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TUXEDO InfinityBook Pro 13 Review: a Powerful Ultrabook Running TUXEDO Xubuntu

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:52:00 +0000

It's the first time we get our hands on a real Linux laptop, an ultrabook, designed from the offset to offer an out-of-the-box GNU/Linux desktop experience, and TUXEDO InfinityBook Pro 13 does not disappoint. TUXEDO Computers is a German computer company manufacturing and selling notebooks, high-end gaming computers, and workstations powered by popular GNU/Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Linux Mint, or openSUSE. The TUXEDO InfinityBook Pro 13 is one of their latest and finest ultrabooks running a custom Xubuntu OS that the company calls it TUXEDO Xubuntu. At first glance, TUXEDO InfinityBook Pro 13 looks great thanks to its ultrabook aluminum chassis. It's outfitted with enough ports for everything you can fit in the system, but we'll take a closer look at the hardware specs in the paragraphs below. Of course, the best part is that it comes pre-loaded with a Linux distro, so you won't have to install one, but you can do that as well. The TUXEDO In...

DESTEK V4 Headset Review: iPhone and Android VR Made Easy

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:31:01 +0000

VR has been around for a while, but while this technology has an immense potential to become something truly big, the devices that support its adoption are more or less limited, in the end providing compromised experience that almost nobody seems to be willing to accept. It’s not a secret that several companies tried to get a taste of VR and some have even invested aggressively in this market, such as Samsung, who in order to boost adoption of its headset decided to offer it free of charge with new flagship phone purchases. In the meantime, however, more companies joined the VR fun, including DESTEK, a rather unknown brand that sells a headset called V4 for just $19.99 at Amazon. This is a price that’s nearly hard to beat, especially when looking at what the headset has to offer, though as we’ve learned the hard way, what you see isn’t necessarily what you get. HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE First of all, we need to ge...

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Review (PlayStation 4)

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:24:00 +0000

In a surprising turn of events, the fine folks at Naughty Dog have decided to offer Uncharted fans some closure after Nathan Drake's saga came to an end in the forth installment of the series. Although it was initially announced as an expansion to the Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, The Lost Legacy's status had been changed into a fully developed standalone sequel. And for good reasons since Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, the final game in the series, will take you at least six hours to complete. The main protagonists, Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross, appear in other Uncharted games like Drake's Fortune (Uncharted 3) and A Thief's End (Uncharted 4), respectively. Many Uncharted fans thought that a new game in the series that would not have Nathan Drake as lead character would be a big fail. However, The Lost Legacy shows that the Uncharted series is not necessarily about Nathan Drake. Even if Naughty Dog announced earlier this year that it's highly unlikely to launch anothe...

Dodocool DA55 Review: Lightning Earphones for iPhone

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 15:01:01 +0000

The removal of the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 was one of the most controversial changes Apple made in the last decade on its flagship product, and the transition was received with much criticism by users, despite the jack to Lightning adapter included in the box. Nevertheless, it was all just a matter of time until everyone got used to the iPhone not having a headphone jack, and in addition to Apple itself offering a pair of Lightning earphones right in the box with every new iPhone 7, a large number of phone accessory manufacturers also joined the effort and built their own headphones featuring a Lightning connector. One of them is Dodocool, a rather unknown company that wanted to be part of the transition to a Lightning connector, and launched what they promise to be an uncompromised mix of high-quality earphones with an affordable price tag. The result is the Dodocool DA55, a headphone that features Hi-Res sound, premium-ish materials like aluminum alloy, s...

Cubot Rainbow 2 Review - The Cheapest Dual-Camera Phone Ever

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 13:01:02 +0000

Dual-camera phones are the next big thing, and titans Apple and Samsung, which most often set the new trends in terms of technology adoption, have already launched their own models featuring two different lenses for improved photography skills. It goes without saying that the iPhone 7 Plus and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are right now two of the best dual-camera smartphones money can buy, but the price tag one has to pay isn’t really something that can be ignored. The top configurations reach or even exceed $1,000, and for a significant number of customers, that’s way too much for a phone. This is where Chinese phone makers are getting a second chance, as they’re typically masters of cloning features and devices created by more famous companies and selling them at half their original price. The Cubot Rainbow 2 is at this point one of the most, if not the most, affordable dual-camera phone on the market, as you only have to pay 75 pounds from Amazon. And what you get...

