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Rumors point towards curved Samsung Galaxy S6 design

According to new rumors we could be looking at an all metal, curved Samsung Galaxy S6 next year, which would be a nice change of pace for Samsung given the yearly plastic handset releases since the launch of the Galaxy lineup. Italian site, Samsung HD Blog, is under the impression …

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The Steam Winter sale is now live

The Steam Winter sale is officially here and will run all of the way through until the 2nd of January! The sale has kicked off with daily deals on titles like Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, Euro Truck Simulator 2, Space Engineers, Dark Souls II, Sniper Elite III, State …

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Snapchat’s CEO isn’t too happy about the Sony email leaks

Snapchat’s CEO, Evan Spiegel, has made his feelings about the Sony hack known after emails between him and Sony Pictures CEO, Michael Lynton, leaked, revealing future business plans and secret company acquisitions. The information contained in the leaked emails offered a good look at the startup’s future ambitions and plans. …

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Sony has no future plans to release The Interview

This has not been a good month for Sony, the company was hacked, its emails were leaked, secrets were revealed and movies were prematurely hauled on to torrent sites. All of this, just to stop the release of one movie, The Interview, and unfortunately for those who wanted to see …

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Sony cancels release of The Interview following terror threat

It is official, we already learned earlier today that several big cinema chains would not be showing The Interview next week, the New York premier was canceled and now Sony is calling off the movie’s launch altogether following yesterday’s threats of violence, issued by the group behind the Sony hack. …

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Nintendo looking to buy free form’ LCD screens from Sharp

Apparently, Nintendo is looking to buy ‘free form’ LCD screens from display manufacturer, Sharp. These new free form screens rearrange the circuitry throughout the display, allowing for more unusual shapes, breaking away from the traditional rectangle screens we see these days. According to The Japan Times, Nintendo could be planning …

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New Steam controller mockup revealed in client update

Valve’s Steam controller has gone through several changes since its reveal last year and it looks like the company hasn’t quite settled on a final design just yet as a brand new mockup was found in the latest Steam beta client update. While the track pads still remain, the left …

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Jury rules in Apple’s favor during iPod DRM anti-trust case

An eight person jury has let Apple off the hook in the iPod DRM class action lawsuit trial. The lawsuit aimed to force Apple to compensate those who bought specific iPods between 2006 and March 2009 after it was found that Apple was anti-competitively blocking and removing songs that were paid …

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Microsoft working on game streaming tech codenamed Arcadia

Apparently, Microsoft is working on a new game streaming technology codenamed Arcadia. New reports claim that the Arcadia team is currently working on building a streaming application and game service, with the new technology replacing Rio, which the company demonstrated during September last year. Arcadia is built on Microsoft’s Azure …

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Google may take on Amazon with ‘buy’ button

Google is apparently looking to take on retailers with the launch of a ‘buy’ button, which will allow searchers to purchase products directly from the Google search results page. The idea is very similar in concept to Amazon’s own ‘one-click ordering’ button, which you can add as an extension to …

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Valve removes Hatred from Steam Greenlight

You guys have probably heard of Hatred, the game that centres around mass murder in an isometric view. Upon launching the game’s trailer, the developer, Destructive Creations, became an instant talking point, with many throwing up their arms demanding that the game be cancelled. The game is still in development …

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Sony hackers to leak more Sony employee information

The group behind the massive Sony Pictures hack is apparently back to leaking stolen information. An anonymous user claiming to be part of the hack squad posted a message from GOP on to ‘FriendPaste’, a pastebin like site. The hackers are calling the upcoming data dump a ‘christmas gift’, which will …

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BT may buy EE for £12.5 billion

BT has announced that it is looking to buy network operator, EE, for £12.5 billion, despite rumours suggesting that the company was going to acquire o2. The telecommunications company confirmed today that it has entered exclusivity agreement talks with Deutsche Telekom and Orange in an effort to pick up EE. …

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ISOHunt launches Pirate Bay clone site

ISOHunt, one of the bigger torrent sites still floating around today, has gone ahead and launched a fully functioning clone of The Pirate Bay, in an effort to “save the freedom of information on the Internet”. The site won’t be running forever though, if The Pirate Bay should ever return following …

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Ex-iTunes engineer admits Apple tried to block rivals on iPods

Apple is facing a pretty massive class action lawsuit at the moment over accusations that the company removed songs from customer iPods if they weren’t bought from iTunes. Now an ex-iTunes engineer has testified, admitting that Apple did attempt to block music bought from competing services. Former iTunes engineer, Rod …

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