Original Xbox games might come to PCs eventually, Xbox chief says

Imagine having Halo or Splinter Cell available to play again on your PC or Xbox One. Xbox chief Phil Spencer wants to make it happen.

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Google is teaming up with Samsung to bring Google Play Music to the Galaxy S8

Get storage for 100,000 of your own songs, a three-month Google Play Music streaming trial, and YouTube Red on your new Galaxy S8.

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6 surprising things you can do with your smartphone

With more than 2 million apps in the Apple App Store and 2.2 million in Google Play, there are tons of things you can do with your smartphone beyond making calls and texting. Here are some of the most innovative apps that make your smartphone do things you’ve never imagined. 1. Measure your heart rate…

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This Guy Built A Room-Sized Computer Because He Felt Like It

A giant computer fills an entire living room

Huge 16-bit processor can play Tetris, and not much else

A man in Cambridge England has built a massive processor, or megaprocessor, in order to make the functioning of computers “less opaque.” The computer, built from 40,000…

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FTC challenges Android developers on their use of SilverPush microphone spyware

Article Image The U.S. Federal Trade Commission issued warning letters to a dozen Google Play developers over their use of SilverPush software, which turns Android devices into advertising spy beacons to listen for and track the television programming users are exposed to.

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Retro toy ThingMaker comes of age, debuts 3D home printer upgrade

Mattel has long held a place in childhood play. An upgrade to its 1960s hit, ThingMaker, hopes to continue the tradition in a very modern way.

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Google Strikes Back at Ad Blockers


Google this week reportedly pulled one mobile ad blocker from the Google Play store and prevented another from being updated. The moves come on the heels of Samsung’s announcement this week that it was opening up its mobile Web browser to ad blockers. AdBlock Fast, which was one of the first blockers to take advantage of Samsung’s largesse, was tossed from Google Play. Google reportedly cited Section 4.4 of the Android Developer Distribution Agreement as the reason for sacking the app.

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Apple increases iOS App Store revenue lead, now earns 75% more than Android's Google Play

Article Image Despite a huge jump in Android app downloads from Google Play fueled by the company’s expansion into developing markets, Apple’s iOS App Store continues to bring in more money and has actually increased its lead in profitability over Android’s official store.

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This week on AppleInsider: 13 million iPhones, OS X El Capitan, Bell on board & more

Article Image The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus continued to play an important part in this week’s news — and AppleInsider had a chance to review the devices — but the Mac had a brief moment to shine with the launch of OS X El Capitan, and Apple made a rare addition to its board of directors.

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Fear of Ad Blocking Could Lead to More Effective Advertising


Adblock Browser for Android re-emerged at the Google Play store on Wednesday, after more than two years of banishment. It is also available at the iTunes App Store. “The reason we were readmitted to the Play store is that this app is different than the one that was kicked out. This one is a browser. The previous one provided some blocking for in-app ads,” said Ben Williams, head of operations and communications at Eyeo. The Adblock Browser uses built-in technology with similar features to block ads on both Android and iOS devices.

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Comparison: Apple Music vs. Google Play Music All Access

Google debuted its own streaming service in 2013 as Google Play Music All Access, after Google Play music’s initial debut in 2011. All Access was initially priced at $9.99, but in June of 2015, Google unsurprisingly unveiled an ad-supported, free version to differentiate itself from Apple’s subscription Music service.

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How I got to play tennis with (a virtual reality) Maria Sharapova

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to play tennis with international star Maria Sharapova, a three-time Grand Slam title holder? 

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First Look: The ONE Smart Piano

Aspiring musicians looking to learn to play piano should check out The ONE, a unique digital piano that uses iPad to offset the learning curve associated with mastering the instrument.

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Review: Zivix Jamstik MIDI guitar controller for iOS and OS X

Aspiring musicians looking to learn to play guitar with the aid of lessons on their iPad, iPhone or Mac should check out the Zivix Jamstik, a small, convenient and unique MIDI controller that uses technology to offset the learning curve associated with learning an instrument.



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Why Samsung’s Gear VR is a virtual reality game-changer

Boring, dull, and repetitive. That’s the reason a few teens told me they don’t play first-person shooters anymore. Rinse and repeat with a grenade launcher and an AK-47? No thanks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/03/why-samsungs-gear-vr-is-virtual-reality-game-changer/

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Piper Jaffray: Apple has augmented reality R&D team, could inject AR devices with much needed style

Apple is supposedly making a long play for augmented reality systems that one analyst believes will potentially pivot on the company’s current push into fashion, an initiative set to bear fruit with Apple Watch in April.



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Google Play Music now stores 50K songs free, Apple's iTunes Match still at 25K songs for $25/year

Google Play Music on Wednesday was updated to store up to 50,000 songs in the cloud for free, more than doubling its previous limit of 20,000 songs, and also blowing past the 25,000-song cap of Apple’s subscription iTunes Match service.



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