4</i>, <i>Resident Evil</i>, <i>Just Dance 4</i>, <i>Hitman: Absolution</i>, and he even perved out on Lara Croft in <i>Tomb</i> …

Five Things You Didn’t Know About The Superman Movie Franchise

Tonight, <i>The Man of Steel</i> arrives in theaters across the country, and we’re excited as only nerds can be. But the history of Superman in the movies is almost as fascinating as the movie itself. This is the payoff to a long, torturous process that involved millions of dollars spent and dozens of …

There’s A 2003 Comic Book Storyline Involving Pink Kryptonite That Turns Superman Gay

Those crazy kids at DC Comics are always coming up with something crazy. Their thirst for grabbing attention knows no bounds. So I can’t say that I’m totally surprised by finding out that an issue of <i>Supergirl</i> features a special Pink Kryptonite. And naturally this special element turns Superman …

Matt Damon Fights For The 99% With His Fancy Exoskeleton And Neck Tattoo In ‘Elysium’

MATT DAMON.<p>“<i>In five day’s time, you will die. Thank you for your service.</i>” That’s what a robot informs Matt Damon in this new, extended trailer for <i>Elysium</i>. His character is an ex-car thief who is irradiated in a workplace accident. Unfortunately he lives on Earth in the year 2154, which has been …

E3 2013: All The GIFs You Could Ever Need

We took a challenge upon ourselves; to try and find the GIFs that sum up the biggest games at E3 in one animated image. So, from mutants getting shotgunned in the face to zombies getting chopped in half to a cyborg ninja glorying in a shower of panties, here are some of our favorite moments from E3.<p>…

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9 Great Pop Songs From 2013 (And The Fake Movies That Should Use Them In Their Trailers)

<i>by Bobby Finger</i><p><i>Lived-In</i><p>A failed engagement leads Ben (Bradley Cooper) to quit his job as an analyst at a NYC hedge fund and retire early in a small …

American Cities I'd Prefer To See Get Blown Up In The Movies Instead of New York

American Cities I’d Prefer To See Get Blown Up In The Movies Instead of New York<p><i>by Evelyn Everlady</i><p>30. Providence<p>29. Little Rock<p>28. Des Moines<p>27. …

How Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg turned their fear of Jesus into an ensemble comedy

On the list of people prepared for the apocalypse, most celebrities would probably fall somewhere toward the bottom, under LARPers but above the …

Michael Bay to direct his first video game movie, technically

Signaling his maturation as a filmmaker and a growing boy, Michael Bay’s interests are moving from action figures to video games, with the …

This Is The End

Were Seth Rogen, James Franco, and every other member of the Judd Apatow entourage to part ways tomorrow, vowing never to work together again, <i>This Is</i> …

Game Of Thrones' Hodor is a DJ, he is what he Hodors

Despite his limited vocabulary on <i>Game Of</i> <i>Thrones</i>, Hodor contains Hodors—or rather, the actor who plays him does. According to his website, the …

An introduction to 75 years of Superman comics

<i>Pop culture can be as forbidding as it is inviting, particularly in areas that invite geeky obsession: The more devotion a genre or series or</i> …