Monday, February 28, 2011

Get One Year of Free Gmail Backups to Backupify [Deals]

A small set of Gmail's users found all their Gmail stuff vanished over the weekend. Online backup service Backupify (previously mentioned) is taking the opportunity to entice new users with a coupon code (savegmail) for a year of free backup with one of their premium plans, which, of course, includes Gmail. For some of us, Backupify seems like a worth-paying-for service, and definitely a viable option for those not up for command-line-based or IMAP backup maneuvers. See details on the Backupify blog. [Backupify Signup] More »


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iPad 2 News ? Apple Calls On More Suppliers

Last April when Apple released the original iPad to the market you had to wait in line in some cases to get your hands on the exciting new tablet device. Many orders were put on hold and some countries even had to wait for the iPad to become available. This April, when the dazzling new [...]

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Lady Gaga Trivia: Are You An Expert, Little Monster?

MTV News quizzes Monster Ball Tour fans. How much do you know?
By MTV News staff


Lady Gaga performs at Madison Square Garden on February 21, 2011
Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Lady Gaga's Little Monsters are certainly loyal to their Mother Monster, arriving to her shows in creative Gaga garb, singing along to every word and even crediting the pop sensation for helping them become comfortable with who they are, thanks to her feel-good messages. When MTV News caught up with some of Gaga's biggest fans at stops on the latest leg of her Monster Ball Tour, we quizzed them to find out just how much they know about the New York native.

Question: Which "True Blood" star appeared in Gaga's "Paparazzi" music video?
Answer: Alexander Skarsgard
Fans who got it right: 3 out of 5

Question: What was the first song Lady Gaga performed during the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards?
Answer: "Poker Face"
Fans who got it right: 1 out of 9

Question: Is Lady Gaga left- or right-handed?
Answer: Left
Fans who got it right: 5 out of 10

Question: On which two MTV shows did Gaga appear (as Stefani Germanotta or Lady Gaga) before her big break?
Answer: "Boiling Points" and "The Hills"
Fans who got it right: 3 out of 7

Question: Which pop singer recorded a demo for "Telephone" but didn't end up using it?
Answer: Britney Spears
Fans who got it right: 2 out of 6

Question: Name all of the people Gaga mentions in her song "Dance in the Dark."
Answer: Judy Garland, Liberace, Jesus, Stanley Kubrick, Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, JonBenét Ramsey, Sylvia Plath
Fans who got it right: 6 out of 6

How did you do? Share your results below!

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Photos | Michael Jackson's 'Michael' Cover Decoded

Michael Jackson's 'Michael' Cover Decoded

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Oscar Nominee Amy Adams Shares Her Scenes With Kristen Stewart In 'On The Road'

There are very few reasons not to get excited about "On the Road." Director Walter Salles' adaptation of the classic Jack Kerouac novel is easily one of the most awaited book-to-film projects currently in development, and to say that the expectations for the Garrett Hedlund-starring flick are high ? at least in our neck of [...]

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Sunday, February 27, 2011

Cate Blanchett?s Lovely Oscar Arrival

Representing Australia with pride, Cate Blanchett was seen arriving at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards this evening (February 27).

The ?Curious Case of Benjamin Button? babe looked absolutely fabulous in a lavender Givenchy haute couture dress from the Spring 2011 collection.

And while she?s not up for an Oscar this time around, Cate told press she?s proud that there are 10 Aussies in contention for an Academy Award tonight.

Ms. Blanchett gushed, ?We are a very small industry and to have so many recognized is fantastic.?

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Photos | Lady Gaga Performs At The Oak Room

Lady Gaga Performs At The Oak Room

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Britney Spears Added Her 'Flavor' To 'Hold It Against Me' Fight Scene

Martial-arts expert Steven Ho talks to MTV News about working on the new video.
By Jocelyn Vena


Britney Spears fights herself in "Hold It Against Me"
Photo: Jive

Last week, fans were treated to the premiere of Britney Spears' "Hold It Against Me" video. The sleek, dark look at celebrity life was a new aesthetic for the star, who hooked up with Jonas Åkerlund on the clip.

While her dance scenes were choreographed by Brian Friedman, it was noted Hollywood martial-arts expert Steven Ho who helped Britney work out the moves to battle herself in the video.

"I've been very fortunate to have worked on a wide range of high-profile projects, and the video's producer, Hagai Shaham, thought my style would be a good fit with Jonas and Britney. I was brought in to train Britney, choreograph the fight and set up wires for the levitation shots," he told MTV News about joining the project.

