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X-Men: Apocalypse to begin shooting in Montreal in April 2015

Following in the steps of its predecessor, <i>X-Men: Days Of Future Past</i>, the next film in the rebooted X-Men franchise will return to Montreal for …

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The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a way to bake chocolate chip cookies to please everyone.<p>There is! And, no, it's not Martha Stewart's way. It's science.<p>We've taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named Kendra Nyberg, who co-taught a …

A 16-Bit RPG That Promises A Modern Twist

Standing out in a crowded sea of retro-style indie games is no easy task, but 16-bit RPG <i>Elysian Shadows</i> caught my attention recently for what it's …

Samsung shows off Galaxy Note 4’s not-so-secret weapon in new teaser video

It might not be the most hotly anticipated smartphone launching this fall — in fact, it might not even be the most hotly anticipated phablet …

The Myo Armband Can Make Google Glass Truly Hands-Free

Smart glasses like Google Glass can be extremely useful for many jobs. Doctors, repairmen, even firemen — wherever there's a profession that …

Aquos Crystal is the closest we can get to a bezel-less phone (for now)

Lots of ink has been spilled over the merits and drawbacks of ever-thinning smartphone screen bezels. Regardless which side you take, you’ll probably agree that the Aquos Crystal is a sight to behold.<p>Made by Sharp and part of the winter lineup of Japanese carrier Softbank (the owner of Sprint in …

A Temporary Tattoo to Track Your Workout and Charge Your Phone

Scientists have invented a biosensor that can monitor exercise and store electricity.<p><b>Researchers have developed a battery in the</b> form of a temporary tattoo that can monitor your workout and even make electricity from your sweat. Eventually, biobatteries like this may be able to charge your watch, …

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Sony will (kind of) let you share your PS4 library

First Footage Of 'Batman V Superman' And Wonder Woman Costume Unveiled At Comic Con

The wait is over, as fans were treated to a surprise courtesy of Warner Bros. today during the Hall H panel at San Diego Comic Con. While no official <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> panel was officially scheduled, we all knew it was coming, so the only question was how much we’d see.<p>Warner did …

This may be the greatest invention in the history of water balloons

37 balloons. One hose. Game over.<p>If you've ever had the pleasure of participating in a water balloon fight, you will concur that the most frustrating part of battle is reloading. You think you've got an uninflated balloon securely attached to the end of a garden hose, and then as soon as you turn …

This Temporary Tattoo Can Unlock Your Phone

I’d think this was just a clever April Fools’ joke, if it weren’t the middle of July.<p>Motorola has teamed up with a company called VivaLnk to make a temporary tattoo that can unlock a smartphone, no PIN required. Slap it on your skin, hold your phone up to it, and bam — phone unlocked.<p>Who needs …

Beats bangs out multi-billion dollar lawsuit against Chinese knockoffs

Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre just made billions off Apple’s acquisition of Beats Electronics, but the company is ready to squeeze out a few billion more from a ring of Chinese knockoffs.<p>Legal filings from Beats claim that cheap counterfeit headphones are screwing the company out of billions of profits …

Roberto Orci Off The Amazing Spider-Man Franchise, No Clear Timeline for TASM 3, Venom, or Sinister Six

Never say never.<p>Writing and producing team Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (Transformers, Star Trek, The Amazing Spider-Man, Sleepy Hollow and more) …

Tweet from Samsung hints at possible retinal scanner in upcoming device, possibly Galaxy Note 4

That fingerprint scanner on your device is <i>so</i> last year.<p>These days, it’s all about retinal scanners.<p>Yep, you heard right. A tweet sent out by …

Watch these smart bullets home in on targets like tiny missiles

Soldiers have long dreamed of smart bullets that always hit their targets, and it looks like they're now much closer to getting their wish. DARPA has posted the first footage of EXACTO (Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance), a .50-caliber bullet that uses optical guidance and sensors to home in on its …

US farmer drops iPhone in grain bin, gets it back from Japan

Losing a smartphone can be a traumatic experience, but often you have hope that it will turn up if you look in the right places. When Oklahoma farmer Kevin Whitney dropped his iPhone into a grain bin full of sorghum last October, he gave up on ever seeing it again. He figured it was permanently …

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Hacking Android Wear: What you can do — and if you should do it at all

If it exists, we can hack it — and that includes our Android Wear smartwatches<p>Android on your wrist is still Android. That means it's still Linux, …

This week's sidebar poll: Who is waiting for the Moto 360?

Yes, the Moto 360 looks hawt<p>Android Wear is what everyone is talking about these past couple of weeks. With good reason — it's new, it's innovative, …

Unknown Motorola smartphone running Android L leaks

We know that Motorola is readying the Moto X+1, but let’s not forget the DROIDs. We can only assume that new DROIDs will be announced around the same …

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

Spy Bolt

Have something small — cash, microfilm, an SD card loaded with private videos — that you want kept safe and out-of-sight? Hide it in plain view with …

Report: Apple's bigger iPhone 6 to feature new haptic feedback technology

Besides sporting a bigger, sapphire-coated display, Cupertino’s upcoming iPhone 6 handset could also feature new haptic feedback technology, a …

Comics fans, here’s the best boot animation you could ask for

British graphic designer Christian Tailor created this awesome animation of stylized Marvel and DC Comics heroes and villains, and now you can use it as the boot animation on your Android device.<p>Christian works as a motion Graphic Designer specializing in information graphics, and his current …

iPhone 6 Sapphire display emerges unscathed from brutal scratch test

We got our first taste of the flexibility of the iPhone 6’s new sapphire glass display this morning, but in a new video posted by YouTuber Marques Brownlee, Apple’s super-tough new display is subjected to a brutal scratch test and comes away completely unscathed.<p>To test Sapphire glass’ durability, …

Fireworks Sales Boom As Authorities Struggle To Fireproof July Fourth

The Fourth of July ushers in the dog days of summer. This is great for backyard grilling and swimming pool outings, but also aligns well with some of …

Sprint LG G Flex gets Wi-Fi calling in latest update

Sprint has just issued an update for the LG G Flex which enables calling over Wi-Fi networks and a few other tweaks. You'll also find an HD Voice …

Bentley and Vertu team up to produce luxury, expensive smartphones

Bentley and Vertu, two iconic British brands, have teamed up in an exclusive five-year partnership to produce a new series of luxury smartphones. The …

New leaks show off the iPhone 6's curved edged display

While it's unlikely Apple could have gone with a curved display for its upcoming smartphone, there were plenty of curved-related rumors circulating as early as as last year.<p>Noted leaker Sonny Dickson made a similar claim in May, showing off a dummy unit with a curved screen. However, the unit …

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Watch Tywin Lannister sire a vampire in the 'Dracula Untold' trailer

We've seen nearly every angle of the Dracula story, from campy Victorianisms to modern reboots. But aside from a few quick flashbacks, we've never actually seen the origin story. <i>Dracula Untold</i> is looking to fill the gap, recasting Vlad the Impaler as a sensitive family man who turns to vampirism as …

You can now literally have sex with your iPad

The company behind the Fleshlight now makes an iPad case that holds one<p>Technology and sex have always been intertwined. Many of humanity's biggest technological advances — from photography to the telephone to motion pictures to Google Glass most recently — have been quickly repurposed to provide …