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Kickstarter Brings Hundreds of Films to New Room on iTunes

Kickstarter Brings Hundreds of Films to New Room on iTunes

Kickstarter recently launched a new room on iTunes, featuring “hundreds” of films that have launched thanks to the crowdfunding service. Some notable Kickstarter-funded films in the room include Veronica Mars, Gimme the Loot, Indie Game: The Movie, Putty Hill, Trash Dance, and Buzkashi Boys. Kickstarter took the ...

‘Veronica Mars’ Digital Copies are Causing Issues for Kickstarter Backers

‘Veronica Mars’ Digital Copies are Causing Issues for Kickstarter Backers

  After an instantly successful $5.7 million Kickstarter campaign the Veronica Mars movie has finally arrived in theaters and at home, but that doesn't mean all is well. Digital copies of the movie for backers were distributed using codes for Flixster, Warner Bros.' Ultraviolet-connected movie site/service. ...

United Airlines Providing Free In-Flight Entertainment on Your iDevice

United Airlines Providing Free In-Flight Entertainment on Your iDevice

Starting this April, United Airlines will roll out a new personal device entertainment system onboard select aircraft for Apple's iPhone and iPad running iOS 7 exclusively at launch time. With the new service United Airline customers will be able to choose from over 150 movies and nearly 200 TV shows and watch them free of ...

Netflix Announces Three New Original Series from Dreamworks

Netflix Announces Three New Original Series from Dreamworks

Netflix is set to make good on its largest-ever deal for original content by launching no fewer than three new original Dreamworks series. With such varied and popular character base to choose from, the streaming giant confirmed on Thursday that it has chosen to launch spin-offs from two of the animation studio's biggest ...

‘Preview’ on Google Glass Plays a Movie Trailer When You See its Poster

‘Preview’ on Google Glass Plays a Movie Trailer When You See its Poster

Can’t decide what movie to see? You could search through reviews or ask your friends. Or you could use Google Glass and a new Glassware app called Preview. The software officially left beta status this week according to GlassAppSource and can be manually installed to Google Glass. After that, simply look at a movie poster ...

Doc Brown, Tony Hawk and HUVr Show Off a Real Hoverboard (Or Maybe Not)

Doc Brown, Tony Hawk and HUVr Show Off a Real Hoverboard (Or Maybe Not)

  Seemingly out of nowhere, a major promotional campaign for a "real" hoverboard known as HUVr has launched online on Tuesday. It all began with a pair of bizarre video clips featuring testimonials from celebrities including Tony Hawk, Moby, and Back to the Future's own Christopher Lloyd. One clip shows Lloyd delivering ...

Celebrating Celebrities Celebrating Celebrities

Celebrating Celebrities Celebrating Celebrities

The Academy Awards on ABC-TV is the quintessential modern media celebrity-driven event that celebrates celebrities celebrating celebrities. Celebrity Ellen DeGeneres did her best to celebrate Hollywood and its movies and stars. The Academy Awards show was the ultimate opportunity for a global audience to gawk at, ...

Ellen Degeneres’s Oscars Selfie Tweet is Most Re-Tweeted Ever

Ellen Degeneres’s Oscars Selfie Tweet is Most Re-Tweeted Ever

This year, it seems like Twitter has won the Oscars. Ellen DeGeneres’s epic Oscars group selfie has become the most retweeted tweet of all time, surpassing a whopping one million retweets (update: it has now passed two million) and overtaking the record set by US President Barack Obama’s election victory tweet in ...

President Obama: ‘We’re Building Iron Man’

President Obama: ‘We’re Building Iron Man’

Last Tuesday President Obama met with top engineers and Pentagon people. He publicly said: "Basically, I'm here to announce that we're building Iron Man [...] Not really. Maybe. It's classified." People laughed, but the truth is that yes, the US military is building Iron Man, and the first prototypes are coming in this ...

The Academy Awards are (Kind Of, Sort Of) Streaming Online This Year

The Academy Awards are (Kind Of, Sort Of) Streaming Online This Year

If you live in one of a handful of US cities and already pay for live TV, congratulations -- this year's Academy Awards go to you. Or rather, your phone. The presentation ceremony for the Oscars -- routinely the most-watched live awards telecast of the year -- will be streamed live over the Internet for the first time by ...