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Paranoid Android 4.4 hits stable RC1 version - download away!

After a string of seven beta releases, the Paranoid Android team is now pushing out the first Release Candidate version of PA 4.4.<p>Paranoid Android has emerged as one of the most popular custom ROM options, bringing cool new features like Hover and Peek to a clean stock-like Android implementation. …

Android News

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! [Google Play Weekly]

The holidays are over, CES is over, and everything is starting to get back to normal. That doesn’t mean there weren’t a lot of awesome things happening in the world of applications. To start, Google Play Services got an update to version 4.1 that brings a lot of new features including better …

Apps

The 20 best (and three most disappointing) video games of 2013 | Ars Technica

The cinematic blockbusters, innovative indies, and overhyped stinkers of 2013.<p><i>Before we get on with the list, I want to make sure you don’t miss this</i> …

The best, worst, and most controversial Android apps for 2013

2013 was an amazing year for applications. We saw some truly amazing Android apps come out along with new standards in design, video games, and quality. So which ones were the best, the worst, and the most controversial? You can check the video above if you’d rather watch or keep going if you’d …

Apps

Run Vintage Video Games (From Pac-Man to E.T.) and Software in Your Web Browser, Thanks to Archive.org

<i>Note: If you're having difficulties getting this software running in your browser give Firefox a try. It seems to work the best.</i><p>Movies, commercials, …

'Lords Of Waterdeep' Review - A Great Conversion Of An Excellent Board Game

Playdek has built a good reputation converting trading card games to iOS, and their recent foray into board games, <i>Agricola</i> [$6.99], showed they know …

Board Game of the Year 2013 Runner-up: Pandemic

Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Digital Cube.<p>My first thought when I learned about F2Z's Pandemic for iOS: are these guys for real? …

Board Games

The Princess and the Dragon is out for Carcassonne

Work is underway on the next expansion, Der Bischof und die Gurke.<p>Coding Monkeys have sent word that the The Princess and the Dragon expansion is out …

Board Games

Galaxy S3 Android 4.4 KitKat (via OmniROM), Nexus 5 CyanogenMod 11 custom ROMs available

Galaxy S3 and Nexus 5 owners looking for custom ROMs should check out OmniROM and CyanogenMod 11, respectively, which bring Android 4.4 KitKat experiences to the handsets.<p>The Galaxy S3’s official Android 4.3 update is not going so well, as many handset owners complained about various performance …

Samsung Galaxy

Android Q&A - How to protect from Viruses - Switching from iPhone - Effects of Rooting Your Phone

Question 1<p>[quote qtext=”Hi, if you could help me out with this I would really appreciate it! I was wondering, is it possible to get a virus from just browsing a website on my phone or from downloading an image? I have the Sony Xperia Z1 and am also using Norton Security so that should warn me if …

Android News

Another Plague Inc update incoming: 1.7 Mutation adds scenarios, real-life diseases

Dinner parties at James Vaughan's house must be weird.<p>Plague Inc. is going to be old enough to drive a car and buy smokes soon, but developer James …

Disease

Let's Cure Some Diseases! A Review of Pandemic

All of humanity is in danger! Four deadly diseases are wreaking havoc on mankind and you and your team of disease-fighting experts must cure them …

Empire: The Deck Building Strategy Game iPad Review

en_US<p>article<p>Claiming to be the world's first "Deck-Building 4X Strategy Game", Empire: The Deck Building Strategy Game certainly lives up to its …

Root Android - Everything you need to know!

If you’ve been around the world of Android long enough, you’re almost certain to have come across the term rooting. It’s one of those nerdy sounding technical terms that can be tough to get into, but even relatively casual smartphone users can dive in and might find something about it that can …

Android News

Debunking 30 Life Hacks That Don't Actually Make Your Life Better

Our obsession with hacking life to become more efficient beings of human knows no end. We bookmark links that promise to make picnicking more …

The Beginner's Guide to the Hashtag

If you’re a social media novice, hashtags — those short links preceded by the pound sign (#) — may seem confusing and unnecessary. But they are …

Is This Love Real? A Test to Separate LIKE from LOVE

Have I fallen in love? You will have this question answered in just 1 minute after taking this real love test.

How to Choose The Right Running Shoes

Are you ready to get running? Then find yourself some new, quality running shoes using this infographic as a guide for shopping for the perfect shoes.

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7 Survival Life Hacks That Could Save Your Life

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20 Things Nobody Told You While Growing Up

There are so many things I wish I had known while growing up. No one ever tells you the hard truths of life. Maybe it’s because they can’t stomach …

15 best root apps for Android

It’s true that rooting your device has become far less essential these days than the days of old but there are still plenty of reasons to root your device. It adds functionality that unrooted devices can’t have. It’s essentially its own genre of apps. You knew that already, though. Here are the …

Apps

The New TV Season: What Doesn’t Suck

There are more than 50 new shows premiering this fall. Here are 10 that might survive past Christmas<p><b>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</b> Fox, Tuesdays at 8:30One of …

The Beginner's Guide to the Cloud

"The cloud" is one of those trendy tech terms a lot of people use but can't clearly define. What is the cloud? When do you encounter it? How can it …

Practicing Safe BYOD: Is Your Data at Risk?

Image copyright Pixsooz<p>Over the next few years, we’re going to see the ad hoc use of personal devices in the workplace transform into a cohesive, …

This Terrifying Raptor Chase Is the Most Traumatic Prank of All Time

This fake Batman/Superman trailer is so great even Batfleck looks good

Why wait for an actual <i>Batman/Superman</i> movie trailer when you can make one yourself? That's what Soylent Brak 1 did, complete with Ben Affleck as …

Comic Books

First Songs to Learn on Guitar - Top Ten Easy Songs

What are the first songs you should learn to play on guitar? Well, since Guitar Noise pretty much pioneered the whole “easy guitar song lesson” we …

Seeking Success In A Finite Number Of Hours A Day

We all have a finite number of hours in a day – 24 to be exact. What we choose to do with those hours is of the utmost importance. We can waste our time, or we can use our time to improve ourselves and our lives. I have always felt passionate about the importance of reading books that can help us …