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Samsung Smart TV’s to get PlayStation Now game streaming

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In an announcement today Samsung and Sony declared a partnership that will see the PlayStation Now game streaming service being built into select Samsung Smart TV’s next year. This will allow customers in the United States and Canada to stream games directly to their Samsung TV without any need for downloads. When this is launched …

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LG’s new wireless speakers know when you are nearby

LG H4 Portable

LG revealed some of it’s upcoming “Music Flow” wireless speakers today and while not available until after CES 2015, if you are looking for some cable free music, you might want to hold off for now. There are three versions in the range so far: the battery-powered  Model H4 Portable, the Model HS7 …

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Hello this is Microsoft, suing tech support scammers

Microsoft DCU

I’m sure most of you have either received a call yourself, or know someone who has, where the person on the other end of the phone claims to be calling from Microsoft and has identified a problem with your Windows PC. Unfortunately while it may be easy for most of …

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Lian Li announces the release of it’s PC-O Series chassis

Lian Li PC-O7

Lian Li has been posting photos of it’s new line of under development PC cases since September, and now it is ready to reveal the final products. There are four cases in the range so far, the PC-O5, the PC-O5S, the PC-O6S, and the PC-O7S. These range from the very small PC-O5 which …

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Problems driving your tractor? Saitek is here to help

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Saitek, a division of Mad Catz,  is best known for it’s range of joysticks, flight yokes and racing wheels, but it will soon be adding another product to that list. In a partnership with the developers of Farming Simulator, GIANTS Software, it will soon be releasing custom hardware for the game. No longer, will you …

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SpaceX plans to land a rocket on a drone ship, tomorrow

SpaceX_autonomous_spaceport_drone_ship

If you are a fan of potential failure and large explosions then tomorrow could be a good day for you! SpaceX, the US rocket company owned by Elon Musk, is planning to land one of its Falcon 9 rockets on a sea-based floating platform known as the “autonomous spaceport drone ship”. …

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Apple closes russian online store as the Ruble plummets

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Being an Apple fan in Russia has never been quite as easy as other parts of the world and now it’s just gotten a little harder. As of today, Apple has closed it’s Russian online store and is no longer selling hardware to anyone using the Ruble as their currency, following its …

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Mars may have methane producing microbes

nasa mars methane

In a paper released in the Science academic journal a few days ago, a group of NASA scientists has confirmed the existence of methane gas on Mars. This is a good indicator of life, as 95% of methane here on Earth is generated by Microbes. While this is in itself impressive, some of the other …

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Hearthstone is now available on Android tablets, but…

Hearthstone on Android

Good news Hearthstone players with Android tablets! Blizzard has just released the game you love for the tablet you own, allowing you to play  wherever you desire. But there is a temporary problem for some of us… Unfortunately for the first few days, you will only be able to download the …

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Skype, now with Spanish and English Babel fish

Skype announced several months ago that it would soon be rolling out it’s real time voice translation service for customers. Today it begins the first small step of that roll out, with users speaking Spanish and English now able to talk to each other over Skype voice or video chat …

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Syndicate successor Satellite Reign now in Steam Early Access

Satellite Reign

Although it had a 2012 reboot as a first person shooter, technically it’s been nearly two decades since the last ‘proper’ Syndicate game was launched back on DOS and the PlayStation. Satellite Reign however looks far more like the original and could easily be considered a spiritual sequel. It’s a a real-time, top-down, class-based …

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US Navy is laying down the LaWS, with lasers

LaWS system

Someone get the moon base ready, as we have a “laser” finally worthy of an evil genius. The United States Navy has just posted a video showing the test firing of it’s Laser Weapon System (LaWS). In the video, you can see the LaWS weapons platform engaging both waterborne and airborne targets …

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1,000mph Hybrid Rocket tested for Bloodhound SSC Speed record

Bloodhound SSC has released a video showing the test firing of its 1,000mph hybrid rocket motor. The engine is designed to power the Bloodhound SSC vehicle into the record books and past 1,000 mph sometime in 2016. [yframe url=’https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22_4ZGGnb_g’] While the first stage of the Bloodhound will use a Rolls Royce EJ200 engine (also …

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Microsoft Flight Simulator: X coming soon to Steam

Microsoft Flight Simulator: X

Dovetail games has announced its plan to release “Microsoft Flight Simulator X: Steam Edition” on Steam on 18th December, finally bringing the much loved franchise to Valve’s distribution platform, along with some promised DLC next year. Microsoft Flight Simulator X was first released in 2006, and at the time it seemed …

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Could Windows 10 and beyond be a subscription service?

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Following remarks made at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference by Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s chief operating officer, there has been some speculation that Windows 10 could be released for free, or at least at a very low price while being backed by some subscription services. Here’s what Turner had to say: “We’ve …

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No Man’s Sky gets two new trailers

No Mans Sky

Two more trailers for the procedurally generated, sci-fi sandbox game, No Man’s Sky have been released following the Sony PlayStation Experience event and The Game Awards. These two trailers below give us another small glimpse at the incredible detail in the game’s different planets that are just waiting to be discovered, explored and for …

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Halo to take over the centre of London

Halo takes over the BFI IMAX

In preparation for the Halo Master Chief Collection going on sale tomorrow for Xbox One, the Halo team will be having a launch party tonight in London’s BFI IMAX to celebrate. It’s going to be big and it’s going to be loud, but with a pedigree like the Halo franchise, you’d expect …

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