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The Last Of Us screenwriter says movie’s plot will differ dramatically from game

The Last Of Us writer and creative director says his script for the movie based on the hit survival-horror adventure will differ dramatically from the game.
Movies & TV

The Strain weekly recap: The truth shall set all ‘Runaways’ free

Ephraim Goodweather wakes up to the reality of the vampire plague, as it swarms across Manhattan in the fifth episode of The Strain.

The Nokia 130 is a funky $25 MP3 player that’s also a mobile phone

The Nokia 130 has an MP3 player, an FM radio, a video player, and a MicroSD card slot inside, and it costs just $25. Oh, and it's also a mobile phone, so you can make calls and send messages too.

Acer’s Chromebook 13 laptop features Nvidia Tegra K1 processor, 13-hour battery

Acer just unveiled the Chromebook 13, the first Chrome OS laptop powered by an Nvidia Tegra K1 processor.

New Microsoft stabilization technology does stunning job of creating silky smooth videos

Some POV videos are so shaky that even the best stabilization software can't smooth out the footage – until now, that is. Engineers at Microsoft have recently developed a method to produce silky smooth videos, and hope to…

Amazon halts pre-orders of some Disney movies in apparent Hachette-like dispute

Amazon is restricting pre-orders of some Disney movies in an apparent effort to score a better pricing deal. The move comes as it employs a similar tactic against book publisher Hachette in an ongoing dispute over e-book pricing.

6 wearable gadgets that were ahead of their time (and not long for this world)

Wearable technology has existed for one form or another for decades. And it hasn’t always been a hit. Here are some of the bigger flops humans have endured in the continuing quest to combine man and machine.

E-book pricing spat: Hachette CEO calls on Amazon to end ‘punitive actions’

Hachette boss Michael Pietsch has put his side of the argument in the US publishing giant's ongoing spat with Amazon over e-book pricing, and calls on the e-commerce company to end "punitive actions" against its authors.

Microsoft scraps Skype for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft has announced it's scrapping Skype for Windows Phone 7. Although it says the software will become inoperable on WP7 devices "within the next few weeks," many users are already reporting that the app has stopped working.
Cool Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of August 10, 2014

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!