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Apple Watch could support 100,000 apps at launch

The Apple Watch could launch with a huge amount of software support, as 100,000 apps could end up being available for the wearable when it launches in April, according to new reports. While Apple has yet to publicly speak on the range of software set to be available for its …

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HTC One M9 leaked and detailed in new videos

Just a few days before its official reveal, the HTC One M9 has leaked in a series of videos, going over new software features, a new camera and other aspects of the device. The clips were originally posted by Upleaks, although the posts were later removed. The three videos amounted …

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Apple to pay $533 million for infringing patents with iTunes

Apple has been ordered to shell out $533 million to patent licensing company, Smartflash, after it was found guilty of infringing on patents with iTunes. The ruling was decided on by a federal jury in Texas, where Smartflash is based. Apple tried to argue that the Smartflash patents were invalid …

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LG’s G-Watch Urbane shows huge design improvement

LG is taking inspiration from Motorola’s circular smartwatch, the Moto 360, with its new wearable, the G-Watch Urbane, featuring a circular watch face and a more premium look. LG initially announced the G-Watch Urbane earlier this month but it has since shown it off in a new promo video. The …

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Xbox One to get Neverwinter MMO next month

MMO titles have never really been that big on console but with the success of Final Fantasy XIV on the PS4 and the buzz around The Elder Scrolls Online hitting the current generation of systems along with the rise of free to play, things are starting to change. The latest …

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Valve to show off new gaming hardware at GDC

Valve has announced its plans for the Games Developers Conference. At the event next month the company will be showing off its own virtual reality hardware, the final Steam controller and new Steam machines, which are due to launch this year. The Steam client currently has a virtual reality mode …

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Free DriveClub for PS+ not cancelled

Earlier this week a Sony EU executive was quoted as saying that he could not “guarantee” that the promised free version of DriveClub for PlayStation+ members would ever release. Obviously it caused a bit of a stir, which has prompted an official response from Sony. In a statement sent to …

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Google will apparently launch a new Chromebook Pixel soon

A while back, Google launched the Chromebook Pixel, a premium laptop designed to showcase Chrome OS with a really nice high-resolution display. The Chromebook Pixel is now two years old but apparently Google has a new model coming soon. Apparently the upcoming device was confirmed on stage at the TeamWork …

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New Pebble smartwatch crowd funded in half an hour

The new Pebble smartwatch was announced today, it is called Pebble Time and will cost $199 with a color display and a brand new interface. The watch launched on Kickstarter earlier this afternoon and has already raised over $1,000,000. The crowd funding project was asking for $500,000 but it seems …

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Developer manages to pair Moto 360 with iPhone

It turns out that there is a way to get an Android Wear device to play nicely with iOS, as one developer managed to pair the popular Moto 360 with an iPhone, allowing the smart watch to receive notifications from iOS. Official support is unlikely though, after all, Apple will …

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Judge throws out two class-action lawsuits against Google

A California court has decided to dismiss two class-action lawsuits against Google, which accused the company of bad business practises, despite a lack of evidence. Eventually, it was decided that the plaintiffs could not sufficiently support their claims. The first class action lawsuit claimed that because Google has other Android device …

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Twitch to host its own convention this year

Twitch has decided that it is going to start hosting its own convention this year. TwitchCon was announced yesterday and will hit San Fransisco in September from the 25th to the 26th. According to the official announcement page, this will be a ‘interactive convention’, inviting in broadcasters and viewers alike. …

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Rumors point towards an HTC One M9 Plus

Rumors are pointing towards a second phone to be revealed at HTC’s event at the Mobile World Congress in a couple of weeks time. We have already seen leaked specifications for the HTC One M9 but there may also be a HTC One M9 Plus, which will sport a larger …

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Apple sued by electric car battery maker for poaching employees

Apple is now facing a lawsuit from an electric car battery company following allegations that Apple poached its top engineers. A123 systems is claiming that Apple has been “systematically hiring away its high-tech PhD and engineering employees”, according to the court filing. This claim comes right after rumors began suggesting …

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