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[Gamescom 2017] Age of Empires 4 announced [Gamescom 2017] Age of Empires 4 announced
- August 22, 2017

The last Age of Empires title to come out was way back in 2005, which makes the announcement of Age of Empires IV very exciting indeed-especially for long time fans of the beloved strategy series. Other games, like Age of Empires , go on an extended hiatus, leaving us to appreciate every nook and cranny of previous entries, hoping for the day when we might hear its name again. (more...)
So is PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Exclusive to Xbox or not? So is PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Exclusive to Xbox or not?
- August 21, 2017

In conjunction with the ShadowPlay Highlights announcement, Nvidia also revealed that it has partnered with the game's developer to launch a PUBG ShadowPlay Highlights contest . In case you don't know about the game it is one of the hottest games right now with a ever growing user base . Even if they are not, is it an achievement to finally launch games Xbox announced as many as four years ago by the time these games do launch? And this is true. (more...)
SoCal, a Good Place to Watch Monday's Solar SoCal, a Good Place to Watch Monday's Solar
- August 21, 2017

You may want to be traveling eastbound across the border to Oklahoma to get at least into the partly to mostly sunny skies. "If you are within about five miles from the beach, your chance is that it's going to be cloudy", said Dan Gregoria, a San Diego-based meteorologist for the National Weather Service . (more...)
EA Announces New Battlefield 1 Competitive Mode, Revolution Edition and More EA Announces New Battlefield 1 Competitive Mode, Revolution Edition and More
- August 21, 2017

Today at Gamescom EA announced a brand new Revolution Edition for Battlefield 1 , functioning nearly like a Game of the Year Edition. "Competitors will have to put their skills to the test in intense 5 vs. The Revolution Edition includes the standard game as well as a Premium Pass that gives players access to all of the game's current and upcoming downloadable content packs. (more...)
The Great American Eclipse The Great American Eclipse
- August 22, 2017

But each one is visible only within a limited band across the Earth's surface where the moon's shadow happens to fall, known as the path of totality . The total solar eclipse 2017 is a huge phenomenon that will take place on Monday , August 21, 2017, and occur in the afternoon. Looking directly at the sun during a solar eclipse is risky. (more...)
(NYSE:PE), NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
- August 21, 2017

It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. 6,777 were accumulated by Sky Group Inc Ltd Co. Summit Secs Ltd Llc holds 29,732 shares. The Css Llc holds 31,511 shares with $3.36M value, up from 8,100 last quarter. NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA ) opened at 161.50 on Monday. Principal Fin reported 870,795 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Baillie Gifford & holds 2.48% of its portfolio in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) for 14.14M shares. (more...)
Online rhino auction to go ahead on Monday Online rhino auction to go ahead on Monday
- August 21, 2017

The permit was handed over on Monday morning, and the homepage of the website for the sale - which is in English but offers versions in Chinese and Vietnamese - was changed to say that bidding would start on Wednesday at 2pm (1200 GMT). The first legal auction of rhino horns after years of suspension opened in South Africa on Monday despite opposition from the government . Harvesting rhino horns isn't harmful to the animals, and worldwide trade is needed to adequately control poaching, said ... (more...)
First visible solar eclipse since 1979 over Saskatchewan Monday morning First visible solar eclipse since 1979 over Saskatchewan Monday morning
- August 21, 2017

You can look through them safely, but not if they're counterfeit. As in, nothing. No lights. But the American Astronomical Society reports some vendors have simply stamped this code on the fake ones. "So unless you are going to be a hundred years older than you are now and make it to a total solar eclipse, I suggest you get out there". The reflected sunlight or bright, white, artificial light should appear very dim through a safe pair of eclipse glasses. (more...)
Gionee X1 with 3000mAh battery and 4G VoLTE launched at Rs. 8999 Gionee X1 with 3000mAh battery and 4G VoLTE launched at Rs. 8999
- August 21, 2017

The Gionee X1 is powered by 1.3 GHz Quad core MediaTek MT6737 processor and comes with three card slots. "We are delighted to introduce the all new X1 which will surely be a delight for the users", said Alok Shrivastava, Director, Business Intelligence and Planning, Gionee India , in a statement. (more...)
'Nostalgia versus actual history': Confederacy capital grapples with future of its monuments 'Nostalgia versus actual history': Confederacy capital grapples with future of its monuments
- August 21, 2017

