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Army researchers at the Redstone Arsenal have announced a significant breakthrough in solar energy production. They've created a photovoltaic solar panel that is smaller, more robust and less expensive to build and operate than any other panel currently available. Virtually every solar panel curre...

July 6th 2015 at 10:29pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has already released a gold version of its Mario Amiibo, so guess what's coming next? A silver version, of course. We suspected as much after both figurines leaked back in February, but today the console maker has made it official. The special statue -- which is identical to the Amiibo fi...

May 14th 2015 at 11:29am 0 Comments
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There's no short, elegant way to describe bitcoin, but if you put a gun to our heads, we'd say that it was digital gold. That's because the cryptocurrency is based on a limited quantity of a resource that is then used as a method of exchange. Unfortunately, bitcoin's popularity within the high-min...

May 5th 2015 at 6:57am 0 Comments
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When you're buying a $10,000 watch, you expect first-class service -- and Apple is apparently ready to deliver. Sources for 9to5Mac claim that people who buy the gold Apple Watch Edition will get to skip the queues whenever they need help. They'll be bumped to the front of the line when buying, an...

March 29th 2015 at 6:32pm 0 Comments
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Want a laptop that's even thinner than a MacBook Air? What about one that's available in gold? If your answer to either of the above is yes, then Apple has a new notebook that could be right up your alley. Simply called the "MacBook," it's a 12-inch laptop that's just 13.1mm thick (24 percent thin...

March 9th 2015 at 2:37pm 0 Comments
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There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since the t...

February 15th 2015 at 9:12pm 0 Comments
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BlackBerry's Passport is already a fairly exclusive device by dint of the company's small market share, but the Canadian smartphone maker just kicked things up a notch. It's now selling a very limited edition (just 50 units) Black & Gold Passport that lets you flout convention with more gusto...

January 22nd 2015 at 2:01am 0 Comments
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Microsoft has jumped on that hot new gold-hued phone craze with special edition models of its Lumia 830 and 930 handsets. Yes, we're mocking Redmond a bit for being late to a nearly two-year old trend, but we'd add that the subtle gold accenting on the phones' edges actually looks great. Both are...

January 8th 2015 at 7:54am 0 Comments
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I was watching this video from Bellular Gaming and it got me thinking - is that really the most efficient way to make gold in Warlords of Draenor? What they're doing is fairly simple. They're going into Cataclysm raids Bastion of Twilight, Blackwing Descent and Firelands on 25 heroic. Then they ven...

December 30th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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When it comes to jewelry, some folks prefer gold to silver. After debuting its Moto 360 smartwatch in black and silver options, it appears a champagne-hued model is on the way from Motorola. Tipped a brief appearance on Amazon, the $300 wearable sports a matching metal band to complete the look. I...

October 30th 2014 at 12:54pm 0 Comments
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The nice thing about living in Apple's ecosystem is everything is consistent: the app library, the user interface and design motifs echo across all of the company's devices. Well, unless you have a gold iPhone -- then any iPad you could possibly buy just simply wouldn't match. According to Bloombe...

September 30th 2014 at 10:26pm 0 Comments