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Father Pulls Son Out Of High School To Help Him Become A Pro Gamer

Father Pulls Son Out Of High School To Help Him Become A Pro Gamer

1 hour ago   |   Ubergizmo

ESports are a big thing these days, where gamers who are good enough can be granted a pro-athlete visa for entry into the US. Some schools are also recognizing the ability to...
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Samsung announces limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 for the 2018 Olympic Games

Samsung announces limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 for the 2018 Olympic Games

1 hour ago   |   9to5Google

With the 2018 Winter Olympics just around the corner, Samsung has announced a limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 styled after the event. You might remember that Samsung did...
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Ubisoft Teases Upcoming Nintendo-Related Announcement

Ubisoft Teases Upcoming Nintendo-Related Announcement

1 hour ago   |   Ubergizmo

One of the concerns that gamers and investors had when the Nintendo Switch was launched was whether or not the console would face the issues that plagued the Wii U, which was a...
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Square Enix: Loot Boxes Shouldn't Get In The Way Of Player Experience

Square Enix: Loot Boxes Shouldn't Get In The Way Of Player Experience

1 hour ago   |   Ubergizmo

In the past few months, there has been some controversy surrounding loot boxes in video games, where some have likened it to gambling. While loot boxes aren't new, we suppose...
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Blizzard Introduces Level Scaling Across World Of Warcraft

Blizzard Introduces Level Scaling Across World Of Warcraft

3 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo

When Blizzard launched the Legion expansion for World of Warcraft, one of the features they introduced is level scaling. Basically what this meant is that gamers can choose...
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Heroes Of The Storm Gets New Mecha Skins And Bundles

3 hours ago   |   Ubergizmo

If you play Blizzard's MOBA Heroes of the Storm and would like to get your hands on more skins and new looks for your heroes, you'll be pleased to learn that Blizzard has...
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PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan gets promoted to deputy president of SIE

PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan gets promoted to deputy president of SIE

3 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Sony Interactive Entertainment has a new deputy president. Jim Ryan, who previously served as president of Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe, has moved up to a new role...
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'Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!' Getting "Spud Tales: Journey to Olympus" DLC on iOS and Android this Friday

'Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!' Getting "Spud Tales: Journey to Olympus" DLC on iOS and Android this Friday

4 hours ago   |   Touch Arcade

Back in August of last year, Daylight Studios brought their quirky simulation game Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! from desktop to mobile, tasking players with creating a...
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Lotus Digital Blossoms As An iOS Board Game

4 hours ago   |   App Advice


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Hero Academy 2 launches on PC early access, iOS, and Android

Hero Academy 2 launches on PC early access, iOS, and Android

4 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Robot Entertainment has spent the last several years dealing with rampaging humanoids with the Orcs Must Die! franchise. But it also has another well-received series, Hero...
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BMW To Charge Customers $80/Year To Use Apple's CarPlay

BMW To Charge Customers $80/Year To Use Apple's CarPlay

These days it's not uncommon to see more carmakers offer their customers options when it comes to smart infotainment systems, such as CarPlay or Android Auto, or sometimes the... Read more ...

Twist, the startup behind an AirPlay-powered smart light + speaker combo...

Twist, the startup behind an AirPlay-powered smart light + speaker combo, abruptly shuts down without refunding customers

Two years ago, we reported on Twist , a new smart home accessory maker aiming to take a different approach to smart home lighting. At the time, the company debuted an... Read more ...

Malicious Link Texted to Mac and iOS Devices Can Cause Freezes and Resprings

Malicious Link Texted to Mac and iOS Devices Can Cause Freezes and Resprings

A link that exploits a bug in iOS and Mac devices was shared on Twitter this afternoon, and if you receive this link through the Messages app, your iPhone or iPad can freeze up... Read more ...

Google Denies Creating A China-Specific Version Of Google Maps

Google Denies Creating A China-Specific Version Of Google Maps

While Google Maps is available on the desktop in China, accessing it via your mobile device through its app isn't. Presumably this might have to do with China's censorship of... Read more ...

Tim Cook talks women in tech, who he admires, & more in interview w/ high...

Tim Cook talks women in tech, who he admires, & more in interview w/ high school student

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down with high school senior Rebecca Kahn for an interview discussing women in technology, diversity, the importance of coding, and more. The... Read more ...

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is nearly 25% off on eBay

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is nearly 25% off on eBay

If you live in the United States, there are plenty of choices if you want to purchase Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy Note 8. Many carriers and retailers offered great... Read more ...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: G-Tech 2TB USB-C Drive $69, Qi Wireless Charger...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: G-Tech 2TB USB-C Drive $69, Qi Wireless Charger $14.50, DODOcase 20% off, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter , RSS Feed , Facebook , Google+ and Safari... Read more ...

It seems the Moto G6 lineup will continue the trend of shiny backs

It seems the Moto G6 lineup will continue the trend of shiny backs

The Moto G5 lineup launched early back in 2017 and has been on our list of best budget Android phones for the better part of the year. However, now that 2018 is underway, we... Read more ...

How to set up ‘Daily wallpaper' on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

How to set up ‘Daily wallpaper' on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Some people like to keep the wallpapers on their phone fresh on a daily basis, and thankfully Google thought of those people when they made the Wallpapers app for Google Pixel... Read more ...

Hero Academy 2 launches on PC early access, iOS, and Android

Hero Academy 2 launches on PC early access, iOS, and Android

Robot Entertainment has spent the last several years dealing with rampaging humanoids with the Orcs Must Die! franchise. But it also has another well-received series, Hero... Read more ...