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You can now control Google Glass with your mind

One of the drawbacks to Google Glass was having to talk to it, voice commands are often seen as a gimmick rather than a useful feature. Luckily, an app has been released that will allow Glass owners to issue commands through brain waves instead. The app is called MindRDR, it …

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Samsung profits drop 25 per cent this quarter

It looks like Samsung could be losing its grip on the Android phone market as the Korean device maker warns investors that profits have dipped by 25 per cent in the second quarter of 2014 due to low demand for its Samsung Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone. A couple of weeks ago …

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Titanfall Frontier’s Edge DLC announced

Titanfall’s second map pack is on the way, it’s called Frontier’s Edge and will take the battle to new settings including a mining outpost, a beach, and a dig site. If you brought the game’s season pass then you will get access to these new maps straight away once they …

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The 2K Humble Bundle is live

It has been a while since we’ve had a big publisher launch a Humble Bundle but they usually go down pretty well with gamers. This time 2K is in the spotlight, offering up games like Bioshock, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified and Darkness II for as little as you wish to …

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Hearthstone Curse of Naxxramas DLC priced

Blizzard has finally confirmed the pricing model for Hearthstone’s upcoming single player expansion, Curse of Naxxramas. Players will be able to buy the whole adventure upfront or you can pay with in-game gold. The expansion is split in to five wings, each week a new wing will unlock, allowing players …

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Destiny beta dates announced

Bungie has announced that its Destiny beta will take place this month across all current and last generation platforms. The Alpha test was praised by players despite its limitations, now that the beta is coming we can get a better look at what Bungie has in store for us in …

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Microsoft offering $75 credit to Xbox One buyers

Microsoft’s Xbox One sales are on the rise but the console still needs a bit of a kick if it is going to catch up to the Playstation 4 this year. Microsoft is currently offering select Xbox 360 owners $75 of credit to put towards games, DLC or even movies as …

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Ubisoft: ‘DLC is pretty much accepted’

Have gamers finally accepted DLC? According to Ubisoft we have. Talking to Games Industry, Ubisoft’s Vice President of Digital Publishing, Chris Early, explained that modern gamers are apparently comfortable with amount of digital content developers provide, using Assassin Creed IV’s ‘Time Saver’ DLC as an example. Assassin Creed IV’s time saver …

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Potato Salad kickstarter raises over $35,000

It turns out that you can Kickstart just about anything- even potato salad. Zach Danger Brown was only after $10 but since the project made the news, things blew out of proportion and he has now raised over $35,000. He’s making the most of it though, as he has gone ahead …

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Amazon launches new wearable tech store

Amazon has just launched its new wearable tech store, featuring products from familiar brands such as Sony, Samsung and GoPro. However, there are some more obscure products in there,  including a pair of wireless charging trousers from A. Suavage- allowing you to charge your phone in your pocket for just …

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Kinect 2.0 PC release date and price announced

The Windows compatible version of Microsoft’s Kinect 2.0 will start shipping to buyers on the 15th of July. The Kinect sensor is meant for developers to create games and applications that utilize gesture movements and voice commands. We’ve heard rumors surrounding the Windows release of Kinect 2.0 for a while now …

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Doom needs to prove itself all over again

Doom might be an incredibly famous IP but Bethesda is aware that gamers will need to be convinced that the series can still remain as relevant today as it was a decade ago.  New details of Doom’s resurrection are expected to surface later this month but since the last game …

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Oculus suspends Rift sales in China

Oculus has decided to suspend sales of its Rift development kit in China because a lot of people are buying them for re-sale. Oculus has just begun shipping out pre-orders of its second development kit to countries around the world, including China. The DK 2 is an in-development version of …

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You can now sign up for the Evolve alpha

Turtle Rock, the developer behind the upcoming game Evolve has announced a public Alpha test. Places are limited so you’ll  have to fill out a short survey in order to sign up but it will give you a good taste of the game before its release in October. Update: This …

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Google is starting to forget BBC and Guardian articles

Google has begun complying with EU privacy law and is processing “right to be forgotten” requests. However, the process seems to be removing BBC and Guardian news articles from the search engine. The Guardian’s James Ball has said that six of the paper’s articles have been removed so far and …

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Nexus 9 leaked specs are impressive

We are seeing a fair few leaks of the upcoming Nexus 9 at the moment, right now HTC is supposedly making Google’s next tablet and it is set to feature some pretty powerful components. The latest information comes from evleaks, who claims that the early renders of the device were …

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UK Dungeon Keeper ad banned for misleading customers

The UK Advertising Standards Authority has banned a Dungeon Keeper advert after ruling that it mislead customers and shouldn’t be called a free game. The investigation came after a user complained that the advert omitted significant information. The advert in question said: “GET DUNGEON KEEPER ON MOBILE FOR FREE! … …

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Murdered: Soul Suspect dev shuts down

Murdered: Soul Suspect developer, Airtight Games, has shut down shortly after the release of its final game. A sign was put up outside of the Redmond HQ stating that the company was closing down and that all of its office equipment was up for sale. Airtight recently released Murdered: Soul …

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The PS4 controller is now fully compatible with PS3

If you have problems with the Playstation 3 controller and prefer the much improved Dual Shock 4 then it might interest you to know that the gamepad is now fully compatible with Sony’s last gen console. The latest PS3 firmware update will allow users to wirelessly connect their PS4 controllers. Reddit …

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Oculus dev kit 2 to start shipping this month

The new Oculus Rift development kit has been up for pre-order for a while now but Oculus has announced that it is finally ready to start shipping the headset. Ten thousand of the 45,000 pre orders will ship this month with the rest shipping shortly after. Oculus VR Community Manager, …

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Windows 9 preview could arrive this year

Rumor has it that Microsoft is preparing a Windows 9 preview for the end of this year ahead of the Operating System’s full release next year. It is currently believed that the next iteration of Windows will mainly target those still using Windows 7. “Before Threshold is released next spring, Microsoft …

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Crytek launches free to play title Warface

Crytek has launched its free to play shooter, Warface, amid reports of the developer’s financial troubles. Warface is the latest free to play title to hit Steam, it has also been made available on the Xbox 360. Crytek is banking on this game being a success as it is promising …

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