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  • Opinion: Lego Milling Machine Creates Amazing 3D Sculptures

    A few months ago, we wrote about a Kinect hack that allowed you to pose in front a Microsoft Kinect and then the pose be printed in 3D on a piece of foam. Since then, 3D printing has got more fascinating (mmm, chocolate), but one 3D creation beats them all: the Lego milling machine.

  • News: Glassboard takes social networking private

    Sharing, as many of us we were taught back in kindergarten, is caring. But especially in this new age of social networking that shouldn't mean you should have to share with--or care about--everybody all the time. Sepia Labs's new iPhone app, Glassboard, is aimed at giving users the ability to share information with just certain people.

  • News: £89 HP TouchPad hits the UK

    Following a wildly popular fire sale price of $99 in the US, HP has slashed the price of its TouchPad tablet to a mere £89 in the UK.

  • News: Portland General Electric tries smart security monitoring

    Why Portland General Electric deployed Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technology and what they've been able to accomplish as a result.

  • News: Best Buy gives away iPhone 3GS in one-day special

    U.S. electronics retailer Best Buy is giving away two-year-old iPhone 3GS smartphones to customers who sign up for a long-term contract with AT&T, the chain's website announced today.

  • News: AT&T expands its mobile app services

    AT&T has expanded its mobile application services for businesses, offering up a fully-managed service for building apps on various mobile platforms and storage of the apps in AT&T's cloud.

  • News: Africa embracing IPv6 more slowly than expected

    Africa's lack of legacy systems was expected to help it lead the world in adopting IPv6, but as it stands only Mauritius and Namibia have fully embraced the latest version of the protocol.

  • News: August 26 is 'PC Gaming is Not Dead' Day

    Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer is seeking to reclaim gaming for PC owners, with a full page ad in today's Wall Street Journal and a 'major announcement' on August 26.

  • News: HP allays fears around PC business uncertainty

    Business continues as usual for Hewlett-Packard's PC unit, which will continue to support and sell products as the company explores options to spin off or sell the Personal Systems Group, HP said on Monday.

  • News: PES 2012 Getting Two Demos

    Konami is offering not one but two playable demos for its upcoming soccer game PES 2012, allowing players an early preview of the game and a new demo just prior to release.

  • News: The decline, further decline and collapse of webOS

    WebOS wasn't really a bad operating system; it was more just an operating system that never had a purpose.

  • News: Xbox Indie Games Summer Uprising Kicks Off with Raventhorne

    The Xbox Indie Games marketplace is an oft-neglected part of Xbox Live's online shopping experience, but there are some true gems amidst all the fart/massage/just plain awful games on offer. It's these gems that the Xbox Indie Games Summer Uprising aims to champion and celebrate, and from today the program has begun.

  • News: Rooks Keep is Unreal-Powered Battle Chess Meets Archon

    Developer RuneStorm is made up of three brothers in South Africa and is perhaps best known for its Unreal Tournament? mods "Ballistic Weapons" for UT2004 and "The Crucible" for UT3, developed as part of the Make Something Unreal? contest and scooping 10 prizes in the process. Now the team is currently preparing its first commercial project, a "fighting strategy game" known as Rooks Keep.

  • News: Gamescom: Mass Effect 3 Provides a 'Standalone Story'

    Speaking at Gamescom, BioWare said that it believed Mass Effect 3 was the perfect entry point to the series thanks to the refinement of all the game systems, and the balance between action game and RPG.

  • News: Career Watch: When the CIO isn't part of the team

    Ask a Premier 100 IT Leader: David O'Berry

  • News: Gamescom: WildStar Blends Ideas for Good MMO Experience

    WildStar is the newest MMO from NCSoft, developed by Carbine Studios. It's a sci-fi MMO with a distinctive World of Warcraft?-esque aesthetic and combat system, but some interesting new features atop these tried and tested formulae that set it apart somewhat from typical examples of the genre.

  • News: Ubisoft -- Best in Show?

    This was a very pleasant surprise. Old-school 2D platforming combines with high definition 3D-compatible graphics and an excellent orchestral soundtrack to produce a game which Ubisoft freely admits draws influence from titles such as Shadow Complex?.

  • News: Cloud Computing: More IT Leaders Turn to SaaS ERP

    In 2006, Epec Engineered Technologies found itself in a situation familiar to many in corporate IT. With a series of business acquisitions behind it, the New Bedford, Mass.-based manufacturer of printed circuit boards, battery packs and other electronic components needed to replace multiple ERP systems with a single platform capable of supporting the entire organization.

  • News: Nokia updates N8 camera functionality

    In a blog post today, Nokia has introduced an optional beta version of an update to the camera app on Nokia N8. If you've got Symbian Anna installed you can get the update from here.I downloaded the .SIS file to my computer, connected my N8 via USB cable and copied the .SIS file to the N8, then tapped on the .SIS file on the N8 with the File Manager and it installed. A restart of the N8 and the new Camera App appeared.

  • News: PayPal Founder Envisions Libertarian Utopia à la BioShock

    Peter Thiel, the founder of PayPal and early investor in Facebook and Spotify, has an eye for finding big ideas and watching them grow. Now Thiel has invested $1.25 million of his $1.5 billion into the Seasteading Institute, a Libertarian group inspired by Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged that aims to build experimental floating societies in international waters.



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