Google brought us the Pixel Chromebook back in 2013, and now, it looks like Android 6.0 Marshmallow will be co-opting the name. And it all starts with a new tablet called the Pixel C.
Remember the Pixel, that beautiful, high-end, ludicrously expensive Chromebook that comes with a laundry list of reasons to not buy it? Get ready for number two. Google has announced it has a sequel "coming soon."
Quirky's approach of bringing user-submitted inventions to life pre-dates Kickstarter by quite a few years. And the company's track record at successfully producing these often highly original creations means you can actually get excited about a wafflemaker that lets you create custom pixelated images every morning.…
The Chromebook Pixel has caught a lot of flak for being an expensive, powerful computer that arguably throws that power away on the stripped down and simple Chrome OS. Well, it doesn't have to be that way if you're game to tinker a little bit. Turns out throwing Linux on that sucker is already a breeze.
Say what you will about the Chromebook Pixel's viability, but practical or not, it's got a hidden pocket of awesome hidden somewhere deep in its brain. And you can unlock it with the Konami Code.
This image might look a little grainy to you, but you really should give it a chance. What you're looking at is the output from the world's highest resolution color printer, and it's actually an extreme close-up of an image that measures just 50 micrometers across—the same width as a human hair.
Did you think that quantum physics is complicated? Try the quantum theory of pixels, as explained by 8-bit Professor Hawking.
China has repeatedly prevented Google Maps from providing maps of China because the government would like the right to censor landmarks and locations. That means people miss out on cool features like Google's 3D view for Android. So what does China do instead? Have Baidu—the most popular search engine there—provide a…
Smaller, 7-inch backlit LCD/transflective displays are on their way next year claims Pixel Qi, for use in mini-tablets and ereaders. They'll be available to manufacturers early next year, and could be in our hands late 2011, if all goes well.
Borrowing the simple joy of the 8-bit era at its finest, The Incident is a wonderful take on casual iOS gaming. A nostalgic, chipper soundtrack, wonderfully bright graphics, gameplay that's perfect for several-minute stretches, and an extremely disturbing premise.
We already know that in a head-to-head in broad daylight the Pixel Qi display is heaps brighter than the iPad—but as the amazing Notion Ink tablet is still delayed you've got to DIY if you want that display.
Two weeks, a lot of candles, plenty of patience, and some love for video games resulted in this incredible pixel-art animation. Watch it and the young pyromaniac in you will giggle.
Everything old is new again. And while the graphics of games like Super Mario Bros. and Zelda were blocky by necessity, the pixel has been reborn as an art form unto itself. Meet the Picassos of pixel art.
There comes a time in every geek's life when he must unplug. While ingenuity, like carrying a laptop to the bathroom, can often stall such inevitability, it cannot thwart all of the social pressures of friends and loved ones.