Singapore slings £18k fine at text-spam-spaffing biz owner

First prosecution under new ‘do not call’ rules Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence A Singapore tuition agency and its director have become the first to be prosecuted and fined under the country’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), which came into force on 2 January 2014. Star Zest Home Tuition, and its director, Law […]


Dr. Who characters on Xbox 360 Minecraft out this Friday

The Dr. Who character pack for the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft will be released this Friday, courtesy to the BBC. So far, a release on PlayStation consoles was not announced, and it probably won’t even happen considering that Microsoft owns Minecraft now. The character pack will cost $2.99 and, according to the developer, it’s […]


Why PAX is better than the internet

Where are all the assholes? I’ve been in Seattle for a few hours now, a few blocks from the convention center where PAX Prime will start tomorrow, and I haven’t seen a single violent shouting match about feminism or indie games or Call of Duty or which kind of cloud is the dumbest (I say […]


Return Of The Game & Watch: Minecraft Pocket Edition Installed On Android Wear

There are very specific applications and implementations that make sense on Google’s smartwatch platform. Minecraft isn’t one of them. Even so, the first batch of Android Wear devices have at least as much processing power and memory as some of the older or cheaper smartphones, so it was only a matter of time before someone […]


Deep Silver teases new Saints Row reveal

For the last week, the cowled monks of Rumour Abbey have been chanting lowly about a possible Volition announcement at this weekend’s PAX. But what could they be announcing? Well, given that the studio’s owner, Deep Silver, didn’t acquire the Red Faction series after THQ’s demise, it’s almost inevitable that the answer will be a […]