Joshua Lopez

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'Dark Souls II' Final Review: The Trouble With Sequels

<i>Read Part One of my review of Dark Souls II here. Part Two is here. Spoiler warning.</i><p><i>Dark Souls</i> didn’t need a sequel, and as far as I’m concerned one never should have been made. Allow me to explain…<p>We saw significant changes between <i>Demon’s Souls</i> and <i>Dark Souls</i>, not simply in terms of game design but …

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iPhone Battery Drain

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short iPhone battery life. It was extremely difficult to …

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic goes universal, goes on sale to celebrate

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic has been updated, and the game is now universal. KOTOR now supports the iPhone 4s and newer, along with the …

Last Chance! CrossOver 13: Seamlessly Run Windows Applications And PC Games On Your Mac [Deals]

Have you ever wanted to easily run Windows applications & PC games on your Mac? Well, you can…and thanks to this Cult of Mac Deals offer you can do so at a price that makes choosing to do so a whole lot easier.<p><b>CrossOver 13</b> allows you to install Windows software right onto your Mac without a Windows …

The Day Google Had to 'Start Over' on Android

Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft. Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed.<p>In 2005, on Google’s sprawling, college-like campus, the most secret and ambitious of many, many teams was Google’s own smartphone effort—the Android project. …

France decides 'textopornographie' is French for 'sexting'

The French have shut down yet another English word: "sexting" will now be known as "textopornographie," with "sexto" as the noun "sex text." France's General Commission on Terminology and Word Invention (or Commission Générale de Terminologie et de Néologisme, <i>s'il vous plaît</i>) decided to change the …

9to5Toys Last Call: iPhone 5s $75 off, iPad 3 refurb $300, Chromecast $25, free apps/games, iTunes 16% off, more

Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and subscribe to the new Safari push notifications feature. Also, check out our updated Daily Deals page (for iPad/iPhone) featuring the day’s best deals from across major US …

The Universal Lens Kit: The Essential Bundle For All Phones [Deals]

There’s nothing better than capturing moments as they happen during the holidays season. While your phone’s camera will do a pretty good job of that, wouldn’t it be better if you had a choice of lenses to add some depth and variety to your photos? This Cult of Mac Deals offer bundles three lenses …

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Amazon announces week-long Black Friday sale schedule

Amazon announced the schedule for its five-day holiday sale taking place the week of Black Friday.<p>Beginning at 8:10 a.m. ET on Monday, Nov. 25, Amazon will offer limited-time discounts on titles such as <i>Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition, Remember Me, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Kingdom Hearts</i> …

9to5Toys Sunday Brunch: iPad Air/mini $449/$249, Logitech solar Mac/iPad keyboard $30, Apple TV $89, more

Take some time out of your Sunday Brunch and join us for some of the weekends’s best deals! Be sure to follow <i>9to5Toys</i> to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: <b>Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+</b><p><b>Today’s can’t miss deals:</b><p>Staples Black Friday Week Up To $150 Off iPad: Air $449, mini $249, …

iPad Air Keyboard Smackdown: Latest cases from Logitech, Belkin, and ZAGG

With its wide-range of applications, touchscreen capabilities, portability, and fast processing, the iPad Air has been regarded by many users as a tablet capable of content creation. Coming from a dedicated laptop, however, the Multi-Touch keyboard is a weakness. Not because it is incapable, but …

Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It

The message was clear:<p>Apple is getting its clock cleaned by Samsung, which is now by far the dominant smartphone maker in the world. (Samsung had 32% of the global market in Q3, the same share as a year ago. Apple, meanwhile, had only 12% of the market, down from 14% a year ago.)<p>Yes, both companies …

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OS X Mavericks features that'd be great to see in iOS 8

Almost two years ago I wrote a short list of things I wanted Apple to bring back to the iPad. It was following the first OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion …

iPad vs. Galaxy vs. Nexus vs. Kindle vs. Surface: Which tablet should you get?

2013 iPad buyers guide: How to choose between the iPad and other tablets, including Samsung Galaxy, Google Nexus, Amazon Kindle Fire, and more!<p>Apple …

iPhone 5S Touch ID Likely On iPad 5 Even Though Performance Is Erratic

Am I the only one disappointed by Touch ID on the new iPhone 5S? Apparently not. My own experience has been that it worked great the first day after I got the phone and almost not at all since. So I feel a little like I’ve been duped into actually using a passcode (which I never did before) so that …

Why the iPad continues to succeed where the Surface RT did not

The iPad is one of the simplest mobile computing devices money can buy, and accounts for some of its popularity. It runs iOS just the same as the …

GadgetellSolutions Media

11Jun/18<p>If you’re a retailer reading this article, there’s a 50 percent chance that within the next 24 months you expect to gain the ability to send …

Microsoft continues to poke fun at the iPad, but are they actually selling any more tablets?

Microsoft continues to try and use the iPad to sell Windows tablets with this latest effort, starring the Dell XPS 10. Never heard of it? That's …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

300: Rise of an Empire -- Official Trailer

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Designers Set About Fixing The Mess Apple Made In iOS 7 [Gallery]

Okay, so not <i>everyone</i> thinks Apple has ruined iOS with its newfound support of flat icons and whacky, eye-stinging colors. In fact, some iOS users love the new look. But many think it’s a gut-wrenching mess. In fact, some hate it so much that they’ve taken some time to fix it.<p>User interface …

The design of iOS 7: simply confusing

The new iOS is better and worse all at once<p>What I saw today at Apple's annual WWDC event in the new iOS 7 was a radical departure from the previous design of the company's operating system — what CEO Tim Cook called "a stunning new user interface." But whether this new design is actually <i>good</i> …

Hands-on with iOS 7 [Video]

iOS 7, which was announced today at WWDC 2013, hit the developer portal not long ago, and we’ve all been busy installing it on our phones. Above you’ll find a quick hands-on with the new UI in iOS 7.<p>Most notably, iOS 7 ditches the classic iOS look for a flat a very white user interface. Users …

$499 Is A Dangerous Price For Microsoft's Xbox One

Microsoft dropped a bombshell at its Xbox One press conference today. It came on all of a sudden, without a big flashing number or display. It hung in the air just the same. The Xbox One will retail at $499 when it releases in November, and that could prove a very dangerous price for Microsoft’s …

This Is What iOS 7 Looks Like [Gallery]

Tim Cook just took the stage to unveil the latest version of iOS, the world’s best-loved mobile operating system. It’s iOS 7, a redesigned operating system for a new generation of mobile users who already take the iPhone for granted. And it’s a radical redesign: “the biggest change to iOS 7 since …

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iOS 7 Features: Control Center, Better Multitasking, Built-In Photo Filters, And More [WWDC 2013]

iOS 7 just got announced, and boy is it a doozy. The look is new totally new, and Apple has introduced some really big new features.<p>Here are some of the main additions:<p>One of the biggest features is Control Center, a new way to quickly access system toggles (and yes, a flashlight) from anywhere in …

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Multitasking updated in iOS 7 with new card-style interface

iOS 7 is bringing with is webOS style cards for multitasking instead of the current switcher we've had since the debut of multitasking in iOS …