The company OnLive has launched CloudLift, a new cloud-gaming service that allows users to use the power of the cloud and play their favorite PC games purchased on one of the popular services for digital distribution of games - starting with steam, on any device.
Since the 18th August of 2008. when the domain bitcoin.org was purchased, and after on January 12th 2009. the first recorded transactions between Satoshi and Hal Finney took place, many have wondered who is Satoshi, since he was listed as the person who created a new virtual currency - Bitcoin.
All gamers that want to pick up their gaming on a higher level than just plain confrontation against the AI in single player, very quickly become aware of the importance of having good peripheral hardware, especially of gaming mice and keyboards, which will greatly help them online against other more unpredictable opponents. Razer is a gaming company that needs no further introduction, which has just unveiled its new mechanical switches designed for gaming keyboards.
Modding. Technically, it means modification plain and simple, and is done to improve performance in some way, aesthetics or both. I could talk about modding in general, as it applies to everything from tools to cars to everyday household items, but anyone reading this article probably goes to the same place in their mind when they read the word “modding”: PCs.
PC enclosure reviews are not exactly the most exciting things on the internet. In far too many cases (no pun intended… ok well maybe) we find that the differences between one company and another is wholly cosmetic and are not much more than fancy side panels and extra plastic to give the case a different shape. This is not to say that there is no innovation in the market, just that really innovative features and designs are not all that common. One company that has recently stood out is In Win. Over the last few months In Win has released some very novel and innovative cases. These have not been your standard “hey I have more HDD bays and fans” type of innovations, but actually new and innovative designs and even materials (like a glass case). Today we are taking a look at one of them, the In Win 901. This is a very interesting SFF case that just might be one of the coolest enclosure designs we have seen in a very long time.
In the Korean media appeared information that Samsung is currently having problems with the production of Galaxy S5 smartphone.
The second day of the current week marked the release (in the U.S.) of the long-awaited RPG with characters from the popular series South Park in the lead role. Shortly after the release, first reaction of players and reviewers have spread over the Internet who unanimously say that the game does not disappoint.
After the discovery of mass surveillance by the famous whistleblower Edward Snowden, numerous products with an emphasis on protecting users' privacy appeared on the market. One of them comes from smartphone company FreedomPop and it's called Privacy Phone. Devices that protect privacy often come at a hefty price, but Privacy Phone corrects this complaint and will arrive on the market with a price tag of $189.
Once again it appears that rumors were correct, and Apple has officially unveiled the service CarPlay. It is a system of integration iOS in cars that should offer several useful abilities to drivers.
Taro Aso, the Japanese finance minister, said that the local government is still investigating the case of Mt.Gox collapse, the best known Bitcoin exchange office, which was located in Tokyo. As word of possible criminal activity behind this case, it is possible to be a responsible and serious legal consequences.
A few days ago on the website All Games Beta an image appeared that suggests the upcoming announcement of the Dishonored's second chapter, although the story should be taken with a large grain of salt.
Data storage service in the cloud SugarSync has updated its application for the Android operating system with several new features. The most important novelty in 4.1 version of the application is the ability to sync a folder with files for offline viewing. You can select the folders that will be stored on an external microSD card for later viewing on smart phones and tablets without the use of an Internet connection.
The new Adrenaline Bundle brings gamers 11 interesting Steam games to add to their collection, and uniquely, the ability to turn their hands to crafting their very own game levels. That’s a total of 12 Steam keys. For just $4.99. A key component of the bundle is Axis Game Factory (“AGF”) for Windows, Mac and Linux. Dubbed as “Minecraft on Steroids”, AGF is an easy to use Steam software package that allows game developers and enthusiasts to quickly design their own levels and environments for many different game types.
After the 8-core processor codenamed MT6595, MediaTek company also announced the MT6732, its first 64-bit SoC. The chip has four ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.5 GHz and the Mali T760 GPU with support for OpenGL 3.0 and OpenCL 1.2.
This series of SSDs represents Intel's answer to Samsung and OCZ (Toshiba) and their EVO 840 and Vector model. Intel claims that both drives come with significantly improved speed controller (up to 50%) and NAND bus which achieves 20% higher speed.
As part of the major reorganization of staff within Microsoft launched by new CEO Satya Nadella, several significant changes have been announced. By the end of this week the founder of Skype, Tony Bates and marketing director Tami Reller are expected to abandon the company.
Multiplayer component of Guerilla Games' last chapter of the Killzone series, Shadow Fall, will be available for free for seven days, starting from Monday, 3rd March. A week of free game play comes just before the arrival of the first map pack which will be available free of charge from Tuesday.
The great success of Grand Theft Auto V and its multiplayer component is forced Rockstar to address the question about extensions because of which the company is still not thinking about the next chapter of the series, as explained by Strauss Zelnick from Take-Two.
Google's statement that the latest Android (KitKat) is so optimized that it represents an excellent solution for smart phones with small amounts of memory, LG took very seriously and now they will offer a smarthone with 512 MB of RAM.
After Twitter released its annual financial results for the 2013. from which we could observe a slower increase in the number of users, discussion began on possible reasons for this negative trend . In the latest study, the research house eMarketer presented the growth projections of the number of users of the social network for the next five years. They predict that the negative trend will continue, so in 2014 the number of active users will increase by only 11.6%, and by the 2018 this will decrease even further to 6.4%.
Brian Fleming, co-founder of Sucker Punch Productions, on his Twitter profile announced that the work on Infamous: Second Son is completed, and that the game got the Gold version. This is an exclusive for the PlayStation 4 and also the first game of the mentioned development team for that platform, which is located in Seattle and follows a new protagonist Delsin Rowe who can control the smoke.
Recently we received news that Valve will release a movie about eSports and one of their most famous games, Dota 2. And now it looks like this could become a trend, because we have another movie about Minecraft in preparation.
On the official website of The Elder Scrolls Online news broke that Bethesda for the upcoming weekend again prepared an extensive beta testing of the mentioned MMORPG.
Facebook and Ericsson have announced the opening of an Innovation Lab within Facebook's Menlo Park complex in which they will jointly assist in the development of applications and services based on mobile networks.
IBM has announced that they will take over Cloudant, specialized in services related to the database based in the “cloud”. Developers of mobile and Internet applications can use Cloudant's non-relational systems for managing databases used for storing large amounts of complex unstructured data.