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Look Out for This Pokemon X and Y Game Breaking Bug

Avoid saving in Lumiose City.<p>Heads up, Pokemon Trainers: according to multiple player reports, a game breaking bug has been found in Pokemon X and …

Ion Glasses offer a discrete first step into wearables

In a world where wearable devices are just emerging, albeit rapidly, is it too soon to start thinking about products that feel a little less …

Super Mario fully implemented in HTML5

Full Screen Mario is Josh Goldberg's complete remake of the classic Super Mario Brothers in HTML5. You can play re-creations of the original levels, …

For just $20 more than a Nexus 7, you can get a tablet that is also a game console and smart TV

German device manufacturer Sunflex announced the Unu, a new Android tablet that doubles as a microconsole and triples as a smart TV. It’s an all-in-one slate that only costs slightly more than Google’s own top-of-the-line Nexus 7.<p>The Unu is a 7-inch tablet running Android 4.2 and features a 1.6 GHz …

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 …

GEEKY KEYBOARD SKINS

<b>GEEKY KEYBOARD SKINS</b><p>If you have a passion for comics and games but suck at remembering your keyboard keys, then a keyboard skin from Killer Duck Decals may be perfect for you.<p>Depending the skin you choose, ‘WASD’ could mean White Mage, Akuma, Samus, Dr. Eggman or Wolverine, Apocalypse, Spider-man, Deadpool.<p>Each keyboard skin is $12 and though they are specifically made for the Mac keyboard, they will also work with other keyboards.<p>If you do own a Mac keyboard though, the decals will still let …

Why video games may be good for you

Games have long been accused of making players violent, but evidence has been building over the years that they can have positive effects. Scientists say they are not only understanding why, but they also trying to put these observations to the test.<p>The spreadsheet was seven feet long. Printed in …

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IndieCade 2013 winners include Quadrilateral Cowboy and Kentucky Route Zero

Cardboard Computer's <i>Kentucky Route Zero</i> won two categories at tonight's IndieCade 2013 awards, with Blendo Games' <i>Quadrilateral Cowboy</i> taking out The Grand Jury Award.<p>Out of 850 submissions, a total of 36 games were announced as IndieCade 2013 awards finalists last month. The finalists will be …

FYI: What Would Happen If You Got Zapped By The Large Hadron Collider?

It would burn a hole through you—and then some.<p>The scientists at the LHC would like to make two things very clear. First, it's just a horrible idea to put any part of your body in front of the collider's two proton beams. Each beam comprises 320 trillion particles, so the total energy delivered is …

Best Ever Astronaut Selfies

Some intentional, some not<p>“Talk about a selfie!” wrote former astronaut Clay Anderson on Twitter Oct. 1. He posted that comment along with a favorite photo from Expedition 15, when he was standing in restraints on the robotic Canadarm2. Off in the distance, he saw his shadow against the solar array …

Surprise! Charizard has two Mega Evolutions in Pokémon X and Y

We’re only 10 days away from the worldwide launch of Pokémon X and Y, the first 3DS installments in Nintendo’s popular series of monster-collecting and fighting. So if you need a little Pokéfix to get through the day, take a look at Charizard’s newest Mega Evolution, Mega Charizard X [<i>above</i>].<p>Mega …

Rare Giant Salamanders Bred in Captivity

<b>Imagine an amphibian up to 5 feet (1.5 meters) long that can weigh 80 pounds (36 kilograms) and snap chunks off your finger in a split second.</b><p>The Japanese giant salamander is one of the largest of its kind in the world: a mottled, slimy, living fossil that has changed little in millions of …

Mars rover uncovers a surprisingly Earth-like rock

Analysis of a rock on Mars by the rover Curiosity suggests parts of the red planet may be more like our own than we ever knew.<p>The findings are …

MacArthur Genius Working to Bring Sight to the Blind

Sheila Nirenberg didn't think a prosthetic eye was possible. Now, she's seeing the light of the future.<p><i>"This year's class of MacArthur Fellows is an extraordinary group of individuals who collectively reflect the breadth and depth of American creativity," said Cecilia Conrad, vice president of the</i> …

Watch Bill Nye Dance To Daft Punk

That really weird dream you had that one time has finally come true!<p>Have you heard? Bill "The Science Guy" Nye, professional Man of Science, was on the television program <i>Dancing With The Stars</i>. Because there is no semblance of justice in this universe, he was voted off this week. Before that, he …

Nokia said to be prepping Bluetooth 4.0 'Treasure Tag' accessory for Lumias

Nokia is planning to release a Bluetooth accessory for its Lumia lineup called the "Treasure Tag," according to various sources. A report from <i>The Verge</i> tallies with a previous mention on Yahoo's message boards that names the tag, which could be a reason Nokia's adding Bluetooth 4.0 and LE support …

Apple Seeks 'Startup' Trademark in Australia

Apple is being highly persistent in seeking the trademark for the term “startup” in Australia, submitting a second attempt after it failed previously in 2011.<p>Spotted by TM Watch, the “startup” application submitted August 27 by Apple’s Cupertino headquarters and a Sydney-based legal representative, …

Making New Elements

How scientists create superheavy atoms.<p>Last year, scientists in Germany set out to create the heaviest known element in the universe: element 119. For five months, they attempted to fuse the atoms of two lighter elements to form one large atom with 119 protons in its nucleus. Like other …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

Nokia went with Windows Phone because it feared Samsung's domination

Stephen Elop, CEO, Nokia<p>When it comes to hardware most people agree that Nokia makes good handsets, just look at the new Nokia Lumia 1020. But the problem is Nokia’s smartphones run Windows Phone which is still playing catch-up in terms of consumer acceptance. The question that is often asked is …

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Fujifilm announces the X-M1, its cheapest retro-styled interchangeable lens camera

Fujifilm's excellent X-Pro1 combined the stylish retro looks of the X100 with a high-quality lens ecosystem, but the $1699 price point (and similarly expensive lenses) limited its appeal a bit. Last fall's X-E1 brought the barrier of entry down to under $1000, but Fujifilm's pushing things further …

Plants do math to get through the night

New research shows that to prevent starvation at night, plants perform accurate arithmetic division.<p>The calculation allows them to use up their …