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Relive historical events of Colonial Boston in Ninja Time Pirates

Relive historical events of Colonial Boston in Ninja Time Pirates

HappyGiant, a developer and publisher of videogames, is celebrating July 4th by adding several major new features to its popular Ninja Time Pirates game, including multiplayer “Time Raids”, allowing friends to set up their “Time Base” and raid other players, as they jump through parallel universes. In addition, players can travel back to Colonial Boston

Fun, educational apps can help prevent "brain-drain" during your child's summer vacation.

5 apps to help your kids battle the summertime brain-drain

Summer is here, school is out, and your kids are more connected to their electronics than ever. By recommending the right apps for your kids, they’ll get more out of their play time without even realizing they’re learning skills such as creativity and expression. So what are the best free phone apps for youngsters during


Osmo — The first gaming device that brings kids back into the real world of playing and thinking outside the box

Company Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Fund a New Entertainment & Educational Experience with a Proprietary Reflective Artificial Intelligence PALO ALTO, Calif. –  You see it every day – kids that look like digital zombies hunched over, glued to their smartphones and tablets, isolated and disengaged from the world watching videos or playing games. But what


Protecting you and your children in the world of online gaming

With the new “Next-Gen” consoles and gaming on social media sites, you and your children are now connected to, and playing with, millions of people around the globe. Being “connected” can be a great thing — access to content, easy pay options and sharing to social media. But there is also a dark side to

GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition

GoPro: Little camera, huge possibilities

Professional quality images in the palm of your hand By now most people under 40 know what a GoPro camera is. And if you don’t, you need to know. If you have ever watched a surf video, snowboarding footage, or the view from a skydiver’s perspective, then you know what a GoPro can do. A

Like everything else, your devices need a spring cleaning

As you say goodbye to winter and hello to the sun and warmer weather, here are a few tips on how to spring clean your gadgets: •    Clean your gadgets regularly. But before you wipe your device, unplug it and power it down. Avoid alcohol-based cleaners and abrasive cloths or paper towels. Also, don’t spray

Bad Flappy Bird

Beware the Flappy Bird fakes in the Andoid Store

Since the creator of “Flappy Birds” voluntarily took down his immensely popular game early this week, Trend Micro threat defense experts quickly discovered that cyber-scammers replaced the game with trojanized, malicious versions of the app in the Google Android store. All of the fake apps were detected as Premium Service Abusers, which cause unwanted charges

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Olympic-caliber apps

The Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, start February 6 and sports fans everywhere will be watching as the world’s best athletes compete for the gold. To show its support for Team USA, AT&T developed a custom app to make both travel and communications easier for athletes and coaches during Olympic and Paralympic events. The app

Tech tips: apps for health and wellness

It takes effort to stay in shape and eat right, but smartphone apps like these can make maintaining a healthy lifestyle just a little bit easier. •    Eating healthy doesn’t mean that you must forgo trips to your favorite local restaurant. With the free HealthyOut app, IOS users can look up the nutritional value of

Apps that let you track, and chat, with Santa

You’ve shopped, you’re organized — now it’s time to enjoy the holiday. To add a little something extra to your season, download one of these festive smartphone apps. This Christmas, let technology help make your holiday merry and bright. •    Do you love Christmas music? IOS and Android users should download the free Christmas RADIO