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Moven Takes Its Mobile Banking App Out Of Beta

Moven, a mobile banking service similar in some respects to recently acquired Simple, exited from beta this week, meaning users no longer have to request an invite to sign up for an account. Now publicly available, the company is allowing users to open a bank account directly from their smartphone, …

Camera lowered into deep ocean trench finds unexpected creatures

Scientists have taken their first look into the previously unexplored New Hebrides deep-sea trench in the Pacific Ocean. At the bottom of the trench — a depth of more than 23,000 feet (7,000 meters) — they found a surprising group of creatures unlike those found in other deep trenches around the …

HBO GO App Lands on the PlayStation 3

Despite selling over 6 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide, Sony is still supporting the PlayStation 3 with new software and video games.<p>Today, owners of the ageing console in the US will be able to download a new HBO GO app to stream shows such as True Detective, Boardwalk Empire and Game of …

Shannon Studstill is helping lead female charge in video game field

As a child, Shannon Studstill sold gum to her classmates to finance her weekly trips to the video game arcade.<p>That early investment in "Pac-Man" and "Defender" would pay huge dividends.<p>Studstill, one of the most powerful women in the male-dominated world of video games, now runs<p>SonySanta Monica …

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Batman goes next-gen with 'Arkham Knight' on PS4, Xbox One, and PC

The Batman series is back, yet again. Later this year will see the release of <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i>, the latest in the action series that made is debut with 2009's surprise hit <i>Batman: Arkham Asylum</i>. It's slated to hit the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC some time this year, though no specific date …

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

WhitePages Current For Android Now Protects Against “One Ring” Scam

WhitePages Current, a free caller and text identification application for Android users, has been updated today to counter the plague that is the “one ring scam.” In case you’re unfamiliar, scammers are now trying to exploit smartphone owner’s “missed call” screen by programmatically dialing …

It’s official: TiVo’s co-founders start selling $49 Qplay TV streamer

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>TiVo (s TIVO) co-founders Michael Ramsay and Jim Barton are back with a new venture dubbed Qplay that hopes to do for online …

The Kids Behind @HistoryInPics Are Trying to Build a Legit Business

Eric Damier drove to the hotel in Los Angeles to pick up his business partners, Xavier Di Petta and Kyle Cameron, both of whom are barely old enough …

Hands-On With Coin, The Electronic Credit Card That Hopes To Declutter Your Wallet

There are a number of startups seeking to make our financial lives better, whether it be Simple helping users set budgets and goals or BillGuard to make them aware of fraudulent charges that show up on their credit cards. Then there’s Coin, which wants to create a sort of “one card to rule them …

Steve Wozniak just backed a DIY computer on Kickstarter—and so have 12,000 others

The creators of Kano, a kit to assemble your own mini-computer, asked for $100,000 on Kickstarter. One day short of the end of the company’s campaign, they’ve raised $1.35 million from nearly 12,000 backers including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler. Alex …

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Is It Game Over For The Xbox One Thanks To Mandatory Kinect?

Paul Tassi argues, quite persuasively, that the reason Xbox One is behind the PlayStation 4 is the inclusion of the Kinect, a voice-and-motion sensor that allows users to control the console via voice commands.<p>He quotes analyst Michael Pachter, who says that the “reason Sony beats Microsoft is …

Don’t get fired: Simplilearn helps you keep your professional skills up-to-date (exclusive)

Blink. You missed it. Your skill set may now be obsolete.<p>Simplilearn wants to help employees keep up with the fast-moving, competitive professional world. The online training and certification provider released a mobile application today and announced a partnership with Udemy.<p>Simplilearn claims to …

Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …

U-Verse adds live TV streaming via web and iPad now; iPhone and Android later

Following the lead of several other TV providers, AT&T U-verse has launched internet streaming for some of the channels it carries. Subscribers can tune into up to 108 channels while at home, and about 25 while away from home either on Uverse.com or on the U-verse for iPad app. The new iPad app …

U-Verse live TV streaming reaches Android, including tablets

AT&T's live U-Verse TV streaming has at last reached Android. Subscribers can now watch over 100 live channels from their Google-powered hardware, including more than 20 channels that are available away from home. The U-Verse app also supports Android tablets for the first time, the carrier says. …

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30 of the Most Beautiful and Well-Designed Android Apps

Android can be beautiful. Naysayers might tell you otherwise, but it’s absolutely true. Admittedly, it’s far easier to find visually stunning apps for the iPhone and iPad; truth be told, there are just more of them in the App Store. But if you value incredible style and aesthetics, don’t dismiss …

Microsoft announces Xbox One entertainment app lineup

Yesterday Sony announced what entertainment-centric apps would be featured on the PlayStation 4 at launch, and now it's time for the Xbox One to get the same treatment. Microsoft has detailed the different TV, video service, and streaming apps that will be available on the console for each of the …

You can be 007 as Ready SIM launches data-only plan to access the mobile Internet anonymously

If you value your privacy on mobile devices, Roam Mobility has a product called Ready SIM for you. The Vancouver, Canada-based company has launched a new data-only plan that enables people to use the mobile Internet via a 4G data network without revealing their identity.<p>Ready SIM has built a system …

Xbox One comes with six months of free Skype group video calling and minutes

Microsoft is gradually revealing a lot more about its Xbox One console today. While video calling is free on Skype, Microsoft typically charges $4.99 per month for group video calling with multiple people. If you’re an Xbox Live Gold subscriber then the company is supplying six months of free Skype …

What You Need To Know About Node.js

Node.js, a framework that’s been around since 2009, is making a big impact in web programming circles.<p>With disciples in Microsoft, Yahoo, LinkedIn and PayPal, developers have not only heard of the merits of Node.js, but they’re either using or learning it now.<p>Consumers may have heard that Node.js …