| Tiger Rant|| We've been singing the same song for 5 years. Nothing has changed. - Cs on 9/21/14 at 11:17 am|
[b]From October 17th, 2010:[/b]
[b]From September 23rd, 2011:[/b]
| Gaming Board|| WSJ - Microsoft Near Deal to Buy Minecraft Maker Mojang - Cs on 9/9/14 at 5:11 pm|
[quote]Microsoft Corp. MSFT is in serious discussions to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish company behind the popular "Minecraft" videogame, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
The deal would be valued at more than $2 billion and could be signed as early as this week, this person said.[/...
| Tech Board|| Microsoft set to unveil Windows 9 on September 30th - Cs on 8/21/14 at 9:56 am|
[quote]Microsoft is planning to unveil its Windows 8 successor next month at a special press event. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the software maker is tentatively planning its press event for September 30th to detail upcoming changes to Windows as part of a release cod...
| Gaming Board|| A huge conspiracy is currently taking place in the gaming industry... - Cs on 8/19/14 at 2:55 pm|
The easiest way to catch up [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5-51PfwI3M&list=UUWB0dvorHvkQlgfGGJR2yxQ)]would be to watch this video. [/link]
If you don't have 25 minutes, I'll attempt to summarize the situation with as much brevity as possible...
| Gaming Board|| World of Warcraft continues to hemorrhage subscribers... - Cs on 8/5/14 at 8:11 pm|
- [i]End of Vanilla WoW in Q4 2006:[/i][b] 8 million subs[/b]
- [i]End of TBC in Q2 2008: [/i][b]10.9 million subs[/b]
- [i]End of WotLK in Q4 2009: [/i][b]11.5 million subs[/b]
- (WoW surpasses 12 million subs during Cata)
- [i]End of Cataclysm in Q2 2012: [/i][b]9.1 million subs[/b]
| Movie/TV Board|| Interstellar Trailer #3 - Cs on 7/30/14 at 1:05 pm|
Edit - [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePbKGoIGAXY)]Youtube link.[/link]...
| Gaming Board|| The International Dota 2 championships will be broadcasted on ESPN 2 and 3 - Cs on 7/17/14 at 3:15 pm|
[quote]Valve today announced that coverage of The International Dota 2 Championships will be presented in collaboration with ESPN on its live multi-screen sports network, ESPN3. In addition, an exclusive show previewing the final match will be presented on ESPN2 on Sunday at 8:30 pm Pacific. Live ac...
| O-T Lounge|| Meta-analysis - Organic crops contain more antioxidants, less cadmium/pesticides - Cs on 7/14/14 at 11:36 am|
[quote]A comprehensive review of earlier studies found substantially higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides in organic fruits, vegetables and grains compared with conventionally grown produce.
“It shows very clearly how you grow your food has an impact,” said Carlo Leifert, ...
| Tech Board|| Democrats unveil legislation forcing the FCC to ban Internet "fast" lanes - Cs on 6/17/14 at 4:14 pm|
[quote]Democratic lawmakers will unveil a piece of bicameral legislation Tuesday that would force the Federal Communications Commission to ban fast lanes on the Internet.
The proposal, put forward by Senate Judiciary Committee chair Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.), requires...
| Gaming Board|| IGN's Destiny video preview - "The more I play it, the more I start to love it." - Cs on 6/10/14 at 3:22 pm|
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heEl5TU55FY)]Settings and Control schemes[/link]
| Tech Board|| Amazon teasing an entirely new device set for an unveiling on June 18th - Cs on 6/4/14 at 3:31 pm|
[quote]Amazon will launch a new product later this month, and it's promising that it'll be something pretty exciting. Company CEO Jeff Bezos will unveil the new product at an event in Seattle on June 18th, and Amazon has begun...
| Political Talk|| Fox News panel attacks and mocks Neil deGrasse Tyson - Cs on 6/4/14 at 3:23 pm|
[quote]I HATE this guy. [/quote]
[quote]White liberal nerds love this guy so much[/quote]
[quote]He's drunk with adulation[/quote]
[quote]He's a racist[/quote]
[quote]He won't shut up about creationists[/quote]
| Tech Board|| FCC's comment page crashes after John Oliver's rant on net neutrality - Cs on 6/3/14 at 12:19 pm|
[quote]Some of us quickly speculated that the two things were related, while some publications have simply assumed without question that it was Oliver's pleas that brought the system down. To some extent I hope that's the case, though I do fear a bit th...
| Tech Board|| Microsoft’s smartwatch will track your heart rate and sync with your smartphone - Cs on 5/29/14 at 2:41 pm|
With the iWatch and a multitude of Android smartwatches releasing this year, I doubt Microsoft waits until 2015 to get this on the market.
[quote]Microsoft has been rumored to be working on a smartwatch for more than a year now, and a refresh report today suggests the company is preparing a se...
| Tech Board|| House Republicans Look To Curb FCC’s Authority To Enforce Net Neutrality - Cs on 5/29/14 at 1:34 pm|
[quote]A bill introduced late yesterday in the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives would “limit” the Federal Communications Commission’s ability to regulate the Internet under Title II, according to its progenitor, Rep. Bob Latta.[/quote]
Congressman Latta from Ohio expatiates on ...
| Fark Board|| An official logo for the Tech Board is needed - Cs on 5/29/14 at 12:37 pm|
Various concepts have been proposed thus far, but none really seem to be worthy...
| Tech Board|| Microsoft's Skype shown translating languages in "near real-time". - Cs on 5/28/14 at 11:59 am|
[quote]Microsoft's Skype will eventually be able to translate voice calls between people. In an on-stage demo at the Code conference today, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella showed off Skype Translator, an upcoming version of the service that is capable of translating voice conversation in "near real-ti...
| Tech Board|| Amazon will have 10,000 robots filling customer orders by the end of the year - Cs on 5/27/14 at 3:46 pm|
[quote]Amazon currently uses some 1,000 robots by Kiva Systems, a company it bought for $775 million in 2012, to fill its customers' orders. Now CNN reports that Amazon will have 10,000 robots doing the same by the end of this year.
CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the plan to double down on robotics duri...
| Tech Board|| Intel Haswell-E processors detailed - Cs on 5/27/14 at 1:57 pm|
[quote]The Intel Haswell-E processor lineup would include three SKUs, the Core i7-5960X, Core i7-5930K and Core i7-5820K. All processors are built on the 22nm Haswell architecture which means that they will improve the IPC performance while keeping the same power limits as previous generation proces...
| Tech Board|| Google Project Tango Tablet: Think 3D - Cs on 5/27/14 at 12:18 pm|
[quote]Google reportedly is developing a 7-inch tablet that incorporates Project Tango, the company's experimental 3D space modelling technology.
The company plans to make about 4,000 Project Tango-enabled tablets starting next month, according to The Wall Street Journal, equipped with a set of s...