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0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 24, 2014 under Channel
It's amazing to think that the VR company which started life as a Kickstarter dream, was bought up for $2 billion just two years later. Whether you're still smarting over that or not though, you can't... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 18, 2014 under Mobile
Facebook has begun rolling out a new 'Nearby Friends' feature that shares your real time location data with friends so that you can see how far away you are from each other. The feature is strictly op... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 15, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral
Televisions and computer displays have been growing in sizes ever since their very inception simply because it is more exciting to watch large-screen TVs and more convenient to use large monitors. But... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 15, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral
Although Oculus Rift virtual reality headset has been primarily targeted at software designers and Oculus VR has always been very open about this, its sales numbers are so high that its popularity amo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 14, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral
Shuhei Yoshida, an executive from Sony Computer Entertainment and a renowned video game expert, welcomes acquisition of Oculus VR by Facebook. According to him, this validates feasibility of virtual r... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 10, 2014 under Apps
Dropbox has been the darling of file locker users for some time now - with its simplistic interface and free storage, it's no wonder. But one of the biggest uses of online storage is for personal phot... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 1, 2014 under Development
Even though most seem to have come around to the idea, there's still a few of you that are pissed Oculus VR was bought out by Facebook. But what if other beloved companies, like the one behind Star Ci... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 31, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Many gamers were blind-sided by Facebook's recent acquisition of Oculus VR and it seems that even John Carmack wasn't aware that it was happening. However, after sitting on it for a few days, he has... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 28, 2014 under Monitors, Software & Gaming
Oculus VR, which is about to become a subsidiary of Facebook, has hired Michael Abrash, a renowned video game guru. At Oculus VR, Mr. Abrash will serve as the chief scientist, a logical position for a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 26, 2014 under Monitors
The acquisition of Oculus VR company by Facebook caught everyone in the industry by surprise. It took just around two years between collecting money for the start-up on Kickstarter and selling it for ... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 26, 2014 under Channel, Highlights-new
I know guys. I know. I'm mad too. I'm sad, disappointed, even betrayed, but these are all things I'm feeling and I bet you are too. We're having an emotional reaction to two companies worth multiple b... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 26, 2014 under Channel
Facebook has bought-out Oculus VR, there's no getting around it. Whether like Notch, you're mad and want nothing to do with it any more, or if you're one of the few who see the added financial backing... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 26, 2014 under Development
It's fair to say that the news about Facebook buying out Oculus, makers of the Rift virtual reality headset, hasn't been great. Kickstarter backers are mad that they kicked in to a tech startup only t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 25, 2014 under Development, Monitors, Software & Gaming
Facebook on Tuesday announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Oculus VR, a developer of virtual reality technology, for a total of approximately $2 billion. The move will provide Oculus ne... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 24, 2014 under Channel
Anti-piracy adverts have always been a bit of a laughing stock, whether it was that giant, sweating blacksmith or the comically awful links in "you wouldn't steal a car," but sometimes they're bad fo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 6, 2014 under Channel
If you find yourself spending a lot of the day checking Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and all sorts of other social networking sites, because there's just so much content on there, you may have women to... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 4, 2014 under Channel
If you're in the market for a new laptop, maybe you can save yourself a few hundred quid as Dino PC is offering one up for its latest Facebook competition. All you need to do is like its Facebook fan ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 25, 2014 under Apps
WhatsApp might only have just announced its acquisition by Facebook for an eye watering $19 billion worth of cash, stocks and employee share options, but it's already got new developments planned. One... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 21, 2014 under Apps, Channel
Yesterday the news hit that Facebook was paying almost $20 billion for social messaging app, WhatsApp, which when it goes through will be one of the biggest tech acquisitions ever and certainly the la... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 20, 2014 under Channel
In one of the largest ever acquisitions of an internet based startup, Whatsapp, the messaging service used by millions around the world to send text and images to one another, is being bought by socia... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on February 3, 2014 under Competitions 3
Over at MESH Computers, the engineering team have been working overtime to get more and more technology into smaller and smaller spaces. We're told that there will be plenty of these being launched th... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 19, 2013 under Security
It's Christmas time, so in the holiday spirit a lot of websites, including ours, are doing plenty of giveaways and contests, but that doesn't mean you should trust every Facebook page out there. In ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 11, 2013 under Channel
As the second weekend of be quiet! and Kitguru's Facebook competition has rolled around, it means everyone has another chance to win one of three great prizes. All you have to do to enter is answer a... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 21, 2013 under Channel
Looks like Facebook is going through some teething problems right now. While people are reporting the ability to view the site without difficulty and load times appear unaffected, nobody seems able to... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 4, 2013 under Apps
If you've been on the Internet for long, you've probably picked up on the proliferation of online advertising. It's how websites and content creators earn money, making it an integral part of the ecos... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Liam Stanway on September 24, 2013 under Channel
It would seem that the Chinese government is finally ready to open up access to social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter after years of restricting and blocking access to sites across the co... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 13, 2013 under Channel
Another nail has been put in the coffin of our future galaxy spanning civilisation using those space age sounding "credits," to pay for everything. Facebook has completed its transition from using the... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 12, 2013 under Channel
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, has spoken out against the way the NSA handled the public reveal of its PRISM surveillance program, saying that it made it very hard for technology companies like his... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 28, 2013 under Channel
In an effort to increase its transparency as an organisation that reports to governments worldwide about its users, Facebook has published a report that tells us exactly who it's been talking to in th... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 27, 2013 under Software & Gaming
Evil Genius is the type of game that they don't make much anymore. It belonged to that generation of God-like sim builders, like Dungeon Keeper and Theme Hospital. Despite the time lapse though, for y... more.
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