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  • Vodafone Music app launches in New Zealand

    21 November 2013 2:43 AM 53

    Vodafone today launched its music download service for iOS and Android On the day of the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards, Vodafone has launched its music download service for iOS and Android for New Zealand customers. A free four-week trial is available to Vodafone customers, and a two-week trial is available to customers on any mobile network. After

  • PlayStation 4: First impressions

    21 November 2013 12:04 AM 53

    Late night, come home, work sucks, I know! She left me roses by the stairs. Surprises let me know she cares… Well, maybe the PlayStation 4 isn’t quite leaving me roses (well, maybe a Flower), but it has surprised me in a lot of small ways that make the system feel fresh. Sometimes it’s the small features that aren’t a big deal when you put them on a list of bullet

  • Tech review: PlayStation 4 was worth the wait

    20 November 2013 1:39 PM 71

    That means Sony's had quite some time to address PlayStation 3's problems, such as its gigantic size, its staggeringly high launch price and its weak early online offerings. PlayStation 4 has a few shortcomings at release, but they're overshadowed by many skillful refinements to the experience. The improvements start with the case. PlayStation 4 is still

  • GET YOUR GAME ON: ‘Nexus’ puts ‘Ratchet & Clank’ back on track

    20 November 2013 6:20 AM 62

    The last couple of “Ratchet & Clank” games were mediocre and a bit of a letdown; “Into the Nexus” plans to bring the “Ratchet” series back to it roots, blasting aliens using ridiculous, over-the-top weapons. In the last few entries, the team at Insomniac tried may different gimmicks to try and repackage “Ratchet” to appeal to a broader audience. What it did was make it feel unusual

  • Google Maps shows murdered son's body

    19 November 2013 6:33 PM 71

    RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area man wants Google Maps to remove an aerial image that shows the body of his 14-year-old son, who was shot and killed in 2009. Jose Barrera told KTVU-TV over the weekend that he became aware of the image of his son Kevin earlier in the week. He said he wants Google Inc. to take down the image out of respect