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J.J. Abrams wants 'Star Wars' sequel to tell 'personal, intimate, and emotional' story
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What Happens When Star Trek Meets Star Wars?

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What Happens When Star Trek Meets Star Wars? is a post from Chris PirilloWhat would happen if the starship Enterprise encountered the Death Star? Who would win in an ultimate battle between the Enterprise and the Death Star? Let us know what you think!LEGO AT-AT FunMy Birthday Present: Building the...
What Happens When Star Trek Meets Star Wars?

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

Google Shows Off Its Latest "Baby Steps" Toward Becoming the Star Trek Computer

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On Wednesday, Google announced new natural-language voice search on iOS, new, touch-friendly Web interfaces for its answers, and an ambitious, voluntary experiment to bring your Gmail messages into search results. Google wants to be like the Star Trek computer when it grows up, letting us ask questions naturally about anything...
Google Shows Off Its Latest "Baby Steps" Toward Becoming the Star Trek Computer

Leonard Nimoy Retires From Acting, For Good This Time [Leonard Nimoy]

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The 79-year-old icon, Leonard Nimoy, is retiring from the stage and screen. He's passing the pointy-eared mantle to Zachary Quinto, forever. Which means no more classic Spock in the new Star Trek — or William Bell — ever again. More »...
Leonard Nimoy Retires From Acting, For Good This Time [Leonard Nimoy]

Top 10 YouTube Videos About Printing 3D Objects

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A world where we download objects off the Web the same way we currently download our data? If this futuristic notion is one day going to come true, it's thanks to 3D printing developers like FormZ, ProtoPulsion, Z Corp, Print2 3D, and Thing Labs. Our selection of the top videos...
Top 10 YouTube Videos About Printing 3D Objects

Brain-to-brain interface transmits information from one rat to another | Mo Costandi

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Electronically-linked brains could facilitate rehabilitation and revolutionize computingIn Star Trek, the Borg is a menacing race of cybernetically-enhanced beings who conquer other races and assimilate them. They do not act as individuals, but rather as an interconnected group that makes decisions collectively. Assimilation involves integrating other life forms into the...
Brain-to-brain interface transmits information from one rat to another | Mo Costandi

Trekify Bing by searching for 'beam me up'

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The engine rolls out animated links to Star Trek images and trivia to mark the release of the latest film. Even better: Bing's Klingon translator. [Read more]...
Trekify Bing by searching for 'beam me up'

Crave Ep. 116: Bubba Watson's BW1 hovercraft golf cart

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This week, we take a ride in a hovercraft golf cart, play an e-mail guitar, and pay a huge amount for a "Star Trek" phaser rifle. [Read more]...
Crave Ep. 116: Bubba Watson's BW1 hovercraft golf cart

Larry Ellison's Son Produced The New 'Star Trek' Movie And He's Got More Blockbusters On Tap

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As if fabulously wealthy Oracle CEO Larry Ellison needs more in his life to brag about, his kids are having spectacular success as Hollywood moguls. They each own their own movie production companies. David Ellison's is Skydance Productions and Megan Ellison's is Annapurna Pictures. This isn't just a hobby for...
Larry Ellison's Son Produced The New 'Star Trek' Movie And He's Got More Blockbusters On Tap

Valve working with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot on game and movie collaborations

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Filmmaker J.J. Abrams (Cloverfield, Star Trek) and game creator Gabe Newell (Half-Life, Portal) just announced they'll be working together on creating movies and games, via their respective companies, Bad Robot Productions and Valve Software. "We sort of reached the point where we decided that we needed to do more...
Valve working with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot on game and movie collaborations

Building the search engine of the future, one baby step at a time

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Larry Page once described the perfect search engine as understanding exactly what you mean and giving you back exactly what you want. It’s very much like the computer I dreamt about as a child growing up in India, glued to our black-and-white TV for every episode of Star Trek. I...
Building the search engine of the future, one baby step at a time

Please Try to Contain Yourselves: NYU Professors Develop a Real Live Tractor Beam

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(Photo: Dvice) Advanced 3D printing technology is getting close to resembling replicators from Star Trek and iPads look a whole lot like the gadgets Geordi was always carrying around. Now, physicists have taken another step towards making Starfleet technology a reality by inventing a working tractor beam, which is essentially a laser...
Please Try to Contain Yourselves: NYU Professors Develop a Real Live Tractor Beam

iTunes in the Cloud for Movies Matches Digital Copies Included with Disc Purchases

