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Google asked to remove 1 million piracy links per day

It turns out that Google is currently receiving and processing an all time high of one million piracy link removal requests per day, proving that copyright holders and media lobby groups just don’t give up. The media Industry’s new tactic is to simply overload Google with DMCA takedown requests, all …

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i-Rocks K10 USB Gaming keyboard Review

Mechanical keyboards aren’t for everyone – some gamers are more than happy with a well built membrane keyboard. i-Rocks claims to have found the perfect middle ground with their K10, delivering the tactile feedback of a mechanical switch in a rubber dome design. How well does the keyboard hold up? Lets find …

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Windows 9 could be revealed September 30th

New reports are suggesting that we could see Windows 9 revealed at the end of September, the OS is supposedly codenamed ‘Threshold’ and will hopefully have a smoother launch than Windows 8, which many PC users still refuse to upgrade to, despite the improvements it brings. This news came from The …

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Amazon reveals how Gamescom affected pre-orders

Amazon has revealed how the announcements made at Gamescom affected pre-orders, revealing some interesting statistics. Overall, Wii U games rose the most despite Nintendo not holding a major press conference at the event, while one of the biggest games there, Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, doesn’t even make an appearance on …

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Google launches photo sphere camera app on iOS

Google has just launched its new ‘Photo Sphere’ camera application on iOS, allowing users to take 360 degree photos to then publish on social networks or Google Maps. This app is an extension of the feature found on the Android Operating system, the camera feature originally shipped on the Nexus …

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Survey claims most devs want to work at Valve

According to a survey conducted by the Independent Game Developers Association, most game developers would rather work at Valve than any other company. This may not be all that surprising as Valve is a massive company in the PC gaming space, holding the increasingly popular Steam platform, which boasts a 65 …

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HTC to release the One M8 for Windows

Windows Phone fans have something to look forward to, HTC has just announced that it will be re-releasing the HTC One M8 as a Windows Phone device. We don’t see too many high end Windows phones on the market aside from those released by Nokia so this is definitely a …

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Google to launch YouTube Music Key streaming service

Google’s long awaited music streaming service may finally see the light of day as new rumors suggest that it will launch under the name ‘YouTube Music Key’ and will feature 20 million songs. The latest leak comes from Android Police, which reveals that Google’s Spotify rival will also feature offline listening …

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Crytek wants to fix its damaged reputation

Crytek hasn’t been in good shape recently, it lost a fair amount of staff members and had to sell off the Homefront IP in addition to its UK studio development staff to Publisher, Deep Silver. However, the company is now looking to move forward and fix its damaged reputation according …

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Sony reaffirms stance on EA Access

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe CEO, Jim Ryan, has reaffirmed the company’s stance on EA’s new subscription program, EA Access, stating that the $5 a month gaming service doesn’t quite “fit into the framework of everything we do and everything that we offer.” “We don’t have anything against EA Access, we …

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Razer Nabu could release in October

A new report from DigiTimes is suggesting that we could see Razer’s Nabu smartband release in October. The wearable gadget was first revealed at CES earlier this year, since then, the company has sent out prototype models to developers and 500 beta testers in order to perfect the product before …

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92 percent of PC game sales are digital

It turns out that digital downloads made up 92 per cent of all PC game sales worldwide in 2013, according to a new analyst report. In addition, that figure is supposed to grow over the next few years. The figures were obtained by Analyst, DFC Intelligence, which points out that these statistics …

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Retail leak shows Moto 360 with $250 price tag

Motorola’s upcoming smart watch, the Moto 360, has leaked again, this time showing off a $250 price tag and some new specifications. Motorola is expected to officially launch the Android Wear smart watch on the fourth of September alongside the new Moto X smartphone. We have US retailer, Best Buy, …

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PS4 SharePlay feature will be limited to 60 minute chunks

At Gamescom this week, Sony announced that one of the PS4’s biggest advertised features, ‘SharePlay’ will finally be coming to the console this year. However, details on how game sharing will work are starting to emerge, revealing a 60 minute time limit on play sessions. Sony’s game sharing implementation will …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity will have micro-transactions

Following on from last night’s report that Ubisoft wants to take PC gaming ‘more seriously’, it has been revealed that Assassin’s Creed Unity will contain Micro-Transactions for those who would rather pay for progress than play the game. Assassin’s Creed IV had a similar option, users could buy ‘DLC’ resource …

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Apple Store staff arrested in $500k stolen iPhone scheme

Seven Apple Store employees and one Best Buy worker have been arrested in Florida and charged with selling stolen iPhones. The seven Apple staff members worked at a store in Fort Lauderdale and apparently took part in a scam to trade legitimate iPhones for stolen ones. The scheme supposedly generated …

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Ubisoft to take PC gaming more seriously

Apparently, Ubisoft finally wants to patch things up with PC gamers and take the platform ‘more seriously’. The change of heart comes down to the fact that PC gaming is continuing to rise, despite the release of the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. Speaking with MCV at Gamescom, European Ubisoft …

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