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Want to buy the largest video game collection in the world? - Ars Technica

June 6, 2014 - 10:00am

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Want to buy the largest video game collection in the world?
Ars Technica
When I was a kid, I remember promising myself that, when I was an adult with a real job and real money and no parents telling me what to do, I would spend my vast reserves of disposable income amassing a collection of every video game in existence.
Largest Video Game Collection in the World Put on SaleDesign & Trend
The world's largest video game collection just went up for auctionEngadget
World's largest video game collection to be soldAfterdawn.com
Action Trip -GameSided
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Chromebooks get offline playback for Google Play Movies & TV - PCWorld

June 6, 2014 - 9:32am

NDTV

Chromebooks get offline playback for Google Play Movies & TV
PCWorld
As promised, Google is giving Chromebook users a way to watch Google Play Movies & TV offline. All you need is the latest version of the app from the Chrome Web Store. In your collection, you should see little download buttons by the bottom-right corner of ...
Google Play Movies & TV Now Supporting Offline Playback on Chrome OSAndroid Headlines - Android News
Google Play Movies & TV now supports offline playback for ChromebooksAndroid Community
Chromebook users can now watch Google Play Movies offlinePhandroid.com
Tech Times -Zatz Not Funny -NDTV
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Netflix-Verizon catfight probably important, but mostly entertaining - TechnologyTell

June 6, 2014 - 8:21am

Wall Street Pit

Netflix-Verizon catfight probably important, but mostly entertaining
TechnologyTell
In mid-May, Netflix began displaying error messages to viewers during buffering that read, “The Verizon network is crowded right now. Adjusting video for smoother playback…” Verizon is pissed. According to The Verge, Verizon fired back with the statement,.
Netflix Wants You To Know That Verizon Is Screwing You; Verizon Wants Netflix ...Uproxx
Verizon ramps up Netflix tiff with cease and desist letterFierceCable
Verizon to Netflix: Stop Blaming Us For Slow Download SpeedsAuto World News
Wall Street Pit -Local 10 -USFinancePost
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Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch Needs a Purpose - Wireless Week

June 6, 2014 - 8:11am

Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch Needs a Purpose
Wireless Week
In this June 5, 2014 photo, a reporter shows LG's Lifeband Touch for photographs SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Smart capabilities have become the latest marketing pitch to sell more wristwatches, TVs, eyeglasses, refrigerators, cars and even toothbrushes.

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Tetris Turns 30, Creator Says He Still Plays Every Week - GameSpot

June 6, 2014 - 8:03am

CBS News

Tetris Turns 30, Creator Says He Still Plays Every Week
GameSpot
Iconic tile-matching strategy game Tetris was released on this day in 1984, meaning it is now some 30 years old. In a statement sent to media today from The Tetris Company agent Blue Planet Software, creator Alexey Pajitnov says, "I never imagined Tetris ...
Five reasons we love to play TetrisIrish Independent
Next-generation Tetris Ultimate coming to Xbox One and PS4Pocket-lint.com
Ubisoft Announces Tetris UltimateArcade Sushi

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Apple iWatch Coming In October With Curved OLED Screen And Health ... - TechCrunch

June 6, 2014 - 7:40am

TechCrunch

Apple iWatch Coming In October With Curved OLED Screen And Health ...
TechCrunch
Apple revealed a lot of news at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference this year, but it didn't discuss or show of any iWatch. Still, a new report from Japanese newspaper the Nikkei says that an iWatch is indeed on its way, with a targeted ship date of ...
Rumor: 'iWatch' to sport curved OLED touchscreen, Apple 'confident' and ...Apple Insider
Apple iWatch Reportedly Launching in OctoberMobile Magazine
Nikkei: Apple's iWatch will launch in October with a curved OLED displayBGR
AppAdvice -Pulse 2.0
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Microsoft Calls on U.S. to Address 'Technology Trust Deficit' - Data Center Knowledge

June 6, 2014 - 7:36am

Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft Calls on U.S. to Address 'Technology Trust Deficit'
Data Center Knowledge
Microsoft's top lawyer has written a blog post calling on the U.S. government to do more to repair the damage of the Snowden disclosures about the National Security Agency's far-reaching electronic surveillance practices, including a concrete response to the ...
A Year After Snowden: Tech Vendors Fight BackChannelnomics
Microsoft: Balance needed between privacy and national securityDatacenterDynamics
Microsoft to US: Stop hacking data centersMarketWatch
WinBeta
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Intel Keeps Faith With PCs as Next-Generation Models Evolve - NDTV

June 6, 2014 - 6:47am

Intel Keeps Faith With PCs as Next-Generation Models Evolve
NDTV
Taipei: The personal computer is evolving from one-size-fits-all into a spectrum of screen sizes - keyboard optional, said Intel Corp's global head of PC chips, in a trend that could rejuvenate the computing industry's slowest growth segment. The world's ...

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Amazon phone coming? Will you answer the call? (video) - Tech Times

June 6, 2014 - 5:53am

Tech Times

Amazon phone coming? Will you answer the call? (video)
Tech Times
Is an Amazon phone in the works? Now the question for the online retail company is whether it will have the traction to engage in a market already flooded with myriad smartphones. (Photo : Amazon.com). Speculation is brewing that Amazon.com's ...

