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"High-Power" PS4 Model Something Sony Might Consider, Exec Says Hypothetically

Sony might consider offering a "high-performance" model of the PlayStation 4, a system that the company has already repeatedly referred to as the "world's most powerful console." That's according to Sony Computer Entertainment senior vice president Masayasu Ito, who was asked for his thoughts in a …

Gaming

The evil A to Z of Google and Alphabet

For years, Google’s unofficial motto – “Don’t be evil.” – has been picked at like a scab that will never heal. I don’t believe Google or the new expansive Alphabet umbrella company are places where ‘evil’ people gather, but even collections of relatively good people can end up producing very bad …

5 Crazy New Ideas Out Of Disney Research

A taste of the future in animation, motion capture, and 3-D printing, from five new papers published by Disney Research.<p>Leading up to this year’s Siggraph conference–the biggest event of the year in computer graphics and experimental UI–Disney Research comes with a collection of new papers that …

3D

Tesla’s creepy robot snake may be the future of charging electric cars

American car company follows through on promise of inventing tentacle-like charger for its vehicles<p>Tesla, the luxury electric car company founded by American billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, has invented a snake-like charger for the vehicles.<p>The company tweeted a video of the device on Thursday. …

NASA Totally Found an Alien Crab on Mars and Didn't Tell Anybody

And then—get this—THEN they accidentally posted a picture of it online. And then some people spotted it and called a<p>spade a spadecrab a crab. Hey …

This Nintendo phone concept would totally convert me to Android

Nintendo has been incredibly slow to embrace mobile gaming, but this Wii M concept design has me wishing the company would get serious and make their own smartphone.<p>This mockup is so beautiful I think I’d gladly give up my eight-year membership in the iPhone club to have a portable gaming device …

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Universe

PS4 owners gain option of Xbox One-like controller

The debates about which console is better, PS4 or Xbox One, can get quite heated. But I’d argue the arguments about which controller is better get …