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Gaming

Skylanders Trap Team is a little bit Ghostbusters, a little bit Mega Man

The 2014 entry in the Skylanders franchise is Skylanders Trap Team, from Toys For Bob. The game gives players the ability to capture enemies and use their powers.
Music

Sony expands high-res audio line with new A/V receivers, speakers, and more

Sony unveiled a font of new audio components to spur its push towards high resolution audio, including two new receivers, a new speaker series, and an all-in-one home theater system. We got a sneak peak at all the new gear. Come inside to…
Social Media

NYPD surprised by reaction to its Twitter campaign, asks for some positive tweets

Despite the NYPD's disastrous attempt to connect with its citizens through Twitter on Tuesday, commissioner Bill Bratton is adamant the campaign will continue, saying, "It's not going to cause us to change any of our efforts to be very…
Apple

Apple’s iTunes almost at 800 million accounts, most ‘connected to a credit card’

Apple has revealed it now oversees almost 800 million iTunes accounts globally. While revenue from its online store is up, recent reports suggest the firm may revamp its music-based elements to better compete with the likes of Pandora and…
Mobile

This 10.1-inch, 4K resolution screen eats the same amount of energy as a lower-res panel

Japan Display has announced a 10.1-inch screen with a massive 3840 x 2160 pixel resolution, which qualifies as 4K. Thanks to some clever tech, the screen doesn't consume any more power than a lower resolution panel.
Mobile

Facebook’s Q1 beats expectations thanks to successful mobile strategy

A couple of years ago, when Facebook was yet to run its first mobile ad, the company expressed concerns about the challenges it faced with monetizing the platform. Judging by its latest set of financial results, things clearly haven't…
Mobile

Apple CEO says it ‘means more to us to get it right’ than to be first

Apple boss Tim Cook told investors in an earnings call Wednesday that it means more to the company to get a product right than to be first with it (just don't mention Apple Maps).
Android Army

Samsung’s Galaxy Mega phones may be about to get ridiculously large

A leak may have given us a preview of where Samsung is headed with its Galaxy Mega range. The device is known as the SM-T2558, and although it has a 7-inch display, seems to be a smartphone, not a tablet.
Web

Amazon takes on the grocery store with Prime Pantry

Potentially useful for heavy products that you have to lug out to your car each week, Amazon's Prime Pantry service will ship groceries to your doorstep for a flat rate fee rather than a weight-based shipping fee.
Home Theater

iOS code update indicates Siri will be added to Apple TV

Definitely useful for anyone that prefers speaking a command over hunting for letters on a virtual keypad, a recent update to iOS 7.1 code includes an entry for Siri support on the Apple TV set-top box.