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League of Legends’ new Jungler Champion is Lillia – here are the details

Way back at the beginning of 2020, League of Legends developer Riot Games revealed its flagship MOBA game would get two new Champions in big summer event this year.

Following months of rumours and hints about who this might be, we’ve now got our answer – Lillia, the Bashful Bloom, is the game’s new Champ.

The news has arrived via the official League of Legends Twitter channel, in which Riot shares the Champ’s first artwork – Lillia’s splash art.

On Lillia’s new biography page, just now online, the Champ’s lore says: “Taking up her branch, Lillia left the garden and entered the world of humans—a world she had always wanted to know, but one that frightened her now more than anything.

Only by braving the world, and braving herself, can Lillia hope to untangle its burls.”

Apple TV+ signs multi-year deal with Maurice Sendak Foundation to produce new children's content

Apple has signed a new multi-year deal with the Maurice Sendak Foundation to produce new children’s content for Apple TV+.

Sendak is the creator of the popular book Where the Wild Things Are, which will be used to develop new shows for Apple’s streaming platform.

According to a Deadline report, Apple will work with longtime Sendak writer and collaborator Arthur Yorinks to adapt these stories for TV.

The deal is expected to bring even more children’s content to Apple TV+, which already features shows from Sesame Workshop, Peanuts, and The Jim Henson Company.

Last week, Apple signed a new deal with screenwriter Mark Bomback, which is the showrunner behind Defending Jacob — one of the shows available on Apple TV+.

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Stargirl Will Return for Season 2, But Only on the CW

It’s an odd fall from grace for DC Universe considering that Stargirl was announced as an original for the platform in its earliest days, alongside Doom Patrol, Swamp Thing, Titans, and Harley Quinn.

TV Line reports that Stargirl will air on the CW as it currently does, but will only stream on the CW’s platforms afterward, rather than heading to DC Universe, citing sources alleging that there are “no plans” for Stargirl to stream on the latter platform.

Warner Bros. has just announced that Stargirl, which launched on DC Universe and shortly thereafter premiered on the CW alongside Warner Bros.

The relationship between DC Universe and the various arms of the Warner Bros. corporation continues to get weirder and weirder, as evidenced by all the nonsense about the movies on HBO Max, the strange partnerships for its originals like Doom Patrol and Swamp Thing, and so on.

Now, HBO Max is co-streaming and co-producing Doom Patrol’s second season with DC Universe, Harley Quinn is rumored to be coming to the service after streaming exclusively on Universe, and Swamp Thing, canceled before its first season even concluded on Universe, is finding a perplexing second life on the CW (even if it’s yet to be uncancelled as part of that revival, that is).

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Tom Hanks thinks having new movie on Apple TV+ is ‘absolute heartbreak

As for Apple’s quirky press request, the article notes that: “Apple TV+ is having a similarly negative impact on Hanks’ appearance in this interview.

“I don’t mean to make angry my Apple overlords, but there is a difference in picture and sound quality,” Hanks said.

In an interview with The Guardian, Hanks describes the shift to Apple TV+ as “an absolute heartbreak.”

Tom Hanks made a few not-so-flattering comments about the “Apple overlords” in an interview about his new World War II movie Greyhound.

This isn’t the first time Hanks has had dealings with Apple.

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla gameplay leaks

Assassin's Creed Valhalla is an upcoming open-world action game from Ubisoft.

The game is scheduled for Holiday 2020 and is expected to be a showcase title for Xbox Series X. Today, some gameplay for the upcoming title leaked online.

It should look much better on Xbox Series X because it's more powerful than the Xbox One and Xbox One X. Keep in mind that this is work-in-progress gameplay and doesn't represent the final product's quality.

Play more games It'll last you a couple of months Xbox Game Pass gives you access to over 200 games for one monthly fee.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate also adds Xbox Live Gold to the package so you can play online with your friends.

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Benchmarking The Performance Overhead To LKRG 0.8 For Better Security - Phoronix

Back in March I benchmarked the Linux Kernel Runtime Guard (LKRG) as a means of achieving additional security safeguards for a ~5% performance hit.

With LKRG 0.8 having been released a few days ago, here is a fresh look at the LKRG performance compared to the stock kernel on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

LKRG adds runtime integrity checking to the Linux kernel and other runtime detection of security exploits.

