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Samsung’s new processor is meant for building much better fitness trackers

Samsung thinks it's about time that fitness trackers did more than monitor your pulse. It announced today that it's put into mass production a new chip that builds in support for measuring five attributes: body fat, skeletal muscle mass, heart rate, skin temperature, and stress level (although, …

Here's how sniper rifles are changing in Call of Duty: Ghosts

Infinity Ward executive producer Mark Rubin took to TwitLonger yesterday to explain the changes coming to sniper rifles in <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> when it launches this November.<p><i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> will include a new marksman class, the design of which changed how sniper rifles will work in the next …

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' Keeps Looking Better: Tactical View Returns Plus Playable Qunari

<i>Though it would still be easier to type ‘Dragon Age III.’</i><p>Lots of new details on BioWare’s next-gen RPG <i>Dragon Age Inquisition</i> have spilled out of PAX this evening, following the break of whatever embargo was placed on video game journalists privy to private previews of the game.<p>I’m not at PAX in …

20 Juice and Smoothie Recipes for Energy and Vitality

Lana Winter-Hébert<p>Read full profile<p>Most of us wander into our kitchens rather groggily first thing in the morning, and reach for a cup of coffee or …

How Wireless Charging Will Keep Toxic Waste Out of Landfills

Rechargeable batteries were supposed to keep trash out of landfills. Instead they replaced old garbage with new. Consumers throw away billions of battery chargers every year; cellphone chargers alone account for almost 100,000 tons of trash annually. And as discarded chargers sit in landfills, they …

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Ten Reasons To Love The Xbox One Operating System

Sony’s PlayStation family received a majority of the positive attention from Gamescom this week, but Microsoft also deserves special mention for an important reason: the Xbox One operating system. It’s still in a pre-release state, though you’d easily mistake it for a finished product. Its design …

PlayStation 4 Hardware revealed

Xbox One Vs PS4: Xbox One May Have An Early Edge Partly Because Of PS3's Amazing 2013 Lineup

<i>It’s been an amazing year for PlayStation gamers.</i><p><i>This post is a part of a long series discussing the relative merits of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.</i><p>Recently I wrote that Microsoft’s strong Xbox One video game lineup gave them an early edge over the competition.<p>This is partly because Microsoft …

Top Five Skyrim Mods of the Week - The Fellowship vs. The Balrog

Cam is back, and he's found nine ring-bearing companions to take into the Mines of Moria, battle the Balrog, try on some Storm Lord armour and meet Inigo the Brave.<p>Last updated by and on<p>Download this week's mods:<p>Skyrim Monster Mod V12 by dogtown1<p>Stormlord Armor by Christian Paskota<p>INIGO by …

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Microsoft: Xbox One is worth $100 more than PlayStation 4

The Xbox One will be $100 more than the PlayStation 4 and $200 more than the Wii U this holiday season, but Microsoft is not stressing over its stance as the most expensive console.<p>"It's up to us to prove that it's worth $100 more. I think it is," senior director of product planning and management …

Mysteries: Top 5 Wildest Conspiracy Theories

Mysterious, intriguing, and even a little frightening, conspiracy theories of various kinds have captivated Americans for decades.<p>1. The Philadelphia …

This date in science: Pluto gets a demotion

On August 24, 2006, astronomers voted to demote Pluto to dwarf planet status. Hear from Alan Stern, lead scientist on a space mission to Pluto.<p><b>August</b> …

Mars big as the moon on August 27?

This hoax must be circulating, since it does every year, and since this subject is in the top 10 most-searched-for at EarthSky this week. Is it true? …

Could 'triple whammy' technique that beat HIV win battle against cancer?

Wing commander Brian Liversidge was 60 when he was diagnosed, in 2004, as having aggressive prostate cancer. The CEO of a Cumbria educational trust was given 18 months to live.<p>Liversidge – who is married with two sons and three grandsons – has since confounded that grim prediction thanks to a …

Grand Theft Auto 5 digital pre-order pulled from Europe's PlayStation Store (update)

The digital pre-order file for <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> is no longer available in Europe's PlayStation Store, social media manager Sid Shuman announced today via the PlayStation Blog.<p>According to the post, some who downloaded the digital pre-order were able to access <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> assets, which were …

League of Legends Finals Sells Out LA's Staples Center In An Hour

If there needed to be further evidence of the growing enthusiasm in the West for eSports, League of Legends may have just set some sort of unofficial record for most tickets to a live event sold in the shortest amount of time. In about an hour after they went on sale, tickets to October’s World …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Console Wars And The Attack Of The Fans

Xbox One is by far the best video game console of all time and everyone should buy it.<p>On the other hand, the PlayStation 4 is the greatest piece of video game machinery ever constructed and everyone should buy it.<p>Don’t even get me started on the Wii U. Or my PC. Or the Sega Master System….<p>Here’s …

A Gaming Ultrabook Grudge Match -- Razer Blade Pro Versus MSI GS70 STEALTH

The next-gen marriage of Intel‘s Haswell CPUs and NVIDIA’s GTX 765M mobile graphics card in tandem with some genius design chops has created an entirely new class of product: the gaming ultrabook. In the 17″ class, Razer’s Blade Pro signaled a bold shift away from bulky 2-inch tall monsters, …