Dain Vargo

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Facebook Home run-down: everything you need to know

Facebook announced and showed off its new Facebook Home start screen/home screen feature for Android devices today, and there was a lot of new stuff …

Social Media

Minecraft Xbox 360 Sales Pass 6 Million

Franchise sales at nearly 21 million.<p>More than six million people have purchased Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition. The news comes via the Twitter account …

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, Vice City Stories coming to PSN for $9.99 each next week

<i>Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories</i> and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories will be available as PlayStation 2 Classics for $9.99 each on the PlayStation Store next week, publisher Rockstar Games announced today.<p>Both games were originally released on the PlayStation Portable — <i>Liberty City …

Gamestop: Customers Significantly Less Likely to Buy Consoles that Block Used Games

The perpetual rumor that either Sony’s Playstation 4 or Microsoft’s next Xbox could potentially block used games got a little attention from Gamestop in<p>a recent earnings call, as reported by gamesindustry.biz. The video games retail giant expressed optimism over the next wave of consoles, …

SimCity pedestrians 'teleport' to keep the game fun

"We just didn't realize the ridiculous scope of the game we were trying to make."<p>"We just didn't realize the ridiculous scope of the game we were trying to make," said Dan Moskowitz, Senior Software Engineer at Maxis, creators of <i>SimCity</i>. "It became clear that our scope was so big we were standing …

Apple designs iPhone with wraparound 3D display

Apple has patented a new iPhone design featuring a wraparound display and no buttons.<p>The display would cover the entire surface of the devices and could include two AMOLED screens one on top of the other, according to a patent filing published this week, allowing it to give "an illusion of depth …

Las Vegas

iPhone 5S to launch June 20, go on sale July, claims report

A report from Japanese Web Site MacFan seems the first to suggest a specific date for the launch of the next iPhone.<p>Apple will unveil its next iPhone on June 20 and kick off sales in July. At least, that's the claim from Japanese Mac enthusiast site MacFan.<p>Marking its 20th anniversary as a …

Apple

iOS ups lead over Android among business users, Citrix says

Apple's iOS is found on 58 percent of all mobile devices in the enterprise realm, according to a report from Citrix.<p>iOS continues to be the preferred mobile platform in the business world, at least according to a recent report from Citrix.<p>Looking specifically at business customers who use its …

Apps

Apple Updates ‘Find My Friends,’ Version 2.1 Includes Customizable Geofencing

Apple has released an update to its iOS app, Find My Friends. A slightly tweaked user interface for searches and notifications based on proximate …

Meet Kickstarter's Most Successful Project

With $8.5 million from 63,416 backers, the Ouya may not be the most funded Kickstarter project out there, but it comes close. And throughout the life …

Several iOS developers targeted with iMessage denial-of-service attack

One of the nicer features of Apple's iMessage messaging platform is the fact that it can work on the desktop — but it appears that also opens it up to abuse. As <i>The Next Web</i> reports, several prominent iOS developers have had their iMessage accounts flooded with messages from at least one person …

HDC clones HTC One with new smartphone, offers it for $160

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but imitators usually have a degree of separation between their clone and the authentic product. …

Apple ‘Pushing Hard’ for Summer Release of New ‘iRadio’ Music Streaming Service

We’ve heard a lot of reports about Apple’s rumored streaming radio service lately – and many of those reports have come from credible sources. Today, …