‘Ghost in the Shell’ (the good one) arrives in 4K on September 8th

Just in time for its 25th anniversary, Ghost in the Shell is getting a 4K Ultra HD rerelease. On September 8th, you’ll be able to buy Mamoru Oshii’s landmark film in a beautiful collection that will let you watch the 1995 feature across multiple form...

This pressure-sensitive stylus lets you draw on the Switch

When the Nintendo DS came with a stylus at launch, some developers used this feature to create drawing games for the portable console. One of those was Colors! which, according to developer Jens Andersson, accumulated over a million downloads since i...

A life-size Gundam statue will be completed outside of Japan in 2021

You won’t have to visit Japan to see a life-size Gundam statue in the months ahead, although you may still have to book a lengthy trip. Our Engadget Chinese colleagues report that Bandai Namco will debut an 18-meter (about 59ft) Freedom Gundam statue...

Twenty One Pilots is streaming a non-stop music video using fan uploads

Have you ever enjoyed a song that you could seemingly listen to it non-stop? Twenty One Pilots is betting that you will, and it’s using tech to make you part of the song. The band has debuted a never-ending music video for its pandemic-themed single...

AI recreates the painting techniques of famous artists

You can’t go back in time to see how Monet or Van Gogh made their masterpieces, but AI might give you the next best thing. MIT CSAIL researchers have created a machine learning system, Timecraft, that can deduce how a painting was produced and recrea...

AI uses traditional Chinese techniques to create ‘mindscapes’

The Chinese painting style called Xieyi literally means “writing ideas,” and marries the freehand techniques of calligraphy, line drawing and shading. Artists often use traditional Xuan rice paper along with organic brushes and ink, and the impressio...