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The World’s Tallest Waterslide Better End In the World’s Deepest Pool

Either that or there's going to be a lot of squished people needing to be scraped off the tiles at the deep end. Currently under construction at the …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top Pre-Ordered Next-Gen Video Games

<i>Call of Duty: Ghosts tops next-gen pre-order charts as the console wars heat up.</i><p>Video game sales tracking site VGChartz has assembled the latest pre-order numbers for the Sony PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from Microsoft in the United States.<p>In the US alone, the PS4 has gained 125,000 pre-order units …

Virtual reality educational event heading to Boston Nov. 2

Microsoft New England Research and Development and Academic Research Consulting will co-host an educational event in Boston, Mass., about virtual reality.<p>The Future of Virtual Reality with the Oculus Rift will take place Nov. 2. In addition to hands-on demonstrations and product overviews, the …

Oculus Rift VR Headset To Run Android Powered By System-On-A-Chip

The Oculus Rift is one of the most hyped gadgets in the video game industry, and with good reason: It promises to finally bring about mainstream virtual reality gaming.<p>Speaking with Engadget, id Software co-founder and Oculus Rift Chief Technology Officer, John Carmack, said that a retail version …

This Valve demo shows the Steam Controller in action

In creating the Steam Controller, gaming development company Valve has its work cut out: The hardware needed to be intuitive enough for traditional …

Facebook Launches An Alpha Testing Program For Android Users

Facebook is looking to get user feedback on its Android mobile app in a much earlier phase than ever before. In a blog post, mobile release engineering lead Christian Legnitto introduced its Facebook for Android alpha testing program.<p>This summer, the social networking company unveiled its Facebook …

Is The Moto X More Innovative Than The New iPhone? Researchers Think So

The dictionary defines “innovative” as something that features new methods, is advanced, and original. That being said, how much more original is the new Moto X smartphone than the iPhone 5C and 5S? Much more, according to analysts at ABI Research, who published the results of their teardown of the …

Banksy's Disturbing Stuffed Animals Truck Roams New York

Leave it to Banksy to mix the cute and the cuddly with the totally disturbing. In the 11th work of his <i>Better Out Than In</i> exhibit happening on the streets of New York, the British artist takes over another delivery truck but, this time, there's no enchanting garden or running waterfall. Instead, a …

Will Android Partners Be Happy To Compete With Google And Motorola In 2014?

What will happen when Google hits a home run with one of their Android devices? It could be one of the ‘clean’ Nexus devices that breaks cover and becomes a multi-million seller, or it could be a resurgent Motorola Mobility handset that sweeps the adoration of the critics and the consumers around …