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Nextgen

Music licensing group BMI sues Pandora, deems radio station purchase a 'stunt'

Music licensors didn't waste any time in characterizing Pandora's acquisition of an FM radio station as an underhanded attempt to cheat performers out of royalties, but the rhetoric has now hit the courtroom, as Broadcast Music Inc. has filed a lawsuit against the streaming service in the New York …

Google+ gets notification improvements across devices, new Android app

Today, Google announced it's making some improvements to its social network, both on the web as well as on the Android and iOS apps. The company's own Vic Gundotra has -- appropriately -- taken to Google+ to share that notifications have been improved all around, making them "much easier to use …

Amazon drops HTC One price to $79.99 in honor of Father's Day

Most everyone seems to agree that the HTC One is the best smartphone money can buy. But what if you could buy it with half as much money? Tomorrow, …

9 Top Tech Myths Debunked

Does more bars really mean better mobile service? Are ones really gone forever once you empty the trash? PopMech tackles some of the most frustrating falsehoods of the digital age

The Road Home: Rebirth Of A Sony PlayStation Fangirl

My, what a difference a generation makes.<p>A console generation, in the case of Sony’s PlayStation 4. After a well-crafted press event at E3, Sony’s console has even Xbox diehards peering over the fence – and me too. It took Sony’s bold offensive approach to the future of gaming to make me remember, …

Angry Birds Star Wars Lando Bird update arrives

Rovio Mobile has offered up the latest Angry Birds Star Wars update. This one has already arrived in the Google Play Store and for those keeping …

Angry Birds

Huawei Ascend W1 review: the company's first WP8 device is promising, yet flawed

When Microsoft announced its hardware partners for Windows Phone 8, we were surprised that there was no mention of Huawei. You see, in the lead-up to the event, we'd seen enough evidence to be sure that the Chinese outfit would become the fourth phone maker to join Nokia, Samsung and HTC. When the …

AT&T GALAXY S 4 Active release date and pricing confirmed

AT&T did a bit of teasing yesterday afternoon and as we had been expected, the carrier has come forward with an announcement for the GALAXY S 4 …

Galaxy S4

Sony Xperia ZU appears set for an early July unveil

Sony has recently sent out an invite for an event that will be taking place on July 4th. The invite arrived as the standard ‘save the date’ style …

Phones

HTPC Manager Gives You Complete Control Over your HTPC from Anywhere

Windows/OS X/Linux: If you've built the media center of your dreams and download your entertainment, you probably want an easy way to manage it all …

Amazon splits PS4 pre-orders into 'Launch' and 'Standard' editions, Launch is already sold out

Amazon, with its limited supply of PS4s, has cleaved its product listing into two, to help people get a handle on when to expect their pre-order to arrive. Those who've already stumped up their cash are likely to find they've been assigned a "Launch Edition," guaranteeing that they'll get the …

Samsung Releases Kernel Source For AT&T Version Of The Galaxy S4

Developers take note: Samsung is getting some more source code out the door, but it's just one device this time. The kernel source for AT&T's version …

10. Duck Hunt

If, like myself, you are over the age of 25, you're basically a video game veteran. Being able to say you played Atari's 1982 Indiana Jones simulator …

NES

'Kill switch' pushed as solution to smartphone thefts

The theft of mobile devices – smart phones and tablets – is now the “fastest-growing street crime” in America and the incidents are turning more violent, according to the New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.<p>People across the country have been stabbed and mugged at gunpoint for their …

Mobile

Playing 'Battlefield 4': no, you can't blow everything up

"Absolutely nothing compares to the sheer scale and scope of <i>Battlefield 4</i>," touts the game's official website. "Your actions physically change the battlefield in real-time, providing interactive game environments that react to your every move." If only that were the case.<p>At E3 2013, Electronic Arts …

Apple snuck a Google Now-ish feature into iOS 7 called “Today”

