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From Skylanders to Infinity, Amiibo and beyond: The coming battle over the toy

Some of the biggest companies in the video game industry are vying to become the leaders in the next big thing: toys that interact with video games.

By June 18, 2015

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These headsets promise a taste of VR without breaking the bank

Virtual reality doesn't have to be expensive: check out this cheap VR gear.

By June 17, 2015

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Artist pranks LA Best Buy stores with 'useless' gadget

Five Best Buy stores unknowingly played host to a thought-provoking art exhibit that questions our obsession with gadgets.

By August 14, 2013

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Playing games on the PC is making a comeback

Video game consoles have long dominated the video game industry, offering a seemingly cheaper and more consistent experience. But not for long.

By June 14, 2015

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Retail video game industry suffered abysmal sales slump in May

Both software and hardware sales in the US retail market plummeted last month.

By June 11, 2015

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Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference: Join us June 8 (live blog)

On Monday, Apple will unveil the latest updates to its iOS and Mac OS X software, as well as talk up its music service plans and other projects.

By June 8, 2015

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How to make Facebook send you encrypted notification emails

Learn how to add an OpenPGP public key to your Facebook profile and set it so that Facebook will encrypt the notification emails it sends to you.

By June 3, 2015

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Buying PlayStation and Xbox games on discs isn't going away

The resilience of physical video game sales highlights one of the industry's rarer roadblocks to an all-digital future.

By June 2, 2015

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Asus sets its sights on a top 10 spot in the smartphone market

Asus chairman Jonney Shih thinks the company will be able to more than triple last year's shipments and break into the phone-making elite.

By June 1, 2015

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The smart card: Apple Pay competitor or simple stopgap?

Mobile payments is a crowded industry, but is one card for storing all your credit cards more practical than we think?

By May 25, 2015