Leaked Nintendo 3DS Prototype... Possible Widescreen?

Today, Gizmodo posted an image from an FCC filing submitted by Nintendo that appears to be an early prototype circuit board of the upcoming Nintendo 3DS handheld. While the design of the board will certainly change during development, there are a few interesting tidbits to be noted in the image.

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Diary of an iPhone Dev: OS 4.0 beta 3

On Tuesday, Apple released iPhone OS 4.0 beta 3 to developers. While still rough around the edges and lacking some core features, 4.0 beta 3 is leaps and bounds more usable than previous seeds.

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Microsoft Courier Tablet Canceled!

Gizmodo reports today that Microsoft’s much-hyped Courier tablet has been canceled. Prototypes of the Courier featured folding dual-screens that relied on stylus and handwriting recognition as its primary input. The “digital journal” took a very different approach to the tablet PC as the polarizing iPad- one which many iPad haters considered a welcome difference.

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Collateral Damage: iPhone OS 4 Developer Agreement Fallout

Introduced just before releasing iPhone OS 4 beta, Apple's new Developer Agreement bans third party iPhone compilers. It was more than likely a jab targeted at Adobe, but the question is, will other third party SDK’s be taken as collateral damage?

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Diary of an iPhone Developer: 4.0 Beta- Proceed With Caution!

I am not an early adopter. I’ve been an Apple user long enough to know that good things come to those who wait for Revision B. If you consider that as a guideline, then here is a downright axiom of truth: beta software is buggy.

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Welcome Home! PAX East 2010: A Gamernerd’s Mecca

On Friday afternoon, I stood in the massive queue to enter the Hynes Convention Center in downtown Boston and it was, without a doubt, the most fun I’ve ever had standing in line...

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Steam Coming to OS X!

Judging by these teaser images, it seems the rumors are true and Steam will in fact see an OS X release. Valve's Source games seem likely as well.

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Steam Coming to OS X?

Steam is the extremely popular digital content delivery system developed by Valve Corporation. Currently, Steam is only available for Windows, leaving Mac gamers to seek more conventional means to buy their games, or at least giving a great reason to install Boot Camp. However, just a few days ago, a user of the Steam forums gave Mac users a reason to believe this may change in the future.

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The Geekiest Toys at the American International Toy Fair!

The American International Toy Fair is one of the largest toy industry trade shows in the world! With an increasing number of products integrating electronic, robotic, and online elements, this year’s Toy Fair was a veritable playground for this GeekTecher. Now that it’s over, let me share with you this year’s geekiest toys.

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How to Hack Your Wii For Homebrew Apps and Games

Breathe some new life into your aging Wii by hacking it for Homebrew! Emulation, DVD playback, and Linux are all possible with the Homebrew Channel, now more mature and easier to install than ever.

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Diary of an iPhone Developer: The iPad

What does the iPad mean for developers? Here’s one iPhone dev’s first impressions of the iPad and its SDK kit.

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Securing Your iPhone Jailbreak

To those who have already jailbroken, or are considering making the jump- fear not! Your jailbroken iPhone can be just as, if not even more secure than any stock iPhone. Here are a few tips.

Mac OS X 10.6.2 Hack Gets Atom Support Back

The OS X 10.6.2 update dropped support for the hackintosh-friendly Intel Atom processor. Just two days after the update was released, it was hacked to allow the chip to be used once again.

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Jailbreaking Your iPhone: The Pros and Cons

Thinking about jailbreaking your iPhone? Make sure you know what the risks are first.

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New Malware Affects Jailbroken iPhones

Yesterday, security firm Intego reported the discovery of a harmful piece of malware affecting jailbroken iPhones that can obtain personal data.