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Apple to tighten up iCloud security

While Apple denies that it was a flaw in its iCloud system that allowed hundreds of private celebrity photos to be leaked on to the web last week, it has admitted that it could do more to protect its users and will introduce additional security measures within two weeks. Apple’s …

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Oculus reveals details on Rift consumer version

Oculus has revealed a few details surrounding the upcoming consumer version of its virtual reality headset. For a start, the specifications for the consumer version of the Oculus Rift have already been decided on and the team already has a price point in mind. Speaking with Eurogamer, Oculus founder, Palmer Luckey …

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Steam in-home streaming to get better AMD optimization

The latest Steam client beta update will bring better support for AMD graphics cards while using the Steam in-home streaming feature. These optimizations come shortly after Nvidia announced that it has been working with Valve to incorporate hardware encoding features for streamers using Nvidia GPUs. Those of you who own …

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Moto 360 goes on sale today for £199

Motorola has just announced that its highly anticipated Moto 360 smartwatch will go on sale from today for £199 in the UK and $249 in the US. Initially, only two leather strap versions will be available although all metal versions of the device will be coming before December, which will …

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People are already lining up for the iPhone 6

It turns out that some people are already lining up for the iPhone six ahead of its impending announcement on the 9th of September. We normally see people forming lines outside Apple’s stores a few days before release, rather than weeks. These people aren’t all completely crazy though, the first …

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Asus officially announces the ZenWatch

Asus has officially announced its ZenWatch, the new wearable will be powered by Android Wear and feature a custom user interface that Asus developed specifically for the new device. The smartwatch will pair up with any smartphone running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean or higher in order to provide useful notifications …

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New Nintendo 3DS will be region locked

Just last week Nintendo announced the ‘new’ 3DS, a significant hardware upgrade over the original model. Since then, more and more details have been coming out surrounding the handheld, the most recent discovery is that Nintendo will be sticking with region locking, meaning that 3DS owners won’t be able to …

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UK Government warns search engines over piracy

The UK government has sent out warnings to Microsoft, Google and Yahoo stating that if these companies don’t address the issue of online piracy and stop linking to illegal content voluntarily, then legislative action will be taken. Over the last year or so, the UK government has shown its full …

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Samsung announces Galaxy Note 4 and Gear VR headset

Samsung has officially revealed the Galaxy Note 4 handset and its Virtual Reality headset, the Gear VR, which was in fact developed with the help of Oculus, just as previous rumors suggested. The Gear VR headset is designed to fit around the 5.7 Inch screen found on the just announced …

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EA COO: EA Access is a sign of things to come

According to EA’s COO, Peter Moore, the company’s recently launched subscription service, EA Access, is just a sign of things to come and could very well be the way of the future, with more publishers possibly following suit over time. EA Access was announced back in July, granting Xbox One …

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Saints Row 4 gets official mod support- Devs release SDK

Saints Row IV is getting official modding support today as Volition Studios has released a software development kit to get the community started. The kit includes weapon models for the upcoming Gat out of Hell expansion pack, meaning we could see modded versions of new weapons before they are even …

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Ozone Onda Pro Surround Gaming headset

Today we are looking at the Ozone Onda Pro Surround USB gaming headset. This model ships with a detachable microphone and it definitely nails the ‘gamer look’ with its dramatic red and black color scheme – but, how does it perform? Lets find out… Features: Surround Sound. Dynamic Bass. Vocal …

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Apple reveals common reasons for app rejection

One of the things people like about Apple’s app store is that it has its content curated, the company reviews every app submitted to its store to check that it meets a predetermined set of standards and now we get to see what developers tend to slip up on the …

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Apple investigating potential celebrity iCloud breach

If you’ve been paying much attention to news sites or social media over the last day or two then you will have probably heard that a sizable group of celebrities had their personal photos leaked on to the Internet. How did this happen? Well there is a theory going around that …

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MSI tease twin frozr V GPU cooler

According to MSI, the “next-gen GPUs are upon us” as the company has teased us with some images of the upcoming Twin Frozr V GPU cooler. The new design could launch alongside the upcoming GTX 800 (or possibly 900) series of GPUs from Nvidia, which are expected to be unveiled some time …

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Apple iWatch could cost as much as $400

New reports are suggesting that Apple might be planning multiple wearables to launch next month at its iPhone six unveiling event. One of these will likely be the iWatch and in true Apple fashion, we can expect it to launch at twice the price of its competitors- right now the …

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