Vivendi just sent me a press release stating the expanded beta testing of their upcoming War of the Ring strategy game. To get into the testing, you need to be a FilePlanet subscriber, or pre-order the game from GameStop or EBGames. Is this sort of exclusivity good for gamers? Read on for my take on the matter
Hewlett Packard has once again strived to impress with its tiny, yet affordable monochrome laser printer, the LaserJet 1012. With a small footprint, low operating cost, fast print speed, and virtually no warm up time, the feature set crammed into such a small device is impressive. Does a small size mean a sacrifice in quality? Read on to find out
We recently wrote a review of a laser color printer from Hewlett-Packard, and it compared favorably to color inkjet printers. What does this compel Hewlett-Packard end up doing in response? Not only do they create an exceptional inkjet printer, but make it wireless as well. Check out more about HP's new inkjet powerhouse, the Deskjet 5850, inside
Microsoft just announced that The Titans expansion pack for their popular real-time strategy title, Age of Mythology, has been released to stores. Read more about what it adds to the original game inside.
What once was a seemingly innocent way to send out advertising has turned into a nationwide epidemic, so much so that programs have been created just to prevent it. What I speak of the epidemic known as "Spam", or unsolicited advertising in the form of emails that get dumped into our inboxes every day. Several programs have been created to fight this epidemic, with mixed results. Today we'll look at Symantec's offering, Norton AntiSpam 2004.
With so many viruses out there, you need a good piece of antivirus software to keep your computer well protected. While there are several programs on the market, the most famous of these is Symantec's Norton AntiVirus. We take an extensive look at the latest version, Norton AntiVirus 2004, to see if it's not only worth purchasing, but worth upgrading as well. Read more inside
We've spent quite a bit of time with HP's latest creation, a small, inexpensive color printer called the LaserJet 2500. After printing thousands of pages, did we come away impressed or under whelmed? Check out our full review inside...
The Epson Perfection 1660 Photo scanner is an inexpensive, USB 2.0 scanner capable of scanning normal text documents, photos, and other color documents with ease. Currently available for less than one hundred dollars, we'll take a look at this photo-quality scanner and see if it's worth your heard-earned dollar.
Let's say you'd like a new computer, or would like up upgrade your current computer, but you're not sure exactly how to go about it. Sure, you see ads from the big boys such as Dell or Gateway, but you've also seen lots of little computer shops around town, and wonder if they're capable of giving you a better deal. Well, in this series of articles, I'll show you how a local computer store or show can be THE place to go for computers and equipment.
Some games have detailed and rich stories, while others have stories tossed in as an afterthought. Which is more important? Do you relish a tightly woven yarn, rich with characterization and drama, or do you eschew all that for action? Is a good story with a plausible narrative important to you? I'll be giving my thoughts on the matter inside.
Linksys does it again,with the BEFW11S4 Wireless-B Broadband Router, which delivers speed, ease-of-use, and reliability all in one package. Setting up a home/office network has never been easier. Find out why...
With Final Fantasy XI approaching release in a few months, it looks as though massively multiplayer online gaming through consoles might be a reality. With the success of the Final Fantasy series, will this new online game usher in more online games, or will be a one-shot success? Read more inside
In direct contrast to my earlier article discussing expansions to games that you have to pay for, a new, free expansion pack has been released today for Galactic Civilizations, the hit space strategy game. Why don't we see more free content such as this? Learn more inside.
In the quest for more interactivity in our games, a new company, called The Wild Divine Project, has announced a new game they're calling "Inner Active." By using an included piece of hardware in order to assess our biofeedback, they feel that they can add a new level of relaxation to our games. Click the logo to learn more about this intriguing design.
With physically enhanced gaming becoming more popular, it was only a matter of time before a device would come along and make such gaming accessible to everyone. This is what the EyeToy, coming soon for the Playstation 2, hopes to do.