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Netflix just started streaming the third season of its animated comedy BoJack Horseman, and it has announced that it has renewed the animated comedy for a fourth season. The show follows the exploits of BoJack Horseman, a washed-up actor in a world where humans and anthropomorphic animals coexist. The latest season, which began streaming on July 22nd, dealt with BoJack coming to terms with earning an Oscar nomination for his work in a major film, and fallout that quickly followed.

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With Comic-Con in full swing in San Diego this week, we’ve already seen a bunch of exciting trailers for upcoming TV series. But now it’s time to check out some of the hottest trailers for future movies, and we have quite a few interesting ones for you. DON’T MISS: Two of the best iPhone 7 leaks yet both surfaced last night A Tale of Love and Darkness Natalie Portman stars in A Tale of Love and Darkness . And we expect to get love and darkness set in Jerusalem during the second World War. Oh, and the movie marks the directorial debut of the actress, all the more reason to jot this title down. The movie comes out on August 19th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2Jd6COX9Q0 Citizen Soldier Opening August 30th, Citizen Soldier is an action/documentary about modern-day warfare, told from the point of view of US Army soldiers and based on actual real-life events in Afghanistan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-d-BcfRGl7c Hands of Stone Robert de Niro in a movie about boxing? Sign me up. We’ve got de Niro playing trainer Ray Arcel and Edgar Ramirez playing Roberto Duran in Hands of Stone . The biography comes out August 26th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeP5YVVkQV8 London Road A musical with Tom Hardy? Color us confused. And excited. London Road is a crime story, with plenty of singing in it. In London. London Road . The movie comes out September 9th, and you should be on the lookout for it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGhXnl-fXgQ Operation Avalanche Snowden isn’t the only movie in this weekly trailer roundup that’s about spying. Operation Avalanche is particularly interesting, considering that it tells the story of four undercover CIA agents sent to NASA as a documentary film crew two years before a certain space mission. We won’t even spoil the trailer for you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJ6IPQ2lTeQ Snowden But of all the movies trailers we’re looking at today, Snowden is probably one of the most interesting ones, considering that it’s a story based on real-life events that only started happening a few years ago. This is likely to be the biggest story about spying and surveillance operations the world has ever seen, and the movie will try to explain it in a fun way. The best part about it is that we have no idea how this Snowden story ends. After all, it's not clear what will happen to the world-renowned whistleblower. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OVHjPCOb3c Suicide Squad Suicide Squad is one of the movies I’m looking forward this August, and not only do we have a final trailer for it , featuring the master puppeteers, but also clips featuring some of our favorite anti-heroes, including the Joker. Harley Quinn, and Deadshot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fep4KiwyQuk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biaR7ijyzNk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASg8ab9vluQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ngQXlRkF7M The Edge of Seventeen If you expect The Edge of Seventeen to be some high-school-based comedy/drama, then that’s exactly what this picture proposes. Hailee Steinfeld will show us what growing up means in today’s world, and Woody Harrelson will be there to help out. The movie comes out September 30th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2eR6j8eocE The Girl on the Train Based on the epic book of the same name, The Girl on the Train should be an exciting thriller this October, starring Emily Blunt. Here’s the latest trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5yk-HGqKmM The Magnificent Seven This remake of The Magnificent Seven comes with a promising cast. Who doesn’t want to see Denzel Washington partner up with Chris Pratt for some western agent? Add to this pair five more fine individuals, including Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, and Martin Sensmeier, and you end up with am brand new take on an old story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-RBA0xoaWU xXx: The Return of Xander Cage Yes, absolutely we missed xXx , and, yes, Xander Cage will return early next year. Premiering on January 20th, 2017, xXx: Return of Xander Cage has a first trailer you need to see. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Stb7iIn1CDA

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The new Netflix series blends classic King and Spielberg to create masterful contemporary television.

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It's easy to find tips about how to catch the best Pokemon. But what you won't find is a list of all the hazardous ways people are playing Pokemon Go. Yes, there are wrong ways -- unfortunately.

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Investigadores de una universidad canadiense estudiaron la dentadura de cadáveres que datan de 1700 y 1800.

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There is a cycle that fans of Sonic the Hedgehog are all too familiar with, and it goes a little something like this. Sega announces a new game starring the hedgehog with attitude. Sega says all the right things.

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Puns fly on Twitter as Hillary Clinton names Kaine her vice presidential candidate of choice. Or is that Kaindidate?

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Travis Bogard, a top Jawbone product executive, has parted ways with the company, The Verge has learned. Bogard had been with Jawbone since 2008, first as executive director of product and later on as vice president of product and strategy. Before Jawbone, he worked at Microsoft and was a founding member of AOL's Instant Messenger team.

