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With 20.2 Million PS4's Sold, Sony Is Winning Because Of Microsoft's Mistakes

The PlayStation 4 continues to be a hit for Sony.<p>The video game consoles has sold over 20.2 million units through to consumers by the end of February, making it the most successful of the eighth generation video game systems.<p>“We are so grateful for the enormous support from PlayStation fans …

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How Sega built the Genesis

By <i>Polygon Staff</i><p>In late 2014, publisher Read-Only Memory released <i>Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works</i>, a history book covering the hardware, games and legacy of Sega's 16-Bit system. Featuring console diagrams and translated design documents, it serves as part art book, part history lesson and part …

iOS 8.2 brings back blood glucose tracking, explains Health data

In addition to supporting WatchKit and the Apple Watch, the iOS 8.2 software update will re-introduce some previously removed features in Apple’s Health app on iOS 8 as well as provide some feature enhancements. As discovered in the latest iOS 8.2 beta for developers, Apple is reintroducing support …

10 Great Docking Stations For Your Phone, Tablet, And Laptop

Trying to figure out which docking station you need can be extremely frustrating. Some won't sync with your phone model, while others are too clunky.<p>So we've done the hard work for you.<p>Here is Insider Picks' list of 10 great docking stations. Whether you're looking for one that doesn't take up a …

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Halo 5: Guardians Armor Unlocks from Halo: The Master Chief Collection Revealed

Red vs. Blue.<p>343 Industries has revealed four special armor permutations for the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta (they'll also be unlocked for the …

BBC Doctor Who Game Teaches Programming

Today the BBC announced The Doctor and the Dalek, a new online game voiced by Peter Capaldi that teaches players to program.<p>The game features the regenerated Twelfth Doctor thrown into a “dangerous quest with his most devious of enemies” in a new, standalone, story from Doctor Who writer, Phil …

Laboratory-grown penises will be available in five years, say researchers

No snark here, dear readers: We sincerely hope you never lose a body part, especially not a reproductive organ. In the event that <i>do</i> you suffer a terrible accident, or if you were born with some kind of abnormality, there's a team of researchers dedicated to making sure patients not only recover …

Windows 10: Everything You Need To Know About The New Windows

As expected Microsoft has formally announced the new version of Windows. As no-one expected it will be called ‘Windows 10’ not Windows 9. Why? Because Microsoft claims it represents such a significant leap over Windows 8 that calling it Windows 9 would not do it justice.<p>I can hear your groans now, …

Get 35% Off Limefuel’s Giant Dual-USB Battery Pack

Never run out of charge on your mobile devices again, with the all-powerful Limefuel Lite USB Battery Pack.<p>With 15,000 mAh of juice and two ports in a pocket-sized lightweight body, you can charge your phone and tablet simultaneously wherever you go.<p>Here are some of the top features:<p>15,000mAg …

iPad + Lego + stage magic = brilliance

Simon Pierro has just been engaged as an official iPad Lego stage magician to promote the recently launched Lego Fusion.<p>German stage magician Simon Pierro has made something of a name for himself as the "iPad magician" -- using an iPad tablet to perform sleight-of-hand that is pretty amazing -- …

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New research suggests deep learning could improve AI in video games

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Gamerscore<p>Deep learning is seemingly everywhere these days, although most of the time we’re reading (or writing) about …

Apple iPhone 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8

Check out how the specs from Apple's latest iPhone 6 compares to those of its Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 flagship rivals.<p>In addition to the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch wearable, Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, a stylish 4.7-inch handset with a faster A8 processor, NFC, and a …

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Penis Ring Thrust Counter And Sexual Performance App

<i>HIYO, totally thought that dude's finger was a pecker at first.</i><p>Because what man hasn't dreamed of sporting a BlueTooth and Wi-Fi connected ring …

Why non-gamers don’t like playing video games – and how to change their minds

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Sure it sounds like an odd title for a website section that’s focused on gaming, but like all things in life, it helps to dip our heads above the sea in which …

It Takes 5 Billion Years To Visit Each Planet In 'No Man's Sky'

