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Go behind the scenes with The Final Hours of Titanfall

Take a peek behind the scenes with interviews, art, and firsthand accounts in The Final Hours of Titanfall, a new interactive ebook for Mac/PC and iPad/Surface written by Geoff Keighley.

HTC camera expert teases optical zoom and improved UltraPixel camera for future phones

HTC's imaging specialist has said in an interview we should look out for major advances in camera phones from the company over the next year, including the possible introduction of an optical zoom, and an improved UltraPixel camera.
Android Army

Glass: Google sends out dummy specs in try-before-you-buy program

It might not be normal practice for a company to send dummy products to potential customers prior to their release, but then Google, which has started sending dummy Glass units to interested individuals, is not your usual company.

Samsung offers free ebooks through new Galaxy-only Kindle app (Updated)

Samsung and Amazon have signed a deal to release a dedicated Kindle book store app for owners of the Galaxy S5 and other Galaxy devices, which offers the chance to download 12 books for free in the first year.

Smartphone thefts in U.S. doubled in 2013, owners ‘needlessly imperiling’ their data

A survey published by Consumer Reports this week shows that not only was there a significant rise in smartphone theft in the US in 2013, but that handset owners continue to be laid back about taking even basic security measures to protect…

Verizon launches the LG Lucid 3, a 4G LTE smartphone which won’t cost you anything

Verizon has introduced the LG Lucid 3, it's latest mid-range Android smartphone which will connect to its 4G LTE network. Best of all, if you don't mind signing up for two years, the Lucid 3 can be yours for free.

Pandora sued by US music labels over royalties for pre-1972 tracks

Five music labels are suing Pandora, accusing it of failing to pay royalties on music used by its service that was recorded before 1972. The labels describe it as "massive commercial exploitation" while Pandora says it's "confident" in its…

HTC wants some of Samsung’s Galaxy magic, recruits former marketing star to help

HTC is once again looking to turn its fortunes around using a strong marketing campaign. This time, it has reportedly brought the man behind Samsung's Galaxy brand onboard to help it do so.
DT Daily

DT Daily: iRobot Ava 500 telepresence robot, a very odd electric motorcycle, Star Wars set in danger 2:56

Today on DT Daily: No need to go to the office with the new iRobot Ava 500 telepresence robot, a very odd electric motorcycle and an old Star Wars movie set is about to get Duned.
Social Media

Police raid home searching for owner of Twitter account mocking mayor

Probably overkill when it comes to identifying the owner of a parody Twitter account, police searched an Illinois home and grabbed all the electronics in order to find out who's been mocking the mayor.
Home Theater

Amazon to add Hulu Plus, Crackle and Showtime to Fire TV voice search

Likely useful if you are an early adopter of the Fire TV streaming set-top box, Amazon is adding three new partners to the voice search platform in order to expand the content library beyond Amazon Instant Video.