The Raspberry Pi 2 Is Faster, More Powerful, and Available Right Now

The Raspberry Pi is easily one of our favorite DIY devices, and today a brand new model is available. The Raspberry Pi 2 features a quad core ARMv7 running at 900mHZ (that's about a 6x speed increase) and 1GB RAM (double the Model B+'s). It's still just $35. It can also now run Windows. » 2/02/15 8:00am 2/02/15 8:00am

Flight Attendants Will Soon Stop Asking You To Turn Off Your Game Boy

It's official: by the end of 2013, flight attendants will stop asking you to turn off your Game Boy during the first and last few minutes of plane rides. » 10/31/13 10:31am 10/31/13 10:31am

How Many Games Systems Do You Have Hooked Up?

Ultimately we want to own all of the game consoles, but how many do we keep hooked up at one time? Commenter Rumbrave_Remy wants to know in today's installment of Speak Up on Kotaku. » 7/19/12 5:30pm 7/19/12 5:30pm

Gaming Before Bedtime Could Be Ruining Your Sleep

Texting, watching television, and playing games before bed could be responsible for 63 percent of Americans not getting enough sleep. The latest study from the National Sleep Foundation has experts suggesting an electronics curfew an hour before bedtime. » 3/07/11 11:40am 3/07/11 11:40am

The World's Smallest Computer Wants To Be Inside Of You

With computer technology forever striving towards smaller and smaller form factors, it was only a matter of time before engineers created the first millimeter-scale computer system, ready for implantation in the human body. » 2/23/11 2:00pm 2/23/11 2:00pm

Light-Absorbing Anti-Lasers Could One Day Rule Your Computer

Scientists at Yale University have created the world's first anti-laser, a device in which two beams of light clash together, ultimately cancelling each other out. How could such a device change the way we do our computing? » 2/18/11 2:00pm 2/18/11 2:00pm

This Is Why Your Batteries Die


No matter how strong the rechargeable battery in your portable device is, it will eventually die. Why must they die? You'd die too if someone regularly twisted your innards up in knots. » 12/09/10 2:30pm 12/09/10 2:30pm

Rest In Peace, Circuit City

After closing 155 stores and filing for bankruptcy last year, the nation's second largest electronics retailer Circuit City is now planning to liquidate its remaining 567 U.S. stores. » 1/16/09 1:20pm 1/16/09 1:20pm

CES 09: Audiovox Puts PlayStation 2s In Your Car, Dawg

Yo, dawg, Audiovox heard you like the PlayStation 2 and car ownership. So it co-branded with Sony on a PlayStation 2 for your car so you can play games while you drive. » 1/07/09 4:40pm 1/07/09 4:40pm