So, You Bought a Raspberry Pi. Now What?

Since 2012, the Raspberry Pi has been helping creative computer scientists make some really interesting projects. Everything from robots to complete home automation systems are possible with the micro-computer and hundreds of tutorials are available online. If you’ve been wanting to jump on board the Raspberry Pi bandwagon, then there’s never been a better time. […]

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“Graphene” to Replace Silicon for 21st Century Technology?

Imagine a sheet of unbelievably strong, nearly transparent, conductive, flexible, and natural material – all while being almost 2-dimensional… It’s called graphene, and scientists are just now discovering its applications. Graphene is graphite, like in your old No. 2 pencils, but with atoms hexagonally linked together on a plane that’s only as thick as the […]

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Win the Ultimate Gaming Internship with Complexity Gaming

L337 Gaming, XFX, and Newegg are teaming up to offer you the chance of a lifetime: an all-expenses-paid trip to MLG Anaheim to be a member of Team Complexity as an intern! Major League Gaming is returning to the west coast and will be featuring hundreds of the best players from around the world. One […]

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Looking Back on Nintendo’s Game Boy 25 Years Later

The Game Boy setup was simple: up, down, left, right, a, b, start, select, and a 2.6-inch olive-green screen. When it launched in Japan on April 21, 1989, at the price of 12,500 yen ($121 USD), it immediately sold out of its first batch of 300,000 units. The Game Boy was an instant hit. By […]

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The History Behind Microsoft XP’s “Bliss” Background

This month marked the end of an era when Microsoft officially ended support for one of the most popular operating systems of all time. A casualty of this undertaking was Bliss, the default wallpaper of Windows XP. The iconic photograph is considered to be the most viewed image of all time and features a serene […]

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Sony Unloads 9.5 Million Shares of Square Enix, Future of Company is Uncertain

UPDATE: Tech Radar mention has been rewritten for clarity.  In an effort to cut costs, Sony has announced they are selling their entire stake of video game company Square Enix. The message was delivered yesterday on a very short press release written in Japanese and doesn’t delve into any details. Sony had been an investor in […]

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Microsoft Reveals Personalized Cards for Bing

Microsoft has been proving to be a viable contender with Google and Apple as of late, on multiple fronts. The Windows Phone 8.1 news revealed several features that many should find very helpful. Cortana, Microsoft’s version of the personalized assistant, aspires to keep Google Now and Apple’s Siri on their digital toes. And today, keeping […]

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My Spleen Hurts. Honey, Can You Print Me a New One?

Necessity is the mother of invention. Once upon a time, when a man needed a tool or utensil of some kind, he’d go into his woodshop or metal shop, tinker around for a while, and craft it. That was technology – the tools to carve out and construct what you needed. Now, we make machines […]

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Skull-Implanted Antenna Device Allows Color-Blind Man to See Color

Neil Harbisson, a 31-year-old artist, was born with a medical condition known as achromatopsia (ACHM), a condition which affects one in 33,000 people. ACHM is a vision disorder that makes it impossible to distinguish colors. Currently, there is no known cure — but Harbisson has found a solution: surgically implanting a cyborg into his skull. […]

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Google Enters Drone Arms Race

Google entered the drone wars on Monday with its acquisition of New Mexico-based drone maker Titan Aerospace. Google did not disclose the details of the purchase, but Facebook was previously interested in buying Titan for a reported $60 million. Titan Aerospace is in the business of creating near-orbital, solar-powered drones. These jet-sized drones can potentially […]

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