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Hip-Hop

How One Line Derailed Ludacris' Rap Career<p>Aaron Williams 03.23.18 1 day ago 9 Comments<p>Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 2 days ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 4 …

iOS Users Seven Times More Active Than Android Users, Suggests Net Applications

Two numbers from recent surveys on ‘share’ in the smartphone world nicely illustrate the difference between users of the Android and iOS platforms, and act as a reminder to place Android’s market share dominance in perspective.<p>As Android touches 85% of the market share in terms of handset sales …

VGX names Grand Theft Auto 5 game of the year

The 11th annual Spike Video Game Awards took place over the weekend, rebranded as the first-ever Spike VGX, and the show handed out awards in 23 categories.<p>Here's the full list of winners, each of whom took home the VGX trophy: the Vector Monkey.<p>Council-Voted Awards<p><b>Game of the Year:</b> <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> …

US expat reportedly arrested in United Arab Emirates for satirical YouTube video

An American man has been arrested and repeatedly denied bail in the United Arab Emirates, after he posted a satirical YouTube video about life for young residents of Dubai. The detention of Shezanne Cassim, 29, is reportedly the first time that a foreigner has been arrested under the UAE's tough …

PlayStation 4 and PS Vita bundle now available in the UK, but it's no bargain

Remember that rumored PlayStation 4 and PS Vita bundle that was due to reach the UK in time for the holidays? It's now official -- if not the discount that some were hoping for. Sony UK head Fergal Gara tells <i>Eurogamer</i> that some stores are carrying the device combo starting today, but it will cost …

The best tablets of 2013: A year of refinement, not revolution

While 2012 was a knockout year for tablets — with the introduction of the iPad Mini, Nexus 7, and Microsoft Surface — 2013 is actually somewhat boring in comparison.<p>Yes, tablet sales continued to grow steadily (up 53 percent from 2012, says Gartner), but this year is more about evolving last year’s …

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas coming to Android, iOS and Windows Phone in December

If <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> left you eager to spend more time in Los Santos, you'll be glad to hear that Rockstar Games is porting <i>Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas</i> to mobile devices. Android, iOS and Windows Phone users will get to relive Carl Johnson's early '90s gangster saga this December, with more …

One of the first official iOS controllers sets a low bar for the competition

iOS 7 brought with it official support for gamepads on Apple devices, but one of the first on the market doesn't set a high standard.<p>One of the more subtle features of iOS 7 was the addition of official Apple drivers for gamepads on iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices. Before that update, every …

GIRLS in GTA Online?!? GTA 5 Gameplay!

Apple says FBI spy rules are irrational, supports free speech challenge by Microsoft and Google

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lightspring<p>America’s big tech companies, embroiled in an on-going surveillance scandal, are in a …

SanDisk’s wireless flash drive: A simple storage boost for your iOS or Android phone

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>I love my 32GB iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it’s barely a month old and I’ve already used more than half of the storage capacity. …

How Google's Chromecast Lets Down iPhone Users

I’ve had a Chromecastic week playing around with Google’s $35 streaming device. Overall, I’ve come away with positive impressions. Then again, it’s easy to be forgiving when a new gadget costs less than dinner at a middle-of-the-road restaurant.<p>But that forgiveness is key. I’m an iPhone user, and …

How to turn an iPhone into a professional video camera

The Telegraph used an iPhone to film, edit and upload instant video reviews from Glastonbury festival. Chris Stone reviews the accessories he used to do it.<p>Mention filming on a smartphone in professional video circles and you'll generally be met with a barrage of derision. While camera phone design …

Videography

Google Glass Used to Record New Jersey Boardwalk Arrest

Computer programmer Henrik Nordberg used it while driving around Berkeley, California. Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg used it while dressing …

An iPhone 5S with better camera? Bring it

commentary Will the 5S get a better camera? Speculation points in this direction. If true, it would constitute a significant upgrade for the iPhone.<p>Word is that the iPhone 5S is a minor upgrade. But if it's got a better camera, it's major.<p>Smartphone camera competition is getting stiff. And a …

iPhone

India to become the next destination for Google's Android Nation stores

In a push to spread its mobile operating system throughout Asia, Google will open a set of brick-and-mortar Android Nation stores in India in collaboration with Indian electronics retailer Spice Global.<p>According to the Economic Times, the stores will sell Android smartphones and tablets …

