France-based video game publisher Ubisoft elicited scorn from gamers and consumer rights advocates due to its widespread implementation of 'always on' DRM protection within the PC versions of countless titles. The measure was intended to cut-down on piracy, but found little favor within the gaming community. In January, the company relented and removed all DRM via an update. Ironically, Ubisoft is now being accused of including music torrents from file-sharing site Demonoid as a bonus in the PC release of hit game "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood." Especially odd since the music in question is Ubisoft's own "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood" soundtrack.
Technologyreview.com has posted an interview with Julie Larson-Green, head of the Windows product development team at Microsoft.
Best Buy is now publicly introducing its video game trade-in for customers interested in receiving a Best Buy gift card in exchange for finished games.
Google released the latest version of Chrome on Wednesday, bringing new features tested during last month's open beta to all users. Tweaks to the browser's anti-malware detection abilities, along with a predictive URL auto-complete that speeds up site loading, spearheaded the stable version's launch.
Don't know how to work with Adobe Illustrator? To try your hand at it, you can use the Adobe Illustrator free trial for seven days before deciding whether or not to pay $20.99 per month.Adobe Illustrator is software designed...
Anonymous often alleges it's "doing it for the lulz." This time, the joke may have been on them. The hacker collective hyped a real-life global Sony boycott over the weekend in retaliation to the company's treatment of George Hotz and Alexander Egorenkov (AKA graf_chokolo). Despite a Facebook event page and the group's own official news site spreading the word, a less-than-expected number of supporters ended up trekking to Sony stores on Saturday for the sit-in.
Microsoft has been shaking things up lately, with new operating systems, Skydrive, Office 2013 in the wings, and new tablets coming out. Now they have set their sights on an old standby, Hotmail. The venerable email service is going...
Hewlett-Packard announced late last month that it acquired struggling smartphone maker Palm for a cool $1.2 billion, with analysts curious to hear what HP planned to do with the company.
Sony threw its upcoming handheld system the PlayStation Vita a grand coming out party at E3 this June, showcasing titles in development while avoiding specifics such as a launch date. This week at the annual Tokyo Game Show, it did the opposite. Sony announced that both PS Vita models will land in Japanese stores on December 17th, 2011 with a healthy launch line-up of 26 games and over 70 more in the works. Other details called excited gamers back to reality.
A new tool makes it possible to remove advertisements in all Metro applications installed on your system.
If your one of the millions of Adobe Reader users all over the world and have an interest in learning to play golf, it’s time to pay more attention to the files you download. A nasty, new version of the Zero-Day exploit has once again begun targeting Adobe customers with an exploit code that has been disguised as an email with a PDF file of a golf lesson attached.
Technically the official launch date of the PlayStation Vita isn't until February 22 in the U.S. but Sony is offering up a First Edition Bundle (FEB) that dropped on February 15. That bundles offers up the 3G/WiFi version of the Vita, a memory card, a game, and a travel case. This writer got her hands on a FEB so if you're curious how the hardware turned out read on.
In the modern digital world, architectural software makes it easier to draw, save, and print your design plans.This is where architectural software really comes into its own, enabling architects to clearly and easily design their projects whilst making modifications...
Even though Apple is a bit late with its iTunes offering in Latin America, the company is expected to receive a strong boost after launching the service in Mexico on Aug. 4.
The Windows rumor mill has begun swirling in recent weeks about Microsoft’s next generation operating system, Windows 8, and the features we might see when the product finally hits the market sometime next year.
While the Piratebay is mainly known as worlds most famous source for pirated software, movies and music, the most downloaded software package is an open source package.