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Lenovo Erazer X700 PC targets the gaming crowd

When we think of hardcore PC gaming, Lenovo isn’t exactly the first manufacturer that comes to mind, but the company is looking to change that. Today …

Utah trucker accused of keeping more sex slaves

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah truck driver accused of keeping two women as sex slaves in his semitrailer as he traveled the country had four more …

Microsoft Research Shows Off “DeLorean,” Its Tech For Building A Lag-Free Cloud Gaming Service

When looking to the future of gaming, few concepts get people as excited as the mythical “Netflix for gaming.” It’s a concept that we’ve seen in multiple forms, from OnLive’s early efforts to Sony’s new PlayStation Now service.<p>Serving up games from giant clusters of servers has several advantages …

Google's self-driving cars will need steering wheels, at least for now

Google has been hard at work developing self-driving cars, but it looks like the company will need to wait before software is truly in the driver's seat.<p>The California Department of Motor Vehicles has issued rules that say a driver must be capable of "immediate physical control" of a vehicle. So, …

This New Card Skimmer Is Almost As Thin As A Credit Card

Good old Brian Krebs has the scoop on a new card skimmer found in Europe. How is it different? It literally fits right into the card slot of any ATM, essentially allowing unfettered access to cards as they slide through. Add in a tiny camera and you’ve got a complete card cloning system.<p>The skimmer …

T-Mobile dangles carrot if you bring a friend

Sprint made waves this week when it announced its new 20 GB family and $60 unlimited individual plans, but it also drew the attention of its former merger partner, T-Mobile. As with its previous call outs of AT&T and Verizon, T-Mobile and CEO John Legere took some shots at Sprint's new offerings …

Microsoft Research's 'DeLorean' cloud gaming system can predict your next move

System virtually eliminates lag by streaming your next action before you even do it<p>Cloud gaming may sound like little more than a marketing buzzword, but the idea of running games off of powerful servers and streaming them to small boxes under your TV is incredibly promising. You wouldn't need to …

LG will reveal a circular smartwatch next week to compete with the Moto 360

Of the three Android Wear smartwatches introduced at Google's developer conference in June, the Moto 360 was by far the crowd favorite; its circular watchface gives it a classic, elegant look, and a stark contrast to the squarish Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch. It turns out that LG wasn't very …

‘Halo 5: Guardians’ is coming to Xbox One in fall 2015

Microsoft and 343 Industries are finally making <i>Halo 5</i> official today. After many rumors and teasers, <i>Halo 5: Guardians</i> will be the next instalment of the hugely popular video game, due for release on Xbox One in the fall of 2015. "It is a massive and exciting project," says Bonnie Ross, general …

Xbox One TV expands internationally next month, alongside real names for Xbox Live

June is turning into a good month for Xbox<p>Television was a big part of the Xbox One's initial strategy, and next month Microsoft is finally expanding it outside the US. With the console's upcoming June update, users in Canada, the UK, France, Spain, Italy, and Germany will now have access to a …

'Singstar' for PlayStation 4 turns your smartphone into a mic

Sony's terrific karaoke series <i>Singstar</i> is making its way to the PlayStation 4 this year, and it's bringing a secret weapon — your smartphone. The next-gen version of the game will launch alongside a free mobile app, which turns your smartphone into a microphone you can use in-game. Previous …

Steam's in-home streaming now available to everyone

Starting today, Steam's in-home streaming tool is available to all users. The feature — which has been available in beta form since early this year — lets you connect two computers on the same network using your Steam account, and then play games remotely on one of them. "Steam In-Home Streaming …

Dark and violent: 'SXPD' is a comic book you can play

The creator of ‘Earthworm Jim’ returns to revisit a personal favorite<p><i>SXPD</i> is a violent, post-apocalyptic comic book that includes many of the conveniences digital readers have become accustomed to. Not only does the art really pop on an iPad's Retina display, but you can smoothly swipe from one …

Disney scraps 'Star Wars: Attack Squadrons' dogfighting game

In another blow to <i>Star Wars</i> fans who like playing <i>Star Wars</i> video games, Disney Interactive has called it quits on what was set to be an upcoming game in the series canon. <i>Star Wars: Attack Squadrons</i> — which let up to 16 people engage in space dogfights with one another — is being shut down following …

Kegerator fuses vintage video games with a beer keg

Does tapping a keg that comes in the form of a workable vintage in-home arcade sound too good to be true? Well, it isn't.<p>Catering directly to 30- and 40-somethings, Dream Arcades has invented what it calls the "ultimate party machine." The "Kegerator Pro 60" comes with a built-in fridge, a keg with …

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Mini Atari 2600 and Commodore 64 LEGO Kits: 8-Bit Bricks - Technabob

Now that he’s conquered the world of tiny LEGO Macintosh and iMac computers, LEGO builder Chris McVeigh (aka Powerpig) has headed further backwards …

Whiskey Flasks Made From Classic Nintendo Video Game Cartridges

Ink Whiskey founder Matt Cornell and his team have created The Entertainment Flask, a concealable series of whiskey flasks made from classic Nintendo …

How the internet ruined game consoles

The time it took for my brother to get our new Super Nintendo out of the box and connected to our television couldn't have been more than five minutes. I'm pretty sure we used the same coaxial cable connector that the NES before it used, though it's possible he was bold enough to forge a new …

NES Controller Case For iPhone 5

• Designed to fit the iPhone 5 only<br>• Case includes non-functional rubber buttons<br>• May cause awkward questions from younger generations

Time Machines: Atari's CES Endgame

<i>Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets, and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills.</i> <i>In the weeks leading up to the biggest gadget show on Earth, we'll be offering a special look at relics from CES' past.</i><p>Atari, a once …

Play classic video games in style with OpenEmu for Mac

Like iTunes for classic games<p>The world has no shortage of video game emulators, but many can be painful to use — many reflect their hacker origins with equally hacky interfaces, and you'd need a vast collection of different emulators to properly relive your childhood. By contrast, OpenEmu is a …

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Cassettes, VHS & Atari

<i>Cassettes, VHS & Atari</i><p>Permanent marker on paper

A field guide to classic arcade design

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