StarCraft: Remastered Review - Fueling Nostalgia For Old Gamers

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 19:57:00 +0000

StarCraft: Remastered is here and ready to makes us regret the old days of gaming when things were much simpler. Games were good or bad, with pretty much nothing in between. Or at least, this is what we remember. The problem with human memory is that that we’re not actually recording things as they were. If you played something a couple of decades ago, at a time when it was the best-looking game on the market, and you enjoyed it, there is a good chance that you’ll remember it fondly. It might seem a little odd to even think about it, but the original Starcraft was released almost 20 years ago. At least for me, it’s a warning sign that either I’ve been played games for way too long or maybe I haven’t played enough. Among the hundreds and hundreds of titles I tried and played over the years, not many stand out, but I would have to say that Starcraft is definitely one of them. We all have different ways of remembering Starcraft. I’m sure that the people who were doin...

Hearthstone - Knights of the Frozen Throne Review

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:13:00 +0000

It's true that Magic the Gathering popularized the card game genre, but we have to thank Blizzard's Hearthstone for the huge number of good card games that we now have in the wild. Knights of the Frozen Throne is the sixth expansion to Hearthstone, and one of the most intriguing. The expansion made its debut on August 10 in the Americas, and a day later in the Europe and Asia regions. This time, players will visit the frozen wastes of Northrend and the frigid halls of Icecrown Citadel, one of the most popular locations in the World of Warcraft MMORPG. Knight of the Frozen Throne adds 135 new cards, as well as the new Arthas Menethil hero of the Paladin class, which can be obtained by killing the Lich King in the final single-player mission with all nine classes. [YOUTUBE=] The expansion is free to play and includes so-called Missions that reward Knights of the Frozen Throne card packs and a random Legendary Death Knight hero card. Ther...

Koogeek LB1 Smart Light Bulb Review - Back to the Future

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 13:01:02 +0000

Homes and appliances are getting smart and sooner or later each and every one of us will have to embrace them, mostly because of how convenient it is to control everything around you only with a smartphone. And while we won’t discuss the security aspects of smart devices, we’re going to focus on the advantages that such a technology can bring, highlighting Koogeek’s LB1 smart light bulb that costs just $36.99 at Amazon. Developed using Apple’s HomeKit, the LB1 can be configured and controlled with an iPhone in a matter of seconds, and the wide array of options that it brings makes it one of the most affordable yet powerful devices of its kind. First and foremost, it’s worth noting from the very beginning that just like any other HomeKit accessories, it can only be paired with Apple devices, and it supports iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple Watch running iOS 8.1 or later. The companion koogeek app from ...

Tronsmart Encore S4 Review: Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Canceling

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 11:01:01 +0000

Apple took everyone by surprise when it decided to give up on the headphone jack on the iPhone 7, and just like it happens every time, more manufacturers are likely to follow in Cupertino footsteps and replace the traditional audio connector with a new port. But as far as users are concerned, not having a headphone jack is painful and frustrating, despite the alternatives that OEMs offer, be they adapters or headphones using the new port, as it’s the case of Apple. At this point, the only solution that’s here to stay in terms of headphones is going wireless, as no matter the audio port, a pair of Bluetooth headphones is supposed to work with 100 percent of devices as long as Bluetooth is offered. Choosing the right pair of wireless headphones, however, isn’t the easiest thing to do, and those who have been in the market searching for such accessories certainly know what I mean. There are a million manufacturers, including those based in China, and so many more mod...

