A Boy and His Kite: Amazing Unreal Engine 4 at Work

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The Unreal engine has always been an amazing and beneficial tool for game creators. Every time they release a new, updated version of their engine, they often release a sort of tech demo, too, highlighting just what the engine can do. In this case, Epic Games released a short film made using the engine, called […]

IT Horror Stories: Upgrading got you down? Don’t let the bugs win! (Sponsored by Canon)

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This post is sponsored by the new Canon imageCLASS MF800 Series color printers, designed to help you get through IT. With features like a remote user interface (for control) and a 3.5” color LCD touch screen (for efficiency), imageCLASS printers give your office the type of reliable output and efficiency you demand from your printer – giving SYSADMINS […]

Microsoft Offers Free Upgrade To Windows Pirates

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Microsoft is giving a free upgrade to Windows 10 for users running pirated Windows 7 or 8.1. But there’s a hidden catch that somewhat undermines the exercise. Earlier this week Microsoft announced at a conference in China that the free upgrade that’s being offered to almost all Windows 7 and 8.1 users will apply even […]

HEY IT PEOPLE: Send In Your IT Horror Stories + Big Giveaway! #getthroughit [Sponsored by Canon] (Updated)

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Edit: You still have about 24 hours left to send in your stories and get a chance to win a Canon ImageCLASS color laser printer! (a value of $1299!) IT horror stories: we’ve all heard about (or experienced firsthand) helpdesk tickets that provide absolutely no logical explanation to system admins. They provide fodder for stories that […]

Microsoft Will Finish Windows 10 in June

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For those tapping your fingers together feverishly waiting for the newest OS for their PC’s, looks like Microsoft will be finishing up Windows 10 in June. While that may seem like a short time between announcement and release, they followed a very similar template with Windows 8, so it’s not like they can’t deliver on […]

The Exceptional Beauty of Doom 3’s Source Code

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Doom 3 was not only great fun to play, but for the time, was an absolute marvel to look at. Truth is, the Xbox version still holds up visually to some of the better games from the last generation. This is coming solely from a video game player. But Kotaku had a developer come in […]

Google and Twitter Become Friends Again

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There was a time when you could Google search something and related, topical tweets would come up in your search. Over time, this stopped (for business reasons far too complicated for my feeble mind to understand). But recent news that the two giants have met up and worked out their differences has resulted in some […]

Ubuntu Smartphone Finally On Sale

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The first Ubuntu smartphone goes on sale next week. But it’s more of a publicity drive than a serious launch. The Aquarius E4.5 from Spanish manufacturer BQ normally runs on Android, but a new model will run on a version of Ubuntu developed by Canonical. Rather than go on full sale, a limited number will go […]

Windows 10 Biggest Gaming Announcements (and Holograms!)

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Microsoft had its Windows 10 press conference recently and unveiled some rather interesting features that seem to be aimed at their hardcore gaming audience. From being able to stream your Xbox Live games to your computer to the potential for holograms to make an appearance, we shouldn’t count Windows out as it seems the OS […]

The Best Way to Deal With Computer Illiterate People [Pic]

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This might be fake, but I don’t care, it made me laugh anyway! [Via]

A First Look at Windows 10

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On September 30th, 2014, Microsoft Announced the next OS in the Windows line: Windows 10. Yep, they’re totally skipping Windows 9 since they claim the next operating system will be a huge leap forward technology and feature-wise. The new version will also bring back many features that were left behind in Windows 8 such has […]

Microsoft Smartwatch Compatible With iOS And Android

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Microsoft is reportedly building a smartwatch that will pair up with all major smartphone systems. According to Forbes, the watch — which could be on sale in the next few months — will sync with handsets running not just Microsoft’s own Windows Phone, but also those running on Android and iOS. To date most models […]