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The Top 40 Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century

From space-invader thrillers to interstellar-overdrive headscratchers, we're counting down the best science fiction films since the turn of the …

Tom Waits: his 25 best songs

The 50 best covers

<i>Chosen by Bernadette McNulty, Neil McCormick, Helen Brown and Thomas H Green</i><p><b>Don't Leave Me This Way - The Communards, 1986</b> <i><br>orig. Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, 1975</i><p>It was camp enough to begin with, but Jimi Somerville and Sarah Jane Morris's triumphant falsetto-basso profundo duet on this cover of …

Aretha Franklin

The best albums of 2016

David Bowie - Blackstar (RCA) ★★★★★<p><b>Neil McCormick:</b>"Released on Bowie’s 69th birthday, it certainly sounds like rock’s oldest futurist has dusted down his saxophone. They are tooting, parping, wailing and gusting all over the place, occupying rhythmic, atmospheric and lead parts, with guitars and …

Three More Games Added to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Program

The Xbox One's backwards compatibility catalog grows again today with three more games. As announced by Major Nelson on Twitter, Xbox 360 games Midway Arcade Origins, Mutant Storm Empire, and Tekken 6 are now playable on Xbox One by way of backwards compatibility.<p>If you already own any of these …

The Best Wireless Headphones (Because iPhone 7 EarPods Are Already Glitchy)

Testing, testing, is this thing on? If you have the iPhone 7 earphones that came with your new device, you probably can't hear a thing. The Apple Lightning EarPods have a software glitch that causes the volume control dongle (a techy word for adapter) to stop working intermittently. When that …

Consumer Tech

100 Best Songs Of The 1980s

Whatever you thought of the fashion, the 80s fuelled some absolute bangers.<p>Ah, the 80s. Whether you were donning your finest spandex and getting …

Christine McVie

The 25 best films of 2015

Anyone Can Learn App Development: 8 Practical Approaches to Coding

Coding - it's a scary word. In fact, it's so scary that those of elder generation look with awe upon those who do it for a living.<p>It certainly was something I never considered attempting at my young adulthood stage. I was never good at STEM, and had zero interest in web development. However, in …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens: 12 loose ends and big questions

<b>1) Who could Rey’s parents possibly be?</b><p>Rey believes her family are coming back to Jakku: in a flashback we see her being given to someone else, which means she might have important parents from whom she has been concealed. She has the slight Padme/ Leia look to her and was instantly comfortable …

The Walking Dead

Fleetwood Mac's albums: from worst to best - Telegraph

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Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook

Well, sort of: Neverware's CloudReady lets you install Chromium on nearly any machine, and now supports dual-boot. Here's how to get started.<p>For as long as I can remember, the go-to option for resurrecting an old PC was to install Linux. The open-source operating system has lower system …

Linux

The invisible instrument: the theremin

The ethereal, pure sounds created by the electronic musical instrument echo the voice, but are controlled by the movements of the thereminist’s hands<p>One night almost 10 years ago, I heard an impossible voice on the radio. I was back in my hometown, driving my parents’ car; out of the darkness came …

Great Depression

54 locations that defined Britpop

The Brit Awards takes place tonight, with the likes of Justin Bieber and Little Mix scheduled to perform. But it wasn't always thus. The annual ceremony was once a riot of bad behaviour, with Oasis, Blur, Pulp and co outdoing each other at the bar as well as on stage. To celebrate those bygone days …

Hear Dan Auerbach-Fronted the Arcs' Psychedelic New Track

Black Keys singer's new band prep debut LP with "Outta My Mind"<p>Black Keys singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach goes psychedelic on "Outta My Mind," a new …

Here's what you need to know about headphone specifications

What do headphone specs really mean? The Audiophiliac asks Sennheiser's Axel Grell to explain.<p>I've listened to and reviewed hundreds of headphones, and here's what I've learned: they all sound different. Examining their specifications -- frequency response, impedance, sensitivity, driver size, etc. …

Audiophile

50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time

From the Court of the Crimson King to the Comatorium<p>By , , , , , , , ,<p>For close to a half century, prog has been the breeding ground for rock's most …

The best PC hardware for Grand Theft Auto 5

Grand Theft Auto 5: we've tested and benchmarked the title on every single-chip enthusiast-level graphics card on the market right now. It's been …

Computer Hardware

Build A High Quality 1080p/60fps Gaming PC For $750 (Benchmarks Included)

In 2015 we’ve explored building your own compact, budget 1080p gaming PC. Now it’s time to lower the difficulty and ramp up the power with a new DIY $750 build, a quiet gaming system that finds Nvidia and AMD joining forces to deliver an awesome balance between performance and price. What kind of …

Computer Hardware

25 Best Albums Of The Decade So Far

We’re half way through the 2010s so it’s the right time to look back at the last five years and celebrate 50 of the finest albums. We’ve ranked the …

'Ghost In The Shell Online' To Be Released First In The US

In a new video, the developer behind the upcoming Ghost in the Shell Online for PC has stated that the game will receive a US release before other regions.<p>The game is currently being developed by Neople, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexon, and while it will have initial testing done in Korea the …

Anime

Oasis’ 10 Best Covers – from Slade To (Of Course) The Beatles

Over the years, the Gallagher brothers have taken on a fair whack of classic tracks – putting their Manchester spin on cuts from the likes of Slade, …

What Were The Best Video Games Of 2014?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What were the best video games of 2014?</i><p><i>Answer by David Cole, Director of Design, on Quora</i><p>Here are the games that provided my favorite experiences last year:<p><b>#1 —</b> <b>Nidhogg</b><p>Stripped down, high-energy fencing. 2014 was a really good year for local multiplayer, …

Sequels

The greatest fan films ever made

From Indiana Jones to Star Wars, you'll believe that a man can fly – for around £3000, a toaster and an old vacuum cleaner<p>Forget the cinema. If you want to see your favourite cinematic universes brought to life, there's only one place to see it truly done justice, and that's on the internet.<p>Yes, …

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