Chair Entertainment's first ClashMob Special Event for Infinity Blade III kicks off this Friday December 13th, and ties into the upcoming film 47 Ronin from Universal Pictures. ClashMob participants will need to collaborate to take down the massive Samurai Brute, and if they're successful, will unlock the Brute's sword in their inventory for use in
Vicki Murley, former Safari Technology Evangelist at Apple, current founder of Sprightly Books, talks to Guy and Rene about web technologies, speaking at conferences, and beating Dan Brown at the book game. type="audio/mpeg"> Subscribe...Show More Summary
I can’t wait to see Her. Opening in limited release next week (and already getting rave reviews and year-end awards), Spike Jonze’s newest movie is set in the “near future” and stars Joaquin Phoenix as a lonely man who falls in love with a Siri-like A.I. system, voiced by Scarlett Johansson. She’s specifically designed to... Read More
[Akiba] over at Freaklabs has been working with electroluminescent (EL) wire. An entire dance company worth! We know [Akiba] from his post tsunami radiation monitoring work with the Tokyo Hackerspace. Today he’s one of the engineers for Wrecking Crew Orchestra, the dance company that put on the viral “Tron Dance” last year. Show More Summary
(Credit: Javier Lloret) The facade of the Ars Electronica center in Linz, Austria, a hub for the electronic arts, is covered by 1,085 glass panes that can be lit by 95,000 color-changing LEDs. Artists can use it to create interactive...Show More Summary
We all have to crawl before we can walk, and NASA's Morpheus lander is no different—well, except for the fact that "crawl," in this case, actually means burst into a pile of flames. But all that's in the past, and NASA's taken to their...Show More Summary
First, Professor X fired “Useless” Jubilee, and now he fires “Moist, Smelly” Nightcrawler. (Warning: Coarse language) [Pete Holmes / Source: YouTube]
I'm going to get something out of the way up front so that I don't harp on it too much for the rest of this review. The icon for Clash of Puppets, that image up and to the right a little bit? That is the most terrifying thing I have seen in ages. I've
Square Enix's face-importing and vampire-hunting iOS game Bloodmasque seems to have been a pretty successful title, boasting more than 500,000 downloads since release, and in celebration the developer has dropped the price of the game to free until December 16th. Bloodmasque, just to recap, puts you in late 1800s Paris and tasks you with killing
I gave a 5 minute talk on DTrace in PHP at the SF PHP Meetup Lightning Talk session last night. You can watch it here. It starts at the 14:10 mark.
Top deal is a Philips Bluetooth karaoke set—finish your egg nog and grab the mic!
Nextwave Multimedia has one of the top two cricket games available for the mobile platform today, and in the past three months the Windows Phone...
Last week, the media world was abuzz with the news that e-commerce giant Amazon was experimenting with a new program dubbed “Amazon Prime Air,” which would use small automated “drone” aircraft to make customer deliveries. But while Jeff...Show More Summary
It's been just about a month since Cornfox & Bros. and FDG Entertainment launched Oceanhorn into the App Store, and if you've absolutely played the game to death since then and are dying for more, then I've got some good news for you. In an interview with Pocketgamer.biz, lead producer at Cornfox & Bros. Antti
Quark gameplay – alpha from Serge Soudoplatoff on Vimeo. Learning need not be a chore as we know it, and sometimes, the lessons that are best absorbed happen to be the ones learned outside of a classroom, via play. After all, have you...Show More Summary
Temple Run 2 got a massive update this morning, spreading some holiday cheer into the mysterious temple your dude is running through. Santa is unlockable with gems, and there's loads of holiday artifacts to collect in game that'll earn you santa hats for each of your different characters. Additionally, as seen in the above trailer,
Hey, it's HighScalability time: Test your sense of scale. Is this image of something microscopic or macroscopic? Find out. 72: Intel's 72 core x86 Processor; One Trillion: number of fonts served by Google. Quotable Quotes: West-Eberhard:...Show More Summary
At its recent Chrome Developer Summit, Google officials made more clear than ever that they see the Chrome platform as a strategic on-ramp for Google's services, with packaged apps and mobile apps playing a central role in that effort. Show More Summary
The holiday shopping window is starting to close. How far along have you gotten? To help out, we’ve compiled a list of some gift-giving ideas with a little bit of smarts to them. Anki DRIVE: Artificial intelligence comes to the video game world. Show More Summary
Yesterday in San Francisco, activists surrounded a Google shuttle bus in protest of the city’s tax-subsidized gentrification and its widening gap between rich and poor. Two years after Occupy Wall Street captivated the nation, this kind of righteous economic angst is now the defining political emotion of the moment, with no less than President Obama and the...