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How Good Is The Nvidia Shield?

Nvidia created a device to let you game how you want, where you want. The Shield is basically a tablet specially built for gamers and gaming, with the initial promise at launch of an unparalleled Android and PC game-streaming experience. And Nvidia made sure that the Shield gets the right hardware for this purpose: a Tegra K1 processor, coupled with …

Our Gift Guide to a Geeky Christmas

Here we go again. It’s Christmas time, there’s no need to be afraid. As usual, we’ve got your back for when it comes to handpick some cool and ultra-geeky stuff to buy this season. This is not your typical gift list; it has a special crazy taste to it, and tries to fit everybody’s passions and hobbies. No more delays, here it comes. Outdoors …

So What Is the New Nokia All About?

The Nokia N1 tablet is still fresh news. And when it came out, it surprised most people, me being among them. The N1 announcement got me all puzzled, leaving me standing open-mouthed, not really grasping the essence of what was going on. I thought Nokia was off the pitch for good. But things do not seem to be that simple. I hence tried to perform a …

Go Head to Head in the New Trials Frontier PvP Mode

Line up against players worldwide to become a racing legend. Today, Ubisoft announced that Trials Frontier, the free-to-play mobile title from RedLynx Studio, the makers of the award- winning Trials series, will allow players to directly compete against each other in a brand new PvP mode. The mysterious Zudina appears in town from her underground …

Owen Cornec: Turning Wikipedia Into a Virtual Galaxy

French computer science student Owen Cornec created WikiGalaxy, a special Wikipedia browser that visualizes the website as a 3D galaxy, each star representing an article, related entries forming clusters of stars; clicking a star loads the entry itself on a left-hand panel and links to relevant articles on the right. There’s also a “fly-mode” which …

One Step Ahead: Amazon Brings 4K Streaming To Life

The future is simply rolling out too fast. Even though it was definitely bound to happen, Amazon is riding shotgun and will now begin streaming some of its video content in the super high resolution UltraHD format. 4K has been around for quite some time, but still did not go mainstream. A refresher: $K is four times the resolution of standard 1080p …

CME Doubles the Independence App Prize!

After CME announced their Independence App competition, 9 different teams from 6 universities participated and came up with some innovative and dynamic ideas, attracting over 4000+ users in a single week. The competition was intended to give $2000 to the winning app, but two teams came up with outstanding ideas that encouraged CME to double the prize up …

Hail The Newcomer: Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus

It is everything Steve Jobs always refuted in his living days. A bigger iPhone? A protruding camera? A hybrid between the already anti-Jobs iPad mini and the iPhone? We truly don’t know if the new iPhone 6 Plus would have seen the light of day if Steve Jobs was still here. But I digress. The iPhone 6 Plus is here now. And in all honesty, I never …

Fury Review

Directed by David Ayer, Fury is an American war drama that chronicles the adventures of one sergeant and his four-man tank crew deep in the heart of Nazi Germany. But does it cement itself as anything more than a typical war story? I’m not so sure. First off, Fury is singlehandedly kept afloat because of Brad Pitt’s terrific performance. Looking …