LKRG 0.8 adds new safeguards as well as support for newer kernel builds, experimental 32-bit ARM and Raspberry Pi support, new tunables, and other changes.

For this straight-forward benchmarking, an Intel Core i9 9900K box was used with a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with its stock Linux 5.4 kernel.

I used the Huawei Mate Xs and now I don't want to go back to a normal smartphone

It’s a very exciting future that the Mate Xs has revealed for me, and I can’t wait for the time when everyone can afford a foldable - be that of the ‘phone turns into tablet’ variety like the Mate Xs or Galaxy Fold, or the ‘phone becomes easily pocketable’ option pioneered by the Motorola Razr and the Galaxy Z Flip.

Overall my time with the Mate Xs has proven that after years of incremental advances in the smartphone world, we’re now standing at the precipice of a huge shift in usability, triggered by the advent of foldable screens.

Battery life on the Mate Xs has been surprisingly good, but then again all Huawei and Honor phones have this in common - numbers greater than what the capacity would suggest, compared to the Android competition.

Then there’s the fact that, if you hold the Mate Xs closed as a phone, because of where the software is programmed to make the phone screen “end”, you get a small curve on the left side, but no such thing on the right side, where the side bezel is actually quite prominent.

Huawei is now on its second-generation foldable with minor improvements compared to the first, and after using the Mate Xs for a few weeks I have to say - it’s incredibly hard to go back to any traditional smartphone.

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Fortnite is screening anti-racism panel We The People all day

We The People can be viewed by entering the Party Royale playlist in Fortnite.

Epic has had its own issues in “attaching” itself to black culture, with rapper 2Milly and actor Alfonso Ribeiro both condemning Epic’s appropriation and monetisation of dances predominantly taken from African American artists.

Epic describe it as “a series of conversations that advance the dialogue around race in America with prominent BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) voices in business, sports, media, music, and entertainment”.

Airing every other hour for 24 hours starting this afternoon, We The People’s panel on systemic racism in media, culture and entertainment is being broadcast exclusively via Fortnite: Battle Royale’s Party Royale mode – y’know, the same one wot’s been streaming Christopher Nolan films for the last month.

As Black Lives Matter protests continue into the Summer, the monolithic battle royale hopes to use its new party island to educate – broadcasting Øpus United’s anti-racism presentation We The People throughout the day.

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Homebound with EarthBound

People liked EarthBound better in 2013, too, when Nintendo finally re-released the game for the first time in decades on the WiiU Virtual Console.

More than any of that, however, all my time spent homebound with EarthBound—nearly 20 hours and counting despite a newborn and no work stoppages around the Orbital HQ—comes down to the game itself.

The group obsesses over turning everything blue, but, uh, they resemble a much whiter real-world analogue and maintain a similar disposition toward others ("Your existence is a problem for me and my religion," says cult leader Mr. Carpainter before he attempts to dismantle you).

But with their character design and dialogue ("I think those who won't paint everything blue are opposed to peace," another says), the Happy Happy Religious Group probably doesn't remind players of David Koresh anymore.

And Monotoli tries (and apparently succeeds) at both forcing police to do his bidding and manipulating the media in his favor—The Fourside Post's lead story when I entered town was "Over 70% of Fourside citizens support Monotoli."

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Take advantage of OnePlus 8 Pro's wireless charging with these pads

After years and years of wishing and begging, OnePlus answered our prayers and finally put wireless charging into one of its phones.

Not only can you wirelessly charge the OnePlus 8 Pro at almost the same speed as its wired chargers, OnePlus also made sure its latest flagship was compatible with the standard Qi profile so you aren't entirely reliant on first-party wireless chargers.

OnePlus is touting the 30W wireless charging on the new OnePlus 8 Pro — and it's a real accomplishment to get that working without severely overheating the phone or hurting the phone's battery long-term — but it's a proprietary charging spec, so you'll only get those super-fast speeds on the OnePlus Warp Charge 30W Wireless Charger, which is pricey and is permanently attached to its AC adapter by a cable that's only 3 feet, meaning it can't squeeze through the cable holes in most office desks and may be too short to reach from the wall to a standing desk.

If you prefer a more adaptable wireless charger, you'll have to settle for 10W wireless speeds, which is what most other phones get these days.

I'm a fan of the Spigen SteadiBoost Flex because I can use it as a stand or a flat pad depending on what I'm doing — or if my current case has a PopSocket base that gets more finicky with Qi chargers.

