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Oslo Killer “Trained” With Modern Warfare 2 Video Game

07/25/2011, The media attention has focused on the fact that Norway killer Anders Behring Breivik has been saying that he used the video game hit Modern Warfare 2 (MW2, see video in the full post) as a “training” tool, and that according to him, the game...

IBM patents new technology to improve virtual keyboards

07/24/2011,   While we all know that virtual keyboards will never replace physical keyboards anytime soon when it comes to speed and accuracy – engineers are constantly trying to make things better. The folks over at IBM recently filed a patent application for...

New software removes “naked” body scans (airport security)

07/20/2011, Airport security is never easy. Ever since the rise of aircraft-related crimes in recent years, the country has taken serious measures to ensure the safety of its flight crew and passengers on planes. One of the measures implemented to counter this...

Evoluce TWO is one interactive display

07/20/2011, Evoluce, the German display manufacturer known for its multi-touch + gesture displays has just announced the release of the Evolouce TWO. An improvement over the I-voluce, it still features a 46″ multi-touch LCD display, but this time it can detect...

Another Foxconn worker commits suicide?

07/20/2011, I’m starting to wonder whether the Foxconn factory has some sort of nefarious powers behind it which tend to cause humans who work there to take their own life – after all, the most recent case where a worker fell to his death from the sixth...

R2-D2 lunch kit can light up and make sounds

07/20/2011, While we can’t say for sure that the majority of grown ups carry around lunch boxes, we also can’t be certain that the young kids of the current generation are as big a fan of Star Wars as certain adults are. In either case this R2-D2 lunch kit should...

UltraViolet is a cloud system for movies

07/19/2011, Music and movie piracy have been running rampant for the past decade or so, and despite various attempts by record labels and movie studios to put a stop to them, nothing has really caught on just yet. That may change with Apple’s iTunes for the cloud...

BookLamp introduces the “Pandora.com for books”

07/19/2011, Music lovers should be familiar with Pandora’s music service, which works by recommending songs to the listener based on what the user has listened to in the past, and users will be able to help refine the recommendations by providing positive or...

Amazon launches Kindle Textbook Rental services

07/18/2011, College and University graduates will probably be really jealous to hear that Amazon has launched a textbook rental service, where electronic versions of textbooks can be rented from Amazon’s Kindle Store, a service which was launched today.

JetLev demonstrated on TV: almost knocks reporter over

07/18/2011, Over the weekend at the San Diego Yacht and Boat Show, the folks over at Fox 5 were taping a video demonstration of the water-powered jet pack, the JetLev in action. In case you didn’t know what the JetLev is, it is a jet pack that makes use of...

Skype vulnerability issue will be fixed this week

07/18/2011, A couple of days ago, security vulnerability for Skype was discovered by Levent Kayan, a Berlin-based security researcher. What he had discovered was this exploit which allowed malicious hackers to enter a string of JavaScript code into the “mobile...

Cadence announces new 4-Bit Steel watch

07/14/2011, If you are a fan of the Cadence 4-Bit Wall Clock that was released last month and wished you could wear it on your hand, it looks like your wishes have come true. Cadence has released a new wristwatch version of its 4-bit wall clock so that you can geek...