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What? Do you really need more of a reason to pick up this game? Exclusive for use with the PlayStation®Move and Kinect™ for Xbox 360, players obtain godlike powers and "make it rain on them" Babylonians with a barrage of elements to bombard them with.
'Babel Rising' has the same effect as burning ants with a magnifying glass, except hurling fireballs and releasing tornadoes...Read more »
Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo have concluded their presentations at E3 this year, and it's no surprise that the Wii U left the biggest impression.
The Wii U's impact at the Electronic Entertainment Expo began even before Nintendo took the stage Tuesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The final version of the Wii U controller was shown during a pre-E3 Nintendo broadcast highlighting comfort...Read more »
Check out this explosive trailer for the highly anticipated Ghost Recon Future Soldier. Ubisoft's futuristic take on the series pits The Ghosts against an ultranationalist force that has invaded Russia and its neighboring countries. The game will feature single-player, multi-player, and up to four-player co-op modes....Read more »
The Guardian.com and the Wall Street Journal.com reported today that a German technology watchdog group called the Federal Office for Information Security alerted Apple that malicious software may allow hackers to spy on credit card information, phone calls and other personal information through various Apple devices. This virus is obtained by clicking on PDF files, which can carry the virus and affect almost all Apple mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPad and iTouch.
This problem is compounded by the fact that there are no available antivirus programs for these devices, leaving users vulnerable to infiltration.
For a long while, Apple device were believed to be the safer alternative for surfing the web, as they were thought to be less susceptible to viruses and other invasions while downloading and browsing on the internet.
However, this recent slip-up in Apple’s security has the possibility to damage the company’s reputation as having better protective software than PCs. Worse still, Apple has not issued a patch for the security breach, leaving users to fend for themselves until a solution is found.
This recent hacking follows the now infamous Playstation hack in April, when that entire gaming network was brought down for weeks while Sony sought to fix the security problems.
Is your faith in Apple shaken by this breach in security? And how can companies stop hackers from infiltrating the private information of their users in an age where it seems like anything can be hacked? Let us know your thoughts below.
Sony's security problems continue to grow as Sony Online Entertainment says that the personal information of nearly 100 milion users may have been breached in a massive Internet attack that brought down the PlayStation Network late last month.
The company is currently testifying in congressional hearings on the extent of the attack.
Sony says its still not sure when their...Read more »