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WildStar developer hit with layoffs

It looks like WildStar, Guild Wars and City of Heroes publisher, NCSoft, is running in to some trouble and as a result, the company, along with several developers have been hit with layoffs. Guild Wars developer, Arenanet, is unaffected whereas WildStar developer, Carbine, has had to let go around 60 people, cutting …

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Microsoft managed to sell 2.4 million Xbox consoles during Q3

Microsoft has finally released some Xbox One sales figures, showing that the company managed to ship 2.4 million Xbox consoles to retailers during the third quarter of this year, which ended on the 30th of September. The company’s statement appeared to suggest that it had sold 2.4 million to consumers …

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More world records broken at MSI MOA overclocking event

For the second time today we’ve seen an overclocking world record broken at the MSI MOA overclocking event. This time 8-Pack has managed to break 40,000 marks in 3DMark using the MSI X99S XPower AC motherboard. The new world record 3DMark Fire Strike score is 40052, with help from MSI’s …

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Nvidia driver update adds Dynamic Super Resolution support

Many of our readers have been quick to point out to us that Nvidia’s latest driver update has added support for Dynamic Super Resolution, making downsampling easier for everyone. The new graphical feature was introduced with the launch of the GTX 980 and 970 GPUs but has since expanded to …

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Vintage Apple I computer sells for $905,000

A British auction house has managed to sell a rare Apple I computer for $905,000, almost double the $500,000 it was expected to go for. The winning bid came from the Henry Ford Museum, which said that it will put the 1970s era machine on display for the public. Museum …

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Asus ROG GR8 Steam Machine to launch this December

Asus officially announced its Republic of Gamers GR8 mini PC/ Steam Machine some time ago and now we finally know when its coming. The mini PC will release sometime in December here in the UK, featuring an Intel Core i7 CPU and an Nvidia GTX 750Ti graphics card. The machine …

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Windows 10 Technical Preview gets first feature update

Microsoft’s Windows 10 technical preview has received its first big update, adding in just over 7000 OS tweaks alongside new features like the notification center. The technical preview originally launched around three weeks ago, Microsoft has been quick to invite enthusiasts to try out the new OS and offer suggestions …

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Nvidia Titan Z prices continue to drop

The Titan Z was notoriously known for being ridiculously expensive at launch, setting back early buyers by a hefty £2300 in the UK and $3000 in the US. However, Nvidia seems to be coming to its senses, the company has cut the regular price down to £1100 and retailers like Overclockers …

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A hoverboard project has hit Kickstarter

Hoverboards finally exist and you can actually own one thanks to a new Kickstarter campaign offering up their current working model. It’s pricey though, a pre-built model will set you back $10,000 while a ‘DIY kit’ will only cost $299. The campaign currently has 53 days left to go and has …

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Indie Dev resigns after Twitter rant at Gabe Newell

Indie developer, Mike Maulbeck, went on a little Twitter rant last night, which resulted in him claiming that he was going to “kill Gabe Newell”. Once the tweet spread around, Valve decided to pull his game, Paranautical Activity from Steam.  After embarrassing himself on the Internet, Maulbeck has now resigned. …

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Razer Nabu close to release following FCC certification

The Razer Nabu smartband is nearing release as the wearable has received FCC approval, suggesting that US residents may soon be able to grab Razer’s bluetooth wearable. The Nabu was announced at CES earlier this year alongside an ambitious modular PC prototype called Project Christine. The Nabu won several CES …

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Lenovo may buy BlackBerry as early as this week

Lenovo could be looking to buy out BlackBerry as early as this week according to new reports. The Chinese tech company is rumored to be interested in the struggling mobile maker, which very recently began making a comeback with its new phone, the BlackBerry Passport. The BlackBerry Passport managed to …

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Dark Souls is finally ditching Games for Windows Live

We weren’t entirely sure if this day would come but many Dark Souls players remained hopeful. Bandai Namco will finally be transitioning Dark Souls from Games for Windows Live to Steamworks, which should help reignite the title’s multiplayer scene. Starting next month, those who own Dark Souls can redeem their …

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Virgin Galactic to resume test flights to space

Virgin Galactic is set to resume its rocket powered test flights, bringing consumer level space travel closer to reality after remaining fairly inactive throughout 2014. This means that passengers who made a $250,000 reservation to fly into space on a Virgin Galactic flight may not be left waiting too much …

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Apple CEO speaks out on iPad’s continued lack of sales growth

Apple had its quarterly earnings call last night, showing growth in the iPhone and Mac markets, the company also earned $42.1 billion in revenue and $8.5 billion in profit. However, unfortunately for Apple, while the iPads are still selling, they aren’t showing any growth, something that Tim Cook has to …

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Microsoft may launch its own smartwatch in a few weeks

Microsoft is reportedly preparing to launch its own smartwatch in just a few weeks time, ahead of Apple’s huge Watch launch early next year. Microsoft’s watch will be focused on health tracking, including a heart-rate monitor, the watch will be capable of syncing with devices running Android, iOS, and Windows Phone, …

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