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Engadget Podcast: The fallout from Apple’s WWDC 2024 and Summer Game Fest

This week has felt like a month worth of news, now that we've wrapped up Apple's WWDC 2024 and Summer Game Fest in LA. In this episode, Cherlynn and Devindra discuss their final thoughts on Apple Intelligence and the company's upcoming software, and they chat about some of our coverage... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2024-06-14 11:30:57 UTC ]
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Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions arrives on September 3

The Hogwarts sports game Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions now has a release date. The multiplayer title, announced last year, will arrive on PC and consoles on September 3. The game, a companion to last year’s Hogwarts Legacy, is “a complete, standalone Quidditch experience” that “engages... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2024-06-07 21:29:33 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on audiobooks: a growing market that asks existential questions | Editorial

When is a book not a book? When it is performed by a starry cast of hundreds. Except it has always been more complicated than thatNews this week of a 17% hike in the UK’s audiobook sales might seem like a niche business story, but it raises an existential question. What exactly is an audiobook... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-10 17:25:03 UTC ]
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'Harry Potter' set at an HBCU? LaDarrion Williams wrote the book he always wanted to read

'Blood at the Root,' LaDarrion Williams' first novel in a three-book deal — a series that centers on a Black boy in a YA fantasy saga — is the kind of fiction he wishes existed when he was a kid. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2024-05-03 10:00:51 UTC ]
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Audible to turn all seven of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books into full-cast audiobooks

The books will be released sequentially, starting with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, with a full cast of yet-to-be-named actors and a ‘groundbreaking new soundscape’New audiobooks of all seven titles in JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series will be released exclusively on Audible in late... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-25 16:37:29 UTC ]
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JK Rowling’s posts on X will not be recorded as non-crime hate incident

Author’s comments on Monday relating to trans women were posted as new hate crime law came into force in ScotlandComments by JK Rowling that described prominent transgender women activists as “men” will not be recorded as a non-crime hate incident, Police Scotland has said.The Harry Potter... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-03 19:08:34 UTC ]
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Lots of People Make Money on Fanfic. Just Not the Authors

Next year, SenLinYu’s Harry Potter fic Manacled will disappear from Archive of Our Own. They don’t want to take it down, but it’s the only way to keep others from profiting off of the work. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2024-02-28 20:42:17 UTC ]
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From Harry Potter to Taylor Swift: how millennial women grew up with fandoms, and became a force

Fans who were girls in the era of Harry Potter, The Hunger Games and Twilight are now the women who have powered the success of Barbie and the Eras Tour. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2024-02-18 19:51:27 UTC ]
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‘Time-efficient foreplay’: inside the funny, filthy world of erotic podcasts

From fan fiction about Disney cartoons having sex to raunchy shows from Hollywood stars, pornographic audio is podcasting’s hottest new trendHave you ever stood at the school gates, waiting to pick up your six-year-old, while secretly listening to fan fiction about Harry Potter and Draco Malfoy... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2024-02-12 16:32:24 UTC ]
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The Morning After: Is Call of Duty losing its grip on gamers?

A Call of Duty game sells. That’s what it does. And it usually tops the sales charts, almost every year since 2009. However, last year was a bit different: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III landed in second place. To convey the gravitational pull of CoD, when Microsoft was fighting to buy... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2024-01-19 12:15:26 UTC ]
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Call of Duty didn’t top the yearly sales charts for one of the first times since 2009

Just like death and taxes, you can usually rely on a Call of Duty game to top the sales charts each year. The various entries in Activision’s warfare simulation franchise have mostly done just that, going all the way back to 2009. This year’s a bit different. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III has... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2024-01-18 19:16:41 UTC ]
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‘A bellwether for the industry’: why Warner-Paramount talk is no surprise

Investors seemed unimpressed but analysts say even talk of a merger reflects moves to consolidate in a tough market Barbie and Tom Cruise’s Top Gun are planning on getting hitched. Warner Bros Discovery, the Hollywood studio that brought us the Batman, Harry Potter and Barbie films, and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-12-21 17:19:19 UTC ]
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Amazon says its next-gen chips are four times faster for AI training

Amazon Web Services (AWS) just kicked off its Las Vegas-based re:Invent conference with a stream of announcements, most of which involve the year’s most popular technology, AI. These news items, taken as a whole, give us a sneak peek at the company’s long-term goals for... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-11-28 20:00:28 UTC ]
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Hogwarts Legacy is finally available for the Switch

After a series of delays, Hogwarts Legacy is now available for the Nintendo Switch console. The wizardly game was released in February for PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC, with the PS4 and Xbox One versions following in May. The Switch version was also expected during the... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-11-14 19:21:59 UTC ]
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Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Mini review: Excellent and expensive

The Sonos Beam has been our top pick for compact soundbars for a while now. It offers a lot in a small package and the second-gen version also supports more immersive Dolby Atmos audio. The Beam doesn’t have any upfiring drivers though, so the impact of that spatial... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2023-11-09 18:30:45 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury’s fantasy list helps it to record £17.7m first-half profits

Publisher to double dividend after demand grows for books by Sarah J Maas and Samantha ShannonBusiness live – latest updatesThe book publisher Bloomsbury has hit record profits in the first half of the year thanks in part to a boom in fantasy fiction driven by the American author Sarah J Maas,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-26 07:50:43 UTC ]
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Daniel Radcliffe produces film about his paralysed Harry Potter stunt double

Documentary tells story of David Holmes who sustained a spinal injury during filming of The Deathly Hallows: Part 1Daniel Radcliffe has teamed up with his Harry Potter stunt double, who became paralysed after an on-set accident, for an HBO documentary.David Holmes worked closely with Radcliffe... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-25 14:32:27 UTC ]
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We Don't Talk About Harry Potter

In her essay for PW, author Dhonielle Clayton reflects on the perils of publishing a diverse magic school series in the shadow of Harry Potter and its creator. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Gambon, Dumbledore in Harry Potter films, dead at 82

Veteran actor Michael Gambon, who was known to many for his portrayal of Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore in six of the eight Harry Potter films, has died, his publicist said Thursday. He was 82. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2023-09-28 12:32:43 UTC ]
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Michael Gambon, star of Harry Potter and The Singing Detective, dies aged 82

The Olivier award-winning actor, whose major film roles included Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter series, has died• ‘An actor who let his heart and soul crack open’: David Jays on Michael Gambon• A life in pictures – gallerySir Michael Gambon, whose extraordinary acting career took him from... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-28 11:39:05 UTC ]
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