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Batgirl is playable in a stand-alone story arc in Batman: Arkham Knight's $40 DLC plan

Batgirl will be playable in a dedicated "story expansion" in the schedule of downloadable content for <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i>, which came in for harsh criticism this week when WB Games announced a $40 season pass of DLC.<p>"Batgirl: A Matter of Family" is the name of the chapter, WB Games wrote on <i>Batman:</i> …

Motorola begins international Android 5.1 rollout for first-gen Moto X: Here's what's new

Motorola is set to release Android 5.1 for the original Moto X. While we don’t know the Canadian launch date — Motorola Canada wouldn’t comment other …

Apple vs. Android argument leads to bloody fight, police say

Technically Incorrect: In Tulsa, two men argue in a parking lot over who makes the better phones. One allegedly strikes the other with a beer bottle. And then there is blood. A lot of blood.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Occasionally in …

Crime

Warner Bros. Announces LEGO Dimensions

Everything sounds awesome!<p><b>Update:</b> Pricing info has also been revealed for LEGO Dimensions.<p>The Starter Pack will retail for £89.99 ($99.99) on …

Lego

Imagine The Fire: Analyzing The Dark Knight Rises

<b>The Dark Knight Rises</b> is a <i>big</i> movie.<p>I think that’s one thing we can all agree upon, whether we loved or hated the film, whether we were disappointed …

Comic Books

Beyond Superfish: Turns out SSL-trashing spyware is widespread

Image copyright Shutterstock / deepspacedave .Last week Lenovo found itself in deep trouble over the Superfish spyware that it installed on many …

Information Security

Lego Jurassic World And Avengers Video-Games Announced

Lego Jurassic World and Lego Marvel’s The Avengers bring the popular brick based video-game to two new movie franchises, mirroring Lego’s physical franchised toys.<p>Lego is a long standing favorite with family gamers, and with the success of the Lego Movie the brick toy continues to grow. Having …

Lego

Watch Marvel and DC Comics heroes fight the Galactic Empire

The Galactic Empire's latest mission? To wipe out all the superheroes in the Marvel and DC Comics universes. Watch Iron Man, Batman and the rest of the heroes fight back in this epic fan-made trailer.<p>It's the ultimate battle in good against evil as the superheroes from the Marvel and DC Comics …

Comic Books

PlayStation 4 Combined With Xbox One Into A Powerful Gaming Laptop; Mad Genius Behind Xbook Duo Eddie Zarick Introduces Prototype

The PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One may just become one. One brave and possibly mad modder genius managed to combine these two magnificent consoles, …

Genius

320GB of storage isn't magic — it's the Saygus V2 (hands-on)

Dual SD cards are the hallmark feature of this Android 4.4.4 phone<p>Three hundred-twenty gigabytes of storage. It's an impressive number for a …

Mobile Technology

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

Learning

Android L Release Leapfrogs Nexus 5, Coming First To Moto X (2014), Moto G In Soak Test

The Nexus 5 was the front-runner to be the first device to receive the Android L 5.0 (Lollipop) update from Google, with the Nexus 4 coming shortly …

Our Watch Dogs 2 Wishlist

<b>Figure out what Watch Dogs is actually about.</b> Sorry if this sounds rude or like some awful time-wasting brainstorming exercise. And, yes, obviously …

Watch Dogs (Video Game)

An Arizona Man’s iPhone 6 ‘Exploded’ In His Pocket And Set His Pants On Fire

First, iPhone 6 users had to worry about their skinny jeans bending and breaking the aluminum bodies of their fancy new phones. Then they had to worry about blowing up their phones for being dumb enough to fall for 4Chan’s prank that told people they could charge the iPhone 6 in their microwaves. …

The 20 Schools With The Most Alumni At Google

The search giant receives between 2.5 million and 3.5 million job applications a year, yet only 4,000 people get hired.<p>Landing a gig is typically influenced by which school you attend, since networks, geography, and prestige are such powerful predictors in a job hunt.<p>With that in mind, we took to …

Online Education

Microsoft Gives Early Look at Windows 10 Featuring Windows 7 Elements, Broad Adaptability

Microsoft today unveiled its next-generation Windows operating system, Windows 10, previewing the OS at an event in San Francisco focused on its corporate users. Like Windows 8, Windows 10 utilizes live tiles, but it also draws in design elements from Windows 7 to make it more appealing to users …

iPhone 6 Subjected to Bend Test, Proves More Durable Than iPhone 6 Plus

Apple's iPhone 6 Plus has been receiving a huge amount of attention over the last day, following reports of users seeing significant bending after placing the phone in a pocket.<p>A video made yesterday demonstrated just how far the iPhone 6 Plus is able to bend, and now the video's creator, Lewis …

iOS 8 Hit By WiFi And Battery Life Complaints

Having reviewed the iPhone 6 and found iOS 8 to be a fast, fluid and error free experience it now seems many owners of older iPhones and iPads have not been so lucky.<p>Bloggers Tech 2 spotted this fast growing Apple Support Communities thread citing ‘iOS 8 WiFi Problems’ with comments from iPhone 5S, …

Some iPhone 6 Plus Owners Accidentally Bending Their iPhones in Pockets

As highlighted in a few reports shared in the <i>MacRumors</i> forums, a small but growing number of iPhone 6 Plus owners have reportedly bent their phones after carrying the devices in their pockets just days after launch. In one instance, a new iPhone 6 Plus was bent during a day of dancing, dining, and …

15 Ways Video Games Make You Smarter And Healthier

Video games are a huge industry and a big part of our society — take a look at Microsoft's recent purchase of a game studio for $2.5 billion — but games get a bad rap.<p>They're often portrayed as antisocial, violent, and as an addictive waste of time that encourages obesity.<p>But that's not necessarily …

University of Washington

Dad uses Find My iPhone to hunt and kill thug who stole son’s iPhone

A U.K. man has been charged with murder after using Find My iPhone to track down and kill the thug who stole his son’s iPhone at knifepoint earlier in the day.<p>Derek Grant reportedly used Apple’s tracking software to locate the nearby thief after his son was robbed on his way home from work at …

Duolingo: The Future of Learning a Language

Every iPad user has that app he or she uses when they have some time to blow. Generally, it’s something that isn’t very constructive. Some entail throwing birds at pigs, while others reading through gigantic amounts of news you’re never going to use. For those of us who want to be more …

Language Learning

How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

Save Google Maps for offline access, so you can navigate the roads even when you're off the grid.<p>The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even …

Google

Ubisoft® - Official Ubisoft News, Previews and Features

Google's next version of Android 'L' release has a new look, deeper ties to the web

KitKat may have only found its way onto roughly 15 percent of phones at this point, but that won't stop Google from looking to the future. The new version, teased by Sundar Pichai is simply being referred to as the "L" release right now. As previous leaks have indicated, this will be the most …