J.J. Abrams teases possible ‘Portal’ movie announcement at ‘Westworld’ premiere

It has been more than three years since J.J. Abrams first teased the possibility of a Portal movie, but new comments from the producer and director indicate that an official announcement might be inbound.

A new router on Kickstarter uses a spectrum once reserved for weather radar systems

There's a new Kickstarter campaign seeking funds for a wireless router called Portal that uses spectrum originally set aside for weather radar systems. The manufacturer is seeking $160,000 before July 8, 2016, and offers nine tiers ranging…
Virtual Reality

Portal Stories: Mel gives virtual reality headset owners their first taste of Portal in VR

Remember Portal Stories: Mel? The Portal mode that let us explore the earlier days of Aperture's developments through a new character's eyes? It's now coming to virtual reality as a free launch title for the HTC Vive.
Movies & TV

JJ Abrams says the Portal and Half-Life movies are still happening

10 Cloverfield Lane producer J.J. Abrams says the movies based on the Portal and Half-Life game franchises are still happening, with writers currently working on the stories for both projects.
Cool Tech

Weekend Workshop: This DIY Portal gun is a Valve fan’s fantasy come true

No, it won't teleport you. But this cleverly made Portal gun, crafted from PVC and foam, is the ultimate fan tribute to one of Valve's finest games.

Here are the ‘new’ backwards-compatible Xbox 360 games on Xbox One

Microsoft announced that 16 more Xbox 360 games have been made backwards compatible on Xbox One Thursday, including Halo: Reach, Braid, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and Portal: Still Alive,

Musical hieroglyphics, recreating the ’80s, and drumming on a baby belly with Lights

Canadian-born electronic artist Lights knows a thing or two about recording, and she wasn’t afraid to take the controls on Little Machines, her latest album.
Cool Tech

Portal is a flexible smartphone that you strap to your arm

If current smartphones and wearable devices leave you cold, check out the Portal phone, which promises to provide the best of both worlds. The project is currently looking for funds on Indiegogo.

Windows Phone: Microsoft creates online training portal to win new users

Whether you're looking for your first smartphone or want to dump Android, iOS, or BlackBerry, a new online training portal from Microsoft offering a run through of the capabilities of its Windows Phone platform may be of interest.

Telltale Games goes deep into the geek bank for this awesome crossover in ‘Poker Night 2’

Telltale Games knows its fan service. Whether it's making new sequels to Monkey Island or making games based on famous comics like Fables, the company knows its audience. Its new crossover game Poker Night 2 is a fan service sundae, mixing…

OUYA signs Portal’s creator to an exclusive, while one of ‘Journey’s’ creators joins the team

OUYA is just one month away from sneaking into the hands of players rather than just game developers, and more and more games are coming to light. Portal creator Kim Swift is making an original OUYA game with Airtight Games. Meanwhile OUYA…

Homebrew hero keeps Nintendo DS alive with a port of Valve’s Portal

After nine years, Nintendo is ready to retire the Nintendo DS, but fans of the console aren't ready to let it die just yet. One intrepid homebrew game maker is intent on bringing on some recent hits to the machine. After finishing work on…