Tech Tuesday 7/9

Apple is celebrating an anniversary and robots are wandering Japan. These are just some highlights of this week's Tech Tuesday

Apple's App Store turns five years old Wednesday and the company is giving away free apps to celebrate. Ten apps are free for a limited time.  Five are games and the other five are general apps.

Infinity Blade II is a sword-slashing game which has more than 20-thousand 5-star ratings from users.  Another free option, Tracktor DJ brings music mixing tools right to your iPhone or iPad.  You can use your own songs and create mash-ups.

In other mobile news Hasbro, maker of Monopoly and Battleship, purchased a 70% stake in gaming company Backflip Studios.  One of the studio's most popular games, DragonVale is currently the 16th highest grossing app in the App Store.

This Friday, Pacific Rim opens in theaters nationwide.  It features humans battling monsters by using giant robots. This sci-fi flick may have a more gounded basis than you'd think.

Sagawa Electronics, a Japanese company, developed a much smaller robotic exoskeleton than in the movie. While it may not be able to fight monsters, it's durable enough to handle a light jog; yet it can also pick up eggs without breaking them.

The Powered Jacket MK3 weighs 55 pounds and is nearly seven and a half feet tall. Don't expect it in stores anytime soon. Sagawa plans on only making five suits and selling them for $123,000 each.

EA Sports is the latest company to take action after police charged former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with first-degree murder.

Hernandez will no longer appear in this year's installments of the popular Madden franchise or in NCAA 14, where he was featured as a college player who found success in the NFL. His image still appears in one section of the game, but EA plans to remove that in a later update.

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