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Ouya launches for $99; already sold out on Amazon, GameStop

Ouya, the open-source game console that became a massive hit on Kickstarter, has officially launched to the public. And already, it's unavailable in a few online stores.<p>As expected, the $99.99 console hit the market on Tuesday at Best Buy, GameStop, and Target. The Android-based console is also …

WWDC 2013: Apple overhauls iOS design, shows off MacBook Airs and Mac Pro (roundup)

During its first major event of 2013, Apple (s aapl) used its Worldwide Developers Conference to show off sweeping changes to the design of its …

Apple Announces 2013 Design Awards, Winning Apps Include 'Letterpress' and 'Evernote'

Apple has announced the winners of its annual Apple Design Awards at WWDC, highlighting an array of apps from utilities to games on both iOS and the Mac. Apple's Design Awards were created to recognize apps that "raise the bar in design, technology, and innovation."<p><b>iPhone and iPad</b><br>- Yahoo! Weather<br>- …

Watch this: Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote in exactly 10 minutes

Want to catch up on Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote but don't have two hours to spare? We've got you covered with a 10-minute edit of the event complete with plenty of Cook-isms, new OS X and iPhone / iPad features, and much, much more. If you prefer a more text-and-pictures-based education, here is …

Apple announces iOS 7, 'biggest change' since the introduction of the iPhone, coming this fall

Apple has officially taken the wraps off of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference today. iOS 7 is the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system that debuted back in 2007 on the original iPhone. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, iOS 7 is the biggest change to the platform since the …

How one man is creating open-world exploration in Frontiers

Game developer Lars Simkins would like you to experience a sense of wonder. And accomplishment. Maybe even a laugh or two.<p>The one-man show behind upcoming open-world role-playing game <i>Frontiers</i>, Simkins is attempting to share his love of the unknown. The developer admittedly avoids long hikes, but …

Sony still has a lot to prove at E3 2013

Heading into E3, Sony has more to prove with the PlayStation 4 (PS4) than its console-making competition. Microsoft has already shown that, in its quest to take over your living room, the Xbox One will offer more than just upgraded graphics and a new controller. And for good or ill (ill, for now), …

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Google may not like it, but facial recognition is coming soon to Glass

Startup founder outlines facial recognition for Glass, calls device a "car for the mind."<p>PALO ALTO, Calif.—Even while sitting in a café on University …

This 'invisibility cloak' could conceal satellites — or hide your kids

Scientists have been slaving over the development of exotic materials that can serve as invisibility cloaks for small objects in specific wavelengths, but father-and-son researchers are showing off a type of invisibility that's done with simple sets of mirrors, lenses or tanks of water.<p>In a paper …

Speaking of Big Data…by Michael Keller Wikibon, a professional community solving technology and business problems through an open-source sharing of knowledge, has published an interesting infographic...

<b>Speaking of Big Data…</b><p>Wikibon, a professional community solving technology and business problems through an open-source sharing of knowledge, has …

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Second rover finds hint of a life-friendly ancient Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A Martian rock analyzed by NASA’s rover Opportunity contains clays formed in non-acidic water, an environment potentially suitable for the chemistry of ancient life to brew.<p>A portion of the west rim of Endeavour crater sweeps southward in this color view from …