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Kiss goodbye to your productivity: Google just brought 8 trillion LEGO blocks to Chrome

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What would you say if I told you that I could put you in charge of the biggest LEGO set you have ever seen, giving you access to more than 8 trillion blocks. Oh, and you wouldn’t even have to move from your seat? Well, that’s exactly what Google has...
Kiss goodbye to your productivity: Google just brought 8 trillion LEGO blocks to Chrome

Intel refreshes set-top silicon with Atom CE5300 Media Processor, aka Berryville

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Intel's empire-building in non-PC markets could almost be considered Napoleonic, were it not so inherently rational. Having given us the lauded Medfield SoC for smartphones and tablets, it has now announced its next-gen processor for cable boxes. Nicknamed "Berryville", the dual-core Atom CE5300 is loaded up with integrated 2D/3D...
Intel refreshes set-top silicon with Atom CE5300 Media Processor, aka Berryville
Ngmoco goes next-gen with high-end graphics in The Drowning tablet game

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars Directors Cut brings point-and-poke adventure to Android

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If you're not familiar with the point-and-click classic Broken Sword, then you owe it to yourself to snatch up the Directors Cut of Shadow of the Templars. Originally released in 1996, this title is considered by many to be the pinnacle of genre, one that has fallen out of...
Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars Directors Cut brings point-and-poke adventure to Android
SpaceTop 3D interface lets you reach inside your computer screen

More Details on Apple's New Orlando 'GPU Design Center'

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We've learned more details about Apple's new 'GPU Design Center' in Orlando, Florida, following our reporting from earlier this week. Sources told MacRumors that the engineers Apple hired recently were not laid off from AMD, but were instead actively recruited -- largely via their LinkedIn profiles. Apple is said to...
More Details on Apple's New Orlando 'GPU Design Center'

Top 12 Android Games

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Many mobile gamers are flocking to the iPad, because of its wide array of entertainment apps. However, Android has been building an impressive gathering of high quality mobile games that are sure to zap your productivity, with many titles that push the performance envelope with powerful 3D graphics. Here are...
Top 12 Android Games

Zynga teases new CityVille2 game

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The social game creator releases a beta version of CityVille 2, with promises of 3D graphics and the ability to craft new items. [Read more]...
Zynga teases new CityVille2 game
The Louvre now offering Nintendo 3DS audio guides with built-in maps

Drunk driver who killed Google engineer sentenced to four year maximum

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Steve Lacey The drunk driver who killed popular Google engineer Steve Lacey in a horrific accident on I-405 last July was sentenced Friday to four years in prison. Patrick Rexroat, 56, received the maximum sentence under the law. But MyNorthwest.com reports that the sentence comes as Gov. Chris Gregoire prepares...
Drunk driver who killed Google engineer sentenced to four year maximum

These Computer-Generated Women Look Like Real

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Over at 3D graphics blog CGTrader, they've rounded up an eclectic collection of computer-generated images of women for International Women's Day. Some are humorous and cartoony, but some are borderline photorealistic. We've gathered some of the most impressive displays 3D graphics for you here.The artist packed so much detail into...
These Computer-Generated Women Look Like Real

Mozilla: Look ma, no plug-in for video, apps

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The makers of Firefox team up with the 3D graphics gurus at OTOY to show off a new codec that can run high-end video and desktop apps in the browser. [Read more]...
Mozilla: Look ma, no plug-in for video, apps

Adobe releases Flash Player 11.2, AIR 3.2, still very much into gaming

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Adobe has already hinted at its plans for Flash Player 11.2, but today, those plans finally became official. The company formally announced both 11.2 and AIR 3.2 this morning, reaffirming its commitment to browser-based gaming. With 11.2, Adobe is bringing support for mouse-lock, right and middle click events, and...
Adobe releases Flash Player 11.2, AIR 3.2, still very much into gaming

AMD Aims for Better Graphics in Casinos, Hospitals With New Chips

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Advanced Micro Devices aims to improve the quality of high-definition video and 3D graphics on equipment in casinos and hospitals with its new R-series......
AMD Aims for Better Graphics in Casinos, Hospitals With New Chips

