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It's already the hate-figure for taxi drivers, but now Uber wants to alienate the rest of the 99 percent. The smartphone-based cab service is launching UberJET, a private airline service that'll operate during the forthcoming Cannes Film Festival. Between May 12th and May 18th, users can book an U...

May 12th 2014 at 9:16am 0 Comments
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Apple and its advertising firm TBWA Media Arts Lab have won the prestigious Grand Prix for Press award for a recent print campaign advertising the iPad mini. The ad's clever images depicted a life-sized iPad mini on the back cover of several magazines, which itself bore the cover of said magazine....

June 20th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The Kane & Lynch movie project appears to be moving smoothly -- it's to the "poster" stage already. Proving beyond a doubt that the casting is a "done deal"(as tweeted by writer Kyle Ward), Empire spotted a Kane & Lynch movie poster with billing for both Bruce Willis and Jamie Foxx at the Ca...

May 11th 2010 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Some of the Engadget HD crew religiously plug their ears and shut their eyes tight during movie trailers, in hopes of avoiding any spoilers. The beautiful people at the Cannes Film Festival can't really follow this strategy for two reasons. First, it would end up as National Enquirer cover materia...

May 21st 2009 at 10:41am 0 Comments
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We know the Cannes Film Festival is all about the celebs, but we're pretty big fans of the gear, too. And in that department, it looks like Harman International has scored again this year. Four screening rooms in the Hotel Gray d'Albion will be graced by JBL Synthesis SK2-1000 speakers and S1S-EX su...

May 14th 2008 at 8:54am 0 Comments
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Yeah, Samsung already had your heart with the 40-, 46- and 52-inch versions of the PAVV Cannes 650 plasma, but for folks relegated to a 50- or 58-inch model, you were left high and dry -- until now. Sammy has just dropped off two new members of the family in South Korea, both featuring Cell Light C...

May 2nd 2008 at 9:35am 0 Comments
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Every other week Scott Jon Siegel contributes Off the Grid, a column about card games, board games, and everything else non-digital.Every May, the French Mediterranean city of Cannes hosts the world-famous Cannes Film Festival, centered around the beautiful ocean-side Palais des Festivals building....

February 28th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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It looks like Samsung has managed to squeeze a bit more than buzzwords into its "Cannes" line of plasma TVs, with the company adding some Bluetooth functionality to its new 50-inch model (the SPD-50P91FHD). According to Samsung, that makes this the world's first Bluetooth certified TV, letting you g...

April 25th 2007 at 12:16pm 0 Comments