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CactusVPN Review: Surf anonymously and watch sites outside US, UK

by Gizmoration July 18, 2014
How many times have your tried to watch your favorite sites while outside U.S. or U.K. and it was impossible to enjoy them or you just wanted to surf the web anonymously? CactusVPN is a able to hide your IP address, download torrents anonymously and encrypt your internet connection, but the most important feature from my point […]

Killer Is Dead PC system requirements revealed

by Ryan Burgesson May 3, 2014
Killer Is Dead’s PC requirements have been revealed thanks to its steam store page and it looks like those of us with older PC’s will be just fine. Here are the game’s PC system requirements: Minimum: OS: Windows Vista 64-bit Processor: 2.0 Ghz or above Memory: 2 GB RAM Graphics: GPU that supports Shader Model […]

Linux now supported by Unreal Engine 4

by Ryan Burgesson April 27, 2014
It was revealed today in Unreal Engine 4.1 update notes that Linux is now going to be supported by the engine. This is great news for those of us wanting to get off of Windows as the industry’s most popular engine is now able to play on Linux systems. This should mean if Unreal Engine […]


The Xbox One runs on Windows 8

by Ryan Burgesson April 21, 2014
Whilst many thought the Xbox One ran just 2 OS’ with a switcher for the two it is now been revealed that the Xbox One in fact runs 3 different operating systems. It was found that the Xbox One contains a fully fledged Windows 8, a stripped down Windows 8 and a host OS. The […]

Watch Dogs PC specifications released

by Ryan Burgesson April 5, 2014
Ubisoft today revealed the minimum specs for their upcoming open world hackathon Watch Dogs. There is one worrying sign within them though… Here is the released list: Minimum: OS: Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1) or Windows 8 (Please note that we only support 64 bit OSs.) Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66Ghz […]


Microsoft reveals Kinect V2 for Windows

by Ryan Burgesson March 29, 2014
Microsoft showed off recently their ‘new’ Kinect for Windows PC’s, the major difference between it and the Xbox One version is the removal of the xbox branding. You will need ‘a hub’, a USB 3.0 port and a power supply connection to use the Kinect with your PC. The ‘hub’ is something that allows the […]

Phil Spencer on Valve, Titanfall and Xbox One

by Ryan Burgesson March 22, 2014
On stage at this years GDC in San Francisco Microsoft exec Phil Spencer spoke about a range of subjects. Here are a few choice quotes: I think Valve is an incredible company, They’ve been the backbone for PC gaming for the last decade. As a Windows company, I appreciate what they’ve done. In many ways, […]


Microsoft to give XP users $100 off of select Windows 8 PC’s

by Ryan Burgesson March 22, 2014
I reported a while back about Microsoft ending their support of XP in an attempt to get people to move to their currently failing Windows 8 now though Microsoft are throwing money into the mix with $100 off of select Windows 8 PC’s. Though to see what models this discount applies to you have to […]

Crytek to show CryEngine Linux support at GDC

by Ryan Burgesson March 12, 2014
Crytek have announced that at GDC this month they will be showing off their new linux support for their CryEngine. Crytek creators of graphics behemoth Crysis and the highly impressive CryEngine, have decided to add linux support to the array of things the engine can handle. This isn’t a revelation though as July last year […]


DirectX 12 set to be revealed at GDC

by Ryan Burgesson March 9, 2014
A new twitter page has emerged with the name of DirectX 12 followed by an announcement that the full reveal will be made at GDC on March 20th. Though thanks to some great detective work from Neogaf it seems there has been some info found on what the presentation will include. Thanks to Neogaf member […]

Nokia X rooted and Google Play installed

by Ryan Burgesson March 2, 2014
Nokia released their new line of Android smartphones this week at the Mobile World Congress and we were told that the phone would run Nokia’s own flavour of android. This meant that you could not access the Google Play store leaving you without the huge number of apps the service has and being stuck with […]
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Dizmo is The Future of Touch Surface for Your Home

by Eric Brownon February 24, 2014
Dizmo is a new versatile user interface (UI) giving you access to an unlimited set of digital info on any smart display or touch surface. The Swiss-based software company Dizmo surpassed its fundraising goal, raising over $27,000 today on Kickstarter. Dizmo’s user interface allows customers to move, swivel, shrink and expand any app, including calendars, maps, spreadsheets or videos […]

