Movie Spotlight: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
The highly anticipated movie, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, marks the latest addition to the rebooted ‘Planet of the Apes’ franchise. With a storyline centered around the tension between genetically evolved apes and human survivors, this blockbuster explores both fragile peace and the brink of war. Andy Serkis stars as Caesar, while Matt Reeves directs this potential summer hit. Dive deeper into the post-apocalyptic world at the official website: www.dawnofapes.co.uk
Tech Corner: Windows Phone 8.1
Geek out over Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update, set to roll out in July. This massive update, code-named ‘Blue,’ boasts a new user interface and theme experience. Move over, Siri—Cortana, the AI from Microsoft’s flagship game ‘Halo,’ is the latest voice assistant on the scene. Touted as a more personal assistant, Cortana’s voice recognition is expected to outperform competitors.
Comic Series: X-Files Year Zero
IDW Publishing has launched an intriguing X-Files spin-off comic, X-Files Year Zero. This mini-series alternates between modern-day investigations by Mulder and Scully and 1940s cases featuring their predecessors, Bing Ellison and Millie Ohio. With new characters introduced and a potential TV series reboot in the future, Year Zero could spark renewed interest in the iconic franchise.
Web Recommendations: How to Geek
Looking for a geeky fix? Check out www.howtogeek.com for a vast range of information on gaming, programming, hardware, Linux, and more. Offering insight on subjects like accessing your PC’s files remotely or upgrading laptop hardware, this website is a treasure trove for tech enthusiasts and serves as a go-to resource for many.
Geek Vocabulary: Chiliahedron
Add some extra geekiness to your conversations with the term “chiliahedron.” This word refers to a hypothetical one-thousand-sided die used in role-playing games or for generating random numbers between 1 and 1,000. While its physical existence remains uncertain, the concept remains a fascinating topic for avid gamers and fans of role-playing dice sets.