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Report: Cavaliers close to signing No. 1pick Andrew Wiggins

Move to sign top draft pick would freeze any trade for Kevin Love for 30 days.<p><b>More Offseason Analysis: Updating Free Agency news | Free Agent …

Microsoft Is Paying Xbox 360 Owners to Buy an Xbox One

How much would it take to get you off your duff and over to your local game depot to pluck an Xbox One off the shelf? $5? $25? $50?<p>How about $75? …

Xbox One August update makes downloading games easier, adds Achievement leaderboards

Xbox One owners will be able to to buy games and automatically download them to their consoles using the SmartGlass app or Xbox.com next month, thanks to the console's next system update.<p>The new feature will be available to those who have their consoles set to automatically download updates, …

Microsoft will make Xbox One more social, add mobile purchases in August update

Sony may be selling more consoles than Microsoft right now, but the Xbox One's software seems to be gaining new features at a faster rate than its rival PlayStation 4. Major Nelson today detailed what players can expect as part of the August Xbox One update, and some decent additions are on the way.<p>…

China Telecom will sell Microsoft's Xbox One game console to Chinese gamers in September

<i>Disclosure: The organizers of ChinaJoy are paying for my trip to Shanghai. Our coverage remains objective.</i><p>Like Richard Nixon, the Xbox One is going to China.<p>China Telecom will sell Microsoft’s new video game console starting in September under an exclusive contract, Reuters reported. China Telecom, …

PS4 Outsells Xbox One, Even After Price Drop

Sony and the PS4 continue to cement their lead over the current-generation of video game consoles. The results for the US video game market for June are in, and the PS4 claims its sixth straight month as the top-selling console, out-selling the Xbox One despite the fact that Microsoft is now …

Guardians of the Galaxy Heading to Minecraft on Xbox

New skin pack coming soon.<p>Rocket Raccoon, Groot and the rest of the Guardians of the Galaxy are heading to Xbox versions of Minecraft.<p>Marvel editor …

EA Launches A $30 Per Year Netflix For Games On Xbox One

I’d play a lot more games if they weren’t $70 a pop, and it looks like EA suspects that might be true of a lot of gamers. The game publisher just announced a new subscription service called ‘EA Access‘ for Xbox One users that will give subscribers all the games they can play (from a limited …

5 Awesome Things Apple's New iPhone 6 Is Rumored to Have

It’s Apple devotees’ favorite time of the year again.<p>Apple appears set to roll out its new iPhone this month, with a planned Sept. 9 event likely to …

Search engine turns the tables on hackers by exposing their info

Want to see a textbook definition of irony? Look no further than Indexeus, a search engine that primarily exposes the info of malicious hackers caught up in the very sort of data breaches that they inflict on others. As it was originally structured, people had to "donate" $1 for every record they …

June 2014

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

Watch Dr. Dre Get Awkwardly Introduced as a New Apple Employee

Being worth nearly $1 billion and having one of the highest-profile jobs in the music industry doesn't make you exempt from that awkward first day of …

Apple

Apple replaces Google with Bing search in OS X Yosemite’s redesigned Spotlight?

One big change for Apple with the unveiling of OS X Yosemite today is Bing web searches in the completely revamped Spotlight feature. Spotlight, which allows users to look up anything locally on their Mac as well as perform web searches, received a redesigned user experience in Yosemite, but it …

Apple dives into 'Internet of Things'

The “Internet of Things” is about to go mainstream, with some help from Apple.<p>On Monday, the company unveiled plans to let people use their iPhones and iPads to control an array of Internet-connected devices in their homes, from door locks to lightbulbs. In doing so, the company brought the …

Apple Echoes Dropbox, WhatsApp, Others With Raft Of New Software Features

<i>“Picasso had a saying — ‘good artists copy; great artists steal’ — and we have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.” ~ Steve Jobs</i><p>Apple announced a flood of new features for its software platforms for Macs and iPhones, many of which might feel familiar to users of apps like Dropbox, …

Apple Sinks After WWDC Lacks New 'iWatch'

For Apple, the reality of new product releases rarely matches the hype.<p>While rumors swirled for months about smart watches, smart TVs, and other new hardware products, Apple revealed only software upgrades on Monday at its 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Impressive software updates …

Here's What WWDC Is Like for Apple Retail Employees

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Yesterday's WWDC presentation means that some great new software is coming to Apple products over …

WWDC 2014: five key points from Apple's address

Well, another Apple keynote has come and gone. In the absence of any big hardware announcements, chief executive Tim Cook's biggest news on Monday was iOS 8, due in the autumn. Here are five other key takeaways from Cook's keynote address at the company's Worldwide Developer conference.<p>New 'health …

Banksy's Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy's most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series <i>Bricksy</i>. As he tells …