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MINIONS Gets a New Release Date

AMC Developing a WALKING DEAD Companion Series!

Trailer for the Documentary on Tim Burton's SUPERMAN LIVES

StarCraft makes you smarter, according to research

A new study claims that playing real-time strategy video games can help people become faster thinkers.<p>It's widely understood that people who play twitch games, like shooters, improve their non-gaming perceptual processes. But researchers at Queen Mary University and University College London wanted …

Apple Releases OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 6

Apple has seeded the sixth Developer Preview of OS X Mavericks to developers, exactly two weeks after the release of the fifth Developer Preview. With the fifth preview, Apple introduced both the Mac iBooks app and a new beta version of iPhoto.<p>OS X Mavericks, which is expected to be released this …

Free Guild Wars 2 trial this weekend

A free trial of ArenaNet's fantasy MMO <i>Guild Wars 2</i> is available this weekend, celebrating the game's first birthday.<p><i>Guild Wars 2</i>, a full priced game with a free subscription, was launched Aug. 28, 2012, and described by Polygon's review as "everything that's good about the genre."<p>The weekend free …

Apple, iPad may be losing must-have status in China

Apple's share of the Chinese tablet-computer market plunged in the second quarter as Samsung and dozens of local makers built on gains in smartphones to curb growth in iPad shipments.<p>Apple accounted for 28 percent of tablet shipments during the period, down from 49 percent a year earlier, Dickie …

OpenGlass gives Google Glass real-time augmented reality (video)

To some, Google Glass is nothing more than a notification machine, but there are others who see Glass as an AR headset waiting to happen. OpenGlass is among those looking to give Glass augmented reality powers, and it's figured out how to implement simple AR in real-time. The trick was accomplished …

Hewlett-Packard’s biggest “innovation” is its plan for managed retreat

Hewlett-Packard, the once-great technology giant that practically invented Silicon Valley startup culture, is just about done making disastrous decisions that threaten its entire business. (Decisions like its ill-starred acquisition of software company Autonomy, whose value HP then had to write …

Startups

Details For PHINEAS AND FERB and STAR WARS Mash-Up

Zombified Lori Featured in WALKING DEAD Deleted Scene

Christopher Walkenthrough - Morgan Freeman Narrates Saints Row 4

Play video games while you jog

Feeling like a slouch? Have no fear, because playing video games while jogging in place is here — well, almost.<p>The Omni treadmill is designed to let you run, walk, or jump in place while you play games on Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset for 3D gaming. The Omni, sold separately to the …

Play this: 'Eddy's Run' turns Edward Snowden's story into a Flash-based side-scroller

President Obama may not consider Edward Snowden a patriot, and he's likely not alone in that assessment. But to some, the NSA leaker is nothing short of a hero. Among Snowden's many supporters is a game development studio out of Germany called Binji. After two weeks of working "night and day," the …

Use local currency for Xbox Live purchases after 'next update'

<b>Microsoft chief product officer Marc Whitten has used the Xbox Wire blog to announce that the next Xbox 360 system update will see local currency</b> …

Xbox

Virtuix Omni gaming treadmill now available for preorder

After closing out its Kickstarter campaign for $150,000 with a whopping $1,109,351, the Virtuix Omni gaming treadmill -- a round, concave treadmill …

New releases: Divorce hits a child hard in 'What Maisie Knew'

<b>What Maisie Knew</b><p>Millennium, $28.99; Blu-ray, $29.99<p>Available on VOD beginning Aug. 13<p>It's tough enough to have a normal childhood in the cramped bustle of the big city, but even harder when being shuttled back and forth between two parents who hate each other and are too busy with their careers to …

Did you see "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters"? GRADE IT!

Here Are Indiewire’s Top 10 Articles of the Week: Amanda Seyfried Talks ‘Lovelace,’ ‘Her,’ The Heroines of Cinema and More

Here Are Indiewire's Top 10 Articles of the Week: Amanda Seyfried Talks 'Lovelace,' 'Her,' The Heroines of Cinema and More<p>Republished for this week’s …

Film Festivals

New Photo of HERCULES Holding a Big-Ass Club

SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE Coming July 2014

D23 Video Reactions: Marvel Sequels, Maleficent, Tomorrowland, Saving Mr. Banks – /Film

Saturday at the D23 Expo, Disney held a huge panel presenting information and footage from the company’s next few years of live-action film projects. …

Fan-Made Justice League Poster

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