Russian Officials Brand The Sims 4 as ‘Harmful to Children’

Russia has come under fire from both gamers and the global LGTB community for its decision to restrict sales of Electronic Arts game ‘The Sims 4’ to 18+ gamers. EA have claimed that this 18+ rating is due to the game’s depiction of same-sex relationships, images of which are deemed by Russian law as being …

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Say “CHEESE!” Digital Camera and etc…

One of the first things of any practical application I learned as a child was how to put film in a camera. This is hardly unusual for somebody of my generation (I’m 25 now) but it is highly unusual for anyone of the current crop of whipper-snappers about to come into their own. The digital …

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Tech We’d Like To See: The Universal Translator

Originally conceived by science fiction writer Murray Leinster and utilized in his 1945 novella ‘First Contact’, the universal translator is a device that translates any language into a language known to the device’s user.   Most people reading this article will be infinitely more familiar with the universal translator as featured in ‘Star Trek’ and …

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The revolution of the smart TV

The plasma TV is fast turning into one of those ‘every home should have one’ things. These days, almost every friend I visit has some variation on the LCD television against their wall or tucked in the corner of the living room somewhere.   The advantages of plasma television are numerous, aside from improved picture, …

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Bose Knows Sound, The Bose TV Sound System

When I was young and inexperienced about the ways of the world, my Mum used to buy me those electric toothbrushes that you see on TV.   Those things don’t actually have a very long shelf life, but they do work a treat (it was 27 years before I needed my first filling). Therefore, whenever …

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BREAKING NEWS: “Time Travel is Possible, Says Noted Physicist”

Physics Professor Brian Cox has determined that time travel is theoretically possible and that time machines could one day be a reality. The British professor, who is also a TV Presenter and pop musician (having some success with the Northern Irish band D:Ream in the 1990’s), used Dr. Who’s famous TARDIS as a broad example …

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What will cause you to buy a kinect, how about because it’s fantastic

Want to Buy kinect? You start here. Our site gives you what you need.   January, the month that begins with scraping vomit off the walls and ends with broken resolutions. Reading the classics and working out tends to flow inexorably back to re-reading old comics and putting on weight. Of course, there is Christmas …

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Touch Bionics creating an app for Prosthesis limbs

A new bionic hand has been unveiled that can be remote controlled via a smartphone app. The app’s developer, Touch Bionics, unveiled the groundbreaking application, along with their latest prosthetic hand, in April of this year. The hand’s artificial thumb is controlled by signals from the users arm muscles, which are interpreted by the hand’s …

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worst toy of 2013 is the ipotty

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) has officially selected the ‘iPotty’ (from CTA Digital) as the worst toy of 2013. In case you’re wondering, the iPotty consists of a basic potty setup, but with the added innovation of a stand for holding an iPad (apparently an aid to toilet training). I’m also assuming that …

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