Christian Cawley and Ben Stegner bring you a brand new Really Useful Podcast, returning for a new run of episodes. This time we take a look at some developments for Minecraft fans, Mark Zuckerberg’s new podcast, what apps you should install from Windows 10, and some thoughts on switching from consoles to Windows 10 for
Microsoft has announced Minecraft Earth, a new Minecraft mobile game. Minecraft Earth uses augmented reality to bring Minecraft to the real world. The game isn’t being released until later this year, but you can sign up now for the beta. What Is Minecraft Earth? Minecraft Earth is a new free-to-play augmented reality mobile game. It’s
Google has updated Google Maps so that it no longer shows Earth as a flat plane. Instead, when you zoom out far enough, the view switches to a 3D globe. This shows the Earth as a sphere, with all of the countries and continents the correct dimensions. Despite the overwhelming evidence to the contrary, there
As the leader of space exploration, NASA has a unique perspective on the world. The key for us, as regular folk, is to gain some of that perspective. And NASA has some ways to do that. The geeks at NASA made some educational and entertaining sites with interactive features. The aim of these is to
Google Earth has been educating and entertaining many of us for years. However, the development of new technologies means Google has new ways of letting us all explore our home planet. Virtual reality is surely made for this kind of thing. Cue Google Earth VR. At 196.9 million square miles, planet Earth is rather big.
In the world of turn-based strategy games, is there a bigger name than Sid Meier? Is there a more beloved franchise than Civilization? Probably not. And with good reason, because the depth of gameplay offered in every Civ game is truly staggering. Each game is a massive value. But you know what makes the games