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xRec app brings screen recording to non-jailbroken iPhones

Screen recording directly on iOS devices has usually required the device to be jailbroken. Rather than recording sans-PC, the general solution is to hook up the iPhone/iPad to a computer and use some sort of a mirroring app then record the computer’s display. Now, the app xRec has made its way into …

The Last of Us is the best-selling PS3 title of 2013

<b>Released to overwhelming critical acclaim, the post-apocalyptic action-adventure title The Last of Us has also proven to be a commercial success.</b><p>The …

Foxconn Hiring Push May Signal Next-Generation iPhone Manufacturing About to Begin

- Jul 10, 2013<p>A report on Tuesday says Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn is beginning a hiring push to bring in a large number of workers to …

Don't be a victim: How to spot a fake Samsung Galaxy S4

With Samsung still holding on to its place at the very top of the world smartphone market, there is no shortage of China-made clones of its most popular handsets — namely, the Galaxy S3 and its current flaship, the Galaxy S4. Unlike the imitation phones of many years ago, the ones that you can …

Facebook’s first European data center goes live in Sweden

With the PRISM debacle having pushed data protection way up the list of European concerns these days, this is quite good timing: Facebook(s fb)’s …

Changing the world in Battlefield 4 multiplayer

Destructible worlds are the hallmark of EA DICE's Battlefield franchise, and while destruction takes place on a bigger scale than ever in <i>Battlefield 4</i>, the studio is also focusing on more intimate interactions between players and the environment.<p>We spent about 15 minutes with 64-player multiplayer …

Apple’s iOS 7 Is A Smorgasbord For Game Developers, With Sprite Kit, Game Controller Support And More

Apple’s developer bits are generally the bigger picture story that comes out of WWDC, and some details are slowly emerging about those 1,500 or so new APIs Apple has added for devs to take advantage of. Some of the better news is around new gaming technologies, which should result in much improved …

Take A Good Look At Apple’s New iOS 7 With These Early Screenshots

iOS 7 was announced today officially at WWDC 2013, and it brings a lot of visual changes to Apple’s mobile OS, plus a host of new features and functionality as well. The official release is still a few months off, but one enterprising developer, Brian Roizen, has posted a fairly extensive …

iOS 7: App Store's new Kids category is big news for parents and developers

"Parents are going to love this," said Apple's software and services boss Eddy Cue, as he announced the upcoming addition of a Kids category to the …

Sony Wins The Next-Gen Console War (Or At Least My Heart) In Just 22 Seconds

While Microsoft busies itself trying to explain away a series of really bad decisions, Sony swoops in with a perfectly executed haymaker straight to the chin.<p>Really though, Microsoft: When the competition is getting standing ovations at their press conference by simply <i>not doing</i> what you’re doing, …

The Xbox One Might Let Sony's PS4 Win By Default

Last night, Microsoft dumped a pile of information into our laps about some of the more controversial specifics of the Xbox One. We heard confirmation about its practices for always on, used game resale, and game ownership in general. Some of the highlights:<p>- Your Xbox must check in via the …

In Response To PRISM, Anonymous Leaks DoD Documents

Following news of the NSA’s data-mining program which taps into Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple servers, among others, the network of internet activists known as Anonymous have released a collection documents online which detail the existence of an “intelligence-sharing network.” The …

WWDC Rumor Tidbits: Camera Filters and Motion Sensing in iOS 7, iRadio for Mac and Apple TV?

