| Gaming Board|| OXM - "Halo 5 coming this year" - Cs on 2/21/14 at 4:32 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| USA has some of the slowest LTE speeds in the world. - Cs on 2/21/14 at 11:19 am|
[quote]Australia has the fastest average LTE speeds in the world, with the USA and the Philippines coming in the slowest of our qualifying countries. Claro Brazil are the fastest LTE network in the world, averaging an exceptionally fast 27.8Mbps – althoug...
| O-T Lounge|| Facebook is buying WhatsApp for $16 billion - Cs on 2/19/14 at 4:58 pm|
[quote]Facebook has entered into an agreement to purchase WhatsApp, the massively popular messaging client, for $16 billion in cash and stock. A document filed with the SEC today confirms the huge purchase. ...
| Gaming Board|| Twitch Plays Pokemon *OT* - Cs on 2/14/14 at 7:38 pm|
[link=(http://www.twitch.tv/twitchplayspokemon)]Live stream [/link]
[link=(https://sites.google.com/site/twitchplayspokemonstatus/)][b]Current progress.[/b] [/link]
[link=(http://www.reddit.com/r/twitchplayspokemon/comments/1yr3an/live_updates_day_12/)]Live updates (if you can't watch the stre...
| O-T Lounge|| iWatch + iOS 8: Apple sets out to redefine mobile health, fitness tracking - Cs on 1/31/14 at 8:26 pm|
Some of Apple's top executives met with officials from the US Food and Drug Administration last month, something that — together with new software rumors — could signal a new direction for the company's upcoming products. [/quote]
[quote]Apple plans for iOS 8 to include an application...
| Gaming Board|| Kotaku: Tomb Raider on XBO/PS4 > PC, PS4 version "superior". - Cs on 1/25/14 at 12:04 pm|
[quote]Also interesting: both next-gen versions look better than last year's PC version in some respects. A couple of weeks ago, when we ran that IGN video detailing the new features in the Definitive Edition, a bunch of readers were quick to say "So, it's basically just the PC version on ultra sett...
| Gaming Board|| Rumor - “Nintendo Fusion” Could Be Nintendo’s Next-Gen Hardware Name - Cs on 1/21/14 at 2:04 pm|
[quote]We have just received an anonymous tip from one of our very reputable sources regarding possible information related to Nintendo’s next-generation hardware; for both its home and portable consoles.
First of all, if this is your first time on Nintendo News, I want to personally make it clea...
| Gaming Board|| Nvidia unveils the Tegra K1 SoC with 192 CUDA cores - Cs on 1/6/14 at 11:24 am|
[quote]The new Tegra K1 has two important selling points. The first is that it uses a GPU with 192 CUDA cores based on Nvidia's Kepler GPU architecture, the same use...
| Tiger Rant|| CFN has LSU in the Chik-Fil-A bowl against...Duke... - Cs on 12/1/13 at 7:36 am|
A&M in the Cotton, Auburn in the Capital One, Missouri in the Sugar, and 'Bama in the Orange......
| Gaming Board|| Xbox One doesn't allow you to manage the contents of the hard drive... - Cs on 11/20/13 at 10:37 am|
[quote]With Forza 5 and Ryse installed to the hard drive, in addition to a number of other review titles, our concern now is all about storage management. Here's where things get a little strange. As far as we can tell, [b]there is no storage overview to tell you how much hard drive space remains or...
| O-T Lounge|| Samsung unveils Galaxy Gear smartwatch - 1.63" screen, camera, 70 apps - Cs on 9/4/13 at 12:15 pm|
| Gaming Board|| Buy PS4 game on smartphone, PS4 wakes up, downloads it, goes back to sleep - Cs on 8/28/13 at 8:34 am|
Really cool feature. Tweeted by Yoshida recently...
[quote]When you buy a PS4 game on smartphone, it will wake your PS4 up to start downloading the game. PS4 goes back to sleep after that[/quote]...
| O-T Lounge|| Steve Ballmer to retire as Microsoft CEO - Cs on 8/23/13 at 9:22 am|
[quote]Microsoft has just announced that CEO Steve Ballmer will retire within the next 12 months. He will step down from his post as soon as the process of choosing his successor has been completed. Ballmer has written an open email to the Microsoft team explaining the decision and the strategy for ...
| Gaming Board|| Xbox One unboxing - Cs on 8/8/13 at 9:11 am|
I'm glad they reversed their foolish decision to not include a headset.
Also, the power button is quite sleek. The Kensington lock is also an interesting addition......
| O-T Lounge|| Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, buys The Washington Post for $250 million - Cs on 8/5/13 at 3:40 pm|
[quote]Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world's 19th richest man, has acquired The Washington Post, long one of the country's most influential and prestigious daily newspapers, for $250 million, the companies announced today.[/quote]
[quote]By acquiring a cornerstone of Washington DC med...
| Movie/TV Board|| Avatar to get 3 sequels starting in 2016 - Cs on 8/1/13 at 6:53 pm|
[quote]Twentieth Century Fox and director James Cameron announced today that the “Avatar” sequels have grown in number from two to three.
