Video archive

  • World's biggest touchscreen shown-off, sadly it won't fit in your pocket (video)
    Gadgets

    World's biggest touchscreen shown-off, sadly it won't fit in your pocket (video)

    By 20 September 2012

    The world's biggest touchscreen has been revealed and it is a whopper. Made up of 24 55-inch MultiTaction Cell displays, the idea is that you'll have an entire bank of the screens - measuring some 10m x 3m - allowing you to touch and stroke your way through...

  • TshirtOS helps prove Mexican band can time travel
    Online

    TshirtOS helps prove Mexican band can time travel

    By 14 September 2012

    TShirtOS, the high-tech washable T-shirt that has a built-in flexible display and the ability to talk to your phone so you can share Twitter updates, Facebook posts or Instagram pictures.  Created by Ballantine’s whisky and clothing company, CuteCurcuit,...

  • TshirtOS goes for a night on the town in spectacular fashion (video)
    Online

    TshirtOS goes for a night on the town in spectacular fashion (video)

    By 26 August 2012

    TShirtOS, the high-tech washable T-shirt that has a built-in flexible display and the ability to talk to your phone so you can share Twitter updates, Facebook posts or Instagram pictures, has made it out of the lab to spend a night on the tiles, showing...

  • LG focuses on 3D with its IFA product line-up
    Audio

    LG focuses on 3D with its IFA product line-up

    By 24 August 2012

    LG has let the cat out of the bag about what it will be offering at IFA this month, and the Korean manufacturer is going big on 3D (again), applying the tech to a range of audio and video products. 3D Sound Home Theater System (BH9520TW) LG's 3D Sound...

  • New Apple ads give the company a new face (Video)
    Phones

    New Apple ads give the company a new face (Video)

    By 30 July 2012

    Apple has debuted three new Apple adverts over the weekend to highlight its in-store Genius Bar offering. The new ads focus on customers needing help, with the blue-shirt-wearing Genius Bar employee only too happy to lend a hand. Met with heavy criticism...

  • Shoulda got a Snapdragon: Parker and The Numberman perform the Qualcomm rap (video)
    Phones

    Shoulda got a Snapdragon: Parker and The Numberman perform the Qualcomm rap (video)

    By 27 July 2012

    Qualcomm has released a fun and catchy rap video by Parker and The Numberman to try to encourage people to go with its Snapdragon processor over other brands when they get a new smartphone. The video takes a vibrant journey of smartphone mishaps leaving...

  • YouTube introduces face blurring tool
    Online

    YouTube introduces face blurring tool

    By 19 July 2012

    YouTube has now made it possible to blur people’s faces when you upload content to the video-sharing website. The Face Blurring tool can be administered with one press of a button and makes the subject's face unidentifiable. The technology will appeal...

  • Vimeo celebrates its best videos, watch them here
    Online

    Vimeo celebrates its best videos, watch them here

    By 8 June 2012

    Let’s be honest, there’s a lot of dross on the likes of YouTube and Vimeo. You can waste away hours watching someone see how many hats they can balance on their poor suffering cat, but after a couple of views you’re willing the cat to claw its owner's...

  • GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac and remote skills demoed in New York skateboard film
    Online

    GoPro Wi-Fi BacPac and remote skills demoed in New York skateboard film

    By 6 June 2012

    GoPro’s Wi-Fi BacPac + Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit, which allows users to stream footage they’re recording straight to a smartphone or tablet device, is now available to buy.  To help demonstrate the camera’s abilities, GoPro recruited skateboarder...

  • Canon digital SLR cameras used in Avengers Assemble
    Cameras

    Canon digital SLR cameras used in Avengers Assemble

    By 10 May 2012

    Canon has announced that two of its digital SLR cameras were used in the filming of blockbuster Avengers Assemble. The Canon EOS 5D Mark II and 7D Digital SLR cameras were used for point-of-view shots (ie, those shots seen from a character’s viewpoint)...

  • PES 2013 coming Autumn 2012, offers enhanced individual control (video)
    Gaming

    PES 2013 coming Autumn 2012, offers enhanced individual control (video)

    By 24 April 2012

    Konami has revealed more details for PES 2013, looking to put some silver back in its trophy cabinet after years of battling with the FIFA franchise. PES 2013, endorsed by Cristiano Ronaldo in case you didn't know, will bring control and individuality...

  • Kara shows us the future of video games
    Gaming

    Kara shows us the future of video games

    By 9 March 2012

    Quantic Dream, creator of the Sony PlayStation game Heavy Rain, has shown off what is going to be possible in the future for video games at the Games Developers Conference in Germany. "After Heavy Rain, we wanted to push the envelope in terms of quality,...

  • Why Apple chose Vimeo for Mountain Lion
    Online

    Why Apple chose Vimeo for Mountain Lion

    By 5 March 2012

    It’s Christmas at Vimeo. Ever since Tim Cook squeezed his way down the company chimney to leave the gift that Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion would have the company's platform hard baked into the Mac software as the video service of choice, the eggnog...

  • Mass Effect 3 is out of this world, literally (video)
    Gaming

    Mass Effect 3 is out of this world, literally (video)

    By 2 March 2012

    This week Mass Effect 3 became the first video game in Space, after BioWare launched the game, literally, ahead of it going on sale next week. BioWare, the game's developers, teamed up with the Project Aether team at University of Houston and students...

  • The iPad 3 you'll want Apple to launch at 7 March event
    Tablets

    The iPad 3 you'll want Apple to launch at 7 March event

    By 28 February 2012

    Yes, yes, yes, we know this isn't purporting to be the real iPad 3 that is launching on the 7 March, and yes we know that some of it is pure pie in the sky day dreaming, but a new concept video of the iPad 3 has turned up on YouTube and we can't but help...

  • Sony Xperia U pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Sony Xperia U pictures and hands-on

    By 26 February 2012

    Sony has announced the Sony Xperia U, a third handset to complement the newly launched Sony Xperia P and the flagship model, the Xperia S. The smallest of all three handsets, the Xperia U will come with a 3.5-inch reality display touchscreen, 1Ghz dual...

  • LG Optimus 4X HD, Optimus 3D Max and Optimus Vu get the hands-on treatment
    Phones

    LG Optimus 4X HD, Optimus 3D Max and Optimus Vu get the hands-on treatment

    By 23 February 2012

    LG has been announcing its new handsets over the last week, one a day, in the run-up to Mobile World Congress 2012 - where it'll presumably have nothing to announce, but plenty to show. Well that's no longer the case, as Italian website Telefonino.net...

  • Sky Go for Android video, pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Sky Go for Android video, pictures and hands-on

    By 20 February 2012

    Sky has released an Android version of its Sky Go app allowing some Android smartphone owners to turn their phone in to TV. We've grabbed a Samsung Galaxy S II downloaded the app, and plugged in our details to check it out. Sky Go Android is free,...

  • Kinect Star Wars Xbox 360 Limited Edition pictures, video and hands-on
    Gaming

    Kinect Star Wars Xbox 360 Limited Edition pictures, video and hands-on

    By 7 February 2012

    When it comes of Special Edition Xbox 360 consoles, the Star Wars version has to sit at the top of the tree. Gears of War and Call of Duty have pretty much passed into gaming folklore, but Star Wars is a different beast altogether. The Star Wars Xbox...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Vimeo review (Windows Phone 7)
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Vimeo review (Windows Phone 7)

    By 6 February 2012

    While YouTube might boast the bigger audience, there is no denying that the videos on Vimeo are, how shall we put this, more crafted. Vimeo has released its Windows Phone 7 app, something that Google's YouTube has still failed to do, offering a host of...

  • Corning's A Day Made of Glass 2 gives us a window into the future (video)
    Phones

    Corning's A Day Made of Glass 2 gives us a window into the future (video)

    By 6 February 2012

    Before Microsoft bamboozled us with its vision of the future, Gorilla Glass maker Corning blew our socks off with its A Day Made of Glass video. The YouTube phenomenon (17 million views and counting) gave us a glimpse of the world of tomorrow and was...

  • Pentax K-01 interchangeable-lens camera now official (video)
    Cameras

    Pentax K-01 interchangeable-lens camera now official (video)

    By 2 February 2012

    More leaky than a Welsh field with paper watering pipes, the Pentax K-01 has entered the realms of officialdom, ending weeks of speculation. Pentax joins the compact system camera game and will take on the likes of the Fujifilm X-Pro1, but has an ace...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Bord review (Windows Phone 7)
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Bord review (Windows Phone 7)

    By 31 January 2012

    You are in a restaurant, the food is taking ages, and your kids are starting to go stir crazy. You have two choices. Start praying that the food will turn up any moment, or turn to your partner and start praying that they've brought the usual array of...

  • HTC Ville shows its Android 4, Sense 4 face (video)
    Phones

    HTC Ville shows its Android 4, Sense 4 face (video)

    By 31 January 2012

    The forthcoming HTC Ville has made a 3-minute video debut online, revealing a great deal about the incoming Android 4, Sense 4 handset. Although the specs have previously been rumoured and we've seen images of the new Android handset, the video leaves...

  • Snake '97 pictures, video and hands-on
    Gaming

    Snake '97 pictures, video and hands-on

    By 27 January 2012

    Remember back to your first phone, the Nokia that you no doubt owned, and the game that you used to play over and over again? Yep that's right, for Windows Phone 7 users Nokia Snake from 1997 is back. Simply called Snake '97 the 79p app in the Windows...