Avatar 's made a billion dollars in 17 days. Haters may take some vanishingly small measure of solace in the fact that ticket price inflation means that despite the incredible financial haul, it may have been seen by only half as many people as Titanic.
Corridor Crew's work fixing visual effects is always entertaining. Improved Luke is pretty fantastic. READ THE REST
Sinistar was an important part of my childhood. He hungers. Until today I did not know that there had been an Atari port of Sinistar in progress. Beware he lives. Run coward! The 2600 port looks like some of their worst work. READ THE REST
Actress, human rights activist, and Black American icon Cicely Tyson has died. She was 96. Miles Davis was Mr. Cicely Tyson. She died just two days after her memoir was released. READ THE REST
The advent of the smart home is happening behind an almost glacially slow encroachment. You get a smart bulb here, maybe a smart thermostat there, then your new TV comes with some smart features built right in. We all have visions of our fully integrated smart home of the future operating something like JARVIS from… READ THE REST
Remember the classic SNL skit, Wake Up and Smile? You know, the one where the teleprompter stops during a TV morning show? Within minutes, the absence of a script devolves Will Ferrell into Lord of the Flies-style insanity. It's hilariously silly…but it's actually an oh-so-subtle reminder that when technology breaks down, it doesn't take long… READ THE REST
We all know that having the protection of a virtual private network (VPN) to cloak your online activities is basically like adding oil to a car or wearing a warm jacket in the dead of winter. It's optional…but not really. If you don't take the precautions that come with cloaking your identity online, it's not… READ THE REST