In The Driving Seat: GRID 2 Cockpit Mods

sathyabhat shared this story from Rock, Paper, Shotgun: Well, it was bound to happen. Can't wait for whiners to bitch and sa Codies are money grabbers because they didn't add this view in the retail game – because you know – the current cockpit view is anything but complete PC people really are clever and ...

Open-world Need for Speed: Rivals announced by new studio Ghost Games

sathyabhat shared this story from MCV: Home Stream: Open world, cops vs racers, customization, Hot Pursuit(2010) like aids to run away from cops – and the 2 F's – Ferrari & Frostbite 3 engine. Interesting. The Need for Speed franchise is sticking with its successful open-world, cops-vs-racers formula with Need for Speed: Rivals. Rivals is ...

Grand Theft Auto 5 collector’s editions announced, to release in India 1

sathyabhat shared this story from MCV: Home Stream: Dat goodies. Rockstar Games today revealed two special editions for Grand Theft Auto 5, both of which will be available in India. The standard edition will only contain the game and is (tentatively) priced at Rs 2,799, but here’s what will be available in the other two ...

Column: The sweet smell of new hardware 1

sathyabhat shared this story from IndianVideoGamer: "Me: “Hey, so which graphic card do you have?” Him: “I have a Nvidia Geforce, bro. I got it from Lamington Road” Me: “Oh, nice. Which one?” Him: “The latest one” Me: “Oh, you have a Titan? NICE!” Him: “No dude, this is a Timex” Me: “…..” Him: “Yeah. ...

The keys to Oracle…

sathyabhat shared this story from The Tom Kyte Blog: “What do I have to do to become expert, where is the list of key things I need to do with regards to Oracle” This is a question I get on asktom frequently – what are the things I need to know, what do I have ...

On Backupify killing their free backup service & online services’ bait and and switch tactics 2

Long ago when Backupify said they were going to offer their service for free, I knew it was too good to be true and weren’t going to last long. Fast forward today, they mention they’re going to not only kill their free twitter backup service, but also wipe out data of their existing free users. ...

Error’d: Where I Come From, We Don’t Need July

sathyabhat shared this story from The Daily WTF: "In my native language, we don't have translations for seven months out of the year. Way to go Windows Live!!" LOL. “Someone FINALLY got it right!!” Farz wrote, “In my native language, we don’t have translations for seven months out of the year. Way to go Windows ...

Pirates play a gamedev simulator; go bankrupt because of piracy. 2

What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy? → Summary of “What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy?” When Game Dev Tycoon (a Game Development Simulation Game) was released, its developer released a cracked version on BitTorrent simultaneously. ...

Alienware X51 with Ubuntu makes no sense 1

This morning in my half-woken state, as I was checking Hacker News, I spotted this piece about Alienware launching the X51 with Ubuntu. I initially thought I was dreaming, and woke up immediately and read the piece, and I was left dumbfounded when I read it again to be sure. Kind of dumbfounded at Dell ...

Reviving my dead Windows 8 install with no bootable USB/DVD and Linux Mint & Cr48

Couple of months ago, just about a month before #cpgweds – the engagement my Envy 14 laptop started showing signs of dying – weird noises coming from the vents, system freezing arbitrarily, system getting incredibly hot – and that’s really unusual because the Envy’s cooling system is probably one of the best that I’ve seen in a laptop. ...