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DROID does: Quake 3. Also Quake 2. And they’re available for almost all Android phones

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Android and Me host the occasional Android Bounty – the community gathers cash for a specific challenge to the developers. The latest bounty asked for an Android port of Quake that has support for multiplayer over Wi-Fi.

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Project Natal for Xbox 360 could cost less than 80 dollars, make a lot of geeks happy

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We had a brief run-in with motion-based gaming at our office when we reviewed the Sony Ericsson Yari, but it wasn’t really a full-featured console-like experience. The opposite holds true about Microsoft’s Project Natal – it will bring motion-based gaming to the Xbox 360.

Unlike the gesture-based game play of the Nintendo Wii, Project Natal for the Xbox 360 uses your entire body motion as game controls (it uses a special camera to capture your movement). It seems like it will be pretty cheap too…
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iPhone-controlled Parrot AR.Drone poses for our camera at the MWC, impresses

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You remember the Parrot AR.Drone, right? The ultra cool four-rotor helicopter (or quadricopter, as they call it) is certainly among the best “accessories” you can get for your iPhone or iPod touch.

Parrot AR.Drone

An AR.Drone prototype was at the Parrot booth at the MWC but they never really bothered showing it to anyone. Read more »

Star Craft II beta run starts today in USA, Europe will follow

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Without any warning, Blizzard Entertainment opens today the public beta testing of Start Craft II. There is no official word on how the beta keys will be given. Users stateside are supposed to be the first lucky ones to get them, Europe and Asia to follow.

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Sun-spotting on your iPhone, solar physics for beginners

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You know, apps for the iPhone no longer vary from useful to nuisance. Not when NASA gets involved. A new iPhone application gives you a live view of the sun as well as alerts, images and even videos of interesting events (how about the death of a comet?).

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Megan Fox wants you to buy the Motorola Devour. Now!

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The Android-powered Motorola Devour, packing the MOTOBLUR UI, made its TV debut during the Super Bowl XLIV. It was promoted by no other than Megan Fox, who seems to enjoy sharing bath tub pics over Facebook. Erhh, no, we’re just kidding. But what if she did?

Go on, watch those and see what happens!

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Tweets from outer space show breath-taking photos of the Earth

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Two weeks ago we heard about the first tweets posted from outer space. They came from the International Space Station (ISS). Since then the astronauts have been encouraged to take photos of anything interesting they see from the ISS and post it.

Mount Fuji in Japan

Here comes the first wave of worthy Earth photos, taken by the First Engineer Soichi Noguchi.

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Nokia N900 plays Quake 3, uses a wireless PS3 controller, though not at the same time yet

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Nokia N900 is slowly progressing from a portable gaming device to a portable console. The recipe is simple – a Nokia N900, a SIXAXIS controller from a PlayStation 3, a TV, TV-out cable and a bit of software magic.

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Broken Sword: Director’s Cut lands on the iPhone

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One of the best quest/adventures ever made – the first Broken Sword – made its way to the iPhone. It even has some additional content giving you 20% more gameplay time.

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DIY grass inspired by Avatar glows when you touch it, is good for six-legged animals

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Did you see Avatar yet? Then you probably remember the grass that glowed when you touch it. Sully, the main character surely had a lot of fun with it. Someone, obviously unsatisfied with being unable to ride a six-legged horse, decided to go the DIY way and make his own glow-when-touched grass.

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High-tech hotels warm up rooms with a waterfall, use iPhones as keys

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If you are already running out of ideas where to spend your holidays than you might want to check this out. The guys from the popular Men’s website have come up with a list of the top ten high-tech hotels in the world. I don’t know about you, but they all made it on my “Things to see before I die” list.

Helix Hotel

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Launch trailer of Mass Effect 2, one week left to the most epic sci-fi journey

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Today BioWare released the last and final trailer of Mass Effect 2, the long awaited sequel to one of the best sci-fi adventures ever. The game promises to reach epic proportions with enormous gameplay world, non-linear story where player’s decisions affects the direction they take all the time and one hell of a plot.

Collectors and Keepers, Shepard is coming!
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When ninjas unbox a Nexus One, things are bound to get ugly

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When it comes to “unboxing”, ninjas know how to handle things… Watch how they unbox the Google Nexus One.

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Avatar ranks second in the all time box-office chart – overtakes Lord of the Rings and takes on Titanic

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After beating the former bronze medalist Pirates of Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Avatar has just moved into second place in the all time generated revenue leaderboard. The previous runner-up – Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King now occupies the last podium spot. Earning more than 1.36 billion US dollars worldwide for 20 days only from IMAX/3D cinemas, Avatar is almost sure to dethrone the current leader – Titanic with its revenue of 1.84 billion US dollars.

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Parrot AR.Drone turns you and your iPhone into the Red Barron

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The Parrot AR.Drone lets you achieve your life long dream of piloting a remote control drone – and you don’t even have to join the military. Jokes aside, the AR.Drone is one of the coolest gadgets I’ve seen in while – it’s a quad-rotor helicopter, which is controlled by an iPhone or an iPod touch. In case you were wondering what the AR stands for – yes, it stands for Augmented Reality or in other words really cool looking games (including multiplayer ones).

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