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  • Jetman Yves Rossy Flies In Formation With Jets
    By on December 1, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    smitty777 writes “Slashdot has been following Yves Rossy in his previous exploits across the Grand Canyon and his attempts at international flight. He is now flying in formations with real jets. He even does a barrel roll around the two fighters in the video below.”

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  • Window Shopping With Gesture Recognition
    By on September 5, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    angry tapir writes “German researchers have given a new meaning to window shopping. At the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute showed a prototype that lets shoppers learn more about what’s in a store display window when the store is closed. Called the Interactive Shop Window, the system consists of a flat screen monitor and a motion tracker positioned behind the glass of a store’s front window.”

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  • GameStop going head to head with Steam, announce they will get Battlefield 3 download exclusive
    By on July 20, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    A new investor-driven study predicts that retailer GameStop’s new digital strategy will lead the company to grow to $1.5 billion in annual sales volume by 2014, thanks in part to its recent purchase of Impulse.

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  • Google+ Runs Out of Disk Space, Swamps Users With Notifications
    By on July 10, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    dkd903 writes “Yesterday, many users of Google+ noticed Google spamming their inbox with multiple email notifications in very quick succession. Earlier today, Vic Gundotra, Head of Social at Google, explained what was causing it – Google ran out of disk space on the server that keeps track of notifications.”

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  • 2012 Volkswagen Beetle Revealed, Offers 40 MPG With Diesel Engine
    By on April 19, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    It’s been more than a decade since Volkswagen’s new-generation ‘New Beetle’ first hit showrooms but a successor is finally here, making its debut this week at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show before reappearing just a couple of days later at the 2011 New York Auto Show.

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  • Dude Rocks Super SFIV Playing with Face, Tongue (Video)
    By on April 6, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    This Street Fighter tournament player is better with his cheek than most people are with their thumbs.

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  • Improving Productivity (With Science)
    By on March 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “It’s common knowledge that multiple monitors increase productivity, but there isn’t actually any research to support that assertion. However, studies have shown that there are a few simple tweaks to the work environment that do increase productivity. Among them: use high temperature light sources and keep office plants.”

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  • Inter stun Bayern with late rally
    By on March 15, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Reigning champions Inter Milan go through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League after a dramatic away-goals victory over Bayern Munich.

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  • Hands On With Apple IPad 2
    By on March 3, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    adeelarshad82 writes “Yesterday’s announcement of the second-generation iPad showed exactly why there was so much excitment around the device. As the video hands on shows, iPad 2 makes up for all the things lacking in the original iPad. The 1GHz dual-core A5 chip does justice to apps like Photo Booth and over all user experience. Moreover, while the screen carries the same resolution, Apple was able to pack it in a noticably thinner iPad 2. Infact (more…)

  • Bulletstorm Kills With A Fair Amount of Skill
    By on February 28, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Epic Games is synonymous with big, action-packed games that put gore and machismo before brains and plot. Everything about its latest game Bulletstorm (developed by the Epic-owned studio People Can Fly) made it obvious it would continue down the same path. The promotional videos were irreverent and profane. The screenshots were bloody. The protagonist called people “Dicktits.” In other words, Epic made it pretty clear that Bulletstorm would not be (more…)