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Netflix announces the second season of Daredevil for 2016

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: HT & Movies | Posted: 4 mins ago

After a more than successful first season on Netflix, the streaming giant has announced that Daredevil will return in 2016 for a second season. The company hasn't announced when in 2016, but we now know it has been greenlit for a season season.

 

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Daredevil's second season will see Charlie Cox return to play Matt Murdock aka Daredevil, with Rosario Dawson and Vincent D'Onofrio also returning in their respective roles. Steven DeKnight, who ran the first season, is out - replaced with Doug Petrie and Marco Ramirez, who have worked on shows like Buffy and Sons of Anarchy.

Rockstar mapping the entire United States for Grand Theft Auto 6

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 hour, 19 mins ago

We were one of the first to break the news of Rockstar Games teasing the development of Grand Theft Auto 6, and here we are again. It looks like Rockstar is reportedly mapping the entire of the United States for its next GTA game, something that will push the release of GTA 6 to 2020. If this is true, it'll make benchmarking the game bigger and badder than ever.

 

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The latest report has Rockstar mapping the whole US for GTA 6, and while this might be a rumor, it's not too far out of reality. Ubisoft did something similar with The Crew, which took the entire United States and shoved it into a smaller map which took around 1.5 hours to drive across.

 

The bigger issues of having the entire US mapped for GTA 6 would be playing in it, with the report stating: "Loading the entirety of the USA would have its issues. I mean, driving from one city to another could be a real chore, especially if it's just filled with country side and nothing much to do in between".

 

Second, the hardware requirements would be out of this world, even with the best coding that Rockstar could manage. By then, we should hopefully see consoles either gone, or rolled into services that stream the content to you from a supercomputer, similar to how NVIDIA's GRID technology works. But just imagine, a super-sized Grand Theft Auto 6 playable on the PC, or in VR...

LG continues to tease the G4 smartphone and its impressive camera

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 1 hour, 39 mins ago

LG will be unveiling its new G4 smartphone next week on April 28, but the South Korean electronics giant continues to tease the F1.8-capable rear-facing camera.

 

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The company has now released a teaser that follows photographer Colby Brown as he uses the G4 to snap some photos, while Brown talks about the G4 and how the rear-facing camera allows him to capture photos with accurate colors, as well as noise reduction during shots in dark environments. Brown also talks about the manual mode on the G4's camera software, which allows users to control everything - from controlling the shutter speed, to adjusting the ISO and white balance.

 

We don't know too much a bout the G4, but LG did announce it was letting users trial the new smartphone two weeks ago now. We know to expect a gorgeous 5.5-inch QHD display, but will it beat the gorgeous panel on Samsung's Galaxy S6 edge?

The fight for 'Tomorrowland' escalates in new trailer

By: Ben Gourlay | More News: Celebrities & Entertainment | Posted: 2 hours, 31 mins ago

Of the crop of loud, explosive (and expensive) summer blockbusters, Disney's upcoming 'Tomorrowland' is perhaps the most understated, with the plot still shrouded in relative mystery. Still, the latest trailer for the film very effectively ups the anticipation for the George Clooney-led adventure film.

 

 

Disney have huge expectations for the feature - which comes just weeks after their other blockbuster 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. Loosely based on the Disney World Park area, in the same manner as 'Pirates of the Caribbean', 'Tomorrowland' stars George Clooney and Hugh Laurie, and is helmed by former Disney/Pixar director Brad Bird.

 

'Tomorrowland' hits cinemas in Australia on May 21st and a day later in the United States.

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Pay What you Want To Become A Back-End Developer Master

By: TweakTown Deals | More News: TweakTown | Posted: 7 hours, 43 mins ago

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New to programming and not sure where to start? We're about to make your day-for a limited time, you can pay what you want for the eight-course back-end developer bundle from Udemy.

 

Learn at your own pace from professional programmers with decades of experience. You'll get more than 95 hours of content helping you navigate Ruby, PHP, Python, and Django from scratch. Familiarize yourself with key concepts, follow along with hands-on programming projects, and learn to write code. When you're ready to move on, the advanced Ruby course and intermediate Python course in this bundle will take your skills to the next level.

 

Valued at $990, you can set your own price for the back-end developer course bundle at TweakTown Deals.

Cheetah Mobile: 99% of Android phone users faced a potential threat

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Hacking & Security | Posted: 11 hours, 33 mins ago

A whopping 99 percent of Google Android phone owners faced a potential threat from cybersecurity loopholes, according to the Cheetah Mobile 2014 Mobile Security Report.

 

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Mobile users faced a number of different phishing scams, malware attacks, and data leaks in 2014 - and social network phishing is evolving, posing even more threats that users should be aware of.

