The lowly TRS-80 doesn’t get much love in most circles; it’s constantly overshadowed by the popularity of the Apple II or computers that had graphics that weren’t terrible. For [Mike Loewen]’s VCF exhibit, he’s turning his TRS-80 into...Show More Summary
LED filaments started showing up in light bulbs a few months back. [Mike] discovered that the strips are available in bulk from ebay and Alibaba. Always keen to work with new LED technologies, [Mike] ordered a few for experimenting and posted...Show More Summary
What would happen if Oculus-quality virtual reality was created in the 80s on the Commodore PET? [Michael Hill] knows, because he created a stereoscopic video headset using a PET. This build is an extension of [Michael]’s exhibit last year at VCF East where he displayed a video feed with PETSCII. Show More Summary
? Over the past week, Motherboard has tackled the question of whether or not the human body is becoming obsolete from a variety of angles, from immortality to killer robots. The very fact that we are able to realistically pose this question...Show More Summary
If in the past been your hopes of seeing Anne Hathaway swinging on a wrecking ball à la Miley Cyrus or of critiquing an Emily Blunt rendition of “No Diggity” have been relegated to fantasy, fret no more: The new weekly half-hour LipShow More Summary
New York City can be difficult for anyone to navigate, but when you’re a Wookiee, you can feel even more like an outsider. [via Nerdist / YouTube] The post “Louie” Parody Shows a Wookiee Just Looking for Love & Laughs in NYC [VIDEO] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
As the streaming content space becomes more and more crowded — with new offerings from Apple, YouTube, and Tidal (LOL) joining existing players like Spotify and Deezer — many platforms have looked to differentiate themselves by offering exclusive content. Show More Summary
The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to. Now, before anyone goes over-thinking this, it doesn't necessarily mean our Game of the Week pick is the highest scoring game
This has been a crazy week of travel between attending various iPhone events, so we didn't post the best games last week, and this week's podcast is going to wait until Monday... But after that things should get back to normal, at least until the E3 and WWDC insanity in June. Anyway, here's the top
Halo: Spartan Assault's sequel is a great upgrade to the original Halo dual stick shooter.
Halo hits the App Store with a pretty cool third person dual stick shooter.
In an alternate universe, the game Skiing Yeti Mountain is what Dudeski [$1.99] would be. You control a pixelly skiier traveling down a mountain, slaloming around points to keep going, as if you miss one, you fail the level. The game is centered around many short levels, where you're trying to get to the end
He’s back, [Bill Hammack] aka The Engineer Guy. He has a habit of revealing how the ordinary is extraordinary with a meticulous unveiling of all the engineering that goes into a thing. This time around it’s the aluminum beverage can....Show More Summary
Last week was Bandai Namco Entertainment's 2015 Global Gamers Day Americas, where they showed off a bunch of new titles that they have in the pipeline for consoles, handhelds, desktop and yes, even mobile. As with most events thrown by gigantic companies, the mobile stuff was a bit scarce with the majority of the focus
This was one trip to the zoo a certain family at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Nebraska will never forget. Originally posted on Reddit, the video has gone viral. A male silverback gorilla charges at a family in the gorilla exhibit and cracks the glass barrier that separates them. Good job, glass barrier, you did […]
Reflector has been a key app for people who have wanted to mirror their iOS devices to their computer, and to record the footage. Good capture cards aren't cheap. Squirrels, the developer behind this PC and Mac app, has just released Reflector 2, a paid upgrade to Reflector that brings some new features. While we
A German model named Anna glides around her apartment in New York City’s Meatpacking District, rapping along to Euro hip-hop and wearing nothing but a white fur coat. In an accent fit for a James Bond villain, she remarks that the coat makes her look like an “ice bear,” then drops it to the floor and slides into bed. Show More Summary
On Thursday, Satya Nadella participated in the White House “Champions of Change” event, where President Obama honored individuals who have helped bring about change for working families within their companies, communities or organizations. Show More Summary
David Sandberg is a director living in Sweden who recently asked for $200,000 on Kickstarter to fund a movie called Kung Fury. Over $600,000 was donated. According to the film’s official website, the movie “features arcade robots, dinosaurs,...Show More Summary
Earlier this month, we told you about Wrassling, an upcoming game by Colin Lane (Golf is Hard [Free]) and Folmer Kelly (Irrupt [$1.99], #SUPERHYPER [$1.99], Upthing [Free]). Eli, Jared, and Carter like it because wrestling is, like, their thing; I like it because physics curios and banging chiptunes are two of my things. In a