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Samsung Galaxy Alpha Preview - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Samsung Galaxy Alpha's metal frame makes it the most luxurious feeling Galaxy phone to date. Its more compact size makes it comfortable to use, it has loads of power and its camera is great.<p><b>The Bad</b> It has a disappointingly low-resolution screen, which is a particular shame given the …

Sony Struggling To Keep Up With Playstation Vita Demand

Earlier this week, the Playstation Vita mysteriously disappeared. Neither Amazon, nor Walmart, nor Gamestop were selling new consoles directly, and it some to ask the basic question: what’s going on? Barring true insanity on the part of Sony, it appeared to be good news for the perpetually troubled …

Hollywood Is Giving Up on Comedy

The global box office doesn't reward American humor these days.<p>The Hollywood comedy is in decline. And there is a totally unfunny reason why.<p><b>Comedy Films as a Percentage of Total Releases, 2010-2014</b><p>As the above chart from Nomura shows, the output of comedies as a proportion of total releases at the …

Gear Fit: How Samsung's fitness tracker got its curve

SAN FRANCISCO -- Dennis Miloseski wasn't afraid to look silly.<p>For a demonstration to his boss and Samsung co-CEO JK Shin in early March 2013, Miloseski strapped on a wristband outfitted with a large curved display. It was similar to the massive 5.7-inch screen fronting the company's Galaxy Round …

Samsung to close down its video store and Media Hub

Samsung has announced that it is pulling the plug on its Video and Media Hub, putting an end to the last of its paid content media services. Samsung had previously revealed that it was shutting down its book and music stores too.<p>The option to purchase or rent video from Samsung’s media service has …

Google Play Music

Android Wear Gets Its Own Companion App, Plus A Dedicated Section In Google Play’s App Store

Android Wear, Google’s new smartwatch platform powering wrist-computers like the LG G, Samsung Gear Live, and Moto 360, now has its own companion application. The app, also called Android Wear for simplicity’s sake (?), is available from the Google Play app store, allowing watch owners to configure …

Hey food fans, GE wants to get into calorie tracking too

Buying a fitness tracker is easy compared to figuring out how to find an accurate caloric content of your food, but that didn’t stop General …

New nano-dots could mean cheap, paint-on solar cells

Colloidal quantum dots sound like something that young Jedi might use for training in a starfighter flight simulator, but they're actually a new form of solid nanoparticles that could lead to the creation of cheaper, lighter, and more flexible solar cells.<p>The new material could also be used to make …

Samsung Galaxy S5: the camera review

<b>Five generations in to the Galaxy S range, Samsung has equipped the S5 with some pretty strong photographic street cred. Let's see how it performs in the real world.</b><p>The Galaxy S4 had a rather slippery feel despite its predominantly plastic construction. The S5 alleviates this somewhat thanks to its …

Here's What Our Smartphone Obsession Looks Like ... In 26 Photos

One in every five people owns a smart phone. That's more than one billion people. Our devices have become an extension of ourselves; they are company in some of the most monumental, meaningful and intimate experiences of our lives. We bring them to the bathroom. We keep them near us while we sleep. …

13 phones that changed the world

Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson Accused of Racism, Issues Video Response

The Mirror, a British tabloid, posted an unused clip from Season 19, Episode 6 of Top Gear, in which Jeremy Clarkson mutters something that the newspaper interprets to be the N-word. The incident occurs as the outspoken 54-year-old host recites a familiar nursery rhyme in order to choose between …

What is the most beautiful flagship phone?

New phones launch almost every day, it seems, but it's the flagships that steal the headlines and, indeed, our hearts. With the latest cutting-edge technology, these top-of-the-range phones are intended to showcase the absolute best a mobile maker is able to offer.<p>Design is of the utmost importance …

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Game Review

A Swing and a Miss<p>The Amazing Spider-Man 2 game feels like what would happen if you found a cursed monkey's paw and wished for the best web-slinging …

Top Gear, biometric cars and the taming of Jeremy Clarkson

A new series of Top Gear begins on Sunday and perfectly timed to coincide with it comes a fabulously titled academic study of the programme. "The …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris Wheel?<p>Author: Rhett AllainRhett Allain<p>EcologyHow Plastic Straws Slip Through the Cracks of …

How close are we to getting superpowers?

What would your superpower be? If it's x-ray vision, your dream could be a step closer to reality. Next month, at a technology conference in Hong …

Spend Your July 4th With Our 'Time Sinks' Feature Series

On Memorial Day, we regaled you with our favorite cult classic titles from the current generation. You told us that you loved the idea of themed …

Xbox One's reputation system will track behavior over time, group negative players

Xbox One will feature an updated reputation system that will help separate negative players by tracking them over an extended period of time, senior product manager Mike Lavin told OXM.<p>Reputation will be overhauled from that of the Xbox 360's, which is currently based on a five-star rating. …

Injustice: Gods Among Us on Wii U updated, DLC now available

A patch released yesterday for the Wii U version of <i>Injustice: Gods Among Us</i> included the availability of the downloadable content that's already available on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.<p>Developer NetherRealm Studios updated the fighting game to version 1.1.0, and the existing DLC is now available in …

Halo 4 - Top Ten Kills (July 3rd, 2013) - IGN Video

Prepare to laugh, cry, and be amazed in this week's Top 10 Halo 4 Kills of the Week.

God of War: Ascension DLC weapons free today to July 7

Sony Santa Monica Studio is offering <i>God of War: Ascension</i> multiplayers a July 4 long weekend test-drive of the game's weapons DLC.<p>Between now and July 7, players have free access to all 11 DLC weapons in each multiplayer mode. Weapons include Spear of Phobos, Mercenary Blade and Hammer of …

Comic-Con 2013: Marvel’s Panel Will Feature ‘Captain America 2,’ ‘Thor 2′ and More!

Marvel will be at Comic-Con 2013 in full force, as today they announced their plans to show off 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' 'Thor: The …

Comics

Comic-Con 2013: ‘Robocop,’ ‘The Amazing Spider Man 2′ and ‘Cloudy 2′ are Coming

The studios are starting to announce all their Comic-Con 2013 panels (we should have a full schedule by the end of the week), and the latest is …

July Movie Preview: The Wolverine, Pacific Rim & More!

New international trailer for Ant-Man

A new international trailer has appeared online for <i>Ant-Man</i>, packed full of new footage as Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang turns his back on a life of petty …

Trailers

'I was promised Mel f-ing Gibson' – Twitter reacts to the new Suicide Squad 2 director in a calm, reasonable fashion

With David Ayer off directing Gotham City Sirens, Suicide Squad 2 needs someone to step into the breach for its own unique brand of wackiness: Say …

Ben Affleck

Marvel confirms Thor 2 and Captain America 2 for Comic-Con

<b>Marvel has confirmed that both Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Thor: The Dark World will be heading to Comic-Con, while making an intriguing</b> …

Marvel Universe

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