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Intel Core i9 9900K/KF Overclocking Guide

Intel Core i9 9900K/KF Overclocking Guide

We give you the lowdown on overclocking Intel's Core i9 9900K/KF CPU on various brand motherboards with loads of tips and information.

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Halo Infinite co-developers debut 'Stela' a cinematic experience title

By: Jak Connor | Gaming | Posted: 28 mins ago

Halo Infinite co-developer SkyBox Labs has launched their newest title 'Stela' on Xbox One today. 'Stela' takes players on a cinematic experience surrounding a young women in her final days of a mysterious world.

According to the press release, 'Stela' will introduce players to a once-thriving land that is now dying and a young women who journeys through the dying lands in search for some form of hopeful survival. Players will encounter beasts and monsters along the way who have occupied the land as their own.

Players will be faced with puzzles in gorgeous cinematic landscapes that are sprinkled with some touching single-player story that doesn't have any audio. 'Stela' is a platformer title and according to Shyang Kong, Co-Founder at SkyBox Labs, "For Stela, we really wanted to blend together a touching story with outstanding music and beautiful landscapes to make an experience that is grand in scale yet still personally intimate". Stela is available now for Xbox One for $19.99. For more information, head over to the 'Stela' website here.

Adobe Photoshop CC for iPad releases in 2019 but missing core features

By: Jak Connor | Gaming | Posted: 1 hour, 30 mins ago

Photoshop will be launching on Apple's iPad by the end of the year, but unfortunately the editing software will be arriving some missing core features.

According to Bloomberg, Adobe will be debuting Photoshop CC without some important features that many editors would deem completely necessary to the program. Scott Belsky, Adobe's Cheif Product Officer has said that that Adobe is working extremely closely with Apple to bring as many of the Photoshop features over, but unfortunately this will take some time to do.

Beta testers of the software have said to Bloomberg that many features such as "filters, the pen tool and custom paintbrush libraries, vector drawing, color spaces, RAW editing, smart objects, layer styles and certain options for mask creation" were missing. One beta tester said "Feature-wise, it feels like a beefed-up cloud-based version of their existing iPad apps and not 'real Photoshop' as advertised." Another tester who declined to be named said "I understand it is based on desktop Photoshop code, but it doesn't feel like it right now."

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Howl's Moving Castle, Spirited Away & more will be streamed on HBO Max

By: Jak Connor | HT & Movies | Posted: 2 hours, 36 mins ago

A new deal between WarnerMedia and Studio Ghibli's American distributor GKids will see multiple classic Japanese animation movies arrive on HBO Max.

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WarnerMedia has scooped up a large selection of classic Studio Ghibli titles, the following animations will be available on HBO Max: Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Princess Mononoke and Howl's Moving Castle. Koji Hoshino, chairman of Studio Ghibli, spoke to Variety about the new deal, saying "We are excited to be working with HBO Max to bring the complete collection of Studio Ghibli films to streaming audiences in the U.S. As a premium content brand, HBO Max is an ideal home for our films."

Hoshino continued and said "Upon launch of the service this spring, existing Ghibli fans will be able enjoy their favorites and delve deeper into the library, while whole new audiences will be able to discover our films for the first time." Originally, Disney was responsible for many of the dubbing of these titles, which raises the question to why they didn't purchase the streaming rights from GKids. Regardless of that though, HBO Max will now be home to some of the greatest pieces of work from legendary director and screenwriter Hayao Miyazaki.

Apex Legends Season 3 Charge Rifle and drop ship quip spam now fixed

By: Jak Connor | Gaming | Posted: 3 hours, 35 mins ago

Since the release of the newest season in Apex Legends, gamers have been obliterating their opponent with the newest sniper, the Charge Rifle. Those days of laughable downs are now over.

Just a couple of days ago, developer of Apex Legends, Respawn Entertainment announced that they would be balancing the charge rifle after the community was clearly overusing it. Those balance changes are now live, and the adjustments come in the form of increasing the amount of ammo that is used per shot, changing the mag size, and decreasing damage slightly.

One of the other issues with Season 3 was players realizing that they could perform quips while in the drop ship, and since quips could be heard by players in close proximity troll gamers decided to spam the same quips over and over again. As you can imagine this was quite annoying, so Respawn has fixed this issue as well. Respawn also say they have fixed "initial circle issues" but since there is no patch notes its hard to tell what this exactly means.

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Apex Legends drops two Special Edition retail bundles priced at $19.99

By: Jak Connor | Gaming | Posted: 4 hours, 7 mins ago

Just in time for the holiday season, Respawn Entertainment have dropped two Apex Legends Special Edition retail bundles priced at just $19.99.

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A new press release has been issued out detailing that consumers will soon be able to pick up the physical Apex Legends Lifeline Edition and Apex Legends Bloodhound Edition for both Xbox One, PS4 and PC. The Lifeline special edition contains; Legendary Lifeline Guardian Angel skin, Legendary Flatline Chooser of the Slain weapon skin, Exclusive Lifeline Winged Guardian banner, Exclusive Lifeline Angel Struck badge and 1,000 Apex coins.

