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EVE Online received some big graphical overhauls with the recent Crucible expansion, and every ship will have its graphics iterated on in future patches as part of with the ongoing V3 project. A great deal of time and money is poured into keeping EVE's graphics at the bleeding edge of the industr...

January 22nd 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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After a rather graphic trip to the FCC, we suspected that Nabaztag's more pronounceable, if largely aesthetically identical successor Karotz was slated for arrival here in the US any day now. The time has finally come. The WiFi-enabled lagomorph is now available on our shores, bringing with it boat...

January 10th 2012 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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Twas a sad day when Mindscape was forced to shutter the online service used by its collection of Nabaztag robotic rabbits -- as the tale goes, the domain's demise left the tiny, Linux-running hares inanimate, mute and nearly useless. But just five short months later, things are starting to look...

December 23rd 2011 at 4:14pm 0 Comments
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We haven't seen anything this heart-wrenching since Pleo last made its way through the FCC. There's just something depressing about watching an adorable little animal robot get torn down in the commission's sterile government labs. Karotz, the successor to Nabaztag's friendly WiFi-enabled throne...

August 5th 2011 at 5:53pm 0 Comments
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Modern society invests a lot of time and money attempting to drown out our surroundings, but the inability to hear ambient noise can rob one of a sense of place, which can be a very real concern amongst the deaf community. The Acoustic Poetry concept device from British designer Michail Vanis won't...

May 4th 2011 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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Cadbury aside, nothing says Easter quite like a good resurrection tale, and this story's got it -- starring a rabbit, no less. Owners of Nabaztag, the email-reading / weather-forecasting / and generally adorable WiFi-enable desktop buddy, have been reporting a massive die-off of their beloved ambie...

April 22nd 2011 at 5:51pm 0 Comments
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We've already seen the Kinect's proficiency for aiding in the creation of pulsating dubstep tracks -- today, we learned it's also capable of forming slightly more soothing soundscapes. Check out the video below to see Adriano Clemente go on a noisequest using a clever Kinect and Wiimote hack.

March 9th 2011 at 1:30am 0 Comments