Starcade! was brave, glitzy, gaudy, ridiculous, and way ahead of its time.
The growth of esports represents the changing desires of entertainment culture itself.
If you’re the type who enjoys passing idle time by keeping up with podcasts or listening to web stations but don’t always want to occupy your laptop or tablet, this Arduino based radio player will provide a base station for tunes. The...Show More Summary
The post Living Systems and The Information First Company appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. One of the great joys of my career is the chance to speak at gatherings of interesting people. Sometimes it’s an unscripted, wide...Show More Summary
Warning: Spoilers. Documentarian Laura Poitras spent a lot of time with Edward Snowden in his Hong Kong room from June 3 to June 10, and her new fi lm sets the stage for what may be the biggest national security leak in history. " Citizenfour"...Show More Summary
I can't really think of a classier way to enter a party than to BASE jump off the 1,200-foot Kuala Lumpur tower, and then land in a rooftop swimming pool — assuming, of course, that he's got a Bond-approved tux under his skydiving outfit. Read more...
The band Brunettes Shoot Blondes created an amazing music video for their song Knock Knock where the animation moves across more than a dozen smartphones, tablets, and laptops. At the beginning, you see a bunch of people pressing "play" on their phones at the same time. Show More Summary
Music & broadcasting Copyright land grab by The Turtles threatens digital music, will not help young musicians — Tech News and Analysis What to Do About Pre-’72s? | Future of Music Coalition A Seismic Ruling On Pre-1972 Sound Recordings and State Copyright Law–Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM Radio (Guest Blog Post) Viacom threatens to […]
For me, the theme is a big part of what attracts me to a board game. Yes, I love good mechanics and I’ll gladly play Carcassone all day long, but building a cluster of tiny cities…
Many people dream of inventing a product and growing rich. 20-year-old inventor Alex Shlaferman, founder of Vante Toys, has already done it, and not just once, but multiple times. The first time he was only 15. And 2014 will be another milestone year, he says. Show More Summary
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Star Wars fans are a wildly devoted bunch, and 480 of them just had their goddamn dreams come true. The Empire Strikes Back: Uncut is a shot-for-shot remake of Episode V, composed entirely of 15-second clips filmed and submitted by (very) creative enthusiasts. More »
Be careful where you fly, drone-owners. Drone owner Christopher Schmidt would recommend staying away from Magazine Beach Park in Cambridge, at least if there are any aggressive birds of prey out. His drone was attacked by a Hawk on Oct 8 — and he caught it all on camera. Show More Summary
Everybody knows how the 13-minute-long, zombie-laden adventure that is the Thriller video shaped the history of music and saw the birth to a little phenomenon called MTV. Michael Jackson was primed to reinvent the medium from the start, though, with his very first music video. Read more...
The reviews in the App Store and Google Play can be ruthless. If your app has a poor user experience and gets bad reviews early on, your chances at success are shot. You’ll want to make sure you’re building an … Read More
Star Wars fans are a wildly devoted bunch, and 480 of them just had their goddamn dreams come true. The Empire Strikes Back: Uncut is a shot-for-shot remake of Episode V, composed entirely of 15-second clips filmed and submitted by (very) creative enthusiasts. Read more...
Earlier this week, IKEA unveiled a new line of furniture called REGISSÖR. The company claims it takes less than 5 minutes to assemble, and they even released a video showing someone putting together a bookcase in 3.5 minutes. To test...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
I'm basically the iOS Nostradamus, as last I predicted last week we'd be seeing a ton more great games get released now that we're in Q4, and sure enough, this is one of our biggest best games roundups in a while. Keep in mind, these are games reviewed this week- Not necessarily games that were
Some gamers know Hironobu Sakaguchi's name. Others do not. Just about everyone is familiar with his work, however. He's the creator of the Final Fantasy series of games, the director of Final Fantasy 1 through 5, one of the designers of Chrono Trigger, the producer or executive producer of Final Fantasy 6 through 12, and