In a roundup of what to expect at next week's World Wide Developers Conference, <i>9to5Mac</i> has released some new rumors concerning both iOS 7 and Apple's upcoming streaming music service, "iRadio."<p>Alongside the standard iOS 7 rumors, the site suggests that Apple has been experimenting with camera …

New study finds gaming helps children learn 'ethical decision making'

A new study out of the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, suggests that those who spend time playing video games lay some of the ground work for socially responsible, good citizens in later life. Conducted by Dr. Kathy Sanford, the study examined children between the ages of 13 and …

Mad Catz CEO announces 'Project M.O.J.O.' Android gaming console coming at E3

So, what with E3 just over the horizon, we're expecting a bunch of gaming news. But a new contestant in the Android gaming market? From an established gaming hardware maker? Well, apparently so, according to Mad Catz CEO Darren Richardson who announced "Project M.O.J.O." in a recent earnings call. …

AMD will develop chips for Android and Chrome OS, but only if someone asks first

AMD chips could make their way into tablets and laptops running Android and Chrome OS. According to PCWorld, AMD is willing to alter the design of its chips — which are currently tailored to run Windows 8 machines — and optimize them for other operating systems. However, it won't be immediately …

Why patent trolls will laugh in the face of the US government’s weak attempts to fight them

The White House today introduced an executive order intended to combat “patent trolling,” in which companies buy up patents and use them to sue “infringing” companies that actually make things. Patent trolling is essentially a tax on innovation, and tech giants like Google hate it so much that they …

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One Day, You Won't Have To Pay Extra For Smartphone Data Plans, Cisco's CEO Predicts

That's because carriers' networks will be able to move data more efficiently, Cisco CEO John Chambers told AllThingsD's Walt Mossberg Wednesday in an interview at the D11 conference.<p>Mobile data networks could actually become so efficient that the cost for any one phone to use their networks is …

Real Racing 3 for iOS updated with Dubai Autodrome, 50+ events, new Lexus & Dodge vehicles

We already knew that EA had plans to bring its Real Racing 3 franchise to the Middle East when it released the teaser for the Dubai Autodrome above. Today the update has officially landed in the App Store and also brings some other goodies to the extremely popular racing franchise.<p>On top of 6 track …

Visit these Best Buy stores to play upcoming Wii U games

Nintendo is bringing some of the Wii U games it is showing at E3 to 110 Best Buy stores across North America, and the company announced the list of U.S. locations today.<p>During a Nintendo Direct session earlier this month, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime announced that select Wii U …

JamStar Is A Cool Free App That Teaches You To Play The Guitar

I’ve seen plenty of guitar apps in my lifetime – enough for two lifetimes, in fact – but JamStar, an app by an Israeli programming house, has almost won my heart.<p>The premise is simple – you tune your guitar and then play notes or chords. The app (which runs on a phone or your browser) senses your …

Chinese Internet Cafe Customers Surf Anonymously Using Fake Barack Obama ID

President Barack Obama appears to be a regular customer of a Chinese Internet cafe, reports said, after the manager forged an identity card in the US leader's name to help surfers avoid China's web rules.<p>The card has a full-face picture of Obama, lists his correct birthday and gives his address as …

Apple’s Made-in-USA Mac Will Be Built in Texas

<b>Walt Mossberg:</b> Will there be an Apple product ever made again in the United States? <b><br>Tim Cook:</b> I want there to be. <b><br>Walt:</b> You what? <b><br>Tim:</b> I want there to …

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18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

NVIDIA’s Shield May Be A Tough Sell, But Now You Can Pre-Order It From GameStop And Newegg Anyway

If you were among the select few that signed up for NVIDIA’s Shield newsletter then you’ve been able to pre-order the company’s curious handset for a few days now. The remainder of the gaming masses originally had to wait until Monday for their own turn, but that’s no longer the case — NVIDIA’s …

Sound Blaster Recon3D Omega Wireless

While not everyone needs a wireless headset, many appreciate the versatility and freedom of a cordless gaming experience. That tethering cord might …

3D-printed jet engine parts help increase fuel efficiency by 15 percent

CFM International, the world's largest manufacturer of commercial airline engines, is using some 3D-printed components to help improve the fuel efficiency of its new line of jet engines by 15 percent. Earlier this month, the company — which is co-owned by GE and French aerospace giant Snecma — …