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Legitimizing eSports: Bit By Bit
Video Games

Legitimizing eSports: Bit By Bit

One would think as time goes on that people would look at the growth and advancement of the newly founded industry of eSports positively. Sadly the powers that be are typically from the older generation that has the mindset that gaming is nothing but a hobby or waste of time. It is primarily for this reason why over the past two years it has been a bit challenging to get eSports widely accepted and recognized here in Jamaica. Time marches on and reported earlier today another step is being taken to further legitimize eSports on the competitive world stage; starting with Counterstrike: Global Offensive. Pro gaming league ESL has decided to start administering tests for performance-enhancing drugs. In the wake of pro Counter-Strike players’ admissions that they’d been chomping on ADHD...
Windows 8 Editions Announced
Tech News

Windows 8 Editions Announced

Windows 8 is only a few months away with Microsoft aiming for an autumn 2012 release. They recently announced on the Indows Team Blog that there will be three editions or "flavors" if you will of the upcoming Windows 8 operatiing system. They are Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and... Windows RT, really... Windows RT? when I first read the name I thought Windows RT didn't seem to mesh well with the other names and it seems I was not alone as the interwebs is now buzzing with discussions related to Micirisofts choice of Using Windows RT. Windows RT is designed for ARM-designed chips (tablets) while Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro are for Intel based chips. Excerpt of the blogpost on the Windows team blog below. Read the full post as well as the details and differences between the different versions...