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Legend of the Cryptids, Heads Up, The Simpsons Tapped Out and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

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Developer Applibot’s card battler Legend of the Cryptids made a return to the top 25 on the top grossing iPhone apps chart, moving from just outside the top 25 to the No. 5 spot as of today. Guessing game Heads Up!, which claimed the No. 1 spot on yesterday’s top paid apps charts...
Legend of the Cryptids, Heads Up, The Simpsons Tapped Out and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

Pirates Debut Super-Smooth Video Torrents

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Frame rate is a term used to describe the frequency that a device is able to capture or replay consecutive images required for the creation of moving video. If each image was played back, say, once per second, the viewer would see a series of static images, but by presenting...
Pirates Debut Super-Smooth Video Torrents

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

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This week we have four newcomers in our chart. Wreck It Ralph is the most downloaded movie. The data for our weekly download chart is collected by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are BD/DVDrips unless stated otherwise. RSS feed for...
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

fuckyeahmovieposters: SkyfallSubmitted by finknottle As soon...

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fuckyeahmovieposters: SkyfallSubmitted by finknottle As soon as the credits roll on The Dark Knight Rises, this will be what I’m most looking forward to.  (And then The Hobbit, of course.)...
fuckyeahmovieposters: SkyfallSubmitted by finknottle As soon...

'The Hobbit': No longer stunted, the films grow into a trilogy

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Peter Jackson takes to Facebook to announce that viewers will get more of Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the Dwarves of Erebor than they'd previously bargained on. [Read more]...
'The Hobbit': No longer stunted, the films grow into a trilogy

A Tolkien nerd's thoughts on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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Before going forward, an important spoiler warning: this article assumes that you've seen An Unexpected Journey and have read The Hobbit, and takes no pains to avoid spoilers for either. As such, it will spoil not just the movie and the book, but probably also many elements of the...
A Tolkien nerd's thoughts on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Frame: Hunting for "The Hobbit" (PICS)

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The Frame: Hunting for "The Hobbit" (PICS)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey to receive the Dolby Atmos treatment

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The CinemaCon crowd may not have been keen on 48fps footage of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, but we defy anyone to say they don't want the best sound possible. A select few will get just that, as Dolby and Peter Jackson's own Park Road Post Production have announced...
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey to receive the Dolby Atmos treatment

Lord of the Dragons, The Room, Fantasica and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

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After hovering just below the top 25 on the top grossing iPhone apps chart, KLab Global’s medieval RPG Lord of the Dragons moved up to the No. 19 spot. Ever since being named the iPad game of the year by Apple, Fireproof Games’ puzzler The Room has been a...
Lord of the Dragons, The Room, Fantasica and more on this week's top grossing apps charts
First nine minutes of 'Star Trek Into Darkness' to premiere in IMAX theaters next month

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

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This week we have three newcomers in our chart. Life of Pi is the most downloaded movie. The data for our weekly download chart is collected by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are BD/DVDrips unless stated otherwise. RSS feed for...
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent
'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' is a middling return to Middle-earth

Megapolis, The Sims FreePlay, Temple Run Oz and more on this week's top grossing app charts

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Megapolis, from developer Social Quantum, cracked the top 10 on the top grossing iOS apps charts as it did earlier this week on the top free iOS apps charts, landing at the No. 5 spot on the top grossing iPhone apps chart and the No. 10 spot on the top...
Megapolis, The Sims FreePlay, Temple Run Oz and more on this week's top grossing app charts

Must See HDTV (March 18th - 24th)

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March Madness is dominating the TV schedule, but a number of shows are back with new episodes or premieres. The Hobbit comes to Blu-ray (in 3D, but not 48fps... yet) this week, and Continuum has its season finale. Look below for the highlights this week, followed after the break...
Must See HDTV (March 18th - 24th)

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of the Week

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This week we have three newcomers in our chart. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the most downloaded movie. The data for our weekly download chart is collected by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are BD/DVDrips unless stated otherwise. RSS...
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of the Week

Creators: Kill The Hobbit To Save Regular Earth, And Win!

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Last week, we wrote about an article by Joe Karaganis discussing the huge tax subsidies and political concessions wrested from the New Zealand government by Warner Bros. in order to film The Hobbit in the country. The editorial was entitled Kill The Hobbit Subsidies To Save Regular Earth, which inspired...
Creators: Kill The Hobbit To Save Regular Earth, And Win!
Watch this: creating the sights and sounds of 'The Hobbit'

I cannot wait. The Hobbit is fascinating because it's a...

