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The Simpsons: Tapped Out Review

After first downloading the Simpsons: Tapped Out I was delighted to find myself watching an animated short showing Homer and his classic idiocy in full action.

Five New Tegra 4 Powered Games Showed Off At MWC

This year at Mobile World Congress Nvidia has been showing off some gameplay comparisons with devices running the new Tegra 4 chipset.

Machinarium Finally Gaining Support for Nexus 7 and Other Devices

Today HotHead games has pushed out an update to Machinarium which will allow compatibility for more devices previously incapable of downloading the game.

Tizen OS smartphones Heading to France Later This Year

Tizen seems eager to get it out to the public and will be teaming up with France based telecom, Orange, to bring out some Tizen 2.0-ran handsets this year.

Code.org Backed by Tons of Tech Celebrities and They All Want...

A new PSA by Code.org has been composed completely of well-known figures discussing the importance of learning how to code.

All Sony PS4 Games Will be Offered in Disc and Digital...

Sony has now confirmed that all of its games will be available for both digital download or purchase in-store through a physical disc.

Behold, the World’s Smallest Automatic Umbrella

A new umbrella by Hammacher seems to want to bring the best of both worlds all whilst keeping it to a size capable of fitting in your pocket.

Raspbmc Gets a Stable Public Release with Version 1.0

The Raspbmc team has finally brought the software to version 1.0, and the download is available to everybody over at their website.

Possible Pictures of iPhone 5S in Production

New pictures of iPhone 5S handsets being manufactured have now hit the net. If the pictures prove legit, there are few exterior changes from the iPhone 5.

Top Gear Stunt School Revolution for Android

Top Gear has become a popular series, so it makes sense that BBC are trying to push more out of the program by developing a mobile game for the plentiful Top Gear fans.

Vodafone Users Can Now Download 6.1.1 Without Issue

If you’re resided in the UK, you may have taken notice of the new iOS 6.1, which for Vodafone has had a few problems getting pushed out fully to all the iOS handsets.

Microsoft Surface Pro Now on Retail in US and Canada

Despite the snowstorm, Microsoft managed to successfully launch their new tablet yesterday, which starts at $899 for the base 64GB model.

Where’s My Holiday Gets Revamped as “Where’s My Valentine”

Disney is celebrating this year’s Valentines by giving their Where’s My Holiday game from the popular Where’s My? series a loved-up revamp, offering players...

HTC Myst Rumored to Be the ‘Facebook Phone’

HTC Myst
We haven’t heard much news on the Facebook Phone of late, but now a Twitter user has now come out with information on such a device, known as the HTC Myst.

Blackberry Q10 Still Many Months Away From U.S. Launch

Thorsten Heinsthe has now revealed that the Blackbbery Q10 will not be introduced to the U.S. until 8-10 weeks after the release of the Blackberry Z10.

iPad Mini 2 to Feature 2048×1536 Resolution Display?

The latest next-gen iPad rumor claims the iPad Mini 2 will feature an impressive 2048x1536 display, which is the same resolution as the current-gen iPad 4.

128GB LTE Retina iPad Just Shy of $1k, Shipping in 1...

If you’re a storage space fanatic, I can understand why you may need 128GB for your music, files and movies, and Apple seem to understand this as well. But because of the lack of external storage support, the only way to bolster up your memory is to buy a brand new model.

Android Malware Hijacks Your PC to Record You

Kasperskey, a leading anti-virus security has found two malicious apps on the Play Store that put your privacy at risk.

Newly Discovered Bug Crashes Almost Every OS X App

According to Open Radar, a newly filed bug report has shown Mac users that the potential to crash the majority of apps on OS X can be found by simply typing a line of text.

Huawei Ascend Mate Selling for China’s Equivalent of $575

The monstrous 6.1 inch Huawei Ascend Mate was showcased at CES earlier this year along with a little bit of information on the product. However, now we seem to have a price tag to pin on the big product.

HTC M7 Launching on AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile

According to the latest rumors, the upcoming HTC M7 will be released on AT&T, Sprint and T-mobile in the United States. No word on Verizon at the moment.

Windows Phone 7.8 Coming to Older Handsets Today?

According to Chinese tech site WPDang, we may be seeing an unannounced software update for all Windows phones with 7.5 and below, starting today.

Possible Blackberry Z10 Price Tag Revealed?

Right now pricing structures for the upcoming Blackberry Z10 is pretty hushed up. Luckily a new leak seems to fill in the blanks a little more.

Mozilla Announces Developer Preview of their Mobile Firefox OS

With Ubuntu, Blackberry, Android, Windows Phone and iOS in 2013, we’re already pretty spoiled for choice this year, but that’s not stopping Mozilla from stepping into the smartphone arena and showing the masses what they’re capable of.

Suction Cup Viewfinder Adds a Touch of Professionalism to Your iPhone...

One such factor that doesn't find it's way onto an iPhone is a viewfinder, something that is important for photographers to gain better focus on their shots. However, a new accessory from Photojojo gives smartphone users such a tool.

Rogers Adding Color To Nokia Lumia 920 Stock

Before Windows Phone, the market was plagued with dull, industrialized blacks, greys and whites, so I’m glad that Nokia have stepped back into the scene to add a bit of color to things.

First 3d Printed Record is an Awesome Idea, but it Sounds...

3D printing has really started to gain exposure over the past year or two, and prices for a 3D printer are slowly coming into reach of the everyday consumer.

Intel’s Chip Scores Impressively in AnTuTu Benchmarking Tests

Intel has boasted that their new Atom chips are going to be a worthy competitor, but we've not seen any proof of their new chips in action. Until now, that is. Lenovo’s IdeaPhone K900 comes equipped with a 2GHz dual core Atom processor by Intel, and it’s bagged some impressive stats on AnTuTu’s benchmarking app.

