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HBO Max spills life back into 'The Boondocks' for two more seasons

By: Jak Connor | HT & Movies | Posted: 26 mins ago

HBO Max will soon feature 55 episodes of the hit animated TV series 'The Boondocks', while also announces that two more new seasons will also come to air.

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'The Boondocks' was created by Aaron McGruder who based the animated TV show off his comic book series. McGruder will also return to the animated series as the head showrunner, he spoken out about the opportunity to bring life back into the TV show. "There's a unique opportunity to revisit the world of The Boondocks and do it over again for today."

He continued and said "It's crazy how different the times we live in are now - both politically and culturally - more than a decade past the original series and two decades past the original newspaper comic. There's a lot to say and it should be fun." For fans of 'The Boondocks' the new season will be following the life of Robert 'Granddad' Freeman and his grandsons Huey and Riley. The characters move to the Maryland suburbs but later discover that its been taken over by uncle Ruckus. HBO Max will air 'The Boondocks' sometime in 2020.

Space hotel with artificial gravity, suites & gyms to be ready by 2025

By: Jak Connor | Science, Space & Robotics | Posted: 1 hour, 35 mins ago

The Gateway Foundation is certainly an ambitious company, and while you have to respect their ambition there is just some things that might just be out of reach for the foreseeable future.

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The Gateway Foundation is a company who has designed and plans to build a space hotel that comes fully equipped with artificial gravity, luxurious suites, restaurants, gyms and everything else that 5 star hotels come with. The outer space hotel is titled 'Von Braun' station and is said that it will comfortably house up to 450 people.

The image above is the current design of the hotel, and as you can see the space hotel will be a massive ring. The design choice of a ring is so that it can rotate in space which would then cause gravity to be felt by passengers closer to the outer rim. Tim Alatorre, senior design architect for the company spoke to CNN Travel and said "We're going to have a number of different recreation activities and games that'll highlight the fact that you're able to do things that you can't do on Earth."

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NASA's new launch pad can shoot water at 1 million gallons per minute

By: Jak Connor | Science, Space & Robotics | Posted: 2 hours, 31 mins ago

Big rockets with big boosters mean that big precautions need to be taken. That's why NASA has equipped their new space launch pad with the ability to spray 1 million gallons of water within just one minute.

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The new launch pad is for the upcoming Artemis 1 mission and has been titled Pad 39B. Since NASA are planning their Moon landing mission and want to ensure as much safety for the crew aboard the shuttle, the space agency has recently tested their dousing power in-case of an emergency. The test which just lasted a mere 30 seconds showcased that the pad can spray 450,000 gallons of water onto the parts of the launch pad that would experience the most heat/noise.

Nic Moss, Deputy Project Manager for the launchpad said that when the SLS rocket takes off it will be extremely loud, which is where the water comes in. "SLS will create about 176 decibels at liftoff, which is significantly louder than a jetliner", "the sheets of water created by the flow will curb that sound by knocking it down a few decibels."

'Holy Grail' of stable quantum computing chips is about to be unlocked

By: Jak Connor | Science, Space & Robotics | Posted: 3 hours, 37 mins ago

The weird quantum world has puzzled researchers for quite some time now, but a team out of the Stevens Institute of Technology could be on the brink of getting a much better handle on it.

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The team of researchers led by Yuping Huang, who is an associate professor of physics and director of the Center of Quantum Science and Engineering has brought the human race closer to unlocking quantum computing. The team has done this through implementing a nano-scale chip that facilitates quantum interactions with photons. This new method has been reported to work at very low energy levels which has suggested that it could be optimized for use in room-temperature quantum computing and secure quantum communication.

Huang's team fired a laser beam into a race-track-shaped microcavity carved into a sliver of crystal. As the light bounced around the confined race-track the photons interacted with each other, but uncontrollably. What changed everything was when the team introduced a chip made from lithium niobate on insulator, which is a material that interacts with light uniquely. The team then applied high voltage to the race-track and the chip and was able to tailor the way the photons moved around it.

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Apex Legend's in-game 'Crypto' teaser points to location 'Worlds Edge'

By: Jak Connor | Gaming | Posted: 4 hours, 38 mins ago

Respawn are doing an absolutely fantastic job with teasing their new champions in Apex Legends, and now thanks to some players we have found another one.

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Heading over to the Apex Legends subreddit, FrozenFroh has posted a video of him finding an entrance to a secret room in the Singh Labs. Players who want to also find Crypto in-game will have to go to the Singh Labs and pry open one of the half-opened doors and enter the room.

