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Take a virtual tour of 6 exoplanets

The virtual exoplanet tour has a cool 360-degree visual display. Since launching in late 2017, it’s had over a million YouTube views. Check it out …

Space Opera is the funniest science fiction novel I’ve read since Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Eurovision in spaaaaaaaaaace!<p>Many authors attempt comedy in science fiction, but few pull it off. Alongside very funny works like John Scalzi’s <i>Redshirts</i> and Terry Pratchett’s entire <i>Discworld</i> series, the pinnacle of hilarious science fiction is Douglas Adams’ <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,</i> …

Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach is a time-travel adventure full to the brim with ideas

A sharp, optimistic time travel adventure<p>Time travel is a classic trope in science fiction, posing questions about fixing the past, paradoxes, or simply spectating in a time long before your own. In her new book, <i>Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach</i>, author Kelly Robson spins out a fantastic story …

Fortnite for iOS is now live in the App Store, here’s how to get an invite

As originally teased last week, Fortnite Battle Royale is now available for iOS. While the app is live in the App Store, you’ll need an invite from a friend or Epic Games to gain access…<p>In the App Store, Fortnite is marked as an “Invite Event,” which means you can download it to your device, but …

App Store

Watch 13.8 Billion Years Of Space History In 10 Minutes

Consider the <i>entire history</i> of the universe. Humans? We're nothing. A speck. A dot. A crumb in a sea of cosmic biscuits. That sort of thing. So when …

The Gone World is a brilliant, complicated novel about the consequences of time travel

How do you solve a murder by jumping back and forth in time?<p>In his debut novel, author Tom Sweterlitsch constructed a fascinating mystery with <i>Tomorrow and Tomorrow</i>, set in a virtual version of Pittsburgh after a terrorist attack leveled the city. In <i>The Gone World</i><i>,</i> he introduces an even more …

Falcon Heavy: Watch the Livestream of the SpaceX Rocket Launch Today

SpaceX’s big day is almost here. On Tuesday, the firm will launch its Falcon Heavy rocket — billed as the “world’s most powerful rocket” — for the …

Space Travel

The perfect way to show off the notch on your iPhone X

I criticized the design of Apple’s new display a number of times ahead of the iPhone X’s release last month. In the wave of leaks that swept over the …

How to Make a Custom Ringtone on Your iPhone

- Nov 7, 2017<p>Earlier this fall, Apple released an update to iTunes (version 12.7), which removed Apps and Tones (ringtones and alert tones) from the …

App Store

This app is for anyone irritated with iTunes [Deals]

Usually when want to move a file from your computer to your iPhone, you’ve got to deal with iTunes. That means dealing with its often unintuitive interface and sync settings. Let’s be honest, iTunes isn’t exactly user friendly.<p>That makes WALTR 2 a welcome alternative. It’s a app that lets you to …

MMA Fighter Kills Powerlifting Champ In Brutal Street Fight

A street fight in the early morning of Aug. 20 turned deadly in Khabarovsk, Russia, as a man who was well-trained in mixed martial arts (MMA) and …

One of the Most Fascinating Short Films in Recent Memory Is Getting a Sequel

Make a list of the best science fiction films made this decade and <i>World of Tomorrow</i> is right near the top. If you haven’t seen or heard of it, that’s …

Science Fiction

Hidden iPhone setting gives your speakers an extra volume boost

At some point in time, we've all found ourselves huddled around an iPhone with a group of friends, listening to music with the volume turned up to …

Brutal video shows exactly why orcas are called killer whales

An intense drone video out of the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia shows the impressive hunting abilities of a pod of orcas<p>In the clip, filmed by Team …

Whales

How to Download YouTube Videos

Tons of footage is uploaded to YouTube every minute. What if you want to download it? Here's how.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Horizon Zero Dawn review: Guerrilla Games' PS4 adventure boasts one of the most vibrant gaming worlds ever

I didn't like Horizon Zero Dawn. Well, not at first.<p>The first hour of the game is an exposition-heavy tutorial, teaching you how to sneak, how to …

10 Novels About Space Travel That Will Definitely Change Your Perspective

With a lot of folks fleeing hostile governments across the globe, and with astronomers excited about the discovery of seven potentially habitable …

Science Fiction

This little device is the cheapest, fastest cloud storage you can buy

You don't have to worry about a physical hard drive cluttering your workspace or having to carry it around. All your stuff is in the "cloud," which you can access from any device with an internet connection.<p>Yet, a startup called Lima proposes you keep your physical hard drive - or actually go out …

'Martians Abroad' Is An Optimistic Glance Into Humanity's Future

Mars has been on a lot of minds lately. The success of Andy Weir's science fiction novel <i>The Martian</i> — and Ridley Scott's subsequent film — helped rekindle interest in the Red Planet. And now, <i>National Geographic</i>'s TV series <i>Mars</i> is going even further in giving us a plausible look at what a Martian …

Fortress at the End of Time is a brilliant throwback to classic science fiction

A multilayered and thoughtful short novel<p>When a soldier is stationed at the furthest human outpost in the galaxy, he’s confronted with an incredible challenge: staying alive in a meaningless existence, hoping to one day be promoted to a better location.<p>Joe M. McDermott’s new short novel <i>The Fortress</i> …

Top 10 2017 Science Fiction Novels I Want Now

2017 is here and, with it, new science fiction!<p>There are some great titles coming out this year. It is an exciting time for science fiction readers, …

Use This Tool to See if You Need an iPhone 6s Battery Replacement

And if you're eligible for a free one.<p>You might need a new iPhone battery. Apple said in November that a manufacturing error is responsible for some …

Mobile Technology

Seagate Duet Cloud-Syncing 1TB Portable External Hard Drive + 1-Year 1 TB Amazon Drive Plan (STFX1000400)

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Includes one free year of Amazon Drive service ($59.99 value)<p>Easily drag and drop files from your Mac or PC to …

How to Get Final Cut Pro X 10.3 for FREE [No Torrents Required]

Apple recently released the latest version of Final Cut Pro X 10.3, and it’s one of the biggest updates ever given to the software. In this article, …

How to Fake the Touch Bar on an Old Mac

Hey did you see those new MacBook Pros? One of their big new features is the Touch Bar, an OLED strip that morphs into pretty much whatever button or …

How to Save, View, and Share GIFs From an iPhone

New iPhones allow capturing live photos that come to life after you press firmly on the image. However, Saving, Viewing and Sharing GIFs from iPhone …

Top 5 Free DVD Ripper for Mac (macOS High Sierra) in 2017

Date August 15, 2016 Author Catherine Category Review<p>Involuntarily, you might have collected 1000+ DVDs on your cupboard. Have you ever though that …

It took 9 years to make this 25-minute sci-fi film. It was worth the wait.

Filmed on location in Japan, "Dust" culls a fragile beauty from a disease-ridden, post-apocalyptic world.<p>It's been 10 years since a trio of filmmakers conceived the idea for a visually rich science fiction parable filmed in Japan, but <i>Dust</i>, the short film they labored nearly a decade to make, proves …

Science Fiction