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State of the Game 2013

A Weekend With The PS4

After UPS dropped my PS4 off at 7:45 PM Friday night, 15 minutes before the “you’re not getting it” deadline, I managed to spend all weekend with Sony’s new console, and believe I’m ready for a ”first impressions” type feature that covers what I’ve experienced with the system so far.<p>I did not …

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition for PS4 spotted on Amazon Italy

<b>UPDATE:</b> Square Enix has finally responded to reports of a next-gen Tomb Raider port for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and hinted that its reveal will …

Assassin's Creed 4 - Let's Play Open World #5 LIVE - Eurogamer

In Theory: Can Xbox One multi-platform games compete with PlayStation 4?

The Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4 graphics spec comparison is stark to say the least. Both systems utilise AMD's GCN (Graphics Core Next) architecture, …

Full Moon Can Disturb Human Sleep Say Scientists

Scientists at the University of Basel in Switzerland have reported evidence that lunar cycles and human sleep behavior are connected. The research …

Memories can't always be trusted, neuroscience experiment shows

A false memory regarding a painful shock was implanted in mice. Later, their behavior showed the animals were certain the memory was genuine.<p>July 25, 2013|By Melissa Healy<p>A molecular analysis image of the hippocampus, a part of the brain important… (Kwanghun Chung and Karl…)<p>In courtrooms, on …

Virginia Johnson dies at 88; teamed with husband in pioneering sex research

In the 1950s, couples who wanted better sex lives had few places to turn for help. They could confide in a priest or rabbi and pray for enlightenment or see a psychiatrist and pay for it, only to learn, after months or years, that their mothers were probably to blame.<p>Then, in 1957, a balding, …

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Could An Asteroid Impact Knock The Moon Into Earth?

"If an asteroid hits the moon, it will just get another crater," says Gareth Wynn-Williams, an astronomer at the University of Hawaii. It would take a moon-size object to move the moon, says Clark Chapman, a planetary scientist at the Southwest Research Institute, and most likely the moon wouldn't …

False memory planted in mouse's brain

Scientists have implanted a false memory in the brains of mice in an experiment that they hope will shed light on the well-documented phenomenon …

Disney developing emotive 3D-printed eyes for robots

Disney Research has detailed a new technology that will allow robots to have expressive eyes. Based on the 3D printing tech Disney announced last year, Papillon uses bundles of printed optical fibers to guide light. By hooking the output end of the bundle up to a robot's eye, researchers were able …

Samsung in record quarterly profit on smartphone boost

<b>Samsung Electronics has reported a record quarterly profit boosted by growing smartphone sales and a surge in earnings at its display panel division.</b><p>Net profit was 7.8 trillion won ($7bn; £4.5bn) in the April to June quarter, a 50% jump from a year ago.<p>It said the launch of new models such as the …

Apple hits three-year low in smartphone marketshare, shipment figures reveal

Fresh reports on the state of the cellphone market during Q2 2013 have blown through the barn door, and industry analysts are flaunting some fairly impressive figures. Smartphones have outsold their less-intelligent brethren for the second quarter in a row, and Strategy Analytics says shipments hit …

Technology sounds that are dying out

From the eeekk, bleep, hiss of your old fax modem to the click, shooosh of a polaroid camera, here are some old tech sounds that are bound to make you feel nostalgic.<p>The iPhone Marimba ringtone, the <i>buzz</i> of a Whatsapp message alert, the slide and <i>click</i> of the tablet being opened. This is the everyday …

Samsung Shipped 72.4 Million Smartphones In Quarter 2

According to a recent report by IDC, Samsung shipped a massive 72.4 million smartphones in quarter two of 2013, this is a 43 percent increase for the …

Samsung’s Earnings Hit $51 Billion

Samsung has released its latest financial results for the second quarter of 2013, it looks like the company has beaten previous earnings estimates …

Sony confirms PlayStation Gran Turismo film in production

By Jonathan Blake<i>Newsbeat technology reporter</i><p>Sony has confirmed that a film based on the Gran Turismo PlayStation game is in development.<p>The company said it could not provide any further details about the movie or when it would be made.<p>The Social Network and Fifty Shades of Grey producers Michael …

Check Out Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix

The first picture of <b>Andre 3000</b> in the new Jimi Hendrix biopic has emerged.<p>A frequent session musician, Jimmy James had already worked with the likes …

30 Seconds To Mars criticised for asking fans get tattoos to appear in new music video

Jared Leto's offer for fans to appear in the 'Do Or Die' video if they get the lyrics tattooed on them is called "irresponsible"<p>30 Seconds To Mars …

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Comic Book Review - Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #7

<i>Villordsutch reviews Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #7…</i><p>“<i>Our yearlong celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary continues! The Seventh Doctor takes</i> …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: Why Sony Is Still The Best Choice For Gamers

<i>The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are increasingly difficult to tell apart, but Sony’s system is still the better pick for gamers.</i><p>Microsoft has backtracked on almost every issue that upset consumers since the company revealed the Xbox One earlier this year.<p>Gone is the noxious online DRM. Gone are the …