16 Virtual Racers Head to UK for a Chance to Race for Nissan for Real

It has been a long time since we talked about the video game Gran Turismo 5. Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) and Polyphony Digital Inc., in collaboration with Nissan North America have been hosting GT Academy 2012.

They have cut about 400,000 applicants down to the 16 final competitors that will have the chance to drive a real racecar. The final 16 drivers will head to the UK where they will attend a week-long boot camp this August at Silverstone racing circuit.

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Deadpool Video Game Coming from Activision

If you’re a fan of the smack talking, sword wielding, superhero known as Deadpool an announcement was made at Comic-Con that you will really appreciate. Deadpool has made appearances and two other video games voiced by Nolan North. Those other video games included ‘Hulk Vs’ and ‘Spider-Man: Shattered Dreams’.

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Spy Hawk Stalks from the Skies

If you have a neighbor that is reasonably dubious or particularly attractive you want to keep a close eye on, a new gadget has surfaced that might be perfect for your far away stalking needs. The device is a remote control flying toy called the Spy Hawk that can send a live video stream back to the handheld remote control. It will be available in early August in the UK for £249.95.

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Programmable blink USB light Can Signal Just about Anything

Indicator lights on computers and servers can come in handy because they allow you to see if there’s an issue from across the room. The problem is most indicator lights simply flash and do nothing else, so all you know is that there might be a problem, not what the problem might be. A cool new product has hit Kickstarter the takes the dumb indicator light to a new level.

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Kickstarter to Cross the Pond This Autumn

Ever since Kickstarter originally launched it has only been available in the United States. This is because only recently did Amazon Payments move outside of the US and into the UK. Kickstarter has always been tied to Amazon Payments because the service allows Kickstarter to cancel and refund money immediately if a project doesn’t fund.

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