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Assassin’s Creed: Unity brings a French flair to stealth action on PC, PS4 and Xbox One

We hope you’re making good progress on Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag, because there’s already a sequel on the way. Ubisoft has unveiled Assassin’s Creed: Unity, a follow-up that takes the stealthy game series to Paris during the French Revolution….
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Hilarious new board game brings Google Search autocomplete to your living room

Query Board Game

It seems like everyone on the planet has a Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign these days, but how many different iPhone styluses and portable batteries do we really need? Every once in a while, however, something pops up on a crowdfunding site that is really worth checking out — and Query most certainly fits the bill.

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Layar brings its augmented reality to Google Glass

Augmented reality is fun and all, but holding your phone to your face always seemed, to us, like too much effort. Layar agrees, which is why the outfit has now brought its AR secret sauce to Google Glass. Once the APK is installed, saying “OK Glass,…
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‘Netflix for pirates’ brings streaming video to BitTorrent users

Netflix For Pirates Streaming Torrents

If Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu Plus are any indication, torrenting isn’t quite the destructive force many groups have made it out to be. BitTorrent is a popular alternative to legal streaming, buying and renting, but the abundance of poor quality torrents coupled with the unfriendly method of acquiring movies and TV shows through BitTorrent has kept a majority of viewers glued to their TVs, browsers and tablets. If watching a ripped movie was as easy as logging into Netflix, would the tides turn in the favor of torrents? The creators of Popcorn Time want to find out.

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Path finally brings video to its Android app more than three years after iOS

In the fast and frenetic world of mobile, a three year wait for a simple feature Apple users already have might put you off using one of your favorite apps. But that’s exactly what happened with Path, the once popular semi-private social network,…
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Shimano CM-1000 Sports Camera brings 16MP sensor and 1080p video

Shimano has rolled out a new entrant for the action camera market, the CM-1000 Sports Camera. This tiny camera is akin to the GoPro and Sony’s Action Cam, and though … Continue reading

PlayStation App update brings live broadcasts to mobile devices

PlayStation 4 App Update
The next major update for the PlayStation App has arrived. Sony released the latest update on Friday, which adds a new ‘Live from PlayStation’ tile to the app, giving users the ability to watch live streams of their favorite games on Ustream or Twitch. Unfortunately, the app does not support playback itself — when you select a stream, you’ll be rerouted to your browser for Twitch video or to the official app for Ustream. The new version of the app also supports the playback of video in notification from the PlayStation Store and the app will no longer automatically connect to a PlayStation 4 in standby mode. These are minor updates, but ever addition makes the PlayStation App that much more viable as a true second screen experience.

NVIDIA TegraZone update brings console readiness for all Androids

It’s been years – at this point – since NVIDIA released their TegraZone, a place where the groups that the company had worked with hand-in-hand to optimize games for their … Continue reading

Prip brings its push-to-talk app to the iPhone

Still miss Sprint’s iDEN network? Prip, the Motorola-developed app that lets you place push-to-talk calls, is now available for Apple’s iPhone. Released for Android last summer, the app makes it possible to speak instantly with other Prip subscribers, as well as with Nextel users in Latin America.

The iOS app is fairly similar to its Android counterpart. The app was originally tied to Google Play for credential and billing management, so Prip needed to move to an entirely new platform to support users across more than one OS. This move allows you to sign into the app with your number on either an iOS or Android device. Prip also now offers a Web-based dashboard for business customers to administer PTT accounts.

Prip iPhone interface

The app works on devices running iOS 7 or later, and is compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. In addition to other Prip users, it allows you to talk to millions of Nextel users in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Peru. It works over either cellular or Wi-Fi, so you can stay connected when traveling abroad.

Prip is free to download from Apple’s App Store. And it now costs $ 1.99 per user per month (on either platform), which is a significant step down from the $ 7.99 monthly fee when it launched on Android. That might help it gain some new members outside of the construction and government employee audience.

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Apple brings iBooks and iTunes U educational tools to more than 50 new countries

It’s no secret that Apple likes its products to be a big part of the educational sector, not just in the US, but all across the world. With that in mind, the Cupertino-based outfit today is broadening the reach of some of its education-focused …
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