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If you haven't been using the super slo-mo feature on the iPhone 6 you've seriously been missing out. It's capable of slowing the world to half the speed of the slo-mo feature on the iPhone 5s, and it makes the frantic footwork of skateboarding look downright magical. Apple has used skateboarding t...

January 9th 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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A new breed of personal transportation has been bubbling up from the DIY underground over the last few years and it's called the electric skateboard. That's a bit of an umbrella term, actually, since devices range from your standard four wheels and a deck, a snowboard-focused freeboard and uniqu...

January 8th 2015 at 11:14pm 0 Comments
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So you think regular skateboards are boring, eh? If those electric skateboards we've featured before don't do it for you, then here's another alternative: an electric skateboard that's also a backpack. It's called the Movpack, and you don't even need to know how to ride a skateboard to use it, so...

September 3rd 2014 at 5:42am 0 Comments
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OlliOlli, Roll7's endless runner-meets-skateboarding game, is now available on PS4 and PS3. The game originally launched in January for Vita, and was previously targeted for other PlayStation systems in July. While it missed the mark for Sony's platforms, it did reach Steam last month. The game is...

August 26th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Skateboards have seen their share of electronic add-ons lately, but most are designed to take the effort out of cruising around. But leveraging some tech to conquer 360° kickflips and other tricks sounds far more interesting, especially when failed attempts pile up and you could use a helping...

May 13th 2014 at 11:34am 0 Comments
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Activision has confirmed the company is once again collaborating with pro skater Tony Hawk on a new video game. "Activision can confirm that they have something in the works with Tony Hawk, more info is coming soon," a statement provided to IGN reads. Hawk first revealed the collaboration during a...

February 20th 2014 at 7:11pm 0 Comments
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OlliOlli, the pixelated, Vita-exclusive skateboarder set in the hilliest town we've ever seen, has bailed from its planned November launch. Developer Roll 7 Games explained in a blog post that the delay stemmed from an issue that would have allowed players to submit multiple scores to the Daily G...

November 30th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Nike has released a new app aimed at allowing skaters to compete against each other, no matter where they are in the world. Nike SB is a video-heavy app that teaches skaters new tricks by encouraging them to challenge each other through self-recorded videos, as well as check out video lessons and...

October 29th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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A single demo station for OlliOlli, a minimalist side-scrolling skateboarder with surprisingly deep systems at its core, was tucked in the corner of PlayStation's massive presence in E3's West Hall. The PS Vita game melds arcade-style gameplay with just a tinge of true skateboarding physics –...

June 14th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments