Maya Ezgi Terzi

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Yahoo buys Blink, messaging rival to Snapchat

The team behind the mobile app Blink announced in a blog post Tuesday that it has been acquired by Yahoo. The app lets users send texts, pictures, and audio that self-destruct, similar to the popular ephemeral messaging app Snapchat.<p>As a result of the tie up, Blink will shut down the app for both …

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Pixar gives a closer look at how it animates big hairy monsters

The GPU Technology Conference isn't for everyone, but anyone can enjoy the inside look one Pixar engineer gave into the famed company's animation process. It starts with Presto, Pixar's internal animation system that allows the company to manipulate <i>Monsters University'</i>s characters with an …

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'Maleficent': London premiere finds Angelina Jolie at a crossroads

On screen,<p>Angelina Joliehas played a globe-hopping treasure hunter, the mother of a kidnapped son, the wife of a kidnapped husband and a troubled fashion model.<p>Lately, though, she's been known for other roles — as international humanitarian, mother of six, poster child for preventative mastectomy …

How Shared Movie Universes Are Hurting Superhero Films

Of course, those numbers do not include revenue from Blu-ray/DVD sales, licensing, and retail merchandise, which have added millions more to the Disney coffer. There's no doubt that Marvel Studios' recent shared cinematic universe was a game-changer - weaving nine films (so far), the <i>Agents of</i> …

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Guy Lodge's DVDs and downloads

No DVD release this year arrives on shelves more pre-gilded than <b>12 Years a Slave</b> (Entertainment One, 15), the darling of the last Oscar season – though the rare one, its most ardent champions insist, that is actually for life, not just for Christmas. Since appearing on the festival circuit last …

The Wind Rises review – a breathtaking story of love and war in Japan

Hayao Miyazaki's 'final feature' (the master announced his retirement last year) is a breathtaking dream of flying crafted with hand-drawn attention to detail – a rich treat for the eye and soul alike. Inspired by the life of second world war Zero fighter plane designer Jiro Horikoshi, and the …

Sabotage review – Schwarzenegger back in the midst of preposterous, brutal action

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic<p>First published on Sat 10 May 2014 19.05 EDT<p>Reviewing David Ayer's critically feted <i>End of Watch</i>, I complained that the film struggled to reconcile its "induced documentary" aesthetic with an increasingly contrived melodramatic narrative. No such problems beset this …

Postman Pat: the Movie – review

With a roiling sea of preschoolers primed for entertainment, the Postman Pat movie ought to have brought down the house. But perhaps the army of killer robots wasn't the way to go.<p>It seems strange to have to point this out, but Pat and his village chums have secured the adoration of generations of …

Review: 'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return' ★ 1/2

"Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" is a harmless but almost charmless adaptation of a book by L. Frank Baum's grandson. It's a derivative hash of grandpa's story, set in the present day, given forgettable new tunes by pop songsmiths such as Bryan Adams sung by the likes of Lea Michele, Martin Short, …

Best Creative Apps For Android

76<p>SHARES<p>The days of carrying a paperback notebook for sketching and writing down ideas are long gone. Those devices of the past have been replaced …

Samsung pushing Android 4.4 to more phones, says leaked doc

Samsung could be prepping an Android 4.4 KitKat update for a new batch of smartphones within the coming weeks, according to a new report.<p>A document obtained by tech site SamMobile suggests that Samsung has finalized the software update for a number of last year's models, including the Galaxy S4 …

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TrueHDR now available on the Mac

Are you a fan of HDR photography? Then you’re dead to me. Dead.<p>No, seriously.<p>Not really. Kidding aside, HDR can look horrible, like turning the color up on an old CRT TV set. But like all tools, it can also be used for the powers of good.<p>Anyhow, TrueHDR, the smash-hit iOS HDR app is now available …

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Have A MacBook Air? This Hack Might Make Your Screen Even Better

133<p>SHARES<p>With me recently acquiring a MacBook Air, like any geek, I tried to find any ways in which to make it better. And I've found a way to make …

Opera 21 for Mac and Windows is Now Available to Download

Opera has released the latest version of its desktop browser for Windows and Mac machines today, promising that its new ‘Aura’ hardware acceleration provides “smoother, snappier animations with a more responsive feel”.<p>The company’s new Aura technology isn’t actually present in the Mac build of …

Here’s a video of Dr. Dre and Steve Jobs video chatting about iTunes and the iPod

In light of the impending Apple/Beats deal, above is a video of Dr. Dre and Steve Jobs video iChatting at an Apple event (a decade ago!) about the iPod and iTunes. It seems that the relationship goes back quite a few years, and the Steve Jobs biography has a great quote about that:<p>“Perhaps the …

Couple Social Network Between Launches E-Commerce Store

Between, an app that originated from South Korea for couples to share their moments in a private social network, is developing its platform as it launched an e-commerce store today first in South Korea, where 60 percent of its users are. This comes after billion-dollar Japanese mobile games firm …

LG releases G Watch promo video, promises to define the smartwatch

Ahead of the expected summertime release of LG’s new G Watch, their Android Wear-powered smartwatch, LG is building some hype by giving us a little glamour video of the watch.<p>We still do not have a confirmed launch date or any prices, we do not have any confirmed specs for that matter, but we can’t …

Apple Scoops Nokia Lumia Camera Design Engineer, Tips Hand At Next Gen Efforts

The iPhone 6 may be close at hand, with its design likely having been set long ago, but it’s becoming apparent that Apple is laser-focused (pun intended), on camera technologies for the company’s next generation of iDevices. About 10 hours ago, Nokia PureView camera design lead Ari Partinen …

Back to Basics: A Refresher on the Dodge, Burn and Sharpen Tools in Photoshop

Photoshop is a program of many talents; however, there are three tools that you probably haven’t used much for some time now. As some of the first …