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Best mobile games of March 2014

<b>Looking for a new game to play on your mobile device? Here's our pick of the best released in March 2014.</b><p>Shattered Planet<p>Montreal-based studio Kitfox …

The Making of the Titanfall Atari Games

Redesigning Missile Command and other Atari classics.<p>Titanfall Arcade is a bizarre marriage between Respawn, Electronic Arts, and Atari — one that …

Meet Sinister, A Haptic PC Gaming Device With Embedded ViviTouch Technology

What would a gamepad be like if it had artificial muscles inside of it? How does last year’s ViviTouch technology — originally designed for audio immersion — work within the framework of a PC gaming device? Hopefully, Tivitas Interactive’s Sinister is about to answer those questions.<p>Set for its …

EverythingMe's New Android Homescreen Learns What you Want

We were excited when Aviate brought us its vision of a ‘contextual’ Android homescreen last year, and now EverythingMe is launching a fresh take on the idea of a phone that knows what apps and information you want, when you want them.<p>EverythingMe released the first version of its Android launcher …

Tech Demo for Pillow Castle's First Person Puzzler

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A College Kid Made More Than $24,000 Yesterday Just By Waving This Sign On ESPN

A college student quickly made over $24,000 just by waving this sign on TV.<p>Here's the deal: Yesterday on ESPN's "College GameDay" (an ESPN college football show that's filmed at a different college campus each week) some student held the above sign that has both the Bitcoin logo and a QR code.<p>A QR …

GTA 5 on SNES! (16-bit Trailer)

Google is building Chrome OS straight into Windows 8

Google unveiled its Chrome Apps initiative recently to launch apps that exist outside of the browser and extend its reach into more of a platform, but it looks like the company has a whole lot more planned. Over the past few weeks, Google has been updating its developer version of the Chrome …

A Disabled Marine Is Designing The Best Steam Box You've Never Heard Of

In the battle for the living room, the PC has been only tangentially related; a lofty aspiration next to the dominance of Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. Then along came the proposition of a “Steam box” and its promise of modularity, diminutive design, and ease of use.<p>True, there are existing …

Can AMD's Newest APU Play Your Favorite Games Without A Dedicated Graphics Card? (Part 1)

It began as a project called AMD Fusion — a “system on a chip” solution that combined a standard CPU with integrated graphics processing. AMD’s Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) finally saw the light of day in 2011. And as we did with Intel‘s HD Graphics 2000, PC gaming enthusiasts let loose a …

The Verdict On AMD's A8-6600K, And Surprising Revelations Testing An A10-6800K With Dual Graphics

Last week I ran some gaming benchmarks on AMD’s A8-6600K APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) and found that it was surprisingly competent at rendering advanced graphics — provided you’re willing to make significant compromises like dropping down to 720p and reducing overall quality.<p>When <i>Crysis 3</i> drove …

Cube 3D printer goes on sale at Currys & PC World

Currys and PC World have announced that the Cube 3D printer is now available to buy online for £1,195.<p>The Cube works by enabling the user to design a three-dimensional product, and then send that design's instruction to the printer, either via Wi-Fi from their computer or by plugging in a USB stick.<p>…

Microsoft's 18-year-old 'Hover' game is reborn inside the browser

You remember <i>Hover</i>, right? If you're one of our many, many readers born after 1995, you probably don't. But that's OK: we're here to educate you, dear millennials. The game, which came installed on Windows 95 in the "Fun Stuff" folder, is making a comeback: Microsoft just came out with a web version …

Kill Your Console - Reasons to Switch to PC

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This is the first interesting search engine since Google

It’s hard to build a really new search engine. Microsoft has spent enormous resources trying to convince people that Bing’s search results are just as good as Google’s. Bing has won market share, but not at Google’s expense. Other Google alternatives like DuckDuckGo are growing rapidly because they …

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New programming language could code DNA to deliver drugs and detect diseases

The University of Washington envisions a future where our bodies will be tuned to heal us just as easily as software is built to entertain us — and it's come up with a method that could eventually turn this idea into a reality. University researchers have developed a programming language that …

'Mega Man' spiritual successor coming to PS4 and Xbox One after smashing Kickstarter goal

<i>Mighty No. 9</i>, the new side-scrolling action game from <i>Mega Man</i> creator Keiji Inafune, has finished its round of crowdfunding — and the project was a huge success, raising over four times the initial goal of $900,000. Inafune's team took in $3,845,170 on Kickstarter, or over $4 million total …

Animated GIF Pixel Art Made From Classic Video Games

Noirlac, a Paris-based designer and Ubisoft video game developer, uses screenshots from old video games to create pixel art animated GIFs that …

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Five Things 'GTA 5' Could Have Learned From Its Competition

It’s been five years since the release of Grand Theft Auto IV, and during that time, Rockstar was able to sit and think about exactly what they’d want to include in the fifth installment of their game when it premiered at the tail end of this console generation.<p>They largely looked backward to the …

iMotion kickstarts motion controllers inspired by 'Minority Report' and Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift has ignited a new round of excitement in virtual reality — but a major issue with the device is that its reliance on keyboards, mice, and traditional gaming controllers holds back just how immersive the headset can be. However, a small Singapore-based company says it has an answer …

The Legends Behind The Legend of Zelda

Eight talented designers who have helped craft one of our favorite series.<p><i>March 3rd, 2016: To celebrate the return of Twilight Princess, now in HD on</i> …

The Great Suspender Automagically Kills Off Memory-Hungry Chrome Tabs

Just a quick heads up to a fantastic Chrome extension I’ve been using of late: The Great Suspender.<p>I’m sure there are others out there, but this is the one that has worked for me and it has dramatically improved my Chrome and overall computer experience.<p>The Great Suspender effectively allows you to …

Your future ultra-fast internet connection just launched into space

Elon Musk’s commercial space company, SpaceX, has just launched a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit carrying a Canadian Space Agency satellite, CASSIOPE. Part of the satellite’s payload is Cascade, a prototype for a super-fast space-borne file-transfer system—a kind of digital courier service.<p>The idea …