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Nexus 7 finds Apple napping

Uh-oh: the iPad Mini meets the new Nexus 7. It's not looking good for Apple at the moment.<p>Google has beat Apple at its own Retina-display-thumping game. Meet the Nexus 7, the eye-popping 323-pixels-per-inch wonder.<p>It is, in a way, the (rumored) iPad Mini Retina wrapped in Android 4.3.<p>Here's the …

Google Nexus

Mexico: No. 1 Country for Obesity

Apple Paid No UK Corporate Taxes In 2012: Report

Despite making millions in profit in Britain, Apple paid no corporate taxes to the U.K. last year, according to company filings cited by various news outlets.<p>The tech giant logged a pre-tax profit of 68 million pounds -- or more than $103 million -- from its main U.K. subsidiaries last year, the …

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee by Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld is joined by friends for a cup of coffee and a drive in a classic car, sharing stories along the way.

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition: what's different?

Several days ago we received a Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition to play with and shared our first impressions. This week we take a closer look at what's different between this handset and its TouchWiz-equipped cousins by scrutinizing the benchmarks, battery life and camera performance. …

'OK Glass, Save A Life.' The Application Of Google Glass In Sudden Cardiac Death

Google Glass has made its way into healthcare. Its use in the operating room and in medical education has been profiled here. Yet the magic of Glass will be found in the applications that can make this “technology” into real-world solutions for health and medicine. It’s a bit like the smart phone …

Asimo's AI disappoints in latest performance as it confuses smartphones for hands

Honda's adorable Asimo humanoid robot stumbled this week at the worst possible time. Asimo was demonstrating some of its new abilities in front of a set of reporters gathered at Tokyo's National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (known as Miraikan) when things didn't go as planned. During …

Purported low-cost iPhone model spotted; Jelly Bean knockoff packs Snapdragon 600 CPU, sells for $199

<i>Low-cost iPhone-based Basic Bear knockoff | Image Credit: Techdy</i><p>The low-cost iPhone has reportedly been spotted, with a peripherals maker revealing design details for the device in an in-house produced video – but there’s a twist: an Android-running smartphone has already been adapted to fit inside …

Mobile Technology

Top Apps For The 1%

There’s been an interesting phenomenon occurring lately, thanks to the increasing ability of companies to reach and serve ultra-niche audiences — the rise of the app for the 1 percent. Now more than ever, you can download apps that you can’t actually afford to use.<p>The democratization of the app …

Is This the Fabled Cheap iPhone?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The cheap iPhone is maybe, potentially almost here. New pictures leaked by a website that builds …

Deconstructing Pebble's Mainstream Push

In the smartwatch wars, Pebble technology is the scrappy startup pitted against large, established players with deep pockets. That is why, the company’s partnership with Best Buy (announced earlier this week) is a big deal. According to the announcement, black Pebble smartwatches will be available …

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus lets go to make room for Microsoft executive

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus is stepping down, to be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft’s Xbox division.<p>It’s a surprising turn for Zynga founder and current CEO Mark Pincus to set aside his ego and do what’s best for his company.<p>Mattrick has turnaround experience, and is credited with growing …

Zynga

Page 2: Star Wars, Star Trek, Hobbit, ET, Pacific Rim, Indiana Jones, Schwarzenegger, Breaking Bad – /Film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included <b>46</b> …

SUPERCUT: Every time Kevin James has fallen down

Considering a search through my archives for “Kevin James” and “falling down” yields no less than 25 separate FilmDrunk posts, I’m a little upset that this new Supercut of every time Kevin James falls down in a movie didn’t come from us. But in the end, I’m just happy that <i>someone</i> made it …

Joss Whedon Talks 'Guardians of the Galaxy' & Quicksilver

AMC Theatres

WSJ: Google Is Building An Android Game Console And Smartwatch

Google may be working on an Android-based game console, smartwatch, and an updated version of the Nexus Q, if reports are to be believed. According to the Wall Street Journal (paywall), the Mountain View-based company is looking to develop these products as a means to combat anything Apple has been …

iOS and Android to get Xbox and Microsoft PC games?

Word on the street is that iPhones and Android devices may soon get a host of Xbox games -- starting with Age of Empires.<p>Microsoft's Xbox and PC games may be coming to Apple's<p>iPhoneand Android devices sometime this year, according to a report by Nikkei via Reuters.<p>The tech giant is allegedly …

Windows Phone

William Fichtner Confirms He Plays Shredder in 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' – /Film

Next month, <b>William Fichtner</b> will get to terrorize a few beloved pop culture figures in <i>The Lone Ranger</i>. Next summer, he’ll get to do more of the same, …

The Evolution of Superman

Tracing 75 years of the Man of Steel from his origins to Zack Snyder's reboot<p>10<p>If Henry Cavill's Superman in the new <i>Man of Steel</i> looks unfamiliar to …

Comic Books

Apple releases updated iOS 7 beta, introduces iPad support

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Apple(s AAPL) on Monday released the second beta of iOS 7 to developers, introducing support for certain iPad models.<p>The first …

Six DC Universe Characters Teased in ‘Man of Steel’ – /Film

In the wake of the first wave of interconnected films from Marvel Studios, and the promise of a <i>Justice League</i> film, there’s the expectation that …