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Android bug leaves non-KitKat devices vulnerable

A new Android bug is exposing around one billion devices due to a security vulnerability. This bug only affects phones and tablets that are running versions of Android that are older than 4.4 Kit Kat, which is just under one billion devices in total. The vulnerability was spotted by security …

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Blizzard’s Overwatch trademark has been suspended

Blizzard’s upcoming shooter, Overwatch, may need to undergo a name change after the US Patent and Trademark Office suspended the Overwatch application last week. The game was initially announced at Blizzcon last year and there has been a high level of excitement for it ever since. The US Patent an …

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NZXT to launch DOKO PC streaming box

NZXT is now targeting PC gaming in the living room thanks to its new PC game streaming box, the DOKO. The micro-console was announced today and will stream desktop titles to your TV at full 1080p resolution for $99. The box isn’t only intended for gamers though, it is capable …

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Mainstream Windows 7 support ends today

The day has finally arrived, Microsoft is officially ending mainstream support for the Windows 7 operating system today. Extended support will still be around before Microsoft gives up on the OS altogether on the 14th of January 2020. Windows 7 is still widely used by many PC owners and is …

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iOS 8.2 beta prepares iphones for iWatch launch

Apple is currently preparing its iPhones for the launch of the Apple Watch, according to the latest iOS 8.2 beta update. The beta update includes a new setting in the Bluetooth menu, letting users know how to pair their device with an Apple Watch. The pairing process is a little different …

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Microsoft gives YouTubers permission to monetize gameplay

Microsoft has updated its Game Content Usage Rules, giving YouTuber’s and Twitch streamers permission to monetize gameplay footage on all of its titles, although Minecraft, which the company recently acquired for $2.5 billion, has a slightly different set of rules. The new policy states that users can create work based …

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Nintendo will no longer sell consoles or games in Brazil

Due to the high taxation on imported video games and consoles in Brazil, Nintendo has opted to pull out of the market and will no longer sell its products in the country. Nintendo of America confirmed the move, stating that “high import duties that apply to our sector” are to …

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Samsung introduces Galaxy A7 5.5 Inch smartphone

Samsung has officially introduced its new smartphone, the Galaxy A7, the successor to last year’s Galaxy Alpha, which was recently rumored to be discontinued in favor of a new device. The Samsung Galaxy A7 is the latest device in the series, following the low end A3 and A5 smartphones. The …

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Evolve final system requirements announced

The final PC system requirements for upcoming 4V1 monster hunting title, Evolve, have been announced ahead of this month’s ‘beta’ test. Turtle Rock Studios also just announced that Evolve has also gone gold, meaning that the game is effectively done content wise. The minimum requirements for Evolve include an Intel …

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Valve adds Captcha security to Steam Trading

Valve has been tightening up the rules on Steam Trading over the last month or two. First the company imposed new rules on Steam Gifts to combat key resellers and now extra security measures are being added to the Steam trading feature, with Captcha verification. The Captcha verification process will protect …

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Google Now may soon start talking back to you

Google Now may soon start talking back to you thanks to voice notifications and third-party app support, according to some unused code found in the latest updates for both Android and iOS. It also looks like Google is looking for a way to better integrate the Chrome browser with Android …

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be quiet! shows off two new CPU coolers at CES

be quiet! came to the Consumer Electronics Show prepared this year, with two brand new CPU coolers to show off- the Shadow Rock LP and the Dark Rock TF. The brand new Shadow Rock LP comes in at only 76mm high, allowing for up to 32mm height memory to be …

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Burger King now offers smartphones in the US

Apparently there is room left in the Android smartphone market after all as fast food chain, Burger King, has begun offering up subsidized Android smartphones over in the US. You won’t be able to pick up your device along with your burger though as smartphone orders have to be placed online. …

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Firefox OS could make its way on to wearables

It seems that Mozilla could be planning to bring Firefox OS to smartwatches and other wearable devices in order to compete with Android Wear devices and Apple’s own upcoming line of watches, which are currently expected to launch in March. According to Joe Cheng, Manager of Products and Projects at …

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Apple raises minimum price of paid apps in App Store

Apple has had to go ahead and raise the minimum price of paid for apps available on the UK iOS App Store. From this morning onward, apps that used to cost 69p will now cost 79p instead in order to bring prices in line with VAT and exchange rates. The company …

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Evolve has gone gold- ready to release next month

Evolve, the upcoming 4V1 monster hunting title from Left 4 Dead developer, Turtle Rock studios, has gone gold and is officially ready for release next month on the 10th of February. To celebrate the occasion, the developer released a new cinematic trailer for the game. The game will be launching …

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Ninja Theory’s Hellblade will also come to PC

Ninja Theory’s latest third-person hack and slash title, Hellblade, will also be coming to the PC platform as well as the PlayStation 4, the developer has revealed. Early details surrounding the PC port include 4K support and maybe even mod support. “I think PC offers us a level of freedom …

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HTC One M8 to receive Android 5.0 update this month

Those of you that own an HTC One M8 will be fortunate enough to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update within the next two weeks. Google launched the latest version of its operating system late last year and has only made its way on to a handful of devices so …

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Netflix reveals that VPN crackdown claims are false

Netflix has come out to deny recent reports stating that the company is ‘cracking down’ on customer VPN use. The company said that its existing policy on regional restrictions and VPN use shall remain in-tact and no changes are being made. Netflix’s Chief Product Officer, Neil Hunt, said at CES …

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TalkTalk buys out Tesco Blinkbox and broadband services

TalkTalk has gone ahead and acquired Tesco’s Blinkbox video streaming service, alongside the company’s broadband and voice services. This means 75,000 broadband customers along with an additional 20,000 voice customers are going to be transferred over to TalkTalk’s service soon. TalkTalk also has plans for Blinkbox, which it will be …

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Sony delays PS4 launch in China

Sony has had to delay the launch of the PlayStation 4 console in China, just a few days ahead of its scheduled 11th of January release date. The company did not give one exact reason for the delay, instead citing ‘various factors’ according to a new report from Reuters. A new …

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Phanteks shows off 2015 lineup at CES

The Phanteks 2015 product line looks promising from what we have seen so far at their CES 2015 suite. Here in Vegas, they are showing off two new builds in the Enthoo Mini XL chassis. Out of the box the Enthoo Mini XL is clearly ready for advanced custom watercooling. As we …

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