iPad 3 Connections, Biker Bots, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

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.

Robot Biker in Search of Robot Biker Bar

Well, okay, maybe not because it's just a robot and they don't have feelings or wants or needs, they just have parts and none of those parts probably wants to spend time getting drunk because duh, circuitry. The point, if there ever was one, is this: this biking bot, unlike others we've seen, can actually be bought, for $2,200. [IEEE]

iPad 3 Connections, Biker Bots, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

Will the iPad 3 Have a Different Dock Connector

The latest poorly sourced supply chain rumor says that iPad 3 will come with a dock connector that's sized differently than on previous models, leading to compatibility problems galore. This won't happen! Because why, why, why on earth would Apple do that? They wouldn't. [CNET]

Playing Video Games May Cure That Lazy Eye

A study has reported that playing action-packed video games has improved the visual acuity of teenagers with lazy eye. Which I have just used as an excuse to post GamingMill's review of Street Fighter IV, you're welcome.


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