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Spotify swiftly apologises following privacy concerns

Earlier today, Spotify updated its terms and conditions and thanks to the wording, it sounded like the streaming service wasn’t taking user privacy very seriously at all. Fortunately, the company’s CEO, Daniel Ek, is eager to clear things up a bit and try to stop people from freaking out. In …

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Amazon to stop accepting flash advertisements from September

The slow downfall of Adobe Flash continues, as Amazon announces that from September onwards it will no longer be accepting flash based advertisements on its site. The decision was apparently driven by recent updates to several popular web browsers, including Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. In recent years, Flash has …

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The Street Fighter V beta has returned

A few weeks back, Capcom kicked off the street Fighter V beta. Unfortunately, it had some immediate issues that stopped many from actually being able to launch the game. As a result, the dev team took the beta build back behind closed doors, spent a few weeks fixing it up …

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Project Ara may have been delayed due to bad magnets

Google is attempting something pretty different with Project Ara. The idea is to build a modular smartphone, where customers can upgrade individual components easily by sliding them on to the back of the device. In previous prototypes, the modules were attached by electro-permanent magnets, unfortunately, it seems that they just …

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Kickstarter launched for a giant robot duel

MegaBots Inc is back again with a new Kickstarter campaign to build a giant fighting robot, following its previously unsuccessful attempt. Last year, MegaBots asked the internet for $1.8 million to construct a team of 15 feet tall robots, which would be piloted by humans and fight in an arena …

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Google is branching out in to WiFi routers

Google may have just revealed the most stylish looking router ever with its new offering known as the OnHub. Now if you were wondering why it is shaped a bit like a bin, there is apparently a technical reason for that- Google says that the cylindrical shape will help provide more …

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The next Hearthstone expansion arrives next week

Hearthstone players are about to get another influx of new cards next week as Blizzard’s next big expansion, The Grand Tournament, is set to release. The second card expansion will add an additional 132 cards to the game, bringing along two new gameplay mechanics to boot. One of the new …

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YouTubers now have official guidelines for advertising

Google Adsense revenue has taken a hit over the years thanks to the popularity of browser extensions like Adblock Plus. As a result, many YouTubers have resorted to outside sponsorships and advertising deals that can be integrated directly in to their videos. Since these sorts of deals are so new, …

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Sony has apparently finalised Project Morpheus hardware

The first wave of consumer virtual reality headsets are on the way, kicking off with Valve’s headset, supposedly at some point this year, followed by the Oculus Rift next year and finally, Sony’s console oriented headset, Project Morpheus. We have been following Morpheus for some time now but it looks …

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Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge+ will make your wallet cry

Samsung finally announced its Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge+ this month. Unfortunately for us in the UK, we won’t be getting the latest Note device, but Samsung will be bringing the Galaxy S6 Edge+ to our shores, though it comes with an eye watering price tag. The …

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Windows 10 preview testing resumes

Microsoft officially released Windows 10 to the masses a few weeks back but that doesn’t mean the preview testing is over. Microsoft is now focussing on regular updates for the operating system and it wants those in the Windows Insider Program to help test them in on-going preview builds of …

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Apple patent invalidated ahead of Samsung lawsuit retrial

The Apple VS Samsung patent lawsuit just took an interesting turn as the US Patent and Trademark Office has invalidated one of the key patents involved in the suit. Design patent D618677, which details the front of the old iPhone 3G has been invalidated due to an insufficient description on …

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Rainbow Six Siege pushed back to December

Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft’s upcoming team based shooter was announced some time ago, with an alpha taking place earlier this year and a beta test scheduled for the end of September. The game was originally supposed to release in October but it seems the development team needs a bit more …

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Cooler Master launches MasterCase 5 and Pro 5 modular cases

Today, Cooler Master announced two brand new cases, the MasterCase 5 and the MasterCase Pro 5, two mid-towers featuring the new ‘FreeForm’ system which allows for plenty of customization and expandability. The idea behind FreeForm technology is that customers will have control over how their case looks and how it …

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Google’s Project Ara has been pushed back to 2016

Last year was a pretty exciting time for Google, having taken on the Phonebloks concept and created Project Ara. While the first Ara devices were scheduled to arrive some time this year in selected markets, it seems Google wants to spend a little more time developing the modular smartphone, pushing …

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Ozone Argon Gaming Mouse Review

eSports is becoming more and more popular by the day and in turn, so are team-based competitive games. This is something that gaming peripheral companies have definitely noticed. Today, we are taking a look at the Ozone Argon, an ambidextrous mouse aimed at competitive gamers. There are two variants of this …

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Android M is now Android Marshmallow

The final name for Google’s next big version of Android has been revealed. Android M will now be known as Android Marshmallow, the company announced today, unveiling a statue of the Android mascot holding a marshmallow. The new version of Android is set to be an improvement over last year’s …

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