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Huge Black Friday Tab Sale

I’ll compress, copy edit and annotate after I drive to Los Angeles today. Meanwhile, dig. With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility Understanding New Power Spotify in 2013: revenues of €746.9m and a €93.1m operating loss    Paris Review – The Art of Fiction No. 64, Kurt Vonnegut Radio World :: Blog – Looking at LPFM […]

Micro Word Clock

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

A word clock – a clock that tells time with words, not dials or numbers – is one of those builds that’s on every Arduino neophyte’s ‘To Build’ list. It’s a bit more complex than blinking a LED, but an easily attainable goal that’s really...Show More Summary

Fantastic 16-Bit Style Short Film Pays Homage to the Sci-Fi Films of the 80s

From Francesco Baiocchi for the European sci-fi cable channel AXN: Remember the ’80s? Remember those amazing Arcade video games? As we had to create a weekly stunt to promote different movies from the 80s’ we decided to celebrate that fabulous decade using one of its most recognisable look and design. [Francesco Baiocchi | Via LS]

The Halfbug

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

[Alex] posted up build details of his robot, Halfbot, on Tinkerlog. We’ve been big fans of his work ever since his Synchronizing Fireflies Instructable way back in the day. [Alex’s] work usually combines an unconventional idea with minimalistic...Show More Summary

[Fran]’s New Project: The DSKY

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

[Fran] has already made a name for herself in some retro cool historical aviation and computer circles by tearing down a flight-ready spare of a Saturn V launch vehicle digital computer, the computer that was responsible for getting all flights to the moon into low earth orbit. Show More Summary

Best iPhone and iPad Games of the Week: 11/28/14 - 'Earn to Die 2', 'Joe Dever's Lone Wolf', 'Sunburn!', 'Vigil RPG', and Zengrams

The American holiday Thanksgiving and the American kinda-sorta holiday Black Friday really messed our week up this week. The iTunes release cycle was crazy (Which is why we've got two Out Now posts), new was almost non-existent, and most of the TouchArcade crew was either travelling to family or spending time with family. So, our

Here's a Mammoth List of all the Black Friday iOS Game Sales That's Fit to Print

We wrote the other day about a large number of games that have gone on sale for the Thanksgiving holiday here in the US. Well, now Black Friday has rolled around, and some developers also put their games on sale on Thanksgiving while we were engorging ourselves with too much food and football. So without

Out Now: 'The Witcher Adventure Game', 'Football Heroes: Pro Edition', 'Record of Agarest War Zero' and More

While we were taking the day off yesterday to spend time with our families and stuff our faces on Thanksgiving, several noteworthy games decided to pop up in the App Store. So, while you may have noticed these already because they're being talked up in our forums or are floating towards the top of the

Cult-Hit FPS 'Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath' Releases on the App Store

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath [$5.99] was a well-received first-person shooter in the wacky Oddworld universe released initially in 2005 for the original Xbox. The game was a cult hit, albeit one that didn't sell enough to be a blockbuster. However, since then, the game's been getting updated ports for modern systems, and now iOS players can

Telltale's 'Game of Thrones' Releases Next Week on iOS

We finally have a release date for Telltale's upcoming Game of Thrones series. The iOS version releases next Thursday, December 4th, with the first of six episodes in tow. This is actually very close to launch parity with the other platforms getting the game, as most other platforms get it a day or two before.

Bad Lip Reading: More Hunger Games, Clips From Catching Fire [Watch]

Another Bad Lip Reading never fails to make the movies or TV shows ten times better. In this case, Hunger Games: Catching Fire got a whole lot funnier. Only posted yesterday, the “More Hunger Games” bad lip reading has already gained over 1.5 million views. Katniss, Gale, Peeta, and Haymitch are on fire. No pun […]

'Earn to Die 2' Review - Web Game Crossover Hit gets an iOS Update

I like the cut of Not Doppler's jib. Their stable of 2D games are all solidly entertaining games with zippy gameplay. Their most recent game, Earn to Die 2[$1.99], is the first time they have revisited one of their iOS games with an update. From a bird's eye view, this one is really strong, avoiding

The Force Awakens – A Collage of Iconic Images

(This brief article assumes you’ve seen the trailer. If you haven’t what are you waiting for?) The Return of the Jedi came out on May 25, 1983 which is really the last time that you saw new material on the Millennium Falcon was 31 years ago. If you were alive, close your eyes and imagine… More #

What It's Like Inside One Of Amazon's Massive Warehouses

Tis the season for holiday shopping. Black Friday follow by Cyber Monday and then several more weeks of last minute holiday shopping make for the most lucrative time of year for online retailers like Amazon. Already, Amazon's Thanksgiving sales were up more than 25% year-over-year, according to ChannelAdvisor. Show More Summary

Shia LaBeouf: I Was Raped During Art Performance

Shia LaBeouf revealed some disturbing information during his “silent” interview with Dazed magazine. The actor claims that he was raped during his “I Am Sorry” art installation earlier this year in Los Angeles. LaBeouf and writer Aimee Cliff exchanged several emails leading up to their “silent” interview. In one of the emails, the actor told Cliff about […]

Best iPhone 6/Plus wallet cases: Pad and Quill Little Pocket Book and SurfacePad from TwelveSouth

For all of its greatness, Apple Pay hasn’t nearly killed the need to take your wallet with you wherever you go. But if you are like me, it has lightened your load a little bit. Instead of carrying around 5 credit cards, I now carry around one each of debit and credit. Combine that with some […]

Watch this haunting drone footage of Chernobyl ruins

Just when we thought drone videos were getting a bit dull, along comes this haunting compilation of footage taken during a flyover of Pripyat, Chernobyl, which proves that the best way to get a true feel of such a remote location is always by drone. Show More Summary

Inkscape: Go from Beginner to Expert for Free

In the world of open source graphics tools, GIMP gets a great deal of attention, and there are many free online resources available for it, but if you're looking for a free drawing and illustration tool that can compete with Adobe Illustrator and is increasingly used by web designers for effects, logos and still graphics, give Inkscape a try. Show More Summary

You can watch the new Star Wars trailer on iTunes — and Youtube

Nerds around the world felt a great disturbance in the force, as if millions of Internet users suddenly scrambled to watch their first glimpse of the new Star Wars film. The first teaser trailer of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the Disney-backed feature directed by J.J. Abrams and set after the original film trilogy, premiered […]

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