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Destiny has made $500 million in a single day

Remember back when it was revealed that Activision had invested $500 million in Destiny’s development, infrastructure and future? Well the publisher just announced that it has already made that money back, a mere 24 hours after the game officially went on sale. Bungie’s latest title had one of the biggest …

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BBC says ISPs should assume all heavy VPN users are pirates

The BBC has weighed in on recent copyright and piracy talks, suggesting that Internet service providers should monitor network traffic and automatically be suspicious of customers using a VPN while consuming large amounts of bandwidth- assuming that all VPN users are pirates. In a submission to the Australian government, the BBC …

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EA to release SimCity for mobile devices

It seems that EA is having another crack at mobile gaming as the publisher just announced SimCity Buildit, an app for iOS and Android devices. This will be the first high profile mobile release from the company since the disaster that was Dungeon Keeper. EA says that the app will …

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Microsoft is replacing noisy Xbox One consoles

Is your Xbox One a little too loud for your liking? if so, you can get a free replacement from Microsoft as the company has acknowledged that a small number of consoles are suffering from a noise issue, which has grown more prevalent since the console launched in more territories. …

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Sony is treating Destiny as a first party release

In-case you didn’t already notice, Sony is heavily invested in Destiny, having swooped in and struck a content exclusivity deal with Bungie. Now, Sony UK Boss, Fergal Gara, is now stating that the company is treating Destiny as a first party title. “We’re treating it, for all intents and purposes …

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DayZ producer addresses community concerns

DayZ launched on Steam’s early access program last year and since then, millions of excited fans have bought the game, dismissing the fact that it is far from being finished. As a result, users are starting to complain that these early access builds are still missing many features. Now DayZ …

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Asus teams up with Samsung for X99 offer

Chances are that if you’re planning an X99 build, then you’re not too worried about money. However, it’s still worth shopping around for the best deal just in-case, right now Asus has teamed up with Samsung to offer customers up to £100 cash back if they purchase an Asus X99 …

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Batman Arkham Knight has a new release date

Batman Arkham Knight, Rocksteady’s highly anticipated conclusion to the Arkham series, has been delayed, again. The title was originally slated to come out this October for the PC, Xbox One and PS4, it was later pushed back and listed for a February 2015 release by several retail outlets, including Steam. The …

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T-Mobile files lawsuit against Huawei over stolen robot tech

T-Mobile has filed a lawsuit against Chinese firm, Huawei, after its staff attempted to sneak in to T-Mobile offices and steal software and technology behind the carrier’s phone testing robot, which is nicknamed ‘Tappy’. Huawei employees allegedly stole the software and specifications for the robot, they also took secret photos …

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Carmack: Getting VR to run on Android is hell

Last week Samsung announced the Gear VR, an Android virtual reality headset developed by the guys over at Oculus. According to John Carmack, getting virtual reality running on Android was no easy task and due to the lack of native code development, creating applications for the platform is “no fun …

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Dell shows off upcoming 5K ultra sharp monitor

4K monitors are only just beginning to gain traction in the market amongst consumers but Dell is set to outclass them all with its upcoming ultra sharp 5K monitor, which contains nearly double the over all pixel count of a standard 4K screen. The new monitor is expected to launch …

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Microsoft is shifting focus back to the MSN brand

Microsoft is set to shift focus back to the MSN brand, just one week after it announced that the messenger service would be shutting down for good later this year. Several Bing apps, including News, Sports, Travel, Weather, and Finance, are set to be re-branded under the MSN name. Additionally, each app will …

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OCUK selling 100 R9 295×2 GPUs for £699.99

Overclockers UK are selling 100 Sapphire R9 295X2 graphics cards for £699.99, a huge dip from the usual £1039.99 price point. The watercooled dual GPU recently received a price cut over in the US so to celebrate #AMDFriday, OCUK is doing the same. In addition to this deal, you can …

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Apple to tighten up iCloud security

While Apple denies that it was a flaw in its iCloud system that allowed hundreds of private celebrity photos to be leaked on to the web last week, it has admitted that it could do more to protect its users and will introduce additional security measures within two weeks. Apple’s …

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Oculus reveals details on Rift consumer version

Oculus has revealed a few details surrounding the upcoming consumer version of its virtual reality headset. For a start, the specifications for the consumer version of the Oculus Rift have already been decided on and the team already has a price point in mind. Speaking with Eurogamer, Oculus founder, Palmer Luckey …

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Steam in-home streaming to get better AMD optimization

The latest Steam client beta update will bring better support for AMD graphics cards while using the Steam in-home streaming feature. These optimizations come shortly after Nvidia announced that it has been working with Valve to incorporate hardware encoding features for streamers using Nvidia GPUs. Those of you who own …

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Moto 360 goes on sale today for £199

Motorola has just announced that its highly anticipated Moto 360 smartwatch will go on sale from today for £199 in the UK and $249 in the US. Initially, only two leather strap versions will be available although all metal versions of the device will be coming before December, which will …

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People are already lining up for the iPhone 6

It turns out that some people are already lining up for the iPhone six ahead of its impending announcement on the 9th of September. We normally see people forming lines outside Apple’s stores a few days before release, rather than weeks. These people aren’t all completely crazy though, the first …

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Asus officially announces the ZenWatch

Asus has officially announced its ZenWatch, the new wearable will be powered by Android Wear and feature a custom user interface that Asus developed specifically for the new device. The smartwatch will pair up with any smartphone running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean or higher in order to provide useful notifications …

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