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Stargate Is Coming Back

Celebrating its 20th birthday, a new digital-only Stargate series will focus on one of the series' most popular characters.<p>The <i>Stargate</i> movie reboot might be dead in the water, but a revival <i>is</i> coming – and it's taking things to a whole new dimension.<p>After a feature film and three spin-off series,</i> …

New iPhone 8 Details Reveal Expensive Secrets

Following my exclusive earlier this week, I can confirm exactly what the iPhone 8 looks like. But when will you be able to buy Apple's biggest redesign yet and at what cost? This is where the bad news starts…<p>The ever reliable 9to5Mac has obtained a new report from J.P. Morgan which states the …

Mobile Technology

Disney announces a Westworld-like, fully immersive Star Wars resort

Holy sh—<p>If you were excited for Star Wars Land, now officially called Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s theme park division has an announcement for you.<p>Disney confirmed today it is working on a fully immersive Star Wars experience for visitors to walk around, eat, drink and sleep in. It’s a hotel, one that …

Amazon may unveil its own messaging app

The messaging app field is as hot as ever with Apple, Facebook and Google (among others) slugging it out... and Amazon appears to want in on the action. <i>AFTVnews</i> claims to have customer survey info revealing that Amazon is working on Anytime, a messaging app for Android, iOS and the desktop that …

Star Wars Land gets an official name, will include BB-8, Chewbacca and Kylo Ren

It’s also going to be very interactive<p>Star Wars Land, the most ambitious theme park expansion Disney has ever undertaken, finally has a name: Galaxy’s Edge.<p>The announcement was made today by Scott Trowbridge, a creative executive with Disney’s Imagineering team, during the company’s parks panel at …

Google’s Pixel 2 XL will have a new feature you won’t find on the iPhone 8

Google’s new Pixel phones will be released in a few months, but we already have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the next-generation of …

The worst decisions in Android OEM history

Android has a heck of a lot of features that other operating systems don’t, but we can’t just pretend that the manufacturers that use it don’t make mistakes on occasion. For every new awesome feature put in our devices, there’s a badly implemented gimmick or decision that most of us find absolutely …

Phones

Apple Tests the Faithful

Reports suggest the new iPhone will be late and expensive. That may be OK for Apple loyalists but what about others?<p>On the iPhone’s 10th anniversary, Apple Inc. seems intent on repeating at least one bit of history from the original—scrambling to get the device actually done.<p>That, at least, is the …

iPhone

Android killed Windows Phone, not Apple

There’s no greater woulda-coulda-shoulda than Windows Phone<p>So Windows Phone is well and truly dead (excepting a tiny handful of Windows 10 devices). There it lies, buried in the graveyard of failed smartphone platforms. Cause of death: Android. Yes, really.<p>Apple changed everything in mobile, but in …

Unesco awards Lake District World Heritage site status

<b>The Lake District has joined the likes of the Grand Canyon, the Taj Mahal and Machu Picchu by being awarded Unesco World Heritage status.</b><p>The national park was one of 33 sites around the world to be discussed by the Unesco committee in Krakow, Poland.<p>The committee praised the area's beauty, farming …

Massive iPhone Leaks Confirm 25 New Features

This is quite remarkable. Apple’s iPhone 8 may already be the most leaked iPhone in history and we have learned a huge amount about what this potentially game changing phone will deliver. But now two of the world’s most famous leakers have delivered the mother lode…<p>In new reports KGI Securities’ …

Mobile Technology

The story behind the 26-year-old Mega Drive basketball game getting £8000 bids on eBay

In 1991, Electronic Arts released a basketball game for the Mega Drive called Lakers versus Celtics and the NBA Playoffs. Unremarkable, you might …

Retrogaming

Does Britain's Big New Warship Still Run Windows XP?

HMS Queen Elizabeth is impressive. Her software is not.<p>HMS <i>Queen Elizabeth</i>, the Royal Navy's newest vessel and the largest one ever built in the United Kingdom, is an impressive ship. Nine hundred and nineteen feet long with a crew of 1,600, the ship can carry up to 40 aircraft. <i>Queen Elizabeth</i> and …

Meet the small 360 camera module that will fit into phones

You're probably not aware of this, but a Chinese company dubbed ProTruly has already released the world's first two "VR smartphones" with a built-in 360 camera last December. Don't worry if you missed the news, because chances are you'd be put off by the devices' sheer bulkiness, but according to …

Get a look at the history of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe with new museum exhibit

It’s pretty extraordinary<p>Those who live near Queensland, Australia will get the chance to check out Marvel’s newest museum exhibition, “Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe,” throughout the summer. For those of us who won’t get a chance to see it in person, however, the Queensland Art Gallery …

