16 min ago

Google's $1 billion play for Twitch reportedly finalized


Google's YouTube was rumored to be in the process of buying video game streamer Twitch for over $1 billion a few months ago. That deal has allegedly closed and Google will be buying Twitch for $1 billion.

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25 min ago

The Moto 360 will display information just like everything else

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Square, round — it's all the same to Android Wear

While LG and Samsung have already offered up everything we need to know about how Android Wear functions and what kind of features we can expect from future devices — at least until Google changes things, which certainly will happen in some respect — the unique shape of the Moto 360 still leaves some room for discussion. The round design is undeniably beautiful, as we know from our brief time with it, and we know that it certainly looks and feels like a significantly higher-quality device than the current Android Wear offerings.

But what exactly does that round design give or take away? It turns out you don't really gain or lose anything, but a handful of subtle differences could push you further into the yes category for a Moto 360.

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Deal of the Day: Amzer Silicone Jelly Case for Samsung Galaxy S5

This Galaxy S5 skin is made out of 100% premium silicone and is a great lightweight option for protecting against drops. The smooth silicone gives you a sure and lasting grip and even leaves access to the ports and buttons of the device.

The Amzer Silicone Jelly Case is available for just $6.95; that's 54% off the list price! Colors include black, blue, red, green, orange and pink.


1 hour ago

Official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game hits Play Store


Just in time for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, an official action game has just gone live in the Google Play Store. Players pick one of the four classic turtles, and use specific swipes and taps to lay the beat-down against Shredder's minions in a number of different ways.

Tapping the screen when an enemy is about to attack launches a counter, while upward swipes send baddies into the air, and horizontal ones deliver devastating attacks.

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1 hour ago

Samsung shows off Galaxy S5 HDR camera performance from 'Sunrise to Sunset'


In a short film titled Sunrise to Sunset, Samsung is highlighting the strength of the Galaxy S5's camera, in particular shooting videos in HDR mode. Shot in Trieste, Italy, the video shows that Samsung was able to pull out great colors and details in some pretty hard shots, like those with dark shadows lit by a bright background, a great function of the HDR mode.

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1 hour ago

Leaked Samsung Gear VR Manager software reveals dock to connect Galaxy phones


It appears that Samsung's rumored Google Glass competitor, the Gear VR, would come with a companion software that resides on your Galaxy smartphone to allow you to connect and pair your phone to the head-worn connected glasses. The latest leaks show that Samsung is creating a software dubbed Gear VR Manager that would allow the Gear VR to pair and connect to your Samsung-made smartphone.

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2 hours ago

Madefire finally brings its digital comic book reader and store to Android


Madefire, a company that sells digital comics from DC, IDW, Dark Horse and other publishers, has finally released an app for Android devices via Google Play that could serve to give Amazon's ComiXology app a run for its money.

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2 hours ago

OneNote arrives on Kindle Fire and Fire Phone


Rocking a Kindle Fire or will you soon have a Fire phone? Then you're going to want to check out the new OneNote app that Microsoft just released. OneNote is Microsoft's cloud-based note-taking application and service that syncs your notes across every device you own. It's now available for free in the Amazon Appstore for Android.

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3 hours ago

Minnesota Vikings wearing Google Glass during camp


Training camp for the Minnesota Vikings is underway, and while they're getting down to business, football fans will be able to enjoy a first-person view thanks to Google Glass. There aren't too many details just yet about how we'll be able to catch the show just yet.

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3 hours ago

Chrome 37 beta for Android released with Material Design update and more

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Google has released the beta version of Chrome 37 for Android, which has some Material Design updates and more for the web browser.

The change log includes:

  • Material Design updates
  • Simplified sign-in
  • Lots of bug fixes and performance improvements!

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