Stacy Allen Hildebrand

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People Are Getting New iPhone 6s Batteries From Apple

If your 6s is randomly dying, read on.<p>Apple made a mistake in manufacturing the iPhone 6s, and now it’s set up a battery replacement program to help …

Boeing delays the first crewed flights of its Starliner spacecraft — again

Operational flights won’t occur until December 2018<p>For the second time, Boeing has delayed the first crewed flight of its CST-100 Starliner spacecraft — the vehicle the company is building to transport NASA astronauts to and from the ISS, <i>Aviation Week</i> reports. Originally, the aim was for Starliner …

Samsung sends Galaxy Note 7 owners fireproof boxes and special gloves to return phones with

Samsung has sent owners of the now-obsolete Galaxy Note 7 an elaborate collection of fireproof boxes and special gloves to allow them to return the potentially hazardous phone safely.<p>The return package, issued to customers who need to return their Note 7 phones to Samsung, includes a box lined with …

Galaxy Note

‘Suicide Squad’ May Feature An Unlikely Meeting Of The Minds Between Batman And A Supervillan

It’s no secret Batman at the very least is responsible for saving Harley’s life and sticking her in Belle Reve in <i>Suicide Squad</i>. But most of the team is tied to Batman somehow, usually as somebody he regularly beats up. So how much will Batman be in the movie?<p>According to rumor, the Harley Quinn …

New free app gives us the Android notification experience we’ve been waiting for

If you use an Android device and you aren’t happy with the phone’s default notification system, you can either wait for Android N to further improve …

There May Be Hope For A Gay 'Star Wars' Romance After All

Actor John Boyega and director Rian Johnson don't seem opposed to the idea.<p>John Boyega has reignited fans' hopes for a gay romance in the "Star Wars" franchise.<p>The 23-year-old actor nabbed the "EE Rising Star" award at the 2016 BAFTA Film Awards on Feb. 14, joining the likes of James McAvoy and Tom …

Movies

BLU Pure XL officially announced - QHD display, 24MP camera and a fingerprint scanner for $350

BLU, the manufacturer behind last year’s popular Life Pure XL smartphone, has released a new device today that boasts some impressive specs and a cheap price point. The BLU Pure XL is the latest to come from the Florida-based company, and is one of the more powerful devices it has ever produced.<p>The …

Mobile Technology

How to find out your MacBook battery cycle count

The life expectancy of a notebook battery is mostly based on the battery cycle count. Once that battery cycle count has reached the limit set by the …

MacBook Air

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Marvel Future Fight bashes its way into the Google Play Store

Marvel has released a new superhero-packed game into the Google Play Store just in time for the new Avengers: Age of Ultron movie to hit U.S. theaters. The new free-to-play action RPG has actually been out for some time in select markets, but it’s just now making its way to the Play Store for …

Google Play

Here's how silly taking a call on Apple Watch might be

Technically Incorrect: A parody video shows just one of the dilemmas that people might soon be suffering when they have a watch and a phone that take calls.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Technology is there to solve your problems. The …

Apple Watch

Thom Andersen: ‘I became a little monster’

Thom Andersen is an unusual film-maker. Not only does he believe in nostalgia – a bogey word to many artists who see it as conservative or reactionary – he likes to talk about the value of “militant nostalgia”.<p>“Its original meaning was ‘a longing for home’,” he explains. “But it’s also about values …

Literature

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Art

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ISPs

Good Hollywood

'Sound of Music' in 8-bit should be one of your new favorite things

The hills are alive with the sound of 8-bit music.<p>Fifty years ago, Sister Maria broke free from the abbey to make clothing out of curtains and bring …

Guitar

College kids can't take a joke

Chris Rock has stopped performing on college campuses, he said in a recent interview, because college audiences are getting "way too conservative."<p>"Not like they're voting Republican," he said in the interview with Frank Rich published in Vulture, "but in their social views and their willingness …

Samsung dual edge display design patent surfaces, along with a mysterious pop-up panel

It’s becoming less of a possibility and more of a reality that Samsung has plans to bring the world a dual-edge offering.<p>For the past few weeks, everyone has been fixated on Samsung’s new noteworthy nuance: the Edge Display. More specifically, the tech community has been hyped up about the rumors …

Phones

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

10 best email apps for Android

Email is one of the oldest and most important forms of online communication. It’s a service many of us use every single day. There are tons of email services and email apps that accompany them. Some may only have a single account on something like Gmail, Outlook, or Yahoo. Their individual apps …

Apps

The 88 movies we're most excited about in 2015

Think 2014 was a good year for film? Think again. This year is shaping up to be one of the classics. Here’s what’s on our radar. (Why 88? Here’s why)<p>• What to watch this spring in the UK • Nine key Aussie releases • Week in geek on the year ahead in superhero movies • Are previews redundant?<p>Here, …

Mad Max

Huawei's Honor 6 Plus comes with dual rear 8MP cameras

Thanks to their relatively small lenses and sensors, lowlight photography can be difficult on smartphones, but Huawei thinks they have a solution …

App Swap, An App Drawer Replacement, Adds Handy Quick Swipe Launch Zones For Lightning-Fast App Access

One of the things I love about Android is the way it allows fantastic customization of its user interface, even without root or other major …

HTC Desire Eye Review!

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the movies you …

Watch a Modern Take on 'Empire Strikes Back' Trailer

When Darth Vader tells Luke "I am your father" in "The Empire Strikes Back," it is a chilling, gut-wrenching moment that most "Star Wars" viewers never saw coming.<p>Imagine if you did see it coming, though? Movie trailers these days give away almost the entire plot (including a lot of spoilers). So, …

Google Messenger is now in the Play Store

Tired of the wonky SMS capabilities of Hangouts? Google seems to be tired as well, as it’s trying a new approach: a standalone texting app.<p>Google Messenger debuted with the Nexus 9 and the Nexus 6, replacing Hangouts in the lineup of apps shown by default on the homescreen. We gave you an early …

Apps

Settling a score: movie soundtracks that should be removed

Despite it being that rarest of films, a critical and commercial success, with seven Oscars and three-quarters of a billion dollars in worldwide theatrical grosses to its name, a tiny band of naysayers have got it in for Gravity.<p>Last year, for example, Neil deGrasse Tyson took great delight in …