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Microsoft starts prompting Windows 7 and Windows 8 users to ‘reserve’ their free Windows 10 upgrade

In January, we learned that for one year, Microsoft would offer free Windows 10 upgrades to those running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1. While Windows 10 for PCs isn’t launching until July 29 and Windows 10 for phones is coming after that, we’re now seeing the first indications of …

Windows 10

13 Perfect Pop Songs From The '90s And '00s Only True Poptimists Will Remember

As chosen by Hannah Diamond, singer in the London future pop collective PC Music and a performer this month at the Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York.

Music

Daft Punk’s Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo revives Le Knight Club, listen to new song “The Fight”

Back in February, we learned that Daft Punk’s Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo had revived Le Knight Club, his longtime side-project with Crydamoure …

How to Turn Your Worthless College Degree into a Job in the Music Industry

Believe it or not, there are jobs in music besides being a musician. We talked to more than 20 people in the industry to find out how they got to where they are.<p><i>Image by Alex Cook</i><p>Congratulations, graduates! You've earned your degree, stepped out for one last wistful toss of the Frisbee, and …

How to Take Control of the Stereo at a House Party Without Being a Dickhead

Everyone who wants to party needs to read this guide.<p>When you are hosting a house party it's important to be welcoming to guests. For example, try this as an introduction: “Hey, welcome to the party. Please make use of the plastic cups we purchased from Tesco earlier. Oh. You don’t want to drink? …

Hyde Park

Want to Go to E3? You Might Get an Invite From Your Favorite Game Company

E3 is the biggest event of the year for the gaming industry, but it's always been a trade show closed to the public. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the organization that puts on E3, is starting to change that this year.<p>ESA's senior vice president of consumer and industry affairs Rich …

Gaming

Halo 3: ODST remaster now available free for buyers of botched Master Chief Collection

The remastered re-release of <i>Halo 3: ODST</i> that was promised to buyers of <i>Halo: The Master Chief Collection,</i> as a concession for a launch plagued by online difficulties, is available now on Xbox One, Microsoft and 343 Industries said this morning.<p><i>Halo 3: ODST</i> is being offered for free, via download …

Watch Halo 3: ODST Remastered in 10 Minute Video With Dev Commentary

If you bought Halo: The Master Chief Collection at launch, you may have already received a download code for the remastered version of Halo 3: ODST on Xbox One.<p>If you're wondering if the remastered campaigned is worth your money, check out the video walkthrough below featuring 343 Industries’ …

Halo

'The Witcher 3' May Be The Best Open-World Game Ever

<i>This is part of my ongoing review of ‘The Witcher 3.’</i><p>There’s something truly brilliant about the way <i>The Witcher 3</i> handles its quests.<p>There’s a few different types of quests in the game. Primary, Secondary, and Witcher Contracts. But these three divisions are nowhere near as distinct as they may …

The Witcher

14 ingenious hacks for problems you didn't know you had

People can be crazy, yo. But where there's a will, there's a way that can lead to all sorts of fantastic oddities in the gadget world. Today's community of hackers, makers and DIY fanatics oftentimes work together to find solutions to problems we didn't know we had. They develop innovative products …

The Birth Of An Island, A Goldfish In A Wheelchair, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

Google's A.I. Is Training Itself to Count Calories In Food Photos

Deep dish learning<p>Whether by accident or design, the details of Google's plans for artificial intelligence (AI) have been elusive. In some cases, there's no real mystery, just nothing all that exciting to talk about. AI technology is the foundation of the company's search engine, and the most …

Russia Proton Rocket Crash Blamed on Excessive Engine Vibrations

MOSCOW -- Russian space officials say this month's launch failure of a Proton rocket was due to excessive vibrations in the engine of the rocket's third stage. Igor Komarov, head of the Roscosmos space agency, told reporters Friday that the vibrations came from a rotor shaft and were due to the …

Space Exploration

Which moon phase best for stargazing?

