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All the Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts you need to know

Windows 10 was designed with touchscreens in mind, but Microsoft hasn't forgotten more traditional PC users. The operating system comes with plenty of built-in keyboard shortcuts -- including new shortcuts for the Command Prompt -- for those who prefer a physical keyboard.<p>Here's a handy list of the …

How to play Pokemon Go (and everything else you need to know)

Pokemon Go has launched and we have plenty of trainers roaming the streets, looking for their next catch (not always a great one). You have probably seen all the memes and heard about it plenty of times. Everyone and their mom is on it! Even we have been playing around with the app and can see how …

Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em With These New Character Photos From ‘Preacher’

After months of speculation and confirmation, AMC finally previewed then released the first teaser for <i>Preacher</i> in October and November of last year. An adaptation of the phenomenal comic book series written by Garth Ennis, drawn by Steve Dillon, and published by the DC Comics imprint Vertigo, the …

Comic Books

11 Geeky Vacation Destinations You Should Book Now

Planet Earth holds some incredibly cool vacation destinations for committed geeks.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Northern Ireland

Writing your first Android app - everything you need to know

There are lots of reasons why you might want to write an Android app. Maybe you have a great idea and you want to build a prototype, maybe you just want to learn to program for Android, maybe it is part of a school or college course, or maybe you are just curious. Whatever the motivation, building …

Android News

Noteslate Shiro ePaper Writing Tablet Now Available To Pre-Order For $199 (video)

Noteslate have this week announced they will finally be launching their ePaper writing tablet later this year as the Noteslate SHIRO, and have now …

eReaders

10 Authors Who Wrote Gritty, Realistic Fantasy Before George R.R. Martin

When George R.R. Martin released <i>A Game of Thrones</i> in 1996, he helped to change the game with his grounded approach to fantasy tropes. At the same …

Nabi Square HD 4K Action Camera Designed For Children

FUHU has unveiled a new 4K action camera this week at CES 2015 taking the form of the new nabi Square HD camera, that has created specifically for …

Gear & Gadgets

Asus ZenFone 2 Announced At CES

Yesterday Asus announced its latest Android smartphone, the Asus Zenfone 2, the handset is equipped with a 5.5 inch Full HD display with a resolution …

Mobile Technology

Blu's latest smartphones include one with a giant four-day battery

You might not need to swap batteries (or lean on an external battery pack) again. Blu Products has unveiled a deluge of Android smartphones at CES that includes the Studio Energy, a 5-inch device with a whopping 5,000mAh battery pack -- even the Droid Turbo's 3,900mAh looks modest by comparison. …

Mobile Technology

FiiO X1

It looks like a tacky iPod clone, but you’ll find it hard to find an equally capable lossless audio file player at this price. The FiiO X1 has a …

MicroSD

NBC tries turning its The IT Crowd remake on again

<i>Deadline</i> reports that NBC has committed to producing an American version of <i>The IT Crowd</i>, the first time this has happened since the last time it …

​If You Like Thief And Dishonored, Read This Book

Picture it: A beautiful, 18th-century city with a dark underbelly. The labyrinthine streets are faintly lit by alchemical light, and gangs of thieves …

Books

Syfy Turns James S.A. Corey's Expanse Into "Game Of Thrones In Space"

Yes, please. Syfy has given a direct-to-series order to <i>The Expanse</i>, a new show based on James S.A. Corey's acclaimed space-opera novels, with the …

Star

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Nikita Boss on That Shocking Twist and Amanda's Fate - Plus, the 'Mikita' Ending You Didn't See!

And they all lived happily ever after…<p>No, really! The CW’s cult-beloved spy thriller <b>Nikita</b> wrapped its four-season run on Friday with the entire …

Aspect Solar Charges You Up No Matter Where You Are

As electronics become more and more important, there comes a problem with them: Keeping the things fully charged so you can keep using them. It’s a …

Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

First trailer for 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' shows Wes Anderson at his most precious

Wes Anderson films may all look eerily similar with their diorama-like sets, careful symmetry, and saturated colors, but it's hard not to enjoy the filmmaker's precision, dry humor, and quirky stories. The first trailer for his next film, <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i>, has just been released, and it …

J.K. Rowling is writing a new movie in the Harry Potter-verse

Warner Bros. has just announced a new <i>Harry Potter</i> movie that probably won't actually star Harry Potter. <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i> is the …

Film Industry

Count Me In: Skull And Brain Best Friend Necklaces

This is the $137 Skull & Brain Friendship Necklace Set designed by Monserat De Lucca. You and your best friend each wear one of the pieces (I call …

4 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Introverts

We are introverts. And we have a few things we need to get off of our chests. I'd apologize for appointing myself as a spokesperson for all …

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Somebody Built A Life-Size, Fully Functional Wall-E Robot

Michael McMaster has three capital M's in his name, that's pretty cool. Plus he and a group of friends spent the last five years building this full …

Back to Basics: NFC Explained

This week’s edition is going to focus on a piece of technology which was labelled the “next big thing” not so long ago. While it hasn’t quite lived up to that tag yet, it’s still become a staple in high-end smartphones. It’s time to talk NFC.<p>What is NFC?<p>NFC stands for Near Field Communications, and …

Mobile Devices

Space tourist’s sick trip to ‘bachelor pad’ in space

Iranian-born Anousheh Ansari spent more than $20 million on a trip into space. Although the trip wasn’t all plain sailing, she tells BBC Future she is now addicted and will return.<p>In school, teachers tell us we can be anything we want; we should aim high, they say. Anousheh Ansari’s story is an …

Behold the Iron Throne the Way George R. R. Martin Intended It

In the <i>Song of Ice and Fire</i> novel series by George R. R. Martin, the Iron Throne is the literal seat of power in the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, …

Patton Oswalt, Jason Schwartzman, Billy Dee Williams, And More Visit The ‘Star Wars’ Cantina

Would you like to see Lando Calrissian himself (Billy Dee Williams) in the Mos Eisley Cantina from <i>Star Wars Episode IV</i> on Karaoke night? And Patton Oswalt, Carrie Keagan, Jason Schwartzman, Mike Phirman, and Chris Hardwick are also there, along with various aliens? And it benefits the Make-A-Wish …

Rovio Stars bringing Tiny Thief to Google Play on July 11th

Back in May, Rovio announced plans to start publishing third party games alongside its own titles under a new brand, “Rovio Stars”. Apple iOS users have already seen the first fruit of this effort, <i>Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage</i>. Now it is Android’s turn. On July 11th, <i>Tiny Thief (from 5 Ants)</i> will …