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Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose - Thegardenisland.com

June 6, 2014 - 4:14am

Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose
Thegardenisland.com
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Smart capabilities have become the latest marketing pitch to sell more wristwatches, TVs, eyeglasses, refrigerators, cars and even toothbrushes. But have we figured out why they need to be smart? I asked myself that as I wore ...

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Vodafone Says Phones on Its Global Network Are Tapped - Wall Street Journal

June 6, 2014 - 4:12am

Wall Street Journal

Vodafone Says Phones on Its Global Network Are Tapped
Wall Street Journal
Vodafone says in some countries live conversations of its customers can be listened to and recorded. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. LONDON— Vodafone Group VOD.LN +1.35% Vodafone Group PLC U.K.: London GBp206.75 +2.75 +1.35% June 6, ...
Vodafone admits governments use 'secret cables' to tap citizens' phonesTelegraph.co.uk
Vodafone report shows extent of gov't snoopingWashington Post
Vodafone says governments have direct access to eavesdrop in some countriesReuters
Inquirer -TIME -ITProPortal
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Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose - Appeal-Democrat

June 6, 2014 - 3:09am

Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose
Appeal-Democrat
In this June 5, 2014 photo, a reporter shows LG's Lifeband Touch for photographs in Seoul, South Korea. LG Electronics Inc. has entered the fledging market for wearable gadgets with a wristband that tracks workouts and calories burned. (AP Photo/Lee ...

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Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose - News 10NBC

June 6, 2014 - 3:04am

Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose
News 10NBC
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Smart capabilities have become the latest marketing pitch to sell more wristwatches, TVs, eyeglasses, refrigerators, cars and even toothbrushes. But have we figured out why they need to be smart? I asked myself that as I wore ...

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Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose - Kitsap Sun

June 6, 2014 - 2:51am

Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose
Kitsap Sun
In this June 5, 2014 photo, a reporter shows LG's Lifeband Touch for photographs in Seoul, South Korea. LG Electronics Inc. has entered the fledging market for wearable gadgets with a wristband that tracks workouts and calories burned. (AP Photo/Lee ...

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Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch Needs a Purpose - ABC News

June 6, 2014 - 2:33am

ABC News

Gadget Watch: LG Lifeband Touch Needs a Purpose
ABC News
Smart capabilities have become the latest marketing pitch to sell more wristwatches, TVs, eyeglasses, refrigerators, cars and even toothbrushes. But have we figured out why they need to be smart? I asked myself that as I wore LG's Lifeband Touch day and ...

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Robot that reads emotions set for sale in Japan next year - Hindustan Times

June 6, 2014 - 2:19am

Hindustan Times

Robot that reads emotions set for sale in Japan next year
Hindustan Times
A cooing, gesturing humanoid on wheels that can decipher emotions has been unveiled in Japan by billionaire Masayoshi Son who says robots should be tender and make people smile. Son's mobile phone company Softbank said Thursday that the robot it ...

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Xbox One controller now works on PC - iAfrica.com

June 6, 2014 - 2:06am

Xbox One controller now works on PC
iAfrica.com
Microsoft has released drivers for the Xbox One controller, so gamers can use their console controller on PC. The drivers are set to be packaged in a future Windows update, but gamers wanting early access can download the drivers from Major Nelson's blog.

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Here's a Nexus 6 hint, courtesy of the Android Twitter account - TechRadar UK

June 6, 2014 - 12:07am

Firstpost

Here's a Nexus 6 hint, courtesy of the Android Twitter account
TechRadar UK
All of the recent mobile speculation has been predicated on assumed knowledge that Google is done with Nexus phones and will instead transition into the Android Silver program. However, Google may have given those Nexus naysayers something to think ...
Android 4.4.3 KitKat update hitting Nexus, Google Play Edition devicesFirstpost
Android 4.4.3 Kit Kat Release Date: 3 Things You Should KnowKpopStarz
LG Nexus 4 Starts Receiving Android 4.4.3 Update in IndiaGizbot
Tech Times -PFhub -International Business Times
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Robots with a human side offered up by Japan's SoftBank - Financial Times

June 5, 2014 - 11:49pm

Robots with a human side offered up by Japan's SoftBank
Financial Times
Humanoid robots – cute, big-eyed and usually clad in pristine white plastic – are a favourite side business for Japanese companies. Now SoftBank, the fast-growing telecommunications empire owned by Masayoshi Son, has one: Pepper, an emotionally ...

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Instantly boost your Wi-Fi for computers, tablets, phones and other gadgets - Charleston Post Courier

June 5, 2014 - 11:39pm

Instantly boost your Wi-Fi for computers, tablets, phones and other gadgets
Charleston Post Courier
Sometimes Wi-Fi doesn't seem to make any sense. You're trying to connect to your home network but you're getting a stronger signal from the neighbor's router than your own router. Inconsistent coverage is one of Wi-Fi's big problems. It always seems to stop ...

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