Steel Division: Normandy 44 Review - Where Strategy Meets Reality

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 06:55:00 +0000

When I say that Steel Division: Normandy 44 is a real-time strategy I'm not just placing it in a particular genre. I am accurately describing the pain and effort people will have to go through while playing an accurate RTS game. For the longest time, strategy games were about building bases and producing units out of nowhere. And that's fine because you're usually playing the game for different reasons. People don't start an RTS and expect to find it too real; they want something fast, and that feels winnable. Steel Division is neither of those things. It will not offer a quick exaltation of the senses, and you'll feel like you’re the worst commander that's ever been put in charge of an army. Playing a few tutorial missions can make people feel ready. You might think that it's easy, just flank and attack, that's all there is to it. The problem is that war is messy, there is chaos, and rarely things go according to plan. Remember the old saying: no plan survives co...

Nokia 3 Review - Back from the Dead

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 13:01:02 +0000

The last few years have been cruel for Nokia, as the Finnish manufacturer was brought close to extinction due to a number of poor management choices that have been overly-discussed lately and which included the sale of its Devices and Services unit to software giant Microsoft. While the Redmond-based Microsoft purchased Nokia in an attempt to become a more important player in mobile, the plan failed, again due to very controversial decisions, and the Finnish manufacturer ended up being pushed painfully close to its demise. Under HMD Global’s umbrella, the company is now struggling to rebuild itself from the ground up, this time trying to focus on an operating system that does have a future, Android, and with the help of a parent company that sees success as the only way to go. So here’s the new Nokia, a company that’s betting all-in on Android for a growing lineup of devices, the most affordable of which is the Nokia 3. Nokia isn’t trying to lie: the company says...

Samsung Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM and 128GB Storage Review

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 13:01:01 +0000

Not a lot of phone makers out there can consider themselves direct rivals to Apple and the increased level of innovation that Samsung has reached lately bumped it even further, with many considering the S8 lineup real iPhone killers. And without a doubt, there’s definitely some truth behind these words: the Galaxy S series has evolved so much in the last few years that many hardcore Apple customers decided to jump ship, just because Android devices manufactured by the South Korean firm come with so many features that iPhone users can only dream about. The same thing for the Galaxy S8. When Samsung launched it earlier this year, it was pretty clear from the very beginning that this is another super-powerful rival to Apple’s iPhone and at closer inspection, it comes with features that iFans are still drooling after. A bezel-less display, a facial recognition system, truly exquisite design, all make the Galaxy S8 the second-best Android smartphone so far. Why second?...

MGCOOL Explorer Pro Action Camera Review

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:01:01 +0000

The action camera market has expanded at a pretty fast pace in the last couple of years, and while GoPro continues to be the star of the show, not everyone wants to spend several hundred dollars on such a device. This is why smaller companies, such as those based in China, believe they can succeed in this rapidly-evolving side of the technology business, promising to make no compromises in terms of performance, but keeping the price as low as possible. This is the case of MGCOOL, the Chinese manufacturer that launched its flagship Explorer Pro action camera with a price that takes everyone by surprise. At $40, it’s one of the most affordable 4K action cameras on the market, and it’s available right now from a wide array of retailers. The Explorer Pro was developed from the very beginning to be a low-budget action camera that doesn’t leave behind the essential technical capabilities, though there’s one important omission on the spec sheet that got our attention fro...

HTC U11 Review - Just Don't Squeeze It Too Hard

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:01:01 +0000

“Squeeze for the Brilliant U.” This is the slogan that HTC used in mid-May when it officially took the wraps off its latest-generation model, once again trying to stay close to rivals Apple and Samsung with a device that boasts several innovative technologies. As a successor to HTC 10, the new U11 competes against models that have already impressed in terms of sales, namely the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus and the iPhone 7 Plus, with HTC already claiming one month after the launch that its new flagship is selling better than both the HTC One M9 and the HTC 10. The device certainly comes with a pretty compelling feature package, and the all-new Edge Sense is the big star of the show. This feature allows you to squeeze the phone to access certain features or to launch user-defined apps, all without any physical button. At the same time, HTC is betting big on the camera, with the company calling it the best camera on a smartphone ever, pointing to a test from DxOMark to pr...

