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Seek app helps you identify plants and animals with your phone

If you’ve ever wondered what kinds of plants and animals you’re seeing on hikes or around your neighborhood, a new app could be the answer. The Seek …

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Entertainment Industry

Steven Spielberg Reveals 'Indiana Jones 5' Production Start Date

It’s really happening<p>Steven Spielberg has teased the production start date for “Indiana Jones 5,” saying that he will start filming the next …

Guardians Of The Galaxy’s Michael Rooker Breaks Convention

Michael Rooker proved to be a truly unconventional convention guest and, for those present, he delivered on every level.

Comics

A treasure trove of handheld video games from the '80s added to the Internet Archive

Tiger Electronics. Coleco. Konami. Bandai.<p>These are all familiar publishers for gamers from the '80s. Back in the days when Nintendo's biggest …

Remembering the Legacy of Nintendo’s R.O.B. the Robot

Do you remember R.O.B. the Robot? The signature accessory for the Nintendo Entertainment System didn’t leave a big library of games in its wake. Only …

Apple releases iOS 11.3 beta 6 for iPhone and iPad (U: Public beta too)

That new iOS 11.3 beta from Monday? It’s already out of date. In a special Friday release, Apple has seeded iOS 11.3 beta 6 to registered developers to test on iPhone and iPad. We’ll dig in to the new version and detail any changes below. (Update: iOS 11.3 beta 6 is also now available for public …

HBO's 'Watchmen' TV Series Will Film in Vancouver

HBO • DC<p>HBO • DC<p>It should begin shooting this spring. 🙌<p>Ines' world Mar 16<p>These characters all set the bar in terms of representation.<p>Happy Birthday …

How Toys R Us Helped Define Our Childhood

For decades, the house that Geoffrey built acted as a shrine to the things we love.<p>The Toys R Us chain recently announced some unsurprising news: It …

The Tiniest Lil' Nintendo Switch Game Cases

Reader Mahir, who last year designed a bunch of full-size Switch cases for downloadable titles, has come back in 2018 with something different. And …

Happy 30th Birthday, Nintendo Entertainment System

On October 18, 1985 Nintendo of America took a huge gamble, releasing a console into a North American market that seemed to have washed its hands of …

Google gives its Play Store a new look

Google's app store is getting a makeover.<p>The company began to roll out a redesigned version of its Play Store Thursday. The update adds a redesigned …

Xbox One Controller's Wireless PC Adapter Coming This Month

The adapter that allows Xbox One controllers to be used wirelessly with PCs and tablets is coming later this month, Microsoft has confirmed.<p>A listing for the dongle, officially known as the Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows, references a release date of October 20 on the official Xbox website. …

Windows 10

An Ex-Microsoft Engineer's Advice to Programmers: Learn How to Write

Finding success in any field is rarely confined to a singular skill, even one like programming. That’s why Mike Borozdin, the now senior director of …

Dark Theme won’t return in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

In one of our first “Diving into M” posts we took a look at the new dark theme that had made its way into developer options for those using the Android M developer preview. Unfortunately the theme was removed for the second build, and didn’t reappear in the third and final developer build either. …

Microsoft shares Apple event stage in tech world twist

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Loyal Apple fans likely shuddered on Wednesday (Sept 9) as longtime nemesis Microsoft was welcomed at a high-profile media …

Pokémon Go for iOS and Android brings Pokémon into the real world

From the developer behind Google Ingress<p>The Pokémon Company has announced a new mobile game called <i>Pokémon Go</i>, produced in collaboration with Nintendo and Niantic, the former Google subsidiary behind the Ingress augmented reality game. <i>Pokémon Go</i> looks to follow in the footsteps of Ingress, letting …

Nintendo's Forgotten Console

How the company tried to make downloadable content work in 1995—and how preservationists today are racing against time to retrieve a chunk of gaming history.<p>If I were to bring up "a Nintendo console lost to time," what would your first thought be?<p>Perhaps you'd think of the infamous Virtual Boy, one …

Nintendo confirms Pikmin 4 is in development and nearly finished

<i>Pikmin</i> has been one of the more recent IPs Nintendo has created, and one it can call upon to help boost sales of any given hardware platform. The …

Retrogaming

Drunk man attacks adorable robot that was just trying to help

The second human on cute humanoid robot attack in two months has resulted in internal damage to a Pepper-brand automaton that worked in a store in …

New Wii U Hardware Bundle Comes With Mario Kart 8 and All DLC

Nintendo has announced a new Wii U bundle.<p>The $300 system comes with a pre-installed copy of Nintendo's acclaimed racing game, Mario Kart 8, as well as download codes for the title's two downloadable content packs. These paid expansions, released in November 2014 and April 2015 respectively, added …

Mario Kart

Minecraft: Story Mode Release Date Listed

Dig deep.<p>A listing on Amazon.com may have revealed that Minecraft: Story Mode is releasing on October 27, 2015.<p>"You will drive the story through the …

Microsoft's discontinued Media Center suite can now unofficially be installed on Windows 10

Windows Media Center was an entertainment system software that originally arrived on Windows XP. After XP, the media suite was subsequently included …

Force Friday Around the World

Microsoft quietly releases Skype Messaging beta for Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft this weekend quietly released a new app called Skype Messaging for Windows 10 Mobile. We say “quietly” because the company didn’t make an announcement — it merely added a new listing on the Windows Store.<p>In July, Microsoft retired its modern Windows app, pushing Windows users to use the …

Windows 10

Android Pay is listed as ‘Coming Soon’ in Google Wallet application

The debut of Android Pay is just off the horizon. With Google all set to unveil its new Nexus devices on September 29, Android Pay should be just …

Fist-bumping a button is the best way to cross the street

Tired of having to tap (or, let's be honest, mash) a boring old button to cross the street? Los Angeles artist Alfredo Adán certainly is. He recently created Walkbump, a project that covers crosswalk buttons with casts of a fist -- as you'd guess by the name, you have to fist-bump the button to …