Tristan Reyes

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Why Apple ditched its skeuomorphic design for iOS7

Are you ready to join the future? That seems to be the subtext of every tech presentation of the 21st century, but for Apple, acknowledged leaders in …

Angry Birds Go! set to open new chapter for Rovio's Angry Birds

Rovio Entertainment is working on a new Angry Birds game called Angry Birds Go! which is due for release later in 2013.<p>The Finnish firm has launched …

The rise of Apple's Craig Federighi

Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote saw the company announce its very latest mobile and desktop developments, but it also gave one of its executives the chance to shine. While Tim Cook and Eddy Cue appeared at home on the stage, it was Craig Federighi who won plaudits from critics with his natural (and often …

A link to the past: why Nintendo won't make games for smartphones

Mario on the go? You'll need a 3DS as long as Satoru Iwata gets his way<p>Nintendo finds itself in a very different situation than it was in five years ago, when the DS and Wii dominated the world. Its new Wii U console has performed poorly in the six months since its launch, and the company posted …

Nokia and Microsoft 'working even closer,' will have something to show us soon

At a UK briefing for Nokia's incoming Lumia 925, the company revealed that it's continuing to deepen its relationship with Microsoft. Nokia UK's Ray Haddow said that it was "working even closer" with Redmond and that we can expect to see the fruits of this pairing "in the next few weeks." While …

How 'Canabalt' revived a long-forgotten genre

The 2009 game <i>Canabalt</i> is largely credited with sparking the ongoing trend of endless running games. Endless, or "forced" runners, as the names suggest, revolve around a single character, who is perpetually propelled forward. Although some question the sanity of running towards an ever-expanding …

What the future of mobile keyboards will look like

<i>Parham Aarabi is a professor at the University of Toronto and CEO of ModiFace. We’ll be talking about mobile user experience and more at VentureBeat MobileBeat conference in San Francisco, Calif. July 9-10.</i><p>It’s the one thing that we do most on mobile devices that often is the most annoying: typing. …

Windows Phone Plays Its Trump Card - Here Comes Halo Mobile

So there we go. Just over two and a half years after Windows Phone launched with the Xbox Live branding in place, Microsoft have announced that one of the leading gaming franchises will be coming to mobile. Halo is coming to Windows Phone 8 in July.<p>Yes it’s a new Halo game (‘Halo: Spartan …

Leaked components suggests iPhone 5S will be available in gold color

Images of what appear to be components of the iPhone 5S have been posted on Chinese social networking site Sina Weibo, suggests that the next …

Nokia Lumia 928 review

If a mobile operating system can go through a mid-life crisis, Windows Phone 8 might be there: Devices have been on the market since late last year, there’s no major revision in sight (yet), and OEMs — mainly Nokia — are now at the point where they’re ready to release another volley of hardware. So …

Facebook's *Ping* Noise Has 4 Notes: F, A, C, and E

The man behind Facebook's audio explains how it was created.<p>You know that little ring on Facebook that sounds off when you get an incoming call? Here, it sounds like this:<p>Well, that's not an off-the-shelf sound effect. It is the <i>Facebook</i> ping, and it was very well considered.<p>We know this because …

Google Calendar app updated, brings color labels to the table

The Google Calendar app for Android is the latest app from the Mountain View company to receive an update, after the last few weeks have brought us a flurry of news on this front.<p>Just after the Google Play app has been updated, and to go with the news about the new Gmail update still ringing in …

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Pirate3D Buccaneer Printer Will Cost Just $247 For First 350 Backers

Get ready, get set, Kickstart. The Pirate3D Buccaneer printer is up on Kickstarter, and the first 350 backers will be able to get it for just $247—$100 off its regular price of $347.<p>The 3D printer is targeted at home users and beginners, say its founders. One of our editors, John Biggs, had his …

HTC One with stock Android announced, launching June 26th for $599 in the US (update)