The monuments, as well as the names of many roads, schools, and public buildings, mostly celebrate Lee, the leader of the Confederate forces; Jefferson Davis , the president of the Confederacy; and General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson , one of Lee's top commanders. (more...)
Google Tech Could Wipe out Photo Watermarks Google Tech Could Wipe out Photo Watermarks
- August 21, 2017

Now, Google researchers have developed an AI algorithm that removes watermarks from photos cleanly and easily. It then creates a matte using that watermark and another algorithm to subtract out the image changes caused by the watermark , restoring the image to its unwatermarked version. (more...)
Amazon Is Cancelling All Of The Free Amazon Echo Dot Orders Amazon Is Cancelling All Of The Free Amazon Echo Dot Orders
- August 21, 2017

The devices will also be able to make use of Amazon's Alexa smart assistant, as well as possibly other voice assistants. The Amazon Echo do it the cheapest version of Amazon's Alexa enabled devices and it retails for $49.99 in the US. (more...)
Weather outlook looks good for viewing the solar eclipse Weather outlook looks good for viewing the solar eclipse
- August 21, 2017

Both states are expected to have roughly 50 percent cloud cover at the peak of Monday's eclipse. "It's one of those "check the box" kind of things in life", said Hilary O'Hollaren, who drove 30 miles from Portland with her two teenagers and a tent, plus a couple friends. (more...)
Trouble Is Brewing In Assassin's Creed Origins' Cinematic Trailer Trouble Is Brewing In Assassin's Creed Origins' Cinematic Trailer
- August 21, 2017

As confirmed at E3 , Origins is set in ancient Egypt, and the trailer gives us glimpses of Cleopatra and Caesar, as they appear to be preparing for war. You are Bayek, protector of Egypt, whose personal story will lead to the creation of the Assassin's Brotherhood. Explore a Full Country - From deserts to lush oases, from the Mediterranean Sea to the tombs of Giza, fight your way against risky factions and wild beasts as you explore this very big and unpredictable land. (more...)
HTC Vive Price Dropped To $599/£599/€699 HTC Vive Price Dropped To $599/£599/€699
- August 21, 2017

The high-end, PC-based consumer Vive that is in market today, and will be for the foreseeable future, will now be available for $599. The HTC Vive is often considered to be the best of the three main gaming headsets from a technical standpoint. (more...)
Intel doubles number of cores in its new 8th-generation processors Intel doubles number of cores in its new 8th-generation processors
- August 21, 2017

Intel says that improvement is largely due to the new chips all getting two extra cores, with all four 8th-gen models offer four cores / eight threads. The GPUs of Core i5 models run at 1.1Ghz while those of the Core i7 models run at 1.15GHz. I can't say much about them, but overall, they made it clear that Intel isn't just planning to coast on traditional PCs forever. (more...)
Microsoft reveals every game enhanced for Xbox One X Microsoft reveals every game enhanced for Xbox One X
- August 21, 2017

Below you'll find a quick summary on the biggest news to come out of Microsoft's Gamescom 2017 press conference . The company hasn't listed the actual ship date for the system, but if the One S is still your speed, Microsoft will also be launching a pair of bundles with the slimmed down version of the console launching October 10th. (more...)
YouTube adds 'Breaking News' feature on homepage YouTube adds 'Breaking News' feature on homepage
- August 21, 2017

YouTube has not only been a source of entertainment for users but it has also turned into a source of information. It added live streaming abilities a few years ago, although most viewers prefer to watch recorded content as of now. The new section looks similar to a recommended channel on the web homepage, and as a scrollable carousel in the mobile app between suggested videos. (more...)
Zuckerberg's Going On 2-Months Paternity Leave, People React Saying Aww...! Zuckerberg's Going On 2-Months Paternity Leave, People React Saying Aww...!
- August 21, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg , one of the world's richest CEOs, is also popular for the examples he sets in his personal life. Unsurprisingly, Zuckerberg announced the news on Facebook . It's also without a doubt that once the newest member of the Zuckerberg family arrives, Mark will definitely share new photos of his and Priscilla's newest bundle of joy. (more...)
Can't find eclipse glasses anywhere in Beaufort County? Try finding a box Can't find eclipse glasses anywhere in Beaufort County? Try finding a box
- August 21, 2017

Check with your local institutions to determine the scheduling of any special public eclipse events in your community. An increasingly popular option is a welder's helmet (sometimes referred to as a welder's mask) with a Shade 12 or higher. (more...)