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Microsoft is also partnering up with Valve for VR

Last week ahead of E3, Phil Spencer attended the Oculus Rift event to announce a partnership between the two companies. Every consumer Oculus Rift will ship with an Xbox One controller and will also benefit from native support within Windows 10. The Xbox is also going to benefit, with Xbox …

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AMD officially reveals R9 300-series and Fury GPUs

AMD has finally stopped teasing everyone and has announced its new graphics card lineup for 2015. The expected R7 and R9 300 series graphics cards made an appearance but AMD also has four Fiji powered graphics cards up its sleeve all with HBM memory on-board, which is more than we …

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The Netflix website has been re-designed

Netflix has started rolling out a major redesign to its own website for PC users. Up until now, the Netflix streaming site has stuck to a similar user interface since its launch, which didn’t offer a super efficient browsing experience for those using a PC with a mouse or trackpad. …

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Razer has announced the new Razer Mamba gaming mouse

Back in 2012, Razer updated the Mamba, its wireless gaming mouse, which is still going strong today. However, that was three years ago and technology is constantly evolving, so today, Razer has revealed two forms of ‘the new Mamba’, the most advanced gaming mouse possible today. At E3, Razer revealed a …

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LastPass has been hacked, password changes advised

LastPass, a password management service designed to keep your many different passwords secure in one place, has been hacked, so the company is now advising users to go ahead and change all of their passwords. The hack apparently took place some time last week, though it wasn’t revealed to users …

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It looks like Razer went ahead and bought Ouya

Update: Last week, we got wind of rumours suggesting that Razer might be interested in buying out Ouya, the company behind the Kickstarted Android console that failed to garner commercial success. Now, it seems that Razer may have taken the plunge and quietly acquired the struggling device maker. At this present …

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The Xbox One is going to get Xbox 360 backwards compatibility

When the new generation consoles launched back in 2013, both Microsoft and Sony seemingly forgot about backwards compatibility entirely. While we know that Sony is looking to tackle PS3 games with its streaming service, PlayStation Now, Microsoft has taken an arguably better approach, bringing native support for Xbox 360 titles …

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Sony claims Snapdragon 810 is causing Xperia Z3+ heat issues

We have been hearing about the Snapdragon 810’s heat issues for a while now. Samsung stopped using Qualcomm’s chips in its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6 due to heat issues. Thermal images of the HTC One M9 showed the chip running significantly hotter than the Snapdragon 805 but despite …

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A Steam Greenlight dev had a bit of a meltdown

Now we’ve seen indie developers lash out at the gaming community before, Phil Fish has ‘quit’ Twitter several times and cancelled Fez 2, other developers have censored criticism of their own games with DMCA takedown notices on YouTube and now the developer behind Dark Base 01 has decided to use …

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Xbox 360 emulation sure has come a long way

The last generation consoles are on their way out after being around for almost a decade and while you can still easily pick up an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 now, one day it won’t be so easy, which is where emulation tends to come in. For years, many fake …

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Torchlight is heading to Android and iOS

Torchlight, the fairly high-rated action RPG for PC, is getting a mobile version for Android and iOS. The developer behind the new title in the series, Perfect World, revealed its plans today for Torchlight Mobile, a new RPG set in the same world as the first two Torchlight games. Just …

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BlackBerry might make an Android device

BlackBerry is still kicking around somehow, though it isn’t hanging on to much of the market at all. Now, the Canadian phone maker might go ahead and join the Android market, leaving BlackBerry OS behind in order to be more competitive in the Android and iOS dominated smartphone market. According …

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The FTC is cracking down on Kickstarter scams

While crowd funding has done a fair amount of good for projects looking to get off the ground in recent years, we have also seen backers burned on several occasions by trusting scammers. In the past, we’ve seen several Kickstarter creators go back on promises and rip backers off all …

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Street Fighter V ruled out for Xbox One

Street Fighter V was announced sometime last year as a PlayStation 4 console exclusive, although the game will be coming to the PC as well. While at the time it wasn’t clear whether or not the PS4 would have timed exclusivity over the Xbox One, Capcom has now shed some …

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Microsoft to retire the Skype Metro app

Microsoft is taking another step back from the ‘Metro’ UI vision it had with Windows 8 and 8.1 by announcing that it will soon retire the tiled interface version of Skype, moving back to the regular desktop iteration of the messenger program. Users of the Skype metro app will be …

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