How easy it is to place a fake story in the tech news? Pretty straightforward if you believe the gamer who started the rumours about an “X-Surface” games tablet from Microsoft. With the gadget and games media perhaps under the most pressure to publish first, fact checking is often not the first priority. This gamer reveals in a blog post how easy it was to be a source who gets quoted in some of the best-known technology news sites, despite having made the whole story up!