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Unshakeable by Tony Robbins - Tony Robbins

Unshakeable by Tony Robbins Tony Robbins Genre: Investing Release Date: February 20, 2017 In a world of immense uncertainty,......
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Modders are turning the NES Classic Edition into an all-purpose retro gaming machine

If you were lucky enough to get your hands on a NES Classic Edition this last holiday season, you were probably impressed (as I was) with the quality of the emulation — so much so you wished it had a few more games, or maybe even that there was an SNES version. Well, your dream is coming true — kind of, anyway. Since hackers found a way to rewrite the memory in the diminutive console about a month ago, an adventurous set of retro gaming fan......
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Apple updates Logic Pro X with minor improvements, fixes for erratic region behavior

  By Roger Fingas Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 12:26 pm PT (03:26 pm ET) Apple on Tuesday released a new version of its digital audio workstation, Logic Pro X, making some minor feature additions while simultaneously solving two glitches with regions.The 10.3.1 update copes with regions behaving "unexpectedly" when moving them, as well as being deleted from inactive Track Alternatives —branching arrangements users ca......
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Homeland Security staff locked out of their own networks

We've reached out to the Department for more details on the nature and scale of the problem.The big question is whether or not this is just everyday IT trouble or a security issue. It's entirely possible that is 'just' a glitch, but the government is understandably on edge after a string of hacks targeting federal organizations. The last thing it needs is a Homeland Security breach that compromises potentially very sensitive data. ......
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Final Fantasy XIV Introduces Samurai For Stormblood

At a FF XIV fan event in Germany, the MMORPG's producer/director Naoki Yoshida announced some new details about the June expansion, including the Samurai job and a new city – Kugane. Here are a few of the tidbits revealed at the event: Samurai Job – Their katana can perform special attacks, and the job features three Sen forces: snow, moon, and flower. Kugane – A port city in Hingashi with a strict no-violence policy. Also includes the Shir......
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Blizzard ends support for Windows XP and Vista

Jeff Christensen / ContributorChristensen/WireImage reader comments 16 If you took all the remaining Windows XP and Vista users in the world—a surprisingly robust 10 percent—and placed them in a Venn diagram with those that play Blizzard games, the intersection would likely be very, very small. And yet, despite Microsoft ending mainstream support for XP and Vista in 2009 and 2012 (Windows XP limped on with security updates ......
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Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers make paid apps free for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up while you have the chance. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App Store. These apps normally cost money, and this sale lasts for a limited time only. If you go to the App Store and it says the app costs money, that means the deal has expired and you will b......
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Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel (Unabridged) - George Saunders

Description The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented. February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The fighting has begun in earnest, and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody st......
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Google and Microsoft kick pirate websites off the front page - CNET

Screenshot by Luke Lancaster/CNET Both Google and Microsoft have entered into an agreement this Monday with the British government that would see their respective search engines make piracy websites harder to find for UK users.The new voluntary code, negotiated by rights holders and search engines, demotes websites like the Pirate Bay that have been repeatedly flagged for copyright infringemen......
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Serial Killers - Parcast Network

Serial Killers Parcast Network Genre: Society & Culture Release Date: February 19, 2017 Every Monday, Serial Killers takes a......
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Snap starts selling Spectacles online in the US for $130

Snap wants to prove to investors in its upcoming IPO that Spectacles can earn money for its business, not just be a brand stunt. So today, Snap begins selling its video-recording sunglasses Spectacles openly online for $129.99 in the US at Spectacles.com. Previously it only dispensed them from Snapbot vending machines in surprise locations and its NYC pop-up store for the last three months. Snap has now closed that pop-up, and tells me “Sna......
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The Morning After: Monday, February 20 2017

Funds could help humans find new work when automation takes over.Bill Gates wants a robot tax to compensate for job lossesHow would you deal with the likelihood that robots and automation will lead to many people losing their jobs? For Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, the answer is straightforward: tax the robots. In an interview with Quartz, Gates argues that taxing worker robots would offset job losses by funding training for positions wh......
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New Zealand appeals court upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling

Enlarge / Kim Dotcom speaks to the media following a bail hearing at Auckland District Court on December 1, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. Fiona Goodall/Getty Images reader comments 1 Megaupload View more stories An appellate court in New Zealand has upheld a lower court’s 2015 decision that Kim Dotcom and his co-defendants should be extradited to the United States to face criminal copyright-related charges involving his f......
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Box office hits and misses: ‘The Great Wall’ crumbles while ‘Lego Batman’ reigns

