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X-Wing, TIE Fighter, and more classic Star Wars games come to Steam

LucasArts has slowly been releasing some of its classic <i>Star Wars</i> games on GOG.com, and today it's expanded to the biggest PC store around: Steam. Starting today, you can grab beloved games like <i>X-Wing</i>, <i>TIE Fighter</i>, <i>X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter</i> and more on Valve's ubiquitous digital shop. Meanwhile, GOG.com …

Oculus hires Valve's Anna Sweet, ex-Google X display head Mary Lou Jepsen

Oculus is adding two more big names to its company lineup: Mary Lou Jepsen (pictured above), "one of the top display innovators in the world," and Valve's Anna Sweet (pictured below), the company recently announced.<p>Jepsen, who has been honored as one of the 100 most influential people in the world …

Industrial Revolution III 3D printer places electronics within the objects it creates

The development of 3D printer technology has been rapidly accelerating, boosted in a large part to the open source community and world-wide sharing …

Tag Heuer Smartwatch To Launch In November For $1,400

We have been hearing about the new Tag Heuer smartwatch for a while and now we have some more details about the device.<p>Bloomberg have received some …

Video Game Hall of Fame Finalists Revealed

After a submission and expert voting process, the New York-based Strong National Museum of Play this week announced the finalists for the first wave of inductees to its World Video Game Hall of Fame.<p>Games were evaluated by experts based on "icon-status, longevity, geographical reach, and the …

BOXX Cranks Its 8-Core Haswell-E APEXX Workstations Up To Over 4GHz

Boutique game system builders routinely offer pre-overclocked systems to their customers. In fact, when Intel or AMD launch new flagship desktop processors, it’s not uncommon for some aggressive system builders to offer overclocked systems right out of the gate, on the first day of availability. …

Is NASA one step closer to warp drive?

Potentially good news for those who want to zip around our solar system, and beyond, at speeds approaching that of light -- and maybe even faster.<p>NASA, according to NASASpaceFlight.com, is quietly claiming to have successfully tested a revolutionary new means of space travel that could one day …

Steam To Get Its First Adults-Only Rated Game

Controversial shooter Hatred will be released for PC via Steam this June, which developer Destructive Creations claims makes it the first game with the Adults Only rating to appear on the digital distribution service. Speaking to Eurogamer, the developer said that the game's release date of June 1 …

The Future Of “Killer” Robots: Helping People

Robots that work with us–and with other robots–are among roboticists’ predictions for the next five years.<p>A robonaut performs chores for astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Google speeds ahead with self-driving cars. A robot has learned to cook from watching YouTube videos. Some are …

Department of Energy 3D prints an all-electric Shelby Cobra

Carroll Shelby's iconic Cobra roadster has been making jaws drop for half a century now. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cobra's debut the US Department of Energy built one of its own. The new Cobra's entire chassis and bodywork--from the passenger monocoque to the grille and …

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Developers Can Now Ban Players for Cheating on Steam

"Playing games should be fun."<p>In an effort to reduce the number of players who may be cheating during online games, Valve has now given game …

Streaming Xbox One games to a Windows 10 PC is awesome

Ever since Microsoft announced its plans to bring Xbox One game streaming to Windows 10 back in January, I've been dying to try it. While the Xbox One dashboard has been updated to support the new feature, the Xbox one app for Windows 10 isn't quite ready yet. At its Build developers conference in …

Android 5.1.1 factory images arrive for 2012 and 2013 Wi-Fi Nexus 7s and Nexus 10

Google has just published Android 5.1.1 factory images for the 2012 and 2013 Wi-Fi Nexus 7s and Nexus 10, all bearing build number LMY47V. This news comes after the new factory image release for the Nexus Player, which we just saw a little over a week ago.<p>So what’s new in Android 5.1.1? Well, …

Xbox One to Windows 10 streaming feels just like console gaming

With the release of Windows 10, Sony won't be the only company to offer game streaming from its consoles. Today we finally got our hands on Windows 10's Xbox One game streaming feature, which lets you bring your entire Xbox gaming experience to any PC running the new OS. And even in its early …

The tangled web of wires beneath computer desks could soon be a thing of the past. The same goes for the jumble of cables that feeds audio equipment and TV sets. The boxes of electronics around the home and office will still need to be plugged into power sockets. But the means for delivering signals to and from them are about to go wireless in a big way. And not just any old wireless http://econ.st/11Dh908

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The Look of Love: Steve Coogan and Michael Winterbottom interviewed

Liverpool FC striker Luis Suarez has been banned for 10 games for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic in an English Premier League football match. The ban covers the final four games of this season and the first six of next season. http://bbc.in/ZqDCBR