As months and years pass by, even the most powerful computer can start to slow down and show signs of age, much like a car. But as with your automobile, there are steps to take that will minimize the creeping sluggishness and keep your laptop running as fast as possible for as long as possible. Here are a couple of…
If you’ve been intrigued by the idea of messing about with a $9 PC but had no idea what you’d do with it, Next Thing Co.’s PocketCHIP turns its tiny computer into a portable gaming machine, music editor and learning tool. It’s just full of ideas.
“Help, my mom is addicted to computer games!” On a recent episode of South Korea variety show Hello Counselor (via tipster Sang), a grade schooler seeks help over his mom’s incessant gaming.
Yes, cosplay porn is a thing. But some of the costumes are rather well done. And people are willing to pay top dollar, er, yen, for the used outfits.
The wizards in North Korea created this: a computerized simulator that teaches students how to drive a tractor.
You might know them as the computer gear makers who love the color green. Or maybe as the technology futurists who had a piece of that future stolen from their labs. But Razer seems themselves as a "cult" computer brand on the cusp of now only going mainstream, but perhaps public.
Battlefield 3 is an amazing, bar-setting online shooter. It's also one of the first games of its kind that has had me ping-ponging back and forth between computer and console to play.
The keystroke-capturing computer virus that infected the networks used to pilot U.S. Air Force drones had nothing to do with Mafia Wars despite early reports to the contrary, Zynga tells Kotaku.
Love hurts. Sometimes video games can hurt more. In 2009 a UK woman, Erin Slingsby, 20, had a heated argument with her boyfriend, Kane Charles, 20, over a computer game, an argument that ended in her storming out.
The Atari 400's keyboard sucked. It wasn't so much the brown and orange color scheme, but those pressure sensitive keys.
Last year the Entertainment Software Ratings Board reviewed approximately 1,600 video games prior to their U.S. release, painstakingly poring over video game footage before arriving at a final decision. Starting today, the board is passing a great deal of that responsibility on to computers.
Ushijima Ii Niku (Ushijima "Good Meat") is Japan's biggest amateur pin-up. And this summer, she's coming to a theater near you. That is, if you live near Akihabara.
Eve Online is a game made famous by many things: Its passionate followers, its epic space wars, its impact on the economy of the real Iceland and its wondrous glimpses of outer space in a game.
As the world continues its love affair with Watson. the Jeopardy champion computer, The New York Times creates a simple online game that demonstrates how an artificial intelligence can outsmart a human at a slightly simpler game.
You all helped me figure out what pieces and parts to put into my gaming computer, so it's only fair that you get to help me figure out which game to play first on it.
It looks like I am now officially in the market for a new gaming desktop and what better way to figure out what to get then to ask the gamers of Kotaku?
The TechSpot PC Buying Guide offers an in-depth list of today's best hardware, spanning four unique, yet typical budgets. Whether you are a first time builder seeking guidance or a seasoned enthusiast, we've got you covered.
One week from today team Kotaku descends on Vegas to prepare for the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show.
Unveiled at this year's CES, MSI's GE600 gaming notebook has about as uninspired a design as you can imagine. Line it up with ten other laptops and it will be the last one to stand out. So what happens when you boot it up?
One might think that Kotaku Tower is a place bereft of computers, or at least gaming on computers, judging by how infrequently we write about them. But that couldn't be further from the truth.