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Chatterbox: Friday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matterFriday! Woohoo - I have Forza Horizon and Xcom to play! How about you?GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms &...
Chatterbox: Friday
Chevrolet Promoting Siri 'Eyes Free' Integration for 2013 Sonic in New TV Ad

Trailer round-up: Catequesis, Dog Sled Saga, Paper Titans and more

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A whole bunch of interesting game trailers from 8bit-style survival horror to paper crafted monsters and meta RPGsI've been inundated with interesting and unusual trailers recently, so thought I'd share a bunch with you. It's a diverse collection, but old school pixel visuals sure are popular these days. Enjoy!Catequesis (Pakarico/Curved...
Trailer round-up: Catequesis, Dog Sled Saga, Paper Titans and more

FAA Still Looking at Digital Device Use During Takeoff and Landing

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A year ago, it was revealed that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration was reexamining regulations regarding the use of digital devices like the iPad or Amazon Kindle during taxi, takeoff and landing of commercial aircraft. Today, The New York Times reports that the industry group working with the FAA to...
FAA Still Looking at Digital Device Use During Takeoff and Landing

International data roaming is broken. Can MVNOs fix it?

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Let’s face it: if you use your phone or tablet’s mobile Internet connection while travelling abroad; well, you’re screwed. Standard roaming rates for most operators can run upwards of $20 a megabyte. Some carriers will sell you a bucket of megabytes, but the going rates are still 10 to 20...
International data roaming is broken. Can MVNOs fix it?

Analyst Predicts New iPhone 5S in June, Low-Cost iPhone in September

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Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has something of a mixed track record predicting Apple product releases, having expected an Apple television set for several years now. Regardless, in a research note today, Munster predicted an iPhone 5S will be released in June, and a low-cost iPhone in September. He believes...
Analyst Predicts New iPhone 5S in June, Low-Cost iPhone in September
Apple's Share of Smartphone Market Slips as Smartphones Outsell Feature Phones for First Time

Press Start: Bioshock Infinite sells 3.7m, Danny Bilson on the fall of THQ and more

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Plus, Cliff Bleszinski on next-gen and the similarity between voting and freedom in gamesA selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.Bioshock Infinite hits 3.7 million sales | GamesIndustry.bizIn an investor conference call today, Take-Two chairman and CEO Strauss Zelnick announced that BioShock Infinite shipped 3.7 million units to...
Press Start: Bioshock Infinite sells 3.7m, Danny Bilson on the fall of THQ and more

Apple's New Corporate Controller Luca Maestri Receives Stock Rights Worth $15 Million

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Former Xerox CFO Luca Maestri officially joined Apple as Corporate Controller in late February and a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission published earlier today reveals that he received 38,091 restricted stock units (RSUs) in March of this year. As with most RSUs handed out by Apple, these carry...
Apple's New Corporate Controller Luca Maestri Receives Stock Rights Worth $15 Million
The best games of 2012 (GamesBeat staff picks)
iTunes in the Cloud for Movies Goes Live in 11 New European Countries, Also for TV Shows in France
First Phase of Apple's New Reno, Nevada Data Center Ready to Open

Razer Edge Pro: Our first look at a Windows 8 gaming tablet

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At first glance, the Razer Edge Pro is indistinguishable from other Windows 8 tablets: it's 2.2 pounds of matte black metal with a 10.1-inch screen and a single Windows button. It feels heavy in your hands, a little bulkier than the Surface Pro and much, much hotter. That heat...
Razer Edge Pro: Our first look at a Windows 8 gaming tablet

Ask Engadget: can you rent a tablet?

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Sarah, who would like a tablet, but only for one week a year. If you're looking to ask one...
Ask Engadget: can you rent a tablet?

Kingdom of the Skulls review: Shogun Control

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KA-BONG! Ahead, across the river, lies my foe's most precious possession: a stone shrine. The enemy's healer monk, summoned from that very shrine, has grown far too powerful during battle. At this point, my only hope for victory is to run my fastest horseback rider across a field of...
Kingdom of the Skulls review: Shogun Control

The 404 1269: Where rad goes viral (podcast)

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Spotify's Shanon Cook delivers the top 10 viral songs from Spotify and then Mark and Jeff preview Deadpool and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. [Read more]...
The 404 1269: Where rad goes viral (podcast)

Cricket/Leap Wireless Reports iPhone Sales Weaker Than Expected

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Six months after it started carrying the iPhone, U.S. regional prepaid carrier Cricket reports that it will only purchase half of its first-year commitment of iPhones by June 2013, reports BGR. Back in June 2012, Cricket started carrying the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S after committing to buy at least...
Cricket/Leap Wireless Reports iPhone Sales Weaker Than Expected

Alec’s XCOM Feature

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Alec’s XCOM Feature

Chatterbox: Monday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matterAnd so Monday rears its unwelcome head. This weekend I played Forza Horizon and had brief glimpses of XCOM and Dishonored. What an embarrassment of riches. And you?GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies....
Chatterbox: Monday

Chatterbox: New Year's Eve

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End 2012 as you've spent it: talking about video games!And so 2012 comes to a close. The year of Wii U, Vita, Dishonored, Journey and Xcom is almost over. Let's see it out with some game-related chatter.GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All...
Chatterbox: New Year's Eve
Apple Runs New Ad Focusing on the iPhone's Camera

PAX Prime 2012: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Preview

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How is Firaxis' re-imagining coming along? Here's what we think after playing it at PAX 2012....
PAX Prime 2012: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Preview

Apple Launches U.S. iPhone Promotion Offering Free Next Day Shipping On All Models

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Apple today launched a new promotion for U.S. customers, providing free next day shipping on all of its iPhone models. While Apple typically provides free shipping for all orders over $50, the promotion also includes the iPhone 4, which is free with a two year contract. The shipping promotion comes...
Apple Launches U.S. iPhone Promotion Offering Free Next Day Shipping On All Models

iPhoneTrip SIM rental review: the best way to keep your smartphone connected while abroad

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In the seemingly unending quest to remain connected while traveling abroad, we recently decided to try yet another option when departing the US for a lengthy amount of time: iPhoneTrip. In a way, it sounds like the perfect solution. A single rental SIM, mailed to your address anywhere in...
iPhoneTrip SIM rental review: the best way to keep your smartphone connected while abroad
Major League Baseball Triples Passbook Acceptance as Samsung Launches Look-alike Wallet App
'XCOM: Enemy Unknown' coming to iPhone and iPad this summer

Apple Offering Some Devs a Second Chance at WWDC Tickets

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Tickets for Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference sold out this morning in less than two minutes, leaving a number of developers with error messages stating that their purchase requests were unable to be processed. According to a tweet from Red Sweater Software founder Daniel Jalkut, Apple contacted some registered members of...
Apple Offering Some Devs a Second Chance at WWDC Tickets

2K's interactive XCOM trailer and the future of YouTube "games"

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Here at Ars Technica, we usually don't bother posting the vast majority of game trailers that PR companies try to pitch to us. Most of them are incredibly boring, and there are other places you can go to see those kinds of marketing materials as soon as they're posted....
2K's interactive XCOM trailer and the future of YouTube "games"
Charity Auction Bids for Coffee With Tim Cook Pass $500,000
Odd iMessage Bug Truncates Last Word of Certain Text Phrases
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