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  • Ask Slashdot: Ideas and Tools To Get Around the Great Firewall?
    By on September 26, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    New submitter J0n45 writes “I will soon be traveling to mainland China. While I’m only a tourist, I will still be working freelance for a company back home. I know for a fact that a large amount of the websites I need to have access to on a daily basis for business reasons are censored by the Great Firewall of China. I have been using the Tor Browser for a while now for personal purposes. However Tor has been blocked by China. I was wondering (more…)

  • Running Great Britain? There’s an App For That!
    By on December 31, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    judgecorp writes “Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron will get a personalised iPad app to help him run the country. The ‘government dashboard’ will include health waiting list figures, crime statistics, economic statistics and a real-time news feed. Cameron is a committed Apple user — but British members of Parliament have only been allowed iPads in the House of Commons since March 2011.”

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  • Metal Gear Solid 3 screens look great
    By on January 27, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Check out some shots of everyone’s favorite infiltrator in action.


  • Believe it: 3D is great for gaming
    By on June 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Coming out of E3, there is no longer an inkling of doubt in my mind: 3D gaming is great.


  • China’s Great Firewall suddenly spreads to U.S.
    By on March 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A networking error has caused computers in Chile and the U.S. to come under the control of the Great Firewall of China, redirecting Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube users to Chinese servers.


  • Great New LEGO Universe Developer Walkthrough footage (Vids)
    By on January 17, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Check out these videos of the upcoming Lego Universe MMO game. It looks like it will be really kick-ass for both a younger and older gamer. Here are 4 video walk throughs from the developer to whet your appetite.


  • Assassin’s Creed II Is Great — So Why Isn’t It Better?
    By on December 11, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Make no mistake: Assassin’s Creed II is a wonderful game, however, its storytelling repeatedly reminds us of the ridiculousness of videogame conventions. This is where Assassin’s Creed II leaps and misses.


  • Ten Great Games that Time Forgot or Passed By
    By on November 25, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    These are the games kicked to the bottom shelf of your game store’s “pre-owned” section and that will get you confused looks when you mention them in conversation.


  • 7 Great Products for Telling the World You’re a Rich Dick
    By on November 16, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The thing about being super rich is that you eventually run out of things to buy. Fortunately, before you ever get so desperate as to, say, give money to the poor, there is a whole industry devoted to inventing ridiculous things to waste it on.


  • Great Moments in Video Game Voice Acting: Chaos Wars
    By on November 4, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    This is what happens when you hire your family to do the voice acting in your game.