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The 10 Best (And 5 Worst) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Video Games Ever Made

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have had success with pretty much everything they’ve tried. The Turtles have left big two-toed footprints in the world of comics, TV, toys and movies, but ultimately the medium they’re most at home in may just be video games. There have been a <i>lot</i> of TMNT games, …

Sony rejected EA Access for the PS4 because it's not worth the money

EA revealed its new Access subscription service for the Xbox One yesterday, which lets you play a bunch of EA titles, take advantage of discounts and get upcoming games early in exchange for a small monthly (or yearly) fee. While it might've looked like a platform-exclusive partnership with …

Sony Considering Steam-Style 'Early Access' For PS4

Valve’s Steam has experimented with a controversial practice known as “Early Access” as of late, allowing developers to sell unfinished games in order to acquire additional funding while receiving player feedback and bug reports. Now, Sony says they’re considering a similar program for PS4.<p>Speaking …

Sony's PlayStation 4 DLC formula is free, creative, and effective

Two of the most interesting “games” on the PlayStation 4 are a photography simulator and a voxel editor that allows you to create your own ships. These two tools, both of which were released for free after the launch of their respective games, are proving almost as fun as the games in which they …

Meet Bob: The UK's First Ever Robot Security Guard

The University of Birmingham has built the world's first ever robot security guard, Bob, as part of a £7.2 million ($12.3m) project called STRANDS, …

Apple gearing up for July iWatch production, says report

Apple is preparing to start production on a much-anticipated smartwatch device next month, reports Reuters.<p>While Apple has never confirmed the existence of a branded smartwatch (unofficially called the iWatch), many speculate that the company has actually been hard at work on the wearable device …

Google launches stock Email app in the Play Store

For a while now, Google has been breaking pieces of functionality from stock Android and releasing them as standalone apps in the Play Store. Now it’s time for the Email app that ships with all stock devices to make its Play Store debut.<p>If you’re deeply invested in Google’s ecosystem, you’d be …

Amazon ties new 4.7-inch phone to its services

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon unveiled its first smartphone ever on Wednesday, a device that assists shoppers by using six cameras that can make sense of its …

LaCie's popular portable drive adds more convenience and durability

Who hasn't misplaced an accessory cable at one time or another? We've all been there. Well, to combat that issue with its popular orange-draped Rugged portable drive, LaCie has built it right in. A Thunderbolt cable is now attached to the mobile storage unit, wrapping around the edge of the device …

Robots With Morals? The DoD is Spending $7.5 Million to Make it Happen

When President Barack Obama played soccer with Asimo — Honda’s humaniod robot — last month, even he had to admit walking and talking robots are “a little scary.”<p>Perhaps the Commander in Chief should hear about his Defense Department’s plan to develop robots that decide what is right and what is …

Meet Mr. Robin, grandma's robot buddy

Almost eight years have passed since Bill Gates hailed a new era of "a robot in every home," and for most of us the sci-fi dream of an all-purpose automated assistant seems no closer.<p>But in her Rome apartment, 94-year-old author Lea Mina Ralli, known as "Nonna Lea" (Grandma Lea), enjoys 24-hour …

Paralysed woman walks with robotic skeleton - video

Sophie Morgan, who was paralysed from the chest down when she was 18, tries out a robotic skeleton which has allowed her to walk for the first time in 11 years. The machine, called Rex, is being made available in the UK after being used for paralysed people in the US and New Zealand. Morgan says …

Neurogames are Ready to Take Flight -- Expect a Breakout Year Ahead

“We’re very close.”<p>In just three words, Palmer Luckey of OculusVR fame, perfectly summarized not only where virtual reality stands, but perhaps the …

World's tiniest motor can fit inside a cell and spin as fast as a jet engine

Developed by researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas, a microscopically tiny motor is the smallest, fastest, and longest-running nanomotor to date.<p>At under one micrometer in size -- 500 times smaller than a grain of salt -- the motor is small enough to fit …

Nanotech

Has Google Glass jumped the shark and become the perfect surveillance tool?

This might be the point where Google Glass went from being a fun nerd toy and a useful medical device to being seen as the best police surveillance tool ever invented.<p>Case in point: Police in the tiny Middle Eastern state of Dubai are using the face computer to help identify stolen cars, according …

4 DARPA Projects That Could Be Bigger Than the Internet

Forty years ago, a group of re­search­ers with mil­it­ary money set out to test the wacky idea of mak­ing com­puters talk to one an­oth­er in a new …

Grid Autosport will recreate the realities of Touring Car discipline

A new trailer for <i>Grid Autosport</i> showcases one of the five styles of racing known as Touring Car discipline, with a look at how this will be experienced in-game.<p>The video, released this week from Codemasters, features Touring Car racing drivers explaining what players need to successfully recreate …

Nintendo is not 'in a dead end,' already planning for its next hardware release

Nintendo is "always developing new hardware" and has already begun to plan the direction of its next release, president Satoru Iwata said during a recent Q&A.<p>Speaking about Nintendo's recent financial briefing for its fiscal term ending in March 2014, Iwata explained that once a platform is …

Sunset Overdrive turns the post-apocalypse into an energy drink-fueled party

What if the video game apocalypse — typically the well-worn, grim near-future overrun by irradiated zombies where survivors scrape out a hellish existence — was actually the best party you've ever been to?<p>That's the premise of <i>Sunset Overdrive</i>, the Xbox One-exclusive action game that drops players …

Humanity takes to the stars in Civilization: Beyond Earth (interview)

Most Civilization games have ended with mankind moving to the stars. But that’s just the start of Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth, the next installment in the 23-year-old strategy game franchise. Take-Two Interactive Software’s 2K Games recently announced that Firaxis Games is working on the …

The Top Video Games Of May 2014 [Updated]

<i>Update: I will be adding links to reviews for each of these as they come out. Check each game below for links to the pertinent reviews.</i><p>We’re almost a week into May, and that means we’re quickly approaching some of the biggest, most-anticipated video game releases of 2014.<p>This month has a handful of …

Electronic Arts Revealing 6 New Projects at E3 2014

It's likely we'll see some big name games on the EA stage.<p>Electronic Arts will be revealing six new projects at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in …

Wireless charger can power 40 mobile phones at once from 15 feet away

By now, most people have seen a wireless charger. It probably looked like a pad that charges mobile devices set directly on top of it. But a future …

Supercentenarian's Blood Provides Clues To Extending Human Life

Prior to her death at the tender age of 115, Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper was the world's oldest woman. Recently, scientists had the opportunity to …

Hitachi Invents Waterproof Glass 'Disk' That Can Store Data Forever

A simple square of glass may hold the key to the vexing problem of storing data indefinitely. Developed by Hitachi, the technology prints a binary …

Graphene transparent memory take us closer to transparent smartphones

Futuristic looking transparent electronics took one step closer to reality this week when a Korean research team announced that they had developed a way to manufacture transparent memory modules for use in transparent electronic devices, such as notebook computers and perhaps even smartphones.<p>The …

Scio: This device tells you the chemical makeup of your food, drinks, and pills

Consumer Physics is unveiling its Scio handheld sensor, which can scan food, pills, or plants and tell you the chemical makeup of the object. It delivers those results wirelessly in real-time to the user’s smartphone.<p>Once the device ships later this year, you’ll be able to use it to decipher the …

Driverless car tech gets serious at CES

The big auto show in Detroit doesn't kick off until next week, but major car companies are already showing off some of their more exciting car-tech prototypes here at the International Consumer Electronics Show.<p>BMW and Audi unveiled their latest driverless car technology and conducted demonstration …