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OCUK spurs production of LG ultra-wide 1440p monitor

If you are in the market for an ultra-wide 21:9 monitor then Overclockers UK has you covered as the retailer will be exclusively selling the LG 34UC97-P 34 Inch 3440×1440 curved LED monitor for the next few months. Originally, LG didn’t plan to bring this monitor to the UK but OCUK …

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Fallout fans hit with new trademark hoax

There has been a lot of talk surrounding the potential reveal and release of the long awaited Boston based Fallout game recently and earlier today fans received a glimmer of hope in the form of a new trademark filing for the brand name ‘Fallout Shadow of Boston’. Unfortunately for fans, …

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Warner Bros to be hit with company wide layoffs

Warner Bros is set to be hit with a company wide wave of layoffs later this week according to multiple reports. This could very well have a significant effect the Interactive Enterainment division which is responsible for publishing the Batman Akrham series, The Witcher series, the FEAR series along with …

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These are the confirmed Far Cry 4 PC system requirements

UPDATE: These specifications have now been confirmed via an Ubisoft blog post. The AMD R9 290x recommended specification wasn’t a mistake after all- suggesting that the game might have some optimization issues with AMD GPUs at launch.  Original story: The Far Cry 4 PC system requirements have supposedly been spotted and …

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Destiny 2 is already in the works

Bungie and Activision have seen great success with the launch of Destiny. While reviews were fairly mixed, criticizing  the title’s lack of story but praising the gameplay mechanics, it hasn’t stopped the game from garnering 9.5 million registered users to date and due to this commercial success, Destiny 2 is …

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Nvidia Shield tablet to get Android Lollipop update

It looks like Nvidia’s recently released Shield tablet will be receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop update fairly soon. The company released a new teaser video last night, giving users a peek at what new features and improvements will be arriving in the upcoming update. Android Lollipop is Google’s latest version …

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EA cancels Dawngate after six month open-beta

EA has canceled Dawngate, its upcoming free to play MOBA title, which was in development at Waystone Games. The title has been in development for some time and has been in open beta for the last six months, it also had a fairly large presence at industry events over the …

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Google and LG to share patents for the next decade

Google and LG have entered in to a new cross-licensing deal, allowing the two companies to freely use each other’s patents, including old and new ones, for the next ten years. There’s no official word on why the two entered this new partnership but there are some possibilities. For a …

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Google ceases production of the Nexus 5

Google has confirmed that it will stop producing Nexus 5 smartphones in an effort to get more people to buy the massive Nexus 6, which features a rather large 6 Inch display. The Google Play store currently shows the Nexus 5 as sold out and in an email to XDA-Developers, …

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HP shows off ‘The Omen’ slim gaming notebook

It looks like HP is looking to take on the Razer Blade with its new gaming notebook, ‘The Omen’. The slimline gaming notebook is purpose built, featuring a 15.6 Inch 1080p display, an Intel Core i7 CPU and a discrete Nvidia GPU packed in to a 19.9mm thick frame. Much …

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Samsung begins work on the Galaxy S6

Samsung has began working on its next flagship device for 2015, the Galaxy S6 and rumor has it that some major changes could be coming in to play. The Galaxy S6 project is currently codenamed ‘Project Zero’, which is slightly different from what the company has used in the past. …

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Asus reveals new Z97-Pro Gamer motherboard

Asus is set to launch a new Z97 motherboard in Europe, the Z97-Pro Gamer, built with all of the gaming necessities at a fairly affordable price point. The motherboard will come with a handful of ROG series features such as the Asus Sonic Radar II overlay and Supreme FX audio. …

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First look at Microsoft’s first Windows Phone

Microsoft recently dropped the Nokia and Lumia brands for its mobile devices and has begun creating its own smartphones under the Microsoft brand. The first device the company has planned, the RM-1090, has leaked, showing off a Lumia-like design. The new dual-sim handset has arrived at the FCC as well …

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Logitech reveals G302 Daedalus Prime MOBA gaming mouse

Logitech has officially launched its brand new gaming mouse, made specifically with MOBA gamers in mind. The Logitech G302 Daedalus Prime is built for high speed clicking, featuring a metal spring tension system, improving left and right click responsiveness , the G302 is capable of registering up to five clicks per …

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Acer launches Aspire V 4K gaming laptop

Acer is set to launch its own 4K gaming laptop,  the Aspire V Nitro Black Edition, featuring a 15.6 Inch 3840×2160 IPS display, an Intel Core i7-4710HQ CPU, 16GB of DDR3 RAM and an Nvidia GTX 860M GPU- so don’t expect to actually do any gaming at 4K. Additionally, the …

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Apple Watch to launch in Spring 2015

The Apple Watch will be arriving a bit later than expected, the wearable was originally expected during the first quarter of 2015, possibly even as early as January but it looks like the product launch has slipped a bit. According to a leaked message to Apple Store retail employees, the …

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Super Smash Bros 3DS players hit with 136 year bans

A few Super Smash Bros 3DS players have been hit with massive 136 year bans from playing the game online. The lengthy penalties seem to have been dished out due to a bug in Nintendo’s automated anti-griefer system, which is designed to punish anyone aggressively targeting a specific player during …

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LG to launch IPS monitor with ‘true 4K’ resolution

LG is set to launch a new IPS monitor sporting ‘true 4K’ resolution (4096×2160), the new panel is aimed at professionals and is marketed as a ‘Digital Cinema 4K monitor’. Most 4K monitors on the market have a 3840×2160 resolution but the Ultra HD resolution is an easy to work …

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Intel Skylake-S CPUs to support new LGA 1151 socket

Intel’s upcoming Skylake-S 14nm  CPUs are set to replace Intel’s Haswell refresh line some time next year, bringing with it a new socket, chipset and motherboards. The new socket is called LGA 1151 and has just one pin more than Haswell, Intel’s current generation architecture. The new CPU will support …

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Star Citizen gets new FPS module

Star Citizen is getting a first person shooter module, the new game mode was shown off during a fan event at PAX Australia a few days ago, showing off the game’s shooting mechanics, animations and environmental features. According to Chris Roberts himself, whatever the character is doing in third-person within …

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The Crew PC specifications released

While Ubisoft has been at the center of much controversy lately, in no small part due to Assassin Creed Unity’s high PC system requirements, the publisher’s upcoming racer, The Crew, seems to have a much more reasonable spec list. While the game will only support 64-bit operating systems, it does …

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Pirate Bay founder found guilty in hacking trial

Gottfrid Svartholm, the founder of notorious torrent site, The Pirate Bay, has been found guilty of hacking crimes by a Danish Court. Svartholm and an unnamed accomplice were found to have illegally accessed systems operated by IT company, CSC. The TPB founder was originally arrested way back in 2012, so …

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