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The 5 Best Reasons For Buying The Xbox One Instead Of A PS4

<i>It’s November, and that means that next-gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or neither.</i> …

5 of the Craziest Scientific Facts Out There

<b>1.</b> The human body contains enough DNA to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back again. 17 times.<p><b>2.</b> Microbes colonize human bodies, outnumbering human …

Chemical Engineering

Samsung CEO promises to deliver devices with 'folding displays' in 2015

At Samsung's Analyst Day, alongside talking serious financial numbers, forward looking statements and such, the company has announced that it will bring fully-foldable screens to willing customers some time in 2015. The screen tech (which we've seen an incremental nudge towards with the Galaxy …

Samsung's 2014 phones will have nearly double the pixels

To be joined by foldable displays in 2016<p>It's time to start getting used to discussing WQHD resolution, or 2560 x 1440 pixels, in relation to smartphones. Samsung's Analyst Day gathering today shed some light on the company's future plans, and the display category was highlighted by the promise of …

Xbox One and PS4: Why The Best Choice Might Be Neither

<i>It’s November, and that means that next -gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or</i> …

GTA Online $500K cash deposits now appearing in player accounts

As promised, Rockstar Games has begun making in-game cash deposits of $500,000 for all players of Grand Theft Auto Online. The 'Stimulus Package' cash is expected to take two days to appear in the accounts of all players.<p>Announced just after the launch of <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>'s online multiplayer …

Report: Iran may be month from a bomb

Iran could produce enough weapons-grade uranium to build a nuclear bomb in as little as a month, according to a new estimate by one of the USA's top nuclear experts.<p>Iran could produce enough weapons-grade uranium to build a nuclear bomb in as little as a month, according to a new estimate by one of …

Astronauts point to next frontier: Stopping killer asteroids

For most people, going into outer space would be enough of a claim to fame — but the way astronaut Rusty Schweickart sees it, saving the world from killer asteroids is far more significant.<p>"Apollo and Skylab were great experiences for me personally, but my NEO [near-Earth object] work may really …

Space Exploration

Mummies unearthed in ancient Peru tomb

An archaeological site in the midst of Peru's bustling capital has yielded yet another pre-Incan discovery, an undisturbed Wari tomb containing two corpses wrapped in ceremonial fabric.<p>The tomb, estimated to be more than 1,000 years old, was found at the Pucllana archaeological site in Lima, …

Alienware Offering $200 for Old Game Consoles with PC Purchase

Accepting trade-ins of old PCs and Macs, too.<p>The next generation of console gaming is just over the horizon. And while there's plenty of reasons to …

Pain coming back to PlayStation Network as free-to-play title

<i>Pain</i>, the 2007 PlayStation 3 action game first released as a downloadable title through Sony's PlayStation Network, is coming back as a free-to-play game, Sony announced at the Brazil Game Show today.<p>The updated version is being developed by Argentinian studio QB9, which takes over for original …

Apple.com Now Selling $20 OS X Mountain Lion And Lion Redemption Codes For Older Macs

Apple has begun selling OS X Mountain Lion redemption codes alongside OS X Lion for $20 each. Lion was previously available for purchase directly from Apple over the phone, but the company has decided to make it easier to purchase either version of the older OS X vintages directly online.<p>The codes …

Samsung's Q3 operating profit of $9.6 billion is a record, thanks to memory and cheap Galaxys

Samsung's earnings for the third quarter are in and as usual, the money keeps flowing in. As it predicted a few months ago, Q3 represented a record high in operating profit for the company, hitting 10.16 trillion won, or about $9.6 billion. While the results last quarter reflected a flattening …

Tesla hires Apple exec to lead new car development

Tesla Motors of Palo Alto announced Thursday that it has hired Apple vice president Doug Field to oversee its new vehicle programs.<p>While at Apple, according to Tesla's news release, Field "led the development of many new products at Apple including the latest MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and</b> …

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New Space Gray iPad mini quietly begins hitting Apple Store shelves

Silently announced alongside the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display, Apple has begun selling a Space Gray version of the first-generation, non-Retina display iPad mini at its physical retail stores.<p>Sources say that the model is now available via several Apple Stores, but not every …

Microsoft Crushes FQ1 Expectations With Revenue of $18.5B, EPS Of $0.62, $400M In Surface Top Line

Microsoft reported its fiscal first quarter results today, with revenue of $18.53 billion and earnings per share of $0.62. Analysts had expected the first quarter of Microsoft’s fiscal 2014 to generated revenue of $17.8 billion and earnings per share of $0.54.<p>Microsoft’s net income was $5.24 …

Twitter sets IPO price range at $17 to $20 a share

SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter priced its hotly anticipated initial public offering at $17 a share to $20 a share on Thursday in a deal that could value the company at up to $11 billion.<p>Twitter said it would sell 70 million shares. If those are sold, the underwriters can buy another 10.5 million …

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