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Computing

Microsoft talks Windows 8.1 Update 1 features, April 8 release, teases future Start menu

Microsoft revealed some details about the first notable update for Windows 8.1 at Build 2014, the company's annual developer-focused conference. Learn more about Windows 8.1 Update 1's new features here.
Photography

Adidas puts HD action cams in World Cup soccer ball, captures panoramas of players

To promote the 2014 FIFA soccer World Cup, Adidas has equipped a Brazuca soccer ball with six action cams that can capture spherical panorama videos. The ball cam is currently on a world tour, before the official tournament begins in…
Photography

First look: Kodak Alaris’ foolproof iPad app easily turns digital photos into analog prints

Kodak's first tablet-specific app for the iPad (Android coming) makes printing your photos simple. Some may find the app and products offered – books and prints – limited, but Kodak says that was done on purpose, to make customers want…
Computing

Apple delays Mac Pro shipping window again, now ‘5-6 weeks’ away

Customers interested in picking up one of Apple's new Mac Pro rigs will now have to wait "5-6 weeks" to get their hands on a system, according to Apple's North American retail sites.
Computing

USB gets a Lightning cable makeover: First glimpse of reversible USB 3 cables

Called USB Type C, the new connectors will feature an entirely new design with a smaller size, and most important, users will no longer need to be concerned with plug orientation -- no more fumbling behind that PC, in other words.
Mobile

Microsoft’s ‘Cortana’ Siri-competitor spotted ahead of Build conference

Microsoft's Siri-competitor, Cortana, will be finally announced at Microsoft's BUILD conference. We caught sight of it ahead of Build on a Bing webpage, suggesting serious integration with Microsoft's search technology.
Gaming

Clockwork Empires is what happens when The Sims goes colonial, summons Cthulhu

In Gaslamp Games' Clockwork Empires, you found a colony and toy with its residents as you see fit. Will you be a beneficent lord or a despot? Or a deranged lunatic who feeds the citizens to ancient horrors?
Gaming

Fantastic Four reboot casts its Doctor Doom

Josh Trank’s reboot of the Fantastic Four has cast its Doctor Doom. Wrath of the Titans and War Horse’s Toby Kebbell will fill the role of the superhero team’s arch enemy.
Mobile

This little button will let you snap photos without unlocking your phone

This little button plugs into the headphone jack on your phone, and pressing it will activate one of ten different functions, including snapping a picture without unlocking your phone.
Gaming

From Elder Scrolls Online to Child of Light, check out all the games coming in April

April has several major releases coming our way on all platforms, from The Elder Scrolls Online MMO to 2014 FIFA World Cup to Child of Light. Check out a full list of April’s releases here.