Month: August 2018

‘The Walking Dead’ season one is out on the Switch

Earlier today, Nintendo revealed a bunch of new indie games are coming to the Switch (including the excellent Into The Breach). But the news wasn't over: The first season of Telltale's graphic adventure/guilt simulator The Walking Dead is available t… Source: Engadget | ‘The Walking Dead’ season one is out on the Switch

Chat with Bixby to buy tickets from Ticketmaster

Ticketmaster has partnered with Samsung's Bixby, allowing users in North America to find and purchase event tickets through the virtual assistant. The feature is powered by Ticketmaster's API and Galaxy Note 9 users can now ask Bixby to find events b… Source: Engadget | Chat with Bixby to buy tickets from Ticketmaster

Samsung's latest external Thunderbolt 3 SSD is all about speed

Samsung has revealed its first NVMe-based portable SSD, the Portable SSD X5, which is targeted at IT pros and content creators who need to transfer large files quickly. It has a read speed of up to 2,800MB/s and write speed of 2,300MB/s (2,100 MB/s f… Source: Engadget | Samsung's latest external Thunderbolt 3 SSD is …

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Amazon is reportedly working on an ad-supported video service

Amazon is working on an ad-supported video service that would be available to users of its Fire TV devices, The Information reports. According to people familiar with the matter, the service will tentatively be called Free Dive and is being developed… Source: Engadget | Amazon is reportedly working on an ad-supported video service

Your PS4 'Spider-Man' dreams will continue with a season pass

We're only a few short weeks out from swinging through New York City in Marvel's Spider-Man, but today the team at Insomniac is talking about everything you'll do after you wrap the story. Because this is a huge AAA game, of course there's a season p… Source: Engadget | Your PS4 'Spider-Man' dreams will continue …

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PSA: Preorders Are Live For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Special Edition Bundle

The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Special Edition steelbook bundle is up for preorder on Amazon right now for $140, and will inevitably sell out in short order. It includes the game, a steel case, and a Smash-themed Pro controller. The controller will also be sold separately, though quantities will likely be limited.Read more… Source: Kotaku …

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LG's first Android One phone is a stripped-back G7

LG is embracing Google's Android One program … just not in the way you might have expected. It's launching the G7 One, a device that melds the G7 ThinQ's core design with Android One's streamlined app loadout and focus on timely security updates. D… Source: Engadget | LG's first Android One phone is a stripped-back …

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Players Finally Let Loose At Overwatch League's All-Star Weekend

This past weekend, during one of the Overwatch League All-Star games, NYXL DPS Jong-ryeol “Saebyeolbe” Park—a master of split-second timing and precision—rolled right off a ledge into the infernal fires beneath King’s Row. When asked what happened, he quipped, “That’s my plan. It’s fan service.”Read more… Source: Kotaku | Players Finally Let Loose At Overwatch …

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Intel Announces 8th-Generation Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake Processors Suitable for MacBook and MacBook Air

Intel this afternoon officially debuted its new eighth-generation U-series “Whiskey Lake” and Y-series “Amber Lake” chips, which are designed for use in thin, light notebooks like the MacBook and the MacBook Air. The new “Amber Lake” Y-series processors, which include the i7-8500Y, i5-8200Y, and the m3-8100Y, are successors to the current chips that Apple uses …

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Microsoft OneDrive will use AI to make searchable video transcripts

You've probably had that moment where you wanted to track down an important piece of information from a video, but weren't sure when it was said. If so, Microsoft wants to come to your aid — it's introducing media searching in OneDrive (and SharePo… Source: Engadget | Microsoft OneDrive will use AI to make searchable …

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Ubisoft Is Walking A Tightrope With The Division 2's Paid Extras

A couple of recent Division 2 community flare-ups have illustrated the challenges of modern video game publishing (and purchasing), as Ubisoft slices and dices its upcoming game into numerous special editions and expansions while still trying to make players feel like they’re getting a great deal.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Ubisoft Is Walking A Tightrope …

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Texas company sells plans for 3D-printed guns despite ban

A judge may have extended a ban preventing Defense Distributed from publishing plans for 3D-printed guns, but that isn't stopping the company from finding loopholes to continue offering the weapons. Company owner Cody Wilson has started selling the p… Source: Engadget | Texas company sells plans for 3D-printed guns despite ban