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One-Pot Mexican Shrimp & Orzo Will Make You a Dinner Hero

Right now we're in a sort of seasonal food purgatory — we're so completely over winter and all its thick beef stews and heavy casseroles, but fresh …

Big 'Pokémon Go' update adds a storyline, daily quests, and Mew

<i>Pokémon Go</i> is giving players new incentives to keep coming back to the already addictive app: a storyline, daily quests, and an elusive legendary …

Judge bans 16-year-old from violent video games over school shooting threat

A judge has ruled that an Illinois teenager can no longer play violent video games after he allegedly threatened to carry out a school …

There's a hidden message in the PlayStation 2 loading screen that we all missed

Eagle-eyed gamers have cottoned on to Sony's secret - and very clever - message.<p>When you load up the PlayStation 2 consoles there's a cheeky hidden …

PlayStation

Magic mushrooms could help treat depression

A new study has revealed the positive effects of magic mushrooms treating depression.<p>19 patients ingested the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin, with …

PC, Xbox Gamers to Finally Face Off in Gears of War 4

PC and Xbox One gamers will finally be able to face off in Microsoft and developer The Coalition's Gears of War 4, but only for a few days. Crossplay …

Gears of War 4 Review

The new Gears gang looks good in the armor and knows how to cut an enemy with a chainsaw gun.It's been awhile since Gears of War has felt absolutely …

Gears of War

1500 senior execs name Apple most innovative company in the world 9th year running

The Boston Consulting Group’s annual list of the world’s most innovative companies has again named Apple as the leader of the pack, a position it has held since the survey began in 2005.<p>The list is based on a survey of 1500 senior execs across a range of industries, with five criteria applied:<p>The …

Gamers, stop supporting violence!

<b>Scene from "Grand Theft Auto V" (Rockstar Games)</b><p>Buying games is a political act, and gamers need to start voting with their wallets<p>Rohan Talbot<p>September 27, 2013 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Where previous releases in the "Grand Theft Auto" series have garnered hysterical coverage for the games’ depictions of …

China Approves Plan To Lift 13-Year Game Console Ban

China has officially approved plans to lift a 13-year ban on the sales of video game consoles in the country, heralding in a huge market for game console developers such as Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft.<p>The move to lift the ban is part of the plans that the State Council has approved for the …

Om Nom returns in Cut the Rope 2 this winter

ZeptoLab will launch <i>Cut the Rope 2</i> this holiday season, a sequel to its physics-based puzzler <i>Cut the Rope</i> with "re-imagined" features, the developer announced today.<p><i>Cut the Rope 2</i> will star Om Nom, the hungry little green monster, in a new spin on the game's universe. The sequel will include new …

Why Grand Theft Auto V makes us feel good about playing bad

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 release of Grand Theft Auto V has shown that people will collectively pay more than $1 billion dollars to play the villain. That doesn’t mean we all want …

New iPhones hit nine regional U.S. carriers on October 1st

While the iPhone was available from the four main U.S. carriers from 20th September, those who want to stick with smaller regional carriers have so far had to wait. 1st October is now known to be the magic date for nine carriers, with others expected to announce shortly.<p>The nine companies who have …

France to investigate Apple's deals with wireless carriers -- report

Apple's carrier partnerships in France are going under the microscope, according to a new report.<p>An administrative watchdog called the DGCCRF, which operates in France's Finance Ministry, is investigating the clauses Apple enforces in its contracts with wireless carriers, reports out of France on …

YouTube uploaders get moderation over comments

<b>YouTube will revamp its comments handling with a modified Google+ comment platform, enabling YouTube uploaders to have some control over …

Internet

Verdict On Pakistan YouTube Ban Delayed As Case Is Moved To High Court Full Bench

The year-long saga of the Pakistan government’s YouTube ban has just taken another twist, as a case to unblock the website has been referred to a panel of Lahore High Court justices who will now decide whether the country’s haphazard internet censorship regime is unconstitutional. It’s another …

Sorry Guys, but Samsung Already Had a Gold Phone First

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>is making fun of Samsung this morning for blatantly copying Apple's winning strategy — releasing a …

Apple’s iGlasses Are Real. Here’s Why You Might Never See Them

Apple started working on an augmented reality headset at least as early as 2006, but put the idea on ice because it seemed a mere curiosity compared to the iPhone.<p>Despite mostly rave reviews of the latest iPhone 5S, critics are already grousing that Tim Cook and Jonathan Ive are leaving the truly …

FaceTime Audio Is Apple’s Biggest Little Feature Addition In iOS 7

Quietly, gradually, but clearly Apple is building platform lock-in into its iOS products, with some features that are deeper than just a rich third-party software ecosystem. FaceTime Audio is the latest of these, VoIP calling built on the back of its FaceTime video chat service, which is tightly …

Here’s what you need to know about the Apple TouchID “hack”

<b>Touch-what?</b><p>You know, the fingerprint sensor built into the Home button on the new iPhone(s aapl) 5s. It’s for unlocking the handset and buying stuff …

Apple sells nine million new iPhones in three days

Apple just set a new all-time record for iPhone launch sales: it reports selling nine million total iPhone 5s and 5c units this weekend, well over the 5 million of the iPhone 5 launch last year. While the company isn't breaking down sales by individual models, it notes that the initial iPhone 5s …

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Facebook 'Likes' protected by US Constitution

Clicking 'Like' on Facebook is free speech protected by the US constitution, according to a federal appeals court.<p>The 4th <b>US</b> Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond reversed a lower-court ruling that said "liking" a <b>Facebook</b> page was insufficient speech to merit constitutional protection.<p>The issue came …

Zuckerberg 'optimistic' on reform

Fresh off meetings on the Hill, Mark Zuckerberg insisted Wednesday that immigration reform still has legs.<p>“I’ve only encountered people who seem like they have good intentions and want to move this forward,” the Facebook CEO said at a packed Newseum event with James Bennet, the editor-in-chief of</i> …

Watch A Cat Unlock The iPhone 5s Using Touch ID And The Fingerprint Sensor

As you can see in the video above, Apple’s new fingerprint sensor in the iPhone 5s isn’t restricted to human users. After commandeering a cat, I tested a colleague’s hypothesis that you could register the identifying skin segments of your favorite furry friends for Touch ID, too.<p>The cat’s paw …

iPhone 5C pre-orders a tenth of previous launches

The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C might not be the big payday everybody hoped. British networks report pre-orders for the 5C are a disappointing fraction …

Chirpify Drops Its “Hashtag Commerce” Consumer Marketplace To Focus On Big Brand Marketing And “Actiontags”

According to Chirpify founder Chris Teso, “hashtags are the new URL.” Though more than a few people at Twitter are no doubt nodding their head vigorously in agreement, everywhere you turn in the tech industry, someone is creating (or has a patent pending on) “the new, new version of X.” So does …

GIF Marketing Platform Cinegif Raises $500K In Angel Funding

Cinegif, an Austin-based startup that makes it easy for companies to create GIFs for use in marketing campaigns, has raised $500,000 in funding from Texas angel investors including the Baylor Angel Network, the Houston Angel Network and its related Texas Halo Fund. The angel round will be used by …

Tim Cook says Nokia died because it didn't innovate, Microsoft now copying Apple's strategy

In an extensive interview published today by <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>, Apple CEO Tim Cook shares his thoughts on Microsoft's planned acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business. "Everybody is trying to adopt Apple's strategy," says Cook. "We're not looking for external validation of our strategy, but …

Fighting the Syrian Regime: There's an App For That

Resourceful Syrian rebels have apparently found or devised an app to aim a homemade mortar that lacked a sighting component, according to a photo …