Report: More than one-third of adults own a gaming console

A new report conducted by Nielsen//NetRatings shows that a staggering 36.5% of adults own a gaming console, including 15.9% owning portable consoles. The same report shows that 71% of these adults are married, and 66% have at least one child living in the house. You know what this means? The geeks are finally taking over! As gaming consoles become more ...

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Peter Moore says “New Xbox in 5 years”

According to Peter Moore, head of the Interactive Entertainment Business division of Microsoft (pictured above), the production team of the Xbox 360 is already working on the follow-up for the popular gaming console. Moore says that Microsoft is looking into what processors will be available around 2011-2012, a sign that this will be around the time of the next 360 ...

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Chumby multigadget for versatile tech needs and hacking inspired fun

You want a Chumby, you just don’t know it yet. A Chumby is a DIY versatile multigadget that is capable of displaying a variety of options and can be built into literally anything. The Chumby is basically a processor, some memory and a screen, but the lengths at what you can do with these few supplies are nearly endless. Users ...

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The HeadThere Giraffe Telepresence Robot

Talk about getting a heads up at work. The Giraffe Telepresence Robot lets you put your “head there” along with your coworkers or client. The Giraffe works with a video display and a camera attached to a robotic base. The base height can be lowered or extended depending if your coworker is sitting or standing, or a midget. The 2 ...

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SNT IOPS: A PC for your car

Korean company SNT presents IOPS. An on-board PC designed to manage all of your electronic needs while driving. Being shown at CEBIT in Germany, the IOPS runs Windows XP through its main output 7″ touchscreen. In addition to the obvious features of a GPS, the IOPS also has T-DMB channels, which is not even available in the U.S. yet. IOPS ...

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Get your own Brain Computer Interface

Finally! What we’ve all been waiting for! A way to directly control your computer with only the use of the brain. German company g.tec is making this technology not only conceptually, but as a complete BCI kit available commercially for the masses. Amazingly, there is also one available for a Pocket PC. The “g.MOBIlab” is a super-low-weight biosignal recorder which ...

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BabySim infant emergency simulator for blossoming nurses

BabySim is a new technology being used by nursing students at Canterbury Christ Church University. Nurses are often called upon for duty for the birth of a child with emergency medical needs. The portable BabySim is an anatomically correct infant doll which is meant to simulate the real-life needs of a newborn. Using this technology, which also comes with software ...

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QLA V88 GSM Cellphone/Media Player

Chinese company QLA released its V88 GSM mobile phone and it looks like a nice change compared to the iPhone rip-offs we’ve seen recently. With a battery time of 200 hours, and a talk time of 300 minutes, you can spend hours yapping on the V88 or simply listening to MP3, AAC, WAV, and MPEG4 files on its automatic lyric ...

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Duke Nukem-like video game to psychologically analyze your depression level

Exactly what we need. Something else telling us how miserable we are. Would you ever play a game that, a shooter style Duke Nukem game nevertheless, that is supposed to be able to measure depression? The US National Institute of Mental Health conducted a study which concluded that depressed players get their gamer asses whooped more often than non-depressed players ...

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