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Kinectimals hail from Build-A-Bear Workshop

09/22/2011, Build-A-Bear Workshop will be working paw-in-hand with Microsoft on Kinectimals in a build-and-scan promotion. Starting from October 11 onwards, Build-A-Bear Workshops and buildabear.com will feature a quartet of bears that you see above, where you can...

Spain launches antitrust investigation into Microsoft

09/21/2011, It seems like it wasn’t too long ago that Microsoft was under the microscope for alleged antitrust practices with their browser Internet Explorer, but now it looks like the whole antitrust issue might be brought up again, and this time it looks like...

Library eBook for Kindle undergoes testing

09/20/2011, Announced way back in April, Kindle’s eBook lending service is now live – at least for folks living in Seattle. There have been reports of users noticing the appearance of the Kindle download option on the sites of two library systems – the...

BT Tower turned into a giant lightsaber

09/19/2011, Last week, the BT Tower in London was turned into the biggest lightsaber in the world, to commemorate the release of the Star Wars complete saga on Blu-ray disc. While many fans probably won’t agree with the edits done to the movie (Han shot first,...

AT&T attempting to sell their assets to their rivals?

09/19/2011, While the merger of AT&T and T-Mobile benefits both companies the most, and even though on paper they claim that it will benefit the rest of the country, not many are convinced, especially with the DoJ launching a lawsuit in an attempt to stop the...

Star Wars Stormtrooper helmet made from sneakers up for auction

09/19/2011, Shoes seem to be the hot commodity floating around auction houses these days – especially for fanboys (and girls). After the announcement of the Back To The Future 2 Nike MAG shoes last week, it looks like there’s a new shoe auction up...

AmazonLocal coming to Kindle with Special Offers

09/15/2011, As if getting a Kindle at a reduced price wasn’t good enough with Amazon’s Kindle with Special Offers, customers of the eBook reader are in for another treat. Amazon has just announced that customers will soon start receiving special offers...

Nike MAG shoes hit $4,000 mark in eBay auction

09/09/2011, Remember the limited-edition, Back to the Future-inspired Nike MAG shoes that we covered yesterday evening? Well, they fall under the “must-have” department, quickly touching $3,500 in the first night of bidding alone, while some models, as...

Ghost town to be built for testing new technologies

09/07/2011, While technology is constantly progressing forward, not everything that is created ends up being usable in the real world. A lot of things are tried, created, but eventually don’t work out to be practical or very useful at all due to lack of...

Olympics go 3D thanks to BBC

09/01/2011, The BBC has plans to screen the summer Olympics next year in 3D, as organizers of the sporting spectacle that happens every four years intend to carry out up to 10 hours of coverage each day in the added dimension. London’s 2012 Olympics will...

Striiv makes staying in shape fun

08/31/2011, If life has thought us anything, it’s that if you want to get somebody to do something tedious like staying in shape – you’ve got to make it fun, and that’s what Striiv is all about. The company has just announced a new product that aims to...

Grilled cheese sandwiches take high-tech route

08/30/2011, cheeA hungry man is an angry man, and there are many other variations on how hunger pangs negatively affects a person. Well, if you’re into grilled cheese sandwiches, then you might want to check out what Jonathan Kaplan – the man behind the...