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8 Scammers are taking over popular Kickass Torrents domains

Scammers are taking over popular Kickass Torrents domains

Mark Campbell | 11th August 2016

Online scammers have started taking over popular Kickass Torrents domains, asking users to register and give credit card information in order to gain access to downloads.

4 You only have 1 week to use Microsoft's Windows 10 "Free Upgrade"

You only have 1 week to use Microsoft's Windows 10 "Free Upgrade"

Mark Campbell | 23rd July 2016

You only have 1 week to use Microsoft's Windows 10 "Free Upgrade". After July 30th the upgrade will cost $120.

0 FRAPS is being updated to support Vulkan and DirectX 12

FRAPS is being updated to support Vulkan and DirectX 12

Mark Campbell | 21st July 2016

FRAPS, the popular benchmarking, screen capture, and video recording tool, is being updated to support both Vulkan and DirectX 12.

4 Windows 10 upgrade prompts will now have a clear "decline" option

Windows 10 upgrade prompts will now have a clear "decline" option

Mark Campbell | 29th June 2016

Windows 10 upgrade prompts will now have a clear "decline" option, preventing more Windows users from accidentally upgrading to Windows 10.

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6 Whatsapp release a dedicated desktop app

Whatsapp release a dedicated desktop app

Mark Campbell | 11th May 2016

Whatsapp has released a dedicated desktop app, allowing Whatsapp to better integrate into your PC.

5 Windows 10 "Free Upgrade" and notifications will end on July 30th

Windows 10 "Free Upgrade" and notifications will end on July 30th

Mark Campbell | 7th May 2016

Microsoft has announced that their Windows 10 "Free Upgrade" and their annoying notifications will end on July 30th.

0 Microsoft is offering bug bounties for Windows Nano Server

Microsoft is offering bug bounties for Windows Nano Server

Mark Campbell | 2nd May 2016

Microsoft is offering bug bounties of up to $15000 for Windows Nano Server.

0 Almost 40% of Steam users use Windows 10

Almost 40% of Steam users use Windows 10

Mark Campbell | 2nd May 2016

Right now almost 40% of all Steam users are using the Windows 10 OS, making it by far the most popular OS on the Steam Platform.

22 Microsoft will be adding QR codes to the "Blue Screen of Death"

Microsoft will be adding QR codes to the "Blue Screen of Death"

Mark Campbell | 12th April 2016

Microsoft will be adding QR codes to the "Blue Screen of Death" to allow users to easily troubleshoot crashes.

7 WhatsApp introduces end-to-end encryption

WhatsApp introduces end-to-end encryption

Mark Campbell | 6th April 2016

WhatsApp has introduced end-to-end encryption to their communications services, meaning that your private communications will remain private and unreadable if intercepted by criminals or governments.

24 Windows 10 is now the most used OS on Steam

Windows 10 is now the most used OS on Steam

Mark Campbell | 2nd April 2016

Windows 10 is now the most used OS on Steam, with almost 37% market share.

1 Microsoft brings Extensions to their Edge browser

Microsoft brings Extensions to their Edge browser

Mark Campbell | 21st March 2016

Microsoft have released their first preview version of their Edge browser with extension support, with plans to roll out support for all Edge users soon.

0 Microsoft has acquired SwiftKey for $250 million

Microsoft has acquired SwiftKey for $250 million

Mark Campbell | 3rd February 2016

Microsoft has acquired SwiftKey, the predictive keyboard company, for $250 million.

12 Over 34% of Steam Users are using Windows 10

Over 34% of Steam Users are using Windows 10

Mark Campbell | 2nd February 2016

Over 34% of Steam Users are now using Windows 10, almost beating Windows 7 as the most popular OS on the platform.

0 WhatsApp now has over 1 billion users

WhatsApp now has over 1 billion users

Mark Campbell | 2nd February 2016

WhatsApp now has over 1 billion users, meaning that almost one in every 7 people on Earth use the service.

10 Gmail now has over 1 billion active users

Gmail now has over 1 billion active users

Mark Campbell | 2nd February 2016

Gmail now has over 1 billion active users, over 100 million more than they had last May.

0 Facebook doubles fourth quarter profits to $1.56 Billion

Facebook doubles fourth quarter profits to $1.56 Billion

Mark Campbell | 28th January 2016

Facebook has doubled their fourth quarter profits from this time last year, making $1.56 billion. Facebook has had a 14% increase in active users compared to this time last year.

5 Whatsapp becomes free, without introducing 3rd party ads

Whatsapp becomes free, without introducing 3rd party ads

Mark Campbell | 18th January 2016

Whatsapp becomes free to use by without introducing 3rd party ads to the platform.

0 Wii U Cemu Emulator can now run Super Mario Maker

Wii U Cemu Emulator can now run Super Mario Maker

Mark Campbell | 17th January 2016

Wii U Cemu Emulator can now run Super Mario Maker.

80 Microsoft will not support upcoming CPUs on Windows 7 or 8.1

Microsoft will not support upcoming CPUs on Windows 7 or 8.1

Mark Campbell | 16th January 2016

Microsoft will not support upcoming CPUs on any platform other than Windows 10, which includes Intel's Kaby lake and AMD's Bristol Ridge CPUs.

2 Valve releases Steam Link SDK to develop Apps

Valve releases Steam Link SDK to develop Apps

Mark Campbell | 15th January 2016

Valve has released a Steam Link SDK to allow apps to be developed for the device. Is a YouTube or Netflix App coming?

11 Glorious PC Gaming Race Desk Surfaces and Wrist Rests

Glorious PC Gaming Race Desk Surfaces and Wrist Rests

Mark Campbell | 14th January 2016

Let's have a look at the all new Glorious PC Gaming Race Desk Surfaces and Wrist Rests.

23 European Courts rule that Employers have can read the private messages of employees

European Courts rule that Employers have can read the private messages of employees

Mark Campbell | 13th January 2016

European Courts rule that Employers have the right to read the private messages of employees on WhatsApp and other messaging services.

2 Microsoft will Reclassify Certain Ad-Injectors as Malware

Microsoft will Reclassify Certain Ad-Injectors as Malware

Mark Campbell | 28th December 2015

Next year Microsoft will be reclassifying Certain Ad-Injectors as Malware.

0 Wii U Cemu Emulator now runs Mario Kart 8

Wii U Cemu Emulator now runs Mario Kart 8

Mark Campbell | 14th December 2015

The Nintendo Wii U Cemu Emulator now can run Mario Kart 8 and many other games. Great progress for just two months.

2 Nvidia promises a Android 6.0 Marshmallow Shield Update before Christmas

Nvidia promises a Android 6.0 Marshmallow Shield Update before Christmas

Mark Campbell | 18th November 2015

Nvidia has promised an Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the Shield before Christmas. If only other manufacturers could support a product for so long.

7 Google car pulled over for being too slow

Google car pulled over for being too slow

Mark Campbell | 15th November 2015

A Google self driving car has been pulled over in the US for driving too slowly.

0 Chrome ending support for older versions of Windows and OS X

Chrome ending support for older versions of Windows and OS X

Mark Campbell | 12th November 2015

Chrome ending support for older versions of Windows and OS X, saying that these platforms "are no longer actively supported by Microsoft and Apple"

2 Mass surveillance: EU citizens' rights still in danger, says Parliament

Mass surveillance: EU citizens' rights still in danger, says Parliament

Mark Campbell | 30th October 2015

The EU Parliament has said that EU citizens are still in danger of Mass Surveillance and that an "effective level of protection" need to be put in place.

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