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Call of Duty: Black Ops breaks $1 billion sales mark

12/21/2010, Video games look set to break new ground in terms of revenue, what with Call of Duty: Black Ops from Activision breaking the $1 billion sales mark in just a month since its launch. In fact, more than half that figure was achieved during its first five...

Ranger Walking Robot Sets Distance Record

07/28/2010, A four-legged robot, dubbed Ranger, has just set a new distance record for robots, walking 14.3 miles before it finally ran out of juice. The record-breaking journey took a good 10 hours, 40 minutes, 48 seconds, and used about a penny’s worth of...

Swype To Arrive Tomorrow On Android Phones

06/15/2010, You might have already heard of Swype before this, the input method that allows you to enter text at record-breaking speeds via swiping. Before this, you needed to purchase a device that had Swype pre-installed in order to use it, but the company is...

HTC EVO 4G Sales Top 200k Over The Weekend

06/08/2010, We already know that Sprint’s HTC EVO 4G broke Sprint’s launch day sales records, and now the phone seems to be going from strength to strength, as word is going around that Sprint may well have sold over 200,000 EVO 4Gs in its first weekend,...

Sim City Population Clocked At Six Million

04/16/2010, Think you’re the best at Sim City? YouTube user Thelmperar claims to have maxed out Sim City 3000 with his creation of Magnasanti. You can check out the video after the jump, but if you want a few stats, it’s worth noting that Magnasanti has...

Folio Concept Allows You To Take And Play HD Videos Anytime

04/12/2010, If only all miniature camcorders on the market looked like the Folio, designed by Johan Loekito. This concept device is a video recorder that has a display that can be flipped out, allowing you to record yourself in those moments that narcissism strikes....

Samsung And Swype Set Record For Fastest Text Message

03/23/2010, It looks like Samsung’s move to invest in Swype has paid some dividends, as a recent video has surfaced showing a user setting a new Guinness World Record for the fastest text message on a touchscreen phone using Swype on the Windows Mobile 6.5...

Wireless data transfer record smashed

01/27/2010, Siemens now holds the world record of having the fastest wireless data transfer after breaking their previous efforts, hitting a whopping 500 Mbps using white LED light. Researchers at Siemens relied on 500 light intensity fluctuations per second that are...

Evolta Robot live @ Le Mans: 24hrs on two AA batteries

08/05/2009, Challenge: can Evolta run for 24hours on only two AA batteries? Our buddies from Giiks had the opportunity to take a closer look to the Evolta Robot that we mentioned back on July 27th. On the photo, Tomotaka Takahashi* himself (the inventor) is holding...