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Six big reasons to hold off on virtual reality - The Verge

April 21, 2016 - 11:57am

The Verge

Six big reasons to hold off on virtual reality
The Verge
Virtual reality is spectacular, and has the potential to revolutionize how we engage with entertainment in the way the radio, the television, and the smartphone have in the past. But today, as you consider investing hundreds of dollars in one of the ...
VR hardware sales set to skyrocketComputerworld
Play 'EVE: Valkyrie' with friends on any VR platformEngadget
Virtual Reality Goes From Virtually Nothing To $2 Billion MarketInvestor's Business Daily
SYS-CON Media (press release) -Small Business Trends -CNBC -SlashGear
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Acer puts liquid cooling in its Switch Alpha 12 tablet - PCWorld

April 21, 2016 - 11:31am

PCWorld

Acer puts liquid cooling in its Switch Alpha 12 tablet
PCWorld
One wouldn't typically imagine liquid cooling in a tablet, but Acer has pulled it off with its latest Switch Alpha 12. The liquid-cooling feature is especially noteworthy, considering fans are disappearing from tablets and hybrids. But tablet has Intel ...
Acer's Switch Alpha 12 is a silent, liquid-cooled hybrid laptopEngadget
Acer packed liquid cooling into its 12-inch Surface cloneThe Verge
Acer Debuts Switch Alpha 12 Liquid-Cooled 2-in-1 NotebookVirtual-Strategy Magazine
Windows Central -guru3d.com (press release) -MSPoweruser.com -Pocket-lint.com
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Apple's mysterious WWDC 2016 announcement: What does it mean? - Apple Insider

April 21, 2016 - 11:15am

Apple Insider

Apple's mysterious WWDC 2016 announcement: What does it mean?
Apple Insider
For as long as Apple has designed creative invitations to its media events, geeks have treated them as the technical equivalent of a Rorschach test. What secret clues might Apple have hidden in the latest WWDC missive? Probably nothing. This year's ...
Apple expects you to use your iPhone or iPad for 3 yearsCNET
Apple Seeds Second Beta of iOS 9.3.2 to Public Beta TestersMac Rumors
The Apple Car is the company's road to the futureMacworld
Forbes
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Mirror's Edge Catalyst Delayed Ahead of Closed Beta's Launch - GameSpot

April 21, 2016 - 11:15am

GameSpot

Mirror's Edge Catalyst Delayed Ahead of Closed Beta's Launch
GameSpot
The release of Mirror's Edge Catalyst has been pushed back two weeks, developer DICE announced today. Catalyst is now due out on June 7 in North America and June 9 in Europe. It was previously scheduled to be out on May 24 and 26 respectively in the ...
Mirror's Edge Catalyst delayed again, now launching in JunePolygon
Mirror's Edge Catalyst has been delayed until JuneThe Verge
New Mirror's Edge Delayed Into JuneAttack of the Fanboy
Game Rant -Hardcore Gamer -Windows Central -Just Push Start
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Acer shows off a rugged new Chromebook for work and a whole bunch of new notebooks - TechCrunch

April 21, 2016 - 11:05am

TechCrunch

Acer shows off a rugged new Chromebook for work and a whole bunch of new notebooks
TechCrunch
Acer hit the stage a small event in the shadow of Manhattan's One World Trade to show off some notebooks, notebooks and also some notebooks. Oh, and one more thing: notebooks, notebooks, and notebooks (also there were some notebooks). The star ...
Acer Chromebook 14 for Work: Business-Class Performance, Military-Grade ReliabilityBenzinga
Acer unveils new convertible and ultrathin notebooksEngadget
Acer lays claim to 'fastest Chromebook' titleThe Verge
Android Headlines - Android News -Liliputing -Laptop Mag -Ubergizmo
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Acer debuts new gaming PCs with VR support and a powerful 2-in-1 laptop - CNET

April 21, 2016 - 11:02am

CNET

Acer debuts new gaming PCs with VR support and a powerful 2-in-1 laptop
CNET
Acer introduced a range of new products on Thursday at a press event in New York City. The Taiwanese electronics company announced a variety of gaming products, a high-end 2-in-1 notebook, an enterprise-level Chromebook and more. Beyond ...
Chromebook for Work, liquid-cooled 2-in-1 steal the show at Acer's New York PC refreshDigital Trends
Acer reveals new Predator gaming desktop, notebook and displayEngadget
Acer Announces Updated Product Lineups At NYC EventTom's Hardware
PR Web (press release) -Business Wire (press release) -Virtual-Strategy Magazine -Tom's Guide
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Nintendo's about to drop some Splatoon gear in Miitomo - The Next Web

April 21, 2016 - 10:46am

The Next Web

Nintendo's about to drop some Splatoon gear in Miitomo
The Next Web
Since its launch, Nintendo's social app Miitomo has amassed over four million users and will probably gain a few more when items from the hugely popular game Splatoon land next week. Nintendo has revealed that the headwear, clothing and more from ...

