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Google+ Now Works as a Serious Photo Editor (If You Use Chrome)

Google+ is now rolling out many of the image adjustment tricks included in its Auto Awesome feature as manual tools—if you use the right browser.<p>Auto …

Google+ now lets you do serious photo editing, but only in Chrome

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Google’s Snapseed team (formerly Nik Software), but today we find out what they’ve been working on: building some sophisticated new photo editing features into Google+. Back in May, the company unveiled a feature called Auto Awesome that made its best guess …

The latest 'Gravity' trailer is as beautiful as it is terrifying

Our anticipation for Alfonso Cuaron's <i>Gravity</i> has been slowly building for months now. The film's received praise at recent festival screenings, and director James Cameron recently called it the best space film ever made. This latest clip emphasizes the isolating silence of space, before plunging …

Arnold Schwarzenegger confirms 'Terminator 5' role, shooting to start in January

Arnold Schwarzenegger will become The Terminator once more when <i>Terminator 5</i> begins shooting in January. That's according to the actor and former governor himself, who spoke to fan site TheArnoldFans.com about his upcoming plans. "I'm very happy that the studios want me to be in <i>Terminator 5</i> and to …

Twitter announces Vine for Android, available today

Twitter announced on Monday that its long-awaited Vine app for Android smartphones is now available. Vine requires Android 4.0 or higher, and though many features from the iOS app are currently missing, Twitter says that the Android version will soon have all of the features currently available on …

EA plans to scrap Online Pass from existing games, enable access without a code

EA's Online Pass program has been in the news a bit of late, but that'll soon change. The voucher's now set to be phased out completely -- earlier this month the company shared that it won't be including the certificates with new games, but now <i>Game Informer</i> reports that this will apply to existing …

Updated: Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic Is Now Live

<b>Update: Suprise! The game has officially hit the App Store! We'll have a full review for you soon. Until then, you can check it out yourself.</b> In a …

HTC One with stock Android hands-on

Google and HTC made a lot of dreams come true this morning when Android head Sundar Pichai announced a version of the HTC One with stock Android at the D11 conference. Google's Hugo Barra happened to have a stock One in his pocket, and he gave me a quick look. Just as with the stock Samsung GS4, …

Will HTC Come Out With a HTC One That Runs Stock Android?

Please be true, please be true, please be true. After Google announced that it would be selling a pure Android version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 on …

Fairphone: Above Average Phone, Above Average Values - Technabob

It’s no secret that some, if not most of the objects we buy were made under less than ideal conditions. The gadgets that we lust for may not have …

Best New Apps: Google Hangouts

Everything we wish iMessage would be<p>I've tried WhatsApp, GroupMe, Kik, Google Voice, LINE, Trillian, and basically every other messaging app you can think of — I've even tried using Skype as an IM service, because at least my parents know what Skype is. I'd given up on finding an app that had all …

Further confirmation that the new Nexus 7 is coming in July

robertnelson/Flickr<p><i>A report from a supplier of tablet components adds further credibility to rumors about a new Nexus 7 coming this summer.</i><p>By now, the fact that a new version of the Nexus 7 is coming is almost confirmed. Many expected to see it at Google I/O, and were disappointed when Google …

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