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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero EditionBe the first to play Call of Duty on Day Zero. On Monday, November 3, fans can grab the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition, or collector's editions from participating global retailers - a first ever initiative for the Call of Duty franchise that allows players up to 24 hours of early access to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, two bonus custom weapons, character gear and a full day of Double XP on Day Zero, Nov 3. In addition, thousands of retailers worldwide will be opening their doors to prepare for the onslaught of eager fans looking to play the game on Monday, November 3, kicking off the new era of Call of Duty a day early.

Digital Downloads are a hot commodity as well, with millions of gamers excited to grab the Day Zero digital edition on next-gen consoles, starting at 12:01am ET Monday Nov 3...

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Gmail in 10 Minutes, 2nd Edition
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Gmail in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself, 2nd EditionSams has published Gmail in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself, 2nd Edition. Sams Teach Yourself Gmail in 10 Minutes, Second Edition, gives you straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. Work through its 10-minute lessons to make the most of the world’s most powerful and popular email system!

This book will show you how to send and receive email from any web browser or smartphone using Gmail. You’ll learn how to send pictures and other file attachments, add a signature to your outgoing messages, and customize Gmail for your own personal use. You’ll even learn how to create and organize your Gmail contacts!

* Tips point out shortcuts and solutions.
* Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls.
* Notes provide additional information...

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Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers, 2014 Release
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Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers, 2014 ReleaseFocal Press has published Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers, 2014 Release: A professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC.

Adobe Photoshop for Photographers 2014 Release by Photoshop hall-of-famer and acclaimed digital imaging professional Martin Evening has been fully updated to include detailed instruction for all of the updates to Photoshop CC 2014 on Adobe’s Creative Cloud, including significant new features, such as Focus Area selections, enhanced Content-Aware filling, and new Spin and Path blur gallery effects. This guide covers all the tools and techniques photographers and professional image editors need to know when using Photoshop, from workflow guidance to core skills to advanced techniques for professional results. Using clear, succinct instruction and real world examples, this guide is the essential reference for Photoshop users of all levels...

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Apache Cordova API Cookbook
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Apache Cordova API CookbookAddison-Wesley has published the Apache Cordova API Cookbook. Using Apache Cordova, mobile developers can write cross-platform mobile apps using standard HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS, and then deploy those apps to every leading mobile platform with little or no re-coding. Apache Cordova API Cookbook provides experienced mobile developers with details about how each Cordova API works and how to use the APIs in their own applications. Coverage is included for all Cordova/PhoneGap 3 APIs.

Instead of just showing short snippets of code to explain a particular API, this guide is chock full of complete examples. You’ll find more than thirty complete Cordova applications that work on Android, iOS, Windows, and more. The sample applications demonstrate exactly what each API does and how it works, while the chapter content describes the limitations on the leading target platforms (and even offers possible workarounds)...

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Digital Mayhem 3D Machine Techniques
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Digital Mayhem 3D Machine Techniques: Where Inspiration, Techniques and Digital Art meetFocal Press has published Digital Mayhem 3D Machine Techniques: Where Inspiration, Techniques and Digital Art meet. Inspire your own creativity with Digital Mayhem 3D Machine Techniques. Compiled by Duncan Evans, founder of 3D Artist Magazine, this book is the next installment of the Digital Mayhem series. Explore, page after page, spectacular machine images created by the industry’s top talent.

With over 500 stunning images, Digital Mayhem 3D Machine Techniques is not your basic software manual. It is where technique and inspiration meet – a detailed and innovative guide to great machine images. Each chapter contains vibrant images and an explanation of the artist’s workflow, including a step-by-step tutorial to help you achieve similar results. From pre-viz to post production, this book takes you through the whole process of creating your very own machine masterpiece...

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TRAFFICKERS on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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TRAFFICKERS on Blu-ray, DVD and DigitalThe award-winning, action-packed South Korean crime thriller TRAFFICKERS debuts on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital Dec. 23 from Well Go USA Entertainment. The film takes place over six hours on a passenger boat with an ongoing black-market organ-trafficking operation, and a desperate husband out to find his missing wife. Directed by first time feature film director Kim Hong-sun, TRAFFICKERS stars Im Chang-jung (Twilight Gangsters), Daniel Choi (Cyrano Agency), Oh Dal-soo (Oldboy), Cho Youn-hee (Doomsday Book), Cho Dal-hwan (Pirates), Jeong Ji-yoon (I Saw the Devil).

Synopsis: Young-Gyu was the best. He was an organ dealer, smuggling body parts for sale to the highest bidder. His crew was the best – an organized team of professionals with top skills and no conscience. But when one of them dies on the job, the crew scatters. Now he fronts stolen goods, and has fallen in love with Yoo-Ri, a ticket agent at the port terminal. Her father is dying, and when she turns to a ruthless loan shark for help, Young-Gyu goes on a search to find his old partners for one last job...

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NBA LIVE 15 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4
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NBA LIVE 15 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4Coinciding with the tip-off of the NBA season, Electronic Arts Inc. officially launched NBA LIVE 15 for Xbox One, the all-in-one entertainment system from Microsoft, and the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. NBA LIVE 15 strives to capture the excitement of the NBA through incredible visuals, fun and responsive gameplay and innovative, connected modes like Learn LIVE and LIVE Season. Fans who purchase NBA LIVE 15 and connect online between October 28 and November 6 will also receive $30 of bonus packs in NBA LIVE 15 Ultimate Team.

NBA LIVE 15 includes 500+ core gameplay improvements, delivering a truly fluid, fun and authentic basketball gaming experience that features complete overhauls in passing, shooting and dribbling. Simplified dribble controls make it easier than ever to pull off impressive moves, and enhanced passing and player locomotion lead to more fluid ball movement and better transitions in fast breaks. Brand-new shot quality and timing feedback systems help players better understand when they have a good look at the basket, as well as whether they’re releasing the ball too early, too late or right on time. All-new real-time physics on dunks and layups replicate some of the NBA’s most physical plays...

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HitFilm 3 Pro - Video Production Software
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HitFilm 3 Pro - Video Production SoftwareFXHOME has announced that the latest version of its cutting-edge video editing and visual effects software, HitFilm 3 Pro, is now available for pre-order, ahead of its release at the end of November 2014.

HitFilm 3 Pro is a post-production revolution, combining high quality editing tools, 3D compositing, 3D object rendering, an industry leading particle simulator and an expansive toolkit for advanced colour correction and grading, all in a single product. Over 180 fully customizable visual effects are included plus 130 plugins for use in Sony Vegas, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X and Motion.

From films to documentaries, commercials to music videos, HitFilm 3 Pro has features for beginners and experts alike, combining depth and complexity with an intuitive simplicity...

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Lords of the Fallen on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
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Lords of the Fallen on PlayStation 4 and Xbox OneBANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. and CI Games today announce the launch of the highly anticipated action-RPG title Lords of the Fallen, available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One®, the all-in-one entertainment system from Microsoft, across the Americas today. Developed and published by Poland based CI Games in conjunction with Germany based Deck 13, Lords of the Fallen is set in a medieval fantasy world ruled by a fallen god where players embark on a quest to challenge the lords and generals of a demonic army with satisfying action-RPG combat that will test players’ skills in both sword and sorcery.

Lords of the Fallen places players in the role of Harkyn, a man that has accumulated numerous tattoos carved across his face due to a life with an abundance of sinful transgressions. As Harkyn, players will battle in decrepit monasteries, dank catacombs and locations unknown across a planet ravaged by a ruthless god imprisoned for his greed...

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JEFF DUNHAM: ALL OVER THE MAP on Blu-ray and DVD
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JEFF DUNHAM: ALL OVER THE MAP on Blu-ray and DVDJEFF DUNHAM: ALL OVER THE MAP drops onto Blu-ray and DVD November 18th. Filmed in front of live audiences across the globe, Jeff Dunham’s All Over The Map takes Jeff and his popular characters to new locations with the hilarious comedy his fans know and love. Jeff Dunham traveled to 12 countries and visited 19 cities with his popular characters for his latest stand-up special.