Cameron has hired screenwriters Josh Friedman (“War of the Worlds”), Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver (“Rise of the Planets of the Apes”), and Shane Salerno (“Savage...
| Gaming Board|| "Xbox One cloud offers 600% more AI capability." - Cs on 8/1/13 at 2:10 pm|
[quote]Turn 10 is particularly chuffed at being able to make use of Xbox One's cloud computing support for its much-sung Drivatar AI system, which trades out pre-scripted computer drivers for cloud-stored entities that learn from player behaviour. Greenawalt described the ability to offload such tas...
| Tiger Rant|| ESPN/USA Today preseason poll released - LSU #13 - Cs on 8/1/13 at 11:06 am|
[quote]1. Alabama (58)
2. Ohio State (3)
6. Texas A&M (1)
7. South Carolina
11. Notre Dame
12. Florida State
14. Oklahoma State
| Gaming Board|| NVIDIA's new "Logan" mobile chip outperforms an 8800 GTX, and the PS3 - Cs on 7/24/13 at 12:10 pm|
[quote]Earlier this year NVIDIA laid out its mobile SoC roadmap through 2015, including the 2014 release of Project Logan - the first NVIDIA ultra mobile SoC to feature a Kepler GPU. Yesterday in a private event at Siggraph, NVIDIA demonstrated functional Logan silicon for the very first time.[/quot...
| Help Board|| Requests for a Tech Board appear to have surpassed requests for a Music Board... - Cs on 7/23/13 at 10:26 pm|
For the past year, it has been empirically demonstrated that Tech threads are quite prevalent not only on the OT, but throughout the entirety of the site. Whether it's an HDTV thread on the Movies/TV board, or another smartphone discussion on the OT, tech related topics clearly seem to be a popular ...
| O-T Lounge|| Best Buy ad leak - new Nexus 7 to launch July 30th, $229, 1920x1200 display - Cs on 7/22/13 at 10:55 am|
[quote]Update: According to an alleged Best Buy circular posted to Google+ and spotted by Android Central, the new Nexus 7 will have a 1920 x 1200 display and sell for $229.99 in its 16GB incarnation.[/quote]
[quote]The next Nex...
| Movie/TV Board|| Foy, Chalamet set to join cast of Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' - Cs on 7/15/13 at 7:54 pm|
[quote]The, um, stellar lineup already ...
| Help Board|| Giving TD a slightly sleeker, more modern look... - Cs on 7/15/13 at 12:22 pm|
The overall design of the message boards is quite minimal and sleek, and definitely looks superior to most other boards. However, there are a few design motifs that still seem to be remaining from the designs in the early to mid 2000s, which give the message boards a somewhat outmoded feel.
| Help Board|| Giving upvotes/downvotes meaning via integration with the "Topics of Interest". - Cs on 7/10/13 at 6:23 pm|
The ability to upvote and downvote posts has long been a staple of most social based websites, and felt like a welcomed, but long overdue, addition to TD.
However, most other sites implemented such a system to empower users to control the content that they see. Reddit is the unquestionable parad...
| Gaming Board|| Twitch.tv is partnering with Steam. - Cs on 7/4/13 at 3:13 pm|
[quote]Although video streaming service Twitch has already secured some rather big deals in the past year, including broadcasting on Origin and Xbox 360, the company's latest deal may be its biggest.
Twitch users can now link their Twitch account to their Steam account. In particular, this is big...
| Gaming Board|| Confirmed - Don Mattrick is leaving Microsoft, will become CEO of Zynga - Cs on 7/1/13 at 12:39 pm|
[quote]Don Mattrick, the president of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment unit — which centers on the Xbox and all the software giant’s gaming ...
| O-T Lounge|| Interactive map shows iPhone/Android distribution across the world - Cs on 6/28/13 at 12:57 pm|
[quote][b]Produced by social media data provider Gnip, alongside mapping company MapBox and “data artist” Eric Fischer, the heat-map uses every geo-tagged tweet since September 2011. These 2.7 billion tweet...
| Gaming Board|| Will Cube World redefine the RPG genre? - Cs on 6/27/13 at 12:45 pm|
Infinite levels. Infinite, randomly generated (and partially destructible) worlds. Cube World is poised to be the next indie smash hit, but based on what I've seen, it could redefine the way we think about RPGs - most RPGs have finite worlds, levels caps, and limited amounts of content - all of whic...
| Gaming Board|| Battlefield 4 lead designer - "PS4 controller is my preference for Gen4" - Cs on 6/26/13 at 11:36 am|
| O-T Lounge|| Microsoft's Build Conference 2013 - Windows 8.1, Surface, Office (livestream) - Cs on 6/26/13 at 11:14 am|