Vin Diesel recently declared 'Furious 7' to be the first movie in the successful franchise to win the Oscar for Best Picture. Here are five other Vin Diesel vehicles (get it?) that should have won the big Oscar.
Movies/TV Shows April 3, 2015
We're not sure if Capcom's new trailer for The Great Ace Attorney is an April Fool's prank or not, but it's delightful all the same. The game, set in London, seems to be about a Sherlock Holmes-like hound.
Video Games March 31, 2015
This year, Google Maps lets you play Pac-Man anywhere in the world. Choose an area and click the Pac-Man icon in the lower left corner to start.
Internet March 31, 2015
If you plunk down the ten grand for an Apple Watch Edition, you get to jump ahead of the Apple Store queue and go on a personalized “journey” with a dedicated Apple Watch expert as your guide.
Wearable Tech March 30, 2015
Amazon is ordering its warehouse workers to sign non-compete agreements in order to keep them from taking on similar jobs for up to 18 months should they leave. These contracts are usually meant to prevent white-collar workers from spilling company secrets.
Legal March 26, 2015
Remember how in Zack Snyder's 300 the action would speed up and then slow down and then speed up again and then slow down again? Now you can create a similar visual trick with Tempo, an iOS app that lets users timelapse or slow down different parts of their videos.
Apps/Software March 26, 2015
Furious 7 could lead to a ftuure where actors are purely CGI. The late Paul Walker was recreated using a combination of outtakes, CGI and his brothers as body doubles.
FUTURE TECH March 26, 2015
Facebook wants businesses to be your friends with the new Messenger Platform. Instead of emailing or making a phone call to an online store, you will be able to directly message them using Facebook Messenger.
Apps/Software March 25, 2015
The Avengers and Seven Samurai are two different films from two different eras from two wildly different directors. Akira Kurosawa is a legendary director, so it might be a little unfair to compare him to Joss Whedon, who gave us Buffy and Firefly. But that’s exactly what Tony Zhou’s "Akira Kurosawa - Composing Movement" video does anyway.
Movies/TV Shows March 25, 2015
Robots will replace 47 percent of all jobs by the year 2035 if we’re to believe University of Oxford associate professor Michael Osborne.
FUTURE TECH March 24, 2015
This luxury smartwatch concept design right out of 'Mission: Impossible' is designed to secure your sensitive personal information and files using the 'Bulgari Vault' app, 'a military-level virtual security vault.'
Wearable Tech March 23, 2015
A fully-functional 'Tron: Legacy' motorcycle is up for auction in Texas on May 2. The real-life light cycle was custom-built for car collectors The Andrews Collection in 2011 and 2012 by an outside firm before the Andrews’ own shop completed it.
FUTURE TECH March 23, 2015
Here are 9 Nintendo games you can bet we'll see on mobile devices as a result of last week's partnership between Nintendo and mobile game developer DeNA. Don't expect to play ports of classics like 'Super Mario World,' though; Nintendo pledged to make original games based on its established franchises.
Apps/Software March 23, 2015
Happy Birthday, Twitter! In its nine years of existence, Twitter has changed a lot in the way we interact with each other and the world.
Apps/Software March 21, 2015
Virtual reality bicycle riding is on the way thanks to Widerun, a Kickstarter projects that combines a standard mechanical bike trainer with Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR and game-like VR experiences.
Gadgets March 20, 2015
With the Apple Watch on the way and smartwatches on the rise, the old familiar fear is back: are these things that we can't live without actually hurting us?
Wearable Tech March 19, 2015
Gamers shouldn't hate Nintendo's foray into mobile gaming. The Mario maker's partnership with mobile game developer DeNA to create smartphone games is the first step toward a shared network of interconnected devices.
Video Games March 19, 2015
T-Mobile announced its Un-Carrier 9 intiative in New York City to make phone plans simpler for smaller businesses. CEO John Legere came onstage to detail a simpler pricing structure free of the negotiating business owners might face from AT&T and Verizon.
Business March 18, 2015
A $115,000 Apple Watch from Brikk, a company that specializes in a luxury products and accessories, is available as the Lux Watch Omni - an 18-karat pink gold, 24-karat yellow gold and a platinum version of Apple's pricey wearable.
Wearable Tech March 17, 2015
Gumroad, an online startup that helps filmmakers to sell and stream digital content, now allows creators to make their work available for rent. Sellers get to decide the price of the rental fee, and customers get 30 days to view the film.
Internet March 17, 2015