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You can now buy the PS4 and Xbox One in laptop form

Consoles aren’t the most portable things in the world but Ed Zarick looks to be changing that by showing off and selling the PlayBook 4 and Xbook One- laptop versions of Sony and Microsoft’s latest consoles. However, you’ll need to have a wedge of disposable income in order to afford …

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Unity technologies is not up for sale

Last week it was reported that the Unity development platform may be up for sale, with presentations outlining the company’s business value hitting the desks of Microsoft and Google amongst other companies. However, Unity co-founder, Joachim Ante has since denied these rumors, stating that while several partners have tried discussing …

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Dropbox confirms massive password leak but denies server hack

Late last night, an anonymous Pastebin user claimed to have compromised almost seven million Dropbox account credentials, including emails and passwords. The user posted the first 400 direct to Pastebin and then proceeded to ask for Bitcoin donations before leaking more. The original leak has been followed up on, with …

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Apple Pay to launch in the US this week

Apple will reportedly launch its recently announced NFC based mobile payment service in the US on the 18th of October, according to a leaked memo from Wallgreens. Apple Pay will allow US shoppers to pay for goods using their iPhone 6 or 6 Plus handset, the upcoming Apple Watch will …

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3.2 million people play Destiny per day on average

A month after Destiny’s hugely successful launch, Bungie has revealed a few impressive gameplay statistics. The development studio says that currently 3.2 million people on average log in to play Destiny every single day, which is probably largely down to the daily events and the addition of raids. The average …

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Netflix finally works on Linux

Netflix streaming is finally working natively on Linux, without the need to trick the website in to thinking that you’re actually running a different OS. Streaming via Google’s Chrome browser is currently working on a few distros including Ubuntu, Fedora and the Ubuntu-based Mint. More distros are expected to be …

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Microsoft still considering backwards compatibility for Xbox One

When this generation of consoles were announced, it was pretty disappointing to learn that there would be no backwards compatibility on either Sony or Microsoft’s system. However, Xbox head, Phil Spencer, is listening to user feedback and is investigating ways to incorporate backwards compatibility for Xbox One users. During an …

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Facebook doesn’t even know what to do with Whatsapp

Earlier this year, in a slightly surprising move, Facebook acquired popular messaging app, Whatsapp, for £13.6 billion ($22 billion). You’d think that a company paying out that much would at least have a plan to make that money back, right? It turns out that Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has no …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 delayed in the UK

The UK release of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has been pushed back a bit due to high demand. The Korean device maker originally promised that the Note 4 would be available from the 10th of October but has since confirmed that the launch will now take place on the …

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Popcorn Time goes down after domain suspension

Popcorn Time, the ‘Netflix for pirates’ has had one of its most used domains, time4popcorn.eu, suspended and as a result, the application has stopped working for many users. According to an email sent by EURid, the registry explained that the domain was pulled due to being registered with inaccurate contact …

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12 Inch iPad delayed due to high iPhone 6 Plus demand

Rumors of a larger 12 Inch ‘iPad Pro’ have been circulating for some time now. However, new reports are suggesting that the larger tablet has been delayed due to unforeseen iPhone 6 Plus demand. The iPad Pro is still set to be revealed at Apple’s event on the 16th of …

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Linksys WRT1900AC Dual Band Wireless Router Review

Today we are looking at the WRT 1900AC dual band wireless router from Linksys. This is the current flagship model sporting the latest dual band technologies along with the 802.11 ac wireless specification. With a theoretical transfer speed of well over a Gigabit per second, wirelessly, can the WRT1900AC make …

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Xbox One to dashboard get customization options this month

This month’s scheduled Xbox One update will add support for custom themes, backgrounds and wallpapers to the system’s dashboard according to the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer. Microsoft has been steadily improving the Xbox One console every month since launch with these regular updates, adding in requested features to the …

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Apple is now the fifth largest PC maker in the world

Apparently Apple is now the fifth largest PC maker in the world according to a new report. The company managed to beat out Asus for a global top five spot, the International Data Corporation’s latest quarterly PC shipment report states. The IDC’s study also shows that the worldwide PC market …

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The Unity development platform might be up for sale

Unity has been a hit with indie game developers, providing the tools to create high quality games on a budget. However, it looks like the platform may soon have a new owner as Unity is reportedly up for sale. A presentation outlining the value of the business is apparently doing …

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Fractal Design launches new Edison M modular PSUs

Fractal Design has just launched its new range of Edison M modular power supplies with 80 Plus Gold efficiency certification. These new PSUs will feature Japanese capacitors with a full protection suite, including over-temperature protection and a temperature controlled FDB-bearing 120mm fan. You’ll be able to pick up the Edison …

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