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These Are The Most-Watched Vines Of The Year

Vine, Twitter’s social platform for six-second looping video, just turned three.<p>The company says that over 200 million people watch Vine videos (either on mobile or on the web) each month. But what are all those people actually watching?<p>In celebration of time’s eternal trench forward, Vine has …

Minecraft Geeks Recreate Los Santos - Technabob

If you are a fan of <i>Grand Theft Auto V,</i> you play <i>GTA V</i> right? Well, not if your favorite game is actually <i>Minecraft</i> and presumably, you have a whole lot …

Toyota turned the Prius' parts into anime characters

If you were running a big Japanese car manufacturer, how would you make your technology accessible to the public? Toyota has a rather strange answer: turn it into anime characters. The company has launched an "Impossible Girls" promo campaign for the new Prius where components and features are …

Ubuntu Linux tablet will turn into a makeshift desktop

Want to use your mobile device as a desktop, but would rather not go the Windows route? BQ might have just what you're looking for. The Spanish device maker is teasing the launch of an Ubuntu-based tablet that touts Convergence, a feature that turns your mobile Ubuntu gear into makeshift PCs. If …

8Bitdo NES-themed Bluetooth Speaker: Select Music, Start Party - Technabob

8Bitdo started out by making Bluetooth controllers that imitated Nintendo’s classic gamepads. It appears to be branching out to other types of …

Play the video game starring David Bowie for free

David Bowie was a man ahead of his time across a range of industries, including gaming. The man and his music are featured in the 1999 game <i>Omikron: The Nomad Soul</i>, from the studio that went on to create <i>Heavy Rain</i> and <i>Beyond: Two Souls</i>. If you're familiar with those games -- yes, <i>Omikron</i> is a fairly …

Sony is trying to trademark 'Let's Play' videos

You've heard of a "Let's Play" video, right? That's a common term for YouTube videos featuring video game commentary and gameplay. People have built careers out of this kind of content (folks like Pewdiepie, Game Grumps, Markiplier and others) and it's a fairly ubiquitous term -- which makes it all …

The Inception Table Is a Mind Bender - Technabob

Remember how mind-blowing the movie Inception was? This table is just as mind-blowing. It was made by Stelios Mousarris, a furniture designer in …

The Handy Chair Lives up to Its Name - Technabob

If you’re looking for a handy chair, look no further than the Handy Chair. It’s a chair. It’s a hand. You’ll be sitting in the palm of it’s hand. …

Bet you can't tell whether or not the girl in this picture is real

This is either the school portrait of a teenage girl named Saya or it's the single best photorealistic CGI rendering I've come across to date. Honestly, I couldn't figure it out at first glance (or even second). What do you think? Vote in our poll or just skip on down to see more photos. Answers …

Get a terrifying taste of 'We Happy Few' on Steam, Xbox this holiday

<i>We Happy Few</i> isn't necessarily a <i>terrifying</i> first-person stealth and combat game. So far, it's more of a bone-chilling, creepy, deeply unsettling experience. In other words: It looks great. Today, there's good news for anyone who pledged to the game's successful $330,000 Kickstarter, or anyone in …

Images of Microsoft's next flagship Lumia prototype leak out

If you've been hankering for some powerful new Lumia hardware, feast your eyes on the first images of a prototype of Microsoft's upcoming flagship phone, courtesy of a (soon to be fired) leaker on the WPXAP forums. For the past few years, Microsoft has focused more on delivering mid-range and …

'Star Wars: Battlefront' gets 20-player aerial combat

Yes, slicing your enemies with a lightsaber is one reason to buy <i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i>, but it shouldn't be the only reason. At Gamescom 2015, Electronic Arts has revealed that it's adding in an aerial combat sim to the game, entitled <i>Star Wars: Fighter Squadron</i>. The title is a 20-player aerial …

Xbox One gets its first exclusive external hard drive

Even though modern consoles ship with at least 500GB of storage, you only have to install a small number of digital games before your internal disk is full. Sony and Microsoft have alleviated some of the pain by bundling more storage, but if you've already put money down for a next-gen gaming …

Xbox 360 update will make it just as social as the Xbox One

With Windows 10, Microsoft is all about the Xbox integration. Xbox 360 preview users can now see gaming activity from Windows 10, Xbox One and of course, their Xbox 360. The feeds show achievements, broadcasts, screenshots, text posts and GameDVR clips from you or people you follow. You can then …

YouTube is getting rid of '301+ Views'

When a video posted to YouTube starts to really rack up hits, the view counter has always frozen at "301+" for a while as the system checked for any robotic view count inflating shenanigans. It's become something of an institution at the site, acting as a flag for videos that were on the verge of …

Microsoft Studios lead talks Kinect and the future of Xbox

You might not know who Microsoft's Kudo Tsunoda is, but you know his work. He was the driving force behind Kinect and HoloLens. And more recently, he's taken control of a large part of Microsoft Studios, the company's in-house video game publishing and development arm. As part of his position, …

Insanely Hydrophobic Metal Makes Water Drops Bounce Right Off - Technabob

We all want gadgets that are able to survive the occasional splash or spill without shorting out and turning into useless bricks. A group of …

Minecraft Maps Replicate Four Classic PlayStation Games in Awesome Detail - Technabob

Since <i>Minecraft</i> launched, we have seen some very awesome maps made in the game by geeks with a lot of time on their hands. Four new maps have been …

'Minecraft' success helps its creator buy a $70 million mansion

It can be difficult for us commoners to fathom just how much money a billion is. So, if you need to see more than just a figure to fully digest the kind of wealth Notch got from selling <i>Minecraft</i> to Microsoft for $2.5 billion (yes, billion with a <i>B</i>), just take a look at his new Beverly Hills mansion. …

Jolla wants you to fund and develop its new tablet (update: funded!)

Yesterday, Jolla teased "something big" and has just revealed what that is: the Jolla Tablet with Sailfish 2.0. There's just one caveat, however -- you'll have to design and fund it yourself. It's now up on Indiegogo with a $380,000 target, and Jolla has said that it's taking suggestions from users …

Soon you can own the world's first electric keyboard

When Hermann von Helmholtz designed what was essentially the world's first electric keyboard, he didn't do out of a need to lay down crunchy riffs on the shores of the Rhine. What he needed was a way to generate tones and mix timbres in a bid to better understand the musicality and substance of …

The Art of Sewing Science Into Beautiful Quilts

Thirteen years ago, when American Airlines Flight 11 collided with the North Tower of the World Trade Center, no one could see the stars. But the …

France's Bizarre Three-Wheeled Buggies May Be the Perfect EVs

The streets of one French city will soon be filled with funky vehicles that resemble hulked-up mopeds. But before you make fun, consider that while …

This $19K Leica Has No Screen, But the Separate $11K Lens Is Legendary

The Leica M Edition 60, created to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the company’s M-series rangefinders, has pretty much everything you’d expect …

Premiere: The Making of The Boxtrolls' Awesome Steampunk Contraption

One of the coolest things about Laika's upcoming flick <i>The Boxtrolls</i> is the Mecha-Drill. It's hard to explain why it's so amazing without spoiling …

Toyota's New Hydrogen-Powered Car Asks a High Price for Mediocrity

Toyota's on the verge of finally bringing a hydrogen-powered car to market. The problem is that it promises a boring, if innovative, driving …