Posts tagged Metro
Microsoft’s ‘Surface’ Tablet Is A Bigger Rival To The iPad Than You Think

Having been granted a favourable early look at Windows 8 late last year, we came away with high hopes for the future of Windows. We enthused how Microsoft’s latest operating system was “an OS for the age of the tablet PC” and how “if Windows 7 was the admirable yet flawed first chapter for Microsoft to claw back some of Apple’s dominance in the market, this [was] the climactic body of the fight.”

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Xbox Live’s Sex Pests ‘Move In On Prey Within Two Minutes’, Reports Metro

How’s this for a sensationalist, videogame-bashing headline: ‘Xbox paedophile predators 'move in on prey within two minutes of contact’'? If there was ever a reason to cry fowl of the mainstream presses misunderstanding and vindication of gaming, it’s right here. London’s daily free-sheet Metro today brings alarmist reporting and misplaced fear-mongering to an all-new high, reporting ‘alarming findings’ that makes the paedophile population of Xbox Live sound like a feral pack of ferocious lions stalking their evening meal across the dusty plains of online lobbies, leaderboards and friends lists. An image used of the first-generation Xbox is the icing on the cake.

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All Four Seasons at one time. A World First for Lincoln

The hugely successful Four Seasons project by Metro-Boulot-Dodo will be presented in Lincoln from tomorrow for the first Frequency digital culture Festival.  

From tomorrow through to 21st October, Spring and Summer will be on display at The Collection, while AUTUMN and WINTER will be at Lincoln Drill Hall.  A first for the whole world, this hugely ambitious four-part multi-media installation that looks to the seasons to reflect different stages of life will kick off the festival in true technological style.  What's more, this fantastic opportunity is free.

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