1. You Can Play Pac-Man On Google Maps Right Now
     Published by Kotaku on 2015-03-31 at 08:47:00

April Fool’s Day is imminent, which means that we’re about to see A) lots of unfunny people making awful attempts to prank everyone; and B) some people—often including big tech companies like Google
  and Blizzard
 —creating some brilliant things....

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2. Genius Faceplate Puts USB Ports on Your Wall With No Wiring Needed
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-31 at 08:00:00

The days of having to wire up a complete replacement outlet to add a USB charging port will soon be long gone. Read more...

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3. Japanese Star Wars toys make Darth Vader and Boba Fett look fiercer than ever
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-31 at 00:55:41

Square Enix, the Japanese video game publisher behind the Final Fantasy series, has developed a range of Star Wars toys. Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and the generic Imperial stormtrooper have all been given a miniature makeover by the Japanese compan...

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5. Apple now accepts trade-ins of Android, other rival phones
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-31 at 09:45:19

Will the new policy convince more owners of non-iPhone devices to jump ship to Apple?

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6. These Pretty Vortices Make This Super Hercules a Magical Aircraft
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-31 at 05:00:00

Feeling dizzy? These amazing vortices
  were formed by the MC-130J Commando II Special Operations tanker aircraft during its flight to the Kadena Air Base in Japan on March 19th. Read more...

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7. This Wristband’s Tactile Vibrations Let Musicians Silently Keep the Beat
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-31 at 07:49:00

During a performance a band is completely reliant on its drummer for setting the rhythm, but what about during rehearsal when a musician is practicing alone? Or when a musical group doesn't have a drummer? That's where this new wearable comes in. It doesn...

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8. Instagrammers provide the first look inside Facebook’s new HQ
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-31 at 03:17:10

For companies whose trade is measured in digital 1s and 0s, the tech giants of Silicon Valley seem pretty keen on having physical reminders of their success in the form of majestic headquarters. The latest example comes from Facebook, with Mark...

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9. March Product Madness: The Gear We Loved This Month
     Published by Wired on 2015-03-31 at 04:37:19

See this month's collection of products we've been testing and love, or the stuff from our lives that we own and never want to let go.
The post March Product Madness: The Gear We Loved This Month appeared first on WIRED.

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10. For Google and search ad revenue, it’s a glass half full
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-31 at 09:09:30

Google owns about 55 percent of the search ad business, but it's still way ahead of its competitors -- despite Baidu's strength in the big China market.

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11. This ARM-Powered Chip Could Work for Decades on a Single Battery Charge
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-31 at 02:31:20

As everything around us, from phones and fridges to bicycles and trash cans, begins to connect to the Internet, there's an increasing desire for low-power chips. Like this one, which can last for over ten years on a single battery charge.Read more...

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12. Microsoft’s Surface 3: Stuck in the middle between work and play?
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-31 at 07:22:02

The next version of the Surface is meant to compete with midtier tablets priced around $500. But does it deliver too little, too late?

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15. Nursing home residents carefully bust a move to Beastie Boys
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-03-31 at 05:52:33

Young people, take note. This is how you should behave when you're old and grey.

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16. EVE Online has a god named Bob
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-31 at 06:40:50

It started with a joke. Or more accurately, a bizarre jeer.
"Early on, [members of the EVE Online corporation Adhocracy] started taunting the lower classes saying Bob is going to smite you if you're not participating in our gameplay style. And ...

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19. Supreme Court Rules Government GPS Trackers Can Break Fourth Amendment
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-31 at 01:40:00

The Supreme Court has confirmed in a ruling that if the government places a GPS tracker on someone's person or their belongings, the act counts as a search—something that remains protected by the Fourth Amendment.Read more...

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20. Sony teases Lollipop for original Xperia Z
     Published by Android Central on 2015-03-31 at 01:54:17

Sony is looking to bring the Lollipop update to all Xperia Z smartphones, and now the company has released a small teaser for those rocking the original Xperia Z smartphone from 2013.

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