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Saints Row IV banned in Australia

Saints Row IV has become the first game to be refused classification in Australia since the introduction of the R18+ adult rating on January 1 this year.<p>According to a statement issued today by the Australian Classification Board’s acting director, Donald McDonald, the game was refused the maximum …

Saints Row

Macally Wired Keyboard for iPhone iPad and iPod Touch

Want to comfortably use your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to edit your documents? Apparently you need a real keyboard instead of hard touchscreen such …

Gear & Gadgets

B Flying Car, Remote Controlled Vehicle Hits Kickstarter (video)

If you are looking for a very unique and innovative remote-controlled vehicle you might be interested in a new Kickstarter project called the B …

Flying Car

New Sony SmartWatch To Launch This Week (Rumor)

Sony has been hinting that they have a new Sony SmartWatch in the works, the device is expected to be announced at the Mobile Asia Expo 2013 this …

Gear & Gadgets

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

Age of Empires coming to iOS and Android: first of many Microsoft titles

This week the folks at Microsoft Studios have made their intentions with classic games from the golden age of PC gaming clear: it’s time to go …

Gaming

Mobilize Your Life With The Kreyos Meteor Smartwatch

We all live busy lives and sometimes your smartphone doesn’t fit into every aspect of it. But no one wants to unplug their interactive life, which is …

Mining the heavens: In conversation with Planetary Resources' Chief Engineer

It wasn't long ago that asteroid mining was only found in the pages of science fiction. Now, with increasing interest in the commercial exploitation …

Space Exploration

Medieval book in unknown language contains message

The Voynich Manuscript has eluded every attempt at deciphering. But new computerized statistical analysis suggests it has a genuine message and is not a hoax.<p>It has stumped code breakers, language experts, and mathematicians. The mysterious medieval book known as the Voynich Manuscript was written …

BBC

FujiFilm X-M1 interchangeable-lens camera unveiled with APS-C X-Trans sensor

At CES 2012, FujiFilm‘s X-Pro1 interchangeable-lens camera was officially unveiled, bringing with it a 16-megapixel APS-C X-Trans sensor. …

Cameras

Hubble images “The Penguin” galaxies colliding

Hubble has produced some spectacular images of space, but few of them are as interesting as the one it has recently taken of two galaxies colliding …

Cosmology

OUYA retail sales begin (and immediately sells out)

Android games console and Kickstarter success OUYA has begun its assault on stores, with sales kicking off in the UK and already seeing stock …

Selling

Sony SmartWatch 2 gives wearables another try with NFC and Android

Sony isn’t giving up on smartwatches, and its next attempt is the SmartWatch 2 SW2, packing Bluetooth and NFC for easy pairing, and delivering call …

Wearable Tech

Turning Ideas into Products: Expert Tips for Invention Prototypes Part 4: Production Prototypes

During the last installment of this series (see Part 1 here), I talked about the use of proof of concept models to demonstrate the feasibility of an …

Product Design

FAA Investigates One of Its Own in Deadly Air Show Crash

The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation of one of its own after an agency budget analyst who moonlighted as a wing-walker …

This Week in History

From the birth of a movement to the birth of a museum, this week had its fair share of beginnings but also its fair share of endings, with a Supreme …

Pork-Laced Ammo Designed to Send Muslims to Hell

New, pork-laced ammunition should serve as a warning shot to would-be Islamic terrorists with plans to attack Americans, the product's makers said …

Mom Charged with Murder After Daughter, 5, Shoots Self

A New Orleans mother has been charged with murder after her 5-year-old daughter shot herself in the head while home alone in a locked …

Bikini-Clad Student Sues Georgia High School for Circulating Image

A Georgia woman is suing her former high school district for using a photo of her wearing a bikini that she uploaded on Facebook to caution students …