Sam Parsons

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Machinima, YouTube’s Giant Gamer Network, Lays Off 10 Percent of Staff

Machinima, one of the biggest networks on YouTube, is laying off 10 percent of its staff.<p>The game-centric video company said it will let go of 22 of …

Microsoft Buyback Program: $350 for Apple, Android, BlackBerry Devices

Last week, Microsoft launched a retail trade-in program offering to buy your iPad for up to $200 towards the purchase of a Surface tablet. Forget about that. The company is now offering a deal that encompasses not just the iPad, but the iPhone, BlackBerry devices, as well as Android phones and …

Kogan debuts second Agora smartphone: 5-inch 720p display, 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, Jelly Bean, $189

Kogan's Agora brand may not drive techies wild like Galaxies or iThings do, but its motto is clear: try to deliver reasonable hardware at the lowest possible price. The company's first bid for a piece of the smartphone pie launched earlier this year, and today we're learning of its sequel. …

Apple expected to sell 5-6M iPhone 5S, 5Cs this weekend

Apple could be on track to sell more iPhones than it did last year, but not by much, says a new report.<p>Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster issued a note Wednesday afternoon saying he expects Apple to report sales of around 5 million to 6 million iPhone 5S and 5C units in its first weekend. That …

Ouya Rewrites Its Troubled Kickstarter Contest’s Rules After Another Game Flames Out

Ouya has heavily revised its rules for the Free the Games Fund, a contest aimed at encouraging high-quality exclusive titles for the Android gaming …

'Grand Theft Auto V' sales top $800 million on first day

Boy, does crime ever pay.<p>Sales of Rockstar Games criminal epic <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> have topped $800 million worldwide during its first day of launch, says publisher Take-Two Interactive. The sales figures do not include Brazil and Japan, where the game has yet to make its debut.<p>"We are incredibly …

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …