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TWO EVIL EYES 3-Disc Limited Edition
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TWO EVIL EYES 3-Disc Limited Edition, 4K Restoration arrives on Blu-ray Oct. 29 from MVD and Blue UndergroundThe Masters of Modern Horror - George Romero and Dario Argento - bring you an unprecedented pair of shockers inspired by the tales of Edgar Allan Poe. In Romero's The Facts In The Case Of Mr. Valdemar, a conniving wife (Adrienne Barbeau of THE FOG) and her lover use a hypnotic trance to embezzle a fortune from her dying husband, only to receive some chilling surprises from beyond the grave. Then in Argento's The Black Cat, a deranged crime scene photographer (Harvey Keitel of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN) is driven to brutal acts of madness and murder by his girlfriend's new pet. But will this cunning feline deliver a final sickening twist of its own?

Martin Balsam (PSYCHO), E.G. Marshall (CREEPSHOW), John Amos (THE BEASTMASTER) and Tom Atkins (NIGHT OF THE CREEPS) co-star in this wild horror hit that also features grisly makeup effects by Tom Savini (MANIAC). In celebration of its 30th Anniversary, Blue Underground is proud to present TWO EVIL EYES in a new 4K restoration from its original camera negative, packed with exclusive new and archival Extras!...

Continue reading: TWO EVIL EYES 3-Disc Limited Edition, 4K Restoration arrives on Blu-ray Oct. 29 from MVD and Blue Underground in News.
VAIO SX12 Full Performance Business Laptop
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VAIO Redefines Business Laptops with Its Lightweight and Powerful VAIO SX12VAIO has released a new standard in business laptops named the VAIO® SX12. Equipped with 12.5-inch Full HD screen, the SX12 is the smallest VAIO clamshell laptop that includes a full-pitch keyboard.

With a body weighing in at 1.99 lbs., a 12.5-inch display for easy viewing and a full-pitch keyboard equivalent to a typical desktop PC, the VAIO SX12 eliminates compromises and redefines the balance between productivity and mobility as the new standard for compact business laptops.

Since its beginnings, VAIO has consistently offered solutions that increase mobile workforce productivity. Reinventing this standard with the introduction of the VAIO® SX14 in March 2019. With the addition of the new VAIO SX12, the VAIO lineup has become more robust, and further supports truly mobile businesspeople. Those who are challenged by diverse ways of working, beyond the constraints of location and time...

Continue reading: VAIO Redefines Business Laptops with Its Lightweight and Powerful VAIO SX12 in News.
DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Portable Phone Stabilizer
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Capture Life's Memorable Moments In Cinematic Quality With The Foldable Osmo Mobile 3DJI, the world's leader in creative camera technology, has announced the latest addition to the renowned Osmo series, the Osmo Mobile 3, a portable, foldable mobile phone stabilizer. Building on a long tradition of creating class-leading gimbals for both aerial and ground purposes, Osmo Mobile 3 is the culmination of DJI's technology packaged into a thoughtful design. The most travel-friendly Osmo Mobile to date, Osmo Mobile 3 is the ideal lightweight companion for all of life's adventures. Users can capture ultra-steady video footage and unique content using intelligent features programmed into the latest version of the DJI Mimo app. An intuitive design meets functionality with Osmo Mobile 3, featuring simplified operation and adjustments.

"When we began designing Osmo Mobile 3, we went back to the drawing board with the goal of creating a portable yet intuitive product that uses the latest DJI technology," said Paul Pan, Senior Product Manager...

Continue reading: Capture Life's Memorable Moments In Cinematic Quality With The Foldable Osmo Mobile 3 in News.
Igloo Disney Inspired Playmate Coolers
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Igloo Announces the Launch of All-New Disney Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Inspired PlaymatesIgloo announces the launch of the all new Playmate collection featuring Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, which showcases the characters’ iconic ears and captures the essence of the true originals of Disney.

Since 1928, Mickey Mouse and his eternal sweetheart Minnie Mouse have been the ambassadors of The Walt Disney Company. Mickey Mouse is one of the world's most recognizable and beloved characters, and continues to inspire originality, and happiness in the world today. In celebration of these timeless icons, Igloo has created a Playmate® collection for Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse fans alike.

“The best part about Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse is that no matter your age, they capture a feeling of nostalgia. Mickey and Minnie Mouse have the ability to bring families together, which is really what Igloo embodies,” says Brian Garofalow, VP of Marketing and Ecommerce at Igloo...

Continue reading: Igloo Announces the Launch of All-New Disney Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Inspired Playmates in News.
VTech KidiBuzz G2 Smart Device
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VTech Introduces KidiBuzz G2, Next Generation of Its Popular Smart DeviceVTech® has announced the availability of KidiBuzz™ G2, a durable smart device that uses Wi-Fi to let kids send messages, images and videos to parent-approved contacts and includes more than 40 learning games. A redesign of the successful 2017 KidiBuzz™ that sold out during the holidays, KidiBuzz G2 includes exciting new features in this kid-safe tech.

"Kids want to have the same cool technology as adults, but parents aren't always willing to hand them their expensive devices," said Andy Keimach, President, VTech Electronics North America. "That's where KidiBuzz G2 comes in. It looks like a high-tech phone and also keeps parents in control of who their child interacts with. It's a win-win!"

Geared for ages 4-9 years, KidiBuzz G2 is the Wi-Fi smart device that kids and parents will love...

Continue reading: VTech Introduces KidiBuzz G2, Next Generation of Its Popular Smart Device in News.
The Road Not Taken on DVD and Digital
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The Road Not Taken arrives on DVD and Digital August 20 from CinedigmIn the face of chaos, which path will you choose? A compulsive gambler, depressed truck driver and an abandoned child form an unlikely bond in the crime drama THE ROAD NOT TAKEN. This gritty thriller stars Xuebing Wang (Beginning of the Great Revival), Ma Yili (Cold War), and features newcomer Gengyou Zhu (Dying to Survive). The first CMC Picture title from Cinedigm was screened at the 2018 Venice Film Festival and was the official Golden Globe submission in the Foreign Language category for China. The film highlights Cinedigm’s increasing role as a point of contact and go-to distributor for the distribution of Chinese content in North America and will be is available On Demand, Digital & DVD August 20.

Two lives converge in THE ROAD NOT TAKEN. In the depths of western China's Gobi Desert, Yong (Xuebing) operates a dilapidated ostrich farm, which is the last throw of the dice for him as he tries to win back his ex-wife and repair his life. When his debt comes due and he is unable to repay...

Continue reading: The Road Not Taken arrives on DVD and Digital August 20 from Cinedigm in News.
X-Rite i1Photo Pro 3 Plus Color Measurement Solution
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X-Rite Announces the New i1Photo Pro 3 Plus is Now ShippingX-Rite Incorporated, global leader in color science and technology, is now shipping the new i1Photo Pro 3 Plus, a spectral color measurement solution specifically designed for professional photographers who print on challenging textured and glossy photo media looking for the most accurate color in their RGB print workflows. i1Photo Pro 3 Plus combines the new i1Pro 3 Plus spectrophotometer and i1Profiler software to deliver the ultimate professional level color management for displays, projectors, scanners RGB printers and cameras.

Current profiling solutions are limited in their ability to measure textured, rough, or uneven surfaces and cannot accommodate various material thicknesses. Many devices do not have the resolution required to ensure the highest color quality when printing detailed patterns, metallic effects, or photography images. This leads to costly color errors and re-work which impacts a photographer’s bottom line...

Continue reading: X-Rite Announces the New i1Photo Pro 3 Plus is Now Shipping in News.
Viotek LinQ Portable Touchscreen Monitor
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Viotek's New LinQ is The Most Affordable Portable Touchscreen Monitor AvailableViotek®, a brand at the forefront of performance and value in computer peripherals and other consumer electronics, introduces its first portable IPS monitor in both touch and non-touch versions. Prices starting under $200 making them the most affordable portable monitors on the market.

The LinQ and LinQ Touch are Viotek’s smallest monitors to date, packing a brilliant 1080p 15.6-inch display with a 178-degree viewing angle into an ultra-thin (0.36-inch thick), lightweight (1.35 and 1.7 pounds respectively) body. Both the LinQ and LinQ Touch offer an IPS panel with a 60hz refresh rate and support AMD FreeSync®. Brightness is adjustable up to 250 nits.

