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How To Download Windows 7 For Free (Legally)
Windows 7 is definitely the most famous OS in the World right now, so it’s not a surprise if people want to get their hands on it. There can be many reasons why you may wish to download a Windows 7 copy for free (legally). May be you lost the DVD that came with your PC or damaged it, and now you don’t want to spend money on a new […]

Football Manager 2013 Had At Least 10.1m Illegal Downloads, Vatican Included
I suppose for every artist, movie producer as well as games developer, piracy is a very real concern that should be nipped in the bud and if possible, eradicated completely. Well, we have brought you word in the past concerning the different aspects of piracy as seen by various companies, but this time around, here is word on game developer Sports Interactive of the UK who tracked down a whopping […]

South Korea has the fastest download speeds in the world
If you thought your internet connection was fast, wait til you compare it with the rest of the world to see where you stand. The folks over at Pando Networks, a digital game delivery company, recently performed a study about the speed and reliability of internet connections around the globe to see which country is on top when it comes to downloading games. Out of the 224 countries that were […]

Firefox 6 available for download now
Some of you might be asking yourselves, “Is there a new version of Firefox already?” Well, yes there is! For those of you groaning about having to perform another update – well I think you can skip this post. But for those of you looking forward to getting the latest version of Firefox but aren’t daring enough to join the beta channels we’ve got some good news for you.Even though […]

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Android passes 4.5 billion downloads
The number of downloads for Android apps has passed the 4.5 billion mark – which is up by 3.5 billion compared to the same time last year. The last billion, in fact, happened in a mere 2 months. Of course, this pales in comparison to Apple’s App Store which registered a cool 10 billion downloads earlier this January, but the rate of Android’s growth ought to have Apple executives sit […]

Team Fortress 2: now free to play forever
Earlier this week, Valve put one of its most popular games of all time, Team Fortress 2, as a free download on Steam. Now, for some strange reason, the company is feeling even more generous than ever and has released the game as a free to play game – forever. This means that all you PC gamers that haven’t gotten your hands on this game now are in for a […]

Duke Nukem Forever demo now available to everyone
Although it’s been a few weeks since Duke Nukem Forever has been released, 2K games has finally announced that the demo to the game is now available to the public. Previously only available to First Access members, the demo can now be downloaded by anyone with an internet connection. The game hasn’t exactly had very favorable reviews, so a move like this could help change the minds of consumers who […]

Netflix is doing its job to reduce piracy in North America
We’ve previously covered about how bit-torrent downloading rates in the US have been going down, while the number of Netflix subscribers has been slowly rising. Well, it looks like we have more details to corroborate with the theory that Netflix is doing a good job of cutting down piracy.According to a report released by Sandvine, a company that sells network management and measurement software to large ISPs, Netflix takes up […]

Roku hits 15 million channel downloads
If anybody’s wondering about the success of Roku’s internet TV platform, they can wonder no more. In a press release issued today, Roku announced that it has delivered 15 million channel downloads to its base of over 1 million Roku viewers. The growth in channels installed has been driven by two factors – the expanding selection of entertainment in the Roku Channel Store and its accelerating sales due to its […]

Mac OS X Lion to be distributed through the Mac App Store?
When Mac users decide to upgrade their operating systems to OS X Lion later this year, it looks like they might not have to drive out to their favorite software retailer to get their hands on the upgrade disc. According to some rumors, the Mac OS X Lion update will be released to the public via the Mac App Store. If this turns out to be true, it means there’s […]

Opera Barracuda RC 2 released
Opera Software has just started rolling out the second Release Candidate version of the Opera 11.10 web browser to early adopters of the web browser. For folks not in the know, Opera 11.10 or better known as Opera Barracuda was released as a beta last month. It’s been weeks since then, and it looks like Opera Software are done with their testing, since they’ve just released the second RC version, […]

Nintendo Not Keen on Game Demos, Scrapping Them on 3DS?
Out of all three big players in the video game scene, Nintendo is the one with the biggest peeve when it comes to offering free game demos. Nintendo just doesn’t like giving away anything for free – not even if the trial is just a bunch of digital zeros and ones. Sadly, gamers love game demos. They love being able to try before they buy. Just take a look at […]

Xbox Live's "Games on Demand" Downloads Continues to Rise
Microsoft hasn’t hopped onto the Blu-Ray train for its Xbox 360 console yet because the company sees digital distribution as an increasingly important feature that will become the de-facto way to purchase video games in the future. According to a new report by GameIndustry.biz, “55% of Xbox 360 users bought at least one downloadable game last year, up from 43 per cent in 2009.” Compared to its competitors, 50% of […]

Opera Mobile 11 and Mini 6 released
Folks who use Opera for their web browsing needs on mobile devices will be pleased to know that Opera has recently released new versions of their Mobile and Mini browsers. Opera Mobile 11 gets an update which brings the much requested pinch to zoom feature, improved speeds when scrolling, panning, and zooming, tablets get a tablet-optimized version of the app designed to take full advantage of the larger screen size, […]