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LG Quiet-Operating Smart Room Air Conditioners
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LG Quiet-Operating Smart Room Air Conditioner Portfolio Delivers Advanced Cooling and Unprecedented Energy SavingsIn time for warmer weather, LG Electronics USA has expanded its award-winning line of energy-efficient dual-inverter room air conditioners with the launch of a new 14,000 BTU Smart Wi-Fi-enabled Portable Air Conditioner, joining three window models ranging from 9,500 to 22,000 BTUs. Thanks to the company's proprietary Dual Inverter Compressor™ technology, LG is the first in the United States to offer variable-speed compressor room air conditioners in the United States, which deliver quiet, advanced cooling with a 40 percent improvement in energy efficiency on its best-performing model.

LG's unique dual-inverter room air conditioner technology earned the 2019 and 2018 ENERGY STAR® Emerging Technology Awards and was just honored with a coveted 2019 Gold Edison Award, the highest honor in the Energy & Sustainability category for its "breakthrough technology and energy efficiency..."

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Lost In Space: Season 1 on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Lost In Space: Season 1 arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital June 4 from Twentieth Century FoxTwentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment presents LOST IN SPACE, The Complete First Season, arriving on Blu-ray™ and DVD June 4.

Set thirty years in the future, this epic reimagining of the original family space adventure ­finds the Robinsons torn off course en route to what they hoped would be a fresh start on a distant space colony. Against all odds, but with endless hope and extensive training, the family bands together to survive on a dangerous alien planet.

LOST IN SPACE stars TOBY STEPHENS (Black Sails, Die Another Day) as John Robinson, and MOLLY PARKER (House of Cards, Deadwood) as Maureen Robinson. As the Robinson kids, TAYLOR RUSSELL (Falling Skies) is the strong-willed and confident Judy, MINA SUNDWALL (Maggie’s Plan, Freeheld) is the quick-witted and definitive middle-child Penny, and MAX JENKINS (Sense8, Betrayal) is the curious and sensitive Will Robinson...

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PulseTech New SolarPulse Solar Chargers
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PulseTech Products Introduces NEW 3, 7 and 12 Watt SolarPulse Solar Chargers to Increase Battery Dependability on Vehicles and EquipmentPulseTech’s most popular SolarPulse Battery Chargers (SP-2, SP-5 and SP-10) have been replaced with more efficient versions that offer increased wattage to charge, maintain and desulfate lead-acid batteries in vehicles and equipment stored outside. Buses, trucks, cars, RVs, heavy construction equipment, generators, lawn equipment, boats, golf carts and emergency vehicles often experience a loss of battery power from sitting unused or show a gradual deterioration of battery quality over time as sulfation crystals form on the battery plates preventing maximum power and shortening battery life. These new more powerful SolarPulse Solar Charger Maintainers solve these problems by dramatically reducing jump starts, increasing battery power and extending battery life by as much as three times.

With so many vehicles stored outside or constantly on the go, AC power sources to operate battery maintenance systems aren’t always practical or available. SolarPulse is...

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Mortal Kombat 11 on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC
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Mortal Kombat 11 arrives on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC from Warner Bros. Interactive EntertainmentWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced that Mortal Kombat 11, the latest entry in the renowned franchise from award-winning NetherRealm Studios, is now available for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®4 Pro computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, Nintendo Switch™ system and PC.

Mortal Kombat 11 follows the events of Mortal Kombat X and introduces a time-bending narrative bringing together iconic characters from different Mortal Kombat eras, along with various franchise-first fighters, culminating in the ultimate generational clash as current characters collide with their past selves. Mortal Kombat 11 also debuts the innovative Custom Character Variation System, which offers nearly infinite customization options for players, providing a deeper and more personalized experience than ever before.

“After more than 25 years, the Mortal Kombat franchise has never been more relevant and continues to get stronger, thanks to the talented team at NetherRealm Studios and the passionate community,” said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment...

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Game Engine Architecture, Third Edition
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Game Engine Architecture, Third Edition from CRC PressCRC Press has published Game Engine Architecture, Third Edition.

In this new and improved third edition of the highly popular Game Engine Architecture, Jason Gregory draws on his nearly two decades of experience at Midway, Electronic Arts and Naughty Dog to present both the theory and practice of game engine software development. In this book, the broad range of technologies and techniques used by AAA game studios are each explained in detail, and their roles within a real industrial-strength game engine are illustrated.

New to the Third Edition...

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Bachman: Special Edition on Blu-ray and DVD
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Bachman: Special Edition arrives on Blu-ray and DVD May 10th from Filmrise and MVD EntertainmentAs a member of The Guess Who, Bachman was part of the first ever No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 by a Canadian band with "American Woman / No Sugar Tonight," and then topped the Hot 100 again in 1974 with another band, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, with "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet."

