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unreal-engine-4-logo

During the Game Developers Conference (GDC) this year, Epic Games unveiled an Unreal Engine 4 demonstration running in real-time for the PlayStation 4. This Elemental demo was also shown last year running on PC, and we were very impressed at the time, so we decided to make a quick split-screen … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Features, Gaming, Video
Universal Translator

Microsoft Research has managed to develop a piece of software that claims to be able to translate your speech, on-the-fly, to another language in, wait for it, your own voice. The demonstration of the technology is available to watch on Youtube (embedded below). The technology, which many are comparing to … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Future Tech, Video
motorola-razr-i

Here’s a short video quick look and walk-through of the main features of the Motorola RAZR i, which is Motorola’s first attempt at an Intel-powered smartphone. Overall impressions are good, so if you’re looking for a mid-range device to replace your current phone, feel free to watch the video below … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Phones, Video
Hydrogen Locomotive

Staff and students at the University of Birmingham have created and successfully trialled the UK’s first hydrogen-powered locomotive, though it is a little on the small side. The prototype train is part of a competition led by the Institute of Mechanical Engineering, and is the first of its kind to … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Future Tech, Video
apple-iphone-5

A convincing new video that allegedly shows the back casing of the iPhone 5 has appeared on the internet, courtesy of eTradeSupply. The housing is the same width as an iPhone 4S case, but is about an inch longer. In addition to this, the housing uses a single piece rather … [Read More]

Categories: Apple, Featured, iOS, Phones, Video
Apps

Apple has posted their keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference, commonly abbreviated WWDC, online for everyone to view. The keynote was centred around the announcement of the new mobile operating system, iOS 6, and detailed some of the features we can expect to see in the new software. For example, … [Read More]

Categories: Apple, Featured, iOS, Video
Final Fantasy Agni's Philosophy

Whilst the highly anticipated Final Fantasy Versus XIII was nowhere to be found at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, Square Enix were showing off a new Final Fantasy-related technical demonstration behind closed doors. The demo, titled Agni’s Philosophy shows off what Square Enix hope to achieve in terms of graphics … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Gaming, Video
nintendo-wii-u-pro-controller

Nintendo has announced a new Wii U controller, as well information on the new system as a whole in a Pre-E3 video on their official Youtube channel (video embedded below). The Wii U Pro Controller will be offered alongside the tablet controller we have already seen for gamers that wish … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Gaming, Video
pixar-brave

Dolby has announced that Disney/Pixar’s Brave will be the first film to use its new Dolby Atmos audio technology. Atmos is the next step in surround sound technology from Dolby, which make a massive step forward from Dolby 7.1 surround. The new system offers a more natural and realistic sound field, which … [Read More]

Categories: Audio/Video, Featured, Video
jellyfish

Researchers at Virginia Tech and co-authors, the NanoTech Institute at the University of Texas at Dallas, have created a robotic jellyfish, nicknamed RoboJelly, that runs on hydrogen, meaning it could technically never run out of energy when submerged in the water. The robot jellyfish is still in the early stages of development, … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Future Tech, Video
Infinity Blade Dungeons

The new iPad reportedly uses a new A5X processor, which according to Apple, is 4 time as efficient as nVidia Tegra 3 chip. To prove this claim, Apple has gotten Epic Games on board for another instalment of their immensely popular Infinity Blade game for iOS. The new game, … [Read More]

Categories: Apple, Featured, Gaming, iOS, Video
a.maize

Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to inspiring students of all ages to imagine, design and create a better world, Autodesk has recongised this year’s winners of the Visual Effects Society’s (VES) award for “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.”

The winning student project this year is “a.maize” created by … [Read More]

Categories: Audio/Video, Featured, Video
Steve Jobs

An electronics manufacturer in Taiwan has hired a Taiwanese Steve Jobs lookalike to promote its new Android tablet. In the recent TV commercial, Taiwanese impersonator Ah-Ken, dressed in Jobs’ trademark outfit with the addition of wings and a halo, promotes Action Electronics Co.’s tablet PC and multi-language dictionary, which runs on … [Read More]

Categories: Computing, Featured, iOS, Video
monitor

Touch Revolution announced today the launch of its newest 21.5″ TRū Projected Capacitive Monitor with four-finger touch capability and a sleek industrial design. The monitor is offered in desktop and open frame configurations, both of which are available today. Touch Revolution offers a spectrum of TRū Multi-Touch Monitors, ranging in … [Read More]

Categories: Computing, TV, Video
Xbox 360 Slim

Xbox 360 hacker, C4Eva (Commodore4Eva) has released a video which shows Microsoft’s latest attempt at blocking piracy being completely defeated. The XGD3 format was meant to be the latest and greatest step in both preventing piracy on the console, and providing game developers an extra gigabyte of storage space for … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Gaming, Video