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Unauthorized App to Let You Play PS4 Games on Your PC

It remains to be seen how long Remote Play PC will be live before Sony shuts it down or disables it.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

'Jessica Jones' Review: Marvel's Next Great Superhero Adventure Takes Flight In Awesome Fashion

Since its beginnings in the fall of 2013, Marvel Television has proven itself to be a small screen studio capable of great evolution – even within the shows themselves. To no one’s surprise, this evolution ramped up greatly last spring with the release of the “PG-16” <i>Daredevil</i> – a first of its kind …

PlayStation 4’s 3.00 update goes live tomorrow — here’s what’s different

Sony is sprucing up its PlayStation 4 with a major update, and now we know more about what to expect.<p>The 3.00 system update for PS4 hits the system tomorrow, according to Sony’s PlayStation blog. We’ve previously covered this update, but now the company has shown off many of the new features in …

NYT: New Apple TV will rival Xbox One and PS4, but with a big twist

A revamped Apple TV device is going to be one of the new products Apple unveils on stage during its enormous media event on Wednesday. While many …

North Dakota cops will be first in nation to use weaponized drones

North Dakota's Bill 1328 was supposed to be cut and dry. "In my opinion there should be a nice, red line: drones should not be weaponized. Period," Rep. Rick Becker (R-Bismarck), the bill's original sponsor, told a committee hearing back in March, per <i>The Daily Beast.</i> That was going to happen too, …

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WSJ: Amazon axes hardware projects after Fire Phone failure

An Amazon exec revealed last year that the company's continuing to develop more Fire phones despite the first one's failure to sell. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, though, that might not happen anytime soon: Amazon's shelving future phone plans, among other projects, and has even laid off a …

Download them all: 8 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free included some great apps that rarely go one sale, and you can still get a couple of …

The latest PlayStation 4 exclusive is so beautiful that you'll think it's real life

Having spent nearly 10 hours in Shropshire, the English town where the new game "Everybody's Gone to the Rapture" takes place, I've got nothing but positive things to say about its beauty. Shropshire is the idyllic English countryside of Geoffrey Chaucer and Charlotte Brontë, and it's the where the …

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'Angry Birds 2' Is Worse Than The Original In Nearly Every Way

It’s hard to tell exactly what happened with Rovio. They certainly made one incredible game with the original <i>Angry Birds</i>. Granted, it used an open-source physics engine and borrowed the basics of its design from a variety of other titles, but that doesn’t detract from just how well Rovio pulled off …

Rocket League Patch 1.03 Is Live On PC and PS4, Full Patch Notes Released

Rocket League’s latest update is now live on the PC and PS4. This new update also fixes the achievements for the game on PC and PS4 in addition to …

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Edge 283: How Guerrilla is taking PS4 to the next level with Horizon Zero Dawn

A menacing robotic dinosaur stalks the cover of issue 283 of Edge, heralding an exclusive lead feature in which we go hands-on with Guerrilla Games' …

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The $5 Worth Worms3 For iPhone And iPad Is Apple's Free App Of The Week [Download]

This week’s App Store Free App of the Week is the excellent Worms3 for iPhone and iPad, and you can download it for nothing right now.<p>It’s that time …

Angry Birds 2 is out now for Android and iOS

Finally, another Angry Birds game<p>Okay, so I know since Angry Birds came out in 2009, we've had <i>Angry Birds Space</i>, <i>Angry Birds Rio</i>, <i>Angry Birds Friends</i>, <i>Angry Birds Seasons</i>, <i>Angry Birds Star Wars</i>, <i>Angry Birds Go!</i>, <i>Angry Birds Transformers</i>, <i>Angry Birds Fight!</i>, <i>Angry Birds Stella</i>, and somehow even more. But …

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Splatoon helps Nintendo return to profit in Satoru Iwata’s final quarter

Satoru Iwata’s last quarter as chief executive of Nintendo was a good one. The Japanese video game company reported it returned to profitability for operating income in its first quarter ending June 30.<p>The paint-shooting game Splatoon and a weaker yen enabled Nintendo to report a small profit, just …

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Everything coming and going on Netflix for August 2015

Netflix is losing some high-quality content in August, so watch while you still can. The spectacularly beautiful and fun "The Fifth Element" goes offline August 1. The underrated "Unbreakable," also starring Bruce Willis, disappears from Netflix the same day. Michael J. Fox fans, the entire run of …

Bugs Bunny at 75: Watch the First-Ever 'What's Up, Doc?' Moment

Pie<p>The "pye"—as it used to be spelled—is a venerable dish, which can be traced all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome. But those pastry-based …

Craft sake is the latest trend brewing in U.S.

KITTERY, Maine (AP) — First came boutique wineries. Then microbreweries and craft distilleries. Now Japanese sake aficionados are hoping to transform the so-called "rice wine" into the next artisan alcohol-of-the-moment in the U.S.<p>Dan Ford, whose Maine-made sake is just hitting the market, has bet …

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This is why Rocket League is so much damn fun to play ... and watch

Soccer with cars doesn't sound like the sort of game that would attract the attention that the PlayStation 4 and Windows PC game <i>Rocket League</i> is getting.<p>I even thought it sounded a bit boring. But then I played it.<p>There's something about the game — some crazy mix of competition, trying to do the …

Could Alabama be the next craft beer destination?

Only a few hours northeast of Alabama, Asheville, N.C. boasts more craft breweries per capita than any other city in the country.<p>And it's not just …

Your Origin account will now be called an 'EA Account'

Accounts at Origin, Electronic Arts' online store, are being renamed. They'll be called an EA Account "to better represent all of EA's games and services," EA said in an email being sent to Origin account holders.<p>No other features or reasons were given.<p>The change will happen automatically "in the …

This is how 'Shenmue 3' raked in over $6 million on Kickstarter

Records, like rules, were made to be broken. <i>Shenmue 3</i>'s Kickstarter campaign recently wrapped and upon doing so it set the bar for video-game projects on the crowdfunding platform by pulling in some $6.3 million in pledges. It's pretty impressive when you consider that just last month the previous …

12.9-Inch 'iPad Pro' Rumored to Launch After Mid-November as Foxconn Prepares Components

The oft-rumored 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" is expected to launch after mid-November as overseas manufacturer Foxconn prepares to start supplying components for the large-sized tablet in late September, according to the sometimes-reliable Taiwanese blog <i>DigiTimes</i>. Apple reportedly remains cautious about …

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New Addison bar Ron's Place offers refuge for craft beer nerds

Add another to the list of places in Addison to find a great selection of craft beers.<p><b>Ron's Place</b> joins the stretch of food and drink spots on …

Craft Beer

Rocket League will make anyone love soccer

<i>Check out our Reviews Vault for past game reviews.</i><p>Let’s do a thought experiment.<p>What will make Americans love soccer? If you said high-speed jumping cars that sometimes explode, congratulations. You are correct!<p>Rocket League is a new car-based sports game from developer Psyonix (out now on …

Rocket League

Ant-man is such a complicated comic-book character, it’s a miracle they made a pretty good movie about him

But recommending where to dive into Ant-Man comics? That's a bit harder than you might think it is.<p>Unlike more popular heroes like Spider-Man or Captain America, Ant-Man has never really starred in his own long-running comic book, despite the fact that he was created way back in 1962 by Jack Kirby, …

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