Someone built an entire word processor in Minecraft

Check out this video from Koala_Steamed on YouTube, who spent two years building a real, functioning word processor inside Minecraft. Using only redstones - no command blocks, the entire 'computer' has been programmed in binary, working in exactly the same way a computer would it soldered together in real life. Here's how they describe what…

The Digest: Apple ‘failing to protect workers’… and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Apple 'failing to protect Chinese factory workers' | BBC News "Poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories which make Apple products has been discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation. Filming on an iPhone 6 production line showed Apple's promises to protect workers were routinely broken. It found standards on workers' hours, ID…

Minecraft launches on Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft's recent acquisition of Minecraft developer Mojang is paying off - the company has now launched the Pocket Edition of the intensely popular game on Windows Phone 8.1. Microsoft says: "Minecraft: Pocket Edition for Windows Phone 8.1 includes all of Minecraft’s mobile features, including the tense action of Survival mode, the limitless exploration of Creative…

Dennis and Gnasher come to Minecraft

In an unexpected partnership between old and new media, The Beano has partnered with Minecraft to offer Dennis and Gnasher mods for the popular game. The tie-up whilst unexpected makes sense: Whilst the Beano is attempting to remain relevant in this century (it was first published in 1938), Minecraft is like crack for children. The…

The UK top 10 video games chart: FIFA is still top of the table

[nextpage title="Next"] EA’s FIFA 15 does it again with a sixth consecutive week at No.1 since launch, the most of any title so far this year. The previous version, FIFA 14, made 12 appearances at No.1 (a record for FIFA titles) and also strung a six-week streak together, but not from launch. Microsoft’s Xbox One…