 

Android, the most popular mobile operating system, has been applauded for its open source ecosystem - which also gives cybercriminals the ability to easily create malicious tools. Cybersecurity experts recommend running an anti-malware scanner, at the very least, to help identify potential threats that could be avoided.

Fractal Design announces its new Define S chassis

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Cases, Cooling & PSU | Posted: 19 hours, 3 mins ago

Fractal Design has expanded its chassis lineup with the new Define S, which is a slight detour from previous products in Fractal's chassis product range. We have a chassis that is built for watercooling builds, making it easier for enthusiasts and power users to liquid cool their PCs in the Define S.

 

 

The Swedish company has placed its ATX motherboard and PSU sections in the same place, as are the fans and radiators. Where the HDDs and optical drives are normally found, has been replaced with more room. This is where your cylindrical reservoir will be placed, with the Define S featuring brackets that allow for the mounting of your reservoir.

 

Behind this cylindrical reservoir, Fractal Design has provided three 3.5-inch HDDs. Behind the motherboard tray, we have room for an additional two 2.5-inch SSDs. The Define S is an optical bay-less chassis, since we're moving into the digital age, this shouldn't be too surprising. When it comes to VGA cards, the Define S is capable of taking a video card that is up to 450mm long.

 

Fractal has placed the Define S pricing at $79.99, with the side window version of the chassis available for $89.

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Sony's upcoming Android-powered 4K TVs will launch in May

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Displays & Projectors | Posted: 20 hours, 36 mins ago

Sony has announced that its super-powered 4K TVs powered by Google's mobile OS will start shipping in May, powered by Sony's impressive X1 processor.

 

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This is Sony's thinnest TV yet, thinner than most smartphones on the market. The company will begin shipping its X900C later this summer in 55-inch and 65-inch versions, with the larger 75-inch X910C arriving shortly after. No prices have been announced for these models just yet. But, there are many other models to choose from.

 

Sony's X830C will arrive in 43-inch and 49-inch models for $1299.99 and $1599.99, respectively. The X850C comes in three sizes: 55-inch, 65-inch and 75-inch for $2199.99, $3499.99 and $4999.99, respectively. The X930C model will arrive in a single 65-inch model for $4499.99 while the X940C arrives in a 75-inch model for a whopping $7999.99.

 

The Android-based sets will arrive as the W800C in 50-inch and 55-inch for $999.99 and $1299.99, respectively. The W850C will be larger with 65-inch and 75-inch for $1899.99 and $2999.99, respectively.

Journey to the 'Enchanted Kingdom' in our BBC Blu-ray giveaway

By: Ben Gourlay | More News: Celebrities & Entertainment | Posted: 21 hours, 1 min ago

To celebrate this week's release of the eye-popping BBC documentary 'Enchanted Kingdom' on Blu-ray HD and DVD and Digital, we have copies of the Blu-ray to give away to five lucky readers.

 

From one of the world's most trusted and admired natural history brands, BBC EARTH, comes a spectacular and magical wildlife experience. No other continent inspires the imagination like Africa - the most enigmatic place on Earth. From its fiery underworld, desert peaks and fantastical forests to the greatest gathering of wildlife on Earth, 'Enchanted Kingdom' promises a spellbinding journey across 7 distinct realms, all mesmerising. Filmed with ground breaking immersive techniques, it is an epic quest: thrilling, astounding, remarkable and definitely not to be missed. Nature is more magical, more enchanting, and more powerful than anything you can possibly imagine.

 

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To go into the running to take a Blu-ray home, simply answer the following question in 50 words of less:

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WB signs massive multi-picture tentpole deal with IMAX through to 2020

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Business, Financial & Legal | Posted: 21 hours, 58 mins ago

Warner Bros. has some seriously large tentpole movies coming out in the next five years, with movies like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice next year, followed by Suicide Squad, Godzilla 2 and many more.

 

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The company has announced a new multi-picture agreement with IMAX Corporation that will see 30 films from Warner Bros. upcoming line up through 2020, as a continuation of the companies' continued partnership. Under this new agreement, "IMAX will be part of a number of high-profile tentpoles from Warner Bros. Pictures, including The Man from U.N.C.L.E., In the Heart of the Sea, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the Tarzan movie, the King Arthur movie, Suicide Squad, Geostorm, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Jungle Book: Origins, and Godzilla 2. The deal also encompasses a number of upcoming DC tentpoles, as well as future LEGO movies, including The LEGO Movie Sequel", reports Cosmic Book News.

 

IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond has said: "We've had an incredible partnership with Warner Bros. for more than 10 years, which has helped IMAX filmgoers enjoy Warner movies around the world. We're excited and grateful to extend that partnership".

 

This is exciting news, especially with Warner Bros. upcoming movies like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Godzilla 2 and many more of DC's tentpoles splashing up onto IMAX's screens.

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