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OpenSprinkler Bee Arduino Shield Helps You Control Water With Ease (video)

Makers and developers that enjoying making devices and projects using the Arduino platform might be interested in a new Arduino shield that has been …

Good news, everyone! NASA re-creates the smell of Titan

A new recipe created in a NASA laboratory has re-created the composition of the atmosphere on Titan -- the largest moon orbiting the planet Saturn -- and in the process managed to classify a previously unidentified material in the moon's atmosphere spotted by Cassini's Composite Infrared …

Nighttime in Grave is terrifying and tough to survive

The darkness is your enemy in Broken Window Studios' <i>Grave</i>, and you'll need to think on your feet if you want to survive the night in this PC and Xbox One title. We played the open-world survival horror title at Microsoft's E3 2014 booth, and came away feeling very lucky that we were at E3 and could …

Persona Q's Battle Music Refuses to Leave My Head

I played a lot of <i>Persona Q</i> this past weekend, but let me say, I loved every moment I spent in battle—though not because of the (perfectly adequate) …

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How Computer Viruses Get Their Names

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Heartbleed, Melissa, Klez, Nimda, and Sasser. All of these innocent sounding words could ruin your …

Apple, Samsung, HTC - Do We Need Own-Brand Smartphones Too?

Tesco, a supermarket that’s done phenomenally well over here in the UK, brought out its own Android tablet a few months back. Called the Hudl it’s performed OK. No doubt this is what has prompted Tesco to announce that it’s going to make its own smartphone (when I say ‘make’, by all means read ‘get …

What Android and iOS Can Learn From Each Other

Patent fights and marketing hype aside, each of the two leading smartphone operating systems has some key features the other would do well to adopt -- for the benefit of consumers.<p>Yet another patent trial pitting Apple against Samsung, the biggest maker of Google’s Android phones, has come and …

Wi-Fi Camera Dropcam Can Now 'See' Humans

The Wi-Fi video camera Dropcam is about to get even better. The company announced Tuesday that Dropcam Cloud Recording subscribers will receive a …

Valve Yanks 'Earth: 2066' From Steam Early Access, Gives Refunds To Angry Customers

Another Steam: Early Access controversy has reached its inevitable conclusion. Earth: Year 2066, after being called a scam, a cheat, and broken, is no longer listed on the store. Valve is offering irate customers refunds — here’s its statement:<p>“On Steam, developers make their own decisions about …

Nintendo's 'Mario Kart 8' Demonstrates The Folly Of The 1080p Debate

From the looks of it, Mario Kart 8 is shaping up to be an incredibly gorgeous game. Eurogamer has a video that showcases the remade Mario Kart tracks compared to their original versions, and the results are absolutely stunning.<p>The article also comes with the footnote that Mario Kart 8 will run in …

Building a perfect, no-compromises aftermarket NES… for $500

Analogue Nt sports an aluminum case, high-end output, and a high-end price tag.<p>People who are serious about audio tend to be serious about their …

Apple Patents A 3D Hologram Display System With Gesture Input

Apple has patented a 3D display system (via AppleInsider) that uses a familiar mirror box-type design, but that works with digital images instead of physical objects like those you might find in novelty stores, and that also incorporates 3D gesture-based input from a user for control.<p>The 3D display …

Bitcoin now has debit cards as well as ATMs

After Heartbleed, tech giants team up to fund open-source projects

Google, Microsoft, Facebook and several other tech giants have teamed to create an initiative that will be used to fund important open-source projects that are in need of financial assistance such as OpenSSL, which was recently plagued by the discovery of the Heartbleed bug.<p>A dozen companies are …

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