“We designed the LinQ with a simple goal in mind,” says VP Brett Barbour. “To combine productivity and portability in an easy-to-use, elegant form factor.”

The LinQ and LinQ Touch feature...

Continue reading: Viotek's New LinQ is The Most Affordable Portable Touchscreen Monitor Available in News.
New UAG Cases for Samsung Galaxy Note10
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UAG Offers Next Level Case Protection for Samsung Galaxy Note10Urban Armor Gear, creators of rugged, lightweight mobile device cases, announced a new lineup of updated cases for the Samsung Galaxy Note10 and Note 10+. From style conscious to tactically rugged, UAG's new Note10 lineup offers the perfect case for every type of user.

Each new model meets military drop standards while accommodating all of the powerful tech advantages the new Galaxy Note10 has to offer, like 5G connectivity and Fast Wireless Charging. The cases also keep the distinctive stylus safely in place, allowing users to express themselves as they push further and explore life to the fullest.

When heading into the toughest, most grueling conditions, UAG's updated Monarch Series is the go-to choice. Meeting 2X MIL-SPEC qualifications, the oversized tactile buttons and protective screen surround, takes premium protection to a whole new level. If the adventure calls for a featherlight option with serious protection, look no further than the Plasma Series...

Continue reading: UAG Offers Next Level Case Protection for Samsung Galaxy Note10 in News.
Graphic Design: Learn It, Do It, 1st Edition
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Graphic Design: Learn It, Do It, 1st Edition from CRC PressCRC Press has published Graphic Design: Learn It, Do It, 1st Edition.

Graphic Design: Learn It, Do It is an introduction to the fundamentals of graphic design and the Adobe Creative Cloud applications used to put these concepts into practice. This book is intended for production-oriented audiences, those interested in the what, why and how of graphic design.

The "what" is effective graphic design, a visual solution created using the design principles that stands out in a crowded marketplace. This discussion includes color theory, typography and page layout. Focus on the "why" of design begins with the reasons why we communicate. Attention is paid to the purpose of the visual solution and to its audiences. The conversation highlights output options (print vs. onscreen) and their related file properties...

Continue reading: Graphic Design: Learn It, Do It, 1st Edition from CRC Press in News.
SHAFT starring Samuel L. Jackson on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital
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SHAFT starring Samuel L. Jackson debuts on Digital Sept. 10 and on Blu-ray and DVD Sept. 24 from Warner Bros.Experience the most badass private detective ever to walk the streets when “Shaft” arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. New Line Cinema’s action comedy “Shaft” was directed by Tim Story (the “Ride Along” and “Think Like a Man” franchises).

The film stars Oscar nominee Samuel L. Jackson (“Pulp Fiction,” “Glass,” “Captain Marvel”), Jessie T. Usher (“Independence Day: Resurgence,” “Almost Christmas”), Regina Hall (“Girls Trip,” “Little”), Alexandra Shipp (“X-Men: Apocalypse,” “Love, Simon”), Matt Lauria (TV’s “Kingdom,” “Friday Night Lights”), Titus Welliver (“Argo,” TV’s “Bosch”), Cliff “Method Man” Smith (“Peppermint,” “Trainwreck”) and Richard Roundtree, the original John Shaft.

The film was produced by John Davis under his Davis Entertainment banner. Kenya Barris (“Girls Trip,” TV’s “Black-ish”) and Alex Barnow (TV’s “The Goldbergs”) wrote the screenplay based on the character John Shaft from the novel by Ernest Tidyman. Richard Brener, Josh Mack, Story, Ira Napoliello, Barris and Marc S. Fischer served as executive producers.

Story’s behind-the-scenes creative team included...

Continue reading: SHAFT starring Samuel L. Jackson debuts on Digital Sept. 10 and on Blu-ray and DVD Sept. 24 from Warner Bros. in News.
Probability and Statistics for Data Science, 1st Edition
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Probability and Statistics for Data Science: Math + R + Data, 1st Edition from CRC PressCRC Press has published Probability and Statistics for Data Science: Math + R + Data, 1st Edition.

