June 28, 2014

New Video Games Based On NASA Tech Change Gameplay Based On How Stressed You Are

If you're unfocused or stressed, you can forget about winning Mindshift, the NASA-developed astronaut training game that responds to your heart and brain activity. Promising NASA technology rarely stays cooped up at the agency. Over the years, NASA research has spun off into innumerable commercia...


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June 12, 2014

Tabasco Responds To #notaste Tweets With Witty #addtaste Tweets

In a brilliant leveraging of a very popular hashtag, BBDO Belgium, on behalf of its client Tabasco, launched a Twitter campaign that monitored and responded to tweets which used the hashtag #notaste. For every #notaste tweet Tabasco replied with a creative tweet that included the hashtag #addtast...


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The Big News at E3 From Video Gaming's 3 Giants

At this week's annual E3 conference, hardware makers and developers gave gaming fans glimpses of the future. To be fair, it wasn't packed with the same kind of fireworks as last year's conference. That isn't a surprise. Last year, we had Sony (SNE) and Microsoft (MSFT) jockeying for position ahea...


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Don't Laugh at Amazon's Smartphone - You're Going to Want It

The next phase in Amazon's (AMZN) plan for world domination will be unveiled next week. The leading online retailer has scheduled a media event for June 18 in Seattle. Reports surfaced in May that Amazon was set to introduce a smartphone with holographic features to deliver 3-D viewing, and that ...


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Samsung Has A New Tablet With A Gorgeous Screen And It's Thinner Than The iPad Air

The Galaxy Tab S comes in two sizes: a 10.4-inch model and an 8.4-inch model. Both are essentially the same on the inside as far as specs go, but the big selling point here is the screen. Samsung put its Super AMOLED display on a tablet for the first time. It's the same type of display used on th...


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June 10, 2014

Apple Retina rivals emerge: Asus display goes 4K, Sharp 8K

Apple's Retina is about to get one-upped. Asus has slated a laptop with a 4K display for later this year, while Sharp showed off a prototype 8K display. The Zenbook NX500's 15.6-inch 3,840x2,160 IPS (in-plane switching) display will use a new technology called Quantum Dots, according to Raymond S...


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Amazon Said To Start Selling Babysitting And Other Home Services Later This Year

Amazon wants to be your one-stop shop for everything – including trades and services, according to a new report by Reuters. The company is looking at debuting sales of things like babysitting, handymen services, painters, haircuts, home repair and more. The move would extend Amazon's range of com...


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