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Tetris, Running On A Tiny LCD

Tetris, Running On A Tiny LCD Besides Doom, Tetris is one game that gets all kinds of silly ports all time.Enthusiast Numeric compressed the game into a 10x16 frame and made it work on a very tiny character display.

Someone Ported Flappy Bird To An E-Cigarette

Someone Ported Flappy Bird To An E-Cigarette The cyberpunk dystopian future of Blade Runner, with its artificial landscapes, might never become a reality.We’re heading into a much weirder version of the future.

Unable to buy a round because you "forgot your wallet?" No excuses now

Unable to buy a round because you "forgot your wallet?" No excuses now Have you ever gone to the bar when it’s your turn to buy a round of drinks and realised you’ve left your wallet at home?Common insults could include ‘Tight’, ‘Dutch’, ‘T-rex (arms too short to reach your wallet)’ and even ‘Jew’.

Microsoft adds unlocked framerate support to UWP

Microsoft adds unlocked framerate support to UWP Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform has come under plenty of criticism, but the company wants users to know it has heard the complaints, and is responding to at least some of them.In a post on the DirectX developer blog today, Microsoft's Bryan Langley announced a handful of new features for UWP games and apps on Windows 10.

These self-driving pods might be the future of public transportation

These self-driving pods might be the future of public transportation Uber arch-rival Careem, which operates in Pakistan and across the Middle East and North Africa, has inked a deal to use self-driving electric pods, reports Gulf Business.The pods, made by Italy-based Next Future Transportation, are modular, allowing them to drive individually or by clamping to other units to form a bus.

New York Public Library puts 300,000 titles online with new e-book app

New York Public Library puts 300,000 titles online with new e-book app More than 300,000 titles are now available for download on your smartphone, for free if you have a New York Public Library card.While many libraries have offered e-books for years, most of them don't have collections quite as sizable in a single app.

How the U.S. track team is using tech to go for Olympic gold

How the U.S. track team is using tech to go for Olympic gold Golf technology could be the U.S.

PS Now expands to PC

PS Now expands to PC " In addition to the PS Now service, Sony is rolling out a USB wireless adaptor that will let users connect a standard DualShock 4 controller to the PC.While the PS Now app is limited to Windows PCs, the wireless adaptor will work on PCs as well as Macs, giving developers full access to the controller's functions in their titles.

Intel reportedly wooing Apple as a customer for its ARM foundry business

Intel reportedly wooing Apple as a customer for its ARM foundry business The Nikkei Asian Review reports that Apple is already trying to nick Apple from TSMC, for all the obvious reasons.Pulling in Apple’s business would give Intel’s custom foundry division instant credibility and establish it as a force to be reckoned with.

Leaked manuals confirm Stingrays can be used for mass surveillance, bypassing smartphone security

Leaked manuals confirm Stingrays can be used for mass surveillance, bypassing smartphone security Nearly four years ago, the Electronic Privacy Information Center released FBI documents discussing a controversial surveillance technique.Both federal and local authorities often have access to cell phone surveillance hardware, dubbed Stingrays (Harris Corp.

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey confirmed as anonymous backer behind pro-Trump memes

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey confirmed as anonymous backer behind pro-Trump memes Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR who sold the company to Facebook in 2014 for $2 billion, has been confirmed as the major financial backer behind a pro-Donald Trump group called Nimble America.” The DailyBeast broke the story and confirmed with Luckey that he was the near-billionaire NimbleRichMan associated with Nimble America.

Christchurchians to put down tech for digital detox

Christchurchians to put down tech for digital detox manager, says support for the Digital Detox, since it was announced earlier this month, has been fantastic.They help us connect with loved ones, keep us up to date with breaking news, and even track our steps!

Former Vietnam refugee embraces 'most important opportunity' as NZTech chair

Former Vietnam refugee embraces 'most important opportunity' as NZTech chair “This is the most important opportunity that I have been given to make a difference since New Zealand accepted me as a refugee from Vietnam in 1985 so I am not taking on this role lightly.As such, we need to increase the level of engagement between technology and the rest of the economy," Pham says.

China declares it will stop selling iPhones if Trump imposes tariffs

China declares it will stop selling iPhones if Trump imposes tariffs One of Donald Trump’s major campaign promises was to levy extremely high tariffs against countries he feels are taking advantage of us, like China.If he does list China as a currency manipulator and slap steep tariffs on Chinese imports, China will take countermeasures.