Xbox 720 Hints, And Other Stories We Didn’t Post

Xbox 720 Hints, And Other Stories We Didn’t Post
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So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn’t possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn’t worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.

Lenovo Sends High School Science Projects Into Orbit

Lenovo accepting submissions from high schoolers for its Space Lab contest; the winning science experiment will be blasted off into space and performed on YouTube. Which, from what I remember about every science fair I’ve ever seen in movies or television, can only mean one thing: BAKING SODA VOLCANOS IN SPPPAAAAAACCCCCEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!

Hints of Xbox 720 Pop Up on LinkedIn

Microsoft employees have started changing their employment statuses on LinkedIn to the “next-gen console” department, which means that, yes, Microsoft isn’t going to sit on the Xbox 360 for the next five years. Related: Apple has people working on iPad 3, Microsoft has people working on Windows 9, and Starbucks has people working on serving a Quaranta that won’t cause massive heart failure. [Kotaku]

Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu Take to Google+

It’s easiest to spread a message of peace in a place where there’s no one around to fight. [The Next Web]


That seemed to be the reaction in certain corners of the web today, when it became apparent that Audible was flying in the face of Apple by including a link to an external content store in its app. Or! They just decided to suck it up and tithe 30 per cent of purchases. That sounds more likely, right? Right. [9to5Mac] [imgclear]

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