<i>No Man’s Sky,</i> a proceduraly-generated space exploration game, and a timed-exclusive coming to the PS4, looks like a really neat game.<p>It’s also huge: It would take a player 5 billion years to travel to each of the game’s planets for just one second per world.<p>But I find the news a little …

Transformers: Optimus Prime and Megatron Transform Into Vintage Game Consoles

Fans of the original Transformers cartoons will be very excited to learn that Optimus Prime and Megatron are being reimagined as toys that transform …

10 Apps That Will Make Your Android Phone A Whole Lot Better

Android launchers allow you to make your phone even more personal and catered to your specific tastes.<p>A launcher is essentially a home screen replacement for your Android phone.<p>You can turn them on or off whenever you like, which means you can change the look and feel of your phone's software at …

[Updated] Nvidia's New Product Is A Shield Tablet With Tegra K1, Designed For PC And Android Gaming

<i>[Update: The lead rings true, and the details remain the same. Nvidia officially announced the Shield Tablet today, and beyond what I reported it does have some unique "firsts." It's the first tablet to natively support Twitch streaming, the first tablet with Nvidia's Shadowplay gameplay recording,</i> …

EXCLUSIVE: Microsoft Smartwatch Will Feature UV Sensor and Blood-Glucose Monitor

Microsoft will launch a sensor-laden smartwatch by the end of the year featuring a blood-glucose monitor and a UV sensor, according to people with …

A horse named Gizmondo: The inside story of the world's greatest failed console

<i>Every Sunday we bring you a selection from our archives, giving you the chance to discover something for the first time or maybe to become</i> …

The real story behind The Sun's "Gaming as addictive as heroin" headline

UK newspaper The Sun has been getting stick today for an article it published which carried the headline: "Gaming as addictive as heroin." But what's …

Review: Mad Catz's C.T.R.L.R. Is An Exciting Smartphone Game Controller For Your Home

The Mad Catz C.T.R.L.R. is a bluetooth game controller that will free you from the using the touchscreen and accelerometer controls that the majority of arcade styled smartphone games, and create a much more immersive and familiar gaming experience.<p>The $50 controller also works as a replacement …

The forgotten losers of the console wars

History is written by the victors, but for all those generations of console wars we've managed to weather through, what about the other guys? Opening this week, a new games museum in southern Japan houses 56 different consoles of varying fame (or infamy). For every NES/Famicom, there are …

Google Cardboard Is Google's Awesomely Weird Answer To Virtual Reality

There’s a lot going on in the virtual reality space lately.<p>The up-and-coming Oculus Rift VR headset was recently purchased by Facebook to the tune of $2 billion. And PlayStation 4 maker Sony announced their own VR headset, Project Morpheus, this year at GDC.<p>Everyone’s been waiting for the other big …

South Korea's Game Addiction Law could treat games like drugs and alcohol

The debate surrounding video games has escalated due to the South Korean government's impending Game Addiction Law, which would see games regulated like drugs or alcohol.<p>You may have realized by now that Korea is a haven for gamers. Games like Starcraft and more recently, League of Legends, have a …

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Xbox One July update brings help for Achievements and 'Likes' on recordings

Microsoft gave viewers a peek at the continuing evolution of the Xbox One just ahead of its E3 press conference, but everyone should get to try out the new Snap mode for Achievements next month. That's because the feature is a part of the July update about to start testing, along with a few other …

Microsoft Believes It Will Sell More Kinects in the Long Run

Phil Spencer says the new Kinect-less Xbox One will eventually lead to more Kinects in gamers' homes.<p>Microsoft's head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, says …

Download This! Ziploop App Will Get Rid of All Your Wallet Clutter

Shopping is generally an enjoyable experience, but it does have its downsides: Tracking old receipts, expiration dates, and return policies—not to …

Roccat Just Introduced The Most Useful PC Gaming Peripheral Ever Created

I love PC gaming, but loathe the prospect of playing my favorite games on a desk. I prefer to crash into a comfortable chair, relax, and sink into the game. Steam’s in-home streaming and an influx of compact gaming PCs have made this approach easier, but some PC games can’t — and shouldn’t — be …

Hyperkin Retron 5 review

In the rapidly maturing clone console market, the Retron 5 has become something of a legend. Announced amid great fanfare last year, this wonder …

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