Daily Archives: October 6, 2011

Cheese or Font?

Fun for a slow Friday, Cheese or Font is an online quiz created by Tony Gambone that tests your knowledge of font/cheese names. It’s harder that you think. Play it HERE while I make a ham and avignon sandwich.

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The Trailer for The Avengers Coming Tuesday October 11, 2011

Marvel Studios has announced that the trailer for Marvel’s The Avengers will be released online next Tuesday October 11, 2011.

Opening in theaters on May 4, the Joss Whedon action adventure stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård and Samuel L. Jackson.

Marvel’s The Avengers is the superhero team up of a lifetime. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as SHIELD, finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

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Finding Nemo Coming Soon To Disney Blu-ray Trailer

Walt Disney Studios has now teased a Blu-ray edition of Pixar’s Finding Nemo. This is the final film that has yet to be transferred to that format.

Finding Nemo is the story of a neurotic clownfish (Albert Brooks, Out of Sight) who teams up a blue tang suffering from short-term memory loss (Ellen DeGeneres, Doctor Dolittle) in order to locate his missing son, Finding Nemo is the studio’s second-highest grossing theatrical feature. It earned $339,714,978 domestically, which is just under Toy Story 3’s domestic gross of $415,004,880.

The minute-long teaser has Brooks and DeGeneres’ characters swimming towards a faint blue light which ultimately turns into a “Disney Blu-ray” graphic. At the end of the clip, title cards read, “Finding Nemo: For the First Time Ever on Disney Blu-ray.”

No further details are known about the disc’s eventual release date or its possible technical and supplementary specifications.

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Steve Jobs Stories & Images

Steve Jobs narrates never-aired “Here’s to the crazy ones” commercial

Steve Jobs testing photo booth in 2005

The 12 most inspirational quotes from Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs’ empty chair at the last Apple Keynote Speech

 

Wired Magazine

Tributes

Pixar

Life Magazine

CNN’s Tribute To Steve Jobs

Steve Wozniak Reacts To Steve Jobs’ Death

The Atlantic Wire

Twitter Portrait (Click image to enlarge)

Flags lowered to half staff at Apple Headquarters

Thanks, Steve by Jonathan Mak

Photos from around the world

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Time Magazine Stops Presses For New Steve Jobs Cover

Steve Jobs’ death caused Time magazine to literally stop the presses for the first time in 20 years. Editor Richard Stengel tossed out the previous edition and the staff spent three hours creating the new commemorative issue which will be available tomorrow.

Below, see Time’s last cover of Steve Jobs. See a full gallery of the magazine’s Jobs covers here.

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Cowboys & Aliens Blu-ray & DVD Due On December 6, 2011

This summer’s movie event becomes the holiday season’s must-own Blu-ray as a lone gunslinger leads an uprising against an alien threat in the explosive, stunningly-imagined film, Cowboys & Aliens. A blazingly original, cross-genre adventure from acclaimed director Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Iron Man 2) and top moviemakers Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, Cowboys & Aliens features heart-pumping action, spectacular visuals and a first-rate cast. Arriving in stores December 6th from Universal Studios Home Entertainment, the Blu-ray Combo Pack edition of Cowboys & Aliens bring all of the thrills and fun home with perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound and includes a never-before-seen extended version of the movie, over two hours of exclusive bonus features, and a DVD and digital copy of the film that can be viewed anywhere, anytime on an array of devices including laptops, tablets, Internet-connected TVs and set-top boxes. The Blu-ray also boasts an upgraded version of Universal’s Second Screen—a groundbreaking new technology that enhances the viewing experience by allowing viewers to simultaneously control and interact with the film and bonus material on a WiFi-connected tablet or computer as the movie plays on the television screen. The new Flick View Feature will allow fans to interact even more with the movie and be able to move content from their tablet to their TV screen! Cowboys & Aliens is also available on DVD, digital download and On Demand.

Daniel Craig (Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace) and Harrison Ford (the Indiana Jones and Star Wars franchises) headline as adversaries obliged to join forces against a terrifying enemy, with a supporting cast that includes Olivia Wilde (TRON: Legacy, The Change-Up), Sam Rockwell (Iron Man 2), Ana de la Reguera (Eastbound and Down), Adam Beach (Flags of Our Fathers), Paul Dano (There Will Be Blood), Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption), Keith Carradine (Nashville) and Noah Ringer (The Last Airbender). The script for Cowboys & Aliens is by Star Trek’s Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci and Damon Lindelof (television’s Lost), based on Platinum Studios’ graphic novel created by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg.

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