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Solitaire Is Making A Comeback On Windows 10

Following user feedback, Microsoft decided to reinstate the Start Menu in Windows 10. Now, it seems Solitaire is being brought back to life too.


The Artwork On These Ghostbusters Playing Cards Is Fantastic

You probably don’t need much of a reason to spend $US14 on a pack of Ghostbusters-themed playing cards — you loved the movie, you love Texas Hold’em, it’s the perfect match. So consider it a nice bonus that every single card in this deck features beautiful caricature-esque illustrations of all the characters — dead or alive — from the movie.


This Hacked App Lets You Play Bloodborne In Any Room Of The House

Gosh, wouldn’t it be nice to play a little Bloodborne tonight? Shame my wife will be using the TV. If only I had a way to stream the game from my PlayStation 4 to another device. How about a hacked version of the PS4 Remote Play app that works on Android phones and tablets — and my Nvidia Shield? Yes. Yes. That will do nicely.


A T-Rex Skull Token Makes Jurassic World Monopoly The Best Version Yet

You could dedicate an entire blog to covering all of the different versions and variations of Monopoly that are now available. But why bother because an official Jurassic World version of Monopoly is coming in June that swaps those boring car, top hat and cat tokens for a DNA sequence, a park tour vehicle and a T-Rex skull, among others.


A Brief History Of Easter Eggs In Tech

The Easter egg — as in a hidden surprise or in-joke, not the chocolate treat — can be dated back to the last Russian imperial family who gifted people with jewel-encrusted Fabergé eggs containing additional surprises tucked away inside.


This Auto-Scoring Ping-Pong Net Uses Table Vibrations To Track The Ball

Unless you compete at the competitive level, rarely do yo have the luxury of a referee and scorekeeper while playing ping-pong. It’s all up to you and your opponent, which often leads to heated off-table battles over a point. So why not let the net, at least a smarter net like Stiga’s SensorScore, keep track of the score for you?


Go Play Super Mario 64 In Your Browser, Right Now

Remember Super Mario 64, the game that made your childhood, and probably introduced you to 3D gaming? Well, it’s back. And you don’t need to go digging around in the attic to play it.


Message Board Scrabble Lets Everyone Play Whenever They Have Time

One of the reasons Words With Friends became so popular on smartphones was because it let players take as much time as they needed between turns. There was no pressure from other players while everyone sat around a game board at a table. So perhaps this hanging message board version of Scrabble was partly inspired by Words With Friends, because it lets families or roommates play a game at whatever pace they prefer.


A DIY Classic Game & Watch Handheld Made With An Old Nokia Mobile Phone

Before the Game Boy came along, handheld gaming consoles were limited to just a single title, played on a low-quality segmented LCD display. At the time it was cutting edge stuff, but by today’s standards they kind of suck. So to scratch his nostalgic gaming itch, Instructables contributor Andrew Hannay built his own Game & Watch with improved electronics so it could be loaded with multiple games.


You Can Play Hungry Hungry Hippos With 3D-Printed Jeremy Clarkson Heads

We all get a little hangry from time to time, and if you want to show your support for Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson and his recent ‘disagreements’ with the BBC, you can now 3D-print some replacement heads for the popular Hungry Hungry Hippos game turning each animal into a ravenous miniature version of Jezza.