Gabriel Lopez

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DC Rebirth: Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman get rebooted … again

DC Comics is starting over to simplify storylines across seven decades and 52 worlds. With so many heroes, should DC be more careful with the reset button?<p>This week, DC Comics presses the reset button on its universe of characters … yet again. From today, everything will be slightly different in …

Comic Books

Doctors Urge Funding for Gun Violence Research

So far in 2015 there have been 353 shootings in the U.S. involving four or more deaths or injuries, according to the website ShootingTracker.com.<p>In 1996, Rep. Jay Dickey, R-Ark., spearheaded an effort to cut $2.6 million from the CDC’s budget, the same amount that was appropriated the previous year …

Smart Bras Aren’t As Stupid As They Sound

Created by an alum of Oracle and Hewlett-Packard, Sensilk is biometric clothing that takes a decidedly female-centric approach to wearables.<p>For Ashley Tyler, a designer and former director at Ralph Lauren, Nautica, and Levi’s, the premise seems so obvious. “When you think about it, it’s hard to …

Wearable Tech

Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains Review

Dull Blades<p>Eren’s severe angst, potatoes, horrific titans — they all made it into the Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains, but what didn’t make it in …

This Is the Selfie Stick We All Deserve

The selfie stick has bestowed the world with an invaluable tool for documenting every self-centered whim. However, to reduce some of the stigma …

Los Angeles County

Microsoft opens Windows 10 to Apple, Android apps

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access …

Houston Rockets cause outrage with horseshoot tweet

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>When two cowboys have a showdown, I had always thought there was a code of honor.<p>Tonight, however, whoever is behind the Houston Rockets Twitter account decided that honor was a concept from a Texas gone by.<p>…

Comic creator gets awesome augmented-reality tattoo

Sure, you could get a wicked trompe l'oeil tattoo... but if you want to be truly avant garde, augmented reality is the way to go.<p>Last year, Australian comic creator Sutu Kickstarted and released an experiment in combining comics with digital media. The comic, called "Modern Polaxis," was the tale …

Rumor: The Spider-Man Reboot Might Be Called Spider-Man: The New Avenger

Webhead's association with Earth's Mightiest Heroes could be an important part of the reboot.<p>The next Spider-Man film may have a title that strongly …

Wander, First Ever Mainframe Text Adventure Game, Recovered

Playable only on Mac.<p>A game called Wander, one of the earliest if not the <i>first</i> text adventure ever, has been recovered.<p>Wander was a mainframe …

Mini's Augmented Vision concept puts navigation, safety in your glasses

Street signs and posters fill our urban environments but don't always tell us what we need to know. A funny set of high-tech goggles from Mini attempts to fill in the gaps, not only in your car, but on the road.<p>The BMW-owned carmaker introduced its Mini Augmented Vision technology as a concept at …

Augmented Reality

Babolat Play Pure Drive review. Smart tennis racket - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Babolat Play Pure Drive adds electronics without changing the design of the racket, it has long battery life, and it offers a lot of information about your game while motivating you to play more.<p><b>The Bad</b> The racket's data isn't always accurate, and the app can be confusing. It costs …

GDC 2015: Valve Announces Steam Link for In-Home Game Streaming

Steam anywhere in your house.<p>During GDC 2015, Valve announced new release dates and products set for later this year. Among them, Steam Link will …

GDC 2015: Valve Announces Source 2 Engine

The creation toolkit will be free for developers.<p>Valve unveiled Source 2, a more powerful engine for developers, at GDC today.<p>Source 2 is the …

GDC 2015: Unity 5 Shows Off

It's free, what have you got to lose?<p>At GDC 2015 today, Unity Technologies showed off the capabilities of its latest game engine, Unity 5.<p>Unity 5, …

Mother Starts Petition Against Breaking Bad Toys in Toys R Us

The Walter White figure comes with a tray of plastic drugs.<p>A Florida-based mother has started a petition against retail giant Toys R Us after taking …

Scarlett Johansson is Up for Ghost in the Shell

It's not looking likely for The Wolf of Wall Street's Margot Robbie.<p>Scarlett Johansson may be taking the lead in another big event film.<p>In September …

Fans Create 2D The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

This 2D labour of love is a true Link to the Past ...<p>The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time fans are restyling the game as a 2D adventure for the …

There aren't enough teachers with coding skills

September 05, 2014 | 4:01 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/09/05/education/learning-curve/there-arent-enough-teachers-coding-skills/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Robots could murder us out of kindness, says futurist

<i>-What have you done for society lately, huh? Nothing. It's not your fault. You're just past it. You should accept it. You just sit on the sofa all day, eating Kettles New York Cheddar chips and watching "Frasier" reruns.</i><p><i>-You're strangling me.</i><p><i>-It's for your own good. Well, for the good of us all,</i> …

Singularity

The best mobile apps for taking notes

Whether you're a student taking notes for class this fall or your workday requires that you take notes in meetings, a handy app that makes it easy to jot things down and organize them can be incredibly useful. Even better, with the right note-taking app, you can access your notes on any device so …

Apps

Fans Petition to Have Robin Williams Memorialized in Next Legend of Zelda Game

83,000 and counting.<p>Following Robin Williams' death earlier this week, a petition has been gaining supporters who want the actor to be memorialized …

No One Is Paying Attention To The Way Wireless Companies Could Destroy Internet Freedom

But the irony is the debate around net neutrality largely ignores the wireless industry. As much of our computing shifts to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, wireless carriers are increasingly becoming the primary gatekeepers to the web.<p>Two recent moves by AT&T and T-Mobile have net …

Uncharted Movie to Start Filming Early 2015

Despite the current lack of a star.<p>The Uncharted movie is set to start filming in early 2015, according to director Seth Gordon.<p>Speaking to Zap2It, …

Surveillance Art

6:00AM ET<p>A look at some of the products created in response to increased tracking and government surveillance<p>Using a sinister-looking metal framework, artist Zach Blas’ “Face Cage” pinpoints the spots on the face that are detected by face-recognition software, which is increasingly used to identify …

These Custom 3-D Printed Headphones Offer Antidote To Apple's Beats

Beats by Dre–those bright, clunky earphones marked with the coveted lowercase <i>b–</i>enjoy the sexy status once held by the Apple’s white earbuds of the early iPod era. So much so that Apple’s Tim Cook plunked down $3 billion to buy the brand. There is a fledgling streaming music service attached, but …

Islamic militants fighting in Iraq help boost the fortunes of FireChat, a new mobile app

When you are a brand-new tech startup with a cool mobile app, you don't expect early adopters to come from war-torn Iraq. But that's what Micha Benoliel and his colleagues noticed with their app FireChat, released a few months ago.<p>Recently, their app was downloaded more than forty thousand times …

Walking Dead Showrunner Talks Season 5 and Potential Crossovers with the Spinoff Series

"Never say never" about a crossover.<p>Walking Dead showrunner Scott Gimple recently discussed the upcoming fifth season of the hit AMC show, saying it …