"I've always wanted to work with Jonas," he continued. "I knew that a stylized fight would translate well with his trademark visuals, so I was thrilled about doing this project. Jonas wanted a superhuman fight with elements of brutality — that's right up my alley of how I approach an action scene, so we were definitely all on the same page throughout the process."

Not only were Åkerlund and Ho onboard for some mortal combat, but the star herself warmed up to the idea of battling a clone. "Britney was really excited throughout the whole process. It was a grueling shoot of dance and stunts, but her passion for the video and professionalism never wavered," he explained. "There were some pretty tough insert shots where we needed Britney to actually get hit in the face by 'herself.' We did several consecutive takes of this, and she had a lot of fun with it and was a great sport.

"Britney was very enthusiastic about learning how to fight; she's an athlete," he added. "I got that Jonas' concept was partially about the duality of self — we all deal with that, so who wouldn't have fun fighting their alter egos?"

The key, it seems, was making Ho's fight moves work with Friedman's dance routine. "It was really great working with Brian; he's an absolute professional. He was diligent about our fight style being cohesive with the dancing, and that's why it worked so well," Ho recalled. "Our rehearsals were on the same stage, so it was very helpful to have Brian's feedback from a dancer's point of view."

It seems that one of the most memorable moves in the fight, Spears' quickstep during the smack-down, was all her own.

"Britney was fantastic about incorporating what we had practiced in rehearsal, and as a consummate performer, she was able to take ownership by adding her own flavor to the fight. There's a quick cut in the video that features Britney taking a series of small shuffle steps in her heels. This is something she came up with herself that I thought added a nice break of 'cuteness' in the fight," he said. "Jonas drowned out the music here to highlight the tapping sounds, and it's really one of my favorite beats of the video."

Aside from the two Britneys, the other main characters in the fight were her sky-high heels and flowing gowns. "The wardrobe was one of the stars of the fight," he explained. "At first I was concerned about how to approach the long trains. There were discussions with Jonas and [stylist] B. [Åkerlund] and [fashion assistant Renelou Padora] about possibly shortening the train for safety issues. After I showed my wife [designer Nina Petronzio] the pictures of the dresses, she literally said, 'I will kill you if you cut those trains down.' We ended up incorporating the trains as 'weapons.' We treated them as if they were sharp blades, giving Britney reason to jump and evade around them."

What did you think of the Britney battle in "Hold It Against Me"? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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iPad 2 News ? Apple Calls On More Suppliers

Last April when Apple released the original iPad to the market you had to wait in line in some cases to get your hands on the exciting new tablet device. Many orders were put on hold and some countries even had to wait for the iPad to become available. This April, when the dazzling new [...]

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BRAVO?s Bethenny Ever After *PREMIERE* ? Airing THIS Monday Feb 28th

Bethenny, Jason and baby Bryn are back! Jump right on in to the crazy and stressful day-to-day as Bethenny tries to juggle her business, her baby, and her in-laws, proving to be a challenge right from the get-go. As Bethenny and Jason head out of New York City for a visit to Jason’s parents, the [...]

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Win A New iPad From the Staff At Klick.com

The creative staff at Klick.com is giving away a brand new Apple iPad absolutely free to one lucky winner this holiday season! For your chance to win a new iPad simply pay close attention to the video below, watch it a few times if you have to. While viewing try to spot as many Internet [...]

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Mark Ruffalo Reveals Hulk Re-Design For 'Avengers'

'All the features are mine, just really big,' actor says of new look.
By Shawn Adler, with reporting by Josh Horowitz


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Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty

Mark Ruffalo will soon join Edward Norton and Eric Bana as the third actor to portray Dr. Bruce Banner in as many big-screen adventures, but when the Incredible Hulk finally lines up next to Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and the rest of Marvel's mightiest to take on evils no single one of them can handle on their own, it won't just be the good doctor you'll have trouble recognizing: It might be the jade giant himself.

"The Avengers" will diverge from previous versions of the character and feature its own re-designed rendering of the green behemoth to more accurately reflect the new actor playing him, Ruffalo revealed to MTV News on the red carpet at the Independent Spirit Awards.

Ruffalo said the character's designers are working hard to make the Hulk look like him: "All the features are mine, just really big. I got to see the maquette of the Hulk yesterday in full scope, and it's awesome."

The re-design makes the most of new technology being utilized for the flick, with Ruffalo donning performance-capture suits akin to the ones used by Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana for "Avatar." According to the Oscar-nominated actor, it'll be the first time the same actor has played both incarnations of the character.

"I'll be playing it. I'm the first actor to actually do it in motion capture as the Hulk," he said.

