Handbrake’s video conversion app update was 13 years in the making

In the fast-moving world of modern app development, users can often wait days or a small number of weeks for an update. However, if you're the team behind Handbrake -- one of the world's most popular video conversion apps -- years can pass before you... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Watch Iggy Pop & Thurston Moore Hang Out In New Documentary

With the Stooges and Sonic Youth, as well as their various other endeavors, Iggy Pop and Thurston Moore helped expand ideas about how noisy and freeform rock music could be. And recently, the Rough Trade stores, which named Pop's Post Pop Depression their album of the year this year, sent Moore to Pop's house … More » SOURCE: Stereogum - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Watch Will Oldham & Joan Shelley Cover Leonard Cohen

On Friday night, a number of Kentucky musicians gathered at Louisville's Headliners Music Hall to pay tribute to the late Leonard Cohen, covering his music in a tribute show that raised money for the local charity Kentuckians For The Commonwealth. During that show, two great Louisville roots-music singer-songwriters, Will Oldham and Joan Shelley, covered … More » SOURCE: Stereogum - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Geisha Robots of GHOST IN THE SHELL: Live Action & Anime

We first saw the “Geisha Robot” in one of the first 5 teasers for the live action GHOST IN THE SHELL film (above). It’s appearance was highly exotic and provided an immediate veil of mystery, which perhaps hoped to somehow buffer / drown out the “whitewashing” backlash of the live-action adaptation, IMHO (A Caucasian Scarlett Johansson as “The Major”, in lieu of a Japanese “Kusanagi Motoko”) - SOURCE: TOYSREVIL - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

"RESOLUTE DETERMINATION" – #RogueOne Chinese theme song sung by Jam Hsiao, featuring Donnie Yen on piano!

Chinese theme song "RESOLUTE DETERMINATION / 決絶的信仰“ for ROGUE ONE 《星球大戰外傳:俠盜一號》 - performed by Jam Hsiao, featuring Donnie Yen on piano! Stands to reason as the movie and Donnie himself are big in China, and that there'll be a larger push in the region! The last time we heard Taiwanese singer Jam perform on a film-related theme song was for Netflix's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of SOURCE: TOYSREVIL - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Happy Christmas & A Merry New Year Ahead!

A photo posted by Topz Greenfull ToyDsign (@topztoy) on Dec 23, 2016 at 6:20pm PST A photo posted by Rato Kim (@ratokim) on Dec 23, 2016 at 8:39pm PST Happy Holidays from Bad Brain & the Unbox team. We hope that you have a wonderful time with your nearest & dearest!A photo posted by Dan Willett (@unboxindustries) on Dec 23, 2016 at 2:40am PST Happy Christmas Eternians! #heman #skeletor # SOURCE: TOYSREVIL - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Pros and cons: Our quick verdict on the LG V20

The LG V20 is one of several flagship phones you can buy right now. And though we like it -- we gave it a score of 82 -- we recommend it with more caveats than usual. On one hand, the phone packs a Quad DAC and support for 24-bit high-resolution audi... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Official #RedBand Trailer for ALIEN: COVENANT

RED BAND Trailer Ahead! #Gore #Blood "Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their SOURCE: TOYSREVIL - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

#AttackonTitan Series 2 Anime Promotional Video Is HERE!

The “Attack on Titan” is set to return in April 2017 with the second series (Announced Earlier), and thanks to a promotional video launched from Kodansha mere minutes before Christmas Day (at least from here in Singapore), we get to see what to expect in the return anime series - including NEW Titans (seen previously in the manga), new locations, and a possible explanation for the Titan’s SOURCE: TOYSREVIL - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

iMac is obliterated by combustion tube in this slow-motion video

The Slow Mo Guys are back with another video, this one showing a full iMac system being obliterated by a carefully placed combustion engine. As with the team’s past videos, we get to watch the destruction in Full HD and at ultra high frame rates, resulting in a clear, slow, unstoppable show of destruction. The episode was carried out at … Continue reading SOURCE: SlashGear - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Arctic Paper’s Munken Collection