Keep your new OnePlus 8 protected with one of these incredible cases.

The best OnePlus 8 cases keep your phone protected without covering up the beautiful design and delicate glass body.

There are some great cases available for the OnePlus 8 — including some of my favorite case series on the market — so skip the basic in-box case and get you one of these!

The GESMA is a case addes grip and drop protection without covering up the absolutely gorgeous colors available for the OnePlus 8.

If you prefer to really show off the OnePlus 8's fantastic colors, the Spigen Ultra Hybrid Case is the way to go.

It offers all of the protection you'll need, while still allowing you to see the gorgeous colors of the new OnePlus 8.

Is the AK-47 Really Self-Cleaning? We Bust Myths About the World's Favorite Gun

The "avtomat" – the Russian term for assault rifles with select-fire including automatic fire modes – were under development during World War II, and designer Alexei Sudaev developed the first avtomat in 1943.

Each new weapon built on past designs, and this is certainly true of the AK-47, which really wasn't the first Soviet assault rifle either.

The official story has always been that Mikhail Kalashnikov, who served as a tank mechanic in the Soviet Red Army during the Second World War, while recovering from combat wounds, took the time to read up on manuals and began on his own to design weapons.

The AK-47 has been used in conflicts around the world, it has been seen in countless movies and TV shows, wielded in thousands of video games and has been the focus of rap and heavy metal songs – in order words, it has become a cultural phenomenon.

The AK-47 has been used in conflicts around the world, it has been seen in countless movies and TV shows, wielded in thousands of video games and has been the focus of rap and heavy metal songs.

The algorithm behind Ctrl + F.

= string[i+j]){ skip = break; } } } Step 6 If there's a mismatch, find the length that must be skipped, here we perform skip = some cases like eg : "ACC" and "ATC", in these cases the last character's match but rest do not.

for(let c = 0;c256;c++){ map[c] = -1; //initialize to -1 } for(let j=0;jM;j++){ map[pattern[j]] = j; //initialize to the it's index in pattern } Step 3 Loop over the string, notice that in the for loop, instead of "i++", we're using i+= skip, ie skip that part of the string.

let string = pattern = "ATC"; let M = pattern.length; let N = string.length; let skip; //to determine substring skip let res = []; //to store result let map = new Array(256); //array of 256 length Step 2 Map character to its index in the pattern.

Naive Approach The first idea that we think of is comparing pattern and string character by character : Implementation : let string = "ATAATTACCAACATC"; let pattern = "ATC"; let position = []; let found = true; for(let i=0;istring.length;i++){ found = true; for(let j=0;jpattern.length;j++){ if(string[i+j] !

if(skip == 0){ console.log(skip) res.push(i); skip++; } Combining them all : let string = pattern = "ATC"; let M = pattern.length; let N = string.length; let skip; let res = []; let map = new Array(256); for(let c = 0;c256;c++){ map[c] = -1; } for(let j=0;jM;j++){ map[pattern[j]] = j; } for(let i=0;i=N-M;i+=skip){ skip=0; for(let j = M-1;j=0;j--){ if(pattern[j] !

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5 Microsoft Surface Deals You Can't Afford To Miss This 4th of July

It packs the latest-generation Intel Core i5 processor backed by 8GB of RAM and an SSD, which enables a strongly reliable performance.

The eighth-generation Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB RAM combo may not make it the fastest laptop, but it will surely power you through your workday.

This model supports lightning-fast performance courtesy of the new tenth-generation Intel Core i3 processor backed by 4GB of RAM.

PIn case you need a tablet or laptop for e-learning, productivity, or entertainment, here are five Microsoft Surface deals you shouldn’t pass up.

Unlike the rest of the Surface Pro line family which comes equipped with an Intel processor, the Pro X model uses an ARM-based chipset that’s jointly made with Qualcomm.

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The Phineas and Ferb Movie Has a Release Date on Disney Plus

“But we just wanted to make sure that the people who grew up with Phineas and Ferb would love the movie.

The movie will find its heroes, stepbrothers Phineas and Ferb, on a quest to save their sister from aliens.

As reported by Entertainment Weekly, Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe is slated to make its debut on Disney Plus on August 28th.

Phineas and Ferb, the well-liked Disney cartoon with the extremely angular-headed protagonist, has been off the air for a solid five years now, which makes the impending release of a movie very welcome.

