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Vin Diesel announces the start of production on Fast & Furious 7

Last week Vin Diesel dropped the first set photos from <b>Fast & Furious 7</b> and now the actor has officially announced the start of production on the …

Activision To Buy Back Independence In $8.2 Billion Vivendi Deal

<i>The publisher of Call of Duty and World of Warcraft announced that it struck a deal with Vivendi to buy most of its controlling stake.</i><p>In an $8.2 billion deal, video game publisher Activision Blizzard is gaining its independence from Vivendi, five years after the French conglomerate purchased a …

Broken iPhone? Here's how Apple decides if you're getting a replacement or not

We've all felt it, that slo-mo shock-horror as your precious smartphone takes a tumble out of your hand. The relief when the screen returns to your …

IPhone 8

Apple MacBook Pro set for Haswell's all-day battery life boost this October?

The expected Haswell refresh of Apple's MacBook Pro notebook range will happen in October this year, according to our old friends Mr & Mrs Supply …

MacBook Air

If you're holding out for the iPhone 5S you might want to drop September 6 into your diary. That's the latest rumoured release date http://www.trustedreviews.com/news/iphone-5s-release-date-rumoured-as-september-6

Samsung could launch its first smartwatch at IFA 2013. Would you want one? http://www.trustedreviews.com/news/samsung-galaxy-smartwatch-leaks-ahead-of-potential-ifa-2013-unveiling

5 tools to prevent your kids from blowing your money on iTunes’ in-app purchases

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>A post I wrote last week about parents discovering that their kids had racked up thousands of dollars of in-app purchases …

Xbox One and Sony PS4 to make European pitch on August 20

Microsoft and Sony have set the stage for the next round of their next-gen console battle, with both companies confirming press events on the eve of …

Nextgen

iPhone 5C review

The iPhone 5C arrived to a fanfare of "affordable iPhone" headlines, but in reality it wasn't cheap enough to court the masses and Apple's 'C' series …

Mobile Technology

The Weekly Roundup for 07.22.2013

<i>You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click</i> …

Working and getting free Wi-Fi in Balboa Park, San Francisco, thanks to Google. Photos by @tigerbeat

Switched On: Played out

<i>Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology.</i><p>At the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 -- the first hardware devices to run on the long-awaited BlackBerry 10 operating system -- there seemed to be a silver lining for the renamed company's struggling PlayBook …

X-Arcade solo joystick for PC, Linux and Mac available for pre-order

X-Arcade's solo joystick is now available for pre-order for $99 (around £64) bringing 11-inches of arcade gaming to PC, Linux, Mac and selected …

7 Days to Die combines a voxel-based sandbox with zombies

<b>UPDATE:</b> The 7 Days to Die Kickstarter has ended a rousing success, more than doubling its $200K goal.<p>In fact, it met every one of its stretch goals, …

PlayStation 4 gives up to 5GB of RAM to game developers

<b>UPDATE #2:</b> Sony has issued a statement:<p><i>We would like to clear up a misunderstanding regarding our "direct" and "flexible" memory systems. The article</i> …

In Theory: Can Xbox One multi-platform games compete with PlayStation 4?

The Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4 graphics spec comparison is stark to say the least. Both systems utilise AMD's GCN (Graphics Core Next) architecture, …