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Install Windows 10 Preview From A Flash Drive

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It’s that time again, yet another version of windows to install. You can wait for long boring periods of time and install from an optical drive or you can supercharge the install from a Flash Drive.     What you’ll Need Windows 10 (preview) Windows 10 Technical Preview Direct from Microsoft Rufus “Create bootable USB drives the easy way” A 4GB Flash Drive for the 32 bit or an 8GB for the 64bit version When you get to the Windows 10 Technical Preview page sign up for the Windows insider program, basically your a beta tester for Windows 10 at this point. Navigate through the signup and download the ISO. Leave the file in ISO format (you can burn a hard copy if you want but for our purposes the ISO is best so keep the ISO as well) How to get Windows 10 onto a Flash Drive Creating a Bootable Flash disk used ... Read More »

Pivos Xios XS all-in-one Entertainment Center

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Introduction – Pivos XIOS XS Media Player Pivos Technology Group is someone we heard from awhile back with the Xios DS media player. Overall it was a pretty nice setup but as time went on it aged and like most android based devices the upgrades to the newer OS and features began to slow it down a bit so Pivos took this as the opportune time to act and upgrade and with that comes the new model we have today, the Xios XS. The Xios XS come with upgraded memory and processor onboard but the real jump it gets is from the custom android 4.2.2 OS named “TOFU” This OS starts basically like you would with a bootable XBMC like you can make with the Linux versions where it starts right into the media player front end, however once you start to dig in you will find that while it closely resembles XBMC ... Read More »

Halo: Spartan Assault (Win Phone 8, Win8 RT and Win8)

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Halo is one of those games that will be talked about for many years. Not only did it in many ways help make the first Xbox a success, it also was the game that at least for me proved that you can play a first person shooter (FPS) on a console with a controller. Bungie got it right and paved the way for more FPS on consoles. Ever since the first game was released Microsoft, Bungie and now 363 Studios have been busy releasing new games in the Halo universe and it was of course just a matter of time before they got to the mobile platforms. Halo: Spartan Assault is a game that at first glance does not look like the Halo we know and love but which turns out is a game you just do not want to miss. No related posts. Read More »

Asus Cube Google TV Review

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Asus Cube is the device that features latest Google TV OS that want to be part of your living room entertainment setup. With a good design, an unique remote, and $139 price tag, can it push Google TV further where others may have failed? Let’s find out.  No related posts. Read More »

Starcraft II: Heart of The Swarm

Starcraft has been a running for some time now with its most recent Terran based Starcraft II  “Wings of Liberty” title so we all knew it was only a matter of time until there was more to the story, and today we take a look at just that in the new “Heart of The Swarm” release. No related posts. Read More »

Pivos XIOS DS Media Player Review

Pivos is one of those companies that you might not have ever heard of unless your looking for the specific types of devices they offer. Being a major player in digital media playback and IPTV systems among many more emerging technologies we had heard of them a bit before looking at this unit.  The unit we are looking at today is the Pivos XIOS DS which is a multi function media player based on the Android OS. No related posts. Read More »

ASUS AiCloud: A Fresh Face for Networking

ASUS has had some recent success in the networking side of the industry and much like they do in the motherboard market they are now expanding the network devices to do so much more. This comes to us today to showcase the newest addition in the AiCloud feature so let’s see what it has to offer. No related posts. Read More »

Starcraft II Heart of The Swarm Launch Event 3/11/2013 – Irvine, CA

  Blizzard has a special was of not just launching a new game but making it an experience. After being at the Heart of the Swarm event mere years ago I can say this not only stepped up the game but blew it off the map as the new Starcraft II Heart of The Swarm midnight launch was more of a festival or celebration than your standard launch event. No related posts. Read More »

Batman: Arkham City

Batman: Arkham Asylum was a hit in 2009 so in our review we look to see if the sequel, Arkham City, has hit the mark again. Read on to find out. No related posts. Read More »

Battlefield 3

Six years have passed since Battlefield 2 was released for the PC. Today we take a look at its successor, Battlefield 3, and determine whether it has truly surpassed its predecessor. No related posts. Read More »

Alice: Madness Returns

Alice: Madness Returns is a very chilly, twisted, and definitely not a child’s game. With over 20+ hours of gameplay, Alice: Madness Returns turned out to be one of the most enjoyable games we’ve played so far. No related posts. Read More »

Duke Nukem Forever

After 12 years of waiting and anticipation Duke Nukem Forever has finally been released to complete the series that laid down the rules for first person shooters in the past. No related posts. Read More »

Crysis 2: Game Review

In March, Crytek came out with the highly-anticipated Crysis 2. We’re bringing you a little taste of the action. No related posts. Read More »

Mafia II

  The sequel to the successful third person action game game Mafia is finally here. The game starts you off with a massive 10 square miles available for you to explore, and different ways of completing your mission. No related posts. Read More »

Battlefield 1943 (Xbox 360)

Battlefield 1943 is a remake of Battlefield 1942 featuring some of the maps from that game, this time built with the Frostbyte engine for consoles and the PC. We’ve played it to see if it DICE has managed to make this game just as fun as the original. No related posts. Read More »

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