Briefly: Bioelectric Body Art, PS4 Sales Figures, Hydrating Vegies

Briefly: Bioelectric Body Art, PS4 Sales Figures, Hydrating Vegies

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Sony reveals its PS4 sales figures, hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy NotePRO, the bioelectric future of tattoos explored.

  • The CES gizmos keep on rolling in. Earlier today, Gizmodo editor Luke Hopewell got his hands on Samsung’s 12.2-inch Galaxy NotePRO, which he describes as “a big deal”. The plus-sized tablet comes with a 2500×1600 WXGA display, 3GB of RAM, up to 64GB of inbuilt storage and a rear-facing 8-megapixel camera running on Android 4.4. You can read his first impressions here.
  • Sony has finally revealed some official sales figures for the PlayStation 4, with the company claiming it sold 4.2 million before the end of last year. Earlier this week Microsoft announced it had sold 3 million units over the same time period. We’d call that a significant victory for Sony, especially when you factor in its limited console supply.
  • Tattoos have come a long way since the days of the 18th century Tahitian-bound sailor: it’s now possible to adorn your flesh with ultraviolet and glow-in-the-dark ink with even more outlandish technology just around the corner including digital tattoos and bio-hacking. This Gizmodo article gives an overview of what’s in store for body art aficionados.
  • What with it being the middle of summer and all, PopSugar Health & Fitness has compiled a handy list of the best fruits and vegetables for hydration based on their average water content. From watermelon to radishes, these are the healthy snacks that will keep your thirst at bay.
  • Comments

    • So… Those hands look like they’ve been chemical burned? UV tattoo’s are just UV ink afaik, seems fairly safe since they’re generally non-toxic…. But they look like they’ve been burned alive somehow.

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