What is Destiny? A guide to one of 2014’s biggest games
Posted by 19 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on September 8, 2014 under Featured
What is Destiny? Destiny is a long-awaited sci-fi fantasy game. It is an online first-person shooter that blends the story-led campaigns and lore of a game like Halo with the co-operative gameplay, open world and personalised character-building of a game like World of Warcraft. In the story of Destiny, a huge and mysterious alien orb protecting the last city on Earth is putting together a fo... more.
Baidu Eye: Beijing’s Response to Google Glass
Posted by 19 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on September 7, 2014 under Featured
BaiduEye, while no Ironman HUD (heads-up display) is Baidu’s answer to Google Glass. It was first announced last year by the Chinese search giant, but there hasn’t been much news around it until today, when Baidu’s billionaire founder, Robin Li, introduced it at Baidu’s annual developers’ conference in Beijing. BaiduEye is a camera-equipped device that wraps around the side o... more.
‘Rock Is Finally Dead’
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Gene Simmons told his son during a candid interview for Esquire that rock music has been "murdered" by file-sharing and that rich, white, and entitled native-born Americans are partially to blame. "My sense is that file-sharing started in predominantly white, middle and upper-middle-class young people who were native-born, who felt they were entitled to have something free, because that's what... more.
Ten Years On: Doom 3
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Retrospectives are often an excuse to indulge nostalgia. They're a chance to gaze fondly back at the past through the lens of a book, film or game you particularly enjoyed, and wrap yourself in the warming memories of a better time. By this of course most people mean a time when they were younger and fitter than they are now. Sometimes though it is useful to look back at something for which ... more.
Reported iCloud hack leaks hundreds of nude celebrity photos
Posted by 16 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on September 2, 2014 under Featured
Hundreds of nude, semi-nude, and revealing pictures of female celebrities were leaked overnight after being stolen from their private collections. Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, and pop star Ariana Grande were among the celebrities apparently shown in the pictures, which were posted on infamous web forum 4chan. It's unclear how the images were obtained, but anonymous 4cha... more.
The Expendables 3 Review
Posted by 10 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on August 27, 2014 under Featured
Titles don't get more ironic than The Expendables 3. The franchise claims to be about death-seeking mercenaries yet stars '80s action heroes who refuse to die. Three films in, everyone in the sprawling team is still alive and ass-kicking, save for Bruce Willis, whose million-dollar-a-day asking salary has caused his replacement, Harrison Ford, to sniff that Willis' character is "out of the pi... more.
‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘Modern Family’ Win Emmy Awards
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"Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black." The ceremony's emotional high point came with Billy Crystal's restrained and graceful remembrance of Robin Williams, who died Aug. 11 by suicide. "He made us laugh. Har... more.
The iPrank Cracked Screen Sticker is not for the faint of heart
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There are some coworkers that you get along with really well. You have similar interests, enjoy each others company, and possibly even hang out outside of work. This kind of work friend can usually take a prank or two so long as it’s not going to leave any lasting damage. Of course, making someone think you’ve just broken their smartphone without actually leaving a scratch is the perfec... more.
LOFREE EDGE Frees Your Phone and Keeps You Company at Night
Posted by 11 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on August 7, 2014 under Featured
Not much is known about LOFREE but they produce interesting gadgetry that pars the more popular brands. Their latest offering comes in the shape of a portable wireless bluetooth speaker called the EDGE. At 66³ it’s tiny and can be controlled from up to 10 meters away. The power rate is 3W and it plays for 5 straight hours on a 3-hour charge. You could also use it as a handsfree speakerphon... more.
The Wolf Among Us: Season One Review
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Character is crucial in creating a compelling story, and Telltale understand this better than any other game developer. The Walking Dead games proved how building up and then tearing down a cast of sharply written characters can be devilishly engaging, even when so much that we’d normally consider to be integral in creating a quality game had been ripped out. They offered us conversation, c... more.