December 14, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Windscribe in brief:P2P allowed: Yes, on most serversNumber of servers: 321Business location: Richmond Hill, Ontario, CanadaNumber of country locations: 50Cost: $49 billed annuallyMetropolitan Toronto is something of a VPN hub these days. We’ve already looked at TunnelBear and recent Symantec acquisition SurfEasy, both based in Toronto. Now it’s time to look at Windscribe, a capable VPN based just outside of Canada’s largest city.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

December 14, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Crytek is suing Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) for breach of contract and copyright infringement over the use of its CryEngine. The lawsuit, which names both CIG and Roberts Space Industries as defendants, claims the companies “utterly failed to follow through” on the following promises agreed upon in their Game License Agreement (GLA): “(i) to use the CryEngine game development platform exclusively and to promote that platform within the video game, (ii) to collaborate with Crytek on CryEngine development, and (iii) to take a number of steps to ensure that Crytek’s intellectual property was protected.” Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 14, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Destiny 2 is celebrating the holiday season with snowball fights, the return of Mayhem mode, weekly Milestone rewards, event-specific gear, and more. Bungie confirmed it is bringing back the holiday spirit with special event “The Dawning,” which lasts from December 19 to January 9. The event will feature exclusive legendary and exotic gear, social space decorations, special Dawning engrams, and gift-giving quests. Players visiting social areas in the game may notice something different beginning next Tuesday, as the Tower and Farm are festively decorated, but this isn’t the only change coming to Destiny 2 on the Dec. 19. Players will…

December 14, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

From shoppers and patients to students and constituents, client satisfaction is key. And technology is key to client satisfaction. We can help you develop a client-centric approach to IT that increases engagement, retention and your competitive advantage.One example:Every great musical composition has at least two components to make it come to life: talented musicians and top-notch instruments. The same is true of a K–12 classroom, where lessons sometimes are only as solid as the methods and tools used to teach them.  Imagine the classroom as an orchestra, with the teacher as the conductor. Each child has individual learning needs met…

December 14, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

That noise you just heard was the sound of millions of modems across the U.S. crying. As expected, the FCC just voted 3-2 to kill its own net neutrality rules, and the Internet as we know it could be forever changed.Under the current net neutrality rules (classifying ISPs under Title II of the Communications Act), which were only just enacted in 2015, Internet service providers are required to deliver all online content with the same speed and accessibility, meaning they can’t charge more for faster Netflix speeds or restrict YouTube access. There are particular exceptions for medical services, public safety…

December 14, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Even as the year winds to a close, the Nintendo Switch is still seeing plenty of games arrive on the system, with another dozen added over the next seven days. 19 games, including Yooka-Laylee, Gorogoa, and Mutant Mudds Collection will be arriving on Switch from today through next Wednesday, Dec. 20. Find out the full slate of 19 games and one demo announced so far below: Gorogoa — Available Dec. 14 One More Dungeon — Available Dec. 14 ACA NEOGEO The Last Blade — Available Dec. 14 Mutant Mudds Collection — Available Dec. 14 — IGN’s original Mutant Mudds Deluxe review Continue reading…Powered by…

December 14, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Though Microsoft is actively encouraging you to buy its Surface Pro (2017) tablet at $200 off, an even better deal lies behind the scenes: a whopping $550 off the top-rated Dell XPS 13 9360, knocking the price down to $749. Both are part of Microsoft’s 12 Days of Deals. By far the most compelling offer is the Dell XPS 13 9360, which we considered a great deal when it was selling for $999 just last week. (In Gordon Mah Ung’s XPS 13 9360 review (4.5/5 stars), he calls the 8th-gen Core laptop the “best one yet.”)To read this article in full, please click herePowered…

December 14, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

The world is becoming more connected on the digital plane, and as such, hackers and cybercriminals look to exploit these massive networks for vulnerabilities. That’s why demand is high for IT experts versed in the fields of cybersecurity—but only if they bear the appropriate certifications. With the 2018 CompTIA Security Certification Bundle, you can fast-track yourself to join their in-demand ranks by preparing to ace three leading IT certification exams—and for a fraction of the usual cost.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

December 14, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

If you missed the Ecobee4 sale the first time around, Amazon has you covered. Today the retailer is selling the Ecobee4 for $200. That’s the same price we saw at Lowe’s and others (including Amazon) on Black Friday. Usually this latest model of the Ecobee sells for the MSRP of $249.The big change with the Ecobee4 compared to its predecessor is built-in Alexa Voice Service. Prior to this, the Ecobee integrated with Alexa devices like most other smart home devices. With Alexa built-in, you can use the smart thermometer to get news, set timers, and many of the other things…