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Microsoft’s asking you to beware the Googlighting stranger [VIDEO]

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It’s no secret that Microsoft and Google aren’t the best of friends these days. Their most recent spat was prompted by attempts by Google to get around the user privacy settings in Internet Explorer, the same way they did with Safari and both companies took to their blogs to take digs at each other and explain their side of the story. However, that was not enough for Microsoft. So they did what they did last time they had an argument with Google; make a cheesy video.

You probably remember the Gmail Man video made by Microsoft targeting the way Google goes through your emails to deliver your ads. This time they have another new video, with a character they like to call the Googlighting stranger. Read more »

Mass Effect 3 Take Earth Back extended trailer is out

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BioWare are done with the teasers and finally released the full-length trailer of Mass Effect 3 called Take Earth Back.

First the Canadians gave us a 30s preview, then we saw the premiere of “Take Earth Back” during the last The Walking Dead episode on AMC. Today, as promised, the extended cut of the trailer is out. Read more »

GX1983: Samsung launch a new line of Italian menswear

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You’d be forgiven for thinking that the name ‘GX1983′ is the code for a yet undisclosed Samsung device and despite the logic behind this theory, you’d be way off.

a look at the new Italian fashion from a Korean electronics manufacturer, er, what?

Just the other day, Samsung unveiled that they would be launching a new line of menswear; clothing designed, made and sold exclusively in Italy under the name, GX1983. Read more »

Behold the magnitude of the Universe with this awesome Flash app

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Ready to see something fun? What I have for you is an interactive animation that lets you see how different things compare in size. It may not sound like much, but this one goes from the tiniest bits that compose our universe all the way to the solar systems and galaxies.

If you ever wondered how the Giza Pyramids compare in size to the Statue of Liberty, now is your chance to find out. Just be careful – zooming too far out might make you feel really insignificant. Read more »

Siri sure knows how to keep you from selling your iPhone 4S [VIDEO]

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Now this probably shouldn’t worry you right now as hardly anyone plans to sell their iPhone just a few months after acquiring it, but it’s one to keep in mind for the future. Siri might go crazy if she hears you consider selling its home.

Okay, maybe the filmmakers Andrew and Nathan McMurry added a dash of imagination to the whole deal, but the result is really worth checking out. 4 minutes and 25 seconds of pure awesomeness follow. Read more »

Watch this amazing aerial video shot in the snow

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Snow is an awful thing, right? It slows down traffic, makes a mess of the sidewalks and makes the very idea of going out seem like a nightmare.

Except that it doesn’t always have to be like that. If you have lots of free time, a spark of creativity, warm boots and a multirotor RC helicopter at hand you might turn all that snow into art. Read more »

VW’s new Beetle ad urges you to get in shape for the Super bowl

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Volkswagen’s game day commercial just went live on YouTube and it turns out that it is a real must-see.

It features Bolt the dog, a red Volkswagen Beetle and a nice twist. Read more »

Kinect for Windows now available, costs $250 in the US

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The Kinect controller for Windows has just become available. It is compatible with all Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs with a 2.66GHz dual-core or faster CPU and at least 2GB RAM.

Note that the Kinect for Windows comes with no pre-bundled compatible application or game. We are yet to see its powers in Windows environment. Read more »

Scottish accent isn’t Siri’s element, a hilarious video proves [VIDEO]

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Scottish accent is one of the trickiest to understand and many Scottish iPhone 4S users haven’t exactly been able to exploit Siri’s full potential.

As a result, a handful of irritated Scotsmen have decided to make a more appropriate Siri ad for Apple Scotland. The resulting hilarious video follows.
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Seeing flying people over New York City doesn’t mean you’re crazy, right? [VIDEO]

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New Yorkers were left to ponder their sanity the other day as three mysterious figures flew silently through the sky seemingly unaided.

An onlooker watches the three mysterious figures fly around New York

The supernatural occurrence took place not far from locales such as the Statue of Liberty as well as other well known areas around Manhattan, but how and why? Read more »

Here’s the face behind Siri’s voice [VIDEO]

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You know Siri, rght? The voice-powered personal assistant found in Apple’s iPhone 4S is a mysterious one. Nobody has seen her until the last episode of The Big Bang Theory.

There, Raj Koothrappali, one of the main characters in the CBS series, gets the new iPhone 4S and inevitably falls in love with Siri and her voice. What does he do? He meets her, of course. Here is how the mysterious face of Siri looks like. Read more »

Here are the best 2012 Super Bowl ads so far [VIDEO ROUNDUP]

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The Super Bowl is just a few days away and you know what that means – great and hopefully funny commercials for all of us! Because of the high viewership, averaging 100,000,000 people every year, many internet, car, movie and whatnot companies will be pouring out millions of dollars to air their ads.

So, we plunged into the depths of YouTube and singled the 2012 Super Bowl ads which float our boat and you’ll most definitely enjoy. Read more »

Brookstone’s WiFi cufflinks add hotspot functionality to your dinner attire

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These little beauties have enough tech inside to make James Bond blush whilst making sure you look sharp too.

A set of Brookstone's WiFi cufflinks

Brookstone’s latest creations are geeky enough to join the ranks of GameBoy cufflinks and 8-bit neckties, so what’s so special? Read more »

NEStalgia: A dose of super-sized gaming history as this giant joypad takes the world record

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Things that you used to think were huge as a kid, seem so much smaller once you grow up, your staircase or your Dad’s old car for example; but here’s something that appears to have grown up with us.

Giant NES Controller

There’s nothing like a super-sized NES controller to rekindle your childhood inner nerd. Read more »

VW teases its next Superbowl commercial – the Bark Side of the force

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Last February Volkswagen showed the World its “The Force” commercial, which quite frankly rocked.

Now it’s that time of the year again – the Superbowl, America’s sports event slash holiday and Volkswagen seem keen to take over the TV sportlight (get it) once again. What we have is a teaser promo for the sequel – The Bark Side. Read more »