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20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

A 'new' version of iTunes brings back apps and ringtones

Still need a way to manage your applications and ringtones <i>in addition</i> to your music, movies and other media on your iPhone? Well, there's an app for that. Following iTunes' massive overhaul (version 12.7 if you're keeping track at home), the company has since released a version of the software that …

Storyboarding on the iPad Pro

I’m not sure if I’ll get an iPad Pro or not, but I still do use my iPad Air for storyboarding. I save my boards to Dropbox, and I edit and animate …

IPad Pro

Talented cartoonist turns iTunes Terms & Conditions into comic book art

We’ve all seen those horrendously long Terms and Conditions documents with every bit of Apple software we download, including the iTunes Terms and Conditions.<p>But what if you could see them in an illustrated version? We all might read them in that case.<p>These illustrated panels, each drawn in a …

Make putting your resume together a lot less painful with this app [Deals]

Possibly the worst part of the dreary task of job hunting is writing a resume. They’re about as fun to read as they are to write, so your’s has to be clear and eye-catching, something Resumonk Resume Creator makes easy. It’s a great way to cut a big part of the pain out of looking for a job, and …

Digital Marketing

Barmark: a game with no death or goals, only “personal perfection”

Games are fun and challenging, but we can’t deny they are also a bit stressful. Most times you will need to go through pulling some hair before you get your dose of satisfaction, but Barmark aims to do things differently. Barmark is one of those aesthetics-focused titles with a high priority in …

Google Play

Fast & Furious director Justin Lin on making 360-degree movies with Google

<b>Dieter Bohn: How did you think about imposing the narrative in Help! — or were you not thinking about narrativity? Because, obviously, in a 360 degree video, you don't get to tell us where to look.</b><p>Justin Lin: Right. When I was in film school I had this great professor, Jerzy Antczak, a Polish …

Fast & Furious

Jumpstart a new career in IT management and security with 4 essential exam trainings [Deals]

Thinking about a new career in IT management and security, but not sure where to start? We’ve made it easy. This bundle from iCollege packages together four essential certification courses that train you exactly on what you need to know. Get it for $59 at Cult of Mac Deals today—at 94% off, a deal …

Adventures of Poco Eco is a relaxing adventure game new to the Play Store

If you’re looking for a super relaxing puzzle/adventure game, we may have something for you. Adventures of Poco Eco, which has just made its way to the Google Play Store, aims to couple addictive gameplay with an interesting use of sound.<p>You play as a block-like geometric creature named Poco Eco …

Indie Gaming

12 Best Foods To Boost Brain Power

We all know that the food we eat can affect our bodies. But, what about the greater impact food can have on the brain? An article written in Psychology Today discusses the mind-gut connection in relation to the immune system and how food can either prevent or cause certain sickness. We are …

Wellness

Steve Jobs documentary by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney will debut at SXSW

The SXSW Film Festival lineup revealed today that Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney will show his latest film, <i>Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine,</i> for the first time next month in Austin, Texas.<p>Details on the documentary are scant, but the SXSW blurb describes Gibney’s creation as “an …

Cord-cutters can now get their TV news fix with Reuters TV

I don’t watch cable TV. I pay a little more each month to purchase stand-alone Internet from my provider. I watch Netflix, Amazon, stream via my PS4, Apple TV and on my iOS devices. I hate commercial TV with a passion.<p>In 2013, 6.5 percent of American households quit watching cable or satellite TV, …

Microsoft Outlook Preview for Android lands in the Google Play Store

We know that Microsoft is pushing forward with a vengeance to get Windows 10 and a new round of Office products into the hands of consumers. To that end, they have just released their new Outlook Preview app for your Android devices.<p>Microsoft Outlook Preview is free in the Google Play Store. They …

5 short films that will blow your mind during your daily subway ride

Okay, so we live in something of a great time for epic movie storytelling — where a combination of the home video market, multiplex theaters, and multi-part franchises mean that filmmakers are no longer pressured to squeeze giant stories into single 90-minute movies.<p>But while that’s all well and …

