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We humans can form curious attachments to non-living things, so when Comet Ison veered recklessly toward the sun, naturally we rooted for the plucky iceball. Unfortunately, scientists feared the worst after seeing it mostly vanish when it brushed past the sun's corona. Cue the heroic music, though...

November 29th 2013 at 11:24pm 0 Comments
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Unity is probably the most popular tool for cross-platform development out there right now -- last week at GDC, I heard a lot from developers of all sizes about Unity and how it was helping them to build games for iOS and other platforms. But Corona also has a following out there. It's a Softwa...

April 4th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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It's unavoidable -- mention HP and images of the TouchPad come floating to the surface. What most geek folk don't realize, however, is that the company recently famous for open sourcing webOS has been hard at work behind-the-scenes prepping for the next stage in computing: integrated photonics. The...

March 8th 2012 at 2:23am 0 Comments
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Want to snag five mobile games for $0.99 and feel 17 percent better about yourself as a human being? The Corona Indie Bundle might be just for you. The bundle includes five games: The Secret of Grisly Manor, Chickens Quest, Robot 99, Walkabout and Float. As a bonus, should the bundle reach 100,0...

October 12th 2011 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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Our favorite aerospace exploration organization will finally fulfill a 1958 recommendation from the National Academy of Sciences by sending the Solar Probe Plus into the Sun's atmosphere. It will be the first time any craft visits a star -- previous data have been collected from at least millions o...

September 3rd 2010 at 4:52pm 0 Comments