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Steam phishing scheme can bypass two factor authentication

Steam accounts are under attack from a new phishing scam that tricks users in to downloading malicious software that bypasses Valve’s Steam Guard system, according to Malwarebytes Unpacked. Valve launched Steam Guard in 2011 and has since made it mandatory for all Steam trades. Steam Guard works by placing an SSFN …

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Blizzard aims to release Hearthstone expansion in July

Blizzard is aiming to release its first Hearthstone expansion, Curse of Naxxramas, in July, Community Manager, Aratil posted on the game’s forum. The Curse of Naxxramas will be the Collectible Card Game’s first single player expansion, featuring a small story line and adding 30 new cards to the game. “Just wanted to give …

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Crytek UK developers were only paid £700 last month

We already know that Crytek seems to be in financial trouble, the company has reportedly cancelled its sequel to Ryse Son of Rome after the Xbox One launch title flopped and staff are leaving left, right and centre. It turns out that the developers currently working on Homefront 2 haven’t …

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Google Glass is now available in the UK

The Google Glass was first made available in the US last year but the wearable is now making its way over to the UK for the first time. In addition to the UK launch, the Google Glass is getting a hardware upgrade too, bumping it up to 2GB of RAM …

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Sony criticized for overpriced Playstation Now beta

Sony is currently facing heavy criticism from gamers, YouTuber’s and traditional media outlets over its Playstation Now beta pricing. Right now the service is offering plenty of older titles such as Saints Row the Third and Final Fantasy XIII-2 but the rental options are more expensive than buying a physical …

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AMD to re-launch FX-9590 with liquid cooler

A few days ago AMD’s Roy Taylor teased us on Twitter with a picture of an unnamed CPU from the FX series. However, the cat is out of the bag now and we know that AMD’s mysterious CPU is in-fact going to be a re-launch of the 5GHz FX-9590 bundled with …

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AOC to release 144Hz G-Sync monitor next month

AOC is set to release a new “high end” gaming monitor next month, featuring Nvidia’s G-Sync technology coupled with a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. These three features should eliminate screen tearing as well as any possible ghosting effects. The AOC press release says: “The g2460Pg redraws the …

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The Division developer downgrading PC game?

We’ve already seen first hand that Ubisoft had downgraded the PC graphics for Watch Dogs, the publisher is also claiming that Far Cry 4 on the PS4 and Xbox One will look the same as the PC’s ultra high settings. However, now we have some information suggesting that The Division …

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Over 300,000 servers still vulnerable to Heartbleed bug

More than 300,000 servers are still vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug as websites aren’t bothering to patch it up. So far, only 9000 servers were patched last month, leaving behind plenty of vulnerable servers. We’ve known about Heartbleed for a while now, since security researcher, Robert David Graham, warned the Internet …

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HTC is making a Google Nexus tablet

While the future of Google’s mobile Nexus line is in doubt, there is nothing to suggest that it’s tablets will be going anywhere. It has been revealed that HTC is making the next Google nexus tablet featuring Nvidia’s powerful Tegra K1 processor. The 8.9 Inch tablet is codenamed the HTC …

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EA kicks off Titanfall free weekend

EA has done a lot to improve its Origin service recently, for a start it offers you a free game every month and now the company is kicking off “Game Time”, Origin’s free weekend scheme. For the next 48 hours, PC gamers will be able to play Titanfall for free, …

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Ubisoft admits that DRM doesn’t stop piracy

Yesterday we reported on GOG.com’s thoughts on DRM and how the industry needs to move away from it. Today in the aftermath of that discussion, Ubisoft has admitted that DRM doesn’t actually prevent piracy and thinks that more companies should focus on making games that people want to pay for …

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Intel has launched a mobile messaging app

Intel has just launched its own mobile messaging app, it’s called Pocket Avatars and in an effort to stand out, it allows users to convert their faces into virtual avatars. Intel isn’t really known for making mobile apps but according to Mike Bell, General Manager of Intel’s New Devices Group, this …

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iWatch release date and specifications leaked

It looks like Apple may have finalized the specifications of its long rumored iWatch. The wearable is set to feature a 2.5 inch rectangular display rather than a circular screen, there will also be multiple designs with varying screen sizes. According to The Wall Street Journal, the watch will feature …

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GOG: Gamers are not criminals and do not need DRM

Should the video games industry rid itself off Digital Rights Management (DRM)? According to GOG North America boss, Guillaume Rambourg, it absolutely should. GOG has always taken a negative approach to DRM, in-fact no game on the store is allowed to include any form of rights management. DRM is used …

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LG won’t be making the Nexus 6

It doesn’t look like LG will be making a new Nexus handset for Google this year as the company’s Communications Director, Ken Hong, has revealed that Google has not got in touch with them in regards to a new Nexus deal. According to Hong, he would be the person Google would …

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T-Mobile announces new ‘Test Drive’ scheme

T-Mobile has just revealed its new scheme to allow potential customers to check out its network. Starting from the 23rd of June, T-Mobile will give you an iPhone 5s for one week, which will let you see if the network’s services and availability work for your needs. The network reckons …

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Grand Theft Auto Online Heists officially delayed

Rockstar originally pegged the Grand Theft Auto Online Heists update for the Spring of this year. Unfortunately, Spring is over in a couple of days so Rockstar has officially announced the update’s delay. The announcement was made in a comment on the recent “I’m not a Hipster” update news post. …

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