Stunt Biker Shoots For The Moon During Recent Solar Eclipse

Last week's total solar eclipse spawned many amazing photographs and videos, but few took as much planning, skill, and ambition as this shot of stunt biker Danny MacAskill tearing down a hill on the Isle of Skye as the moon eclipsed the sun. Unlike another viral photo of the eclipse, this one's not a fake. » 3/29/15 7:00pm Sunday 7:00pm

If Michael Bay directed a Bond movie it would be like this crazy TV ad

I remember seeing the Peugeot 205 GTi everywhere in Europe when I was a kid. Thirty years later, the French carmaker, launches a modern version of their classic urban automobile with an epic ad that seems extracted from a James Bond movie directed by Michael Bay. » 10/03/14 6:40pm 10/03/14 6:40pm

Stunning ad: The epic power of water

If you think about it, water is a magical substance of infinite power and benefits, essential for the existence of all the species in the planet. I've never seen that concept expressed more powerfully than in this awesome TV commercial. » 10/02/14 7:45pm 10/02/14 7:45pm

You Can Rent This 1962 Epic, But Should Really See it On The Big Screen

Usually movie nights on Giz are where we suggest something you can stream from the comfort of your home, like, right now. So yes: Technically, you can rent Lawrence of Arabia and queue it up this eve while you watch from the sofa. I won't tell you not to do that. But consider this post a kind of heads-up: If the 1962… » 9/03/14 8:40pm 9/03/14 8:40pm

Privacy Watchdog: Don't Trust Facebook with WhatsApp

The corporate narrative around WhatsApp's obscurity-to-billions story centers around values. The company's founders, we're told, respect our privacy above all else—except $19 billion dollars from a company no one trusts to respect our privacy. Now one group is asking for government intervention. » 3/07/14 3:41pm 3/07/14 3:41pm

Faith No More: Epic

Say what you will about rap-metal, but the genre has a few stand-out classics. And while Faith No More can hardly be tied down to one genre, their 1989 classic "Epic" is a self-awarely ridiculous—and awesome—staple of the form. » 1/13/13 8:00pm 1/13/13 8:00pm

Google's Getting Sued for Consolidating Its Privacy Policies

Seems like everyone is lining up to take shots at the search giant. Besides lawmakers investigating how it will use the unified data and regulators investigating whether the company prioritizes its own services in search results, a public interest group is now suing to prevent Google from implementing its privacy… » 2/08/12 8:20pm 2/08/12 8:20pm

Sprint Epic Touch 4G Lightning Review: Yeah, It's the Best Android…

The Galaxy S II we've fawned over has finally arrived on Sprint as the Epic Touch 4G with a bigger, 4.52-inch screen. Long story short: It's the best Android phone you can buy. » 9/16/11 5:00pm 9/16/11 5:00pm

600mm Canon Lens + 2X Converter + 4K Video Shot by Red Epic = Stunning…

Photographer Vincent Laforet has been having some fun this week, testing out a new 2X Canon lens converter for the Red Epic camera, choosing a 600mm Canon lens to effectively double focal length to 1200mm at a 4K resolution. » 8/05/11 12:40pm 8/05/11 12:40pm

How to Manage the Onslaught of Data Produced by RED Epic Cameras

RED Epic cameras are the bees' knees in camera tech, but their data throughput makes using typical storage options seem like filling a water balloon with a fire hose. Vincent Laforet gives us a look at how his team handles the deluge. » 7/29/11 8:40pm 7/29/11 8:40pm

The Samsung Galaxy S II Is Going to Be Called Something Stupid

Last year, my friends told me they loved their new Fascinate (or Vibrant/Captivate/Epic) and I thought what the hell kind of dumb name for a dumpphone that was. But I was wrong! It's a Galaxy S! An amazing Android phone. » 5/16/11 9:30am 5/16/11 9:30am

When in Doubt, Stick a Giant Radiator Inside Your Computer

Liquid cooling, long the geeky masterwork of any PC gaming champion, has become simpler to set up, with pre-assembled, self-contained units available for any dummy in search of a cooler CPU. Maingear says their newest cooler frosts like a boss. » 4/26/11 10:20pm 4/26/11 10:20pm

Infinity Blade Gets New Weapons, Armor in Update Next Week

Infinity Blade is a really, really good iOS game. If you don't have it already, and you like action games, you should get it now. Then you'll get a new add-on pack for it next week. » 12/14/10 7:00pm 12/14/10 7:00pm

Infinity Blade: An iOS Game Like You've Never Seen Before

Then dubbed Project Sword, Epic Games' Infinity Blade had as grand an unveiling as any iOS game could ever hope for—an introduction from Steve Jobs himself. It's finally available, and, in short, it was definitely worth the hype. » 12/09/10 4:50pm 12/09/10 4:50pm

Infinity Blade Is the Only iPod and iPhone Game I Want

Remember Epic Citadel and the "Project Sword" combat demo shown by Epic Games? That game's official name is Infinity Blade. Its unofficial name is Fucking Hell Gimme This Game On My iPad Now Now Now. NOW, goddamnit. Here's the new trailer. » 11/07/10 11:45pm 11/07/10 11:45pm

How to Pick an Android Smartphone - September 2010

The last few months have been phenomenal for Android fans, with Samsung's Galaxy line hitting all four carriers and Verizon getting a few, new, better Droids for their customers. But which should you pick? It's actually an easy decision. » 9/29/10 3:20pm 9/29/10 3:20pm

Unreal Engine 3 Development Kit Coming For iOS Apps

Just after Apple eased restrictions on app development, Epic Games has announced that the Unreal Development Kit, that which produced the mouthwatering Epic Citadel demo, will be made available to developers for use in iOS apps. UDK will "eventually," be available for Android, said the studio VP, "but iOS is the… » 9/14/10 3:19pm 9/14/10 3:19pm

Today, Sprint's Epic 4G Goes On Sale

Amazon is actually listing the Epic 4G for $50 less than the Sprint website, but if you want to grab it via more official means, mosey on over to Sprint's site now. We found it was the best 4G phone yet in our review, but do let us know what your impressions are if you upgrade to it. [Sprint] » 8/31/10 4:14am 8/31/10 4:14am

Samsung Has "Tested and Validated" GPS Functions on the Epic 4G, Is…

There have been some complaints about the accuracy of the GPS function on some Samsung phones, but the company assures us that they're resolving the issues and that there's nothing to worry about when it comes to the Epic 4G: » 8/18/10 8:32pm 8/18/10 8:32pm