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.
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.
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.
Real Networks hopes to enhance interactive gaming with the release of GameHouse for Facebook, which can be played directly into the leading social networking site.
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.
DVDFab DVD Copy is a familiar name to most of us but how does the new version 9 measure up? Find out in this in depth review brought to you exclusively by Myce.
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.
Microsoft isn't shy when it comes to discussing Windows 8. The Redmond software giant has been documenting the OS' development for the past six months and pushed a preview version into developers' eager little hands in September. A new "consumer preview" (read: fancy word for beta) of Windows 8 is slated for February 29 - an apropos day for the company to prove the platform isn't just a step above Windows 7, but a leap over it.
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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.
Online retailer HSN made a mistake, it has put Windows 8 PCs online too early. We have the details...
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.
Following the launch of a developers-only Windows 8 preview on Tuesday, Microsoft delved deeper into the future of its popular web browser. Internet Explorer 10's third platform preview was also included in the aforementioned build, allowing developers more hands-on time with its unique Metro-style layout. The ultimate goal for IE10, said Stephen Sinofsky, Windows Live president, is a "a truly chromeless browsing experience."
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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.