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Miitomo isn’t printing money for Nintendo yet, but investors don’t care

Nintendo’s first mobile game is the most downloaded smartphone application for iOS and Android in Japan, but that isn’t exactly bringing in the big bucks.<p>Miitomo is the 176th highest-grossing iPhone application in Japan today, according to intelligence firm Sensor Tower and market-tracking firm App …

Nintendo

Google is giving Chrome's app launcher the axe

Folks who favor launching Chrome apps from their dock on OSX or the taskbar on Windows rather than through the browser itself are bound to be disappointed by today's news. Google has announced that the Chrome App Launcher will be removed from the Apple, Linux and Microsoft operating systems. It's …

Unless You Like Bricked Tablets, You May Wanna Hold off on Updating Your iPad 2

Per reports, something is funky in going on the new update.<p>If you like keeping your iPad up to date, you may wanna hold off a day or two. The new update seems to be breaking certain types of iPads. 9 to 5 Mac reports that the new iOS 9.3 update is causing a few hiccups with iPad 2s. Per 9 to 5 …

iOS

10 years on: A history of Twitter's biggest missteps

This week, Twitter celebrated more than a decade of existence.<p>Not many consumer-based social media startups can claim that title, but ten years on the company has amassed more than 350 million active users and sees one billion 140-character thoughts tossed into the abyss every few days.<p>Over those …

Social Media

Microsoft made a chatbot that tweets like a teen

Microsoft is trying to create AI that can pass for a teen. Its research team launched a chatbot this morning called Tay, which is meant to test and improve Microsoft's understanding of conversational language. But not just any conversational language — the most #teen tumblrcore …

Chatbots

This tiny electric car could be the future of urban transportation

The future of transportation is a tough thing to peg down. It could involve Hyperloops, or self-driving cars, or some strange mix of both. Two years ago, Nissan started up an experimental wing called "Future Lab" to address this shifting landscape. And the first project is the Nissan New Mobility …

Electric Vehicles

Dream Scope

A universal mount for any phone that'll attach it to a tripod and it comes with 3 rainbowy dreamy stackable swirlable filters

Phones

Woman uses makeup to turn herself into beautiful, breathing pop art

Eyeliner may be intended to make eyes pop, but one woman uses it to turn herself into pop art.<p>Gigi Rodgers, owner of online eyewear shop Puck'n …

Lisbon's Lively Transport by Carol Japp

One of the best things about Lisbon's Old Town is the ancient trams trundling up and down the many hills and narrow winding streets, often packed …

Lisbon

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A very popular venue for art galleries is the Chelsea area of Manhattan, from the West 20’s to 30s, near the West Side Highway and the High Line. …

North American Anime, Manga Releases, March 20-26 - News [2016-03-22]

Celestial Method anime; Akame ga KILL! ZERO, Magatsuki, Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Side: P4, Princess Jellyfish, Real Account, Sword Art …

Kodansha Comics Licenses Attack on Titan: Lost Girls Manga

Manga adapts spinoff novel coming from Vertical<p>Kodansha Comics announced on Tuesday that it has licensed Ryōsuke Fuji's manga adaptation of Hiroshi …

Live-Action ERASED Film Opens at #2, Chihayafuru at #4

Precure All Stars film ranks #6 on opening weekend<p>The live-action film of Kei Sanbe's Boku dake ga Inai Machi (ERASED or The Town Where Only I Am …

Comics A.M. | Kodansha licenses ‘Attack on Titan: Lost Girls’

Kodansha Comics will publish "Attack on Titan: Lost Girls," an adaptation of the spinoff novel that tells the backstories of Annie Leonhart and …

Comic Books

The Reality Of An Animated World - The Plus Paper

<b>The Music Video For New Release, Eyes Fixed, Will Do Just That</b><p>The music video for Mike Vass’ new track <i>Eyes Fixed</i> is atmospheric to say the least: …

Anime Tokyo Versus The Real Life Version

If animators have done their job well then viewers don't think too hard about how they designed their backgrounds or characters, they just watch the …

Ten Catchy Anime Theme Songs from Winter 2016

Frozen 2 Is In Production And We Can’t Contain Our Excitement

Disney's Frozen 2 is about to start recording, and Kristen Bell says that you're not going to want to miss it...<p>Disney’s Frozen 2 was confirmed last …

Kung Fu Panda 3 is a crosscultural collaboration

The idea for one of the most ambitious collaborations to date between China and Hollywood didn't come from an embassy office in Washington or …

Animation

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Blizzard Channels Pixar In The First Overwatch Short

How Disney created the ludicrously realistic fur of Zootropolis

As you might twig from the title, Disney Animation Studios' latest film <i>Zootropolis</i> (called <i>Zootopia</i> in the US) is set in a world run by animals: …

iOS Bubble Animation Tutorial

For this year’s ATX Startup Crawl, we wanted to do something really fun for our users to give them real-time information about popular stops.<p>Working …

Animated Selfie Captures the Artist in 33 Frames

Here's a selfie we actually don't mind gazing at.<p>If you think your Instagram selfies are paintstaking, talk to artist James Neilson, who rendered his own visage 33 times in as many mediums to create an animated self-portrait that's actually worth gazing at. The video below documents his final …

Art

6 Drawing Lessons That 'Inside Out' Story Artist Matt Jones Learned From Ronald Searle

1. Research, observation, and thorough preparation<p>There’s no substitute for observational sketches to inspire gags or scenarios that one wouldn’t …

Comic Book Review – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #56

<i>Chris Cooper reviews Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #56…</i><p><i>“The Turtles return to the Technodrome to monitor the revival of the Utroms. They are surprised</i> …

Comics

Brussels cartoonist: 'I gave Tintin the expression on my face'

Danish illustrator Søren Juhl responded to the Brussels attacks with a moving, viral image of Tintin that reflected his own heart. He says images can …