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0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 26, 2014 under Channel
You've seen those headlines in your news feeds and dotted around the less reputable news sites out there: "the top X most Y things you've won't believe," or "one quick secret that helped me lose/make ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 25, 2014 under Science
It's been nearly 50 years since the iconic moon landings were watched by over 125 million people around the world and though the footage is hazy, it's still a pretty amazing site to behold, considerin... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 19, 2014 under Channel
Some of the most worrying stories when it comes to social networking over the past few years, have been when the police has seen it necessary to target individuals that have said certain things online... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 18, 2014 under Channel
How many times have you felt a little ridiculous after hitting that like or share button next to a story that seemed too good to be true, or too awful not to be? I think we've all done it. There's a r... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 4, 2014 under Channel
Many companies have been found out over the past year or so, as having shared data with the US' myriad of intelligence organisation, often (due to legal wrangling in secret courts by the government) w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 1, 2014 under Competitions
Competitions can get a little dull when they're the same "like this page," "answer this question," "email us this," types, so here at KitGuru we like to mix it up where we can. One new type of contest... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 30, 2014 under Channel
Facebook has announced that it's going to shut down its voucher filled gift shop after just a few years of operation. However, that's not the end of the experiment, with the social network stating th... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 29, 2014 under Gaming Rig, Monitors, Peripheral, Software & Gaming
Many game developers, including John Carmack, believe that virtual reality is the next big thing for gaming since it will radically change the way people play. But John Romero, who co-developed multip... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 25, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral
When the founder of Oculus VR explained why he agreed to sell the company to Facebook, he said that the latter would be able to invest sufficient amount of money in the development of virtual reality ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 22, 2014 under Channel
If you're looking to find out more about the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash over the Ukraine recently, then try not to do it on Facebook, as many of the pages set up in memorial for victims - especiall... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 15, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Fabian Giesen is a programmer and he worked at Valve as a contractor through nine months in 2012 and a further three this year, helping it develop virtual reality technology. With a gig like that, you... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 14, 2014 under Channel
Some of the world's biggest tech companies have banded together to stand against the growing acceptance of internet fast lanes and the end of net neutrality. We've already seen companies like Verizon ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 4, 2014 under Channel
Facebook has been throwing its financial weight around this week once again, announcing the purchase of yet another firm, this one a video advertising company called LiveRail. Costing the social netwo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 2, 2014 under Channel
One of the biggest issues for a company like Facebook when it comes to delivering adverts, is that it needs bandwidth for them to work properly. While the idea of a 30 second video or high resolution ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 30, 2014 under Channel
Facebook is finding itself under attack this morning, after news emerged that it had conducted a psychological experiment on just under 690,000 of its users without their permission. In conjunction wi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 26, 2014 under Monitors, Software & Gaming
Oculus VR on Wednesday responded to the accusations of ZeniMax Media, which filed a lawsuit against the company last month. Oculus VR, which will soon become a part of Facebook, expectedly denied all ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 24, 2014 under Monitors, Software & Gaming
Oculus VR on Tuesday said it agreed to acquire Carbon Design, one of the premier industrial design and product engineering teams. Carbon Design is known for the Xbox gamepad as well as the Kinect moti... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 19, 2014 under Channel
Update: And it's back. That was fast, but I bet it cost the social network a pretty penny in ad revenue. Original Story: Facebook is down you guys. That means I can't read your comments pointing ou... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 16, 2014 under Console, Monitors
Virtual reality is a hot topic nowadays. Leading game developers are already working on titles that will utilise VR headsets from Oculus VR and Sony, which are expected to hit the market in 2015. Unli... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 12, 2014 under Channel
There were a lot of concerns from gamers about the future of Oculus VR when Facebook bought it from founder Palmer Luckey earlier this year for a cool $2 billion. People thought it would become a soci... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 12, 2014 under Monitors
While Facebook did say that the virtual reality technology is a strong candidate to emerge as the next social and communications platform when it acquired Oculus VR earlier this year, the main focus o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 22, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral, Software & Gaming
In the recent years Samsung Electronics has been on the forefront of progress, specifically on the market of mobile devices. But portable gadgets is definitely not the only market the company wants to... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 21, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral, Software & Gaming
After accusing John Carmack of stealing intellectual property earlier this year, ZeniMax on Wednesday started a legal battle against Oculus VR, which is about to become a subsidiary of Facebook. Wh... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 20, 2014 under Channel
Facebook is looking to encourage voting around the world, with the reintroduction of its "I'm a voter" button which appeared during the last national election in the US, where President Barack Obama w... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 19, 2014 under Apps, Mobile
Whatsapp has been mysteriously taken off of the Windows Phone Store by the app developer as it is completely incompatible with the upcoming and long awaited Windows Phone 8.1 update. The incompatibili... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 19, 2014 under Channel
To most of us, the Winkelvoss twins are those two guys played by Armie Hammer in the movie The Social Network, which, would you believe it, came out in 2010. However the real life counterparts are per... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 16, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral
Adrian Wong, lead electrical engineer of Google Glass, has left Google to work for Oculus VR, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Facebook. While people often change workplaces in Silicon Valley, the arrival... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 8, 2014 under General Tech
Back in January a US court struck down the FCC's rules on net neutrality and since then the Federal Commission has been working on a new set of rules that would allow ISP's to charge Americans extra f... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 6, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral
One of the reasons why Oculus VR decided to become a part of Facebook was the latter’s ability to invest vast amounts of money into research and development of hardware. That expectation seems to be... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 5, 2014 under Peripheral
Last week it was revealed that ZeniMax wants to take legal action against Oculus as it believes that it had a huge part to play in the company's success thanks to Jo... more.
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