Google has been tweaking the way we use Chrome to search, and the experimenting doesn't exactly sit well with a good amount of users who have been testing out the changes. This is in response to Google's promise last month to offer updates for those using more outdated versions of Chrome.
Ready for the next round of realistic warfare? The Battlefield 4 multiplayer beta will be available to preload beginning September 29th at 10 AM P.D.T. Your Sunday morning can start with fantasies of owning some noobs. But you'll be a noob too. Noobception? We have to go deeper.
Facebook can't leave well enough alone, what with video ads, new search methods, and the various changes the social network juggernaut is continually kicking around. Now it at least appears to be attempting to alleviate the sting of ads by showing users only the ads they want to see. Thank you Facebook, as your "targeted" ads were more than a little insulting, more often than not.
We talk a lot about Facebook lately, implementing video ads and other bizarre new features, but this time around we're going to talk about potatoes. While other companies are implementing more widely-accepted strategies to stay green, Facebook has toyed with using potatoes in its servers to keep things cool.
Zero-day exploit targeting businesses utilizing IE 8 and 9
If your business happens to use Internet Explorer exclusively, you may want to keep an eye out for a recent zero day flaw in the browser that impacts all versions. Though Microsoft has promised a patch is in the works, the exploit may be in the wild for quite some time considering the next security patches aren't due to be released until October 8th.
Challenge junkies of Steam, come forth and show yourselves! We know you're out there, every single one of you looking for platformers that test your patience. La-Mulana, the cult favorite re-released via Steam, is finally receiving a sequel.
Hankering for some more zombie goodness? Happen to do most of your gaming on PC? Of course you do! That means you probably haven't played State of Decay. Good news -- as of today, the Undead Labs open-world zombie massacre-fest is available via Steam's Early Access program.
If privacy while you're browsing the web is important to you, the new Epic Privacy Browser from Hidden Reflex could be the answer for all your discreet surfing needs. It's free, proxies all search queries, and also offers a proxy feature that can cloak source IP addresses for all other internet browsing activity.
How keen are you on your tablet? Do you tend to use it more often than your PC or are you more of a hardcore desktop/laptop fan? If the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Smart Connected Device Tracker is to be believed, tablet shipments are set to surpass PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2013. Tablets are selling like hotcakes.
IGF finalists given chance to distribute games through Steam
Valve is offering a deal that Independent Games Festival (IGF) nominees can't refuse. The sixteenth annual IGF competition finalists will be given the chance to distribute their very own games on Steam, as announced yesterday via CVG. This bombshell comes right after the introduction of Steam Sharing, a handy new service we reported just a few days ago.