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How 'Star Wars' actor John Boyega got ripped in just 21 days

Recently, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" star John Boyega told British Vogue that his character Finn will be "much more physical" in the next "Star Wars" movie, "Episode VIII."<p>"I might be in the gym a bit more," the British actor said.<p>Turns out he wasn't joking.<p>After filming wrapped on "The Force …

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The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

Apps

How to get your Surface Pro 3 ready to sell in preparation for a Surface Pro 4

After a few tries, Microsoft hit the nail on the head with the Surface Pro 3. Today, the tablet that can replace your laptop is perhaps the best …

10 apps that should be core smartphone features

So I trawled the hundreds of apps I’ve installed, and compiled a “top 10” of the ones I feel wouldn’t look out-of-place integrated into a phone’s inner workings.<p>It’s worth noting here that these aren’t necessarily the best built or designed apps out there — it’s more about the core functionality. …

Apps

A beginner’s guide to understanding UX design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we write a lot about the user, the single visitor that arrives on your site or landing page and needs to be triggered and helped around. UX design helps …

UX Design

Scientists say all the world’s data can fit on a DNA hard drive the size of a teaspoon

Even though it’s looking increasingly likely that humanity will find a way to wipe itself off the face of the Earth, there’s a chance that our creative output may live on. Servers, hard drives, flash drives, and disks will degrade (as will our libraries of paper books, of course), but a group of …

Genetics

How Surface tablets are changing the way NFL coaches work

NFL sidelines are almost always entertaining to watch, but this year, it hasn’t been about the players and coaches — it's the new technology that has been catching viewers' eyes. If you've been watching NFL games at all this season, it's been hard to miss the bright blue Surface tablets, complete …

The 10 Best Movies You Didn't See in 2014

The simple fact is this: there are <i>so many movies</i> released every year. Even when it's your job to see movies, chances are that you miss a handful (myself included). But more, it can safely be assumed, have slipped by <i>you</i>. Which is a shame, because there were a ton of smaller movies that missed the …

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Windows Phone 8.1 reportedly closes ‘Fiddler loophole’ for installed OEM exclusive apps

This is one of those Windows Phone 8.1 changes that will only affect like 0.1% of you, though it’s still interesting if you’re into security and what …

Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter Works

en_US<p>article<p>Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter …

The Phoblographer's Visual Introduction to Overpowering the Sun's Light For New Strobists - The Phoblographer

In the strobist community, we often hear about overpowering the sun. While the sun can deliver quite an insane amount of light, you can actually work …

Sony Togari phablet could have some impressive stylus support

Did we actually get to see Sony’s rumored Togari phablet earlier today? The jury’s still out on the legitimacy of that find (not to mention there’s …

Should QNX just be called BlackBerry?

Until recently we've always known QNX as QNX, but it seems that now there may be a shift to kill the QNX name in favor of BlackBerry. Take for …

Xbox One could allow remote play over Skype, Siri-like voice conversations with Kinect

With the first phase of Microsoft's Xbox One reveal complete, the company now looks ahead to E3 where it plans to give gamers a more thorough look at the upcoming console. <i>Polygon</i> is today reporting that there are two major features of Xbox One that weren't shown off in Redmond this week: …

How Xbox One opens the door for the next Apple TV

The new TV-gadget landscape is just getting started. The Xbox One is just the beginning...and Apple is far from out of the game.<p>Imagine this.<p>It's 2014. Apple has gathered everyone together for a special event. As Tim Cook presents, he says, "Today we're introducing three revolutionary new products. …

Smart TV

Microsoft’s Cheap Shot At The iPad Actually Points Out Exactly Why Windows 8 Tabs Suck

Being behind in a market sucks, and it’s understandable to want to lash out at the top dog, as Microsoft has shown it’s willing to do with Google in search and email, and now with Apple in tablet computers. A brand new Windows 8 ad pits the iPad against Microsoft’s Windows 8 tablet, in an attempt …

Nokia's Lumia push to get 'much more aggressive'

The Finnish firm says partner Microsoft will also be pushing Windows Phone with more vigor, in ads that take the battle to Apple and Samsung.<p>Nokia has vowed to get more aggressive when it comes to promoting its Lumia phones, promising advertising that will take direct aim at the company's biggest …

Windows Phone

Apple, Samsung again take all of handset industry profits

The companies combined to capture 100 percent of the industry's profits, but that's actually slightly lower than where they had been in previous quarters.<p>Apple and Samsung can't be stopped in the handset market, according to new data from analysts at Cannacord Genuity.<p>The analysts on Monday …

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Yash Sharma

Hearst Gets Its Million Digital Subscribers

Last year, Hearst Magazines head David Carey said his company would have a million people subscribing to its tablet editions by the end of 2012.<p>That …

DGiT Daily - DGiT

‘New’ Tolkien novel The Fall of Gondolin to be released later this year<p>Derrek Leigh18 hours ago<p>The story is among the earliest written by …

Apple Unveils Top Apps of All Time

Apple is counting down to the 50 billionth downloaded app in its App Store.<p>In celebration of this milestone, the company, which launched the App …

Windows 8 Grabs 3.84% Market Share, Windows Down Overall

Moving into the second quarter of 2013, Windows 8 seems content to continue its slow but steady growth. All other Windows versions declined last month, however, and the newest flavor simply wasn’t enough to stop the negative.<p>The latest market share data from Net Applications shows that April 2013 …

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HTC One: The MacBook of Smartphones

Love the look and feel of your MacBook? Then you might want to make the HTC One your next smartphone. Slap an Apple logo onto the back of the HTC One …

Texting juror tossed in jail

A 26-year-old Oregon man is told that cell phone use is verboten on jury duty. Sadly, he is unable to comply.<p>It was the glow that gave him away.<p>Benjamin Kohler, 26, a jury member at a trial in Oregon, was sitting through testimony.<p>You might imagine that the testimony was interesting to a …

Text Messaging

This Amazing, Zoomable Universe-In-A-Browser Puts Everything In Perspective

And another one helps you see just how far it is to Mars.<p>From nanoparticles to galaxies, we can understand a lot about how our universe works--but it's hard to keep things in context. Can you really grasp how far you'd have to travel to reach Mars? Or wrap your head around the infinitesimally small …

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