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Star Wars 3D remakes of Episode II and Episode III confirmed

08/26/2012, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace was famous (or should I say, infamous) for the computer generated character known as Jar Jar Binks, although I found that sentiment on the ground tend to lean more on the negative side. Well, George Lucas is a true...

Curiosity’s first Mars track marks

08/22/2012, Just like a doting parent, the folks over at NASA are fawning over the Curiosity Rover’s every single movement on the Red Planet after landing there earlier this month. Sure, we have seen its first panoramic photo, in addition to a high definition...

Wi-Fi used as emergency mesh networks could be a novel idea

08/22/2012, In the event of a natural disaster like an earthquake or a flash flood, there has been cases of relief workers being stranded, excommunicated from the rest of the world in the process. Well, we all know that keeping a clear and open line of communications...

Drinkman – an old school Walkman inspired hip flask

08/22/2012, You know the effects of beer goggles? Well, it is safe to assume that the 1980s audio icon from Sony, the Walkman, might have reached the end of the road for a fair number of years already, but that does not mean it no longer has any relevance in our...

Canon hits 80 million EF lenses production

08/21/2012, Just how many EF lenses do you think a company like Canon has produced to date? Well, we are looking at a milestone figure of 80 million having rolled off their production lines as of August 3, 2012. Just to pull some other figures out from our history...

Microsoft opens $14.99 Windows 8 upgrade offer registration

08/20/2012, With Windows 8 coming out this fall, many recent PC customers were angry at first due to their buying a computer with Windows 7 when Windows 8 was coming out in a couple months. Microsoft then announced in the beginning of June that anyone who purchased a...

Aerogel from NASA is a super insulator

08/20/2012, NASA might have garnered their fair share of attention with the introduction of the Curiosity Rover on Mars for some time now, but that does not mean the organization is resting on their laurels. You can be sure that they have plenty of concurrent...

NASA reveals mission to study Mars’ core

08/20/2012, Mars has been a large subject of interest in the science community for years now. Many hope that eventually we’ll send a space shuttle there and set up some sort of space station. NASA’s most recent project was Curiosity, which landed just two...

Bioshock themed custom pinball machine

08/19/2012, In life, there are themes all around us – a themed party, for instance, or how about a certain theme for a notable event in your life? Well, having video game themes around us are nothing new, but here is something that Bioshock fans might just fall...

Book encoded in DNA

08/19/2012, We do know that DNA are veritable biological libraries, holding their fair share of information, but here is a novel way of making use of them. Researchers have managed to encode a full book in DNA, which would make this achievement the largest amount of...

Sony PRS-T2 eReader finally becomes official

08/16/2012, After making a short appearance at the FCC, and getting an early reveal by retailer J&R last week, Sony’s PRS-T2 eRader is now officially launched. Priced at $129, this is an eReader that aims at a crowd who want a no-nonsense device and prefer...