Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category
Dying Light Review
Posted by 5 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on February 11, 2015 under Featured
I've played so many zombie games in the last few years that I've begun making a noise like a zombie whenever a new one is announced. "UUUUUUUUHHHHHHHH," I go, when Undead Studios or some-such reveals Yet Another Open World Zombie Game With Survival And Crafting Elements. It has reached the point where simply referencing the abundant yield of this particular genre is approaching the point of cl... more.
Smart home security systems effectively useless
Posted by 4 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on under Featured
Every ‘smart’ security device in your home is vulnerable, a new study suggests. Results of a security testing study conducted by tech giants HP show that 100 per cent of the studied devices used in home security contain significant vulnerabilities, including password security, encryption and authentication issues. Home security systems, such as video cameras and motion detectors, have ... more.
Saints Row: Gat out of Hell Review
Posted by 3 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on February 2, 2015 under Featured
When the Boss of the Saints is kidnapped by Satan and forced into a shotgun wedding with his demonic daughter Jezebel, Johnny Gat forms a rescue plan; travel to Hell and shoot the Devil in the face. But he won't be working alone. Accompanying him into fiery Damnation is hacking whizz Kinzie Kensington, while Hell's community leaders, including Blackbeard, Vlad the Impaler and Shakespeare (yes... more.
Top 3 reasons why the cloud boosts business security
Posted by 7 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on under Featured
One of the most interesting aspects of the “Cloud Computing in 2015” infographic produced by QuoteColo is this: 94 per cent of business managers state that security has improved after adopting cloud applications. While reading this stat on an infographic is comforting, we want to explore the statistic more to discover why and how cloud applications have made businesses more secure. ... more.
Pirate Bay is back
Posted by 3 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on under Featured
The Pirate Bay made a defiant return Saturday, seven weeks after a police raid shut down the infamous file-sharing website. The site, which allows users to download television shows, movies, games and other files, had been down since December 9. Two weeks later, a temporary homepage went back up with a countdown to February 1, according to TorrentFreak, which first reported the site was bac... more.
Gaming Trends of 2015
Posted by 2 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on January 26, 2015 under Featured
It's 2015! A curiously futuristic-sounding year, although it doesn't feel like it. We're fourteen years on from 2001, yet our Space Odyssey continues to be the equivalent of a Sunday morning trip to the supermarket. I still don't have a bionic nose or a prissy robot housemaid. Even virtual reality remains coquettishly elusive, flashing its ankle as it glides around the street corner before va... more.
Microsoft’s HoloLens explained
Posted by 2 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on under Featured
Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science fiction. But are we actually glimpsing the future? Yes and no. Microsoft's HoloLens, which the company unveiled at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters on Wednesday, is a sleek, futuristic headset with transparent lenses. You can see the world around you, but suddenly that world is transformed -- with... more.
BelfieStick makes backside-selfies easy
Posted by 11 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on January 8, 2015 under Featured
The selfie phenomenon, much like the shuffling corpses in "The Walking Dead," is showing no sign of abating. Social media is slathered in images of celebrities and regular folks alike sharing photos of themselves taken by themselves. Some fancy selfie takers use a "selfie stick," an extending rod that holds the smartphone out far enough to get a better picture. Not everyone is satisfied with fron... more.
August Connect lets you open your door remotely
Posted by 36 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on under Featured
San Francisco-based August introduced "August Connect," a device that allows homeowners and renters keyless entry to a house, from wherever the owner has an Internet connection. The product uses Bluetooth low energy technology and Apple iOS andGoogle platforms How it works: A smart lock is retrofitted over an existing deadbolt and access is given in the form of virtual keys for different inte... more.
Snappy apps for 2015
Posted by 2 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on January 4, 2015 under Featured
Uber, Twitter, Instagram — sure, they’ve been all the rage in 2014. But, now we’re all ready for something fresh. From ride-hailing to photo sharing, here are a few up-and-coming apps and startups to watch in 2015. Which will be the breakout hit of the new year? Tell a visual story Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, has 300 million users — more than Twitter. Scrolling through its sna... more.