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GIGABYTE AMD X570 Aorus Motherboard VRM Guide

GIGABYTE AMD X570 Aorus Motherboard VRM Guide

We delve into GIGABYTE's range of AMD X570-based Aorus motherboards and take a close look at the VRM configurations.

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Resident Evil 3's new emergency dodge system keeps your reflexes sharp

By Derek Strickland | Gaming | Feb 25, 2020 01:24 pm CST

Emergency dodging returns in the new Resident Evil 3 remake, adding more heart-pumping anxiety to every encounter.

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Resident Evil 3 will be a lot harder than the RE2 REmake; enemies are much more dangerous, there's lots of areas to get stuck in, and Nemesis makes Tyrant look like a baby. Luckily Jill Valentine has some serious skills at her disposal to strategically avoid and dispatch foes.

The main ability is emergency dodging, an evasion mechanic from the original game that's been massively overhauled. Jill can perform a quick and nimble over-the-shoulder roll out of harm's way by pressing R1 and the directional stick. The original game just saw you shove an enemy to avoid its grip.

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Apex Legends producer Drew McCoy leaves Respawn after 10 years

By Derek Strickland | Gaming | Feb 25, 2020 12:15 pm CST

Respawn exec Drew McCoy is leaving the studio after 10 years of giant mechs, battle royale chaos, and Jedi magic.

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Apex Legends producer Drew McCoy recently announced he's departing Respawn Entertainment to "find new challenges." The developer has been with Respawn for 10 years, since the early days when Vince Zampella and Jason West founded the studio in 2010.

"Today marks the start of a new adventure for me. I will absolutely cherish the last 10 years I spent helping start Respawn and ship some awesome games alongside amazing people. I'll miss the people the most - the daily arguments, successes, failures, and everything in-between," McCoy said on Twitter.

"For those asking, I decided after ten (14 if you count the IW days) years it was time for a bit of a break, and to find new challenges."

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New Star Wars High Republic era may pave way for future games

By Derek Strickland | Gaming | Feb 25, 2020 08:25 am CST

Disney and Lucasfilm today announced a new sun-lit era of Star Wars set at the pinnacle of the Galactic Republic, and it could be the beginning of a big new multi-year game slate.

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Now that the Skywalker saga is wrapped up, Disney is exploring a new frontier for Star Wars. The golden era is called The High Republic (previously known as Project Luminous), a glorious new age set during the height of the Jedi Order's power. The general theme with the High Republic is optimism and exploration, a kind of revitalization of the franchise driven by multitudes of creators who are tasked with diving deep into the series' high fantasy lore.

There's been no mention of the rumored High Republic video games. Lucasfilm has only announced books and comics, but no interactive experiences. Right now the creatives are laying the foundation for the new era in an incubation phase that sees tons of concept art and ideas floating around. Writers like Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, and Charles Soule are fleshing out the era with numerous books while also creating new characters, scenarios, and storylines. The High Republic comes at a time when Disney and Lucasfilm are trying to re-capture and find Star Wars' voice while also setting the series up for years of transmedia sales.

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Save Outlook: Five Ways to Recover Email from Error 0x8004010F

Sponsored Content | Software | Feb 25, 2020 03:25 am CST

Email services with a bright design and many new features appear almost every day. However, none of them could replace Outlook or at least compete with it. You can only come to terms with this. The secret to the popularity of the service is that it is part of the Microsoft Office suite, intuitive and straightforward. Besides, only Outlook allows you to take full advantage of the many features of Microsoft Exchange Server.

Of course, Outlook is not only mail but also a diary, calendar, notes, and messages. Almost all human life is stored in one encrypted file. Therefore, it's not very good if, when you try to enter the mail client, such a message pops up: 0x8004010F: Outlook data file cannot be accessed. No panic! We will try to find out what happened to the mail. Most likely, it's not too late to save it.

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Spoiler: I'm not particularly eager to look in the answers, but if someone is in a hurry, the Recovery Toolbox for Outlook which is very useful in such situations, saved me.

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Researchers use stem cells to 3D print the world's first human cornea

By Jak Connor | Science, Space & Robotics | Feb 25, 2020 03:08 am CST

At the moment, 3D printing technology has an uncapped potential, and something to reinforce that fact is scientists successfully 3D printing the world's first cornea.

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Researchers at Newcastle University, located in the United Kingdom, have recently published a new paper that details that they have successfully 3D printed the world's first cornea. The aim behind this research is to provide patients who are blind or are deteriorating into blindness with a replacement cornea for their eyes. At the moment, there's a huge demand for human cornea transplants, but if researchers can print them and distribute them out to patients accordingly, then those waitlists for transplants would be reduced significantly.

So how does this work? Researchers took corneal stem cells from a healthy donor and added the samples to alginate and collagen. The result of this mixture was what is called "bio-ink". From this stage, scientists were able to perfectly form the ink into the cornea shape using a 3D bio-printer. Of course, with most bleeding-edge level technology, it will be several years before the printed corneas are issued out to patients, as researchers still need to perform numerous levels of testing to ensure safety. Regardless of the wait time for the corneas, it still proves that this idea is completely feasible.

