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  • Starting from scratch

    April 30, 2012 @ 12:29 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    If you’ve ever built something from spare parts siphoned from some home appliances, you’ll appreciate this: what happens when Dyson engineers are given some vacuum parts and challenged to build the fastest go-kart.

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  • Remember this?

    April 23, 2012 @ 4:48 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    If you’re, as they say, of a certain age, it’s likely that you remember this: the Sinclair ZX Spectrum.


  • Nintendo partners with the Louvre

    April 11, 2012 @ 11:19 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    If you visit the Louvre museum these days, you might be surprised to see a new addition – the Nintendo 3DS.


  • Don’t hate the Playa…oh go on then

    April 4, 2012 @ 9:13 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    If this had arrived in my inbox on Sunday, I might have dismissed it as an April Fool’s joke. But no, the “Playa” case is apparently a real product.


  • The death of Game

    April 2, 2012 @ 12:34 pm | by Ciara O'Brien


    It’s been a week since Game closed its doors in Ireland, putting 121 people out of a job and becoming the latest casualty of the downturn.