Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 10, 2013
Valve, the company behind the soon-to-come Steam Box gaming console, is also lending its support to Xi3 Corporation and their new Piston game console, which is now accepting pre-orders for under $1000.
Word of the Day
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.