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Gaming icon Sonic the Hedgehog marks 25 years with limited-edition art book

Sega's blue hedgehog mascot stars in a new hardcover compendium that collects 25 years of art from the Sonic the Hedgehog series, and fans can reserve a limited edition that includes an exclusive matted art print.
Cool Tech

Gamers learn to control characters strictly through direct brain stimulation

A team of researchers from the University of Washington have developed a system that allows users to play a two-dimensional video game without seeing, hearing, or sensing the action in any traditional way.

Rumor: Intel might start using AMD GPU tech in its own integrated graphics

A new unsubstantiated rumor is swirling that perhaps Intel could be licensing AMD's Radeon Graphics technology for use in its own integrated GPUs, starting with a comment by Kyle Bennett at HardOCP.
Movies & TV

Peter Parker gets a new suit in first ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ footage

Peter Parker gets a web-friendly new costume courtesy of Iron Man in the first footage from Spider-Man: Homecoming, the first solo feature for Spider-Man after being introduced to Marvel's cinematic universe.
Virtual Reality

Magic Leap AR headset testers will capture 'environments and user behavior'

The Magic Leap augmented reality headset is one step closer to becoming a reality, as a recently unearthed job posting indicates that testers will soon begin capturing "environments and user behavior" in real-world settings.

Download before reading: Chrome on Android now supports offline page viewing

Included in the latest update for Chrome for Android, along with the bug fixes and performance improvements, is the ability to download videos and web pages for later viewing -- perfect for the train.

Pebble is shutting down and will stop manufacturing its devices

Fitbit is officially buying Pebble's core assets and while the price hasn't been announced, it's rumored to be less than $40 million. Pebble is shutting down and will no longer manufacturer devices.
Movies & TV

Will Ferrell set to lampoon the video game world in upcoming esports film

Pro gaming is a young man's game but not for Will Ferrell, it seems. In one of his upcoming roles, the perennial silly sportsman will be an old but still-with-it pro gamer competing with the teenage up-and-comers of the world.

T-Mobile announces Digits, a single phone number for all of your devices

T-Mobile's Digits service, launching in beta, provides a single number for all of your devices -- including smartphones, tablets, computers, and even wearables. It's free for T-Mobile postpaid customers.

Photographer converts an old military truck into a giant glass-plate camera

How do you photograph a mountain range with a medium that weighs nearly 90 pounds? Photographer Kurt Moser is capturing rugged scenes on glass plates by converting an old military truck into a camera and darkroom on wheels.
Movies & TV

Second 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' trailer spans four novels in two minutes

The new trailer for Netflix's adaptation of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events features a host of locations and characters that will be immediately familiar to fans of the books.