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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the world:

Up Front:

Not So Fast, Middle Earth: Neill Blomkamp Will Not Direct The Hobbit [via NY Mag]

Gadgets:

Organizing Apps In iOS 4 [via The Apple Blog]
Yahoo Rolls Out A Renovated Flickr [via NYT]
Be Cautious When Using Free Airport Wi-Fi [via Neatorama]
Apple: Pay Full Price For An E-Book You Already Bought [via Baekdal]
E-Readers Bomb On College Campuses [via Business Week]

Gaming:

Skyward Sword Confirms: Once Left-Handed Link Is Right-Handed On Wii [via Geekosystem]
Extra Lives: Tom Bissell’s Video Game Manifesto [via NYT]
Rumor: Guitar Hero: Queen Coming Next Year [via Kotaku]
Farmville For iPhone Now Rolling Out [via Mashable]

Culture:

Scott Pilgrim Avatar Creator! [via Scott Pilgrim The Movie]
Details On The Upcoming LOST Epilogue Short [via G4TV]
Why E-Begging Is The Newest Trend [via Forces Of Geek]
Donald Glover Says He Was Floored By Spider-Man Campaign [via MTV]
Superman Will Pull A Forrest Gump And Walk Across America [via io9]

News:

Twitter Lets You Automatically Follow Your Facebook Friends [via Mashable]
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Trailer To Premiere In Front Of Eclipse [via MTV]
Eclipse Premiere: Twilight Fans Create Tent City Waiting For Premiere [via Huffington Post]
Scream 4 Returns To Woodsboro High For Flashbacks [via Slash Film]
Academy Board Of Directors Discusses Moving Awards To January [via Deadline]
Freida Pinto, John Lithgow Join Planet Of The Apes Prequel [via MTV]
New Screenwriter Hired For Live-Action Akira Remake [via Slash Film]

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