The game has some good qualities There are a few positive things about NBA 2K14 for iOS, and before I get to the negatives, I'll talk about them here. One is the overall … Read more
FIFA 14 (iOS|Android) is this year's upgrade to what I think is the best sports game on iOS devices, and this latest version does not disappoint. Now with even more licensed teams, more leagues, more players, and refined controls, this game just seems to keep getting better.
Having played many of the previous versions of the franchise on consoles and all of the various soccer games on mobile, the FIFA franchise continues to be the best soccer game on iOS, adding even more content than last year's installment, with 600 fully licensed teams to play, over 16,… Read more
OpenWorld, Shmo-penWorld. The real Oracle action Wednesday happened on the San Francisco Bay, where Oracle Team USA cemented an astounding America's Cup comeback by winning the whole shebang to hold on to its defender title.
The Race 19 victory crowned a return from the losing side that many are calling one of greatest turnarounds in recent sports history. Lagging behind finals competitor Emirates Team New Zealand by seven points just a week ago, the team backed by Oracle founder and billionaire Larry Ellison won Race 17 by 27 seconds and Race 18 by 54 seconds Tuesday to erase what once seemed like an insurmountable lead and tie for first. … Read more
Getting ready to go back to school is like getting ready to go to work: you're either excited and ready to rock or you couldn't give a rat's bottom about another year of eight-hour days, full of books, energy drinks, projects, and assignments.
Whether you're in high school or college, it's good to keep your PC equipped with the best programs so that you won't be hit with any surprises. Rather than scrambling around, trying to figure out which program to use for what assignment, check out our top picks for Windows and tell … Read more
IT admins were given a heads-up by Microsoft on Tuesday about eight security updates -- three rated "critical" and five "important" -- that tackle vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Exchange, and Windows.
The company's Security Bulletin Summary for August, published on this Patch Tuesday, notes that the most severe IE holes "could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer" and that the most serious Exchange Server weaknesses could similarly allow remote code execution "if a user previews a specially crafted file using Outlook Web … Read more
It's not easy to use your keyboard when you've just slathered oodles of Factor 30 over your rotund body.
It's not easy to focus on sales figures and online ad rate projections when you're sipping a local concoction and talking surfing with an instructor who says his name is Fabio.
Yet the majority of Americans are accepting that there's one thing they will have to do on their summer vacations: juggle pleasure with work.
South Korea has been under a concerted cyberattack for the last four years, according to a comprehensive new report (PDF) released Monday by security firm McAfee. That means the hack that crippled three TV broadcasters and two banks in March was possibly just the tip of the iceberg.
What has been the goal of these hackers? To steal South Korean government and military secrets, according to McAfee.
"Our analysis of this attack -- known first as Dark Seoul and now as Operation Troy -- has revealed that in addition to the data losses of the MBR wiping, the incident … Read more
The lovely thing about Google is its certainty.
At least, I think I'm sure about that.
Google's algorithms exist to take the weight from our minds and direct us to where we should be going and what we should be doing. It's a wonderful relief.
Recently, Google declared it could out-Kreskin the critics and the Hollywood marketing men, by predicting, with 94 percent accuracy, which movies would succeed.
It was easy, Google huffed haughtily. All it had to do was look at search patterns.
Conan O'Brien and his team are a touch skeptical of this claim. … Read more
Big rockets like the SpaceX Grasshopper and the Orbital Antares have been in the news lately, but those are a little out of reach for the average student. That's why the Aerospace Industries Association's Team America Rocketry Challenge exists. It fans the maker flames by challenging kids to design, build, and launch model rockets.
The rocket challenge finals took place over the weekend. It was a record year for the competition's turnout, with 725 teams battling through the initial rounds. The top 100 teams participated in the final fly-off in Virginia, representing 29 states with teams from schools, 4-H clubs, and even a team made up of Civil Air Patrol volunteers.
The competition was open to students in grades 7 through 12. All the teams had one goal: build the best model rocket. The challenge was to fly an egg to 750 feet up in the air, and then parachute it back to the ground with no damage. That's even harder than it sounds.… Read more
Big names like DropBox changed the way we share files with others online. However, some users might be looking for a more custom solution that provides toughened-up security in order to feel more confident using such systems on a daily basis. For those users, TeamDrive for Mac proposes an alternative. The software felt a bit slower but is worth trying out.
During the installation of TeamDrive for Mac, you are able to register quickly right from the program. Once you are in, you are entitled a secure space of 2GB with a 2GB client-side limitation as a free user. The … Read more