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Star Citizen dumps DirectX 12 plans to focus on Vulkan-powered graphics

The most successful game in crowdfunding history is giving up on Microsoft’s DirectX graphics platform to go all-in on Vulkan. Cloud Imperium Games, the developers of Star Citizen, recently said on its forums that the game would only support the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwMar 20th, 2017

From ‘E.T.’ to ‘Interstellar,’ these are the best movie soundtracks of all time

Whether you're a lover of beautifully composed original scores or a fan of the perfectly compiled background music, these are the thirty best movie soundtracks of all time — from Star Wars to Garden State. The post From ‘E.T.’ to ‘.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

Badass German Kids Show Performs Intro in Klingon

Hey kids, gather around, we’re going to have some fun today! Or, as we’d like to say this week, “Heghlu’meH QaQ jajvam!” A popular German kids show is bringing young ensigns into the Star Trek family, introducing its latest episode entirely.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

Built for Speed is the cutest little retro racing game you’ll ever see [Game of the Week]

If you’re in search of a shot of nostalgia, look no further than Built for Speed, a racing game that hearkens back to the pre-mobile era of gaming with its pixelated graphics and simple controls. The game drops you into a solo race immediately,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

The First Six Star Wars Films Have Never Been Cheaper

The Star Wars “Complete Saga” Blu-ray isn’t actually complete anymore, since it doesn’t include The Force Awakens or Rogue One, but $58 is still the best price we’ve seen on the first six films. You also get audio commentary on each movie,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

Daily Deals: Star Wars The Complete Saga (Episodes I-VI) on Blu-ray for $58.49

Releases Tuesday - 20% off Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX, 20% off MLB The Show 17, Planet Earth II 4K Blu-ray for $40, Iron Giant, Journey, Skyrim Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want t.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Theranos To Investors: Please Don"t Sue! Here, Have Some More Shares

Theranos "plans to give additional shares to investors who pledge not to sue," reports the Wall Street Journal. An anonymous reader quotes Silicon Beat: The deal, which hasn't been disclosed publicly, was approved by the Palo Alto-based company's bo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 50 min. ago

Daily Deals: 20% off MLB The Show 17, Planet Earth 2, Kingdom Hearts Tuesday Releases

20% off Mario Sports Superstars, Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episodes 1-VI) Blu-ray for $58.49, $5 Digital HD Movie Sale on Amazon, BOGO FREE Fandango Tickets Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actua.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News6 hr. 30 min. ago

StarCraft: Remastered Announced, Coming This Summer

StarCraft and Brood War will return with redone graphics and audio, plus the original version will be free starting this week. Blizzard has announced a new remastered version of StarCraft set to release this summer. StarCraft: Remastered will f.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News6 hr. 30 min. ago

Indian Railways plans to save Rs 41,000 crore by switching to solar energy

Indian Railways aims to save Rs 41,000 crore (over $6 billion) on electricity expenses by switching over to solar energy over the next 10 years, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced on Saturday. The post Indian Railways plans to save Rs 41,000 cr.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News6 hr. 30 min. ago

Mandy Moore Shuts Down "Morbid" Frozen and Tangled Fan Theory

Tangled star Mandy Moore has killed off a popular fan theory that Frozen, Tangled, and The Little Mermaid are connected through one couple’s painful, terrible death. While the theory was already debunked by super fans, it was worth it to see the ho.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

StarCraft Remastered brings 4K graphics, modern audio, and more to the legendary RTS

Nearly 20 years after its release and StarCraft is still one of the best real-time strategy games ever made. So good, in fact, that it’s retained a dedicated fan base even with a modern sequel—three modern sequels, really—released and ready.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News7 hr. 38 min. ago

Sunday"s Best Deals: Star Wars Saga, WeMo Mini, Amazon Luggage Sale, and More

The complete* Star Wars Blu-ray, Belkin’s WeMo Mini Smart Plug, and discounted luggage lead off Sunday’s best deals. Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News7 hr. 38 min. ago

UK Broadband Customers Set To Receive Millions In Compensation For Bad Service

An anonymous reader quotes The Stack: British telecoms regulator Ofcom has revealed new plans which would see consumers who experience poor service automatically compensated, in cash or credit, by their landline or broadband providers. As part of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 30 min. ago

DirecTV plans to air 25 MLB games in 4K

If you're looking for more 4K sports to justify your shiny new TV, you may be in luck. DirecTV is gearing up for its second season of broadcasting MLB games in 4K, and this year you'll have a fairly wide range of games to watch in.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News11 hr. 58 min. ago

Researchers focus on cell membranes to develop Alzheimer"s treatments

Thin parts of the cell membranes of neurons turn out to be particularly vulnerable to a protein that collects in the brain of people with Alzheimer's disease, according to a University of Michigan researcher......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago

Clock stars: Astrocytes keep time for brain, behavior

Star-shaped cells called astrocytes, long considered boring, 'support cells,' are finally coming into their own. To everyone's surprise they even play an important role in the body's master clock, which schedules everything from the release of hormon.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News22 hr. 14 min. ago

Cell phones in Amazon trees alert rangers to illegal logging and record wildlife

By stashing solar-powered cell phones in jungle canopies, renown physicist and engineer Topher White leads the charge against illegal rainforest logging — and other potential dangers — in the Amazon. The post Cell phones in Amazon trees alert ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 15 min. ago

Hey, Future: Please hire this badass flute player immediately

Flute samples in rap music are having a moment, so here's your next big star. The internet is currently smitten with a flautist from Dallas, who goes by @BonafideTye on Twitter. On Thursday, she tweeted videos of herself playing along to Future's "Ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

The Empire Strikes First in the Star Wars Rebels Season Finale

Forty years ago, the opening crawl of the original Star Wars revealed the Rebels’ had just won “their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire.” Given that we knew a major battle would be ending the third season of Star Wars Rebels, that.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017

15 great excuses to not go out tonight

It's a tale as old as time: you'll make plans at 10 a.m., bright-eyed and fresh from your first cup of coffee. "Yes," you'll say to your friends. "I would love to do that thing tonight." Around 3, though, you'll start to have doubts — scary dou.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 25th, 2017