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You Can Play A 'Super Mario Run' Demo On iOS Right Now, And It's Awesome

Posted on 12/09 23:12 in Deals | 0

There's good news: while this is far from a review, I like what I see so far.Only one of the three modes -- world tour -- is available, though this seems to be the meat and potatoes of the Super Mario Run experience.

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ET deals: Free mobile phone service with global SIM kit and selfie stick from FreedomPop

Posted on 12/09 22:21 in Shows | 0

Today, FreedomPop is offering up free texts, voice minutes, data, and a wired selfie stick when you spend just $0.99 on a global three-in-one SIM card kit.

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Samsung plans to update the Galaxy Note 7 to completely kill its battery

Posted on 12/09 22:01 in Shows | 0

It may be hard to believe, but there are still people using the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, even after months of Samsung and carriers doing everything possible to get them back.The Note 7 was officially cancelled a few months ago following repeated battery fires, which persisted after a recall that swapped out the batteries.

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Western Digital announces high-capacity 12TB, 14TB helium-filled hard drives

Posted on 12/09 22:01 in Shows | 0

The 12GB HGST Ultrastar He12 (HGST is a subsidiary of Western Digital) is an eight-platter drive that packs 864Gbits/sq.According to Western Digital, this eight-platter configuration packs in a full two platters above the highest-density air drives.

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With Arcade Saga, HTC's Vive Studios delivers on the promise of room-scale gaming

Posted on 12/09 22:01 in Shows | 0

Somehow playing VR games with an Xbox controller seems wrong.Now, HTC has put them all together in a compelling new title called Arcade Saga, the first from the company’s newly formed Vive Studios unit.

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NASA, SpaceX, and Virgin Galactic dominate the news: this week in space

Posted on 12/09 20:54 in Shows | 0

Inmarsat does still intend to launch another satellite, the Inmarsat-5 F4, with SpaceX come 2017.Virgin Galactic is making a comeback from catastrophe, with a cautious return to manned flight on board its VSS Unity.

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John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, has died

Posted on 12/09 19:27 in Shows | 0

2016 came in like a lion and is clearly determined to go out like a total sack of crap: John Glenn has died.As a young man, Glenn flew combat sorties in World War II and Korea.

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Hands on with Audi's exciting (no, really) traffic light countdown timer

Posted on 12/09 19:19 in Shows | 0

When the traffic light ahead turns red, if your car has Audi Traffic Light Information, an indicator shows up in the instrument panel: a traffic light icon and a countdown timer with the predicted time to green.The information is transferred to Audi, which then sends it via Audi Connect to cars equipped to receive Audi Traffic Light Information.

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Five Tips to Secure Coding Toy Success

Posted on 12/09 18:37 in Deals | 0

That said, early adopters and even recent consumer often tell me grim news about toys that teach kids how to code.Those good toys- the toys in which you hoped had some real educational impact proved to be what you feared, deep down inside.

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PewDiePie Trolls Everyone, Doesn't Actually Delete His YouTube Channel

Posted on 12/09 18:18 in Deals | 0

Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg, a Swedish gamer and massively popular YouTube celebrity made headlines all over the world by saying that once he got to 50 million subscribers, he was going to delete his YouTube channel and wipe out one of the.Yesterday, he hit the magic number, and told everyone that he would be deleting the channel at 12 pm EST today.

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Godspeed John Glenn: Astronaut, Senator, American Class Act

Posted on 12/09 17:59 in Deals | 0

John Glenn was an iconic astronaut known for his easy-going manner and calm charisma, a quintessentially American image of masculinity during the Cold War.As an Ohioan, he was also my U.

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'Super Mario Run' On iOS Will Require An Internet Connection To Run

Posted on 12/09 17:57 in Deals | 0

Nintendo's upcoming Super Mario Run on iOS will require an internet connection at all times, according to creator Shigeruo Miyamoto (via Mashable).We wanted to be able to leverage that network connection with all three of the [Super Mario Run] modes to keep all of the modes functioning together and offering the game in a way that keeps the software secure.

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The Internet Archive just got a bit more useful - and a lot more political

Posted on 12/09 17:31 in Shows | 0

The Internet Archive has been making waves lately, and not entirely by choice.The Internet Archive basically has two components: the website archive, called the Wayback Machine, and everything else, including databases of digitized books, music, movies, and more.

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Ranking The Best And Worst Classes Of Hearthstone's Current 'Gadgetzan' Metagame

Posted on 12/09 17:07 in Deals | 0

But now we are living in the era of the Jade Druid, which uses the new “Jade Golem” mechanic to be one of the most powerful new decks in the game.They got important new cards like the 3 mana Kabal Talonpriest which gives another minion +3 health.

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Gadgets On Airplanes Still Holiday Travel Hazard

Posted on 12/09 16:18 in Deals | 0

Still, more than a month after the US Department of Transportation banned the Note 7 from airplanes, some 200,000 of the devices remain in the hands of consumers according to information from the International Air Transport Association.In some countries in fact, Note 7’s are still available for sale.

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'Super Mario Run' May Make Half What 'Pokémon GO' Did Its First Month (And That's Great)

Posted on 12/09 16:15 in Deals | 0

Even in a month of high profile releases, Super Mario Run is starting to stand out as one of the most buzzed about titles of the end of the year.Analysts are already beginning to estimate how exactly Super Mario Run will perform for Nintendo, and predictions are rosy.

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Baby dinosaur tail found preserved in amber, complete with feathers

Posted on 12/09 15:43 in Shows | 0

We started with “dinosaurs were like big scaly lizards,” progressed to “dinosaurs probably had feathers,” and now we’re arrived at “here are some actual dinosaur feathers.” A piece of amber discovered at a market in Myanmar has been confirmed to contain a baby dinosaur tail, which is covered with dense feathers.

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Qualcomm begins sampling its 48-core 10nm processor, but is the market ready for ARM-based servers?

Posted on 12/09 13:54 in Shows | 0

The new chip family is the Qualcomm Centriq 2400 with up to 48 cores, all based on the Qualcomm Falkor CPU.“The Qualcomm Centriq 2400 series processors will drive high performance, power efficient ARM-based servers from concept to reality,” said Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager, Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc.

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PewDiePie Says He's Deleting His Youtube Channel Tomorrow

Posted on 12/09 01:38 in Deals | 0

A few days ago, PewDiePie made an ominous promise: once he reached 50 million subscribers on his YouTube channel, he said, he was going to delete it.On Twitter, now, he's doubling down on his promise, saying that he's going to delete the channel at 5pm GMT tomorrow.

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Microsoft announces Windows-on-ARM partnership with Qualcomm, but done right this time

Posted on 12/08 22:45 in Shows | 0

This week, Microsoft announced a new initiative with Qualcomm aimed at bringing full 32-bit Win32 compatibility to ARM devices running Windows 10 in 2017.Once Windows RT actually hit shelves, however, analyst goodwill vanished.

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