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Pixate Debuts A Framework For Designing Mobile Apps With CSS
EA revives Sim City for 2013 launch
Sources: New Apple TV launching in March, near-immediate availability hinted for new iPads

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Available for Free Public Beta

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Adobe has launched a free public beta for their new Photoshop CS6 Beta. As detailed in the press release, the commercial release will follow in the first half of this year for both Mac and Windows. Final pricing has not been announced. According to Macworld, the new version of Photoshop...
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Available for Free Public Beta

PowerVR raytracing demos at MWC, SGX543MP2 on more gear soon

www.electronista.com
Imagination Technologies outlined some plans for its far and near futures after Electronista stopped by its Mobile World Congress booth on Monday. The PowerVR developer showed a demo of a real-time raytracing graphics engine, where an app calculates the paths of individual light beams in a scene, that it expects...
PowerVR raytracing demos at MWC, SGX543MP2 on more gear soon

Apps Rush: Now TV, Animate It, MY GPS, Weather HD 2, Mitt's VP, Breaking Bad, Knock Knock and more

www.guardian.co.uk
What's new on the app stores on Wednesday 1 August 2012A selection of 14 new and notable apps for you today:Now TV UKFollowing its debut on Android, Sky has launched an iOS version of its new Now TV internet TV service. Subscribers can register for a Sky Movies Pass for...
Apps Rush: Now TV, Animate It, MY GPS, Weather HD 2, Mitt's VP, Breaking Bad, Knock Knock and more
EA Sports announces Madden, FIFA, UFC, and NBA games for Xbox One

Xbox One: Here is the official video from Microsoft

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Microsoft unveiled the new “Xbox One” console in Redmond today, with highlights including souped-up hardware, live TV integration, Skype functionality, an upgraded (and bundled) Kinect sensor, a “snap view” for multitasking, and an operating system that bridges the worlds of Xbox and Windows. The company also announced partnerships with...
Xbox One: Here is the official video from Microsoft

Kart racing showdown: Sonic Transformed vs. LittleBigPlanet vs. F1 Race Stars

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This holiday season saw the release of three fairly high-profile kart racing games, and not a single one of them had anything to do with Mario. But which one is worth your limited holiday money, and how do they stack up against each other? GamesBeat put F1 Race Stars,...
Kart racing showdown: Sonic Transformed vs. LittleBigPlanet vs. F1 Race Stars

Pixate Raises $3.8M Series A From Accel Partners To Bring CSS Styling To Android And Mac App Development

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Pixate has closed a $3.8 million Series A round from venture capital firm Accel Partners. The Palo Alto-based plans to expand its engineering and support teams in order to build Android and Mac versions of its platform, which allows developers to style apps using CSS. It will also increase the...
Pixate Raises $3.8M Series A From Accel Partners To Bring CSS Styling To Android And Mac App Development

Age of Empires II, the best video game of all time, is coming to Steam in April with refreshed HD graphics

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Hush, and stop whatever you are doing, this is more important: Age of Empires II is coming back, this time to Steam, with a refreshed graphics engine and improved multiplayer. Sorry Starcraft 2, peace out League of Legends, the monster is back. Age of Empires II, released first 14 years ago...
Age of Empires II, the best video game of all time, is coming to Steam in April with refreshed HD graphics

BrowserQuest: Mozilla Launches Massively Multiplayer HTML5 Game Experiment to Showcase Modern Web Technologies

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Mozilla, in cooperation with French developer Little Workshop, launched a new MMORPG called BrowserQuest today to demonstrate what developers can do with HTML5, WebSocket, Canvas and other advanced web technologies, including Node.js. The game, which is actually quite fun in its own right, should work with virtually every modern desktop...
BrowserQuest: Mozilla Launches Massively Multiplayer HTML5 Game Experiment to Showcase Modern Web Technologies

AMD announces availability of its Elite A-Series APUs for notebook PCs

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AMD today announced the availability of its AMD Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), formerly codenamed Richland. These processors, designed for use in notebook PCs, combine either two or four x86 CPU cores with a graphics engine derived from AMD's Radeon HD 8000 series of discrete GPUs on the...
AMD announces availability of its Elite A-Series APUs for notebook PCs
Apple working on enhanced A5 chip (A5X) AND completely new chip (A6)

Kindle Fire HD 8.9 ships today, 4G variant model next week

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Amazon just issued a press release confirming the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD officially ships starting today with the 4G model, as expected, arriving sometime next week. Amazon previously said the 4G model would be landing on November 20th. The $299 Wifi model is available now through www.amazon.com/kindlefirehd and will also...
Kindle Fire HD 8.9 ships today, 4G variant model next week

