Think that eSports is just a bunch of kids with energy drink addiction problems? The Silver Snipers will make you think again… Here is my exclusive interview!Read More
YouTube Gaming channels are rapidly becoming a major part of online entertainment. Whether it be Let’s Players, Review and Analysis, News Channels, or any number of variations, more and more people are making their living either playing or discussing games – and attracting legions of fans while they do so. However, one thing this rapidly-growing medium has so far lacked is a concrete set of laws and legislation behind it, and that might be set to change, thanks to an incident in Essex.Read More
Bitcoin has long occupied a strange, ethereal spot in the realm of global currency. Is it legal tender or isn’t it? A Florida judge has ruled that, no, it isn’t. Weirdly enough, that doesn’t mean Bitcoin will be without value. In fact, this ruling may make it stronger than ever…Read More
Remember when the makers of TeslaCrypt gave up their master key to allow antimalware companies to finally combat it? If you’ll recall, the general feeling was one of ominousness rather than relief, and this could be why. Ransomware is growing, and now it’s coming for your televisions.Read More
Remember TeslaCrypt? That incredibly scary virus floating around that would encrypt your files and demand payment to get them back. After being the terror of the malware world for quite some time, things have taken a shocking turn of events. The makers of the ransomware have seemingly given up their evil deeds, and handed over the master key to ESET.Read More
Researchers from Stanford University and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg have worked with the Max Planck Institute for Informatics to create face-warping technology. Using a clever bit of kit, the team can manipulate the faces of people on YouTube in real-time.Read More
Following David Cameron's announcement of an porn filter for the UK, it has been met with a significant backlash. UK-based Sicksad has heard these calls from Government by building 'The Great Firewall of Porn,' which does exactly the opposite and blocks all non-pornographic content on the internet.
No industry resists change like the film industry, millions have been spent over the decades to keep the silver screen away well away from our familiar four walls. Sony and Disney have boldly moved into the unknown, piloting a trial that allows the residents of South Korea to watch on demand some films that are still being shown in the theatres.
Reddit is, as you probably know, one of the internet's biggest websites, drawing in over 18 million visitors a month. With so many visitors, you are bound to get some bad apples; but reddit has a bigger problem with this than you might expect.
Independent developer Kelly Weaver has combined the Oculus Rift VR headset with Razor Hydra motion controllers to create a prototype of a character whose arm and hand movements match yours perfectly.
Game Dev Tycoon, a game about developing games, saw a cracked version released to several torrent sites, and pirates everywhere dipped in for a slice of fun pie. However, the "cracked" version was actually released by the Game Dev Game Devs themselves, and features a nasty surprise - anyone playing the pirated version will quickly find the game unplayable as every game they release is pirated into oblivion.
The British Library plans to record every single British web page on the internet. Over 4.8 million websites will be committed to paper and ink in order to preserve the nation's "digital memory" for future historians.
As you know, the Jedi order forbids love and marriage. Initial theories postulate that this is because love leads to the dark side, but as new video footage suggests, the actual reason is that Jedis are the most irresponsible parents in the galaxy.
We all know Facebook, right? Whether you use it or not, it's pretty much everywhere, making creator Mark Zuckerberg one of the youngest ever billionaires as a result. But it seems that "hackers" have found one of Zuckerberg's early efforts.
Want to be Iron Man in real-life? A team have set up a project on Indiegogo, asking for $500,000 to build a "fully working look alike Iron Man suit."Read More
A user on Quora has uncovered a Google search bug, which shows porn results without actually searching for them. Entering a certain equation exposes this glitch, which is a result of your query being misinterpreted and some sketchy search engine optimisation (SEO) practice.
Hard hitting physics questions can plague scientists for decades; but none quite as pressing as ‘how heavy would the Hammer of Thor really be?' Neil deGrasse Tyson has answered one of those questions in a recent tweet, saying that 'Mjolnir' would weigh as much as 300 Billion elephants.
It's something that we now take for granted in our daily lives, but how often do we spare a thought for the energy poured into data centers minute-by-minute to keep our World Wide Web alive and kicking? With some 2.4 billion users generating the equivalent of around seven million DVD's worth of content every single hour – and the amount of data estimated to quadruple by 2016 - it's a question that nevertheless ought to be pondered. So exactly how power-hungry is the Internet? Allow Wireless Satellite Internet to demonstrate...