Tonight – May 20, 2018 – look for the lit side of the rather wide waxing crescent moon to point toward the dazzling planet Venus. The dark or night …

Astronomy

Do you speak dog? The idea's not barking mad, say scientists

It's not just Dr Dolittle who can talk to the animals – researchers have developed a computer program that translates woofs into words<p>They are known as man's best friend and the British are famously dotty about them. But how can you tell if your dog is happy, lonely, anxious or sad?<p>The answer is in …

Cognitive Science

Can Mars One colonise the red planet?

Alexandra Doyle has signed up for a one-way trip to Mars. What makes her, and 99 others, so ready to leave Earth behind? Meet the red planet’s would-be pioneers – and the man who promises he can get them there<p>When Nasa’s first rover set down on the surface of Mars in 1997, its streamed colour …

Mars

How To Build A Roman Catapult In Your Backyard

How to Build a Catapult in an Afternoon<p>Long before the invention of gunpowder, ancient armies used siege engines to hurl all sorts of terrible, yet creative, missiles. The Carthaginians put poisonous snakes in clay jars and then launched them at enemy ships. The Romans preferred to throw bags of …

Woodworking

In Ancient Egypt, Life Wasn’t Easy for Elite Pets

Animal skeletons found buried in a 5,000-year-old cemetery reveal injuries from beatings, restraints.<p>For ancient Egyptians, owning a menagerie of exotic animals conveyed power and wealth. But the remains of baboons, hippos, and other elite pets buried more than 5,000 years ago in a graveyard near …

Take a virtual journey through Vietnam's massive Son Doong cave

No risk involved<p>The Son Doong cave is one of the world's largest, but until now you had to travel to Vietnam to experience its misty, majestic glory. <i>National Geographic</i> recently created a virtual tour of its massive tunnels and little jungles, so now you don't even have be wearing shoes to stroll …

Vietnam

'Halo 3: ODST' is rolling out for Xbox One, check your inbox

From one bug-ridden console game to another -- <i>Halo: Master Chief Collection</i> owners should check their Xbox One inbox this morning, as redemption codes for the <i>Halo 3: ODST</i> add-on are going out now. Arriving as an apology for problems gamers reported with the massive <i>Halo</i> bundle since it launched …

Social ebook platform Glose comes to Android with free book samples in tow

Glose, the social platform and store for ebook lovers, has launched its Android app today. It’s also available on the Kindle Fire and Nook HD.<p>The service now carries titles from more than 600 publishers and offers free samples — about 20 pages of each book on average — across its entire catalog.<p>As …

Apps

NVIDIA Introduces AndroidWorks To Streamline Game Development For All Android Devices

NVIDIA has been a big proponent of Android for the last few years. From the original SHIELD Portable, to the just released SHIELD Android TV, and even concept devices like Google’s Project Tango, NVIDIA has invested considerable resources to optimize both its hardware and software for Google’s …

Game Development

19 essential IFTTT recipes for Facebook

Back up your photos and statuses, motivate yourself to hit the gym, and automatically post statuses at key moments in your life.<p>Facebook is a huge time-suck. It's a lot of work, keeping your profile alive by updating statuses, liking people's photos and wishing everyone you went to high school with …

Apps

The producer of 'Splatoon' on how to make a Nintendo original

If you're a fan of Nintendo, chances are you're also a fan of <i>Splatoon</i> producer Hisashi Nogami, although you may not know it. Nogami joined the famed Japanese video game giant in 1994 and has been an essential member of EAD, the first-party development studio responsible for some of Nintendo's most …

This pizza box doubles as a movie projector

Movie-and-pizza night usually means having to retreat to the TV in the living room, but not if you live in Hong Kong. Ad firm Ogilvy & Mather HK has built the Pizza Hut Blockbuster Box, a pizza box that turns into a projector at the drop of a hat. All you do is pluck a lens out of the protective …

Solar Impulse sun-powered plane lands in Japan after weather diversion

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Solar Impulse 2 -- diverted by weather from trying to fly all the way from China to Hawaii without using a drop of fuel -- has landed instead in Japan.<p>The plane, which two pilots aim to fly around the world powered only by the sun, landed late Monday in Nagoya, about 320 kilometers (200 …

Solar Impulse