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| November 27, 2014

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Get smart about textbooks with CampusWise

November 23, 2014 |

A new way to buy and sell text books has become available for ODU students in the form of CampusWise.com. The brain child of sophomore Marketing and Physic majors, Max Hall and Austin Jones, CampusWise brings buyers and sellers together … Read More

Snapchat makes a bold move; implements direct mobile payment system

November 23, 2014 |

In this day and age, just about everyone with ties to social media has a Snapchat account. The popular app, which started out as a messaging system in which sent photos to each other, (photos that would expire after a set … Read More

“Far Cry 4″: Don’t Fix What Isn’t Broken

November 21, 2014 |

Ubisoft’s “Far Cry 4″ is an open world, first-person shooter set in the fictional nation of Kyrat, located somewhere in the Himalayas. The story follows Ajay Ghale, a young man whose mother fled Kyrat with him when he was just … Read More

The Gaming Hub: “An interdisciplinary initiative for social change”

November 21, 2014 |

Gaming in the classroom is coming this spring semester with the Old Dominion University’s newest interdisciplinary program, the Gaming Hub.  Students will learn how to construct, design, and market contracted games with the aim of discovering how games can improve … Read More

Forget Big Brother, Your Neighbor Might Be Watching

November 19, 2014 |

The peculiar site Insecam.com has over 73,000 security camera feeds and not a single one belongs to the website itself. That’s because all those camera feeds belong to people and businesses around the world who still use default passwords such … Read More

Parkupine takes the sting out of parking in Norfolk

November 19, 2014 |

Searching for parking has been a thorn in the average commuter’s side for years. Few things are more infuriating on a Monday morning than weaving through all five levels of the North Constant parking garage in search of a parking … Read More

Hottest video game bundles for the holiday season


November 19, 2014 |

Looking for a gift for someone who loves video games this holiday season, or trying to find good deals on video games just for yourself? With Cyber Monday and Black Friday coming up, there are multiple bundle sales going on … Read More

Mario Kart 8 DLC is gr8

November 15, 2014 |

The downloadable content for “Mario Kart 8” finally released on Thursday, adding eight tracks to race on, four vehicles and three characters all from iconic series ranging from “F Zero” to “The Legend of Zelda.”

The tracks are split into two … Read More

Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 doubles down on the scares

November 15, 2014 |

The sudden release of “Five Nights at Freddy’s 2″ on Thursday caught the indie gaming scene by surprise. The game was scheduled for release at the end of the year, but its creator decided there was no point in waiting around … Read More

Get from D.C. to New York in an hour by Maglev

November 12, 2014 |

Image Credit: Yosemite | http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode

Imagine zooming along in a train suspended just above the tracks by incredibly strong magnets exceeding speeds of just over 300 mph. The D.C.-based company The Northeast Maglev is looking to make just such science fiction … Read More

Seagate Kinetic Drive drops middle men out of the storage game

November 12, 2014 |

Storage servers have met their match. Hard drive manufacturer Seagate Technology released the new, innovative Kinetic Hard Disk Drive (HDD) and the open-source Kinetic platform on Nov. 3.

The innovation behind the Kinetic HDD and platform lies in the multi-faceted … Read More

Joystiq introduces charity-based “Name Your Own Price Game Design Bundle”

November 12, 2014 |

The popularity of indie games and studios like Mojang, Twisted Pixel and Thatgamecompany has not gone unnoticed by Joystiq, who in late October introduced the “Name Your Own Price Game Design” bundle on their website.

Anyone who purchases this bundle … Read More

Obama Weighs in on Net Neutrality

November 11, 2014 |

Image credit: Pete Souza, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode

President Obama has chosen a side in the net neutrality debate by urging the FCC to impose stricter regulations on Internet Service Providers (ISPs). In a video message to the Commission, the President decried the potential for … Read More

Photo Gallery: Nekocon

November 9, 2014 |

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Photos by: Shamon Jones

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