April 18, 2014

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    The Best of Online Gaming 2014

    With the release of the PS4 still fresh on our minds and developers hard at work on the next generation of graphically amazing titles, most assumed that gaming in 2014 would be dominated by the quest for enhanced visuals.    Certainly it’s true that everyone’s on the lookout for the next big “pretty” game to plop into their console or PC, but this isn’t really where the action is in all honesty.  No…in 2014, online gaming is all the rage, with one amazing MMO title being released after another.  Moreover, industry developers have been focusing on finding new ways to integrate…

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    5 of the Best Monster Games

    The best monster games are truly leviathan: they come in a variety of shapes and forms, and you’re never quite sure where they’ll turn up. Spanning at least a couple decades, they are designed for a rich variety of apps and consoles. The following five are some of the best monster games available, ranging from the sublimely creepy to the sweetest fiends. Scary Friends: One of the latest in a line off trendy casino style games, Scary Friends is a fun casino game that can be played instantly on almost any browser. This video slot runs on a QuickFire platform….

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    Great Laptops for Students

    When it comes to purchasing a laptop for school (college or primary) there are essentially two considerations to bear in mind.  One – will it suffice in terms of design and features?  In other words, if the machine simply doesn’t have the right hardware capabilities, bundled software, or durability factor, it should definitely be avoided.  Two – there’s the issue of price and affordability.  Let’s face it, most of us are living within the restraints of certain budgetary conditions and might like to avoid shelling out exorbitant sums whenever possible.  Likewise, computer equipment seems to be everywhere; it’s not like…

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    The Best Webcams for 2014

    As with most everything else around us, webcam technology continues to improve by leaps and bounds.  Several years ago for instance, the notions of everyone being able to stream in HD might have seemed like pipe dream, but it is reality now.  In fact, high-quality video communications and recording have now become so commonplace that it’s almost unthinkable to imagine a world without it.  Moreover, the average person now has the tools at their disposal to shoot truly professional videos.  Even better, many specific webcam models offer specific features and perks which make them clearly superior choices.   Speaking of which,…

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    Top Headsets for PC Gamers

    There are basically two reasons why the average PC gamers might need or want to use headphones in lieu of more traditional ambient sources.  For starters, there’s the “immersion factor”, which entails the quality of feeling like you’re submerged into the onscreen environment. While a lot of people probably think that incredible graphics are all that’s required to really experience the depth of what a game can offer, the importance of sound is often overlooked.  This is especially true when it comes to playing first-person open world RPG’s, for instance – where you’re experiencing the action in a more direct…

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The Best of Online Gaming 2014

Apr 16, 2014

With the release of the PS4 still fresh on our minds and developers hard at work on the next generation of graphically amazing titles, most assumed that gaming in 2014 would be dominated by the quest for enhanced visuals.    Certainly it’s true that everyone’s on the lookout for the next big “pretty” game to plop into their console or PC, but this isn’t really where the action is in all honesty.  No…in 2014, online gaming is all the rage, with one amazing MMO title being released after another.  Moreover, industry developers have been focusing on finding new ways to integrate…

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Great Laptops for Students

Mar 9, 2014

When it comes to purchasing a laptop for school (college or primary) there are essentially two considerations to bear in mind.  One – will it suffice in terms of design and features?  In other words, if the machine simply doesn’t have the right hardware capabilities, bundled software, or durability factor, it should definitely be avoided.  Two – there’s the issue of price and affordability.  Let’s face it, most of us are living within the restraints of certain budgetary conditions and might like to avoid shelling out exorbitant sums whenever possible.  Likewise, computer equipment seems to be everywhere; it’s not like…

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Should Mobile Broadband Data Plans Be Scrapped?

Mobile broadband usage has become a part of daily life in 2014. Many of us have smartphones such as Android-based handsets and the award-winning Apple iPhone, and these handsets offer us innovative ways to get online through built-in web browsers and apps. The increasing take-up of 4G or LTE means that mobile browsing has become lightning-fast these days. I recently upgraded to a 4G tariff for my mobile phone contract, and, at the time, I only had an 8Mb ADSL connection at home. I was shocked when I checked that my mobile broadband connection was more than twice the speed…

How Technology has helped change the way Gamblers Gamble

How Technology has helped change the way Gamblers Gamble

Technology often has a strange and unpredictable effect on the world at large.  For instance, even a seemingly unimposing invention can sometimes completely take the world by storm, forever altering the way people think and interact.  The internet is a great example here, as it has essentially flipped the world upside down, making things possible which at one time would have seemed impractical, unfeasible or unattainable.  Naturally, the web has also had a big effect on the way people gamble as well, with more and more people opting to simply tune in on their PC’s or hand-held devices. But there’s…

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Smartphones With The Best Cameras

It’s not enough to have a smartphone that’s loaded down with tons of cool features, like access to nearly infinite free online services and apps; a quality camera is also a must.  With sites like Pinterest and other visually dominant social media sites becoming increasingly popular, aspiring network builders need to be read to snap great-looking pics at a moment’s notice.  Simply put, you never know what life’s going to throw at you, so it’s only prudent to have the right tools at hand to capture the madness in real time.  In order to help facilitate this, we’ve put together…

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Awesome Smartphones Which Are Coming Your Way Soon

Certainly no one is disputing the fact that there are some truly great smartphone models out there right now which can be picked up for next to nothing.  But what could be more interesting than peering into the future to see what’s on the way?  Likewise, if you’re the type of person who prefers to stay on the cutting edge of consumer technology it’s always a good idea to keep those eyes and ears open to emerging news, if for no other reason than to plan for future purchases.  Regardless of the reason, the following smartphones are coming soon and…