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Popcorn Time Is Back

Behold the power of open-source software. After the untimely death of the original Popcorn Time, a so-called Netflix for pirated content, the project was forked several times on GitHub. And guess what? It’s back and more shady than ever before.<p>The torrent site YTS has taken over the project, …

AMD Intros $99 Radeon 250x, Promises Playable Competitive Gaming At 1080p

With the launches of flagship Radeon graphics cards like the R9 290x in our rearview mirror, AMD is preparing to devote some serious attention to a lucrative market — entry level PC gamers — with today’s launch of the $99 R7 250x.<p>The Radeon R7 250x is effectively a redesigned 7770 GHz edition based …

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Top Ten Best MMO Browser Games

<i>1</i> <b>Ikariam</b><p>The story of Ikariam starts on a sunny island in the Mediterranean:<br>Industrious workers, soldiers and researchers build on their own little …

Board Games

Igniting Match Head Captured At 4,000 FPS (video)

YouTuber user Ultraslow has captured some awesome footage of an igniting match head which he has filmed at 4000 frames per second, slowing the …

Gear & Gadgets

How Oculus Plans To Be Riding High When The Virtual Reality Wave Breaks

A company that was conceived just over a year ago announced its Series B round of funding late last night, with a massive raise of $75 million to add to its existing $16 million Series A and $2.4 million in Kickstarter crowdfunding dollars. That company is Oculus Rift: A virtual reality headset …

Gmail's top nine hidden features

Most tech-savvy email users have a Gmail account - but how many of them know its hidden features? Here's a list of the top nine tips<p>Most email users probably have a Gmail account, unless you're still using aol.com, in which case my first tip for you is to immediately set up a Gmail account.<p>But for …

Rare Video From Inside a 45-Story Venezuelan Slum

Torre de David is a 45-story, partially-finished office tower that houses a vibrant community of squatters in Caracas. It’s also an …

Water Landscapes Around the World Showcase Nature's Beauty

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

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Rolling robot offers help to farmers

<b>The trick used by hamsters to get an exercise ball rolling is helping to power a spherical robot.</b><p>Spanish researchers have found a way to mimic the shifting movement of a hamster inside a ball to get their Rosphere robot moving.<p>The electronics controlling the robot replace the hamster and act as a …

Robotics

Garry’s Mod Creator Launches New Zombie Survival Game, Rust In Alpha (video)

A new game has been launched this week in its early stage of Alpha of development called Rust, which has been released from the creators of the …

Gear & Gadgets

Babuino Transforms Your Smartphone In A Game Controller And More (video)

A new USB device has been created called the Babuino which has been designed to enable you to control your digital devices with your smartphone with …

Gear & Gadgets

TV illusionist Dynamo develops a solution to overcrowding on rush-hour buses – levitate off the side of them. Watch his technique in action here: http://bit.ly/14iwFRC

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PlayStation Plus Instant Collection gets LittleBigPlanet Karting, Uncharted 3 and XCOM: Enemy Unknown June 11

PlayStation Plus members will be able to download <i>LittleBigPlanet Karting</i>, <i>Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception</i> and <i>XCOM: Enemy Unknown</i> free through the service June 11, Sony announced today.<p>Both <i>LittleBigPlanetKarting</i> and <i>XCOM: Enemy Unknown</i> will sell for $39.99 this month for non-PS Plus subscribers. …

The British Army's New Tank-Bulldozer Hybrid Is Freakin' Amazing

It's the realization of every 7-year-old boy's dream—a bulldozer on a tank chassis with a machine gun. Known as the Terrier, this ditch-digging …

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10 fun apps for hacking your phone

Sure, you can keep your phone with the same wallpaper, icons, home screens and settings that it had when you first bought it - but where's the fun in …

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Destiny could come to PC if it doesn't 'compromise the core experience,' senior writer says

<i>Destiny</i>, Halo developer Bungie's upcoming cross-platform sci-fi shooter, could make its way to PC, senior writer Eric Osborne told IGN.<p><i>Destiny</i> was announced earlier this year, and is headed to the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles. Bungie co-founder Jason Jones described …

Oculus Rift Support Added To Valve’s Half-Life 2 Game

Valve has announced this week that they have now added support for the new Oculus Rift virtual reality headset that is currently under …

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Playing Hawken On The Oculus Rift: Welcome To The Future

<i>The Oculus Rift will change the video game landscape thanks in large part to mobile technology.</i><p>I had the good fortune of playing a few minutes of the excellent free-to-play mech game, Hawken, on the Oculus Rift VR headset.<p>It’s an experience I can’t recommend highly enough. The Oculus Rift is a …

10 Questions for Oculus Rift CEO Palmer Luckey

The Oculus Rift is a stunning virtual-reality headset for gamers. In PopMech's test, we found that "the experience is so immersive that it's actually a bit disorienting." Today, we sit down for a few questions and answers with Oculus Rift founder, CEO, and wunderkind Palmer Luckey.<p>What makes the …