Reddit Outlaws Harassment

Reddit has announced new policies to crack down on harassment. It’s not given specific details of the consequences, but it has prompted heated debate among users who believe unrestricted speech should be paramount. The site says it has based its decision on a survey of 15,000 users, as well as changes in the nature of […]

Ultimate Star Trek Apartment For Sale

A studio apartment built to look just like Star Trek’s Voyager is up for sale in the United Kingdom. The apartment in Hinckley, Leicestershire, is the work of Tony Alleyne. He made the conversion after his wife left him and he no longer had to compromise on interior design tastes. Originally he built it around […]

Bare-Bones PC Market Drops To $9

A $9 computer project has been fully funded on Kickstarter. As you’d expect, CHIP is pretty bare-boned, with extra costs for some connections, though a $49 touchscreen version is the most interesting configuration. The basic edition of CHIP is effectively the circuit board ripped out of a bargain-basement Linux mini-PC. Most of the connections are […]

Nintendo World May Become A Reality

Nintendo has agreed a deal with Universal Parks and Resorts to bring game-themed attractions to its theme parks. The two companies have offered virtually no details on exactly what it will entail and it appears their creative departments have yet to work out the specifics. However, they have said that “Nintendo’s most famous characters and […]

Snake Gets Relaunch For Smartphone Era

The original cellphone casual game is back: Snake is being relaunched as Snake Rewind for Android, iOS and Windows. While the game dates back in various forms to the 1970s, its most famous version came preloaded on Nokia phones in the late 1990s, right at the time that owning a cellphone became genuinely mainstream. That […]