Author Archives: Chris Burns

Chris Burns is currently head editor for SlashGear and executive editor for Android Community. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Chris Burns responsible for editorial decisions made for the USA-based day-team of SlashGear and sister-site Android Community. Follow him on Twitter @ t_chrisburns and inside Google+ at http://chrisburns.co/+ for tech, gadget, and design news galore.

Forza Horizon 2 demo release set, Achievements listed

Forza Horizon 2 demo release set, Achievements listed

You’ll be able to get your hands on the Xbox One version of Forza Horizon 2 starting on the 16th of September, 2014. This is awesome news for Xbox One owners hoping to have a peek at the game before it’s released, as well as for those aiming at testing the game before they buy it. Those of you that don’t plan on buying it … go ahead and play it anyway.

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Google News and Weather: your next key Android app

Google News and Weather: your next key Android app

This week Google has updated the app known as "News & Weather." This app is built-in with newer Android devices and software builds, and requires that you have Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or higher - that includes Jelly Bean, KitKat, and Honeycomb too. You’ll also need 2.3MB of space to install it.

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You don’t want a Moto G2

You don’t want a Moto G2

We do not need another Moto G. Rumors over the past couple of weeks have suggested that Motorola is creating a second-generation device, one that’ll have a larger display and a larger price tag. Does that defeat the purpose? Absolutely.

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Watch Donald Glover as Spider-Man in black

Watch Donald Glover as Spider-Man in black

Donald Glover will be voicing the alternate-reality Spider-Man Miles Morales in an upcoming episode of the Disney-run television series coming up this Sunday. For those of you (what we must imagine the very few of you) that know Miles Morales from the comic book series, this should come as an awesome surprise. The original character was, after all, based in part after Donald Glover in the first place.

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Apple’s next iPhone may be a shape-shifter

Apple’s next iPhone may be a shape-shifter

It’s Apple Patent time. With no lack of excitement going on for the next iPhone, aka the iPhone 6, Apple’s newest patent nearly slipped under the radar. What we’ve got here is a tap into an extendable, living sort of display, allowing for a complete dousing of buttons. This technology may find its way into the iPhone, iPad, or entire family of Apple products.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 details: not a niche, pre-event

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 details: not a niche, pre-event

Today we’re having a peek at everything we know - or think we know - about the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The device hasn’t been revealed in full by Samsung yet, but barring an actual press release with the name in bold, they’ve essentially given us enough basic information to figure out the rest ourselves. Here’s the Galaxy Note 4 as well as we can figure before September 3rd.

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