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This 5-Year-Old Genius Just Aced A Computer Science Test From One Of The Biggest Tech Companies In The World

The boy, now 6, is officially a Microsoft Certified Professional, the BBC reported on Thursday.<p>He's currently the youngest person to successfully pass the test, which is highly regarded in the information technology industry.<p>The previous record was held by Mehroz Yawar, who passed the test when he …

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The Great Debate: What’s more important — hardware or software?

Ask any car enthusiast what it takes to “pimp my ride” for better performance and they will probably talk about spending thousands of dollars on upgraded fuel injection systems, turbochargers, special exhaust systems, and other pricey hot rod parts — just to shave a couple of seconds from their …

Microsoft claims Xbox One has outsold PS4 ‘for the past 2 weeks’

The Xbox One may have finally found its footing at $350.<p>Microsoft’s Xbox marketing boss Yusuf Mehdi posted a blog on Xbox.com today boasting about the system’s recent performance and that it has started outselling the PlayStation 4. As you might expect, Mehdi’s post features a lot of corporate …

Apple surprises with A8X GPU, uses exclusive ‘semi-custom’ 8 cluster design

New chip analysis of the A8X powering the iPad Air 2 has revealed that it is even more powerful than it initially appeared.<p>Further analysis by AnandTech showed that initial guesses as to the GPU specification of the Apple A8X chip, exclusively available in the iPad Air 2, were wrong. In fact, the …

How the iPad mini became Apple’s middle child

From the iPod to the iPhone to the iPad, Apple has managed shifts in category lifecycles better than any consumer technology company, but even it …

WhatsApp Finally Tells You When Your Messages Are Read

If you’re a WhatsApp user, you should see a small but useful change start rolling into the app. As 9to5Mac spotted, the app will now light up its double-check marks blue when a message has been read.<p>If the read receipts don’t seem new to you, you’re probably not alone. Many users have …

Ryse: Son of Rome PC Review - IGN Video

Crytek's gorgeous Roman hack-and-slash makes its way to PC. Does it fix the problems of the Xbox One version?

What Apple's Steve Jobs Could Teach Aristotle

When it comes to business guru status, the late Steve Jobs arguably stands head and shoulders above other contenders of his generation.<p>His name produces 266 million references when typed into Google, while doing the same on Amazon.com results in 18,213 items to buy, with book titles ranging from …

Meet the game developer who codes entirely with his feet

Max Strzelecki was born with no arms, but this hasn’t stopped him from becoming a game programmer.<p>Strzelecki codes entirely with his feet, using a regular mouse and keyboard. He’s currently working on a magical action-platformer called Warlocks that’s tantalizingly close to hitting its $25,000 …

Forza Horizon 2 - First 15 Minutes Gameplay (Xbox One)

7 of the Rarest Nintendo Treasures Ever Made

The ultimate Nintendo collectibles.<p>Video game history enthusiast Steven Lin recently swung by IGN with an amazing bag of wonder containing his most …

Sony Finally Shutting Down PlayStation Home On PS3

Sony is killing one of its weirder experiments throughout its console history, PS3′s PlayStation Home. Yesterday Sony announced that new content would cease for PS Home in November, while the servers would officially be taken down March 31st, 2015.<p>“PlayStation Home has been serving the PS3 …

Here's How Slice Is Monetizing Over Two Million People's Every Online Purchase

Like most people Scott Brady is buying more stuff online, using everything from Google Shopping to Amazon Fresh.<p>But even though Amazon launched nearly two decades ago tracking who, what, how and why people are buying stuff is still tough to sift through. What do we really know about consumer …

Why Google Asks Everyone Applying For A Job The Same Exact Questions

At the time, the company's SVP of People Operations, Laszlo Bock, said this line of questioning provided more information about a candidate's abilities than bizarre hypotheticals like, "How much should you charge to wash all the windows in Seattle?"<p>But a new video the company published yesterday …

Microsoft event will reveal new revitalised Windows 9

New version of Windows is hoping to bring back users and businesses alienated by Windows 8, and is expected to expand its mobile software<p>Microsoft will show off the next version of its Windows software next week, known internally as project “Threshold” or Windows 9.<p>Microsoft hopes the new software …

Here's How Much It Costs To Charge An iPhone 6

Purchasing an iPhone 6 will set you back anywhere from $200 to $650, depending on which model you buy and whether you’re due for an upgrade. But …

Apple's Phil Schiller says 'go to the Genius Bar' if your iPhone 6 is bent

"We'll see if your product is having an experience it shouldn't have."<p>Apple has responded to the controversy over whether its new iPhones are unusually susceptible to bending: the company called the issue "extremely rare" with only nine customer complaints so far, and invited <i>The Verge</i> and others to …