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PlayStation 4 design process began with software developers in 2007

Software rather than hardware developers largely dictated the new console's design.<p>We've already taken a reasonably detailed deep dive into the …

If You’re Always Busy, You May Just Be Procrastinating

There's a difference between being always busy and having a lot to do and not enough time to do it in. You probably know at least one person at work …

The Psychology Behind How Clothing Influences How People See You At Work

How you dress has a big impact on how people view you, and how you view yourself. According to 99U, it's not about dressing one specific way though, …

The Kickstarter darling comes home: hands on with the Ouya

And that's the Ouya. It's an early product full of potential energy.<p>On July 10, just one week after announcing the project and less than eight hours after putting it on Kickstarter, Ouya reached its $950,000 goal.<p>A few minutes later it broke the million dollar mark, only the eighth project in …

Which is the safest seat on an aircraft?

The latest in our Travel Truths series looks at the safest place to be seated if you're unlucky enough to be involved in a plane crash.<p>Although some …

HandBrake to Get QuickSync Support

The latest version of Intel's Media SDK open sourced a key component of the QuickSync pipeline that would allow the open source community to begin to …

The Razer Edge Review

This story starts in a dark meeting room in the back of Razer’s booth at CES 2012. I’m sitting with CEO Min-Liang Tan, who is walking me through the …

FCAT: The Evolution of Frame Interval Benchmarking, Part 1

In the last year, stuttering, micro-stuttering, and frame interval benchmarking have become a very big deal in the world of GPUs, and for good …

Frustrated with iCloud, Apple’s developer community speaks up en masse

Some are turning away from iCloud altogether after bad user experiences.<p>Apple's iCloud is marketed to us end users as a convenient and centralized …

Intel's PixelSync & InstantAccess: Two New DirectX Extensions for Haswell

As Intel continues its march towards performance relevancy in the graphics space with Haswell, it should come as no surprise that we're hearing more …

Thousands of Amazon S3 data stores left unsecured due to misconfiguration

Will Vandevanter, of <i>Help Net Security</i>, made a rather disturbing discovery: thousands of Amazon S3 data "buckets" were improperly configured and left exposed to prying eyes. Vandevanter started his probe by generating URLs using the names of major companies and sites that use Amazon's cloud storage …

Boot up: raining on iCloud, Android closes the gap, inside the Spamhaus attack, and more

A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Introducing Forecast >> Forecast blog<p>Sounds nifty, applies all over the …

Qualcomm admits Samsung Galaxy S4 camera specs mistake, no 60fps

Remember when Qualcomm said in a blog post that the Samsung Galaxy S4’s back camera was capable of capturing 1080p video at 60fps and we were seriously suspecting an error.<p>Well, it looked like an error because it was an error indeed. <i>Phone Arena</i> has asked Qualcomm about it and the company (that’s …

How I hacked my brain with Adderall: a cautionary tale

Evolution is a nice, big idea. It connotes the glacial pace of an unmeditated act unfolding upon species, concepts, and ecosystems. It certainly doesn’t usually get branded as a feeling. But a couple months ago I felt this thing. Maybe a little like what a mommy feels when her fetus kicks the wall …