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Breaking Bad themed ransomware is making the rounds

Some hackers have gone ahead and cooked up Breaking Bad themed ransomware, which is currently affected a few people over in Australia. The new malware, which encrypts a PC’s images, videos and documents, was recently discovered by Symantec. The ransomware is named Trojan.Cryptolocker.S. Once a user is affected, their files …

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Google shuts down Map editor after abuse

Google has gone ahead and announced that it will be shutting down Map Maker for a little while. Map Maker allowed users to make edits to Google Maps, unfortunately for Google, it didn’t have the resources to thoroughly review all edits before they went live. As you would imagine, some …

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MSI to launch ‘Pro Talk’ livestream on Twitch

MSI is looking to make its Twitch TV channel a bit more active with the launch of Pro Talk, a live stream talk show during which professional gamers, popular modders and prolific members of the overclocking community will be interviewed. The show is going to provide a platform for those …

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It looks like an Apple Watch Jailbreak might be possible

Well that didn’t take long, it looks like there might be a Jailbreak on the way for the Apple Watch as one developer has already found a way to crack in to the operating system and run non-approved, third-party applications. The developer behind JailBreakMe, known online as ‘Comex’, has posted …

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 details leak

The first images and details of Samsung’s upcoming tablet, the Galaxy Tab 2, have leaked online. Currently, the device is not expected to launch until June exactly one year after the launch of the original Samsung Galaxy Tab S. The first image shows a render of the device, it comes …

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The Witcher 3 leaked two weeks early

It looks like some people have managed to get their hands on The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt a couple of weeks early. Some stores have apparently sold the game early to a few people, resulting in Twitch streams and spoiler filled videos starting to pop up. The stores selling …

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The Samsung Gear VR for Galaxy S6 is now available

Last month, Samsung revealed that it would be releasing an improved version of the Gear VR headset for use with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones. The Oculus-made virtual reality headset is now officially available, at the same price point as its predecessor. The original Gear VR was …

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Nintendo will launch five mobile games by Q1 2017

Nintendo has discussed more details on its plans for mobile gaming. Last year, the company announced that it would be teaming up with DeNA to create specific games for mobile devices, now we know that we can expect at least one game to launch this year, with another four arriving …

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Rumors point to specs of next Nexus smartphone

We already know that Android M is set to be revealed at the Google I/O conference in a few weeks time. However, we have yet to hear about the next flagship smartphone that will debut Google’s latest operating system. Well, until now that is, as new rumors point towards the …

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Wasteland 2 owners to get free GOTY upgrade

Wasteland 2 is one of the more popular Kickstarter success stories. Those of you that own the old-school isometric title will be getting a free upgrade to the Game of the Year edition on the PC, Mac and Linux, developer InXile has announced. The post-apocalyptic RPG is getting some enhancements, …

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Spotify accuses Apple of anti-competitive behavior

Spotify is putting Apple on blast, arguing that its App Store and iTunes practices are anti-competitive. This follows reports that Apple is currently trying to push music labels in to withdrawing support for Spotify’s free ad-supported business model. We already know that the EU Commission is already investigating Apple’s currently …

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Rockstar clarifies its stance on GTA V modding

It has taken the studio a while but Rockstar has finally clarified its stance on modding with Grand Theft Auto V, confirming that you won’t be banned for using single-player mods or moved to the cheater pool . This follows several unconfirmed reports of users getting banned from GTA Online …

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Google to reveal Android M at Google I/O

Google’s annual I/O conference is set to take place at the end of this month and rumor has it that we will get our first look at Google’s next version of Android at the event. The next version of Android is going to be dubbed ‘Android M’, the final name …

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Nintendo announces first annual profit in four years

It looks like Nintendo is finally making money again, after four long years of financial losses. The company has managed to turn things around, this time last year, Nintendo reported a £126 million loss, while this fiscal year, it has managed to generate £226 million profit. Over the last 12 months, …

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Microsoft Surface 3 now available in the UK

Microsoft’s latest tablet, the Surface 3, is now available to pick up in the UK. The laptop replacement starts off at £419 for the 64GB model and goes up to £499 for the 128GB model. The Surface 3 was initially announced at the end of March and is aimed at …

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