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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge price revealed by UK retailer

A UK retailer has revealed the price for Samsung’s latest set of flagship devices, the Galaxy S6 and the slightly more ambitious Galaxy S6 Edge. The devices were revealed last week but until now, there had been no pricing confirmation ahead of its April release date. Neither of Samsung’s latest …

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OnePlus 2 to feature a more premium design

Apparently we can expect the follow-up to the OnePlus One (which we assume will be called the OnePlus 2), to feature a more premium design when it launches later this year, following on from Samsung, which recently ditched plastic in favor of metal and glass. According to Business Insider, the Chinese …

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Valve updates Steam with list of upcoming hardware

Valve has updated its Steam Universe page with a list of hardware all due to launch later this year, kicking off the company’s assault on living room gaming. The Steam Universe page originally launched towards the end of 2013, when Valve announced the Steam Machines, controller and OS. On the …

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The Huawei smartwatch could cost as much as $1000

Huawei announced its own entry in to the smartwatch arena earlier this week, showing off a sleek design, circular watch face and Android Wear integration. Unfortunately though, all of this could come at a serious price as the watch may go for as much as $1000 once released. The device …

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Rock Band 4 is officially happening

Rock Band 4 has officially been announced for release on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this year. The latest addition to the series has been hinted at for a little while now as Harmonix began pushing out new DLC for Rock Band 3. The new title will support …

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Cross-buy and universal apps coming to Xbox One and PC

Microsoft had another presentation today, this time at the Game Developers Conference, revealing some more on its plans for the future of Xbox and PC gaming. One of the bigger announcements to come out was cross-buy support for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC titles. Phil Spencer took to the …

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Nvidia Titan X announced at GDC

Nvidia has announced the Titan X graphics card at the Game Developers Conference today. Nvidia CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang made a surprise appearance at one of the presentations, showing off the company’s most advanced single graphics card yet, with 12GB of VRAM and eight billion transistors on board. The company just …

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HTC apologizes for teasing Half-Life 3

HTC has apologized after teasing a new Half-Life game for the company’s upcoming virtual reality headset, ‘The Vive’, which was developed in collaboration with Valve. The drama all kicked off yesterday when HTC Chairwoman, Cher Wang, suggested that a new Half-Life game was on the way in an interview with …

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Samsung is planning to slow down Wearable releases

The Apple Watch is widely expected to bring wearable technology to the mainstream but it seems that Samsung isn’t in a rush to compete this time around. Samsung is taking on a new strategy by cutting down on releases and going back to the drawing board. Samsung isn’t shrinking down …

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HTC is still working on its smartwatch

HTC has had its own smartwatch in the works for a while but so far, it has yet to show anything but the CEO is maintaining that the company is still working on it and that it is trying to be careful with how it approaches wearable technology. The HTC …

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Unity has officially released the Unity 5 game engine

Unity has officially launched the latest version of its cross-platform game engine, Unity 5. The engine itself has had an early version around for a little while but the final version will launch today on the company’s own website. Unity 5 launched in beta form back in October last year, …

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Qualcomm developing a fingerprint sensor to rival Touch ID

Qualcomm is looking to take on Apple’s Touch ID with its own biometric fingerprint sensor, which should end up being more technically advanced than Apple’s solution along with Samsung’s new sensor found in the Galaxy S6 flagship. Qualcomm has announced its new fingerprint reader, which uses ultrasonic waves to verify …

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Google to launch Android Pay

Google is finally ready to compete with Apple Pay with its own mobile payments system, dubbed ‘Android Pay’. Previous rumors suggested that Google would be launching its own mobile payments platform soon, which is now confirmed. This all comes shortly after we heard that Google was working with carriers to …

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Cyanogen re-brands and partners up with Qualcomm

Cyanogen has announced that it will be re-branding this soon, moving away from its custom ROM roots even further. the company is ditching its previous Android mascot logos in favor of cleaner, simpler look. In addition to this, Qualcomm will be using Cyanogen built software on its own reference design …

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Battlefield Hardline Premium program announced

Now for the least surprising news of the day, Visceral Games has announced that Battlefield Hardline will in-fact have a Premium membership, granting owners access to all future DLC for the game. Battlefield titles have a history of coming with a premium version, which is normally priced at £39.99. The …

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GAME acquires Multiplay for £20 million

UK retailer GAME has made quite the comeback since its 2012 bankruptcy. Now the company is venturing in to new territory by acquiring Multiplay, who many of you will know as being behind the I-series Insomnia LAN events here in the UK. GAME is managing to nab Multiplay for £20 …

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