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Hacker Group Lizard Squad Takes Down Sony's PlayStation Network

Fresh on the heels of what appears to be a major attack on Sony Pictures by the North Korean government, the Japanese tech company was hit again Sunday night.<p>This time the company’s PlayStation Network was taken down. Sunday night, PSN users were greeted with an error message.<p>“We are currently …

Samsung announces security-minded Cloud Print apps for Android and iOS

Does anyone actually cable up to a printer anymore? Not if they're kitted out with Google Cloud Print, Apple AirPrint, or Sammy's new alternative: Samsung Cloud Print. The service will launch with an Android app in June, followed by an iOS version in the second half of the year and possibly a Smart …

The Internet Will Be Everywhere In 2025, For Better Or Worse

We won't think about 'going online' or 'looking on the Internet' for something. We'll just be online, and just look."<p>In 2025, the Internet will enhance our awareness of the world and ourselves while diminishing privacy and allowing abusers to "make life miserable for others," according to a new …

WhatsApp For Android Update Lets Users Pay For Their Friends’ Subscriptions

Today WhatsApp, Facebook’s new $19 billion messaging darling, has released an update to the Android version of the app.<p>Among a few new privacy-related features, the update also brings with it an interesting new feature that lets users pay for their friends’/families’ subscriptions, regardless of …

Leaked ad reveals new HTC One, details dual camera functionality

The new HTC One has leaked yet again – but this one leak is a little more informative than most. GSMArena got hold of an ad from Australian carrier …

Google Faces Lawsuit Over In-App Purchases by Kids

Last month, Google made an adjustment to its Play Store to let users know whether an app features in-app purchases or not, perhaps a shot at trying to raise more awareness for consumers.<p><i>Headline image via Adam Berry/Getty Images</i>

Facebook Sets New All Time High This Morning, Topping $72 Per Share

Another day, another record high for Facebook. This morning the social company ticked up around 0.6%, topping an up market, and re-cresting the $72 mark comfortably, a level that it barely tasted yesterday.<p>What’s driving Facebook? The larger markets are also broadly higher, but the company’s day is …

PC Buying Guide | Polygon

Now’s the time to go PC.<p>Forget the new consoles. Forget the tablets and phones. Forget the handheld devices and their great games. Forget all of that. The PC as a gaming platform is in ascension. If you've been holding off buying or building a gaming PC, or just need an upgrade, now's the time.<p>PC …

When is Titanfall 3 Release Date?

Gaming in the 21st century generally isn’t a quick in and out job. Most games now are vast and immersive and that means we’re putting in the hours. …

PS4 owner finds PS Plus loophole, subscribes until 2035 without paying a penny

PlayStation 4 users can currently claim a free 14-day PS Plus trial subscription for free via the PSN store, and one gamer has found a loophole on …

Xbox One may get its own ‘Media Remote’ on March 4th

Microsoft’s Xbox One console focused on entertainment and gaming during its launch in November, but it never shipped with a remote control for its new TV features. It appears Microsoft is planning to address the lack of a compatible Xbox One remote with an upcoming accessory release. Amazon’s …

AMD launches its latest low-cost graphics chip for gamers

Advanced Micro Devices is launching a new graphics chip today that brings high-end gaming features to low-end PCs. The chip maker is unveiling the AMD Radeon R7 265 graphics chip at a $149 price point that makes high-end 3D graphics available to a wider group of gamers.<p>The new card offers features …

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Destiny's latest Shrike vehicle will evolve as you do

The development team on Bungie's sci-fi "shared world" shooter <i>Destiny</i> revealed last night a few pieces of early concept art and 3D models for an upcoming in-game vehicle known as the Shrike.<p>The Shrike craft is the work of lead art designer Tom Doyle, with concept art from Isaac Hannaford and 3D …

Seeing things: When gaming messes with reality — and your brain

Damn Tetris blocks. Seeing them everywhere. Can’t sleep. Can’t turn them off.<p>For most of us, gaming offers a momentary escape from the real world, but for some, the distinction between onscreen actions and reality can blur. A recent study highlights how gaming can seriously affect our senses and …

GameStop, Tomb Raider, and how retail and online competition remains unfair

GameStop employees opened their respective stores in August of 2011 to find an interesting directive from their bosses.<p>They were to open sealed PC copies of <i>Deus Ex: Human Revolution</i>, remove the coupon that offered a free digital version of the game, throw it away, and then sell those copies as new …

Rumor: Xbox One Might Be Getting Graphics Performance Patch

Microsoft may be looking to improve the Xbox One’s graphics performance, a new report from Hothardware.com suggests. Currently, 10% of the machine’s GPU is reserved for the motion-sensing Kinect, but a new patch could loosen that restriction. Sources say Microsoft could allow developers to make use …