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Google ups its classroom cred with Cast for Education and Quizzes

Google has launched a slew of new tools for education and teachers, including quizzes in Google Forms, and Cast for Education, which allows students to cast their screens to their teacher's projector (with permission, of course)

How to create a simple lighting setup for product photography

Photographer Curtis Judd shares his tips on how to create a simple studio setup for capturing clean visuals for product photography. From learning the histogram to proper lighting, he covers it all.
Movies & TV

These ninja won’t be silent: Chan, Armisen among voice cast of ‘Lego Ninjago’ movie

Warner Bros. Pictures has found the voices of its teenage ninjas for the upcoming Lego Ninjago movie. The voice cast reportedly includes Jackie Chan, Fred Armisen, Dave Franco, and more.

Indiegogo campaign seeks to develop 1,200 rolls of film shot in the 1950s

The Rescued Film Project has come across a collection of 1,200 rolls of undeveloped film shot by an unknown photographer in the 1950s. Now it's looking for funding to develop them.

Google’s Project Bloks looks to build new way for kids to learn programming

Google has unveiled a new open hardware platform to help teach kids how to code. Project Bloks is for developers, designers and researchers to build devices that will bring a physical and tangible way for children to learn more about…
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This adorable robot with AI is going to be the hottest tech toy ever

If Disney’s Wall-E were to come to life and become your pet, it would be Cozmo, an extremely interactive robot who displays emotion and loves to play.
Virtual Reality

Here’s where you can try PlayStation VR for yourself

Sony's PlayStation VR headset doesn't come out until October, but you don't have to wait that long to try one out. Select Gamespot and Best Buy stores, as well as special events all over the country, will have demomstration units.

Apple employees celebrate LGBTQ Pride with rainbow Apple Watch bands

To commemorate Pride events, Apple broke from its generally monochromatic color scheme, giving employees Apple Watch bands bearing the many colors that have come to symbolize the LGBTQ community around the world.

One woman was so annoyed by the Windows 10 update, she sued — and won

Upgrading to a new version of Windows usually costs money, but one woman who felt forced into her Windows 10 upgrade has secured $10,000 from Microsoft after her computer was left practically unusable following the update.

‘Destiny’ dropping support for legacy consoles with release of ‘Rise of Iron’

Destiny creator Bungie announced its plans to abandon support for "legacy consoles" this week, warning players that all future updates and expansions will only be available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One starting in August.
Cool Tech

Showering just got easier with this new soap-repellant coating

To accomplish the task, Brown and Hushan looked to nature, and in particular to the lotus leaf, whose waxy coatings and surface roughness both help repel water and keep leaves clean and healthy.
Movies & TV

Studio may be eyeing ‘Star Trek Beyond’ director for live-action ‘Akira’ movie

Warner Bros. Pictures is reportedly hoping to get Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin to take over its long-delayed, live-action Akira movie, which is based on the popular manga and 1988 animated feature.