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This guy tried to smuggle 94 iPhones in to China

A man has been arrested at the Chinese border for attempting to smuggle in 94 iPhones strapped to himself like body armour. The man was a Hong Kong citizen and had strapped the iPhones to himself in rings around his torso, crotch, thighs and calves using masking tape and plastic …

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Hatred given Adults Only rating by ESRB

Hatred has caused quite a stir since its initial announcement, there have been petitions to stop its development, it was removed and reinstated on Steam Greenlight but the development team is still keen to release the game. Although it may have trouble getting on to consoles as the ESRB ratings …

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HTC may launch its next flagship smartphone in March

HTC’s One (M7) and One (M8) flagship devices have been incredibly well received and were an integral part in turning around the company’s fortunes. HTC is hoping to continue this winning streak with this year’s HTC One flagship, which is due to launch on the 1st of March. HTC just sent …

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UK police have arrested second Lizard Squad member

The UK police have arrested a second member of online troll group, Lizard Squad, following the Christmas day DDOS attacks on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. An 18 year old was taken in to custody today after being linked directly to the attacks. The arrest was carried out by …

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HMV starts selling digital Xbox and PlayStation games

HMV is expanding on its new digital offerings by stocking game codes for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 games in store. The company has said that stocking individual titles, rather than specific amounts of digital currency, makes it easier for consumers to understand exactly what they are getting for their …

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Google’s Project Ara gets an update

Google has detailed new developments on Project Ara, the company’s modular smartphone concept. At a Module Developers Conference this week, the company said that it plans to launch the product as a pilot later this year in Puerto Rico in order to get a feel for the market. This Project …

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Mark Zuckerberg discusses future vision for VR

Mark Zuckerberg caused quite a stir last year when Facebook acquired Oculus for $2 billion but since then, the CEO hasn’t really offered much insight to his future vision for Virtual Reality. However, at the latest Facebook Q&A meeting, he did give a few words. According to Zuckerberg, current VR technology …

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Turtle Rock Studios defends Evolve DLC strategy

Turtle Rock Studios revealed its pre-order and future DLC strategy for Evolve earlier this week and there are a fair few gamers that aren’t too pleased about it. However, studio co-founder, Phil Robb, wrote a few words on the Evolve forum to clear things up a bit. The studio co-founder …

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More WhatsApp messages are sent than texts each day

WhatsApp has turned in to a very popular messaging platform, so much so that people send more WhatsApp messages per day than they do traditional text messages. Around 50 per cent more messages are sent via the Facebook owned WhatsApp than texts these days. WhatsApp recently announced that it had …

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Apple clamping down on new app refund policy

Apple is clamping down on its own app refund policy, which it put in to effect a couple of weeks back. The returns policy enabled iTunes users to get their money back on digitally purchased apps within 14 days, although Apple reserved the right to refuse refunds if an app …

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Ericsson kicks off patent suit with Apple

Ericsson is now suing Apple, claiming that the iPhone uses one of the company’s patented kits and accusing Apple of going out of its way to avoid paying any fees for use of the technology. Apple and Ericsson used to have a deal that allowed for this but that lapsed …

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Samsung Galaxy S5 finally gets Android Lollipop update

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is finally starting to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Samsung began rolling out the latest version of Google’s OS earlier this week, these updates usually happen in waves so some people may not have access just yet but it won’t take too long. As always, …

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Android bug leaves non-KitKat devices vulnerable

A new Android bug is exposing around one billion devices due to a security vulnerability. This bug only affects phones and tablets that are running versions of Android that are older than 4.4 Kit Kat, which is just under one billion devices in total. The vulnerability was spotted by security …

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Blizzard’s Overwatch trademark has been suspended

Blizzard’s upcoming shooter, Overwatch, may need to undergo a name change after the US Patent and Trademark Office suspended the Overwatch application last week. The game was initially announced at Blizzcon last year and there has been a high level of excitement for it ever since. The US Patent an …

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NZXT to launch DOKO PC streaming box

NZXT is now targeting PC gaming in the living room thanks to its new PC game streaming box, the DOKO. The micro-console was announced today and will stream desktop titles to your TV at full 1080p resolution for $99. The box isn’t only intended for gamers though, it is capable …

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