From defending the world from invaders of the third kind to trying race down that road, arcade games have had their place in entertainment history and in our hearts.
Traveling during December can be especially busy, and it’s hard to navigate the roads clogged with traffic and the extra long airport security lines. Luckily for us, apps can make getting home for the holidays a lot easier. Here’s our favorite helpers to aid you during this time.
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Today marks just twelve days to get that Christmas gift list scratched off. Saturday marks one week until we get all holly and jolly for a day, and if you’re anything like us, you’re not anywhere close to being done buying gifts. We’ve got this year’s best in headphones, movies and games – so make a little more room on your list.
Long before Axl Rose was suing his former bandmates over Guitar Hero, or professional orchestras performed live overtures from Final Fantasy, all gamers had to listen to were chiptunes— video game music composed from 8 bits.
Which isn’t to say that they weren’t any good. Quite the contrary, actually. This might just be nostalgia …
‘Tis the season for everything.
Here in Techland we love the cold weather, an excuse for overpriced seasonal drinks and the love/hate we feel for all things “holiday.” Celebrate the end of 2010 along with us in overbearing cheer, or silent hatred – your choice.
Here are our top reasons for the season:
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Book lovers, take note: The best reading buddies might not frequent your local bookstores.
If you’re tired of testing book clubs that somehow always seem to be covers for mindless gossip, take your love of lit to the web. Social reading sites have become the new meeting place for book lovers, as comment threads double as circled …
With the beginning of the holiday season comes the cyber scam blitz.
This year, the Better Business Bureau, McAfee and even the FBI have posted their lists of scams to be wary of, and if nothing else, the stories of what people will fall for will terrify you. This year, avoid cybercrooks who will prey on your curiosity, your wallet …
If you’re looking for a nostalgia fix, the 1980s made up the golden age of computer games.
This Wednesday sees the release of Batwoman #0, by J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman and Amy Reeder–a prologue to an ongoing series due to launch early next year. There have been upwards of half a dozen Batgirls and Batwomen over the years, some more durable than others; here’s a brief history of some of the more prominent ones.
On Nov. 20, 1985, Microsoft released the first version of its flagship computer platform, Windows 1.0, beginning the reign of the world’s most prevalent – and most exasperating – operating system. Today, Windows still dominates the computing platform market, with 92.5% of all computers running a Windows OS. But, as even the most …
The release of another Stephen King short always brings the dexterity of the short story author back from the shadows. King’s latest collection of novellas, Full Dark, No Stars, has thrust not only his body of work back into public consciousness, but the work of the literary genre he’s come to practically define.
If history has taught us anything, a phone’s only as good as the apps it can run. In that spirit, here are 50 good Windows Phone 7 apps (many of them free) for your consideration as you load up your new handset.