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It’s time for PC game demos to make a comeback

I’ve been privately lamenting the lack of PC game demos lately. There was a time when demos were commonplace: a chunk of a brand new game you could try out for free before you bought the full game. Demos gave us a chance not only see what a game had to offer and whether or not we enjoyed it, but ... Read More »

The Muslim Law Board has proposed a social boycott of men who use triple talaq – but is this legal?

The Supreme Court is expected to pronounce its verdict on the constitutional validity of triple talaq soon, having concluded hearings in the case on Thursday. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board – an NGO that claims to represent India’s Muslims – is doing all it can to convince the court not to ban the practice. In one of its ... Read More »

A Look Back at Some of Roger Moore’s Best Bond Gadgets

Roger Moore, who was among the more famous of the many actors to play James Bond, has died aged 89. We thought it would be good to celebrate him and the Bond movies by looking back at some of the best Bond gadgets, especially the ones that are now becoming reality. Bond’s early smartwatches A lot of Bond gadgets foresaw how ... Read More »

How to Use Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant From a Computer

igital assistant apps of all kinds are on the rise, but you don’t necessarily need to invest in a smart speaker to start chatting to one: with a little know-how you can get Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant up and running on your computer. Here’s what you need to do. If you suddenly find yourself taken with the idea of ... Read More »

How can a Scrum make a difference in Company

When one talks about the methodology of Scrum we are actually talking about the development of the type of software which gives a boost to the platform of the project developing management. It is essentially the mingling of the traditional platform along with the collaboration of the advanced software. The team who is working behind the production gets the proper ... Read More »

SpaceX Just Laid out a Plan to Give Everyone Internet Access

During a recent Senate committee hearing, SpaceX laid out its plans for building a global internet network by launching more than 4,000 satellites into orbit. The company’s application to the FCC was completed in November, and it is eager to move forward with its plan. A WORLDWIDE NETWORK The fact that you’re able to read this article means you are one ... Read More »

I Just Strapped a Windows Computer to My Face for the First Time

Image: Carmen Hilbert/ Gizmodo The future of Windows computers could soon be worn on your face. Today, at a special media event in New York City, we got our hands on the first Windows 10 “mixed reality headset” from Acer. The device is only a developer kit for now, but it’s expected to be commercially available by the holiday season ... Read More »

Zelda remake turns BOTW into a free-to-play PC game

A NINTENDO FAN with a lot of time on his hands has created a 2D version of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BOTW). The INQUIRER has spent a lot of time playing BOTW, but perhaps not as much as Winter Drake, who is not only the man with the coolest name ever but also the brains behind this 2D Breath ... Read More »

Just a Pair of These $11 Radio Gadgets Can Steal a Car

QIHOO 360 TEAM UNICORN FOR YEARS, AUTOMAKERS and hackers have known about a clever attack that spoofs the signal from a wireless car key fob to open a vehicle’s doors, and even drive it away. But even after repeated demonstrations—and real thefts—the technique still works on a number of models. Now a team of Chinese researchers has not only demonstrated ... Read More »

THINGS I LEARNED ABOUT FINANCE BROS BY (BRIEFLY) DATING A FINANCE BRO

PHOTOGRAPH BY MARY CYBULSKI / PARAMOUNT PICTURES / EVERETT   It’s not that they’re actually ever mad at the valet. They just want him to learn. And, when you think about it, they’re really doing him a favor. You could even call it “broblesse oblige.” They do. The point is, never ever bend a Porsche key. * There is an ... Read More »