Halloween archive

  • Bing's special Halloween homepage beats animated Google doodle hands down
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    Bing's special Halloween homepage beats animated Google doodle hands down

    By 31 October 2013

    We're fully used to seeing a Google doodle appear at this time of year, and we thought the latest interactive animation was a corker until we spied what Bing has done to celebrate Halloween. Google has a claymation witch brewing a potion into which you...

  • Greatest geek Halloween pumpkins from around the 'net
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    Greatest geek Halloween pumpkins from around the 'net

    By 28 October 2013

    Halloween is coming up fast and you can fully expect to see a host of ghoulies, ghosties and altogether spooky shenanigans going on on the build up to the witching hour itself. But let us not forget that scariest of darkened room dwellers, the ghastly...

  • Tetris fan recreates gaming classic with an LED pumpkin (video)
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    Tetris fan recreates gaming classic with an LED pumpkin (video)

    By 31 October 2012

    No matter how creative you get with your pumpkin this Halloween, you won’t surpass Nathan Pryor, who has managed to turn his pumpkin into a working, LED-lit version of gaming classic Tetris. Using a total of 128 LED lights, 256 pieces of tubing, 313...

  • Halloween Google Doodle shows pumpkin time-lapse performance
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    Halloween Google Doodle shows pumpkin time-lapse performance

    By 31 October 2011

    Google has just released another Google doodle upon the online public, showing off some of the Google employees' skills at pumpkin carving - all in time-lapse. The time-lapse Google doodle shows the staff members chissseling away at six pumpkins spelling...

  • iPad 2 Halloween costume creates bloody blast-hole illusion
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    iPad 2 Halloween costume creates bloody blast-hole illusion

    By 31 October 2011

    We brought you a cracking camera-related Halloween costume last week on Pocket-lint which was as geeky as they come; however, it did lack a little on the gore-front. This latest costume ticks all the boxes: it uses tech and it suggests a horrific injury....

  • Greatest deaths by gadgets: Halloween movie special
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    Greatest deaths by gadgets: Halloween movie special

    By 28 October 2011

    Yes it's Halloween; and although we try to resist the over-zealous marketing ploy of various supermarkets who are increasingly urging us to spend/consume/celebrate in way that's truly unwholesome - we're not shy of bashing together a Halloween round-up....

  • Fully working Nikon Halloween costume should snap a few prizes (video)
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    Fully working Nikon Halloween costume should snap a few prizes (video)

    By 28 October 2011

    We're sure many of you will be getting ready for some kind of Halloween high-jinx ever the weekend, and that may involve dressing up in some kind of costume. However, you'd have to be going some lengths to top this chaps efforts as he dons a working Nikon...

  • Top 13 horror films on Blu-ray
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    Top 13 horror films on Blu-ray

    By 28 October 2010

    If you hadn't already realised, it's Halloween on 31 October, making this the perfect season for getting re-acquainted with the best horror films ever made. We've hunted down the top 13 horror films available on Blu-ray for your viewing pleasure. Of course,...

  • Five awesome Hallomeme costumes
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    Five awesome Hallomeme costumes

    By 30 October 2009

    The weekend is here and you've got a Hallowe'en costume to get together. Like all good folk you've left it to the last minute, so rather than go and spend megabucks hiring something generic, how about unleashing your inner geek on fellow party goers and...