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US Air Force Broke the Maglev World Speed Record

The US Air Force’s 846th Test Squadron has had a lot of practice when it comes to both breaking records and magnetic levitation. As well as setting the initial record a number of years ago, they have…

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Material Design UI Overhaul In Chrome OS Version 50

A few months ago, we got a sneak peek at how the Chrome web browser would look following a design overhaul to match Google’s Material Design aesthetic. Now, Chrome version 50 has begun to be deployed…

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Bug Found in The Division That Lets Players do Unlimited Damage

Tom Clancy’s The Division has enjoyed enormous popularity since its release, despite the almost constant existence of issues that have plagued players. Now, a new exploit has been found in the shooter that effectively breaks the…

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Facebook Considering Monetization of Posts Using “Tip Jars”

  A Facebook user survey distributed this week has shown the social media giant is looking at ways for users to be able to profit from their posts according to The Verge. Some of the features being…

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Android Security Report Published by Google

Compared to Apple and their almost uncrackable iOS, security on Android has always seemed poor. Despite the constant security patches, it seems like Google’s mobile OS is fraught with security flaws with new flaws like Stagefright…

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Pyre – Bastion’s Developers Announce Their Next Game

Today, Supergiant Games who are responsible for Bastion and Transistor, announced their newest game, Pyre, as well as a trailer that gives a glimpse into the game’s style and gameplay. This is the third game to…

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Unreleased Half-Life 2 Concept Art Leaked Online

Many years ago, Valve released the Half-Life 2 concept art book, Raising the Bar. Now, images from the publisher’s proof version of the artbook are appearing online, which is sure to please the many of the…

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Researchers Create Flexible Camera That Can Wrap Around Objects

If you want to take a 360-degree photograph, you either need a complex and bulky camera rig to do it, or deal with the blurry stitching that often appears in 3D images taken in pieces by…

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YouTuber Builds Doom’s BFG Out of Lego

Lego is the defining toy of a number of generations, offering almost unlimited creativity in how it can be used. We’ve seen a complex computer case built entirely from the popular construction toy, but now Youtuber…

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Saab Release Amazing Gyro-Stabilized Footage from Jet Fighter

Fighter jets are exciting, able to cruise through the sky at Mach speeds, but this makes it hard to capture truly stable video of them in flight. Despite this, Saab has been able to capture some…

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Meet China’s New Realistic Robot “Jia Jia”

Robots that look like humans are a growing trend in recent times, with a number of organizations showing off their robots that mimic human looks and expressions often in a creepy manner. The latest of these…

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Ang Lee Shows Preview of 4K 3D 120FPS Movie in Las Vegas

Ang Lee showed preview footage of his upcoming film, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, at an event in Las Vegas on Saturday. Unlike most previews, the plot or characters weren’t the centerpiece of the movie, but instead…

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Thermaltake Reveals Latest Enthusiast-Grade Core Chassis

Thermaltake have just revealed the latest set of cases in their TT Premium line, new entries in the Core W series, which includes the Core W200 and Core WP200 super tower chassis as well as the Core P200…

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Lockheed Martin’s VR School Bus Drives You Across Mars

If there is one thing we need to make sure that we keep innovating and reaching for that next step in technology, it is to get the next generation of potential scientists, engineers, and inventors interested…

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Apple Claims ‘Most Effective Security Organization in the World’

In a recent press conference with some of Apple’s engineers, the company stated that they had the ‘most effective security organization in the world’. It wasn’t just an idle statement either, with them revealing a number…

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Electronics Supplies Affected by Japanese Earthquake

Earlier this week Southern Japan was wracked by a number of powerful earthquakes which has affected the supply chains for a number of major electronics firms including Sony, Mitsubishi Electric and chip-maker Renesas which had factories in the…

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The Company Deleted by One Line of Code Was a Hoax!

Yesterday we reported that a man had mistakenly deleted his entire company using just one line of faulty code. Now it turns out that the entire thing appears to have been made up by the poster…

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Get a Custom Nexus 5X or 6P Live Case Now From Google

Using a case to protect your phone from unwanted damage is somewhat commonplace, with a variety of styles available for those wishing to look after their mobile device. For many, the typical case is considered to…

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Slick Fallout 4 Sports Car Added to Forza 6

When you play Fallout games and you walk past the countless charred husks of the pre-apocalypse cars, you can’t help but wish you could drive them. While it may not include being able to drift between…

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One Line of Code Accidentally Deletes Entire Company

As far as code mistakes go, few can claim that their careless coding practices caused the deletion of their entire company. Marco Marsala ran a small web hosting company that carried the websites of a number…

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Developer Preview 2 of Android N Released By Google

Last month, Google made a developer preview version of the upcoming version of their popular mobile operating system, named Android N, available for public download. This release included a number of great new features including split…