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This is how Samsung will sell you the Galaxy S5

This is how Samsung will sell you the Galaxy S5

Samsung's first TV commercial for the Galaxy S5 has been revealed today, ahead of the smartphone's US release later this month. The video - which uses the tagline "meaningful innovation begins when inspired by what matters to you" - focuses on the key hardware features of the Android smartphone, like its 5.1-inch display and heart-rate sensor, though lacks the personality of previous Samsung ads.

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Social media spawning a new breed of money-making machines

Social media spawning a new breed of money-making machines

It's very easy to forget that social media is not a charitable institution that wants you to connect to the world. The truth of the matter is that we humans love drama, and we thrive on gossip. The minute you score a new gig, you immediately share it on Facebook. Controversial news – let's spill it on Twitter! 'I'm the next best photographer with a new phone'; sure Instagram is there, and for the crafty-you – Pinterest is your best friend. Once you've been hooked to the platform, the monetization game begins.

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Titanfall statue construction part 2: Reacher

Titanfall statue construction part 2: Reacher

Having had some great response to our initial investigation into the creation of the 2-story-tall Titan touring Berlin this gaming season, we followed up with the makers at Daniel’s Wood Land. The second model - and perhaps the more popular here in the USA since it's made several appearances stateside - is the "Reacher". This model is a bit shorter than the other due to its aim: capturing pilots for photo opportunities.

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Titanfall life-size Titans behind the scenes with Daniel’s Wood Land

Titanfall life-size Titans behind the scenes with Daniel’s Wood Land

There’s a massive Titan making its way across Germany right now in a tour that’s promoting Titanfall to the masses. As we’re suitably addicted to all things Titanfall at the moment, we decided to investigate this monster closer, finding the creator of not just this one Titan, but the other US and UK-based model as well. Here we chat with CJ Berg Theming Designer for Daniel’s Wood Land about the creation of the world’s only two life-sized Titans in existence today!

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LG G Flex Mouth on Hand video suggests phone is a human

LG G Flex Mouth on Hand video suggests phone is a human

In a move that you’d expect only the Super Bowl crew of advertising agents would push forward, LG has created a spot for the LG G Flex with human lips. In a move that we’ve only otherwise seen Sony roll with on the Xperia Play, LG presents the LG G Flex as a device that’s "the most human phone ever." We must assume that they mean the phone curves to the side of your face.

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Ellen’s most-retweeted Oscars selfie: Samsung made it happen

Ellen’s most-retweeted Oscars selfie: Samsung made it happen

By now you’ve likely seen the "selfie" photo taken by Ellen DeGeneres at the 2014 Oscars. What you might not know is the process that lead up to it - and no, that didn’t just happen to be Ellen’s everyday phone taking a selfie for the fun of it. It is true, on the other hand, that the photo did turn out quite well due to the relative excellence of the device at hand.

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