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Month: April, 2014

The Squishy Side of Vigilante Justice Is Still No Place for Kids

If you thought The Raid was a white-knuckle thrill ride, just wait until the fur starts to fly in The Mega Plush II (The Stuffening ?). Armed with nothing but his blades and the reflexes of a jungle cat, Mega Tiger makes decimates a corrupt SOC monkey hit squad faster than Sly Stallone can mumble "Why no officer, I have no idea how that human growth hormone got into my carry-on."

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The Typhoon looks like a cool futuristic fighter with its new top tanks

The Typhoon looks like a cool futuristic fighter with its new top tanks

This picture—taken by airplane photographer Luigi Sani—shows a weird smooth hump on the central fuselage of an Eurofighter Typhoon. It’s one of its two new top Conformal Fuel Tanks, designed to further extend its range. They are now being tested by BAE Systems in wind tunnels.

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This Week in Time Capsules: You’re Capsuling It Wrong

This Week in Time Capsules: You're Capsuling It Wrong

This week in our time capsule news round-up we have the good, the bad, and the boring.

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Candy Crush developer admits it can’t really own the word ‘Candy’

Although King’s $7 billion empire is built on the slim foundation of its lone blockbuster, Candy Crush Saga, many thought its efforts to trademark “Saga” and “Candy” were a bit over-the-top. It now turns out the company isn’t trying to crush every…

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New and updated apps: PDFpen Scan+, Pinnacle Studio for iPad, Twitterrific!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It’s impossible to keep up with them all, but it’s not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we’ve got an update to a great scanning app, a moviemaking app rebuilt for iOS 7, and a cool new feature in a popular Twitter client.

New and updated iOS apps

  • PDFpen Scan+ 1.3: This updated version of Smile’s mobile scanning and OCR app has a redesigned interface and is easier to use. It’s been updated for iOS 7 (now required). Bulk scanning is faster, new features have been added and much more. $4.99 – Download now

  • Pinnacle Studio for iPad 5.0: Corel’s impressive moviemaking app for the iPad has been rebuilt for iOS 7. It now supports 24, 25 and 30 fps projects, lets you duplicate timeline clips, sports a Rotate Media button and much more. $12.99 – Download now

  • Twitterrific 5.7.2: An update to the Iconfactory’s popular Twitter client for iOS brings the Edit Tweet feature, which lets you quickly delete a tweet and reopen the Compose screen. Free – Download now

  • Unpossible: A white-knuckled futuristic endless running game. Not suitable for those prone to motion sickness. Definitely suitable for adrenaline junkies. $1.99 – Download now

  • Scout: Navigation app for US iPhone users. Adds new Search Ahead feature to help you better plan stops for coffee, bathroom breaks, and more. Cheap parking finder to help you find the best prices on parking while traveling, and lots more. Free – Download Now

  • Isolani 1.1: Fight your way through an alien spacecraft, overcoming deadly security robots. The new version has new voices for your favorite characters, a new challenge system and bug fixes. Free – Download now

More apps and updates?

If you try any of the apps or updates, let me know how they work for you. If you got any new or updated apps today that you loved, but don’t see here, let us know about them!

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House of Cards S2 Blu-ray goes on sale June 19th for those who prefer a hard copy

House of Cards may be most famous for leading the charge of Netflix’s original streaming content, but the show’s producer Media Rights Capital is ready for all avenues. Just like the first season, season two will get a release on physical discs this…

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$150 Chromebook, Futurama Box Set, Bluetooth Speaker, Nikons [Deals]

$150 Chromebook, Futurama Box Set, Bluetooth Speaker, Nikons [Deals]

Acer has refilled its refurbished goody bag with $150 Acer C720 Chromebooks, as well as the touchscreen-toting C720P for $220. The C720 line is regarded for its best-in-class battery life, and is the commerce team’s pick for best Chromebook. These sold out quickly last time they were available, so don’t delay.

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