Why it matters to you The most expensive movie ever made in China had a rough debut in the U.S. It wasn’t an entirely wonderful weekend for The Great Wall, director Yimou Zhang’s effects-driven $150 million adventure that featured a mercenary played by Matt Damon fending off hordes of monsters from China’s legendary wall. The most expensive movie ever made in China, the film earned a mere $18 million in its U.S. debut, ......
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Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Unabridged) - Trevor Noah

Description Highest-rated new book of 2016 by Audible customers Winner: Audible's Best of 2016 - Celebrity Memoirs Trevor Noah, one of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars and host of The Daily Show, tells his wild coming-of-age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. In this Audible Studios production, Noah provides something deeper than traditi......
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​Amazon lowers minimum for free shipping to $35 - CNET

Now you only have to spend $35 at Amazon to get free two-day shipping. CNET Retail giant Amazon apparently doesn't want Walmart to offer a better deal on shipping.Without promotion, Amazon has lowered the minimum required for free two-day US shipping from $49 to $35, something The Verge noticed this weekend and reported on Sunday. That thresh......
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Apple reportedly snaps up Israeli facial recognition company RealFace for $2 million

  By Mike Wuerthele Sunday, February 19, 2017, 04:34 pm PT (07:34 pm ET) Adding weight to the rumors circulating about a future iPhone boasting facial recognition, reports claim that Apple has purchased RealFace —a machine learning company specializing in the technology.The company, formed in 2014, appears to have been purchased for $2 million, or several million dollars, according to the Times of Israel or Calcalis......
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YouTuber Builds Lego Version Of Widowmaker's Sniper Rifle From Overwatch

YouTuber ZaziNombies, known for his Lego creations inspired by video games, has dedicated his latest project to building Widowmaker's sniper rifle from Overwatch. The French, villainous Widowmaker is best known for perfecting her kill shots and finding the best vantage points to take out her foes from afar. While it doesn't fire anything, ZaziNombies' replica has "realistic reload action" and the design, such as the translucent red scope, i......
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Missing Richard Simmons - First Look Media / Pineapple Street Media / Stitcher

Missing Richard Simmons First Look Media / Pineapple Street Media / Stitcher Genre: Society & Culture Release Date: February 15, 2017 ......
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Apple's iPhone drops to fifth place in Chinese smartphone market

  By Roger Fingas Saturday, February 18, 2017, 08:49 pm PT (11:49 pm ET) Apple continued to struggle for ground in China during the December quarter, ceding fourth place in the country's smartphone market under pressure from local brands like Huawei and Xiaomi, according to new research data.The 43.8 million iPhones Apple shipped in the country was down 18.2 percent year-over-year, and led it to slide into fifth pla......
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Batmobile toy uses augmented reality to show the driver's view

The Justice League Batmobile is controlled via your iOS or Android device, which isn't unusual among RC vehicles these days. But Mattel have mixed things up by adding a dash cam into the mix. It's embedded in the cockpit, so you're not necessarily seeing the car's perspective -- you're seeing what Batman would see. And, while you could set up a little physical obstacle course and pilot your way through it as you would any toy, the app comes......
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Watch Street Fighter's Ryu Hop A Toyota C-HR Over M.Bison's Psycho Crusher

Cars and retro-style games are... a perfect match, I guess? Last year Nintendo partnered with Mercedes-Benz to add the GLA to Super Mario Maker, and Toyota saw that and said, I'd imagine, "Nope. Check this out." What we get is Ryu driving the new Toyota C-HR around the world, starting in Japan, then driving across the Atlantic Ocean(!?) to the United States, then back to India, and a few other locales. He does take a pit stop to beat M. Bis......
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Free Apps Of The Moment: Orbot & Firefox Focus

Orbot (free Android) - Orbot is a free proxy app that empowers other apps to use the internet more securely. Orbot uses Tor to encrypt your Internet traffic and then hides it by bouncing through a series of computers around the world. Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state ......
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Amazon’s smart home consult figured out how to connect a 50-year-old thermostat

Why it matters to you Finding out you just bought a gadget you can't use is annoying, so Amazon wants to offer free consultations before you buy. Having set up countless smart-home products, I have the routine pretty much down. Setting them up usually involves downloading the app, connecting the device to the Wi-Fi, and selecting preferences to make the product more automated so I have to use the app as little as possib......
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The Great Wall is my new favorite lizard monster war movie

reader comments 63 Jing Tian as Commander Lin Mae, wearing her amazing armor, is about to use her extraordinary spear-throwing powers to save the day. Universal/China Film Co......
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