games

Fri
23
Sep
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How to Fix: Windows 10 Display Shifted when Playing Games

Infopackets Reader "Ivar" writes: " Dear Dennis, I just upgraded to Windows 10 and am using a monitor with 60hz and 1600x900 resolution. Since the upgrade, I have encountered problems with my screen shifting whenever I play some games. When this ... happens, my screen shifts to the left, leaving a black bar of about 4 centimeters on the right side. This only seems to happen when the games change resolution to 1024x768 - however, in Windows 7, changing resolutions worked flawlessly. I came across your article on how to calibrate your screen , and looked for the 'auto calibration' button you ... (view more)

Mon
30
Nov
Dennis Faas's picture

Download Classic Solitaire, Hearts and Mine Sweeper for Windows 10 - Free

Infopackets Reader Steve C. writes: " Dear Dennis, Thanks again for your wonderful website and for the ongoing coverage on Windows 10. I was wondering if you could tell me where is the Solitaire and other games for Windows 10? I use to play ... Solitaire for Windows 7, including Hearts, Spider Solitaire, and Minesweeper but I cannot find them in Windows 10. The only alternative I've seen is to pay for them. Why would Microsoft get rid of Solitaire and these other great games after including them for so long? I hope you can help! " My response: In Windows 10 if you want to access the ... (view more)

Tue
19
May
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Candy Crush Saga Bundles With Windows 10

Candy Crush Saga will come pre-installed for Windows 10. It's not yet clear how in-game purchases will work in the Windows edition. The game will be one of four pre-installed games in Windows 10, alongside long-time classics Solitaire Hearts, and ... Minesweeper. Those three were all made optional downloads in Windows 8 after years of shipping as part of Windows systems, but have now returned as part of the main package. Candy Crush Saga was already a hit online through Facebook and in Apple and Android apps, with a reported 500 million downloads, before being added to Windows Phone last year ... (view more)

Wed
10
Jul
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Apple Releases Free Stuff on App Store Anniversary

It's been five years since Apple launched its popular App Store. To celebrate its fifth anniversary, the Cupertino, California-based firm is giving away free applications and games. Apple's App Store originally launched in 2008 (shortly after the ... release of the iPhone) with roughly five hundred different applications. Today, the App Store is approaching one million apps. Earlier this week Apple unveiled a new section of its App Store displaying five free apps and five free games for the iPhone and the iPad tablet computer. (Source: latimes.com ) Typically each of these apps / games costs a ... (view more)

Mon
01
Apr
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Razer Edge: High-Performance Windows 8 Tablet PC

If you've been disappointed by the hardware specifications of the Apple iPad, Microsoft Surface Pro, or Google Nexus 7, then it's worth checking out Razer's Edge tablet computer, which offers unparalleled performance for a (relatively) reasonable ... price. Razer is a hardware company specializing in high-performance products. Last year we took a look at their 17.3-inch "Blade" laptop, which for almost $3,000 offered users a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor and hybrid storage employing both solid state drive and conventional hard drive. Remarkable Performance for Under $1,500 Thankfully, the ... (view more)

Mon
11
Feb
Dennis Faas's picture

Otherworld: Omens of Summer Collector's Edition

Description Join Fiona, a young girl born with magic, as she stops dark creatures in this hidden-object puzzle adventure. There is a magical world hidden beneath our own -- and only you can see it! Can you stop the Shade and his minions from casting ... our world into darkness? With the help of Ms. Thomas, Fiona's schoolteacher, find magical artifacts that will stop the Shade for good. Solve tricky puzzles and explore fantastic landscapes. Choose your own path and decide which location to visit first. Test your wits in a battle between good and evil in Otherworld: Omens of Summer. Key ... (view more)

Mon
28
Jan
Dennis Faas's picture

Death Pages: Ghost Library Collector's Edition

Description You come to the city library to investigate the case of three teenagers gone missing. It turns out that the former owner of the library, the Alchemist, kidnapped the souls of three readers and planted them in the book "Romeo and Juliet". ... They are to live the lives of the main heroes but you can stop the tragic ending! Wander the gloomy halls of the library, travel to the medieval streets of Verona, discover the Alchemist's insidious plan and save the children! Key Features Chance to wander Shakespearean Verona Engaging storyline Amazing art Bonus materials ... (view more)

Mon
14
Jan
Dennis Faas's picture

Vacation Quest: The Hawaiian Islands

Description Your passport to the most beautiful & stunning places in the world begins with Vacation Quest: The Hawaiian Islands! Explore exotic Hawaiian locations to complete tours & fill your vacation journal with achievements. Collect ... hidden Seashells to extend your tropical vacation by up to 7 days & unlock 7 bonus locations for even more Hidden Object fun! Key Features Incredible gameplay Fantastic locations Go on an ultimate vacation! Requirements OS: Windows XP/Vista/7/8 CPU: 600 Mhz RAM: 128 MB DirectX: 6.0 Hard Drive: 58 MB [ Try Now ~ 52.86 MB | Buy Now @ $6.99 Only $2.99 ... (view more)

Mon
07
Jan
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Grim Tales: The Stone Queen Collector's Edition

Description The family saga continues when your nephew Brandon encounters the mysterious Stone Queen in a lonely mountain town. She used to protect the miners here, but now she's out for revenge! You must discover the truth behind the queen's anger ... and save both worlds before a greedy heart brings about their destruction. You'll meet new friends, but you'll also face new foes in Grim Tales: The Stone Queen, an intriguing Hidden-Object Puzzle Adventure game. Key Features Hours of bonus gameplay Integrated Strategy Guide Beautiful wallpapers and concept art Downloadable ... (view more)

Mon
31
Dec
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Spirits of Mystery: The Dark Minotaur Collector's Edition

Description In the dark of night, an elusive figure breaks in to the royal menagerie and steals four magic animals, your childhood companions and dearest friends. It is up to you to save them! Take the journey to discover more about the Dark ... Minotaur who threatens the magical world. Can you save them in time? Key Features Bonus gameplay Downloadable music tracks Stunning wallpapers and screensaver An integrated Strategy Guide Requirements OS: Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8 CPU: 1.4 GHz RAM: 1024 MB DirectX: 9.0 Hard Drive: 873 MB [ Try Now ~ 416.14 MB | Buy Now @ $19.99 Only $13 ... (view more)

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