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Why even people who don’t like 'Star Trek' will love the new 'Beyond' movie

"Star Trek" had the lofty task of winning back the hearts of its loyal fans this year.<p>"Star Trek Into Darkness," the last entrance in the "Star Trek" franchise, divided just about everybody by trying to hide a twist that any person could see from a mile away.<p>Now, the Enterprise crew has earned back …

Science Fiction

Why was Ghostbusters so unfunny?

<i>Anghus Houvouras on the Ghostbusters reboot…</i><p>I have only one requirement of a comedy: It must make me laugh. A chuckle is fine. A smile or a grin is …

Fallout 4's New Feature Could Change The Way We Think About Console Games

For the longest time, the console versions of any Bethesda game, be they <i>Elder Scrolls</i> or <i>Fallout</i>, simply couldn’t compete with what their PC counterparts had to offer. Sure, the graphics and gameplay were always relatively similar, but the PC version of the game always had something that the …

Bethesda

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is a broken, heartbreakingly bad game

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>The headline above is a bit blunt, but I cannot stress this enough: <i>Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5</i> is a really bad game, and it's not worth the $60 price of admission on current-gen consoles.<p>It's extremely buggy, even after its monstrously large patch — …

Nearly two years after release, Gran Turismo 6 is getting its course creator

Back in December 2013, when I reviewed Gran Turismo 6, I started off by saying it wasn't finished. Now, nearly two years later and with a tonne of …

Sports Cars

Sony Announces Its Apple TV Killer, PlayStation TV

The company announced it will release the PlayStation TV for $99 in the US and Canada this fall during its E3 conference.<p>Users will be able to play a variety of PS3, PlayStation One, and PSP classic games through Sony's streaming game service PlayStation Now. PlayStation TV owners will also have …

Google Releases VirusTotal Uploader for OS X

Google today announced the release of VirusTotal Uploader for OS X, allowing Mac users to upload suspicious files for scanning. You can download it now directly for OS X 10.8 and 10.9 from VirusTotal (8.52MB).<p>For those who don’t know, VirusTotal Uploader for Windows is a popular tool for submitting …

How to build your own 180TB RAID6 storage array for $9,305 - ExtremeTech

By on March 19, 2014 at 8:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>We’ve all been there: Your …

Floods

Resident Evil 2 fan creates RE4-style remake

A Resident Evil 2 fan has recreated key sections of Capcom's classic survival horror to play like Resident Evil 4.<p>Gone are the original game's fixed …

Apple finally kills the iPad 2 and replaces it with a Retina display model

Apple has re-released the fourth-generation iPad. The model replaces the aging iPad 2 in Apple's lineup. The fourth-generation iPad is priced at $399 —the same price as the iPad Mini with Retina display, and $100 less than the iPad Air — and is only available with 16GB of storage. A cellular model …

Watch the Real-Life Anchorman Who Inspired Will Ferrell to Create Ron Burgundy

In a new* *<i>Rolling Stone</i> interview, Will Ferrell reveals the origin story of Ron Burgundy, the satirical 70s anchorman who is currently terrorizing our great nation —its college campuses, grocery aisles, and museums—to promote <i>Anchorman</i>’s upcoming sequel,<i>Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues</i>.<p>The actor …

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Hi-Def Space Selfies Coming To Your Web Browser Soon

Human Journey<p>Space buffs can expect to to ogle stunning near-real-time Earth views anytime on their computers and mobile devices once new HD cameras are installed on the International Space Station. Credit: NASA<p><b>Coming soon—take the ultimate selfie from space!</b><p>Two high-definition cameras are on their …

How to Stop Procrastinating on Your Goals by Using the Seinfeld Strategy

Jerry Seinfeld is one of the most successful comedians of all‐time.<p>He is regarded as one of the “Top 100 Comedians of All–Time” by Comedy Central. He …

Procrastination

Here's Where Teens Are Going Instead Of Facebook

Earlier this month Facebook’s chief financial officer, David Ebersman confirmed a worrying, but long-suspected trend for the world’s biggest social network: teenagers, perhaps the most important demographic for a modern-day communication tool, were becoming less active on the site.<p>“We did see a …

Scientists discover method of charging phones with microwaves

Researchers from Duke University say Wi-Fi signals could be “harvested” to charge phones in areas without access to power<p>Scientists have discovered a way of charging a mobile phone by converting microwaves into an electrical current.<p>According to the team from Duke University, North Carolina, in …

5. Spyro The Dragon

You just don't see much of those games you grew up with, do you? That is unless of course you still play your PS1, in which case I envy you. As the …

Toy Story