apps-developer

Doom On An iPhone With TV Out

iPhone developer Steven Troughton-Smith updated his iPhone port of Doom to not only take advantage of the iPhone’s TV-out features but also utilize its touchscreen as an interface for the game. Why he decided to display the game on an old monochrome Apple II monitor is beyond me. We get it, Steven: you love Apple. For now, there are no ...

Read More »

Potato Chip Necklace

Bitches! I’m eatin’ chips I’m gettin’ salty You wanna steal my Lays, better make sure my security system is faulty Throw ’em on the neck Throw ’em on the neck Potato chips be danglin’ and nobody frontin’ on my styles Droppin’ mad cash Fifty dollar sack Gotta keep my cred up and my carbs down, motherfuckers! Link [via]

Read More »

Playstation Home Hacked and First Impressions

PS Home came and guess what: it sucks. Sure, it’s supposed to be in “beta” but the whole thing is just flawed to no end. The Penny Arcade guys did a great job of summarizing it, so check out their comic. Luckily, someone has figured out how to hack into Playstation Home and thus, opening the door for somebody to ...

Read More »

Geeky WoW Restaurant Opens In Beijing

You’ve probably been to or seen gimmicky restaurants such as the Rainforest Cafe. These places charge top dollar for mediocre food and service in a ridiculous environment. A new restaurant in Beijing is no exception. Themed after his favorite MMORPG: World of Warcraft, this Beijing native wanted to create a comfortable gathering place for fellow WoW enthusiasts. The entrance is ...

Read More »

Kickbee: Twitter When The Baby Kicks

When a father makes a gadget for his unborn son, that’s true dedication. Corey Menscher designed and built the Kickbee for his pregnant wife. The baby kicks her stomach, a piezo sensor reads it and another module twitters the response for all to see. Can you guess what microcontroller is used to control all of this? Take a guess. Yup. ...

Read More »

NFL Launches Game Rewind Service

If you’re a football fan with a broadband Internet connection, your weekend just got a whole lot better. The NFL has launched a service called “Game Rewind” that will retail for $19.99 for the season or $4.99 a week. The service lets you watch all the football games you can handle in HD quality with no commercials. Awesome, right? It ...

Read More »

Melting Man Raises Global Warming Awareness

Upon first glance you’d think this guy was just some panhandler who was a little late on Halloween but, in truth, he’s loitering for a good cause, fighting the good fight. It’s a member of the Argentinian Red Cross exercising some guerrilla marketing to raise awareness of global warming. It’s so hot outside he’s melting. So, do something about it ...

Read More »

More Fallout 3 DLC Details

Sure, downloadable content for Fallout 3 was announced, but what about the juicy details? You’ve heard of Operation Anchorage, the first of three DLC packs Bethesda plans on releasing, yet the other two have been kept pretty hush hush. Bethesda reveals the third DLC pack, Broken Steel, after the jump.

Read More »

Pastebud: Copy and Paste On The iPhone

Lucky you, iPhoners and iPod Touchers. Seems a little “application” called Pastebud brings copy and paste functionality to Safari and Mail through clever JavaScript and bookmarking. Consider it the year’s ultimate iPhone hack. It’s not an official application that you get through the App Store but it sure as hell works. Hey, it’s the best you’re going to get until ...

Read More »

Musicians Complain About Guantanamo Bay Treatment

So here’s the deal: since 2003, the US Army has been effectively torturing detainees at Guantanamo with scare tactics and other jazz. One of the tactics is to blast music and rock and roll at prisoners “to create fear, disorient … and prolong capture shock.” Everything was peachy keen until this year, when several musicians teamed up to protest the ...

Read More »