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TouchArcade Game of the Week: 'Traps n' Gemstones'

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

Scientifically accurate Sonic the Hedgehog is so funny but so gross

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It's always fun to realize that all your favorite childhood characters are completely disgusting creatures. Like Sonic the Hedgehog, who in real life can run really, really fast but would also create foam poop with its mouth to rub it on itself for no reason at all. In fact, hedgehogs love all kinds of poop. Read more...

'Big Action Mega Fight!' Earned More in a Week as a Paid Title than Six Months as a Free to Play One

It's been just over a month since Double Stallion's Big Action Mega Fight! [$2.99], or BAMF! for short, switched from being a free to play game and rejiggered itself to be a pay-once game with no in-app purchases. According to a recent interview with Pocketgamer, it looks like that decision is working out for the

Sharing is Caring. But Not in the Sharing Economy.

The sharing economy is taking the world by storm -- creating multi-billion dollar companies overnight and inspiring millennial entrepreneurs to squeeze cash out of anything and everything they have lying around the house. The popularity...Show More Summary

'Paint it Back' Has New Picross Puzzles to Solve in 'The Archives' Bonus Room

We loved Paint it Back [Free] when it came out last year. After all, who doesn't love Picross? Only a complete monster. So, I have good news for you quality members of society: Paint it Back has new levels. The new levels come in a bonus room called The Archives. These levels are meant for

Morgan Freeman Sucks In Helium.. Again [Video]

Back in late May, the world was presented with the gift of Morgan Freeman on helium. You all know the voice, the angelic yet handsome voice that emits from Morgan Freeman’s mouth in his every day life, so why not love it a few pitches higher? Freeman inhaled helium for the Science Channel’s “Through the Wormhole” […]

Not the End of the Story: Building Empathy in Pursuit of a Culture of Health

Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post. "That wasn't the end of my story," says Shaka Senghur, a writer, a teacher, an MIT Media Fellow and an ex-convict. While his early life was defined by abuse, violence, incarceration and isolation, Senghur has undergone a transformation. Show More Summary

'Firefly Online' Also Gets a Comic Con Trailer

Hey! Another thing that's relevant to us at Comic Con! If you remember last Comic Con we posted the vague reveal trailer for Firefly Online, which didn't show too much unless you're really in to ships and planets. Well, this year they've upped the ante: Firefly Online is still in development, and hopefully coming soon.

SNK's Latest Fighting Game Port 'The King of Fighters '98' Out Now

When we reported that King of Fighters '98 [$3.99] was coming to mobile soon, we were not kidding around, as soon meant "this week" – you can download this classic Neo-Geo fighting game regarded as one of the best in the series right now. The port is done by the usual suspects at DotEmu, who

Puns Aside, Geology Really Does Rock

The most abundant mineral on Earth lies deep within the surface. You've heard of the lower mantle? This is the lowest mantle After years of research, scientists now have a name for it: Bridgmanite See also: 36 Embarrassing Google Street View Sightings Elliott talks about how it rocks (groan) in the newest episode of Mashable Minute. Show More Summary

ASIMO agile and responsive robot is poised to replace humans

Honda has launched the latest version of its humanoid robot ASIMO. This is its most dextrous and responsive robot so far, setting the scene for what a robot filled future will look like.

Did Elon Musk Compare The Electric Car Business To A Sinking Ship? (TSLA)

Elon Musk made another appearance on "The Colbert Report" last night and when asked by the host why Tesla had recently given away all its patents, Musk replied with an alarming analogy. "Why are you being the Edward Snowden of you?" Colbert inquired. Show More Summary

A Former Microsoft Employee Shares His Experience Of Getting Fired After 15 Years (MSFT)

Last week Microsoft announced the largest round of layoffs in the company's 39-year history. One employee who found himself on that blacklist turned to YouTube to share his experiences and tell the world what it was like to be fired from Microsoft after 15 years of work. Show More Summary

How Prodea is piecing together tomorrow’s smart home one service at a time | #CubeConversations

Although the smart home market already holds tremendous potential in its current fragmented form, Prodea Systems argues that the connected whole can be worth even more than the sum of its devices given the right catalyst. The eight-year-old company wants … Continue reading ?

Firefly Online for iPhone and iPad snags TV show's cast to handle voice roles

Firefly Online, the upcoming game based on the cult hit sci-fi TV show that was announced a year ago for the iPhone, iPad and other platforms, will be made with the help of the cast of the original series, who will handle the voice over roles of their characters. Show More Summary

Video: Don’t be fooled by this extremely detailed iPhone 6 clone running Android

The iPhone 6 isn’t even out yet and it already has a few clones that mimic its appearance and software very well, with 9to5Google having found a new video hands-on demo of one such device. While the clone is based on the leaked dummy iPhone 6 units that flooded the Internet and is fully working, it’s not actually running iOS 8. Show More Summary

Harvard Students Just Invented Microwavable 'Spray Cake In A Can'

Leave it to the students of the ivy league to fill the void of what we're really missing in life. In this case, it's microwavable cake batter that comes in a spray can. We know, we know. How come you didn't think of that? We're all in the same boat. Show More Summary

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