As if Steam’s coordinated sales events weren’t doing enough damage already to the wallets of gamers stocking up on great games, Valve is now rolling out an option for developers to start their own limited-time discounts. The new feature arrives as part of Valve’s Steamworks tools and will let read more
Over the course of the past few years, Google has been integrating a number of features from the Android version of Chrome into their desktop browser. Today, the company revealed that hands-free Google voice searching is available in the latest Chrome beta build, giving desktop users a feature we’ve read more
Google has released a complete redesign of its Hangouts mobile messaging app on iOS. Version 2.0 is the first major update since the company added phone calls late last year, and aside from introducing a visual refresh that’s more consistent with Apple’s current design language, it also brings several read more
While Samsung is Android’s biggest OEM, it’s no secret that the company has been working feverishly on its own Linux-based mobile operating system Tizen for quite some time. And now, with Tizen-powered smartwatches and phones coming later this year, it looks like the OS is almost ready for prime read more
GitHub yesterday unveiled what it says is a “hackable text editor for the 21st Century”. Dubbed Atom, the new text editor is an open source, web technology-based desktop application, which has its own icon, native menus and dialogs, and complete access to the file system.
The company says Atom started out read more
n a significant ruling, the California appeals court on Thursday declared (PDF) that it is perfectly legal for drivers to read digital maps on phones, even though state law restricts the use of phones while driving.
The ruling by the 5th District Court of Appeal stems from a legal challenge read more
The Tor Project is well known for its anonymous browsing software among other things, and now the group has a new messaging service in development. According to news from the Tor 2014 Winter Developers conference in Iceland, the service is an anonymous instant messenger that works with the open read more
oday at the Geneva Motor Show Apple unveiled a new service that aims to provide better connectivity between the car and the driver’s iPhone. Dubbed CarPlay, the service allows drivers to make calls, access contacts, use maps, listen to music, and more, without taking their hands from the steering read more
Microsoft has reportedly signed off on the upcoming Windows 8.1 update, and has moved it to the RTM (release-to-manufacturing) stage. This means that the update, which is being called “Spring” update or Update 1, is now in the hands of device manufacturers who will test it on their products. read more
One of the most popular Twitter clients for Windows is shutting down effective immediately. MetroTwit is the latest client to fall victim to the microblogging platform’s access token limit implemented in August 2012 to prevent third-party clients from becoming too popular.
In a blog post on the matter, MetroTwit said read more