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Iron Man 3 Gauntlet USB Drives are Fully Posable

Feature a light-up repulsor on the palms.<p>Are you heading out to catch Iron Man 3 this weekend? IGN's own review of the film certainly sets the stage …

Should We Fear The Rise Of The Robots?

In the Terminator series, John Connor and his mother fight to prevent Judgement Day, the moment when the computer system Skynet becomes self aware, decides humans are a threat and moves to wipe us out.<p>In the real world, we have our own version of Judgement Day called the Singularity and many can’t …

This New Library Of The Future Brings You Your Books Via Robot

In a digital age where many commentators tolled the death knell for the book-bound library, we’ve reported time and time again that the libraries of the future are the ones that react and adapt to new technology, not run from it.<p>A library that’s recently opened embodies this philosophy. The James …

Safe Texting While Walking? Soon, There May Be an App for That - MIT Technology Review

The last time you saw someone walk into a lamppost while focusing intently on a smartphone, you probably thought, “That was dumb!” If you were …

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Microsoft joins smartwatch fray

Apple, Samsung and now Microsoft are all said to be working on a smartwatch, suppliers claim.<p>Reports in the Wall Street Journal claim that while Microsoft asked suppliers in Asia to “ship components for a potential watch-style device”, there is no certainty that the Windows maker will proceed with …

'Journey' Sweeps Game Developers Choice Awards: Some Alternative Winners

<i>Journey took home top honors at this year’s Game Developers Choice Awards. Here are some alternative picks.</i><p><i>Journey</i> swept the Game Developers Choice Awards last week, taking home six awards, including Game of the Year. While I loved the game, and was genuinely moved by my experience with it, I’m …

Apple's Rumored iWatch And Why It Matters

There is widespread speculation that Apple will introduce its own watch this year. The implications are substantial in terms of what the watch could be and what it could mean for Apple’s financials and stock price. The company has not announced anything regarding a new product; therefore, at this …

Visualized: Unreal Engine 4 'Infiltrator' demo gives an impressive peek at next-gen gaming

Just in case you missed it last night buried in our interview with Epic Games VP Mark Rein, the company showed off a new real-time demo at GDC 2013 this week, titled "Infiltrator." The nearly four-minute clip, showcases a sci-fi shootout created with its Unreal Engine 4, and remarkably powered by a …

IBM Roadrunner retires from the supercomputer race

For all the money and effort poured into supercomputers, their lifespans can be brutally short. See IBM's Roadrunner as a textbook example: the 116,640-core cluster was smashing records just five years ago, and yet it's already considered so behind the times that Los Alamos National Laboratory is …

The Last of Us TV Spot To Air During Walking Dead Season Finale

Rick and Carl, meet Joel and Ellie.<p>Naughty Dog has announced that the first TV commercial for The Last of Us will air during The Walking Dead’s …

Halo 4’s Free Forge Island Map Available Now

New map passes certification process early.<p>Halo 4’s Forge Island map is now available for download. According to a post on Halo Waypoint, the map …

After 8 years, YouTube is finally shutting down

No, not really. In celebration of April Fool’s Day, YouTube went all out with their (highly unbelievable) prank. Now some of you may be saying, …

Apple will reportedly launch iRadio by Summer

Apple is reportedly gearing up to launch its own web-based music streaming service, and one that will rival Pandora. The new music service will be …

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is "The Next Step for RPGs"

We talk to CD Projekt Red about what to expect from the first truly open-world Witcher game.<p>The Witcher series is rare in the video game world: it’s …

The Art of Making Gamers Cry

Quantic Dream wants to break you down.<p>The most conspicuous thing about Beyond: Two Souls is just how unlike a video game it looks. During the 45 …

The one reason a Facebook phone would make sense

So Facebook is reportedly about to unveil a phone, built by struggling Taiwanese handset maker HTC, that has been modified to put Facebook and its various services in the foreground. Facebook has been working on this for years.<p>The business case for both companies is clear, in theory. Facebook wants …

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