How to Install a CPU Cooler

Written by admin. Posted in Hardware, Tech

You don’t need an electrical engineering degree to properly install a cooler on your CPU. As is the case when installing many PC components, however, the procedure involves some subtleties that can have a measurable impact on the computer’s performance.

Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Written by admin. Posted in OS, Tech

A User’s Guide to Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Ice Cream Sandwich adds some delicious upgrades, but it still requires a bit of a learning curve. We’ll walk you through the good, the bad, and the ugly of Google’s latest version of Android and provide some tips to get you all set up with the new OS.

 

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Written by admin. Posted in Movie Review

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Effective detective … Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Hardly 10 minutes of Guy Ritchie’s delirious new Sherlock Holmes action fantasy had whizzed past when it hit me. Surely Ritchie, and his writers Michele and Kieran Mulroney, should be handed the keys to the James Bond franchise right away? Because, for pure

The Elder Scrolls -Skyrim

Written by admin. Posted in Games review, RPG, Strategy

The Elder Scrolls has always had a dedicated following, but given the success of Oblivion and the expectations for its sequel, I assumed Bethesda would play it safe and deliver a slightly enhanced continuation of the franchise. Instead, I walked away feeling I had played the next evolution of the series.

I wasn’t so optimistic as the game opened. Skyrim’s story begins with a political prisoner’s beheading at a public execution. This sequence is worrisome, not because my character was the next in line to feel the axe, but due to the choppy narrative flow. The intensity that is supposed to accompany this scene is stripped away by robotic character animations, confusion over who is talking at any given point, and uncomfortable lulls in the pacing. Making this scene feel real requires just as much imagination as a Dungeons & Dragons session. Cinematic storytelling has never been Bethesda Game Studios’ strong suit, and I find it surprising that the team decided to make it such a prominent component in Skyrim’s introductory moments.

NFS Run

Written by admin. Posted in Games review, Racing

From the Bay to Empire City.
On the first day of Christmas, my homie gave to me…one copy of Need for Speed: The Run. That was it, Christmas over at my house, no need for more. For 17 years, NFS has driven around the block and come back. So after numerous versions of Need for Speed, what’s new this time around? Actually a lot! The Run is here to give you a run for your money.