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Major League Gaming App Released For Xbox 360 Major League Gaming App Released For Xbox 360

Major League Gaming (MLG) today released an official app for the Xbox 360 console. The app allows 360 users to stream and watch watch MLG content at any time of the day through their console. “The MLG app for Xbox …

Dell Acquires Analytics Company StatSoft Dell Acquires Analytics Company StatSoft

Dell today announced that it has acquired StatSoft, an analytics solutions company that specialized in predictive analytics software, data mining, and data visualization. According to Dell’s announcement the acquisition will put StatSoft and its experts into Dell’s big data division, …

Samsung’s Mega-Tablets Could be Flops Samsung’s Mega-Tablets Could be Flops

Last year rumors held that both Samsung and Apple were working on mega-tablets, larger versions of their popular tablet lines that could contain displays larger than one foot across. The tales turned out to be true in Samsung’s case, though …

‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Tournament Payouts Revealed ‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Tournament Payouts Revealed

Microsoft’s Kinect Sports Rivals is finally on the way and with it will come plenty of speculation and argument about just how useful the Kinect is to the Xbox One platform. Regardless of the general apathy consumers have had toward …

Apple Reportedly Pushing For More Automated Manufacturing Apple Reportedly Pushing For More Automated Manufacturing

Apple is well-known throughout the tech industry for its meticulous manufacturing specifications. With the advent of the iPhone the company turned its discerning eye for design to its manufacturing pipeline, creating a streamlined, efficient, and inexpensive way to release several …

New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Trailer Released New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Trailer Released

For months now 20th Century Fox has been marketing the next X-Men movie in slow teases. The JFK conspiracy viral ad was clever, but may have gone over the heads of mainstream moviegoers. This, followed by other short teases, has …

‘Trials Frontier’ Comes to iOS on April 10 ‘Trials Frontier’ Comes to iOS on April 10

The PC beta for Trials Fusion began last week and fans of the twitch-skill 2D motorbike puzzle games are now the game’s new tracks, modes, and features. The game is scheduled for release on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and …

Smart Watches to Get Android Wear Soon Smart Watches to Get Android Wear Soon

It’s still unclear whether the smart watch market will grow into the massive consumer segment that tech manufacturers are hoping, but with the smartphone and tablet markets now beginning to saturate in developed markets it’s clear that some sort of …

Lying to Children Could Make Them Into Liars Lying to Children Could Make Them Into Liars

For many parents lying to their young children is much easier than forcing compliance or spending time on a lengthy explanation that isn’t likely to be understood anyway. It’s an understandable impulse, but even seemingly innocuous lies could be teaching …

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, Other Disney Movies Coming to IMAX ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, Other Disney Movies Coming to IMAX

Filming on Star Wars: Episode VII begins in May and the hype for the return of the franchise to the big screen is growing. Today Disney added a small amount to that hype by confirming that Episode VII will indeed …

Army General Receives Wrist-Slap in Sex Abuse Case Army General Receives Wrist-Slap in Sex Abuse Case

A two-year court case involving allegations of sexual abuse in the highest levels of the military came to an end today as Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair was sentenced. According to a New York Times report, Sinclair has been ordered by …

Ubisoft’s New Snowdrop Engine Previewed Ubisoft’s New Snowdrop Engine Previewed

Last summer’s E3 was filled with great-looking next-generation console games and plenty of promises surrounding huge leaps in both graphics and gameplay. Whether these games will live up to their promise remains to be seen, but for the gaming industry …

Texas County Commissioner Charged For Bribery Texas County Commissioner Charged For Bribery

The saying goes that all politics are local. Whether or not this is true, it is clear that all politicians, from the U.S. congress down to the mayors of small towns, are susceptible to corruption. With so much money riding …

Alienware, Crytek Team Up on Lighting Software Alienware, Crytek Team Up on Lighting Software

By and large PC gamers simply want the best hardware they can afford to play the best-looking and best-performing games on any platform. Like with any hobby, though, there are those who take things further and need the aesthetics of …

Math Fears Could Be Genetically Influenced, Shows Study Math Fears Could Be Genetically Influenced, Shows Study

A large portion of the human population knows the fear of math, that stomach-rumbling anxiety encountered when numbers blur into a jumble as the only correct solution to an equation is demanded. For many these fears may stem from early …

Dark Chocolate Health Benefits Explained by New Study Dark Chocolate Health Benefits Explained by New Study

The health benefits of dark chocolate, at least when consumed in moderate amounts, have been known throughout history. Exactly why this is the case, though, hasn’t been truly understood until now. New research presented at the 247th National Meeting & …

SimCity Can Finally Be Played Offline SimCity Can Finally Be Played Offline

Publisher EA this week finally released a patch for SimCity that allows the game to be played offline. The feature had been requested from gamers since the game’s troubled launch. SimCity players will now be greeted with a “Single-Player” option …

PlayStation 4 Update Coming Soon PlayStation 4 Update Coming Soon

For the past two months now Microsoft has been detailing and releasing major updates to its Xbox One console. The updates have included everything from a revamped friends list and party chat system to hardware space management and a controller …

‘Titanfall’ Delayed Again For Xbox 360 ‘Titanfall’ Delayed Again For Xbox 360

Since its release for Xbox One and PC one week ago Titanfall has enjoyed moderate success. Microsoft revealed this week that the game helped push active Xbox Live hours to their highest levels since the launch of the Xbox One. …

Toyota Settlement Pays $1.2 Billion to the U.S. Toyota Settlement Pays $1.2 Billion to the U.S.

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to pay $1.2 billion to the U.S. to settle a criminal wire fraud charge. It is the largest financial penalty of this kind imposed by the U.S. …

Dyxon Vacuums Issues Recall For Fan Heaters Dyxon Vacuums Issues Recall For Fan Heaters

Dyson, the company best-known for its line of complicated-but-effective vacuum cleaners, this week issued a recall for two different models of its blade-less fan heaters. According to Dyson the company is working with regulatory agencies on a plan to “address …

4G LTE: T-Mobile Quickly Upgrading Its Network 4G LTE: T-Mobile Quickly Upgrading Its Network

Just over one year ago T-Mobile was the fourth-largest mobile provider in the U.S., and for good reason. Instead of the 4G LTE networks that larger carriers were building out, T-Mobile had bet on the slower HSPA+ standard for its …

Even More Xbox One Updates Previewed Even More Xbox One Updates Previewed

It appears that Microsoft’s all-in strategy for Titanfall exclusivity might have paid off. The game’s early community seems solid and Microsoft has revealed that last week – Titanfall‘s launch week – saw the highest average Xbox Live usage since the …

HTC One Expected to Launch in April HTC One Expected to Launch in April

For over a month now details have been leaking out about HTC’s next flagship high-end smartphone. Taking a page from Apple’s iPad line HTC is expected to name the device the (all-new) HTC One. Rumors hold that the phone’s screen …