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The 50 best Android games of 2013

From Angry Birds to Despicable Me, Ridiculous Fishing to Clash of Clans, here are this year's top picks for Android players<p>2013 was a very good year for Android games, as more developers recognised the potential of Google-powered smartphones and tablets. From action and puzzle games to sports and …

The 10 techies to watch in 2014

Some are familiar faces, others less so -- but each in their own way is trying to shake up the status quo.<p>The problem with any Top 10 list is that it's subjective and you're afterwards bound to think up more candidates who deserve consideration in the ranking. We plead guilty on both counts. But as …

T-Mobile

Google Launches Android Device Manager App

Google today launched a standalone app for its Android Device Manager service. You can download the new Android tool now directly from Google Play.<p>The Android app works just like the Web version of Android Device Manager. It shows you any device associated with your Google Account, lets you ring to …

Google Brings Chrome Apps For Mac Out Of Beta, Offers Web Software That Works Offline

Google has brought its Chrome Apps to the Mac, letting users install apps to their desktop for use just like native software. There’s a Chrome App Launcher for Mac, too, which resides in your dock and provides centralized access to all those Chrome apps in the same place.<p>The apps available work …

A gorgeous, colorful look at the cellphone signals we never see

Invisible signals are all around us, and now we can finally see what we've been missing. Data visualization artist Nickolay Lamm created psychedelic images of the cellphone signals that live in the air, but are invisible to us.<p>At first glance, the visualizations look like tiny mountains illuminated …

Stolen Facebook and Yahoo passwords dumped online

<b>More than two million stolen passwords used for sites such as Facebook, Google and Yahoo and other web services have been posted online.</b><p>The details had probably been uploaded by a criminal gang, security experts said.<p>It is suspected the data was taken from computers infected with malicious software …

Security

The Next-Gen USB Plug To Be Smaller And Finally Reversible

Our long worldwide nightmare is almost over. The next USB plug will finally be reversible just like Apple’s Lightning connector. No more blindly jamming the connector towards the receptacle, just knowing that it’s not going to work. In the near future, the plug will always be the right side up.<p>The …

Why You Want to Be Tracked Online

Hate being followed by airfare offers after researching a trip, or video-game ads after browsing for a child’s gift? Tracking by online marketers can …

Samsung Galaxy S5 potentially spotted in benchmark results, reveals monster specs

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>The Galaxy S5 rumors have started swirling, though so far there has been little mentioned in the way of specs. But new …

The next USB plug will finally be reversible

Work has begun on a new generation of USB that will break compatibility with existing connectors in order to improve ease of use and allow for thinner devices. The new connector, called Type-C, is an addition to the existing USB 3.1 specification and is expected to be finalized by the middle of …

Google Is Building Robots. These Demos Show Them At Work.

The company that gave us Android is developing androids.<p>Yes, Google is building robots. And not just self-driving cars, which, of course, are technically robots, but humanoids that can walk around and make cow eyes at you.<p>It will probably be a while before anyone sees a Googlebot walking the …

Google takes aim at Microsoft and Amazon with its Cloud Platform

Google is taking on Amazon, Microsoft, and the rest with a web hosting solution aimed at individuals and businesses. Although previously available to a select few, Google's Compute Engine server platform is now available for everyone. Compute Engine forms part of the Google Cloud Platform, which …

Microsoft's 'Project Spark' beta arrives on Windows 8.1, lets you create an Xbox One game

Microsoft is launching a beta version of <i>Project Spark</i> today, its game-maker project for Windows 8.1, Xbox 360, and the new Xbox One console. <i>Project Spark</i> is essentially a tool to allow developers, enthusiasts, and gamers to build a game within a game. Players can build custom worlds, characters, …

Report: Metal Galaxy S5 body being built by the same company that supplies Apple, HTC

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>After four generations of plastic, the evidence is building that Samsung might finally be using metal for the body of the …

VSCO Cam brings its simple interface and powerful photo-editing tools to Android

Free app gives users yet another way to tweak and share their photos<p>After an extended beta test period, VSCO Cam for Android is now available to download from the Google Play Store. VSCO Cam is one of the most popular photography apps for iOS, as it combines a simple-to-use interface with powerful …

This ‘air modem’ could hack your PC or phone via sound waves — without any electronic connection

The one thing you’ve always been certain of is that a computer that’s not connected to a network, doesn’t munch data from any USB sticks, and doesn’t accept any kind of electronic connection requests is reasonably safe against hackers and crackers breaking into its electronic vaults.<p>Not so much, …

Samsung updating Galaxy Gear this week with enhanced notifications and gestures (updated)

When we reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch, we were concerned about the lack of third-party notification support. If we received a notification from any app that wasn't officially made by Samsung, we wouldn't actually get to read it on the watch; instead, we'd get alerted to the fact that …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition scores Android 4.4 KitKat update

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition, you can now put down your pitchfork and stop dripping with envy. Apparently, Android KitKat is also gracing not only the Sense-less version of HTC's One today, but also the non-TouchWiz device. When the phone getting Android 4.4 in its purest …

Engadget's smartphone buyer's guide: fall 2013

As the leaves turn to gold and flutter from the trees, the Engadget team digs out their scarves and mittens to get ready for the mad rush of phone launches that take place ahead of the holiday season. We've seen big devices (both large and high-profile ones) enter the world over the last few …

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

If Comet ISON Survives The Sun, The View May Be Spectacular

Whenever the phrase "comet of the century" gets tossed around, we recommend remembering all the buzz about Kohoutek.<p>If you were around in 1973, you may recall that Kohoutek was supposed to give us an amazing show.<p>Well, it fizzled.<p>But we do want to make sure everyone knows about comet ISON, which as …

As laptop SSDs hit 1TB in capacity, we see whether they're worth the cash

After reviewing Apple's latest MacBook Pro I noticed something very interesting: its performance versus my two-year-old model felt far more …

Some Nexus 4 users running into issues after installing KitKat

Last week the Android 4.4 KitKat OTA update finally started rolling out to Nexus 4 users, after a fairly long wait. Now that the update has arrived, it seems that some unfortunate Nexus 4 owners are reportedly experiencing issues including problems with the lockscreen, a broken dialer, a …

Android News

A New Android App Gives You Amazing Control Over What Your Other Apps Can Do

Say no, and you might not get to use the app.<p>In the last version of Android, Google had included a feature called App Ops. It let you decide what you wanted to allow each app to do. Were you cool with the app waking up the device? Tracking your location? Accessing your camera? You got to choose.<p>And …

Apps

Click! Google rebuilds Android camera base for better photos

Rebuilt software plumbing in Android should give new power to camera apps -- once Google makes the interface available to other programmers besides its own.<p>Want a better camera on your Android device? Google does, too.<p>For that reason, the company has overhauled the mobile OS's plumbing. Google has …

Mobile Photography

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

Obama Must Resign by Black Friday

Obama will be overthrown if he doesn’t resign by Black Friday, Oklahoma would rather no one have spousal benefits than give them to gay couples, and …

My 8 Favorite Inexpensive Canon Lenses

In the last few years, I have reviewed more lenses than you could possibly imagine. My photography students are always asking which lens is right for …

Pope puts St. Peter’s relics on display, reviving scientific debate

Pope Francis holds a bronze case containing relics attributed to St. Peter on Sunday, during their first-ever display for public veneration at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City. Franco Origlia<p>VATICAN CITY — The Vatican publicly unveiled a handful of bone fragments purportedly belonging to St. …

Archaeology