We’re hoping that this show gets watched in college dorm rooms all over the country.”

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10 movies new to streaming you should watch this July

This July, a few films that were intended for theatrical release are dropping straight to streaming, in addition to some great films of the last several decades worth rewatching (or watching for the first time, as I did last weekend with David Fincher’s Panic Room, now streaming.)

Forgetting Sarah Marshall Photo: Universal Pictures Forgetting Sarah Marshall is perhaps the sweetest of the Judd Apatow-produced comedies, thanks in large part to the sensibilities of writer and star Jason Segel.

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events Photo: Paramount Pictures No offense to Neil Patrick Harris, who turns in an admiral performance as Count Olaf in Netflix’s excellent adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, but there’s just no topping Jim Carrey’s manic, sinister portrayal in the 2004 film.

Lenny Cooke Photo: Under the Milky Way Directed by Uncut Gems’ Josh and Benny Safdie, this documentary about a high school basketball star who never made it to the NBA fits neatly into the brothers’ oeuvre of character studies about men who can’t get out of their own way.

Palm Springs Image: Hulu Polygon caught Palm Springs, starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti as wedding guests caught in a Groundhog Day-style time loop, when it premiered at Sundance earlier this year.

10 Thrilling Audio Dramas to Transport You to Other Planes of Existence

Rabbits Much like The Left Right Game, Rabbits tells the story of a young woman who comes across a strange game while looking for her missing friend.

Within the Wires is an anthology podcast told in an “epistolary fiction” style, meaning as a series of letters, tapes, or videos.

The Left Right Game QCode’s adaptation of the infamous creepypasta story is compelling from scene to scene, partially thanks to Tessa Thompson’s voice work as a reporter investigating a strange (and possibly supernatural) experience called the “Left/Right Game.”

VAST Horizon VAST Horizon is another survival story, this time about an agronomist named Dr. Nolira Eck whose mission to set up agriculture in a new solar system is derailed when she wakes up on a drifting colony ship.

QCode’s The Edge of Sleep takes on a similar fear, focusing on a security worker who finds that anyone who goes to sleep will die.

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Westworld creators take aim at Fallout in upcoming Amazon Studios series

"Fallout is one of the greatest game series of all time," reads a join statement from Joy and Nolan.

More details popped up on Bethesda's website following the tease, revealing that Nolan and Joy were involved with the project and that Bethesda Game Studios' Todd Howard and Bethesda Softworks' James Altman both signed on to executive produce.

The announcement was made through a brief, but familiar, social media tease earlier today, offering up the Please Stand By screen previously used in numerous Fallout games as a cryptic teaser trailer alongside note that Amazon Studios, Kilter Films, and current Fallout steward Bethesda Game Studios are involved in the project.

Amazon Studios is backing a live action series based on the Fallout universe, and has tapped Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy to lead the project.

So we're incredibly excited to partner with Todd Howard and the rest of the brilliant lunatics at Bethesda to bring this massive, subversive, and darkly funny universe to life with Amazon Studios,”

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The Google Pixel C was the best Android tablet ever made

But I'll forever remember a different tablet, the Google Pixel C, as the best Android tablet ever made.

And that distraction is even more apparent when it comes to the Google Pixel C, a beautiful but heavy 10-inch Android tablet that almost certainly isn't yet living up to its full potential.

And there are certainly still some aspects of the way the keyboard and tablet interact that haven't been replicated since — I'm dying to use it again today if only some of the Pixel C's specs were modernized.

The keyboard, made in the same great minimalist metal aesthetic, attaches to the tablet with incredibly strong magnets that immediately suck it into place with what feels like three times the force necessary.

But the funniest thing about the Pixel C is that I only have these positive feelings about it when it's paired with its metal keyboard accessory — which, at the time, ran you $150 on top of the $500 tablet.

Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris rewards, July 3-7

Saint-14 is the new Trials vendor and announcer, and players can find him and his wares in the Tower Hangar every Friday at reset.

Each week, the Trials of Osiris map changes, as do the rewards for winning a certain number of matches.

