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This is Your Life. This is Your Life as Seen Through the Lens of a Thermal Camera.

BuzzFeed Blue has just released this pretty cool video demonstrating what your life looks like through the lens of a heat-detecting thermal camera. (WARNING– The following video is slightly NSFW:) Kind of rad. Buzzfeed Blue certainly weren’t the first ones on the thermal camera bandwagon. Check out this very NSFW video from Route 94 featuring […]

'Highrise Heroes' from Noodlecake and Fallen Tree Games Drops in December

Fallen Tree Games recently released the high score game Noon [Free] to the App Store, and Noodlecake recently published the life-ruining Bitcoin Billionaire [Free], but now the two studios are coming together to release Highrise Heroes, a story-driven word game with a solid creative pedigree behind it. Highrise Heroes has players trying to escape a

Keeping Your Saved Games in the Cloud

Posted by Todd Kerpelman, Developer Advocate Saved Games Are the Future! I think most of us have at least one or two games we play obsessively. Me? I'm a Sky Force 2014 guy. But maybe you're into matching colorful objects, battling monsters, or helping avians with their rage management issues. Show More Summary

We are leaving 3x-4x performance on the table just because of configuration.

Performance guru Martin Thompson gave a great talk at Strangeloop: Aeron: Open-source high-performance messaging, and one of the many interesting points he made was how much performance is being lost because were aren't configuring machines...Show More Summary

“Yo Soy Groot” And 14 More International Grootisms

What is it that makes a hyperviolent, anthropomorphized tree that says nothing more than “I am Groot” so charming? My money is on those big doe eyes. It’s the weird combination of nine-foot tall killing machine…

5 fabulous game show facts you probably didn't know

You're not really sick. You just want to stay home from school and watch game shows in bed. The Price Is Right, Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, Tic-Tac-Dough, Let's Make a Deal — all spectacle and fabulous prizes. But what went on behind...Show More Summary

Telltale's 'The Wolf Among Us' Episode One is Free

Been wanting to take a run at The Wolf Among Us [Free] from Telltale, but have been waiting for their customary first episode freebie to hit the App Store? Then I have good news for you, as you can get episode 1 free starting today. As is customary, you can play the first episode by

Idina Menzel And Michael Bublé Sing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” With Kids

There has been and will always be controversy over the song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” and what it actually means. Are there hidden messages that are slightly creepy or is it your feel good holiday/winter song? Well, Idina Menzel and Michael Bublé put together their own rendition of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” But instead of […]

Aeron: Do we really need another messaging system?

Do we really need another messaging system? We might if it promises to move millions of messages a second, at small microsecond latencies between machines, with consistent response times, to large numbers of clients, using an innovative...Show More Summary

New iPhone Games Coming Tonight: 'Ancient Battle: Successors', 'Earn to Die 2', 'Kingdom Rush Origins', 'Swing Tale' and More

Wednesday mornings! Strap in for a whole load of new iOS games. This week includes a new, beefy, Hunted Cow game to sink your teeth into, I've been looking forward to Earn to Die 2, Kingdom Rush Origins will probably be pretty polarizing, and there's a bunch of other stuff in this list that'll give

'Earn to Die 2' Releases This Thursday, Leaving More Dead Zombies in its Wake

Earn to Die [$0.99 / Free / $2.99 (HD) / Free (HD)] has been one of those games that has been remarkably popular, having hung around the top charts for a long, long time now. Seriously, it's been a consistent presence in the top games pretty much since its release two years ago. And now,

'Vainglory' Mobile MOBA Now Available in the US App Store and Many More Regions

Super Evil Megacorp's mobile MOBA Vainglory was one of the stars of Apple's iPhone 6 keynote back in September, and has actually been in a soft-launch period since this past June. It was originally conceived as an iPad-only game, but with larger iPhones entering into the mix, the Super Evil folks made the decision to

Ken Block’s Gymkhana Seven Video Has Lots of Donuts

Ken Block is insane, anyone who has watched one of his Gymkhana videos would probably agree. Take Gymkhana Five for instance – that video was awesome with Block blasting through the streets of San Francisco in…

Analysis: Can Oracle Survive the Big Data avalanche?

Oracle Corp. faces severe challenges from Big Data on three major fronts: It will see a steady erosion of its income as the market moves to Big Data technologies that Wikibon estimates cost a third of traditional RDBMS technology. Second, Oracle needs to … Continue reading ?

Nokia’s $250 iPad Mini Clone Looks Destined For China

Built by China’s Foxconn and bearing a striking resemblance to the iPad Mini, this $250 tablet appears destined for the Chinese market.

The future of design: stay one step ahead of the algorithm

Editor’s note: this post originally published on Medium; it is re-published here with permission. It’s foolhardy to predict more than a few years into the future. Much unforeseen can happen between then and now. That being said, in 30 years, …

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review – a mini flagship without the compromise

If you’ve had your eye on the newest generation of Sony Xperia phones, you might be wondering whether you’re better off going for the £549 full-sized Z3 or its ‘mini’ version, the Z3 Compact, at £429. But smaller versions of flagships...Show More Summary

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