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Someone Made Virtual Reality ‘Duck Hunt’ and It’s Pretty Neat

(Joseph Delgado)
(Joseph Delgado)

A 21-year-old computer science student essentially remade “Duck Hunt,” the 1985 Nintendo classic, into virtual reality. And not “Virtual Boy”-style virtual reality, either. Joseph Delgado, who...

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    Twitter Tweaks Its Timeline in Pursuit of More Users

    SAN FRANCISCO—Twitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users’ timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service... Read more

  • The Twitter logo on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Disappearing Act: Twitter Reports Flatlining User Growth

    SAN FRANCISCO—Twitter set out to build a virtual town square bustling with billions of people. But it’s starting to look more like a novelty stand... Read more

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    This Unofficial Tesla Ad Shows What Electric Cars Are All About

    Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, likes to talk about saving the world. When he pitched the Tesla solar battery to the world,... Read more

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    Gmail Just Added 2 New Features Aimed at Keeping You Safe

    Happy Safer Internet Day! Wait, you had no idea it was Safer Internet Day? And you say you don’t even know what Safer Internet Day is? As noted... Read more

  • A section from a new Space Tourism poster commissioned by NASA (Invisible Creature).

    These NASA ‘Space Tourism’ Posters Are Amazing

    For 2016, NASA staff members were treated with a special “Visions Of The Future” calendar featuring imagined travel posters from distant decades ahead, where a... Read more

  • 2007 Taipei IT Month: Intel Taiwan Overclocking Live Test Tournament. (Rico Shen/CC BY-SA 3.0)

    World Speed Record Broken on Newest Intel Skylake Processors

    The news has been out that a certain Chi-Kui Lam has broken a world record by speeding up his Intel Core i7 6700K Skylake processor by... Read more

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    Video Shows Man ‘Summon’ Tesla Model S With His Apple Watch

    A $9.99 app from the App store is allowing owners of Tesla’s Model S to control part of the car’s autopilot functionality with an Apple Watch. The “summon”... Read more

  • New models of the iPhone 6s are seen displayed during an Apple media event in San Francisco, California on September 9, 2015. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

    What Apple Fans Hate Most About Apple Right Now

    Apple has a software problem right now, as some of the world’s most popular Apple bloggers have ably documented. Over at The Los Angeles Times, Michael... Read more

  • This photo provided by PolyPEDAL Lab UC Berkeley, shows the compressible robot, CRAM with a real cockroach. When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a cheap robotic roach. Repulsive as they seem, cockroaches have the unusual ability to squish their bodies down to one quarter their normal size, yet still scamper at lightning speed. Add to that, the common roach can withstand 900 times its own body weight without being hurt. That’s the equivalent to a 200-pound man who wouldn’t be crushed 90 tons on his head. (PolyPEDAL Lab UC Berkeley/Tom Libby, Kaushik Jayaram and Pauline Jennings via AP)

    An Icky New Hero: Roach-Like Robots May Help in Disasters

    WASHINGTON—When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach. Repulsive as they may be, roaches have the... Read more

  • European Union flags in front of the EU Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium, on Jan. 27, 2015. (VanderWolf-Images/iStock)

    Privacy Shield Replaces Safe Harbor, but Only the Name Has Changed

    The replacement for the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor agreement that was ruled unlawful by a European court last year may well fail the same legal tests... Read more

  • Study participants responded to the sentence "The iPhone will help/helped me do well on academic tests." Before getting the smartphone, the average answer was 3.88. A year later, the average answer was 1.68. (Gonzalo Baeza/CC BY 2.0)

    It Looks Like the iPhone 7 Is Going to Be Huge for Apple

    2016 is going to be a very interesting year for Apple, and for Apple investors. The iPhone is obviously the core of Apple’s business, and... Read more

  • Elon Musk, co-founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, speaks at the 2015 Automotive News World Congress January 13, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

    Elon Musk’s Next Idea? An Electric Jet That Can Take Off and Land Vertically

    Elon Musk is changing the world one idea at a time. First, with Tesla, the man so many people call the real life Tony Stark... Read more

  • A woman presses an Apple iPhone 6s on a 3D touch table at the Apple store on  Nov. 13. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    This Might Be the Sketchiest iPhone 7 Rumor We’ve Seen Yet

    Even though the iPhone 7 will not be unveiled for at least seven more months, more and more rumors about its design and features emerge... Read more

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    Researchers Have Developed a Revolutionary Braille Tablet for the Blind

    Researchers at the University of Michigan recently unveiled a new Braille-enabled prototype tablet that makes it possible for those with vision problems to read text... Read more

  • In this photo illustration, communications from Twitter are displayed on a mobile device announcing the company's initial public offering and debut on the New York Stock Exchange on November 7, 2013 in London, England. Twitter went public on the NYSE opening at USD 26 per share, valuing the company's worth at an estimated USD 18 billion.  (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

    #RIPTwitter: Twitter Users Revolt Against Proposed Algorithm Change

    The downward spiral of Twitter continues. The social media website has made a number of drastic interface changes in recent months, from changing the star-shaped... Read more

  • An attendee inspects the new Nexus 5X phone during a Google media event on September 29, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    5 Myths About Android You Shouldn’t Believe

    Since Android is an open-source operating system, it’s open to a lot of misconceptions. It may seem like a lie, but despite the things that... Read more

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