In Windows 7, once you knew the right word, or combination of words, to type into the search box of the Start Menu, it’s pretty easy to track down the exact application you want to run without diving through a bunch of menus. It’s possible to take this a step further in Windows 8.1, with a couple of letters taking you directly to what you want.
Speaking of solid-state drives and their competitive pricing, right now you can pick up a 960GB Crucial M500 for $US446.71 delivered, courtesy of the Black Friday sales in the States.
Successful console games are often ported to PC, however, many of these ports fall short of translating their control schemes comfortably from gamepad to keyboard and mouse. While the controller for the Xbox 360 just works when plugged into a Windows machine, this isn’t the case with the peripherals for the newly released PS4. Fortunately, drivers are already available to make this possible.
Earlier this week, the makers of Android alternative CyanogenMod were asked by Google to remove CyanogenMod Installer from Google Play, otherwise the company would take it down itself. Despite Google admitting the program itself is “harmless”, it reportedly “encourages users to void their warranty”.