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Why 2016 was the year of time travel

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Consider this more than a coincidence: a year that clearly overstayed its welcome, 2016, was also a year in which time travel could be found everywhere in popular culture.

The company which wanted to ‘put a bullet in Google’s head’ is dead

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It turns out lying about userbase, millions of dollars, and ambitious claims aren’t enough for a company to take Android’s future away from Google.

How Google’s Search business and humanity’s information is disappearing

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How Google’s Search business and humanity’s information is disappearing

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How Google’s Search business and humanity’s information is disappearing

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Meet the hardware hackers rebelling against Samsung

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 owners are being forced to give up their phones — that doesn’t mean they’re all going to go quietly into the night, though.

A bunch of YouTube stars remade ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ in the style of a home movie

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The Dark Knight Rises was an intense follow-up to one of the greatest superhero movies ever made. Our CineFix series, Homemade Movies, revisited this huge movie on a smaller scale, with this shot-for-shot, effects-less remake of the scene in which Batman meets Catwoman—and guest-starring YouTube personalities Jack Douglass, Olga Kay and Brock Baker.

These ‘Star Wars’ phones are the Androids you’re looking for

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… there were no smartphones. But if there were, they probably would’ve looked something like this.

SoftBank, a Japanese telecom, debuted a slick duo of Star Wars-themed Android phones Friday. They come in “Dark Side” and “Light Side” flavors (of course)…

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… with Imperial and Rebel icons emblazoned on the back of each device:

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They’re loaded with Star Wars wallpapers referencing the original trilogy, with a…

Not even ‘The Dark Knight’ filmmakers were sure about Joker’s origins

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You know The Dark Knight was one of the most complex superhero movies ever. But did you know these seven surprising behind-the-scenes factoids?

Our CineFix series, Things You Didn’t Know, brings you things you didn’t know about your favorite movies—and in this case, things even the filmmakers didn’t know, like the true origins of the Joker.

Classic movie lines vastly improved with uncouth Australian captions

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Movies are just the best and Australians? Well they’re pretty good too, if a little sweary. Put them together and you’ve got movie meme perfection.

Twitter savant Illy Bocean is a genius who’s done just that. Realising that classic Hollywood films and the Australian love of barely-enunciated consonants and rude words, are the perfect match, he’s re-captioned some classic lines from the silver screen with an Aussie edge.