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6 web design trends worth knowing for 2017

From hidden navigation and pop-out menus, to wearables and split screen, these are the web design trends we expect to shape 2017.<p>WTF is …

UI Design

A time capsule of ridiculous video game box art

Nostalgia is a weird, powerful thing. It's the force of nature that resurrected <i>Captain EO</i> at Walt Disney World and turned a children's cartoon about living robot cars into a blockbuster movie franchise. For me, it's also the reason I collect video game packaging from the 1980s and '90s. It feels …

Disney World

This app is everything OS X Finder wants to be

Maybe it’s just me, but Finder is one of the default Mac apps I find most annoying. Even though Apple introduced tabs to the default experience a few years ago, Finder still makes it harder than it should to move files from one folder on your computer to another.<p>Commander One, a Finder alternative …

Best Photo Editing Apps for Mac

Photo editing has become a big deal on iPhone and iPad because that's where we tend to take and share our snapshots these days. But many of us still …

How Photoshop changed the way we work

If there was just one computer graphics program that could make us all weep with utter love, that would be Photoshop. Not that there aren't many …

David Hockney

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

Here's a look at the best smartphones you can buy today.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available in</i> …

Phones

Artist Hilariously Reimagines Disney Princesses with Realistic Hair

There are several aspects of Disney films that don't quite match up to reality, from talking animals to unbelievably tiny waistlines to magic spells. Noticing that Disney princesses' hair often behaves in ways that are just as fantastical as the characters' lives, BuzzFeed illustrator Loryn Brantz …

Walt Disney Company

Once $399 A Year, Google Earth Pro Is Now Free

Lots of people have dabbled with Google Earth to fly around their neighborhood or poke around a 3D version Paris. But how many dropped $400 (per year!) for a Pro subscription?<p>Not a ton, it would seem. At least, not enough for Google to keep counting on it as an income source.<p>Google has just nixed …

Google Earth

The Shocking Evolutions of 8 Iconic Female Gaming Characters

Makeovers aren't just for reality TV.<p>Most video game redesigns incorporate new characters, along with detailed costumes and evolving physiques. Just …

The 20 Coolest Arcades in the World

It's time to level up.<p>Pinball and <i>Pac Man</i> are mainstays in pop culture, but it isn't easy to find an authentic arcade where you can play them. Not …

Mario & Luigi's Voice Actor Is A Pretty Funny Guy

Charles Martinet, the voice actor behind Mario, Luigi and Wario, has an Instagram account. And it's <i>fantastic</i>.<p>Over the past week, Martinet has been …

Gaming

This Lego Super Mario Bros aquarium is the coolest aquarium of all time

Kelsey Kronmiller, a graphic designer, designed this amazing LEGO aquarium, which is about 90% done and "entirely coated in "Krylon Fusion," a clear …

Month Of Kong: What Donkey Kong Country Means To Me

<i>We know what you're going to say. Our Month of Kong celebration should have ended with the close of February, and we're now two days into March.</i> …

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An Inside Explanation Of Why Third Parties Have Left The Wii U

While it’s Saturday, and there isn’t much news in the video game world, I absolutely must point you to a fantastic read over at Eurogamer. Their piece, “The Secret Developers: Wii U – The Inside Story,” is written by an unnamed dev who worked on an early 3rd party Wii U title, and who has now spent …

Handy information: Porn is more popular on PlayStation 4 than Xbox One

If it has a screen and access to the World Wide Web, people will use it to watch pornography.<p>This is true for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 home gaming consoles as well. Although it turns out that far more people with the latest Sony console are watching adult films than their Microsoft-owning …

Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

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OpenEmu offers 12 classic consoles on Mac

Mac owners can now play 12 classic gaming systems on their computer with OpenEmu, a video game emulator available for free.<p>OpenEmu is compatible with OSX 10.7 or higher and features support for consoles such as NES, SNES, Game Boy, Nintendo DS and NeoGeo Pocket. Those interested can also download a …

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Fan video reimagines The Last of Us as a Lego game

A new video takes the time to represent Naughty Dog's <i>The Last of Us</i> in the style of TT Games' Lego titles.<p>In the video, Lego versions of Joel and Ellie confront a group of Lego Clickers, dispatching them with Lego firearms, knives, and molotov cocktails.<p>The video was the work of filmmaker Brian …

Xbox One owners should not attempt backwards compatibility

There is "no way" to make the Xbox One backwards compatible by altering its settings — and attempting to do so may brick the console, Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb announced on Twitter.<p>Last week, users discovered the system's dev kit mode was easily enabled through a series of simple button presses. …

Game Boy's Grandfather: Remembering the First Handheld Games

Long before the iPhone, Nvidia Shield, or even Nintendo's Game Boy, a group of pioneering portable games was born from the guts of digital calculators. This is the story of 9-volt gaming.<p><b>This past summer, as I drove with my family</b> to a vacation on Cape Cod, my two young sons started squabbling in …

Mini Atari 2600 and Commodore 64 LEGO Kits: 8-Bit Bricks - Technabob

Now that he’s conquered the world of tiny LEGO Macintosh and iMac computers, LEGO builder Chris McVeigh (aka Powerpig) has headed further backwards …

FlatOut developer releases 10-year-old racing prototype

Bugbear Entertainment, the developer behind the FlatOut franchise and Kickstarter project <i>Next Car Game</i>, released a racing prototype created 10 years ago.<p>According to the developer's post, the prototype was the foundation for its physics engine today. The demo has never been shown publicly, and it's …