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  • Nintendo says it will increase amiibo production

    3 March 2015, 7:04 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Nintendo has announced plans to increase its amiibo production in order to meet the continued demand for its figurines. The video game company has apologized to those frustrated by the lack of availability for certain amiibos, saying that it takes a few months…
  • Sony Project Morpheus release set for 2016 with 120Hz display

    3 March 2015, 6:42 pm by: Chris Burns

    This afternoon Sony suggested that their Project Morpheus VR headset would be launching in the first half of the year 2016. They also said that this new and improved headset - still tethered to the PlayStation 4 - would be "targeting" 120Hz display tech -…
  • uberFAMILY rides to include nabi 2 educational tablet for kids

    3 March 2015, 6:33 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Uber has announced a new partnership with Fuhu that will bring the maker's nabi 2 educational tablet to its uberFAMILY rides. This gives kids something to do during a ride that doesn't involve playing with the power windows or kicking the back of the seat, and…
  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 for PC gets official local co-op

    3 March 2015, 5:53 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    If you're a Resident Evil fan, you might have been swept up in that hoopla surrounding the disingenuous implications that Resident Evil: Revelations 2 for PC offered offline co-op, then the follow up quiet correction made later on that no, sorry, there's not…
  • Apple Watch appears in Hong Kong fashion magazine

    3 March 2015, 4:57 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    If you're pining to get your hands on the Apple Watch, we've got a few more pictures of it to get you excited. A fashion magazine in Hong Kong has shown off the watch -- somewhat indirectly -- in a spread alongside men's fashion. The magazine is called "East…
  • Google updates Contacts with fresh look, automatic contact updates

    3 March 2015, 4:54 pm by: Nate Swanner

    Today, Google is announcing an update to Contacts. In the preview, you’ll notice straight away that Google has rolled in a bit of the Material Design flavor, giving your Contacts page a fresh look and feel. Not only a facelift, Contacts also gives you some…
  • Twitter adds phone number requirement for Tor users

    3 March 2015, 4:21 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Twitter has made it a personal mission to stomp the trolls and abusive users that are giving its service a bad name (and causing some legitimate users to jump ship). The anonymous corner of the Internet offers a much-needed service for many, but it is likewise…
  • YotaPhone 2 to arrive on Indiegogo this spring

    3 March 2015, 3:27 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Remember the YotaPhone 2? It's the sleeker second-generation version of the smartphone with two displays: a regular LCD on the front, and an energy-sipping e-paper display on the back. We got our hands on the phone back in December, but it hasn't thus far been…
  • TRON hands-on: Videogame History Museum and ATARI at GDC

    3 March 2015, 3:24 pm by: Chris Burns

    Before events began this morning in San Francisco for GDC 2015, we got the opportunity to have a peek at a vintage piece of equipment. This is TRON, the arcade video game made by Disney and ATARI for the release of the motion picture event of the same name.…
  • Netflix (finally) details its Australian launch plans

    3 March 2015, 2:53 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Netflix revealed plans late last year to expand into the Australian market in March of this year, and that time is finally upon us: the service will be available to Australian users on March 24, exactly 3 weeks from now. Questions about what kind of content…
  • Confirmed: performance woes back Google off Android encryption

    3 March 2015, 1:47 pm by: Nate Swanner

    Over the past few days, news has surfaced that Google quietly stopped forcing full-disk encryption for Android devices. After loudly thumping their chest about security, Google silently removed the requirement. At the time of discovery, it wasn’t clear why…
  • AMD LiquidVR SDK 1.0 launching today

    3 March 2015, 1:15 pm by: Chris Burns

    This week we've heard direct from AMD about their VR initiative, LiquidVR by AMD. This system will be pushed to developers with a LiquidVR SDK, a system that'll be launched this year. Inside LiquidVR SDK 1.0, users will be working with latest data latch,…
  • LiquidVR: AMD’s software push for Virtual Reality

    3 March 2015, 12:56 pm by: Chris Burns

    This week AMD revealed their developer-aimed virtual reality experience, LiquidVR by AMD. "We are seekers of new experiences," said AMD's CVP of Visual Computing Raja Koduri, "When you see it, when you feel it, you know it's something different." Koduri spoke…
  • Motorola boss: more wearables coming, maybe even a new phone

    3 March 2015, 12:50 pm by: Nate Swanner

    With Motorola, you pretty much know what you’re getting. There are a few really good smartphones that make a mark at their respective price points, and a wearable. There are even a few neat accessories. At Mobile World Congress this week, Motorola President…
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge; extended hands-on

    3 March 2015, 11:52 am by: Nate Swanner

    With Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, one of the coolest features is the new fingerprint scanner. Rather than having to drag your finger across the home button, you can now simply lay a finger on the button and get the same effect. It’s a much better…
  • Fleksy brings search to your keyboard, courtesy of Yahoo