Back when the project was initially announced, rumors swirled that the Hulk might actually start out as the villain, tricked perhaps by Loki, as he did when the Avengers first assembled in comics.

While predictably tight-lipped about his role in the plot, Ruffalo did compliment the script, insisting that the film was right "in [director] Joss Whedon's wheelhouse."

"It's cool. It's gonna be great," he enthused. "The script is a nice combination of funny with pathos."

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A Brief and Wonderful History of Hollywood Special Effects [Blip]

From the earliest cartoon dinosaurs to stop-motion to CGI to today's eye-gouging 3D, Time guides us through a tour of the major milestones in over a century's worth of special effects achievements. Even The Parent Trap gets some much-deserved love. And who knows? Maybe studying up here will help out with that Oscar pool. [Time] More »


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Saturday, February 26, 2011

'American Idol' Top 24 Revealed!

'American Idol' Top 24 Revealed!

Wednesday night's American Idol ended with a Jennifer Lopez meltdown, when fan favorite Chris Medina was sent home. But Thursday night, the diva put her game face on and, with the help of Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler, narrowed the remaining Idol contestants down to the top 24.

The 12 guys and 12 girls chosen to move on didn't get their good news from the judges until they'd endured a bit of suspense-building teasing. "You're mean," contestant Laina Alaina joked after she finally got the confirmation she was one of the 12 females whose Idol dreams were still intact.

In the night's biggest twist, 15-year-old fan fave Jacee Badeux was sent packing after a tense three-way showdown for the final spot in the guys' competition. Brett Loewenstern nabbed the coveted spot, while Colton Dixon joined Badeux for the long trip home.

Meanwhile, Jessica Cunningham, who has auditioned for the show seven times, was rejected on the night of her 25th birthday. She jokingly flipped off the camera after saying her goodbye, telling the judges: "I love ya, but you ruined my birthday."

Below is the complete list of the top 24 who will be vying for your votes next week!

THE GIRLS:
Ashthon Jones
Haley Reinhart
Julie Zorrilla
Karen Rodriguez
Kendra Chantelle
Lauren Alaina
Lauren Turner
Naima Adedapo
Pia Toscano
Rachel Zevita
Tatysnisa Wilson
Thia Megia

THE BOYS:
Brett Loewenstern
Casey Abrams
Clint Jun Gamboa
Jacob Lusk
James Durbin
Jordon Dorsey
Jovany Barreto
Paul McDonald
Robbie Rosen
Scotty McCreery
Stefano Langone
Tim Halperin

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Dr. Dre ?I Need A Doctor? VIDEO Hits Web!

Dr. Dre?s ?I Need A Doctor? (video below) is the first major single to hit the web from his upcoming album called Detox. But will his dramatic return to the mic be as epic as The Chronic 2001?




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ChaCha sues HTC for Facebook phone trademark infringement

Facebook phone rumors were swirling for quite awhile, then HTC answered a question that seemingly nobody asked by delivering unto the world a phone with a dedicated Facebook button... the ChaCha. In what can only be considered a stroke of luck for all of humanity, the Taiwanese handset maker has been granted the opportunity to rectify its naming gaffe courtesy of a trademark infringement suit brought by ChaCha Inc. That company trademarked its name and logo in 2007 for its text and voice internet search engine services and is (rightfully) displeased with the HTC's choice of names for its Facebook-focused handset. ChaCha doesn't want mobile users thinking that it's endorsed the phone, and given that the company's bread and butter is providing mobile search, such confusion seems likely. ChaCha is asking for money damages and a permanent injunction to prevent the phone from going to market with its name. That's just fine with us -- if only the courts could grant an injunction to remove that Facebook button.

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Consumer Reports Finds Antenna Issue on Verizon iPhone

Consumer Reports claims the Verizon iPhone 4 exhibits signal loss when held in a specific way, similar to the problems seen in the AT&T iPhone 4 last year.
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Reporter Takes Box Cutter to the Wrist In the Name of Shark Suit Testing [Watch This]

A material that keeps you safe from a Great White chomp is cool enough. But what you're really going to want to watch for here is the willingness of KFMB reporter Jeff Zevely to take a box cutter across his thinly protected veins. [KFMB] More »


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Ke$ha - My First Kiss

My First Kiss

  • Artist: Ke$ha
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Consumer Reports Confirms Verizon iPhone 4 Death Grip Problems [Apple]

We'd heard previous reports that the Verizon iPhone 4 was susceptible to the same death grip issues that rocked the original iPhone, but now industry heavy Consumer Reports confirms it: the death grip is back. According to CR: More »


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