OnePlus 5 Review - Android (i)Phone

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 13:01:02 +0000

OnePlus doesn’t have the reputation of a flagship Android manufacturer, though its devices have always been received with much praise. But although it lacks the fame of more famous companies like Samsung, OnePlus often made the headlines, especially in the last couple of months when photos of a brand-new device started leaking to the web. Unveiled with much fanfare last month, the OnePlus 5 is first and foremost a surprising device. Not because OnePlus released something that you’ve never seen before, but because the company has actually released something that you’ve seen before. The OnePlus 5 looks from many angles like an iPhone 7 and the resemblances are more visible when you start using the phone. Thanks to Android, however, and to the powerful hardware that it boasts, the OnePlus 5 is capable of offering features that Apple fans are only dreaming amount for the time being. Overall, the OnePlus 5 comes with an intriguing package. It has the look of phones t...

LG Watch Sport Review - Android Wear 2.0 Power

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 09:01:01 +0000

Wearables are the coolest gadgets of this decade and everyone seems to be building one, even though in many cases, new products are super-similar to the ones already on the market. Following in the footsteps of Apple, Samsung, and others is LG, which wanted to secure its own share of the smartwatch business with the LG Watch Sport, a model whose name clearly suggests what it’s designed for. The Watch Sport is not LG’s first smartwatch, but it is actually one of the first smartwatches launching with Android Wear 2. It also features LTE and Android Pay support for one of the most compelling feature lineups currently on the market, all for a price that makes it more affordable than many of its rivals: $249 with a 2-year contract with AT&T (for LTE support) or $349 for the unlocked version. Before digging deeper into the details of the LG Watch Sport, let’s review the most important specs of the device to learn what this is all about. DESIGN The fir...

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Review - Mister Handsome

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 13:01:00 +0000

These days, pretty much every phone manufacturer is struggling to find an efficient way to get rid of bezels. Samsung did it with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and will do it again with the upcoming Note 8. Apple is doing the same thing with the iPhone 8, and LG already launched the G6 with super-narrow bezels. So when Sony attends the MWC 2017 with a phone that features gigantic bezels AND wins the Best New Smartphone award at the conference, we’re intrigued. How could a phone with an outdated design get so much praise? What’s so special about it and how could Sony beat all of its rivals without anyone expecting this to happen? This is why we’ve decided to take the Xperia XZ Premium for a spin, despite all the bad press that it received lately. It’s no secret that this phone has often been criticized for its features and even users who bought it shared mixed reactions. But let’s provide you with a little spoiler before kicking off our review: don’t trust the critics. Yo...

SJCAM SJ5000X Elite Action Camera Review

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:01:01 +0000

You might be thinking otherwise if you’ve never been interested in an action camera, but this particular market is continuously growing, and more and more manufacturers join the fun with more or less advanced models. Without a doubt, GoPro was, is, and will continue to be the most popular brand when it comes to action cameras, though those who decided to look beyond it and check out other products discovered that the market is full of surprises. And one of them is the SJCAM SJ5000X Elite. Like many other products created by Chinese companies, the SJCAM SJ5000X Elite is focused on pricing, so it’s a lot more affordable than GoPro models, but without neglecting the performance side in a substantial way. Or at least, that’s what the parent company promises. But truth be told, the spec sheet looks compelling, to say the least: a 12.4-megapixel sensor, adjustable wide angle that supports up to 170 degrees and 4K video with 24 FPS support places it close to what GoPro o...

Tekken 7 Review - The Best Fighting Game Ever Made

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:55:00 +0000

We can say that Tekken 7 is a fighting game, but that would be an understatement. We can, however, say that Tekken 7 is THE fighting game, and we would be a little bit closer to the truth. I’ve been playing Tekken for a long time, but I started with other fighting games such as Street Fighter or Mortal Combat. Notice how I don’t use any numbers for the games because I’m talking about the first ones. Those are great titles and are very dear to me, but they are no match for the Tekken series. As you can imagine, this kind of attitude is a very subjective one, and many of you won’t agree with that assessment. In fact, I thought the same for the longest time. I felt that no matter what new fighting games I was playing, nothing could compare to the likes of Street Fighter or Mortal Kombat. I was wrong and given enough time other players might get to feel the same way. Don’t get me wrong, all of these games, including Tekken, have come a long way in the past couple of d...

