AtRandom 25: Windows 10, Apple Watch and GPU Buying Guide

Back after a long, extended break our intrepid trio return with a plethora of news and opinions on the latest movements within the tech scene. Of course, no episode of AtRandom would be complete without a bit of banter and a host of random topics of conversation – so we invite you to join us for the first episode of the new season of AtRandom as we discuss Windows 10, the Apple Watch and Graphics Card Buying Advice with a specific interest in Linux-friendly cards.

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AtRandom #20: NVidia 3D Vision Review

NVidia 3D vision is a 3-part setup which provides a mechanism for displaying 3D gaming and media content from your PC through a compatible monitor. The AtRandom team have got their grubby paws on some NVidia 3D Vision 2 gear and give you a full and in-depth review in their usual friendly way.

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AtRandom #19: What makes a Game Engine

From retro 2D arcade games to epic story-driven 3D cinematic wonders, all of our gaming needs require thousands of man hours of work to drive each and every little piece of the action. Today we take a look at the programming and development that goes into creating a game-engine which handles all of the behind the scenes magic in a computer game.

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AtRandom #18: SOPA and the Alternet

SOPA and PIPA, the controversial USA bills recently being introduced, aim to give the government a much greater degree of control of the content and continued running of websites, and have caused extensive concern that their vague and far-reaching nature could mean the beginning of the end for truly free speech on the Internet.

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AtRandom #17: Kinect for Windows

Released on the 1st February 2012, Kinect for Windows brings the tracking and camera technology of Microsoft’s Kinect Sensor to the PC, blowing things wide open for anyone to be able to develop software using the technology above and beyond gaming applications.

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AtRandom #16: Syria’s Business

The AtRandom team take a step away from the norm and discuss the topical issue of the recent conflicts that have been taking place in Syria. We then take a bit of a look at the technology that might be in use by the military at the time, complete with a nice handful of techie, moral and random elements!

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AtRandom #14: Smart TV

Are TVs with smarts the future of our living room experience? As more and more TV sets add features and apps to their Televisions to set them apart from the fields of flatscreen TVs that you can find on the market nowadays, we take a look into Smart TVs and try to figure out if it’s just a buzz-word being applied to the natural progression of the TV set or whether it actually represents a significant change in the Television watching experience of the future.

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AtRandom #13: iRacing

iRacing is a realistic online Motoracing Simulator which runs on almost any PC running Windows. It takes something pretty special to get Rick back into gaming, but iRacing seems to have done it! We take a look at iRacing and just how realistic it really is as Rick reviews it for John and Jackson.

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AtRandom #12: Ubuntu 11.10

I’ve been a Windows user about as long as I’ve been using computers, and that’s not because I’m a Windows fanboy – it’s because I simply don’t know any better. I can rage at Windows and its foibles with the best of them, so I’m more than open to the idea of an OS that runs smoothly, efficiently, and constantly without the screen turning a deathly shade of deepest blue.

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AtRandom #11: Windows 8 Preview

We’re proud to announce our new show format in which we tackle a specific technical topic in-depth for the length of the show, instead of hitting a number of topics lightly. In our first show of this new format we take a look at the Windows 8 Developer Preview which Microsoft are providing openly to anyone that is interested. John installed this recently onto his PC and the AtRandom team take it for a spin.

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