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Theater chains are terrified of MoviePass because of subscribers like me

MoviePass is radically changing the value of the theatrical film experience, but what does that mean for consumers and theater owners?<p>I see a lot of movies. I moved to the Bay Area from New York nearly five years ago, knowing not a single person living in San Francisco, and I found going to the …

Best mobile games of 2017

Extreme Sports

An air fryer for 50 percent off? I'd fry it.

It's $100.<p>Nobody's going to say that deep-fried foods are anything but ambrosial, but but <i>but</i> they're likely not the key to a long and happy life. Plus all that oil is expensive. There is a healthier option—a device that's also way easier to use than a deep-fat fryer. The Cozyna air fryer requires …

SHIELD TV: How it Stacks Up to Other 4K Boxes

Stunning 4K HDR, next-gen PC game streaming, and more.<p>Partner Content by NVIDIA<p>If you own a 4K television, you might have pieced together several …

Televisions

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

Welcome to the new world of streaming.<p>It's become harder on the movie front, as Netflix boosts its TV side, but you can put a good dent in some classic films if you have the right guide.<p>That's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all the latest titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, …

Canceling The Production Of The NES Classic Edition To Protect The Nintendo Switch Makes No Sense

While the Nintendo Switch is still in its infancy, the fact that the NES Classic Edition will cease production in North American territories makes very little sense, especially if the intent behind it is to protect the Switch.<p>At present the Switch lacks any support for Virtual Console and that is …

Retrogaming

Add MacBook storage without the added bulk with the Nifty MiniDrive — just $29.99

Maxing out the available storage on your MacBook can create a bigger hassle than you’d expect. And if you want external storage, that usually means using up a USB port and toting around an external drive pretty much everywhere you go. Instead, boost your storage capacity by another 256GB with the …

The best portable hard drive

<i>By Justin Krajeski</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending 21 …

Get the BBC series 'Planet Earth' for $9.99

Available in digital HD from either Amazon or iTunes, this extraordinary series is worth every penny. The equally awesome "Life" and "Frozen Planet" are also available for $9.99 each.<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the</i> …

Televisions

Samsung Finally Releases Note 7 Disaster Autopsy

As promised, Samsung has revealed the results of its investigation into the spate of Galaxy Note 7s that caught on fire.<p>The big takeaway from the …

Go tell Neil Young that he can use the JustBoom DAC to play back his audio on a Raspberry Pi

My, my, hey, hey lossless audio is here to stay thanks to JustBoom, a set of Raspberry Pi “hats” that connect to the mini computer and offer high fidelity audio playback and amplification. The $24 hats include a lossless DAC, a mini-amplifier, and a high-resolution audio output with COAX and …

The fastest cars in history: 1946 to now

We elected to use WW2 as the break in the history because not enough reliable data is available prior to WW2 to make definitive statements about …

Sports Cars

The 21 games on SNES Classic, ranked

Nintendo’s NES Classic mini was one of the hottest items on gamers’ lists last holiday season, and for good reason. The small box paid tribute to a …

Retrogaming

Dialed In

Stylish men’s watches for under $150<p>A crisp polo shirt. A plush cable-knit sweater. And a classic timepiece on your wrist.<p>When it comes to accessories, you keep it elegant, yet unpretentious. With quality essentials that don’t skimp on value. Like a reliable timepiece that completes your look, …

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Apple slashes prices of USB-C adapters for MacBook Pro

The tech giant has responded to backlash and says it knows users "face a transition" moving to all USB-C connectors.<p>Those MacBook Pro dongles are now a lot cheaper.<p>Apple on Friday cut the pricing for connectors for its MacBook Pro. The offer will run through the end of the year.<p>Apple also lowered …

MacBook Pro

Nintendo is reviving the NES' hint line for one weekend

When Nintendo releases the NES Classic Edition on November 11th, it won't limit the nostalgia to the hardware you take home. The company is marking the launch by resurrecting its classic Power Line for that weekend. Call 425-885-7529 between 9AM and 10PM Eastern each day (until the night of the …

FiiO – 9 Years of Kindness To Your Wallet

I often hear that term, “sorry for your wallet” in audiophile circles. It is long since accepted that this faux-apology is a very close bedfellow to …

Audiophile

KickAssTorrents down: Alternatives spring up, but are created to steal their users’ bank account details

The world’s most popular torrenting site has been taken down – and others are using it to trick people into giving away their most personal …

Victory Motorcycles Announces 2017 Lineup

Victory Motorcycles has always focused on performance. The design brief for the very first Victory motorcycle was simple: build a motorcycle that’s …

Movie Motorcycles

Since the early days, motorcycles have been used in films as icons of freedom, rebellion, and sex. From the old Panhead chopper that Captain America …

MacTrast Deals: CrossOver 15 for Mac & Linux

CrossOver 15 allows you to run Windows games, productivity and utility software right from your Mac’s Dock without buying an expensive Windows …

GameStop Will Let You Trade-up Your Old PS4, Xbox One, Wii U and 3DS for an Xbox One S

If you want a brand new Xbox One S when it releases on August 2nd, GameStop is offering a trade-up program involving your old systems.<p>Below you can …

Xbox One S

Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones calls out racist internet trolls

Leslie Jones is battling something more sinister than ectoplasmic entities off screen.<p>The <i>Ghostbusters</i> star took to Twitter on Monday to call out a …

Olympus TG-Tracker review

The TG-Tracker is Olympus's first venture into the action camera market, and its camcorder-like design stands in stark contrast to the usual box …

Watch A Hydraulic Press Crush Some Pokemon

Gotta crush 'em all<p>If you're really really sick of hearing about Pokemon, we have the perfect gifs and video for you.<p>As a part of the extra content in his latest video, Lauri Vuohensilta of the Hydraulic Press Channel decided to crush "these very strange and dangerous animals." In the video, …

Here's the most popular music artist in every state, according to Pandora

Drake's album "Views" has been a runaway hit mainly off the strength of its streams. Even Adele, who was once notably holding her work from streaming services, has caved in and made her latest album, "25," streamable.<p>To get a sense of which artists are dominating the streaming field in the US, we …

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You Can Stop Second-Guessing That Big Jon Snow Revelation from the Finale

There’s no real way to really discuss this without spoilers, so let me put it this way: If you had any lingering doubts about <i>that scene</i>, you may put …