This is the Sonilex, a gaming console from an alternative reality in which the Soviet Union wins the Cold War, communism takes all over the world, and a state-owned Sony invents and imposes 8-bit gaming for two decades. Or another alternative reality in which the economy crashes and nobody has enough money to buy shiny next-generation consoles. Either way, this Indian knock-off looks like a reduced version of the PS3, with unnecessary Eject button included. For $US32, it comes loaded with all kinds of goodies. You know, like cables, 41 cloned NES games, and a game pad called "DualShack 2". [Gameguru]
PlayStation 3 8-Bit Knock-Off Is Cheaper, Smaller, and NEStastic
Trending Stories Right Now
There’s no shortage of data breaches these days, but this one should make you sit up and pay attention. The newly discovered “Collection #1" is the largest public data breach by volume, with 772,904,991 unique emails and 21,222,975 unique passwords exposed.
Google announced plans today to acquire a portion of Fossil’s smartwatch technology for $US40 million ($56 million). As part of the deal, Google will also get a portion of Fossil Group’s research and development team. It isn’t exactly clear at this moment what specific tech Google is shelling out for — but the acquisition paradoxically both makes a lot of sense and is a bit of a head scratcher.