Report: The Next Xbox Won't Let You Play Used Games And Will Require An Internet Connection (MSFT)

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The next-generation Xbox is coming soon. While we don't have all the specifics on what to expect, The Verge points us to a new report that says the next-generation console will require an always-on connection just so it can function. This notion makes Microsoft's Xbox Live service that much more important....
Report: The Next Xbox Won't Let You Play Used Games And Will Require An Internet Connection (MSFT)

Origin PC gives EON15-S, EON17-S a Kepler-based GeForce GTX 680M, games get a shot in the arm

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We hope you didn't pull the trigger too quickly on one of the higher-end configurations for an EON15-S or EON17-S, because Origin PC just revamped its two gaming laptops extraordinaire with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 680M -- a chipset so fresh that NVIDIA itself hasn't made a full public reveal...
Origin PC gives EON15-S, EON17-S a Kepler-based GeForce GTX 680M, games get a shot in the arm

Analysts: iPad 4's graphics upgrade packs a punch

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Chip analysts say the fourth-generation iPad is far from being an incremental upgrade, thanks to a brand-new graphics engine that's a serious step up in horsepower. [Read more]...
Analysts: iPad 4's graphics upgrade packs a punch
MediaTek aims for low-end smartphone market with new Cortex-A9, Android 4.0 platform

Viral Video: Finally, "Kara" Becomes a Cyborg (Bucket List, Check!)

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Here is a very cool — if slightly creepy — video that debuted the the Game Developers Conference this week in San Francisco. Made by the Paris-based Quantic Dream, developers of the groundbreaking “Heavy Rain” game, the “Kara” concept video is a look at the future of gaming, using...
Viral Video: Finally, "Kara" Becomes a Cyborg (Bucket List, Check!)

Creative Cloud: Adobe's new all-access CS6 subscription priced at $50/month

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After experimenting with subscription plans last year, Adobe is revamping its pricing strategy with the launch of Adobe Creative Cloud and the CS6 software suite. Creative Cloud—priced at $50 per month on a yearly subscription, or $75 month-to-month—offers unfettered access to all 14 of Adobe's new CS6 applications. The...
Creative Cloud: Adobe's new all-access CS6 subscription priced at $50/month

Vivo Xplay boasts 5.7-inch 1080p screen, dedicated audio chips and nifty single-hand mode

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Another 1080p quad-core Android phone, you say? Well, there's a bit more to that. Launched by BBK spin-off Vivo in Beijing just now, this 5.7-inch Xplay takes one step further from its smaller X1 and X1S cousins by packing one extra audio chip, the OPA2604 op amp from Texas...
Vivo Xplay boasts 5.7-inch 1080p screen, dedicated audio chips and nifty single-hand mode

Insert Coin: $250 Casetop turns your smartphone into a laptop (video)

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. We keep hearing about how handheld devices are replacing laptops, so how...
Insert Coin: $250 Casetop turns your smartphone into a laptop (video)
Apple unveiling iPad 3 next Wednesday in San Francisco

OpenCL mod for the Kindle Fire HD reveals untapped graphics potential (hands-on video)

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As neat as the Kindle Fire HD already is, just a few dinky tweaks could turn it into so much more -- a platform for true physics-based gaming, for example, or even for surprisingly fast photo manipulation. How come? Because both the 8.9-inch and 7-inch versions of the Android-based...
OpenCL mod for the Kindle Fire HD reveals untapped graphics potential (hands-on video)

Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro quad core dev tablet now available for $1,299

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For those keen beans out there who want to get an early taste of Qualcomm's first quad-core chipset, news just came in that starting today BSQUARE, the usual distributor of Qualcomm dev kits, is offering the Snapdragon S4 Pro mobile development platform for a hefty $1,299 (and just for...
Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro quad core dev tablet now available for $1,299
Broadcom unveils Android 4.0 optimized chips for 'affordable' smartphones
EA’s Fortress Strike proves HTML5 can deliver a social cross-platform action game

Adobe unveils CS6 and subscription-based Creative Cloud service

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Adobe's biggest day of 2012? Go ahead, don't be afraid to call it what it (probably) is. For starters, the outfit is introducing Creative Suite 6 to the world in formal fashion, with 14 applications either unveiled or refreshed. Photoshop CS6 is graduating from beta -- seeing an update...
Adobe unveils CS6 and subscription-based Creative Cloud service
Amazon starts shipping Kindle Fire HD 8.9″
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