Monthly Archives: July 2016


Legendary digs the ‘Life is Strange’ game so much that it’s producing a live-action series
The Life is Strange blog on Tumblr reports that developer Dontnod Entertainment and publisher Square Enix have reached a deal with Legendary Digital Studios and dj2 Entertainment to bring the popular episodic graphic adventure to life in a new live-action digital series. Unfortunately, there are no other details to share […]

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New Family Library lets you share purchased Google Play content with up to 6 people
Until now, Android users haven’t been able to share apps between family members — meaning each person had to buy an app to be able to use it. That’s no longer the case, thanks to the Google Play Family Library. It functions just like it sounds — it’s a library […]

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Two-step verification through texts might go the way of the dodo sooner or later
Even though the number of websites and services that use two-step verification as a way to secure accounts has increased over the years, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s latest proposal might put a halt to the verification method. In its mainstream incarnation, two-step verification, also known as multi-factor […]

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Dota 2 players help build record-breaking $18M prize pool for The International 2016
Since the inaugural tournament back in 2011, The International has become the defining Dota 2 event on the eSports calendar. Now, there’s word that the prize pool for 2016 has already eclipsed the amounts raised in previous years. As of the time of this writing, $18,661,259 is up for grabs, […]

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Hands on: Windows 10 Anniversary Update
  The latest update to Windows 10 is subtle, but the operating system feels mature. “How likely are you to recommend Windows 10 to a friend or colleague?” It surprised me. I don’t think an operating system has ever asked me whether I like it or not. The fact it […]

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AMD’s new $10,000 graphics card has its own built-in SSDs
As much as gamers might be willing to spend on their PCs, their computers have nothing on the cost of high-end workstations, especially if those workstations use one of AMD’s new Radeon Pro Solid State Graphics (SSG). The new $10,000 Radeon Pro Duo from AMD, comes equipped with its own […]

AMD’s new $10,000 graphics card has its own built-in SSDs



YouTuber creates virtual drum set, bangs out Pokémon theme song in VR
Why buy a drum set when you can use an HTC Vive and create your own perfect virtual setup? Well, that’s exactly what YouTuber Emre Tanirgan did when he covered the theme song to Pokémon down to a T. Tanirgan is currently developing a VR application that will allow users […]

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Microsoft injects Office 365 with cool new features for Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
Microsoft’s Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office team, updated the company’s Office blog on Tuesday with news of freshly baked features that are heading to Office 365 this month. The new goodies specifically hitting Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint are backed by the cloud, including a Researcher service for […]

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How Xbox One, Xbox One S, Windows, and Scorpio will work together
Microsoft had an eventful Xbox presentation for E3 2016, with major announcements for both new hardware and compatibility. It was also pretty confusing. We heard about new services, an upcoming console, another upcoming, mostly secret console, cross-play options with Windows 10, and a lot more. Many gamers were left scratching […]

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Want to upgrade your old PC? Here’s how to gain maximum speed at minimum cost
PC sales are down more or less across the board. That’s not necessarily a bad thing (unless you happen to be a PC manufacturer, of course). The truth is that almost any Windows machine sold in the last five years can handle surfing the web, checking email, and even streaming […]

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These are the best ways to print-to-PDF in Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7
Basically every computer and mobile device on the earth can open a PDF file, making it an extremely useful format for sharing documents. The person you’re sending the document to doesn’t need any software, or particular fonts, to see your document exactly as you do. But not every application supports […]

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Microsoft just put the final flourishes on the Windows 10 Anniversary Update
As Microsoft prepares to end free Windows 10 upgrades for users, the software giant is concurrently readying the operating system’s Anniversary Update — and the final version before it goes public might be complete. With time running low before the Aug. 2 release date, Microsoft has been pumping out release […]

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Update your iPhone to iOS 9.3.3 now: New Stagefright hack threatens Apple devices
Remember Stagefright, that vulnerability in Google’s Android operating system that had security experts up in arms? Turns out Apple devices running older versions of iOS, WatchOS, tvOS, and OS X aren’t immune. According to researcher Tyler Bohan at cybersecurity firm Cisco Talos, older versions of iOS and OS X contain […]

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Facebook’s internet drone test flight went so well, they just let it keep flying
Facebook isn’t alone in this quest: Google is doing something similar with balloons called Project Loon. And that makes us wonder: How will the two tech titans avoid mid-air collisions? We’ll let them sort that out, but for now it’s really interesting to see these connectivity projects taking shape. Today […]

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iRbot
I have recently taken an interest in having a bot for my group that will be able to respond to commands in the chat similar to the various IRC bots that you find. I have searched and found the Steam-Chat-Bot software that is available on GitHub and found it to […]

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