WATCH: Use your toaster as a videogames controller (maybe)

Check out this video from YouTube user Vexal, which claims that thanks to a common chipset found in modern toasters, they can be connected to your PC via USB and used as controllers in games. Well, maybe, anyway. The video is so well done it is hard to say with 100% certainty that it is…

WATCH: Man save a drone from drowning at the last second

So you've just spent £600 on a shiny new drone but disaster! The battery on your DJI Phantom II is running out, so it is automatically descending down to the ground for a controlled landing. The problem? It is going to end up in a pond. That's the dilemma that faced this chap - who…

New video app lets mobiles create multi-camera productions

Shooting video on your phone is convenient - but what if you want to do something more professional, with multiple camera angles? At CES in Vegas We Apps has just announced a new app called "Wevee", which will let you do just this. It sounds really clever. You and up to 3 mates all install…

Twitter is getting native video functionality

Okay, so maybe we got ahead of ourselves last October, but it really does seem now that Twitter's video product should be launching soon. According to The Drum, users will be able to upload videos of up to ten minutes in length - and it will support MP4 and MOV uploads. Only paid up Twitter…

HANDS-ON VIDEO: Samsung Ativ Q review

Bringing together the best of Windows 8 and Google's Android OS in one touchscreen device is Samsung's new Ativ Q convertible laptop/tablet hybrid. Powered by an Intel Core i5 processor and featuring 128GB of storage and 4GB of RAM, Windows…

Vine video app is now available on Android

Vine, the six-second clip video sharing service from the same brains as those behind Twitter, is now available on Android devices. The free app allows users to create 6-second montages of video clips they've recorded, allowing for incredibly simple creation…

Downton Abbey hits the SNES… sort of

If you could turn any current TV show into a SNES-era RPG adventure, what would you choose? Breaking Bad maybe? How about Game of Thrones? Drugs and fantasy though – we've got our fill of those with GTA and Skyrim,…