[LoTW] #6 - 15th - 19th July 2013

Jul 18, 2013

Welcome to Links of the Week..

A look at what I have found interesting this week.

Links are after the jump. Enjoy!

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GB sends 300 extra police after riots
http://www.u.tv/News/GB-sends-300-extra-police-after-riots/

PES 2014 to skip Xbox One release due to “install base issue”
http://www.xboxer360.com/news/pes-2014-to-skip-xbox-one-release-due-to-install-base-issue/

Forza 5 unplayable without day-one download
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/419374/forza-5-unplayable-without-day-one-download

Total War: Rome 2 – more personal epic warfare
http://www.vg247.com/2013/07/17/total-war-rome-2-%E2%80%93-more-personal-epic-warfare/

And the THQ bankruptcy crisis comes to an end, finally
http://www.vg247.com/2013/07/17/and-the-thq-bankruptcy-crisis-comes-to-an-end-finally/

ESEA S14 CS:GO Open Power Rankings – Week 8
http://news.esea.net/csgo/index.php?s=news&d=comments&id=12920

MAG shutting down in January
http://massively.joystiq.com/2013/07/16/mag-shutting-down-in-january/

Original Guild Wars isn’t shutting down anytime soon
http://www.destructoid.com/original-guild-wars-isn-t-shutting-down-anytime-soon-258180.phtml

Xbox One allows you to play the game as it digitally installs
http://www.vg247.com/2013/07/16/xbox-one-allows-you-to-play-the-game-as-it-digitally-installs/

Lumia 625 leaks with LTE and Nokia’s biggest screen ever
http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/17/4530908/nokia-lumia-625-photos-specifications-revealed

MetroTwit for Windows 8 finally updated with bug fixes and a complete redesign
http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/17/4531070/metrotwit-for-windows-8-update-redesign-bug-fixes

Tumblr Urges Users to Update iOS App, Password Amid Security Issue
http://mashable.com/2013/07/17/tumblr-update-ios-password-security/

Google Maps arrives on iPad with 2.0 update
http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/16/4530410/google-maps-arrives-on-ipad-with-2-0-update

Twitter for BlackBerry 10 gets major update
http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-3513_7-57594066/twitter-for-blackberry-10-gets-major-update/

Snowden has no plans to leave Russia, might seek citizenship – lawyer
http://rt.com/news/snowden-leave-russia-lawyer-208/

Microsoft bundels 12 months of Xbox Live with Office 365 subscriptions.
http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/18/4534342/free-xbox-live-with-office-365-subscription

Valve working on a silencer update?
http://www.hltv.org/?pageid=35&threadid=410027

OS X apps on their way to Linux courtesy of Darling project
http://www.zdnet.com/os-x-apps-on-their-way-to-linux-courtesy-of-darling-project-7000018051/

Plan to replace Irish TV license fee with broadcasting charge
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23353386

An Active Solution to an Idle Threat
http://www.teamfortress.com/post.php?id=11105

Gif of the week

Padraig Fahy

A tech support guy by day and a gamer by night!