Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Shadow of Mordor: The Bright Lord

Shadow of Mordor: The Bright Lord

At the very cusp of 2015,1 resolved that this would be the year that I would strive to be more elf like - elvish, if you will, Not exactly the most ordinary of New Year resolutions, I know. But there's just something about elves that really gets me. They seem to possess every desirable characteristic that I lack- silky straight hair straight out of a conditioner commercial, immeasurable amounts of both grace and strength, and infinite wisdom gained over an entire immortal lifetime. Slightly unrealistic expectations to place on myself, sure. There's just something undeniably bad ass about being able to masterfully wield a bow whilst managing to keep a head full of braids perfectly intact.

How to Analyse a Game Review

How to Analyse a Game Review

A handy how-to guide for the uneducated reader

Oh, game reviews. What would we do without them? Probably waste a lot of cash on terrible games. After all, a review's purpose is essentially to critique a game's ability to deliver on the fun times, and tell us if we should be clicking our lunch money away on Steam.

Those intellectual types are always banging on about how we should read more- so why not read some reviews? But wait! You don't want to take on this literary task unequipped and essentially blind. Over many years of games criticism, the avid readers of such reviews have formulated an unspoken format on how to best take on the information presented to them. However, by monitoring countless comments sections, tweets and blogs, I have managed to devise the exact formula for analysing any game review. Get ready to get educated, kids.

Razer Blade

Razer Blade

The Razer Blade is often referred to as 'that overpriced laptop' followed by people saying "I could totally build a more powerful desktop for so much cheaper". Others say that it is "that sexy beast of a machine that I will give my first born child for". There are reasons people say both of these things, which I shall explore a little more in this review.

This is where the word 'sexy'comes in to play. This laptop looks good. I mean real good. One of the things I had noticed when first looking at the Blade was the size. It is a very thin laptop, but don't be fooled, as it is also very sturdy. I was worried at first thinking that it would snap if you mashed those keys a little too hard, but, unlike some other super thin laptops, it didn't feel like this at all.

MacBook Air: For Beginners 2015

MacBook Air

At the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference in June 2013, Apple Inc. released the updated MacBook Air device to the public. The MacBook Air is available in two models; the 13 inch and 11 inch. The MacBook Air notebook boasts innovation and continued quality for technology consumers.

The new design offers users the standard storage of 4 GB, secondary storage of up to 128GB, 3.3 GHz of Turbo Boost and improved battery life. It also has as a part of its design a thin full-sized keyboard, retina display, and the new Force-Touch track-pad. Also included is a 1.4-1.6GHz dual-core, 720p FaceTime camera and Bluetooth 4.0.

Apple Inc.’s new MacBook Air and its many features will be the focus of this book. We will explore the various ways in which the use of the notebook may be maximized to increase consumer enjoyment. It is hoped that at the end of the piece, the knowledge base surrounding the product will be increased among users.

Microsoft Garage

Microsoft Garage

David Briddock discovers where Microsoft employees build their crazy ideas

Under the leadership of Satya Nadella Microsoft is undergoing radical cultural change.

Since Nadella but took over the CEO position from Steve Ballmer there have been many well publicised indications of internal change, and one place in particular showcases the company's new way of working.

This place is called is the Microsoft Garage.

The BIG New Features Of Windows 10

windows 10

With a new build released and a summer release date imminent, David Crookes looks at the latest delights that are set to be included in Windows 10

As the weeks begin to tick down, it becomes clear that the day of reckoning is coming. People are getting ready to cast their vote, and they're about to choose the candidate they feel is the best way forward for them for the foreseeable future. Most of them would agree that the outlook had looked good in 2009 when one of the major players had proved to be very strong, solid and approachable. Many of them will also feel frustrated that a change came that they didn't necessarily want and that the newcomer underperformed - its lacklustre performance and all too frequent U-turns making life rather confusing and difficult.