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Philippa Boyens on adapting The Hobbit, deleted scenes and more

<b>NB: The following contains mild spoilers for readers unfamiliar with The Hobbit novel.</b><p>As both screenwriter and producer, Philippa Boyens has …

Top 12 list of things to looking forward to in ‘The Hobbit: There and Back Again’

December 21, 2013 at 2:31 am by Garfeimao -<p><i>Since this is full of conjecture for the next film, consider it wall to wall</i> <b>spoilers!!!</b><p>Here is a list of …

Here's Where Peter Jackson Would Have Split 'The Hobbit' Had It Been Two Movies – /Film

Right around the time of Comic-Con 2012, <b>Peter Jackson</b> and his team decided <b>The Hobbit</b> was going to be three movies instead of two. Originally, the …

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Five things to know about scaly 'Hobbit' star Smaug

Benedict Cumberbatch's voice brings resonance while design shows a multicultural flair.<p>He's the biggest star of the movie so there was a lot that went into creating Smaug, the dragon the size of a 747 that rules over Erebor with greedy malevolence in <i>The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug</i>.<p>Here are five …

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Transcript of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug Fan Event

November 5, 2013 at 2:55 am by Kelvarhin -<p><b>Pages:</b> 1 2<p>For all of you who love these things, here’s a complete transcript of todays Desolation of Smaug …

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - LIVE World Premiere

NSA Claims Collecting Cellphone Location Data Is Legal Under Executive Order — From 1981

Today the National Security Agency (NSA) discussed its program that collects billions of cellphone location records each day. The NSA targets foreign phones but also absorbs data on the phones of American citizens.<p>“The NSA does not target Americans’ location data by design, but the agency acquires …

Password Protect Your Devices

Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged and your favorite speakers and/or secrets stolen.

Prettier Than Linen: Change The Login Screen Wallpaper In OS X Mavericks [OS X Tips]

The login screen wallpaper in OS X Mavericks is a pretty boring dark gray linen picture, with the Apple logo in the center. Yawn.<p>Far better to put in your own image, thereby customizing the login screen for your very own purposes, am I right? It’s not too tricky to do so, though it does require …

Dual-SIM HTC One with expandable storage comes to the UK

Just days after it unveiled a second gold One, HTC is releasing another variant of its Android flagship in an attempt to boost sales in the UK. Today, the company announced the availability of the HTC One Dual SIM, which you may already know as HTC One 802w. Just like it's Chinese counterpart, the …

The tech industry’s woman problem: Statistics show it’s worse than you think

One of the most frustrating things about the tech industry’s woman problem is the paucity of reliable data on the number of women working in technical roles. Now, thanks to a public Google spreadsheet created by Tracy Chou, a software engineer at Pinterest, we have data on how many women engineers …

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Imac Latest Updates News-Reviews

The new iMac device is one of the most popular devices from Apple company it is estimated that a large number of people are using iMac devices. The …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

JFK: A Look Back

Inside Flipboard / November 21, 2013<p>Fifty years ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was slain by a madman’s bullet. The assassination of the popular and …

The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Extended Edition)

3rd Race at The Honeymoon Is Over Downs (Warning some strong Language)

Martin Freeman flipping off the camera

Kit Harington: Gamer of the Year 2013

As Jon Snow on HBO's Game of Thrones, winter came to Harington's post in the icy North some time ago. But that doesn't mean there's even more fiery cataclysm awaiting us next season<p>When you’re in the cast of HBO’s spectacular, far-flung <i>Game of Thrones</i>, the grass is always greener on the other side …

Jack Gleeson ditching acting after Game of Thrones

ACTOR Jack Gleeson, who shot to fame in Game of Thrones, is turning his back on celebrity and walking away from a promising Hollywood career.<p>The …

George RR Martin fans can expect more Ice and Fire in 2014

News from the blogosphere for all you fellow George RR Martin fans out there - the author has been hammering out the pages of his companion to the Song of Ice and Fire series. According to a blogger at a recent convention attended by Martin, "he was supposed to write 50,000 words – he wrote …

Amazon testing 'octocopter' package-delivery drones

Amazon is testing a delivery service that uses drones to deliver packages within 30 minutes of an order being placed.<p>Dubbed Amazon Prime Air, the service uses 8-propeller drones about the size of a remote-controlled airplane to transport shoebox-size plastic bins from fulfillment centers to …

Amazon Prime Air: Delivery by Drones Could Arrive As Early as 2015

For the next few weeks UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service will be working overtime to make sure you get your holiday gifts on time, but if Amazon …