Henry Lake

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How to Use Your Smartphone to Get Better Pictures with a Real Camera

Most people just use the camera in their smartphone out of sheer convenience, but some of us prefer the superior image quality of a standalone …

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Walmart Launches Smartphone Trade-In Program

Just more than a week after Apple launched its iPhone trade-in program, Walmart is stepping into the smartphone-swap game — not only for iOS devices, …

The 15 Most Downloaded Smartphone Apps in the U.S.

The most downloaded app in the United States corresponds to the world's most popular social network.<p>You guessed it — among iOS and Android smartphone …

Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope With Single Lens

Smartphone users who are itching to photograph objects too small for the naked eye can rest assured — the Micro Phone Lens turns your iPhone or …

Finally, A Decent Smartphone Controlled Vibrator

Meet the Clicktorix, a $85 smartphone controlled vibrator. The intensity is controlled via a free app, which also provides an estimated time till …

Galaxy Gear to finally play nice with Galaxy S4, SIII, Note 2, and other Samsung devices

According to Samsung's latest batch of TV commercials touting the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, you'd think we were entering the dawn of a revolutionary …

The Most Intimate Thing You Can Do With Your Smartphone

For all the junk food apps they've introduced to our daily diets, it's hard to argue with the fact that smartphones give us an incredible array of …

BlackBerry Messenger, Smartphone Volume, and Vacation Days

Readers offer their best tips for bypassing the BBM waiting list, boosting smartphone volume in the bathroom, and tracking annual vacation days.<p>Every …

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WSJ Live | Hulu

WSJ Live is currently unavailable to stream on-demand, but may be available on Hulu with Live TV depending on regional availability. Try Live TV for …

The Fairphone is an Openly-Designed Conflict-Free Smartphone

Buying a mobile device these days can feel like signing a pact with the devil – and to make matters worse, it’s difficult to determine where the …

Apple’s New iPhones Too Expensive For Russia’s Smartphone Market

As Apple began offering its latest iPhones for sale in Russia today, a report by <i>Bloomberg</i> seems to indicate that the Cupertino company may not …

Don't Be Silly. Lock Down and Encrypt Your Smartphone

Your smartphone is your most portable computer. It's also a treasure trove of personal information. You wouldn't leave your laptop unlocked in …

LG G Flex: curved smartphone to take on Samsung Galaxy Round

Are curved-screen smartphones the next big leap for mobile handsets, or a design quirk of 2013 that'll be chuckled at in the future? LG and Samsung are hoping for the former.<p>Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Round smartphone earlier in October, with a 5.7-inch screen that curves from side to side. Now …

This Trailer For Batman Video Game 'Arkham Origins' Will Pull At Your Heartstrings

This "Arkham Origins" trailer came out at the end of last week, and I've just gotten around to seeing it during Sunday football.<p>Out of all the Batman film and TV trailers I've seen, this is possibly the saddest one showing Bruce Wayne's long and arduous journey to becoming the Bat in black.<p>First, …

13. Luigi's Mansion

We previously released an article detailing thirteen video games that were perfect to play on Halloween. In the spirit of doing something different …

UK top 20 video games chart | Technology | theguardian.com

The 12 Best Video Game Box Arts of 2012

Always judge a game by its cover.<p>As games move in an increasingly digital direction, a trail of dead, once tangible media lay in their path. Gaming …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top Pre-Ordered Next-Gen Video Games

<i>Call of Duty: Ghosts tops next-gen pre-order charts as the console wars heat up.</i><p>Video game sales tracking site VGChartz has assembled the latest pre-order numbers for the Sony PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from Microsoft in the United States.<p>In the US alone, the PS4 has gained 125,000 pre-order units …

Is Alien: Isolation Creative Assembly's Console Game?

Fox isn't throwing in the towel on Alien just yet.<p><b>Update:</b> Alien: Isolation allegedly stars Ellen Ripley's daughter, Amanda, as she fights her way …

Game Centered: The Infinity Blade Saga Continues, 2013 Infected Wars Set to Debut

Game Centered features roundups and in-depth reviews of the best in iOS games and related gaming news. Among the App Store’s myriad games, it’s all too easy to overlook some of the greats. Each installment of Game Centered will take a close look at a select few worthy of special recognition. In …

MLG and Relativity team up to take pro video gaming mainstream

Relativity Mediaand Major League Gaming have joined together to help professional, competitive video gaming -- also known as e-sports -- reach a broader audience.<p>The two companies on Tuesday announced a content and marketing partnership for sports management, television, film and digital media. As …

The 50 Greatest Video Game Easter Eggs of All Time

Video Game Easter Eggs<p>1. Sea Bunny, <i>Saints Row 2</i><p>2. 1999 Mode, <i>Bioshock Infinite</i><p>3. Assassin's Turkey, <i>Assassin's Creed 3</i><p>4. Chris Houlihan's Very Secret …

'Call of Duty' Demonstrates The Completely Fictitious Line Between Hardcore And Casual Gaming

A recent OXN interview with Infinity Ward’s Mark Rubin is attracting a lot of attention for a rather awkward quote. When asked about how the market for Activision’s annual Call of Duty installment is so massive, Rubin explains that it has an appeal that transcends the traditional gaming market. The …

GamesBeat session spotlight: The future of game technologies

New game technologies are sprouting practically every day, even as Microsoft and Sony are just about to launch their brand new video game consoles.<p>When the new generation of video game consoles arrive this holiday season, they won’t be alone. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will compete with …

Are Free-to-Play Mobile Games the Future of Video Game Marketing?

<b>Time Warner</b> is about as it good as it gets when it comes to marketing video games.<p>An outrageous claim? Sure, especially when you consider that</b> …

When Quantum Physics Meets Video Games | The Takeaway | WNYC

A group of scientists, gamers, and of course, folks from Google may have found a way to make the popular world-building game, Minecraft, into a tool …

10 Scariest Video Games to Play in the Dark for Halloween

I've begun a new Halloween tradition where I like to turn off all the lights and play a scary game. Where horror movies let you watch others in …

Regular Show’s second mobile game launches — and it’s a scare

Halloween doesn’t just mean spooky television specials for your favorite characters anymore. These days, TV shows sometimes even get themed video games to celebrate the holidays.<p>That’s what Cartoon Network and developer Grumpyface are doing with the release of Ghost Toasters — Regular Show. This …

5 Games You Should Play This Weekend

Sure, you could spend the weekend going to Halloween parties. Or, you could just play the slew of new video games released this week.<p>There's plenty …

2013: The Year of The Video Game Story

Once upon a time, there was a man and a girl...<p>There have been some remarkable achievements in video game storytelling in 2013. While these stories …