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Next generation: Android and Steam in the living room

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>The next generation of household consoles has already started, and boy, are we in for a treat. Not only do we have the big three companies (Nintendo, Sony, and …

11 things video games can learn from Game of Thrones

Game of Game of Thrones<p>The increasingly popular <i>Game Of Thrones</i> returns on March 31, having captured popular and critical imagination in a way that no …

Dota 2 update adds the congested hero Rigwarl the Bristleback to the battlefield

A recent update to <i>Dota 2</i> added a new character, Rigwarl the Bristleback, to Valve's multiplayer online battle arena alongside a host of tweaks and changes, according to patch notes posted on Steam.<p>Bristleback arrived in <i>Dota 2</i> with an update released March 28. According to his official profile, his …

Total value of Bitcoin surpasses $1B

The total value of the P2P currency, Bitcoin, has surpassed $1 billion. On Thursday, the exchange rate for the currency surpassed $92, and there is …

Cryptocurrency

Drones Will Not Deliver Your Newspaper, At Least Not For Now*

But unfortunately, it ended up being an April Fools' Day joke.<p>The "news" was that drone-maker Parrot and local postal service La Poste Group would team up to deliver mail via quadricopter drones as early as May of this year.<p>Still, drones are becoming more commonplace these days, with thousands of …

12 Useful 'Easter Eggs' Hidden In Your iPhone

Apps

World’s top supercomputer from ‘09 is now obsolete, will be dismantled

IBM Roadrunner, the first petaflop machine, goes offline today.<p>Five years ago, an IBM-built supercomputer designed to model the decay of the US …

Find treasure with Google’s new treasure map

Following up on YouTube’s April Fool’s Day prank, Google has launched one of its own. It’s similar to its prank last year, when it launched an …

Maps