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5 fun multiplayer games for your Google Chromecast

Introduced nearly 18 months ago, Google's Chromecast has become a top-selling media streaming device. Thanks to its low price point ($35, £30, AU$50) and developer flexibility, the HDMI dongle has opened the door to thousands of creative apps and games.<p>While its first year gave rise to a plethora …

Gyroscope

A new OSoperating system for the human body<p>Much more than just an app...<p>Get your annual report book at the end of the year!<p>At the end of each year, …

Ending soon: Better hurry to get 95% off the award-winning MacLovin’ Bundle [Deals]

Your Mac computer is a powerful machine. It can run software that makes people more productive and increases their working efficiency. The only problem is that software can be prohibitively expensive, so many tend to put off buying the very thing that can help them be better.<p>That’s why those people …

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Apple decal sellers saw a tremendous spike in sales following 'Stickers' ad

Your worst fear, confirmed: <i>Engadget</i>'s staff laptop of choice is the MacBook Air. Other than the <i>massive checks</i> we each personally receive from Apple (<i>har har</i>), it's our go-to laptop because it's light, fast, and great for the kind of work we do. It doesn't hurt that it looks sweet with stickers as …

The 'Destiny' beta is now open to everyone

Let's say you wanted to give Bungie's latest shooter, <i>Destiny</i>, a go before the game comes out in September, but the idea of pre-ordering video games goes against the very core of your being. Well, Bungie's just announced that it's opening the floodgates on the test-phase for the game and is letting …

5 stunning tips that will make you an iTunes master

The native iTunes application offers many features and controls for handling your songs and movies, but sometimes it can seem too overwhelming to understand. In today’s video, we give you five quick tips that will help you master iTunes. You’ll learn how to customize your store settings, access a …

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Meet Onionshare, the File Sharing App the Next Snowden Will Use

A small software app called Onionshare offers the most secure file sharing available. So why hasn't anyone heard of it? Well, mostly because it was …

Google Drive for Work now offers unlimited storage for $10 per month, per user

You didn't think we'd go through the whole keynote without a little Google Drive love did you? To celebrate an impressive 190 million Drive users (that's active within the last 30 days), Google has just added a more compelling "Drive for Work" proposition -- unlimited storage for just $10 per …

You can now relive the Google I/O 2014 opening keynote

Did you nod off a few times during the last half-hour of Google's opening keynote of I/O 2014 earlier today? No worries! The full video has been archived for your post-event viewing pleasure on YouTube. Hop down past the break to take a good, long look at the nearly three-hour event spanning …

Forget.me makes it slightly easier to wipe yourself from Google's memory

Now that Google must obey Europeans' right to be forgotten, companies are rushing to capitalize on your (presumed) desire to erase yourself from online searches. Take Reputation VIP's new Forget.me, for example: the free service promises both a simpler, step-by-step alternative to Google's existing …

Minecraft: Pocket Edition gets unlimited worlds and tons of new content

Mojang has rolled out its “biggest update ever” for <i>Minecraft: Pocket Edition,</i> adding unlimited worlds, tons of new content, and a multitude of …

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When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

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How to Stream Anything from Android to AirPlay

The AirPlay wireless streaming system makes sharing stuff between your phone and TV incredibly easy—but only if stick with Apple gadgets. Try to …

A Motion-Stabilized Cloverfield Is Awesomely Unwatchable

I bet I can guess the first thing that comes to your mind when I say <i>Cloverfield</i>: "SHAKY CAAAAAM!!" It's so excessive it can be a little bit of a …

A Look Inside The Bag of a Hobby Photographer on a Budget

We often get to see inside the bags of professional photographers. You know, the bag that we dream of having ourselves, filled with three full-frame …

Getty makes 35 million images free for sharing

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Free Chrome Extension Allows You to View RAW Images In-Browser

<b>Update</b>: The extension’s creators have emailed us with some corrections, which have been applied throughout the post. See bottom for details.<p>RAW image …

14 Fabulous Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

Freebie Friday has a nice ring to it, right? It would have made for a compelling title but we didn't want to keep you waiting till Friday for your …

Your smartphone may soon double as a hearing aid, thanks to Mimi

Let's face it: we live in a noisy world. If we're not sitting on loud trains or traipsing past construction sites, we're retreating into music with headphones. Alas, this also means hearing loss is a problem that can't be ignored -- that's why a startup called Mimi cooked up an iOS app to help you …

Play nearly any video on your Chromecast using this browser add-on

You can stream seemingly anything to your TV using a Chromecast, but tracking down the software you need can be time-consuming -- and it frequently won't pull media from other devices on your network. It's a good thing that Videostream has released its namesake Chrome add-on, then. The extension …

Python Programming with Minecraft Pi: Early Draft

When I first heard that Minecraft would be released for the Raspberry Pi I punched the air. The nice people at Mojang had just given me the perfect …

Become a better programmer with programming challenges

When I went to university me and some friends spent time on practising algorithm implementations for the national programming contests that were held …

Buggy C# Code: The 10 Most Common Mistakes in C# Programming

About C Sharp<p>C# is one of several languages that target the Microsoft Common Language Runtime (CLR). Languages that target the CLR benefit from …

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The Marvel Comics API allows developers everywhere to access information about Marvel's vast library of comics—from what's coming up, to 70 years …

Crossed up! Anki Drive unveils new cars and first new tracks

Anki Drive owners owners just got a reason to play the racing game featuring AI cars for many more hours.<p>Today, the San Francisco based startup announced its first new tracks, as well as two cars with all-new capabilities, and a free software update available to all Anki owners that adds a racing …

First Heartbleed attack reported; taxpayer data stolen

The Heartbleed bug has caused widespread anxiety, sent engineers scrambling into patch-mode, and likely prompted millions of users to re-invent their passwords, but so far there have been no accounts of attacks leveraging the bug... until now.<p>In the first known report of an attack using the …

​What is Heartbleed, anyway?

If you're an IT professional, gadget blogger or token geek in your circle of friends, chances are, you've been hounded relentlessly over the past couple of days about "this Heartbleed thing."<p>"Do I need to update my antivirus?"<p>"Can I login to my bank account now?"<p>"Google already fixed it, …

Webcomic explains Heartbleed bug like you're five

So, you understand what that terrible Heartbleed bug's all about, but you can't really explain it in words even a five-year-old can understand. Here's what you should do when someone asks at your weekly family dinner, then: launch the XKCD website and show them its two recent Heartbleed strips. …