Weekend Open Forum: Your favorite video game genre

When it comes to game genres, most people favor fast-paced action and shooting games, or at least that’s where the bulk of publishers’ budgets go to as it’s usually less of a risk compared to other kinds of games. According to the Entertainment Software Association’s last Essential Facts report, 24.5% of games sold in 2015 across any platform where shooters, followed by 22.9% for action games and 13.2% for sports.If you look specifically at PCs, however, the balance is heavily tilted

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Open Forum: Tablet or laptop for computing on the go?

Open Forum Over the past couple of years we’ve seen companies like Microsoft, Apple and Samsung try to convince customers that their large-screened tablets are just as good as laptops for everyday use. Some of the products they’ve come up with, like the Surface Pro line and the iPad Pro, have been reasonably successful, though not to the same extent as the best laptops. Having used a number of these products, I still firmly believe that a good laptop (like

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Massive hacking forum gets hacked, members’ details leaked online

In what must surely be the ultimate definition of irony, one of the world’s largest hacking forums has been hacked and had the private details of over half a million users dumped online.The Nulled.IO board is used to trade and sell credit card and leaked identity information, hacking tools, cracks, and malware-creation kits. On May 6th, the hacker or hackers responsible for the breach dumped a 1.3 GB compressed archive online which when expanded is a 9.45 GB SQL file

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