Gadgets blur lines of home and office
Posted by 7 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on December 31, 2014 under Editorials, Featured
Digital technology in the workplace — email, Internet access and smartphones — increases worker productivity and flexibility but possibly at a price: a longer workday. Nearly half of workers who use online and digital tools (46 percent) say they feel more productive, a new Pew Research Center report said. And about four in 10 (39 percent) say the Internet, email and phones give them added fle... more.
Best Android apps 2014
Posted by 2 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on under Featured
The Google Play app store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of apps that can cater to your every need. The problem is: there are just too many of them. Even with Editor's Picks, Featured and Best Selling, Top Paid and Top Free categories there to help you out with your downloading decision it's still a difficult task finding the best apps around. And that's why we made this list... more.
Top Ten Games Of 2014
Posted by 7 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on December 29, 2014 under Featured, The Desk
2014 was an amazing year for games. 2014 was the worst year for games in recorded history. I don't think there's been a more polarizing time for video games and those who play them in, er, ever. Busted, hunk-of-scrap big-budget releases are raining from the sky as though we're standing in the aftermath of some quality-obliterating explosion, portions of gaming culture are at war with each other, a... more.
The Best Movies of 2014
Posted by 3 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on under Featured, The Desk
This was not a great year for film, particularly when compared to 2013. I’m not sure a single movie I saw would have cracked the top five of last year’s list. The summer blockbuster season was less disappointing than it’s frequently been of late, but the final quarter of the year was a considerable letdown. Don’t get me wrong: There were a lot of good movies this year, just not a lot of gr... more.
The First Theory of Evolution Involved Fish People
Posted by 0 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on December 8, 2014 under Featured
Anaximander lost out to Aristotle in the running for Most Famous Ancient Greek Philosopher. That's a shame, as he may have been the first person to come up with the idea of "animals evolving from other animals." The only problem is, the spin on it he came up with involved post-puberty humans hatching from fish people. Darwin's era was not the first time that people began wondering where... more.
Seven LinkedIn profile tips for career success
Posted by 3 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on under Featured
LinkedIn has revolutionised the way professionals connect, making it possible to network globally without leaving your desk. Still, not everyone manages to maximise their LinkedIn profile’s full potential. With a new member joining every two seconds LinkedIn is one of the fastest premium growing social networking sites, expanding its career connections not only in the Western business wor... more.
Dragon Age: Inquisition Review
Posted by 2 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on under Featured, The Desk
Dragon Age Inquisition is a heck of an apology for Dragon Age II. It's like a neighbour caught letting their dog defecate in your garden making amends by buying you a house. No, make that a range of houses, endlessly, until you're forced to say "For God's sake, please stop buying me houses." Whereas Dragon Age II was small, rushed and repetitive (although saved from total disaster by a won... more.
Obama calls for more regulation of Internet providers
Posted by 1 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on November 11, 2014 under Featured
President Obama threw down the gauntlet Monday with cable companies and Internet providers by declaring they shouldn’t be allowed to cut deals with online services like YouTube to move their content faster. It was his most definitive statement to date on so-called “net neutrality,” and escalates a battle that has been simmering for years between industry groups and Internet activists who wa... more.
Dragon Age Inquisition review
Posted by 5 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on under Featured, The Desk
Dragon Age: Inquisition is a game straining under the weight of its own esteemed but fractured lineage. After the critical and commercial success of tactically-astute series progenitor, Dragon Age: Origins, BioWare took a sharp left turn for the release of a sequel, just fourteen months later. Dragon Age 2 dispensed with the expansive customisation options and overhauled the combat system; in do... more.
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor Review
Posted by 6 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on October 28, 2014 under Featured
I hate Glûk Jitters. I despise his stupid, smug little uruk face more than any enemy in a game I can remember. It all started when he began turning up to fights with other uruk Captains which the skinny git was most definitely not invited to. His abrupt appearance almost always led to my death. Eventually I made it my personal mission to seek him out and put an end to him, which I duly did b... more.