It was rumored, and now it's here: on stage at D, Sundar Pichai just revealed a new version of the HTC One that runs an untouched, stock version of Google's Android operating system. It will be available from the Google Play store starting June 26th for $599. The unlocked device will run on both …

iOS 7 UI overhaul monochrome, flat, and tipped for iPhone first

Hints at the comprehensive interface changes expected in Apple’s iOS 7 have emerged in fresh leaks from the company, tipping a flatter, more …

Apple iWatch Rumors: Late 2013 Release Date Expected As 1.5-Inch Smart Watch Display Features Tested Overseas

Ever since The New York Times reported in February on Apple’s plans to create a smart wristwatch that could rival “science fiction comics and spy …

Gameloft's 'N.O.V.A. 3' and 'Gangstar Rio: City of Saints' Are Free for the Weekend

Gameloft is offering up two of its most popular games for free this weekend. Both <i>N.O.V.A. 3 - Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance</i> and <i>Gangstar Rio: City of Saints</i> can be downloaded at no cost for the first time ever.<p>Originally released last year, N.O.V.A. 3 is a first person shooter with impressive …

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Review: Dash & Bash – An Exhilarating New Physics Game for iPhone

Rating: 5/5<p>Finding a fun, engaging game for iPhone that is easy enough to understand, yet difficult enough to make you want to keep playing can …

Candy Crush: Top 10 tips, tricks, and cheats!

Candy Crush is my not-so secret addiction. It has consumed my days and plagued my nights. I've been crushing so much candy over the last few months, …

Drool-worthy white Nexus 4 may hit Google Play June 10

Though the elusive Nexus 4 has been creeping around for months, it may officially arrive to Google Play on June 10.<p>Though the white version of the LG Nexus 4 began floating around the Interwebs as early as January, it may officially hit the Google Play Store starting June 10.<p>According to Android …

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The sounds of 'Star Trek': This man makes them happen

For Ben Burtt, the "Star Trek Into Darkness" sound designer, nothing was more useful in deciding what the audience should hear than knowing intimately what the original TV show sounded like.<p>NICASIO, Calif. -- Growing up in the 1960s, Ben Burtt was such a big "Star Trek" fan that when he went off to …

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Springtomize Dev Releases Exquisitely Beautiful Non-Jailbreak Finance App For iPhone

Filippo Bigarella is best known for being the developer of some of the most popular jailbreak tweaks for iOS, including Springtomize, LivelyIcons, and PasswordPilot Pro. But he’s just launched his first official iPhone app through the App Store.<p>It’s called Balances, and it’s a wonderfully simply …

This is the new Nexus: a first look at Samsung's Galaxy S4 with stock Android

The best cellphone hardware has been crippled by manufacturer and carrier bloatware and skins, and Google's Nexus lineup has been hamstrung by a lack of LTE and somewhat inadequate specifications. But we've just gotten a look at the big surprise of Google's I/O keynote, a Samsung Galaxy S4 running …

ZTE Grand X2 In Intel-powered flagship smartphone unveiled

In Monaco earlier today, ZTE officially unveiled its ZTE Grand X2 In Intel-powered flagship smartphone, once again eschewing its stigma of peddling …

3D Systems can turn you into a Star Trek figure for $70

May.7, 2013<p>3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) launched today the first 3D printing-based Star Trek app to create customized 3D printed products and collectibles …

How to Dye Your 3D Prints

<i>Colleen Jordan is an Atlanta-based industrial designer and founder of Wearable Planter</i><p>3D Printing is currently a big buzz word in the design, arts and crafts, and technology worlds. We make all of our jewelry with 3D Printing, and in the time we’ve been making 3D Printed creations, we’ve learned a …

3D Systems will turn you into a Star Trek figure for $70, we go faces-on (video)

When the company that helped invent 3D printing asks you if you want to be turned into a <i>Star Trek</i> statue, the only right answer is: "how soon?" Naturally, we immediately shot off a couple of selfies (front-facing and profile) and ticked off a couple of personal details: I wanted a phaser, …

Cubify Lets You Create A Personalized 3D Figurine... Of YOURSELF

If you’re seeking the most logical gift ever for the <i>Star Trek</i> fan in your life – or for yourself – it has arrived. Thanks to the <i>Star Trek</i> app on …