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Amazon rolls out colorful $70 Fire tablets with double the storage of its $50 tablet - TechCrunch

April 21, 2016 - 10:24am

TechCrunch

Amazon rolls out colorful $70 Fire tablets with double the storage of its $50 tablet
TechCrunch
Amazon made waves last year when it introduced a $50 Fire tablet that was actually a fairly decent device for the price. Today, the company is rolling out a middle-of-road option for those who want a bit more storage, but who still aren't interested in ...
Amazon launches Fire tablet in 3 new colors with higher storageAOL News
Upgraded Amazon Fire Launched In 3 New Colors & 16GB StorageAndroid Headlines - Android News
Amazon Refreshes Fire Tablet Series With More Colors and StorageFortune
Engadget -PC Magazine -Apple Insider -Digital Book World
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The definitive 'Ori and the Blind Forest' hits PC next week - Engadget

April 21, 2016 - 9:46am

Engadget

The definitive 'Ori and the Blind Forest' hits PC next week
Engadget
Alongside Halo 5: Guardians and Rise of the Tomb Raider, the Xbox One played host to a smaller but no less special console exclusive last year: Ori and the Blind Forest. The 2D platformer won a bucketload of awards and high praise from the press for ...
Ori And The Blind Forest: Definitive Edition Is Finally Coming To PC Next WeekAttack of the Fanboy
Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition now releasing April 27PC Gamer
Ori and the Blind Forest Definitive Edition PC Coming Next Week, Features Cross-SavesGameSpot
WinBeta -VG247
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Xbox One Adds HBO Now App Just in Time for Game of Thrones Season 6 - GameSpot

April 21, 2016 - 9:34am

GameSpot

Xbox One Adds HBO Now App Just in Time for Game of Thrones Season 6
GameSpot
Just days before the premiere of Game of Thrones Season 6, Microsoft and HBO have teamed up to launch an HBO Now app on Xbox One. You can find it on the console by searching for it in the Xbox Store. Oddly, it showed up for me (and others) as a $399 ...
HBO Now app launches on Xbox One (update: Xbox 360, too)Polygon
Game of Thrones Season 6: 9 Things Viewers Need to KnowGotta Be Mobile
HBO Now arrives on Xbox OneThe Verge
Tech Times -GameZone -Geek Snack -CNET
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Top 9 reasons Google suspends local listings - Search Engine Land

April 21, 2016 - 9:21am

Search Engine Land

Top 9 reasons Google suspends local listings
Search Engine Land
Has your business listing in Google been suspended? Not sure what happened? Columnist Joy Hawkins discusses the likely causes and how to address them. Joy Hawkins on April 21, 2016 at 10:14 am. More. google-local-shop-ban-1920. I see threads over ...
Google is turning its search engine into a live TV guideTechCrunch
Google Adding Live TV Listings to Search ResultsPC Magazine
Google will soon show live TV listings in search resultsCNET
Engadget -Tom's Guide -Tech News Today -ValueWalk
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'Metroid Prime: Federation Force' launches August 19th - Engadget

April 21, 2016 - 8:47am

Engadget

'Metroid Prime: Federation Force' launches August 19th
Engadget
It's been eight years since the last Metroid Prime game came out for the Wii, but a successor was finally announced for the New 3DS handheld system at the game conference E3. Today, Nintendo announced that Metroid Prime: Federation Force will be ...
When You Can Play Metroid Prime: Federation Force On The 3DSCinema Blend
Metroid Prime: Federation Force is out August 19Destructoid
Controversial Metroid Prime: Federation Force Gets Release DateGame Rant
GameSpot -Bitbag -Always Nintendo -VentureBeat
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Honda to launch family of fuel-efficient Clarity cars - Detroit Free Press

April 21, 2016 - 4:02am

Detroit Free Press

Honda to launch family of fuel-efficient Clarity cars
Detroit Free Press
Honda will launch three cars over the next three years under its Clarity nameplate, potentially turning the automaker's fledgling Clarity badge into family of vehicles that could become a symbol of Honda's environmental aspirations. John Mendel ...
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid: It's Back and It's RejuvenatedCar and Driver
Honda to expand Clarity to three-car lineup, including EV and plug-in variantsCNET
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid launches with best-in-class fuel economyAutoblog (blog)
The Detroit News -Cars.com News -Fortune -Ward's Auto
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Opera bakes a free, unlimited VPN directly into its desktop browser - VentureBeat

