Good Old Games, or GOG, has always been the place to find DRM free games for those who want to avoidbeing locked into Steam or any other DRM. It is now also a place to get DRM free movies, or at least it will if talks with Hollywood executives go well. For now, the new Movie tab on GOG.com will contain a documentaries about gaming and internet culture; the kind of thing that resonates with its main customers.
The Mozilla Malaysia community is holding a Maker Party in Kuala Lumpur over the weekend. Titled “Hive Malaysia : Teach The Web Kuala Lumpur”, it is aimed at providing educators with the skills needed to teach web literacy. All this is part of the Mozilla road map to increasing web participation and showing people what it means to be a citizen of the internet.
Gaming peripheral maker Razer has come up with a way for gamers to keep track of all those enticing discounts on the internet. Called the Razer Cortex, it is a desktop application that tracks and compares the prices of games across several different online stores. It may also include Razer’s Game Booster as part of the package as well, but that isn’t as much fun as always knowing the cheapest place to get games.
Looks like local taxi drivers are feeling the heat from Uber, too. After facing plenty of heated exchanges in other countries, where taxi drivers have mounted boycotts and governments even resorting to banning the service, Uber is now facing a similar response from local taxi drivers.
Fez designer Phil Fish has not had the most pleasant of experiences in the game development industry, and it has only become worse over the weekend. His company, Polytron, has been compromised by an unidentified hacker; causing a large amount of private information to be stolen.
The PlayStation Network suffered a prolonged outage yesterday after the servers came under attack from a hacker group known as Lizard Squad. This group had already attacked Blizzard, Grinding Gear Games, and Riot Games before deciding that it wanted to bring down the PSN. Users were kicked from multiplayer games and could not log in over the course of the attack.
Singapore carrier SingTel looks to have beaten the advanced LTE-A networks in South Korean by rolling out the world’s first commercial 300Mbps LTE-A service on August 23 – that’s tomorrow. To celebrate the occasion, Samsung will be releasing a variant of the Galaxy S5 that supports the blazing fast network speeds.