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Apple patents activating “Panic Mode” with a fingerprint

“Apple picking”, as New York law enforcers called the spate of iPhone theft, is now a thing of the past. Well, at least mostly, partly thanks to …

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Fantastic Four review – murky and misjudged

On screen, the Fantastic Four remain the poor relations of the Marvel superhero family. The first (2005) episode of last decade’s F4 diptych at least showed some flippant pop-culture fizz. But this unnecessary reboot is a solemn affair, visually murky and misjudged. After a laborious build-up about …

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The 10 Best Superhero Video Games Ever Made

Gaming<p>The 10 Best Superhero Video Games Ever Made<p>Thursday, June 25th, 2015<p>Source: villains.wikia.com<p>The latest entry in the massively successful …

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5 bizarre board games you should try playing just once

This could be you.<p>Lots of board games from the 20th century just plain suck. Monopoly and Risk are positive-feedback games where the first person to …

Software company Autodesk is launching its own game engine

If you play video games, you've probably seen the effects of Autodesk's work. Autodesk owns the Maya and 3ds Max modeling software, the Scaleform rendering engine, and a variety of animation and texture-making tools. But the meat of the game will (usually) be made in an engine like Unity or Unreal, …

Tip of the Week: Using board games for teaching and learning

Video games and simulations have always been part of my instructional DNA. I started out with a basic but powerfully engaging archeology simulation …

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HALO: FLEET BATTLES, THE FALL OF REACH

Science fiction franchise Halo is best known for its hit range of video games, but it’s also had a number of spin-off media including books, toys and …

Defeating ISIS: The Board Game

Who can devise the most convoluted way to wipe out the Islamic State?<p>Everyone with a stake in Middle Eastern geopolitics publicly declares that ISIS must be defeated. Yet opinions range widely on how this should be achieved.<p>Saudi Arabia, for example, believes ISIS cannot be defeated unless Syrian …

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Microsoft Announces Gamescom 2015 Plans

Gamescom, the other major gaming convention of the summer, is only about a month away. Today Microsoft revealed what they'll be showing off during …

Adobe Announces 'Ink' Stylus and 'Slide' Ruler Duo, New Mobile Apps

Adobe today announced the launch of a new suite of mobile apps and accompanying hardware that includes its Adobe Ink digital pen and its Adobe Slide digital ruler. Previously known as the "Mighty" stylus and the "Napoleon" digital ruler while in development, Adobe's new tools were created in …

The Best NAS (Network Attached Storage) Devices of 2018

A network-attached storage (NAS) device is ideal for giving multiple users remote access to large amounts of data. We've tested the top products to …

Sharp's 'Free-Form Displays' with Ultra-Thin Bezels Make New Display Shapes Possible

Sharp today announced its upcoming "Free-Form Display" technology that will allow the company to nearly eliminate the traditional bezel that surrounds LCD displays. As a result, Sharp will be able to build LCD panels in nearly any shape to conform to the display area of the intended …