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Handy Gamer Installs Super Mario Bros. Themed Plumbing Under Kitchen Sink

Nintendo Life shared an image of a custom <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> themed plumbing job that handy gamer Troy Goho installed under his kitchen sink. It …

New Kojima Productions Picture Reveals Face of Studio's Mascot

Earlier today, GameSpot has received a new image of Kojima Productions' mascot, Ludens. The image contains the catchphrase "I'll keep coming," and partially reveals the face of a person, though whether or not it is the face of character that will appear in the new studios' upcoming game remains …

Metal Gear

Nintendo Plus Delivers a Combination of Smartphone and Handheld Game Console

The Nintendo Plus delivers a pretty cool combination of smartphone and handheld game console. Like the idea? Let’s keep going for the concept …

Retrogaming

This is the first unibody metal phone without antenna lines

Alongside the 5.7-inch Deluxe, Asus today also unveiled the 6.8-inch ZenFone 3 Ultra, which resides firmly in phablet territory while also matching the invisible antenna design. Both devices have 1080p displays and an enviable 79 percent screen-to-body ratio, so Asus has truly done its utmost in …

This 400-HP 2JZ-Swapped Datsun 260Z Is Gloriously Sketchy

Four-hundred horsepower and a lot of rust. It's perfect.<p>Remember the "Zero F***ks Given" RX-7 that blew up the car internet a few years back? Meet its new companion, this delightfully ragged, 2JZ-swapped Datsun 260Z. It's said to make 400 horsepower at the rear wheels—and it's rusty, doesn't have …

Science Invents A Better Way To Boil Water

Steam is an essential part of our energy systems–and now it’s a lot easier for us to get it.<p>Sometimes the objective of boiling water isn’t to get hot water. You might boil it to create steam, say, to turn a turbine and create power. A lot of heat might get wasted doing that boiling. But a new …

2 huge reasons you need a VPN

While in Syria, Nouhran ran a blog under a hidden identity through which he examined the country’s situation from a liberal point of view and aimed to provide a voice for the millions of ethnic and religious minorities. Nouran used a VPN daily to unblock social media websites and stay anonymous …

A Surge Of Startups Is Changing Life In Utah

In Provo office parks and Salt Lake City startup incubators, tech is increasingly making a home for itself in the Beehive State. But not everyone's happy about tech’s impact on the Utah way of life.<p>A troop of giddy engineers is barreling out of Instructure's headquarters and onto a parking deck …

Hennessey is tuning the new Honda NSX

Hennessey Performance, makers of the fastest convertible the world has ever seen, has announced plans to offer a range of performance upgrades for …

Dark Souls board game gets crowd-funded…in three minutes

Prepare to roll yo. Dark Souls has come, murdered you like a superhero in a Zack Snyder DC Comics movie and left its mark in the third and final …

Short Film Tells a Touching Story About a Father and Son's Relationship with Video Games

People leave memories in the most unexpected ways and when you run into them, you want to hold onto it forever because you don’t know when you’ll …

Legend Of Zelda's Temple Of Time Recreated In Unreal Engine 4

Recreating old games in Unreal Engine 4 has become a trend lately, and that trend continues with a recreation of the Temple of Time, one of the most …

MacTrast Deals: NES30 Pro Bluetooth Game Controller

- Jan 12, 2016<p>Sure, playing retro games on your Mac or iOS device is fun, but keyboard or on screen controls just don’t give you the same old school …

Duet turns your iPad into a monitor running iOS and Mac apps together

Just Duet<p>Duet Display, the $9.99 app that turns a tethered iPad or iPhone into an extra display for your Mac or Windows PC, is now more capable than ever thanks to performance improvements and new split-screen multitasking support. Available to download now from the Apple App store, version 1.2 …

IPad Pro

Build A High Quality 1080p/60fps Gaming PC For $750 (Benchmarks Included)

In 2015 we’ve explored building your own compact, budget 1080p gaming PC. Now it’s time to lower the difficulty and ramp up the power with a new DIY $750 build, a quiet gaming system that finds Nvidia and AMD joining forces to deliver an awesome balance between performance and price. What kind of …

Adobe unveils Document Cloud w/ Acrobat Mobile and Fill & Sign apps for iOS

Adobe is taking its document strategy to the cloud with its latest service. Taking the same approach as its Creative Cloud Suite of apps for creators, Adobe is revealing its new Document Cloud service alongside two new apps for iOS: <b>Acrobat Mobile</b> and <b>Fill & Sign</b>. The new service aims to make …

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold Coming to North America - IGN Video

The remake of the DS game will include an entirely new mode.

Arrange your iOS home screen any way you like with Makeovr

There's no way anyone can dispute the claim that Android is better than iOS when it comes to customization options. Beyond the ability to install launchers and overhaul the entire look of an Android device, users are able to arrange icons however they please on the home screen.<p>But iOS users aren't …

Six Reasons To Pick The VW Golf R Over The Subaru WRX STI

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R might very well be the most accessible, livable car to offer both all-weather traction from all-wheel drive, plus 0-60 mph …

Touchscreens

How License Plate Readers Are Eroding Your Privacy

They're tracking you everywhere you drive.<p><b>Towing companies are a necessary evil</b> when it comes to parking enforcement and property repossession. But in the Google Earth we now inhabit, tow trucks do more than just yank cars out of loading zones. They use license-plate readers (LPRs) to assemble a …

NMA Speed Trap Spotlight: Illinois

With its congestion, aggressive traffic enforcement and a plethora of ticket cameras, Chicago has a well-deserved reputation as a tough place to get …

Washington State

Nvidia announces latest mobile processor, the Tegra X1

At CES 2015 Nvidia unveiled its next gen mobile CPU, the Tegra X1. The latest chip is based on Nvidia’s 256-core Maxwell GPU, and features an eight-core 64-bit CPU and follows up last year’s Tegra K1.<p>The Tegra X1 is the first mobile processor to achieve 1 teraflop throughput, handles 4K video at …

Unlocking the Secrets Of BMW's Remarkable Car Of The Future

<i>Photo: BMW</i><p>In a nondescript industrial building in suburban Detroit, a $50,000 BMW is lying in pieces. The place looks like an illegal chop shop, where stolen vehicles are disassembled to be sold as parts. The body is on the floor, the chassis propped on a stand, the powertrain spread out in tiny …

Glow in the dark highway lines finally complete

The Netherlands has one more thing to be proud of, being one of the very few, if not the very first, to boast of something called a “Smart Highway”. …

Mobile Devices

The PS4 And Xbox One Are Already Out Of Date - Round 2

Last week I wrote a feature about my disappointment at the PS4 and Xbox One not being capable of handling 4K games, and my belief that this would lead to both consoles only enjoying a relatively short lifespan. And it soon became apparent that not everyone entirely agreed with my view. Even fellow …

2015 Subaru WRX vs. 2015 Volkswagen GTI | Comparison Test

You have heard plenty over the years about Subaru’s rally-inspired WRX. And, owing to its longer life span, you have probably heard even more about Volkswagen’s genre-defining hot hatch, the GTI. It’s now in its seventh generation.<p>Goodness knows, you’ve also heard plenty from us about the southern …

A Shenmue pilgrimmage: Visiting the scenic real-life locations from Sega’s game

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>There is a simple joy in being entertained. The younger me would sit back on the end of my bed, eyes filled with excitement while immersed in a video game. …