Disney’s Artemis Fowl movie: Release date, plot, trailers, cast, poster, director, rumors

The Artemis Fowl books are getting a movie.


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Disney is finally making an Artemis Fowl movie based on the beloved children’s book series, almost 20 years after its original publish date. The story’s got everything from centaurs to criminal masterminds, and Dame Judi Dench is in the cast. Buckle up for a twisted fairy tale.

Release date: When can I see it? 

Originally slated to release Aug. 9, the movie was later pushed back to May 29, 2020. However, due to the spread of coronavirus across the globe, the movie will now debut on Disney Plus

“Due to uncertain times, cocooned fans will join together for the movie’s release on Disney Plus,” Eoin Colfer tweeted April 3. “Streaming to millions of homes is prob how Arty would have wanted it. Release date TBC, stay tuned.”

The plot: What’s it all about?

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Haven City, capital of the underground fairy world.


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Artemis Fowl is a 12-year-old genius who lives in a mansion in Ireland with his bodyguard. Before the story begins, his crime lord father has gone missing along with the

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The iPad Pro 2020: Working at home with a trackpad, AR and more

There’s a feeling I sometimes get when I slip on a pair of cozy shoes or sit down in the right chair, when a laptop keyboard feels right and I’m just feeling… comfortable. That was me, the first half hour trying out a trackpad on the new iPad Pro.

Like

  • Trackpad support is useful, intuitive
  • Improved onboard microphones
  • Rear 3D room-scanning camera
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • Base model gets 128GB storage

Don’t Like

  • Same design as 2018 Pro
  • Cost with accessories adds up
  • No apps to test new AR features
  • Not notably faster than 2018 model

I’m at my desk. I’m typing on a keyboard, using a trackpad. Looking at a nice-sized 12.9-inch screen. And yes, this is like working on a computer.

I’m hesitant to say Apple’s iPad problems have been completely solved. But damn, using a real trackpad on an iPad is a magic moment that’s been three quarters of a decade overdue.

I’m wandering my home, not going anywhere, so I’ll keep updating this as I test it more. It would be great if there were one singular device Apple made that could handle every one of my needs instead of several. The new iPad Pro gets

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ExpressVPN review: A VPN speed leader with a secure reputation

ExpressVPN has muscled its way ahead of the virtual private network (VPN) pack in 2020, offering outstanding speeds and a reputation for reliability and security. Its easy-to-navigate interface makes it an apt choice for newcomers just learning about VPNs, and its multiplatform compatibility expands its value to a wide base of consumers. These factors more than justify ExpressVPN’s slightly higher-than-average prices, starting at $6.67 a month. 

Like

  • Market-leading speeds
  • Solid security suite
  • Company is based in privacy-friendly jurisdiction

Don’t Like

  • Higher-than-average price
  • Limited number of simultaneous connections
  • No Safari ExpressVPN browser extension for WebRTC security

We recommend ExpressVPN as an excellent choice for privacy novices and professionals alike. Find out more about how we review VPNs here

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Speed

  • Average speed loss: Less than 2% 
  • Number of servers: 3,000-plus
  • Number of server locations: 160 in 94 countries (four in Hong Kong)
  • Number of IP addresses: 30,000

There’s no room for debate about ExpressVPN’s speeds: It consistently proves itself one of the fastest VPNs on the market.

We ran our ExpressVPN speed tests over the course of three days, in two locations, using both wireless and Ethernet connections — one location offered slower

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