Posted on 12 January 2015

Top 5: CES 2015 Gaming Hardware

Happy New Year, SoftPlanetarians! SoftPlanet wishes you good health and prosperity! It was a pretty insane week, wasn't it? CES 2015 drew people's attention from all countries around the world. We all saw tons of amazing technology innovation and gadgets. Today we would like to present to you our top 5 list of CES 2015 gaming hardware and accessories, which should take part of your next gaming setup project. Top 5: CES 2015 Gaming Hardware Alienware Area 51 Image: Dell Each gaming setup begins with the PC. CES 2015 is the place, where top gaming hardware
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Posted on 10 December 2014

Top 5: Christmas Games for PC

Holidays are right around the corner, so probably you've already smelled the Christmas spirit in the air. Thus we have selected Top 5: Christmas games for PC.         The Sims 2 Christmas Party Pack The Sims 2 is not the latest version of the popular game series, but it is probably the most popular one. Even now there are thousands of games, which try to design their perfect virtual world. Our suggestion is an addition to the original Sims 2 game, called Christmas Party Pack, which will bring Christmas spirit to your custom made virtual
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Posted on 28 November 2014

Top 5: Addictive Mobile Games

Playing games on our iOS and Android smartphones became the most widespread way to kill time. Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store offer probably millions of game apps for your smart device. However, please keep in mind that playing can be very addictive. Here are our top 5 addictive mobile games, which you should definitely watch out, but definitely try.     5. 2048 2048 is a kind of a puzzle game with numbers. Your main objective is to sum equal numbered tiles, multiples of “2” and get a score of 2048. At first sight, you will
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Posted on 20 November 2014

Top 5: Counter Strike aka CS Mods

Are you sick and tired from the best First Person Shooter game of all times, Counter Strike 1.6 aka CS 1.6, but you still don't want to quit playing it? OK, then you should definitely check out our Top 5 list of popular and addictive Counter Strike mods.  5. Counter Strike 1.6 Hide'n'Seek (HNS) – Everybody has played the popular game “Hide and Seek” when we were young. The popularity of this game moved into the famous FPS best seller as well. This CS mod is called Hide'n'Seek aka HNS. The rules are simple. Counter Terrorists
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Posted on 19 November 2014

Top 5: Horror Games

It has been almost twenty days after we celebrated Halloween and that's why we would like to show you our top 5 list of Horror games, which can really “scare you to death”. Since people are scared of different things like darkness, monsters, blood, ghosts, etc. our rankings won't be numbered. We let you order them the way you see fit. Feel free to share your ordering in the comments or add to the list. So, here are the games, which terrify our team. Kraven Manor – Kraven Manor is one of scariest games we have ever played. It is not what you see
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Posted on 18 November 2014

Top 5: Mobile Games for Android and iOS

Find out which are the top 5 mobile games for Android and iOS. Mobile devices, in particular smartphones, became an inseparable part of our lives. The time, when we only used our phones for calling people, is long gone. Nowadays, we use smart devices for everything – from business purposes to having fun. Thus we have collected top 5 mobile games for Android and iOS devices, which you should definitely play at least once in your life. This is our list of top 5 games for mobile devices (Android and iOS). 5. Sonic Dash – You remember it, don't you? Sonic
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Posted on 15 April 2014

Neo M1 may be the first smartphone with Windows Phone 8.1 and Android

Having a smartphone nowadays is not the big thing that it used to be a few years ago. Newer and newer models come out nearly every day pushing slowly but surely the so called feature phones out of the market. Yet there are smartphones and smartphones and you can still look chic depending on the model you have or the software you run. You may have the latest smartphone out there but can you run two mobile operating systems like Android and Windows Phone? Likely not but it appears that this will also change soon. The Chinese smartphone maker Neo promises that it will bring
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Posted on 15 April 2014

The Heartbleed Bug - should you change your password?

These days, one of the hottest news is about the Heartbleed bug. This bug refers to a serious vulnerability in the commonly-used OpenSSL library. This library is used in many applications to encrypt the data and to provide safe communication over the Internet. Now, when it was discovered, all researchers are agreed that this bug is the most significant vulnerability to ever hit the Internet. OpenSSL is used to protect e-mail servers, chat servers, virtual private networks, and wide variety of programs. The this about this bug is that all users who have upgraded their
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Posted on 14 April 2014

Start Menu X now puts its mark on Windows 8.1 Update

Since Microsoft released its Windows 8.1 Update a few days ago, developers started working on their software products in order to make them work seamlessly on the new operating system version. On 12th of April, Start Menu X received a new update definitions, which enable you to install it on Windows 8.1 Update and make this OS a much better working environment than it really is. Like a latest release, besides implemented improvements, version 5.15 comes with some bug fixes as well such as the keyboard focus issue, which is already in the past. Start Menu X 5.15
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Posted on 14 April 2014

Google Glass will be available for purchase soon, but controversies mount

There is a lot of anticipation about Google Glass and the news that they will be sold for only one day, tomorrow (15th of April), came as a surprise. But don't start to frat, because, this is actually only preliminary sale, since the device is still in its development stage. This explains the high price that is required by Google, as the glasses are due to be released for unlimited sale, but for now they will be sold for one day for the price of USD 1500. It is not the first time that the innovative eyewear had a limited release. In 2013 Google sold another eight
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Posted on 02 April 2014

Microsoft to launch Windows 8.1 Update 1 sooner than expected

A year and a half after the release of the ground-breaking Windows 8 operating system it is safe to say that this version is far from being successful. It has been bashed by tech specialists and common users since the day it came out due to a number of reasons – the famous lack of the popular Start button, the strange and controversial Start menu, the use of charms and many more. The answer of Microsoft was swift – the company released a major update, called Windows 8.1, less than a year after the general availability of Windows 8. It now appears that even
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Posted on 01 April 2014

New methods allows to reconstruct faces by 'mind-reading'

Mind reading has been a part of the science fiction from a long time, but one of the latest developments in the field of cognitive psychology suggests that it can be done. For now there are few things that can be understood and the method that is used is with a brain scanner that shows the repeated activities of the human brain. Until recently the methods used allowed only reconstruction of simple patterns, but a new study conducted by researchers, expanded these limitations and they succeeded in accurately reconstructing human faces by using the “functional
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