Is third-person too formal for you when it comes to Saints Row IV? Do you need to get up close and personal when blowing away your enemies with your dubstep gun? We've got the perfect solution for you: it's a first-person mod for PC players that allows you to see Steelport in all its wretched glory through brand new eyes.
Purged email accounts are being recycled after 360-day timespan
If you've got a long-dormant Hotmail, Live, or Outlook.com account, you might consider checking in every so often. Microsoft is recycling old and unused accounts and if you've let yours languish for a while, you might have lost yours too.
Prices likely won't return to normal until next year
DRAM prices are on the rise after a Hynix fabrication plant fire in Wuxi, China. After a September 4th blaze that raged on for nearly two hours, the plant was left ravaged, filled with damaged equipment and problems that have caused DRAM prices to inflate up to 35 percent.
Looking for something new to play over the weekend?
It's a great weekend for PC gamers, with Steam and Amazon deals on some of the hottest titles around. Both distributors are running promotions including Borderlands 2 for $14.99 (50% off) and Crysis 3 for $14.99. If you've held off on picking up either title for a while, now is your chance.
Windows 8.1 is just around the corner, and Microsoft is already readying advertisements on their YouTube channel. In this first ad, the return of the revered Start button functionality is spotlighted. It may not be the same button we're used to from prior Windows releases, but this iteration looks to at least acknowledge the massive changes from 7 to 8.
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 This is in response to Google's promise last month to offer updates for those using more outdated versions of Chrome.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.