Xbox ‘Games with Gold’ for April: ‘Hitman: Absolution’ and ‘Deadlight’

With April 1 fast approaching, Microsoft's Major Nelson has revealed the next two games in the "Games with Gold" program: Hitman: Absolution and Deadlight. The two games stay true to the recent Microsoft formula: an Xbox 360 title paired with an Xbox Live Arcade Game. Hitman: Absolution is a 2012 action title from … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Successfully Stops Sales of Typo iPhone Case With Injunction

Nearly four months after filing a lawsuit against Typo, the company funded in part by television personality Ryan Seacrest, for patent infringement, BlackBerry has managed to secure an injunction successfully stopping the sale of Typo's one and only product currently on the market, the iPhone case of the same name. Typo's … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Discontinues Employee Discounts

T-Mobile is dead set on making itself out as a maverick in the stuck in its ways wireless carrier industry, and today the guys in pink (or is it magenta?) have announced on the official T-Mobile company blog anther big change in the way they do business - the discontinuation of the employee discount. For years now, … [Read more...]

Microsoft Appoints Phil Spencer as Head of Xbox

The Microsoft executive shakeup continues today as the company has officially appointed Phil Spencer as the Head of Xbox, picking up where former Xbox Leader Don Mattrick left off. Don Mattrick notably left the position to become CEO of Zynga not too long ago. Phil Spencer has said the following about his new role at … [Read more...]

Leaked Apple “Schematics” Point to Super-Thin iPhone 6 Air

There are no shortage of iPhone 6 mock-ups floating around on the Internet. If you want an idea as to what Apple’s next handset will look like, it won’t take you long to see some of the different ideas freelance designers have had. But some newly leaked schematics purported to show the design of the iPhone 6 have come out … [Read more...]

Batman: Arkham City Headlines Free PlayStation Plus Titles for April

The latest Batman video game series has been held in high regard; especially the titles developed by Rocksteady Studios.  One of those, Batman: Arkham City, will be available as a free PlayStation 3 download for PlayStation Plus subscribers starting in April. That's not all. According to Polygon, several more PS3 titles … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Facebook Acquires Oculus; Microsoft Brings Office to iPad

It looks like you're trying to catch up all the big tech news from the past week. Would you like some assistance today? Great! There are two ways you can digest the Weekend Wrap-Up; by viewing the video below, or by scrolling down further to read the text edition. Enjoy! Facebook Acquires VR Company Oculus … [Read more...]

Google Now Mandating Hardware Manufacturers Put Android Logo on Boot Screens

Google has always held a fairly strict set of restrictions that manufacturers had to follow in order to be allowed to use some of the core features of Android as most people know it, including the Google Play Store, Chrome, Google Maps, and even the new Android Launcher. Now they've added one big restriction that could be a … [Read more...]

What’s the Word: How Does Office for iPad Stack Up?

Yesterday, Microsoft finally announced touch-optimized versions of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint for the Apple iPad, a product suite that heralds Microsoft’s long overdue interest in bringing its proven software to competing platforms. While the news was certainly welcome, I took issue with the fact that in order to actually … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Will Go Back to Its Roots, Focus on Phones with Physical Keyboards

"The focus is going to be very keyboard centric," BlackBerry CEO John Chen told Reuters in a new interview published today. For over a year now, BlackBerry has been trying to push consumers smartphones that have looked and felt more like an Apple iPhone or your average Android device than a traditional BlackBerry devices of … [Read more...]

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