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Razer Atrox for Xbox 360 gives retro joysticks another try

When it comes to gaming controllers for just about any machine capable of playing video games, Razer probably has the controller you need. The …

Retrogaming

GadgetellSolutions Media

26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

Customers

Microsoft’s still trying to scare businesses into upgrading to Windows 8

AP Photo/Richard Drew<p>Microsoft India yesterday issued a press release with the title, “Staying on Windows XP to cost three times more than migrating to Windows 8.” The release is based on a study commissioned by Microsoft and conducted by IDC, which found that sticking with XP could cost business …

Bharti Airtel

Was an American engineer in Singapore killed for what he knew? So far, testimony points to suicide

The first week of coroner's inquiry into Dr. Shane Todd's death concluded today<p>The victim's family leaving court Friday afternoon. Left to right: Mary Todd, the victim's mother, with her son Chet Todd, his wife Corynne, sister-in-law, and husband Rick Todd. Photo: Belmont Lay<p>After a week of court …

Why 3D Printing Is Overhyped (I Should Know, I Do It For a Living)

Everyone's now aware of 3D printing — they’ve read about it in the papers, on blogs or seen it on TV. The mentality now seems to be that, in the …

U.S. Air Force plans to save $50M over 10 years by deploying iPads

Just as the Defense Department granted iOS devices approval for use on military networks, TheStreet reports that the U.S. Air Force plans on saving around $50 million through its purchase of iPads. The savings will mainly be due to the ability to cut weight on flights by replacing traditional …

The Realm, Kickstarter and the joy and fear of game development

Now reaching the end of its Kickstarter appeal, Atomhawk's The Realm, is a visually stunning adventure game, set in a future England now re-taken by …

Black-hat bitcoin’s days are numbered

On Tuesday (May 14), the US government seized accounts that Japan-based Mt. Gox, the world’s largest bitcoin exchange, held at its US bank, Wells Fargo, and with Dwolla, an online payments company. The government said Mt Gox violated money laundering rules. (Mt Gox says it is investigating.) For …

Bitcoin

Springtomize Dev Releases Exquisitely Beautiful Non-Jailbreak Finance App For iPhone

Filippo Bigarella is best known for being the developer of some of the most popular jailbreak tweaks for iOS, including Springtomize, LivelyIcons, and PasswordPilot Pro. But he’s just launched his first official iPhone app through the App Store.<p>It’s called Balances, and it’s a wonderfully simply …

App Store

Mary Lou Jepsen encourages Google X attitude in hardware engineering

This week at a fireside chat during Google I/O 2013, Mary Lou Jepsen – currently the head of the Display Division at Google X – let it be known that …

An Imprisoned Hacker Invented an ATM Attachment That Stops Skimmers

Valentin Boanta has a lot of free time on his hands—five years worth, to be exact. That's because Boanta is currently serving a prison sentence for, …

Glasses with Google Glass: Prescription versions appear at Google I/O

SAN FRANCISCO--Google Glass currently comes in five colors and has a pop-in sunglass visor, but no version of the Explorer Edition comes with prescription lenses. For glasses-wearers like me, that means getting contacts or jamming them over my frames. Next year, that may change.<p>You had to look …

This High-Tech Backpack Is Mapping the Remotest Corners for Google

Most people know about the fleet of Google cars that go around filming streets.<p>But what about the submarines and the tricycles and the backpacks? At …

WebRTC is growing fast: soon to surpass one billion devices

WebRTC, the new technology that enables plugin-free voice and video chat within the browser, should be available on more than one billion unique …

Facebook’s Growth Since IPO In 12 Big Numbers

$FB is still stuck at $26.25, way down from its $38 IPO price, but it’s made important progress since going public a year ago. Daily users up 26%, mobile monthly users up 56%, and revenue up 38% are some highlights. It’s running out of people to sign up in the developed world, but with this growth …

A sneak peek at YouTube’s future as it rolls out new channel design for everyone

YouTube (s GOOG) announced this week that it is going to roll out its new channel design to all of its publishers at the beginning of June. All …

Syrian Electronic Army Adds Financial Times to Its Social Media Hacks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>The Financial Times</i> became the latest news agency to fall prey to the Syrian Electronic Army, the …

Google's top product of I/O 2013: You

As I sat through the last half hour of a nearly 4-hour keynote, sweat pouring through my shirt, my attention waned. Most people's did. Where were the gadgets? Last year, Google seemed like the hottest (or, most conversation-starting) hardware company around. This year, the only hardware mentioned …