David Martinez

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'Annabelle' merely toys with genuine horror

Demonic dolls are a horror movie staple.<p>Irresistible as Chucky and his devilish kind can be, they don't require much explanation or context.<p>And yet the opening scene of <i>Annabelle</i> (*½ out of four; rated R; opens Friday nationwide) has a documentary-style crawl that ponderously tries to explain the …

'The Good Lie' Movie Review

Chill out you cynics who fear that <i>The Good Lie</i> will follow the lead of <i>The Blind Side</i> and draw a halo over the head of a single determined white women …

A Rare Look at Design Genius Jony Ive: The Man Behind the Apple Watch

<i>How Apple’s under-the-radar design genius, Jonathan Ive, has found the way to our hearts.</i><p>I first catch sight of Jony Ive across the Apple campus, in a plain Dodger-blue T-shirt and white painter’s pants, in conversation, nodding. The head Apple designer, who brought you the iMac and the iPad and …

Miley Cyrus Covers Led Zeppelin's 'Babe I'm Gonna Leave You'

Miley Cyrus has taken another deep-dive into the classics, moving on from the Beatles to Led Zeppelin with a powerful cover of "Babe I'm Gonna Leave …

Miley Cyrus

Kanye West Allegedly Stops Sydney Performance Until Seated Fan Proves He's Actually In A Wheelchair

While performing in Melbourne, Australia last Wednesday night, Kanye West allegedly demanded that his audience stand up and dance “unless y’all are sitting down because y’all handicapped”. While performing in Sydney last night, he allegedly stopped singing during “The Good Life” and demanded, …

Interpol - Ancient Ways

JavaScript is disabled<p>You need to enable JavaScript to use SoundCloud<p>'Ancient Ways' from the new album 'El Pintor', out now. Get the album here: …

Tyler, the Creator Announces Tour

<i>Photo by Will Deitz</i><p>Tyler, the Creator has just announced a handful of tour dates that'll take place across the U.S. later this year. "IDK WHEN IM DOING THIS AGAIN", he wrote on Instagram, adding, "COME FUCK". Find the dates below.<p>Tyler, the Creator:<p>11-08 Los Angeles, CA - Camp Flog Gnaw …

Tricky

Tricky albums are rarely what they seem on the surface. The decision to use his birth name as the title of this record suggests something confessional after years of cloudy rumination, hinting at a genuine departure. Tricky even refers to it as his "least introspective" work. The reality is …

Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj Perform "Flawless" Remix Live in Paris

<b>Update 10/6/14</b>: Official video of the performance, as seen in the On the Run HBO special, can now be viewed, below.<p>Earlier this evening, Nicki Minaj joined Beyoncé on stage during a Paris stop of the joint Bey/Jay-Z On the Run tour. They performed their remix of "Flawless" while wearing matching …

Frank Ocean's Father Sues Russell Simmons

<i>Photo by Erez Avissar</i><p>Frank Ocean's father Calvin Cooksey has sued Russell Simmons for $142 million, TMZ reports. Cooksey says he's been portrayed as a deadbeat dad and "horrible father" on Simmons' website Global Grind and is suing for loss of future income.<p>Cooksey has reportedly said that Ocean's …

Tyler, the Creator Was Not Happy to Find U2's New Album on His Phone

<i>Tyler, the Creator photo by Will Deitz</i><p>U2 caused a stir when their new album <i>Songs of Innocence</i> was instantly made available on iPhones and iTunes libraries everywhere. When Tyler, the Creator discovered the album on his phone, he got pretty mad about it and let Twitter know exactly how he felt. His …

China demand to fuel Hong Kong iPhone grey market

Hong Kong has long been a hub for resold and refurbished phones, and delighted vendors there were coping with a flood of pre-orders from the Apple-obsessed mainland.<p>The price, say sellers in the southern Chinese city, is a bargain -- the phones can then be resold on the mainland, where fans could …

Steve Jobs Was Completely Wrong About Why People Like the iPhone

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>The launch of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus — and the latter's massive 5.5-inch screen — appear to prove Apple founder Steve Jobs was completely wrong when he said in 2010 "no one" would want to buy a phone with a big screen.<p>And while this sort of …

