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Play 3DS games on Oculus Rift (some assembly required)

Got a little too much money and an abundance of gaming gadgetry on your hands? Here's a weekend project that may be right up your alley. As demonstrated by KatsuKity, the makers of a 3DS capture card, you can rig up a way to play your favorite games on an Oculus Rift complete with those rad …

Watch new Windows 9 features in action with these leaked videos

Whether you're going to miss the Charms bar or not, users likely have a list of things they love (or loath) about Windows 8. We've already had a few hints at what to expect in the next version -- the classic start menu for example. Now, we have some videos (below) purportedly showing the Windows 9 …

Motorola To Open Moto X (2014) Pre-Order Window, Restock Moto 360

After selling out its Moto 360 watch in two hours earlier this month, Motorola Mobility announced the Apple Watch competitor would be back in stock …

Verizon Will Let You Upgrade Two Months Early So You Can Buy An iPhone 6

Thankfully, that means if you're not due for an upgrade quite yet, you may be in luck.<p>Verizon's new promotion will you upgrade up to two months early, and yes, you're able to use that deal to buy an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, according to 9to5Mac.<p>Here's the exact wording of the promotion:<p>As a …

Nexus 9 keyboard folio possibly outed in China

By now, the Android version of the iPad mini — the Nexus 9 — is a foregone conclusion. We’ve seen enough leaks and such to make us believe it’s …

Drone company 3D Robotics lands an investment from Richard Branson

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>3D Robotics officially announced on Monday that celebrity businessman Richard Branson is the company’s latest investor. The …

Canon reveals details for future telephoto lens line

COLOGNE, Germany -- Beefing up its telephoto lens line, Canon plans to revamp an aging 100-400mm zoom and bring a novel technology called diffractive optics to more models.<p>Lenses are key to camera company profits: the more lenses a photographer has, the harder it is to move to a rival's system of …

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Panasonic Announces An Epic Cameraphone

Meet the Panasonic DMC-CM1 cameraphone. Inside is a massive image sensor on par with top-tier pocket cameras, yet the whole package is still rather svelte. With the DMC-CM1 Panasonic is returning to the smartphone market in an important way.<p>Two years ago Panasonic pulled the plug on its smartphones …

Microsoft announces Windows 9 event in San Francisco on September 30th

Microsoft is preparing to detail its next major version of Windows. We had been expecting the company to hold a press event later this month, and now it’s official. Microsoft will hold a "Windows event" in San Francisco on September 30th. The software maker started emailing out invites to the event …

Sweet Potato Fries with Sriracha Crème Fraîche

Makes 4 to 6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 large sweet potatoes, cut into wedges or rounds<p>1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1/2 cup crème fraîche<p>1–2 teaspoons Sriracha<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle with …

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Comet landing site announced by Rosetta mission team

The spot where a spacecraft will attempt the first landing on a comet has been unveiled by officials at the European Space Agency.<p>The billion-euro Rosetta probe will drop its 100kg robotic lander, Philae, on to the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 11 November.<p>At a press conference in …

Drunk your water? Now eat the bottle it came in

Edible water container made of gelatinous membranes has been likened in appearance to a jellyfish or a breast implant<p>An edible “water ball” designed to replace plastic water bottles has been shortlisted as one of five ideas that could radically change the world.<p>The product, named “Ooho!”, consists …

Rosetta team picks best landing site on surface of speeding comet

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner!<p>Early Monday morning the European Space Agency announced it had selected Site J on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as the target landing spot for the Rosetta mission's Philae lander.<p>The selection of the site brings the Rosetta team one step closer to being the …

Mice Given Human Brain Gene Show Boosted Intellect

Although it's far from the sort of brain transplant beloved by science fiction enthusiasts, scientists have taken one step in that direction: they have spliced a key human brain gene into mice. Scientists used hundreds of mice genetically engineered to carry the human version of Foxp2, a gene …

Ancient Flying Beast Named After 'Avatar' Creature

If those bizarre flying dragons that carried around blue humanoids in the 2009 science fiction film "Avatar" were real, they likely would have been descendants of this ancient flying reptile:<p><i>The head reconstruction of Ikrandraco avatar is shown in this illustration courtesy of Chuang Zhao.</i><p>After …

Watch a robot cheetah run off its leash and into your nightmares

MIT's quadruped robot can travel up to 10 miles-per-hour and jump<p>Did you run this morning? Maybe you'll go for a jog after work. If you're looking to improve your speeds, you should imagine a robotic cheetah bearing down upon you. It's not as far fetched as it may seem. After several years of work, …

Invisibility suits are coming thanks to squid-like displays

It's not as hard to make an invisibility cloak as you might think, but making one that's truly sophisticated is another matter; metamaterials (substances that change the behavior of light) are hard to build. Rice University appears to have solved part of the problem, however. It just developed a …

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

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