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Battlefield 4 promo flyer reveals return of Commander Mode, three playable factions

Snaps of Battlefield 4 pre-order flyers taken at a GameStop confirm it: "vehicle combat" is back. Yes! I knew it. Also back, apparently, is Commander …

garlic shrimp

Heat olive oil in a heavy skillet over high heat until it just begins to smoke. Place shrimp in an even layer on the bottom of the pan and cook for 1 …

Playing to the Crowd: Gamecasting Goes Mainstream

Ever since the first Pong arcade cabinet was installed in a dive bar in Sunnyvale, Calif., videogames have been social. But now they’re catching up …

Dota 2 overtakes League of Legends as most played PC game of 2013, claims report [Updated]

<b>Original Story:</b> Dota 2 has surpassed League of Legends as the most played "core" PC title in the West through the first quarter of 2013, according to …

Dota 2 passes League of Legends as most played PC game in the West [Updated]

<b>Original story:</b> In the first quarter of 2013, Valve Software's Dota 2 passed Riot Games' League of Legends as the most played "core" PC title, …

How to Migrate to a Solid-State Drive Without Reinstalling Windows

Installing a solid-state drive is one of the best upgrades you can make to your computer, but migrating your Windows installation to a small drive …

From FAT To NTFS To ZFS

Advertisement<p>Do you really know what your hard drive does whenever you read a file from it or write one to it? Our hard drives can now store massive …

Intel announces next generation, 20Gbps Thunderbolt

In addition to its impressive output, Falcon Ridge will be compatible with the first-generation ports and connectors. The current version of …

So This Is Garry’s Mod In Space

Craig send me the video below with the line “this is Garry’s Mod“. After looking at it for a bit, I realised I didn’t understand what that meant, …

Samsung bets big on digital ink: $399 Galaxy Note 8.0 hits US on April 11

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8.0 arrives in the U.S. later this week the company announced on Tuesday. Starting April 11, the 8-inch Android(s goog) tablet …

Psychologist Explains Why Violent Shooters Are Fun

<b>The satisfaction of lining up the perfect headshot proves just why military shooters are so popular.</b><p>The debate about the psychological effects of …

Key Lulzsec hackers plead guilty in London courtroom

Topiary, Kayla, tflow, and Ryan Cleary cop to their roles in Anonymous hacks.<p>LONDON—On the day his trial was due to start, Anonymous member Ryan …

IGN Pro League "technology and assets" purchased by Blizzard

IPL, IGN's in-house eSports league, has been in limbo since restructuring earlier this year, when IGN expressed that it would no longer be operating …

What Is Bitcoin? Here's a Little "Bit" of Bitcoin History For You

There’s so much talk about Bitcoin these days but some may not be that well versed in the topic.<p>Seriously, what is Bitcoin and what is its purpose? …

Apple's iMessage encryption hindering DEA's ability to wiretap suspects

A leaked document from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has revealed Apple's iMessage service is hindering its ability to eavesdrop on drug suspects' communications. Obtained by <i>CNET</i>, the DEA's intelligence note — titled 'Apple's iMessages: A Challenge For DEA Intercept' — highlights that …

Most Popular Sleep Tracking Gadget or App: Sleep Cycle

We could all use a better night's sleep, and getting more sleep doesn't always mean you're getting better sleep. That's where these sleep tracking …

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Twitter

Advertisement<p>Twitter has now been with us for seven years and counting, having celebrated its seventh birthday on March 21, 2013. This was seven …

Twitter brings expanded news tweets to the web, makes skimming articles all too easy (update: Lytro too)

While Twitter has had expanded tweets for photos and videos, it's been necessary to click through to full news articles to see any of their content, sometimes even for the headline. A newly-launched update to the desktop and mobile web versions of Twitter is making that at-a-glance reading easier. …

Search Hashtags Across Social Networks With Tagboard

Advertisement<p>Thanks to one Twitter user, the concept of the ‘hashtag’ has become synonymous with an easy way to find meaningful search results on …

NVIDIA Introduces New GeForce 700M GPU Series For Laptops

NVIDIA has announced its latest GeForce 700M series of GPU for laptops, which is said to be more power efficient and faster than its predecessor. The …

AMD offers open-source Linux driver for hardware video decoding

AMD's Unified Decoder has been the object of envy in the open-source community for some time. The silicon, which ships on the company's Radeon graphics cards, offers hardware-accelerated video decoding -- but thanks to legal and DRM issues, couldn't be used on Linux machines. AMD, however, has …

Amazon's AutoRip now includes vinyl

For about as long as we can remember, each new CD we've purchased has made a trip to our computer for a good, old fashioned ripping, first thing out of the plastic. So the concept of offering up free MP3s with the purchase of a compact disc always felt a bit superfluous (particularly in these days …

The cellphone turns 40 years old today

Mobile phones may not be anything too special these days, but 40 years ago today, the world’s first cellphone was just being born, and it was all the …