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Rufus Wainwright crafted an album so uncharted, it’s ineligible for a Grammy

Rufus Wainwright knows a mash-up of Shakespearian sonnets won’t pay the bills, and it won’t win a Grammy. But it hasn’t stopped the Canadian-American from throwing away all conventions for Take All My Loves.
Virtual Reality

NY Times to send out 300,000 Cardboard VR viewers in second giveaway

The New York Times is encouraging its readers to join it on its virtual reality adventure, offering 300,000 digital subscribers a free Google Cardboard VR viewer. Last year the news service gave away the viewer to a million of its print…

Google testing Trips app as a smart assistant for your vacations

Google's reportedly testing a new travel app aimed at pulling together its myriad of related services and data. Called Trips, the app can function offline and could be rolled out in time for the summer vacation period.
Movies & TV

The star of Star Wars is going to play a bunny rabbit next

Netflix and the BBC's Watership Down adaptation has attracted stars from big franchises like Star Wars, X-Men, and Iron Man. The four-part miniseries will be based on Richard Adams' classic novel.

Cortana is smarter than ever, but now she won't search without Bing and Edge

Cortana, the personal assistant built into Windows 10, is quickly growing into a versatile and intelligent tool, but the latest change may irk some users, as Cortana is now exclusively using Bing and Edge.
Movies & TV

The Tomb Raider reboot has found a new Angelina Jolie

After months of rumors, including talk of The Force Awakens' Daisy Ridley stepping into the role, Alicia Vikander has officially been cast as Lara Croft in the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot.

PSN made more revenue than all of Nintendo in most recent financial year

Sony's PlayStation Network outperformed all of Nintendo this past financial year, hauling in nearly $4.9 billion in revenue.
Movies & TV

Ron Howard and Brian Grazer on board for Nat Geo’s first scripted series, Genius

There's a first time for everything, including a National Geographic Channel scripted series. An anthology drama, Genius will be executive produced by Brian Grazer, with Ron Howard set to direct the premiere episode.

Give your iPhone 6 or 6S military-grade drop protection with this metal bumper case

Moshi's iGlaze Luxe iPhone 6 and 6S case combines an aluminum bumper with a clear acrylic back panel for added protection. We tried the case out to see just how well it protects the iPhone.

Ads begone! Here’s how the Google Play Store will save you from in-app ads

Wish you knew if an app had ads before downloading it? Well, now you can, thanks to these new labels that Google is using on the Google Play Store. The labels appear right next to the separate labels that tell you if an app has in-app…
Product Review

Weego Heavy Duty Jump Starter Battery+ Review

Portable power gives you the peace of mind to go further off the grid.
Cool Tech

SpaceX wins $83M Air Force satellite launch contract, ending Lockheed/Boeing monopoly

SpaceX won an $83 million GPS satellite launch contract from the US Air Force on Wednesday. The contract covers Falcon 9 construction and operations, and brings an end to the decade-old Lockheed and Boeing monopoly on all military space…