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Voltron Is The Latest Refugee From Your Childhood

More proof that all of your childhood is returning comes in the form of the announcement that Voltron is next in line for a multimedia revival. World Events Productions, the company that owns the rights to the giant robot defender, announced today that not only will Nicktoons premiere a new animated series called Voltron Force, but …

From Playstation to Projector: Ten Video Games Slated to Become Movies

Anyone watching the movements of Tinseltown dealmakers can’t have missed that producers keep on securing rights to turn video games into silver-screen spectacles.  Maybe it’s because Hollywood sees its financial salvation in the titles of another medium, or because the ascendant agents, directors and execs grew up playing video …

The Daily Dose

June 4, 2010 – Happy National Doughnut Day!

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

Up Front:

Christopher Nolan Discusses Superman Plans; No Joker in Batman 3 [via MTV Splash Page]

Gadgets:

Add A USB Outlet To Your Car [via Lifehacker]
Zuckerberg’s Bizarre Facebook Revealed And What It Means [via

Marvel To Release Digital Iron Man Same Day As Print Version

Marvel Comics is about to test the potential strength of its digital audience by releasing both print and digital versions of the same comic on the same day for the first time. Marvel announced today that June 30th will see the release of Invincible Iron Man Annual #1 as both one 80-page comic book in direct market stores across the US …

Gene Simmons Delivers a Tongue-Lashing for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock

Sure as the sun rises every day, you can bet that a new Guitar Hero game will be hitting shelves on an annual basis. But, Activision’s looking to shake things up with the newly-announced Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock. The 2010 version of the rhythm game introduces a story mode that will take bands from legendary rock club CBGB’s to …

Will Hawkeye Complete The Avengers’ Line-Up?

Marvel’s movie Avengers are continuing to take shape at a rapid pace. Alongside leaked concept art showing how Captain America and Thor will look in their movies (Pretty much like their Ultimate and regular Marvel Universe comic counterparts, respectively), it’s looking as if The Hurt Locker‘s Jeremy Renner is about to sign on as the …

Gmail May Offer Option to View Non-Threaded Replies

If and when you first started using Gmail, did you have trouble getting used to how replies came into your inbox? I know personally that I missed a few messages here and there until I got used to what Google calls “Conversation View.” And while I wouldn’t go back to the old way, there are still people out there who prefer to see …

The (New & Improved) Daily Dose

Thursday, June 3, 2010

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

Up front:

New Images of Chris Hemsworth As Thor [via Collider]

Gadgets:

AT&T Warns Customer That E-mailing The CEO Will Result In Cease & Desist Letter [via Engadget]
iPad To Help Humans Speak With Dolphins [via Yahoo]
Widget Apps Get The Axe In …

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