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HTC One Gets a Mini Me

In a market where bigger is increasingly considered better, HTC on Thursday bucked the trend and announced the HTC One Mini, a compact version of its HTC One smartphone. With a 4.3-inch 720p display, the new device is actually not that much smaller than the flagship HTC One, which sports a 4.7-inch ...

Google Wants Its Web TV

Google is considering the possibility of launching an Internet-based TV service, according to numerous media reports. Specifically, the company has approached several media companies about the possibility licensing of content for an Internet-based TV service that would stream traditional TV programm...

Video Gaming Inches a Step Closer to Pro Sports

The definition of sportmanship may lie to some extent in the eye of the beholder, but on Monday the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service reportedly recognized the video game League of Legends as a professional sport. The decision enables the most elite of players in the field to qualify...

PRISM Pulled Microsoft Deep Into NSA Rabbit Hole

Although it initially denied involvement in the National Security Agency's PRISM surveillance program, Microsoft has in fact worked closely with U.S. intelligence agencies to monitor users' communications, even helping the NSA circumvent its own encryption to do so, new documents from whistleblower ...

Nokia’s Lumia 1020: All Pixeled Up but Nowhere to Go?

It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words, but users of Nokia's upcoming Lumia 1020 mobile smartphone may well be able to do better than that. That's because the new marquee Windows phone -- formally unveiled Thursday at a Nokia event in New York -- will offer 41 megapixels, not to m...

Dropbox Enlists Devs to Make It Ubiquitous

At DBX, Dropbox's first-ever developer conference, the company on Tuesday announced a suite of new tools designed to make it easier for developers to bring its file-syncing technology to new devices and platforms. "We want to be sure that stuff is always available, no matter if you're on your laptop...

No Shortage of Heists and Vice in GTA V Trailer

Gamers eagerly awaiting the September launch of Grand Theft Auto V got a sneak preview on Tuesday with the release by maker Rockstar Games of the first gameplay trailer for the upcoming title. Due Sept. 17 for the Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 consoles, Grand Theft Auto V

Video Games and Violence, Part 1: Risky Business

Hollywood may be all about lights, cameras and action, but the current trend in video games seems to be simply action -- followed by even more action. That was one of the biggest takeaways from the recent E3 video game conference in Los Angeles, where Microsoft and Sony went head-to-head with an arr...

Garmin Reroutes Smartphone Nav Display to Windshield

Fighter pilots have long had "head-up" displays for navigating advanced aircraft, but on Monday Garmin announced a new HUD offering that aims to bring the technology to drivers of any automobile. Designed to reduce distractions by providing driving information within the driver's line of sight, Garm...

Rackspace Cloud to Power Particle-Smashing Physics at CERN

Open cloud provider Rackspace has entered into a yearlong contributor agreement with CERN openlab whereby it will deliver a hybrid cloud solution based on OpenStack to help CERN research the origins of the universe, the company announced on Monday. CERN openlab provides a framework for testing and v...

Google May Crash Game Console Party

Hard on the heels of the arrival of the Ouya video game console earlier this week, Google may be looking to get into the action. In fact, the company is currently working on an Android-powered console of its own, according to a Friday report. Apple, meanwhile, is reportedly working on something simi...

Windy City Next Up for Aereo’s Streaming TV

Internet streaming TV service Aereo may face ongoing legal battles, but on Thursday it pushed ahead apparently undaunted and announced the upcoming launch of its service in Chicago. The news comes just a month after the company kicked off its Atlanta launch, adding to its existing base of New York C...

Valve Opens Portal for Linux Gamers

Online gaming service Steam announced on Monday that the popular shooter, puzzle-solving hybrid action game Portal has officially been released on the Linux platform. The game had been available on the open source operating system in beta form since early May, but this week Portal ...

Giant Sharp TV Will Offer Ultra HD for $8,000

At this week's CE Week in New York City, electronics maker Sharp introduced a new, 70-inch class Ultra HDTV that the company says is the only model on the market to receive THX 4K certification. The Aquos Ultra HD LED TV is the company's first set in the new Ultra High Definition category for the U....

Cease and Desist, California Warns the Bitcoin Foundation

There's no denying that Bitcoins have caused considerable controversy since their appearance on the financial scene back in 2009, but recently the virtual currency encountered a new kind of obstacle. Specifically, the Bitcoin Foundation received a letter from the California Department of Financial I...

Countless Ouyas Find Their Way Into Gamers’ Hot Hands

Open source video game console Ouya officially launched to the public on Tuesday, and the $99.99 device did what most product manufacturers surely dream of: It quickly sold out. The Android-based game console, which became a hit on crowdfunding website Kickstarter in recent months, sold out on Amazo...

FAA May Soon OK Gadget Use in Flight

Anyone who has flown in the past two decades knows the drill: Electronic devices including mobile phones, tablets and handheld game systems must be turned off when the airplane doors are closed. Soon, however, those rules may change, the FAA announced this week. "The FAA recognizes consumers are int...

Crushing Criticism Prompts Microsoft Xbox One About-Face

Roughly a week after being effectively shown up at E3 by Sony's more gamer-friendly approach with its PlayStation 4, Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it had revised some of the relatively restrictive policies it had originally announced for its own Xbox One. Microsoft pulled the proverbial plug...

HTC Releases Butterfly S Phablet Into the Wild

HTC's latest handset has emerged from the proverbial cocoon, but it's no tiny newborn. Rather, the Android-powered Butterfly S has "phablet" proportions, meaning it's larger than the traditional smartphone but smaller than a tablet. Packed with a quad-core 1.9GHz Snapdragon 600 processor, a 3,200mAh...

Adobe Sends Creative Suite to the Cloud for Good

After announcing last month that all of its Creative Suite apps would soon move to the cloud, Adobe on Tuesday made good on its promise and delivered the resulting subscription-based software. Now included under the umbrella name Creative Cloud, the latest versions of apps including Photoshop, Illus...

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