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Tongue-driven wheelchair uses high-tech power piercing

Tongue-driven wheelchair uses high-tech power piercing

Tongue piercings may be associated with rebellion, but one researcher is aiming for revolution instead, creating a Tongue Drive System that allows paralyzed wheelchair users to more easily navigate than traditional hands-free control options. The handiwork of a team at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the system uses a magnetic tongue stud which is wirelessly tracked by a headpiece, with up to six instructions differentiated by tongue position.

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MotorGun game brings Twisted Metal creator back to vehicular warfare

MotorGun game brings Twisted Metal creator back to vehicular warfare

It's time again to get dirty with some car-to-car battle-ready action with an upcoming video game title MotorGun. This game is being initiated by members of the development team behind the Windows-based vehicular combat game Interstate 76 and brings on none other than Twisted Metal (and God of War) creator David Jaffe for some real classic expertise. What we've got here is all of the ingredients necessary for a full-on next-generation car battle amalgamation - now they've just got to get moving to make it happen before it fizzles.

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Verizon DROID Combat: Herald of a Hardcore Phone

Verizon DROID Combat: Herald of a Hardcore Phone

This week the group behind Verizon's DROID brand have released a trailer for a game that's already been out on the market in BETA form: D:COM. This game is suggested to be coming in as a Verizon-exclusive title in the near future: augmented reality robot combat and all. What's not as clear is the idea that this release might be a sign of an upcoming (and relatively unexpected) smartphone.

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Developers finally unlocked bootloaders for many Motorola phones

Developers finally unlocked bootloaders for many Motorola phones

The time has come. Motorola owners can rejoice because developers have finally unlocked the bootloaders to a good number of Motorola's devices. So far, it's been confirmed that the DROID RAZR HD, DROID RAZR MAXX HD, DROID RAZR M, and Atrix HD are all able to have their bootloaders unlocked. It was Dan Rosenberg who accomplished the impossible, and the method was tested out by two other developers to confirm its validity.

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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City hits Android and iOS on December 6th

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City hits Android and iOS on December 6th

It's time for a 10th anniversary celebration of the second wave of mass killings and stealing of fabulous automobiles with Grand Theft Auto: Vice City for both Android and iOS. On December 6th you'll be able to pick this game up from the iTunes App Store and the Google Play app store for $4.99 USD for most any device you can imagine, including Android phones, tablets, the iPhone, iPod touch, and the iPad. Those of you who just cant wait that long should bust out the original Grand Theft Auto 3 - on both platforms already, just incase you did not know.

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Genndy Tartakovsky talk reveals difference between Hotel Transylvania and Star Wars

Genndy Tartakovsky talk reveals difference between Hotel Transylvania and Star Wars

This week we got to speak to the multi-talented Genndy Tartakovsky about his direction of the new-to-theaters animated feature Hotel Transylvania. This film is a big step in an already star-studded path for Tartakovsky whose creative career also crossed paths with or was straight up responsible for Dexter's Laboratory, Power Puff Girls, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars, and soon Popeye - another animated feature coming soon. Have read here as we trade words with the director on his new vision for a monster-filled hotel filled with the likes of Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, and Andy Sandberg.

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Fujifilm sues Motorola over mobile phone photo patents

Fujifilm sues Motorola over mobile phone photo patents

Japanese camera company Fujifilm has filed a patent infringement suit against Motorola. The suit alleges that Motorola is infringing on four different patents associated with camera technology in mobile phones. Fujifilm claims it notified Motorola in 2011 that it believed Motorola products were infringing on four of its patents. Fujifilm says that it and Motorola held a number of face-to-face meetings over the matter and apparently; those meetings didn't go well.

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Max Payne Mobile hits Android this week

Max Payne Mobile hits Android this week

The next generation of mobile shooting video games will be dropping this week, complete with potty-mouthed hero Max Payne in attendance. The game will be called, quite simply, Max Payne Mobile, and will be popping up on the Google Play App Store this week. You can also currently grab this game for your iPad or iPhone on the iTunes Store if you're in the mood for some double-fisted pistol action right this second for the same low price of $2.99 right out of the gate.

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AT&T Motorola Dinara could drop imminently as Atrix 3 LTE

AT&T Motorola Dinara could drop imminently as Atrix 3 LTE

Evidence of a new AT&T branded Motorola smartphone believed to be the successor to the Atrix 2 has cropped up in the wild, with the handset - codenamed "Dinara" - believed to be headed to the carrier's LTE network. Packing a 720p HD display and running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, according to The Verge's tipster, it's estimated that the phone could hit AT&T's 4G airwaves as soon as late July.

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