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Sony’s PlayStation 4 Costs $381 to Build — Only $18 Under Retail Price — In Teardown

When PlayStation 3 was first released by electronics giant Sony in 2006, it was sold at a loss with the hope of making money back on individual games.<p>…

Sony Sells More Than One Million PlayStation 4s on First Day, But Some Are Defective

More than one million units of Sony’s latest gaming console, the PlayStation 4, were sold within 24 hours of its Friday debut in the U.S. and …

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Sony Sold Over 1 Million PS4 Units In 24 Hours And Amazon Is Already Sold Out

Shuhei Yoshida, Sony's President of Worldwide Studios revealed the sales figure in a Tweet on Sunday:<p>@yosp<p>Amazon says it's already sold out:<p>But there's been reports that some of the units are malfunctioning. Several Amazon customers posted complaints that their units didn't work out of the box, the …

2015 Subaru Legacy Concept Revealed Before Los Angeles Debut

Subaru Previews Future Midsizer<p>The Subaru Legacy concept will debut alongside the production version of the 2015 Subaru WRX at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show, the automaker announced. While Subaru has only released a teaser image of the 2015 WRX, the automaker has revealed several images of the …

Nissan Unveils its In-Car Smartwatch

Smartwatches are the tech industry’s topic du jour after Samsung launched its Galaxy Gear watch, while even Qualcomm got in on the act when it unveiled Toq. If seeing Qualcomm — which makes chips for countless smartphone companies, but has little awareness among consumers — launch a watch was …

PS Vita TV is a mini console that brings games and services to your TV, arrives November for around $100 (video)

This tiny 60mm x 100mm wonder is the PlayStation Vita TV. Not only is it a miniature console that plays Vita games and connects to PlayStation controllers, it also offers access to Sony's Music Unlimited, Video Unlimited service, karaoke and more -- all for 9,954 yen (around $100). It's a knowing …

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Sony expands Vita streaming support and improves icon visuals

If you've been waiting for better streaming support and improved visuals on your PlayStation Vita, Sony's latest update has you covered. In firmware version 2.6, the company has tweaked the UI, made it easier to access saved game data on PlayStation Plus, and opened up new ways to toggle networking …

Plants Vs. Zombies 2 Still On Track For This Quarter

by DEnM Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 04:42 PM<p>I hope that when it gets globally released, the devs remove the "Front-Facing camera" requirement that's …

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Nissan shows off 185 mph ZEOD RC electric prototype, plans to race it at Le Mans

Nissan's just pulled the covers off its fancifully styled ZEOD RC race car that may eventually hit speeds of up to 300km/h (about 185mph). Though the acronym stands for "zero emissions, on demand," the vehicle could end up being a hybrid model that switches between gas and EV modes (as opposed to a …

Meet B, the flying car that'll make it even easier to terrorize local wildlife (video)

Sometimes, when a remote-control car and a remote-control helicopter love each other very much, they come together and produce something like the B. Well, okay, that's not exactly how this small flying car came about, but it's a nice story. Witold Mielniczek, a computational engineering Ph.D. …

Microsoft pulls a 180, reverses Xbox One always-on DRM and used games policy

In a blog post, Xbox chief Don Mattrick says Microsoft heard the outcry from gamers and changed the much-derided policies.<p>Microsoft backtracked Wednesday on its much-derided policy that would have required Xbox One gamers to connect their consoles to the Internet once a day to prevent game …

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Sensuous Steel

Ken Gross bought his first car magazine when he was 12 years old and brought it home proudly to show his father. His dad was not interested. So Gross spent his adolescence trying to convince his old man that, despite the fact that he worked for cheap in a gas station and spent all of his spare time …

Inteliscope app version one shows off its iPhone-enabled sniping skills (video)

In the old days, when you wanted to double-tap a bad guy with an AR-15, you had to rely on plain-jane scopes or sights... booooring. Good thing we live in a more tactically technological time, the age of the Inteliscope -- a mount and app combo that lets you slap an iPhone or iPod touch atop an …

The Xbox One Might Let Sony's PS4 Win By Default

Last night, Microsoft dumped a pile of information into our laps about some of the more controversial specifics of the Xbox One. We heard confirmation about its practices for always on, used game resale, and game ownership in general. Some of the highlights:<p>- Your Xbox must check in via the …

Xbox One Requires Online Connection Every 24 Hours

by TALI Z0RAH Thursday, June 06, 2013 at 05:48 PM<p>I am fine with this, still waiting on MS games at E3.<p>by Brad Thursday, June 06, 2013 at 05:49 PM<p>Live …

Nintendo partners with Best Buy so you can play unreleased Wii U games in store during E3 (update)

There's nothing more frustrating than watching a product or service get announced, then having to wait an age to try it out. Nintendo hears that, and has announced via Nintendo Direct, that during E3 week, Best Buy will have playable demos of as-yet released Wii U games in 100 stores across the US …

10 Things To Do When You Win The Lottery

<i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>This post was updated on January 12th, 2016, to reflect the current $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot and the 2016 lifetime exemption from estate and gift taxes.</i><p>The jackpot for tomorrow’s Powerball drawing has hit $1.5 billion. If you win it, you won’t ever have to worry about money …

EA Engineer: Wii U Is "Crap", Nintendo Is "Walking Dead"

by LuckyKoopa11 Friday, May 17, 2013 at 05:16 PM<p>EA can go to hell then, the online functions arent even finished and they are calling it out<p>by Ciyrus …

MOGA to support Kindle Fire and Windows Phone 8, $50 Pro controller slated for April 15th

After nearly six months on the market, the MOGA Bluetooth-powered gaming controller is finally ready to open up its Android-restricted doors. We were told at the Game Developers Conference that starting today, developers can add MOGA support to Kindle Fire and Windows Phone 8 games, thus marking …