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How to get your own personal Holodeck, courtesy of gaming goddess Jeri Ellsworth

These nerds have made a sort of Oculus Rift/Google Glass hybrid that promises to bring an immersive, Holodeck-like virtual reality straight to your face.<p>But don’t take my word for it! Here’s gamer goddess Jeri Freaking Ellsworth explaining how her little ol’ Kickstarter project works:<p>Brought to you …

Huge earthquake hits Greece and Turkey

A huge earthquake shook parts of Greece and Turkey on Saturday May 24.<p>It struck off the coast of Greece in the Aegean Sea area at around midday local time (1100 CET).<p>The quake was felt in Athens and Istanbul and shook the entire Thrace and Aegean regions.<p>The US Geological Survey said it occurred 69 …

Logitech Unveils New Case+ Product with Multiple Accessories

Logitech has unveiled its new Case [+] product for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5, which contains a metal case and multiple magnetic attachments including a leather cover, a mount for use with vehicles, a wallet, and an external battery.<p>The Logitech Case [+]<p>The [+] tilt attachment provides users with a …

Apple v. Samsung jury will mull 53 pages of instructions to prepare verdict

Closing arguments in the patent-infringement case between the world's two largest smartphone makers will take place Tuesday. Then it's up to the eight-person jury in the San Jose, Calif. federal court to decide who prevails.<p>SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The jurors on the Apple v. Samsung patent-infringement …

Blizzard Talks 'Reaper Of Souls' And What To Expect From The First 'Diablo III' Expansion

<i>Diablo III</i> has been a deeply controversial game since its launch in May, 2012.<p>That controversy began with a broken launch, thanks to the online-only nature of the game, and spilled over into myriad other issues like the addition of a real money auction house and a bright and colorful art style that …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

Pebble Opens Its Appstore For Android And Unveils Some Cool New Apps

Weeks after Pebble gave iPhone users access to its smartwatch app store, the company has finally opened it up to Android users as well. At the announcement, Pebble also revealed a new set of app partners, one of whom now offers an intriguing new use for the smartwatch: the ability to control smart …

Holy Moly Spicy Chipotle Dressing

<i>Spicy hot and full of flavor, this creamy, vegan chipotle dressing is surprisingly low in fat and calories and is oil-free, nut-free and …

Lotus C-01 Motorcycle Integrates Carbon Fiber, Titanium, and Aerospace Quality Steel

After 2 years of careful planning and intense development, finally Lotus is ready to release its first motorcycle. <b>Lotus Motorcycle C-01</b> is road ready …

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Thief - 101 Trailer - IGN Video

Eidos Montreal's Thief has gone gold. Check out 6 minutes of gameplay and world-building here.

Star Citizen funding passes $37 million, new systems added

Space sim <i>Star Citizen</i> is continuing to steadily pull in funding, passing $37 million from project backers yesterday, developer Cloud Imperium Games founder Chris Roberts wrote on the game's official blog.<p>Since launching in October 2012, the crowdfunding campaign has pulled in $37,117,312 from …

TESTING: SONY

i am testing i am testing more and more just to create some issuesthis is just an issue.<p>Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney<br>Strap: Who are you and what have …

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Samsung foldable AMOLED display secretly show-off at CES

There was plenty on show at this year’s CES, but it seems that Samsung was also sneaking around the event with some new secret technology. Samsung was reported showing off a prototype foldable AMOLED display to selected guest behind closed doors.<p>Samsung Display showcased a 5.68 inch high resolution …

Galaxy S5 specs purportedly confirmed: “2K” display, 16MP camera, metal and plastic versions

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Never one to do things small, Samsung looks like it is really planning to push the envelope with the Galaxy S5. SamMobile …

Spinach Dinosaurs To Sugar Diamonds: 3-D Printers Hit The Kitchen

From cool casts for a broken arm to impressive replicas of Michelangelo's <i>David,</i> 3-D printing has come a long way in the past few years.<p>In fact, the technology is moving so fast that 3-D printers might be coming to your kitchen this year — or at least, to a bakery or bistro down the street.<p>A company …

Transparent electronics are so light and thin they can sit on a contact lens

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology<p>The ultimate wearable may be one we hardly even recognize is there. Swiss Federal …

Why Do We Burp and Fart (So Much)?!

Hair Dryer Cooking: From S'mores To Crispy Duck

Have a hankering for s'mores but not near a fire? Grab your hair dryer. Credit: Morgan Walker/NPR<p>This past year, we've introduced you to some wacky cooking methods. We've made an entire lunch in a coffee maker and even poached salmon and pears in the dishwasher.<p>But a few weeks ago, we stumbled upon …

The Elder Scrolls Online PvP and Cyrodil Detailed

Prepare for war.<p>Bethesda has revealed that The Elder Scrolls Online's version of Cyrodil will take around 30 minutes to traverse north to south.<p>The …

Microsoft gifts 20GB of extra SkyDrive storage to Windows Phone users for a year

Microsoft is distributing some holiday cheer to Windows Phone owners today with an email inviting them to activate a bonus 20GB of SkyDrive storage. The bump in cloud storage will be active for a year and users are given until the end of January to claim their slice of it. SkyDrive has grown …

How to Make Crème Brûlée

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Grab</i> …

Peppermint Brownies ⋆ Sweet C's Designs

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.<p>Lightly grease silicone muffin pan with cooking spray or butter.<p>In a large bowl, combine sugar and butter and mix until …

Windows Phone 8 and the Mac: Surprisingly compatible

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Whether you got a special deal during the holidays, received a hand-me-down, or your employer requires you to use a Windows …

Atheer and Meta Want You to Touch Your Apps in Midair

Touchscreens have become <i>so</i> 2007, the wearable computing crowd chants. The next big thing for how we interact with our technology, they say, might be …

Does Missouri topless mom case prove Snapchat is pointless?

A Missouri mom is accused of allowing a Snapchat picture to be taken, while she and her underage daughter were topless. The photo is disseminated. She is charged. So Snapchats don't actually disappear?<p>Honestly, they're talking about nothing else in Wentzville, Mo.<p>A teenage girl took a picture of …

PiixL's SteamOS-compatible Jetpack PC Hides Neatly Behind your TV.

PiixL has launched a slimline PC called the Jetpack that slips in behind a flat-screen TV to act as a SteamOS gaming machine.<p>Rather than going down the dedicated SteamOS console route, PiixL’s machine is an open hardware platform that’s fully customizable by the user, and those fans that you can …

Top Bitcoin exchange explains virtual currency in simple web tutorial

Leading Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has released a new website that provides a simple explanation of what Bitcoin actually is. The site, Bitcoins.com, is essentially a tutorial on the virtual currency, a single unit of which last week reached the price of $1,000 for the first time ever last week. Mt. …

King's Thomas Hartwig on the Balancing Act for Free-to-Play Games

Free-to-play games have a bad reputation. The mechanics, structure and difficulty are often designed in a way that incentivizes in-app purchases. Some players feel they are being tricked into these payments and try to resist them at all costs, while parents worry what their children will rack up a …

Apple Buys Primesense For Radical Refresh Of Apple TV As Gaming Console

Why did Apple just buy Israeli 3D sensor market leader Primesense for $360 million? “Seems like too much money for Apple not to have something specific in mind,” opines Daring Fireball’s John Gruber. Indeed, the only reason I can think is that Apple is now planning to make gaming on the big screen …