    3 March 2015, 11:14 am by: Nate Swanner

    In the course of a conversation, you may stumble into a topic you’re not quite sure about. A simple question could lead to a protracted debate or discussion, with curiosity getting the better of you. Rather than flip-flop between apps, it would be a lot…
  • Android Wear could come to iOS as Google preps app

    3 March 2015, 10:43 am by: Nate Swanner

    As Google I/O approaches, we’ll start to hear some interesting rumors and chatter about what we might discover in May. Though a lot is going on lately with Google+, Android Pay, and Google’s incoming Nexus-ish carrier plans (which we can expect to hear…
  • Waze may soon be a pre-loaded Android app

    3 March 2015, 10:21 am by: Nate Swanner

    If Google Maps didn’t come pre-installed on your phone, you probably went and found it on an app store somewhere. The leading mobile Maps app has a lot of features that keep users coming back, and it gets better all the time. On purchasing Waze, many assumed…
  • Ford said to have long-range all-electric car in the works [Update: denied]

    3 March 2015, 9:58 am by: Nate Swanner

    All-electric cars are starting to gain quite a bit of momentum. Many consumers are waiting for auto manufacturers to come down in pricing, and bring an affordable model to market before they’re ready to make the plunge. Chevy has their new Bolt, which is the…
  • Simplicam adds detection zones for fine-tuned home security

    3 March 2015, 9:28 am by: Nate Swanner

    When it comes to the ‘Internet of Things’, context is important. Not the context on background of the sensor or item, but context in how it can make the info it’s grabbing make sense. An often overlooked part of your smart, contextual home is the…
  • Hungry? No problem with Domino’s pizza on your smartwatch

    3 March 2015, 9:10 am by: JC Torres

    The idea behind smartwatches is that they become your bridge to your smartphone for instances when you can't dig out your mobile device from your bag or pocket. That is why they have mostly been relegated to simple, one off tasks like notifications, quick…
  • NASA Dawn spacecraft nears Ceres orbital insertion

    3 March 2015, 8:50 am by: Shane McGlaun

    NASA has announced that the Dawn spacecraft is nearing orbital insertion around the dwarf planet Ceres. The Dawn mission will be the first mission to successfully visit a dwarf planet when it enters orbit around Ceres on March 6. As the spacecraft gets ready…
  • Sony Mobile head disputes prophecies of doom

    3 March 2015, 8:30 am by: JC Torres

    Last month, Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai was quoted to have said that the company is not ruling out an exit strategy with regards to its mobile device and TV businesses to focus more on its more profitable markets, like the PlayStation and camera sensors. This…
  • Pebble Time Steel revealed plus smartstrap sensor add-ons

    3 March 2015, 8:21 am by: Chris Davies

    It's only been a matter of weeks since Pebble showed us its new Time smartwatch, and already there's a second, metal-bodied version, the Pebble Time Steel. Echoing the second-gen original Pebble, which wrapped the guts of the first, plastic wearable in a more…
  • AVG creates facial recognition blocking glasses

    3 March 2015, 8:10 am by: Lindsey Caldwell

    Facial recognition software is ubiquitous. From being auto-tagged by facebook to being added to a database of images, we can't control what happens to our likeness once it gets online. These days more data is being extracted from each of our online…
  • Stratos card wants to outdo Apple, Samsung, Android Pay

    3 March 2015, 7:50 am by: JC Torres

    It seems that interest in mobile and wireless payment systems are experiencing a renaissance now that three tech giants are using their clout to get the message across. But while Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay might have their own separate, sometimes…
  • Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce rocks 739hp

    3 March 2015, 7:30 am by: Shane McGlaun

    Lamborghini rolled out a new version of the awesome Aventador with more power and performance. The new version of the car is called the Aventador LP 750-4 SuperVeloce. The 750 in the name goes along with how much power the big 6.5L V12 engine makes at 750hp.…
  • Google softens Android full-disk encryption requirement

    3 March 2015, 7:10 am by: JC Torres

    Encryption has become a touchy subject. What was once was, and still is, a standard way to protect data has become controversial in light of recent events. But while most tech companies hailed its privacy and security benefits, few, especially on the mobile…
  • Lyft entices drivers with new Accelerate rewards program

    3 March 2015, 6:50 am by: Lindsey Caldwell

    In the emerging ride-sharing industry, Uber and Lyft have been going at it against each other for a while. Lyft has been trying to entice new drivers, and possibly to lure some away from Uber as well. Lyft's is trying to make their company a bit more alluring…
  • Bugatti ends Veyron line with aptly named “La Finale”

    3 March 2015, 6:30 am by: JC Torres

    The Geneva Motor Show show this year is a bittersweet one for Bugatti. The French car maker has just unveiled the latest Veyron, which is also its last. Formally called the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sports Vitesse "La Finale", the supercar is the 450th automobile to…

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