BlackBerry KEYone Review - Once More unto the Breach

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:00:00 +0000

A new BlackBerry! Even though corporate, business strategy and software transitions over the past few years have changed what that means, the KEYone sure looks like a real BlackBerry and, as a long time (or should I say old time) user and fan of the brand, I can’t help getting excited. Now, let’s see if reality matches expectations. Design & Build Quality The KEYone looks… cool. I could go on about how the silver and black combine to give it an industrial look with an elegant feel that works regardless if you’re a businessman or not, but “cool” is actually the best way to put it. Just like the DTEK50/60, there’s no BlackBerry branding on the front (probably because there was no room for it, but that’s actually for the better). The physical keyboard at the bottom gives the phone its name and adds a little ruggedness thanks to the unusual geometry of the space key (there’s a reason for that, of course). The metal frame looks and feels extremely s...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Review

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 13:01:00 +0000

DESIGN HARDWARE SOFTWARE CONCLUSIONS We live in a time when tablets are quickly losing ground and buyers are more inclined towards 2-in-1 devices simply because they allow for more activities with an extra touch of productivity thanks to detachable keyboards. There are companies, however, that still believe in tablets and continue releasing new models despite this declining trend. Apple and Samsung are two of them. While Apple sticks with the original iPad approach and offers a separate iPad Pro model, Samsung is trying to invest in tablets, but at the same time, to also offer a taste of 2-in-1 with separate accessories. This is the idea be...

Injustice 2 Review (PS4)

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:20:00 +0000

I have a special place in my heart for superhero movies, so when Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios announced they would make a game based on the DC Comics universe, I was very excited. Although it might seem that Injustice: Gods Among Us follows the same formula as Mortal Kombat, the game feels and plays different. Having just finished Injustice 2, I can definitely say that NetherRealm have nailed it again by building on the core gameplay mechanics of the predecessor and adding new ones. But it's not just the updated combat system that makes Injustice 2 so much better than the predecessor, the story is compelling as well. Injustices 2 picks up five years after Superman's defeat, as Batman and his partners try to put the world back together. The campaign, online, as well as arcade modes are not the only activities in the game, as NetherRealm has added a brand new Multiverse mode where players travel through parallel worlds within the DC Universe and fight oppone...

Neffos X1 Review

Sun, 21 May 2017 07:01:00 +0000

DESIGN HARDWARE SOFTWARE CONCLUSIONS Neffos is a company you probably never heard of, but there’s a small detail that will certainly catch your attention: it is a brand owned by TP-Link, the more famous Chinese firm that builds nearly half of the wireless network devices sold across the world every year. TP-Link is not a genuine phone manufacturer, so its know-how in the phone biz is more or less limited, with its past devices experiencing moderate sales to say the least. The Neffos C5, C5 Max, and C5L arrived in January 2016 as the first models of the newly-established brand, and unsurprisingly, they failed to make themselves noticed in a w...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Review

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:01:00 +0000

DESIGN HARDWARE SOFTWARE CONCLUSIONS While the majority of Chinese phone OEMs put manufacturing costs before anything else when launching a new device, Xiaomi is going for a different approach and tries to create a mix which, although it doesn’t ignore pricing, makes quality a priority. This is why Xiaomi has slowly become one of the biggest Chinese manufacturers and a top rival to bigger companies like Apple and Samsung, although it still has a long way to go to match their sales. As a result, the majority of Xiaomi devices not only bring features that you typically find on more expensive models launched by the likes of Samsung and Apple but...

