New game controller design gets thumbs up… and down

A new video game controller design aims to go a step beyond vibration by actively stretching the skin on players’ thumbs. It’s intended to simulate actions such as a gun recoiling. The design includes traditional thumbsticks, but with a separate circle in the middle known as a tactor. It’s similar to an eraser at the […]

Sony’s PS Vita could be heading to tablets

Sony has confirmed it’s at least theoretically possible that the PS Vita system could come to smartphones and tablets. That note comes as the company admits it needs to establish Vita as a long-lasting brand rather than a one-off gadget. Speaking in preparation for the US launch of the portable console, Sony’s chief executive Kazuo […]

Creative Introduces SoundBlaster Recon3D

When it comes to building a gaming PC, I find the most overlooked feature is the Sound Card. On-board sound cards that come with higher end gaming capable motherboards are often more than good enough to feed a nice signal to your speakers. But leave it to the people at Creative Labs to once again […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 60% Off Kingston HyperX 120GB SATA III 2.5-Inch 6.0 Gb/s Solid State Drive – $129.99 + Free Shipping

Looking for a cheap SSD drive for your system? Then you’ll definitely want to check this awesome deal I stumbled upon today. Amazon currently has a 120GB SATA III drive (Kingston HyperX) for just $129.99 (After post-purchase rebate) + free shipping! That’s 60% off the drive’s usual retail price of $319.99. Kingston’s HyperX SSD combines […]

The Disastrous Consequences of Not Removing Your Hardware Safely [Video]

These guys should get an Oscar… or something… for their performance. What happens when you don’t remove your hardware safely? Thanks Ron!

New Xbox could destroy used games market

In what would surely be one of the dumbest decisions in entertainment tech history, there are rumors that the next generation of the Xbox won’t allow owners to play used games. With a release expected to be about 18 months away, we’re at the point where Microsoft is likely firming up the final specs and […]

Adaptception [Pic]

These aren’t just dreams, these are memories and you said never to use memories! [Via MUO]

It’s Caturday: Cat Hates DVD Drive [Video]

Youtuber Lansegg says: Sound and view of ejecting dvd tray drives my cat mad. She forgets about food, toys and birds on the tree by the window and attacks the tray. [Via Neatorama]

The Raspberry Pi: An ARM GNU/Linux box for $25

The Raspberry Pi: A $25 system that features an Arm processor that supports up to 1080p resolution at up to 20 frames per second. It also offers onboard storage via an SD card, HDMI support, ethernet, a composite connection, and analog audio. The system will apparently go on sale sometime in January 2012. [Raspberry Pi […]

Sony’s problematic 2011 continues with Vita glitches

The good news for Sony is that initial sales of the portable PlayStation Vita in Japan have been relatively strong. The bad news is that many customers appear to be struggling to turn the device on. The Vita is the follow-up to the PlayStation Portable and launched in Japan this past weekend, though it won’t […]

A 5MB Hard Drive In 1956 [Pics]

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Brilliant: Charge & Sync 3-in-1 USB Cable

A 3-in-1 USB cable that features a mini USB, a Micro USB, and an Apple 40 pin connector, all in the same setup, allowing you to charge and sync a wide variety of mobile devices with just one cable. [Innergie | Via Laughing Squid]