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Microsoft Breaks Silence On Xbox One Sales...Sort Of

Yesterday, Sony announced that it had sold 7 million PS4s to consumers, a colossal number any way you look at it. It left us wondering how its chief competitor, Microsoft's Xbox One, was faring — all we had heard was that Microsoft had sold 3 million units in 2013. Well now, we can wonder at least …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

Audi's latest hybrid concept car takes the TT family offroad, with 408HP under the hood

Audi's latest prototype packing an E-Tron hybrid drivetrain is this TT Offroad Concept that takes the TT family beyond the coupes and convertibles we're familiar with. Going on display at the Beijing Motor Show, it combines two electric motors (one on each axle) with a 292HP turbocharged combustion …

CyanogenMod 11 support to re-ignite the flame for 2012 Kindle Fire HD

Amazon is one of those companies that have successfully forked Android into their own ecosystem, particularly with the Kindle Fire line. Intended to be an e-reader and a tablet for consuming digital content, the Kindle Fire ran well with Amazon’s wide offering of e-books, movies and TV shows, as …

Oculus Rift Now Lets You Ride the 'Back to the Future' Hoverboard

Fans of <i>Back to the Future II</i> have always dreamed of riding Marty McFly's hoverboard and now, thanks to some clever coding, you can — in virtual …

Android 4.4.3 support showing up on one of Google’s apps

Google has yet to formally announce Android 4.4.3, but it’s definitely out there. In fact, the Play Store has revealed that Google’s Edu Device Setup application is already listing support for the unannounced Android build. Not exactly for Joe Q. Public, this particular app is used to help set up …

Apple, Google vie to offer exclusive game apps

A long-running battle between Apple Inc. and Google Inc. for mobile dominance is spreading to the most lucrative genre of apps: videogames.<p>The two …