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Google – Awaken the Force Within

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Indeed, the world has gone Star Wars mad to the point where everyone needs a Chrome extension to block movie spoilers. Google are involved in one of the coolest features to emerge from the blockbuster movie release that is Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as they have created an interactive mini game called Awaken the Force Within. Google are known...

Christmas movies on Netflix

With Storm Desmond raging and the weather getting more and more frightful, the selection of movies on Netflix this Christmas is impressive and vast, so we've done the hard work for you. Here's our top movies, both Christmassy and not, on Netflix this Christmas. Home Alone 1 and 2 Who would have thought that neglecting children at Christmas leading to them...

Dj Earworm – 50 Shades of Pop

It's getting to that time of year again as DJ Earworm had released his annual mashup of 2015's biggest hits. Every year, DJ Earworm releases these mashup, seamlessly blending together 50 of the years hottest tracks to create one new tune, this year titled "50 Shades of Pop". So without further ado here it is. Let us know what you think! https://youtu.be/rfFEhd7mk7c

Goos3D Plays Fallout 4

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We waited for so long, only to be told it would land in a few short months. A few of the longest months ever later, and Fallout 4 is set to launch! Oh happy day! Right from launch, we'll be streaming the first ten minutes of gaming live and updating on Twitter every time we play. Feel free to give...

YouTube now supports Virtual Reality

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At the recent Web Summit, it was made abundantly clear that the likes what we consider futuristic technology, is in fact much closer than we may think. One fine example of this is virtual reality, which is now supported by YouTube. You'd be forgiven for thinking virtual reality may be here, but the headsets are far too expensive. Not the...

Fallout 4: PipBoy App

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Immersion in games is set to increase with the advent of virtual reality, but Bethesda are trying relatively new waters too with the Fallout 4 PipBoy app which is now available on Android and iOS with a version planned for Windows Mobile soon too. For those of you unfamiliar with the game, the main character of Fallout wears a data and...

Fallout 4: Gameplay Trailer

It's installed on the Xbox waiting for the launch clock to reach zero,  but Bethesda are keeping the teasing going with another Fallout 4 trailer. The fifth in the game's series, or third since Bethesda took on the franchise, is the most anticipated game of 2015. With launch due next week. Here's the latest trailer in case your appetite needed...

Awkward RTÉ Web Summit Interview

The back and forth battle between Web Summit and the Government would appear to have dragged RTÉ into the equation, as seasoned reporter Sharon Ní Bheoláin absolutely grilled Daire Hickey on RTÉ News this evening. Sharon began the interview by trying to land an early punch, stating "I should say we had expected to speak to Paddy Cosgrave, who had...

Back to the Future: Now the present

30 years ago, a brave young man by the name of Marty McFly, blasted into 2015 at 88 miles per hour in a DeLorean time machine. While we’re waiting for Marty to arrive, we’ve taken a look at the predictions the Back to the Future II movie made in 1985. The film got a lot more right than many...

The Student Games: 100m scroll

Every now and then there's a game that students will worship like a god, simply because this is was the Uni library computers are for. For me it was 8 ball pool, but how about testing your fingers versus Usain Bolt? The 100 Meter Scroll is an amazing idea and also an extremely well executed one. You're at the start...