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Snow Blaster: A Christmas light video game

Programmer Ric Turner is out with another game made from Christmas lights. In this one, you sit in a "electric training sled" wrapped in green and red LEDs and use a game controller to dodge snowballs.

By December 16, 2010


Rising from the dead: The paid-for online model

Guest post: Frédéric Filloux explains why death reports of paid-for models on the Internet have been greatly exaggerated, and how Facebook might need subscription fees to survive in the current economic climate.

By November 17, 2008


Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.

By October 12, 2013


Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

How to remove the VIP mailbox in OS X if it unexpectedly appears, and more, answered in this week's Q&A session.

By August 23, 2013


Amputee to climb building's 103 flights with mind-controlled leg

This weekend, Zak Vawter could take a huge step for amputees everywhere -- and for a state-of-the-art prosthetic device that affords a more natural gait.

By November 1, 2012


Life-size Google Android robot is controlled by your smart phone

What do you get when some clever Japanese robot experts get their hands on the Android operating system? A real-life Google android, of course.

By September 29, 2010


Samsung to drop $310 million into CSR's handset tech

The semiconductor company says that Samsung has also agreed to invest $34.4 million for a 4.9 percent equity stake in CSR.

By July 17, 2012


Apple's Mail maxing CPU usage

Some users have experienced an issue where Apple's Mail application will use 100% of the CPU and eventually fail, causing the system to slow down and overheat.

By August 27, 2009


Sony, McAfee, sued over software activation patent

Uniloc USA is also suing Activision, Quark, others as follow-up to a similar suit filed against Microsoft over software activation tech.

By July 30, 2010


Student misses e-mail, loses college place

A student at San Jose State University is reportedly un-enrolled after not reading an e-mail the school sent him over the summer about a problem with his English placement test.

By August 25, 2011