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100 Atari Classic Games on iOS

04/06/2011, Atari Greatest Hits is a package that contains 18 arcade games and 92 Atari 2600 games. First, if you simply download the app, you get Pong for free (this may be a temporary promo). As for the others, you can opt to buy each game for $0.99, or the whole...

Slowest mobile towns in UK mapped

04/06/2011, Here is a rather interesting piece of research work that deserves commendation – we’re talking about mapping the slowest mobile towns throughout the UK where 3G mobile broadband speed is concerned. So far, we do know that the average speed for...

Health status bar to appear in meat and fish?

04/06/2011, For those of you who have had plenty of experience with video games, do remember those side scrolling beat ‘em ups that have a health status bar on top of your enemies – the reason we ask you to do so is because of what science has done to...

Tobii PCEye released

04/05/2011, The Tobii PCEye has just been released, making it one of the most advanced stand-alone eye control device that is currently available in the market – making the average computer more accessible to the masses simply because you can use your eyes to...

Skataz offers electric skates

04/04/2011, Fast forward to the 21st century and you see electricity powering many facets of our lives, and even the humble pair of skates are not spared – thanks to the efforts of Skataz with their quest to partner with investors to build electric skating...

Toshiba P770, P775 Laptops Feature 3D Webcams

04/04/2011, Toshiba has been leading the charge with glasses-less 3D displays, but the company has a series of laptops that take a step back on the display (it requires glasses for 3D), but makes a small step forward in 3D content creation. Thanks to a pair of...

Android Fragmentation: a real problem, developers say

04/04/2011, Google said at the previous Google IO that Android is not *that* fragmented, but many developers -86%- (according to Fortune and 250 developers surveyed) think that Android fragmentation is a real problem. First, let’s provide some context:...

Bionic eye gets closer to implant reality

04/04/2011, UNSW (University of New South Wales) researchers over at Australia have come up with a microchip that is tipped to provide all the relevant processing muscle for Down Under’s first bionic eye. This new 98-channel microchip is currently undergoing...

Apple patents charger with integrated battery

04/02/2011, According to a new filing at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Apple has been thinking about building a charger that would double as an external battery. The idea is that external batteries such as HyperMac (now called HyperJuice) work, but they...

iPhone 5 with Sony camera sensor? [Sony CEO leak?]

04/02/2011, During an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Sir Howard Stringer (Sony’s CEO), mentioned that the tsunami would delay the shipment of Sony’s best camera sensors to Apple. The thing is, Sony isn’t known to supply sensors to Apple for...

Large multi-touch display used as a giant microscope

04/01/2011, If you had a large touchscreen at your disposal, the first thing you would probably think of doing is play Angry Birds on it. Well, believe it or not, touchscreen displays can be used for productive purposes as well. Researchers at the Institute for...

Motorola Xoom Review

04/01/2011, Motorola Xoom Review - this in-depth review of the Motorola Xoom covers the pro and cons of the first tablet running on Android 3.0, aka Honeycomb

Object tracking algorithm picks things up on-the-fly

03/31/2011, Zdenek Kalal (now that’s definitely a name that is hard to guess its spelling!), who is a researcher at the University of Surrey, has conjured what could very well be one of the more advanced vision systems that are known at the moment to mankind....

Laser allows deaf to “hear”

03/31/2011, Can the condition of being deaf be reversed? A group of boffings from the University of Utah that has Richard Rabbitt at the helm has come across a method that uses lasers to offer deaf people the ability to hear. This is made possible using a low-power...