Kabam is blowing up with help from Jedis and superheroes

Video game developer Kabam has seen the future of mobile gaming, and it looks a lot like a galaxy far, far away. Kabam, the gaming darling with a billion-dollar valuation and the backing of Alibaba, this year said it would focus solely on creating console-quality games in what it called a “Fewer, Bigger, Bolder” strategy. … Read more

Waze update adds cleaner interface and a grab bag of new features

Waze has announced a number of interface improvements and new features are on their way to the Android app. The 4.0 update will finally bring parity to the iOS version with a refreshed UI, quicker access to key features, and improved alerts for all those road hazards. The notification experience looks improved, with a promise … Read more

Sapphire Nitro R9 Fury graphics card review: Fast, furious, and ridiculously quiet

There are no bad graphics cards, only poorly priced graphics cards. Shifting MSRPs can sway recommendations in the blink of an eye. Consider the fierce battle going on in the $500 to $600 range: When AMD’s Radeon R9 Fury launched, it delivered great bang-for-buck for people wanting a bit more oomph than the GeForce GTX … Read more

New Verizon Galaxy Note 4 update brings performance optimizations and latest security fixes

Verizon has started rolling out a new update to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 units on its network. It bumps the software version to LMY47X.N910VVRU2BPA1, and brings along performance-related optimizations as well as latest security patches. The update, however, doesn’t bump the device’s Android version, which stays at 5.1.1 (Lollipop) – the Android 5.1.1 update for … Read more

Samsung confirms Galaxy S7 edge, wide and narrow edge features will be supported

Either a genuine mistake, or part of the pre-launch teasing process (our money is on the latter), a Samsung website now lists the Galaxy S7 Edge in a table detailing the different uses of the curved screen. Keeping the Galaxy S6 edge and S6 edge+ company, the yet-to-be-released model (announcement confirmed for February 21) will … Read more

VR just got serious and you should be paying attention

If you haven’t been paying much attention to virtual reality, now might be a good time to start. In a series of announcements at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, some of the biggest names in smartphones, consumer electronics and social media have given the technology a major boost. It’s too early to tell … Read more

20 Minutes and Done! Full-Body Workout

This high-intensity workout is anything but boring — time flies by as you jump, twist, and lift. Celebrity trainer and Barry’s Bootcamp instructor Astrid Swan McGuire created a 20-minute scorch session that works every muscle in your body. You will have tons of fun while blasting calories with this workout. All you need is a … Read more