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First image of Henry Cavill as Superman in ‘Man of Steel’

Warner Bros. has released the first image of Henry Cavill as Superman in Man of Steel. We have to say, he looks a bit mean.

Movies & TV

Google’s war against patents

Google fired shots at Microsoft, Apple, Oracle and others for trying to buy "bogus patents" that can be used to hurt Android. But some say Google's arguments don't hold up.


Sharp Elite LED LCD TVs stretch to 60 and 70 inches

Sharp's new Elite LED LCD TVs aim at the high end with RGB+Y imaging, intelligent variable contrast, 3D, Internet connectivity, and massive size

Home Theater

Hands-on first impressions of the 2012 Chevy Sonic

Check out our hands-on look at the all-new 2012 Chevy Sonic, an American-built compact that targets a younger demographic with high gas mileage, a low price and plenty of customization.


Former Microsoft exec Steven VanRoekel becomes U.S. CIO

The White House is naming former Microsoft exec - and current FCC managing director - Steven VanRoekel as the new U.S. chief information officer.


New initiative encourages the Airbnbs of the industry to keep customers safe

In the wake of the Airbnb scandal, competitor site Roomorama and others will step up to make the industry safer as a whole.

Social Media

Skype 2.1 for Android brings video calls to more phones

The latest version of Skype for Android brings video calling to 17 new handsets - and many more users may be able to simply turn it on in the app settings.

Android Army

HTC unshackles its Android phones, explains how unlocking bootloaders will work

Via its official Facebook page, HTC tells users how they will be able to unlock the bootloaders on a couple of its most popular phones.

Android Army

Video: Can you pick out the Google Guru?

In 2000, Google co-founder Sergey Brin went on the TV game show "To Tell the Truth," and managed to successfully fool a celebrity panel into thinking he was not himself. Here's the video.


Germany says Facebook facial recognition violates EU privacy laws

German regulators have asked Facebook to stop running facial recognition on German users without their explicit consent...or face significant fines.


HBO Go is coming to game consoles and connected TVs

HBO's streaming content-on-demand service, HBO Go, will be coming to game consoles and Internet-connected TVs.


Vonage’s Time to Call app handles international calls via iTunes

Not on Vonage? Not a problem. Vonage's new Time to Call app lets iOS users make 15 minute international VoIP calls and pay for them through iTunes.


Samsung updates Galaxy Tab 10.1 with TouchWiz UI

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 owners will soon get an update that adds the TouchWiz interface to Samsung's tablet. We've got a full list of changes to the tablet operating system.

Android Army

This is the creepiest iPhone case, hands down

Only in Japan: An iPhone case with a life-sized human hand attached to it, for people who are lonely.