Category Archives: Entertainment

Video: Anki Drive iPhone-controlled, weaponized cars with killer AI

Slot-car racing games aren’t just for little kids anymore, especially if your cars look as good as Anki Drive’s iPhone-compatible models. Faster, smarter and sleeker than your familiar, old school Hot Wheels, each one of Anki Drive’s tiny artificially-intelligent mini … Continue reading

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The Copyright Alert System: How the New “Six Strikes” Anti-Piracy Program Works

This week marks the rollout of the long delayed “Copyright Alert System” aka the six strike anti-piracy program. It’s a bit confusing at a glance, but it’s not nearly as powerful as you’d think. Here’s how the system works, how … Continue reading

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Next Kinect Sensor Spec’s

Launched in November 2010, the Xbox 360 Kinect Sensor set a world record for the fastest selling consumer electronic device, selling ten million units in its first four months alone. Natural user interface (NUI) experiences using Kinect have proved a … Continue reading

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Angry Birds Malware arrives on Android watch you BILL.

A firm has been fined £50,000 ($77,055) after Trojan versions of popular Android apps secretly sent expensive SMS messages to premium rate numbers. 

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Nintendo 3DS firmware update on the way.

Nintendo is preparing a new upgrade to its 3DS gaming system. Now that the 3DS has a healthy selection of varied apps and games for users to download, Nintendo will be doling out a software update for the system that … Continue reading

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Verizon and Redbox Teaming for DVD and Streaming services

A bold move to directly compete with Netflix, Verizon and Rebox announced their plans to  allowing anyone with broadband service to rent DVDs and stream movies via the Internet.

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Tivo settles for $215 Million from AT&T in Patent Settlement

Tivo will receive the minimum sum of $215 million over six years — more if AT&T DVR subscribers go above a certain level. This settles a patent dispute going back to 2009 and has been covered here with some side … Continue reading

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PlayLater Offers an Online Answer to the DVR

PlayLater Offers an Online Answer to the DVR – NYTimes.com.

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SlingPlayer app now available for Honeycomb tablets, priced at $30

    SlingPlayer app now available for Honeycomb tablets, priced at $30 — Engadget.

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Netflix Kills ‘Qwikster” DVD Spinoff

Netflix Kills ‘Qwikster” DVD Spinoff – YouTube.

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