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​The mysterious voyage of Homer: Don Hertzfeldt's Simpsons couch gag

The Simpsons has turned to Oscar-nominee Don Hertzfeldt for its latest couch gag, but it's more bizarre than you'd expect as the nuclear family goes post-nuclear apocalypse.

By September 29, 2014

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How to download the free U2 album

As part of the iPhone and Apple Watch launch, everyone with an iTunes account gets a free download of U2's latest album. Here's how to claim your copy.

By September 9, 2014

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New Mac malware disguised with right-to-left encoding trick

Signed with a valid Apple ID, Backdoor:Python/Janicab.A uses a Unicode trick to pass as a standard document instead of an application.

By July 15, 2013

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Will it bend? iPhone 6 takes a turn for the worse

The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus may be thinner and larger, but reports are emerging that the aluminium construction has left some users bent out of shape.

By September 23, 2014

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#X campaign goes viral to fight texting while driving

Social-media campaign aimed at discouraging people from texting behind the wheel has so far garnered more than 5 million pledges.

By September 23, 2014

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DDoS brings down Destiny and CoD: Ghosts servers

The team responsible for last month's attack on the PSN and Battle.net has claimed responsibility for server crashes on the two games.

By September 21, 2014

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What we didn't get from Apple's iPhone 6 event

Apple announced a pair of new iPhones and an iWatch, but here's a quick look at what we didn't hear from Apple today.

By September 9, 2014

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Ben Affleck's rugged new Batmobile revealed

Director Zack Snyder tweets out the first image of the Batmobile from the upcoming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."

By September 12, 2014

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Red carpet rundown: Celebrities spotted at Apple's iPhone 6 launch

Celebrities have turned out in droves for the Apple press event in California today where the company has announced the iPhone 6 and a wearable device called simply "Apple Watch".

By September 9, 2014

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Google's Web-video ambitions bump into hard reality

The company's technical prowess and free VP9 licensing haven't been enough to dent the fortunes of rival compression format HEVC. But Google's already moving on to VP10.

By September 12, 2014