Get on WiFi, because Android app size limit increases from 50MB to a whopping 4GB

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Downloading apps is commonplace for mobile phone users at this point. As these apps become more and more sophisticated they’re becoming larger in size, which is sad for the end users. Being told to jump on a WiFi connection to download a game while you’re out and about on your...
Get on WiFi, because Android app size limit increases from 50MB to a whopping 4GB
Apple may bring 3D gaming and eye-tracking to the iPhone, iMac

One Laptop Per Child to Produce $100 Tablet

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Remember that One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) tablet concept we showed you back in December? Today the company has announced a partnership with silicon solutions maker Marvell that will make that concept a reality by 2011 — and for just $100 per device.The OLPC XO-3 tablet computers will debut...
One Laptop Per Child to Produce $100 Tablet
Media marketplace Pond5 acquires European stock photo startup Pixmac

Developers are hesitating with investments in Windows Phone 8 games

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Microsoft has promised that awesome games will run on Windows Phone 8 smartphones. It will be interesting to see more and more games with eye-popping 3D graphics that you normally see only on PCs or tablets. But while Microsoft’s approach of getting the same touchscreen-based games on smartphones, tablets...
Developers are hesitating with investments in Windows Phone 8 games
Adobe launches Flash 11.2 and AIR 3.2, won't charge for premium features until you hit $50,000 in revenue

Sources add color to Apple Orlando design center claims

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The former AMD people Apple has hired for its Orlando Design Center were actively targeted for recruitment, and primarily through their LinkedIn profiles, MacRumors sources say. Apple reportedly discovered that many of AMD's 3D graphics patents were issued from Orlando offices, and hence concentrated hiring efforts on the city. AMD...
Sources add color to Apple Orlando design center claims
Figure by Propellerhead is a simple, fast, and beautiful music creation app

Old console becomes new gadget (video)

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Las Vegas --Are you the type that thinks video games were so much better back in the simpler times, before 3D graphics and realistic settings? Perhaps you're a fan of the Super Nintendo? Hyperkin would like to speak with you. This is no emulator: this is literally a chip-set...
Old console becomes new gadget (video)

Mozilla making the Web a gaming platform with Unreal 3 engine in a browser

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Mozilla wants the Web to be a platform that's fit for any purpose. That's why the company is investing in Firefox OS—to fight back against the proliferation of platform-specific smartphone apps—and it's why the company has been working on WebGL, in order to bring 3D graphics to the browser,...
Mozilla making the Web a gaming platform with Unreal 3 engine in a browser
Browser-based games get real 3D graphics with latest Unreal Engine and Flash technology
NaturalMotion's CSR Racing iOS game generates $12M in revenue per month

Netvibes Web Dash Service Acquired By 3D Software Firm

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The seven-year-old personalised web content dashboard service Netvibes has confirmed it has been acquired by 3D and CAD software maker Dassault Systèmes. Netvibes was co-founded by French digital entrepreneur Tariq Krim in 2005 to push the notion of a start page for content feeds and widgets, and took €12...
Netvibes Web Dash Service Acquired By 3D Software Firm
VMware launches with Windows 8 support, Parallels coming September 4th

Daily iPad App: Paper Monsters

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I've found that iOS isn't the best platform (so to speak) for platformers. I love games like Mario and Sonic, where you drive a little character around, jumping between platforms and collecting goodies. The lack of physical buttons on Apple's touch screens (and let's face it: cheaper production values)...
Daily iPad App: Paper Monsters

Google Chrome Team Celebrates 500 "Experiments", Web Innovation Continues To Move Forward

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Today, the Google Chrome team celebrated a milestone for its “Experiments” project that it launched in 2009. It’s a site that features some really great innovation for web browsers, highlighting HTML5 and WebGL. The team said it reached 500 experiments, hoping to help move web innovation further. Here’s what they...
Google Chrome Team Celebrates 500 "Experiments", Web Innovation Continues To Move Forward
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