Ouya’s $99 videogame console challenges Xbox & PlayStation

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO | Fri Jun 21, 2013 6:40pm EDT (Reuters) – Ouya’s $99 Android videogame console goes on sale on Tuesday, the latest attempt by a growing crop of niche hardware makers to chip away at a market dominated by Sony Corp, Microsoft Corp and Nintendo Co Ltd. Ouya hopes its cheaper cube-shaped console will prevail over the long-established gaming triumvirate’... Read More »

Microsoft kick themselves in the nuts AGAIN!

Microsoft kick themselves in the nuts AGAIN!

As an avid gamer, I have played on Microsoft consoles since the launch of XBOX in 2001 – I switched to the 360 on the day of release – I have Kinect and all the usual addons and extras you buy on the way 🙂 However, after all the press about the new XBOX ONE, I will NOT be moving on with Microsoft. I for one will NOT be told where and when I play my games. Today there is even more news ... Read More »

How to Fight Root Kits (The Kaspersky Way)

Security professionals and enthusiasts are aware of rootkits, but general audiences typically don’t know about this kind of malware, which is specifically designed to hide itself and its activity in an infected system. This threat is well worth public awareness as there’s a high chance of you possibly meeting this malware in the future. Cybercriminals are constantly developing new methods to steal... Read More »

S-OFF on your HTC Phone

Moonshine S-OFF Moonshine is a tool to give you S-OFF on your phone, and install a custom hboot which will give you most of the advantages of an engineering hboot. The custom hboot will allow you to individually flash or erase any partition on your phone. What moonshine can do for you S-OFF Your HTC device if it is a supported model and firmware Unlock your bootloader (devices that are blocked by ... Read More »

XBOX ONE vs PS4

Just a quick look at the 2 systems: Games Sony’s presentation certainly trumped that of Microsoft in this area. We really don’t know too much about what launch titles will be on the Xbox One, whereas Sony dedicated pretty much all of their presentation to forthcoming PS4 titles. Thus, Sony have definitely whetted appetites more in this area, but many of the biggest titles will be on bo... Read More »

APP GRATIS

Do you like free apps? App Gratis gives you a free App or Game every single day plus large discounts off other stuff. It is available on iPhone, Android  and iPad. Visit the site for further info: http://appgratis.com/gb/android Todays deal on Android is an awesome app for predicting Sun and Moon positions, perfect for my photography 🙂 Once every 11 years or so the sun will change things up with a... Read More »

Xbox One (Microsoft) restricts disc re-sales

Gamers using Xbox One will find new, and more restrictive, rules regarding selling used games when the console debuts later this year. Microsoft will let game publishers set the rules for reselling games to retailers. “We designed XBOX ONE so game publishers can enable you to trade in your games at participating retailers,” the company posted on the Xbox news Web site. “Microsoft... Read More »

NSA has backdoor access to Internet companies databases

Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook and other large tech companies let the National Security Agency search through confidential customer data, according to the Washington Post. A top-secret surveillance program gives the National Security Agency surreptitious access to customer information held by Microsoft, Yahoo, Apple, Google, Facebook, and other Internet companies, according to a pair of new rep... Read More »