Daily Archives: June 24, 2015

E3 2015: The Review

Every year, E3 sells us a future. Last year, that future felt both predictable and oddly intangible; a result of brand-new hardware that had yet to be firmly established. This year, the future felt exciting, wonderfully varied, and vitally within reach. Announcements of games both new and presumed dead, further proof of the weird power of virtual and augmented reality, and a refreshing focus on diversity – in many senses of that word – made E3 2015 the best in years.

Two of the three major platform owners had assured media briefings this year, though a string of mic-drops made Sony’s the most memorable. During the first hour, three ‘mythical project’ announcements – The Last Guardian, a Shenmue 3 Kickstarter, and a Final Fantasy 7 remake – left the audience reeling with collectively indulged nostalgia, while Guerrilla Games’ Horizon: Zero Dawn and Media Molecule’s Dreams continued Sony’s trend of letting its first-party developers spread their wings into interesting new territory. It was testament to Sony’s success that a false start by Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End demo brought the best out of the audience at the LA Memorial Sports Arena: when the demo started working on the second try, everyone roared in triumph.

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9 Best Daredevil/Punisher Comic Crossovers

Of all the rivalries in the Marvel Universe, few are as long-lasting or fascinating as the feud between Daredevil and Punisher. Both men wear spandex and battle evil, but one is devoted to upholding the law, while the other has fashioned himself judge, jury and executioner. Sometimes they find themselves on the same side, but these two vigilantes will never see eye to eye.

Recently we learned that this rivalry will play out on the small screen, as Jon Bernthal has been cast as Frank Castle in the upcoming second season of Netflix’s Daredevil series. While we wait for the new episodes to materialize, let’s look back at the most memorable and influential encounters between Daredevil and Punisher in the comics. These nine stories are essential reading when it comes to understanding their troubled relationship.

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Pharrell William’s new single ‘Freedom’ will be an Apple Music exclusive

Pharell Williams Freedom Apple Music exclusive
Hip-hop artist Pharrell Williams has revealed that his upcoming single titled “Freedom” will be exclusive to Apple Music, which launches June 30 in a hundred countries across iPhones, iPads, iPods and Mac and Windows PCs, with a native Android app and Apple TV support due this fall.

The revelation of the exclusive agreement with Apple Music came in the ending credits of a teaser video for “Freedom” that was shared on Facebook and Twitter last evening…. Read the rest of this post here


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Bungie Outlines Plans for Sony-Only Destiny Content Once Exclusivity Expires

Bungie has confirmed that it will release extra content for all players, regardless of platform, once Sony’s timed-exclusives expire later this year.

Talking to Eurogamer, Destiny’s creative director Luke Smith confirmed the PlayStation-exclusive content will bring a couple of extra strike missions and new exotic weapons – including the Hawkmoon hand cannon – to the Xbox.

“The previously Sony-exclusive strikes will be available this autumn on Xbox,” Smith said. “But we’re not just re-issuing them. We’re

refreshing them completely with the Taken.”

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How to jailbreak iOS 8.3 on Mac using a virtual machine

TaiG Mac OS X Virtual Machine

Although the iOS 8.3 jailbreak was a surprise, it was no surprise that the release was limited to Windows only. While this can make some Mac users feel bitter, it’s actually not a very big deal at all.

Thanks to the awesome virtual machine software that we have on the Mac, it’s super-easy to jailbreak an iPhone on our Macs, even if said jailbreak is Windows only.

In this complete tutorial, I’ll walk you through the entire process of setting up the virtual machine, installing a valid version of iTunes, and jailbreaking your iPhone.

The most impressive thing about this tutorial is that it can all be done in less than 18 minutes (not including the necessary file downloads), and it’s 100% free to do.

If you’re a Mac-only user, there really is no excuse for you not to be jailbroken if you want to be. This method is tried and true, super-reliable, and it just works. In fact, by sticking to this method and following my video, you’ll likely be able to avoid many of the pitfalls plaguing those who are experiencing issues with the TaiG tool…. Read the rest of this post here


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Climb 3,000 feet up Yosemite’s El Capitan in Google Maps’ first-ever vertical Street View

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Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan isn’t just the world’s most famous rock wall, but the official name of Apple’s latest desktop operating system, too. Coincidentally or not, Google Maps has teamed up with legendary climbers Lynn Hill, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell to capture an awesome panorama tour of El Capitan’s epic 3,000 feet climb.

You can explore it inside your browser with Google Maps’ marvelous vertical Street View mode offering high-quality 360-degree photography of the rocks from the climbers’ perspective that can be rotated and panned around…. Read the rest of this post here


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Kenwood’s aftermarket CarPlay receivers now shipping

Kenwood DDX9902S CarPlay receiver
Kenwood, a Japanese manufacturer of amateur radio,Hi-Fi and portable audio equipment, on Tuesday started shipping its new in-car receivers with CarPlay to car dealers. The new accessories support both Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto platform, depending on your preference and connected smartphone.

The Japanese company owned by JVC-Kenwood said in a media release that both the DDX9702S and DDX9902S units are available now starting at $900 and $950, respectively…. Read the rest of this post here


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