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Mystery New iMac Models Caught Lurking In Pulled OS X Beta

If you’re looking to grab yourself an iMac sometime soon, you might want to wait a few more weeks. Based on details left lurking in the latest beta of OS X Mavericks, it looks like an iMac hardware refresh is looming.<p>Poking around the internals of the OS X Mavericks developer beta just released …

Half of American adults hacked this year

Hackers have exposed the personal information of 110 million Americans -- roughly half of the nation's adults -- in the last 12 months alone.<p>That massive number, tallied for CNNMoney by Ponemon Institute researchers, is made even more mind-boggling by the amount of hacked accounts: up to 432 …

Google to build prototype of truly driverless car

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the wheel.<p>Actually, the cars wouldn't even have a wheel. Or gas and brake pedals. The company says the vehicles will use sensors and computing power, with no …

9 Iconic Growth Hacks Tech Companies Used to Boost User Base

<i>John McLaughlin is a start-up founder and entrepreneur based in Manhattan and a writer for Fueled, a mobile development company based in New York City.</i><p>These days, it seems like some tech companies go from zero to a million users overnight. The growth of these firms — Airbnb and Uber might service …

AllCast Receiver for Chrome lets you stream media to Chrome

ClockwordMod’s Koushik Dutta has taken streaming to the next level with AllCast. It has been associated to the popular Chromecast dongle because both became popular at around the same time, but there is much more to AllCast than just Cast support. This is the epitome of local streaming …

Android News

NewViewWear hides a tiny camera in your clothes

Capture the world around you on the sly with apparel made to hold an unobtrusive video camera.<p>Life-logging cameras (like the Memoto) have been done before. NewViewWear, a project just launched on Indiegogo, takes the concept and integrates it into a line of clothing. The camera is a tiny HD …

Google Glass

Is sapphire glass the next big thing in mobile devices?

Once again, Apple has proved to be a company that always wants to be at the head of the innovation curve. Arguably, Apple has started several trends that have benefited mobile device consumers. These include the launch of the iPhone and iPad. This also includes changes in manufacturing …

Mobile

Hands-on with the PadFone X: ASUS' phone-tablet hybrid arrives in the US

If you're a special sort of person -- I don't know, like a tech writer-- the ASUS PadFone is old news. Since June 2012, Engadget has reviewed three versions of the phone, which comes with a tablet-like dock allowing you to transform it into a big-screen slate. For our American readers, though, it's …

uNu DX iPhone 5/5s 2300mAh MFi Protective Battery Case (white): $50 shipped (Reg. $90)

As one of its daily deals, Staples offers the uNu DX iPhone 5/5s 2300mAh MFi Protective Battery Case in white for $49.99 with free shipping. That matches our best price ever for this highly rated iPhone accessory.<p>It features a 2300mAh built-in battery (equals an additional 10 hours talk time) and …

Instagram Bug Gives Man Access to High School Girl's Account

Many social media apps and services let you sign in with Facebook. But only one — Instagram, owned by Facebook — assumes that you're using the same …

At Harvard, swarming robots that mimic termites

Ask 100 robotics scientists why they're inspired to create modern-day automatons and you may get 100 different answers.<p>For a team at Harvard University, it's termites.<p>"Not the ones around here that destroy buildings, but the ones on other continents that build ... mounds more than 40 feet tall," …

Android Wear app notifications look nice; let’s hope they don’t overwhelm users

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Notifications will be a big part of Google’s Android Wear smartwatches as important glanceable information moves …

Hands On With The Avegant Glyph, A Head-Mounted Display For The Average Commuter

Every day, I see commuters hunched over their iPhones and other smartphones watching videos on their devices, and it looks uncomfortable and full of compromises. Michigan-based Avegant …

Why You Should Be Mad About LeVar Burton’s ‘Reading Rainbow’ Kickstarter Project

Any­one who grew up in the ‘90s will re­cog­nize LeVar Bur­ton. If you’re a Gen Xer, he may be more re­cog­niz­able to you as Geordi La Forge from</i> …

Beats Music will stay on Android, unlike other apps that Apple bought

Steve Jobs once said he didn’t want to “make Android users happy” by making iTunes available on Android. Jobs was famously furious on Google for launching Android, which he considered a “stolen product.” But in the case of iTunes for Android, it was pragmatic thinking, not rage that motivated Steve …

Apps

Surface Pro 3: Microsoft finally makes a killer tablet — and it can replace your laptop (review)

It took several tries, but Microsoft has finally delivered a device that lives up to the bold promise of its Surface line.<p>The Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft’s third try since 2012 at unifying tablets and laptops — but with some key differences from its predecessors. Its screen is bigger, so you can …

FortyCloud unveils new security offering for companies operating in the cloud

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Maksim Kabakou<p>FortyCloud claims its new security-as-a-service product will help companies hosting their …

9 Game Franchises that Returned from the Dead

Rise from your grave.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>A bad game can hurt a franchise. Several bad games can kill it. Once a series dies, it’s sadly almost always …

Nvidia Fires Back: The Truth About GameWorks, AMD Optimization, and 'Watch Dogs'

Last weekend AMD issued some bold statements to Forbes about Nvidia’s GameWorks developer program, and how it may have impacted performance of Ubisoft’s <i>Watch Dogs</i> on AMD hardware. These claims stretched beyond just <i>Watch Dogs</i> and extended into the greater PC gaming ecosystem, with AMD’s Robert …

The Windows In Watch Dogs Look Into An Alternate Reality

There's a secret world hidden behind the windows of Chicago in <i>Watch Dogs</i>.<p>In future Chicago, one computer program controls everything in the city, …

CTOs

The Evil Within Is Old School, But Is That A Bad Thing? - IGN Video

Lucy and Tristan discuss their hands-on experience with the upcoming survival horror game.

Watch Dogs Uploads Fastest First Day Sales in Ubisoft History

All of those trailers appear to have done the business for Ubisoft, as Watch Dogs has become the fastest selling title in the French firm’s storied …

Skyrim interview: You ask, Bethesda answers

<b>Above: A gameplay trailer for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. You should definitely watch it. If you’ve already seen it, we suggest that you watch it</b> …

Gaming Industry

Murdered: Soul Suspect - 5 Biggest Influences - IGN Video

The executive producer reveals the biggest pop culture influences on the game. Some might surprise you.

Dropping Your Phone Really Messes Things Up In Real Life Watch Dogs

The folks at Machinima, in their latest video, show us what <i>really</i> happens when your biggest in-game weapon is a mobile device.<p>Aiden would be in a lot …

Watch Dogs (Video Game)

Hey buddy, forgot your cup.

<b>Hey buddy, forgot your cup.</b> Grabbed from YouTuber Robbaz's compilation, this is one of those <i>Watch Dogs</i> glitches with a happy ending.<p><i>Dayshot is an</i> …

Writing

Watch Dogs tips: A guide to enjoying the game as fast as possible

<i>Watch Dogs</i>, at its best, is a playground for hijinks.<p>Take for example, an unscripted sequence where I managed to trap a convoy in an intersection by hacking the traffic lights and security pylons, then detonate an entire block with improvised explosive devices, then escape by triggering a blackout …

Watch Dogs Tips - A guide to enjoying the game as fast as possible