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The Walking Dead game shambles its way onto Google Play

The Walking Dead by Telltale games has hit the Google Play store, offering dramatic, action-packed gameplay. All five episodes plus the extra 400 Days DLC are available through a single in-app purchase, and you can enjoy the first episode for free.

For those unfamiliar, The Walking Dead is an outstanding comic and television series about a group of survivors in a zombie apocalypse. Though the game here has little to do with those series, you’ll find  [Read More…]

Award-winning abstract action game Impossible Road now available on Google Play

An obscenely difficult tilt Android game launched today called Impossible Road. Basically, you have to guide a ball called “The Vessel” down an infinite, winding track without falling off the edge. You get scored based on how many checkpoints you cross along the way, though it’s possible to skip them if you fall off the edge but land further down the track. It’s a lot harder than it sounds. Let’s just say if you’ve ever played  [Read More…]

Sony Lifelog app now available in Google Play for Xperia Z2, expanding to other Sony phones

Sony’s Lifelog application is now available in Google Play for the Xperia Z2, and will be coming soon to Xperia devices running Android 4.4.2.

The Lifelog application, and the Sony Smartband (available at Newegg) work in tandem to keep track of your movement, and capture your physical, social, and Internet activities right from your wrist.

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Google I/O registration pushed back a week

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Originally scheduled for today, the Google I/O registration system has been pushed back a few days.

Seemingly having issues with the system, Google I/O 2014 registration will now run from April 15th till April 18th.

Google I/O runs from June 25-26th 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, with tickets costing $ 900 per person, or $ 300 for a student.

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Google I/O registration pushed back a week

Looks like Google still has some work to do on the Google I/O registration systems, as it’s pushed the four-day registration window for this year’s developer conference back to next week. Originally scheduled to go live today, I/O 14 registration will now run from April 15-18, so bear that in mind if you were planning on putting your name into the hat today.

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Google reportedly strikes licensing deal with hotel booking software startup Room 77

Google and Hotel-booking start-upRoom 77 have come together today, and they should be able provide better (and more lucrative) hotel-search results.

Livestream for Google Glass is surprisingly good

Battery and heat may be a bigger hurdle than a data connection, though

Apps for Google Glass — Glassware, don’tcha know — can be hit and miss. And quite often it falls into the latter category. Livestream today put forth its official piece of Glassware, and it’s surprisingly good. That is, considering it makes it possible to stream video live from your face, from a $ 1,500 wearable whose battery is but a fraction of what you  [Read More…]

Google to take legal action in Turkey over YouTube ban

Google has filed a formal protest with the Turkish courts over the recent YouTube ban. The ban had been lifted Saturday by a lesser court, but the decision was reversed until “criminal content” — recordings of a state security meeting about Syria — are removed.

Reminder: Registration for Google I/O 2014 opens tomorrow

New registration process should give a wider range of people a chance to get in

Google I/O, the annual conference for all things Google and developers, kicks off registration for the 2014 edition tomorrow, April 8th. If you’ve been waiting for your opportunity to get in on the two-day event, this year may be your best chance considering Google’s new registration policy.

Rather than a mad dash to lock up the very limited number of tickets  [Read More…]

Google Opinion Rewards expands to the Canada, Australia, and the UK

Opinion Rewards, a Google app that pays its users to fill out surveys, has just expanded beyond the U.S. into Canada, Australia, and the U.K.