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Channel 4 is gearing up to launch its own video game publisher. The UK broadcaster has commissioned mobile games before, but they've often been specific projects that relate to its most popular programming. Now, it wants to offer additional support to the indie developer community. Channel 4 will...

April 17th 2015 at 8:48am 0 Comments
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We've seen scientists explore a number of ways to make paint "smarter" over the years, and now a team of researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow have devised a method that they say could do nothing short of "revolutionize structural safety." The key to that is some novel nanotechno...

January 30th 2012 at 7:58pm 0 Comments
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Just because it hasn't happened yet, doesn't mean it can't; at least that's what a Scottish research group is hoping as it attempts to create reproductive synthetic cells made completely from metal. At this stage, the idea of sentient metallic life remains a distant sci-fi dream, but researchers...

September 19th 2011 at 7:59am 0 Comments
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You know, the United Kingdom isn't a great place to go if you enjoy drinking. The folks there, they just aren't big drinkers. It's difficult for them to find reasons to partake in the time-traveling powers of alcohol. Enter: Allotment, a new bar in the Glasgow area that offers thirsty patrons live...

December 3rd 2009 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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While Sony's Jay Vandenbree is over in one corner griping about HDTV price drops, the outfit's Stan Glasgow is off in another making a bit of sense. In a recent interview with Reuters, the bigwig stated that he understood that movie studios "needed to make money, and [that] packaged media (discs) is...

November 20th 2008 at 9:36pm 0 Comments
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We've seen some pretty far-fetched efforts meant to capture the sun's rays and convert 'em into energy, but this one holds a special place in our hearts. Rather than consuming acres upon acres of desert land or simply placing a plethora of panels atop some roof, ZM Architecture has an idea that wou...

May 12th 2008 at 8:06pm 0 Comments
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Apple opened a new retail store in Glasgow, UK this weekend. As usual, we asked any TUAW operatives who may have attended to share their reports and/or pictures. So, did you go, and if you did, how was it? Let us know in the comments. Here's hoping you scored a T-shirt or even the Opening Day Contes...

August 25th 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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While the Glasgow Apple Store is set to open on Saturday, August 25th, a few lucky people - like TUAW reader Mo - were invited to a sneak peek opening for friends and family. Check out Mo's Flickr set for some shots of the store's interior, which features one of those beautiful spiral staircases (he...

August 24th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Attention, residents of Glasgow! It has been confirmed by several TUAW tipsters (as well as ifoAppleStore) that the Buchanan Street Apple Store will open on Saturday, August 25th at 9 a.m. The usual commemorative T-shirts will be available, as well as a Grand Opening contest with some very nice priz...

August 22nd 2007 at 8:00am 0 Comments