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GameStop Says Two-Thirds Of Their Customers Don't Understand What 'Trade-In' Means

According to an internal memo obtained by Kotaku, GameStop is about to simplify their trade-in policies, offering more money for games with less confusing options for trades.<p>Given that the used game economy is still in full-swing as all new-gen consoles still use discs (and Microsoft didn’t end up …

The Future For Anonymity Apps: Defamations And Revolutions

In 2010 the Iranian election protests — the “Green Revolution” — was at its tail end, though few knew the tumult of the Arab Spring was to come. The Iranian authorities were rounding up key anti-government leaders. People who had spoken out against the election result, which appeared to the whole …

Wise.io raises $2.5M for machine learning, simplified

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Sebastian Kaulitzki<p>Wise.io, a Berkeley, Calif.-based startup that claims to make machine learning easy, …

Beware this big iOS flaw -- and it's not alone

Mobile security remains a struggle: CanSecWest calls attention to flaws in Android and BlackBerry 10, while a newly discovered encryption weakness in iOS 7 could put iPad and iPhone owners at risk.<p>"In terms of security, [Apple's iOS 7 is] much worse than iOS 6." <br />--Tarjei Mandet, Azimuth …

Android News

How the LG G2 looked to 'Gangnam Style' for inspiration

One of the creators of the G2 tells CNET how the smartphone maker looked to the example of pop star Psy for its flagship smartphone.<p>BARCELONA, Spain -- Ramchan Woo is a big fan of Korean pop superstar Psy.<p>OK, with nearly 2 billion views on YouTube, who didn't at one time bob to the rhythm of the …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Now Selling Refurbished iPad Airs at Close to $100 Off

The Apple online store currently has iPad Air refurbished models available at nearly $100 off. Here’s the details:<p>— The iPad Air 16GB WiFi refurbished model is available at $419 – $80 less than the new price.<p>— The iPad Air 32GB WiFi refurb model is an even better deal. It’s priced at $509, which is …

Stanford University develops $90 iPhone accessory to replace ophthalmology kit costing tens of thousands

Researchers at Stanford University’s School of Medicine have developed two low-cost iPhone adapters that provide images of the eye that usually require specialist ophthalmology equipment costing tens of thousands of dollars. The university hopes that it will be useful both for primary care …

China's Xiaomi Announces Its Phablet, The Redmi Note

Popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has taken the wraps off its next upcoming product — the Redmi Note.<p>Previously, signs pointed to a second generation of its budget Android smartphone, the Redmi (previously known as the Hongmi in China), being released in April. However, Xiaomi has now …