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7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads for a limited time

If you’re looking for paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free for a limited time, you’ve come to the right place. Of the dozens of iOS …

Apps

Microsoft rumored to announce Android apps support for Windows 10 at Build 2015

This new report comes from long-time Microsoft journalist Paul Thurrott, who certainly has solid sources inside the company. Microsoft has apparently …

​Astonishing images of Mercury captured by NASA spacecraft before smashing into planet

As Judgment Day approaches for NASA’s Messenger probe, stunning new pictures have emerged of the planet it is set to crash into on Thursday: …

Astronomy

Scarlett Johansson’s Stunt Double Becomes A Comic Book Heroine In Her Own Right

<b>Razor Sharp</b> is an indie action comic book-turned-fan film-turned-serious film project. And it stars someone who is no stranger to the big budget …

Fantastic Four Writer Explains Why They Hid Their Footage From Fans

Since director Josh Trank and his cast of rising, young talent finished principal photography on the <i>Fantastic Four</i> reboot, we haven’t seen much …

Comics

NASA Officially Launches Project to Find Alien Life

<b>Washington:</b> The US space agency has launched an ambitious project to hunt for signs of life beyond our solar system.<p>The Nexus for Exoplanet System …

Space Exploration

'Avengers: Infinity War' Filming Back to Back in 2016

<i>Chris Evans</i> is preparing to head into production <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> this year, but since Marvel has all their films mapped out through Phase …

How To Force Quit An App On Apple Watch

Apple Watch has been lauded for its butter-like smoothness by a number of early adopters, but it’s important to remember that the software is still …

Halo 4's former principal engineer is now helping with Amazon's drone fleet

Noted and long-time game programmer Corrinne Yu left her job in the game industry in January to take a lead role on Amazon's drone delivery service, according to an update on her LinkedIn profile this week.<p>In November, 2013, Yu left her job as <i>Halo 4</i>'s principal engine programmer to join Naughty …

naughty

Few Canadian businesses ready for next wave of tech change, study says

A new study by consulting firm Deloitte suggests most Canadian companies aren't prepared for major advances in technology like robotics and artificial intelligence.<p>Deloitte says only 13 per cent of the 700 companies in its study scored well, while 87 per cent were partially or completely unprepared …

Soliciting Multiversity: DC’s Top 10 for July 2015

June is going to be a huge month for DC; because of that, July’s solicitations might seem a little underwhelming. But this month shows a few things – …

Comic Books

Secret Air Force Space Plane Gets Darth Vader-Style Engine

For secret reasons, like turning in secret directions<p>The Air Force’s secret robot space plane is going to try out a new engine. The X-37B has so far spent a total of 1367 days tooling around in Earth’s orbit, doing classified things. Yesterday, the Air Force Research Lab announced that on its …

5 good reasons why your next machine must be a PC

Introduction<p>If you believe everything you read coming out of the various analyst houses around the world the PC is on its last legs, or more to the …

‘Fully intelligent’ robot police will be on the streets by 2017

Most people are a little apprehensive about robot policemen – possibly because of that scene in Robocop where the giant droid machine-guns the guy in …

NASA is going to purposely crash a $446 million spacecraft into Mercury at breakneck speeds

Although the spacecraft has brought many interesting traits of Mercury to light — like the fact that the planet is shrinking five times faster than previously thought — it's time is quickly coming to an end:<p>That means the spacecraft is quickly losing altitude and is being pulled toward Mercury by …

Astronomy

Big-time Hollywood vet heading up virtual reality film production studio

The once-budding romance between Hollywood and the virtual reality industry has blossomed into a full-fledged love affair.<p>Today, Jaunt VR, the Silicon Valley-based maker of a cinematic virtual reality camera, software, and distribution system, announced the launch of Jaunt Studios, a Los …

Virtual Reality

Windows + Android?

Microsoft will most likely announce this week that it will enable customers to run Android apps on their Windows 10 phones, tablets and PCs. The …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Comic Artist Brings His Tattoo To Life Using Augmented Reality

When Australian comic book artist Sutu created his interactive comic Modern Polaxis, little did he realise that he'd be able to bring so much more …

R1000 price cut on Xbox One Limited Edition Sunset Overdrive bundle

The limited edition Sunset Overdrive Xbox One is one of the sexiest consoles in existence, and it's going on sale in South Africa! Prima Interactive, …

Samsung Level On Wireless headphones and Level Link audio gear launches

Samsung has expanded its line of Level audio offerings with two new products that will allow music fans to listen to their favorite tunes without …

Mercury Mission Set to End with Dramatic Crash

On April 30, after more than four years in orbit around Mercury, NASA's MESSENGER probe will plunge to its doom. Out of fuel and long past its …

Astronomy

Why Google Glass Failed And Why Apple Watch Could Too

Frustrated business owners frequently contact me because their potential customers are not embracing their super-cool, latest offering. In most cases, the owner of the latest, best mousetrap, brags about all of its innovative features and benefits. They often explode with a monologue of excitement …

Google Glass

Joss Whedon Says ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Rubbed The Folks Making Marvel Movies The Wrong Way

It would seem that Joss Whedon killing off Agent Coulson in the first <i>Avengers</i> film and then resurrecting him on <i>Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i> is something that didn’t sit well with everybody at Marvel. Whedon had a chat with the folks over at IGN regarding Coulson’s return from the grave, the relationship …

Marvel Universe

This Super Funny Video Tells You What Will Happen If The Avengers Were From South India

Tattoos might make Apple Watch malfunction

With a variety of bands, and price tags ranging all the way from $349 – $17,000, there’s an Apple Watch for everyone. Except, possibly, the heavily tattooed.<p>That’s according to a new thread on Reddit which claims that several tattoo-sporting Apple Watch customers are having trouble using the …

Smartwatches

Our Universe might just be a hologram

What’s that, you say – our universe is a figment of our imagination? Not so much. When you hear the world “hologram”, you might immediately assume …

The Cast of The Avengers in Their Most Adorable Roles

Charlie Chaplin

9. There's Aurebesh Writing On Poe Dameron

Like the first teaser, the trailer once again shows Oscar Issac's Poe Dameron, the self-professed "best freaking pilot in the galaxy" leading a squad …