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Shooting with your smartphone camera just keeps getting better

9 hours 16 min ago

The megapixel war may have been declared over a little too early, but phone cameras aren't just about the numbers any more.

How baseball’s tech team built the future of television

9 hours 16 min ago

It was the first week of April, 2015, and New York’s Chelsea Market, typically packed with hordes of noisy tourists, was quiet. Joe Inzerillo and his team had their eyes glued to the glass, hard at work trying to wrangle the internet into doing something it was not built for.

Tableau acquires Canadian infographics startup InfoActive

9 hours 16 min ago

Tableau plans to shut down InfoActive as a standalone operation, saying the service will "wind down over the coming months."

Meet the new YouTube: The world’s most popular video site has a sleek new player

9 hours 18 min ago
There’s nothing worse than watching a video of a cute little squirrel waterskiing behind a tiny remote-controlled motorboat in a boring old YouTube player interface when there’s a sleek and stylish new UI floating around out there. Now, thankfully, no one will be forced to experience that anguish any longer. DON’T MISS: Latest big iPhone 6s leak finally answers the question on everyone’s mind OK, fine… YouTube’s new video player interface really isn’t that big of a deal. YouTube is the most popular video portal on the planet by a ridiculously huge margin though, and the site’s player interface is seen by each and every one of the millions of people who watch YouTube videos each day. YouTube’s UI has received a few

A gift for President Obama on his 54th birthday

9 hours 30 min ago

Dear President Obama,

Xbox One-exclusive Scalebound will have 4-player co-op

9 hours 34 min ago

At Gamescom, the game got its first look, with a DMC-like protagonist and a dragon mount.

German chief prosecutor sacked in media treason row

9 hours 37 min ago

Germany's justice minister on Tuesday fired the chief prosecutor in an escalating row sparked by a controversial treason case against a blog accused of revealing state secrets. Justice Minister Heiko Maas said he had lost confidence in the chief prosecutor, Harald Range, who had hours earlier accused him of interfering in the judicial process. The unusual public clash centres on a treason probe Range launched against the blog (Net politics) for publishing classified plans by Germany's domestic security agency to expand its Internet surveillance.

Salesforce Marketing Cloud adding Instagram analytics

9 hours 39 min ago

The offering isn't exactly new on Instagram's end, but it does mark the first date in which businesses can proactively publicize their inclusion as initial Instagram Ads API partners.

Hilarious: Pranksters load Android onto an iPhone clone, convince Apple fans it’s iOS 9

9 hours 41 min ago
Those of us who are really into technology can tell the difference between iOS and Android instantly. There are plenty of people out there, however, who don’t pay all that much attention to these things and who buy iPhones on the basis of Apple’s brand power. There’s nothing wrong with this, of course, since Apple has a strong brand for a good reason. All the same, we couldn’t help but be amused when the pranksters who run the YouTube account Dit Is Normaal loaded Android onto an iPhone clone and successfully convinced Apple fans that it was a real iPhone running on iOS 9. MUST READ: T-Mobile is smoking rival carriers right now – here are the numbers Overall, the Apple fans questioned

Gamescom 2015: Microsoft Announces Halo World Championship

9 hours 46 min ago

There's big money to be made in the world of professional gaming and Microsoft is upping the ante with the Halo World Championship, a contest announced today at the annual Gamescom show in Cologne, Germany. An invitational is scheduled for this this Friday at 10am ET with gamers being able to watch the action on the Halo Channel or on Twitch, according to an announcement on the Halo website. While Halo was initially included in e-Sports, interest waned around 2012 and the first-person shooter game was dropped by Major League Gaming.

Epson’s new printers will make ink cartridges a thing of the past

9 hours 50 min ago

Thank god we're moving closer and closer to a paperless society, because dealing with printers still sucks. The printer destruction scene from Office Space rings just as true today as it did in 1999. Printer drivers, paper jams, running out of ink, it's all the worst (though the advent of wireless printing makes things marginally less horrible).

Dr. Dre’s new album will premiere on Apple Music this Thursday

10 hours ago

The wait is almost over, as Dr. Dre's first album in 16 years is set for release this Friday on iTunes and Apple Music. But Apple subscribers are getting a special treat: Beats 1 DJ Zane Lowe took to Twitter today to announce that the album, Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre, will stream uncensored on Apple Music Thursday night:Listen to the premiere of @drdre new album, Compton. Uncensored & exclusively on @AppleMusic, from 6pm - 9pm PDT Thursday August 6th.— Zane Lowe (@zanelowe) August 4, 2015

Microsoft introduces new Halo 5 Map, announces Halo World Championship

10 hours 2 min ago

A 4v4 capture-the-flag match showcases the varying sight lines of the new arena.

Total War developer making Halo Wars 2

10 hours 2 min ago

The sequel to the real-time strategy game is coming next fall.

Destiny drops Peter Dinklage as Ghost, new actor re-records everything

10 hours 3 min ago

Uncharted and Assassin's Creed's Nolan North is taking over.

Rise of the Tomb Raider is the most Metal Gear we've seen Lara Croft

10 hours 3 min ago

New tools and navigation elements in Rise of the Tomb Raider allow you to stealth or go in blazing for any situation, offering a massive world that tailors itself to your play style.

PlayStation game-streaming service officially hits PS Vita Tuesday

10 hours 5 min ago

Portable owners can rent from a library of 125+ games beginning August 4.