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Windows 8, A Perfect Choice For Tablets?

There is no stopping to innovation; Windows 8 is the clear picture! Built even a year back, Microsoft offered an Operating system that is way faster than its forerunners and consumes less memory. An year back only Windows 8’s developer preview was made public, then the Microsoft came up with a consumer preview and now they have made release preview available.

July 9, Internet’s doomsday!!

You might have come across the threatening messages on social networks or Facebook more specifically that you may lose your access to the internet on July 9 and would probably have considered it a scam but it’s not a scam! Tens of thousands of internet user across the globe will have to lose their internet access July 9 onwards…

Facebook Pictures Can Lure You Into A Botnet

For those of you who are related to IT in one way or another, ‘Botnet’ shouldn’t be a new term. However, for those who are unaware, a botnet is a system of computers which are compromised by malware and each individual computer is called a Bot.

A botnet is a very complex method of hacking which may be used to steal your private information without you even knowing it. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology in New Delhi, India have designed Stegobot, a new type of Botnet system which pulls out secret information via social networks by attaching to user profiles.

A picture is just a chunk of bytes and nothing more.

Gamestop To Sell Digital Game Copies

The digital download method is quiet convenient for those who don’t have access to a game store for buying original games. There are many online stores working at the moment which sell digital copies of the games for download. Some of these services are Steam, Amazon and Direct2Drive.

Now, Gamestop is also going to follow their footsteps. Gamestop has stores all around US from where one can buy a game in disc form. But now Gamestop is launching a new service which will provide the facility of downloading games.

Frozen Synapse Update Gives Gamers Mini-Tournaments

Frozen Synapse developer, Mode 7 has just released a clean version of the game after its first official patch. The patch includes a number of tweaks in addition to some awesome new features.

Before I continue on, for those who are unfamiliar, Frozen Synapse is a PC and Mac turn-based strategy game, that allows you to command your squad members to carry out actions for you- kinda similar to Mass Effect 3, or a traditional game of chess.

A synapse, of course, is the junction between two neurons, and is vital for your brains chemicals to successfully ‘move around’, let’s say.

Driver: San Fransisco, Features Messy DRM

The PC video game industry has suffered a lot because of piracy. Therefore, game developers are becoming more and more cautious about their game releases. At the start, when there was nothing such as controversial DRM, all you needed was to download a crack for your favorite game and enjoy it by downloading it from P2P sites.

But the case is altogether different now. And leading in protecting the games with DRM technology is Ubisoft. Ubisoft had been really hard on PC gamers by protecting their critically acclaimed titles such as Assassins Creed with DRM.

Apple Starts iMac HD Replacement Program

iMac is Apple’s popular line of of all-in-one computers. you have the central processing unit and the display in one package looking like a giant monitor.

Looks like Apple is facing some problems with the hardware of the iMacs shipped during 2011. It is not a big problem as hardware might face some sort of damage during manufacturing. It is suggested that the problem is with the 1TB primary hard disk of the device manufactured by Seagate. The exact cause of the problem is not disclosed.

Next-Gen Of PCs To Be Powered By Graphene

Technology not only advances with every second but also becomes obsolete every second. Based on current research, it appears that silicon would be out of action in near future and Graphene might take its place.

Graphene is a new substance discovered by scientists at the University of Manchester in 2004. The substance is found to have been composed of just a single layer of Carbon atoms contrary to Silicon which comprises of many layers of Carbon.

WristPC, A Unique Way To Carry Your Computer

Recently, people have been stressing portability when it comes to their modern computing needs. Everybody loves to carry their PC around and access their emails from any location.

The need and craving to use a PC out of offices and homes has grown exponentially in the past few years. Although smartphones have somewhat fulfilled the need but they are not yet equivalent to a computer.

Enjoy Fox Movies On Your Android Phone

20th century fox has marked another good step in the entertainment industry, bringing movie watching to the next level. Now you’ll be able to watch movies on your Android device with a new feature which Fox brings exclusively to you.

The word on the street is that FOX is introducing a new feature that would allow users to download Fox movies on their Android devices. However, the feature won’t work in a manner allowing users to directly download movies to Android devices, instead, users will first have to buy a physical copy of the movie, thus allowing him/her to download an Android-friendly copy of the movie to the PC which can then be loaded to Android device.