Home / Software & Gaming (page 340)

Software & Gaming

Is £21 too much for an App?

One of the most appealing things about the whole Job-o-sphere, is that software (in the form of apps) is profitable for developers and affordable for customers [while making Apple into the biggest software provider in the history of the universe – Ed]. KitGuru ponders how much apps should cost and …

Read More »

Microsoft confirms Windows 8 flavours

If Microsoft could go back in time and fix mistakes, then alongside the late move to creating a decent browser, no doubt it would also want to reduce how many versions of Windows Vista it put onto the market. While Apple offers ‘products with an operating system that just works’, …

Read More »

Nintendo to showcase new Mario Game at E3

Nintendo are planning to release a brand new Mario Bros game for the Wii U platform at the E3 trade show in June. Mario is Nintendo’s most important figure and it makes sense for  them to release another game featuring the porky Italian plumber. While many gaming fans are a …

Read More »

KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “The Actual U.S. Navy Needs Video Game Hackers!” Ever think the word “hacker” would look good on your …

Read More »

Skyrim hits Kinect with full voice commands

Surely this has to be one of the most awaited game mods in the last year? Yes, Bethesda Softworks have been working hard to allow The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to work flawlessly with the Kinect controller. Skyrim was the second highest grossing game in 2011 and it received many …

Read More »

KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “GameStop’s Challenge – Maintaining Investors and Consumers in an Increasingly Digital World” As Steam, social online gaming, and …

Read More »

Anonymous target UK government websites. More to come.

Famous hacking group Anonymous have targeted the UK government, after giving them forewarning that it was going to happen. It selected Easter for the protest. The Telegraph reports “The British branch of Anonymous – a loose global collective of computer hackers who often target law-enforcement websites – first advertised “#OpTrialAtHome” …

Read More »

Anonymous target People’s Republic Of China

Anonymous have apparently defaced over 480 web sites in the People’s Republic Of China in the last few days. These websites include Government operations. Anonymous want Chinese hackers to join their cause and are highlighting their skills to the countries talented hackers. They have even launched their own AnonymousChina Twitter …

Read More »

KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “Upcoming RPG Written by NY Times Best Selling Fantasy Writer” A recent press release announced the latest addition …

Read More »

Sony naming next Playstation console the ‘Orbis’ ?

Rumours are circulating that Sony may call the next Playstation console the ‘Orbis’, rather than simply Playstation 4. Developers have apparently already received the SDK’s. Kazuo Hirai will be taking over as Sony President on April 1 and according to insiders he seems to have a more aggressive thinking on …

Read More »

Epic FBI Agents

News has reached us that Epic Games have agreed to licence the Unreal computer games engine to several US government agencies including the FBI The Unreal engine is used in such titles as Batman: Arkham City and Mass Effect 3. The full extent of the financial deal has not been …

Read More »

Opera Mini 7 hits Android today

Taking a page from Etta James, Opera Mini 7 is “a thrill to press your cheek to” for Android users. Today, Opera Software launched the Opera Mini 7 web browser in a final version for the Android platform. This must-have app is your web surfing soulmate. 160 million monthly users …

Read More »

KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “Is the Smithsonian’s Video Game Exhibit Missing a Critical Element?” Although the exhibit received a lot of attention, …

Read More »

Windows 8 – disaster for desktop users?

Windows 8 hasn’t been getting the warm reception from the enthusiast desktop PC audience that Microsoft would have hoped. Many people who have tried the consumer preview are very unhappy with the new interface and can see very few benefits to ‘upgrading’ from Windows 7. One of the main sticking …

Read More »

Pirate Bay Links censored in Live Messenger

The battle against Pirates Bay continues, with many ISP’s blocking access to the site now. Microsoft are joining the censorship by stopping people sharing links to the site with others. Windows Live Messenger now refuses to pass on links, claiming they are unsafe. It looks as if Microsoft are now …

Read More »

Microsoft try to take down Zeus Botnets

Reports indicate that Microsoft, with an escort of U.S. Marshals seized control of command and control servers on Friday in two states in America. This is an ongoing campaign by Microsoft to take down botnets involving 13 million computers infected with the Zeus Malware. Microsoft announced last night that “some …

Read More »