The Wii U will be region-locked when it is released, Nintendo has confirmed, leaving fans of rare imported games out in the cold.
Nintendo let slip the news that its next-generation console will include region coding for its games.
The company told famed Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu that gamers in different parts of the world won't be able to play games available in other regions.
"There's too much capital sitting on the sidelines for lack of an energy policy," Commerce Secretary Gary Locke says of the U.S.
Velo Labs has come up with a bike lock that alerts owners to possible thefts, alerts emergency responders to possible crashes, and has a keyless entry that lets users share bikes Airbnb-style.
A newly published patent envisions a more secure smartphone that will require a range of unlocking codes based on users' locations.
Google's Android Device Manager, which allows users to locate their phones via a desktop app, will be adding the ability to lock the device and change its password.
The InterLock, set to retail for $50, may not thwart the most determined of thieves, but it promises to make quick errands in safe neighborhoods possible without the need for an extra lock.
The U-Grip Plus mount is short, but its sticky suction cup base lets you place it on just about any flat surface in your car.
Google's new mobile app lets you manage and secure a lost or stolen phone or tablet from another Android device.