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Please Let This Bluetooth Gamepad for Smartphones Be Real [Gaming]

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
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Nintendo’s gunning for retailers, expanding eShop offerings for Wii U, 3DS

Friday, April 27th, 2012


Nintendo is going to sell its 3DS and Wii U games through the eShop as well as on the high street. Concerned about the money wasted in “inventory,” the company will let consumers choose where they get their fix from. The first two games to get the treatment will be New Super Mario Bros 2 and Onitore Brain Training (working title) for the handheld, with more expected in the future. As consumers transition to downloads, the company will keep its brick-and-mortar partners on-side by allowing them to sell “activation codes” to the digital titles — although that does mean you’ll have to drive down to Gamestop and back.

Nintendo’s gunning for retailers, expanding eShop offerings for Wii U, 3DS originally appeared on Engadget on Fri, 27 Apr 2012 10:13:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Apple and Proview likely to settle dispute over iPad trademark

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Last week, Apple and Proview initiated talks in an attempt to resolve an ongoing legal dispute over the iPad trademark, and the Chinese company is confident that it will receive a settlement offer from Apple, the Associated Press reports. “It is likely that we will settle out of court. The Guangdong High Court is helping to arrange it and the court also expects to do so,” said Ma Dongxiao, a lawyer for Proview. “Actually Proview always expected to settle out of court from the beginning. I don’t know if Apple has changed its attitude, but I believe that the key point now is the price.” In a previous statement, Apple claimed it would never “knowingly abuse someone else’s trademarks,” and said that Proview “still owe a lot of people a lot of money, they are now unfairly trying to get more from Apple for a trademark we already paid for.” Fu Shuangjian, the Deputy Director of China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce, however, has already stated that Proview is still the legitimate owner of the iPad trademark in the country. If the companies cannot reach a settlement, the Guangdong High Court will rule over the matter.

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The Man Who Quit Money [Video]

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012
Daniel Suelo quit money 12 years ago and has been living in a cave in Utah and survives by eating wild food and roadkill. He has no job, doesn’t take welfare and doesn’t ever use money. More »

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Adopting a Money-Sniffing Border Patrol Beagle Seems Like a Prudent Investment, Right? [Canada]

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Will Anybody Pay $3,700 for Tag Heuer’s New Phone? [Video]

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Swappable Soles Let These Boots Adapt To Any Condition [Boots]

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

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