In memory of Call of Duty's cyborgs

Call of Duty has finally washed its hands of the far future, ejecting from Infinite Warfare's glistening cockpit and plunging headlong into the …

Call of Duty

Prepare To Be Disappointed By Whatever Atari's New Console Turns Out To Be

There are some times when I’m willing to give seemingly insane stories the benefit of the doubt, and there are other times where I can’t restrain my skepticism and it boils over into an overly grumpy headline like the one you’ve just read.<p>You may have woken up to the news that Atari CEO Fred …

Retrogaming

Amazon's new dirt-cheap gadget is a Trojan horse built to beat Google and invade your home

Amazon, Google, and Apple are in the early stages of an epic war for your home — and a new $20 (£15) gadget may give Amazon a crucial upper hand.<p>One of the hottest areas in tech right now is the world of AI-powered virtual assistants. These voice-controlled bots can manage your schedule, tell you …

‘The Last Night’ is a stunning take on 16-bit games for the 4K generation

Indie darling <i>The Last Night</i> stepped onto the big stage this week at E3. The game was announced as an Xbox exclusive during the same event that Microsoft officially revealed its powerful new 4K console: the Xbox One X. After those proceedings, we sat down with Odd Tales' Tim Soret for an update on …

Game Development

It's Official: Atari Is Working On A Brand New Game Console

Hell hath frozen over—Atari is getting back into the video game console business.<p>Last week, a strange and rather suspicious hardware trailer materialized on the website www.ataribox.com. The 21-second video showcased slick, panning shots of retro woodgrain and an illuminated Atari logo, quickly …

Retrogaming

Xbox One X promises a strong and stable line-up

The Xbox One X is going to be a beast. Amazing specs. Amazing look. Amazing tech chatter, a lot of which went over my head. It's built around power, …

Lineup

Microsoft's Oversized OG Xbox Duke Controller Is Getting Remade

The Xbox Duke Returns For A Holiday 2017 Release<p>One of the more infamous aspects of Microsoft’s 2001 entry into console gaming was its comically …

Gaming

Xbox exec reveals Scorpio has 9GB of RAM available for games

We're still a couple of days away from seeing Microsoft officially reveal its Project Scorpio Xbox, but details continue to dribble out. Xbox & Windows gaming platform VP Mike Ybarra tweeted that the team "unlocked extra GB of RAM for (game developers), now 9GB of GDDR5." In April, program manager …

Xbox

It's So Windy in Britain That the Price of Electricity Went Negative

The U.K. is producing so much power from wind turbines the electricity price went negative for the longest period in the country's history.<p>One of the biggest concerns with renewable energy is what to do when the wind stops blowing or the sun stops shining. But sometimes you can have the opposite …

Hidden tricks you didn’t know your iPhone could do

10 features to keep in mind.<p>Both iPhones and Android devices have their pros and cons, but the general consensus is that iOS is a little easier to pick up and use, while Android offers more in the way of customization and configuration. Still, simple as Apple's operating system seems, you can find …

Sony "Won't be Frightened" by Scorpio; 60 Million PS4 Consoles Sold Since 2013

PlayStation Is in the Lead and Sony Intends to Keep It That Way<p>Believe it or not, Sony probably obtains more media attention compared to Nintendo and …

PS4 Pro

Here's our first look at Windows' new adaptive interface

Microsoft has been steadily working on bringing the full Windows experience to devices of all types over the past few years, including PCs, phones and even the Xbox One. But there are still a few differences with how Windows runs across them. That's why the company is developing CShell, a new …

Windows Phone

Valve shuts down Steam Greenlight, replacing it next week

Steam Direct is almost here<p>Valve has closed Steam Greenlight, the service on which Steam users would vote on indie games to determine which titles would be published on the platform’s marketplace. Its replacement, Steam Direct, will launch in a week on June 13, the company announced today.<p>As of …

Game Development

Microsoft: Don't Expect VR For Xbox Scorpio At E3

The biggest show in video games is almost upon us, and the guest of honor this year is Xbox Scorpio, Microsoft’s new turbocharged console that’s meant to run laps around the PlayStation 4 Pro in service of 4k, 60 FPS gaming. The souped-up console is Microsoft’s way of reclaiming territory with the …

Apple iMac Pro: Price, Specs, Release Date | WIRED

Author: David Pierce. David Pierce Gear<p>Date of Publication: 06.05.17.<p>Time of Publication: 2:16 pm. 2:16 pm<p>The New iMac Pro Is Apple’s Most Bonkers …