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I cannot wait. The Hobbit is fascinating because it's a decidely less epic story than its spawn: The Lord of the Rings trilogy. And it's going to be a challenge for Peter Jackson to turn it into a trilogy. But he's drawing from other Tolkien material to make his vision...
I cannot wait. The Hobbit is fascinating because it's a...

A LinkedIn For Gamers? Duxter Tries To Build A Broad Gaming Social Networking, Opens Public Beta

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In the same way that LinkedIn has become the home of your professional identity, and Facebook the home of your social identity, founder and CEO Adam Lieb wants to turn his startup Duxter into the center of your gaming identity. There are other plenty of other gaming social networks, but...
A LinkedIn For Gamers? Duxter Tries To Build A Broad Gaming Social Networking, Opens Public Beta
Why did Peter Jackson shoot 'The Hobbit' at 48fps?

48fps preview of 'The Hobbit' gets mixed reaction at CinemaCon

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Peter Jackson has been vocal about his decision to film The Hobbit at 48 frames per second, with the director claiming it offers smoother, more natural motion free from artifacts like strobing. It seems that he may have a tough time getting audiences on his side, however — a...
48fps preview of 'The Hobbit' gets mixed reaction at CinemaCon

Engadget Giveaway: win one of three LG Optimus G smartphones, courtesy of Sprint!

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Waiting in line to get into The Hobbit? Sitting around bored? Or do you simply have way too much to do and just no motivation to accomplish any of it? Fear not, we have the perfect remedy to cure your boredom and / or frustration: another giveaway! Sprint is...
Engadget Giveaway: win one of three LG Optimus G smartphones, courtesy of Sprint!
Walking Internet Avatar Benedict Cumberbatch Reportedly in Talks to Play Alan Turing in Biopic

The Hobbit Took $120M From Kiwi Taxpayers - Maybe They Should Own The Rights

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Yesterday, we wrote about how US taxpayers were handing over approximately $1.5 billion to Hollywood to get them to film movies in certain locations -- and how little of that money actually generated jobs (though, lots of it flowed into the pockets of Hollywood studio execs). Even worse, the story...
The Hobbit Took $120M From Kiwi Taxpayers - Maybe They Should Own The Rights
The Hobbit's Unexpected Journey Into Magical E-Books

What's the Word?, Modern War, The Simpsons on this week's top grossing apps charts

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Visual quiz game What’s the Word? 4 Pics 1 Word from Lotum, which is currently the No. 1 free app on the iOS charts, climbed its way to the No. 8 spot on the top grossing iPhone apps chart. GREE’s Modern War showed a lot of lift this week on...
What's the Word?, Modern War, The Simpsons on this week's top grossing apps charts

Peter Jackson's 48 fps version of The Hobbit said to be a 'limited release' only

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All told, we can't deny Peter Jackson's caused some madness since announcing the scheme to shoot his upcoming Hobbit film at a high frame-rate, rather than sticking with the more common 24 fps, Hollywood-style method. Regardless, rumor now has it Warner Bros. is supposedly planning a "limited release" of...
Peter Jackson's 48 fps version of The Hobbit said to be a 'limited release' only

Why movies are moving from 24 to 48 fps

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Just as talkies replaced the silent film, and color has become the norm for feature films, avant garde, influential directors including Peter Jackson and James Cameron are determined to make high-frame-rate films, along with 3D, the next big thing in movies. Their crusade took a bit of a step sideways...
Why movies are moving from 24 to 48 fps

Bing brings new social sidebar to the iPad, helps you see who's been looking for what

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Bing's desktop version recently underwent a bit of a makeover and Microsoft has now added its search engine's new social sidebar for the iPad's Safari users. Upon performing a web search, folks will have access to a side pane displaying related results from the likes of Facebook, Foursquare, Klout...
Bing brings new social sidebar to the iPad, helps you see who's been looking for what

LEGO Batman DC Super Heroes, Survivalcraft, Puzzle & Dragons and more on this week's top grossing apps charts

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 Warner Bros. LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes, which nabbed the No. 2 spot on yesterday’s top paid iPad apps chart, flew into the top 25 on the top grossing iPad apps chart today, landing at the No. 21 spot. After only one week since launch, Minecraft – Pocket Edition-like Survivalcraft cracked the top 25...
LEGO Batman DC Super Heroes, Survivalcraft, Puzzle & Dragons and more on this week's top grossing apps charts
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