Here are the guaranteed Trials of Osiris rewards this week: Map: The Dead Cliffs 3 wins — Grips, Gloves, Gauntlets of the Exile (Hunter, Warlock, Titan arms) 5 wins — Exile’s Curse, Arc fusion rifle 7 wins — Vest, Robe, Plate of the Exile (Hunter, Warlock, Titan chest) Flawless — Hood, Cover, Helm of the Exile (Hunter, Warlock, Titan helmet) Note: As of Season of Arrivals, players can complete the End Game weekly bounty — which just needs Trials match completions (wins give more progress) — to earn the three win reward.

The Lighthouse offers additional rewards for players, some of which are unique, like a special emblem.

Players who reach the Lighthouse also earn a special armor glow for any of their Trials of Osiris armor, which lasts for the remainder of the weekend.

Netflix's 'The Baby-Sitters Club' is a delightful update of a classic series

To the characters, the club may be about entrepreneurship and childcare, but to viewers, its true purpose is to serve as a space where these girls get to just be girls, figuring out their place in the world in their own time and on their own terms.

The community is more racially diverse in this iteration: Japanese American Claudia (Momona Tamada), once the sole non-white founding member, is joined by Mary Anne (Malia Baker), who has been reimagined as biracial, and later Dawn (Xochitl Gomez), who is now Latina.

By high school, I'd grown up and left Mary Anne's picturesque New England suburb beyond for more exotic locales, like Sweet Valley and Fear Street.

She was the shy, sheltered one in Ann M. Martin's Baby-Sitters Club books, and thus my way into the world they promised: cozy and comfortable, with just enough adventure to spark a preteen's imagination, but not so much that her ability to return safely home at the end of the day was ever in doubt.

Once upon a time, Mary Anne and her friends helped me make sense of my universe, to understand how it could work or should work and the role I had to play in it.

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The Double-A Team: Test Drive Unlimited drew a new horizon for racing games

Comparing TDU to the latest Forza Horizon, I notice that in the latter game, the traffic is spaced out just enough that, with a bit of skill, I can thread through it without ever having to take my foot off the gas.

The way the game paces its economy, combined with the slowly expanding number of garage slots it gives you, forces you to make tough choices about what to buy; for the longest time, you can only afford one car in each performance band as you unlock them.

So here is my entirely unsolicited advice to the Kylotonn team on what they need to preserve from the original TDU to set the game apart.

Inspired by the original 1987 Test Drive's winding ribbon of cliffside tarmac, this would be a game about the glory of the open road; about exploring exotic, sun-kissed landscapes; about freedom and danger as you weave through traffic; about cruising as well as going flat out.

Now, a new TDU would be going up against a game that has taken its rough frame and polished it to a gleaming finish: Playground Games' Forza Horizon.

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Rewind Time in the Remastered Warframe Update The Deadlock Protocol

Granum Crowns also can be spent at the Corpus Temple Reliefs to learn more about the Founder.

By collecting three tiers of Crowns (each signifying a higher level of devotion than the last — Granum Crowns, Exemplar Granum Crowns, and Zenith Granum Crowns), and then “spending” them, Tenno can initiate challenges in Missions, search for Corpus Temple Reliefs or free prisoners in exchange for Standing.

Working through a litany of her weapons to deal damage, she can then deactivate the Temporal Anchor at any time, rewind time back to the activation point, and restore all ammo, energy, shields, and health.

Full of new and original backstory material revealing how the Corpus Faction came into being, remodeled with state-of-the-art graphics and levels incorporating nimble parkour action, and rich with a newly revamped boss fight and a new Warframe, The Deadlock Protocol is the kind of update players have been asking for.

Working from home during this trying time, the Digital Extremes development team took on the bold task of re-thinking the game’s first Corpus levels from top to bottom.

Hamilton on Disney+: Release Date and Time, How to Stream, and Everything Else to Know

Yep, whether you’re a diehard ham for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking musical Hamilton or a newcomer who wants to see what all the fuss is about, prepare to have the best seat in the house when the Hamilton movie premieres on Disney+.

This taping of several live-performances of Hamilton is being made exclusively available on Disney+.

The performances recorded over three shows in June 2016 during the final days of Lin-Manuel Miranda playing the title role of Alexander Hamilton.

The rights to these filmed performances were auctioned off to Disney for $75 million, making it arguably the most expensive film acquisition in history.

Disney originally planned to release the movie in theaters in October 2021 (and still may) but due to the coronavirus pandemic freezing all film and television production for Disney+, we’re getting Hamilton in time for this year’s Fourth of July!

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