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Princess Peach’s Mario Super Mario 64 castle would be worth almost $1 billion

If Princess Peach's luxurious castle from <i>Super Mario 64</i> actually existed, Natalie Grigson of real estate-focused blog Movoto estimates that it would be worth approximately $950,972,940.<p>The price is based off several factors, including the square feet and assumed location. Grigson estimates that the …

Why next-gen consoles won't run games at 4K

Just because some say they can, doesn't mean they should. Based on the latest graphics hardware no one should expect great 4K gaming in this next generation of consoles.<p>Back in March, Microsoft's CVP of Marketing and Strategy Yusuf Mehdi told <i>Forbes</i> that the Xbox One would support 4K gaming, saying …

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Phone screens could soon be visible in direct sunlight and even fight germs

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>What is unusual about this sheet of glass?<p>Advertisement<p>That circle in the center isn’t actually a hole; it received a new …

Nintendo confirms Wii Vitality Sensor's death, says it produced inconsistent results

Oh Wii Vitality Sensor, we hardly knew ye... in that we didn't know you at all. Nintendo introduced the pulse-sensing Wii peripheral at its E3 2009 stage show, and said we'd hear more in "the future." That future never came, despite occasional assurances that the device still existed. During a …

iPhone 5 trumped Galaxy S4 on user complaints at launch -- study

The iPhone 5 received nearly twice the rate of negative comments at launch compared with the Galaxy S4, but Apple clearly wins in the most important metric of all, according to social media analysts We Are Social.<p>If you believe the griping on social media, then the iPhone 5 caused the most user …

iPhone 5

3D printable Drone It Yourself kit turns mundane objects into flying machines (video)

These days, drones are all the rage. Now, you can make your own with this handy Drone It Yourself kit from designer Jasper van Loenen. Droneifying (it's a word now) your belongings is a relatively straightforward procedure; all you need is a 3D printer and the ability to follow simple instructions. …

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition: what's different?

Several days ago we received a Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition to play with and shared our first impressions. This week we take a closer look at what's different between this handset and its TouchWiz-equipped cousins by scrutinizing the benchmarks, battery life and camera performance. …

Star Wars Bits: 'Episode VII' to Film at Pinewood, Darth Maul Wants to Return, and William Shakespeare's Star Wars – /Film

A confirmed filming location for <i>Star Wars Episode VII</i>, a possible actor for the film, two new languages and even a national award. This edition of</b> …

Comic-Con 2013: Friday Schedule Includes ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ ‘The Walking Dead’ and More!

Comic-Con 2013 has revealed its full schedule for Friday, July 19 and it's a doozy. Whether you're going to Comic-Con for the big Hall H …

Ryan Reynolds writes touching tribute to 13-year old Deadpool fan

He might be foul-mouthed and insensitive as Wade Wilson, AKA Deadpool, but Ryan Reynolds was all smiles when he met Connor McGrath, a 13-year old fan …