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Google Glass goes to work

A nervous new doctor performing a procedure for the first time puts on a pair of Google Glass and scrubs in. From the moment she makes her first incision, a live video feed of the operation is streamed from her glasses to a surgeon outside the operating room who gives live feedback over …

Microsoft offers one-year of Office 365 Home, Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Music Pass, and Skype Unlimited for $199

<b>Update on April 27</b>: The Work and Play bundle now includes a $60 gift card for movies, music, games, and apps from the Windows and Xbox Stores in place of the Xbox Music Pass. The offer will be available at least through the end of June.<p>Original story is below.<p>—<p>Microsoft is testing a new Work & Play …

Microsoft’s New $199 Bundle Includes Skype Unlimited, Xbox Live Gold And Office 365

Microsoft has a new bundle that’s actually a pretty great deal – the software giant is offering one year of Office 365 Home, Skype Unlimited World and Skype global Wi-Fi hotspot access, as well as an Xbox Music one-year streaming pass for $199. It’s only on sale between November 10 and January 4, …

Samsung's review of its own Gear S concludes that it's 'awesome'

<i>Samsung Tomorrow</i> is Samsung's version of <i>Nokia Conversations</i>: it serves as the official blog for the company and is managed by its Corporate Communications team. It is also, apparently, a technology review site.<p>Posted today, this Gear S analysis is the latest in a running series of <i>Samsung Tomorrow</i> …

Microsoft's Halo 5 Guardians multiplayer beta will make e-sports fans ecstatic (preview)

Microsoft and its 343 Industries game studio have turned the multiplayer version of Halo: 5 Guardians into something that e-sports fans are going to like. The companies have revealed details of the multiplayer beta, which will be unlocked on Dec. 29 for people who purchase the $60 Halo: Master …

18 Things the Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Trailer Tells Us About the Game

Activision wasn’t supposed to unveil <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> until this Sunday. But the announcement trailer, starring the inestimable Kevin …

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'Mario Kart 8' Release Date This Month, More Game Features Revealed

“Mario Kart” is racing into stores at the end of this month, and we couldn’t be more excited. On Wednesday, Nintendo launched a 36-minute trailer …

Consumer Tech Group Aims to Standardize 'Internet of Things'

A group of consumer electronics and technology companies have banded together to form an alliance that aims to fulfill the promise of the ‘Internet Of Things’ and bring connectivity to devices of all types, across homes, healthcare, automotive, education and beyond.<p>The AllSeen Alliance, a new …

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 cracks 10 million sales barrier in just two months

Okay, we get it -- Samsung sells a lot of handsets and has the profits to show for it. But the company said that its new Galaxy Note 3 is far and away the most successful so far of its entire Note lineup, with 10 million units sold in a mere 60 days. That's twice the sales pace of the Galaxy Note …

App that turns smartphones into accurate 3D scanners is in development

Two-dimensional images are so last century. Researchers from Switzerland’s Federal Institute of Technology are working to add the third dimension to images taken with regular smartphone cameras.<p>The research team developed a technology that makes highly accurate 3D scanning as simple as recording a …

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Guy Kawasaki's social-media advice: repeat your tweet

Want to be more of a player on Twitter? Don't be afraid to say the same thing four times a day, the investor and former Apple evangelist advises.<p>PARIS -- It may be gauche, but Guy Kawasaki tweets the same tweet four times a day and thinks you should, too.<p>Sending out the same tweet multiple times …

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Dating App Hinge Gets a Makeover with New Matching Algorithms

East Coast matchmaking service Hinge has updated its iOS app to version 3.0 with a new logo, redesigned interface and improved matches. Hinge focused on speed with the new update, especially in the messaging section of the app. You’ll also be able to flirt with emoji.<p>The service is currently …

Google Cancels Hong Kong Data Center Plans

Google has cancelled plans to built a data center in Hong Kong, claiming that the cost of the operations and issues acquiring necessary real estate has forced its hand.<p>The Hong Kong site — which was estimated to cost $300 million — would have complimented data centers that are being built in Taiwan …

Mobile browsers top 20% for web use around the world

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Hasloo Group Production Studio<p>What happens as PC sales decline while smartphones and tablets continue …

Google barge on 'hiatus' amid scrutiny from two agencies

No VIPs will be checking out Google Glass onboard the floating structure until at least late spring after the Coast Guard and another public agency raised concerns about Google's plans.<p>Whether it's a Google Glass store or a showroom for all things Google X, one thing is clear: No one will be …

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PS4 buyers reporting 'Blue Light of Death' out of the box

The PlayStation 4's first weekend in the US has been plagued with users whose new consoles either didn't work at all or crashed after booting.<p><b>The</b> …

5 Reasons Parents Should Pick Wii U Instead Of PS4 Or XBox One

Parents: Wii U is the best choice for family gaming!<p>The console wars between the PS4 and the XBOX ONE currently dominate the gaming media. It occurs to me, however, that parents might make their choice using a different set of criteria than hardcore gamers.<p>After months of consideration, I decided …

PS4 sells 1 million consoles in first day, breaks all-time record

The North American launch of the PlayStation 4 seems to have got off to a good start, with Sony boasting of the fastest-selling console ever.<p>The …

The PS4’s Most Promising Upcoming Game, ‘InFamous: Second Son’ Gets A Grungy New Trailer

So, the Playstation 4 is out and selling pretty damn well, even though there’s not much to actually play on it yet. Thankfully the upcoming PS4 exclusive <i>InFamous: Second Son</i> is looking pretty darn solid in its latest trailer featuring new protagonist Delsin showing off his fancy “Neon” powers …

The Video Streaming Guide To The Xbox One And The PS4

A lot of people play video games, but they’re dwarfed by the number of people who buy gaming consoles not for the gaming, but for the video functions. If that’s you, and you’re thinking about upgrading to an Xbox One or a PS4, here’s what you need to know.<p><b>So why would I buy one of these things</b> …

The Culture Of Now

Featured<p>Inside The Surreal World Premiere Of 'Best F(r)iends'<p>Vince Mancini attended the world premiere of 'Best F(r)iends,' the new film from Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero of 'The Room' fame.<p>Vince Mancini 03.30.18 2 days ago 17 Comments<p>How Bryan Cranston's Passion Willed 'Dangerous Book For Boys' …

Specs showdown: PS3 vs. PS4 vs. Xbox One vs. Xbox 360

Take a look at this graphic comparing next-gen consoles with their predecessors thanks to our sister site Gamespot.<p><b>The next generation has arrived,</b> …

Apple and AT&T settle class action for unlimited data claim of original iPad

Another day, another lawsuit finally drawing to a close. This time, a judge has approved a settlement for a class-action lawsuit filed against Apple and AT&T, based on the unlimited data claims of the original iPad that were later withdrawn by AT&T. So, if you bought a 3G iPad before June 7th, …

$10 Pokemon X/Y music collection hits iTunes

The Pokemon Company today released the <i>Pokemon X & Pokemon Y: Super Music Collection</i> on iTunes, a bundle that features songs from the games with "enhanced" sound quality. The soundtrack is available today only on iTunes.<p>The collection is $10 and features more than 200 songs totalling over 3.5 hours …

'Pokémon X' and 'Y' Are Polished But Play It Too Safe

<i>Pokémon X</i> and <i>Pokémon Y</i> represent huge graphical leaps forward for the Pokémon RPG series, improving the things fans love and wrapping it in a shinier …

Pokemon X and Pokemon Y Gym Leader Battle Music Theme Official Extended!