General, Page 325 ▼

Self-healing plastic mimics skin, Wolverine robots on the way?

03/28/2012, One of the greatest advantages that mutants like Wolverine and Sabertooth have over their opponents in a battle or brawl would be their accelerated healing factor. Sure, that does not mean pain is done away with, but knowing that it is nigh impossible to...

Zappar and Moonpic announce Augmented Reality greeting cards

03/28/2012, The line between the real and the digital world is getting thinner by the day and the introduction of Augmented Reality technology has only accelerated the process. Today, Moonpig and Zappar announced that it will be releasing greeting cards that feature...

Claire Lin, Taiwanese woman commits suicide while on Facebook chat

03/27/2012, A woman in Taiwan named Claire Lin killed herself by closing up a room and inhaling poisonous fumes from a charcoal barbecue that she had started. While Lin was waiting for the fumes to put her to sleep, she was chatting with friends on Facebook. Lin...

Rovio acquires FutureMark

03/27/2012, Rovio, the creator of Angry Birds, has just announced that it has acquired FutureMark Games Studio, which is the gaming part of the company otherwise known for its popular benchmark series with the same name. “They are an incredibly talented and...

Dutch filmmaker confesses to fake human bird wing video

03/22/2012, When the original human bird wing video came out a couple of days ago, it created quite a stir on the Internet – only to have some experts on the subject claim that it is nothing but a cleverly constructed hoax. Well, the cat is out of the bag now,...

Girl With The Dragon Tattoo original DVD looks like a bootleg copy

03/22/2012, If you plan to pick up the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo DVD this week, don’t be surprised if it looks like a bootleg DVD. According to reports online, the DVD caused quite a stir among Redbox customers due to its design. Folks were so confused about...

Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta up for download

03/22/2012, Looking forward to the next version of Adobe Photoshop? We’ve got some good news for you. Adobe has just pushed out the beta version of Photoshop CS6 for download today. For the awesome price of free, users can now try out the latest version of the...

Flying bird man video is a fake

03/21/2012, I guess the cat is out of the bag – the good people over at Gizmodo have managed to consult with some CGI maestros under George Lucas’ employment concerning the video of the flying bird man earlier this morning, and they claim that it is...

Real-time translation for e-reader market

03/21/2012, Ortsbo.com – ever heard of the domain name before? Well, you might want to start taking note of it, as Ortsbo is the leader in real-time experiential communications, having announced that they have recently applied for U.S. patent protection for its...

Camera knows whats coming around the corner

03/21/2012, Israelis did invent the first gun that is able to shoot around corners, helping you shoot your target without exposing yourself to danger. Well, I guess this is something less lethal, but interesting to look at nonetheless – a camera which is...

Jurassic Park 3D coming next year

03/20/2012, With the advent of 3D technology in cinemas these days, we have seen a fair number of re-releases – with Beauty and the Beast, Titanic and Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace all released, how about throwing in some dinosaur goodness into the...

Samsung, RIM, sued over emoticons

03/19/2012, While patents are said to be the newest form of corporate ammunition between companies, what you are about to read might just take things a little bit too far. It seems that RIM and Samsung’s decision to throw in a quick-access key that allows you...

NEC to make bendy screens possible with super-thin batteries

03/19/2012, It looks like we’re one step closer to being able to own devices with flexible screens. The folks over at NEC announced that they are developing a super-thin battery that could be incorporated into credit cards or bendable screens. These batteries...

LEGO Ultimate Collector Series R2-D2 coming soon

03/15/2012, R2-D2 is probably the most popular and loved characters in the Star Wars universe, so when we say it’s about time the robot got its own LEGO set – we’re pretty sure nobody is going to disagree. Well, it looks like our wishes have come true...