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Without Actors, Studios Are So Desperate That Decade-Old Memes Are Promoting Movies

Hollywood continues to hobble along without its actors, but in the meantime we still have movies that need promoting, so how else can a studio advertise its film without the stars? By resurrecting ancient memes, of course. With the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes in full swing, Paramount has turned to a pretty unique – if not slightly desperate – method to promote its upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem. A video shared by IGN on Twitter shows a man who has supposedly just come out of a screening, and for…

Movie Lovers Come to Terms with Steven Spielberg’s Decade-Old Prophecy of Cinema’s Demise

A decade ago, Steven Spielberg confidently discussed an impending failure of cinema and the implosion of the film market, should multiple big-budget blockbusters underperform back-to-back, like we’re seeing this year. Today, fans are relating the audience’s inability to enjoy the theatre experiences with the aforementioned prediction. While the globally renowned franchises like the MCU generally land a respectable theatrical release and high-ticket sales, many high-budget ‘quality’ films which appeal to the ‘niche…

MCU Fans Hold Onto a Decade-old Grievance as Comparisons Between ‘Andor’ and an Iconic Staple Raise Eyebrows

Andor remains one of the Star Wars universe’s most well-liked recent releases. The series garnered instant praise for its rich and mature storytelling, particularly when compared against alternate Star Wars series like The Book of Boba Fett. Despite high acclaim, and a genuinely wonderful execution, we’re not sure if Andor quite deserves to be compared to one of cinema’s greatest releases of all time.  Some viewers are still determined to draw parallels between the sci-fi series and one of history’s greatest…

Urgent security updates for decade-old Macs and 8-year-old iPhones? So much for so-called ‘planned obsolescence

Apple has released four new software updates designed to help make older devices more secure following a pair of exploits that are said to have been used in the wild.The updates, which followed similar ones for more modern devices including the iPhone 14 and the latest M2 MacBook Air, are built with something much more classic in mind. The iPhone 6s is the oldest phone supported by the iOS 15.7.5 update. MacBooks all the way back to 2013 get the macOS Big Sur and macOS Monterey releases as well.It's of course vitally…

Mark Zuckerberg’s Metaverse: Zuck’s Decade-old Obsession with Virtual Reality

Too Long; Didn't ReadMeta CEO Mark Zuckerberg is obsessed with virtual reality. He sent an email to his co-workers in June 2015 explaining his vision for VR. Zuck is not happy with most tech consumers still living a considerably big part of their lives beyond computer screens. Perhaps he's a robot, and wants to turn all of us into robots, too. Too Long; Didn't ReadMeta CEO Mark Zuckerberg is obsessed with virtual reality. He sent an email to his co-workers in June 2015 explaining his vision for VR. Zuck is not happy…

Mandiant: Russian cyberespionage group Turla piggybacked on other hackers' decade-old malware that spread via USB drives to stealthily…

Andy Greenberg / Wired: Mandiant: Russian cyberespionage group Turla piggybacked on other hackers' decade-old malware that spread via USB drives to stealthily access victim networks — The infamous, FSB-connected Turla group took over other hackers' servers, exploiting their USB drive malware for targeted espionage. Andy Greenberg / Wired: Mandiant: Russian cyberespionage group Turla piggybacked on other hackers' decade-old malware that spread via USB drives to stealthily access victim…

China’s SMIC Ramps Up Production of Decade-Old 28nm Chips, US Lawmakers Raise Concerns

China's largest chip maker SMIC is ramping up production of a decade-old chip technology, key to many industries' supply chains, setting off alarm bells in the United States and prompting some lawmakers to try to stop them.The United States and allied nations could further step up restrictions if China announces a $144 billion support package for its chip industry, as Reuters exclusively reported on Tuesday, said TechInsights' chip economist Dan Hutcheson.Starting with the Trump administration, the United States has been…

A Decade-Old Coyote Attack Mystery May Be Solved

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock)In 2009, a pack of coyotes living in Canada’s Cape Breton Highlands National Park killed a 19-year-old hiker in a seemingly unprovoked attack. It was the first coyote-related killing ever documented in Canada and only the second in North America, following the 1981 death of a toddler in California. More than a decade later, scientists now believe that they have figured out exactly why the tragedy occurred. They argue that the park’s coyotes had started hunting large animals like moose due

Decade-old Pebble smartwatches gain Pixel 7 support in ‘one last update’

It's been nearly a decade since the smartwatch started shipping to backers of its , but there's still life in the ol' dog yet. The wearables are now compatible with Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, as well as 64-bit-only Android devices that will arrive later. As noted by , Katharine Berry, who works on Wear OS and is a prominent member of that's keeping the Pebble ecosystem alive, that the latest Pebble update comes four years after the previous one. The last update allowed for many of the Pebble app's functions to run on…

Office Depot closing decade-old store along Colfax in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood

Last call for staplers and printer paper. Office Depot plans to close its store at 616 E. Colfax Ave. in the Cap Hill neighborhood. Large “Closing” signs have been posted on the building. An employee working Wednesday said the store’s last day will be Dec. 10. The store opened in December 2012, according to Denver Post coverage at the time. Office Depot corporate did not respond to a request for additional information. The company is owned by Florida-based The ODP Corp., which also owns OfficeMax. The Cap Hill closure…