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Film vs. Digital: A Comparison of the Advantages and Disadvantages

In a world in which photographs are primarily taken with digital image sensors, there are a growing number of photographers who are newly interested …

Windows XP lives again? Registry hack grants security updates until 2019

By now, you’re probably well aware of the fact that Microsoft decided to end support for Windows XP on April 8. But what if there was a secret way to …

Microsoft Windows

Chainfire: Next Android version could bring new troubles for root apps

Back in January, Chainfire warned us that the next version of Android could potentially bring changes that could break some of our favorite root apps, due to the fact that Android will reportedly no longer allow the extraction of files to directories located on the <i>/data</i> partition.<p>The idea isn’t to …

Samsung readying 3 stunning tablets, among them is the 13.3-inch “Warhol”

Samsung is fearless when it comes to taking risks, which often puts its products in very unique categories. The Korean manufacturer is said to be stepping into new territory (again) very soon. Three stunning tablets have just been leaked and they will be Samsung’s creme de la creme.<p>Code-named …

Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition review

Baldur’s Gate was originally released for PC back in 1998 and critics claimed that it was responsible for the revival of the RPG genre on PC. The highly customizable game had features that few games had and put it in a world that was huge and expansive. Now, an enhanced edition has been released …

XCOM: Enemy Unknown review

XCOM: Enemy Unknown was originally released as a free-to-play game on PC back in 2012. It’s won a number of awards including game of the year from a number of blogs. A couple of weeks ago, XCOM: Enemy Unknown was released for Android. Can this version stack up to the original despite not being free …

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Now Available on Android, Amazon Coming 'Soon'

Fire TV still unconfirmed.<p>XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available for Android devices on the Google Play store.<p>Firaxis' turn-based tactics game costs …

How Dragon Age Inquisition Improves Dragon Combat

Cut wings, legs, and other dragon bits during battle.<p>Dragon Age Inquisition will completely change the way its players fight dragons when it releases …

After massive delays, Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition finally arrives to Android

Back in January of 2013, Beamdog revealed they had run into a snag with the Android version of Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition, leading to a delay. And that was pretty much the last we heard about the whole effort, until today.<p>Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition has finally arrived to Android, priced at …

ES File Explorer returns some SD card support to your KitKat device (root required)

In a recent update to the Android operating system, Google made some changes to how external SD cards can be handled by apps within the system. The result, basically, is that applications have been stripped of their former ability and permissions to read and write files on an sd card. With file …

Updated Dropbox app links to computers more easily, uses prettier icons

Early this week, Dropbox released version 2.4.0.2 of its Android app, bringing with it a new app icon, easier set-up and linking of a computer with the help of the device’s camera, and a few minor changes to the user interface.<p>According to the Dropbox app page on the Google Play Store, version …

Swiftkey gets updated, adds Google+ and Evernote personalization

Swiftkey for Android is one of the more popular 3rd party keyboards out there, in large part thanks to its excellent predictive capabilities. Now a good thing is getting even better, as a new update has arrived.<p>The biggest change in the update is the introduction of new personalization options that …

Apps

Age of Mythology: Extended Edition Coming to Steam

The beloved RTS returns with some modern updates.<p>Microsoft has announced that its classic RTS Age of Mythology is being polished up with modern …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Google Play Weekly

Welcome back to Google Play Weekly! We had some great news in the world of Android apps this week. First and foremost, HTC has joined Motorola in putting their proprietary apps in the Play Store for easy updating. Microsoft Office is now free on Android. Spotify is slashing prices, but only for …

Government requests for Google data soar

Google said this week that government requests for data on users had more than doubled over the last four years.<p>The company released its ninth transparency report, which noted 27,477 worldwide government requests for information from 42,648 users in the second half of 2013. Law enforcement agencies …

Google clamps down on Android apps with deceptive ads

Google has issued revised rules for Google Play apps in its continuing effort to stay one step ahead of nefarious developers. This time, the primary target is apps with pop-up ads that spoof a system, service or app notification and trick you into clicking where you shouldn't. It's also cracking …

Twitter Is Killing Itself In Order To Grow And Please Wall Street

In case you missed it, Twitter (TWTR) is having big problems as a public company.<p>They don’t have a problem with their core product. Its users seem to adore it. And it’s not a problem with making ad money from it. All indications are that that’s going swimmingly.<p>The problem is that its executives …

BlackBerryesque Typo iPhone case hit with sales ban

BlackBerry has squashed Ryan Seacrest's BlackBerryesque Typo iPhone case, at least for the time being.<p>A US district judge in San Francisco granted this week a preliminary injunction -- i.e., a temporary sales ban -- against the $99 Typo, which grafts a physical keyboard onto an iPhone.<p>BlackBerry is …