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10 new movies reveal roadmap for DC Comics’ cinematic universe

At a Time Warner investor meeting on Wednesday, Warner Bros. Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara laid out his company’s plans to plaster movie houses with big DC-themed movies over the next six years, starting with Zach Snyder’s Batman v Superman:…Read more ›

World’s first 24-karat gold iPhone 6 is ready for masters of the universe

While the rest of us waited to get an iPhone 6 over launch weekend, an elite few were anticipating an exclusive variant: a custom 24-karat gold version of Apple’s next-generation handset. The waiting list of exclusive customers includes music industry…Read more ›

The best idea in the frickin’ universe is now a reality: Trapper Keeper iPad cases

Back in January, a Seattle-based Etsy seller started mocking up iPad cases designed to look like Trapper Keepers, Mead’s line of brightly colored, wonderfully designed 80′s folders and binders for students. We promptly declared it

Hatch pocket pets can now play in the Pocket God universe

Chances are you’ve heard of Tamagotchi, the little handheld virtual pets that took over the world during the first decade of the 2000s, selling more than 76 million little egg-shaped devices as of 2010. Hatch is one of the many…Read more ›

Guardians of the Galaxy trailer gives a sneak peek at the losers who will save the universe

“So here we are,” says Chris Pratt’s Starlord in the new trailer from Marvel Studios, “a thief, two thugs, an assassin, and a maniac.” They may be an odd team, but they’re not going to stand by as evil wipes…Read more ›

Marvel Run Jump Smash! Reduces The Most Powerful Beings In The Universe To Powerups [Review]

It’s been, like, a whole day since I’ve reviewed an endless game, so it’s a good thing they come out so regularly. I don’t even know how to handle games that don’t constantly scroll anymore. Marvel Run Jump Smash! by…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Disney Drops Definite Details On Two New iPad Game Apps For ‘Infinity’ Universe

How do you *not* want this game?Disney’s upcoming open world sandbox game for gaming consoles, Disney Infinity, will bring all our favorite characters together from a host of Disney franchises, including The Incredibles, The Pirates of the Caribbean, Wreck It Ralph, and more. It’s an ambitious release, and will include Skylanders-style figures and collectibles into the mix. Yesterday, then, Disney revealed […]

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Can Apple Still Dent the Universe?

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Apple made a “dent in the universe” with its 1984 Super Bowl ad for the upcoming Macintosh.

At least that was Steve Jobs’ intention, according to the opening scene of The Pirates of Silicon Valley.

Whether all this universe denting was just Jobs’ reality distortion field or an actual change in human culture depends on your corporate loyalties, or lack thereof.

Any debate over the cultural impact of the Macintosh really  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs Would Have Loved Everything About Disney’s New Infinity Game Universe — Except One Thing

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LOS ANGELES — It felt like a wrap party for a big-budget Hollywood flick at Disney’s El Capitan Theatre, complete with fancy food and big names like Pixar chief John Lasseter in attendance. But Disney’s Infinity announcement on Tuesday was a massive project in which Pixar, the Disney-owned digital animation studio that once belonged to Steve Jobs, played only one of the major roles.

As it was revealed, Infinity is an  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs: The World Class Asshole Who Dented The Universe [Walter Isaacson Biography Review]

There have been a lot of complaints on Twitter that most of the best bits of Walter Isaacsons biography of Steve Jobs have already leaked. After reading sundry blog posts, news stories and tweets about Jobss life, is there anything left to read in the actual book? Yes, there is. Theres plenty. Although the arc of Steves story is generally well known, Isaacson has added a ton of new detail  [Read More…]