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LG is Releasing Three L Series III Smartphones: L90, L70, L40

by Chris Murphyon February 17, 2014
LG announced the L Series III trio of entry-level and mid-range 3G smartphones. LG L90, L70, and L40 will be showcased during MWC in Barcelona with customized Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. All of them sport faster 1.2GHz dual-core processors and refined designs that are more in line with the company’s higher-end devices. There’s […]

Microsoft Wants To Bring Android Apps on Windows

by Matthew Lucason February 15, 2014
Microsoft has started sharing its Windows Phone 8.1 Software Development Kit with developers, and the leaks have begun. One  of the major changes appear to be a Windows Phone and Windows RT merger. Even more Microsoft reportedly is ‘seriously considering’ allowing Android apps to run on its Windows and Windows Phone operating systems. Basing their OS on Android […]

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Nokia Lumia 1320 Phablet Available in the UK Starting February 24

by Chris Murphyon February 15, 2014
Nokia Lumia 1320 phablet will be released in the UK on February 24. The recently unveiled Lumia 1320 is relatively more affordable with a price tag (unofficial) of £299 ($500) for the pre-order SIM-free model. That price point puts the 1320 in the same range as the Huawei Ascend Mate and 16GB Nexus 5. Given that a SIM-free Lumia 1520 can run […]
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Microsoft Surface Pro Specs: All You Need To Know

by Matthew Lucason February 6, 2013
The Microsoft Surface Pro, which goes on sales on February 9th, is a half tablet, half computer device. It runs Windows 8, which makes it compatible with all the available  Windows applications. This Pro version of the Microsoft Surface has a ClearType HD, 10.6-inch screen, but it is heavy (2 pounds). Although it depends how you […]

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i.AM: A Remote GPS Tracking

by Chris Murphyon February 1, 2013
The i.AM GPS tracking system is an Open Source software and hardware combination, which remotely tracks different things from cars and bicycles to pets and people. This i.AM (which stands for Intelligent Asset Management) GPS tracking system developed by WRD Systems includes plans for an open source tracking device, a desktop application and also mobile applications […]
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Microsoft Revenue Is Up Thanks to Windows 8, But Profit Declines

by Gizmoration January 25, 2013
Microsoft revenue increased to $21.46 billion (a 2.7 percent jump) for the second quarter of its fiscal year, which ended Dec. 31., partly because a 24 percent jump in sales from its Windows 8. Despite this good news for Microsoft, the profits of $6.4 billion were actually down 4%.  By comparison, Apple’s profits were up 13.5%. The […]

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Samsung Ativ S Review: Windows Phone 8

by Matthew Lucason December 29, 2012
Samsung was the first manufacturer to officially announce a Windows Phone 8 smartphone.  Microsoft mentions (not often) the its devices in marketing materials, and it feels like Samsung’s Windows Phone 8 efforts have been all but forgotten. With a completely new user interface that is fast, friendly and functional, Samsung Ativ S is ready to […]

Top 10 Advertising Stories of 2012

by Nick Adamson December 29, 2012
As the year draws to a close,  is time for rounding up the most interesting, compelling, and popular ads of the past year. Check out our top 10 most popular advertisement stories from 2012 below: 1. What Could Famous Logos Look Like In 100 Years? StockLogos, the world’s largest identity design community, has reviewed the […]

This App Tells You When Next NYC Subway is Coming

by Eric Brownon December 28, 2012
  America’s largest subway system launched a smartphone application that will reveal train-arrival times on seven of the city’s 24 lines—a leap forward for a service that has lagged behind its peers both at home and abroad in adopting new technologies. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority released on Friday its Subway Time app for passengers with […]