Adrian DestinedforGreatness Smith

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Is your Android vulnerable to the Stagefright bug? There's an app for that

Critical security bug remains unpatched in the majority of the over 1bn devices in use, but Stagefright Detector checks to see if your phone is affected<p>If you have an Android smartphone you are probably vulnerable to a security bug that could allow anyone to take over your phone using just a …

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California child diagnosed with plague after camping at Yosemite

The child with the disease, which is carried by rodents and the fleas that live on them, is the latest of several people infected with it in the western US<p>A child who camped in California’s Yosemite national park has been diagnosed with the plague, the latest of several such infections in the …

The Best Movies to Watch in August 2015

The most promising releases in theaters and on Netflix and Blu-ray in the coming month.<p>August is typically one of—if not the—dreariest months for movies, though this year, a surprising number of strong premieres will make going to the theater anything but a chore. From stripped-down genre efforts …

Apple Denies Reports That It Is Working On Wireless Service

Maybe not selling consumers the whole package<p><i>Update: As of August 4, Apple uncharacteristically responded to the claims that it was testing a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service. However, Apple's MVNO patent still stands, and the Apple SIM (which provides a similar service) continues to</i> …

Ricki and the Flash review – Meryl Streep's badass singing overrides the cliches

It takes just five seconds to realise that this will be a memorable movie. There’s the opening jangly chords to Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker’s American Girl, and then in close-up, Meryl Streep with ratty braids, bad makeup and a bold, deep, rockin’ voice. It’s no surprise Streep can sing – she’s …

Armed Forces

Dungeons & Dragons to roll the dice once more on the big screen

Popular role-playing game returns to multiplexes as Hollywood vies to sate demand for fantasy material in the era of Game of Thrones and The Hobbit<p>A new movie based on the hugely popular fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons is heading to cinemas following the settlement of a long-running …

Cecil the Lion: Hunter's Guide Theo Bronkhorst Says He's Done Nothing Wrong

The guide accused of helping an American hunter kill Cecil the lion told NBC News on Tuesday that he felt he did nothing wrong.<p>Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer allegedly paid Theo Bronkhorst $50,000 to lure the lion out of a wildlife reserve so he could shoot it with a bow.<p>The animal was a tourist …

Wildlife