Gaming Computer Review

Gaming Computer Review

Want to Buy a Computer for Gaming? Gaming Computer Review When you’re playing a fast-paced game with detailed graphics, where split-second decisions mean a win or a loss, if your computer isn’t up to par, all is lost. A gamer is only as good as his computer’s hardware. Gaming computers can process huge amounts of information while playing online role-playing …

Apple files for iWatch trademark

Apple files for 'iWatch' trademark

Apple files for iWatch trademark It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything concrete on Apple’s rumoured “iWatch” device, but Bloomberg now reports that Apple has filed on June 3 to trademark that name in Japan. This doesn’t necessarily mean anything — companies file for protective trademarks all the time — but it’s one more indication that Apple is dabbling …

Computer mouse inventor Doug Engelbart dies

Computer mouse inventor Doug Engelbart dies at 88

Computer mouse inventor Doug Engelbart dies The inventor of the computer mouse, has died aged 88. Engelbart developed the tool in the 1960s as a wooden shell covering two metal wheels, patenting it long before the mouse’s widespread use. He also worked on early incarnations of email, word processing and video teleconferences at a California research institute. The state’s Computer …

5 Reasons to Buy a PlayStation 3 (Not a Wii or Xbox 360)

5 Reasons to Buy a PlayStation 3

Can’t decide which video game console to choose? We’ll help. Deciding between the PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, and Xbox 360 can be a daunting task. While all three systems are vastly superior to the last generation of videogame consoles, they are also far more different from each other than ever before. While I like and own all three systems, I …

Pair of PC viruses help each other survive

Pair of PC viruses help each other survive

Two computer viruses that collaborate are proving hard to clean from infected PCs, Microsoft research suggests. The pair of viruses foil removal by regularly downloading updated versions of their malware partner. The novel versions are usually unknown to anti-virus programs which let the malicious programs persist. Once present on a PC, the viruses let thieves take over a machine so …

Windows 8.1 little changes massive improvement

Windows 8.1's little changes are a huge improvement

Windows 8.1 little changes massive improvement Microsoft on Wednesday released its first preview of Windows 8.1, a vastly improved update of its forward-thinking but flawed PC operating system. On paper, the list of changes that Microsoft made to Windows 8.1 don’t seem all that major. No, the app tiles aren’t gone. Yes, the Start button is back, but not exactly …

BlackBerry pleads for patience after brutal quarter

BlackBerry pleads for patience after brutal quarter

BlackBerry pleads for patience after brutal quarter. One analyst describes BlackBerry’s results as a “complete disaster” as the company disappointed on virtually every single financial metric. BlackBerry’s “solid ground” just got shakier. The company on Friday posted a loss in its fiscal first quarter, whereas analysts had projected at profit. Compounding the negativity was the eventual disclosure that it only sold 2.7 …

Google Glass: what you need to know

Google Glass: what you need to know

The very first question we get about Google Glass is: “What is it?” The next two are “What’s it like to wear?” and “Why would you want to?” The frothing excitement around this prototype, titanium-framed wearable computer has the tech world tripping over itself in a mad dash for Glass access. Ten thousand or more Google Glass units are now shipping to beta testers …

Back up your Computer before trying Windows 8.1

Don't forget to back up your PC before trying Windows 8.1

Back up your Computer before trying Windows 8.1 Release previews are never for the faint of heart. Trial software is prone to dealing out all sorts of bumps and bruises, and if something goes really, truly rotten, you could wind up with a complete (and inadvertent) system wipe on your hands. Now, the Windows 8.1 preview seems remarkably stable as far as …

Sony launches giant waterproof Xperia Z Ultra phone

Sony launches giant waterproof Xperia Z Ultra phone

Sony launches giant waterproof Xperia Z Ultra phone Sony has announced a waterproof Android smartphone with a 6.4in screen (16.3cm). The firm is pitching the Xperia Z Ultra as being the slimmest large-screened handset on the market. It can also accept sketches or notes written using a standard pencil or metal-tipped pen in addition to an optional stylus. The firm …