A Band of Drones: How Computer Scientists are Making Music with Unmanned Aircraft

Music is the universal language. Two people living on opposite sides of the world could listen to the same song and enjoy it for its same qualities. Since its creation, music has been able to transcend race, ethnicity, and continents. And up until now, it also required human beings to play the instruments — until […]

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Got Used Tech? Trade It For Newegg Gift Cards!

There is no doubt in my mind that we live in one of the greatest eras of all time. Technology has made it possible for us to do a lot of things that were once considered science-fiction. If someone would have told me 20 years ago that I would have a device in my pocket […]

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Project Naptha Makes Image Text Accessible in Chrome

If you’re anything like me, you absentmindedly highlight bodies of text as you read them on the computer. You might be doing it right now. This habit hits a hard wall, though, when it comes to reading text in images. Up until now, interacting with the text in an image has been very limited. In […]

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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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