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Android customization - Gmail and SMS message counts on your Homescreen with Zooper Widget

Continuing with notification management tools in our Android customization series, we will be using Zooper Widget today to build a simple Gmail and SMS counter for your Homescreen.<p>Last week, we took to notification management by using Tasker to popup a simple read-only alert for all incoming …

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‘Destiny’: Upcoming Updates And Six Changes That Need To Come

The arrival of the <i>Destiny</i> 1.02 patch went a long way towards solving a major complaint with the game by PlayStation and Xbox owners. The loot system …

Destiny: How To Easily Beat The Raid - Best Way To Play - IGN Video

Resident Destiny expert Alfredo Diaz teaches you how to dominate the raid in Destiny.

Destiny: All Mars Gold Loot Chest Locations - IGN Video

We show you where every gold chest is located on Mars. Miss the chests on the Moon Earth or Venus? Check the IGN wiki for more!

Destiny - Moon Gold Loot Chest Locations - IGN Video

Find all five Gold Chest collectibles on The Moon.

Destiny: All Venus Gold Loot Chest Locations - IGN Video

We show you where every gold chest is located on Venus. Miss the chests on the Moon Earth or Mars? Check the IGN wiki for more!

Why Shadow of Mordor's undead Elven hero and sexy Sauron are such a big deal

Monolith Productions revealed that <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i>'s mysterious Wraith character is Celebrimbor, the original forger of the Rings of Power in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium.<p>Celebrimbor does not appear in the <i>The Hobbit</i> or <i>The Lord of the Rings,</i> which means most of Tolkien's …

Location services: Which option is right for you?

Android phones come with a few options for location services, and these are useful for map apps, locating nearby shops, restaurants, and the like, …

How to build your own Bluetooth streaming home audio system

Get superior audio quality without spending a ton of money<p>There are a lot of ways to stream music at home. Dedicated Bluetooth speakers, like the …

SDCC 2014: See Sauron’s Betrayal in Shadow of Mordor

A new trailer reveals the identity of the Wraith and explains why he hates Sauron.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Ever since E3, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has …

This is the most accurate Pokémon trailer you'll ever watch

When you really think about it, the premise for beloved series Pokémon is a little messed up. But don't take our word for it — Smosh Games has an Honest Trailer for the games that started it all, <i>Pokémon Red</i> and <i>Blue</i>.<p>For those unfamiliar with the series, Smosh first provides a little history lesson: …

Top 5 tips and tricks for using Samsung S Voice

Samsung went to the trouble to make its own voice-recognition app — here's how to use it.<p>S Voice is the bundled voice command application that comes …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Fan Remakes Sonic Adventure 2 Cutscene With New Models And Environments

by LilJOV Sunday, July 06, 2014 at 12:56 PM<p>Can we please have a remake of Sonic Adventure 1 and 2 along with Sonic Adventure 3? Or at least, please …

Battlefield 4 - DICE Details New Improvements Coming to Rush, Netcode, and Core Gameplay

Battlefield 4 developer DICE is keeping up a pretty transparent demeanor when it comes to upcoming tweaks and changes the studio has in the works. …

Net Neutrality Is a Major Issue for Games, Oddworld Creator Says

The ability to release games digitally has allowed indie developers to thrive and made possible less mainstream projects like Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, a remake of Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee. But Oddworld creator Lorne Lanning thinks that losing net neutrality could prevent future development of such …

Net Neutrality

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Q & A with Michael de Plater

One of the most interesting games up for release before the end of this calendar year is Lord of the Rings-tinged action-adventure, Middle-earth: …

Battlefield 4's Dragon's Teeth expansion lets you drain a lake and fight on a floating restaurant

<i>Dragon's Teeth</i>, the upcoming expansion for <i>Battlefield 4</i>, lets players get super destructive, from trying to kill each other in a floating restaurant to draining a lake for a frontal vehicle assault.<p>The four new maps include Lumphini Garden, Pearl Market, Propaganda and Sunken Dragon. The new …

E3 2014: Xbox Boss Gives Update on Digital Pre-Ordering, Pre-Loading

It's still happening!<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Microsoft Head of Xbox Phil Spencer updated IGN on the status of digital game pre-ordering and pre-purchasing …

The Best External Hard Drives For Your Xbox One

The Xbox One got an update on June 3rd which added, among other things, external storage. Unlike the Playstation 4's option to upgrade the console’s …

Xbox One's External Storage Can Actually Improve Games' Loading Times Considerably

The newly implemented external storage feature on the Xbox One June software update beta preview brought up something rather interesting: many are a …

Why are so many games released in the fall and so few in the summer?

It seems like every year between September and December all of the games get released.<p>Well not all of them, but a lot, and this year seems to be no different with <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i>, <i>Far Cry 4</i>, <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i>, <i>Destiny</i>, <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> and <i>Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor</i> to name …

Minecraft hits PS4, PS Vita and Xbox One in August with various upgrade options

<i>Minecraft</i>, Mojang's blocky world-building game, will arrive this August on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PlayStation Vita, the developer's chief word officer Owen Hill announced today in a blog post.<p>Those who own developer 4J Studios' console version on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 will have different …

Xbox One gets external storage, real name support with June system update

A system update for Xbox One will add a handful of new features, including support for external hard drives and the option to display Xbox Live friends' real names, to the console this June, Microsoft announced today.<p>The June system update will allow Xbox One owners to connect a hard drive (256 GB …

Discover Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor's Weapons and Runes

A new trailer also reveals retailer exclusives<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Warner Bros. has released an intense new trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, …

Titanfall – New Update Adds “Extreme” Frame-Rate Option | DSOGaming | The Dark Side Of Gaming

Respawn has released a new update for Titanfall on all platforms, with the PC version getting in the spotlight thanks to some exclusive features. …

Game Development

Titanfall's Expedition DLC showcased in trailer

<i>Titanfall</i> developer Respawn Entertainment offered a lengthy look today at the game's first map pack, <i>Expedition</i>, with a full trailer.<p>The two-and-a-half-minute video shows off <i>Expedition</i>'s three maps: Swampland, Runoff and War Games. Swampland combines a swamp with a forest and some man-made …

Hacks! An investigation into the million-dollar business of video game cheating

Zero is a customer service representative for one of the biggest video game cheat providers in the world. To him, at first, I was just another …

'Game Of Thrones' Revealed A Major Spoiler This Sunday

<i>The following is a spoiler for both the books and the HBO show. The spoiler here is for something in the story that hasn’t been encountered in any of Martin’s five published novels.</i><p>At the end of Episode 4 of this season’s <i>Game of Thrones</i>, viewers were treated to one of the most intriguing scenes …