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Steam lets modders sell their wares, starting with 'Skyrim' - Engadget

April 24, 2015 - 3:46am

Engadget

Steam lets modders sell their wares, starting with 'Skyrim'
Engadget
Valve's move to start selling community-created mods on its PC-game storefront looks like it could boost that $57 million user payout from earlier this year. And it's starting with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim -- one of the most popular moddable games.

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Apple thwarts geeks, investors probing smartwatch components - Reuters

April 24, 2015 - 2:28am

The Star Online

Apple thwarts geeks, investors probing smartwatch components
Reuters
MELBOURNE, April 24 (Reuters) - Apple Inc managed to frustrate gadget lovers and investors desperate to find out the components of its new smartwatch on Friday, encasing its chips in tough resin and using rare screws to thwart people trying prise it apart.
Apple Watch battery just 205mAhTrustedReviews
Resin, tri-wing screws hide Apple's secretsIndependent Online
Beautiful destruction: Apple Watch Sport is torn apart by iFixitgearburn
SlashGear
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WhatsApp Calling On iOS Is Convenient But The Quality Won't Blow You Away - TechCrunch

April 24, 2015 - 2:24am

TechCrunch

WhatsApp Calling On iOS Is Convenient But The Quality Won't Blow You Away
TechCrunch
WhatsApp's new voice calling feature for iOS is decent quality and easy to use, but the experience doesn't beat dedicated VoIP apps for clarity. At this point, at least. That's our early take on the free calls feature that the Facebook-owned service began ...

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Google's Project Fi: All you need to know - Inferse

April 24, 2015 - 12:26am

Inferse

Google's Project Fi: All you need to know
Inferse
Google has officially introduced Project Fi and for the first time ever, it looks like there will be some legitimate competition in the wireless landscape. An error occurred. Unable to execute Javascript. inShare0. By Josh Durso April 23, 2015 11:26 PM. Google is ...
Google Wireless vs. Verizon, AT&T and Sprint : Is Project Fi worth it?SiliconANGLE (blog)
Google launches 'Project Fi' wireless servicewreg.com
Google Project Fi: How It Works, Price Comparison, and CoveragePhoneDog
Madame Noire -Yibada (English Edition)
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Apple Watch v LG Watch Urbane: how does the latest in Android Wear compare? - Sydney Morning Herald

April 23, 2015 - 11:59pm

Sydney Morning Herald

Apple Watch v LG Watch Urbane: how does the latest in Android Wear compare?
Sydney Morning Herald
With unbelievably fortuitous timing, LG has announced its much-anticipated premium smartwatch​ will soon be arriving on our shores, just as the first Apple Watches begin to land on Australian doorsteps. The LG Watch Urbane – which will be available "this ...

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Steam Puts Mods Behind a Paywall, Massive Backlash Follows - Attack of the Fanboy

April 23, 2015 - 11:56pm

Attack of the Fanboy

Steam Puts Mods Behind a Paywall, Massive Backlash Follows
Attack of the Fanboy
What have you done, Valve? What were you thinking? You have taken something sacred to the PC community and put it behind a paywall in a move more akin to EA or Ubisoft. I'm sorry. I'm getting ahead of myself. If you have yet to hear the news, Steam has ...
Steam Workshop now supports paid mods, starting with SkyrimTechnologyTell
Valve is Now Selling Skyrim ModsArmed Gamer
Modders Can Now Sell Their Creations On SteamUbergizmo (blog)
GameSpot -VR World -Kotaku
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Shovel Knight review (PS4) - Gamespresso

April 23, 2015 - 11:05pm

Gamespresso

Shovel Knight review (PS4)
Gamespresso
Yacht Club Game's Shovel Knight is an absolute homage to that of the old school Nintendo era. (NES, SNES). It's pretty in all of its 8-bit glory and it is absolutely satisfying. But does it hold up when competing against contemporary indie titles? In short, yes.
Shovel Knight ReviewJust Push Start
JXE Streams: Playing 'Shovel Knight' PS4 with Yacht Club GamesEngadget

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Ubuntu 15.04 Released, Debian 8.0 Coming - OStatic (blog)

April 23, 2015 - 10:12pm

Ubuntu 15.04 Released, Debian 8.0 Coming
OStatic (blog)
ubuntu The big story today, almost seemed like the only story today, was the release of Ubuntu 15.04. In the early announcement "a converged future" was touted as the 15.04 Desktop, Kylin, Snappy Core, and the Phone was introduced. Today José Antonio ...

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Google launches 'Project Fi' wireless service - wreg.com

April 23, 2015 - 9:42pm

Google launches 'Project Fi' wireless service
wreg.com
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Cal. — On Wednesday, Google announced Project Fi, a new cell phone service that will compete with AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint. Project Fi is like any other wireless service, except for a few notable differences. It works across ...

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Samsung Redesigns Its VR Headset to Fit the Galaxy S6 - Wired

April 23, 2015 - 5:29pm

Wired

Samsung Redesigns Its VR Headset to Fit the Galaxy S6
Wired
If you've wanted to get in on the smartphone-powered VR game without using a relatively ginormous Samsung Galaxy Note 4, your day has come. Samsung has released pricing and availability info about its new Gear VR headset that's compatible with ...

