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Xbox One: gamer backlash over 'fee' for pre-owned titles

For many gamers, swapping among friends is a free and legal way of experiencing more games for less hard-earned cash. But for Xbox users, that may be all about to change.<p>Microsoft has outlined details of its plans for pre-owned titles played on Xbox One, and the future looks gloomy.<p>Upon purchase of …

Amazon Android Appstore now accessible through browsers in UK - Pocket-lint

Amazon has finally expanded its online Android Appstore to countries outside the US. Previously, UK customers could purchase apps only through their …

Xbox One is the always-online, used-game-killing nightmare we feared

Microsoft's public relations team couldn’t have been looking forward to yesterday's reveal. Sure, the console-maker was likely ecstatic about the …

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Xbox One: All the Nerdy Details You Don't Know Yet

You saw the news yesterday. The Xbox One was everywhere, and everyone talked a lot about it. But when a new console hits, often we'll latch onto the …

Cydia Comes To Android

On iOS, Cydia is the premier way to load unsigned apps onto your jailbroken iPhone or iPad… but since Android supports side-loading, it has no place …

Mashable Launches Google Glass Viral Prediction App

Even though Google Glass has taken a few shots lately, many of us at <i>Mashable</i> find it useful ... and fascinating. That's why we're launching Mashable …

15 Android Fixes We Want to See This Week

Google I/O is almost upon us, and that means, presumably, some updates to Android. We might not see a full-on update to a new version (5.0) announced …

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Amazing Desk Setups

So as you all know a little while ago my custom desk was completed.<p>You can find videos of the design and build here and the final desk tour here.<p>On …

5 Habits Of Leaders Who Create Workspace Culture

When I was a student (once upon a time I thought I was to be a clinical psychologist), and broke, and spending time in New York City (also about the time I decided I was not to be a performing artist, choreographer for my career after spending years here doing so), I used to make extra money …

Switched On: Three days without Google Glass

<i>Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology.</i><p>The television. The PC. The cellphone. We take the things in these sentence fragments for granted today, but they took many years to enter the mainstream. Could Google Glass herald the next great product that we will …

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How to send ebooks and documents to Kindle or Kindle mobile app WIRELESSLY

So you have some ebooks or documents on hard drive, but how to transfer these to your Kindle or your iPad Kindle app or other device? Typically, you …

An emotional Bill Gates details his last visit with Steve Jobs

The charitable work of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was the focus of the Microsoft founder’s recent <i>60 Minutes</i> interview with Charlie Rose, but the longtime richest man in the world got emotional when the conversation turned to friend and rival Steve Jobs. When asked what the pair talked …

Meet the Editor: Manage Your Magazines on the Web

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2013<p>The “Flip It” button gets a major new expansion today: the Flipboard Editor, which gives all Flipboard curators …

Vivo Xplay boasts 5.7-inch 1080p screen, dedicated audio chips and nifty single-hand mode (video)

Another 1080p quad-core Android phone, you say? Well, there's a bit more to it. Launched by BBK spin-off Vivo in Beijing just now, this 5.7-inch Xplay goes one step further than its smaller X1 and X1S cousins by packing one extra audio chip and the OPA2604 operational amplifier from Texas …

The Friday Debate: What's your favorite Android device?

We <i>are all mobile geeks, here at Android Authority. We love everything with a power button. We like to comment the latest news and endlessly argue over which phone is better. On the Friday Debate, we pick a hot issue and proceed to discuss it. Join us!</i><p>We discuss Android all day long. We obsess over …

New app brings Google Now wallpapers to any compatible device

For those of you longing to bring the Google Now wallpapers to any homescreen, developer <i>Bongoman</i> has created a live wallpaper app that allows you to …

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Manage to-dos with these four Android apps

For a long time, Astrid was considered a go-to task management app for Android users. But with its recent acquisition by Yahoo and the news that it will officially be going away on August 5, fans of the app are likely looking for alternatives. With that in mind, I've put together a list of four of …

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Video showcases Paranoid Android with multiple notification support

We’ve shown you what the folks at Paranoid Android have been working on, and since the testing stage of Halo began a few days ago, it was revealed …

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Nexus 4 Slipping Off Its Charging Orb? There's A 3D Printed Solution For That

As a recent convert to the Nexus 4 (after waiting months for my Sprint ETF to drop), I'm in love with the wireless charging orb. That's not to say it …

Nova Launcher Updated To Version 2.1: New Apps Menu, Better Icon And Wallpaper Selection, And More Theme Options

TeslaCoil Software's Nova Launcher has become one of the most popular custom launchers for Android power users since shortly after the arrival of Ice …

Top 10 Samsung Galaxy S4 Tips & Tricks!

Whether you’re the proud owner of a new Samsung Galaxy S4, (im)patiently waiting for yours to arrive, there’s a good chance that you want to know how to get the most out of your phone.<p>To that end, we have collected 10 tips that can help both old-school Android fans and new users alike. You might …

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HTC One, two months on ...

How has HTC's latest flagship fared after two months in the hands of an AC editor?<p>It’s been just over two months since I first got my hands on the …

Mad Genius' Motion Capture System brings Sony's break-apart controller idea to life, and then some

Remember that break-apart DualShock 3 idea for motion control Sony had five years ago? A new company named Mad Genius Controllers has surfaced with a working prototype that shows such a contraption working in spades. The setup uses a splittable controller and a processing unit to enable seamless …

The Next Generation of Flipboard, Now on Android

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2013<p>After nearly a year of enjoying Flipboard as readers, now people with an Android phone or tablet can be editors, too. …

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …

Best Mac for musicians

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