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Nvidia Shield review

Last summer, I bought an iPad 3. I convinced myself I’d use it for everything: showing off wedding photos, reading all those neglected articles I save to Pocket, and as a second monitor for my laptop.<p>The only time I <i>actually</i> pick up the iPad, sadly, is to play video games. Perhaps the saddest part …

What Happens To Your Skin in Space

The microgravity environment of the ISS poses many challenges to the human body — some more expected than others — but one that many people might not …

Could Dragons Have Existed If Evolution Had Taken A Different Turn?

A reptile expert examines the evidence.<p>It would have taken quite a few turns for natural selection to have produced dragons, but if you're willing to stretch a bit, most classic dragon characteristics do exist in other species. They just don't come packaged in one animal.<p>First up on the dragon …

Mobile gaming startup Kiwi raises $9M from Sequoia

Android mobile game developer Kiwi has raised $9 million from Sequoia Capital.<p>All of Kiwi’s games are on Google Play’s Top 100 grossing list and are highly rated in the Google Play store.<p>Founders Omar Siddiqui and Shvetank Jain previously founded Trippert Labs, a social game development company …

After HTC One success, developer raises funds for Galaxy S 4 dual-boot software

Now that the HTC One has a dual-boot option for users to choose Sense or non-Sense (HA!) software, the developer behind SWITCH has set his sights on …

Atlas Virtual Reality Turns Any Room Into A Holodeck You Can Run Around In

Archenemies for decades, video games and exercise are about to unite. Atlas is a cheap, new “walk-around” virtual reality system that uses markers you put on the ground to track your movements as you play with an Oculus Rift headset. Protagonist is Kickstarting Atlas to get real-space VR into the …