George Hardstaff

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The Warcraft movie is a bad start for Blizzard's cinematic ambitions

A weak Alliance lets down Warcraft's big screen debut.<p>This movie adaptation of the first Warcraft game opens strong: an orc and human facing off …

World of Warcraft

Megatron returns in Transformers: The Last Knight

Poor Megatron. For a gigantic engine of destruction who would like nothing more than to flick humans away from him as of they were flies gathering …

Hands-on with the zany Just Cause 3: Mech Land Assault DLC

Square Enix and Avalanche Studios are unveiling the next installment of downloadable content for the Just Cause 3 silly shooter game that debuted last fall. Just Cause 3: Mech Land Assault debuts in early June.<p>The DLC is aimed at keeping the excitement going for Just Cause 3, which is one of the …

Pixium goggles restoring sight the 'Star Trek' way

A new pair of goggles is designed to transmit images directly to the retina, not unlike Geordi La Forge's Visor from "Star Trek: The Next Generation".<p>Pixium Vision on Tuesday received approval for clinical testing of the IRIS II, a bionic vision system designed to restore sight. The trial, …

Star Trek

This Lego-friendly keyboard is one you won't mind bricking

There's no reason why you have to act like a grown-up just because you're typing very important things. So why not have a bit of fun in the space between the keys?<p>You can say one thing about Taiwanese trade shows like Computex: They certainly bring out the obscure and fantastic gadgets. More often …

Lego

iPhone 8 could be a Samsung Galaxy S7 edge clone

Samsung gets a lot of hate for copying Apple’s first iPhones, but boy how the tables could turn in 2017. According to yet another report, the iPhone 8’s new OLED display will be curved on both sides — just like the Galaxy S7 edge’s.<p>While this year’s iPhone is likely to look a lot like the iPhone 6s …

Segway launches $1,000 self-balancing scooter you can control like a drone from your phone

Segway, the two-wheeled self-balancing scooter brand acquired by Chinese rival Ninebot last year, has launched a brand-new transporter vehicle in North America.<p>Available to preorder today through Amazon for $1,000, with a normal list price of $1,300, the Ninebot by Segway MiniPro doesn’t sport a …

Apple 2016 MacBook review: More practical than you’d think, and stunning in pink

After years of life with the MacBook Air, I didn’t think I would like the rose gold 12-inch MacBook that Apple sent me a few weeks ago, with its shallow keyboard, the Intel Core M chip, the single USB-C port, and, oh, <i>that color</i>.<p>But I was wrong. I’ve come to really like this laptop. The springy …

HTC's Front Defense is a solid shooting gallery for the Vive

Like Job Simulator in a warzone<p>If you were expecting HTC's first game for its Vive headset to be a revolutionary, platform-defining title, I can only disappoint you. <i>Front Defense</i>, developed by "internal startup" Fantahorn Studio, is a World War II shooter that places you behind sandbags to fight …

Virtual Reality

Special edition Nintendo Vans prove your inner nerd never died

Vans loves working with iconic pop culture entities. To date, the company has released shoe and apparel collections inspired by <i>Star Wars</i>, <i>The Beatles</i> and, most recently, Disney. Now, as rumored, Vans has teamed up with Nintendo on a line of retro gaming sneakers and accessories for men, women and …

This lamp is illuminated by your phone's LED

Do you really need to buy a lightbulb when your phone has a powerful LED already built in? This is the question an Israeli company hopes to answer with its new product the UpLamp, which it's describing as "the first lampless light." Instead of relying on a bulb, the lamp directs and distributes a …

Samsung Galaxy