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Is Windows Phone 8 popping up on a WP7 App?

www.engadget.com
The "I'm a WP7" app is now showing records of both Windows Phone 8 Apollo (build 8.0.9662.0) and Windows 8 Desktop Jupiter (6.2.8288.0) emulators. It seems to tie in with rumors that software testing for the mobile OS was ramped up on March 30th in anticipation for release later...
Is Windows Phone 8 popping up on a WP7 App?

For Google, to Play is to Fight the Commoditization of Android

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The most profound thing I've heard lately was from a a guy standing behind the counter of an empty Radioshack on St. Patrick's Day in Boston. Smartphones are like the cereal aisle in the grocery store, he said. There are a thousand options but really, there are only a couple...
For Google, to Play is to Fight the Commoditization of Android
High school students building 'Battlestar Galactica' Viper simulator
Netflix Gets Serious About Closed Captioning

Battlestar Galactica fans, rejoice! A real-life Viper is in the works

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A group of students plan to show off their full BSG-inspired flight simulator at Maker Faire 2012. [Read more]...
Battlestar Galactica fans, rejoice! A real-life Viper is in the works
Little Slide Dress uses slides and Arduino to become a wearable tribute to the magic of film
Building a sci-fi TV show through an MMO (and vice versa)

Clone Wars: Author Discovers Bots Competing To Sell His Book

techcrunch.com
Carlos Bueno wrote a book called Lauren Ipsum. It’s a book about understanding computers for kids. He priced it at about $14 and offered it as a print-on-demand title and ebook. All was going well, books were selling, when suddenly he noticed a few copies were being offered for $55...
Clone Wars: Author Discovers Bots Competing To Sell His Book

Do a Barrel Roll in This Battlestar Galactica Viper Motion Flight Simulator

www.pcworld.com
A group of high School students are making a Battlestar Galactiva Viper 360-degree flight simulator that will pitch and roll like a fighter plane....
Do a Barrel Roll in This Battlestar Galactica Viper Motion Flight Simulator
Unity Technologies marks one million developers for its game development tools
Science fiction and fantasy when the awesome has become ordinary

Do humans dream of android prostitutes?

www.extremetech.com
In the next five years or so it will be possible to build lifelike robots. These robots will look, move, and feel like fellow humans — but, unless the technological singularity comes early, these robots won’t be excellent conversationalists. According some recent research, though, they will make fantastic prostitutes.If you’ve...
Do humans dream of android prostitutes?
Legendary Star Wars concept artist Ralph McQuarrie passes away at 82

Can Drifter turn a crowd-funded pilot into a television deal?

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The word that describes the in-development independent series Drifter, on pretty much every level, is ambitious — ambitious in scope and ambitious in approach. Set to begin production in mid-July, the sci-fi/comedy/drama project is crowdfunding its pilot online — but setting its sights on television. Created by Jeff Koenig, the...
Can Drifter turn a crowd-funded pilot into a television deal?

This Ad Exec Thinks Mobile Marketing Will Turn Us Into Cyborgs

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As the world prepares itself for a future filled with Google glasses and augmented reality, digital strategists sat down Thursday to discuss "The Future of Mobile Marketing" at an Internet Week panel. When asked what mobile marketing would look like in five to 10 years, the experts gave an array...
This Ad Exec Thinks Mobile Marketing Will Turn Us Into Cyborgs

Weekend Ar(t)s: For one reason or another, Stan Lee keeps working

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During the weekend, even Ars takes an occasional break from reminiscing about early computer advertising or analyzing the Oracle v. Google results. Weekend Ar(t)s is a chance to share what we're watching/listening to/reading or otherwise consuming this week. Stan Lee talks with Jane Espenson. Not many octogenarians remain active enough...
Weekend Ar(t)s: For one reason or another, Stan Lee keeps working

Mass Effect is to videogames what Battlestar Galactica's reboot was to TV

www.guardian.co.uk
Commander Shepard is back in ME3 – the final part of the epic sci-fi adventure. But who joins him to battle the Reapers this time is down to the life-or-death decisions you made in the first twoA child runs through a field of sunflowers; in her hand, "flying", is a...
Mass Effect is to videogames what Battlestar Galactica's reboot was to TV

