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Gaming

Games galore: ‘Ryse’ and more major titles go free in April via Xbox Live Gold

Xbox Live Gold subscribers are gearing up for a busy month in April, as Microsoft will give away free copies of Ryse: Son of Rome, Assassin's Creed: Revelations, and more through the end of the month.
Computing

3Dmark benchmark test now lets you compare Direct X 11, 12, and Vulkan

Futuremark pits DirectX 11 and 12 against the new Vulkan API from Khronos to see which is the best in its updated version of its API Overhead Test in the latest version of 3Dmark.
Mobile

You can now use Android Pay straight from the Etsy app

Android Pay is Google's mobile payment system. It turns your phone into a wallet and negates the need to pull out your credit card in stores. Here's everything you need to know about it, including all the countries where it can be used.
Gaming

‘ReCore’ isn’t even finished, so why is it getting a “definitive” rerelease?

ReCore was one of the most disappointing games of 2016, so why are its developers taking a victory lap with a prestige re-release?
Mobile

Samsung's Galaxy J7 V is finally here -- and can be purchased now from Verizon

The Samsung Galaxy J7 V has finally been released, boasting decent specs, like a Snapdragon 625 and 2GB of RAM, at a relatively low price. Here's how to get the new phone for yourself.
Cool Tech

Spinach leaves are the secret ingredient for growing heart tissue in a lab

What's the best platform for growing healthy heart tissues in a lab? According to a new bioengineering research project, it may be good old fashioned spinach leaves. Popeye would be proud.
Mobile

Affordable, midrange Samsung Galaxy J7 V, LG K20 V now available from Verizon

Verizon has announced the availability of two new smartphones -- the Samsung Galaxy J7 V and the LG K20 V -- both of which are midrange devices with decent specs and a relatively low price tag.
Deals

Watch your favorite shows, save money with these high-definition TV antenna deals

Using an HD antenna can cut your cable costs for good and allow you to watch TV for free -- with no hidden costs or monthly subscription fees. Consider these top HDTV antennas, all discounted for a limited time.
Social Media

Instagram is rolling out new safety features, will blur ‘sensitive content’

Sometime soon, Instagram plans to start blurring out "sensitive photos and videos" from your feed or a user's profile. Moreover, the app has made two-factor authentication available to everyone.
Health & Fitness

Antimicrobials may do more harm than good, but the chemical industry disagrees

You may be healthier staying away from products claiming to be antimicrobial, as despite claims from manufacturers that they help kill bugs, their negative impact may be greater than the positive.
Mobile

Successor to Xiaomi's bezel-killing Mi Mix may have an even larger display

Xiaomi's Mi Mix smartphone is just a taste of what's to come in smartphone design -- a large, gorgeous display with next to no bezels. The Mi Mix only came out last fall, but Xiaomi may already be working on a successor.
Mobile

Restricting robocalls: The FCC votes to block more automated phone call spam

Automated spam calls could become far less frequent under a new FCC ruling, which makes number spoofing much harder. It still needs to go through public consultation but it could become law by the year's end.