Well another pretty big week of new releases, and with iTunes shutting down for the holidays in a couple of weeks I expect it to get even crazier. As always the full list of new releases that are on our radar are listed below, along with videos/screens and forum links so you can find out
How do you understand something you can barely see, never visited and is light years away from us? By being really, really smart at connecting dots. In this video, NASA explains its process in figuring out what alien planets are like with the limited information it has. Read more...
The beautiful Milky Way is above us and around us but is also actually in our coffee cups too. What? Just watch Modernist Cuisine pour creamer into coffee in super slow motion, it's like watching another galaxy form or something. Life should have a slow motion mode so we can appreciate the little things. Read more...
Perhaps the most terrifying thing about picking up an instrument for the first time is not knowing what to do. Are there strings to pluck or bow, or buttons to push while buzzing your lips into the mouthpiece? It can be quite overwhelming if you don’t have any guidance. While the best instrument to start [...]
So far, the PS4 has had a pretty rough life, with YouTube channels subjecting it to weaponised punishment. One half of a Kiwi TV duo thought he’d have some fun and try to destroy his mate’s 8-hour old PlayStation 4, before it hilariously backfires. More »
As long as you're cool with a little extra bulk on your device, it looks like Honda has created a smartphone case like the one Jeff Bezoz was dreaming of. It virtually guarantees your device will survive any fall—and possibly even a head-on collision with a truck. Show More Summary
Most of the videos you can find of Rubik's Cube-manipulating robots are purpose-built to solve the puzzle in record time. But Baxter, designed as an affordable and easy-to-teach replacement for assembly line workers, isn't designed for any specific task. And that's what makes watching him solve a cube even more impressive. Read more...
Amazon wants to use drones to cut down delivery times of its packages to under 30 minutes. Big deal. Amazon Rockets can get the job done in under five minutes:... Keep reading ?
Classic-style adventure game fans have something to get excited about, as Wadjet Eye Games has confirmed to Joystiq that they're planning on bringing their back catalog of point-and-click titles to iOS. Wadjet Eye is no stranger to the App Store, as they released a port of the excellent Gemini Rue earlier this year and more
Where is Latvia? What is Magento? What is Scandiweb? Let me handle those questions in their proper order. 1. Latvia is one of the "Baltic countries" located on the northern rim of Europe, across the Baltic Sea from Stockholm and sandwiched in between its Baltic partners Estonia to the north and Lithuania to its south. Show More Summary
This morning, an email from a PR agency titled “Netflix likely to end binge watching in 2014? hit my inbox, responding to this week’s announcement that the streaming service’s first animated original Turbo Fast will be released in installations, as opposed to making the entire season […]
It all started one day when my friends and I realized that there's not much you can do when your phone gets stolen. Do you report it to the police? The NYPD is simply too busy in solving other crimes. That's when we had a pretty ambitious...Show More Summary
Our planet is doomed, that's just the way it is. Whether it's a meteor striking Earth and wiping out humanity, dinosaurs resurrecting and looking for vengeance, or the polar ice caps melting and flooding the planet, our time here is limited. If that last scenario comes to pass, Finnish developer Grand Cru has an optimistic
Microsoft's Imagine Cup is one of the world's largest software development competitions aimed at students. Since its launch 11 years ago, more than 1.7 million students have participated in it in some form and this year, there are $1 million in prizes up for grabs. Show More Summary
After having worked across several countries for more than a decade, I have decided to take a break and dash back home to rediscover what Budapest has to offer. It has not only made it to the list of top weekend getaways, but due toShow More Summary
This year's Çingleton theme was "core values" and an interesting thing happened on the way to the presentations: Some of the best developers, designers, and media types in the business got really, really personal about it. In hindsight, probably not a huge surprise. Show More Summary
The last month or so of new releases has been just insane, and it's showing no signs of slowing down. We've already seen a few heavy hitters like Space Hulk and Assassin's Creed Pirates hit the New Zealand App Store earlier today, and Telltale's The Wolf Among Us showed up a bit later too. Now
We just got word straight from Telltale that their next adventure game series will be hitting iOS tonight. The Wolf Among Us follows the comic book series "Fables" and is rocking some respectable averages on Metacritic, at least for the PC/console version. Here's the story behind the game: Like previous Telltale games, it's going to
In this exclusive Fresh Dialogues interview, Google's Rick Needham describes the company's fleet of electric vehicles and how it has enabled millions of miles of electric driving (almost 2M and counting). As well as the "usual suspects"...Show More Summary
Poor, old Mega Man. Although he's one of gaming's longest-running and most prolific icons, he's surely seen his ups and downs, and these last couple years have been some serious examples of the latter. While not so long ago he was flying high, today he seems to be largely abandoned by his owner and replaced