Probability and Statistics for Data Science: Math + R + Data covers "math stat"—distributions, expected value, estimation etc.—but takes the phrase "Data Science" in the title quite seriously:

- Real datasets are used extensively.
- All data analysis is supported by R coding.
- Includes many Data Science applications, such as PCA, mixture distributions, random graph models, Hidden Markov models, linear and logistic regression, and neural networks.
- Leads the student to think critically about the "how" and "why" of statistics, and to "see the big picture."
- Not "theorem/proof"-oriented, but concepts and models are stated in a mathematically precise manner...

Continue reading: Probability and Statistics for Data Science: Math + R + Data, 1st Edition from CRC Press in News.
CANAL STREET on DVD and Digital
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CANAL STREET debuts on Digital Aug. 20 and on DVD Sept. 1 from CinedigmCinedigm and Smith Global Media announced that the Chicago crime drama CANAL STREET will arrive on digital platforms on August 20, 2019 and DVD on September 1, 2019. The film follows a young man arrested for the murder of a white classmate, while his father embraces his undying faith to fight in court for his son’s vindication.

Bryshere Y. Gray (“Empire”,Sprinter) and Mykelti Williamson (Forrest Gump, Fences) star in this modern-day thriller, written, produced, and directed by Rhyan LaMarr. Additional cast members include Mekhi Phifer (8 Mile, “ER”), Kevin Quinn (“Bunk’d”), Woody McClain (The New Edition Story), and Lance Reddick (“The Wire”, John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum).

CANAL STREET is a telling the story of Kholi Styles (Gray) who is trying to get by in an unwelcoming new world. After he becomes the suspect of a mysterious death of a classmate...

Continue reading: CANAL STREET debuts on Digital Aug. 20 and on DVD Sept. 1 from Cinedigm in News.
Malevolence 3: Killer on Blu-ray and DVD
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Malevolence 3: Killer arrives on Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 15 from MVD EntertainmentStarring Katie Gibson, Kevin McKelvey (Malevolence, HBO's "The Wire"), Adrienne Barbeau (Escape From New York, The Fog) and Ashley Wolfe (Casino Jack), Malevolence 3: Killer is written, produced and directed by Stevan Mena (Brutal Massacre: A Comedy).

Tortured and abused at the hands of his psychotic captor, Graham Sutter, Martin Bristol is dam-aged beyond repair. Lurking in the shadows of suburbia, he stalks and kills without remorse. Special Agent William Perkins follows Martin's trail of terror, desperate to capture him before he kills again. Martin's family, mourning his disappearance for years, is informed not only that he is alive, but that he is responsible for the wave of murder sweeping through their town. Will they be able to reunite with their long lost son before it's too late, or will Perkins have to use excessive force to bring him down?...

Continue reading: Malevolence 3: Killer arrives on Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 15 from MVD Entertainment in News.
Child's Play on Blu-ray and DVD
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Child's Play arrives on Blu-ray and DVD September 24 from Twentieth Century FoxGet ready for childhood dreams of talking toys to go completely sideways when Chucky, the sinister killer doll, comes home in Child’s Play - a re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic sure to elicit screams from a whole new generation of fans this fall. Realizing that her son Andy (Gabriel Bateman) is lonely, Karen (Aubrey Plaza) buys him a seemingly innocent, AI-enhanced Buddi doll that he names Chucky. But Chucky’s safety restrictions have been disabled, and soon, a gruesome series of events unfolds. Unable to convince his mom that the doll is responsible for the carnage, Andy becomes the target of the bloodthirsty Chucky!

Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg, producers of It, team up with Orion Pictures to bring another classic horror franchise to a new era of fans. Written by Tyler Burton Smith and based on characters created by Don Mancini, Child’s Play stars Aubrey Plaza as “Karen,” Gabriel Bateman as “Andy,” Bryan Tyree Henry as “Detective Mike Norris,” and features Mark Hamill as the voice of “Chucky...”

Continue reading: Child's Play arrives on Blu-ray and DVD September 24 from Twentieth Century Fox in News.

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