Almost everyone has heard of Donkey Kong, the 1981 arcade in which the heroic Mario makes a laborious climb to rescue his sweetheart Pauline while dodging moving obstacles from a barrel-hurling gorilla. (Ah, the good old days!)
Even those who’ve never touched a gaming console in their digital lives have heard of Tomb Raider, the influential video game featuring the exploits of the heroic — and seemingly indestructible — Lara Croft
A video’s catchy tune offers a humorously cynical — and not politically correct — summary of the world’s ills that will be cured after the overhyped release of Halo 3.
In this video spoof from the Codename Longhorn era, the former Windows Vista design team traces the steps consumers might take in customizing the user interface. (Everyone loves dogs, right? Right???)
We all know that gadgets are supposed to make our lives easier and more productive. Technology should give us time to pursue hobbies and interests, like tripping the light fantastic or playing ball in the park with the kids
Making motorists stay within the speed limit is a problem in every country.
But not every nation brings the same level of creative problem-solving to the
issue as Denmark. With 70% of motorists going over the speed limit, traffic
engineers decided that something had to be done
Where does Hollywood get its ideas for those summer blockbusters?
Producers don’t just borrow from novels, plays, TV, and comic books, but also from major computer games like Tomb Raider, Mario Brothers, Wing Commander, and Doom.
You always hear how endlessly useful duct tape is: it’s water resistant,
tears easily, and comes in a variety of colors. Just go online and you’ll
find numerous examples of duct-tape creativity, including entire articles
of clothing made from this miracle product
Sure, Apple Inc. is famous for cool products with trendy designs.
But what would happen if the high-tech corporation took on something
different, something even bigger than it already has?
That’s the question
asks in this skit about the most daring Apple product to date — the iRack.
A Web user looking through FoxNews.com on July 23 discovered that the site
had left a user name and password wide open in a public area. The password
was then posted on
the giant news-for-geeks service