Jake Ellis

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BioShock for iOS brings the classic console shooter to the small screen

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=savBvN9Jz5g]<p>Earlier this month, 2K Games announced that it would be bringing its landmark horror-shooter <i>BioShock</i> to the iPhone and iPad. Tonight, the game finally arrived on the App Store in most of its original glory. The story, game mechanics, level …

Samsung announces curved Gear S smartwatch with 3G

Tizen lives!<p>Not to be outdone by LG's teaser of the new G Watch R, Samsung has revealed the next iteration in its own smartwatch family: the curved-display Gear S. This new smart wearable features a curved 2-inch Super AMOLED display, not unlike that found on the Gear Fit, and is similarly built …

3 Ways to Get Online When Your Internet Is Down

What to do if your internet service cuts out? Here are 3 ways to prepare so you'll always have a way to connect.<p>Early Wednesday morning, a massive …

Instagram shows how Hyperlapse stabilizes your jittery videos

Instagram has already revealed a bit about how Hyperlapse turns your shaky handheld footage into smooth time-lapses, but what if you <i>really</i> want to know what makes it tick? Don't worry -- the company will happily satisfy your curiosity with a deep dive into the app's inner workings. Ultimately, …

Scary Smart Video Predicts Automation Will Make Human Work Obsolete

Talk of robots making humans obsolete is generally a topic that is still laughed off as science fiction by most, but a new video by popular YouTube …

Edinburgh involvement in new virtual reality device

<b>A Scottish company is involved in the creation of a virtual reality device to compete with products such as Oculus Rift and Sony's Morpheus.</b><p>Edinburgh-based Eyedak Ltd and Eyedak SL in Gran Canaria hope to have their product, vrAse, on the market later this year.<p>Almost three years in the making, the …

iPhone 6 release could drive the most old iPhone trade-ins ever

It's widely believed that Apple will introduce the iPhone 6 at a September 9 media event in San Francisco, making it prime-time for trading in current and older Apple smartphones. Plenty of big and small online names are already jostling to offer the best deal to take your old iPhone off your …

Samsung announces the Gear S, with curved glass and 3G connectivity

Samsung, the world’s most productive company when it comes to making smartwatches, has just announced a new model: The Gear S, its sixth smartwatch.<p>The Gear S is quite special. It will sport a 2-inch AMOLED curved glass display, 3G connectivity (independent Internet!), and Samsung’s Tizen operating …

This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …

'Simpsons' writers give epic marathon survival guide

On Thursday at the strike of 10 a.m. ET, FXX will drop an absurdly daunting challenge into the laps of channel surfers by airing all 552 episodes of</i> …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures

The world is full of landscapes that are so surreal, and so intensely coloured, that it’s hard to believe they really exist. Take a look at some of the strangest, and most vibrant, views in the world, from a pink lake in Senegal to striped rock formations in China

Gorgeous ‘Trash the Dress’ Wedding Photos Captured on a Stunning Glacier in Alaska

It takes work to stand out among today’s wedding photographers. After all, you’ve got shots like these from Iceland to compete with, so how do you …

That's A Job: Imaginary Mechanical Engineer

Creating unreal designs<p>Robert Simons intended to design real cars for a living. But when his sketches drew Holly-wood’s attention during an internship, he turned to sci-fi instead. This year, the 25-year-old concept designer created a weaponized exoskeleton for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. But he’s …

Multi-tasking nanoparticle both seeks and destroys cancerous cells

Nanoparticles hold great potential as a way of both detecting cancer cells and delivering the drugs to treat them. One hurdle that has proven …

Scans Of 'Taung Child' Skull Show Human Ancestor's Brain Didn't Grow Like Our Own

The skull of an ancient human ancestor fails to show evidence of the type of brain expansion typically seen in modern human infants, according to a new study.<p>The "Taung child" fossil is known as the first and best example of early brain evolution in hominins, the group containing humans and their …

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