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Paranoid Android support arrives for legacy devices

Those of you who have ever checked out the official Paranoid Android download page will have noticed that the team doesn’t officially support many devices, in fact the developers only officially supports Nexus and Oppo handsets for its ROM. For a small team this is obviously practical, but us …

Patatap turns your browser into a musical animation controlled by your keyboard

Open this website, put on your headphones, and start typing. Created by designer Jono Brandel in collaboration with the music composers Lullatone, Patatap is described as a "portable animation and sound kit," turning your keyboard into an instrument for musical animations. Press any key from A to Z …

Meet the Disney Character Voiced by Flea – Premiere

Although Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has provided backing vocals on all of the group’s albums, he has stepped up to the mic for lead vocals …

Nex Band is a smart, modular charm bracelet for gaming on your wrist

Preorders start today<p>Whether it's a smartwatch or Google Glass, wearable devices have largely struggled to be fashionable accessories. Mighty Cast is hoping to change with its upcoming Nex Band — part customizable charm bracelet, part sensor-equipped smart device. "It's like a connected Pandora …

There’s one man standing between you and the US wireless oligopoly

It should be no surprise that there are increasingly few real players in the US wireless business. Goldman Sachs makes the point clearly in this chart, which it recently published as part of a note on trends in mergers and acquisitions.<p>While potentially good for shareholders, the emergence of such …

Telecoms

Predicting Love And Breakups With Facebook Data

Does it matter that the love of your life doesn’t like your friends? If you hit the one-year anniversary mark, are you more likely to get married? Smitten worry warts are often obsessed with comparing their partners’ behavior to other couples to see if a dreaded breakup is headed their way. Now, …

Josh Homme: ‘F–k Imagine Dragons, F–k the Grammys’

For Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme, time only deepens wounds. A little over two weeks have passed since the Grammy broadcast cut short …

Borderlands 2 DLC Sir Hammerlock Versus the Son of Crawmerax hits April 15

<i>Sir Hammerlock Versus the Son of Crawmerax</i>, the fifth and final Headhunter add-on for <i>Borderlands 2</i>, will arrive April 15, publisher 2K Games revealed today.<p>The downloadable content will retail for $2.99 on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Mac and Windows PC. It's expected to be released April 16 on PS3 in …

Porn viewing increases 18 percent on PS3 on Valentine’s Day

Gamers might need their manual dexterity for more than just headshots on Valentine’s Day.<p>SugarDVD — the Netflix of adult films — revealed to GamesBeat that porn viewing increases across all devices on the romantic holiday for couples. In fact, the average minutes watched per user increases 43 …

Why am I hallucinating?

Big Pic: The Solar System's Largest Moon, Mapped

A geological guide to Jupiter's moon Ganymede<p>Fancy a trip to see Punt crater? This map will show you the way, though you're on your own for arranging transportation.<p>This is a map of Ganymede, one of the moons of Jupiter. With a diameter of more than 3,000 miles, Ganymede is three-quarters the size …

Astronomy

Red Hot Chili Peppers Play ‘One Last Blowout’ Before Super Bowl

Of all the rock’n’jock concerts capitalizing on New York City’s proximity to the Super Bowl this weekend, only one had the cheerleaders of both the …

5 Fun Super Bowl Bets You Can Win

How many TDs will Manning throw? How many times will he say “Omaha”? We provide answers to these questions and more<p>The Super Bowl isn’t the highest rated game of the year because <i>only</i> football fans watch. Your girlfriend, that buddy who’s into <i>World of Warcraft</i>, and Aunt Millie all tune in or go to a …

Apple Said To Be Focusing On Health With iOS 8 And iWatch, Following Exec Meeting With FDA

Apple’s plans for iOS 8 focus on redefining health tracking via mobile devices, according to a new report from 9to5Mac, which has a terrific track record when it comes to rumors it has sourced itself. The report details a new marquee application coming in iOS 8 called “Healthbook” that monitors all …

Left 4 Dead 2 - Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time's Fire Temple in Left 4 Dead 2 - IGN Video

With the recent free release of L4D2 during the Steam winter sale, we present another reason to get back into the zombie-slaying spirit: A full …

Could This Spell Trouble For 'The Elder Scrolls Online?'

Bethesda’s first MMO is hitting consoles soon, but maybe only for older gamers. The ESRB has given it a “Mature” rating. It’s unclear what, exactly, precipitated the rating, but given some of the darker elements and frequent beheadings of a game like Skyrim, one can sort of guess. Bethesda’s Pete …

2014 could be the year web browsers replace Photoshop

The language that controls the web’s style—CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets—could be getting a new set of features that will make it the new gold standard for graphic design. <b></b>These features, collectively known as blending modes, are currently under consideration by the World Wide Web Consortium, the …

Analyst predicts smartphone sales will slump in Q1, first time in two years

This might be the first quarter in two years to see a decline in worldwide smartphone shipments, according to TrendForce (and spotted by Re/code). …

Korean report: LG G3 to launch in May, to pack a QHD display?

According to sources in the Korean media, the flagship LG G3 smartphone will be released sooner than you may have expect- pencil May 17th into your diary LG fans.<p>The latest news from Korea also reveals a new important detail about the LG G3, the inclusion of a QHD display. QHD is a massive …

Phones

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Hackers Take Control of Xbox's Official Twitter and Instagram Accounts for About Three Hours (UPDATED)

Looks like there’s no peace for Microsoft’s official Twitter accounts lately: After the rather hilarious but pretty harmless hoopla happened about …

Infamous: Second Son Extended HD Gameplay From CES 2014 - Skewed 'n Reviewed

<b>Published on</b> January 10th, 2014 | <i>by gareth</i><p>0<p>While covering the final day of the show I was able to get some hands on time with the game as well as …

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Apparently Titanfall's AI Will Act As Cannon Fodder And XP Boosters

Recently Polygon <b>interviewed</b> Justin Hendry, lead designer at <b>Respawn Entertainment</b>. During the lengthy interview meant to provide clarity to several …

Evolve: Meet The Goliath

A monster movie is only as good as the monster, and that’s often the case with games. In Turtle Rock Studios’ upcoming shooter Evolve, up to four …

10 Tips for Teaching Younger Gamers More Complex Games

Reading Time: 9 minutes<p>Yesterday, Jonathan offered up 10 reasons to play board games with your kids… and today I’d like to offer up 10 tips for …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Live-action Legend of Zelda fan film is intense

Hollywood produced video game adaptations are traditionally a train wreck, which is a major factor in why I never want to see Nintendo's <i>The Legend of</i> …

Fan Films

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