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Highly Anticipated Stratus iOS Controller Is A Mixed Bag Of Potential [Review]

For $79, you’re getting a solidly-built precision gaming controller that’s simple to use and easy to carry.

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Future FBI may bullhorn: 'Step away from the 3D printer…'

Are 3D printers on their way to becoming weapon factories?<p>That question arises following a notice from the FBI that it is looking to buy a $20,000 Stratsys Objet24 Personal 3D printer because the printer can “support the advanced technical exploitation of evolving and existing high technology …

Facebook Just Fired A Huge Shot At Cisco

On Wednesday, Facebook introduced Wedge, making good on its promise from last year to push into the $23 billion Ethernet switch market, currently dominated by Cisco.<p>Wedge is part of the Open Compute Project (OCP), one of the most important tech projects Facebook has ever created. OCP began in 2012 …

Adobe Launches Creative Cloud Hardware-Software Drawing Combo

Adobe has ventured where few software companies have gone. It’s now in the hardware business with the debut of Adobe Ink & Slide, a digital tablet pen and ruler set for Apple’s iPad linked to the company’s Creative Cloud subscription service.<p>Both tools were unveiled at Adobe’s MAX 2013 conference …

Skolkovo, Russia’s Massive Project To Emulate Silicon Valley, Gets A $4B Commitment

Skolkovo, the much debated public effort by the Russian government to kickstart a startup culture inside the country, said it secured another 135.6 billion ruble ($4 billion) commitment from the government through the next seven years.<p>With additional private investor money projected on top of the …

Cannes Review: James Franco’s Ambitious Directorial Effort ‘As I Lay Dying’ is Dragged Down by Franco’s Own Performance

Cannes Review: James Franco's Ambitious Directorial Effort 'As I Lay Dying' is Dragged Down by Franco's Own Performance<p>It’s become a running gag …

Nomad 3-Inch Lightning Cable Now Available for Preorder, Shipping in June

The Nomad Lightning Cable, a 3-inch Lightning to USB cable, was a spectacular success when it hit Kickstarter back in November and now it is available for preorder for $24.99. Orders placed now are expected to be shipped in June.<p>A 3" Apple certified lightning USB cable for your key ring. …

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Review: Digital Treasures Powerflask — Is it better than booze?

Most technologies have changed beyond all recognition in the last 10 to 20 years. Compare a smartphone from 10 years ago with the latest iPhone, and the difference is night and day. Laptops, TVs, cameras … pretty much any technology you can name has transformed almost beyond recognition. But …

Kepler satellite: astronomers may have discovered 461 new planets

Astronomers have found possible evidence for 461 new planets outside our solar system, using measurements from Nasa's planet-hunting satellite, …

The 25 Least Visited Countries In The World

The problem might just be finding the right destination. The least visited country in the world may not be the one you would think.<p><b>Click here to go straight to the destinations ></b><p>I am currently conducting research through visits to all 198 countries of the world.<p>The reason? To figure out where I …

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Digitimes says Apple is working on a 4K TV for either later this year or early next year

According to <i>Digitimes</i>, Apple is planning on launching a TV set either later this year or in early 2014. The site, which has a mixed track record, says that the display is of 4K resolution. Specifically, the report calls for a 3840 x 2160 panel in the TV. While the site says Apple could be working …