TheEggRoller

1,551 Added | 6 Magazines | 1 Like | 3 Following | 4 Followers | @hamzato97 | Keep up with TheEggRoller on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “TheEggRoller”

Hands-On: AnkiDrive Shows Off iOS-Powered Toy Car Racing [CES 2014]

LAS VEGAS — Remember Anki, the little iOS-powered toy car app that Apple brought up on stage for its World Wide Developers Conference last year?<p>We got to catch up with them at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show to talk about the app, the AI-controlled toy cars, and how they’ve created the latest …

Playstation Now Streaming Service Coming This Summer

Hey, how's your internet connection? I sure hope the answer's "great", because today at CES, Sony announced a video game streaming service called …

Move your arms in virtual reality with Sixense's motion-tracking Stem Controllers

Virtual reality still feels a bit too virtual, and Sixense aims to change that. Its new Stem System does away with the traditional controller in place of a tracking system that follows up to five body parts or peripherals using sensors that can be swapped between them. Sixense will begin shipping …

Google updates YouTube for iOS 7 with improved search results and captions

The YouTube app for iOS has been updated with a new design for iOS 7, including the new keyboard and status bar, and a blurred sidebar design like that found in other apps.<p>The update also includes improved search results that include videos, playlists, and channels all on one screen. Finally, the …

Toshiba Chromebook With 13.3-inch Display Hands-On!

Toshiba came to the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show with several new products in tow, but the one that most caught our eye was its Chromebook — the …

This case turns your iPhone into a night vision camera

Thermal cameras are expensive, which is why they're mostly used by firefighters, contractors and psychotic aliens. Fortunately, that's all about to change thanks to the FLIR One, which is an iPhone case with a tiny thermal camera stuck on the back. All you have to do is strap your iPhone 5 or 5s …

Nintendo Software Dominates the Holiday Season in Japan

Nintendo has had another big software holiday season in its home country of Japan. Does the news shock anybody anymore?<p><i>Famitsu</i> has revealed the ten …

Spec Sheet: the highs and lows of the first 13 Steam Machines

Valve's Steam Machines are reinventing the game console by transforming daunting PCs into friendly boxes for the living room. But rather than make the machines all by itself, Valve has turned to hardware partners to create a whole lineup of them, from basic consoles priced like an Xbox all the way …

Google is now ferrying its workers around San Francisco in a private catamaran

As criticism of Google's private shuttle bus service for employees living in San Francisco has reached new heights, the company quietly turned its eyes to the sea. CBS is reporting that Google has contracted a private catamaran called "The Triumphant" that ferries workers from San Francisco bay to …

Study: Playing games can bleed into real-life perception, behavior

Playing games can affect our behavior and visual perception in real life, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.<p>The study came from psychologist Mark D. Griffiths and doctoral researcher Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari, both of …

PlayStation Now brings backwards compatibility to the PS4

Sony has announced a streaming service called PlayStation Now that will allow you to play a back catalog of PlayStation titles on your PS4, PS3, Vita …

Make a 3D figurine of yourself using the Kinect

For $59 a piece, consumers can make a full-color 3D print figurine of themselves through the Shapify.me web service using Microsft Kinect's 3D scanning technology, according 3D printing developers Artec Group<p>Users are free to scan any object "capable of maintaining the same pose and facial …

As Chromebooks catch on, 2014 promises more models

Laptops based on Google's Chrome OS will reportedly multiply in 2014. They're cheap and schools have a growing affinity for them.<p>As Chromebooks gain in popularity, device makers are gearing up for new entries in 2014.<p>Both Asus and Toshiba will enter the market, according to a report on Friday from …

Google Drive

'Veronica Mars' trailer shows what $5.7 million in crowdfunding buys you

It might seem like an age ago, but it's been just nine months since the <i>Veronica Mars</i> Kickstarter successfully raised $5.7 million to create a movie based on the canceled TV show. That movie is scheduled for release on March 14th, almost exactly a year after the Kickstarter campaign began, and now …

Good Deal: Get the iPhone 5S starting at $124.99 on-contract at Best Buy

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Best Buy is slashing the on-contract price of Apple's flagship iPhone 5S by $75 this weekend. …

Killer Instinct patch switches free character from Jago to Sabrewulf

<i>Killer Instinct</i> developer Double Helix Games released a major patch for the fighting game yesterday, with the list of changes led by a switch in the free downloadable character from Jago to Sabrewulf, the studio announced.<p>Since its launch along the Xbox One in November, the free-to-play fighter has …

Microsoft Store shuffles out 2013 PC & Xbox games with clearance sale

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p>To clear their shelves out in 2014, the Microsoft Store has a ton of PC and Xbox 360 games at liquidation level prices. <i>The Darkness II</i> on PC, for instance, is only $2.99 and has free shipping, <i>SimCity: Limited Edition</i> is only $14.99 – a new low by $5. In …

Halo: Spartan Assault review: tin soldiers

Spartan Assault's simple gameplay and broken economy misses what's special about Halo<p><i>Halo: Spartan Assault</i> is the extreme opposite of the careful image Microsoft has spent over 10 years crafting for its biggest franchise.<p>Whether under original developer Bungie, new blood 343 Industries or even …

Snapchat to offer security fix in the wake of leaked user data

Snapchat said today it would alter its app to make it harder for malicious users to collect and leak millions of usernames connected to phone numbers. The move comes after a group calling itself SnapchatDB rang in the New Year by leaking 4.6 million partially redacted phone numbers, in a stunt they …

Crowdfunded Veronica Mars movie shows off its first trailer, hits theaters March 14th

Remember the crazy year that was 2013? Among the many things we recall, expansion of the crowdfunding phenomenon is definitely one and the Kickstarter that revived <i>Veronica Mars</i> was a special highlight. After nine years away Veronica Mars is finally back in her hometown of Neptune, CA and of course, …

BlackBerry suing Ryan Seacrest's keyboard startup (updated)

BlackBerry is suing the maker of a snap-on keyboard accessory for smartphones. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company this week filed a complaint against Typo Products, which is backed and co-founded by Ryan Seacrest, claiming the company infringes on its patents covering keyboards.<p>The product in …

Bravely Default's Western release tones down its skimpier costumes

The Western localization of Nintendo 3DS title <i>Bravely Default: Flying Fairy</i> includes less-revealing versions of costumes, among other edits made to tone-down the game's more mature content, according to a post on the IGN forums.<p>Forum user "BangSilverGang" posted a set of screenshots comparing two …

Battlefield 4 spotlights EA's inability to launch games, treat players with dignity

There is no sin greater in gaming than wasting the player’s time.<p>We can earn more money, we can buy more games, we can forget about the bad experiences playing certain titles, but time is irreplaceable. Once spent, it can never be returned.<p>If nothing else, <i>Battlefield 4</i> has wasted the time of many, …

Why 2013 Was A Good Year For Women In Gaming

As we reach the end of the year, it’s time to reflect on various trends we’ve seen in the gaming realm over that time. Now, looking back, I’m ready to declare 2013 a pretty great year for video game women.<p>Now, let me be clear. I’m not waving a “Mission Accomplished: Sexism Over” banner, and I …

25 Easter Eggs in the Viral 'YouTube Rewind: What Does 2013 Say' Video

Hidden within YouTube's mashup of 2013's most viral moments are even more original videos from this year's biggest sensations.<p>Portal A, the creative …

Apple files another request to ban older Samsung phones and tablets

Apple is once again seeking a sales ban on over 20 different Samsung smartphones and tablets that were found to violate its patents last year. Though such a ban was initially rejected, last month Apple was given another chance to argue for one when an appellate court vacated the earlier ruling. …