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A 'Labyrinth' sequel is not being developed by the Jim Henson Company (updated)

According to <i>Variety</i>, the Jim Henson Company is working on a sequel to the 1986 classic <i>Labyrinth</i>. Details are effectively non-existent at the moment — so no word on plot, cast, or projected release date — but the news comes as a welcome surprise for longtime fans of muppets, magic, and David Bowie's …

Why 'The Walking Dead' Casts So Many Actors From HBO’s Hit Show ‘The Wire’

When the fifth season premieres, we'll see a few new faces including "The Wire" alum Seth Gilliam. He's now the third actor from the hit HBO series to join "The Walking Dead" ensemble after Chad Coleman (Tyreese) and Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (Bob).<p>We caught up with series creator Robert Kirkman at New …

Every Millennial Girl's Dream Home Is Now For Sale

You can buy the firehouse from 'The Princess Diaries.'<p>Disney Pictures/Redfin<p>Aside from quite possibly the most epic movie makeover moment ever, Julie Andrews' general awesomeness, and the next level idea of putting M&Ms on your pizza, one of the highlights of the Disney film <i>The Princess Diaries</i> was …

Katy Perry To Play Super Bowl Halftime Show

After much speculation, it’s official: Katy Perry will be performing at the upcoming Super Bowl Halftime Show. Billboard has confirmed that Perry will bring her multicolored spectacle to the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ on February 1, 2015.<p>The Super Bowl Halftime Show is the …

Taylor Swift is named Billboard Woman of the Year 2014 - BBC Newsbeat

<b>Taylor Swift has been named Billboard's Woman of the Year 2014, making her the first artist to receive the award twice.</b><p>The award goes to the female artist who "has shaped and inspired the music industry with her success, leadership and innovation" over the last year.<p>Previous winners include Pink, …

Lena Dunham launches tour for book of adult essays

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a baby in the audience and Lena Dunham wondered why.<p>"This is not an appropriate place for babies," she said Tuesday night …

'Twilight Saga' returning with five short films on Facebook

Just when you thought <i>The Twilight Saga</i> was over, it’s back with sparkly new skin.<p>Two years after the release of <i>Breaking Dawn Part 2,</i> Lions Gate …

Apple is already working on the next three major updates to iOS 8

In an odd break from tradition, Apple appears to already be hard at work on the next three major upgrades to its iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads.<p>After recently releasing iOS 8 and iOS 8.0.2, Apple is simultaneously working on the next three major updates, iOS 8.1, 8.2, and 8.3, …

Asus VivoMini Mini PC Launches In November For $149 (video)

Asus has this week added a new addition to their range of mini PC systems, in the form of the newly unveiled Asus VivoMini mini PC that is capable of …

New GoPro camera shoots in 4K

Gallery: New GoPro camera shoots in 4K<p>Gallery: New GoPro camera shoots in 4K<p>+ 5<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>Today, Go Pro announced three new cameras at three different …

Asus VivoTab 8 Windows 8 Tablet Launches Next Month For $199 (video)

US residents in the market for a new Windows 8 Tablet might be interested to know that Asus will next month be making available its Asus VivoTab 8 …

Samsung switches to Microsoft Word following visit by Satya Nadella

Samsung's in-house software is making way for Word<p>After 20 years of using its own office software, Samsung has finally given in and decided to adopt Microsoft's ubiquitous Word. From January 1st, Samsung Electronics will start using Word throughout its offices, citing its almost universal …

Spotify Launched In Canada

Music streaming service Spotify has announced that they are launching in Canada from Today, and the music streaming service will be available in both …

Bellabeat launches 3 new devices to help moms track their babies' health

Moms constantly worry about their kids’ health — but pregnancy and the first year of a baby’s life can be particularly nerve-wracking.<p>Bellabeat, a company that got its start with a gadget for listening to and tracking babies’ heart rates while still in the womb, knows this very well, and today it’s …

Upcoming iPads Will Likely Include Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor And Apple Pay Integration

Apple is expected to introduce new models of both the iPad Air and the iPad Mini during an October event, and it looks like both tablets will include a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, just like the iPhone 5S and iPhone 6.<p>What's more, Apple appears to be planning on including some level of Apple Pay …

Nokia's HERE Maps for Android: Review

Late in August, Samsung unveiled its new Gear S smartwatch, a Tizen-powered timepiece capable of making calls and going online <i>without</i> a smartphone. Other features, as noted at the time, included turn-by-turn navigation provided by the Nokia-owned HERE mapping platform, which brings genuine …

Neighborhood social networking app Nextdoor’s new safety feature makes it a must-use

Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods, never seemed relevant for my millennial age demographic. It was the app version of a …

Reddit ponders creating its own cryptocurrency

Reddit’s announcement of $50 million in funding today came with an unusual caveat — the company plans to give 10 percent of the series B round back …

Twitter will reportedly unveil its own app development platform

The Information is reporting that [company] Twitter [/company] will introduce its own app development platform — called Twitter Fabric — at its …

Noice Lets You Send Emoji With Sounds To Friends’ Phones

Yes, my friends, there is an app more annoying than Yo. If having your phone randomly shout “Yo!” at you (or “Hodor!,” if you preferred the spin-offs) drove you batty, wait until you get ahold of this: Noice, an app that lets you communicate using only emoji and sounds. Really!<p>OK, OK, I kid. Noice …

Inside Apple’s one-day Watch pop-up at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS—If the Apple Watch is going to be the company’s next big hit, it can’t just be sold as a tech gadget—it has to stand on its own as a luxury fashion product, too.<p>So expect to see more efforts like Apple’s special pop-up today at Paris Fashion Week. The company took over a section of Colette—a …

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Windows 10: Nine things you need to know

Windows 10 has arrived. I've spent the last nine months running the Windows Technical Preview on desktops, laptops and tablets, watching it evolve from interesting concept to my primary operating system.<p>If you're new to the party and have questions, I've got some answers on the latest step for …

This is what your first food 3D printer could look like

Last time I checked in with 3D printing startup Structur3D, its unusual paste-extruding machine was a mysterious white box that sat next to a 3D …

Here’s How Windows 10 Will Make Your Mouse And Fingers Get Along

Earlier today during its event in San Francisco, Microsoft played a video detailing how its coming Windows 10 operating system will handle a fusion of touch, and more traditional mouse-based input. I filmed a bootleg copy, but Microsoft just published a more polished version, so you are in …

Arduino's new 3D printer lets you modify just about everything

If you're a fan of Arduino's tinker-friendly approach to computing, you'll be glad to hear that it's now extending that open philosophy to 3D printers. The company has teamed up with Sharebot to unveil the Materia 101, a small (5.5 inches by 4 inches) printer that's built to be both friendly to …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

Lenka Black & White Camera App is Free for One Week

Come and get it! Lenka, the new black & white camera app for iOS — regularly available for $2.99 on the App Store — is free for the next week to celebrate 100,000 downloads. Free access begins now and ends on October 7.<p>Lenka is the brainchild of visual artist and photographer Kevin Abosch, and it …

Google+ users can now restrict who sees their content, based on age and location

Starting today, Google is now giving Google+ users a bit more control over who is able to view there posts and who isn’t. Specifically, there are a few different options like only allowing viewers who are 18+, 21+ or even the ability to restrict based on location.<p>Keep in mind that this is an “all …

App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Researchers in Massachusetts have created an app that teaches basic computer programming to kindergartners.<p>Children as young …