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3 Excellent Turn Based Strategy Games Online

Gaming

3 Excellent Turn Based Strategy Games Online

So, if you’re into fast-paced racing games, heart-pounding first person shooters, or edge-of-your-seat tower defense games, then you can click the back button now and find another article. This isn’t that kind of article. Here, we’re talking about turn-based strategy games that demand a strong intellect and a creative battle plan that will outsmart and outwit the competition.

12-06-2013
3 Excellent Turn Based Strategy Games Online
5 Ways to Add Touch to a Windows 8 Computer

Windows

5 Ways to Add Touch to a Windows 8 Computer

Windows 8’s Start screen and “Modern” apps can feel awkward to use on a non-touch PC, but they really start to make sense when paired with a touch PC. If you’re not ready to go out and buy a new Windows 8 laptop with touch, tablet, convertible, or all-in-one PC, here are some ways you can add touch support to your existing system. There is a reason Microsoft is pushing hard to integrate touch support into all future PCs. None of these methods is as ideal as having a PC that comes with native touch support.

12-06-2013
5 Ways to Add Touch to a Windows 8 Computer
10 Controversial Topics On Wikipedia Guaranteed To Spark A Debate

Internet

10 Controversial Topics On Wikipedia Guaranteed To Spark A Debate

One way to measure the level of controversy attached to different subjects on Wikipedia is to track the number of reverts that take place. The authors of a study at Cornell University in New York have used these statistics to compile a list of the most controversial Wikipedia pages across different language versions of the site.

12-06-2013
10 Controversial Topics On Wikipedia Guaranteed To Spark A Debate
The Next Step in Immersion Virtual Reality – Razer Hydra & The Omni

Gaming

The Next Step in Immersion Virtual Reality – Razer Hydra & The Omni

Now that the Oculus Rift is in the hands of developers and enthusiasts (read my extensive review of the Oculus Rift), work on the consumer version is well underway. New games are being developed, existing games are being ported, and every day more people get to experience just how incredible the world of immersive VR can be when done right. So we have the visual element of virtual reality gaming basically sorted, but what about controllers?

12-06-2013
The Next Step in Immersion Virtual Reality – Razer Hydra & The Omni
Churnalism: Find Out When Reporters Re-Print Press Releases

Internet

Churnalism: Find Out When Reporters Re-Print Press Releases

Find out when journalists are copying paragraphs from press releases, or using Wikipedia in place of research. Churnalism is a website – and a browser extension – that allows you to find out when reporters were lazy about a particular story. Churnalism compares the news you’re reading with a database of press releases.

12-06-2013
Churnalism: Find Out When Reporters Re-Print Press Releases
Too Long But Do Read: 6 Places To Go To For Some Of The Best Reading On The Web

Internet

Too Long But Do Read: 6 Places To Go To For Some Of The Best Reading On The Web

TLDR is now an accepted part of Internet slang. Too Long Didn’t Read is symptomatic of our attention spans…or rather lack of it. But there’s a subtle shift that’s happening beneath the layers of the web. Old-style journalism and storytelling is making a comeback. The revival of long-form reading could be because of the success of tablets like the iPad and Kindle among others which has made reading on the couch and between flights fashionable again.

12-06-2013
Too Long But Do Read: 6 Places To Go To For Some Of The Best Reading On The Web
6 Bizarre Photoshop Tumblr Blogs That Will Entertain & Bemuse You

Internet

6 Bizarre Photoshop Tumblr Blogs That Will Entertain & Bemuse You

Are you big fans of Tumblr? Here at MakeUseOf, we certainly are. The blogging platform brings together the idea of blogging together with social networking and has become home to some of the most creative, entertaining, humorous and thoughtful posts we’ve ever come across. With an easy-to-use backend that lends itself to both creating new content and sharing content that you like, it is home to some of the most viral content on the Web.

12-06-2013
6 Bizarre Photoshop Tumblr Blogs That Will Entertain & Bemuse You
Are Smartphones the Future of Photography? [You Told Us]

Android iPhone and iPad

Are Smartphones the Future of Photography? [You Told Us]

Smartphones are rapidly condemning a multitude of single-purpose devices to a slow descent into pointlessness. Over 50 percent of U.S. consumers now own a smartphone, and their popularity is booming in other parts of the world as well. This heady combination means it’s very likely that some products will be withdrawn from the market due to a lack of demand.

12-06-2013
Are Smartphones the Future of Photography? [You Told Us]
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