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Microsoft makes Surface 3 even more affordable for schools - TechRadar

April 23, 2015 - 4:40pm

Mashable

Microsoft makes Surface 3 even more affordable for schools
TechRadar
Microsoft is making a custom configuration of its new Surface 3 tablet for the education market. Unlike the $499 (£335, AU$645) consumer version, which starts with 64GB of solid state storage, education buyers will have access to a 32GB build of the Surface ...
Evaluating the Microsoft Surface 3 for BusinessComputerworld
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Gets More Price Cuts; Surface Pro 4 Coming? Release ...Latinos Post

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Xbox One SmartGlass Beta Updated To Turn On/Off The Console Using Android ... - Android Police

April 23, 2015 - 4:29pm

Android Police

Xbox One SmartGlass Beta Updated To Turn On/Off The Console Using Android ...
Android Police
Microsoft has pushed out an update to the SmartGlass beta app that lets users turn their Xbox One consoles on and off from their Android devices. This way you can start streaming content directly to your tablet without having to reach for a separate controller ...
Xbox One's May update focuses on social gaming and SmartGlassSlashGear

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Five Apple Watch alternatives - Sydney Morning Herald

April 23, 2015 - 3:52pm

Sydney Morning Herald

Five Apple Watch alternatives
Sydney Morning Herald
Electronics manufacturers from Samsung to Sony and Motorola have been in the smartwatch game a lot longer than Apple, but experts say it's the Apple Watch — the first deliveries of which begin worldwide on Friday — that will take smartwatches into the ...
All Android Wear watches have Wi-Fi chips, but some won't get Wi-Fi supportArs Technica
Enter to win the Huawei Android Wear watch from AndroidArea.comPhandroid.com
LG Watch Urbane rolling out this weekCNET
Mobile Burn -Tech Times -Android Police
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FTC Delivers Mixed Warning on Location-Tracking - Wall Street Journal

April 23, 2015 - 3:29pm

CBS News

FTC Delivers Mixed Warning on Location-Tracking
Wall Street Journal
The Federal Trade Commission delivered a mixed warning to a burgeoning segment of the software industry in a settlement Thursday. Nomi Technologies, formerly known as Brickstream, a startup that tracks shoppers in stores and malls on behalf of retailers, ...
FTC Pursues Tech Company It Claims Violated Privacy Policy While Tracking 9 ...Forbes
FTC Settles With Nomi Technologies, Alleges Beacon-Maker Lied About ...International Business Times
FTC complains retail tracking firm didn't notify customersPCWorld
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Acer's First U.S. Smartphone Coming to Battle in a Crowded Market - eWeek

April 23, 2015 - 3:25pm

eWeek

Acer's First U.S. Smartphone Coming to Battle in a Crowded Market
eWeek
The China-based computer maker announced some 40 new smartphones, laptops, tablets and other devices at a global product event in New York City on April 23. NEW YORK—Acer is jumping headfirst into U.S. smartphone market by launching its new $79 ...

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Cablevision Offers Packages Aimed at Cord-Cutters - Wall Street Journal

April 23, 2015 - 3:11pm

New York Post

Cablevision Offers Packages Aimed at Cord-Cutters
Wall Street Journal
Cablevision Systems Corp. CVC 5.98 % is pitching new packages aimed at cord-cutters that combine broadband service with a free digital antenna to pick up local television signals. The move by the New York cable operator is meant to appeal to consumers ...
Cablevision Debuts “Cord Cutter” Packages Combining Broadband, Free ...TechCrunch
Cablevision actually wants you to cut the cordWashington Post (blog)
Cablevision Launches 'Cord-Cutter' PackagesMultichannel News
MediaPost Communications -FierceCable
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Acer takes a big Leap into wearables and brings the Liquid X2 phone along - Digital Trends

April 23, 2015 - 2:48pm

Shiny Shiny

Acer takes a big Leap into wearables and brings the Liquid X2 phone along
Digital Trends
Acer held an event in New York City Thursday to show off a handful of devices coming to the U.S. for the very first time. Among the devices that'll be coming stateside are a new phone called the Liquid X2 and a trio of new fitness trackers called the Liquid Leap ...
Windows 10-ready Acer Liquid M220 will be launched in the US via Microsoft StorePhone Arena
Acer's new wearables are actually quite beautifulTechRadar
Acer Liquid X2's gargantuan battery promises over 2 days of chargeTrustedReviews
Recombu -Expert Reviews -Tom's Hardware
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Turing Phone's Alloys and Encryption Make it Extra Strong, Extra Secure - NBCNews.com

April 23, 2015 - 2:01pm

NBCNews.com

Turing Phone's Alloys and Encryption Make it Extra Strong, Extra Secure
NBCNews.com
There's a new phone on the market, but it isn't from Apple, Samsung, Sony or any of the usual suspects. The Turing Phone is a one-off product from Turing Robotic Industries, a San Francisco-based company that aims to one-up the competition by delivering a ...
Meet the Turing Phone, a secure smartphone that's stronger than steelBGR
New Smartphone Manufacturer Turing Robotic Industries Announces Turing ...PhoneNews.com
Turing Phone: A Smartphone Made Out Of Liquidmorphium Offering Secure ...CrazyEngineers
Stuff Magazine -International Business Times UK
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Google Keep for Android Wear now lets you take notes and set reminders from ... - VentureBeat

April 23, 2015 - 12:45pm

VentureBeat

Google Keep for Android Wear now lets you take notes and set reminders from ...
VentureBeat
Google today updated Google Keep for Android Wear with functionality that makes it essentially independent from your Android smartphone. The latest version of the app is available on Google Play. Until today, Google Keep for Android Wear offered basic ...

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LG Watch Urbane rolling out this week - CNET

April 23, 2015 - 12:41pm

CNET

LG Watch Urbane rolling out this week
CNET
Launching in South Korea and then around the world, LG's new smartwatch will be the first one to benefit from the latest version of Google's Android Wear OS. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; 23 April 2015 6:25 pm BST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.

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