Microsoft pulls a 180, reverses Xbox One always-on DRM and used games policy

In a blog post, Xbox chief Don Mattrick says Microsoft heard the outcry from gamers and changed the much-derided policies.<p>Microsoft backtracked Wednesday on its much-derided policy that would have required Xbox One gamers to connect their consoles to the Internet once a day to prevent game …

Xbox

iOS 7: What it needs, and what it won't be getting in video

Now Playing: Watch this: iOS 7: The features it needs<p>3:38<p>Which features does iOS 7 desperately need, and which will Apple probably not bother with? …

Apple

The Entire Music Publishing Industry Is Peeved At Sony For Delaying iRadio

How much should Apple have to pay Sony if they use a song on iRadio, but a listener hates it so much that they immediately skip to the next track? A common sense answer would be ‘nothing’ but in the high stakes world of music industry legal mumbo jumbo, common sense doesn’t apply… and Apple and …

Google Play

Sony teases PlayStation 4 hardware ahead of Xbox event, says you'll 'see it first at E3'

Sony has teased the hardware design for its upcoming PlayStation 4 for the first time, after a February reveal that kept the device completely under wraps and left fans guessing about how Sony's next-generation console would look. In a new video, shown below, the company teases the PS4's hardware …

Burj Al Arab in Dubai Introduces Gold-Plated iPads for Guest Use

The Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai is perhaps the world's most luxurious hotel, and the latest addition continues that tradition. The seven-star hotel is now giving 24-carat gold-plated iPads from Gold & Co to guests for use during their stay.<p>The iPads will act as a 'virtual concierge', offering …

Vudu Player update allows movie downloads on iPhone, iPad

Coming months after the feature's introduction on Android and PCs, Vudu has updated the iOS version of its app with the ability to download movies for viewing offline. Unlike the Android version, this feature is not restricted to tablets however, with downloads of your Vudu / Ultraviolet collection …

PlayStation 4 lead architect reveals secrets behind Sony's next console

Mark Cerny explains the technical philosophy that informs the PS4's design<p>When Sony unveiled the PlayStation 4 two months ago, many were impressed to see Mark Cerny fronting the presentation as lead system architect; the industry veteran first made his name by designing the classic <i>Marble Madness</i> at …

Twitter Testing New Local Discovery Features — And It’s About Time

Twitter may be the best way to figure out what’s happening around the world right now. But it sure ain’t great at telling me what’s going on in <i>my</i> …

Twitter

Apple returns to plucking heartstrings with new iPhone 5 ad

Apple has released a new, one-minute commercial for the iPhone 5 that puts the focus on the camera. First reported by <i>9to5Mac</i>, the ad shows people using the iPhone's camera in a variety of situations over the plaintive sounds of a single piano. Fortunately, none of the shots appear to include …

Parse Isn’t An OS, But It Is Facebook’s Answer To Android And iOS

Facebook doesn’t own a mobile operating system, and that’s a problem. Developers don’t need Facebook to build apps, and it doesn’t get a 30 percent cut of payments. But today Facebook acquired Parse, and while it’s not an OS, it’s the next best thing. The mobile-backend-as-a-service could keep …

DisplayMate: Galaxy S4 is a leap in display quality, on par with the iPhone 5

Here’s a quick description of the Samsung Galaxy S4 screen for you: it’s a big, vibrant, Full HD 5-inch Super AMOLED display. Which means it has vivid colours that you either love or absolutely hate (kind of like that plastic body). Another detail worth noting, is that the Galaxy S4 has a PenTile …

Phones

Samsung to block app store access in Iran, AP says

The news service notes that the store will be taken offline as of May 22 because of "legal barriers."<p>Iranian device users will lose access to Samsung's mobile app store as of May 22, according to a new report.<p>The Korean electronics giant said, via an e-mail sent to smartphone and tablet users, that …

App Store