While You Were Sleeping

Par dans Gaming le February 28, 2017 à 11:58 pm

Welcome to hump day! Here’s some reading material to get you through the morning: EA’s Peter Moore Gets New Job At Liverpool FC • Usain Bolt Gets Long Overdue Pokemon Ad • Unknown Lucario Player Starred In This Month’s Best Smash 4 Set • Microsoft Unveils $US10 Monthly Gaming Subscription Service For Xbox One

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Nintendo says more than 60 indie games will be out for their new console by year’s end. Today, they blasted out a list of 17 of them and showed a lot more logos. Some were already announced. Regardless, there’s some cool stuff here. Like what you see? Keep in mind that this was a Nintendo

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Doctor Strange Really Is Like Iron Man

Par dans Gaming le February 28, 2017 à 11:58 pm

I didn’t make the comparison initially because I was on a long-haul flight and was completely exhausted, but the parallels between Iron Man and Doctor Strange are pretty obvious now. It’s spelled out pretty clearly in the latest Honest Trailers, which even points out the similarities between Doctor Strange’s watch (which has an engraving on

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Today Epic released an Unreal Engine video showing off features game developers will be excited about in 2017, like sequencer cinematic tools and automatic level-of-detail generation. If you are not a developer, feel free to just dance. Just in time for the Game Developers Conference, the video demonstrates (using an assortment of Epic titles) tools

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You can read all sorts of tips and articles on how to “save time”, but as Laura Vanderkam points out in her TED talk, “we don’t build the lives we want by saving time. We build the lives we want, and then time saves itself.” In other words, “time is a choice.” Whether the goal

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Efforts to overturn Obama-era rules for the financial industry could also cut back government oversight of fast-growing digital payments apps from companies like Venmo, PayPal, and Google. Digital wallet apps have been rapidly adopted by young people, with Venmo now “almost ubiquitous” among people under 30, according to PayPal’s CEO. While they were not the

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YouTube’s New App Lets You Watch Live TV

Par dans Tech le February 28, 2017 à 11:57 pm

YouTube unveiled YouTube TV today, a standalone app that’ll let you watch 40+ cable and broadcast channels via the internet for $35 per month. The service will launch in the spring at an unspecified date in “the largest US markets,” according to a YouTube statement. Key channels include ESPN, CBS, ABC, USA, FX, Fox News,

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This Chrome plugin makes office life suck less

Par dans Tech le February 28, 2017 à 11:57 pm

Remote working isn’t for everyone, but it sure beats the alternative. When you work from home, the only dickhead blasting out EDM music or microwaving offensive-smelling food is you. There’s no middle-manager to accost you about your TPS reports as you’re trying to leave the building. Nobody is going to interrupt you while you’re ‘in

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Northlane Announce Mammoth ‘Intuition’ Tour

Par dans Music le February 28, 2017 à 11:55 pm

tour > News Northlane. Photo by Neal Walters Mar 1st 2017 | 9:00am | Staff Writer Tweet Hardcore heavyweights Northlane have unveiled news that they’ll be setting off on a huge national tour this year, off the back of their newest single, Intuition. Having revealed the single as a gift to fans at UNIFY Festival

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music > News Photo by Daniel Cribb Mar 1st 2017 | 9:04am | Daniel Cribb Tweet Adele‘s Australian debut in Perth last night saw the UK superstar play her first ever stadium show, equipped with a brand new 360-degree stage, a stack of confetti galore and an amazing visual production, but the singer revealed more

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tour > News Mar 1st 2017 | 9:21am | Staff Writer Tweet After 11 shows sold out within hours of tickets going on sale, Midnight Oil have kept their promise and announced new shows for The Great Circle tour.  The new concerts will take place at Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl on 8 November and at The Domain in Sydney

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Fleet Foxes Named As First 2017 Vivid LIVE Act

Par dans Music le February 28, 2017 à 11:55 pm

festival > News Fleet Foxes Mar 1st 2017 | 9:23am | Staff Writer Tweet Indie folk extraordinaires Fleet Foxes have been named as Vivid LIVE’s first musical act this year, a part of what is sure to be another Vivid line-up bursting at the seams with talent. The Seattle act will be playing a slew of

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Kingswood Alex Laska Rod Whitfield

Par dans Music le February 28, 2017 à 11:55 pm

Music > Interview Kingswood Mar 1st 2017 | Rod Whitfield Tweet Word to the wise from Alex Laska to Rod Whitfield: when it comes to Kingswood‘s latest LP, After Hours, Close To Dawn, fans “will not know what to expect, that’s what they need to expect”. According to a very hungover Alex Laska, anyone who has followed Melbourne

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YouTube TV Streaming Service Launches In The US

Par dans Tech le February 28, 2017 à 11:55 pm

YouTube reckons there “too many limits” on how we can watch TV. That TV should be “more like YouTube”. Enter YouTube TV. “We’re bringing the best of the YouTube experience to live TV,” YouTube announced today. “To do this, we’ve worked closely with our network and affiliate partners to evolve TV for the way we

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How One Little Amazon Error Can Destroy The Internet

Par dans Tech le February 28, 2017 à 11:55 pm

The fact that Amazon controls a vast swath of cloud computing services became dreadfully clear on Wednesday morning when a string of errors brought countless websites to their knees. This consolidation of power is, perhaps suddenly, a very big problem. Unlike its internet marketplace, Amazon Web Services (AWS) works more like a house of cards

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Dr Strange Gets An Honest Trailer

Par dans Tech le February 28, 2017 à 11:55 pm

Screen Junkies have done it again. This Dr Strange Honest trailer is perfect. Just perfect. Hands on hands on hands on hands on hands oh man – I’m done. Also, THAT LEOTARD ACTING.

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Marvel Just Cast Black Bolt In Inhumans

Par dans Tech le February 28, 2017 à 11:55 pm

The leader of the Inhumans, Black Bolt, has just been cast. Actor Anson Mount will play the hero on Marvel’s upcoming TV show Inhumans, which premieres in IMAX this September before moving to America’s ABC. “Black Bolt is a character whose deep complexity must be conveyed without uttering a single word, and I’m very excited

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Leaked video of a heated confrontation in the back of an Uber is not how Travis Kalanick wanted to start his week. Yet, here we are. What started as a post Super Bowl ride for Kalanick devolved quickly into a heated exchange between him and the driver of his Uber Black — the company’s high-end

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Rocky Tatooine-like exoplanets could exist after all

Par dans Tech le February 28, 2017 à 11:52 pm

An international team of scientists may have discovered debris from a metal-rich, rocky asteroid falling into a white dwarf that comprises one half of a distant binary star system. The presence of the asteroid suggests that rocky, and potentially habitable worlds could potentially form in a two-star system, not entirely unlike the fictional planet Tatooine

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The three US military investigations into a Jan. 29 raid in Yemen that killed a US Navy SEAL will not answer the central question that still hovers over the controversial operation: What did the US military present to the president and how far did the raid deviate from that plan? In the days after the

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