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Sony refuses to work with Microsoft on 'Minecraft' — and that’s a shame for PS4 owners

"Minecraft" is one of the most popular, most-played games in the world for two main reasons:<p>You can play "Minecraft" on your iPhone or your Xbox One, and it's basically the same game.<p>Even though Microsoft owns and operates the Xbox brand, it continues to support "Minecraft" (which it owns) as a …

Nintendo Switch

Scan your real-life items into Minecraft

An app pending approval for an iOS release lets you scan real-life objects and port them to Minecraft.<p><b>An app pending approval for an iOS release lets you scan real-life objects and port them to Minecraft.</b><p>What would you like to see in Minecraft? Your cat? The TARDIS? An upcoming app called DekkoScan …

Apps

SkidNP fulfill their promise, Steam servers taken down

Steam servers brought down by SkidNP hacking group<p>Remember our previous report that wannabe group of hacker called SkidNP had vowed that they would …

10-year-old becomes Minecraft Champion of the United States

Imagine being 10 years old and being the <i>Minecraft</i> Champion of the United States. While you enjoy that dream, Julien Wiltshire can live out that life. …

Los Angeles

This chart shows the most popular websites around the world

Goldman Sachs' annual compendium of its 100 best charts from the year is a treasure trove of information on pretty much everything.<p>One chart that jumped out at me while I was browsing was the one below that shows the top 15 websites in 11 big countries from around the world. Google is the clear …

Goldman Sachs

Why Sweden Is Going Cash-Free

Sweden could very well be the first country to one day go totally cash-free.<p>In fact, the Scandanavian country is well on its way, according to a new …

Europe

Airbus’s new planes feature technology to ease jet lag

Airbus invested $15 billion developing its new A350 XWB line of jets, and they are lighter, more fuel-efficient, and more aerodynamically engineered than previous generations of commercial aircraft. But for a prospective passenger, none of that matters as much as this: They’re also designed to …

Aviation

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Apple asks court to make Samsung pay $180 million more in patent dispute

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just over a week after Samsung paid Apple more than $548 million for infringing the patents and designs of the iPhone, Apple has asked a U.S. court to force its biggest smartphone rival to cough up even more.<p>An Apple logo is seen inside the Apple Store in Palo Alto, California …

Apple Store

LG's new phones have strange digital characters living inside of them

Most smartphones look decidedly bland, so to set its new mid-range phones apart, LG is quite literally giving them some character. In Korea, LG is introducing the Aka line, a set of smartphones that each come in a different color and with a different digital character built into them. There are …

Minecraft Pocket Edition Running On Android Wear

For those who just cannot get enough of Minecraft, and would like to play their favorite game on that shiny new gadget sitting on their wrist, a …

'Minecraft' Truly Portable On PlayStation Vita

Minecraft PlayStation Vita Edition solves Minecraft Pocket woes by delivering a full version of the popular game you can play anywhere.<p>My kids love Minecraft on the PC because of all the mods, they love it on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 because of the split screen multi-player but no matter how …

Minecraft Pocket Edition for iPhone and iPad uncovers infinite worlds in latest update

Version 0.9.0 contains quite the feature list, so be sure to check out the list below for a full run through.<p>Infinite worlds<br>• Caves<br>• Loads of new blocks …

Minecraft

'Minecraft' for iOS Gets Major Update With Infinite Worlds, New Blocks, and Tons of Other Content

<i>Minecraft - Pocket Edition</i>, a game that has managed to stay on the App Store's top charts for several years running, has received a major update that Mojang calls "the biggest update to Minecraft - Pocket Edition so far."<p>Today's update introduces infinite worlds and caves for the first time, plus …

Minecraft May Get Optional New Player Models

That's a 25% reduction in arm pixels!<p>A new player model with slimmer arms is currently being tested out as a possible future Minecraft …

What you need to know about 'Minecraft'

Chances are that if you don't play <i>Minecraft</i> yourself, you've probably at least heard of it or know someone who does. The charming indie game has invaded nearly every facet of pop culture, casting its blocky spell on everything from Legos to feature films and has even been used for tourism. With …

Here’s How The ‘Minecraft’ Guy Celebrated Microsoft’s $2 Billion Purchase

Official word hit earlier today that Microsoft is purchasing Mojang, makers of the incredibly popular <i>Minecraft</i>, for over $2 billion. Sure, Mojang head Notch isn’t coming along for the ride and it probably means a serious change for any later games that might hit the market. That doesn’t mean it is …

Notch doesn't make Minecraft anymore

Commentary: You need to understand a child's innocent passion for Minecraft to know why today's news had such a deep impact across the globe.<p>This morning Australia woke up to the news that Microsoft has purchased Mojang for a "smooth $2.5 BILLION", as Mojang called it in its press release. We …

Minecraft

Microsoft's Mojang deal gives it Minecraft — and the massive audience that adores it

Did you buy anything interesting today? Like some new shoes? Maybe a new phone? How about a $2.5 billion dollar game developer? That’s exactly what Microsoft paid for today when it acquired Minecraft developer Mojang.<p>The move is somehow puzzling and yet logical, too. Minecraft is a huge hit across …

Minecraft's composer discusses Mojang's unreleased game, Notch's departure

On Monday, Microsoft announced it would acquire the Swedish studio Mojang and their game, <i>Minecraft</i>, for a cool $2.5 billion.<p><i>Minecraft's</i> creator, Markus "Notch" Persson, has over these last six years grown from complete obscurity to become a major figure in the gaming industry. After the …

Samsung's experimental 5G network delivers 150MB per second at freeway speeds

5G isn't quite a thing yet. Industrial standards and the finer details are yet to be completely cemented, but that's not stopping companies with a thumb in the carrier network pie trying to show us some crazy (but awesome) ideal of future wireless... ness. Samsung's next in line, and it's been able …

Galaxy Note 4 review: Samsung’s new aluminum construction makes a big difference

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 comes out this Friday. It’s the fourth generation of the phone that first defined the “phablet” — the …

Google Glass user treated for internet addiction caused by the device

Patient appeared to suffer withdrawal symptoms when prevented from using Google Glass and dreamed he was wearing it<p>Stop worrying about your ‘addiction’ to the internet<p>Scientists have treated a man they believe to be the first patient with internet addiction disorder brought on by overuse of Google …

Netflix To Offer All 10 Seasons of Friends in North America

Netflix just tried to rain on HBO’s parade. The company has announced that all 10 seasons of Friends will be available to stream on its platform from January 1, 2015 in the US and Canada.<p>The show is over a decade old now, but the escapades of Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross are …

Retailers pass on Google Express

Google is expanding its same-day delivery service, which brings customers everything from clothes to food within a few hours of ordering. But three …

Blocks' modular smartwatch will talk to your iPhone

Blocks first unveiled its modular smartwatch with a plan to use Android Wear, much as Project Ara smartphone will use a special version of Android. However, there has been a change of plans -- and it's good news if you're not of the Google persuasion. The team now says that it's using a version of …

Motorola Announces Which Of Its Phones Will Get Android 5.0 Lollipop

Given that Motorola is building Google’s just-announced Nexus 6, it’s probably also a given that Motorola knows their way around the latest version of Android, Lollipop.<p>It makes sense, then, that they’re pretty much the first out of the gate to announce which of their phones are getting the update …

A Working iPhone Built In Minecraft

This may not make it to real-world Apple stores.<p>Minecraft has become home to any number of experiments in the can-do spirit, everything from a huge model of the <i>U.S.S. Enterprise</i> to working hard drives and computers. The latest venture, created by a German man, is a massive working iPhone, which you …

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