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Digital console games made $263M in January — and most of that was from PlayStation

Digital downloads are making up a bigger piece of the market on consoles, and intelligence firm SuperData Research is shedding some light on exactly how big it is.<p>Digital console games generated $263 million in January, according to SuperData. That’s up 14 percent year over year. Grand Theft Auto …

Scientists teleport quantum information across the room

"Entanglement is arguably the strangest and most intriguing consequence of the laws of quantum mechanics," said the head of the research project, …

Miniature artificial lung could revolutionize cancer research

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology in Germany have created a miniature artificial lung that has …

Rumor: Samsung Gear Glass in the works, coming in April/May 2014

A new rumor says that Samsung may be working on a Google Glass alternative of its own, which could be launched at some point next year.<p>Dubbed as Gear Glass, this wearable smart glass has an April/May 2014 guesstimated launch date, although there’s nothing official about this alleged product at this …

AirPlay mirroring on Android showcased by Cyanogen’s Koush

Well-known developer Koushik “Koush” Dutta, part of the Cyanogen Inc team, has managed to obtain a working AirPlay mirroring concept for Android, which he has demoed in a short video.<p>As you can see in the following video clip, Koush was able to mirror the HTC One to a Nexus 10 tablet, and while …

How to use the S Pen on the Galaxy Note 3: Feature Focus

The Galaxy Note 3 impresses through its size, but there are many other large phones on the market that are nowhere nearly as successful. What really makes the Note 3 stand out is the S Pen, the stylus that adds a lot of functionality to the phone, allowing you to <i>really</i> make use of that expansive …

Play Store change will make tablet apps more visible, starts Nov 21

Probably one of the biggest complaints you’ll hear from Apple fans and other Android tablet critics is that the Android tablet experience isn’t as good as you’ll find on Android phones or on competing tablet platforms.<p>The biggest reason for these complaints is that there (arguably) aren’t enough …

Samsung showcases the Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition) in official promo video

Samsung has posted the official introduction video for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition). The video showcases the Note 10.1’s lighter, thinner and more compact design which, like the Note 3, is said to have been inspired by classic notebooks and showcases some of the nifty features like …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 presented in nifty little "Everyday Wonders" advertisement

Samsung has showed off the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in a unique and charming advertisement where the Note 3’s features are displayed in the form of a pop up scrapbook. The advertisement and indeed the scrapbook itself, follow the adventures of a Galaxy Note 3 user who travelled to London.<p>The …

Galaxy Note

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top 10 Next-Gen Video Games

<i>A look at some of the most promising games next-gen has to offer.</i><p>The following games are all next-gen <i>only</i> releases (though some launch on the perennial next-gen platform we call PC.)<p>I’ll write up a separate post about the best-looking cross-generation games in the near future. Likewise, these are …

The Steam Controller in action

Valve released a video today showing how the Steam Controller will work. It is the first time Valve has shown the controller in action following its announcement late last month.<p>In the video, a Valve employee demonstrates how the controller works for a variety of games, including Portal 2, …

Defining Batman's persona in Batman: Arkham Origins

Batman is finding himself in Warner Bros. Games Montreal's <i>Batman: Arkham Origins</i>.<p>While the studio is building on the gameplay foundation laid by Rocksteady Studios (the developer of <i>Batman: Arkham Asylum</i> and <i>Batman: Arkham City</i>) for <i>Arkham Origins</i>, its story focuses on a younger, more arrogant …

Valve shows the Steam Controller in action

Valve's vision for the next chapter of PC gaming is to take it to the living room.<p>The company has a three-fold strategy for this: the SteamOS, the …

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Android 4.4 Screenshots Leaked

Google’s latest operating system, Android 4.4 KitKat, is expected to launch on October 15th rather than 14th along with the purported Google Nexus 5. …

Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Video Monitoring Camera

The Dropcam Pro is a cutting-edge monitoring solution that helps you stay connected to pets and the people you love while you’re on the go. You can …

Microsoft Announces Xbox 360 Holiday Bundles 2013

Microsoft comes out with Xbox 360 holiday bundles every year, but this year they have to come up with a way to push 360s without shooting themselves …

Gear & Gadgets

New Insight into Earth’s Core via Stanford

How the Earth came to be is a question that has baffled scientists for centuries. It’s been researched for centuries and we’re still not much closer …

Apps of the Week: FBReader, PlayerPro, Headless and more!

It's time again for another edition of our Apps of the Week column, where we show off the apps that are on the devices of the Android Central …

[Rumor Mill] KitKat to Feature New Launcher Called Google Experience

Ah yes, the days leading up to the release of a new device, and a new OS. The trickle of rumors involving the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4, aka KitKat, …

Android News

AMOLED vs LCD - What is the difference?

Display technology is often a key battleground when it comes to top of the line handsets. But it’s not just display resolution and screen size that you’ll find on a spec sheet, manufactures also list different display types to choose between as well. Often you’ll find that manufactures stick to a …

Must read Android: top 13 stories this week

This week, the first curved phone landed, two new Chromebooks launched, we feasted on Kit Kat leaks, we finally saw a Mini flagship phone, we learned about Android TV, and we heard some more rumors about the Galaxy S5.<p><b>Curved phones are real</b><p>Finally, curved phones are a reality. However, as it …

Meet OmniROM, a new custom ROM for Android

OmniROM, a new custom ROM for Android, has been made official at BABBQ (Big Android BBQ), by several developers whom you may already know including <i>Chainfire, Xplodwild</i> and <i>Dees_Troy</i>.<p>In case you’re new to the custom Android ROM playground, you may have not heard of Chainfire’s SuperSU and rooting …

Without Pay Day, Furloughed Workers Are Facing Food Shortages

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Friday means payday for many American workers, but because of the government shutdown, that's not …

'Truckers to Shut Down America' Shut Down by Traffic

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Today is a great day for everyone who loves the Constitution and thinks Obama should be impeached, …

What the GOP Wants to Reopen the Government

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Details are trickling in of the proposal Republicans will send President Obama in an offer to raise …

Meg Ryan Plots her Return

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Earlier this month <i>People</i> magazine ran a cover story about why '90s crush Meg Ryan "really left …

The Two Scenarios That Would Have Improved the Obamacare Launch

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After two weeks of examining the flaws in the Obamacare exchange roll-out, there are two scenarios …

Ted Cruz Thinks Ted Cruz Is Polling Just Fine

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>According to Ted Cruz, Ted Cruz isn't doing bad in the polls — the polls are skewed. An NBC News/</i> …

The Senate Has a Plan to Stop the Shutdown (or Not)

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>An emerging bipartisan deal from the Senate is beginning to look like the most promising plan to end …