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Nintendo ups its game with Wii U bundle featuring Mario, Luigi

Here comes Nintendo.<p>The game company announced on Wednesday that it will start selling a Wii U Deluxe Set bundle that will include two popular titles, the new Super Mario Bros. U and Super Luigi U. The games will come on a single disc and sell at the console's new retail price of $300.<p>Since the Wii …

Hyperkin Retron 5 combines ten consoles into one on December 10 for $99 (updated)

We love what the Hyperkin Retron 5 brings to the table, namely compatibility with <i>ten</i> classic gaming system cartridges: NES, Famicom, Super NES and Famicom, Sega Master System, Genesis and Mega Drive, and Game Boy original, Color and Advance. The problem is, Hyperkin's played coy about it's price …

Walmart offers iPhone 5s for $189, iPhone 5c pre-orders for $79 with two-year contract

Walmart wants you to purchase your new iPhone through its stores. The company has confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> that it will sell the both the 16GB iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s for $79 and $189, respectively. That's $20 to $10 off the launch day price set by Apple, and while it isn't a massive discount, it is …

LinkedIn University Pages are a case study in building big data apps the right way

Professional network LinkedIn (s lnkd) rolled out its new University Pages feature last week to much fanfare, but the pages are as much as a matter …

parallax.js

WOW, that's deep man! <b>parallax.js</b> reacts to the orientation of your smart device, offsetting layers depending on their depth within a scene... Oh, you …

Web Design

Rovio to Release 'Angry Birds Go' Kart Racing Game

Rovio is planning to debut a new game in its <i>Angry Birds</i> series, entitled <i>Angry Birds Go</i>. Created in partnership with RedBull, the game was first teased in mid-June with a website that featured a bird dashing down a pathway.<p><i>Angry Birds Go</i> is unlike Rovio's standard <i>Angry Birds</i> games, which focus on …

PlateJoy Launches To Help You Plan Meals, With Ingredients Delivered To Your Door

If you’re like me, you have a difficult time determining what to cook for yourself every week, and then wander around the local grocery store purchasing a collection of ingredients that may or may not fit together. And, a week later, you throw away whatever you didn’t use and start again. Well, a …

VMware Launches Network Hypervisor, Signaling Deeper Competition With Cisco

VMware announced its network virtualization platform today based upon its own internal technology with Nicira, which it acquired last year.<p>NSX is a network hypervisor that abstracts the server. It exposes virtual networks, but they have the capability to be programmed, similar to virtual machines. …

Owlet, A Bootie That Tells You How Your Baby Is Breathing, Hits The Crowdfunding Trail

The lives of new parents are fraught with stress but now the weight of knowing whether or not your wee one is breathing can be lifted. Owlet is a small bootie that the baby wears while sleeping. It signals heartrate and respiration and you can check in on the little shaver via a mobile device. As a …

Circle Gives You Distributed Control Of Your Family’s Internet So You Can Be Human To Each Other

This embed is invalid<p>Let’s not kid ourselves: We don’t control the Internet, the Internet controls us. Any notions to the contrary are foolish at best, but a new Kickstarter project called Circle wants to help families fight back against the Internet’s omnipresence with hardware and software that …

Hyperloop revealed: Elon Musk foresees rapid transit in a tube

Electromagnetic acceleration: That's the high technology behind the high-speed transit concept that billionaire Elon Musk calls the Hyperloop.<p>Musk — who already plays leading roles in the SpaceX rocket venture, the Tesla electric car company and the SolarCity solar-energy company — unveiled his …

Facebook Adds Hashtag Searching, OpenTable Restaurant Reservations to iOS App

Facebook is adding new integration with OpenTable and greater Hashtag support to its iOS app.<p>The hashtag support was added to Facebook recently as part of a greater push to keep track of trending topics across the social network. The OpenTable integration is part of a broader partnership between …

iPhone Media Event All But Confirmed for September 10

Over the weekend, <i>AllThingsD</i> reported that Apple will hold an iPhone-focused media event on September 10, introducing its next-generation iPhone 5S and perhaps a lower-cost "iPhone 5C".<p><i>AllThingsD</i> has an excellent track record with such reports, suggesting that the event will indeed take place on …

