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Xbox One gives the gift of ‘Halo: Spartan Assault’ on Christmas Eve

Microsoft is set to release Halo: Spartan Assault on December 24, 2013 for Xbox One. The $15 game will also be coming to Xbox 360 at an unspecified future date.
Social Media

SickWeather scans Twittersphere for people who are ill, creates map of areas to avoid

If you're trying to escape catching a cold or getting allergies, use SickWeather to see which areas in your city to avoid. The iOS app scans Twitter and Facebook feeds to determine which areas of your city are most likely to get you sick.
Gaming

Xbox Entertainment greenlights pro skater comedy

The entertainment division for Xbox, the team responsible for bringing a live action Halo to the Xbox One, is looking to get into comedy with a new show based on pro skaters.
Cool Tech

Square unveils thinner, more accurate card reader for mobile devices

Mobile payments pioneer Square has just released a new and improved version of it's popular card reader - one thats slimmer and more accurate than before. Hit the jump to find out how they shrunk it down.
Gaming

‘Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes’ launches in March 2014

Konami confirms a March 18, 2014 release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes, Kojima Productions' prologue to Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.
DT Daily

DT Daily: NSA spies on ‘WoW,’ Apple iBeacon, Facebook ‘Sympathize’ button 2:07

US and British spies infiltrate Xbox Live  and the World of Warcraft, Apple develops a new customer communication system, and Facebook tests a new button that could do away with awkward “Likes.”
Mobile

Nokia launches compact, NFC headset in bright, Lumia-style colors

Nokia has announced the colorful BH-121 headset, a stereo Bluetooth audio accessory for your smartphone, with the option to connect using NFC and an optional Live Tile if you're using a Windows Phone device.
Social Media

Scammers using Paul Walker ‘death video’ to exploit Facebook users for their personal info

Facebook scammers are spreading a fake Paul Walker car crash video, preying on Facebook users' morbid curiosity to snag personal information. This is just another example of how scam artists use our obsession with celebrity culture against…
Computing

Samsung debuts world’s first 1 terabyte mSATA solid-state drive

The more time passes, the smaller consumer electronics get. There's just no getting around that fact. With that in mind, get a load of Samsung's latest announcement: the world's first 1TB mSATA SSD.
Cool Tech

Alpinestars’ Tech Air motorcycling suit senses crash, deploys airbags within milliseconds

Alpinestars, maker of motorcycling racing suits, has developed an airbag technology that can detect a crash within milliseconds, inflating airbags to protect the rider. The suit uses sensors and a microprocessor to monitor a rider.
Social Media

Want to make money? Study says Instagram beats Twitter, Facebook in brand engagement

Why Instagram is best for brands: According to a new study, businesses looking to maximize their branding return of investment should favor the photo-sharing platform over other social networks like Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.