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VeriFone has decided that calling out claimed security holes and focusing on enterprise-level payment options aren't enough to take on Square. Sail goes more directly for Square's jugular, using its own plug-in dongle to handle major credit card payments in your local coffee shop or a mid-sized ou...

May 8th 2012 at 9:23am 0 Comments
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Photons, man, it's all about the photons. Japan's solar sail-equipped IKAROS probe has recorded its first propulsion derived from the force of sunlight rays hitting its tender surface. The force generated is a truly minuscule 1.12 millinewtons, but that can go a long way (literally) in a frictionle...

July 14th 2010 at 5:31am 0 Comments
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Well, what do you know? Nearly four years after Arizona State University opened its very own flexible display center comes this, a prototype device that's purportedly easy to manufactur, easy on the environment and practically as strong as Thor. HP and ASU have teamed up to demonstrate the fresh e-...

December 8th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Many people have wanted to get involved and enjoy Pirates of the Burning Sea's user-submitted content system, but as things currently work, the turnaround time between submitting a flag or sail design and actually being able to purchase it in game has left something to be desired. Thankfully, Flying...

February 14th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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While you're boating around in Phantom Hourglass, it's always nice to look back at other seafaring moments, even if the sailing in The Wind Waker wasn't really your thing. You know what makes everything better, though? Lego. This awesome Wind Waker diorama isn't new, but it's still imminently suita...

October 3rd 2007 at 7:00pm 0 Comments