Tripr Connects Travelers Based on Future Plans

Traveling broadens the mind, opens up new avenues, teaches you new things and, ultimately, is good for the soul. But <i>where</i> you go is often partly dictated by friends, spouses, partners, and anyone else you’re like to go away with.<p>While many do, of course, travel solo, meeting people isn’t always …

How Things Went Wrong For The Audio Company That Could Have Beaten Beats

Whoever said life was fair? Beats sold to Apple for three billion dollars. Meanwhile, Wolfson Microelectronics, an audio chip maker with far more sophisticated technology and patents under its belt, was recently acquired by Cirrus Logic (one of Apple’s main suppliers) for just $500 million.<p>Wolfson …

Microsoft needs Minecraft to boost mobile ambitions

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft’s impending purchase of Mojang, the Swedish developer with 100 million players of its open world Minecraft game, is more aimed at pulling users onto the software company’s obscure mobile platform than its better known PC system or Xbox game console.<p>The software …

Should you protect your new iPhone 6/6 Plus with AppleCare+ or SquareTrade?

Preorders for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus kicked off late last night and if early sales are any indication, these new models are going to be the best selling iPhones in Apple’s history. This year’s iPhone lineup is also the most expensive ever, with the iPhone 6 Plus topping out at $949 without carrier …

Review: TwelveSouth HoverBar 3 positions your iPad right where you want it

There are times when an iPad can act as a handy sidekick to your Mac, but with a typical iPad stand you end up looking a little like a nodding dog as you look up at your monitor and down at your iPad. The TwelveSouth HoverBar 3 is designed to solve that, positioning your iPad display right next to …

Review: Samsung’s U28D590D 28-inch 4k monitor finally brings quality 4k at an affordable price

Ever since the Mac Pro was released in December, we’ve faced an onslaught of 4k displays. We reviewed Seiki’s budget offering last year, and while we liked it overall, it did have more than its fair share of set backs. For instance, you could only use the full 4k resolution at 30Hz, which meant …

Review: LifeProof Nüüd is just the right amount of protection for your iPhone 5/5s

This case has been around for a while, and frankly, I’ve always been a no-case kind of guy. But when I found myself not being as careful with my now almost two-year old iPhone 5, I thought that maybe I should just go all the way. Maybe I should get ahold of one of the more protective cases out …

Review: OWC Mercury Elite Pro Mini dual-drive external enclosure with RAID

One of the reasons I like Macs is that their useful life tends to be significantly longer than that of a typical Windows machine. This is especially true of the pre-Retina MacBook Pro models, where it’s trivial to upgrade both the RAM and the drive.<p>I’d previously swapped out the 750GB hard drive …

AT&T boasts record-breaking iPhone sales following first night of preorders

AT&T announced in a press release today that last night’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus preorders had set a new record for iPhone sales. As usually happens when a new Apple device goes on sale, the carrier’s backend was so overwhelmed with incoming orders that in stopped responding for most customers, …

Is Michael Bay “The Most Important Director in Hollywood”?

Is Michael Bay "The Most Important Director in Hollywood"?<p>Is Michael Bay the most important director in Hollywood? Robbie Collin makes the case at …

Katy Perry: I Want to Join the Illuminati!

The Illuminati! To paraphrase Nigel Tufnel, no one knows who they are, or what they're doing – probably because the world isn't actually controlled …

Lorde wins VMA for Best Rock Video over actual rock bands

Lorde, have mercy.<p>The New Zealand pop star took home the MTV VMA Award for Best Rock Video in an upset that greatly angered rock fans on social media.<p>…

Fifth Harmony Woke Up Like This, Too, On 'Them Girls Be Like'—Listen Now!

It's no secret that <b>Fifth Harmony</b> sorta, kinda, maybe idolizes Beyonce—but get it, we all do—and the pop group continues that trend of letting us know …

Chris Evans, Chris Pine or Chris Pratt? I know who I'd rather watch

It’s getting so that every new blockbuster franchise movie seems to star somebody named Chris, and I for one am starting to feel my head spin. Chris Evans, Chris Pine, Chris Pratt: suddenly everyone has these utterly forgettable and bland Anglo-Saxon names that all merge for me into a blur of …

'Hunger Games' and 'Avengers' sneak peeks

Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss Everdeen in "Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Katniss Everdeen is back.<p>The trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I" was released over the weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, and fans couldn't be more ready. Titled "Our Leader the Mockingjay," the …