Weekend tech reading: LivingSocial hacked, cheap Android-Intel laptops, can Google predict the stock market?
By using Google Trends, which tracks the frequency particular search terms are entered into Google over time, scientists have found seasonal patterns, for example, in searches for information about mental illnesses and detected a link between searching behavior and a country’s GDP.
Hot on the heels of Dragon Age II's somewhat disappointing March debut, CD Projekt Red has quenched the thirst of role-playing buffs with the sequel to its critically acclaimed RPG, The Witcher.
We had high hopes for The Witcher 2's graphical fidelity, though we were surprised and a bit disappointed to learn that it's strictly a DirectX 9 title, not to mention the game shipped with a handful of bugs. Now that some of the major kinks have been ironed out, however, we're happy to bring you our full performance test, complete with nearly two dozen video card configurations and various quality settings.