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Google Now may soon start talking back to you

Google Now may soon start talking back to you thanks to voice notifications and third-party app support, according to some unused code found in the latest updates for both Android and iOS. It also looks like Google is looking for a way to better integrate the Chrome browser with Android …

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be quiet! shows off two new CPU coolers at CES

be quiet! came to the Consumer Electronics Show prepared this year, with two brand new CPU coolers to show off- the Shadow Rock LP and the Dark Rock TF. The brand new Shadow Rock LP comes in at only 76mm high, allowing for up to 32mm height memory to be …

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Burger King now offers smartphones in the US

Apparently there is room left in the Android smartphone market after all as fast food chain, Burger King, has begun offering up subsidized Android smartphones over in the US. You won’t be able to pick up your device along with your burger though as smartphone orders have to be placed online. …

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Firefox OS could make its way on to wearables

It seems that Mozilla could be planning to bring Firefox OS to smartwatches and other wearable devices in order to compete with Android Wear devices and Apple’s own upcoming line of watches, which are currently expected to launch in March. According to Joe Cheng, Manager of Products and Projects at …

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Apple raises minimum price of paid apps in App Store

Apple has had to go ahead and raise the minimum price of paid for apps available on the UK iOS App Store. From this morning onward, apps that used to cost 69p will now cost 79p instead in order to bring prices in line with VAT and exchange rates. The company …

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Evolve has gone gold- ready to release next month

Evolve, the upcoming 4V1 monster hunting title from Left 4 Dead developer, Turtle Rock studios, has gone gold and is officially ready for release next month on the 10th of February. To celebrate the occasion, the developer released a new cinematic trailer for the game. The game will be launching …

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Ninja Theory’s Hellblade will also come to PC

Ninja Theory’s latest third-person hack and slash title, Hellblade, will also be coming to the PC platform as well as the PlayStation 4, the developer has revealed. Early details surrounding the PC port include 4K support and maybe even mod support. “I think PC offers us a level of freedom …

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HTC One M8 to receive Android 5.0 update this month

Those of you that own an HTC One M8 will be fortunate enough to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update within the next two weeks. Google launched the latest version of its operating system late last year and has only made its way on to a handful of devices so …

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Netflix reveals that VPN crackdown claims are false

Netflix has come out to deny recent reports stating that the company is ‘cracking down’ on customer VPN use. The company said that its existing policy on regional restrictions and VPN use shall remain in-tact and no changes are being made. Netflix’s Chief Product Officer, Neil Hunt, said at CES …

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TalkTalk buys out Tesco Blinkbox and broadband services

TalkTalk has gone ahead and acquired Tesco’s Blinkbox video streaming service, alongside the company’s broadband and voice services. This means 75,000 broadband customers along with an additional 20,000 voice customers are going to be transferred over to TalkTalk’s service soon. TalkTalk also has plans for Blinkbox, which it will be …

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Sony delays PS4 launch in China

Sony has had to delay the launch of the PlayStation 4 console in China, just a few days ahead of its scheduled 11th of January release date. The company did not give one exact reason for the delay, instead citing ‘various factors’ according to a new report from Reuters. A new …

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Phanteks shows off 2015 lineup at CES

The Phanteks 2015 product line looks promising from what we have seen so far at their CES 2015 suite. Here in Vegas, they are showing off two new builds in the Enthoo Mini XL chassis. Out of the box the Enthoo Mini XL is clearly ready for advanced custom watercooling. As we …

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Razer introduces Nabu X entry level smartband

Razer revealed the Nabu smartband at CES last year and after a lengthy development period, the device finally became available to buy in December last year. Now at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the company has introduced its entry level smartband, the Nabu X- costing just $19.99. Well, the price …

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PlayStation Network hit with more outages

The PlayStation Network appears to be struggling once again as users have begun reporting connectivity issues, keeping some from being able to log in to the service. Sony confirmed that it was having trouble with heavy server load earlier this morning. Engineers are currently working on getting things running smoothly …

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Apple Watch to go on sale in March

The Apple Watch has always had an ‘early 2015’ release window and so far, Apple has been tight lipped on a proper release date. However, according to new reports, we can expect the Apple Watch to launch in March, with retail training expected to begin in February. According to Mark …

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Five display manufacturers commit to FreeSync

The first AMD FreeSync compatible monitors are expected to launch this year and five display manufacturers have already committed to supporting the variable refresh rate technology. LG, BenQ, ViewSonic, Samsung and Nixeus all have FreeSync displays in the works. Confirmed models range in size from a standard 24 Inch size …

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Razer announces new open-source virtual reality platform and headset

Razer has announced a new open-source virtual reality platform, ‘OSVR’, alongside an OSVR virtual reality development kit headset. Razer is attempting to standardize the virtual reality platform with this new open-source approach, which will be supported by many companies currently working with the technology. The OSVR headset will allow programmers …

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