Daily Archives: July 2, 2015

An Update for Our Comment Community

The IGN community is huge. It’s massive. Your participation and your comments are critical to making IGN the place it is today, so we’re investing in comments and community at a time when other sites are abandoning comments all together. Often the conversations you have around the story are as interesting and informative as the story itself, and we thank you for that!

We’ve long wanted to do more with our commenting community, but we’ve been limited because we’ve had little control over the platform. Live chats between readers and editors, custom badges to show your interests and status in the community, featured comments in articles in the same manner we embed Tweets or Instagram photos… we’ve wanted to bring all these features and more to you, but have been unable to due to the limitations of our current system.

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Find out if Apple Music, Apple Music Radio, Beats 1 and iTunes Match are available in your country

Apple Music all devices teaser 001

Apple’s new music package, available across 115 countries around the world, packs in Apple Music Radio, Beats 1 Radio, iTunes Match and Apple Music on-demand streaming. But not all of these services are available in each and every country.

For example, people in Romania can only enjoy iTunes Match. Beats 1 Radio is currently off-limits in nearly two dozen countries. In addition, eight countries currently lack access to Apple Music, Apple Music Radio and Beats 1 Radio.

This article helps you find out in which countries you can join Apple Music, listen to Apple Music Radio (formerly iTunes Radio) and Beats 1 Radio or subscribe to iTunes Match…. Read the rest of this post here


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TaiG 2.2.1 released with setreuid patch and stability improvements

TaiG

After a false start earlier this morning with an update to its iOS 8.4 jailbreak tool, TaiG has officially released version 2.2.1.

This update is security oriented, as it contains the setreuid patch to prevent applications from obtaining to root privileges through setreuid. The update also contains stability improvements. If you’ve yet to jailbreak your iOS 8.4 device, it is recommended that you use this latest version of TaiG’s tool, version 2.2.1. … Read the rest of this post here


TaiG 2.2.1 released with setreuid patch and stability improvements” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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Howl, The Hallow and More Play at FrightFest 2015

With the opening and closing films previously announced, the rest of the FrightFest 2015 programme has been revealed; the line-up a bold and bloody selection of horror delights, featuring 77 films that will play across five screens.

The full list of flicks can be found at the festival’s official site, but highlights include eagerly anticipated werewolf flick Howl, Sundance sensation The Hallow, and retro horror We Are Still Here, which scared the Bejeesus out of us when we saw it.

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Rumor: Apple Watch 2 screen to remain square, resolution unchanged

Apple Watch (Retina display 001)

Contrary to speculative reporting, a next-generation Apple Watch will not switch to a round screen instead as some watchers have been hoping. Moreover, the device’s screen resolution will remain unchanged from the first-generation model.

According to sources in Asian supply chain who spoke to Taiwanese media, it does however appear that the Apple Watch 2 display will be a tad thinner in order to accommodate a bigger battery…. Read the rest of this post here


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Wet Hot American Summer Trailer and Poster

The wait is almost over for Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp and Netflix has revealed the full trailer and poster for the star-packed series.

Elizabeth Banks, H. Jon Benjamin, Michael Ian Black, Bradley Cooper, Janeane Garofalo, Nina Hellman, David Hyde Pierce, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, AD Miles, Christopher Meloni, Marguerite Moreau, Zak Orth, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Marisa Ryan, Molly Shannon and Michael Showalter all return from the 2001 cult comedy in this prequel series. Some very notable names also show up as new additions to the cast, as you can see in the trailer below.

(Warning: NSFW language incoming!)

All eight episodes of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp debut July 31 at 12:01am PT on Netflix.

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Rumor: iPhone 6s has 5MP FaceTime camera, 12MP back camera with 4K video capture

iPhone 6 gray silver gold back camera

This year’s “S-upgrade” to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus should introduce “the biggest camera jump ever,” as Apple pundit John Gruber claimed on his Daring Fireball blog. Numerous rumors have pointed to a resolution upgrade in the form of a twelve-megapixel camera on the back.

Thursday, an unconfirmed internal document that surfaced on Chinese microblogging website Weibo suggested that the back-facing camera of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will also capture video in 4K resolution…. Read the rest of this post here


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Mortal Kombat X #8 Review

At this point, Mortal Kombat X has established itself as a fundamentally solid comic with lackluster execution. When the series takes the time to narrow its focus and remain fixated on one group of characters, the results are enjoyable. But too often it gets caught up in the ever more complex web of conspiracies and betrayals linking the MK cast. Issue #8 falls victim to that familiar trap at times, but also rises above more often than not.

The first chapter in this issue is easily the weakest, as Shawk Kittelsen’s script clumsily bounces between the Johnny Cage/Sonya Blade thread, the Scorpion thread, the Raiden threads, and various other running conflicts. The scripting improves in the second chapter, however, as Kittelsen focuses largely on fleshing out the rise and fall of the Johnny/Sonya romance in the years after Mortal Kombat 9. These scenes are far too brief. but still vital in exploring a softer side to both characters. This chapter also gives the book a bit of the humor that it too often lacks.

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Star Wars: Princess Leia #5 Review

Marvel wraps up its first short-form Star Wars project as Mark Waid and Terry Dodson’s Princess Leia draws to a close. This series hit some rough patches as it traced Leia’s desperate struggle to unite her divided people. Luckily, the book mostly regains its footing in time for the finale. The divided focus of issue #4 makes way for a more unified climax.

Waid doesn’t waste much time resolving the cliffhanger from issue #4, as Leia finds herself back in Imperial custody. Why bother when her escape and return to the rebellion is a foregone conclusion? Instead, the real drama in this finale comes as the rest of the surviving Alderaanians are placed in mortal danger. Here there’s no road map for how the series should end, and Waid exploits that sense of danger and tension to great effect as Leia rallies her people for one final stand against the Empire. I would have liked to see a bit more page space devoted to the actual space battle, but the end victory still feels satisfying.

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