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Ex-Nokia engineers launch Jolla smartphone

Engineers who worked on the MeeGo OS for Nokia before it was ditched in favour of Microsoft Windows have launched their first smartphone since leaving the company to continue their work<p>A team of engineers who worked on the MeeGo operating system for <b>Nokia</b> before it was ditched in favour of Microsoft …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft’s Xbox One Costs $90 More to Build Than Sony’s PS4, Teardown Shows

With the recent release of two significant game consoles, research firm IHS has been working a little extra overtime these days. After dissecting …

Kinect

iBuyPower's Steam Machine offers PC specs for the price of a new Xbox

Valve's official Steam Machine prototype isn't cheap, but it won't be the only Steam-powered video-game console available come 2014. This morning, iBuyPower revealed a prototype of its own upcoming Steam Machine, which will go on sale for just $499 next year. For the price of an Xbox One, the …

GTA 5 Gameplay: GIRLS in GTA ONLINE?!? - Inside Gaming

World Cup 2014: from Spain to Algeria via England – ranking the 32 finalists

Uruguay become the 32nd and last team to qualify for the 2014 World Cup late on Wednesday night, so we asked Jonathan Wilson and Michael Cox to rate the finalists with only 15 days to go before the draw in Bahia. They both ranked the qualifying teams and gave them a score from 32 to 1.<p>Here is their …

The 10 Best Buys in 2014 Motorcycles

The colder weather might signal the end of the riding season in many parts of the country, but that's no reason to stop hunting for your next bike. Many of the 2014 motorcycles have already hit dealer lotsand there are plenty of bargains no matter w<p>The colder weather might signal the end of the …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s 9 Best Musical Performances: Jimmy Fallon, Lady Gaga, More

From lip-synching on Fallon to his Lady Gaga cover, see Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s best musical performances.<p><b>JGL Lip-Synchs to Elton John, Nikki Minaj</b><p>On …

Please Enjoy Katee Sackhoff’s Hilarious, Sexually-Explicit Stand-Up Set

I have listened to a lot of Nerdist podcast interviews in the past, but the recent one with <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> and <i>Longmire</i> star Katee Sackhoff may have been one of the absolute best. Sackhoff is as awesome as you could ever, ever want her to be. Think of the idealized version of Katee Sackhoff — …

MSI's GS70 Gaming Laptop is Thinner and Lighter than the Razer Blade Pro

Touted as the "world’s thinnest and lightest 17-inch gaming laptop."<p>MSI has unveiled the GS70, which the company touts as the "world’s thinnest and …

This Radical iPhone 6 Concept Completely Reimagines The World's Favorite Smartphone

Graphic designer and artist Johnny Plaid has envisioned a drastic update for the iPhone 6 which takes advantage of an edge-to-edge display, multi-touch sensors in the bottom of the device that get rid of the home button, and a brand new charger that integrates MagSafe technology.<p>While it's highly …

Mobile Technology

Personal Assistant App Donna Goes Live, With Better Battery Performance And Instant Uber Requests

Personal assistant app Donna is ready to help simplify users’ lives, and is being launched on the Apple App Store today to do just that. With the general release also comes a few new features, like instantly hailing an Uber or sending email notifications to people you’re meeting to tell them that …

For Microsoft, it's Haswell that ends well

commentary Intel's power-efficient Haswell chip could enable a range of devices with the battery life of Surface RT with the power and -- more importantly -- backward compatibility of the Surface Pro.<p>Throughout their history, Intel and the x86 architecture for which it is known have played a …

MacBook Air

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

Return Of The $750 Gaming PC Build: Now With Blu-Ray, Modular PSU, Double The SSD Storage

In April I posted an article titled “How To Build A Powerful Gaming PC For $750 — SSD And Operating System Included.” In less than three months it has attracted a shocking amount of views and inspired throngs of readers to wade into the exciting waters of PC gaming. Hundreds of you built that …

PlayStation 4: Sony outmaneuvers Microsoft on price, design, and common sense

Xbox One controversy reaches its climax as Sony twists the knife<p>Before yesterday's E3 keynotes from Sony and Microsoft, opinion was split on the very different paths each company is taking. Some found the PlayStation 4 the more appealing proposal on paper — a more powerful, developer-friendly box …

Your lingering BioShock Infinite questions answered (more or less)

<i>This post contains spoilers for BioShock Infinite.</i><p>Developer Irrational Games’ first-person action title BioShock Infinite (available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC) has been out for a couple of months now, but forums and message boards are still full of gamers’ unanswered questions about …

Selena Gomez Vs. Taylor Swift: Best Billboard Performance?!

The top 6 MMOs you should be playing this year

Massively multiplayer online games have long suffered from a nauseating lack of originality, smothered in an endless monotony of grinding away on dire rabbits for experience points and completing a never-ending strings of cookie-cutter, carrot-on-a-stick fetch quests. That trend continues even to …