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The Top Video Games Of 2014

2014 is the first real year of what can now safely be referred to as “current-gen” video games. The era of the Xbox 360 and PS3 is drawing to a close and a new epoch is beginning. Even the Wii U promises to come into its own in the coming year.<p>But it’s still a good year for what we can now start …

The "Jumpin' Monkey" Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Back in high school I used to go to a bagel shop in our neighborhood and get this …

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

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Ultra Street Fighter IV brings five new characters in early 2014

Evo's over, but the next battle is coming in early 2014. Capcom revealed Ultra Street Fighter IV on Sunday, the next update to its flagship fighting …

Zatanna joins the Injustice: Gods Among Us roster

Don't tug on Superman's cape...<p><b>Updated on 8/7/2013</b><p>Batman's been the king of comic book video games for years, but he's hardly the only member of the …

Mad Max in-engine trailer rules the road

The lonely road is much lonelier by the end of this (surprisingly maudlin) Mad Max gameplay trailer. Not because he breaks up with his girlfriend or …

Sony tested PlayStation 4 controller that sensed how much you sweat

Sony experimented with a PlayStation 4 controller prototype that could detect how much you sweated while playing a game.<p>The biometric sensors were …

Angry Birds Star Wars 2 (Announcement featuring Telepods)

Assassin's Creed 4 (A Pirate's Life on the High Seas)

Mad Max (Soul of a Man)

Injustice: Gods Among Us (Martian Manhunter Gameplay)

Ultra Street Fighter 4 (Announcement)

Deadpool Review

Deadpool - Gameplay Walkthrough Part 1 No Commentary (Xbox 360/PS3)


Let's Play Deadpool - 01 - This Is What Awesome Looks Like!

Social Media

Gameloft teases Modern Combat 5 with new trailer

Another year, another Modern Combat version, this time set in Europe. Mobile app developer Gameloft released a teaser trailer today for <i>Modern Combat 5</i>, the latest entry in the company’s ever-popular first-person shooter series. From the looks of the video, players will have an entirely new …

Gaming Industry

iOS users spend 20% more time in apps compared to Android users

Since Android is winning the race for device market share, analysts and CEOs alike have turned their attention to other aspects of the battle between iOS and Android. There are of course a whole range of different ways to measure market share and user satisfaction including looking at market share …


Our source: three Google Edition phones and one X Phone are coming this year

<i>A source with knowledge of the matter told Android Authority that one other “Google Edition” phone is coming this year, along with one X Phone.</i><p>Much ink has been spilled in the last few days over the so called Google Edition phones. The announcement of the Galaxy S4 and the HTC One with the Nexus …

Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 in stock at some retailers, but it doesn't come cheap

The Samsung Galaxy Mega family is an oddity. Its members are larger than the Galaxy Note 2, but come without the much revered S-Pen. The Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 shares the same design ethos as the Galaxy S4, but with a supersized 6.3-inch 720p HD screen.<p>The Mega 6.3’s other specs don’t quite share …


Texas Instruments MaxLife tech brings fast-charging and 30% longer Li-ion battery life

If I were a betting man, I’d wager that having to repeatedly charge a handset makes its way into virtually everyone’s list of top smartphone complaints, especially as processors continually step-up their power requirements in the pursuit of a little more performance.<p>Back in late March, we initially …

Electric Vehicles

Samsung Galaxy S4 slide-out keyboard case available for $79.99

This Samsung Galaxy S4 Bluetooth keyboard could be very useful to you, if you’re always on the road, typing long emails and you don’t like using the virtual keyboard.<p>Even with the Google Keyboard for Android available in the Google Play Store, the experience of a physical keyboard is most certainly …

Gear & Gadgets

Is there a place for a rugged device in your life?

We <i>are all mobile geeks, here at Android Authority. We love everything with a power button. We like to comment the latest news and endlessly argue over which phone is better. On the Friday Debate, we pick a hot issue and proceed to discuss it. Join us!</i><p>This week, Samsung took the wraps off the Galaxy …

Gear & Gadgets

Most advanced Android malware threat yet

A security firm posted information about a new Android Trojan that appears unlike anything seen before when it comes to complexity and the number of malicious actions it’s able to perform.<p>Called Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a, the malware is compared to malicious threats that usually target Windows, not …

Information Security

Would Android laptops have what it takes to invade Microsoft’s last bastion?

I’m not going to rehash the old “<i>Android is better than Windows</i>” arguments. Instead, I propose that Android is actually poised to steal Microsoft’s last remaining stronghold, the laptop market, and that it won’t even require consumers to think about their preferred operating system. We all know …

Computer Science

Samsung rumored to be getting ready for 12-inch tablet launch in 2014

Samsung has done a terrific job of covering pretty much all consumer market segments so far when it comes to both tablets and smartphones. It has products available in every level of the market, such as the entry-level segment, the mid-range segment, and of course, the high-end segment where phones …


Android Lost helps you recover your lost phone or wipe data from it

Android Lost is an easy to use app which allows you to find your phone or to remove sensitive data from it in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.<p>The app is easy to use, and the web interface provides a lot of useful features, without much of a learning process necessary. Of …

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