Titanfall has certainly lived up to the hype and has even encouraged sales of the Xbox One – but the numbers still don’t beat out Sony’s PS4.Microsoft announced that the grunt-stomping, action packed robot game Titanfall was March’s best-selling game. It did so well that the Xbox One has even sold 5 million consoles since launch, with spikes during Titanfall’s release. Microsoft even sold more next-gen consoles “outpacing Xbox 360 by more than 60% at the same point in time.”Though 5m is hefty number, the recently updated PlayStation 4 still has the upper hand with 7 million consoles sold as of April.These numbers will likely only rise with the impending arrival of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs game and Project Spark in addition to E3 where more new games will definitely be announced.Not everyone likes consoles though – in fact, PAX East 2014 attendees seemed to prefer another system altogether.
Becoming a Google Glass Explorer is still prohibitively expensive and getting an invite remains a matter of luck in most cases, but you may be able to try out a non-working device for free.Google has launched a program to some lucky, but not lucky enough waitlisted candidates who signed up for Project Glass through its website.The home try-out kit comes with four pairs of the new Titanium Collection frames, according to Reddit user clide. That means they’re designed to fit prescription lenses.Better yet, you have them for 10 days free of charge. Google just requires a $50 hold on a credit card until the Glass quartet is returned via prepaid labels.Still invite-only and non-functionalThe ability to try out Google Glass with four frame styles and colors before putting down $1,500 (about £893, AU$1,608) is beneficial, but it does come with a few caveats.This pilot program is invite-only and limited to the US, the only country where Google Glass is sold.”We’re doing outreach to a small group to see how this approach works,” a Google spokesperson told TechRadar. “We’ll let you know if this experiment continues.”ALso, the four Google Glass models are reportedly returned units that have a destroyed micro USB port, meaning they aren’t be powered on. It’s meant to test how it feels, not how it functions.All, in all, it’s good news. Google is recycling its old Google Glass units and it’s just another sign that we’re one step closer to a consumer version of the sci-fi-looking spectacles.We tested Glass with a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Read our phone review now.
This week Mandy Moore was an adorable flower girl, while Beyoncé gave some side-eye. Welcome back to #Throwback Thursday!
Mandy Moore looked uncomfortable as a flower girl.
Facebook has risked opening up another can of wriggly privacy worms by introducing a new feature which allows users to see which of their pals are nearby.The strictly opt-in Friends Nearby feature will begin rolling out to the firm’s iOS and Android apps in the coming weeks, sending users occasional notifications informing them who is close by or on the move.Facebook says the feature may come in handy for those wishing to meet up with pals when they spot them in the area and help them coordinate for concerts, movies and the like.Those opting in will be able to choose which of their pre-selected friendship groups are able to see their location and will be able to switch Nearby Friends off at any time.Two way streetThe feature, which is similar to the Find My Friends tool in iOS, also works the other way, allowing people to track when their friends are out of town, including which city or neighbourhood they are currently in.Facebook says this could be used to send friends recommendations for restaurants and attractions, and also allow users to arrange a meet up with a friend who’s currently hanging out where they’re heading.Although this feature sure to raise privacy concerns; in order to see each other’s movements, both friends must have opted in to Nearby Friends and agree to allow the other to see them.In a blog post product manager Andrea Vaccani wrote: “Sharing your location with Nearby Friends goes two ways – you and your friends both have to turn on Nearby Friends and choose to share with each other to see when you’re nearby. Your friends will only be able to see that you’re nearby if you share this info with them and vice versa.”Will you be opting into Nearby Friends, or are you a little freaked out? Let us know your thoughts below.Analysis: Why did Facebook buy WhatsApp?
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The latest leaks regarding the iPhone 6 have suggested its screen will be larger than any iPhone past, and the most recent one points to the same.This image, seen on Nowhereelse.fr, is allegedly of the new iPhone’s battery, and it looks like it comes s…
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QUESTION: Is it even possible to be sexually attracted to cheekbones?
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And more importantly: Is it legal?
ANSWER: Fuck yes it is, and it’s delightful!
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That sound your hearing is the fluttering of angel wings, because the closer you are to Mads’ cheekbones the closer you are to god.
I am not worthy, cheekbones.
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The wiiiiiiickedly talented Ava came into our lives with this wonderfully helpful tip on flirting with boys.
Proving she wasn’t just another basic one-hit wonder, Ava stormed back onto the scene with this incredibly accurate rendition of every average white girl.
Spot on. Nailed it. THIS IS PRECISION.
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Aside from all of her Spice Girls outfits, of course. Happy birthday, V.B.!
The “Incredibly Long And Incredibly Lean ”
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The “Someone Should Invent Leather Socks”
For real, though.
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The “Ain’t Nothing But A G-Thang”
The “I’m Cold, But Not THAT Cold”
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SAP Q1 revenue increased 3% to $5.1 billion, compared with Q1 of 2013. The organization attributes its revenue increase to a 60% increase in revenue from cloud subscriptions and support year-over-year. The German software company’s net profit also increased 3% to $739 million. SAP co-Chief Executive Bill McDermott expects the company to generate $8 billion in 2014, an increase of approximately $400 million over last year, he said in an earnings statement.Happy cloudsU.S. cloud subscriptions and support were critical to SAP’s business in Q1. SAP’s overall cloud revenue run rate was $1.5 billion overall, with approximately 50% of the company’s cloud revenue coming from the U.S. SAP has more than 36 million cloud application subscribers to date. SAP HANASAP released a new version of its Business One application for the HANA platform in March, a few weeks after announcing HANA’s consumption-based model. In August, HP launched a cloud service for HANA designed to help organizations analyze big data in the cloud. Since its launch in 2011, SAP HANA has registered more than 3200 customers. Find out why SAP might be out $391 million.
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“What’s new, pussycat? Whoa, whoa, whoa.” I guarantee you’ll never sing that song the same way again. Victoria’s Secret supermodel and all-around hottie, Candice Swanepoel, shared a very revealing and hilarious photo on Instagram. The pic features a naked woman with a cat’s head where her, for a lack of a better word, pussy, is […]
Supermodel Candice Swanepoel Gives The Term ‘Pussycat’ A Whole New Meaning (Photo)