Adobe CS2 is Now Available for Free, Sort Of

A bit of buzz has stirred after Adobe strangely put up its Creative Suite 2 software, including programs like Photoshop CS2 and Illustrator 2 up for download for free on their website. The free downloads included a full version of the program that didn't require a unique serial key to be activated.

Daily Deal: LifeProof Waterproof iPhone 4/4s case for $50

LifeProof has proven to be one of the best protective cases available for iPhones when considering it's waterproof and dirtproof capabilities, and with the high cost of our mobiles, it’s completely understandable why a protective case like this one is so popular.

Daily Deal: 64% off ReVIVE Solar Charger

It’s quite clear that the biggest negative of owning a smartphone is the poor battery life, and although manufacturers are doing a good job to increase battery capacity, at times it is just not good enough.

Google brings out fixes for Chrome, adds Beta Channel for Android

A new update for Google’s Chrome browser has been pushed out today, and although nothing significantly special has been added, change notes show a good amount of bug fixes, flash updates, and other added performance increases to improve browser speed. Cosmetic-wise, nothing much has changed, other than a much needed bookmark search tool, accessible via the Chrome omnibox.

A simpler outlook on 4G LTE from MetroPCS

MetroPCS has brought out a range of simpler 4G plans, at reasonable prices without any strange usage limits or barriers stopping 4G data usage.

New Panasonic Electronic Touch Pen Allows Drawing on the Big Screen

The new Electronic Touch Pen allows you to digitally draw on Panasonic compatible TVs via Bluetooth.

Sumitomo Electric Launches Sample Products of Thin Thunderbolt Cable

Thunderbolt cables are a fairly new technology that is capable of transfering data via the cable at an amazing 12 gigabits per second.

Daily Deal: 50% off Sennheiser MM 450 Flight Bluetooth Headset with...

Sennheiser is a brand that takes its headphones seriously, just like anyone who may want to buy their products. However, prices are usually high for decent headphones worthy of satisfying a true audiophile, and there’s often no cheap alternative.

Ematic FunTab Family Tablet Range Running Android 4.0 Launches at CES

We’ve seen an increase in tablets aimed at younger audiences recently, and Ematic are currently showcasing four more Android pads to add to this range.

Velocity Introduces Two Budget 10-inch Tablets with Jelly Bean Onboard, Starting...

The fairly unheard of Velocity will be shipping out two new tablets this year to the US market, both of which are affordable pieces of equipment running Android 4.1 Jellybean. Both devices have a 10.1 inch display with a resolution of 1,024x728.

Belkin WeMo Light Switch Turns Off and On with your Android...

In the future, I imagine a world where everything around us can be controlled by a small device like a smartphone or pocket watch. As time goes by, more and more signs seem to point at how close this future might be. Belkin is currently displaying a product at CES that really shows the potential of what the future might hold.

Nvidia Introduces Project Shield Gaming Handheld, Features Tegra 4 Technology

NVIDIA has just shared the first details of their new Project Shield, a portable Android gaming system that comes with a built-in controller and the full Android experience straight from the box.

Modern Combat 4 Game Review

Gameloft has finally released Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour, and at a first glance, it looks stunning. The game feels very polished right from the UI and menu navigation all the way to the great multiplayer progression and the singleplayer campaign

Baseball Superstars 2013 Review

Baseball Superstars 2013 is a sports game with an RPG mentality. It’s become quite the norm for Gamevil to put in extensive character progression...

Intel and Unnamed Partner are Working on an Android Tablet?

An FCC filing has been made on Intel’s behalf for a new tablet codenamed “Red Ridge,” and with CES just around the corner, it is more than likely we will be seeing the tablet soon enough.

SHADOWGUN: DeadZone Game Review

DeadZone puts players into the same universe that Madfinger created with the first Shadowgun game, but this time around, the new game is solely based on multiplayer. The third person tactics used against Shadowgun AI may be useful in singleplayer, but how much does the multiplayer aspect change the game mechanics? And what have Madfinger done to keep the game compelling and enjoyable in a multiplayer environment?

Google Ingress Android Game Review

Google’s huge power across the globe instantly gives them a step up from any other games with similar mechanics, and this along with the fact that Ingress plays on their own operating system, Android, gives them a huge advantage over anyone else who tries to develop a successful multiplayer GPS game.

Google Unveils Unique Augmented Reality Android Game, Ingress

The Google-owned Niantic Project has managed to create quite a fair amount of hype around it’s hushed-up activities, but the company has now spilled the bean. The fruit of the Niantic Project's labors is a new game by the name of Ingress, which has now arrived as a beta on the Google Play store.

Samsung Nexus 10 Clockwork Recovery Mod Available Already

Over at the XDA Developers forum, one member has already made progress towards a port of the Clockwork Recovery Mod for the Samsung Nexus 10. Rather quick work, considering the Nexus 10 was just released for ordering on November 13th.

LG Nexus 4 Stock Update: Maybe in a Few Weeks?

Forget about ridiculously long lines outside Apple stores on a new iProduct's release day, because the new Nexus range had sold out practically worldwide within an hour after the devices were available for purchase on the Play store website.

Monster Pet Shop Game Review

Monster Pet Shop is a relaxing game that allows the player to care for and raise monsters, and run a pet shop business. Gameplay is slow, but it’s not taxing on the player and it’s a great way to pass the time.

New Android Powered Galaxy Camera for $499 on AT&T

Technically, this new camera is still an Android smartphone; it has a 1.5GHz processor, a 4.8 inch top quality HD LCD display, and it’s running on Android Jellybean, with access to the Google Play store, meaning any owners of this device can still download and run apps like a usual smartphone device could.