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Battlestar Galactica vets needed for online roleplay

Battlestar Galactica fans are being asked test drive a massively multiplayer online game version of their favorite sci-fi show, from game giant Bigpoint.
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Motorola Super Bowl ad rips Apple drones

Motorola has released a 15-second snippet of an advert for its upcoming Xoom tablet, a parody rip-off homage take-off send-up of Apple's iconic 1984 ad.
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Google to site devs: 'Please code for Google TV!'

Google has released a set of templates and a UI library for building Google TV–friendly websites, hoping developers will actually pay attention to its fledgling internet-meets-television platform.
Cade Metz, 05 2011
Equinux Tizi

Equinux Tizi iPhone TV tuner

Review There’s no shortage of TV tuners available these days, ranging from cheap and cheerful USB gadgets to more expensive network-enabled devices such as the Slingbox range or Elgato’s Netstream. However, the Tizi is the first TV tuner I’ve seen that is exclusively designed for the iOS platform.
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Bold as brass metal thieves disrupt rail, comms, electric

The growing threat from metal theft – and the no-nonsense response by authorities determined to stamp it out – were highlighted yesterday as jail sentences of three years apiece were handed down to two Newark men convicted of stealing 25 metres of copper cabling worth just £44.

Reg Hardware Reviews Digest

Over the past seven days, Reg Hardware has looked at products from the worlds of consumer electronics, mobile communications, photography and gaming.