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11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

The best iOS 12 features that Apple didn’t talk about onstage

Autofill for SMS two-factor codes is just one of them<p>Apple never gets around to addressing every new addition or change that it’s making to iOS during the WWDC keynote; there’s just not enough time. Sometimes the company will list a whole bunch of them on a big slide after software VP Craig …

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'Avengers: Infinity War' Theory Says Doctor Strange Caused Captain Marvel’s Return

<i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> left Marvel fans with loads of questions, including why Doctor Strange would give over the time stone to Thanos. A new theory …

‘The Expanse’ finds a new home on Amazon Prime

After an outcry among fans following Syfy’s discontinuation of the series on its network, The Expanse will be getting a fourth season on Amazon Prime after an announcement from Jeff Bezos.<p>Bezos revealed the news at the International Space Development Conference where members of the show’s cast were …

6 Solo: A Star Wars Story Easter eggs for Expanded Universe fans

Corellia<p>Corellia is a planet that got name-dropped in the very first <i>Star Wars</i> film, and it’s long been held as the home planet of Han Solo, so it’s …

Jeff Bezos personally announced that Amazon saved 'The Expanse' and the crowd went wild

Another day, another streaming service swooping in to rescue a TV series that couldn't cut it on cable.<p>For weeks, fans of Syfy's <i>The Expanse</i> have been …

Best turntables you can buy, from affordable to absolute insanity

Jonathan Frakes Just Confirmed Spock for "Star Trek: Discovery' Season 2

The beloved half-human/half-Vulcan Mr. Spock will appear in the second season of <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i>, but perhaps not exactly how fans might expect. …

John Boyega is in talks to star in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

This would be epic...<p><i>Star Wars</i> actor John Boyega has revealed that he’s held talks with Marvel bosses about a potential role in the Marvel Cinematic …

Chrono Trigger’s PC port is getting the original SNES graphics back

Square Enix says that three patches are coming to fix the Steam version’s problems<p><i>Chrono Trigger</i>’s surprise release on Steam in February was great news for fans of the classic role-playing game, right up until the point they saw what Square Enix had actually released. The Windows PC version of</i> …

Netflix’s Lost in Space undermines a strong premise with stupid characters

The show is now streaming<p>Ever since the Sci-Fi channel scored a hit with its re-imagining of <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> back in 2003, reboots of classic science fiction stories have been everywhere. Paramount and CBS breathed new life into the <i>Star Trek</i> franchise with a trio of new movies and a streaming …

Man Attempts Suicide After Internet Idol's Retirement

According to Taiwanese news reports, a 48-year-old Japanese man attempted to kill himself this weekend after an internet idol Zhou Yingxin announced …

Zachary Quinto Hints at the Future of the Star Trek Movieverse

There’s more rumors about a major villain in <i>Venom</i>. The Russo brothers tease a reason to fear <i>Avengers 4</i>. Joaquin Phoenix talks about the prospect of …

Apple iPad (2018) review: the best tablet under $500

Apple’s bare minimum still beats everybody else<p>Apple’s new base-level iPad is very good, but you knew that. Apple hasn’t produced a “bad” iPad in I don’t know how long — though it has allowed them to get a little long in the tooth from time to time. (The iPad Mini needs to either be refreshed or …

Elon Musk says he is back to sleeping on Tesla factory floor to oversee Model 3 production, denies report on Doug Field

Elon Musk often refers to the Model 3 production ramp as “production hell”, but Tesla actually first experienced “production hell” with the Model X two years prior.<p>At the time, the CEO had to allocate more time to Tesla and the Model X manufacturing effort to the point of sleeping in a sleeping bag …

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10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Adorable Pikachu 2DS XL coming Jan. 26

Pokémon Crystal also drops the same day<p>It seems that 2018 is quickly becoming the year of Pikachu. Not only is <i>Detective Pikachu</i> finally coming stateside — along with a big ol’ amiibo of the Pokémon — but a New Nintendo 2DS XL emblazoned with Pikachu’s charming face will soon hit store shelves.<p>The …

Detective Pikachu Confirmed for Western Release on 3DS Alongside New Amiibo and Pikachu-Themed 2DS XL

The detective is coming West!<p>Detective Pikachu is coming to Nintendo 3DS in the West on March 23, 2018.<p>Today The Pokemon Company announced the …

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Videos: 15 Times YOU Were Put In A PRESSURE COOKER Situation As Soon As The Game Began

This is a new video from GamingBolt that lists 15 times you were put in a pressure cooker. Games sometimes need more than a great story to suck you …

The Time When Nintendo Employees Went On A Hunger Strike

These days, people might be thrilled to work for Nintendo. But in the 1950s, when things got dire, employees took extreme measures to show their …

8-Bit Knights of Cydonia

Link8 Bit Universe presents an amazing chiptune cover version of the Muse classic <i>Knights of Cydonia</i> that sounds like it could have come straight out …

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23 Brilliant And Underrated "Simpsons" Jokes That'll Make You Laugh Every Time

"There's a lemon behind that rock!"

From 'Battlefront' To 'Destiny,' Why Is Everyone So Mad About Video Games?

Just when I thought I was done with one big controversy, <i>Battlefront 2</i>’s ill-conceived loot boxes, we seem to have stumbled into another, this time <i>Destiny 2</i> throttling XP gains which increase the grind for its own form of loot box.<p>Players of both games are furious about these respective issues.</i> …

Why ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Might Be the Best Mario Game Ever

<i>Nintendo’s latest instant classic,</i> Super Mario Odyssey<i>, arrived late last month on the Switch, marking Mario’s first full-fledged adventure since</i> …

Director Steven Soderbergh secretly shot new thriller 'Unsane' entirely on Apple's iPhone

Acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh's next film, a thriller titled "Unsane," will see a wide theatrical release next spring, despite the fact that …

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Tom Hardy featured in set photos from Venom solo movie

With the first two weeks of production on Sony’s Spider-Man spinoff movie <b>Venom</b> now complete, the official Twitter account has shared a …

Someone’s discovered an awesome Doctor Who Easter Egg in Assassin’s Creed: Origins

A very dedicated gamer has uncovered the Tardis in Ancient Egypt...<p>Look long and hard enough, and you might just find a hidden Doctor Who Easter Egg …

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Nevada Closes Highway To Let Koenigsegg Take On Speed Record

Time for Bugatti so start upping its game.<p>Gerlach Delissen, Corbis Sport, via Getty Images<p>James GilboyView James Gilboy's Articles<p>Back in 2010, a …

8 MCU Characters That Looked Better As Concept Art (And 7 That Looked Worse)

The Marvel Cinematic Universe draws inspiration from decades worth of ideas, storylines, characters and inventions when exploring their next films. …