Here’s a big career change: Gears of War 2 writer joins Zynga (exclusive)

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Joshua Ortega, a writer who worked on the Gears of War series, has joined Zynga as a “senior narrative designer” working on massively multiplayer online games. By itself, that isn’t a huge surprise. Lots of game developers are moving on from hardcore game companies to where the jobs are in...
Here’s a big career change: Gears of War 2 writer joins Zynga (exclusive)

Name that Tech Tune: Chance to win tickets to EMP’s ‘Battlestar GalactiBash’

www.geekwire.com
This week’s Name that Tech Tune challenge features a sound, rather than a song, but we’re stretching the definition in the name of a great prize: A chance to win tickets to the Battlestar GalactiBash on Feb. 17, commemorating the final days of the EMP Museum’s Battlestar Galactica exhibition. From...
Name that Tech Tune: Chance to win tickets to EMP’s ‘Battlestar GalactiBash’

A Beginner’s Guide to Made-for-Internet TV

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Web video is expanding right now, and though a lot of attention is paid to episodes of network TV shows like Lost or The Office that you can stream online, there’s an emerging wealth of content made just for the web. There’s going to be even more of it...
A Beginner’s Guide to Made-for-Internet TV

The Battlestar Cast: One Year Later [Where Are They Now]

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Battlestar Galactica's ensemble is one of the best to ever grace the TV screen — in any genre — but what have those been actors been doing since the finale? And have they been wasted? More »...
The Battlestar Cast: One Year Later [Where Are They Now]

Final Battlestar Galactica Props & Costume Auction Launches Today

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Final Battlestar Galactica Props & Costume Auction Launches Today

Battlestar Galactica multi-player online game coming

articles.latimes.com
Battlestar Galactica multi-player online game coming

News: Bigpoint passes 250m registered users

www.gamesindustry.biz
German free-to-play company Bigpoint now has more than 250 million registered users for its browser-based online games. The publisher of Battlestar Galactica Online and Farmarama said that it attracts 250,000 new players each day across its network of more than 1000 portals. "Since 2002, we've strived to bring high-quality...
News: Bigpoint passes 250m registered users

Caprica and repurposed virtualities

www.scripting.com
As you may know I'm a big fan of Battlestar Galactica, as I'm sure many of you are. I was satisfied with the ending of the series, but of course disappointed that I had to give up the habit. There really hasn't been anything to fill the void. Now I'm...
Caprica and repurposed virtualities

Battlestar Galactica Online Is Coming

www.rockpapershotgun.com
Battlestar Galactica Online Is Coming

James Marsters: Caprica Is About The Fall Of America [Caprica]

io9.com
Caprica, Syfy's dark, roiling prequel to Battlestar Galactica, is really about the American Empire and its unavoidable collapse, says actor James Marsters, who joins the show Friday. We took the opportunity to ask Marsters if he's coming back to Torchwood. There are minor spoilers for Caprica in this post, by...
James Marsters: Caprica Is About The Fall Of America [Caprica]

Syfy Considers Making Another BSG Spin-Off Series, Plus Two Superhero Shows [Battlestar Galactica]

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Caprica saw another dip in the ratings on Friday, but Syfy is standing by it. Plus the network is considering a second Battlestar Galactica spin-off show. Syfy's also jumping on the superhero bandwagon, with two super-powered shows in the pipeline. More »...
Syfy Considers Making Another BSG Spin-Off Series, Plus Two Superhero Shows [Battlestar Galactica]

Finales over the years

www.scripting.com
Tomorrow night is the series finale of Lost. Warning: Spoilers. Don't read if you're not caught up. I've watched the show for all six years. My interest has ebbed and flowed. I don't think it's that great a show, nothing like The Wire or even The Sopranos or Six Feet...
Finales over the years

Battlestar Galacti-car: The Street Legal Viper [Movie Cars]

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There are numerous awful vehicles resembling Cylon Raiders from Battlestar Galactica. Fortunately for humanity, an amusement park mechanic has built this sweet, V8-powered homemade street legal Colonial Viper to protect us from them. More »...
Battlestar Galacti-car: The Street Legal Viper [Movie Cars]
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