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Why the new Apple TV will kill your Xbox or Playstation

A new report gives us our best insight yet into the radically improved Apple TV expected to be launched next month, including the fact that it will ship with a motion-sensitive controller similar to the Nintendo Wiimote — but a hell of a lot sleeker. And that’s just to start.<p>In an exhaustive report …

This Is What You Should Be Asking About Stampy's Minecraft Videos

StampyLongHead is currently the 32nd most viewed YouTuber of all time. With 3.5 billion views and 5.8 million subscribers, Stampy—along with a handful of other celebrity Minecrafters—is molding the minds of Generation Blockhead. If you have children, you’ve likely heard Stampy’s voice in the …

Kids

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Microsoft Research shows off Handpose, an amazing real-time hand-tracking system

Thanks to the Kinect, Microsoft is well known for its expertise in developing motion-sensing systems. While the technology has improved over the years, tracking human hands still has a long way to go. Enter Microsoft Research’s Handpose.<p>In short, Handpose is a real-time articulated hand-tracker. …

Gamescom 2014: Breaking Down Bloodborne's Combat System

And how you can tell Miyazaki's back.<p>Dark Souls is renowned for its sophisticated combat. A complex yet elegant system of parries, blocks and …