ROCCAT Ryos leads CES 2013 gaming charge with mechanical keyboard
The folks at ROCCAT are bringing on the heat with their first-ever mechanical gaming keyboard set for CES 2013, this just the first of a collection of fabulous new devices they’ll be blasting out in the next week. The Ryos is “defining a new standard for mechanical gaming keyboards”, so they say, while the ROCCAT Power-Grid is a bit of software aimed at your smartphone – and app that’ll be hitting the airwaves soon with customized controls for your favorite games on...
Obama uses autopen for third time, we wait for it to become a hacking target
For just the third time, President Obama has authorized the use of an autopen to sign his name on an official document. As you might have guessed, an autopen is a machine that holds a pen and can produce an exact copy of someone’s signature. The reason why an autopen would be used instead of [...]
Pakistan wins International team of the year award, honours for Unmukt, Virat
Pakistan, currently in India for the bi-lateral series, have managed a string of decent performances with a good record against England in UAE where Saeed Ajmal managed to outfox the batsmen.
Chennai open: Benoit Paire, Aljaz Bedene semi-finals
French fifth seed Benoit Paire handed two-time champion and third seed Cilic a 6-4 1-6 7-5 defeat in the quarter-final, which lasted one hour and 54 minutes.
Top 10 Reasons We Know the Earth Is Round [Video]
While none of us are arguing over whether the Earth is anything but round, this entertaining video from Minute Physics explains ten distinct reasons why we know we live on a sphere. [via Geeks Are Sexy] Don’t Have a False Sense of Security: 5 Insecure Ways to Secure Your Wi-Fi How to Clean Up the List of Apps that Have Access to Your Accounts HTG Explains: Do You Need the Professional Edition of Windows 8? ...
Oops! Rep. Tim Huelskamp's Public Display Of iPad Affection Reveals Secret Plan To Fight John Boehner
Hey Congressman--your email is showing. A quick tip for politicians looking to lead a quick revolt against the Speaker of the House: Hide your iPad from plain view. Politico reported that Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp mistakenly displayed in view of photographers and reporters a list of his colleagues he hoped would oppose John Boehner's re-election as Speaker of the House. Ironically, the title of the document, according to the report: “You would be fired if this goes out.” Boehner, of course...
Proposed Android mascots give glimpse into terrifying parallel universe
When Googler Dan Morrill lacked icons for his internal Android presentation before the OS was announced in 2007, he whipped up four little bots to spice things up. His four mascots, made in Inkscape, provide a little look at what could have been had Google gone with these scary ADHD Teletubby Hypno-droids instead of the cool, calm Droid we know and love today. The story's quite sweet, posted by Morrill himself on Google+. Are you sitting comfortably? Then we'll let him begin.Story time "In t...
Urban Airship Now Offering Access To PassTools API For Enterprise-Level Development Of Apple Passbook Passes
Urban Airship is moving fast to roll out the Apple Passbook tools it acquired last month from Tello, a TechCrunch Disrupt 2010 startup which offered developers a visual pass builder for Passbook. Starting today, businesses are able to sign up for access to the PassTools API, through Urban Airship’s Passbook Early Access Program. As the name implies, the program will be limited to “select companies” at the start, but those who are granted access will work with directly Urban Air...
Sprint to roll out pay-as-you go contract free service
Sprint is planning to launch a pay-as-you go option as soon as the end of this month.
BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition gets US release date
Both BioShock games and all DLC for $29.99. 2K has confirmed BioShock: Ultimate Rapture Edition will release in North America on January 14 on Xbox 360 and PS3 for $29.99 USD.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesSony 'to announce multichannel TV service', claims reportCrysis 4 could explore different genres, hints Crytek producerInvestors clamour for Take-Two shares as GTA V release approachesEA outsells all as UK's best-selling publisher of 2012GAME partners with EA to host communi...
Five Prisoners File a $1 Billion Lawsuit
Five Prisoners File a $1 Billion Lawsuit Idaho Department of CorrectionsThe inmates all have been convicted of violent crimes and the motive fueling the lawsuit is just as mind-boggling as the sum they're seeking.Bizarre reason they're suing 10 companiesMore News Sandy Hook Kids Make Fresh StartThree NYPD Officers Shot in 1-Hour SpanRock Star Picks Fight With Men's Wearhouse...
BlackBerry Z10 parts surface, 4.3-inch display in the mix
RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry 10 devices are becoming less and less of a mystery as they get closer and closer to the January 30 release date. This time around, a slew of parts from the BlackBerry Z10 handset have surfaced, including the LCD, touchscreen digitizer, and housings, all of which point to a 4.3-inch display. ETrade Supply ended up getting their hands on a couple of parts, and even released a nice video for us to enjoy. Other than the 4.3-inch display, there looks to be a microSD ...
BlackBerry Z10 parts surface, 4.3-inch display in the mix
RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry 10 devices are becoming less and less of a mystery as they get closer and closer to the January 30 release date. This time around, a slew of parts from the BlackBerry Z10 handset have surfaced, including the LCD, touchscreen digitizer, and housings, all of which point to a 4.3-inch display. ETrade Supply ended up getting their hands on a couple of parts, and even released a nice video for us to enjoy. Other than the 4.3-inch display, there looks to be a microSD ...
LA sisters Haim lead hopes of pop revival in 2013
LONDON (Reuters) - Three sisters from Los Angeles producing fun and infectious folk-pop could be the tonic that chart music needs to lift it from what some experts are calling a creative slump. ...
LA sisters Haim lead hopes of pop revival in 2013
LONDON (Reuters) - Three sisters from Los Angeles producing fun and infectious folk-pop could be the tonic that chart music needs to lift it from what some experts are calling a creative slump. ...
Novak Djokovic is ready and on track to defend Australia Open title
Speaking after bouncing back to his very best by thrashing German veteran Tommy Haas at the mixed teams Hopman Cup on Friday, Djokovic said he was on track for his Australian Open title defence.
Gabriel Aubry -- Face for Modeling ... Six Weeks Later
Gabriel Aubry is ready for his close-up again ... just a short month-and-a-half after his pretty boy face got bashed in by Olivier Martinez on Thanksgiving Day.The model was still a little puffy when he arrived at LAX last  night -- but looked…
Amazon Inks A+E Networks Content Licensing Deal To Beef Up Prime Instant Video Service: Now Showing 33,000+ Movies, TV Episodes
Amazon has inked another content licensing deal to beef up its Prime Instant Video streaming and download service for members of its pay monthly Prime service. The deal is with A+E Networks and means Amazon Prime members will be able to access prior seasons of “popular series” from the A&E, bio, HISTORY and Lifetime channels — including Pawn Stars, Storage Wars and Dance Moms. The ecommerce behemoth said it plans to continue to beef up the Prime Instant Video service by add...
Amazon Inks A+E Networks Content Licensing Deal To Beef Up Prime Instant Video Service: Now Showing 33,000+ Movies, TV Episodes
Amazon has inked another content licensing deal to beef up its Prime Instant Video streaming and download service for members of its pay monthly Prime service. The deal is with A+E Networks and means Amazon Prime members will be able to access prior seasons of “popular series” from the A&E, bio, HISTORY and Lifetime channels — including Pawn Stars, Storage Wars and Dance Moms. The ecommerce behemoth said it plans to continue to beef up the Prime Instant Video service by add...
BuzzFeed raises $20 million to give you more corgis, GIFs, and celebrity listicles
BuzzFeed looks set to continue its online dominance for some time, announcing that it has raised $20 million in funding for a new expansion that will bring new voices, new platforms, and new frontiers.