Cowboys in videogames – saddling up for Red Dead Redemption

Red Dead Redemption, the open-world cowboy adventure from the brains behind the Grand Theft Auto series, is shaping up to be one of the must-have games of the year. A stunning take on Sergio Leone style Spaghetti Westerns, it's a…

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Gerald LynchCowboys in videogames – saddling up for Red Dead Redemption

Five best snow gadgets

Continuing the chilly theme around Tech Digest Towers today, you’re probably wondering “how on earth can I make the perfect snowball?”, or “how can I make a brilliant home-made snowball cannon?”. Well, fear not, We’ve got you covered.

For our top five snow-related gadgets, just click through to the main post.

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Duncan GeereFive best snow gadgets

What time is it? GUN O'CLOCK.

There are a number of variations on the old ‘do-something-complicated-to-turn-off-an-alarm-clock-so-that-by-the-time-you-manage-it-you’re-properly-awake’ concept, but this is one of my favourites. The brilliantly-titled Gun O’Clock requires you to use a light gun to shoot a target before the damn thing stops beepily interrupting your dreams of Slave Girl Leia.

To make things a little more complicated, there are two modes. The first will adjust the ‘snooze’ time based on how quickly you’re able to hit the target. The quicker you hit it, the longer you’ll be able to sleep for. The second mode – ‘hard mode’ – requires you to hit the bullseye five times before the alarm will stop.

Unfortunately it’s only available in Japan. Damn. But if you’re sneaky, you might be able to get one from Geek Stuff 4 U.

(via Akihabara News)

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Duncan GeereWhat time is it? GUN O'CLOCK.

Gun purse takes aim at stylish women

bikini-gun.jpgLook, I can see the appeal of having a purse shaped like an automatic weapon – if nothing else, it’ll scare off potential muggers. And the punning hack in me appreciates the fact that it’s called The Pursuader too.

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Stuart DredgeGun purse takes aim at stylish women