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Silence of the Sleep is a beautiful horror adventure made by one guy

24 year old Finnish bloke Jesse Makkonen has been rather busy the last nine months as he's single-handedly created the first 65 per cent of his debut …

Year Walk stomps onto Steam

Have you played Year Walk yet? It's brilliant on iOS, and now that it's arrived on Steam, it's brilliant on PC and Mac, too. Simogo's retooled its …

The apps to help you find new places

Kate Russell's weekly review of the best apps and websites.<p>It is thought by 2016 one-third of the planet's seven billion people will be using social media. For a more efficient way to talk to them try Buffer. This publishing tool lets you manage all your key accounts through one simple dashboard, …

Whale graveyard shows mass stranding of species millions of years ago

A mass graveyard of fossilised whales unearthed in Chile was created by four separate strandings over a period of 10,000 years, scientists believe.<p>The skeletons of dozens of baleen whales were found in ancient sandstones beside the Pan-American Highway in the Atacama region of north Chile, where …

Engadget HD Podcast 387 - 2.27.14

The HD news heap has reached a toppling point, so Ben and Richard get to work sifting through all the insanity from the past week. One of the major talking points is the streaming bottleneck of Netflix's content on various service providers. This prompts Ben to provide an overview of the …

Boeing unveils secure Android phone with self-destructing data

Boeing, primarily known as an aerospace company, unveiled its first Android(s goog) smartphone on Wednesday. The Boeing Black is a security-focused …

What to expect from the first generation of Ubuntu smartphones (hands-on)

The Ubuntu Touch smartphone OS has come a long way, but it still has further to plod before it's ready for market - all Canonical will tell us that it hopes to see an Ubuntu phone before the end of this year. Nevertheless, now that some phone manufacturers are on board with the project, we've been …

The next mobile imaging war won't be waged over megapixels

For the past several years, improvements in smartphone cameras have followed the "more megapixels" mantra. Samsung's Galaxy S5 is up from 13 to 16 megapixels; Sony's new Xperia Z2 packs a 20.7-megapixel Exmor model; and Nokia's Lumia 1020 with PureView is a 41-megapixel monster. However, Google's …

Watch the fantastic fan-made animation Batman vs. The Terminator

With a ten month delay on <b>Batman vs. Superman</b>, we’ve got a bit longer to wait before we see The Dark Knight going up against the Man of Steel, but if …

Can David Nutt wean us off the demon drink with his alcohol substitute? | Neil Brady

The former government drugs adviser believes the only way to reduce the harms of alcohol is to replace it with a safer intoxicant<p>Cancer incidence is set to increase by 70% globally between now and 2024, according to the World Health Organisation's World Cancer Report published earlier this month. …

The man who proved Stephen Hawking wrong

He grew up in grinding poverty and was forever in trouble at school. So how did Leonard Susskind become one of the world’s greatest physicists?<p>The day that Leonard Susskind decided he was not going to follow his father into the family plumbing business, his parents were appalled. “My father was a …

These are the first two Ubuntu OS phones (hands-on)

Gallery: These are the first two Ubuntu OS phones (hands-on)<p>Gallery: These are the first two Ubuntu OS phones (hands-on)<p>+ 9<p>+ 8<p>+ 7<p>We were saddened …

Uber admits to encouraging surge pricing, withholding drivers in San Diego

If you’ve taken Uber before, you know all about surge pricing: when cars in the area are limited, Uber can raise the fare price of the ride to …

This Gadget Automatically Tunes Any Guitar In Seconds

The TronicalTune is your very own pocket roadie<p>Throughout their 23-year history, automatic guitar tuners have remained stubbornly complex systems that cost thousands of dollars and require tedious professional installation. Chris Adams, CEO of Tronical in Hamburg, Germany, has figured out a way …

The Hunt on search for Oscar glory after Danish shortlist announced

It was a widely noted absentee last year, but it looks like Cannes favourite The Hunt is on track for a shot at Oscar glory in 2014 after it was announced that the Mads Mikkelsen-starring drama had been included on Denmark's three-film shortlist for the best foreign language Academy award …