Global PC market could reduce by 3.4% this year, estimations at 8.4%

By Jak Connor | Business, Financial & Legal | Feb 25, 2020 02:32 am CST

The COVID-19 virus is hitting numerous markets in the technology industry, and one of those markets is the PC market. Analysts are now stating their expectations for how much it will fall by the end of this year.

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According to analyst firm, Canalys, the global PC market is expected to shrink by a whole 3.4% in total by the end of the year if shipments continue to be hindered by the outbreak. The analyst firm also says that if the state of the outbreak worsens over time, the global PC market is expected to take a larger hit of around 8.4%.

The country that suffers the most from this outbreak if obviously China, and in the event of the worst possible scenario, Chinese sales will fall by 12.2%. In the best-case scenario, analysts predict it should only be 3.8%. Here are some numbers that make it a bit easier to understand -- in 2019, around 396 million PC's were sold, and in 2020 Canalys predicts it could be anywhere between 362-382 million units.

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Coronavirus cases outside of China skyrocket, here's what to know

By Jak Connor | Science, Space & Robotics | Feb 25, 2020 02:07 am CST

The coronavirus, now re-named to COVID-19, has recently seen an increase in infection cases outside China. This has caused global public health safety concerns to increase.

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COVID-19 has infected a large portion of people in the central Chinese province of Hubei, where the virus is believed to have been originated from. At the moment, the Chinese government is saying the number of people being infected in Hubei is stabilizing, but outside of China, the contrary is happening. Cases outside of China are on the rise, raising concerns by health officials towards the global safety of humans.

At the moment, Reuters reports that there are about 2,400 cases of COVID-19 reported outside of China. In China, there are approximately 79,000 cases officially reported, with experts suggesting that this number is in fact higher. What is now concerning health officials, and in particular the World Health Organization, is that the infection case numbers in countries such as Iran, South Korea, and Italy and now rising.

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$110,000 Tesla car captures women attacking car doors on camera

By Jak Connor | Technology in Vehicles | Feb 25, 2020 01:35 am CST

Daniel Pearce, aged 20, pinged Tesla founder and CEO, Elon Musk on social media asking him to help track down the women who attacked his fathers brand new Tesla.

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The car, which is a Tesla Model 3 Performance and valued at $110,000 AUD, and was parked at Westfield Penrith shopping center, Sydney, Australia. Pearce said to local news that was at the shopping center to grab some lunch with his family, and when his family returned back to the car to leave they noticed the scratch. "It's a pretty deep scratch all along the rear panel and two doors. Dad was pretty gutted. He's in love with his car, it's the first expensive car he's ever owned."

Pearce also said, "We just thought 'how could you do that to someone's car?' We've never seen this lady before in our lives." So, Pearce and his family downloaded the footage from the cars Sentry Mode, and the video showed a women walking up to the car and running her key from panel to panel. It has since been revealed by New South Wales Police that this women has been identified by the police and charged with malicious damage and issued with a court attendance notice for March 16th.

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Flat Earther dies in $18,000 homemade rocket trying to prove theory

By Jak Connor | Science, Space & Robotics | Feb 25, 2020 01:05 am CST

A man that was a massive advocate for the Flat Earth Theory has tragically died in his homemade rocket that crashed landed into the desert.

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The man was "Mad" Mike Hughes, who built homemade rockets with limited funding for a Science Channel series called "Homemade Astronauts". The series' aim was to document the adventures of rookie rocket designers. Hughes' goal for his homemade rocket was to prove to the world that Earth was in fact a flat disc by viewing it from space himself. This also wasn't Hughes' first attempt at reaching space, back in 2014 the homemade astronaut reached a height of 1,374ft, then in 2018 he reached 1,875ft.

The rocket was steam powered and during his launch in 2020 the chute detached, causing him to collide with the Barstow, Californian desert at an extremely high velocity. The rocket was also not tested correctly as Hughes didn't have the funding that NASA or SpaceX has, instead he had $18,000 sourced from fellow flat Earthers and extreme levels of confidence in his creation. Flat Earth advocates have been beating the drum that the Earth is disc shaped since we realised that the Earth was spherical, much like all the other planets/exoplanets.

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61% of American's want UFO files declassified revealing the truth

By Jak Connor | Science, Space & Robotics | Feb 25, 2020 12:32 am CST

The United Kingdom decided to release a large portion of UFO related documents to the public, under the Freedom of Information act. This decision has no doubt sparked interest of UFO's globally, but what do American's think?

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Market research firm, Piplsay has posted a new article regarding the mystery behind UFO's and whether or not American's would like to see the disclosure happen in their country as well. According to the paper, which polled 30,741 American's, around 61% of those who were polled want the American government to follow in the footsteps of the UK government and disclose what they have to the public. Out of those 30,000+ people, 27% of them didn't want to the files disclosed, and 12% said they don't care what happens.

The paper also says that around 58% of those that were polled think that the American government is investigating alien life. 25% of the American's believe that the US government isn't investigating alien life and 17% aren't sure what they are doing. Around 27% of American's think that UFO sightings are real, while 34% of them are a bit unsure about what their answer is. Piplsay also polled 4,161 people in the UK, and it was found that 60% of those people are excited about the disclosure of the "X-Files", versus the 28% of those people believing the disclosure will cause "madness".

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