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Apple v. Samsung Trial: 5 Things You Need to Know

They're at it again. Apple and Samsung, two titans of mobile technology, are resolving in a San Jose federal courtroom the issues they can't in the …

Jaunt wants to make virtual reality a platform for beautiful, immersive cinema

A children’s choir is circled around me, singing. Individual voices become clear and then fade away again as I turn from side to side, listening as …

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 With New Action Center, Cortana, Start Screen Improvements

As expected, Microsoft debuted the Windows Phone 8.1 update, previously internally known as “blue,” this morning at its Build developer conference in San Francisco.<p>The software will roll out to consumers over the next few months. For new devices, Windows Phone 8.1 will come pre-installed on new …

Reversible USB cable design shown off for first time

<b>A new design for USB - a standardised connection for data transfers between electronic devices - has been shown off for the first time.</b><p>The new connector will be reversible, bringing an end to the everyday irritant of trying to force a USB cable in the wrong way.<p>The images were first published by …

'Microsoft support scam' ringleader gets suspended jail sentence and fine

A man who ran a "Microsoft support scam" which fooled people into paying for unneeded antivirus software that was free has been given a suspended jail sentence, and ordered to pay thousands of pounds in compensation and fines.<p>Mohammed Khalid Jamil, 34, from Luton, hired people in an Indian call …

US government harassed Castro with a fake Twitter service

Federal aid agency wanted to 'renegotiate the balance of power between state and society' in Havana<p>The US government covertly created a Twitter-like text messaging service aimed at fueling political unrest in Cuba and evading the communist nation's strict internet filters, according to an …

Nasa Suspends Cooperation With Russia Over Ukraine (But The Space Station Isn't Included)

Nasa has suspended cooperation with Russia in the latest diplomatic reaction to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.<p>But the severing of ties should not …

Google reportedly wants to launch its own wireless network

Google is reportedly considering running its own wireless network. Sources tell <i>The Information</i> that company executives have been discussing a plan to offer wireless service in areas where it's already installed Google Fiber high-speed internet. Details are vague, but there are hints that it's …

"Children to start school at age of two" - tomorrow's Daily Telegraph front page.

Italian judge who convicted Knox investigated for media comments | Reuters

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s justice minister ordered an investigation on Monday into comments to the media by the judge who reinstated murder convictions for U.S. student Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito.<p>Judge Alessandro Nencini (C) reads the verdict during the retrial session …

Benefits Street: the alternative. Welcome to Bonus Street - video

As Channel 4's hit series Benefits Street draws to a close, in a fit of impatience, we present the sequel, in association with Bafta-award winning team Don't Panic. Here, the residents have more money than they know what to do with and the good times, well, they are only getting better<p>Heydon …

Nelson Mandela leaves estate worth over 3 million euros

Nelson Mandela has left his more than 3 million euro estate to his family as well as South Africa’s ruling ANC, former staff and schools he attended.<p>Monday’s reading of Mandela’s will had been expected to trigger fresh turmoil among his<br>squabbling relatives but war has not broken out, so far.<p>Deputy …

Dead Island is tomorrow's free Games With Gold offering

Starting tomorrow Xbox Live Gold members will be able to download open-world zombie adventure Dead Island for free as part of Microsoft's Games With …

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments (Trailer)

10 mind-melting BioShock Infinite theories

Hello Eurogamers! January's over and with it our half-hearted fitness plans. Back to the cosily familiar bum-shaped impression on our couch. And …

Gaming Thoughts: Could Smartphones Out Power Consoles?

New Duke Nukem announcement incoming? | PC Invasion

Let’s erase Duke Nukem Forever from our memories, it was pretty terrible and you might have thought it was the final nail in Duke’s coffin. But …

Resident Evil 4 retrospective

"He's not a zombie," says Leon S. Kennedy as he stands over the twitching corpse of the man he's knifed to death in a forest shack during Resident …

Microsoft Dismisses Rumor Of Discless $399 Xbox One, But Should It Exist?

While everyone is talking about Nintendo and their current inability to give the Wii U a price cut, Microsoft is still feeling the heat from being the priciest next-gen console in the field at $500. While the system has sold incredibly well, it’s still lagged behind the PS4, and the price gap is a …

How Warner Is Rebranding 'Batman Vs. Superman'

With Friday’s announcement by Warner Bros. that Jesse Eisenberg will play Lex Luthor in the upcoming sequel to 2013′s Superman reboot blockbuster <i>Man of Steel</i>, with Jeremy Irons announced as Batman’s faithful butler Alfred, the Internet was abuzz with fan and media reaction. However, mostly …

Why 'Assassin's Creed' Style 'Eagle Vision' Is Terrible Game Design And Needs To Stop

In <i>Assassin’s Creed</i> games you can enter a super-sensory mode known as “Eagle Vision.” The primary reason for this mode is to tag enemies, items, or reveal hiding spots—a useful sixth sense.<p>In the recent <i>Tomb Raider</i> reboot there’s something called “Survival Instincts.” It allows you to highlight …

Saints Row Getting Its Own Real Life Clothing Line

Insert Coin, better known as the video game clothing site I accidentally ripped off to get the name of my Forbes blog (see the URL of this post), has landed what might be their coolest partnership yet. They’re teaming with Volition to release the first real-life Saints row clothing collecting.<p>It’s …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review | Trusted Reviews

<i>Review Update: 13 April 2015</i><br>Update by Jon Devo<p>How does the Galaxy S5 compare to the latest phones?<p>When’s the best time to buy a flagship phone? When …

Nasa wants to make water and oxygen on the Moon

By 2018, Nasa is hoping to put a rover on the lunar surface that will be able to extract hydrogen, water and oxygen from the soil.<p>The RESOLVE …

Batman: Arkham Origins review

As a young studio best known for porting Batman: Arkham City to Wii U, WB Montreal must have been desperate to prove that it belongs in the same …

Assassin's Creed Liberation HD costs £16, due January 2014

<b>UPDATE:</b> The XBLA version of Assassin's Creed Liberation HD is slated for 15th January, Ubisoft confirmed on Twitter, making it synchronised with the …

Games of the Generation: The Last of Us

<i>Over the next two weeks we'll be bringing you our pick of the games of the generation. Today we're looking at The Last of Us, Naughty Dog's masterful</i> …