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Subscription Software and the End of Used Games


This morning while drinking a diet coke and trying to fully wake up, I was browsing the tech section of Google News and stumbled upon an article regarding Adobe’s new Creative Cloud. To summarize, the article discussed how unhappy Adobe customers are, about moving from a buy-once license that never expires to a subscription model. This comes after last week’s Xbox One announcement and the subsequent rumors about the lack of used-game support. It seems like there are quite a few software companies that are pissing off their user-base. Why is this happening, and is it all related? The sad news for consumers is that it’s all part of a general trend that software companies have been following for years.

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OLX could be the next Ebay


We have all heard of Craigslist and eBay and are familiar with what they offer as a service to the public. Well there is another new and viable alternative for people in the global market called OLX.

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Retro Gaming Spotlight


When Sonic The Hedgehog 2 first fired up on our TV screens back in 1992, the world of video games changed forever. The original Sonic The Hedgehog title had already made a huge mark in the previous year, but it was in this second outing that the blue blur started to display his full potential, with the introduction of cute vulpine sidekick Tails Prower, multiplayer gaming options, the spin dash attack and bonus levels that looked close to 3D, in addition to a host of other improvements.

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Mophie Juice Pack Helium for iPhone 5 Launches to 24-Hour Pre-Release Sale


Many iPhone 5 users have been anticipating the release of a battery backup case for the iPhone 5 from Mophie and it has finally arrived by the name of Helium. Consumers who signed their email up to receive news and updates regarding the product would have received an email today inviting them to a private 24-hour online pre-release purchase opportunity for the Mophie Juice Pack Helium for iPhone 5 before the official launch to the rest of the world. The new Mophie Helium for the iPhone 5 seems to be mostly comparative to the current iPhone 4S Juice Pack with slight changes in design and size to suit the slimmer profile and exterior features of the iPhone 5.

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Anonymous Fights Back: Westboro Baptist Church Edition

anonymousAfter Shirley Phelps-Roper Tweeted that “Westboro will picket Sandy Hook Elementary School to sing praise to God for the glory of his work in executing his judgment.”, the hacktivist group Anonymous issued a statement that they would seek out and destroy the Westboro Baptist Church. They have reportedly broken into the WBC’s roster and have released names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of the members of this “Church”.

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