In this age of digital technology, there is an avid partiality of the kids and teens towards video games and these results in many a war with their parents. Parenting is not easy but keeping your kid away from those games is even harder. Why won’t they get addicted to them? With cooler graphics and first person gameplay, it makes it so much more real. But there’s a continuous increase in the violence in these video games which jeopardizes the mental health of the children. And if you talk to them about abandoning it just to get out for a while, they will just keep refusing referring to the activity as boring.
The only way to divert your kid’s mind from those violent video games is to find some interesting alternatives to them. It is no easy to find any solution to this problem, especially when your kid demands for it. Just to divert their mind take them out for walks or out on family vacations or outings. Here are some of the alternatives which you can interest your kid in.
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These days, trends and inventions in technology are advancing in more handheld, i.e. mobile devices and applications. The same applies to gaming also. As 2013 is upon us, we give you a list of the most awaited mobile games of 2013.
Badland is developed by 2 Finnish developers, Frogmind. They were part of a successful XBLA franchise, the Trials Evolution Franchise. But now, they have taken a step forward and have invented an arty and visually blossoming game for iOS. It is defined as an impressive and scrolling action adventure. The character in this game is a feathery, hedgehog like creature. And coming to the location, it is a silhouetted jungle filled with all kinds of traps and other obstacles. There are four time changes, twelve unique power-ups and cloning. There are also some other features that effective to the game in many different ways. Many have reported that this game resembles the visual style of Limbo. If it is so, then Badland will definitely be, I guess, the most awaited game of the year 2013. Continue reading “Most Awaited mobile games” »
Computer games have attracted all irrespective of age and gender. We all have grown playing computer games, some of which are still popular and hold sway among today’s children too. Below are listed some of the most famous and old computer games that are popular, even today.
1.) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
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Want to discover the newest releases and the most popular Nintendo Wii, Play Station 3 and Xbox 360 video games? You’ll find everything you want in this list of recently updated video games.
Aliens Colonial Marines
This terrifying game was released worldwide on 12 February 2013. The Colonial Marines game supports single as well as muliplayers. Buckle up and get ready with your friends as soldiers to defeat the deadliest killers in the galaxy. Here, you need to fight not just to rescue your lives but destroy the Xeno infestation. To begin with, you have to enroll for the Marine Force. Equip yourself with classic Marine weapons such as pulse rifles, motion trackers and flamethrowers. Playing the game you will be taken to a terrific world where you experience danger every moment. Xenos are very strong and you need to take the help of your buddies for extra fire power. The whole mission can be carried out with a squad of up to four players. With an extensive upgrade system you can customize your characters to play the way you want. Continue reading “Most Recently Updated Video Games” »
We are in the ultimate era of ‘internet games’. Developments on the very ground, occurs almost every second, various game developing companies compete in the market to launch their product or game. Children nowadays are less addicted to television rather are attracted to internet. From soccer to carom, building a house to getting lost into the wild, everything is possible and of course easily accessible with the aid of internet games. Imagination is really a bliss, it makes one travels and explore a completely different world while the person is resting in some other place. Increase in competition has bound the game developers to launch new games, and new year is a good time to launch the same. When everything is new around, every beginning is new, then one would definitely not lag behind with games.
Here are a list of games that are awaiting their release by the commencement of the new year:
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The 90′s era has observed a major advancement in technology. The evolution of computer has played a big role in transforming lives of human. And with the fall of new millennium, accessing computer devices became more affordable and easier than it used to be. Around 80% of urban crowd have computer and internet facility available in their home. Computer is used for a number of purpose like DTP, software development, web designing, fetching information, and gaming. In fact, the last mentioned purpose is largely followed by a big chunk of the society. Although it is the teenagers who have a strong craze for computer gaming, adults in their late 30s and 40s are also seen getting addicted to this habit. Online or internet gaming is extremely popular and addictive gaming option available these days. As per the recent survey conducted by Forbes magazine, World of War online gaming has experienced nearly 12 million subscribers from different parts of the world! The list of gamers keep growing and growing.
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Though computer games is considered as a new phenomenon, yet is has a history of around five decades. It could be difficult for you to believe that playing computer games is as popular as practicing any sports like basketball or football. As per research, in developed nations like US and other countries, more than 50 percent of people play computer games, which are more than the above named sports. As per one study more than 350 million people play computer games all across the world with Americans being the number one in this. The trend of playing computer games is more popular among children, teenagers and youngsters. As per reports around 84 percent of kids of age group 9 to 15 years play games.
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Hewlett-Packard yesterday unveiled two new notebook lines and a mobile PC battery that it said will make system battery life last beyond 14 hours. Anyway, according to HP, the new HP Compaq 9400 and HP Compaq 6300 series notebooks feature: a) Wider screens, b) Intel Core Duo processors, c) Several price points and d) A more rugged design. A longer battery life is certainly needed. Short battery life has been a perennial problem with notebook users from across the brands. At least you don’t have to change batter now working with your laptop in a London-Shanghai flight!
A few years back, yours truly was in the camp that believed software shouldn’t have a price tagged to it. However, it takes a great deal of resources, intellect and talent to build an enterprise software without which you can’t move forward. So thinking along those lines, I left that ideology behind and moved forward spending a fortune on proprietary software. Sometimes, we must give the devil it’s due, and on these occasions, money was the due factor. Anyway, there are great many software around and what’s more, they are either free or open source. There is a good list available on the net. Please have a look and let me know if piracy is worth the stink that comes with it when we have so much for free. Check the list out here in 121space.com
Om Malik writes on Apple’s storage products and rightly says that with iPODs sales breaking records of all kinds, with the company’s books looking so damn sexy, it is easy to overlook on what else Apple is going great guns. One such facet of Apple’s honeymoon story is the kind of sales Apple’s storage products are making. In second quarter of 2005, the company had shipped 76 petabytes of storage (one petabyte = 1,024 terabytes). Om writes that Robert Cox, VP Research, Gartner, who tracks the storage business for the firm says that in 2004, Apple grossed 78-million dollars in storage sales and were ranked 12th as storage vendor in the world. However, it grew more than two times within a year and by end of 2005, Apple’s storage sales were around a whopping $185 million and subsequently moving the company two notches up. Also, what augurs well for Apple is that 40% of XServe RAIDs are connected to non-Mac OS servers. So, in the market of network attached storage that is worth $14.5 billion a year, $185 million has the potential to grow many, many folds. Apple is just doing the right things and making the right moves. Let’s see how Apple performs overall this year, then we can find out how much of a difference it has made in Apple’s fortune.