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Apple(s AAPL) did a lot of borrowing for the latest release of its mobile operating system, and MacRumors found something in …

Hands-on with the Ouya destined for store shelves

The Ouya journey, according to founder Julie Uhrman, will never have a firm conclusion. But, we'd say having retail units enter production and shipping to mega stores like Game Stop and Best Buy represents at least the culmination of this particular story arc. With only a few weeks to go before the …

Is 3D TV dead? ESPN 3D to shut down by end of 2013

3D TV programming may be dying before it ever really got off the ground: ESPN, which was one of the first major programmers to embrace the format, plans to discontinue its specialized ESPN 3D channel by year's end. ESPN spokesperson Katina Arnold has confirmed the move via Twitter, squarely blaming …

You’re Not Wrong, Microsoft, You’re Just An Asshole

“We have a product for people who aren’t able to get some form of connectivity,” explained Xbox chief Don Mattrick. “It’s called Xbox 360.”<p>With those snarky words, Microsoft lost E3. That much was clear as soon as Sony’s press conference started. And it’s not because the Xbox One is a bad system. …

Everything You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google's Voice Commands

Voice search is one of those features that seems silly, but is awesome once you start using it. Not convinced? Here are a few ways to turn voice …

Facebook rolling out hashtag support starting today

Facebook is taking a move out of Twitter's playbook and officially adding support for the hashtag. Starting today, Facebook users will be able to search for and click on hashtags — as represented by the traditional # symbol — to see a stream of images, posts, and links all tagged with a given …

Samsung GALAXY S 4 spotted with Snapdragon 800 processor

This latest handset is still unannounced by Samsung, however it looks like the company is prepping another version of the GALAXY S 4. And unlike the …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 heads to AT&T with 4G LTE

A few months back Samsung released their WiFi only Galaxy Note 8.0 slate to the market, and now those on AT&T will be able to enjoy it alongside some …

Galaxy Note

Armour39 review: a fitness tracker for the wannabe elite athlete

Under Armour has always prided itself on the science and technology that goes into its sports apparel. But, let's be honest, the company could spend four times as much on R&D for a shirt as HTC did on the One, and it would still never generate the same fanfare. Sure, a heart rate monitor and app …

Rumor: HTC One Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update coming today

HTC’s Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update is rumored to arrive today, although an official announcement from HTC is not available at this time.<p>Previously, we heard that HTC will update its flagship handset in mid-June, and it looks like the update could arrive in the following hours, at least for the …

Android News

'Rape joke' at expense of girl who was bad at playing video games during Microsoft Xbox One launch causes uproar at E3

• Gamers are outraged over a rape joke made during an Xbox presentation<br>• Fumble occurred during a demonstration of video game 'Killer Instinct'<br>• Microsoft …

Demonstration

Ashton Kutcher's 'Jobs' to open nationwide on August 16th following a four-month delay

Early impressions of the Ashton Kutcher-led <i>Jobs</i> were decidedly mixed, but you'll soon get an opportunity to judge the Steve Jobs biopic for yourself. According to <i>Deadline</i>, Open Road Films has announced that <i>Jobs</i> will open nationwide on Friday, August 16th — a release date that comes about four …

WTF Is Waze And Why Did Google Just Pay A Billion+ For It?

The tech industry has seen its fair share of acquisition whoppers lately, with Salesforce acquiring ExactTarget for $2.5 billion this month, and Yahoo putting the icing on its acquisition spree by snatching up Tumblr for $1.1 billion. But the news today that Google is buying popular iOS map and …

Samsung's Galaxy S4 Zoom official: 16-megapixel cameraphone with 10x optical zoom

Samsung is taking the wraps off its new Galaxy S4 Zoom variant today, the latest in a series of spinoffs for its flagship handset. The phone features a 10x optical zoom lens in front of its 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, with a Xenon flash for adding some extra light to your images.<p>Like we'd heard last …