Nick Miakos

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E3 2013: PDP Unveils Disney Infinity Accessories, Carrying Cases And Displays

As you undoubtedly know by now, Disney Infinity is going to be “a thing.” The game will allow players to experience a charming story mode as well as a robust toybox mode, encouraging crazy mashups such as Mr. Incredible running around under Nemo’s sky (the ocean), visiting Alice’s tea party. It …

PlayStation Chief Jack Tretton: Riding High Out Of E3

If you happened to read a video game forum last week and you didn’t know anything about the industry, you might think that Sony had pulled off some heroic feat –the type of world-saving triumph usually associated with characters in the company’s games, rather than its corporate executives.<p>On the …

Want to 3D print your next home? It’ll take you 220 years to finish

These days, 3D printing is everywhere. From charms and <i>tchotchkes</i> to guns and even body parts, the automagical thing-maker is opening up programmers …

HTC One Mini Moniker Confirmed, 720p HD Screen Found in Tow

The rumored upcoming HTC One Mini smartphone, previously all whispers and hearsay until now, will ship to customers with that name and include a 720p resolution display, according to one of HTC’s own websites.<p>The company inadvertently confirmed the existence of the HTC One Mini’s name by posting …

Punchey puts up its dukes to challenge Square in the mobile payments ring

The smartphone mobile payments space is already pretty crowded with Square slugging it out in the U.S. against established payments providers …

Amazon Debuts a Gifting Product on Facebook’s Crowded Platform

I’ll admit it — I am terrible at remembering birthdays.<p>There’s no excuse, really, considering that practically every major Internet company offers …

Shopping

BlackBerry Z10 incurs 'critical' security warning

BlackBerry has issued a security advisory notice to those who have bought its flagship Z10 touchscreen smartphone -- the first BlackBerry 10 device to launch following the company's bid for revival, back in February.<p>The advisory, which was issued last week, notes a bug that relates to BlackBerry …

Huawei Ascend P6 official: just 6.18mm thick, to start selling in June

Huawei has officially unveiled the Ascend P6, its latest flagship that arrives in a very thin body and with impressive specifications. To be sold in black, white, and pink variants, the handset is set to be released this summer in markets around the world, for a price that is believed to be quite …

Mobile Technology

We spied the 2014 Subaru WRX STI testing on the Nürburgring. Are you disappointed it doesn't look as aggressive as the WRX Concept? More photos -> http://bit.ly/13aXV8C

Wait, what is this Land Rover Range Rover and why is it sporting camouflage? More -> http://bit.ly/17Hzcs7

Hear The Lamborghini Veneno: Video

The Lamborghini Veneno is, more or less, ridiculous. But it's a good kind of ridiculous. The kind that satisfies the kid inside you.<p>Good news: it …

Sports Cars

Samsung Shows Us Just How Much Stress The Galaxy S4 Can Actually Handle [Video]

Samsung is clearly unhappy with complaints about the quality of the materials in its smartphones. The company always fights back with the same …

Galaxy S4

Tesla's 'Faster Than You Could Fill A Gas Tank' Recharge Is Battery Swapping After All

While Tesla Motors has taken steps to improve the speed and breadth of its high-speed Supercharger network, the true holy grail of electric-vehicle charging would be to match the speed of a fill up at your local gas station. And Thursday night at the company’s Hawthorne, Calif. design center, Tesla …

Kanye West's 'American Psycho' Parody Is Pretty Amazing

For the release of his sixth-studio album, Kanye West enlisted the help of Kourtney Kardashian's husband Scott Disick and pal Jonathan Chebum to make a short promotional film.<p>Kanye released the short in full on his website as a tribute to the most memorable scene in "American Psycho."<p>Check it out …

Chinese Supercomputer Is Now The World's Fastest - By A Lot

Every six months, the Top500 organization reveals its list of the world’s fastest supercomputers. And for the past few lists, there’s been a lot of movement. In June 2011, it was Japan’s “K” supercomputer. In June 2012, it was IBM‘s Sequoia. In November 2012, Cray took the lead with its Titan …

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

The visibility of distilled water is about 80 metres. Blue Lake, in New Zealand's South Island, clocks in at 76 metres. Here are the first-ever …

Toyota's Camatte 57s: a build-it-yourself car for kids

The Camatte 57s.<i>(Credit: Toyota)</i><p><b>At the Tokyo Toy Show, Toyota unveiled the Camatte 57s, an electric-powered toy car that families can build …

Kids