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iPad international launch pushed back until the end of May

Listen, foreigners: We're sorry, okay? America's avarice for sleek, ultra-hip gadgets has overwhelmed Apple, who sold over half a million iPads during its first week in the market. In response to this "unexpected" sales surge, and in anticipation of even higher demand for the tablet, Apple has dela...

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Hands-on: Parrot AR.Drone

We've never written about the Parrot AR.Drone on our humble news site because we've yet to see its applications in the gaming space. Don't get us wrong -- it's as inherently awesome as you'd expect a hovering, camera-equipped drone (that's controlled by your iPhone!) to be. However, "random things ...

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We would like to own this clock which plays Pong, please

We admit it -- we're suckers for a stylish timepiece. A surprising portion of our income goes towards purchasing new, fancy clocks, turning our living quarters into a slightly less melty version of Salvador Dali's "The Persistence of Memory." The latest object of our affection? Adafruit's Pong-play...

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Wearable PS3 suit lets you play games anywhere

Don't you wish there was a PlayStation system you could just carry around with you everywhere you go? Wait, they made one of those? Drats! That didn't stop Epson from creating a Ghostbusters-inspired wearable PS3 suit. Equipped with a PS3 Slim as a backpack, and an Epson projector, this "extreme...

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Emotiv mind-control device shipping December 21 for $299

Wait, you guys are still playing video games with your hands? What, are they baby games? For babies? We've been using Emotiv's EPOC human-computer interface for months now, allowing our cerebellums to play our games for us, completely cutting our appendageal middle men out of the equation. You'll h...

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Nintendo Wii takes Engadget Awards

Nintendo Wii Fanboy is related, in an odd sort of second-cousin once-removed kind of way, to the hyper-popular Engadget, which like totally everyone reads all the time forever. As such, their annual Engadget awards are nothing to sneeze at, and so we look with great pride (we helped, after all) at ...

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The Atari 2600 changed the world

The Atari 2600 makes Wired's list of the top 10 gadgets that changed the world. This article from Wired Test lists the Walkman, Western Electric rotary phone, microwave, and other gadgets that we take for granted. The Atari 2600 spurred the home game industry, being the original must-own console. We...

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DS Lite leading in Time's Gadget of the Year race

You cast your vote today? 'Cause DS Lite could really use your support. Or at least, that's what we thought. The lil' guy appeared out of its league in Time's Gadget of the Year race, but [at the time of this writing] DS Lite is leading the online ballot with 44% of the vote -- 27 percentage points...

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CNET users vote Wii number 1

Surely you'd expect to see the Wii reach the #1 spot on certain niche websites, but on a popular consumer site like CNET? Of course not, which makes it that much more awesome! On its weekly Top 20 list, CNET has seen the Wii present for 2 weeks running, just this week taking the top spot away from...

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Time bestows "gadget" status upon DS Lite

Time Magazine recently gave the DS Lite its oh-so-coveted "Gadget of the Week" award, lauding the iPod-like design and Touch Generations series of games. Time Magazine seems to be the premier mainstream-gaming press outlet of late, also lauding the Wii in recent weeks as well. It's a bit silly, read...

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