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Shows ABC has renewed in 2016 (so far)

Shows ABC has renewed in 2016 (so far)

Have you been crossing your fingers in hopes that your favorite TV shows will be returning? If so, ABC may have some good (or bad, depending) news this evening: it has renewed a bunch of shows, including long-running favorites like Grey’s Anatomy and newer hits like The Goldbergs. It may not be all roses and sunshine, though, as the list of renewed series has a couple of glaring absences, including Castle and The Muppets.

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The Force Awakens Blu-ray release date leaked

The Force Awakens Blu-ray release date leaked

If you have any interest in the movie, you've probably gone to see The Force Awakens by now. If you haven't, perhaps you're just waiting for it to release on Blu-ray. After all, theaters are expensive, and not everyone feels like sitting in a room full of strangers for a couple of hours. Disney still hasn't made any official announcements regarding the release date, but thanks to a certain bunny, we have a pretty good idea.

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Watch the first new Full Ghostbusters Trailer here

Watch the first new Full Ghostbusters Trailer here

Today the full Ghostbusters trailer has been released, and it's explosive. You'll see Slimer. You'll see the proton packs. You'll see the reason why these four actors were chosen for their respective roles. You'll be reminded of the original Ghostbusters in the best way possible. And there'll be a lot of special effects - so many that you'll forget what made the original Ghostbusters so excellent and memorable. This is a whole new generation, after all.

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Marble Machine is a testament to human creativity and insanity

Marble Machine is a testament to human creativity and insanity

Over the centuries, man has developed wonderful and intricate instruments that would delight our ears and pluck at our heartstrings. But what if you could somewhat undo all that and replace them with marbles? Sounds insane? That is somewhat the quest that musician cum inventor Martin Molin of Swedish musical act Wintergatan has taken upon himself to conquer, a quest that took him 14 months to finish. Fortunately for us, and maybe for him, the end result is just as astounding as the concept of a marble-driven music machine is.

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Game of Thrones goes top secret to avoid (more) piracy

Game of Thrones goes top secret to avoid (more) piracy

Game of Thrones has many bragging rights, including one HBO isn’t happy about: it was the most pirated television show of 2015. The show beat out other popular series’ like The Walking Dead, something due in part to a handful of episodes that leaked before airing on TV. HBO is making sure that doesn't happen again, and has decided to make the show's sixth season top secret: no press copies or screeners of any sort will be sent out.

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Spotify update includes “Fresh Finds” for rising talent

Spotify update includes “Fresh Finds” for rising talent

The newest update to Spotify will come this week, adding to their already popular "Discover Weekly" feature with "Fresh Finds." As if to say "please, please listen to something other than Coldplay or Skrillex," Spotify has created yet another way for users to find new and exciting rising musical stars. Five categories are being added as a part of this initiative, including Basement, Cyclone, Fire Emoji, Hiptronix, and Six Strings.

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Legends of the Hidden Temple is heading back to TV

Legends of the Hidden Temple is heading back to TV

If the return of Full House wasn't enough to satisfy your nostalgic entertainment needs, maybe this will do it: Legends of the Hidden Temple, the game show from Nickelodeon's 90s-era past, is heading back to television. Both Legends and former cartoon superstar Hey Arnold! will be resurrected in the form of television movies, and we have interns to thank for making it a reality.

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New on Netflix in March: list of all movies and TV shows added this month

New on Netflix in March: list of all movies and TV shows added this month

For March of 2016, Netflix is adding a whole slew of new programming - movies and TV shows alike. Should we even call them TV shows anymore? Maybe more like "flix" - streamable shows of all sorts. In this batch you'll find a bit batch being released on the 1st, then a few here and there for the rest of the month, just a few at a time. If you're waiting for Sunshine Superman, you'll be waiting until the 31st.

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DJI Phantom 4 release detailed for super-smart future

DJI Phantom 4 release detailed for super-smart future

The next generation in what DJI describes as "intelligent flying cameras" has been initiated with the DJI Phantom 4. This drone - as we otherwise know it - is coming to the public with a stack of technology never before offered in a consumer edition drone. This includes advanced computer vision and sensing technology, made to roll with new features like its Obstacle Sensing System, ActiveTrack and TapFly functionality.

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Flying RC “Up” house uses real balloons

Flying RC “Up” house uses real balloons

Growing up my brother and I tried tying balloons to action figures and trying to float them around the house. We never got the buoyancy just right; the action figures either stayed on the ground or floated to the ceiling. If you have ever seen the movie "Up" you know it's about an old man that attaches a bunch of balloons to his home and floats it away.

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Panasonic Smart UHD TV DX series sticks to Firefox OS

Panasonic Smart UHD TV DX series sticks to Firefox OS

Firefox OS might be defunct on smartphones, but Mozilla is still trying to push its Web-based platform to other devices instead. Luckily for it, at least one major brand has decided to invest in it by making Firefox OS the OS for its smart TVs. Panasonic has just announced its latest 2016 batch of 4K Pro UHD LED VIERA TV, specifically its brand new DX series. Along with the latest and upcoming Firefox OS versions, the smart TVs also feature Panasonic's new Studio Master HCX+ chipset to deliver HDR performance.

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DIY Centriphone whips iPhone around your head on a string

DIY Centriphone whips iPhone around your head on a string

Possibly the most insane iPhone accessory ever made for the accident-prone is this: the Centriphone. We saw the results of this contraption in action not too long ago - it creates a sort of bullet-time video using the slow-motion capabilities of the iPhone or GoPro camera being flung around in a circle. Super slow motion and movement of the camera create a fantastic result - and one that's now entirely DIY and open source. Today we have the making-of video and instructions.

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