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Sega Genesis Flashback HD review

This Genesis does not do what Nintendoes<p>The Sega Genesis Flashback is an attempt to capture a seemingly new, or at least reinvigorated, market while also not being too ambitious. At $80, the same price as the Super Nintendo Classic Edition, the Genesis Flashback struggles to approximate the user …

Logitech's K480 keyboard connects to three different Bluetooth wireless devices at once (hands-on)

The $50 K480 can connect to three different Bluetooth wireless devices at once, whether they're Windows, Mac or Chrome OS computers, or Android, Windows, and iOS tablets or smartphones.<p>You've got a computer, smartphone, and tablet, but do you have a keyboard that works with all of them at the same …

Consumer Tech

Why your brain just can't handle video games

Ever unexpectedly die in a video game? Anthony Carboni explains in this video why it's probably your brain's fault, not the game's.<p>Video games are fun, but they can also be extremely frustrating. You can fall to your death at the stupidest times if you don't hit the jump button just right or if you …

The Brain

World's Aid Agencies Stretched To Their Limits By Simultaneous Crises

For the first time, the United Nations is handling four major humanitarian crises at once: refugee crises in Syria and Iraq as well as civil wars in the Central African Republic and South Sudan, where millions are at risk of famine. Meanwhile, West Africa is experience a devastating Ebola …

How to build your own Game Boy with a Raspberry Pi and a hot glue gun

Buying a Game Boy from Goodwill is something of a risky proposition. It's not so much the $5 it might cost you, but the unknown condition of the 25-year-old handheld.<p>That didn't stop a blogger who goes by "microbyter," who overcame the damage caused by an exploded battery in a secondhand Nintendo …

6 small changes in Android L that make a big difference

Most of the posts floating around the web about Android L release have focused on revamped notifications, the new recent menu changes, the death of Dalvik, the new material design, Android for Work and other hard hitters that were showcased during the Google I/O 2014 keynote.<p>After playing around …

Google Nexus

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

'Valiant Hearts The Great War' Blasts The Heart With History

Valiant Hearts The Great War depicts the harsh emotional reality and impact on family life of the events of 1914-1918. This is a rare achievement for a video-game all the more impressive for being matched by solid mechanics and platform puzzling.<p>I’m not keen on educational games. Well, no more …

From chainsaws to vibrators: six of the best outlandish video game controllers

<b>1 Steel Battalion – the cockpit controller</b><p>Capcom's Steel Battalion asked players to climb into the virtual cockpit of a towering military robot; the giant "mechas" so popular in Japanese science fiction. But it didn't stop at the virtual, for the game came with a huge controller, about 85cm wide. …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs