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Technology Archives * Page 15 of 19 * Mace & Crown

CENTCOM’s Social Media Hacked by Alleged ISIS Supporters

January 15, 2015 |

By Alyse Stanley

Senior Writer

The official YouTube and Twitter accounts for the U.S. military’s Central Command were hacked Monday by apparent sympathizers for the Islamic State.  The group posted several threatening Tweets and military documents before CENTCOM temporarily suspended both accounts.

At … Read More

New Assassin’s Creed game announced after troubled release of Unity

December 9, 2014 | 2

Fans of the “Assassin’s Creed” series should hold onto their seatbelts, because next year Ubisoft is bringing nineteenth century London to life in their new game, “Assassin’s Creed: Victory” for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

After years of fan requests … Read More

Nintendo patents emulators: Prepare for nostalgia

December 9, 2014 |

There’s highly unlikely chance that Nintendo may be preparing to launch some of its titles on the mobile gaming market. This idea stems from the patent that the gaming company filed for emulation software compatible with smartphones and seat back … Read More

The Alienware Alpha: The next generation console

December 9, 2014 | 1

For those who want the ease of a computer but the enjoyment of a console, there is now a product that combines both: the Alienware Alpha.

The newly released Alienware Alpha is both a PC and a console in one. The … Read More

Pass the savings, please: How to score the best tech swag on Black Friday 2014

November 27, 2014 |

This is not a drill: Black Friday is nearly here. While many people will be sitting around their tables enjoying the company of friends and family on Thanksgiving, a select few will be camped out in front of their local … 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 Old Dominion University’s newest interdisciplinary program, the Gaming Hub.  Students will learn how to construct, design, and market contracted games to discover how games can improve our lives and have real world … 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 cups, … 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 |

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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 a … 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 approach … 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 can … Read More