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Tech of the Hub notes (via Wired) that the new upgrades to the iTunes in the Cloud services to include movies purchased from the iTunes Store have another benefit: matching of iTunes Digital Copies that are sometimes included with the purchase of films on DVD or Blu-ray.I purchased the...
iTunes in the Cloud for Movies Matches Digital Copies Included with Disc Purchases

How 3D Printing Will Transform Medicine And Manufacturing [INTERVIEW]

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[Sponsor Post] As of right now, 3D printing remains a bit of a novelty. Sure, you can design your own shoes, pretend you're on "Star Trek," or dream up a three-wheel hybrid car, but 3D printing's practical implications for business have yet to capture the public imagination.When will 3D...
How 3D Printing Will Transform Medicine And Manufacturing [INTERVIEW]

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

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Table Top Racing, Adobe VideoBite, Star Trek App, Pixel People, Ghostbusters, Moomins, NFL Matchups and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of the newest and most notable iPhone and iPad apps, from racing thrills and games where you definitely shouldn't be afraid of no ghosts, through to Moomins, cartoon cats...
30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

Video: Quadrocopter Drones Create Star Trek Formation Over London

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The Starfleet logo hovered above England. Star Trek Into Darkness is coming to movie theaters soon, and to build up buzz--literally--the studio flew 30 quadrocopter drones, each equipped with bright LED lights, in a formation over nighttime London. The 308-foot pattern the drones formed was, of course, the globally-recognizable...
Video: Quadrocopter Drones Create Star Trek Formation Over London

Here's Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange for the Wikileaks Movie The Fifth Estate

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(Publicity still via Cumberbatch Web) It was really just a matter of time before Julian Assange’s tumultuous life hit the silver screen. Well guess what: Filming commenced today on The Fifth Estate, Dreamworks’ Wikileaks movie scheduled to appear in theaters November 15. My goodness, you can already see the gleam of...
Here's Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange for the Wikileaks Movie The Fifth Estate

Google e-mails money; Hangouts with ponies

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Gmail adds the option to transfer money, Hangouts have a hidden Easter egg, and Bing beams you to the Star Trek universe. [Read more]...
Google e-mails money; Hangouts with ponies

This week in Crave: The geek chic edition

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This week, a computer may have caught us faking a smile, but excavating our childhood "Star Trek" memorabilia and finding a way to experience the Samsung Galaxy S III on an S II gave us lots to be happy about. [Read more]...
This week in Crave: The geek chic edition

Microsoft Has Patented What's Basically a Holodeck

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Let’s get freaky. (Photo: Rikomatic) Sometimes when you can’t make the trip to Risa, you might feel the need to recreate the pleasure planet in a fully-immersive alternate reality. Who wouldn’t? Ars Technica reports that Microsoft filed a patent last year for a “Holodeck-style, full room immersive display.” Score one...
Microsoft Has Patented What's Basically a Holodeck

Will one man control Star Wars and Star Trek?

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Reports from Hollywood suggest J.J. Abrams may direct the forthcoming Star Wars film, and he's already got the next Star Trek coming out this fall. This is like crossing the sci-fi streams. [Read more]...
Will one man control Star Wars and Star Trek?

Star Trek Showrunner and Friday Night Lights Star Join Steven Spielberg’s Time Travel Dinosaur TV Series Terra Nova

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Steven Spielberg has found a show-runner for his upcoming time travel dinosaur Fox television series Terra Nova: Brannon Braga, a producer and writer of various Star Trek tv shows from 1990-2005 including The Next Generation, Voyager and Enterprise, in addition to Flash Forward and the last couple seasons of...
Star Trek Showrunner and Friday Night Lights Star Join Steven Spielberg’s Time Travel Dinosaur TV Series Terra Nova
Withings challenges Fitbit with Bluetooth Activity Tracker and Star Trek-inspired scale
Why 2012 was the year space exploration made its comeback

iPad, Meet Star Trek

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In Star Trek, members of the crew are carrying a tablet-like device called the PADD, or Personal Access Display Device. It comes in many shapes and flavors – there’s even a horizontal one, but circa 2151, the device that was in common use looked pretty much like the thing...
iPad, Meet Star Trek

Prognosis for Medical Apps Is Guarded

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In Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the humanoid crew members of the Enterprise wore little boxes near the waistlines of their pajama-like uniforms....
Prognosis for Medical Apps Is Guarded

Inflatable 'Star Trek' Captain's Chair: Sit long and prosper

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Live the dream of sitting in Captain Kirk's chair on the cheap. ThinkGeek's Inflatable Captain's Chair will cradle your behind on a cushion of air. [Read more]...
Inflatable 'Star Trek' Captain's Chair: Sit long and prosper
Reading Rainbow Might Stop the iPad From Ruining the Brains of All Children
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