Scary Lego Predator Bust Glowers At You

Ah, Predator. The most underrated sci-fi horror franchise ever. In fact, the only time Predator got any respect after the first movie starring Schwarzenegger is when it got mashed up with Aliens. If we’re not mistaken, said mashup is still very lucrative for the franchise, seeing the success of its movies and video games. Now get a load of this incredible Lego bust. Classic!

Lego Predator Bust

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Battlefield 3 More Real Than “Action Flicks” Bad Company 1&2

Battlefield 3 already has our attention, EA, but a bit of reassurance can’t hurt. “We have tried to get closer to the slang of the modern warrior. We are mixing tension-building passages with the chaos of suddenly erupting firefights. We’ve sought to keep the game feeling as plausible as possible, because the moment the audience stops believing it could happen, then you’re just like every other shooter,” according to lead designer David Goldfarb.

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Nintendo 3DS Sales Up 260% Following Price Cut

Looks like Nintendo’s shocking price cut may have saved its disappointing 3DS just in time for Nintendo to doom it again. We’re not entirely sure how Nintendo plans to proceed after giving the 3DS enough rope to hang itself in the form of huge, ugly, platform fragmenting dock accessory, but at least for the moment, things are looking up.

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Hands On: Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray First Look

Despite first casting our discerning (not to mention modest) eye on its rather flashier sibling, there’s something to be said for Sony Ericsson’s lower profile effort as well. Seemingly taking its design cues from old Samsung feature phones back before Samsung took its design cues from litigious fruit, the Xperia Ray is a no non-sense, no gimmicks device.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray

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Hands On: Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S First Look

There you were,  just growing accustomed to that shiny new Xperia Arc when Sony Ericsson go around updating the thing with a slightly zippier processor and some eye-catching camera software. By which we mean both eyes. It turns out that not only has Sony Ericsson bumped the processor speed to 1.4 Ghz , it’s added a 3D image capture setting to the Arc’s camera software.

Xperia Arc S

 

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Surprise! NASA GRAIL Program Is A Full-Fledged Moon Mission

That’s right, ladies and gentlemen. NASA is embarking on a new Moon mission. So all those people who thought NASA’s best days were behind it, why, they thought wrong. But to be realistic and honest here, this is an unmanned mission. That’s what happens when space shuttles have been retired and the Russians are troubleshooting rocket problems. And please, this isn’t a thinly veiled mission to search for Decepticons.

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Fancy Russian GLONASS GPS Goes Live

Last time GLONASS was mentioned here at Geeky Gadgets–a full ten months ago–it was fairly terrible news. Alas, since launching stuff into space is risky business. Almost a year hence, however, and the GLONASS tracking system is now live and available on your smartphone. But wait, before you marvel at the precision of Russian satellite locators, here are a few important details.

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Pioneer Unveils New Elite BDP-53FD Blu-ray Player

Pioneer has unveiled a new Elite edition high-end 3D Blu-ray player at CEDIA today. The player is called the BDP-53FD. It can be hooked to the internet via Ethernet or an optional wireless adapter. Once connected the Blu-ray player can stream all sorts of content from Pandora, YouTube, and Netflix. The player supports 3D via HDMI 1.4a output and 1080p resolution. It can also upconvert SD content to 1080p HD as well.

Pioneer Elite Blu-ray Player

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