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Siri and App Store will make Apple TV a game-changer

A new Apple TV set-top box is set to arrive this summer at Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference, according to a new report citing sources familiar with the situation.<p>The upgrade would represent a much-needed “significant overhaul” of the device, letting it go far beyond Apple’s current TV …

Smart TV

The Critical Smartphone Issue That Manufacturers Ignore

I’ve spent the last ten days in Austin attending the various strands of SXSW. I’ve been doing so for the last eleven years, and one issue that has become clear over the last few years, and acutely aware of this year, is just how ill-served consumers are over a critical part of smartphone design. …

Gear & Gadgets

Nvidia Titan X Graphics Card Review: Future-Proofing The 4K Game

As we’ve already concluded, Nvidia’s Titan X is the best single-GPU graphics card on the market. Of course, there exists a myriad of talking points and nuanced analysis that must be explored before the majority of us even consider plunking down $1000 for <i>any</i> addition to our rig. Over the course of …

Computer Hardware

'Evolve' Only Has One Problem, But It's The Core Concept Of The Game

Evolve is a game that gets almost everything right. After spending time with the alpha, beta and now final retail release of the game, I’m now confident in making that statement. Talking about the game itself has to be a separate conversation from 2K’s pre-order/DLC ideas, which has been the main …

Royal Rumble

Samsung Teases Galaxy S6 Camera As Reports Of Two All-Metal Models Emerge

Samsung’s next flagship device is going to be revealed in just a few short weeks ahead of this year’s Mobile World Congress, and the head of the company’s camera division is already teasing us about its photo capabilities. In an official blog post, Samsung SVP DongHoon Jang provided a survey of the …

Will Microsoft's Windows 10 Win With PC Gamers?

After attending Microsoft’s Windows 10 event in Redmond last month, I’ve written a bit about Microsoft’s Windows 10; for consumers, enterprises and on the Surface Hub and HoloLens. Now it’s time to talk about gamers. To this day, Microsoft still internally struggles at the corporate level in what …

Xbox

Blizzard's The Lost Vikings make a return in Heroes of the Storm

Three characters from Blizzard's retro co-op game <i>The Lost Vikings</i> are now playable in the company's multiplayer online battle arena release <i>Heroes of the Storm</i>, according to a new blog post.<p>The three <i>Lost Vikings</i>, Olaf, Baelog and Erik, work as a single unit and are categorized as being very …

Flipboard brings its gorgeous magazine app to the web

Flipboard has taken the leap from mobile to desktop. What started as one of the first iPad apps is now accessible through any modern browser via Flipboard.com, a beautiful web interface for consuming online content.<p>Like the iPad and iPhone app, you can not only read articles from sites you follow, …

Apps

A Pair of Fifty Shades of Grey Sequels In The Works

But will they be collected in a leather-bound edition?<p>Fifty Shades of Grey will be getting two sequels, based on follow-up books Fifty Shades Darker …

Movies

Gotham: "The Scarecrow" Review

Grand Master B.<p>Warning: Full <b>spoilers</b> for the episode follow...<p>In almost a total flip on last week's episode, "The Scarecrow" gave us some cool …

Gotham

PS4 Share Factory Update Adds Themes and New Features

Edit away.<p>The latest patch for PS4 video editing software Share Factory have arrived today, adding a number of themes and tools.<p>The initial raft of …

Plants vs. Zombies

Gotham Promo Indicates the Joker Set-Up Begins Next Week

A Shameless star laughing like a psycho? Could this be the Gotham's Joker?<p>With seven episodes left to go now in Gotham's first season, it seems like …

Comic Books

All Three Pieces of Dying Light DLC Get Release Dates

Included in the Season Pass.<p>The three DLC packs coming to Dying Light have been detailed and given release dates.<p>All the DLC is included in the …

North America

New DLC Headed to LittleBigPlanet 3 This Week

The limited-time-only content drops this week and next.<p>A heap of new DLC content is headed to LittleBigPlanet 3 over the next few weeks, including …

Chinese New Year

Daily Deals: 10% Off Riot Points, Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Credit, Mordor PS4 Bundle, Sci-Fi Blu-Ray Sale

Bank some credit and save on digital downloads.<p>Today's Big Deals<p><b>10% Off League of Legends Riot Points</b><p>Stock up and grab any skins or champions you've …

Mario Kart

Sinister Six Delayed at Sony, Spider-Man to Appear in Captain America: Civil War

And it looks like Andrew Garfield is out.<p>After the bombshell announcement yesterday that Spider-Man will be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, …

Comics

Telltale Calls Next Project Its 'Most Ambitious' Ever

"We feel like we're ready for it."<p>Telltale CEO Kevin Bruner hinted at the company's upcoming original IP, calling it the "most ambitious thing the …

Game of Thrones

EA Says Titanfall 2 Will Likely be on Multiple Platforms

"Probably be a bigger footprint than just a single platform."<p>EA has suggested Titanfall 2 will not be an Xbox-exclusive like its predecessor was.<p>As …

Titan Fall

Marvel's Agent Carter: "A Sin to Err" Review

Phone company secrets.<p>Note: Full spoilers for the episode follow.<p>Agent Carter has been venturing into darker terrain as it goes on, while still …

TV

The Flash: "The Nuclear Man" Review

Flame on!<p><b>Warning: full episode spoilers follow.</b><p>If this week’s Flash proved anything, it’s that not every episode has to revolve around a villain …

Comics

Samsung's smart TVs are inserting unwanted ads into users' own movies

Samsung's smart TVs have already come under fire this week for a poorly worded privacy policy that apparently let the devices listen in on owners' conversations. Now, there are reports that the sets are inserting ads "every 20-30 minutes" into users' own, locally stored content. There's been a …

Urban Engines app can help people catch buses and trains in big cities

It can be downright nightmarish having to squeeze and force your way into trains or buses during rush hours in big cities. A company founded by former Google employees called Urban Engines says its app can help you look for alternate routes, or even help you get around if you're not familiar with …

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Raspberry Pi