Dawn of War III, the latest game in the Warhammer 40,000 franchise, launches April 27, but fans will have a chance to try it out for free this weekend.An open beta starts today, April 21, at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET/6 PM BST, ending at the same time on Monday, April 24. Included in the beta is access to all three of the game's factions--Space Marines, Eldar, and Orks--and a limited selection of elite heroes for each. The trial is multiplayer only, and you'll have access to three maps and all three match sizes: 1v1, 2v2, and 3v3.Additionally, you'll be able to try out six doctrines per faction. Doctrin...more
The X-Files is coming back. It has been confirmed that the hugely popular sci-fi mystery show has been renewed for another season, which will premiere later this year.The show's renewal was announced by Fox TV boss David Madden, who confirmed that stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson would be back, along with the show's creator Chris Carter. "Iconic characters, rich storytelling, bold creators--these are the hallmarks of great TV shows. And they are some of the reasons why The X-Files has had such a profound impact on millions of fans worldwide," Madden said in a statement."Chris's creati...more
The hottest thing in Silicon Valley is coming soon to ... well, pretty much everything.
Augmented reality is shaping up to be the next big digital gold rush, and consumers should ready themselves for the onslaught. Apple's doing it. So are Google and Snapchat. Oh, and as we saw recently, Facebook is as well.
AR has thoroughly trounced virtual reality in the battle for developers' hearts and minds, and with the amount of money behind the technology, it's only a matter of time before even the Luddites of the world are forced to grapple with it in some form or another.
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Netflix says it will start streaming "Disjointed," its comedy starring Oscar-winning actress Kathy Bates, on Aug. 25.
Apple's Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance.Take HP's latest Zbook laptop workstations , which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops -- which is why they are called mobile workstations -- have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas.[ Take control of your Mac with 30 essential MacOS command-line tips. | Cut to the key news in technology trends and IT breakthroughs with the InfoWorld Daily newsletter, our summary of the top tech happenings. ]