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Wing Commander 1 & 2, Dungeon Keeper 2 hit Good Old Games

The two Wing Commander games come together for US$5.99. These are the really old-school Wing Commander games, before Mark Hamill, Malcolm MacDonald, and full-motion video hit the franchise in Wing Commander 3. And like many games on GOG.com, the pack...

Dragon Age II

Many hold BioWare as the pinnacle of role-playing game design. They've crafted masterpieces in both licensed worlds (Baldur's Gate II, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic) and in universes of their own design (Dragon Age: Origin, Mass Effect).

Server attack disrupts Minecraft

On his blog, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson explained that an attack on the server is the cause of the game's multiplayer being unavailable, adding that he isn't sure why his game was under attack.

World of Warcraft subscribers hit 12 million

What do you get when you lump together the populations of Kuwait, Ireland, and Singapore (besides some very confused people and a possibly tasty potato-goat-curry dish)? You get about the same number of people as are currently subscribers of World of...

Beyond Good & Evil HD announced

Ubisoft announced Thursday that it's bringing back one of the treasured titles from its back catalog with Beyond Good & Evil HD for the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade. An Ubisoft spokesperson confirms it's not coming out for the PC.

Xbox 360-only epilogue for Dead Rising 2

Capcom revealed an Xbox 360-exclusive prologue for the upcoming Dead Rising 2 and is also buying its developer, Blue Castle Games of Vancouver, reports 1UP.com's live blog of the Japanese publisher's press conference.

Star Wars video games: A visual history

Star Wars is the most prolific franchise in gaming history. Its games -- 88 if you include each expansion and arcade game -- appear on every console and home computer and reach into every genre, from arcade shooter to strategy games.

Torchlight

The French have a term known as "amuse-bouche" which literally translates into "mouth amuser." It's used to describe a well-composed morsel which is served before a meal that should whet the diner's appetite for the main course. The concept of amuse-...

Linksys WAG325N

Looking like a detached component of the USS Enterprise, the Linksys WAG325N is not a pretty sight, but as a wireless ADSL2+ router/modem it does a decent job.

DLink DSL-2740B

If it's speed you're after -- be it wireless networking or ADSL2+ -- you'll want to take a look at this router/modem from D-Link. Outperforming all the other ADSL2+ modems tested by at least 6Mbps, and with blistering wireless speeds, it's safe to sa...

TP-Link TD-8840

If you want a no frills ADSL2+ modem without many -- if any -- bells and whistles, the TP-Link TD-8840 could be just what you're looking for. Also acting as a 4-port router, the 8840 can have you and your home network connected to the Internet in a m...

Bucks for blogging

Blogging is more popular than ever. We all have personal opinions, and now you can get paid to have your say.

Look into my Spry

Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 comes with some handy new scripting tools called Spry and this month we take a closer look at how to create dynamic content using this AJAX equivalent.

Show me the money

PC World recently went to a "live hacking" event where representatives from a leading Australian software security firm showed how "easy" it can be to compromise an unsuspecting users bank account.

Broadband for all

Everyone has an idea on how to roll out the national broadband scheme, but who's promising what?

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Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

Andrew Mitsi

STYLISTIC Q702

The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

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