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All News for July 2013

Duke Nukem arrives on Steam to kick ass on the Linux platform and chew bubblegum, and he's all out of bubblegum. Don't worry, we're not talking about the crappy sequel that was forever in the making (Duke Nukem Forever), what's available on Steam is Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition, which includes enhanced versions of Duke Nukem 3D: Atomic Edition... Read more...
We've heard numerous rumors of Apple planning to launch a low cost version of its iPhone, perhaps one that's constructed of polycarbonate plastic rather than aluminum and glass. While some have dismissed such chatter as nonsense (including Apple), at least one analyst believes the Cupertino company is still on track to release a more affordable... Read more...
Intel's fourth-generation family of Core processors (Haswell) have shown to perform extremely well in testing, particularly in an area where Intel has historically been slightly weak: power consumption. Many PC makers have already showcased their Haswell plans, hoping to get the new silicon into new machines before the back-to-school and holiday... Read more...
At Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in June, iOS 7 was unveiled to the world. While the masses were told they would have to wait until autumn to get their hands around it, developers were granted access to an early beta right away. As the days pass, Apple engineers are getting closer and closer to having a final... Read more...
The smartphone market is a crowded field, but be that as it may, Asus may make a serious run with a handset it intends to launch in the U.S. perhaps as early as next year. Asus chairman Jonney Shih revealed that his company is already hard at work on the handset, though he knows he faces an uphill battle against... Read more...
The main reason why tablets and smartphones are so popular is because they offer sufficient power and portability for basic computing tasks, such as checking email, sending text messages, and staying social on sites like Facebook and Twitter. A full-fledged PC just isn't needed for casual computing activities. By that same token, Google's... Read more...
Saints Row 4, the embattled title in the long-running game series, is ready for its U.S. launch on August 20. The game's publisher, Deep Silver, announced the news on Monday, saying that it has gone gold and will definitely hit store shelves as planned. In addition, Deep Silver will let customers order a season pass for $9.99 that allows them... Read more...
If you live in the United States, chances are that you don't think much about the prices other people pay for US products. Everyone is generally aware of the exchange rate, so it's logical to assume that a game, PC, or other product costs the same here as it does in England or Australia, save for shipping costs and... Read more...
When Strategy Analytics’ tablet market numbers came out a year ago (for Q2 2012), Android tablets nabbed just a bit more market share compared to Apple iPads, to the tune of 51.4% to 47.2%; shipments were 18.5 million for Android and 17 million for the iPad. A year later, things have changed dramatically... Read more...
It isn’t exactly 1,000TB on a DVD, but we’ll take it. Sony and Panasonic announced that the two companies are partnering to develop a next-generation standard for optical discs in an effort to provide another long-term data storage option for professional use. Leveraging technology owned by each company... Read more...
Just after the UK made a fuss over Huawei’s involvement in and measure of control over the country’s cyber security evaluation centre (dubbed “The Cell”), word has broken that several Western nations are banning China-based Lenovo computers from secret and top secret networks for fear of... Read more...
Nokia, perhaps more-so than any other smartphone manufacturer in the game right now, needed to find a way to make something special. The new Nokia Lumia 1020, though it sports essentially the same internals and display as Nokia's Lumia 920, most definitely is different, and perhaps even a very attractive alternative, depending on your specific... Read more...
Apple is no stranger to product delays, in part because the company's gadgets are typically in huge demand. Some things are simply out of Apple's control, however, such as reported yield issues with Retina-class displays for its upcoming MacBook Pro refresh featuring Intel's 4th Generation Core processor (Haswell)... Read more...
In the old days -- you know, before social media and ubiquitous mobile phone access -- if you wanted to end a relationship with someone, you'd do it in person, take your lumps in the form of a verbal lashing, and move on as friends or bitter enemies. Even though newfound freedom was yours for the taking, the process... Read more...
Every relationship has its nuances, and usually, every relationship has its fair share of bickering. Even if you love someone unconditionally, there will typically be scenarios where you just can't agree or see eye-to-eye. One had to expect something similar when looking at Microsoft and Nokia, which tied each other... Read more...
What better way to usher in the summer season than to give away an awesome gaming rig, designed to keep you inside fragging away as long as possible? We have teamed up with our friends at CyberPowerPC and have one heck of an awesome gaming system to giveaway! This time around you've all a chance to win an Intel Core... Read more...
Usually, when Apple's site changes, people notice. However, it's typically because the online e-tailer section goes down, with a small yellow note suggesting that one should check back later. At that stage, it's practically a given that a new product is being added to the store, which obviously builds all kinds of... Read more...
President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver a speech on jobs at Amazon's Chattanooga warehouse later today, and in anticipation of his visit, the e-commerce site announced that it's looking to hire 5,000 full-time warehouse employees to work throughout its growing network of U.S. fulfillment centers. According to... Read more...
Intel and Toshiba aren't exactly strange bedfellows, but put the two of them together to collaborate on a Hollywood-quality film and, well, things tend to get a little weird. To two technology firms are working on a social film titled "The Power Inside" starring Harvey Keitel ("Reservoir Dogs"), Craig Roberts... Read more...
The folks at iFixit had their way, tearing down Google's latest media streaming invention and now it seems the team at the GTVHacker blog has exploited the little fella known as Google Chromecast and rooted it with shell access on port 23 of the device. Google is known for stopping well short of locking things down, almost tempting developers... Read more...
On Friday, we learned that the mobile industry has developed a short-form notice for mobile apps that tells users if the app is collecting their data and in what areas (i.e., phone call and text logs, location data, and so on) that would appear before app download begins. The program is currently voluntary and being... Read more...
The buildup of anticipation for the impending Moto X smartphone, the new flagship phone produced by the marriage of Motorola and Google, is killing mobile enthusiasts. The rumored specs alone are excellent--a dual-core 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 8960 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 10MP rear-facing... Read more...
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