Timeline JS

How do I edit my timeline?<p>Once you've created a timeline, you can make changes by going back to your Google spreadsheet. Changes you make to the …

Web Development

Google’s Sergey Brin explains why he paid $330,000 for lab burger

When scientists brought out a hamburger created in a laboratory for its first public tasting on Monday, they also revealed who paid more than $330,000 (€250,000) for that burger: Sergey Brin, one of Google's billionaire founders.<p>"Some people think this is science fiction — it's not real. It's …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of neural activity in the human brain, and the numbers are …

Contact Syncing App Sync.ME Launches ME Card, Another Attempt To Create A Unified Contact Card

It’s been tried many times before. A way to keep all of your contact details up-to-date and have any changes automatically pushed to everyone in your address book, instead of having to email them or send an SMS and hope they ‘got the memo’. The problem with any solution that I can think of, …

On Its 3rd Birthday, The Cloudy OpenStack Is A Marketing Machine, And That’s Just Fine

OSCON, the open-source conference, is in full-gear today and OpenStack is celebrating its third birthday there with lots of fanfare, self-serving platitudes and an infographic — the tell-tale mark of a “we are awesome” campaign.<p>While I couldn’t care less that an industry-funded foundation turned …

Apple Launches Developer Center System Status Page

Amid an extended outage of Apple’s Developer Center after an intrusion prompted Apple to completely overhaul the site, the company has turned on a new system status page for developers and begun gradually rolling out updated services.<p>Apple explained in a recent letter to developers that it was …

Chromecast vs. AirPlay: how do they compare?

Can Google finally take on one of Apple's best features?<p>Google's new Chromecast HDMI stick is a lot of things: it's a simple new way to bring internet video to your living room after the company stumbled with Google TV, it's a new platform for content creators like Netflix, and it's an interesting …

Node-OS

Linux

dropstore-ng

README.md<p>dropstore-ng is a set of AngularJS bindings for Dropbox Datastore. With Dropbox Datastore, AngularJS and dropstore-ng you can easily create …

JavaScript

Later.js

The simplest way to work with recurring schedules.<p>Easily define complex schedules then quickly calculate future or previous schedule occurrences. …

JavaScript

GitHub's New Mobile Site Puts Repository Browsing in Your Pocket

GitHub has just launched a new mobile site design that lets users browse repositories while they’re away from their computer.<p>With this release, GitHub designer Ben Bleikamp says his team’s goal was to provide an extremely lightweight browsing experience for users.<p>Contrasting what Apple might like …

Welcome - Polymer Project

As a team of front-end engineers embedded in the Chrome team, our mission is to make the web better, by helping developers unlock the web’s full …

Fitness protects men from cancer, even 20 years later | NBC News

Fitness can protect you from cancer -- even 20 or more years down the road, researchers report. And men who were the most fit in middle age were the least likely to die a quarter century later even if they were unlucky enough to get cancer, a new study finds.<p>Men who were the most fit at age 50 back …

Helplessness, despair, and Street View come together in 'GeoGuessr' Google Maps game

Google Maps is usually for helping you navigate, but a new game based on Street View is about being almost hopelessly lost. <i>GeoGuessr</i> drops you at a random Street View location across the earth, leaving you to move around the map as much as you'd like before ultimately taking a guess at where you're …

Microsoft WebMatrix 3 Web Development Tool Comes With Deeper Windows Azure Integration And Support For GitHub

Microsoft has released WebMatrix 3, the latest version of its free web development tool. The new version now comes with deeper Windows Azure integration and support for GitHub.<p>WebMatrix users can now sign in through Windows Azure and create up to 10 sites for free. The capability means users can …