Alexis Frangou

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Miitomo first look review – is Nintendo's mobile app any good?

Sorry folks, no Mario, Zelda or Animal Crossing yet: the company’s new app is a quirky social communications tool based around Mii avatars<p>The first thing to know about Nintendo’s Miitomo is that it isn’t a game. Not really.<p>The way the company is describing its long-awaited mobile release is “an app …

You've been lied to, Darth Vader never said "Luke, I am your father" in Star Wars

It's one of the most iconic lines in modern cinema, and yet pretty much everyone has been getting it wrong for the past 36 years. Of course, true …

Darth Vader

Dictatorship beats democracy—what China’s moviegoers are learning from Star Wars

A galaxy far, far away has finally come to the Middle Kingdom.<p>Disney’s latest Star Wars franchise <i>The Force Awakens</i> debuted in China over the weekend, and took in an estimated $53 million, the “biggest Saturday-Sunday box-office opening” ever in China, the studio said.<p>The film’s China performance is …

China

iPhone vs. Android: Which is better? - CNNMoney

Login<p>The iPhone’s TouchID fingerprint sensor makes bypassing the annoying lock screen a breeze. Some Android phones have a similar feature. Other Android phones have a “Smart Lock” tool that uses face recognition or location to bypass the lock screen, but it’s a less secure option.<p>Make a …

Studio Gang Goes Public with Chicago's Newest Tower: Wanda Vista

Studio Gang Architects has gone public with what will be Chicago's third tallest tower, Wanda Vista. The massive mixed-use development, planned to …

Skip The Line And Save Your Money: Make Those Coffeeshop Drinks At Home!

Are you a gingerbread latte addict? How much <i>have</i> you spent on pumpkin spice lattes? Save yourself some major moolah this season and make your <i>own</i> …

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How Star Wars characters would look if they were Ancient Greek statues

A French artist going by the pseudonym Travis Durden has created a series of portraits which imagine various Star Wars characters as classical …

Microsoft's newest app makes it easier to use Android

Arrow replaces the default launcher on Android phones and tablets, allowing Microsoft to put its own stamp, like customizing Bing wallpaper, on a device.<p>"Arrow, a Microsoft Garage project, is the simple, personal launcher for Android that offers a radical simplification of the Android experience," …

Nintendo unveils its first game for smartphones in long overdue move

Nintendo is finally making the move into smartphone gaming, figuring it's better late than never.<p>The Japanese electronics maker — one of the world's biggest video game companies but a virtual nonentity in the rapidly growing mobile games industry — unveiled its first title for smartphones Thursday …

Mobile Gaming

A pair of massive skyscrapers are coming to the South Loop

Over the past month, it's become pretty clear that the South Loop is the next frontier for the expansion of Chicago's skyline. In September, …

The World's Top Destination For Comic, Movie & TV news

3 8 mins ago CBR Exclusives<p>In Deathstroke #32, we get yet another tease for Batman writer Tom King's upcoming "Sanctuary" initiative, which will span …

Views of Home: Earth Shines in Apollo Mission Photos

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Ant-Man 2 title; Black Panther & Captain Marvel date changes

BIG news, some good, some bad. The good news is Marvel have officially announced <i>Ant-Man 2</i>, which will be titled <i>Ant-Man And The Wasp</i>, and it already …

Marvel Universe

Android 6.0 Marshmallow - New features explained

After months of waiting, the beginning has arrived. We’ve been excited about the changes that Android 6.0 Marshmallow is bringing to the table. Not just new features, but bug fixes and stability improvements over Lollipop as well. The first official builds of Android 6.0 Marshmallow have hit and …

This Is What Space Travel Really Looks Like

To infinity and beyond!<p>Over 10,000 pictures from these remarkable journeys have now made their way onto Flickr via the Project Apollo Archive, an independent repository of NASA images seeking to preserve our space history.<p>Long before the ease of digital cameras, Apollo astronauts carried with them …

The city that changed architecture forever

It was in Chicago that the world’s first skyscraper rose up – and the city’s energy and dynamism has had a lasting impact on architecture throughout the 20th and 21st Centuries, writes Jonathan Glancey.<p>Chicago. The Windy City. Even Chicagoans are not exactly sure why their impressive hometown bears …

Architecture

How To: Play Your Favorite PS4 Games Remotely on Any Android Device

Sony's starting to warm up to the current trend of interconnected devices, but just like most manufacturers, they want to keep you within their …

Android News

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>A handful of the flyest guys on the planet explain how they found their personal style.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView More<p>Culture<p>Ensley? …

New Game of Thrones Set Photos Reveal Even More About Jon Snow’s Fate

Spoilers ahead!<p>Jon Snow’s alive-or-dead status is so well-discussed at this point that it was even the fodder for a joke at the Emmys, but we may have found the best evidence yet that proves the true state of the Lord Commander. Ready to hear it? Spoilers ahead, as usual.<p><i>The Daily Mail</i> picked up …

Τo νέο πρόγραμμα του Sport24 Radio 103,3

Συρίγος, Σακελλαρόπουλος, Γκόντζος, Αντύπας και νέα "δίδυμα" προστίθενται στην ήδη δυνατή σύνθεση και σας περιμένουν στον αέρα του Sport24 Radio …

Fall Movie Preview 2015: Biopics, Bond and ‘The Force Awakens’

‘Black Mass’ (September 8th)<p>Johnny Depp kicks off the fall season on a high with a scary tour de force as Whitey Bulger, the Boston gangster …

Rachel McAdams

Google makes it harder for Adblockers to block YouTube ads in Chrome

It’s no secret that Google makes the majority of its money from advertising revenue, and has done for a very long time. So, when a product comes along to threaten that major revenue stream, it has to find ways to combat it. That’s seemingly what it’s done with AdBlock Plus, a relatively well-known …

Digital Advertising

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Raspberry Pi gets an official touchscreen display

Although it's pretty easy to hook up a Raspberry Pi to a screen using its HDMI port, it's not exactly the most portable of solutions (especially if there isn't a TV or monitor around). The Raspberry Pi Foundation recognized this, so it set about finding a "simple, embeddable display" capable of …