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The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

How free games are designed to make money

Thirty of the best gadgets under £30

From innovative media streamers and VR headsets to super-compact memory storage devices and chargers, we select the best bargain gadgetry<p><b>Sennheiser HD 201</b> <b>(£16.99)</b><br>Arrestingly reasonable offering from the stately German brand, and they ain’t too hard on the ears either.

Gear & Gadgets

Nokia eye re-entering mobile market with two high-end Android handsets

The handsets which run Android 7.0 Nougat are said to be in prototype stage.<p>Nokia is reportedly planning for a comeback to the smartphone market with …

Comic-Con 2016: Joss Whedon Would Direct a Black Widow Movie if Marvel Asked

Why the Avengers director would want to do a Scarlett Johansson-led superhero thriller.<p>During an interview with IGN, Joss Whedon said he would be …

SDCC: Wonder Woman! King Kong! And All The Other Trailers You Might Have Missed!

Every year, those lucky enough to be in San Diego to attend Comic Con spend their time fighting for a coveted seat inside the cavernous Hall H so …

Jurassic World

Is the future of VR NVIDIA, Sony and Apple?

Ondrej Homola Contributor<p>Ondrej Homola is co-founder and CEO of Lifeliqe, a platform company for the creation, sharing and deployment of interactive 3D objects into mobile, VR, AR and 3D printable media.<p>Virtual reality is all the buzz nowadays. And why wouldn’t it be when analysts like Goldman …

95 Business Books for People Who Dream Big

After some requests for “further reading” on a variety of management concepts, my coworker Rebecca Corliss put together some internal …

Self-improvement

The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far – Page 4

From silkpunk to Big Data dystopia, the year's best SF/F (so far).<p><b>The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, Ken Liu (March 8, Saga Press)</b><p>Among the four …

This simple trick can free up a ton of storage on your iPhone

Some popular ways include using Google Photo's free, unlimited cloud storage for photos and streaming music.<p>We've even seen a strange, roundabout way where you have to "pretend" that you're about to rent a movie, even when you don't have enough space for it.<p>The method I'm talking about here is to …

Mobile Technology

BitTorrent announces new BitTorrent Now app for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

BitTorrent today has announced that it is bringing a new app to the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV that allows users to stream a variety of videos and music, mostly from independent and generally unknown artists and filmmakers. The app doesn’t let you access the insurmountable amount of illegal content …

The 9 coolest technologies that startups are pitching to NASA right now

The Starburst Accelerator Global Summit, happening Thursday, gives 10 inventors a chance to pitch their ideas in front of agencies like NASA, venture capitalists, and aerospace companies, including Boeing and Lockheed Martin.<p>And, even more excitingly, it offers us a first glimpse at the best ideas …

Startups

Xiaomi’s newest gadget is a foldable electric bicycle that costs $450

Is there anything that China’s Xiaomi doesn’t sell? The company best-known for its affordable but high-quality smartphones recently announced its first drone, right after launching a smart rice cooker, and now it has unveiled an electric bicycle.<p>The Mi QiCYCLE Electric Folding Bike is — as you can …

How To Brainstorm Like A Googler

This is the deceptively simple, three-step process Google uses to come up with its most innovative ideas.<p>Here at Google, we don’t have a secret formula for innovation. But that doesn’t mean Googlers’ best ideas are ineffable mysteries. On the contrary, we’ve found they can be systematically coaxed …

Review: ExoLens’ Zeiss iPhone lenses turns your phone into a full-fledged camera

Anyone even remotely interested in cameras knows that Zeiss lenses are the gold standard. But the 170-year-old company’s lenses can cost thousands of dollars each, making them pretty inaccessible for amateur photographers.<p>But that is now changing, as the company has teamed up with the ExoLens brand …

Watch the Painstaking Art of Making Movie Sound Effects

I’m not sure what I love most about foley artists: is it their wildly creative ways to recreate sound? The totally locked-in concentration they have …

iPhone full? Photo Space app shrinks 7 GB of photos down to 1 GB

A new app could just be the answer to the most dreaded error message for iPhone photographers: There is not enough available storage to take a photo. …

OnePlus 3 official: Snapdragon 820, 6GB of RAM, $399 with no invite necessary

Following a tidal wave of leaks over the past few weeks, the OnePlus 3 smartphone is now officially announced and available. The new phone, which can be purchased direct from OnePlus starting today, has a laundry list of high-end specifications combined with a price that undercuts other comparable …

Earth - There are microbes that eat and poo nothing but electricity

Some microbes have developed the ultimate stripped-down diet. They do not bother with food or oxygen. All they need to survive is pure electrical energy.<p>They often live in muddy seabeds or along the banks of rivers. Finding them is easy: biologists can coax them out of hiding by sticking an …

The Best Cell Phone Plans of 2016

Data-hungry users, we've found the carrier for …

10 Cool Tools To Build Apps Without Code

Building an app doesn't always require skill in software development. All it takes is one of these tools and you too can create effective …

Apps

Newb No More: ‘Star Trek’

I’ve always been fond of <i>Star Trek</i>, but after so many decades of television series, movies, books, games, comics, and cartoons, it has been kind of …

Star Trek

Review: Yolk's Solar Paper lets you plug into the sun

When we covered theSolar Paper Kickstarter campaign last year, the team shot for the moon but ended up reaching the sun. At the close of funding, the …

Yes, you can build your own smartphone

Forget the iPhone or the latest Samsung Galaxy handset, and build your very own custom smartphone, complete with touchscreen and built-in camera.<p>A …

Universal cancer vaccine on horizon after genetic breakthrough

A universal cancer vaccine is on the horizon after scientists discovered how to rewire immune cells to fight any type of disease.<p>The potential new therapy involves injecting tiny particles of genetic code into the body which travel to the immune cells and teach them to recognise specific …

Cancer

Elon Musk thinks the best government for Mars is a direct democracy

He doesn't think that democracy back on Earth is having its finest moment<p>Elon Musk has been pretty focused on setting up a colony on Mars, so naturally he has a few ideas as to the type of government the Red Planet should have. Speaking at ReCode's Code Conference on Wednesday night, the SpaceX CEO …

“Shark Tank” is a great deal for entrepreneurs, and other myths about the hit show

America is obsessed with entrepreneurship. HBO’s hit <i>Silicon Valley</i> has spread words like “pivot” and “growth hacking” through the American lexicon. Mattel offers a pink “entrepreneurial Barbie,” complete with iPhone and high heels. And for 7 million Americans, the height of this cultural narrative …