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U.S. Mint to Launch 3D Coins This Month

Later this month the U.S. Mint is rolling out three new collector's coins, designed to honor the American national pastime. And unlike previous coin …

Deaf Pug Sings Happy Song Whenever His Owner Comes Home

This is loud but cute. From YT:<p><i>Our pug is deaf, so he is not to sure what he is saying so when he gets exited he starts “singing”. He is one old chap</i> …

Super Mario Bros. on Four Monitors

You don't need to scroll. Just move your eyes. Twitter user <b>Morikuma_Works</b>, an engineer in Japan, made good use of extra monitors by showing the …

The beautiful aluminum NES that Nintendo didn't build

In 1983, Nintendo introduced the Famicom, which became the Nintendo Entertainment System when it hit North America two years later. Now, a company is reimagining Nintendo's original game console as a vision clad in shining silver. Analogue Interactive, the boutique that turned the NeoGeo arcade …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The Teenage Brain Explained

Huawei’s ‘phablet’ takes off globally, doesn’t seem so crazy after all

China’s emergence as a global tech player is a continuing trend in consumer electronics, and the rise of China’s Huawei is a prime example.<p>The company wants to be a global brand in tech products and will continue to expand its presence in the U.S. market, Colin Giles, executive vice president at …

Steam Machines and SteamOS: Everything you need to know

Is Valve's big push the next step in PC gaming, or another microconsole white elephant?<p>Even after its big CES 2014 unveiling, Valve's new Steam Machine platform is something of a mystery. Release dates, game libraries, exact hardware specs, and other details have not been announced, but we do know …

Steam Controllers support 16 simultaneous connections for multiplayer gaming

The Steam Controller is perfect for Bomberman.<p>The application programming interface (API) — which enables the Steam Controller to talk to the computer — supports 16 simultaneous connections. That means one game could have 16 people all playing at the same time on one machine.<p>Valve is holding its …

Video shows Android 4.4 KitKat on LG G2

A YouTube video shows off Android 4.4 KitKat running on the LG G2, but don’t expect to see any massive changes to the phone’s user interface with the update.<p>The nearly 3-minute video uses the new scree recording feature of KitKat to show off the update to the LG G2. Without the section of the video …

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Soda bottles & trash bags could one day come from natural gas, if a startup has its way

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Siluria.<p>The dirty secret of almost anything made out of plastic — from your soda bottle to a trash …

Alienware's Steam Machine will arrive in September

Alienware has perhaps the most exciting Steam Machine coming to market, and now we know when it will arrive. According to a tweet from Dave Oshry, a video game marketing exec attending Valve's Steam Dev Days developer summit, the company just announced that Alienware's Steam Machine will launch in …

Bitcoin Breaks Out, You Can Now Pay The IRS In Cryptocurrency

As bitcoin moves away from being known only to the tech cognoscenti and becomes a real viable currency that is adopted broadly, more organizations arise that look to leverage all this attention and add something of value to bitcoin holders. SnapCard is a San Mateo-based startup with the stated aim …

Google brings Play Movies and TV to iOS

Google has been bringing more and more of its services to iOS over the years, and a new one just launched today: users can now play back movies and TV shows they've purchased from Google Play on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Design-wise, it's very reminiscent of the Google Play web store and …

Analog for Dummies

If you’re like me, you probably wear a watch out of habit and less for actually telling the time. After all, it’s just easier to look at your phone! …

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

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Did Polaroid Screw Up The Real-Life Instagram Camera?

Polaroid copies Instagram copying Polaroid, poorly.<p>Polaroid’s story over the past decade or so has been an ironic one, to say the least. Buffeted on all sides by cheap digital cameras and smartphones, the instant camera maker opted to stop production of its iconic analog camera and instant film …

Meatspace, A World Of Animated Gifs, Human Robots And The Ephemerality Of Snapchat-Like Apps

Meatspace, an addictive new web service and mobile app is part Snapchat, part Twitter and part animated gifs. It works like this: You write an update in 250 characters or less and then pose for the camera on your computer or phone. The service then records and makes a two-second animated …

Most anticipated tech of 2014 (pictures)

The most anticipated tech of 2014<p>So far in 2014: Iterative sequels, wearable tech<p>iPhone 6<p>iOS 8<p>Android L<p>Samsung Galaxy Note 4<p>Nexus 8<p>The next iPad and iPad Mini<p>Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite<p>Windows 9<p>Google Glass 2<p>Oculus Rift<p>Sony Project Morpheus<p>LG 55EC9300 OLED TV<p>4K TVs for under $1K<p>Roku TV<p>The next Apple …

The Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset Will Blow Your Mind

The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that is most definitely the future of gaming.<p>The device straps onto your head and completely immerses you inside a video game. It also has motion sensors so you can look around as if you were really inside the world.<p>But it's nearly impossible to explain. …

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For the First Time Ever, You Can Buy HD Video of Earth From Space

The cars move! The smoke blows in the wind!<p>Check out the video below. It’s high-resolution video taken from space, images of places like Tokyo, Las Vegas, a mine in Australia, and a power plant in Maryland:<p>It’s the first imagery of its kind available to the public.<p>It was released today by Skybox, a …

The Bathys Atomic Watch Is Heading Towards A Crowdfunded Future

Bathys, a boutique watchmaker based on Kauai, Hawaii and run by one determined man, first announced their wild Cesium 133 atomic watch in October. Now, a few months later, the company is nearly ready to hit the shoals of crowdfunding.<p>The company made a name for itself by building sturdy dive …

OK, Glass: Show me what's next for Google

Google Glass is expected to reach store shelves sometime in 2014. When it does, the connected headset could do more than change the wearables market: it could change Google, too.<p>December 2014 is a year away. Barring unforeseen complications, Google Glass will have gone public by then and just might …

First Look At Sketchfab: A Youtube For 3D Files

Sketchfab is a web service to publish, share and embed interactive 3D models in real-time. Put simply, the site is part of a growing network of online 3D software to enable artistes, designers, and lay users to design 3D models that can, subsequently, be crafted into objects using a 3D printer. …