Patricio González

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Another Win For Flat Design As Facebook Gives Its F Logo & Other Icons A Flatter, Cleaner Look

Facebook has given its main “f” logo icon a makeover, flattening the design by removing the pale blue bar along the bottom, which gave the icon a reflective sheen/slight 3D effect, as well as moving the position of the f so it now bleeds right off the bottom. The overall effect is a simplified, …

Internet users unaware of illegal downloading

Internet users are unwittingly turning into online pirates over confusion about what constitutes illegal downloading.<p>As many as 44% of those who took …

Google Forks WebKit And Launches Blink, A New Rendering Engine That Will Soon Power Chrome And Chrome OS

Google just announced that it is forking WebKit and launching this fork as Blink. As Google describes it, Blink is “an inclusive open source community” and “a new rendering engine based on WebKit” that will, over time, “naturally evolve in different directions.” Blink, Google says, will be all …

Google's Greatest April Fools' Hoax Ever (Hint: It Wasn't a Hoax)

Would you think me a hopelessly humorless curmudgeon if I confessed that the Internet’s aggressive celebration of April Fools’ Day — which gets a …

Google Opens Up Registration For Its 2013 Code Jam Competition

Google has opened up registration for its 2013 Code Jam programming competition. Now in its 10th year, the company is inviting all participants with higher stakes on the line. This year, the top prize has grown to $15,000 and an automatic bid to the 2014 event.<p>It’s around this time of the year when …

This Is Running on a PlayStation 4 in Real Time, According to Epic

You may have seen this graphics demo before. It shows off the Unreal Engine 4, the next-gen graphics tech from the company behind <i>Gears of War</i>,</i> …

YouTube To Facilitate Live Streams From Video Game Developers

<b>YouTube</b> has noted its plans to focus more energy on live streaming video, and the video sharing giant has officially unveiled a specific feature that …

Mozilla partners with Epic Games to bring Unreal Engine 3 to the web

Building on its recent advancements in JavaScript optimization, Mozilla has announced a partnership with Epic Games that will bring the Unreal Engine 3 to Firefox. Unlike the ill-fated InstantAction, this gives developers the opportunity to port high-end titles to the web without the use of …

How Mexico's Drug Cartels Recruit Child Soldiers as Young as 11

In case you thought Mexican drug cartels had sunk as low as they could get, a new report details how they use children as young as 11 years old to do …

Google+ update for Android and iOS adds Snapseed editing, always-on location option

Snapseed quickly took on Google+ integration after it was acquired by Google. It's now Snapseed's time to return the favor. An update to the Google+ apps is introducing basic image editing (currently for iOS only) and, yes, those seemingly inescapable retro filters to get just the right effect …

Who Needs Original Content? OUYA To Launch With Nintendo 64, SNES And NES Emulation Support

The OUYA Android-based gaming console is getting ready for its debut: the stated beginning shipping date for Kickstarter backers is March 28. At launch, it sill isn’t clear exactly how many software titles the console will offer, but a new report suggests that at the very least, early backers will …

Windows Blue Leak Brings More Evidence of the Desktop’s Decline

For desktop diehards who thought the next version of Windows might roll back some of Windows 8’s sweeping changes, keep dreaming.<p>Windows Blue, an …

Windows Store unofficially reaches 50,000 apps

It can be scary mustering developer support for a brand-new app platform -- just ask BlackBerry. Microsoft may feel slightly relaxed, then, if <i>MetroStore Scanner</i>'s unofficial estimates are on the ball. It sees over 50,380 active Windows Store apps as of this writing, which isn't bad for a shop that …

This New Watch Dogs Trailer Shows What Happens When You Hack a City

In Ubisoft's upcoming techno-action game, hacker Aiden Pearce will be able to access information systems all over the city of Chicago. What does he …

Here, Your First Battlefield 4 Screenshots

EA has accidentally left the back door to its Battlefield blog open, giving the public access to image files currently being hosted there. Among them …

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One of the best ways of following topics that are interesting to you is Flipboard, a popular app for Apple and Android mobile devices that …