December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

The holidays are a great time for laptop deals, but with only weeks left in the season time is running out. Not coincidentally, today is “Green Monday”—a term coined by eBay for the last Monday that’s at least 10 days before Christmas. (Otherwise known as the day when you still have a good amount of time to receive shipped packages.)On this greenest of Green Mondays, we’ve pulled together the top laptop deals available: These options range from a fancy gaming laptop to an ultra-budget conscious clamshell and points in between. We’ll be updating this article from time to time as deals…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

You can now make your new apps available for pre-order on the App Store on all Apple Platforms. Customers can see your product page and order your app before it’s released for download. Once your app is released, customers will be notified and it will automatically download to their device. Let your customers know your app is coming by using the pre-order badges in your marketing materials.Learn more about offering your apps for pre-order.Powered by WPeMatico

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

You can now offer new customers a discounted introductory price for your auto-renewable subscriptions on the App Store. Visit your in-app purchase page in iTunes Connect to configure introductory pricing and use new API additions in iOS 11.2 to localize and display introductory pricing details to your users.Learn more about offering introductory pricing.Powered by WPeMatico

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Avid Media Composer First is the free version of one of Hollywood’s most popular film and TV editing programs. It offers many of the same features you’ll find in the pro version, but exporting is limited to 1080p resolution, and it maxes out at four video tracks and eight audio tracks. If you have the patience to grapple with its complexity, it’s excellent software for learning professional video editing skills.Getting started with Avid Media Composer First is hard. The download and installation process is very long, and you have to create and sign into an online account to launch the…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Doki Doki Literature Club has surpassed 1 million downloads. Dan Salvato, the founder of Doki Doki Literature Club (DDLC) developer Team Salvato, made the announcement, thanking the many media outlets and content creators who made the success possible. “It’s only just now I’ve realized that nothing I’ve ever done in my life has had greater reach and popularity than a romance game with cute anime girls.” he said. “It’s not often that visual novels and/or romance games are given the treatment that you gave it,” Salvato added, acknowledging the genre’s traditionally niche appeal. In light of the success of DDLC, Salvato said…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

When publishers give away games, it often feels like the digital equivalent of a box marked “Free!” on the side of the road—inevitably you open it up to find a VHS copy of Captain Ron, a pair of ripped sweatpants, and some scratched-up Neil Diamond records. Case in point: Last week Deep Silver gave away copies of Homefront and like…why?But occasionally a freebie comes along that’s actually worth nabbing. Cue Ubisoft, which this week is giving out free copies of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag—either the best of the Assassin’s Creeds or, if you’ve been in this a long time,…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

“I’m trying to make something different. How to show that, how to have people see that, that’s something I’m trying to figure out.” As usual, Hideo Kojima was calm and collected as I spoke to him just hours after the newest look at Death Stranding at the 2017 Game Awards. I’ve spoken with him several times throughout the past few years, from the forging of his partnership with Sony and his decision to use the Decima Engine, to the opening of his new studio deep in the heart of Shinagawa. But this time, something different happened. This time, I walked…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Lowe’s has a nice deal today on an Anker Power Bank charger. For $17, you can get a 10,400 mAH Anker portable charger from the big-box store. This is about $11 cheaper than the price you can find on Amazon, and $10 off Lowe’s usual price.This charger comes with two USB ports, and supports high-speed charging via Anker’s PowerIQ and VoltageBoost technologies. Anker claims this Power Bank can charge the iPhone 6 up to four times, the Samsung Galaxy S6 up to three times, or the iPad Air once. Each port pumps out a maximum of 2.4 amps each. The…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Conan Exiles will be released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 8, 2018. Developer Funcom announced the multiplayer barbarian survival game will be leaving Steam Early Access and the Xbox One Game Preview program next year. The PC version will be priced at $39.99, while the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions will cost $49.99. Conan Exiles has been in early access all year and can currently be purchased on PC for $29.99 and for $49.99 on Xbox One’s Game Preview program. Those who purchase the game on PC and Xbox One digitally prior to launch will receive the…