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Apple files for updated Apple TV trademark potentially hinting at more advanced gaming capabilities

Apple has apparently updated its Apple TV trademark with new conditions related to gaming. <i>Patently Apple</i> reports today that the company filed an updated trademark last Friday to cover gaming use cases, a move that the site calls “a significant update that has to be taken seriously.”<p>The new …

Police chief arrested in undercover child sex sting

<b>(CNN) —</b> The online ad was pretty blunt: "Dominate [sic] male police officer seeks fun, discreet, sub playmate -- m4w."<p>Before long, that officer got a response from a purported 14-year-old girl. And the age didn't dissuade him, authorities said.<p>"... everyone has to have a first time," the officer …

Crime

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Fire Emblem Heroes'

It’s been a while since I cared enough about a mobile game to really dive into it, not since <i>Pokémon GO</i>, in fact, and once again it’s Nintendo that has caught my eye with <i>Fire Emblem Heroes</i>.<p>Despite not being a fan of either <i>Fire Emblem</i> or gacha games, I’ve found myself playing <i>Heroes</i> quite a bit, and …

After One Year Away, I've Forgotten What Is Happening in 'Destiny'

I didn't expect my first hour with <em>Destiny: Rise of Iron</em> to be spent exploring layers of menus that I'd forgotten about and trying to decipher the junk in my quest log.<p>Tell me if you've experienced this feeling before. You walk away from a game you enjoyed for a long time, and months …

11 of Your Favorite Kid Foods, All Grown Up

Let's be honest: No matter your age, you're never above a gooey grilled cheese sandwich or piping hot bowl of mac and cheese. Here are eleven grown-up versions of your favorite childhood classics, so you can eat like a kid without compromising the air of adulthood.<p><b>Gnocchi Mac and Cheese</b><p>The only …

5 ways to make money with your phone

You don't like to think about it, but between the up-front cost and the monthly contract payments, your phone costs you a fair bit of money. What you might not realize is that it can make you money, too.<p>You won’t get rich, but you can pay for a few trips to Starbucks. Here’s how to get started.<p><b>1.</b> …

Caution: Don’t miss out on the best iOS apps of 2014

The word “app” has always described Apple’s executable programs, but it wasn’t until the App Store appeared in 2008 that the term really took hold as a way to describe the little programs that help make our smartphones not just smart, but also useful and totally fun.<p>At this point, “There’s an app …

F1 Teams Burn Up $570 Million Of Losses In Just Five Years

Formula One’s teams made combined net losses of $561.6 million over the five years to 2013 according to recently-released financial statements.<p>Remarkably, more than half of the total loss was made by one outfit – Britain’s Lotus F1 team which is controlled by the private equity firm Genii Capital. …

7 Roasted Potato Dishes to Try for Thanksgiving (and After)

These simple takes on roasted potatoes will be at home on any fall or winter table.<p>These simple takes on roasted potatoes will be at home on any fall …

Final Fantasy creator's Terra Battle is coming to consoles

The latest game from Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi started off as a mobile exclusive, but it's not staying that way. After surpassing 2 …

Final Fantasy

iPhone 6 Information Leak Sourced from Foxconn Details Dimensions of 4.7-Inch and 5.5-Inch Versions

French Apple website <i>IGen.fr</i> (Google Translate) has shared a variety of new details about Apple's upcoming iPhone 6, including dimensions for each model, info about the protruding camera ring on the rear of both devices, and more. The photos appear to be of internal information residing in a Foxconn …

This Site Will Add Dozens of Free PS4 Games to Your Library

We’ve already established that the current PlayStation 4 drought isn’t quite as bad as some message board pundits may lead you to believe, but there …

Croixleur Σ hits Comiket this week, Steam in early 2014

<i>Croixleur Σ</i> is launching this week at Comiket 85 in Tokyo, Japan. An updated version of the doujin action game that found its way to western shores …

Drakengard 3 gets lengthy new trailer for Japanese launch

If Sony is going to make good on its promise of ten year life cycle for the PlayStation 3, it's going to need a little help from games (like</i> …

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

Cover promises contextual lock screens and smarter task switching for Android

Lock screen replacements for Android aren't exactly new -- some even come as part of a larger overlay that customizes your home screen experience entirely. However, few lock screen replacements do as much as Cover, a new invite-only solution that launches today, promises to do. Not only is Cover …

Latest PS4 screenshots show gradual evolution, new mobile app

It was shortly after Sony's February announcement of the PlayStation 4 that the company provided a first look at the user interface of its next-gen console. Since then, Sony's been iterating steadily, making small changes here and there, but the latest batch of screenshots reveals a reassuringly …

Sony Xperia Z1 review: a high-spec cameraphone without the hump

It's time to set the record straight: the original Xperia Z, launched back in February, was a decent phone. A <i>solid</i> phone. It was as if Sony had suddenly paused its chaotic schedule of handset releases in order to take stock of what Android users actually want: things like 1080p, microSD and a …

Sony Officially Debuts Two Revolutionary Lens-Style Cameras for your Smartphone

Earlier today, after weeks worth of rumors and leaks, Sony finally announced the ‘lens cameras’ we had heard so much about. No need to parse through …

Official Photos of Toyota's Yaris Hybrid-R

Still not a Supra, but now slightly more appealing<p>Last month, we told you about Toyota's Yaris Hybrid-R concept, and we were pretty disappointed that it was a Yaris-based hatchback instead of something a little more...sporty. That part hasn't changed, but Toyota has released more information, along …

Sony Xperia Z1: the new flagship with imaging at its heart (hands-on)

For a while, it looked like Sony was going to work its way up and down the alphabet with each new phone. More recently, however, it's settled on one letter -- for its flagships at least -- and the ultimate letter at that. Following the lead of other OEM's, Sony appears to be easing off the …

Parallels Access: Run Mac and Windows Apps Like They Were Made for iPad

<b>Parallels Access</b> is a new iPad app launching tonight – that promises to let you experience Mac and Windows applications as is they were made for the iPad. It ‘applifies’ your Windows and Mac apps to make them feel as it they’re native iPad apps.<p>The app is published by Parellels, the makers of the …

Software