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Battlefield Hardline Preview Hands On

Battlefield Hardline preview: A risk worth taking

By on December 12, 2014 at 3:55 PM.

Battlefield Hardline preview: A risk worth taking

Building a franchise is a risky proposition. Change too much from game to game and the hardcore fans start to turn against you. Change too little and the casual fans begin to get restless. It’s something that Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed and Battlefield have each grappled with for the past several years, but Visceral Games decided to throw caution to the wind with Battlefield Hardline. More →

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Cheap Mobile Accessories

Three limited-time Amazon mobile deals you don’t want to miss

By on December 12, 2014 at 2:15 PM.

Three limited-time Amazon mobile deals you don’t want to miss

Over the past few months, at least one of your friends or family members has probably upgraded to a new phone, whether it’s the Galaxy Note 4, the iPhone 6, the Xperia Z3 or something from earlier in the year.

Whichever phone they chose, they probably wouldn’t mind a few accessories to go along with it, which is why we’ve prepared a small collection of mobile-minded gifts from Amazon that you might want to consider. More →

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Xbox One vs. PS4 November 2014

Xbox One breaks PS4’s hot streak, wins November with 1.2M units sold

By on December 12, 2014 at 12:25 PM.

Xbox One breaks PS4’s hot streak, wins November with 1.2M units sold

Microsoft’s aggressiveness finally paid off. According to the NPD results for November, the Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 in the United States for the first time since January. Microsoft’s console also topped Sony’s in the U.K., another huge achievement for the Xbox One. More →

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Leaked Prototype

Leak: This could be our first look at the Galaxy S6

By on December 12, 2014 at 11:10 AM.

Leak: This could be our first look at the Galaxy S6

Rumored features and specifications of the Galaxy S6 have been leaking on a relatively consistent basis over the past few weeks, but the latest reveal could be one of the biggest yet. On Friday, Toptienmobiel.nl published what it claims is our first look at the prototype of Samsung’s next flagship smartphone. More →

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Video Best Games of the Year

Video: Watch dozens of the year’s best games in just two minutes

By on December 11, 2014 at 10:30 PM.

Video: Watch dozens of the year’s best games in just two minutes

2014 was a busy year for gaming. Unless you have a PS4, an Xbox One, a Wii U, an above-average PC and more time than you know what to do with, it’s unlikely that you had a chance to play every major release this year, but don’t worry — YouTube user Malcolm Klock has got you covered. More →

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Netflix on Cable Box

2015 could be the year that Netflix invades your cable box

By on December 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM.

2015 could be the year that Netflix invades your cable box

Netflix has been steadily chipping away at cable TV for years now, but the popular streaming service is all too aware of how valuable a partnership with the biggest names in cable could be.

On Wednesday, Gigaom reported that sources with knowledge of the company’s plans say that Netflix is closing in on a deal with one of the country’s biggest cable providers, and an announcement could come as soon as early 2015.

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Amazon Surprise App

Amazon just turned holiday shopping into an insanely simple one-step process

By on December 11, 2014 at 3:50 PM.

Amazon just turned holiday shopping into an insanely simple one-step process

If you hate holiday shopping as much as I do, you need to give Amazon’s new app a try. It’s called Surprise! and it takes all of the hassle out of finding gifts, wrapping them and delivering them to your friends and family members. With Surprise!, you can simply put together a cute e-card, attach an Amazon.com Gift Card and leave the heavy lifting to the recipient. More →

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Google iOS Material Design

iPhone users can search in style with Google’s gorgeous new Material Design update

By on December 11, 2014 at 3:00 PM.

iPhone users can search in style with Google’s gorgeous new Material Design update

Over the past few weeks, Google has been updating its apps with the highly anticipated Material Design interface that Android fans have been waiting for. Interestingly, iOS users are receiving the updates as well, which is the case again this week after the latest update for the official Google app on iPhone and iPad. More →

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Most Disappointing Games of 2014

These were the 5 most disappointing games of 2014

By on December 11, 2014 at 2:10 PM.

These were the 5 most disappointing games of 2014

There were some great games released in 2014, but there plenty of stinkers as well. In fact, several of the biggest critical flops had been highly anticipated up until the day they launched, enticing gamers into believing that the new generation had finally arrived. Not all AAA titles are destined for greatness, and the following list is proof of that. More →

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Video Amazing Wingsuit High Five

Video of men in wingsuits flying down a mountainside will make your heart seize

By on December 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM.

Video of men in wingsuits flying down a mountainside will make your heart seize

The most amazing, terrifying, death-defying video you’ll see all day, or maybe all month, comes courtesy of Project: BASE, an organization made up of two friends who are exploring human flight and risking their lives in order to raise money for charity.

In their latest video, shared by Business Insider, co-founders Sam Hardy and Nathan Jones can be seen flying down the face of a mountain in wingsuits while attempting to high five an enormous cardboard hand. It’s even more petrifying than it sounds. More →

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Pixar Inside Out Trailer

Watch the first full-length trailer for Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

By on December 10, 2014 at 4:45 PM.

Watch the first full-length trailer for Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

It’s been a year and a half since Pixar last graced the silver screen, but that might have been for the best. After what seemed to be an endless streak of critical and commercial hits, the sterling film studio hit a bump in the road with Cars 2. Now, two films later, Pete Docter is looking to put Pixar back on track.

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Amazon Best Green Monday Deals

Amazon’s killer Green Monday deals are still going on – here are 3 you should check out

By on December 10, 2014 at 3:25 PM.

Amazon’s killer Green Monday deals are still going on – here are 3 you should check out

We’re halfway through the week, but Amazon still isn’t done with its selection of Green Monday deals. We left you with a short list on Monday of some of the very best deals, but we figured it was worth taking a deeper dive into some of the discounts that will be available for the rest of the week.

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iOS 8 Adoption Update

Be jealous, Lollipop-starved Android fans: iOS 8 is now on 63% of iOS devices

By on December 10, 2014 at 1:40 PM.

Be jealous, Lollipop-starved Android fans: iOS 8 is now on 63% of iOS devices

Earlier this week, Apple updated its iOS distribution numbers once again to show that 63% of active iOS devices have now upgraded to iOS 8. That’s a 7% increase over November and another sign of steady growth for what has been a problematic update for many users. More →

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