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US geek takes on the wacky world of British technology

A trip to the UK takes CNET writer Amanda Kooser through a world of British tech quirks, full of baffling toilet buttons and an alphabet soup of cellular networks.

By 27 June 2015

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Christopher Lee, fantasy's dark knight, dies at 93

The iconic actor, who portrayed Dracula, Saruman in "The Lord of the Rings" and Count Dooku in "Star Wars," left an astonishing legacy in cinema.

By 12 June 2015

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Middle-earth to Marvel: Martin Freeman joins 'Captain America: Civil War'

The "Hobbit" star follows his "Sherlock" buddy Benedict Cumberbatch into the world of Marvel movies.

By 6 May 2015

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Geeky cake pan will turn you into a Mother of Dragons

Perfect for "Game of Thrones" and "Hobbit" dinner parties or D&D gatherings, this Dragon Cake Pan from ThinkGeek will make you the hit of the kingdom. No slaying required.

By 29 April 2015

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Stan Lee gets lucky with new superhero TV show 'Lucky Man'

The Marvel comics legend and "Hobbit" star James Nesbitt bring the new series to Sky in the UK.

By 31 March 2015

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'What would Spock do?' How Leonard Nimoy helped me prosper

Appreciation: It's hard to be a stoic Vulcan when your favorite "Star Trek" actor leaves this galaxy forever. Bonnie Burton thanks Leonard Nimoy for inspiring us all to "live long and prosper."

By 28 February 2015

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Ultra HD '4K' Blu-ray: Here's what we know

Ultra HD '4K' Blu-ray discs are due to hit the market at the end of 2015 with enhanced resolution, expanded color and more. Here's the 411 so far.

By 14 February 2015

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Netflix reportedly developing live-action Legend of Zelda TV series

The iconic fantasy video game franchise could be turned into a live-action series on the streaming video service, with help from game maker Nintendo, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By 7 February 2015

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'The Hobbit' fan-edit takes you on an unextended journey

Want to watch "The Hobbit" trilogy but think Peter Jackson's fanfic is way too long? This fan-edit cuts it down to a much more manageable four hours.

By 22 January 2015

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School suspends boy for alleged Hobbit Ring invisibility threats

Technically Incorrect: In Texas, they do not take kindly, it seems, to fantasy threats from 9-year-olds. In this case, Aiden Steward allegedly threatened another child that he could make them disappear with his One Ring.

By 3 February 2015