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Pacific Rim - video review

In an excerpt from this week's Guardian Film Show Xan Brooks, Peter Bradshaw and Henry Barnes review Guillermo del Toro's action adventure, which …

Summer snowmobiling on the drag strip is better than coffee

No snow required.<p>Asphalt sleds. I'd never even heard of this until this morning when a string of related-videos clicking led me to a clip of a snowmobile drag-racing a late-model Mustang. Just reading the video description, I thought, "Well, that's a stupid video. No way a Mustang could catch a …

Watch this video for 20 informative tidbits on the PS4

A new video from PlayStation Access provides a useful recap of some of the lesser-known tidbits of information surrounding Sony's PlayStation 4, such as the name of its new user interface and details on its packagaing.<p>Did you know the interface replacing PlayStation 3's XMB is called PlayStation …

Sony patent application highlights the DualShock 4 that could've been

The patent application from Sony that popped up at the US Patent and Trademark Office this morning isn't quite the DualShock 4 that we've become acquainted with this year. While it contains many descriptors that apply to the controller Sony introduced alongside its PlayStation 4, it's also got a …

EMC to buy ScaleIO and boost its flash savvy

EMC (s emc) said Thursday it will buy software-defined storage startup ScaleIO for an undisclosed sum, giving the storage giant a better-sounding …

4chan Creator Chris Poole Reveals The Next Version Of His Current Big Project, DrawQuest

Christopher Poole is best known as the creator 4chan.org, a site that's just a little smaller than NYT.com in terms of traffic, and is partly responsible for the entire tone of the Internet.<p>(4chan is where LOLcats, RickRolling, and Anonymous came from, for example.)<p>But 4chan isn't Poole's only …

Duolingo brings free language courses to the iPad

Duolingo, a free language-learning service that doubles as a crowdsourced text translation platform, is now available for the iPad.<p>The service, which launched about a year ago, now has 5 million users across its Web, iOS and Android smartphone versions, said CEO Luis von Ahn, and is the fourth most …

‘Deus Ex' on iPad is a technical marvel, but a mediocre game

AAA gaming on a touchscreen<p><i>Deus Ex: The Fall</i> has many of the features you'd expect from a <i>Deus Ex</i> game. There are moments of stealth, RPG elements that let you customize your body with augmentations, a fun hacking mini-game, and a yellow-tinted cyberpunk world to explore. In a lot of ways, <i>The Fall</i> …

In Chicago, 3-D Printers Are Available To Anyone With A Library Card

The Harold Washington Library's new Maker Lab is free and open to the public. Get making!<p>3-D printing may be the way of the future, but for the average Joe, actually getting ahold of a 3-D printer to use on the cheap remains somewhat challenging.<p>Starting this week, though, 3-D printing will be as …

Grand Theft Auto V: Everything We Know So Far

This week's new Grand Theft Auto V trailer sure was a doozy, wasn't it? Within that four minutes and 50 seconds of footage was everything from fighter jets to to investment banking. Yes, GTAV is shaping up to be a pretty massive game. So massive, in fact, that the trailer didn't even cover it all. …