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Gaming Bucket List: the moments every gamer has to experience before they die

Gaming Bucket List: the moments every gamer has to experience before they die

‘Achievements’ were one of the more minor additions to the world of gaming introduced with the Xbox 360, but they’ve since become a staple of both the Xbox and PlayStation platforms (where they’re known as ‘Trophies’). Achievements are awarded for the completion of a task in a game, from something as major as completing theRead more about Gaming Bucket List: the moments every gamer has to experience before they die[…]

ZX Spectrum rides again, with Z80 and optional Raspberry Pi Zero

ZX Spectrum rides again, with Z80 and optional Raspberry Pi Zero

“The Spectrum Next is fully implemented with FPGA technology, ensuring it can be upgraded and enhanced while remaining truly compatible with the original hardware by using special memory chips and clever design,” said the organisation behind it, which includes Rick Dickinson who was part of the ZX80, Z81, ZX Spectrum, Plus and QL design teams,Read more about ZX Spectrum rides again, with Z80 and optional Raspberry Pi Zero[…]

Girls like STEM subjects as much as boys, if they have a go

Girls like STEM subjects as much as boys, if they have a go

The finding was that, when exposed to a computer-programming activity, six-year-old girls expressed greater interest in technology and more positive attitudes about their own skills and abilities than girls who didn’t try the activity. According to researcher Allison Master, the results suggest both a need and an opportunity for teaching computer science, in particular, inRead more about Girls like STEM subjects as much as boys, if they have a go[…]

Best Google Daydream apps and games

Best Google Daydream apps and games

We’ve all been told a hundred times that VR is the future. But it’s also the present. Between HTC Vive and Oculus Rift there’s already a mass of hugely impressive VR experiences just waiting to transport you to new worlds and previously unobtainable experiences. Solid VR efforts aren’t limited to these bank balance-busting headsets though.Read more about Best Google Daydream apps and games[…]