"That's a pretty rare thing for a recording artist who gets two No. 1s with two different bands," notes John Einarson," biographer and music historian, at the start of the new documentary, Bachman, chronicling the life of this 74 year old who is still regularly making music and performing. The film follows Bachman as he looks to the past for inspiration from rarely seen footage, pictures and documents that have been stored at the National Archives in Ottawa for decades.

Among the other hits Bachman has written or co-written are...

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Five Feet Apart on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Five Feet Apart arrives on Digital May 24 and on Bu-ray, DVD June 11 from LionsgateExperience a beautiful portrait of true love when Five Feet Apart arrives on Digital May 24 and on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital), DVD, and On Demand June 11 from Lionsgate. Director Justin Baldoni (TV’s “Jane the Virgin”) and writers Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis bring this heartfelt and inspirational film about two young people who refuse to be defined by the obstacles that separate them. Starring Haley Lu Richardson (Split, The Edge of Seventeen), Cole Sprouse (TV’s “Riverdale”), Moises Arias (The Kings of Summer, Ben-Hur, TV’s “The Middle”), and Parminder Nagra (TV’s “The Blacklist,” TV’s “God Friended Me,” TV’s “Fortitude”), this film received an “A” CinemaScore and is produced by Cathy Schulman (Crash).

Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) is a vibrant, fun-loving 17-year-old. Unlike most teenagers, Stella has to spend much of her time living at a hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. When Stella meets Will (Cole Sprouse), a charming and rebellious fellow patient...

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A Star Is Born Encore on Blu-ray and Digital
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A Star Is Born Encore debuts on Blu-ray and Digital June 4 from Warner Bros.Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced today that the extended cut of Bradley Cooper’s global hit “A Star Is Born,” “A Star Is Born Encore” will be released on Blu-ray and Digital on June 4 with nearly 12 minutes of extended performances, intimate jam sessions with Jackson and Ally and all-new scenes.

This special edition of the film contains extended performances of such songs as opener “Black Eyes,” “Alibi,” and Lady Gaga’s Ally in her impromptu a cappella performance of “Shallow,” which received the Oscar for Best Original Song at the 91st Annual Academy Awards, following Cooper and Gaga’s moving performance during the ceremony. Fans will also be treated to never-before-seen footage of Ally singing to Jack “Is That Alright?” in the wedding sequence, Jack in his studio singing “Too Far Gone,” Jack and Ally writing a new song together, entitled “Clover,” and much more, totaling nearly 12 additional minutes...

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TRIPLE THREAT on Blu-ray and DVD
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TRIPLE THREAT arrives on Blu-ray and DVD May 14 from Well Go USA EntertainmentTRIPLE THREAT, directed by Jesse V. Johnson, is a thriller teams over half a dozen of the world’s biggest action stars for the martial arts event film of the year. When a hit is taken out on a billionaire’s daughter, it’s mercenaries versus assassins in an all-out war. Starring Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, Tiger Chen, Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White, Michael Bisping, Celina Jade, and Jeeja Yanin, TRIPLE THREAT is currently available now on digital platforms and then as a Blu-ray + DVD combo pack and DVD only on May 14th from Well Go USA Entertainment. The Blu-ray + DVD combo pack features a bonus interview with the cast.

Synopsis:
This breakneck thriller teams over half a dozen of the world’s biggest action stars for the martial arts film event of the year. When a hit contract is taken out on a billionaire’s daughter (Celina Jade) intent on bringing down a major crime syndicate, a team of wanted mercenaries (Tony Jaa, Tiger Chen) must take on a group of professional assassins...

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RUN THE RACE on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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RUN THE RACE debuts on Digital May 21 and on Blu-ray and DVD June 18 from Universal PicturesExecutive produced by all-star athlete and best-selling author Tim Tebow alongside his brother Robby Tebow, the inspiring hit film RUN THE RACE debuts on Blu-ray and DVD at Walmart as well as on Digital, On Demand and via the digital movie app Movies Anywhere on May 21, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, in partnership with The WTA Group, Reserve Entertainment and 10th Leper Productions. A faith film everyone will enjoy, the family drama tells the exciting journey of two high school athletes and brothers who see their relationship tested as they seek different paths out of their troubled lives. The Tebow brothers' feature film debut, RUN THE RACE was one of the top 10 grossing films during opening weekend. Additionally, the film will be available on Blu-ray™ and DVD at all retailers nationwide on June 18.

