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Why some fans are battling with Notch over Minecraft changes

Around the world, millions of people enjoy playing <i>Minecraft</i>, one of the most successful video games of all time.<p>But an argument has broken out between Mojang, the maker of <i>Minecraft</i>, and the many companies and people which host <i>Minecraft</i> multiplayer servers, and who charge for their services, which …

You can't play as a female assassin in 'Assassin's Creed,' but you can in 'Sunset Overdrive'

Ubisoft got a lot of flack last week after it made excuses for cutting the ability to play as a female character in its next <i>Assassin's Creed</i> game, and now the developer Insomniac is taking a shot at it too. In a video about its upcoming game <i>Sunset Overdrive</i> — one of the most exciting Xbox One …

Researchers get closer to solving lithium-ion battery life degradation

As anyone with a smartphone, laptop or indeed a whole electric car will know, lithium-ion batteries degrade over time.<p>Each time you charge and discharge the batteries, they lose a little capacity. Day to day you don’t really notice, but over a year, or two, it means being able to use your phone (or …

Build Your Own Electric Car: Now All Of Tesla’s Patents Are Open Source

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has never been one to shy away from controversy, or grandiose gestures (see: the Hyperloop project). After hinting at the news this past weekend, Musk announced today that all of Tesla’s patents are now open source.<p>In a blog post on the Tesla website, Musk explained his …

The Father Behind The Bulletproof “Bodyguard Blanket” For Kids Defends His Creation

A company selling high-tech blankets to protect kids from school shooters and tornadoes struck more than one publication as a case of crass …

Creating A New Twitter Account Shows Why Twitter's Struggling

<i>This post was originally published on my personal blog</i><p>I’ve been using Twitter for a number of years now – since late 2008 – so I’m well entrenched in using the network as part of my daily life. I love Twitter. It’s a great way to meet people, discuss common interests and things as they happen. It’s …

Amazon's new hush-hush device: A 3-D phone?

VENICE BEACH, Calif. — Is the world ready for a phone with four cameras and a 3-D screen?<p>That's just the device analysts expect Amazon to introduce this week at a highly touted news conference Wednesday in Seattle.<p>Amazon is teasing the intro with an online promotional video showing consumers …

That Time McDonald’s Launched A Digital Incubator in Silicon Valley

The fast food joint with over 300 billion served just opened shop in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. The twist is they’re making digital products, not hamburgers.<p>The company’s tech hub at 658 Market Street has reportedly already hired a few engineers from PayPal, Facebook, AOL and Yahoo – …

Some Wes Anderson fans built a Lego Grand Budapest Hotel

The world is sorely lacking in Wes Anderson-themed Lego sets. We’ve seen the <i>Back To The Future Lego</i> set, the <i>Ghostbusters</i> Lego set, Lego versions of</i> …

NBC developing some kind of Beatles miniseries

Back when NBC was still hoping people would actually start watching <i>Community</i> instead of just talking about it on the Internet, it hit upon the idea …

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Tom Cruise is neither slumping nor spiking. He's just Tom Cruise.

There has been, as there often is when a new Tom Cruise movie comes out, a lot of talk about the superstar's box-office drawing power. His "Edge of Tomorrow" got walloped by "Fault," as some outlets put it, crushing a resurgence that began to take root with "Oblivion," as others seemed to view …

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Apple Introduces Lightning Cable MFi Specifications for Headphones

Apple has introduced new specifications for manufacturers in the company's Made for iPhone (MFi) program that allow them to create headphones that connect to iOS devices via a Lightning cable rather than a regular 3.5mm headphone jack, according to <i>9to5Mac</i>.<p>The Lightning headphones will be capable of …

All aboard the Snowpiercer trailer

Bong Joon-ho’s ambitious, hyper-violent sci-fi adventure <i>Snowpiercer</i> has finally gotten its first official U.S. trailer, complete with all the …

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I held a party for my washing machine. And you should love yours too…

Father's Day is coming up but let's face it, it's a celebration driven more by commercial pressure than a national need for an appreciation of dads. Calling your dad to say you love him on any day other than Father's Day will count far more. Expressing your love of machines, however, is a different …

Wi-Fi on the moon is now as fast as the Wi-Fi in your living room

Researchers at NASA and MIT have figured out how to beam wireless connectivity from a ground base in New Mexico<p>Timothy McGrath<p>June 1, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>Life on the moon just got a whole lot more awesome. Sure, you've got to wear a spacesuit and there's …

Frog Crowdfunds A $250 3-D Printer

The MOD-t 3-D printer is the first release of Frog Ventures, the venture design arm of one of the world’s most prominent design firms.<p>Today, a 3-D printer called the New Matter MOD-t hits Indiegogo. It’s expected to cost $250, making it the most affordable 3-D printer to date (comparable printers …

Seth MacFarlane didn’t bother to think of A Million Ways To Die In The West

Seth MacFarlane’s sloggy comic oater, <i>A Million Ways To Die In The West</i>, <i></i>never wastes a good joke by telling it only once. Two is the minimum; four is …

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Jurassic World director says his movie will have hotels, new dinosaurs

<i>Jurassic World</i> director Colin Trevorrow has dropped even more hints about the plot of the upcoming dinosaur sequel. According to some science …

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Mercedes is all up in Mario Kart 8

<i>Mario Kart 8</i> is nearly here, and so is the new Mercedes GLA SUV, a coincidence the folks at Mercedes are not ignoring. Players will be able to …

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Uber gets cozy with AT&T, using its network and preloading its app on Android phones

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LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow Kickstarter hits $1M goal in less than a day

It would be pretty easy for actor LeVar Burton to coast through the remainder of life taking only acting gigs he likes and getting showered with adoration from Geordi La Forge fans on the Star Trek convention circuit.<p>Instead, Burton is taking the noble path by trying to launch a new Reading Rainbow …

Halo skins and items available in Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition on May 28

The Halo Mash-up Pack will be available tomorrow, May 28 for <i>Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition,</i> bringing with it character skins and items from 343 Industries' popular military science fiction franchise, according to a post on Xbox Wire.<p>The Mash-up Pack was created by 4J Studios, the developer behind the …

Weekend Box Office: Days Of Future Profits

Despite valiant efforts to right past wrongs, <i>X-Men: Days Of Future Past</i>was ultimately unable to undo the fateful events of May 26, 2006. It was a …

Macaulay Culkin’s pizza-themed band pelted with beer, booed off stage

Though Macaulay Culkin’s pizza themed Velvet Underground cover band is, in fact, more of a stupid art project than an actual honest to God tribute …

Queen to attempt to bring Freddie Mercury back to life on its new LP

Freddie Mercury will return from the dead later this year with the release of Queen’s new album, <i>Queen Forever</i>. The record includes materials Mercury …

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Star Wars casting finally gets around to you

Finally validating reports first made by <i>The A.V. Club</i> that eventually <i>you</i> would be rumored to join the new <i>Star Wars</i> cast, director J.J. Abrams has …

Star Wars

Movie title promises that Batman and Superman will finally have their day in court

After months of considering whether a Batman-Superman movie could possibly be any more black, and determining that the answer is yes, dawn has …

Modern Family “The Wedding (Part 2)”

“The Wedding (Part 2)” is pretty close to being the <i>Modern Family</i> episode its first half suggests it will be. It’s misshapen and incomplete on its …

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