Samuel Gowens

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Here are two new Stormtroopers that will be in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Fans at last week's "Star Wars Celebration" in Anaheim, California, were able to get a good look at the next generation of Stormtroopers from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" up close and personal.<p>However, if you were at the event in Anaheim, you also got a sneak peek at some of the other …

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WWDC 2015: 7 more things Apple needs to include in the upcoming 'iOS 9' update for iPhone and iPad

Apple won’t announce “iOS 9″ until the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday, June 8. Until then, we’re left with rumors, speculation, and …

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Innerexile Glacier Self-Healing iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Cases

The protective case not only protects your iPhone 6/6 Plus, but also heals itself with a patented coating. Cool? Let’s go on for innerexile’s glacier …

Mario Kart 8 players have no clue what coins do (But it's great design anyway)

I’ve played many, many, many hours of <i>Mario Kart 8</i>, but it’s only recently that I learned the effect of the collectable coins that have been recently reintroduced into the series. Before I Googled it, I asked around to see if anybody else knew exactly what they did. I found most people didn’t, and …

Check out the best art GIFs of 2014

The creators of the Giphoscope -- the hand-cranked, real-world GIF machine -- have set about making a real name for themselves in the world of art. Marco Calabrese and Alessandro Scali have just hosted their very first ever annual Giphoscope Award, created to honour the very best of animated GIF …

The Sprecher Home at Hangklip, South Africa by SAOTA

Sprecher, a beautiful home located at Hangklip, South Africa – Architecture by SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects).<p>Architect Stefan …

How Westerado was inspired by Spaghetti Westerns and the code of the wild frontier

<i>Westerado: Double Barreled</i> gives PC owners a taste of the American frontier, Spaghetti Western-style. It's a colorful open-world adventure that mixes exploration, investigation, puzzles and, of course, good ol' gunplay.<p>Developer Ostrich Banditos originally created <i>Westerado</i> as an Adult Swim browser …

Weirdness: Care for Your Own Virtual King Dedede

Remember Tamagotchi, the virtual pet on a keychain you could take care of until it died either through neglect or being sent through the wash? Artist …

llullull Sevenmilli DieSlimest Mesh iPhone 6 Case

Using its unique mash on the back, the protective case delivers an elegant way to show off the sexy back of your iPhone 6. Like the design? Let’s go …

So, How Fast Is 200cc In Mario Kart 8?

Very fast.....other then Excite Bike and Baby Park, I'm running into walls or off cliffs More then I'm driving on roads<p>Cool comparison! Hey, what …

Masahiro Sakurai Shares His Positive Feelings on Producing "Authentic" Super Smash Bros. DLC With a Smaller Team

It wasn't so long ago that Masahiro Sakurai was musing on his future with <b>Super Smash Bros.</b> and prompting fans to worry, sounding rather worn down and …

Solpro Solar Charging iPhone 6 Battery Pack Hits Kickstarter (video)

If you find that your new iPhone 6 smartphone sometimes requires charging throughout the day a new iPhone 6 battery pack has been developed that can …

Articles about 7 groundbreaking landscape designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>WantedDesign presents a showcase of contemporary Croatian design.<p>Andrea Cochran, a 2014 National Design Award winner, applies a site-specific approach to tease out the ephemeral and …

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Rejected Book Covers by Tom Haugomat

A small collection of rejected proposals for diverse book covers created by French illustrator Tom Haugomat.<p>It’s quite usual that you have to create …

Native Union Unveils iPhone Case Made From Marble

We’ve seen a variety of iPhone cases that are largely made from plastic, leather, and metal. However if you’re after something that’s truly unique, …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens panel offers new details, real droids and more

A <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> panel kicked off Star Wars Celebration today in Anaheim, California, discussing the origins of production, some new details on the film, charitable initiatives and more.<p><i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy took the …

Games/Apps: Hitman Go $1 (Reg. $5), Super Smash Bros. for Wii U $45 (Reg. $60), TurboScan $1 (Reg. $3), freebies, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>In today’s best game/app deals, Square Enix has dropped the price of Hitman Go from $5 down to <b>$1</b> in celebration of its one year …

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Refurbished: Apple iPhone 5C 8GB Blue Dual-Core 1.3GHz (Unlocked) Cell Phone - Blue

Refurbished: Apple iPhone 5C 8GB Blue Dual-Core 1.3GHz (Unlocked) Cell Phone - Blue<p>iOS 7.0<br>• Touch Screen<br>• 8.0 MP Camera<p>Sale Ended<p>“<p>Talk about popular — …

Behold The Oldsmobile Expression, The Incredibly Ugly ’90s Car With A Built-In NES

Holy crap, how did I not know this monstrosity existed? More importantly, why didn’t my parents love me enough to buy one?!<p>Well, turns out my parents loved me after all because the Oldsmobile Expression never went into full production. The hideous, dildo-shaped station wagon was unveiled at the …

Hands On: Hitting the Tracks in Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack 2 and 200cc Mode

When Nintendo announced that the second Mario Kart 8 DLC pack was coming earlier than promised, we were appropriately excited. Now that we've had a …

Animal Crossing Makes Mario Kart 8 Cuter

And that’s saying something because <i>Mario Kart</i> is already pretty cute. Here’s a look at the second DLC pack for <i>Mario Kart 8</i>, which is heavy on the</i> …

With iOS 9 around the corner, iOS 8 adoption stops dead in its tracks

Apple just announced WWDC 2015 today, when the company will presumably unveil iOS 9. Yet with iOS 9 on horizon, a significant number of iPhone and iPad users still haven’t bothered upgrading to iOS 8, with just 79% of all iOS users running it.<p>That number’s up just 1% in the last two weeks, which is …

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Best iPhone 6 Battery Case (May, 2017) - Buyer's Guide and Reviews

The Best iPhone 6 Battery Case<p>By Erica Cowell | Last Updated: May 5, 2017<p>Trianium Atomic S iPhone 6/6S Charging Case<p>The iPhone 6 Battery Case …

5 Inspiring Art School Tumblrs to Spur Your Creativity

<i>Ashley Hefnewy is an associate editor for Shutterstock’s blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>No matter how hard we try, we can never seem to scour every corner of the internet for inspiration and innovation. Thankfully, the social …

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Top 25 viral Tumblr blogs of 2014

Tumblr in 2014 was full of art, social activism and many, many GIFs of Taylor Swift.<p>The pop star's personal Tumblr page, beloved among the hoards of …

Tumblr users are crazy about Pokémon and The Legend of Zelda

As part of its year in review, Tumblr's creators put together an extensive list of the top posts and blogs in a variety of categories, from dating, bands and viral hits to feminism, sports and video games. Rounding out the top spot in the gaming category is Pokémon, followed by The Legend of Zelda …

Showcasing UI Interaction Design with Animated GIFs

The humble animated GIF has become a popular tool for designers to share their UI designs. How a web or app interface works is just as important as …