A story about two brothers willing to sacrifice today for a better tomorrow, RUN THE RACE features...

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Orange Is The New Black: Season Six on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital
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Orange Is The New Black: Season Six arrives on Digital June 10 and on Blu-ray, DVD June 11 from LionsgateThe inmates of Litchfield Penitentiary that you’ve come to know and love are all headed to the “max” when “Orange Is the New Black”: Season Six arrives on Digital June 10 and on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD June 11 from Lionsgate.

After inciting a riot in Litchfield, many of the familiar inmates are headed to maximum security for a “fresher and more surprising” (Ian Sandwell, Digital Spy) new season in a whole new environment. Starring Golden Globe® nominee Taylor Schilling (2015, Best Television Actress – Musical/Comedy Series, “Orange Is the New Black”), Golden Globe® nominee Kate Mulgrew (1980, Best Television Actress – Drama Series, “Mrs. Columbo”), Laura Prepon, and Golden Globe® nominee Uzo Aduba (2016, Best Supporting Actress – Limited Series or Television Motion Picture, “Orange Is the New Black”), who continue to please fans with “rich characters, ripping dialogue and great performances” (Dan Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter). The “Orange Is the New Black”: Season Six Blu-ray and DVD will include audio commentaries with cast and crew, a never-before-seen featurette, and...

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Basic Cinematography: A Creative Guide
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Basic Cinematography: A Creative Guide to Visual Storytelling from Focal PressFocal Press has published Basic Cinematography: A Creative Guide to Visual Storytelling, 1st Edition.

The cinematographer must translate the ideas and emotions contained in a script into something that can be physically seen and felt onscreen, helping the director to fulfil the vision of the film. The shots may look good, but they will not serve the story until the composition, lenses, and lighting express, enhance, and reveal the underlying emotions and subtext of the story. By making physical the ideas and emotions of the story, the cinematographer supports blocking as a visual form of the story through these tools.

Rather than delve into technical training, Basic Cinematography helps to train the eye and heart of cinematographers as visual storytellers, providing them with...

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The FORCE Companion: Quick Tips and Tricks
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The FORCE Companion: Quick Tips and Tricks from CRC PressCRC Press has published The FORCE Companion: Quick Tips and Tricks, 1st Edition.

Swendly Benilia shares with us simple and tangible tips and tricks to understanding and drawing FORCE across hundreds of drawings full of dynamism and energy! This book is an excellant companion to the FORCE brand since it delivers hundreds of FORCE drawings with succinct notations, filtered and approved by Mike Mattesi, about how to improve your FORCE drawing skills

Key Features:
- Hundreds of dynamic FORCE drawing that inspire the reader to see and draw FORCE
- Succinct tips and tricks keep it light and educational
- The tips and tricks not only explain how but also why the drawings are successful...

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The Toys That Made Us Seasons 1 and 2 on DVD
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The Toys That Made Us Seasons 1 and 2 arrives on DVD May 7 from Screen Media and The Nacelle CompanyThe Nacelle Company announced today that it is releasing seasons 1 & 2 of the acclaimed Netflix series, The Toys That Made Us on DVD on May 7, 2019 through Screen Media. The box set will include previously unreleased bonus footage.

The Toys That Made Us is a documentary web television series created by Brian Volk-Weiss. The first season began streaming on Netflix on December 22, 2017, and season 2 was released in May 25, 2018. The 8-episode documentary series, as it was originally touted, focuses on the history of important toy lines. Season 1 focused on the Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Barbie and He-Man toy lines while season 2 featured LEGO, Transformers, Hello Kitty and Star Trek. On July 19, 2018, it was announced at San Diego Comic-Con that the show had been picked up for a third season, with future episodes featuring Power Rangers, Wrestling Toys, My Little Pony and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles...

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Scan Dimension SOL 3D Scanner
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Scan Dimension Unveils SOL, the Market's Most User-Friendly 3D ScannerScan Dimension®, developer of 3D scanners, imaging, and realization technology, today launches SOL, an easy-to-use 3D scanner for the everyday maker, technology enthusiast, and hobbyist. Accurate, portable, and affordable, SOL creates detailed, precise 3D models of scanned objects.

"We created the SOL scanner to make 3D scanning approachable for everyone," comments Graham Tinn, CEO of Global Scanning A/S, parent company of Scan Dimension. "SOL empowers anyone to unleash their creativity and explore the infinite possibilities of 3D technology actualization."

How it Works
With SOL, users simply place an object on a turntable, cover it with the included tent, and press a button — the laser, camera, and software do the rest. SOL eliminates three important hurdles to 3D scanning: complex calibration, time-consuming software manipulation, and manual mesh alignment...

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