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Datawind’s Sub-$50 Android Tablet Hitting The UK Soon, Next-Gen Device Matches iPad Specs On Paper

The Datawind Aakash tablet made headlines when it promised to deliver a full-featured Android device for just under $50 a couple of years back, and now the company and the device have shared some new info regarding their progress at Wired’s 2013 London event. Datawind CEO Suneet Tuli revealed that …

The Happiest Facts In The World

The remedy to your bad day is just a fun fact away.<p>When Reddit user AaronM97 was feeling blue, he asked the community to share a happy fact that would cheer him up. The post lit up with responses, receiving more than 11,000 comments containing fun and happy facts that make the world feel a little …

From crowdfunding to 'real' business: this glasses-free 3D tablet is trying to go big

What happens after the crowdfunding campaign — after Indiegogo or Kickstart, and after delivering the products that you promised?<p>If you’re NEO3DO, the answer is international sales.<p>The NEO3DO is a glasses-free 3-D tablet that dynamically converts 2D content into 3D content, thanks to dual graphical …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t trust instant messaging services. Forget phones or Skype. At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship, I offer to meet him at an undisclosed location outside the United States. “Meeting in person is out of …

Carbyne could upset graphene as the strongest material in existence

Graphene, a one-atom-thick sheet of carbon atoms, has been the recent wunderkind of the material science world. It is the strongest material in …

Microsoft Calls Foul After Google Yanks YouTube Access In New Windows Phone App

This morning Google admitted that it had yanked access to YouTube from Microsoft’s brand-new Windows Phone application. This came fewer than 50 hours after the launch of the application. Windows Phone users were predictably disappointed.<p>What happened? In the intervening hours I’ve learned enough to …

Freelander PX2 review – quad core, 3G, 7 inch tablet

There are plenty of seven inch tablets on the market and all the big Android manufacturers have an offering including Samsung, Google, Asus and of course Amazon. However with the new Nexus 7 costing $229 an up, there is room for something cheaper. The Freelander PX2 is a seven inch Chinese designed …

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First Firefox OS smartphones to be sold on EBay

Smartphone maker ZTE said it will sell Mozilla's first Firefox OS smartphone on EBay to U.S. customers but did not say when it would be available for sale.<p>The ZTE Open, which went on sale last month in Spain, Venezuela and Colombia, will be sold for $79.99. The device comes unlocked and will be …

Silent Circle Shuts Down Silent Mail, Marking Yet Another Encrypted Email Service To Bite The Dust

Another encrypted email service has gone offline.<p>In a blog post this morning, Silent Circle founder Jon Callas abruptly announced the closing of Silent Mail, the company's encrypted email service that allows people to send messages in such a way that eavesdroppers or hackers cannot read …

Bebo Founder: "It's time to come clean."

Free Software Foundation drives fundraising effort for 'fully free' Replicant Android fork

Android variants come in various guises, some liberating, some a bit cheeky, and others, entirely free. Free, as in free to you, <i>and</i> free from any kind of licensing issues -- and Replicant is one such example. The project has been around since 2010, but a new fundraising initiative by the Free …

Why You Should Never Digital Detox Alone

For the first time in years, I spent 72 hours without Internet or cell phone reception. While I didn’t experience any life-altering epiphanies that some claim comes from a digital detox, I now enjoy a handful of very meaningful relationships that never would have existed, with the constant …

Ouya has no hit games so far, reports say

On Kickstarter, Ouya was a blockbuster, raising more than $8.5 million in one of the most successful campaigns in the crowd-funding site's history. With critics, Ouya has so far been a dud, and the Android console has dealt with shipping problems as well. Now, it seems, Ouya is dealing with one …

Tangiers: A stealth game inspired by Dada, David Lynch

The screenshots and videos from U.K.-based studio Andalusian's Tangiers are unsettling -- deep with jagged shadows and discordant colors, the …

Freedom Of Information Act Machine Fights Government Secrecy By Automating Transparency Requests

The Freedom of Information Act Machine, an open online platform that automates Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, launched on Kickstarter two days ago and has already surpassed its funding goal. At the time of publication, it had cleared $20,000 in funding from over 600 backers.<p>The issue …

Hotline Miami Overview | Polygon

Latest Stories View all news<p>By Charlie Hall on Oct 30, 2017 10.30.17<p>Coming to PlayStation 4 in 2018<p>By Samit Sarkar on Feb 17, 2017 02.17.17<p>Sony is currently running one of its semi-regular flash sales on the PlayStation Store. This one is called “Action Deals,” even though the discounts aren’t …

Beyond Good and Evil 2 was 'too big' for current consoles

<i>Beyond Good and Evil 2</i> would have been "too big" for the current generation of consoles in terms of its player freedom, creator Michel Ancel told IGN during a recent <i>Rayman Legends</i> event.<p>Speaking with site, Ancel explained that the team wants to "try again" at making the game — not "just a sequel," …

Surprise Attack launches Australia's first indie game publisher

<b>Surprise Attack has launched its own publishing label to bring Australian games to the global marketplace.</b><p>Surprise Attack, which launched in October …

What is graphene? Here’s what you need to know about a material that could be the next silicon

Graphene, an emerging material that could change the way electronic components are made and help computing performance continue to grow, is …

A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

In the future, we might be able to save our history to a glass storage medium that could potentially outlive humankind. The new type of memory also touts mind-blowing specifications, such as 360TB per disc data capacity and the ability to withstand extreme temperatures up to 1,832 Fahrenheit.<p>By …

Ubisoft CEO Doesn't Think Xbox One And PS4 Will Be The Last Console Generation

Moments after Microsoft and Sony announced their new consoles, analysts’ attention began drifting past a busy launch window to the speculative future of yet another generation of video game consoles. Looking at the beastly machines on offer at E3, it was as if people couldn’t help but wonder: “are …

Freed League of Legends player advises caution in online chat

The <i>League of Legends</i> player released yesterday after four months in jail for making a "terrorist threat" during a Facebook argument, has appeared on TV news to warn people to take care what they say online.<p>Speaking on CNN, Justin Carter said that he is "elated" to be out of jail, following an …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

Escaping Google's gravity: How small search engines define success

It's not easy to compete in the world of search. Once you get past Google's juggernaut, you're still squaring off against Yahoo and Bing. But some of the smaller search engines are looking to attract people by offering what the others can't: peace of mind.<p>DuckDuckGo has skyrocketed to relative …

Obsidian's Backspace combined Mass Effect, Borderlands, Skyrim

<i>Backspace</i>, a game once in development at <i>Fallout: New Vegas</i> and <i>Project Eternity</i> developer Obsidian Entertainment, was "a mix of Mass Effect, Borderlands, and System Shock 2," according to a design document obtained by Kotaku.<p>The single player role-playing game was set in space and included a "simple …

Japan aims to return to Walkman glory days

In an effort to climb back to its Walkman glory days, Japan is investing heavily in R&D, especially in its technology strongholds. But the culture may not have the same appetite for risk as its competitors and may be outpaced by more aggressive countries, experts say.<p>When Japan exclusively …

From VHS to Google Glass, porn drives the tech market

In wartime, technology is driven by our shared weakness for violence. In 1939, the RAF was still sending biplanes into battle. By 1945 we had jets. …

The NSA cracked the Kryptos sculpture years before the CIA

It took more than eight years for a CIA analyst and a California computer scientist to crack three of the four coded messages on the CIA's famed …