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The YouTube Trailer for This Game Is Actually a Playable Demo

You can try a demo of <i>Blades of Excalibur</i>, an action fighting game from Kabam, without even leaving the YouTube video window. How cool is that?<p><i>Blades</i> …

Norwegian army equips tank drivers with Oculus Rifts

The Norwegian army is using the virtual reality Oculus Rift headset to improve visibility for tank drivers, overlaying vital information in the same …

Galaxy S5's launch weekend sales rivaled the iPhone's - retail data

New statistics have been released which show how well the Samsung Galaxy S5 sold over its launch weekend – Friday, April 11 to Sunday, April 13. According to iQmetrix, who sell retail management software for the North American wireless industry, the Galaxy S5 made up 23% of total phones sold in the …

iPhone

Linkase Pro LTE Case Claims To Boost The iPhone’s Cell Data Signal

Like its predecessor, the new prototype Linkase Pro LTE iPhone case supposedly boosts your iPhone’s ability to connect to the Internet. But where the previous version was claimed to strengthen the iPhone’s wifi radio, this new LTE version is supposed to boost, you guessed it, your iPhone’s LTE data …

iPhone 5

Samsung announces new entry-level Galaxy Ace Style

Samsung has now officially taken the wraps off the latest member of its Galaxy Ace family, dubbed the Galaxy Ace Style. As you’d expect from Samsung’s budget line, the handset features relatively modest specs combined with a fairly affordable price tag.<p>The Ace Style is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core …

Phones

Build Your Own 'Flappy Bird' IRL With This DIY Kit

<i>Flappy Bird</i>: it's not just for phones anymore.<p>The mobile app phenomenon that ended abruptly in February has returned — but this time, in the form of …

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he loves the pressure of managing 'Manchester United'

Pellegrini drops a clanger straight after Manchester City beat Sunderland to claim the Capital One Cup<p>Cup finals are always emotional occasions and winning a trophy can cause even the calmest of professionals to lose their composure.<p>But if there's one thing Manuel Pellegrini should probably avoid …

Soccer

An iPhone Loyalist’s First Few Weeks With Android

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a</i> TechCrunch <i>columnist, and an investor. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil</i><p>A year ago, I wrote a post titled “Silicon Valley Slowly Awakens To Android.” Recently, I purchased a Nexus 5 as we develop and begin the …

Manchester United Meet Diego Maradona In Dubai (PICTURES)

Manchester United enjoyed the company of footballing great Diego Maradona during their warm weather training in Dubai.<p>The Argentinian icon posed for …

Naked Sledding World Championships In Pictures (NSFW)

The Naked Sledding World Championships took place on Saturday, but they weren't staged in Sochi.<p>Competitors stripped in Madgeburg, Germany, to brave …

UK chart: FIFA 14 finishes the year on top

Like Arsenal, FIFA 14 has finished 2013 top of its respective table: the UK top 40 video games chart.Activision's annual best-selling Call of Duty …

Attack On Twitch Streamer Shuts Down Riot And EA Servers, Attracts Police

It started as a game of League of Legends, and ended with a swarm of cops pointing guns at the player and accusing him of having hostages held against their will in his home.<p>Welcome to the world of online video game harassment.<p>Professional League of Legends streamer James “Phantoml0rd” Varga spent …

Eight arms to hold you: Getting hitched in Octodad: The Dadliest Catch

Do you remember your wedding day? I certainly remember mine: the broken window, the cake trampled underfoot, the joy on my wife's face when I threw …

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag season pass and DLC announced

<b>UPDATE:</b> The Wii U version of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag will not be getting any DLC.<p>This confirmation was given by an Ubisoft rep to Gamereactor. …

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy A Wii U

<i>The Wii U has become a much better proposition for gamers.</i><p>Nintendo’s Wii U has been in a sort of generational purgatory since its launch last November.<p>The hardware is more powerful than current generation consoles like the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but not by leaps and bounds. And the system’s …

Play as first-mate-turned-assassin Adewale in Assassin's Creed 4 season pass

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag's season pass headlines a new story starring Adewale, Captain Edward Kenway's first mate, and other extra content for …

Mad Catz MOJO micro console ships in December for $250

Mad Catz' MOJO Android console will release on Dec. 10, the company announced today. The system, which comes with a micro-console and bespoke …

Meet Atlas: Boston Dynamics unveils robot that can walk on rocks

US robotics company Boston Dynamics has unveiled a new humanoid robot that can keep its balance while walking over uneven terrain.<p>The video shows new robot Atlas walking over rocky terrain but managing to keep its balance.<p>A balance and control system is used to place the feet, swing the robot's …

Robotics

Samsung Galaxy S5 to be waterproof and dustproof from the outset? | Trusted Reviews

<b>New rumours suggest Samsung will manufacture the Samsung Galaxy S5 to be waterproof and dustproof straight out of the box.</b><p>Attempting to rival the …

Phones

More tablet trouble for schools: School district pauses program with News Corp.’s Amplify

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>It’s not a good time for tablet programs in schools. Last month, Los Angeles schools learned that students had managed to hack …