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Nintendo offends gays

A technological feature of a game has caused a social stir. Gays in the United States are deeply offended by Nintendo’s decision of not allowing gamers to play as gay in a soon to be released life simulator game. Nintendo of America Inc., the American subsidiary of the Japanese company has Read More →

Mozilla launched Firefox 29 with major design overhaul

Mozilla has just launched Firefox 29, its latest version of Firefox, with major changes made to the design and features of the browser. It is perhaps the most important release in Firefox history in a very long time. It’s been two years since Mozilla started working on redesigning its Firefox Read More →

This military robot can jump on to roofs

Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned engineering and robotics-design firm, is known for developing several stunning robots, for instance, the freight-carrying robot BigDog. However, none of those robots can do things that Sand Flea, one of the newest creations of this company, can do. Sand Flea is a military robot that weighs Read More →

Skype to offer free group video calls on Mac, PC and Xbox One

Skype video calling feature that was first introduced in 2010, is now free for Mac, PC and Xbox One users. Earlier, group video calling used to be a premium service and customers using it had to pay for it. The news was first published on Skype’s official blog; readers were informed Read More →

Is NASA ready for Mars walk?

Is NASA finally ready for Mars walk? According to the agency, the question should not be whether it is ready to send its astronauts to Mars, but it should be when it is planning to do so. If the claims of NASA representatives are to be believed, even that “when”, Read More →

New Zero Day vulnerability found in all IE versions

A new zero day vulnerability which allows attackers to run remote code execution on host computers has been found in all versions of Internet Explorer. According to Microsoft, the new vulnerability is being used in limited number of attacks, and currently, all browsers from IE 6 to IE 11 are affected Read More →

Apple to replace faulty iPhone 5 sleep/wake buttons for free

It’s not usual for Apple to deliver its services for free to its customers. They even charge for longer support for the iOS products. However, a recent program launched by Apple does provide something to Apple’s customers for free. The new program is launched specifically for people who own an iPhone Read More →

Fashion lessons from Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird might not be available for download anymore, but Dong Nguyen, the creator of this incredible mobile game has other plans ready for people who are still missing the game. Licensing.biz has recently reported that Nguyen is collaborating with Fashion UK to launch some Flappy Bird based merchandise. However, unlike Read More →

Asteroid strikes time lapsed

A recently created animation has shown that the dozens of asteroids crashing into the Earth since the beginning of the 21st century included some that had much more energy packed in them than the atomic bombs used for demolishing cities. B612 Foundation, a private organization working for protecting the Earth Read More →

Lab accident with path breaking results

A lab accident that took place around 4 years back, eventually managed to produce path breaking results. According to a report published last Tuesday in the Journal of Applied Physics, a happy accident of 2010, allowed nanotechnology scientists to come up with a low cost and simple method of fabricating ultracapacitors Read More →