| Gaming Board|| Civilization: Beyond Earth announced - Cs on 4/12/14 at 11:18 am|
[quote]Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth will propel the development of human civilization beyond the traditional timeline of a Civilization game, by exploring humanity’s future on an alien world. For the first time, players will lead factions divided by contrasting cultures and evolve their ne...
| O-T Lounge|| WSJ - Amazon is about to announce their own smartphone - Cs on 4/11/14 at 4:35 pm|
[quote]Amazon will announce its own smartphone by June, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. The device is expected to begin shipping a few months later in September. Amazon has reportedly been showcasing early prototypes to developers in San Francisco and Seattle in recent weeks....
| O-T Lounge|| Google set to unveil Android TV - Cs on 4/5/14 at 4:18 pm|
[quote]According to documents obtained exclusively by The Verge, Google is about to launch a renewed assault on your television set called Android TV. Major video app providers are building for the platform right now. Android TV may sound like a semantic difference — after all, Google TV was based o...
| O-T Lounge|| An ocean of water has been identified on one of Saturn's moons - Cs on 4/3/14 at 2:32 pm|
[quote]On a small moon of Saturn, hidden beneath nearly 25 miles of ice, researchers say they have identified an underground ocean of water that's at least as large as Lake Superior, the largest of North America's Great Lakes. The ocean was found at the south pole of Enceladus, a tiny moon about as ...
| O-T Lounge|| Amazon introduces Fire TV - set top box - $99, starts shipping today - Cs on 4/2/14 at 10:12 am|
[quote]Apple and Roku have a new competitor in the living room. Amazon just announced its own video streaming device: the $99 Amazon FireTV. It starts shipping today. "We need to invent and simplify on behalf of...
| Gaming Board|| Google Maps: Pokemon Challenge - Cs on 3/31/14 at 2:59 pm|
I just caught a Raichu near Cafe du Monde......
| Gaming Board|| Report: EA lands deal for Titanfall 2, sequel won't be Microsoft exclusive - Cs on 3/19/14 at 4:58 pm|
[quote]Electronic Arts will be the publisher for the next Titanfall game from Respawn Entertainment, according to a GameSpot article and Polygon sources.
Our sources also tell us that the next Titanfall will not be a Microsoft exclusive. The original Titanfall was exclusive to Microsoft platforms...
| Gaming Board|| Sony announces Project Morpheus, a virtual reality headset for the PS4 - Cs on 3/18/14 at 7:31 pm|
[quote]The VR system is currently codenamed Project Morpheus, and will work with PlayStation 4. While still in prototype form, Yoshida says that Morpheus is the "culmination of our wo...
| O-T Lounge|| Google unveils Android Wear - a version of Android for smartwatches - Cs on 3/18/14 at 12:08 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrqZl2QIz0c)]Concept video. [/link]
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xQ3y902DEQ)]Developer preview. [/link]
[quote]Google just announced a new ...
| O-T Lounge|| Cosmic inflation - extraordinary new evidence to support a Big Bang Theory - Cs on 3/17/14 at 1:27 pm|
[quote]Scientists say they have extraordinary new evidence to support a Big Bang Theory for the origin of the Universe.
Researchers believe they have found the signal left in the sky by the super-rapid expansion of space that must have occurred just fractions of a second after everything came int...
| 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 ...