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Google Chrome 64-bit arrives for Windows 7 and Windows 8

Google Chrome 64-bit arrives for Windows 7 and Windows 8

This article originally appeared on The Next Web Along with the launch of 32-bit Chrome 37, Google today also released the 64-bit version of Chrome for Windows 7 and Windows 8 in the stable channel. Nevertheless, going 64-bit is still an opt-in process: to take advantage you have to hit the new “Windows 64-bit” download(…)

Does Swatch desperately need an iWatch rival?

Does Swatch desperately need an iWatch rival?

Despite dismissing smartwatches in the recent past and denying that it’s working with Apple on future iWatch versions, Swatch is actually developing its own smartwatch, The Wall Street Journal has learned, hoping to better compete against the wide range of devices already available in stores — and particularly against the upcoming Apple iWatch, a looming threat for(…)

Samsung acquires D.C. tech start-up SmartThings

Samsung acquires D.C. tech start-up SmartThings

Samsung Electronics has acquired Washington home automation start-up SmartThings for an undisclosed sum, the South Korean technology giant announced in a blog post Friday. SmartThings builds and sells home automation kits. For a few hundred dollars each, the kits include motion and moisture sensors, and other sensors, all of which relay information to a special(…)

Take me to your theater – Space Invaders movie in works

Take me to your theater – Space Invaders movie in works

Reminder: nothing from your childhood is safe from the clutches of the modern film industry. But just in case 2012′s Battleship didn’t already convince you of that, how about a movie based on Space Invaders? TheWrap reports that Warner Bros. has secured the rights to produce a film version of the 1978 arcade classic, and(…)

Mega Man Soundtrack volumes on iTunes, Amazon, more soon

Mega Man Soundtrack volumes on iTunes, Amazon, more soon

Tired of humming songs from the NES Mega Man games to yourself? If a particular tune from Mega Man 1-5 won’t stop knocking around your skull, you can now jam away to the real deal by grabbing volumes of the Mega Man Soundtrack, available via iTunes for $9.99 – 10.99 and Amazon from $7.99 –(…)

You win, Steam: GameFly sells its PC digital-distribution service

You win, Steam: GameFly sells its PC digital-distribution service

The game rental-by-mail service GameFly is getting out of digital PC gaming. The company revealed today that it sold off its GameFly Digital business to AtGames, which will continue to operate the service (as Game Politics first spotted). GameFly Digital enabled gamers to purchase download versions of games. The company purchased the Direct2Drive digital platform from(…)

Exciting new Galaxy Note 4 features uncovered in latest leak

Exciting new Galaxy Note 4 features uncovered in latest leak

Samsung will unveil its next Android flagship at IFA 2014 in Berlin next week, but SamMobile continues to reveal more details about the upcoming Galaxy Note 4. After mentioning the Ultrasonic Cover case for the handset, and sharing camera-related hardware and software details, the publication has now received information about the phone’s fingerprint scanner. FROM(…)

This is the Xbox One Microsoft should have made

This is the Xbox One Microsoft should have made

  The Xbox One gets a lot more flak than it deserves. Despite its relatively disappointing sales in the international market, it’s still an extraordinarily capable next-gen console with an impressive line-up of first-party software and an update schedule that has kept it consistently ahead of the competition when it comes to additional features. The(…)