Although San Diego Comic-Con is best known as a hot spot for movie reveals, television also plays a major role at the convention. This year was no exception, as both the Marvel and DC TV divisions are prepping for what might be their biggest...Show More Summary
Elephant, Gus Van Sant’s 2003 film about a high school shooting, contains a scene you’ll recognize even if you’ve never seen it. A young man, dull-eyed and soon to commit mass murder, plays a video game in which he walks up to people—unarmed people—and fires. Show More Summary
File this under clouds with silver linings. If you support Hillary Clinton, as I do, you're becoming familiar with all the disadvantages women have when they compete with men. I saw it in the debates with Bernie Sanders. He would talk over her, wave his hands at her, and it was clear she couldn't object. Show More Summary
Before it split into the continents we know today, Earth was home to just a single landmass, or "supercontinent," called Pangea. Over tens of millions of years, as the familiar story goes, these giant hunks of rock slowly split apart,...Show More Summary
Every week, we get to see quite a few trailers for upcoming attractions. But when Comic-Con is in town, you can expect even more previews than normal for some of the highly anticipated movies that are currently in the making, as well as some welcome surprises. Show More Summary
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'X-Men: Apocalypse' tops the chart this week, followed by ‘Central Intelligence'. 'Batman: The Killing Joke' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
There is a significant constituency among hackers and makers for whom it is not the surroundings in which the drink is served or the character of the person serving it that is important, but the quality of its preparation. Not for them...Show More Summary
Every geek goes through a phase where they discover emulation. It's practically a rite of passage. I think I spent most of my childhood – and a large part of my life as a young adult – desperately wishing I was in a video game arcade. When I finally obtained
And yeah it's also pretty creepy.
It's time to mark your calendars, folks. According to reputable leaker Evan Blass, Apple's highly anticipated iPhone 7 is set to hit store shelves on Friday, September 16th. Word of the not-yet-official release date originally came via a tweet from Blass indicating that Apple was going to release the device during the week of September 12. Show More Summary
When it comes to speed, Elon Musk and Tesla do not play around. Even Tesla detractors who aren't fans of the company can't help but admit and admire the fact that Tesla cars are insanely and impressively fast. Indeed, a completely tricked...Show More Summary
There isn’t a lot of detail to be found behind this short demo of robot-based physical feedback for VR, but the video (embedded below) demonstrates things well. It’s an experiment in generating force feedback for virtual objects using a Baxter robot and the HTC Vive. Show More Summary
Mark Cuban likes to call Tower Paddle Boards, a San Diego-based company that sells stand up paddle boards, one of his best "Shark Tank" investments ever. The company's growth explains why. When Cuban invested $150,000 for 30% of the company in 2011, Tower Paddle Boards just had $260,000 in revenue. Show More Summary
As this is an argument about the underpinnings of the English language, let me be frank—the acronym derived from the word “Graphic Interchange Format” is pronounced with a hard G, “GIF,” like “gift”—not with a soft G, like “jif.” It’s...Show More Summary
In this post we'll be looking at some of the ways smartphones have changed our world for the better.
Samsung is all but gearing up to launch the Galaxy Note 7 — the company’s next flagship smartphone — on August 2nd. Even as the launch date nears, rumors about the Galaxy Note 7 keep trickling in. The latest one comes in the form of a leaked video posted on YouTube. Show More Summary
We take recorded telephone messages for granted in these days of smartphones and VOIP. Our voicemail lives on an anonymous server in a data centre in the cloud somewhere, in a flash memory chip on our DECT base station, or if we’re of a retro persuasion, on a micro-cassette. Show More Summary
As the TV show Scrubs once said, “everything comes down to poo.” This is true in sitcom land, but also in science. Read more...
So much for secrets. Ahead of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 announcement event on Aug. 2, we now have our first look at how the smartphone's iris scanner will work. In a video posted to YouTube (and originally published on China's Weibo),Show More Summary
The 90's 2D platformer hero is getting both two new games in celebration of his 25th birthday.