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During the 17th annual Webby Awards, Steve Wilhite received the Lifetime Achievement award. He deserves it too, since he’s the guy that brought us the Graphics Interchange Format. Or the GIF, as everyone calls it today. GIFs have a very …Read More »
After several months of leaks and rumors, Microsoft officially announced the successor to the Xbox 360 at an event in their Redmond headquarters today. All signs pointed to the name, “Xbox Infinity,” but Microsoft amazingly kept its true name under …Read More »
When the Liberator first made its way onto the internet, many people bemoaned the fact that a dangerous weapon could be easily made using a 3D printer. What they didn’t realize was that the 3D printer that was used to …Read More »
Amazing 18-year-old invents tiny device that fully charges in 20 seconds, could power mobile devices of the future
18-year-old Eesha Khare just won the Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award and $50,000. Why? Well, you know, no big deal, she just invented a new supercapacitor that charges in 20-30 seconds.
The device, which is small and around an inch …Read More »
Suggestion #6: Sell limited edition former-CEO figures, with new models coming every so often.Read More »
What happens when you put together pizza, some DVDs, heat-reactive flavored varnish, and thermal ink? Why, a pretty awesome marketing campaign of course!
Domino’s in Brazil has partnered with 10 rental stores located in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro …Read More »
We’re all probably sick of the airplanes, skydiving and hot air balloons that Google Glass has been showing us by now, so it’s time for something a little different. I’m surprised it’s taken this long, but someone has finally put …Read More »
Just in case you missed it, Google’s rumored universal chat platform, formerly codenamed Babel, made an appearance during the company’s almost 4 hour-long I/O 2013 keynote. It was formerly announced there as Google Hangouts and it replaces Google Talk, Google+ …Read More »
Finally. If you’re an Xbox owner, you’re well aware of the problem. Instead of simply using real world currency to price things on its online marketplace, Microsoft uses, Microsoft Points. 1600 Microsoft Points is $20 and 4000 points is $50. …Read More »
This is the moment everything Angry Birds has been leading up to. First, it was an extremely popular mobile game. Then it became an omnipresent merchandise-selling machine. In February, a cartoon series launched. Now, our feathered friends will be hitting …Read More »
If you weren’t one of the 6,000 in attendance at this year’s Google I/O developer conference or the million that the company claimed was tuning in live online, YouTube’s got you covered. The entire conference, which runs for almost 4 …Read More »
More ChromeOS devices are on the way that much we know. Are there just more Chromebooks coming? Or is there something else in the works altogether? We don’t really know. We do know, at least, what they’re calling the devices …Read More »
In his keynote at Google’s 2013 I/O developer conference, Larry Page had a few words to say.
Page started off by commenting about how the tech industry shouldn’t be so negative because “being negative is not how we make progress”:…Read More »
Trading cards are coming to Steam! No, not physical trading cards but instead a digital version of them.
Players will be able to collect and trade cards to friends via the Steam community. After collecting a whole set, you can …Read More »
This disk drive stands up on four legs when it detects a liquid spill.Read More »
The Google Glass Explorer Edition that’s currently out in the wild is an impressive device. The roughly 2000 lucky owners of Glass have shown that it could be used for a variety of things, but many have already begun questioning …Read More »
Apparently, EA is hard at work bringing their Frostbite 3.0 game engine to a new platform. Hardcore gamers will have no problem naming the biggest title using the engine. If you don’t already know, Frostbite 3.0 powers the next installment …Read More »
Newt Gingrich, the guy who ran for president in 2012, is “really puzzled” and cannot decide “to call [smart cell phones] a ‘cell phone’ or a ‘handheld computer’”. How about “smartphone”, buddy?Read More »
Awesome GoSleep personal resting pods, which you can use to sleep, now available at Abu Dhabi International Airport
Wouldn’t it be nice if airports offered accommodations for really long international flights, or any long flight for that matter where you’re up against some serious jet lag? The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) just announced that they installed ten …Read More »
This infographic tries to predict when technology will replace humans in eight different jobs.Read More »
The power button on a laptop broke, so someone rigged it so it can be essentially hot-wired.Read More »
The problem with printers: when you want to print something, they don’t work but when you try to cancel an accidentally printed job…Read More »
Despite the fact that 4G availability isn’t commonplace worldwide, tech companies are always looking to the next big thing. Samsung has announced that it has successfully tested the 5G platform, attaining speeds of up to 1Gbps — yup, that’s Google …Read More »
Google has shut down another service, and this time its SMS Search. If you’ve never heard of it before, it might be because you’re used to having a smartphone with a data plan — because if that’s the case, you …Read More »
Chris Hadfield is not only the commander of the International Space Station, he was also the first to record a song in space. Now, he’s become the first to record a music video in space — this guy is a …Read More »
When I first saw an image of Tatsuo Horiuchi’s work, I was certain that he either painted it or used some well-known program like Illustrator. Then I discovered that he actually uses Microsoft Excel to make everything come to life …Read More »
Finding a Mother’s Day present for a geeky mom may be more difficult than expected.Read More »
95-year-old grandpa plays boxing on the Wii and “kicks arse”.Read More »
If you thought texting while driving was dangerous, how about playing Super Smash Brothers on N64 while driving?Read More »
Google, with the help of the U.S. Geological Survey, NASA and TIME, have created a timelapse project that they believe is “the most comprehensive picture of our changing planet ever made available to the public.”
To make this all happen, …Read More »
Google I/O is fast approaching (next week!), and some details of what’s gonna be at the conference are now trickling out. We now have heard that there will be… skydiving in Google Maps?
Developed in collaboration with Instrument, Map Diving …Read More »
When it comes to hardcore racing games, players know that every little advantage counts. Racing simulators employ some of the most realistic physics elements which factor into those lap times. You can also modify vehicles realistically to include new tires, …Read More »
After Sony recently announced that it would begin production of PlayStation 3 systems in Brazil, video has made its way online showing off the whole process that goes down in the factory.
I don’t recall seeing video of these consoles …Read More »