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 […]

Windows 8.1 Coming To 16GB Devices

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Microsoft is to make Windows 8.1 available on devices with as little as 16GB of storage. It’ll do so using a compression technique first developed during the making of Vista. The move will allow Windows to be available for even small-capacity devices such as tablets that use a solid state drive. The technique is called […]

Microsoft & Google Put Kibosh On Dual-System Devices

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Plans by ASUS to launch mobile devices running both Windows and Android have been put on hold after objections from Microsoft and Google. It will also mean the end for two existing PC models that use both systems. ASUS first showed off the Transformer Book Duet TD300 in January at the Consumer Electronics Show. It […]

Windows XP Resists Death Sentence

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The proportion of people using Windows XP actually rose in January. It may be little more than a statistical quirk, but the underlying story is what happens when Microsoft pulls the plug on support in barely two months. The figures come from NetMarketShare and are based on computers used to visit sites hosted by its […]

Ubuntu Smartphone Confirmed for 2014

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Canonical has confirmed a currently unnamed manufacturer will release an Ubuntu smartphone in 2014. It follows failed attempts to Canonical to produce the device itself. Canonical, which develops Ubuntu and operates commercially by charging for support and related services, first showed off the “Ubuntu Touch” system for smartphones at the start of this year. At […]

Windows 8 Repair Tool [Picture]

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Yep, that looks about right. [Via MUO]