The Wii is now the best selling Nintendo home console, while the DS is the firm’s top selling device of all time. The news comes in an event-filled week for the games industry, with Microsoft confirming a super-sized external drive for the Xbox 360 and a Zelda game for Wii now appearing a cert for […]
Nintendo Power magazine, which launched in 1988, has just published its 250th issue. A kind geek posted some teaser scans of the issue, which features “250 Reasons to Love Nintendo.” Among these, there are classic quotes, favorite heroes, favorite villains, things we love to hate, etc. I agree with a lot of these lists, and […]
It was International Data Privacy Day yesterday. That’s doesn’t appear to have led to any restaurant or bar discounts or formed the basis of an awesome themed party, but it did produce a series of events and speeches to promote the issue. The day is promoted by The Privacy Projects, an organization which researches and […]
File this under “strange but true.” Apparently one of PETA’s latest projects is an attempt to save Punxsutawney Phil from the cruel and unusual treatment of being forced to see his shadow (or not) every February 2. They believe that the ceremony is “traumatizing and stressful” for the groundhog, and that he should be replaced […]
It’s finally out! The long-awaited Apple tablet has been unveiled today, and it looks like a giant iPhone. iPad features: A 9.7-inch multitouch screen (resolution: 1024 x 768) A 1 GHz A4 Apple-made processor Wi-Fi / 3G connectivity Bluetooth 2.1 A Mic Speakers Battery Life: 10 hours of constant use, 1 month in standby mode […]
Another technology which could only be seen in sci-fi movies a decade ago will soon be available to law enforcement agencies everywhere. Check it out: [Via Newlaunches]
Michael Deal, a remarkably talented graphic designer, has taken up a rather monumental project which he calls Charting the Beatles. While the title may sound simple, the breathtaking graphs that he’s created are anything but. Considering that I’m a huge fan of the Beatles and an absolute data nut, this project is absolutely enthralling for […]
A man living in Santa Fe, New Mexico claims that his neighbor’s wi-fi is making him sick. According to CNN, Arthur Firstenberg believes that since his neighbor moved in next door, he’s been experiencing a sickness and side effects so severe he’s had to go homeless entirely to escape the discomfort. Firstenberg cannot go to […]
One of the most epic product unboxings we’ve ever seen! Enjoy!
Built by researchers from the Machine Perception Laboratory at UCSD, Diego-San is a 4.2-foot tall robotic baby, and is probably the scariest thing I’ve seen so far this year. I mean, a full scale robotic representation of an adult is already creepy enough, but I think these guys are taking things a little too far […]
As an IT professional, you need to have a structured mind in order to think through all the possible problematic situations that can present themselves on a day to day basis. And after having worked in IT for a while, I’ve developed a certain methodology that can help you solve most problems quickly and effectively. […]
I just received a link to a youtube video from an anonymous tipper showing a laptop featured at CES 2010 with a transparent screen. While the concept looks extremely cool, I’m not exactly sure how practical something like this would be in everyday use. Please check out the video and let us know your thoughts.