Fantastic stop-motion film turns common objects into delicious sandwich

The latest stop motion animation by awesome artist PES is entitled Submarine Sandwich. It's an endlessly creative take on the classic deli sub sandwich (or hero or hoagie or whatever you call it). But instead of using typical deli meats, the animation 'slices' old sports gear like boxing gloves and baseball mitts and… » 12/10/14 9:29pm 12/10/14 9:29pm

The creative process of an Oscar-winning screenwriter

The creative processes involved in writing a screenplay are as varied as the writers who work on them. In this video Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black—Milk, J. Edgartakes us through his own process, from how he goes about researching to how he lays out scenes written on hundreds of index cards. » 7/08/14 7:20am 7/08/14 7:20am

Creative's Airwave HD Adds NFC So You Just Tap To Tether Your Tunes

No one has yet to unseat Jawbone's Jambox from the Bluetooth speaker throne, but the king of the heap is starting to show its age, leaving room for feature-packed competitors to challenge its reign. Creative hopes its updated Airwave HD might be in line for the throne by offering the citizens NFC capabilities so it's… » 5/15/13 1:00pm 5/15/13 1:00pm

The Best $100 Bluetooth Speaker

Dragging party music to the park or patio doesn't have to involve so much actual dragging. More party, more easy! You've got a gazillion songs on your phone already. And little, portable Bluetooth speakers are getting so cheap. Now, for $100, you can blast your jams to high heaven—or, at least, a 10-meter… » 7/11/12 2:20pm 7/11/12 2:20pm

A Wall of 250 Canon Cameras Flashing Their Lights Is a Seizure Waiting…

Japan musicians Androp built a backdrop of 250 Canon cameras and programmed all their flashes to fire off in a sort of digital stop-motion screen. Watch it, though I can't guarantee the video won't blind you and give you a seizure. » 7/27/11 6:20pm 7/27/11 6:20pm

Here's Your Chance to Design a $100 Bill

Are you one of those people that likes to doodle on a dollar bill? Deface the president with a goatee? If so, then you must participate in the Make Your Franklin Project. » 5/26/11 1:36am 5/26/11 1:36am

Watch a Man Trapped Inside Three Moving iPhone Screens

This is amazing. Ronen Verbit put together a short film that plays back across three iPhone screens. The craziest part is that the iPhones have to be choreographed to show the entire story. So clever. » 5/16/11 4:40pm 5/16/11 4:40pm

Creative ZEN M300: A Non-iPod Nano

Secretly want an iPod nano, but loathe Apple/iTunes/iPods/yourself? Creative's ZEN M300 is like a slightly jumbo-er nano—but it plays video, has a microSD card slot, is Bluetooth-y and doesn't force you to use a thumbnail-sized touchscreen. » 5/06/11 6:20pm 5/06/11 6:20pm

Haptica, A Beautiful Watch Set in Braille

Currently, the blind have two ways of telling time: using an audible watch or an open-face watch to feel the watch's hands. This watch, the Haptica, actually sets the time in Braille and could become real with your help. » 2/05/11 6:00pm 2/05/11 6:00pm

BMW Uses a Commercial to Burn Their Logo into Your Eye

How does a person remember ads? BMW will tell you. BMW flashed an audience with a blinding light that included a cutout of their logo. When the audience was told to close their eyes, they still saw the letters: BMW. » 12/18/10 9:00pm 12/18/10 9:00pm

MP3 Players in the Year 2000 Were Not So Good (But We Still Loved Them)

This is the Creative Nomad Jukebox from the year 2000. It may have been shaped like a CD player to mentally ease technophobes, but it actually had a 6GB hard drive on board. And boy did we love it. » 12/30/09 2:20pm 12/30/09 2:20pm

My Tech Buyer's Guide from 2000 Is Pretty Hilarious

Nine years ago, as a young tech reporter at Time Magazine, I co-wrote a buyer's guide with the latest and greatest gear known to man. Today, it sounds ridiculous. » 12/18/09 4:20pm 12/18/09 4:20pm

A Quick Look at the Creative Zii Trinity Pumping Out Wall-E In Smooth HD

Creative's Zii Trinity handset, which we profiled with a quick video just a few days ago, was spotted again this weekend playing Wall-E in glorious HD, using nothing but its diminutive, generic little frame. Short, but impressive. » 12/06/09 12:00pm 12/06/09 12:00pm

Creative's Android-Wielding Zii Trinity Captured on Video


Some new video footage of Creative's Zii Trinity » 12/03/09 11:40pm 12/03/09 11:40pm reference hardware, giving us a closer look at the . It looks pretty diminutive, but also pretty unfinished.

Zii Lives: First Look at the 1080p Android-Powered Trinity Phone

Remember the Creative/ZiiLabs StemCell system-on-a-chip from a while back? The one that spawned that Android PMP design? Well, the Zii project is marching on, which means new hardware, including the dual OS Trinity phone, 360º HD webcam and more. » 12/01/09 12:01am 12/01/09 12:01am

Creative's Third Gen Vado HD Pocket Camcorder Has Improved Features,…

The third generation of Creative's Vado HD pocket camcorder improves on the last generation's features with better low light video recording, manual exposure adjustment, and motion detection modes, but for some odd reason only a 4GB model will be available. » 11/23/09 3:05pm 11/23/09 3:05pm

Creative Zii MediaBook Could Combine eBook and PMP Features

Details are sparse at the moment, but what we do know today is that Creative is hard at work developing a "MediaBook" device that will combine video, pictures and text with what could be described as an eBook form factor. » 11/01/09 2:45pm 11/01/09 2:45pm

The Portable Media Player Is Dead, Long Live the... Portable Media…

The portents have hung in the air for a while, but it's clear now that the traditional dumb PMP is dead, like a dull and rusted Swiss army knife. In their stead we'll have...smart PMPs. » 9/15/09 7:00pm 9/15/09 7:00pm

Creative Zen X-Fi 2 Trades Buttons for a Touchscreen, High Price for Low

It's a new model name, sure, and the distinctive button panel has been booted in favor of a touchscreen, but the most important part of the X-Fi update has nothing to do with hardware, and everything to do with dollars. » 9/02/09 12:01pm 9/02/09 12:01pm

Creative Vado HD Pocketcam V2 Features Direct Transfer to iMovie,…

Creative today announced their second-generation line of Vado HD pocket camcorders. The most interesting tidbit is the new Mac-friendlier Vado Central software, which allows for easy direct transfer to iMovie. Even better, that software will also work for older Vados. » 9/01/09 7:45pm 9/01/09 7:45pm