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Insecure about your height? This app makes you taller (in photos)

Ever wish you had a few extra inches on you? Spring is a cheeky app for iOS and Android devices that stretches your body to make you appear taller – albeit only in photos.
DT Daily

DT Daily: App schedules your habits, Tesla battery factory deal, Interstellar preview code 2:34

On the show today: a new scheduling app learns your routine, Tesla hooks up with Panasonic, and some cool peeks at the upcoming movie Interstellar. If only there was a scheduling app that worked better than writing reminders on…

The NSA can’t hear you now: How to easily encrypt calls on your iPhone

For years, iPhone users haven't had a free and easy-to-use app that can encrypt calls -- but now, at long last, Signal is here to change all that

Modbook Pro X turns a Retina MacBook Pro into a tablet paired with a stylus

The Modbook Pro X takes MacBook modding to the next level, tablet-izing what's arguably the most recognizable name in the laptop world.
Movies & TV

Alex Kurtzman to direct new film based on The Mummy

The veteran writer/producer is in talks to direct The Mummy, which will be the first film in Universal Pictures' cinematic universe of classic monsters.

Final Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC, Nemesis, revives Modern Warfare’s Shipment map

Activision Blizzard has posted a video teasing the fourth and final DLC pack for 2013's Call of Duty: Ghosts, called Nemesis.
Home Theater

Hulu’s free TV episodes are finally on Android tablets and phones

The over-the-top digital video service announced today at its Hulu Upfront advertising event that it will begin offering free mobile access to ad-supported full TV episodes this summer - even for users without a Hulu Plus subscription.

Rayman creator founds new studio, but will continue working with Ubisoft

Michel Ancel, the designer behind the Rayman and Beyond Good & Evil, has founded a new studio called Wild Sheep, but will also continue on developing titles for Ubisoft Montpellier.
Home Theater

Comcast service call goes south as customer allegedly pulls a gun

Gloria Baca-Lucero became so upset with unanticipated Comcast service fees that she reportedly pulled a gun on a worker during a routine service call. The woman was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, booked into…

Hands-on with Shazam for Mac: It knows what music you’re listening to, for the most part

Shazam, the app that tells you the name of that song whose name you just can't put your finger on, has arrived on Mac OS X. So, we gave it a spin. Here's what we think.