Another appearance by a gaming round-up in our Top 15, this one focusing on titles with little-to-no restrictions on what you can do and where you can go within the game. (Think Minecraft or Saints Row.)
Lest all this talk about games give the impression that our readers do nothing but play around with PCs all day, we’d also like to note that yet another productivity tool round-up was among our most-read stories of the year. So you folks are an industrious lot as well, though you do like your free stuff.
A 17-year-old German student said that PayPal wouldn’t give him a promised reward for finding a vulnerability on its website. The company subsequently said that bug had already been found two other researchers, but it did open its bug bounty program to minors.