You will find Crypto manically inputting hacking code software into one of his computers, but once you spot him he spots you and bolts off, grabbing his trusty hard drive on the way out. FrozenFroh was also responsible for locating Crypto's laptop that was secretly hidden on the Kings Canyon map. If you notice, before Crypto shuts down what he is working on you can see that he is attempting to redirect the void portal to a place called 'World's Edge.'

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Next Total War game will be set in the Greek Mythology world of Troy

By: Jak Connor | Gaming | Posted: 5 hours, 28 mins ago

It was awhile back that we caught wind of the next Total War game to be taking the Trojan War setting, and while that was a mere rumor back then the news has now been confirmed.

The news has come from both Creative Assembly via a teaser announcement and also a Redditor who spotted a PCGamer magazine with the games official announcement on the cover. Starting off with the Redditor, in the entirety of this article you will find the image which shows a world exclusive for "Troy A Total War Saga".

Players will be battling in a "world of gods and monsters" which can only been that the Olympians and their plethora of mythological monsters and beasts will be present within the title. We can expect that likes of Zeus, Poseidon and Hades, as well as monsters such as minotaur, centaur and medusa. Creative Assembly took to their official Total War Twitter page to post the above teaser, tune into their livestream where they will no doubt officially announce the title.

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Samsung's new PCIe 4.0 SSDs: 8GB/sec and they can 'NEVER DIE'

By: Anthony Garreffa | Storage | Posted: 6 hours, 13 mins ago

Samsung has just unveiled its new PCIe 4.0-based SSDs with some truly insane brute speed, where they are close to invicible and will never die.

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First off, the new Samsung SSDs won't be finding their way into your gaming PC at home and rather enterprise/server markets. The new PM1733 and PM1735 (at least for now) are going to be a family of new SSDs with 19 new models on the way.

Samsung will offer them in various form factors and capacities, with PCIe add-in cards and 2.5-inch U.2 drives with capacities between 800GB and 30.72TB. The new SSDs tap PCIe 4.0 for some crazy speeds, offering sequential writes of up to 3.8GB/sec -- but the reads can top 6.4GB/sec and for its add-in card model it'll reach the dizzying heights of 8GB/sec.

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Oppo 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 charging tech: 4000mAh full charge in 30 mins

By: Anthony Garreffa | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 6 hours, 46 mins ago

Oppo has some totally mind-blowing new smartphone charging technology with its new 65W SuperVOOC Fast Charge 2.0 unveiled, as well as its new 30W Wireless VOOC Flash Charge and VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 tech unveiled at the same time.

As you can see in the above video, Oppo shows off its new 65W SuperVOOC Fast Charge 2.0 technology by charging a large 4000mAh battery in just 27 minutes. The new 65W SuperVOOC Fast Charge 2.0 charging tech can also charge up to 27% in just 5 minutes... which is just insane.

Oppo is able to get to these speeds by using Gallium Nitride (GaN) semiconductors, and is keeping things safe with 5 different safety measures built into the wire, adapter, and the smartphone.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare open beta pre-load begins on the PC

By: Anthony Garreffa | Gaming | Posted: 7 hours, 10 mins ago

Activision and Infinity Ward have unleashed the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare open beta for the PC, with pre-loads now beginning through the Blizzard app.

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Anyone who has pre-ordered the game will be able to play the game in the following hours, while the open beta officially kicks off on September 21. Activision has also announced the official PC requirements for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, which has some modest requirements (at least for the non-RTX version of the game).

At a minimum, you'll need 8GB of RAM and 45GB of HDD -- joined by an Intel Core i5-2500K or "AMD equivalent" processor. Activision is recommending a higher-end Core i7-4770K (or AMD equivalent processor).

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Goldeneye 007 fan remake in Unreal Engine 4 looks AWESOME

By: Anthony Garreffa | Gaming | Posted: 7 hours, 39 mins ago

I still have the fondest memories of Goldeneye 007 on the Nintendo 64, so seeing it in an Unreal Engine 4-powered fan remake is bringing a tear to my eye.

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The new Goldeneye 25 remake is wanting to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Goldeneye 007 and its release back in 1997 on the Nintendo 64 of a release window of 2022, with some fans using Epic Games' versatile (and good-looking) Unreal Engine 4 to do it.

Nintendo hasn't gone after the team and stopped their development, which partly comes from them using their own custom assets and using nothing from the N64 release. We don't know if it'll ever even materialize, but for now you can check out a bunch of screenshots from the remake-in-progress.

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