April 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Not only was the monstrous DC hero Swamp Thing included in the roster for the 2017 fighting game Injustice 2, he’s about to get his own live-action series on the DC Universe streaming app. Now, more than ever, it’s important to familiarize yourself with Swamp Thing. Luckily, we’re here to help. Here’s everything you need to know about the roots of this character (pun intended) and the role he plays in the larger DCU. Note: This story has been updated to reflect the latest news about the Swamp Thing TV show, including the report that production of Season 1 was…

April 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

We’ve scoured the web and drawn from a combination of sources including search traffic, trending terms, forum posts and our own curiosity, to attempt to answer the web’s most burning questions surrounding Borderlands 3. This list will be updated as we get ever closer to the release date, and will live on even after release, as people turn to the internet to find tips, locations, and other information related to the game itself. Is Borderlands 3 an Epic Store Exclusive? A whole lot of people are asking, and even more people are unhappy with the answer. The short answer is…

April 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

GameStop has released a new promotion that offers the full price of a game, refunded as store credit, within 48 hours of its launch, as noticed by @videogamedeals on Twitter, and reported by Polygon. The promo is titled, Guaranteed to Love It and was announced the day after the new CEO for GameStop, George Sherman, moved into the role. In a statement to Polygon, GameStop said: “True to our core promise, today’s announcement is a testament that GameStop is committed to giving power to the players — and our ‘Guaranteed to Love It’ trade promotion offers our customers the peace and…

April 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

The final scene for The Last of Us Part II has been shot, suggesting production on the game is fairly far along, but not quite reaching an end point. Revealed by writer and director Neil Druckmann on Twitter, he wrote “Just shot this scene… so…” accompanied by the final page of a script with the words “CUT TO BLACK. THE END.” Druckmann also revealed on Instagram last week that Laura Bailey, who plays an undisclosed character, filmed her final scene. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Last year, Microsoft announced the successor to its Surface Hub—the Surface Hub 2S, a 50-inch whiteboarding PC that could be mounted on a wall or even rolled from room to room. On Wednesday, the company formally launched that product, and announced a larger, 85-inch model due later this year, as well as a separate Surface Hub 2 Display monitor.Don’t expect the Surface Hub 2S to grace your living room or home office, however, as Microsoft has priced 50-inch 2S display at $9,000. Microsoft sees the 2S as a collaborative workspace, running Teams, Office 365, its Whiteboard app, and other Microsoft…

April 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

A few months after granting its GeForce graphics cards the ability to tap into the variable refresh rates of AMD FreeSync-branded adaptive sync displays, Nvidia is expanding the list of G-Sync Compatible monitors by 41 percent. The new displays will start seamlessly using the adaptive sync capabilities when the Game Ready driver enables support next Tuesday.The number of new monitors isn’t quite as impressive as that percentage sounds, as Nvidia’s new certification program is still in its early days—though any increase is appreciated. Nvidia launched the G-Sync Compatible certification with 12 monitors at CES in January before adding a few…

April 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

In a streaming-centric world, a 4K smart TV is practically a must-have these days, and today you can get a great one for a crazy low price. Via Best Buy’s storefront, Amazon is selling the 43-inch Insignia 4K Ultra HD Smart LED with Fire TV on board for just $180Remove non-product link, a significant drop from its $300 list price and an all-time low.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

April 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

If you want to summon Google Assistant in your car, you basically have two options: Enable “Hey Google” and Smart Lock on your Android phone or launch Android Auto (should you be lucky enough to have a car with it built in). But with the new Roav Bolt, Anker gives us a third option, and even iPhone users can get in on it.Like the Alexa-powered Roav Viva, the Bolt plugs into your car’s 12V socket and connects via Bluetooth or an auxiliary jack. A pair of USB ports lets you keep your phone charged while driving, and a single button…

April 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

SpyOff in brief: P2P allowed: Yes Business location: San Marino Number of servers: 1,000+ Number of country locations: 39 VPN protocol: OpenVPN Data encryption: AES-256-CBC Data authentication: SHA-256 Handshake: SSL/TLS 2048-bit RSA A VPN can easily get overcomplicated with a fistful of features that nobody really needs or uses. Then there are VPNs like SpyOff that keep it as basic as possible. SpyOff’s big promise is that it won’t track your browsing habits, and it claims its service is the best for this because it has no device or bandwidth limits.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by…

April 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

The wood is weather-worn, rough edges smoothed by untold hundreds of years spent floating through space, but still a few symbols remain, meticulously carved into the surface. It’s a few words, I think, and the wood was part of a prow—the only remaining bit of a long-lost shipwreck.But I can’t quite make out what it says. I recognize a few symbols, one for action and one I associate with movement, and the grouping of glyphs that represents “Me.” I’m going to have to make some guesses though. Looking over my options, I cobble together a brief sentence.“Follow me if you…