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FIFA 16 to add female players to the game

FIFA 16 to add female players to the game

FIFA games have been around for many years now and so far they have been the exclusive domain of male teams and players. Women's soccer fans haven't been able to play any of the popular female soccer stars, until now. FIFA 16 will add in female players and the game is expected to launch in September 2015. There will be 12 different women's national teams.

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Zotac Zbox MA760 mini PC has a quartet of DisplayPort outputs

Zotac Zbox MA760 mini PC has a quartet of DisplayPort outputs

If you are in the market for a very small form factor PC that has the ability to support multiple monitors, the Zotac Zbox MA760 might be exactly what you are looking for. The PC isn’t exactly bristling with performance, but it's not bad for a mini PC. The biggest feature is certainly the ability for it to support four monitors at one time. The four video outputs are all DisplayPort.

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LightSail test mission plagued by software glitch

LightSail test mission plagued by software glitch

Earlier this month, we talked a bit about the LightSail spacecraft that was going to be launched into space for its first official test. The actual launch of the spacecraft fitted with the SolarSail went off without a hitch and the test craft is now in orbit. That is where things began to go wrong for the team of scientists behind the project. Right now, the LightSail test mission is on hold after a software glitch has left the craft frozen and unresponsive.

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Yeair! quadcopter uses combustion engines for up to an hour of flight

Yeair! quadcopter uses combustion engines for up to an hour of flight

Most of the quadcopters that we talk about around here are powered by batteries and electric motors giving them a very limited amount of lifting power and a limited flight time. Quadcopters can't typically carry large batteries and still be able to carry cameras to shoot photos or video. The Yeair! quadcopter that has just been unveiled and gives pilots considerably more flight time and payload capacity thanks to the use of internal combustion engines.

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Implantable biosensor chip can monitor glucose and drugs in real-time

Implantable biosensor chip can monitor glucose and drugs in real-time

A team from the EPFL integrated Systems Laboratory have unveiled a new implantable sensor that is about a centimeter long that is designed to be implanted under a person's skin and gets power from a patch on the surface of the skin. The sensor is able to communicate with a mobile phone and is designed to measure the concentration of certain molecules in the body at the same time.

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Pebble Time shipping kicks off with pre-orders starting June 22

Pebble Time shipping kicks off with pre-orders starting June 22

Pebble has been behind some of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns ever and its latest Kickstarter project is now shipping. The Pebble Time watch is in distribution centers now and Pebble says that shipping labels and tracking numbers will start going out and ramp up quickly. We mentioned a few days back that May 27 was the day for shipping to start and Pebble has made good on that promise.

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