Monthly Archives: February 2012

Lytro pre-orders start shipping, infinite focusing now within reach

Those of you that scurried and got an early spot in the pre-order line for Lytro’s upcoming camera, ought to skim your inboxes for a confirmation email, similar to the one we’ve embedded after the break. Per a ton of … Read the rest of this entry

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Apple Set to Announce iPad 3 Next Week

Without confirming any of the specifics, Apple today sent out invites for an event where it will be making an iPad announcement of some sort. The heavily-rumored iPad 3 is expected to be revealed during the March 7 event in … Read the rest of this entry

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OP-ED: Netflix’s Failures Highlight Steam’s Strength

Netflix subscribers will find their movie selection gutted tomorrow, as the service removes thousands of movies and TV shows due to the end of its contract with the premium cable movie network Starz, which, while providing only around 5% of … Read the rest of this entry

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Slip into a beautiful nightmare with the Alan Wake Collector’s Edition [Giveaway]

Sure, we might’ve gotten it a tad later, but clearly the definitive Alan Wake experience is on the PC. In fact, this surreal survival-horror game looks so good that we’d like to share it with you. Well, to be honest, … Read the rest of this entry

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A closer look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (video)

The last time we showed you the Galaxy Note 10.1, we had time for a few hands-on shots, but not quite enough to get to know the tablet, to warm up to the idea of interacting with one of our … Read the rest of this entry

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X-Plane review

The eight DVDs’ worth of scenery files have been installed, the joystick has been configured, and the cat has been fed. The moment has come. Excitedly, I type the name of my local aerodrome into X-Plane 10’s search box and … Read the rest of this entry

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Superb spaceship game FTL is now playable through OnLive, buyable through Kickstarter

Graham and I have been harping on about FTL every chance we get, and it’s been irritating you all a great deal because it’s not out. It’s still not out, but last night they started a Kickstarter project and launched … Read the rest of this entry

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Can Americans Still Make SimCity?

EA may announce a new SimCity game at the Game Developers Conference next month according to rumors spurred by the publisher’s announcement of a live-streamed event on March 6, where they promise a new Maxis game will be revealed. A … Read the rest of this entry

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And in other PC gaming news…

Hooray for mediocrity! Few things feel better than having an average performance acknowledged in a live esports environment. There’s no greater thrill than being told that “the thing you’re doing is going okay. Well done for maintaining an acceptable standard … Read the rest of this entry

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Motorola pits Voice Actions against Siri, claims to take the title belt (video)

Siri may be the media darling and, admittedly she’s the one with the winning personality. But Motorola wants to remind you that Android has a voice control app of its own and argues it’s better than its iPhone 4S exclusive … Read the rest of this entry

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