It’s been a busy week, what with Apple’s big event and all, so you’d be forgiven if you weren’t able to keep up with all of the new jailbreak tweaks. But never fear, as usual we’ve put together a list of this week’s new tweaks so you can rest assured you didn’t miss anything…. Read the rest of this post here
Disney’s live-action retelling of their animated classic Cinderella was the belle of the box office ball this weekend, debuting in first place with an estimated $70.1 million.
If weekend estimates hold then that opening is slightly ahead of last year’s Maleficent ($69.4 million), which was also a live-action take on an animated Disney classic (in that case Sleeping Beauty).
Worldwide, Cinderella made $132.1 million with a stellar $25 million from China alone. This was director Kenneth Branagh’s biggest opening of all time, even more so than Thor ($65.7 million). Cinderella’s overhaul performance is also notable when considering it was not in 3D, which charges higher ticket prices.
Last week, Apple surprised us with a completely redesigned MacBook. Of course, there were leaks in the months leading up to the event, but the new technology and form factor is very astonishing. With a thinner design, new keyboard, Force Touch trackpad, and micro logic board, it is clear Apple is pushing laptop computing forward. Even the USB-C is striking.
In the opening video, a glimmering bubble floats into the Retina MacBook screen corner, showing off color depth and a glass-edged screen. In this week’s Wallpapers of the Week post, Jason Zigrino captures the bubble for all devices…. Read the rest of this post here
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Oscar-nominee Eddie Murphy is in talks to to play Richard Pryor’s father — former boxer LeRoy “Buck Carter” Pryor — in Lee Daniels’ upcoming biopic of the late comedian.
On Thursday, Daniels uploaded the following photo of him and Eddie Murphy on Instagram, which included the caption, “Strap in and brace yourself. They done let me and him out of our cages! #idonteventhinkimreadyforthisone! #excited #proud #OMG.”
According to ET Online, Murphy will star alongside Mike Epps as Pryor, Kate Hudson as Pryor’s wife, Jennifer Pryor, and Oprah Winfrey as his grandmother, Marie Carter.
Disney’s Big Hero 6 has earned over $620 million globally, becoming the highest-grossing animated movie of 2014.
With $221 million of its total coming from the domestic box office, Big Hero 6 is Walt Disney Animation Studios’ third biggest domestic release of all time. Additionally, its worldwide total has now surpassed Tangled, making it the studio’s third biggest global release behind Frozen and The Lion King.
Inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name, Big Hero 6 is now the biggest animated release from Disney or Pixar in China, bringing in over $51 million since its release two weeks ago, and the second biggest in Japan with over $75 million. It’s also the second biggest Disney or PIxar animated release in Korea and Russia, and the biggest animated release of all time in Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia.