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The Sound System Design Primer
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The Sound System Design Primer from Focal PressFocal Press has published The Sound System Design Primer, 1st Edition.

The Sound System Design Primer is an introduction to the many topics, technologies, and sub-disciplines that make up contemporary sound systems design.

Written in clear, conversational language for those who do not have an engineering background, or who think more in language than in numbers, The Sound System Design Primer provides a solid foundation in this expanding discipline for students, early/mid-career system designers, creative and content designers seeking a better grasp on the technical side of things, and non-sound professionals who want or need to be able to speak intelligently with sound system designers...

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Speck Samsung Galaxy S10 Series Cases
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Speck Announces Line of Protective Phone Cases for Samsung Galaxy S10 LineSpeck has announced its line of slim and protective phone cases for Samsung's Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e. Speck's case assortment for the Galaxy S10 line includes Presidio Stay Clear, Presidio Pro, Presidio Clear + Glitter, and Presidio Grip.

Presidio Stay Clear is a protective, clear case that defends against discoloration over time and shows off the beauty of the device. The dual-layer clear case features a newly developed coating that provides a superior level of protection against yellowing and discoloration. It not only resists discoloration from the sun's UV rays, but also oils that are in makeup, lotions and substances that cases often come into contact with. The inner layer of each Presidio Stay Clear case is made of IMPACTIUM Clear, a proprietary shock-absorbing material that helps protect against drops of up to 8 feet. Also available for the new devices is Presidio Clear + Glitter, with embedded glitter crystals and drop protection up to 8 feet...

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The Craftsman Ultimate Collection from Sears
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Sears Launches Exclusive New Line Of Craftsman Tools - The Craftsman Ultimate CollectionPropelled by a continued commitment to deliver high-quality products to its customers, Sears today announced the launch of the Craftsman Ultimate Collection, featuring a variety of innovative tool sets designed for mechanics. The Ultimate Collection features newly redesigned, high performance ratchets and ratcheting wrenches. Most sets include unique time-saving accessories such as speed handles, spinner discs and ratcheting adapters, ideal for professional mechanics as well as DIYers, to get the job done faster. This range of high-performance ratchets, wrenches and more are exclusively available at Sears.

"Sears is the real home of the broadest assortment of Craftsman, and we're pleased to offer our customers innovative new products from this power brand," said Peter Boutros, president of Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard and chief brand officer for Sears and Kmart. "What better way to ensure our mechanic sets are professional-grade, than by working with professionals to create the set? With the Ultimate Collection, we are proud to be offering professional-grade tools we know our customers will love. And these tool sets are only available at Sears..."

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UAG Plyo Series iPad 9.7-Inch Case
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UAG Expands Apple iPad Collection with Their First Translucent Tablet Case - Plyo Series - iPad 9.7-InchUrban Armor Gear creators of rugged, lightweight mobile device cases, are striving to redefine the industry standard of bulky iPad protection with the addition of their sleek Plyo Series.

Designed for the Apple 9.7-inch iPads, the Plyo Series offers lightweight materials and a minimal aesthetic to keep you focused on your next performance. The composite construction combines an impact resistant core with air soft corners. Making it the slimmest offering, while still meeting UAG's renowned Military Grade protection.

The Plyo Series' sleek design and slim profile, make it the ultimate case for people on-the-go. The case's translucent aesthetic allows for the device's unique design and color to shine through. While the tactile grip folio boasts 360-degree protection, safeguarding against inevitable drops and shocks...

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Cybercrime and Digital Forensics, 2nd Edition
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Cybercrime and Digital Forensics: An Introduction, 2nd Edition from RoutledgeRoutledge has published Cybercrime and Digital Forensics: An Introduction, 2nd Edition. This book offers a comprehensive and integrative introduction to cybercrime. It provides an authoritative synthesis of the disparate literature on the various types of cybercrime, the global investigation and detection of cybercrime and the role of digital information, and the wider role of technology as a facilitator for social relationships between deviants and criminals. It includes coverage of:

- key theoretical and methodological perspectives;
- computer hacking and malicious software;
- digital piracy and intellectual theft;
- economic crime and online fraud;
- pornography and online sex crime;
- cyber-bullying and cyber-stalking;
- cyber-terrorism and extremism;
- digital forensic investigation and its legal context around the world;
- the law enforcement response to cybercrime transnationally;
- cybercrime policy and legislation across the globe.

The new edition features...

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The Upside on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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The Upside arrives on Digital on May 14 and on Blu-ray, DVD May 21 from Universal PicturesKevin Hart (Night School, Ride Along) and Bryan Cranston (Trumbo, "Breaking Bad") pair up to tell the inspirational true story of a genuine and unique friendship in the fun and moving comedy The Upside, debuting on Digital on May 14, 2019 and on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on May 21, 2019 from STXfilms, Lantern Entertainment and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. From acclaimed director Neil Burger (Divergent, Limitless), the film follows a discouraged out-of-work ex-con and a wealthy quadriplegic who unexpectedly come together and help each other bring back their zest for life.

A "funny and warmhearted buddy comedy" (Pete Hammond, Deadline) grounded in real emotion, The Upside earned an "A" CinemaScore from moviegoers and features a stellar supporting cast including Nicole Kidman (Aquaman, "Big Little Lies"), Golshifteh Farahani (Paterson, Boutique), Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife," "ER"), Aja Naomi King (The Birth of a Nation, "How to Get Away with Murder"), and Tate Donovan (Argo, "Damages")...

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GOLDEN JOB on Blu-ray and Digital
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GOLDEN JOB debuts on Digital and Blu-ray April 9 from Well Go USA EntertainmentThe heist-action film that reunites the lead actors from Young and Dangerous, GOLDEN JOB debuts on digital and Blu-ray™April 9 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

In the new, unrelated adventure, the film revolves around a brotherhood of former soldiers who think they are on a heist to steal valuable and expensive medicines from a pharmaceutical company to help African children. They soon find out they have been duped and truck they commandeer is hauling gold bricks, not drugs. GOLDEN JOB stars Ekin Cheng, Jordan Chan, Michael Tse, Chin Ka Lok and Jerry Lamb.

Synopsis: A group of former mercenaries reunite to plan an epic heist: boosting a truck full of medicine held by a foreign intelligence agency to supply a refugee camp in need. But...

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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019
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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 Powers Professional Graphic Design on Windows, Mac and WebCorelDRAW® Graphics Suite has dramatically expanded its product line with a powerful new version for Windows and an all-new, graphic design software suite built specifically for macOS. Designed from the ground up to make the most of each unique platform, both packages also include the new CorelDRAW.app™ for easy, on-the-go graphics creation. Finally, users have a true professional design contender available on their platform of choice, empowering the creation of bold, attention-grabbing graphics with pixel-perfect precision.

Graphics professionals – and those aspiring to be – now have access to world-class vector graphics software, professional photo editing, unsurpassed output capabilities, and AI-powered drawing tools. With CorelDRAW.app, designers can also show off and annotate their work on the go or quickly create new projects from virtually anywhere. Whether they have a passion for pixels, an obsession with output, or a love of layout, users can take control of their individual creative journey and dare to design differently...

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The Advanced Game Narrative Toolbox
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The Advanced Game Narrative Toolbox from CRC PressCRC Press has published The Advanced Game Narrative Toolbox, 1st Edition. The Advanced Game Narrative Toolbox continues where the Game Narrative Toolbox ended. While the later covered the basics of writing for games, the Advanced Game Narrative Toolbox will cover techniques for the intermediate and professional writer.

The book will cover topics such as how to adapt a novel to a game, how to revive IPs and how to construct transmedia worlds. Each chapter will be written by a professional with exceptional experience in the field of the chapter.

Key Features...

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi on 4K Ultra HD
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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi arrives on 4K Ultra HD June 11th from ParamountDirector Michael Bay’s powerful and engrossing drama 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi arrives on 4K Ultra HD Disc and Digital for the first time ever June 11, 2019 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

With four times the resolution of HD, 4K Ultra HD delivers an immersive experience with exceptional vibrancy and contrast, creating images that are astonishingly vivid and lifelike. Debuting just in time for Father’s Day, the 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack includes the film in 4K Ultra HD as well as a second Blu-ray Disc™ with over an hour of bonus content.

Go behind-the-scenes with the ex-military operators recounting the extraordinary detail involved in recreating the events from the attack...

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The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part debuts on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital from Warner Bros.It’s time to go where no brick has gone before when “The LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part” arrives on 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD Special Edition and Digital. The much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon that started it all, “The LEGO® Movie 2: The Second Part” reunites the heroes of Bricksburg in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city.

Reprising their starring roles from the first film are Chris Pratt (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Jurassic World”) as Emmet; Elizabeth Banks (“The Hunger Games” movies, “Love & Mercy”) as Lucy, aka Wyldstyle; Will Arnett (“The LEGO® Batman Movies,” TV’s “Arrested Development”) as LEGO Batman; Alison Brie (TV’s “GLOW,” TV’s “Community”) as Unikitty; Nick Offerman (“Fargo,” TV’s “Parks and Recreation”) as MetalBeard; and Charlie Day (the “Horrible Bosses” movies, TV’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadephia”) as Benny. They are joined by Tiffany Haddish (“Girls Trip,” “Keanu”) and Stephanie Beatriz (“Short Term 12,” TV’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) as new characters Queen Watevra Wa'Nabi and General Mayhem, respectively, and Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids,” TV’s “Big Mouth”), as Mom...

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General Commander on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital
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General Commander arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital, and On Demand May 28 from LionsgateAction legend Steven Seagal stars in the high-octane film General Commander, arriving on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital, and On Demand May 28 from Lionsgate.

Also starring Sonia Couling and Byron Gibson, the action-packed film follows GRS operative Jake Alexander (Seagal) and his team of young recruits as they go after the most dangerous and notorious criminals with the help of a Hong Kong billionaire. The General Commander Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: Steven Seagal (On Deadly Ground) takes on a global crime syndicate in this powerful action saga...

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FXhome HitFilm Pro 12 Video Production Software
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FXhome Launches its Most Ambitious, Extensive Rebuild of HitFilm Pro Architecture with Version 12FXhome has announced it is launching its most ambitious upgrade to the industry-popular video editing and VFX software: HitFilm v12.0. With this new version of HitFilm, FXhome is ushering in massive performance and user experience updates that elevate HitFilm as the editing and VFX platform optimized for professional content creators worldwide.

The development team at FXhome has invested significant resources to introduce HitFilm Pro V12.0, rebuilt on a entirely new architecture and featuring a new, snappier user interface, GPU decoding on Intel and NVIDIA hardware for up to 10x performance gains, and a number of new tools and features for professional editors, VFX artists and content creators. The result of this major rebuild is a fresh new editing and VFX platform with the kind of performance benefits that professionals expect in their workflow.

Key features and performance enhancements in HitFilm V12.0 include:...

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Seizing the Light, 3rd Edition
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Seizing the Light: A Social and Aesthetic History of Photography, 3rd Edition from Focal PressFocal Press has published Seizing the Light: A Social and Aesthetic History of Photography, 3rd Edition. The definitive history of photography book, Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography delivers the fascinating story of how photography as an art form came into being, and its continued development, maturity, and transformation.

Covering the major events, practitioners, works, and social effects of photographic practice, Robert Hirsch provides a concise and discerning chronological account of Western photography. This fundamental starting place shows the diversity of makers, inventors, issues, and applications, exploring the artistic, critical, and social aspects of the creative process.

The third edition includes...

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Action Thriller MISS BALA on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital
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Action Thriller MISS BALA arrives on Digital April 16 and on Blu-ray, DVD April 30 from Sony PicturesGolden Globe® winner, Gina Rodriguez (Annihilation, “Jane the Virgin”) takes charge in the high-octane action adventure, MISS BALA, debuting on Digital April 16 and coming to Blu-ray and DVD April 30, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Caught in the perilous world of a brutal cross-border cartel, a young woman finds powers she never knew she had as she seeks to rescue her friend. Hollywood’s newest heartthrob, Ismael Cruz-Córdova (Mary Queen of Scots), stars alongside Rodriguez as the cartel kingpin, whose growing attraction to his strong-willed female hostage raises the stakes for both as the CIA, DEA, and rival cartels close in. Rodriguez and Cruz-Córdova are joined by co-stars, Anthony Mackie (Avengers: Infinity War) and Matt Lauria (“Friday Night Lights”) in this female-driven action story directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight) from a screenplay by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer (Contrapelo).

MISS BALA on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital comes loaded with over 60 minutes of bonus material, including eight deleted and extended scenes, wardrobe and rehearsal footage with insights by director Catherine Hardwicke, and three behind-the-scenes featurettes...

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