For independent moviemakers, film festivals can be like speed-dating — show off your best qualities to as many distributors as possible and hope that someone wants to take you out to theaters. And at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, the creators of Indie Game: The Movie entertained nearly every suitor at the party. Then they decided to go stag, becoming the first full-length feature film to be released via videogame delivery service Steam.
One hit from a sword and you’ll be dead faster than your social standing once you wear this out in public, but you won’t find a more comfortable suit of armor than this plated hoodie created by Etsy seller Chadwick Dillon. More »
When you’re biking, it’s important to signal the other vehicles on the road—cars and bikes alike—when you’re going to turn, change lanes, or make any other movements that may put you in harm’s way. Unfortunately, few people know hand signals anymore, so Instructables user CTY1995 decided to make hiw own wearable turn signals that he could put on his arms and turn on by lifting his arm up from his side. More »
VIA Technologies‘ small — but not bite-sized — Neo-ITX-based barebones Android PC is now up for pre-order. Folks willing to plunk down $49 now will be among the first to play with the APC’s version of Gingerbread that’s been modified for use with a mouse and keyboard. When can you expect the return on investment? Well, it’s slated to ship in early July, meaning you’ll get your hands on its 800MHz processor, 512MB of RAM and 2GB of storage before the end of summer.