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Dotcom taunts the FBI, announces Mega website

Kim Dotcom has launched the splash page to his new cloud storage website, now named Mega. To try and avoid further prosecution, he is asking for interested hosting companies to get in touch only if they have no ties with the US. Will his…
Android Army

Watch out Apple, Google Play now has 700,000 apps too

It's reported that Google Play now contains 700,000 apps, which means it equals Apple's figure provided for its iTunes App Store. With Android activations growing too, Android could soon overtake iOS here too.

Stolen phone database goes live, as US carriers work on stamping out mobile thefts

AT&T and T-Mobile are working together on a joint database that could help reduce mobile phone thefts. It does so by blocking the stolen phone itself, not just the SIM card, and is part of a larger, unified, national database planned for…

Google Earth for desktop gets tour guide feature and additional 3D imagery

Google Earth 7 is now available for download, with the Mountain View company adding the tour guide feature from the Android and iOS versions together with a load of new 3D imagery.

Halo 4 review: The definition of playing it safe

The Halo brand returns under new management. But fear not, loyal enthusiast, the new caretakers, 343 Industries, know a thing or two about what makes Halo tick. The result is Halo 4, a game that is very much a Halo game, but stops short…
Social Media

Facebook to take on Craigslist with classifieds plan, report claims

Facebook is set to challenge the king of online classifieds Craigslist with the launch of its own service, a report claims.

BlackBerry 10 phones being tested by carriers as Pentagon says it will keep using RIM handsets

Research In Motion boss Thorsten Heins has announced that devices running the firm's next-generation OS, BlackBerry 10, are now being tested by carriers around the world, keeping it on course for release early next year. Meanwhile, the…
Home Theater

JBL Soundfly wireless speakers tap your outlets, ride your walls

JBL's Soundfly wireless speaker removes the power cord middle-man and plugs directly into wall outlets. Clever, but does it fill an actual need?
Cool Tech

Bounce Imaging creates a superball for first responders

It's an invention that could change first response in many ways: An inexpensive device shaped like a tennis ball that captures 360 degree images of the area into which it's thrown multiple times a second.
Product Review

Panasonic Technics RP-DJ1205 Review

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Social Media

Facebook selectively testing redesigned Timeline and Groups pages

Facebook is testing its redesigned Timeline and Groups pages with select users that may slightly appease fans of the older look.

Microsoft enlists the Principality Of Liechtenstein to promote Halo 4

In an effort to promote the imminent release of Halo 4, Microsoft has transformed large swaths of the Principality Of Liechtenstein into setting straight out of the company's most iconic franchise.