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Angry Birds cartoon series this fall?

04/01/2012, Here is a potential April Fool’s banana skin, although it does seem legit considering how Rovio is hell bent on milking their super successful gaming franchise to the death. Word has it that Nick Dorra recently revealed Rovio’s plans for a...

Foxconn to increase salaries, reduce work hours

04/01/2012, Foxconn Technology Group has announced that they will do their part to ensure the quality of work life among their employees are upgraded – by increasing wages, while reducing the number of hours that they will need to work, according to Chairman...

NASA Rocket Sled is not for riding

03/30/2012, NASA has recently come up with a rocket sled that replicates “the forces a supersonic spacecraft would experience prior to landing.” And if you’re wondering why on earth would NASA want a contraption like that? It can be used to test...

X-O Manowar has QR code talking cover

03/30/2012, Are you an avid comic collector? I remember the early days of Image Comics where Jim Lee was recruited, and the company’s main strength lay in the gorgeous visuals, but story-wise, Image Comics failed to deliver the kind of substance that Marvel and...

Smart windows help buildings remain cool

03/30/2012, When it comes to modern architecture these days, there is one concern that thankfully, people take into consideration – that is, how “green” a particular building is. After all, we only have one earth, and I don’t think many of us...

SET Japan does custom designer QR codes

03/30/2012, QR codes are definitely not new at all, but they have caught on in recent memory simply because of their effectiveness in sending users with the right mobile devices to webpages intended by the company behind such QR codes. However, after a while, the...

The Dark Knight Rises trailer recreated with LEGO

03/29/2012, LEGO stop motion videos are almost always entertaining to watch, and this one is no exception. The folks over at Paranick Filmz decided to recreate the trailer for The Dark Knight Rises with LEGO pieces and the aid of some computer graphics and I must say...

Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen’s Identity Gets Stolen

03/28/2012, Identity theft is not something that we are unfamiliar with. With so much details being shared about themselves all over the internet via sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and so many others, more and more people are finding themselves victims of...

Skype offers unlimited calls to Brazil and Russia

03/28/2012, Skype has been helping couples remain connected in a long distance relationship for the longest time already, not to mention making sure that family and friends alike are able to keep in touch with one another at a minimal fee – free at times, too....

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...