Holy crap, they did it! The engineers at Hendo just released this video showing a real-world Back to the Future style hoverboard! And it actually works! And they are Kickstarting it! And yes, I'm VERY EXCITED, which is why I'm putting exclamation marks everywhere!
Believe it or not, these photos are real, not fakes. That's what the authors say. Excluding cropping or tone adjustments, none of these images have been Photoshopped (as in composed from many images or morphed or painted over). I look at them and I can believe them.
In 2005, grade school teacher Eric Schneider paid $235,000 for a 450 square foot studio apartment that originally looked like it had barely enough room for even a bed. So he handed it over to architects Michael Chen and Kari Anderson who revamped the kitchen, and designed a central transforming cabinet that now…
Racer is a reality-based video game. Instead of rendering a simulated car running through a virtual track, Racer lets you control a model car through a real track using wireless video. I want this, internet playable and with real cars.
For Viacom, RealNetworks' partner in the Rhapsody venture, a spinoff is a chance to get rid of a bleeding appendage. For Real, it's like losing a failing—but vital—organ.
Ruling against the RealNetworks in the trial of sooo last century, a federal judge said that it was illegal to sell or make DVD copying software under the DMCA. But what about actually ripping DVDs yourself?
Real's new RealPlayer SP software, currently in beta, adds functionality to rip YouTube and other streaming videos from the Internet and get them onto whatever handheld you choose. It works well enough, but it's also crammed full of unnecessary features.
Rhapsody, known for its subscription music service, just opened a DRM-free MP3 store. The MP3s are encoded in 256kpbs CBR, and run $.99 per track and $9.99 per album. Shoppers can preview 25 full-length tracks a month from the standard 5 million song catalog, which is extra sweet if you ask us. To kick things off, the…
Our friends over at Everything USB just tipped us off to this real-life transforming Optimus Prime costume from Hong Kong. It's a real costume—there's actually a man inside—that transforms from robot to truck mode without making the wearer bend his spine in three different directions.
BestBuy announced today that they will be teaming up with SanDisk and RealNetworks to create a music service that will supposedly compete with Apple's iTunes. It will officially launch on October 15 and the service will initially be teamed up with SanDisk's Sansa e200R digital music player.
Real Networks, of unfortunate Real Player fame, will be teaming up with SanDisk to release a rebranded Sansa player. SanDisk has decided to jump on the combination mp3 player, music download service bandwagon that is being seen with the Zune and iPod. They are doing so by re-releasing the e200 Sansa this holiday…