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Evening Reading - October 28, 2019

It's time for your Evening Reading, Shacknews.


Hey Shacknews, it's time for your Evening Reading. Please take a look.

California is still on fire

Fires continue to rage on in Northern California, and there are even fires popping up in SoCal. Apparently LeBron James and his family are among evacuees in LA.

AirPods Pro revealed by Apple

I personally don't like the form factor of earbuds, but these are popular. Apple is pricing these wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation at $249.

SNL has some esports personalities upset after LoL sketch

Several esports personalities were quick to jump on SNL. While I don't think the jokes were that great in the sketch, I don't think the comment about black kids inventing hip hop was malicious. Either way, LoL Worlds is so damn popular that even SNL has to talk about it. I guess that is a good thing for the visibilty of esports.

Diablo 4 rumored to be announced at BlizzCon 2019

Diablo 4 could be announced this week.
Diablo 4 could be announced this week.

Reports are popping up around the Internet that Blizzard is set to unveil Diablo 4 at BlizzCon 2019. A source of mine claims that Diablo 4 gameplay will be shown at the event. Stay tuned later this week to see if this rumor turns out to be true.

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Lola is the best dog.
Lola is the best dog.

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Asif Khan is the Luminary and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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