Science Fiction Movies

Thank heavens Samsung canceled this fugly foldable Samsung Galaxy phone

If you see a device packing two screens adjoining smartphone screens that calls itself a foldable smartphone — or ZTE Axon M — run for your life. …

Phones

Google's AI can predict when a patient will die

AI knows when you’re going to die. But unlike in sci-fi movies, that information could end up saving lives.<p>A new paper published in <i>Nature</i> suggests …

Cognitive Computing

Hey Space Force, We Found Your Uniform!

President Trump's Space Force went from tossed-off idea to hard and fast United States policy this morning and everyone at the Pentagon is scrambling …

U.S. Military

We are a big step closer to sci-fi like floating video hologram displays

There are two attributes that, for most people, are at the core of the holographic dream: floating 3D scenes that groups of people can interact with …

Augmented Reality

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ fires showrunners, allegedly for verbal abuse

<i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> showrunners Aaron Harberts and Gretchen Berg are exiting the show halfway through season 2, allegedly for verbally abusing the …

Star Trek

Mount this head-up display to your helmet to project any phone app

When you’re out on two wheels, the last thing you need is distraction. Your bike is smaller and harder to see than a car and you’re not surrounded by …

Augmented Reality

Every ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Episode Will Feel Like a Movie

Producer Alex Kurtzman explains what he learned from the J.J. Abrams films.<p>Since the days of the 1978 <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> borrowing aesthetics from</i> …

Science Fiction

Chris Pine Is Definitely Coming Back for 'Wonder Woman 2'

It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p><i>Let's face it: As much as we love Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pine, and Chris Evans, it can be hard to tell the Hollywood actors apart. Besides having the same first name, they all star in our favorite superhero and sci-fi movies; their fitness games are</i> …

Leslie Knope

AI will outnumber humans by 2021

Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. Today we’re looking into the rapid growth of artificial intelligence (AI). …

Artificial Intelligence

Custom Vison AI on Azure IoT Edge | Internet of Things Show

Running artificial intelligence directly on IoT devices seems like something straight out of sci-fi movies, right? It's now something you can do …

Artificial Intelligence

Irish Premier Channels Terminator Movies to Reassure on Brexit

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is turning to the Terminator movies to reassure entrepreneurs that his country can overcome the looming challenges …

Brexit

Telltale Is Working on Stranger Things Game With Netflix

It appears Netflix is partnering with Telltale Games for an interactive game based off of Stranger Things.<p>Though TechRadar initially indicated that …

Choose Your Own Adventure

The future of filmmaking is in AI

A 48-hour film festival is difficult work, what with having to crank out a whole film in the span of days. But Oscar Sharp and his collaborator …

Film Festivals

China to go full dystopia with mandatory vehicle RFID chips in 2019

Even without its thick blanket of Blade Runner-like smog, China would totally qualify as a real-life modern dystopia, thanks to a heavily regulated national internet and a profoundly authoritarian government. Well, guess what -- that government will be getting even more tools to track and monitor …

Autos

Could a video game help us solve climate change?

There’s a game for just about everything, from plumbers playing golf to LEGOs recreating sci-fi movies. But when it comes to climate change — …

University of Washington

Britain is Testing Flying Robots That Can Pave Potholes in Under 1 Minute

The Leeds City Council is working with engineers and scientists and planning for the future. By 2050, we will have what they call “self-repairing …

Drones

Giant lubber grasshoppers are a huge pain in the grass

Are giant lubber grasshoppers bugging you? You’re not alone.<p>Columnist Scott Maxwell, my newsroom colleague, is known for sparking some heated …

University of Florida

Trump-Kim summit: People will think this to be a science fiction film scene, says Kim

Even though North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is being projected as a ruthless dictator, that he is a man with a sense of humour became evident during …

Donald Trump

The Week In Sci-Fi Industry Review: The Disney-Fox Merger, 'Jurassic World,' 'Godzilla' And More

Many of our most popular films and television shows these days are science fiction. As reported by Box Office Mojo, many of the top-grossing blockbusters are sci-fi films or sci-fi inspired.<p>The top-grossing film of all-time is <i>Avatar</i> at nearly $2.8 billion, while the fifth-highest gross belongs to</i> …

Jurassic World

MST3K and RiffTrax star Kevin Murphy on what makes the perfect bad movie

Back during the first run of <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i>, the beloved TV series that featured a bunch of puppets and a fictional janitor from …

Entertainment

Geoff Johns steps aside as DC Entertainment boss

Prolific writer/producer Geoff Johns is stepping down as DC Entertainment’s chief creative officer. He will be replaced by DC Comics publisher Jim …

DC Comics

Joe Manganiello got cast as Deathstroke thanks to Instagram fanart

Joe Manganiello landed his role in <i>Justice League</i> due to fanart, according to a recent comment he made at Oz Comic-Con.<p>He played the mercenary …

Justice League

‘Detroit: Become Human’ promises to let players keep a robot slave if they want

<i>This post includes a spoiler for the end of</i> Detroit: Become Human.<p>Today in “you played yourself,” an anti-slavery video game will make sure that fans …

Gear & Gadgets

Honor The Geometric Genius of Star Trek's Borg Cube

Welcome back to SYFY WIRE's Flight Deck, where we purposely park a classic spaceship from the hallowed halls of geekdom and examine its merits and …

Science Fiction

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Fashion in Film

How to take care of your robot vacuum

Though your robot vacuum may not be as sophisticated as the droids in sci-fi movies, they still need regular maintenance. Without it, your vacuum might end up just pushing dirt around, instead of picking it up.<p>Your main focus when taking care of your Roomba, Shark, Botvac or other automated vacuum …

Home Appliances

WATCH: The 13 best friendships in sci-fi and fantasy

Where would sci-fi and fantasy stories be without friendship? While the hero of each story has their own burden to bear, sometimes a good friend is …

Science Fiction

Chris Pratt is hopelessly obnoxious in ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

<i>Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</i> wants to be a thought-provoking blockbuster about wildlife conservation, but it’s really, <i>really</i> not. It’s hard to …

Movies

Oh Hey Chris Pine, Is That You Hanging Out Near the 'Wonder Woman 2' Set?

It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p><i>Let's face it: As much as we love Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pine, and Chris Evans, it can be hard to tell the Hollywood actors apart. Besides having the same first name, they all star in our favorite superhero and sci-fi movies; their fitness games are</i> …

Star Trek

DC is relaunching Vertigo Comics with 7 new titles

Vertigo Comics had its heyday in the 1990s; an adult-rated, offbeat offshoot of DC. It’s known for publishing now-iconic works like <i>V for Vendetta</i>,</i> …

Graphic Novels