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Microsoft may launch its own smartwatch in a few weeks

Microsoft is reportedly preparing to launch its own smartwatch in just a few weeks time, ahead of Apple’s huge Watch launch early next year. Microsoft’s watch will be focused on health tracking, including a heart-rate monitor, the watch will be capable of syncing with devices running Android, iOS, and Windows Phone, …

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Kickstarter suspends anonymous router project

August Germar recently launched a project on Kickstarter, Anonabox. The aim was to raise $7500 to build and create a tiny custom router that would send all browsing traffic across the Tor network, ensuring anonymity and traffic encryption. The project made $585,000 in its first five days but it looks like …

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UK government to extend prison time for Internet trolls

The UK Government is looking to crack down on severe Internet trolling, raising the current maximum prison sentence from six months to two years if the amendment to Criminal Justice and Courts Bill as well as the Malicious Communications Act go through. This news follows on from the harassment of TV Presenter, Chloe …

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Facebook is actively searching the dark web for stolen passwords

Facebook has come to the realization that securing a server just isn’t enough to keep passwords out of the hands of cyber criminals anymore, which is why the company is approaching security a little differently. Facebook has announced that for the past few months, they’ve been searching anonymous posting sites …

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Google reports weaker than expected third quarter results

Google reported its third quarter earnings last night, revealing a gross revenue of $16.52 billion, acquisition costs of $13.17 billion, GAAP earnings per share of $4.09 and non-GAAP earnings per share of $6.35. Those are some pretty strong numbers, but apparently they weren’t strong enough for Wall Street as Google …

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Exclusive interview with Alvin Chan from Antec

Today we are interviewing Alvin Chan, Product Development Manager from Antec, gives us his take on why Japanese capacitors are the only choice for him, the importance of energy efficiency in 2015 and where the market will be heading next. Established in 1986, Antec has been a favourite with enthusiasts for …

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Apple reveals 5K display iMac and new Mac Mini

Apple is finally pushing out its OS X Yosemite update to the public, featuring better power optimizations and major updates to all first party apps, including Safari, iTunes and the iWorks suite. A new version of OS X also means a new line of Macs, here is what Apple has in …

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Apple announces iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3

Apple has just revealed the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 at its press event this evening, featuring “technology jam packed” in an “incredibly thin and light package”. Starting off with the iPad Air 2, this year’s model comes in at just 6.1mm thick, making two iPad Air 2’s …

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Freesync monitors to start releasing in November

There is a rumor going around that AMD is planning to bring the FreeSync variable refresh rate standard to the market as soon as possible, more specifically, between November and Q1 2015. FreeSync is set to be an open standard, free of licensing costs, directly competing with Nvidia’s own G-Sync …

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Razer is now valued at over $1 billion

Razer, the US based high-end gaming peripherals company famous for its mice, keyboards, headsets and line of super thin laptops, recently closed a round of funding with Intel on at least a $1 billion valuation. This information has been made public via a leaked staff memo, which was passed on …

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Google announces Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

Google has officially revealed the new Nexus 6 smartphone, made by Motorola and the Nexus 9 tablet, made by HTC, just as previous rumors and leaks predicted. The Nexus 9 will be releasing first with pre-orders going live on the 17th of October. Additionally, Google has officially decided to call …

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Google Glass now displays phone notifications

Users taking part in the Google Glass explorers program, which is now open to the public in both the US and UK, will soon be able to see all of their phone notifications on the eyewear’s screen. It’s the same feature that comes with Android Wear, Google’s wearable tech OS, …

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Samsung has fixed 840 EVO performance crippling bug

Last month, Samsung confirmed that its 840 EVO SSD suffers from a bug that cripples read speeds when old data is present on the drive. The company promised to fix the problem with updated firmware and has finally made the fix available. For those of you that missed it the …

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GOG giving away classic Aliens VS Predator 2000

GOG, the DRM free games store likes to give away classic games occasionally, it previously gave away the classic Fallout titles and the company has now teamed up with developer, Rebellion, to give away the classic Alien VS Predator 2000 game. There is a small catch, GOG is looking to …

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AMD graphics will be powering upcoming iMac models

It looks like AMD and Apple are set to partner up for the upcoming 2014 iMac models, including the new 27 Inch version with 5K display. Over the last few years, Apple has primarily used Nvidia GPUs inside of its all in one machines and notebooks but the company reignited …

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