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  • 'Skyrim' DLC Release Issues On PS3 Not Exlcusive To Dawnguard, Bethesda Says

    October 03 2012 11:24 AM EDT

    Skyrim PS3 players have eagerly awaited the release date for Dawnguard, but this may be a problem affecting future DLC launches on Sony's platform as well.

  • iPhone 5 Vs. Galaxy S3
    Apple iPhone 5 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S3: A Comparison Of Specs

    October 03 2012 6:21 AM EDT

    With the bigger screen and introduction of the in-cell touch technology, Apple indeed put some good effort to make the new iPhone 5 stand out from the crowd. But has it done enough to outclass rivals like the Samsung Galaxy S3? According to a new IHS iSuppli report, the sixth generation iPhone does lag behind the Galaxy S3 when it comes to the screen thinness and color gamut.

  • Sprint Galaxy S3 Owners Unofficially Get Android Jelly Bean

    October 02 2012 5:54 PM EDT

    Sprint owners of Samsung's Galaxy S3 may not have to wait for the Android Jelly Bean release date. An unofficial version of the software had reportedly leaked on Tuesday.

  • Sony PlayStation
    PlayStation Blog Announces Free Games List For October

    October 02 2012 4:19 PM EDT

    Sony has recently announced its lineup of content for the month, which includes some free games and other deals for PlayStation Plus subscribers.

  • Apple iPhone 5 Added to Latest Patent Infringement Lawsuit By Samsung

    October 02 2012 5:39 AM EDT

    In a court filing Monday, South Korean tech giant Samsung added the latest iPhone 5 to an existing patent-infringement lawsuit against Apple, claiming that the device had infringed certain wireless and feature patents held by the company.

  • Windows 7 Preferred Over Windows 8 OS?

    October 01 2012 4:36 AM EDT

  • HP ElitePad 900 Windows 8 Tablet: Strong Chassis, Unique ‘Smart Jackets’

    October 01 2012 4:05 AM EDT

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) Monday announced its next generation business-class Windows 8 tablet, the HP ElitePad 900. Coming with enterprise-grade features, functionality and support, the new tablet will be available in the United States in January.

  • Apple iPhone 5S
    iPhone 5 Carrier Update for Verizon Fixes Bug Causing Cellular Data Usage Even on Wi-Fi

    October 01 2012 1:03 AM EDT

    Apple issued a carrier update for the Verizon variant of the new iPhone 5 Sunday, which claimed to fix a bug that, in some cases, caused the device to use Verizon cellular data despite being connected to Wi-Fi network.

  • Apple Removes Language Calling New Maps App The Most 'Powerful' From Its Website

    September 30 2012 11:38 PM EDT

    A little more than a week after its release, Apple’s latest Maps application for iOS 6 has been received so negatively by the tech world that the company even issued an apology for the app being inferior to Google Maps. And now Apple has removed a phrase on the company's website that had touted the app as the most "powerful” map app on the market.

  • Apple IPhone 5
    IPhone 5 Costs Only 41 Cents To Charge For A Year

    September 29 2012 8:49 PM EDT

    Apple’s latest hit product, the iPhone 5, may be the cheapest new smartphone on the market in terms of energy costs, according to a recently released study. The cost of charging an iPhone 5 for an entire year? Only 41 cents.

  • How To Downgrade iOS 6 To iOS 5.1.1 With Redsn0w On A4 Devices

    September 29 2012 1:58 AM EDT

    If you have an iPhone 4, iPod touch, or below running iOS 6, you can now downgrade to iOS 5.1.1 using Redsn0w. However, you need to have your SHSH blobs (Signature HaSH blobs) saved for iOS 5.1.1 as Apple has stopped signing iOS 5.1.1.

  • Apple IPhone 5
    iPhone 5 Coming To Regional US Carriers Friday

    September 28 2012 2:22 AM EDT

    A week after its worldwide release on major US carriers like AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint, Apple’s sixth generation iPhone, the iPhone 5, is now set to arrive on a number of regional carriers also, starting on Friday.

  • 'Assassin's Creed 3' Takes Players To The Boston Tea Party In New Trailer

    September 27 2012 6:30 PM EDT

    The release date for 'Assassin's Creed 3' is quickly approaching, and Ubisoft has released another trailer to give players a peek at upcoming gameplay.

  • Is Valve Software Finally Being Sold? Korean Newspaper Reports Software Developer Is In Buyout Talks With Nexon and NCsoft [REPORTS]
    Valve Reportedly Involved In Buyout Talks, Again

    September 27 2012 5:01 PM EDT

    Valve, the fiercely independent and eccentric Seattle-based game development studio that’s created some of the most celebrated brands in PC gaming including “Half Life” and the Steam platform, is facing another round of buyout reports, this time from the massively successful Korean video game giant Nexon (TYO:3659).

  • Qualcomm Announces New Snapdragon S4 Play Processors With Quad-Core CPUs For High-Volume Smartphones

    September 27 2012 4:10 AM EDT

    Chip manufacturer Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) Thursday announced the addition of two new Snapdragon S4 mobile processors -- “MSM8225Q” and “MSM8625Q”. Both the new processors are members of the Snapdragon S4 Play processor tier and are optimized specifically for high-volume smartphones.

  • Unlock Off-Contract AT&T iPhone 5 By Restoring It In iTunes

    September 27 2012 1:32 AM EDT

    The older process of unlocking an AT&T iPhone included filling out an online form, sending a fax to AT&T, waiting for almost a week and then restoring the device. But now you can do that by simply restoring the phone in iTunes and it will be unlocked.

  • Popular PIN Numbers Easy To Hack

    September 26 2012 7:33 PM EDT

    Just how secure is your PIN number? According to the data security blog Data Genetics, much more vulnerable than you might think. The results show that obvious choices such as 1234 are extremely popular and wildly unsafe.

  • Apple iPhone 5S Release Date Rumors
    Apple iPhone 5: Many Critical Changes To Device But Most Suppliers Remain The Same

    September 26 2012 2:34 AM EDT

    Apple made some critical changes to the product design and parts of the new iPhone 5, including the faster applications processor, the larger display and the high-speed 4G LTE air interface. However, the smartphone does exhibit a great deal of similarity to the iPhone 4S in terms of component suppliers, according to a new teardown report by IHS iSuppli Research.

  • Sony 'Day 1 Digital' Program Offers Cheaper Downloadable Games

    September 25 2012 5:36 PM EDT

    In its quest to extend the life-span of its current-generation hardware, Sony Corp. (NSYE: SNE) has announced a new u “Day 1 Digital” program to offer competitive pricing for digital sales of new releases. The plan is part of a unique strategy Sony is deploying in the hopes it will keep the console gaming giant's products competitively priced well into the next generation of hardware.

  • Windows 8 Is A Big Gamble That Microsoft Must Take To Stay Alive In Competition: Gartner

    September 25 2012 7:26 AM EDT

    In a bid to stay relevant in a world where mobile devices with new modern experiences are becoming the norm, Microsoft must take a big gamble over the next few months with Windows and Office, the two products responsible for most of its revenue and profit, says Gartner.