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The studio behind Titanfall is making a new Star Wars game

The Force is strong with Respawn. Today EA announced that it is working with Respawn Entertainment on a new game set in the <i>Star Wars</i> universe. No details about the game were revealed, aside from the fact that it will be a "third-person action adventure game." Respawn is a relatively new studio made …

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Microsoft Xbox One review roundup: powerful, but not the finished article

Is Microsoft's next-gen console a worthy competitor for Sony's PlayStation 4? First reviews praise its entertainment potential<p>Microsoft's Xbox One console goes on sale at midnight on 22 November in the UK, as part of its wider global launch. It's going head-to-head with Sony's PlayStation 4 – as …

5 biggest myths about Android

Fear, uncertainty and doubt, or FUD, is a common tactic in marketing and there’s a fair bit of evidence that negative advertising works. Competitive companies are backed up by legions of fans invested in their wares and everyone feeds their thoughts into the biggest rumor mill ever devised – the …

Android Phones

10 Ways Playing 'Pokémon' Has Evolved Over the Years

The original <i>Pokémon</i> games came to America in 1998, inspiring legions of kids to fastidiously spend hours bent over Game Boys to be the very best …

Yesterday Pokémon X and Y was released, and it is arguably the best generation of Pokémon yet. Before you rant on about how the original games were …

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Apple iPhone 5s vs. Samsung Galaxy S4: Which phone should you get?

Like the Galaxy S4, the iPhone 5s takes last year's smash hit to an incrementally new level. It has the first 64-bit mobile processor, the Apple A7, …

PayPal spends $800M to acquire the startup that accused it of screwing customers

Braintree nailed mobile commerce and openly criticized PayPal<p>This morning eBay, PayPal's parent company, announced that it was acquiring Braintree for $800 million in cash. Braintree built a platform that powered payments on the web and mobile devices. It had a lot of success getting business from …

Apple Can't Win

The debut of the iPhone 5 last year was met with skeptical reviews, claims the company had lost its magic touch — and a record opening weekend with 5 million phones sold. Fast forward to 2013 and the debut of the iPhone 5S, with those same skeptical reviews and harangues about an innovation …

5 mega-evolved Pokémon you won’t see in X and Y

I’m a happy little trainer. Pokémon X and Y, the newest installments in Nintendo’s incredibly popular monster-collecting series, come out in less than a month for the 3DS handheld console. This means Pokénerds like myself will finally get to check out mega evolutions, one of X’s and Y’s more …

Dear Apple: Good Luck Against The Smartphone Black Market

Last week, Apple introduced two new iPhones with new features, including fingerprint recognition on one model, and extra password protections. But the new technology is up against a sophisticated black market that has had years to grow and adapt to meet the world's desire for smartphones.<p>To call …

The dirty secret about iMessage that Apple doesn't talk about

When Liz DeStasio's smartphone abruptly stopped getting her parents' text messages, she chalked it up to old-person syndrome — that they had simply …

iPhone 5S and 5C: 10 things you need to know

New software, new hardware and new colours, what we know so far about the new iPhones<p><b>1 Going for gold</b><p>The iPhone 5s is the true next-generation iPhone, in a choice of gold, white and black. It is more expensive at a SIM-free price of £549, £629 and £709 for the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models, with the …

What The Latest Apple and Samsung Announcements Teach Us About The Future Of Business

If business 2.0 was largely about dealing with the consequences of a more user-driven web, business 3.0 is about mobile and the need to exploit or respond to an Internet where many more “things” communicate. It is partly about an Internet “beyond people” and also the emergence of much more capable …

KRUGMAN: Apple Might Be More Screwed Than Microsoft

The news that Steve Ballmer is planning to retire from Microsoft within the year is obviously a good time to reflect on what Microsoft is, what it was, what boats it's missed, and where it continues to thrive.<p>Basically, it hasn't had much success on the consumer web, or in mobile, but it's an …

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Android or Apple? How about agnostic?

Android is criticized for its lack of apps versus iOS. But that gap is closing. Fast.<p>Whether it's Apple or Android, a Nexus tablet or an iPad, it just isn't that big a deal anymore.<p>For me, that is. A couple of years ago the iPhone and iPad were easy choices. Today, Android is, well, Android. It's …

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So, the likelihood is that you probably know which console you are drawn towards at this point. PlayStation is the seemingly popular choice but the …

What the Moto X promised to be, what it will be, what it won't be and why

The Moto X was unveiled this Thursday to what can only be described as a mediocre response. The Moto X was the most hyped, and most leaked smartphone of the year so far, and no matter how good the smartphone turned out to be, it couldn’t live up to the hype.<p>So why has the Moto X failed to inspire …

Mobile Technology

Why Microsoft Is Tech's Last Grand Strategist

Walter Isaacson’s acclaimed biography of Steve Jobs, noted that the Apple founder revolutionized no less than 7 industries and went into particular detail about how Jobs was driven by products that were “sucky.” He would then transform the category by creating technology that was beautifully …

Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

Mugen Power reveals 5,500 mAh battery for Samsung Galaxy S4

So you (and 20 million others) bought a shiny new Galaxy S4 and love it to death, but the included 2,600 mAh battery just isn’t cutting it. Sure, four hours of video streaming, eight hours with moderate usage, and 17 hours of talk time sounds like a lot, but what if you want to browse the web a …

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Snowden's nightmare comes true

Edward Snowden’s nightmare may be coming true.<p>Not exile; not the danger of imprisonment or prosecution; and not his newfound association with dictators, lawyers and impresarios.<p>Snowden’s worst fear, by his own account, was that “nothing will change.”<p>“People will see in the media all these …

Apple Warns Of 'Chilling Effect' As Antitrust Trial Ends

If Apple was found guilty, it would "send shudders through the business community" by condemning the ordinary negotiations that companies undertake to enter new markets, the company's lawyer, Orin Snyder, said on the last day of the trial.<p>"We submit a ruling against Apple on this record sets a …

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Backward compatibility: The issue no one is talking about

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Like books, movies, and music, video games are going through a gradual transition to digital distribution. As this transition continues, backward compatibility …