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Mikes Rant – The Over and Misuse Of The Word Troll

Mikes Rant 2 – The Over and Misuse of the term ‘Troll’ Before I start, I think I should qualify that people being horrible to others is clearly not a nice ...

March 2, 2018 at 2:20 pm by
PLEX for KODI is Now Free—No Longer Requires Subscription

PLEX for KODI is Now Free—No Longer Requires Subscription

Those running their own media center is undoubtedly familiar with both PLEX or KODI. Unfortunately however, using one with the other requires having a Plex Pass subscription. ...

September 5, 2017 at 10:56 pm by

Facebook Hires 3000 to Tackle Hate Speech, Abuse, and More!

Facebook is set to hire 3,000 staff members specifically to tackle hate speech, child abuse and self harm being broadcast on their site. Following substantial recent criticism ...

May 3, 2017 at 8:07 pm by
Facebook Rules

Report Suggests Facebook is Target Advertising the Vulnerable

Leaked documents have emerged alleging that Facebook is helping their advertisers target teenager users who are at their most vulnerable. The documents, reportedly from ...

May 1, 2017 at 8:35 pm by

Social Medias Failure to Deal with Illegal Content is “Shameful”

A UK government committee has ruled that the social media giants are “shamefully far” from addressing illegal, dangerous and hateful content. Evidence was found ...

May 1, 2017 at 8:33 pm by
Movie Pirates in Ethiopia are Using ATM-Style Kiosks to Distribute Content

Movie Pirates in Ethiopia are Using ATM-Style Kiosks

Movie pirates in Ethiopia are using what appears to be ATM-style self-service kiosks to distribute content, allowing users to download software into their own USB drives ...

May 1, 2017 at 4:01 pm by

Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.1 Review

Introduction When it comes to reviews, I am mostly doing hardware based reviews, and while my regular NAS reviews show a lot of the software too, they don’t go into ...

February 23, 2017 at 12:01 pm by

KODI Gets a Facelift in Version 17.0

KODI is one of the most popular media playing and streaming apps around, but it hasn’t had the most beautiful nor most user-friendly interface. It has kept the same look ...

February 7, 2017 at 11:03 pm by

The Plex Skill for Amazon Alexa is Here!

Good news everyone, as Amazon Alexa has just got one of the greatest skills to date! The team at Plex have just released their Alexa Skill, allowing you to ask for your ...

February 2, 2017 at 8:03 pm by

Major Facebook Outage Seems to Affect Millions

It seems that people around the world have trouble accessing their Facebook accounts and as a result, the worldwide productivity rises by 80%. Nah, I’m just kidding ...

January 13, 2017 at 6:10 pm by

Thecus N4810 4-Bay SMB and Enthusiast NAS Review

Introduction In today’s review, I’m taking a closer look at a NAS that we’ve already featured in an earlier article, the Thecus N4810 which I used for our ...

January 12, 2017 at 9:00 am by

UK Physical Games Market Declines 52% Year-On-Year

The gaming industry is progressively moving towards digital distribution and it appears consumers are becoming less attached to physical media. This already happened aeons ...

November 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm by

HyperX Creates Bizarre NSFW Headset Ad With Twerking Man

Advertising is most effective when it gets people talking and Kingston HyperX’s latest advertisement for their Cloud Stinger headset is sure to do that. This ...

November 16, 2016 at 3:44 pm by

Twitter Sales Rumours Pick Up With Potential New Bidders

We have heard rumours before that the social media giant Twitter could be up for sale, but so far it hasn’t been sold to anyone despite previous rumours named large ...

September 26, 2016 at 12:25 pm by

Netgear Released New 10GbE Powered ReadyNAS’

When we think of Netgear, we usually think of pure network infrastructure as such, but they also have quite a comprehensive line-up of NAS devices and that line-up just ...

September 17, 2016 at 11:02 am by

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