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In a recent meeting at the White House, President Obama met with South Korean President Park Geun-hye to talk about the recent growing tensions due to North Korea’s threats. They of course shook hands while I assume numerous photographers took pictures of them. So why in the world did Korean [...]Read More »
Sony announces its first net profit in five years at $458 million, expects to sell 42 million phones this year
It looks like things may finally be looking up for Sony after suffering massive losses in recent years. The company has announced its latest financial results for the 2012 financial year, and the once-dominant electronics company has now posted its first net profit in five years.
Sony’s net income was [...]Read More »
Here’s a rather unorthodox way to propose. A young lad named Ben actually proposed to his fiancé Melissa through the mobile game Angry Birds. Yep, that’s right! The very same game that has you fling angry fowl at pesky green piggies.
Ben is such a fan of Angry Birds[...]Read More »
What if you could just put on a mask and gain superman senses, like enhanced hearing or augmented sight? Students at the Royal College of Art in London have created two such masks. The project is named Eidos, and is manned by Tim Bouckley, Millie Clive-Smith, Mi Eun Kim [...]Read More »
We may be paranoid about the government watching us closely here in the States and elsewhere in the world, but we certainly don’t have it as bad as India. A brand new monitoring system launched in India that will allow government officials to keep an eye on public network channels. [...]Read More »
The Mars One mission is only a one way trip, and some may even say it’s a death sentence. That’s not stopping anyone from applying to be one of the first pioneers on Mars, though. Just a mere two weeks after the application process was opened up to potential space [...]Read More »
According to some new developments, Sony may actually adapt existing Playstation 3 titles to help treat lazy eye issues with children. It seems kind of hard to believe that a video game, which uses hand eye coordination and simple motor skills to interact with- can help an issue such as [...]Read More »
The Delta Six gaming controller is back. You may not understand right away why I say “back,” but that’s okay. It was first listed on Kickstarter last year but the project leader David Kotkin pulled it off the site because he didn’t think there would be enough support.
Now, the [...]Read More »
The Liberator is like any other gun out there — except for the fact that you can download it off the internet and print it out using a 3D printer. Defense Distributed revealed the 3D-printed gun last week, and has now released a video showing its first test-fire. Doing the [...]Read More »
We’ve all seen what it looks like to be using Google Glass at this point. Google showed us, and the lucky few who got their hands on the $1500 Explorer Edition have showed us as well. But those were either videos with a UI overlay designed by Google to show [...]Read More »
Coca-Cola’s new promotional video for Diet Coke is probably the most fitting thing they could do for the popular sugar-free soft-drink. In collaboration with Ogilvy & Mather Paris, they’ve built the Slender Vender. They claim that it’s the world’s thinnest vending machine — and I believe them, just look at [...]Read More »
Google’s “Here’s to the Moms” tribute is the best way to remind yourself Mother’s Day is coming up [Video]
Admit it, you forgot. Mother’s Day is this weekend and you completely forgot. Now you’re scrambling for gift ideas and the pressure is mounting — why can’t you think of anything?!
Oh, just me? Oh well. I’ll admit that I completely forgot about Mother’s Day until a couple of days [...]Read More »
An internal email that was sent to employees that are currently working on Microsoft’s upcoming next-generation Xbox has revealed something that will cause gamers worldwide to breathe a sigh of relief: The console will not require a constant online connection to function.
Previous rumors have stated that the console would [...]Read More »
Do you prefer minimal wallpapers but don’t want just white? Then check this wallpaper out.Read More »
Spanish group Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation has come up with a unique way to try to help abused kids.Read More »
What do you do when it is beautiful outside and you want to play video games? Play video games outside, of course.Read More »
Alleged Chinese spy’s laptop found to contain porn and pirated movies, not classified information from NASA
Bo Jiang used to work for NASA. He was let go by his employer because congressman Frank Wolf of Virginia claimed that he and other Chinese engineers were a security risk. This was a statement in a press release issued by the congressman:
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“I am particularly concerned that (the) information
Saturday Night Live makes fun of Google Glass, shows how stupid you’ll look when it “doesn’t work” [Video]
Every time Google has shown off Google Glass, it’s looked amazing. Of course. They don’t wanna show you what happens if voice recognition doesn’t work, or how silly you might look using it sometimes. They wanna sell you on their vision for the future.
Now Saturday Night Live’s Google Glass [...]Read More »
Ever had the desire to go off the grid? No, I’m not talking about turning off your electronic gadgets and disappearing into the world. I’m talking about building a house that uses renewable energy and doesn’t consume traditional power. The idea has probably crossed all of our minds at least [...]Read More »
Disney and Electronic Arts (EA) announced an agreement that delivers exclusive rights to future Stars Wars based games to EA. Disney actually retains the rights to titles in the “mobile, social, tablet and online game categories.” More specifically, EA gets the rights to “new Star Wars titles for a core [...]Read More »
Like Android smartphones and tablets, Google Glass comes equipped with Google’s voice-to-text translation engine; in other words, you can dictate to Google Glass and, using voice recognition, it will type what you want to say. It turns out Google pulled an Apple on everyone and decided to implement a filter [...]Read More »
Sunflower seeds are pretty yummy, but they come with a lot of waste. Unless you buy a bag of them that are just the seeds, you often have a huge pile of broken and decrepit shells to go along with them. As it would turn out, if you collect enough [...]Read More »
Do you tend to forget your passwords? Then you need ‘Internet Password Minder’, the one notebook you can use to “safely store passwords” and worry no more about “security and identity theft”.Read More »
Come on, admit it — how many people have done this before?Read More »
13-year-old Alaskan middle school students hack classroom computers by using phishing on their teachers
In Ketchikan, Alaska a group of 18 students (aged 12 to 13 years) attending Schoenbar Middle School were able to hack into various computers after exploiting teachers to gain admin access. After taking control of various computers remotely, the hackers played pranks on other students.
Teachers were alerted about the [...]Read More »
Do you love movies? Have you ever wanted to own a private theater or screening room? Well it turns out now you can have more than just that, if you’ve got the cash that is. It’s now possible to build your very own IMAX private theater. That’s right folks. You [...]Read More »
Princeton University team develops a 3D-printed cybernetic ear, makes a bionic future closer than ever
You know all those silly movies and cartoons about bionic humans with cybernetic body parts? Yeah well, apparently it wasn’t too far off from the truth.
A team at Princeton University has created a unique ear that can “hear” various radio frequencies, which means the technology could add to our [...]Read More »
Microsoft reveals details about their awesome IllumiRoom, the unique next-generation entertainment room technology
What if, while watching TV or playing a video game, your display didn’t stop at the edge of your TV screen but instead expanded to the rest of the room? Visual effects and additional animation would immerse you even more so into the content you’re watching or playing. Microsoft IllumiRoom [...]Read More »
Acid leak in Samsung chip plant injures three workers, second accident in Samsung plant in three months
After one worker died in one of its semiconductor plants due to a deadly gas leak last January, another accident has reportedly occurred in one of Samsung’s plants. This time, three workers were exposed to diluted hydrofluoric acid in the company’s semiconductor manufacturing facility in Hwaseong, Korea.
The accident occurred [...]Read More »
This guide helps you deal with common issues related to the shared office printer.Read More »
Imagine going to a store without your wallet, purse, credit card, or cash and yet still paying for goods. Thanks to a relatively new system called PayTouch, consumers will be able to make purchases with their fingerprints.
Of course, in order to pay through the system both you and the [...]Read More »
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins doesn’t appear to be a very big fan of Apple’s iPad. Or even the company’s own PlayBook for that matter. In an interview with Bloomberg, the CEO made a couple of interesting comments about the state of industry and where he sees BlackBerry in a [...]Read More »
Google has previously said that consumer versions of Google Glass aren’t due until another year from now, meaning that most people will only get the chance to own one sometime in 2014. Developers and “Explorers” on the other hand, have been showing off for awhile now. And after seeing so [...]Read More »