Special Features:
· Road to Scotland
· Jeff Meets Some Competition
· Malaysia Warning
· Making Jacques
· Extreme Travel

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Effective Ruby: 48 Specific Ways to Write Better Ruby
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Effective Ruby: 48 Specific Ways to Write Better RubyAddison-Wesley has published Effective Ruby: 48 Specific Ways to Write Better Ruby. If you’re an experienced Ruby programmer, Effective Ruby will help you harness Ruby’s full power to write more robust, efficient, maintainable, and well-performing code. Drawing on nearly a decade of Ruby experience, Peter J. Jones brings together 48 Ruby best practices, expert tips, and shortcuts—all supported by realistic code examples.

Jones offers practical advice for each major area of Ruby development, from modules to memory to metaprogramming. Throughout, he uncovers little-known idioms, quirks, pitfalls, and intricacies that powerfully impact code behavior and performance. Each item contains specific, actionable, clearly organized guidelines; careful advice; detailed technical arguments; and illuminating code examples. When multiple options exist, Jones shows you how to choose the one that will work best in your situation...

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Lost Missions on Blu-ray and DVD
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Lost Missions on Blu-ray and DVDFrom Executive Producer George Lucas, The Emmy award-winning series Star Wars: The Clone Wars -- Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Lost Missions blasts onto Blu-ray and DVD November 11th, 2014.

Synopsis:
Against a backdrop of ever-shifting loyalties, uneasy alliances and ancient hostilities, the conflict between the Republic and the Separatists ramps up, setting the stage for Darth Sidious’ ultimate act of treachery against the Jedi. In these uncertain times, some of the deepest mysteries of the light and dark sides of the Force are revealed as an intrepid clone trooper uncovers a shocking conspiracy, Anakin Skywalker’s closest relationship is tested to its limits, and Master Yoda makes a discovery that could forever change the balance of power in the galaxy...

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Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars on DVD
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Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars on DVDBring home the ultimate intergalactic adventure when the plans for the Death Star accidentally fall into the hands of Phineas and Ferb who (along with Agent P, of course) become thrust into a crisis to stop the evil Darthenshmirtz. The epic battle to restore balance to the universe includes the full-length adventure, Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars and 5 additional episodes. Plus FREE inside every DVD is a collectible Perry-In-Carbonite keychain!

Synopsis:
A couple summers ago in a galaxy far, far away, Phineas and Ferb are happily basking in the glow of Tatooine’s twin suns – until plans for the Death Star accidentally fall into their hands, thrusting them (and Agent P) into a galactic rebellion and an epic struggle of good versus evil in Phineas And Ferb: Star Wars. Will Phineas and Ferb be able to resist the Dark Side? Will Stormtrooper Candace finally bust a Rebel? Can Agent P stop Darthenshmirtz from using his Force-powered “Sith-Inator”?...

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The PC and Gadget Help Desk
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The PC and Gadget Help Desk: A Do-It-Yourself Guide To Troubleshooting and RepairingQue has published The PC and Gadget Help Desk: A Do-It-Yourself Guide To Troubleshooting and Repairing. PCs, smartphones, tablets, networks, cameras, home theater and more—all in one book!

We all use technology—and we all have problems with it. Don’t get frustrated… and don’t waste money on costly repair or support calls! Solve the problems yourself, with the one guide that makes it easy: The PC and Gadget Help Desk. Using clear pictures, handy “symptom tables,” and easy-to-use flowcharts, Mark Edward Soper walks you step-by-step through identifying, solving, and preventinghundreds of today’s most aggravating tech problems. Soper covers all your major platforms: iPhones, iPads, Android devices, Windows systems, and more. He even helps you fix the weird problems that happen when you use them together...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOKSamsung Electronics America and NOOK Media, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc., have announced the introduction of the 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, a new large-screen version of the popular tablet that combines Samsung’s leading technology and NOOK’s extraordinary content and reading experience. This new big-screen co-branded tablet offers the best of both worlds: a full-featured Android tablet that’s optimized for reading and entertainment. With tools for everyday use and an amazing collection of HD entertainment, customers can connect to the world when they need to, and escape when they want. The new 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK features the largest screen ever available on a NOOK. The new addition joins the recently launched 7-inch model to offer customers more choice for their reading and entertainment needs.

“With the launch of the new large screen Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, we have a fantastic lineup of devices for our customers to choose from as we head into the holiday gifting season,” said Michael P. Huseby, Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble, Inc...

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