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You might not remember them if you don’t follow Android news closely, but Allo and Duo are Google’s latest messaging and video chatting apps. Introduced at Google I/O in May , the two apps are supposed to launch at some point in the future, and they’ll be available on Android and iPhone. Google did not fully explain what’s in store for the Android versions of the apps, but an alleged beta tester revealed on Reddit how these apps should work inside Android 7.0 Nougat. DON’T MISS: Two of the best iPhone 7 leaks yet both surfaced last night Replying to a thread posted a few days ago that proposed that Google would combine Allo and Duo into a single platform, user LTNGNX explained how the apps should work once Nougat rolls out. Allo and Duo will be default apps, he said, with the Messenger app expected to be phased out gradually. Hangouts will also be phased out “little by little” on mobile devices, but it’ll stay on as businesses use it a lot. The app will get SMS and Google Voice support and will be associated with a single device, at least initially, with support for more devices supposed to come after that. Eventually, Allo and Duo will also run on Chrome OS, with Allo being a priority, he revealed. “Allo will be attached to only one phone number (like WhatsApp) at launch,” the leaker explained. “Multi-device syncing will come eventually, once they solve the Incognito situation.” “Allo and Duo will become direct competition to Apple's iMessage and FaceTime,” LTNGNX said. “These two apps are very important for Google and things will be done little by little mostly to avoid even more drama with the EU and their shenanigans.” According to his own account, he’s a third-level beta tester and “breaking an NDA and risking a lot trying to bring some facts and hopes” to the Android section of Reddit. Android 7.0 Nougat is due this summer at this point we’ll see exactly what’s what with both Allo and Duo.

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Someone has already managed to find every single one of the 142 Pokemon characters in Pokemon Go that are roaming the US, but that doesn’t mean that person is done hunting. In all, there are 151 animals that are waiting to be caught, including a few rare ones that have yet to make an appearance in the game. DON’T MISS:  Two of the best iPhone 7 leaks yet both surfaced last night As you can see in the following image, Reddit user ftb_hodor caught 142 beasts already — and that was no easy feat. It takes plenty of patience and a whole lot of walking to get them all. And even then, you might not be able to hunt down some of the more fickle Pokemon in the game. As Phone Arena reports , the New Yorker did it in two 50-hour weeks of work. He had to hatch 303 eggs and trace Pokemon over 95 miles on foot. In all, he collected 4269 Pokemon, which is impressive to say the least. It's also insane, considering the fact that the game was only released a little over two weeks ago, on July 6th. Since then, Pokemon Go has launched in more than 30 markets, most recently Japan. That means ftb_hodor still has nine more Pokemon to collect — the rarest of the rare — so it will be a while until he can find them. Meanwhile, you can check out his story over on Reddit at this link . Check this post if you want to see all the Pokemon Go characters in one place, including the rare animals that have yet to be caught.

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The Democratic party's presumptive nominee for president of the United States says via a tweet late Friday that she picked Sen. Tim Kaine, underscoring the continued importance of social media in the campaign.

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A few months ago, Apple was embroiled in a high-publicized legal battle with the FBI over mobile security. If you recall, the controversy began after Apple refused to create a custom version of iOS that would have enabled authorities to bypass the lockscreen on the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists. In defending Apple's position, Tim Cook boldly said that the FBI wanted Apple to create the " software equivalent of cancer ." Ultimately, the legal dispute fizzled out after the FBI managed to purchase software from a third-party that enabled it to bypass the lockscreen without Apple's assistance. With that as a backdrop, we recently stumbled upon a report detailing a novel way that law enforcement authorities in Michigan managed to access a locked iPhone of a murder victim, without any help from Apple or even having to lay out hundreds of thousands of dollars to a third-party. DON'T MISS:  Pokemon Go: Google Maps hack makes it easier than ever to find Pokémon According to a report from Fusion , Police in Michigan recently needed access to the locked iPhone belonging to a murder victim. Naturally, the authorities believe that information on the phone may provide them clues and help them solve the ongoing murder investigation. Initially thwarted by the Touch ID system the user had set up on his phone, the police did not reach out to Apple but instead contacted a Michigan State University Computer Science professor named Anil Jain who had substantial expertise in biometric related technologies. In turn, Jain, along with help from a PhD student named Sunpreet Arora, utilized 3D printing to create a replica version of the victim’s fingerprints based on prints the police already had on file. And because authorities aren’t sure which digit the victim used to access his phone, Jain has been busy creating replicas of all of the victim’s fingers. But of course, that’s just part one of the process. Because Touch ID on the iPhone is only receptive to an object with electrical current, a dummy replica of a fingerprint, no matter how accurate, is not sufficient to access the device in and of itself. That said, there is a solution in the works. Most fingerprint readers used on phones are capacitive, which means they rely on the closing of tiny electrical circuits to work. The ridges of your fingers cause some of these circuits to come in contact with each other, generating an image of the fingerprint. Skin is conductive enough to close these circuits, but the normal 3D printing plastic isn’t, so Arora coated the 3D printed fingers in a thin layer of metallic particles so that the fingerprint scanner can read them. It’s not a foolproof method yet. Arora is still refining the technology, and they haven’t yet given the fingers back to the police to try and unlock the victim’s phone. But Arora said that in a few weeks, once he’s tested the fingers enough in the lab, he’ll hand them over. Then the police will try to use 3D printed models of a dead man’s fingers to unlock his phone. All in all, that’s a pretty clever workaround, but the entire process might be all for naught. Remember, iPhones that have been turned off for more than 48 hours require a passcode for full access to the device. Which, of course, will simply bring the police back to square one and in the same position as the FBI was in a few months ago.

