Jacob Chapa

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How to set up a VPN on Android

There are a myriad of reasons as to why you might want to setup a VPN on your Android-powered smartphone or tablet. Some of those reasons are for …

Camera showdown: LG G4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6

LG's talking a big game about the quality of the LG G4's camera, and in the time we've been playing with it, it's certainly produced some impressive …

Verizon awards 1GB bonus data to prepaid customers who opt for auto pay

Verizon has announced that they are launching a special bonus for prepaid customers to entice them to enroll in auto pay. Verizon is providing an …

Your ultimate 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 cheat sheet

Unless you've pledged allegiance to the Night's Watch and been stuck on the Wall waiting for White Walkers, you've probably heard is about to start. In honor of the first season to deviate substantially from the book series it's based on (read: spoil the upcoming books), we've rounded up our …

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Odd Bot Out Is An Adorable Little Platformer-Physics Puzzle Game Starring A Robot Reject

Physics games are thick on the ground on mobile platforms. And to be honest, Off Bot Out from developer Martin Magni doesn't seem to offer much in …

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FreedomPop’s unlimited WiFi hotspot plan went live today, accessible for $5 per month

Today, FreedomPop introduced a new unlimited WiFi plan that activates almost ten million hotspots in the United States. The company is offering …

Is it safe to assume that everything is okay with the Snapdragon 810 since devices have been announced?

It has been reported that the Snapdragon 810 chip is having an issue with overheating and therefore will be delayed. At the same time, we have …

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

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Project Steal – Indie app of the day

What is Project Steal?<p>Project Steal is a 2D action platformer with some 3D graphics. You play as a robber who wants to steal from a bunch of vaults but first you’ll have to make it through the puzzles, traps, and guards. It’s currently free in the Google Play Store with in app purchases.<p>The premise …

SimCity BuildIt Is Now Available Internationally After A Limited Launch, Complete With Towering In-App Purchases From EA

Fans of the classic SimCity franchise, today is... no, wait. EA has the license for SimCity, don't they? And this is an EA mobile game? Yeeeeeaaaaah, …

Camera FV-5 Becomes One Of The First Camera Apps In The Play Store With Support For Android 5.0's New APIs [Update]

There's been much talk about how Android 5.0 will finally do some good for mediocre Android cameras. The new camera APIs allow apps to get RAW images …

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20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

WATCH THIS!<p>20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014: 'Snowpiercer,' 'Begin Again,' 'The Immigrant,' and More<p>From <i>The Immigrant</i>, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn …

goTenna Connecting Device Even When There’s no Wi-Fi, Satellites, or Cell Towers

<b>goTenna</b> keeps you connected with your group even when there’s no WiFi, no satellites, no cell towers. Simply pair this device with your smartphone, …

Hush's Smart Earplugs Reach And Blast Through Their Kickstarter Goal

We're all sleeping less and sleeping worse. Our demanding life carries over from work or school to home and social gatherings, and noise pollution is …

Corning Announces Gorilla Glass 4, Claims Twice The Strength Of Competing Glass

Odds are good that when you use a smartphone or tablet, you're touching Gorilla Glass. Since its debut in the original iPhone, Gorilla Glass has gone …

Corning Gorilla Glass gets the Mythbusters treatment in Glass Age videos

The folks at Corning have done some amazing things with glass, especially with the Gorilla Glass 3 that is standard on most smartphones today. Just why their glass is so great has now been explained, with some explosive examples, by everyone’s favorite testers of all things that break, Adam and …

Cerberus 3.0 update brings Material Design and tons of new features to beta program

Cerberus, if you’ve never used it, is one heck of a security app. You can do everything from controlling your device from the web, locking your device, remotely wiping your internal/external storage, or even record audio from the microphone. Basically, it’s the ultimate way to keep bad guys from …

Keep track of your phone and keys with Motorola's Keylink

These days we've got plenty solutions for finding your lost (or stolen) phone, and there are myriad ways to keep your keys close by. Today, Motorola announced their version of HTC's Fetch, the device that works both ways. The Keylink is a Bluetooth device that connects to your keychain and works …

This chart will help you find the best Black Friday console deals

It's that time of the year again: time to pick up a gaming console on the cheap, often with a bunch of goodies thrown in for good measure. Or, you know, to buy one as a gift for someone or whatever.<p>This year we're trying something new: We're pulling out all of the Black Friday console bundles and …

The addictive and delightful 'Two Dots' is now available for Android

<i>Two Dots</i> was one of the better iPhone games to come out this year and a definite improvement over the simple but addictive original. Fortunately, those of us who use Android every day can now give it a shot — the game is out now in the Google Play Store. It's a free download and is a straight port …

Scaling Notre Dame and fighting frame rate issues in Assassin's Creed Unity

<i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> could have been a spectacular way for the franchise to step foot into the current generation of console hardware — it's big, pretty and has some interesting methods for bringing the series back to its assassination roots. But it drops the ball in more departments than one, …

Dragon Age: Inquisition is too big, and that's almost just right (review)

<i>Dragon Age: Inquisition had issues with Sony’s PlayStation 4 2.0 firmware update. GamesBeat’s review does not render any judgments on the co-operative campaign or mutliplayer because of this. –Ed.</i><p><i>Check out our</i> <i></i><i>Reviews Vault</i> <i>for past game reviews.</i><p>Dragon Age: Inquisition feels almost too big to exist …

Here's the launch trailer for Grand Theft Auto 5 on PS4 and Xbox One

<i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> launches in eight days on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and publisher Rockstar Games put out a new trailer today to remind you the game is coming.<p>The launch trailer flies through Los Santos and the larger world of San Andreas, and features side characters like Michael's wife and …

8 custom Xbox One backgrounds

Time to spice up your Xbox One.<p>The November System Update went live over the weekend, and one of the coolest new features it adds is the ability to set a custom background. So, we’ve decided to help you give your console a geeky makeover. Below are eight backgrounds based fun things like the …

10 Year Old Girl Goes To Smash Bros Wii U Event And Beats A Number Of Top West Coast Players

Karissa, a 10-year-old girl, recently attended a Super Smash Bros Wii U event at GameStop. What’s surprising is she was dominating a number of top …

Moto X (2014)'s Android 5.0 update demoed on camera, Ambient Display in tow

Yesterday we learned that Motorola had already begun a soak test for the Moto X (2014) Pure Edition’s Android 5.0 update. Only a select number of …

Xbox One update arrives with customization and Twitter tie-ins

Have you been eager to customize your Xbox One profile, or share your gaming escapades on Twitter? Now's your chance. Microsoft has started rolling out its promised November update for its latest console, and it includes a ton of updates that let you both personalize your system and keep tabs on …

It's time for Call of Duty to return to World War II

<i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> has won plenty of plaudits for its entertaining portrayal of near future combat, and for incorporating the weapons of tomorrow into an established and valuable gameplay formula.<p>Part of the game's charm is its slightly sci-fi setting of computerized combat simulations, …

This Assassin's Creed Musical Is Better Than It Has Any Right To Be

On paper, a Internet-only Assassin's Creed musical is a pretty terrible idea. However, we must admit it's pretty catchy.<p>The wild and crazy folks over …