The Bloodhound Edition contains: Legendary Bloodhound The Intimidator Skin, Legendary PDW Wrath Bringer weapon skin, Exclusive Bloodhound Feeling Impish banner, Exclusive Bloodhound Tormentor badge and 1,000 Apex Coins. Both of these retail bundles are available in-stores today. For more information about Apex Legends head on over to the website here.

The Matrix 4 could see Jada Pinkett Smith return

By: Anthony Garreffa | HT & Movies | Posted: 4 hours, 51 mins ago

The Matrix 4 just secured Neil Patrick Harris for its cast, with Harris joining franchise stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss, who play Neo and Trinity, respectively.

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Jada Pinkett Smith is reportedly in negotiations to return to The Matrix franchise according to "several sources" of Deadline, with Pinkett Smith starring as Niobe in The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. Deadline adds that "it is not a done deal yet", so don't go telling your friends just yet.

Now we just need Laurence Fishburne to join the franchise, and it'll be like a family reunion. I really want to see Australian actor Hugo Weaving come back as one of the best villains in movie history in Agent Smith, I think I'd genuinely tear up if I saw Reeves and Weaving in The Matrix 4.

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NVIDIA Shield TV Pro teased: packs the new Tegra X1+ chip

By: Anthony Garreffa | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 5 hours, 18 mins ago

NVIDIA's rumored Shield TV successor has been spotted once again, this time on Amazon -- and arriving as the purported Shield TV Pro with some new features and a new Tegra processor.

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NVIDIA's new Shield TV Pro will reportedly pack an upgraded Tegra X1+ processor that is up to 25% faster than the Tegra X1 found inside of the Shield TV (and other devices). It'll also feature 3GB of RAM, 16GB of storage (which is upgradeable through external storage, with NVIDIA offering 2 x USB 3.0 ports on the back of the Shield TV Pro).

There will be an HDMI 2.0 port, Gigabit Ethernet port, 4K HDR support and NVIDIA providing a big upgrade in Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Digital Plus surround sound support with the upgraded Shield TV Pro.

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Samsung's new Galaxy Fold 2 rumored to fold UP clamshell style

By: Anthony Garreffa | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 5 hours, 56 mins ago

Samsung has only just released its foldable smartphone in the Galaxy Fold and has Chinese rival Huawei on its heels with the 5G-capable, and slightly-revised Mate X foldable smartphone, and yet... we're already hearing about the next-gen Galaxy Fold 2 smartphone.

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We can expect some big changes in the Galaxy Fold 2 when it launches in 2020, but for now the rumors have Samsung reportedly moving into the world of using Ultra Thin Glass (UTG) as the protective layer to replace the transparent polyimide (PI) film that is used on the current-gen Galaxy Fold smartphone.

But the fun continues with the rumors, with Samsung reportedly set to change the actual physical function and foldability of the Galaxy Fold 2 handset over the current Galaxy Fold. Rumor has it the Galaxy Fold 2 will fold down vertically like a clam shell, instead of like a book in its current form.

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Motorola teases foldable RAZR phone, will reveal it on November 13

By: Anthony Garreffa | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 6 hours, 23 mins ago

I still remember getting my hands-on the original Motorola RAZR phone back in the day, my first handset was the silver model and then I upgraded to the black model and continued my smartphone obsession through to today.

But now, Motorola is about to make a huge return with the iconic RAZR phone but this time rumor has it the new Motorola RAZR will be a foldable smartphone. The company revealed a new teaser for the phone reveal, and invites to a new event on November 13 where we will be greeted by the new RAZR.

Motorola is using some interesting taglines for the event with the phrase "You're going to flip", with the company adding that it will be the "highly-anticipated unveiling of a reinvented icon". Whatever they do, I want to see it -- but the question remains: will it be as iconic and game-changing as the original RAZR?

Netflix now has 158 million subscribers, wins streaming wars (for now)

By: Anthony Garreffa | Business, Financial & Legal | Posted: 6 hours, 52 mins ago

Netflix is pretty much unstoppable, but remember... the streaming wars are only just beginning as Disney is about to unleash Disney+ into the world. However, Netflix did pretty well in Q3 2018.

The streaming giant shared the details of its Q3 2019, with Netflix expecting 7 million new subscribers but only adding 6.77 million new subscribers, but it still made for an all-time record quarter. The recent price hikes didn't help Netflix keep as many subscribers as it expected. Netflix explained the bleeding out of customers: "With more revenue, we'll continue to invest to improve our service to further strengthen our value proposition".

Amazon Prime and Hulu are Netflix competitors in the here and now, but then we have Apple TV+ coming with a third outing in the Band of Brothers franchise, Disney+ with a near unlimited library of content to add to its service, and then we have HBO Max (please release the Snyder Cut of Justice League as an exclusive, WB) as well as NBC's upcoming Peacock subscription service.

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