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Kinect 2.0 makes redeeming codes easy

If you were wondering how fast you could redeem a code using Kinect 2.0, then keep reading as Microsoft’s Major Nelson released a Vine video showing off the Kinect feature. In the video, Major Nelson is holding up a QR code for Xbox Live Gold and asks Kinect to redeem …

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Square Enix announces Project FLARE

Square Enix has just announced Project FLARE, a new way of delivering game content to users through the cloud by using super computers to create game worlds. Streaming services like Onlive work by having console data centres miles away that process your input and send the video feed back to …

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Three more developers sign on to support Mantle API

Last month AMD lifted the curtain on the new Mantle API it developed, promising lower level hardware access similar to how developers create games for console hardware. The announcement got many people wondering just how much of a performance gain they could get from it and at the same time …

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Nintendo has suspended the Swapnote service

Nintendo has decided to suspend the Swapnote service after receiving regular evidence that the 3DS feature was being used to exchange offensive material. The Swapnote and Special notes services were suspended at 7:00 PM EST on the 31st of October so over here in the UK you would’ve found that …

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Nokia wins lawsuit over HTC in the UK

HTC seems to be in a bit of trouble over here in the UK, as yesterday a court ruled that the flagship HTC One, among other devices, infringes on Nokia’s mobile network standards patent and could face a ban from being sold in the country. HTC fought the lawsuit by …

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iPhone 5S battery defect affecting users

This has not been the week for Apple users, first the new Macbook Pro’s with retina display were experiencing keyboard and trackpad issues and now the new iPhone 5S is suffering from a battery defect. These problems have come from Apple using a new battery that it said would last …

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Trine 2 coming to the PS4

Trine 2: The Complete Story will make its way to the Playstation 4 after being a PC exclusive for almost 2 years. The developers, Frozenbyte, still want their game to reach as many systems as possible and will be self publishing the title. The best news for Playstation 4 buyers …

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New Macbook Pro’s experiencing problems

Last week Apple introduced its new line of Macbook Pro laptops with retina displays and they were made immediately available after the event. Like with any Apple launch,  a wave of customers instantly ordered whatever they could afford but the usually happy and satisfied Macbook Pro owners aren’t so impressed …

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Playstation 4 day one patch details

Sony has released details of the Playstation 4 day one patch that will add in and enable a bunch of features for the console. The day one download will only be 300MB though so it shouldn’t take too long for most people. The patch basically adds a few previously advertised …

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A man is suing Apple over unwanted IOS 7 upgrade

A man residing in Apple’s home-turf, California, has filed a lawsuit against Tim Cook. Mark Menacher is seeking the removal of the IOS 7 install file from his and his family’s IOS devices. You might be wondering how much money he wants to get out of suing Apple, after all …

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Samsung fined for faked online comments

Samsung has been fined $340,000 after being caught paying for negative comments about competitor products and paying for praise of its own. To a company like Samsung, $340,000 is nothing at all but this could damage its reputation. Samsung was first accused of this back in April, shortly after, the …

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Call of Duty Ghosts official specs revealed

A while back we got some rumoured specs for Call of Duty Ghosts, which at the time a lot of us thought they were quite extreme with the recommended specs featuring a GTX 780. Well we still don’t have the official recommended specifications but we do have the official minimum …

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Ipad mini could face tight stock

Earlier this week Apple announced the new iPad Air and iPad mini with retina display with the only difference between the two being price and size. The new iPad mini holds all of the same specs as the iPad Air but the smaller size cuts its price by £80 giving you …

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Strapped for cash? Start playing League of Legends

I think all of us have wished we could make a living from playing games at some point, but unfortunately to do that you have to be really, really good. One league of legends player is living that dream: in an interview with Spanish newspaper ABC, Carlos “Ocelote” Rodriguez revealed just how …

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