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UK ISPs ordered to block Popcorn Time

The Motion Picture Association has been doing a solid job of getting piracy sites banned in the UK, with the high court already ordering the likes of BT, Virgin and Sky to block access to many sites, including PrimeWire, KickAss Torrents, The Pirate Bay and ISO Hunt. Now, the UK …

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The LG G4 has been announced

The LG G4 has been officially announced today, featuring a leather back, a long-lasting battery and a slightly different processor to the one we were expecting. it seems that even LG didn’t want to deal with the Snapdragon 810’s heat issues and opted for the six-core Snapdragon 808 instead. LG …

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eBay CEO defends Google in EU anti-trust case

You have probably heard by now that the European Commission really has it out for Google and recently escalated its case against the company, which could result in a massive fine. However, it looks like at least eBay has Google’s back, as CEO, John Donahoe has debunked the EU’s monopoly …

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Google admits interest in Nexus devices has dwindled

Google has admitted that sales of its most recent Nexus devices, the Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet, have been sluggish, lowering the company’s revenue a bit. Google commented on this during its first-quarter earnings call, during which the company noted a “decline” in sales of Nexus devices. So far, …

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Google is going to stop selling the Nexus 7

Well the tablet had a good run but it looks like Google is no longer going to sell the Nexus 7 tablet. Since the first iteration back in 2012, the Nexus 7 has been the ‘go to’ tablet for Android users, thanks to its low price but very capable specifications. …

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Kojima’s Silent Hills game is officially cancelled

UPDATE: Less than an hour later, Konami has officially confirmed that Silent Hills is cancelled. In a statement sent out to the press the publisher said: “Konami is committed to new Silent Hill titles, however the embryonic ‘Silent Hills’ project developed with Guillermo del Toro and featuring the likeness of …

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Nokia denies that it is returning to smartphone market

Last week, rumors began circulating suggesting that Nokia would be making a return to the smartphone market soon. However, despite a supposed confirmation from an executive, it doesn’t look like this is happening anymore as Nokia has discredited those rumors. In a short message posted on the official Nokia website, …

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These tiny robots can lift 100 times their weight

The robot uprising is approaching and these tiny robots may have a part to play as they can lift 100 times their own weight. The super strong, pocket-sized robots were built by mechanical engineers at Stanford University in California, who will present them next month at the International Conference on …

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Apple is booting Pebble supporting apps from its store

Apple is currently outright rejecting apps that openly support the Pebble smartwatch on the iOS app store. Considering that the Apple Watch also officially released today, it isn’t hard to figure out why the company is doing this either. A developer earlier this week got an email from Apple, saying …

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Petition against Valve paid mods gains traction

Valve opened up a can of worms last night when it announced that it would be allowing developers to sell their mods on the Steam Workshop, with no quality control, curation process, or guarantee of future support or compatibility. The main issue people seem to be having though, is just …

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Warcraft movie pushed back three months

Blizzard’s Warcraft movie has been in the works for a long time now. Filming wrapped up some time last year and those who attended the 2014 Blizzcon got to see a sneak peek of what is in store for us. However, it looks like more time is needed for post-production. …

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Acer is making a gaming tablet

Nvidia has enjoyed much success with its highly praised Shield tablet over the last year or so but it won’t be the only gaming-oriented tablet on the block for much longer as Acer has plans of its own. Acer has announced that it is going to release a Predator Android …

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Samsung is launching a Gear VR for the Galaxy S6

Samsung is going to release a new version of the Gear VR headset specifically for the Samsung Galaxy S6, with pre-orders going live tomorrow. The original Gear VR headset was created by Oculus and was built for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Galaxy …

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Anti-Piracy initiative requires VPN outside of the US

It seems that Hollywood has completely missed the point once again. MPAA backed anti-piracy initiative, WheretoWatch.com is a tool designed to point consumers towards legal alternatives to piracy but there is a catch, it is only accessible to those in the US, meaning a VPN is required if people elsewhere …

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Batman Arkham Knight PC requirements revealed

Batman Arkham Knight isn’t due out until the end of June but Rocksteady is giving us plenty of time to prepare our rigs as the PC system requirements have been officially revealed. The requirements were revealed by Nvidia, so AMD GPU requirements are not included but we can make some …

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Apple patent hints at future force touch uses

Apple recently revealed its brand new ‘force touch’ track pad alongside its new Macbook and 13 inch Macbook Pro but the technology could get more uses in future iterations, according to a new Apple patent application. It looks like Apple is interested in mixing vibrations and temperature changes to fool …

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