Known for their selection of great quality papers, creatives and artists form around the globe loves to buy Arctic Papers.(...) Read More about Arctic Paper’s Munken Collection (43 words) MIXED MEDIA, VIDEO | Permalink | No comment | The post Arctic Paper’s Munken Collection appeared first on Trendland. SOURCE: Trendland - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

We know nothing about the future of sex robots

Warning: This story may contain links to and descriptions of explicit sexual acts as well as material some readers may find triggering. Isaac Asimov famously created rules that would prevent robots from harming humans. But at the second Internationa... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

BLADE RUNNER 2049 Announcement Trailer

"Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years." With the original director for the classic 1982 BLADE SOURCE: TOYSREVIL - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Google’s search-savvy keyboard comes to Android

Ever since Google introduced its Gboard keyboard on iOS, there's been one main question: when is it coming to Android? You can relax. The company has released Gboard for its own phone platform, replacing the previous (and relatively plain) Google K... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

#RogueOne: A Cup/Drink Topper Promotion in SG

And while ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY had exceeded my expectations (review-isa on #PopcornX soon, I hope :p), what caught my eye and $$$ at the cinema, was the CUP/DRINK TOPPER promotion at Golden Village cinemas (I was at the Tampines Mall branch), where folks could choose their own Topper Characters, as part of a Popcorn & Drink set (SG$12.90 per set). And you could choose the character you SOURCE: TOYSREVIL - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Facebook Messenger gets a new camera with special effects

Facebook definitely isn't depending solely on Instagram to take on Snapchat. It's introducing an upgraded camera in Facebook Messenger that promises to not only be simpler, but help you spruce up your shots with Snapchat-style effects. The camera i... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

ICYMI: Godspeed to astronaut John Glenn

Today on In Case You Missed It: Astronaut and Senator John Glenn died this week at the age of 95 and we couldn't let the first man to orbit the Earth go without a look back at some of his greatest achievements. Meanwhile, MIT researchers were ab... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

LEGO Ideas Yellow Submarine Building Kit

Available at all LEGO® Certified Stores in the week of 12 December, is the LEGO IDEAS YELLOW SUBMARINE 21306 Building Kit! You can purchase the item on Amazon for US$55.17 (*Purchasing from this link helps support this blog, thank you). The kit includes 4 minifigures: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, plus a Jeremy figure. As well it includes a booklet about the LEGO SOURCE: TOYSREVIL - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

VIDEO: Justin Bieber Belts Out Acoustic Version of ‘Cold Water’

Justin Bieber performed an acoustic version of his hit song “Cold Water” during his appearance on The Ellen Show, which aired earlier today! The 22-year-old entertainer sounds so mature and different than the studio version in this acoustic jam. Watch below! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Justin Bieber You need to read these new Justin Bieber updates! JUSTIN’S RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Justin Bieber reveals if he’s single! STADIUM TOUR: Justin announced six dates for [Read Entire Story]

Pros and cons: Our quick verdict on the NES Classic Edition

The NES Classic is an easy sell: It's a $60 device that looks and feels like the original Nintendo Entertainment System, with a library of 30 popular games pre-loaded. It's also easy to set up -- all you need is spare HDMI and USB ports on your TV. T... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

VIDEO: Madonna Covers Britney Spears’ ‘Toxic’ at Raising Malawi Fundraiser

Madonna performed for the packed crowd at her fundraiser to benefit Raising Malawi! The 58-year-old entertainer performed a cover of Britney Spears‘ hit song “Toxic” for the audience. The performance of the song was directed at Donald Trump. Also in attendance at the event was Madonna‘s son David Banda, 11. David was adopted from Malawi back in 2008. The benefit – An Evening of Music, Art, Mischief and Performance – was held at the Faena Forum on Saturday [Read Entire Story]

Pros and cons: Our verdict on the new Surface Book

The 2016 Surface Book is a lot like last year's Surface Book, which we already really liked. So we recommend this one too, though the few flaws we noted last time remain as well. As ever, it's a well-built piece of kit, with a bright detachable scree... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

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