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Qualcomm reveal details on its upcoming Snapdragon 845

Earlier this week, Qualcomm officially announced its Snapdragon 845 chip that will presumably power the majority of flagship smartphones throughout 2018. Details were originally scarce, but the company has since given a full rundown of what to expect from the new mobile processor. Upgrading from the Snapdragon 835’s Kryo 280, …

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Steam will no longer take Bitcoin as a form of payment

Due to the fanfare surrounding digital currencies last year, Steam began accepting Bitcoin as an official method of payment for its games and services. Since then, the Bitcoin network has been charging more for transaction fees despite rapid changes in its valuation, causing Valve’s gaming platform to drop the method …

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Nintendo announce Super Mario Cereal with amiibo features

Toys-to-life figurines have had varying degrees of success. Whereas Disney Infinity and LEGO Dimensions have officially been discontinued, Nintendo’s amiibo seems to be going stronger than ever; the latest of which comes in the form of a box of breakfast cereal. Collaborating with Kellogg’s, “Super Mario Cereal” contains a “mixed …

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Amazon patent self-destructing fail-safe for its drone service

Amazon’s Prime Air drone delivery service is still trying to take off, but it seems that the company might have finally quelled customer fears over the vehicle malfunctioning mid-flight. Addressing the safety concerns, Amazon has now been granted a patent for self-destructing drones. Specifically, the paten regards the “direct fragmentation …

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HEX release Star Wars themed iPhone cases

It’s unsurprising that Disney wants to get the most out of its Star Wars IP in the run up to its latest blockbuster, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. We’ve already seen Nvidia clad its Titan GPUs with Jedi and Sith casing, and now the theme has made its way to …

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Thermaltake unveils Core P90 open-frame case

While tempered glass cases are currently the ‘in thing’, open-frame cases are still somewhat few and far between. Thermaltake continues to expand its Core brand to include the P90, retaining the hybrid open-frame and tempered glass approach while changing up its shape. The unique triangular prism shape of the Core …

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