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Games.lol – The Best Way to Play Android Games on Windows PC
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Games.lol – The Best Way to Play Android Games on Windows PC

As gaming companies put their focus more on developing games for mobile devices like Android phones, there are now several great games available for smartphone devices. Some of these games can even compete against PC games when it comes to gameplay, overall experience, and graphics. But despite the improvements in mobile games, it still can’t compare with the overall experience that PC gaming offers. Playing games on PC is just slightly better because of several reasons. One reason is that games are much easier to control using the mouse and keyboard instead of touchscreen devices. Another reason is that the PC also has a bigger monitor, which enhances gamers’ experience and allows them to play certain games much better. This is why some people still prefer playing games on PC because o...
GTA V: Has its reign ended?
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GTA V: Has its reign ended?

Long live GTA V? Every gamer knows Grand Theft Auto V (also known as GTA V); an anticipated open world game back in 2012 that hit high sales in 2013 when it was released. As expected of GTA Series, the game did not disappoint as the world was more interactive than previous series and unique characters were introduced. However, over the years, its play-ability was taking a downward path; Was it due to its game-play or the fact that there was not much realism in that big world of Los Santos? Either could be the answer depending on one’s motive in playing the game. GTA V has come a long way and its game-play is taking a realistic spin thanks to its dedicated fans known as modders. These individuals have taken the initiative of making the game more fun and gravitating, as realistic aspects ar...
How to protect and prevent your Laptop or PC Keyboard keys from Fading
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How to protect and prevent your Laptop or PC Keyboard keys from Fading

If you read my article How to use Windows Shortcuts to be a more proficient Writer on Keyboard shortcuts that’ll help you to become a more proficient typist, you’ll realize how it is important to care for your keyboard. After all, it stops working or gets severely worn (usually due to very long snails, bad typing habits or food spills!), the Mouse alone can’t type. Unless of course, you can locate the computers built-in Virtual Keyboard or your Laptop or PC happens to be a Touch-Screen device. To locate the On-Screen Keyboard, the instructions are as follows: Click the Start Button Click All Programs Select Accessories from the pop-out Menu Click Ease of Access Select the On-Screen Keyboard But suppose the Keys on the keyboard are worn. Sure if you’v...
Meet the Battery-free quick charging Genius DX-Eco mouse
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Meet the Battery-free quick charging Genius DX-Eco mouse

I am sure I'm not the only one who grows tired of replacing the batteries in my wireless mouse. Few things irk me more than my mouse failing me in the middle of a video game or in the dead of night when I am unable to acquire replacements. The computer peripheral gods have heard my cry and the aptly named "Genius" has released the DX-Eco - a wireless mouse that doesn't use traditional batteries and recharges in less about 3 minutes - just enough time annoy the members of my household or to absorb some sunlight? All the specs, details and explanation of the technology in the press release below. I'll keep an eye on this one but I already have a question.. Why no accompanying keyboard? Press Release Fully Recharged within Minutes - Genius DX-ECO - World's First Battery Free Wirel...
CCleaner – Keep your Computer Optimized and Sparkling
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CCleaner – Keep your Computer Optimized and Sparkling

CCleaner is one program I believe should be installed on every Windows computer. CCleaner is a diagnostic utility software that helps computer users keep their computer running properly which in turn protects their privacy and keeps your computer from slowing down or crashing. The average computer these days are running so many different programs and over time all this activity such as adding programs, browsing the web, creating that fancy presentation for work or holding your stockpile of photos, music and videos will cause any computer to slow down. That is where CCleaner comes in as periodically a computer users can run the software to clean up all kinds of unnecessary junk such as temporary files, Internet cookies, obsolete registry entries, recycle bin, log files and more. I believ...
Star Wars: The Old Republic to make a big splash in the MMORPG pool
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Star Wars: The Old Republic to make a big splash in the MMORPG pool

Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Games have come a long way since the days of Ultima Online and Everquest. The genre has seen massive growth on the back on every increasing internet speeds, newer and better computers and more and more persons having access to games and the internet. These days there are literally hundreds of MMOs in various fantasy, historical, real life and scifi lands but the biggest shark in the pool has for a a long while been World of Warcraft. I have for as long as I can remember been an avid gamer and I remember trying my hand at WoW in it's early days but it was a pass-time that didn't stick for various reasons. Before that I had dabbled with Final Fantasy XI plus many more paid and free MMOs between then and now and my most recent MMO "trial" came with ...
Star Wars The Old Republic Beta Impressions
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Star Wars The Old Republic Beta Impressions

Can you feel it?  Yes the force is coming, it is a bit early to gauge its strength but it is definitely on its way. One by one classic scifi franchises have either attempted to (Stargate Worlds) or have already entered (Star Trek Online) the Mass Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) universe.  So it is no surprise that a classic with the weight and following as Star Wars, that LucasArts have officially decided to wet their feet in the MMORPG realm as well with Star Wars The Old Republic “SWTOR” (seeing that Sony has already released two other Star Wars titles “Star Wars Galaxies” pay to play (P2P) and “Star Wars Clone Wars” (F2P). The beta was for the most part a smooth process, doing its job by giving testers a taste of what they can look forward to from SWTOR or perhaps reaso...
FX Tech debuts Cotton Candy – Sweet Android Gingerbread USB Stick Mini PC
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FX Tech debuts Cotton Candy – Sweet Android Gingerbread USB Stick Mini PC

Folks looks like I spoke too soon. Just when I though the concept of a portable PC in a USB Stick size was to be the domain of the Raspberry Pi Foundation coasting in at US$25 and a Cloud-based (?) tablets, cheap like Roti and daal from the Indian Government at US$35 a pop, some craze individual decided to breathe life into my prediction. What prediction, pray tell you intone? A quick perusal of my article $25 Raspberry Pi Mini USB PC and the $22 Aakash Tablet – Computer Adoption on a Budget reveals my ambition: that these devices move from the realm of being cheaper alternatives for those living below the poverty line to ultra-cheap computing option for tech enthusiasts – the first step to mass commercialization. Memories of the netbook should be coming hazily floating up in the recesse...