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The Internet finally drives Moviefone’s call service out of business

Probably a service that anyone who grew up in the 1990's will remember fondly, AOL will be shutting down Moviefone's automated phone service that provided movie times before the end of March 2014.
Movies & TV

Oscar Effects: Before Alfonso Cuarón could make ‘Gravity,’ he had to overcome it

Alfonso Cuarón's ‘Gravity’ required more than a few special effects, it required an entirely new way to look at special effects. We spoke with the team that made the effects, and learned how they overcame the challenges of recreating…

Castlevania’s producer talks about morality and Dracula’s rebirth

Konami and MercurySteam are back with Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, the conclusion to the story of Gabriel Belmont. We spoke with the game’s producer Dave Cox.
Home Theater

Roku said to be considering an IPO in 2014

The company behind the successful set-top box is, according to anonymous sources close to the matter, considering a 2014 initial public offering in the U.S. The move is a certain possibility considering Roku's recent streak of success and…
Android Army

Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5: How much has Samsung improved the Galaxy S?

How much better is the newest addition to the Galaxy S family versus its predecessor? We take a look at the specs for the Galaxy S4 and new Galaxy S5 to find out if the latest Samsung smartphone is worth the upgrade.

‘Pony’ is a botnet that steals Bitcoins

"Pony" is the latest threat to hit the Web. Instead of stealing your data or compromising your social accounts somehow, it goes after your Bitcoins. Read on to learn more about "Pony" here.

iPhone 5S vs Galaxy S5: Which flagship phone impresses the most?

Samsung announced its Galaxy S5 smartphone today, and we couldn't help but compare the latest Samsung flagship phone to its Apple counterpart, the iPhone 5S. Which of these powerful smartphones looks best on the spec sheet?

Adobe Camera Raw 8.4 adds support for cameras that aren’t out yet, plus new features

Adobe has released an update to its Camera Raw Release Candidate that adds support for the freshest cameras, including Nikon's D4S, plus new features for Photoshop CC users. The company also announced it's ending support for older versions…

Nokia HERE Maps app released for Windows 8.1, Windows RT

Those of you looking to check out an alternative to Google Maps or the Maps app that ships with Windows 8 may want to give the Nokia HERE Maps app a shot. Read on to learn more here.
Home Theater

RealPlayer transforms into the flexible ‘RealPlayer Cloud’ in a global rollout

The rebranded service, dubbed "the Dropbox of videos," features RealNetworks' SurePlay technology that, upon a video's entry into the cloud, seamlessly auto-formats said video to fit the device type, size of screen, available bandwidth, and…