Best Free VPN

VPNs have become fairly commonplace, and although there are a variety of free VPN services, many are hampered by slow speeds, data limits, and/or advertisements. Fortunately, academic experiment of University of Tsukaba VPN Gate is a break from the norm. It is available for download as plugin for the SoftEther Client and requires very little […]

HP Releases $100 7 Inch Android Tablet

7 inch Android tablets may have already been cheap, but at $100, HP’s new 7 Plus tablet offers decent specs for an incredibly low price. It features an Allwinner Technology A31 SoC comprised of four 1 GHz Cortex A7 cores, 1 GB of RAM, and a Power VR SGX544MP2 GPU. While these components do allow […]

Microsoft Releases Internet Explorer Patch to Resolve Crippling Heartbleed bug

After days of scrambling for a fix to the bug Internet Explorer was particularly vulnerable to, the patch is out and users can now browse assured that they are safe. Despite Microsoft officially ending its support for the aging Windows XP operating system, the patch includes a fix for all Windows operating systems ranging from […]

Fixing Corrupt Icons in Windows

As time goes on, operating systems generally deteriorate-registry errors pile up, disks become fragmented, and certain files corrupt. Fortunately, as with most other issues, resolving icon corruption does not require a full operating system reinstall. The cause of most icon corruption is the corruption of the Windows icon cache. Replacing the corrupt icon cache takes […]

Android Alternative to Viral Flappy Bird

Following Flappy Bird’s  viral success, its developer, Dong Nguyen, decided to  remove it from both Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play. Fortunately for Android users, an alternative is already out for those who did not get a chance to download Flappy Bird while it was available. This alternative is Flappy Wings, a near carbon copy […]

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Google Solves Nexus 5 Camera Issues With Android 4.4.2

    While Google’s Nexus 5 received a slew of positive feedback, one of the most significant and prevalent complaints was the mediocre performance of its 8 MP rear camera. Overall image quality was decent in most conditions, but nothing outstanding when compared to the competition (HTC One, SGS4, iPhone 5s). It did not focus […]

Nexus 5 Review

As expected, Google launched their Nexus 5 on October 31 and although the inventory issues were significantly abated, the device a still had an over one month weight time at the end of  launch day, although it was still a major improvement over the Nexus 4’s launch during which the device sold out within 11 […]

Nexus 5 Now Official Through Google Play Leak

Yesterday, Google’s Nexus 5 briefly appeared on the Google Play Store with a starting price of $349. Based on rumors and tech trend, this base model will likely feature 16 GB of memory, with the $399 model utilizing 32GB. It is still unclear whether or not Google will decide to provide the $399 model with […]

Blacklight Retribution Review

Blacklight Retribution, a free to play first person shooter game, specializes in weapon customization. Players are offered a wide array  of receivers(guns), muzzles, barrels, magazines, scopes, stocks, weapon tags, and weapon camoflauge. All of these allow for variations of key weapon stats such as damage, recoil, spread, and range in accord with one’s playstyle. Receivers […]