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Handy Smartphone Holders and Mounts for Your Car or Truck

Keep your phone within reach with these solid smartphone mounts.<p>Staying connected is more important than ever, and having your phone close at hand while on the road in a way that's safe for you and your fellow motorists is a big deal. These clever holders offer a number of different ways to keep …

Understanding Nioh: A guide (update)

Like Dark Souls, but faster and more confusing<p><i>Nioh</i> is a complex and rich and brutal and huge action role-playing game. An example: It took us more than eight hours just to unlock <i>Nioh</i>’s core mission selection screen. That’s intensity by design, and although <i>Nioh</i> doles out its inherent complexity bit …

"What’s Next?" Lin-Manuel Miranda Dropped an Epic West Wing Rap

It’s hardly a secret that politics and history are intriguing subjects to Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Pulitzer Prize-winning visionary behind <i>Hamilton</i>. So …

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Advertising Industry

Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah': The 10 essential covers

It may be easier to name artists who haven’t covered Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” than to list those who have. But finding those who’ve done it with …

Music

James Corden Grabs An All-Star Broadway Cast For A Special Tony Awards ‘Carpool Karaoke’

James Corden is getting a little mileage out of his hosting gig at Sunday’s Tony Awards, getting a few of Broadway’s biggest names to help him with a new Carpool Karaoke. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Audra McDonald, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Jane Krakowski all hop in Corden’s fan to sing a selection of …

Music

The Real-Life Hodor’s DJ Career Is Getting A Huge Boost After Last Week’s ‘Game Of Thrones’

Before he became famous for playing the beloved character Hodor on <i>Game of Thrones</i>, Kristian Nairn was a DJ playing progressive house and EDM music all over Northern Ireland. And while it looks like he plans to accept more roles in the world of acting, it’s clear his true passion is in playing …

TV Series

Six Of The Most Embarrassing Historical Artifacts Ever Discovered

When archaeologists uncover historical artifacts they're hopeful their find will be noteworthy and tied to a well known figure or civilization, or at …

You Won Childhood If You Had These ’80s Toys When You Were A Kid

Maybe you had a hundred GI Joe figures when you were a kid, but if you didn’t get your hands on the USS Flagg you probably still feel unfulfilled. Maybe you still remember the sense of dejection you had while comparing hauls with the kids in the cafeteria, because you knew you weren’t coming away …

Kids

Star Wars fan shreds all 31 parts of John Williams theme on guitar

When it comes to <i>Star Wars</i> music, the Mos Eisley Cantina band (aka Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes) aren’t the only ones with chops.<p>Giving the alien …

Star Wars

This Fan Made Homage To A More Mature ‘Ninja Turtles’ Is Likely Better Than Michael Bay’s Reboot

Despite being panned by critics and long-time fans of Eastman and Laird’s classic comic, Michael Bay’s <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</i> made nearly a half-billion dollars at the international box-office and already has a sequel in the works. <i>Someone</i> liked it.<p>You’ve heard it all before – <i>Teenage Mutant</i> …

Film Industry

22 Fun Facts About The Breakfast Club

Fun facts about a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess, and a criminal.<p><b>1.</b> The film’s gut-wrenching heart-to-heart, where all five kids spill …

The $70 Remix Mini is a great Android PC, but don’t get carried away

The Remix Mini was an inarguable Kickstarter success. The Jide team went looking for just $50,000 and ended up with more than $1.5 million.<p>The promise Jide made was a cheap Android device that would serve as “a full PC.”<p>Beneath the pebble-shaped matte plastic exterior is a 1.2GHz quad-core …

12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Ant-Man

Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s …

14 Excellent Pieces Of Advice Every Artist Should Remember

"Creativity takes courage." –Henri Matisse

Broadway Game-Changer Fun Home Inks Licensing Deal; Vocal Selections to Be Released

The Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home, based on the graphic memoir of lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel, could end up in a theatre near you. …

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Promo Posters with Kylo Ren and Stormtroopers

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How to fix this annoying Family Share bug in iOS 8

Family Sharing launched with iOS 8, permitting family members to share iTunes and App Store purchases without having to share the same account. Shortly after setting up my family, with me as the organizer, I started experiencing an issue when attempting to download apps. My wife fell victim to it …

App Store

5 Easy Tips for Visual Branding on Social Media

Over the past few years, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have introduced a series of design changes that have increased the ability to personalize the look of of account pages.<p>To help your brand from getting lost in the clutter, it’s important to stand out visually as …

Monoprice Dual Color 3D Printer Approaches Market Via Customers First

3D Printers continue to captivate both the consumer and business marketplace. Each week, it seems, there is a new printer launched, or a novel new approach is found to solve a medical challenge, for instance. The cost to enter 3D printing keeps dropping, too, and Monoprice, a well-known tech gear …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

Printic Lets You Quickly Build Photo Books From Your Smartphone

Printic, the smartphone application that lets you order Polaroid-like photo prints with your own custom captions, is now expanding its product lineup to also include photo books. The books are similar in style to those from competitor Mosaic (owned by Mixbook), with a black linen hardcover and …

How Atari box art turned 8-bit games into virtual wonderlands

The cover for <i>Adventure</i> on the Atari looks nothing like the title it’s promoting. The game itself is essentially made of a series of rectangles, with a few blocky enemies prowling around, while the main adventurer is simply a square. You’re forced to imagine the fantasy world you’re meant to be …

What to expect from the first generation of Ubuntu smartphones (hands-on)

The Ubuntu Touch smartphone OS has come a long way, but it still has further to plod before it's ready for market - all Canonical will tell us that it hopes to see an Ubuntu phone before the end of this year. Nevertheless, now that some phone manufacturers are on board with the project, we've been …

Learn to code through dungeon crawling

Looking at a bunch of code for the first time can be something of a daunting affair. All those strings and symbols can simply look like a mess to the …

LuckyPennie bundles your local music scene into an app

You may not be the cool kid who knows about all the latest music and live shows, but LuckyPennie can help you feel like you are.<p>LuckyPennie is an iPhone app that launched today. It provides music and concert recommendations from local tastemakers. The app includes an activity feed of new tracks and …

AMD Disrupts GPU Market Again With $399 Radeon R9 290

<i>If you thought the GPU wars couldn’t get any more intense, think again.</i><p>AMD recently released its disruptive new flagship GPU, the Radeon R9 290X, into enthusiast waters. The high-end graphics processor forced Nvidia’s hand, resulting in an aggressive $150 price drop for their GTX 780. With …