Devon Franklyn

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Microsoft's Xbox One Elite Controller could be the ultimate console gamepad

Just take a look at that D-pad<p>Microsoft just announced what it's calling the Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller, described by Xbox boss Phil Spencer as "an elite controller for the elite gamer." It's basically the regular Xbox One gamepad turned up to 11, adding new features like four …

Windows 10

'Air Stylus' Turns Your iPad Into a Drawing Tablet for Your Mac

Air Display developer Avatron Software today launched Air Stylus, an app that allows users to utilize the iPad as a pressure-sensitive, wireless drawing surface for over 30 graphics programs on the Mac.<p>The app is compatible with a number of pressure sensitive styli, including the Wacom Intuos …

Turn your Lens Blur images into 3D live wallpapers with this app

HTC may have impressed us with their image-blurring technology in the HTC One M8, but Google really took it home with their Google Camera app. It is able to determine distances without the need of a secondary camera. This doesn’t just give us the selective blurring abilities, there’s also a 3D …

Homestar Runner returns from hiatus for new April Fools' Day episode

<i>Homestar Runner</i>, one of the first great cartoons from the early days of the web, has been on extended hiatus since 2010. Since then, creators Mike and Matt Chapman (otherwise known as The Brothers Chaps) have moved onto other projects, but promised to update the site sporadically. After a few years …

Samsung Posts Extensive Hands-On Videos With The Galaxy S5, Gear 2, And Gear Fit

If you didn't get enough coverage of Samsung's new devices from our own Mobile World Congress posts, Sammy has posted its own official hands-on …

Developer makes “OK Google” hotword work with any phone and language

Thanks to XDA developer <i>memnoc</i>, you can now modify the home launcher “OK Google” hotword to work with any device and any language. Currently this only …

Galaxy Nexus

New free live wallpaper inspired by the mountains from Google Now

There are many different ways to get your day off to a good start including trying out a new coffee shop, having something different for breakfast or even installing a new live wallpaper on your Android phone! OK, maybe coffee is better but if you like live wallpapers, as I do, then you are always …

Android 4.3 code reveals granular app controls and 4K support are coming soon

As developers get their hands on the latest version of Google's operating system, Android 4.3, we're discovering some hidden features of the platform that hint at what's to come. <i>Android Police</i> reports on one such gem, "App Ops." According to the site, the application, which isn't quite ready for …

Hidden permissions manager found in Android 4.3, lets you set the rules

Installing an Android app brings up a permissions prompt that most folks ignore (though they probably shouldn't). But, what if you could grant applications access to some parts of your smartphone and not others? That's something <i>Android Police</i> have discovered is already baked into Android 4.3, and …

Head for Instagram and Gmail give you quick access to your accounts right from your Mac desktop

We recently took a look at Head for Facebook and I was quite impressed at the unobtrusive way it allowed me to access Facebook on my Mac desktop in …

[Quick Look] Arkon Slim Grip Dash, Cup Holder, And Quick-Release Strap Mounts

Article Contents<p>Last year, we took a look at Arkon's Dash and Bicycle mounts and came away impressed with all of them. However, the company spent the …

Action Launcher Looks To Realize The Full Potential Of Home Screen Widgets With 'Shutters' In Latest Update

Action Launcher is something special. The home screen replacement made its debut a short three months ago in December, and found its way into our …