Hearthstone - Journey to Un'goro Review

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 09:34:00 +0000

The newest Hearthstone expansion may be one of the best released by Blizzard since the launch of the game. Journey to Un'goro is the ninth Hearthstone expansion and the most expensive available to date. Players will have to pay €50 for 40 packs of Journey to Un'goro cards, whereas a few weeks ago you could buy 50 packs of cards for the same amount. But that's not the worst thing about the new expansion, so let's take a closer look at what the new Hearthstone expansion plays and what you can do to have a high win rate. First off, Journey to Un'goro metagame hasn't been refined yet, but I can most certainly say that it will revolve around the new Quest cards, which are very powerful (except maybe for the Warlock quest). Each class has a Quest that can be played at the beginning of each game, since you'll start with the legendary card in your hand. If successfully completed, these Quests summon legendary creatures with powerful effects. For example, the priest cla...

Mass Effect: Andromeda Review

Sun, 02 Apr 2017 09:38:00 +0000

Mass Effect: Andromeda has finally arrived, and despite some minor criticism that any serious player would have, it's a great entry into what we hope is a brand new series.  Electronic Arts is not a publisher known for making the best marketing decisions over the year, but I have to say that making the game available for trial way before the actual launch was a bold move. It shows that they have faith in their product, and that's usually just as important as anything else. For the longest time, people have been complaining, and justly I might add, about the fact that game demos have been dropped by the publishers as a means to promote a game. After being absent for so long, demos are now making a comeback, albeit in another form.  In the case of Mass Effect: Andromeda, people have been able to play a trial version of the game, which is quite extensive, before the official launch. Being available to a large audience is a good thing, but it also opens up the game to...

Tales of Berseria Review (PS4)

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:06:00 +0000

The latest game in the Tales series is an emotional roller coaster for both veterans and newcomers to the franchise. Developer Bandai Namco reversed the traditional formula that made the Tales games so popular among JRPG fans and provided players with a new premise. Unlike previous Tales titles where characters are driven by the need to save the world, in Tales of Berseria the protagonist murders everyone and everything that stays between her and the object of her quest: revenge. Tales of Berseria proves that playing evil characters can be just as rewarding as playing good protagonists. In fact, the change in attitude as well as the polishing of the combat mechanics make this the best title in the Tales series. More importantly, anyone can play Tales of Berseria regardless if they've played or not a previous game in the same series. However, you plan on finishing the latest Tales game, you'll have to really free your agenda and prepare for an epic ride, since you'...

Ticwatch 2 Review

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:01:02 +0000

INTRO DESIGN HARDWARE SOFTWARE FEATURES CONCLUSION If the next thing on your shopping list is a smartwatch, there’s a good chance you’ve already looked into what Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Fitbit, and Xiaomi have to offer because of a simple reason: they’re the giants of this growing wearable market, and they account for the biggest part of the industry. But while nobody can deny that sticking with one of these device makers guarantees that your device would get updates and be supported for a longer period of time, there are also smaller manufacturers that attempt to make themselves noticed with more or ...

Google Pixel XL Review

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:01:00 +0000

DESIGN HARDWARE SOFTWARE CONCLUSIONS The smartphone market is projected to grow to no less than 1.8 billion shipped devices by 2020, and as the father of Android, Google simply can’t afford to stay out of this business. Even though it’s not targeting the masses, Google is aiming for its own slice of the Android cake, and to do this, the company has a plan that looks brilliant on paper: offer high-end devices that are at least similar to what premium Android phone makers are building at a given moment, along with stock Android experience that no other manufacturer seems to be ...

Watch Dogs 2 Review (PC)

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 21:41:00 +0000

The sequel to Ubisoft's Watch Dogs is pretty much a different game than the original. Aside from a couple of game aspects that have been introduced in the first title, Watch Dogs 2 brings in a completely different formula, in an attempt to redeem the franchise in the eyes of its fans. However, Watch Dogs 2's recipe is in no way original, on the contrary. There's no argue that Ubisoft's game borrows a lot from Grand Theft Auto gameplay mechanics, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. The French company wanted to make sure Watch Dogs 2 will be well received by fans and media alike, so it came up with a “to-do list” that will help it achieve that. Watch Dogs 2 introduces a new protagonist, so if you didn't finish Aidan Pearce's saga from the original game, you won't miss anything since the two games are not related story-wise. Marcus Holloway is a jack-of-all-trades hacker, member of a group of misfits called DeadSec. If there are things that Ubisoft improved over ...