April 21, 2016 - 2:00am

VentureBeat

Opera bakes a free, unlimited VPN directly into its desktop browser
VentureBeat
Norway-based technology company Opera Software is introducing a free virtual private network (VPN) feature to its desktop browser, making it the first of the major browser operators to build a VPN directly into the software. Today's news comes a little ...
Opera now has free and unlimited VPN built into its browserMashable
Opera brings built-in VPN service to its browserTechCrunch
Opera updates browser with free built-in VPN to let you bypass geoblocksCNET
Digital Trends -Fortune -Gizmodo -Engadget
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Shadow Complex Remastered Looks Amazing On PS4, Watch The Announcement Trailer - Cinema Blend

April 20, 2016 - 6:50pm

Cinema Blend

Shadow Complex Remastered Looks Amazing On PS4, Watch The Announcement Trailer
Cinema Blend
ChAIR's highly regarded 3D side-scrolling action game, Shadow Complex Remastered, is gearing up for release on the Sony PlayStation 4. The Unreal Engine-powered action game is set to arrive on the popular home console starting May 3rd.
PlayStation gamers can finally play Shadow Complex next monthDestructoid
Shadow Complex Remastered Finally Graces PS4, PC In MayPSX Extreme
Shadow Complex Remastered Gets a May 3 Release Date for PS4 & PCPlayStation LifeStyle
TechnoBuffalo -GameSpot -Engadget -The Koalition
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Sony trots out 2-factor authentication 5 years after breach - ZDNet

April 20, 2016 - 3:35pm

ZDNet

Sony trots out 2-factor authentication 5 years after breach
ZDNet
Five years after a hack exposed the data of 77 million users, Sony is finally adding two-factor authentication to its PlayStation Network. The company did not provide details on the new service, but did say it was still under development and would be ...
PlayStation Network is adding two-factor sign-insEngadget
PlayStation Network Is Getting Two-Factor Authentication To Better Protect UsersTech Times
PlayStation Network will soon offer two-factor authenticationSlashGear
GameSpot -Ubergizmo -Game Rant -Polygon
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Sony trots out 2-factor authentication 5 years after breach - ZDNet

April 20, 2016 - 3:35pm

ZDNet

Sony trots out 2-factor authentication 5 years after breach
ZDNet
Five years after a hack exposed the data of 77 million users, Sony is finally adding two-factor authentication to its PlayStation Network. The company did not provide details on the new service, but did say it was still under development and would be ...

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Comcast to allow some TV customers to ditch set-top box - USA TODAY

April 20, 2016 - 2:52pm

USA TODAY

Comcast to allow some TV customers to ditch set-top box
USA TODAY
Cable giant Comcast said Wednesday it will allow some customers to watch cable TV without leasing a set-top box, responding to federal regulators' heightened efforts to open up the pay-TV set-top box market. In a limited initiative that will be ...
Comcast will bring its Xfinity app to Roku and Samsung Smart TVs this yearThe Verge
Comcast teaming with Samsung, Roku to ditch set-topsFierceCable
Comcast Xfinity heads to Roku and Samsung TVs without a boxEngadget
Multichannel News -SlashGear -Liliputing -Business Wire (press release)
all 14 news articles »

Facebook Messenger launches Group Calling to become your phone - TechCrunch

April 20, 2016 - 2:26pm

TechCrunch

Facebook Messenger launches Group Calling to become your phone
TechCrunch
Jump on the party line or hear the voices of your whole family with Facebook Messenger's latest feature. Rolling out globally over the next 24 hours on Android and iOS for free, users can start a group VoIP audio call from any group chat. Just tap the ...
How 'Bots' Can Drive Revenues For Facebook's Messenger?Forbes
Facebook Messenger now lets anyone make group callsVentureBeat
Is Your Brand Ready for the Messaging App Marketing Revolution?Business 2 Community
SocialTimes -Re/code -Business Insider -Seeking Alpha
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Dunks come to Rocket League next week with Hoops update - VentureBeat

April 20, 2016 - 1:55pm

VentureBeat

Dunks come to Rocket League next week with Hoops update
VentureBeat
Rocket League will get a Hoops Mode update on Tuesday that will introduce a new way to play the popular digital auto sport. It debuts simultaneously on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. This free addition enables players to take their matches to a ...
'Rocket League' basketball update lands on April 26thEngadget

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