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Xbox One July update brings Achievement tweaks and improved voice control

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 11:11
After almost a month of testing, the July update for Xbox One is here. Committed to a rapid pace of improvements, Microsoft has delivered a number of new features, including a new Snap mode for Achievements, improved voice functionality and the...

The Post Office will soon let you pick up a mobile SIM along with your stamps

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 11:02
No longer just a place to send letters and exchange money, the Post Office is set to add another service to its ever-expanding list of utilities: mobile contracts. The company announced today that it's joining the list of providers that rely on EE's...

ReWalk rehab exoskeleton goes home with a patient

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 10:02
The FDA may have only cleared the ReWalk exoskeleton for home use just two weeks ago, but it's already finding use outside of hospitals and clinics. Retired US Army Sergeant Theresa Hannigan (shown meeting the President in March) has become the first...

Samsung admits 'weak demand' for its phones is damaging profits

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 09:10
Samsung's marketing budget has always been vast, but in the last quarter it was far larger than even the manufacturer itself would have liked. The company admits that it's been forced to spend extra money on promotions for older and lower-end devices...

Sony belatedly gets in on the selfie trend with the Xperia C3

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 08:43
Selfies are so popular that not only is the President getting in on the action, but ABC's even named its newest TV show after the trend. Not to be outdone, Sony is debuting the Xperia C3, a mid-range smartphone whose most notable feature is the...

Crowdfunded documentary chronicles the rise and rise of apps

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 08:24
In the spirit of Indie Game: The Movie, comes App: The Human Story -- a documentary that looks at the people behind the digital goods we consume. The film chronicles the rise of developers following the iPhone's release back in 2007 and runs all the...

GameStop wants to offer exclusive content with its preorder titles

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 07:08
We're guessing a few of you don't mind preordering the latest triple-A game to ensure you get your hands on it on release day, but (ignoring the whole digital distribution thing) it's increasingly rare for game stores to sell out of predictable hit...

Intel, Samsung join forces to streamline connectivity for the Internet of Things

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 06:01
The upside to connected devices is pretty obvious: From smart thermostats to smartphone-controlled light bulbs, these gadgets have the potential to make our lives easier. There is a downside, though and it's a pretty significant one; with so many...