Kevin Reyes

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Ebooks made up 22.55 percent of all US publishing revenue in 2012

The US publishing industry appears to be turning over a new leaf: ebook sales made up 22.5 percent of the industry's net revenue last year, according to a new survey from the Association of American Publishers. That's up from just 0.05 percent 10 years prior, when the AAP first began keeping track …

Verizon Customers Will Have to Wait Full Two Years for That Phone Upgrade

Verizon Wireless announced changes Friday that mean many customers will need to wait longer to get that shiny new phone.<p>The carrier had been letting …

Mobile

Always-Online, Always Connected Would Be A Terrible Business Decision For Microsoft's Next Generation Xbox

<i>Rumors, leaks, and anonymous sources all point to an always-online requirement for Microsoft’s next Xbox.</i><p>The next Xbox may have an always-online requirement, according to sources across the internet. These back up earlier leaks that suggest the next-gen video game console will be “Always Online, …

There isn’t enough helium in the world to keep BioShock Infinite’s city of Columbia afloat

<i>BioShock Infinite</i>'s sky city of Columbia would take more helium to float than what exists in the world today, according to calculations from io9.<p>The publication first used the example of New York's most famous landmark, the Empire State building. Just to lift the building, it would take 330 million …

This Amazing, Zoomable Universe-In-A-Browser Puts Everything In Perspective

And another one helps you see just how far it is to Mars.<p>From nanoparticles to galaxies, we can understand a lot about how our universe works--but it's hard to keep things in context. Can you really grasp how far you'd have to travel to reach Mars? Or wrap your head around the infinitesimally small …

Guinness Strips Bugatti Veyron SS Of 'World's Fastest' Car Title

Bad news for Bugatti Veyron Super Sport owners: your car is no longer the fastest production car in the world, and is therefore just a slow, …

Commercial Rocket Makes Trek to Launchpad

Kevin Ware cheers from courtside at the Final Four

ATLANTA — One by one, the Louisville players came to the end of the court. Their teammate was there, Kevin Ware sitting next to the elevated platform at the Georgia Dome.<p>The Cardinals' five starters shook hands or bumped fists with Ware, whose horrific injury in last Sunday's Midwest Region final …

German court invalidates Apple’s slide-to-unlock patent

A German court has ruled that all claims for Apple’s slide-to-unlock patent have been found to be invalid. The ruling was made in Germany’s federal …

Judiciary

What Games Are: The Reviewers Are Wrong About OUYA

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>So let’s be upfront about a couple of things.<p>First, I went to the OUYA party at GDC. Second, I also was invited to the …

Irrational Games Makes Serious Misstep with 'BioShock: Infinite' Soundtrack Offering

It was love at first listen.<p><i>BioShock: Infinite</i> may be a tour de force of storytelling, and it may have set the bar for art direction for an FPS as high as Columbia itself. But it’s the off-kilter pop music that’s won me over like a quick wink from a cute stranger. A Beach Boys song performed by …

Facebook Begins Big Ad Blitz To Tout Its New Android “Home”

Although Facebook Home won’t be available for another week or so, the social network has begun a major ad campaign pitching customers on its new …

Android News