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Microsoft Calls Foul After Google Yanks YouTube Access In New Windows Phone App

This morning Google admitted that it had yanked access to YouTube from Microsoft’s brand-new Windows Phone application. This came fewer than 50 hours after the launch of the application. Windows Phone users were predictably disappointed.<p>What happened? In the intervening hours I’ve learned enough to …

Edward Snowden documents show NSA broke privacy rules

<b>The US National Security Agency (NSA) broke privacy rules and overstepped its legal authority thousands of times in the past two years, according to documents leaked by Edward Snowden.</b><p>The incidents resulted in the unauthorised electronic surveillance of US citizens, according to documents published …

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D-Link DGL-5500 Gaming Router review: Promising router badly in need of new firmware - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>D-Link DGL-5500 Gaming Router AC1300</b>'s StreamBoost feature that intelligently prioritizes Internet bandwidth for gaming and real-time online applications.<p><b>The Bad</b> The router lacks support for DynDNS and has a confusing interface. Performance is disappointing, especially compared with …

Sony STR-DN840 review: The best AV receiver value of the year - CNET

MSRP: $449.00<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Sony STR-DN840</b> is extraordinarily well-featured for the price, with its built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay, allowing for convenient wireless streaming from nearly any mobile device. There are six HDMI inputs, which is enough to cover almost every home theater. And its …

Sony PlayStation 4 Launch Edition Already Sold Out At Amazon

Gamers are speaking with their wallets following E3 2013, a show that was dominated by Sony PlayStation 4 in the next gen battle. Amazon has already sold out of the $400 PlayStation 4 launch edition of the next gen console, which will be available on day one of Sony’s launch. Sony is still selling …

Despite A Strong E3 For PlayStation 4, Analysts Expect Microsoft And Sony To Have A Close Race

Sony has emerged as the early winner in the next generation console race, thanks to its open system and the ability for PlayStation 4 to play used games and allow gamers the freedom to play offline games without always-on Internet connections. The $100 price point also is an incentive for gamers to …

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If Used Games Die, Will Gamestop Follow?

Until E3 comes around, we’re probably not going to get a very clear picture of the fate of used games, but from what we can tell so far, it’s not looking very good.<p>Microsoft promises that the Xbox One will indeed play used games, and you can buy and sell them in disc form if you so choose. But …

What Steve Jobs And Bill Gates Really Thought About Each Other

"He and I, in a sense, grew up together," Gates said. "We were within a year of the same age, and we were kind of naively optimistic and built big companies. And every fantasy we had about creating products and learning new things — we achieved all of it. And most of it as rivals. But we always …

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Xbox One’s used game fiasco plays with fire, flirts with pirates

Used games or not used games – for Microsoft, the rest of the games industry and millions of gamers, that is the question.<p>Controversy and confusion erupted last week after the company finally took the wraps off its next-generation console, the Xbox One. During its press event, Microsoft didn't …

What if you'd Bought Apple Stock Instead of a PowerBook in 2003?

Talk about buyer’s remorse; our co-founder, Patrick de Laive has been working out how wealthy he’d have been if he’d bought Apple shares instead of a shiny new 17″ PowerBook G4 back in 2003.<p>Turns out the answer is ‘rich enough to buy many more of today’s 15″ Retina MacBook Pros’. Sure, that might …

Sony Responds to Fan Backlash Over PlayStation 4 DRM Rumors

When video game journalist Geoff Keighley mentioned on GameTrailers that the PlayStation 4 might use DRM to stop pre-owned game sales, gamers got pretty upset.<p>So much so that a thread was quickly setup by user famousmortimer on the popular message board NeoGAF, suggesting that players reach out to …

Apple’s Problem Isn’t Skeuomorphism, It’s Services

So iOS 7, it seems, is going to do away with much of the skeuomorphic design that has crept into the operating system and its utilities. Jony Ive, rumor has it, has done away with all the textures and real-world analogs in iOS 7 and has switched to a flat design instead. Good for him, but if that’s …

The Five Biggest Problems With The Xbox One

<i>From concerns over used games to questions about an always-online requirement, the Xbox One is growing more controversial by the day.</i><p>Sony’s PS4 reveal was met with mixed reactions by most gamers. This was largely due to the system’s mixed-bag debut—some things were good, some bad, but mostly it was …

Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 camera to include optical image stabilization technology

Galaxy Note 3 concept<p>A new report says that the Galaxy Note 3 could feature an improved camera capable to offer users optical image stabilization (OIS) features.<p>According to <i>etnews</i>, Samsung is apparently working on including OIS capabilities in the unannounced Galaxy Note 3, a feature that should …