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Learn How to Build iOS Apps from Scratch

Have you always wanted to build an iOS app, but lacked the knowledge and skills? Have you ever signed up for an online course on creating iOS apps, only to feel frustrated because the content was out of date or not comprehensive enough? Are you dying to learn more about Swift and programming for …

UK university uses Google Glass to help Parkinson's sufferers

While the the Google Glass Explorer Program hasn't yet reached British shores, Google has begun gifting trial versions of the connected eyewear to …

Windows 8.1 update aims to win over mouse-and-keyboard users, arrives April 8th as an automatic download

The whole point of Windows 8 was to make Microsoft's aging OS easier to use on touchscreen devices. Mission accomplished, we'd say (more or less). But now the folks in Redmond have a new challenge afoot: Make Windows 8 equally easy to use on tablets and traditional PCs. The company's already made …

17 Cool Retro Video Game Inspired Stuff

<b>Mario Question Mark Block Lamp:</b><p>“If Mario already lights up your life, why not give him a shot at the end table too?” $89.95 Buy it here<p><b>Mario Bros</b> …

Light Up LED Tetris Tie

Well it looks like this geek’s all set for casual Friday. While you were sitting on the couch watching a fake reality show Bill Porter created this …

Minecraft Light-Up Redstone Ore

No need to play Minecraft in the dark any more, light your way with a Minecraft Light-Up Redstone Ore. It’s like a little pixel night light. It’s …

The Legend of Zelda: GIFs Between Worlds ⊟

If you were convinced that <i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds</i> would be essentially a replica of the SNES game it follows up, Nintendo proved you wrong today by veering away from one of the series’ conventions.<p>During some point in the game, instead of going through the routine of tackling dungeons in order, acquiring new equipment in a dungeon, then solving that dungeon’s puzzles with the special item to progress, you’ll be visiting Ravio’s shop (not to be confused with Nabbit). There, …

Zelda Triforce Lamp - Original - Hanging or End Table

Built with a beautiful dark stained wood frame, and acrylic yellow plastic triforce. The sides of the lamp are stylized with 8-bit pixelated goodness to convey the golden glow of the triforce, and also cast great light around the room.<p>The lamp is bigger than it looks (that picture frame is a …

Legend of Zelda Songring - Sizes 6 - 13 (Stainless Steel)

BE AWARE: These rings are MADE-TO-ORDER and will take 4 - 5 weeks to create.<p>Each of these delightful Legend of Zelda songrings features one of your favorite songs from Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, or Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask.<p>There are three different finishes available: Stainless Steel …

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Hyrulean Leather Journals Are a Thing of Beauty - Technabob

A plain old journal is not good enough for the video game fanatic. Especially after you have laid eyes on these amazing books. These mythical …

Inside Evasi0n, The Most Elaborate Jailbreak To Ever Hack Your iPhone

In Apple’s eternal cat and mouse game to control what you can and can’t run on your iOS device, score another one for the mice.<p>On Monday a team of hackers that calls themselves the evad3rs released evasi0n, the first jailbreak program that works for the iPhone 5, as well as the iPad 4, the iPad …

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus review

When Samsung first released the Series 9 in 2011, it quickly became one of our favorite laptops of the year. Then, once Intel threw its marketing weight behind Ultrabooks, it became our favorite Ultra. But the Series 9 was born in the Windows 7 era, and it became harder and harder to recommend as …

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18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

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15 more must-see iPhone 5S slow-motion videos

The iPhone 5S has been out for more than a week, and the collection of slow motion videos has ballooned in size.<p>Earlier this week we posted 15 of our early favorites people had shot in their initial weekend with the device. Now we've put together another 15 that show off what people are doing when …

Now That The iPhones Are Here, What's Next For Apple?

The dazzling debut of the new iPhones last weekend, with 9 million sold, proves the Apple faithful still come out in force for pretty much anything new from Cupertino. That serves the company well when there is something new but has a downside. Consider 2012, when Apple rolled out a bevy of …

Apple isn't dead yet – iPhone 5S and iOS7 have a secret weapon

When Steve Jobs was still with us, many commentators – yours truly included – used to complain about the "reality distortion field" that surrounded Apple's charismatic leader. Those in attendance when Jobs launched the devices and services (iPod, iTunes, OS X, iMac, MacBook, iPhone and iPad) that …

How To Take Care of Your Smartphone Battery the Right Way

While your iPhone's new operating system comes with plenty of advantages, iOS 7's not without its drawbacks. Battery life just ain't quite what you'd …

Sony, Microsoft or Nintendo, We're In A Console Rut

Something occurred to me as I reflected on this week’s Xbox One announcement. The “best” part of the hour long presentation was near the beginning, when it was demonstrated that the Xbox could flip seamlessly between television and the console with a simple voice or gesture command. The audience …

Your Xbox One Is Going to Control Your Entire Home Someday

Yesterday's Xbox One premier was a blazing hailstorm of announcements, each one more tantalizing than the next. And while all the new bells and …

Microsoft's Xbox head: 'If you’re backwards compatible, you’re really backwards'

Some Xbox 360 owners are dismayed that their collection of current-generation games won't work on the upcoming Xbox One. But Xbox head Don Mattrick is betting that they're in the vast minority. In an interview with <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, Mattrick explained the decision not to focus on …

Google to begin inviting non-developers to become Glass Explorers

By now, all the developers who signed up to receive Glass prototypes should have the headgear in hand, so Google's ready to move on to the next phase. Over the next few weeks, the company will begin sending invitations to successful #ifihadglass applicants. Invites will come via Google+, so you'll …

Microsoft's Don Mattrick talks Xbox One, calls backwards compatibility backwards

One of the more controversial bits of news to come out of yesterday's Xbox One reveal was the discovery that the newly christened console would not be able to play Xbox 360 games. Backwards compatibility has been a sore subject for some gamers but Microsoft's Don Mattrick says the company is …

Google Glass, What's Not To Like? Quite A Lot Actually

As a marketing case study, GoogleGlass has been an act of genius. From the moment Glass was announced it was positioned as the must-have accessory for the new class of daredevil entrepreneurs. When a Glass wearer wasn’t solving the world’s hardest problems, he was jumping out of airplanes or …

Analyst: Don’t Plan To See An iWatch Until Later In 2014, But It Will Probably Use Biometrics

Hoping to see an Apple-branded smart watch this June at WWDC? How about next March at MacWorld/iWorld?<p>Don’t hold your breath, says Ming-Chi Kuo, a KGI Securities analyst.<p>Kuo tells investors that Apple might not have enough resources to make an iOS compatible with such a new form factor, especially …

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AMD Jaguar: the Xbox One and PS4 guts that could power your next cheap laptop

AMD boasted that its Z-60 Hondo chip would bring <i>Call of Duty</i> to thin tablets, and its boasts were for naught, but it looks like the company's latest processor core is going to see a <i>lot</i> of use in the next generation of cheap laptops. Today, AMD has revealed its basic performance claims for its …

OpenTable Is Secretly the Best Thing on the Internet

No one hates OpenTable. No one finds it small or inconsequential or twee, as so many modern startups or services can be. No one thinks it does a bad …