Link to EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

So much for hopes of a Dead Space sequel in the near...

Link to EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

So much for hopes of a Dead Space sequel in the near...

Link to EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

So much for hopes of a Dead Space sequel in the near...

Link to EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

EA shuts down the studio behind 'Dead Space'

So much for hopes of a Dead Space sequel in the near...

Link to Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque

Apple files patent application for fingerprint sensor that can be transparent or opaque

While Apple has flirted with biometric-based patents before, we’ve yet to see them implemented in real-world technology. That hasn’t stopped it from filing yet another one though, as the latest application reveals a fingerprint sensor apparently embedded into the iPhone itself. The patent describes a...

Link to Bezos: Amazon breaks even on Kindle devices, not trying to make money on hardware

Bezos: Amazon breaks even on Kindle devices, not trying to make money on hardware

Amazon makes a pretty good case for its Kindle Fire HD and Paperwhite with prices as low as $199 and $119 respectively, but it turns out there’s more at work than just special offers to keep them affordable. In an interview with the BBC, the...

Link to Commutist podcast: Patent trolls, Costco ban and Passbook’s home run

Commutist podcast: Patent trolls, Costco ban and Passbook’s home run

We kick off today’s show with patent trolls: scourge of the tech world, or are they just misunderstood? (Hint: they are not misunderstood.) Jeff John Roberts tells us about the troubles with patent trolls and what we can do about them. Want to know how...

Link to Samsung Series 5 Slate reaches out and touches the FCC

Samsung Series 5 Slate reaches out and touches the FCC

Samsung has just days to go before the Series 5 Slate (and ATIV Smart PC) arrives hand-in-hand with the official launch of Windows 8, so we’re surprised that it’s been waiting so long to clear the usual regulatory hurdles in the US. Just in the...

Link to Your Portal gun isn't as cool as Hack-a-Day's Portal gun (which actually levitates a companion cube)

Your Portal gun isn't as cool as Hack-a-Day's Portal gun (which actually levitates a companion cube)

There you were, thinking your NECA-produced Portal gun replica was super neat all on its own. Well, okay — it is — but wouldn’t it be even cooler if you could use it to make a baby companion cube levitate in mid-air with it? That...

Link to Apparent Gmail for Android 4.2 leak shows off pinch-to-zoom, swipe features

Apparent Gmail for Android 4.2 leak shows off pinch-to-zoom, swipe features

If you’ve been desperate for new Gmail on your Android, a leaked APK obtained by Android Police — that may or may not have come from one of those LG E960 Mako (alleged) Nexus phones that it seems everyone has — is sporting some fresh...

Link to NASA and IHMC building X1 exoskeleton to give us a lift, keep us fit in space and on Earth

NASA and IHMC building X1 exoskeleton to give us a lift, keep us fit in space and on Earth

It’s hard to deny the appeal of a space-bound robot like NASA’s Robonaut 2, fears of subversion notwithstanding. The space agency and Florida’s Institute for Human and Machine Cognition know it, and they want to put that technology into an exoskeleton with a nobler purpose...

Link to Evernote 2.5 for Windows Phone brings new layout with improved performance

Evernote 2.5 for Windows Phone brings new layout with improved performance

While some app developers seem to forget about Windows Phone, Evernote definitely has not. The tiled version of the cloud-based note taking app received an update on Thursday that brings an arsenal of new features, including an updated tile layout for note lists, a redesigned...

Link to Ubuntu One reaches Mac in beta, completes the cloud storage circle

Ubuntu One reaches Mac in beta, completes the cloud storage circle

For all of the many directions Ubuntu One’s cloud storage has gone, it hasn’t headed the Mac’s way. Official clients have been the province of Linux devotees (naturally, Ubuntu is recommended) and their Windows friends across the aisle. A newly available Mac beta puts all...

Link to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: “Twitter is a city company”

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: “Twitter is a city company”

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo sat down Thursday night to talk about an issue close to the hearts of San Franciscans: What the growing company’s move to the mid-Market neighborhood means for residents, and how Twitter likes the new digs. “Twitter is a city company,” he...