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US scientists make crucial step towards limitless power

A team of Scientists working in California have announced that they are one step closer to developing a pollution free, controlled fusion energy reaction. However they are still far off reaching their final goal. Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory released a peer reviewed case study on Wednesday which revealed that …

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Former Valve Director leaves Microsoft

Former Director of Business at Valve, Jason Holtman, has left Microsoft after just six months at the company. Holtman originally left Valve to focus on making Windows a better platform for gaming and interactive media but by the looks of his LinkedIn profile, he has given that up. While at …

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MSI teasing new Gaming series product

If you’ve been paying attention to the MSI UK Facebook page over the last couple of weeks then you might have noticed that a few teasers have been posted for an upcoming ‘Gaming series’ product, due t0 release next month. So far very little information is available aside from one …

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Nokia set to debut its first Android phone at MWC

Nokia is set to reveal its low end Android powered smartphone at the Mobile World Congress this month according to the Wall Street Journal. The publication cited sources “familiar with the matter”, the phone is said to be code named the Nokia Normandy and will appear at the Barcelona based …

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HTC might release its own Smartwatch this year

It looks like HTC is gearing up to join the wearable tech market this year as the Taiwanese phone maker has hinted that it is making its own Android powered Smartwatch, which could compete against the Samsung’s Galaxy Gear. During an interview with Bloomberg, company co-founder, Cher Wang, admitted that …

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The Order 1886 won’t feature multiplayer

If you were hoping to see some competitive or co-operative multiplayer included in The Order 1886 after seeing the launch trailer, then you’re going to be disappointed as Ready At Dawn studio founder, Andrea Pessino, has confirmed that the game will be void of any multiplayer modes. A curious gamer tweeted …

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John Carmack explains why he left id Software

When id Software founder and Doom programmer, John Carmack, originally left his former studio late last year to work on the Oculus Rift, the studio’s parent company, Zenimax, merely said that Carmack was interested in “focusing on things other than game development at id.”, but it turns out that there’s a …

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Free to play mech shooter Hawken is moving to Steam

Free to play multiplayer mech shooter, Hawken,  is moving to the Steam platform, developer, Adhesive Games, has just announced on the company’s blog. The existing launcher will move to Valve’s platform and Adhesive is hoping that all of the game’s current players will make the switch in time for the upcoming …

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Razer smartband already has 10,000 devlopers signed up

Ten thousand developers signed up to make apps for Razer’s upcoming smartband, ‘Nabu’, just 24 hours after it was unveiled at CES last month. Razer is taking a detour from its usual line of gaming peripherals and laptops to create its own piece of wearable tech, it’s not just developers …

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Apple experimenting with solar and kinetic charging for iWatch

Apple’s long rumoured iWatch could feature solar-powered, wireless or even kinetic based charging if a report from The New York Times is to be believed. Early last year The Verge reported that Apple was apparently having trouble with battery life on the upcoming wearable device, so it is possible that …

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Google’s Q4 earnings indicate strong Nexus 5 sales

While Google’s fourth quarter earnings fell just short of analyst expectations on Thursday, the firm did manage to post strong Nexus 5, Chromecast and Google Play sales. Wall Street expected Google to generate $16.75 billion in revenue,  and while it did manage to surpass that, generating $16.86 billion, share prices …

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Tesco mobile customers to get free 4G

Tesco Mobile has announced today that the company won’t be charging its customers a premium for using the 4G network, which is based of off O2’s infrastructure. Tesco used to charge customers £2.50 premium but decided to drop the charge in order to compete with the network, Three, which will …

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DICE releases Mantle performance numbers

The Mantle patch for Battlefield 4 has finally arrived along with AMD’s accompanying beta driver, in addition to the news, DICE has gone ahead and posted some performance numbers along with details of what system configuration the team was using in order to give users an idea of what they …

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Google and Lego team up to create new Chrome app

Google and Lego have partnered up to release a chrome app that allows users to play with virtual Lego bricks. ‘Build with Chrome’ was first unveiled in 2012 as an experiment but now two years later, it is open to everyone and anyone who wants to get a little nostalgic. …

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Major changes are rumoured to be coming to the Apple TV

Apple seems to be gearing up for an overhaul of the Apple TV, recent changes to the company’s main website would suggest. The set top box device is now being promoted as a full product line alongside Macs, iPods and iPhones when previously, the Apple TV didn’t even have its …

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Rare Nintendo game buyer claims bid was a mistake

When the poor condition but still incredibly rare Nintendo World Championship NES cartridge hit eBay last week, word spread through the Internet quickly and unfortunately for the seller, that resulted in a series of not so serious bids which were swiftly met with retractions: The winning bid totalled in at $99,902, …

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There will be a Titanfall beta soon

After a week or so of speculation we finally have confirmation that gamers will have a chance to beta test Titanfall on both the Xbox One and PC sometime soon. Respawn co-founder, Vince Zampella announced the beta earlier today on Twitter: “I’m sure no one has been able to guess from …

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