Comic Books

Social Network Tsu Is Hacking The App Store’s Pay-Per-Download Rules

A newer, much-debated social network called Tsu has launched a workaround to Apple’s longtime ban on “incentivized” app installs (aka pay-per-installs). Technically, users are being rewarded for creating content on Tsu and inviting others to join, but the money they earn for this activity comes …

Social Media

Skulpt Aim takes the pain out of measuring body fat

LAS VEGAS — If shedding some body fat is one of your New Year’s resolutions, you’re probably like me and looking for all the high-tech help you can get.<p>Activity trackers are great at logging exercise, but if you want to measure the actual progress your muscles are making, check out the Skulpt Aim — …

Sony’s new Walkman will cost you more than a MacBook Air

This new Android-powered ZX2 Walkman is for serious audiophiles only. Sony’s pushing the device as a high-resolution sound machine, and it’s set a …

DropTask Is A Visual To-Do Management App With Real-Time Collaboration

It can help to have a visual aid when trying to get something done, but what sort of style? Most to-do apps use lists, of course. DropTask is a …

How to fix Wi-Fi problems in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite

iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite users have been plagued by a host of Wi-Fi problems since Apple’s two latest operating systems were released. Apple has released updates for both, but to no avail: People keep suffering through Wi-Fi drops, seemingly at random.<p>What the heck’s going on? According to one …

Wi-Fi

The XKCD Guide to the Universe’s Most Bizarre Physics | WIRED

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Related Galleries<p><i>The Polity</i> Is Libertarian Space Opera Done Right<p>The New MacBook Pro<p>The <i>Ada Lace</i> Books Will Get …

Apple Watch UI comes to jailbroken iPhones

iPhone owners who can’t wait for the Apple Watch can now change their home screens to a fresh interface inspired by Apple’s wearable UI, thanks to a hack for jailbroken devices.<p>This new tweak replaces the existing iOS look and feel — which has remained conceptually unchanged since the debut of the …

Apple Watch

Hate OS X Yosemite’s look? Here’s how to give it a classic makeover

With its candy-like icons, gradients, and transparencies, OS X Yosemite is a major departure from the look and feel of the Macintosh operating system. But if you don’t like that look and feel, here’s a few things you can do to make OS X look less candy-like, hearkening it back to the design …

Tips for getting the most out of OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite packs a lot of new features inside a cleaner, flatter interface on the Mac. It’s a big upgrade, and there’s a lot to take in at first glance.<p>Whether you’re a Mac novice or a seasoned expert, there’s plenty to explore in the latest version of OS X. Wondering how to get started? Here …

Real life becomes a vector with Adobe’s Shape CC

Quick – grab your iPhone and take a picture of something nearby — the remote control on your coffee table, a pair of Warby Parkers, anything, really. Now take that photo and turn it into a fully editable vector graphic that can be used by a host of drawing and artistic programs across your iPhone, …

Graphics

Popcorn Time: Everything you need to know about the Netflix of Torrents

Popcorn Time’s popularity has taken off this year by bringing BitTorrent streaming into the mainstream with a lineup of apps that let users watch nearly any new blockbuster they want for free with just the tap of a finger.<p>We published a hack that brings the popular Netflix-alternative to iOS 8 …

Popcorn Time

Feast on weird facts with What If? and this week’s top iTunes picks

iTunes

Let’s talk audio – Wolfson Q&A

Chances are, your smartphone and tablet have become integral parts of your day to day media experience, and many of you have probably already thrown out your old MP3 player in favor of your smartphone. Year on year, we are demanding more and more from our smart devices, particularly when it comes …

Audiophile

Turn your Android into a monitor for your DSLR with a cheap accessory and an app

Instead of an expensive monitor use your Android phone or tablet<p>A little while ago we looked at using an Android phone with a DSLR and how the …

Android Phones