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Payday 2 to be supported for two more years

Overkill has announced that it plans to support its popular Heist title, Payday 2, for two more years, before moving on to a new game. This means that Payday 2 will keep getting new missions right up until 2017. That’s a lot of support, especially considering that the game launched …

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Samsung and Dell to pre-load Microsoft apps on to Android tablets

Samsung and Dell, alongside nine other regional manufacturers, have signed a deal to pre-load Microsoft apps on to future Android tablets, allowing Microsoft’s own services to better compete with Google. Apps to be pre-loaded include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive and Skype. Some specifics of the deal have not been …

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Toshiba reveals new modules for Project Ara

Google’s modular smartphone, currently dubbed ‘Project Ara’, is gaining more traction as Toshiba has announced new modules for the phone. The company was already working on two camera modules but has now developed a display module, a data transfer module and an audio port module. The first Project Ara devices …

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Asus-made Google Nexus Player coming to the UK

Last year, Google announced its own Android set-top box, known as the Nexus Player. The device has been available in the US for a while but it is now heading over to the UK this week. Google’s Apple TV rival was announced all of the way back in October, alongside …

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Twitch had a security breach- password changes required

Twitch has revealed that it recently had a security breach, during which user account information was accessed. As a result, the company has expired all passwords and stream keys, meaning that a password change is mandatory the next time you log in. Additionally, accounts were disconnected from Twitter and YouTube …

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Nintendo CEO debunks Zelda Netflix series rumors

Last month, a report claimed that Netflix was in talks with Nintendo to create a live-action TV series based on the Legend of Zelda. Now, around a month after the initial rumors began circulating, Nintendo CEO, Satoru Iwata, has spoken out, claiming that the initial report was inaccurate. Speaking with …

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Apple Boot Camp no longer supports Windows 7

Apple is no longer supporting installs of Windows 7 on Mac OS X machines via the Boot Camp dual-booting tool. The change-over actually quietly happened earlier this month and was noted in an updated Apple support page, although it largely went unnoticed until fairly recently. Apple updated its boot-camp page …

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Samsung might let you remove bloatware apps from Galaxy S6

Samsung’s latest duo of flagships launch soon, the Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge. Both devices will be sporting a new version of Touch Wiz, which has significantly cut back on the amount of bloatware. However, Samsung might finally allow users to delete any of its stock apps should they …

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Google explains why it abandoned the steering wheel

The head of Google’s X division has explained why the company chose to abandon the steering wheel in its self-driving cars, claiming that humans are “not a reliable backup”, particularly in emergency situations, during a talk at SXSW this week. Astro Teller said that during the company’s tests, they found …

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Predator is coming to Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat X is launching soon and the character roster keeps on getting better. Now Warner Bros has announced that the Predator will be a playable character, although it will only be available to those who buy the premium edition of the game at first. Premium edition buyers will also …

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God of War 3 is being remastered for the PS4

It seems like developers just can’t stop launching ‘remastered’ versions of last generation games for the new consoles. Sony has officially announced that God of War 3 will be coming to the PlayStation 4 this year in remastered form. The game will launch on the 17th of July in the …

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Lenovo CEO may have shown off the next Moto 360

Lenovo’s CEO may have inadvertently shown off the successor to Motorola’s smartwatch, the Moto 360. Yang Yuanqing posted in image to social network, Weibo, showing off a briefcase of Motorola smartwatches, although the units differed from the Moto 360 we all currently know. The aim was to show off the …

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Microsoft details Windows 10 upgrade paths

Microsoft has already announced that those who own Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 will be getting a free upgrade to Windows 10, even the non-genuine copies. However, this free upgrade path won’t be available to all customers and has further clarified the situation. In a document released yesterday at WinHec …

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Konami to continue Metal Gear series after Kojima exit

Rumors began flaring up yesterday suggesting that Metal Gear series creator, Hideo Kojima, would be leaving Konami following the release of Metal Gear Solid V. Kojima also recently said that this would be his last Metal Gear game but it looks like Konami wants to continue the franchise without him. …

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Apple is apparently cracking down on iOS anti-virus apps

Apple is apparently cracking down on the use of anti-virus apps on iOS and has started removing them from the App Store. According to Apple, these apps are ‘misleading’ as it doesn’t want customers to think that iOS devices are at great risk of viruses or malware. This report follows …

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Android Wear can now track down your phone

A new update to the Android Wear operating system has now added in a ‘find my phone’ feature, allowing you to track your device’s whereabouts should you find yourself missing it. Google initially launched the Android Device Manager back in 2013, allowing Android users to locate their devices. This functionality …

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