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Adventure. Redefined. | Adventure.com

What can you learn from six gross, frustrating, spectacular months of #vanlife?<p>How journalist Neil Shea unlocked the storytelling power of …

Mountain Biking

Microsoft is finally catching up to the future

Satya Nadella sets the stage by backtracking on Windows 8's design and rolling out a free operating system<p>"We started out as a company that was focused on developers…we’re again in that era now," proclaimed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on stage at the company’s Build conference last week. The stakes …

Microsoft XP's cybersecurity problem

Microsoft will cut off support to its 12-year-old operating system Windows XP at about 1 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, leaving more than a quarter of the world’s computers effectively undefended against hackers and cybercriminals.<p>And because outdated software renders the computers that run it …

'Gear Solo' is Samsung's standalone smartwatch, report says

Samsung's rumoured standalone smartwatch -- that would make calls without needing to be synced to a smartphone -- could be called the 'Gear Solo', according to a fresh report concerning the South Korean tech giant's wearable tech plans.<p>The 'Gear Solo' moniker is likely to be applied to the …

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This guy at my great grandmothers rest home was playing Halo 2 next door to her room

The only pussy I get these days.

Qualcomm announces 'Toq' smartwatch

Amid a flurry of excitement about Samsung Galaxy Gear, chip maker Qualcomm has quietly released its own smartwatch, offering what it describes as a ‘digital sixth sense’.<p>Like the Galaxy Gear, Qualcomm's smartwatch is designed to serve as a second display to your Android smartphone. However, it …

Microsoft refused award-winning 'Heavy Rain' game due to child abduction plotline

David Cage, head of <i>Beyond: Two Souls</i> studio Quantic Dream, says that Microsoft turned down the chance to publish his company's PlayStation 3 hit <i>Heavy Rain</i> because it was "scared" of the potentially controversial storyline. <i>Heavy Rain</i>, which won a BAFTA award for Best Story in 2011, centers around a …

Outlast review: run like hell

Despite a lack of much life-or-death peril, Outlast still delivers some genuine scares<p><i>Outlast</i> manages to squeeze new kinds of scares out of the very basic, very primal human fear of being chased.<p>It taps into other sources of terror well trod by its survival horror predecessors — with varying …

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