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Predator reboot to be made by Iron Man 3 director

Predator reboot to be made by Iron Man 3 director

Alien, Transformers, Robocop, and even "Mutant" Ninja Turtles. A lot of sci-fi hits of the past are getting a fresh coating these days. Predator, yet another sci-fi cult classic, is now said to be in the works, and rumors say that it will be written by Shane Black, the same man who wrote Lethal Weapon and directed Iron Man 3.

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Dolby brings Atmos surround sound to your living room

Dolby brings Atmos surround sound to your living room

Dolby has brought its fancy new surround technology first to the cinemas and then to mobile devices. Now the audio experts are bringing Atmos back to a bigger screen again, but this time, the kind that fits in your living room. You heard that right, pun unintended. Dolby is bringing Atmos to your home so that you can enjoy all the audio goodness that the technology has to offer, right from the comfort of your couch.

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HP Labs’ memristor can turn RAM into SSDs

HP Labs’ memristor can turn RAM into SSDs

HP has what it calls "The Machine", practically a researcher's plaything for experimenting on emerging computer technologies. One such technology that is already quite close to becoming a reality is HP's "memristor", a portmanteau of "memory" and "resistor" that could forever blur the boundaries between non-volatile disk storage and and volatile RAM.

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Civilization Revolution 2 will be exclusively mobile

Civilization Revolution 2 will be exclusively mobile

2K Games has just made a revelation that would elate smartphone-wielding fans of the Civilization franchise. The sequel to 2008's turn-based strategy game, slyly named Civilization Revolution 2, will be coming next month. But more than that, it was built primarily for and will be released exclusively on mobile devices.

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