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Iceland Review: A Magical, Natural, Unique and Beautiful Nation (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

"I think many of us have an unclear image of Iceland."<p>This was a comment I received on Facebook when I shared that I was in Iceland for an Internet conference. I hope to crystallize for others what Iceland is like now that I've traveled there.<p>It's a magical place. It's closer than you might think. …

Beautifully Animated Fantasy Short - PREMIER AUTOMNE http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/3/29/beautifully-animated-fantasy-short-premier-automne.html I think you'll really enjoy this one!

Marvel Releasing Different Cut of IRON MAN 3 in China http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/3/30/marvel-releasing-different-cut-of-iron-man-3-in-china.html It will be interesting to see how different the two versions of the film are...

SimCity pedestrians 'teleport' to keep the game fun

"We just didn't realize the ridiculous scope of the game we were trying to make."<p>"We just didn't realize the ridiculous scope of the game we were trying to make," said Dan Moskowitz, Senior Software Engineer at Maxis, creators of <i>SimCity</i>. "It became clear that our scope was so big we were standing …

BioWare details the bumpy first year of Star Wars: The Old Republic

SWOTOR's first year<p>BioWare's massively-multiplayer online role-playing game, <i>Star Wars: The Old Republic</i>, had a rough launch year because the studio underestimated how much content the game would need and how resource-intensive it would be, according to senior creative director James Ohlen.<p>Ohlen …

That Apple Flexible Display For a Future iPhone, Cool And Cute

A couple of days back the US Patent and Trademarks Office published Apple’s application for a wrap-around form factor for electronic devices. It looks like a curvy, future iPhone.<p>I’ve read a number of interpretations of the application, some of them suggesting this is an Apple invention. Clearly it …

Google’s ‘#ifihadglass’ winners are mostly celebs and famous Twitter users

While the Google Glass Explorer competition debacle drags on, and thousands of people go up in arms over Google’s seemingly random choices for winners of its “#ifihadglass” gig on Twitter and Google+, a Stanford CS Ph.D student by the name of Andrej Karpathy put together some data in an attempt to …

Google Glass

The one reason a Facebook phone would make sense

So Facebook is reportedly about to unveil a phone, built by struggling Taiwanese handset maker HTC, that has been modified to put Facebook and its various services in the foreground. Facebook has been working on this for years.<p>The business case for both companies is clear, in theory. Facebook wants …

Emerging Markets

How The iPad Mini Became A Stealth Success

When the iPad Mini was released in November of last year, there were few opening-bell lines at Apple stores, few foaming-at-the-mouth fanboys crossing out the days on their calendars, and few folks who viewed the device as much more than Apple getting in the seven-inch tablet game because, well, …

The Facebook Phone Puts Text Messaging Profits At Risk

While the tech world waits to see what exactly Facebook is going to be doing with Android next week (An updated application? A new UI layer for people to install? An entire phone built around Facebook?), there is one group that should be worried about the disruption Facebook’s mobile play will have …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …