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Does the next 'Call of Duty' glorify real-world black operations?

'War Z' Game Producer Lists Non-Existent Features, Blames Customers' Eyesight And Overactive Imagination

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As has been discussed here many times, screwing up in public is rarely pleasant, but if the one screwing up takes fast, direct action to respond to the problem and handles complaints with the right blend of contrition and forthrightness, damage will remain minimal. Not only that, but considering that...
'War Z' Game Producer Lists Non-Existent Features, Blames Customers' Eyesight And Overactive Imagination

ASUS reveals FonePad Note: 6-inch 1080p display, dual-core 1.6GHZ CPU, 2GB RAM

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At its Computex 2013 showcase event, ASUS has introduced the new FonePad Note, a tablet that you can also make calls on using its 3G radio. On the front of the device is a 6-inch, 1080p Super IPS+ display, a 1.2-megapixel camera and front-facing stereo speakers (think: HTC One)....
ASUS reveals FonePad Note: 6-inch 1080p display, dual-core 1.6GHZ CPU, 2GB RAM

Pentax Optio WG-3 and WG-10 offer ruggedized shooting with a unique design, we go hands-on (video)

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Some might call it ugly; we'll say unique. Regardless of your take on Pentax's ruggedized Optio housing, you'll get a capable waterproof shooter, with a handful of practical features. Two new models appeared this week at CP+ in Yokohama, Japan, and while both may look like they came from...
Pentax Optio WG-3 and WG-10 offer ruggedized shooting with a unique design, we go hands-on (video)

Mass Effect 3 Voice Cast Presented in New Video

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BioWare has just deployed a fresh video that centers on the impressive voice cast of its upcoming Mass Effect 3 role playing shooter, highlighting some of the celebrities who lend their voices to the game’s characters, from Martin Sheen to Seth Green, Tricia Helfer or Jennifer Hale. The Mass Effect...
Mass Effect 3 Voice Cast Presented in New Video

Orange unveils Nivo, San Remo and Lumo Android smartphones to be launched in Europe later this year

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Mobile network operator Orange has unveiled three new Android smartphones today called the Orange Nivo, Orange San Remo and Orange Lumo, which will be launched in Romania, Slovakia and Spain during the first half of this year. It follows a 62 percent increase in the sales of Orange-branded smartphones across...
Orange unveils Nivo, San Remo and Lumo Android smartphones to be launched in Europe later this year

Deathly din: How Dead Space 3 sounds are made

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"The sound of fear is all about building the tension before that moment happens." Dead Space 3 developers talk about the sound that drives the terror in the third-person horror shooter released today. [Read more]...
Deathly din: How Dead Space 3 sounds are made
'Dead Space' for Android update adds Nexus 7 support

Vine graces Amazon Appstore, gives Kindle Fire HD's front-facing cam a workout

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Sure, the Kindle Fire HD may only have a front-facing camera, but its solitary shooter is about to start flexing more than its video chat muscles. Vine has just arrived on Amazon's Appstore, and it's ready for owners to download and churn out as many six-second video clips as...
Vine graces Amazon Appstore, gives Kindle Fire HD's front-facing cam a workout

Quick Look: Inferno+ (with Gameplay Video)

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Inferno+ is a twin-stick shooter with a top down perspective, one of the newest titles made by Radian Games, which tasks players with guiding a ship through a variety of levels filled with obstacles, enemies and all sorts of dangers. We decided to try out Inferno+ and see if it’s...
Quick Look: Inferno+ (with Gameplay Video)

Olympus outs firmware update for OM-D E-M5 camera, sleep mode and AF improvements in tow

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As is often the case with nearly every itty-bitty software update, the goal's usually to alleviate any problem regardless of how minor it is, and sometimes even bring a couple of enhancements with it. Well, such is the fact behind Olympus' latest firmware refresh for that sleek E-M5 Micro...
Olympus outs firmware update for OM-D E-M5 camera, sleep mode and AF improvements in tow

Qualcomm shows off Snapdragon 800 voice activation and photo editing abilities (video)

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Qualcomm unveiled its new Snapdragon SoC flag bearer at CES, and here at MWC 2013 we got to see some of what the 800 series can do. Last week, the company revealed the chip's voice activation feature that allows users to wake the chip up using a voice command....
Qualcomm shows off Snapdragon 800 voice activation and photo editing abilities (video)

Polaroid to make Socialmatic Camera a reality for fans of Instagram, recursion

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Instagram owes its distinctive identity to Polaroid's OneStep cameras; it's now time to return the favor. Socialmatic has signed a deal for a production, Polaroid-branded version of its 2012 Socialmatic Camera concept you see above, which translates the mobile app's retro icon to a real-world, instant-print shooter. While technical...
Polaroid to make Socialmatic Camera a reality for fans of Instagram, recursion

Hands-on with LG's new Optimus L Series II Android smartphones

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LG announced the second iteration of its Optimus L Series smartphones earlier this month, but it’s held off on actually showing the devices to the public until Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The LG Optimus 7II has the highest specs out of the trio , offering a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm...
Hands-on with LG's new Optimus L Series II Android smartphones

Droid X360 goes for the KIRF prize, antagonizes Microsoft, Motorola and Sony at the same time (video)

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Can we establish a KIRF award for Most Likely to Invite Multiple Lawsuits? If so, Long Xun Software would have to claim the statuette for its Droid X360, at least if it dared set foot in the US. This prime example of keepin' it real fake is even more...
Droid X360 goes for the KIRF prize, antagonizes Microsoft, Motorola and Sony at the same time (video)

Pantech Vega S5 does Android 4.0 on a 5-inch LCD, facemask not included

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The 4.5-inch Vega LTE is not eight months old and the 4.8-inch Vega Racer 2 is still properly wet behind the years. But, the flow of progress abides by no calendars, so welcome the Pantech Vega S5 to the world. It steps up to a full 5-inch IPS LCD...
Pantech Vega S5 does Android 4.0 on a 5-inch LCD, facemask not included

Sony Xperia TL coming to AT&T on November 2 for $99

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AT&T has now released pricing and ship dates for the promised Sony Xperia TL. The phone will be available for purchase from the carrier for $99 on a two-year contract. The phone features a dual-core, 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor and 13-megapixel rear camera, while the front shooter supports 720p video...
Sony Xperia TL coming to AT&T on November 2 for $99
Breaking: Gunshots Reported On MIT's Campus

How 29-Year-Old Kaitlin Roig Saved More Than A Dozen Young Lives At Sandy Hook

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Yesterday, a nightmare unraveled at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, where more than 25 innocent children and teachers were gunned down by a deranged shooter. But amidst the unspeakable horror were beautiful displays of love and courage that saved many children's lives. ABC's Barbara Walters interviewed 29-year-old Katlin...
How 29-Year-Old Kaitlin Roig Saved More Than A Dozen Young Lives At Sandy Hook

Google Nexus 7 mod unlocks 720p recording on front-facing camera

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To the delight of live event crowds everywhere, the ASUS-made Nexus 7 sidestepped the primary camera route, only furnishing the slab with a 1.2-megapixel front-facer. While it didn't take long for app-makers to tweak their wares especially for Google's statement tablet, users over at XDA Developers have dug a...
Google Nexus 7 mod unlocks 720p recording on front-facing camera

Huawei unveils Ascend G615: 4.5-inch 720p screen, 1.4GHz quad-core processor

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Huawei's just unveiled the Ascend G 615 (not to be confused with the G 520) in Germany, and it's packing a 4.5-inch 720p IPS display and 1.4GHz quad-core processor for 299 euros. In addition to the silicon, 8GB of built-in storage, 1GB of RAM and a microSD slot hide...
Huawei unveils Ascend G615: 4.5-inch 720p screen, 1.4GHz quad-core processor

While you're waiting for your Fairphone, here are some tips for smartphone sustainability

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You may have read about Fairphone, a Dutch startup that is trying to build – as the name implies – as fair a phone as possible. That means building transparent relationships all the way down the supply chain, in order to source conflict-free minerals (tin, tantalum, cobalt, gold) and ensure...
While you're waiting for your Fairphone, here are some tips for smartphone sustainability

Instagram updated to outfit Nexus 7 tablets, now likes the taste of Jelly Bean slates

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Bummed that Instagram wasn't suited for your shiny new Nexus 7? Well friends, those sorrows are about to come to an end. The photo application has been updated to accommodate the Jelly Bean slate with version 1.1.7. While the software's primary function is viewing the post-filter photography, you'll be...
Instagram updated to outfit Nexus 7 tablets, now likes the taste of Jelly Bean slates

Mass Effect 2's shooter shift examined - GameSpot

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Mass Effect 2's shooter shift examined - GameSpot

HTC T328w to be the Wind beneath Chinese consumer wings?

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Invasion of the One S chassis snatchers? That certainly seems to be the case here, as a render and listing for the T328w -- what is supposedly HTC's Wind -- has popped up over on Chinese site, Tenaa. The dual-SIM 4-inch handset, sporting an uncanny resemblance to its mid-tier...
HTC T328w to be the Wind beneath Chinese consumer wings?

Toshiba Intros World’s Thinnest And Lightest 10″ Tablet: The Excite X10 LE

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When Toshiba first entered the tablet space, they specifically told us “we’re not focusing on thin and light, we’re focusing on usability.” This was true — both the Thrive and Thrive 7″ have a host of ports and the big guy even has a removable battery. But it would seem...
Toshiba Intros World’s Thinnest And Lightest 10″ Tablet: The Excite X10 LE

LG LS831 goes back to FCC, reveals 5MP camera, Sprint intentions

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Sprint's been kept pretty quiet on the Windows Phone front, but it looks like the Now Network is getting back into the game. Well, at least soon. The LG LS831 has made a return visit to the FCC, this time showing some visible hardware. That includes a Sprint-only 800MHz...
LG LS831 goes back to FCC, reveals 5MP camera, Sprint intentions

Canon's $800 18MP EOS-b DSLR pops up on Best Buy's website for pre-order

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It looks as though Canon will have a new DSLR to announce very shortly, if a listing on Best Buy's website is any indicator. While there is currently no image to be seen, the unannounced 18-megapixel DSLR is dubbed as the EOS-b and it's priced at $800 with an...
Canon's $800 18MP EOS-b DSLR pops up on Best Buy's website for pre-order

The Vita gets its first shooter with Unit 13

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Sony's newest portable system gets its first military shooter. Does it stack up? [Read more]...
The Vita gets its first shooter with Unit 13
Hands-on with Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6 – from an iOS devotee
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