“Set in an alternate history where gas and coal fuel the world, the drama centers on the battle for power between two rival families,” Deadline reports of Spark, a new ABC drama “of passion, greed and hope in a Steampunk reality, circa 2016.”
TomTom’s first running watch was a great first step two years ago. Last year it got even better, with an integrated heart rate monitor. For this year’s watches, TomTom is adding full activity tracker capabilities and the ability to stream music to Bluetooth headphones, all for a pretty reasonable price.
Welcome to Apps of the Week, where we take a look at the latest smartphone software that makes us oh-so-glad to be living in the 21st century. We’ve got apps to challenge your email allegiances, bring smarts to your photo library, and a new voice assistant that looks to challenge the Siris and Cortanas of the world.
A new Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser includes a tantalizing glimpse. There's another round of Suicide Squad rumors, while Gotham teases even more comics characters showing up. Meanwhile, could Khal Drogo return to Game of Thrones? And just what is up with Agent Carter's Dottie Underwood? Here be Spoilers!
First it was the Crypt Keeper, then vampires and dragons — and now HBO is getting into the alien business. The next big series from HBO could be a first contact series called The Spark.
Plenty of iOS and USB mics claim to capture rich "studio sound". Most of them suck. Blue Microphones' new Spark Digital is different, and you can tell just by looking at it.
Prompted by my posts on "Why I Stalk a Sexy Black Woman on Twitter (And Why You Should, Too)" as well as my follow-up piece, CBC Radio's Spark interviewed me and me-if-I-were-10-times-smarter Jonah Lehrer on the benefits of following strangers on Twitter. [CBC.ca/spark]