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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, Other Disney Movies Coming to IMAX

Filming on Star Wars: Episode VII begins in May and the hype for the return of the franchise to the big screen is growing. Today Disney added a small amount to that hype by confirming that Episode VII will indeed …

Army General Receives Wrist-Slap in Sex Abuse Case

A two-year court case involving allegations of sexual abuse in the highest levels of the military came to an end today as Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair was sentenced. According to a New York Times report, Sinclair has been ordered by …

Ubisoft’s New Snowdrop Engine Previewed

Last summer’s E3 was filled with great-looking next-generation console games and plenty of promises surrounding huge leaps in both graphics and gameplay. Whether these games will live up to their promise remains to be seen, but for the gaming industry …

Texas County Commissioner Charged For Bribery

The saying goes that all politics are local. Whether or not this is true, it is clear that all politicians, from the U.S. congress down to the mayors of small towns, are susceptible to corruption. With so much money riding …

Alienware, Crytek Team Up on Lighting Software

By and large PC gamers simply want the best hardware they can afford to play the best-looking and best-performing games on any platform. Like with any hobby, though, there are those who take things further and need the aesthetics of …

Math Fears Could Be Genetically Influenced, Shows Study

A large portion of the human population knows the fear of math, that stomach-rumbling anxiety encountered when numbers blur into a jumble as the only correct solution to an equation is demanded. For many these fears may stem from early …

Dark Chocolate Health Benefits Explained by New Study

The health benefits of dark chocolate, at least when consumed in moderate amounts, have been known throughout history. Exactly why this is the case, though, hasn’t been truly understood until now. New research presented at the 247th National Meeting & …

SimCity Can Finally Be Played Offline SimCity Can Finally Be Played Offline

Publisher EA this week finally released a patch for SimCity that allows the game to be played offline. The feature had been requested from gamers since the game’s troubled launch. SimCity players will now be greeted with a “Single-Player” option …

PlayStation 4 Update Coming Soon

For the past two months now Microsoft has been detailing and releasing major updates to its Xbox One console. The updates have included everything from a revamped friends list and party chat system to hardware space management and a controller …

‘Titanfall’ Delayed Again For Xbox 360

Since its release for Xbox One and PC one week ago Titanfall has enjoyed moderate success. Microsoft revealed this week that the game helped push active Xbox Live hours to their highest levels since the launch of the Xbox One. …

Toyota Settlement Pays $1.2 Billion to the U.S.

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to pay $1.2 billion to the U.S. to settle a criminal wire fraud charge. It is the largest financial penalty of this kind imposed by the U.S. …

Dyxon Vacuums Issues Recall For Fan Heaters

Dyson, the company best-known for its line of complicated-but-effective vacuum cleaners, this week issued a recall for two different models of its blade-less fan heaters. According to Dyson the company is working with regulatory agencies on a plan to “address …

4G LTE: T-Mobile Quickly Upgrading Its Network 4G LTE: T-Mobile Quickly Upgrading Its Network

Just over one year ago T-Mobile was the fourth-largest mobile provider in the U.S., and for good reason. Instead of the 4G LTE networks that larger carriers were building out, T-Mobile had bet on the slower HSPA+ standard for its …

Even More Xbox One Updates Previewed

It appears that Microsoft’s all-in strategy for Titanfall exclusivity might have paid off. The game’s early community seems solid and Microsoft has revealed that last week – Titanfall‘s launch week – saw the highest average Xbox Live usage since the …

HTC One Expected to Launch in April HTC One Expected to Launch in April

For over a month now details have been leaking out about HTC’s next flagship high-end smartphone. Taking a page from Apple’s iPad line HTC is expected to name the device the (all-new) HTC One. Rumors hold that the phone’s screen …

Cosmic Inflation Confirmed by Gravitational Waves

For decades now cosmologists have widely believed that the cosmic inflationary model of the big bang is correct. However, actually proving that has been one of the most sought-after observations in modern Physics. Now astrophysicists have found definitive proof that …

More Americans Than Ever Are Bottling Their Own Soda

With the health risks of excessive sugar coming into focus for the medical community and a new diet trends surfacing seemingly daily, more Americans than ever are now turning to home soda machines to create their own fizzy drinks. A …

Dead Rising 3′s Final DLC is Out Today

Microsoft’s Xbox One exclusive launch games had a bit of everything for mature gamers. Forza Motorsport 5 brought the requisite launch driving game, Dead Rising 3 provided the zombies and action that gamers love, and Ryse threw in a bit …

Xbox One Coming to Scandinavia & Other Countries in September

The Xbox One may be falling behind the PlayStation 4 in terms of sales, but Microsoft isn’t giving up on its Kinect-bundled next-generation console. Today Microsoft announced that the Xbox One will be coming to 26 new markets later this …

“2K” Smartphone Shipments to be Limited in 2014 “2K” Smartphone Shipments to be Limited in 2014

TV manufacturers are feeling giddy over the chance that ultra HD TVs could raise demand for new TV sets. This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was filled with “4K” (and even “8K”) displays from nearly every tech manufacturer. At the …

Popcorn Time Torrent Streaming Site is Dead, For Now Popcorn Time Torrent Streaming Site is Dead, For Now

It was bound to happen. Popcorn Time, the streaming video platform that allowed anyone to stream just about any TV or movie for free on a variety of devices is now gone. The creators of Popcorn Time have shut down …

Mobile Video Calling to Increase, But Slowly Mobile Video Calling to Increase, But Slowly

In the 90s and 80s video calling was assumed to be the eventual successor to the telephone. If TV is an upgrade from radio, the logic follows that video calling must be better than voice calls. That isn’t quite the …

Twitch Streaming Arrives For iOS

Twitch today announced that Asphalt 8: Airborne will be the first iOS game to have built-in Twitch streaming capabilities. Using the feature, players will be able to use their iPhone 5S, iPad Air, or iPad Mini to stream gameplay to …

‘Angry Birds Epic’ Gameplay Previewed

Earlier this month Rovio teased a new Angry Birds game that the developer promised would be “epic.” Since that time the game has been revealed to be Angry Birds Epic, a turn-based RPG game featuring the birds and pigs made …