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The next season of "The Walking Dead" looks grrreat thanks to King Ezekiel and his tiger. See more in the Comic-Con 2016 official trailer for the AMC show.

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It’s finally Star Trek season and the latest installment in the modern Star Trek reboot is out in theaters around the world. Star Trek Beyond marks a special moment in Star Trek history, celebrating the 50th birthday of this storied franchise. After all this waiting, Beyond is finally out and Trekkies will surely want to watch it regardless of what reviews say. But we’re going to give you a review roundup anyway. DON’T MISS: Working Galaxy Note 7 captured on video for the first time ever Director Justin Lin helmed this Star Trek project, and most reviews of the movie have been more positive than the last installment. Beyond is maybe more humorous than expected at times, but it's also packed with action that Star Trek fans want to see. However, it’s also not the greatest Star Trek movie from the sound of things, and many reviewers were left hoping for a better movie in the upcoming sequel. The battles are spectacular when it comes to special effects, but also “generic, and boring,” as The Wall Street Journal explains . The Enterprise gets destroyed — we already knew that from the trailers, so no spoiler here — and the team has to overcome difficulties at every corner to deal with the newly discovered threat. Read The Wall Street Journal’s review at this link. The villain, Krall (Idris Elba) could be a great character for Star Trek Beyond , but that’s hardly the case. “[Krall] winds up as about as generic a baddie as the Trek movies have provided to date. His manifesto amounts to ‘Unity is bad, fighting is good, so the Federation should die,’ which barely counts as a bumper sticker, let alone a meaningful credo,” The Verge notes . Read The Verge’s review at this link. Krall, however, is responsible for the destruction of the Enterprise, which is one of the highlights of the movie, so at least we have that. There’s also a new character worth mentioning in the film who doesn’t come from the regular Star Trek cast, “the sprightly new heroine named Jaylah (Sofia Boutella),” as The New Yorker describes her. Read The New Yorker’s review at this link. Writers Simon Pegg (who plays Scotty) and Doug Jung may have colored inside the lines, as The New York Times puts it, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing for Trekkies who expect a certain consistency from this type of action-packed space movie. “Not every wheel needs reinventing, and one of the abiding pleasures of Star Trek , in its old and newer iterations, lies in its balance of stubborn consistency and canny inventiveness,” the Times notes. But, at the same time, the movie might not have anything surprising in it, when comparing it to previous episodes and most blockbuster films. Read The New York Times'  review at this link. With all that in mind, you’d think Star Trek Beyond isn’t a movie to see in theaters, but that’s not exactly the case. Even if many directorial and screenplay decisions were criticized in reviews, the general impression still seems to be that Beyond isn’t a dud. The Journal ’s conclusion best summarizes that idea. “ Star Trek Beyond  is better than not-bad. By any earthly standard it’s good,” the review reads. In fact, Forbes thinks the movie is better than J.J. Abrams’ previous two movies. “ Star Trek Beyond maintains the best aspects of the first two reboot films, but ups the humor and — most importantly — the character development and relationships. The result is far more emotional impact than either of the previous reboot entries and more than any of the Next Generation films,” the review says. Read Forbes’ review at this link

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Perhaps the best perk of working on a NASA mission is getting the official stitched mission patch. Nearly every project at the space agency produces its own unique emblem that is adorned by astronauts and engineers alike, serving as a reminder of the hard work put into each assignment.

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"Game of Thrones" outtakes newly released at Comic-Con show the stars of the show laughing, and cursing, their way through their on-camera flubs.

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American Gods, the TV adaption of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed novel, is actually happening. It's a short first look at the show that focuses on the conflict between the deities of traditional religions and so-called new gods, which represent modern society's infatuation with capitalism, technology, media, and drugs. Bryan Fuller, of Hannibal and Pushing Daisies, is one of the series' showrunners, so there's plenty of reason to keep hopes high here.

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