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Asus to launch ROG Poseidon GTX 980

Asus Republic of Gamers has announced that it will be launching the Poseidon GTX 980 graphics card, featuring the DirectCU H2O cooler, which uses a hybrid solution for efficient cooling on air or water. According to the company’s own tests, the Poseidon GTX 980 will run up to 27 degrees …

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The Moto 360 2 might be coming out early next year

The original Moto 360 smartwatch has only been out for a few months but there is already rumors floating around, suggesting that the next iteration of the product could launch as soon as early next year, presumably during Q1. According to Lenovo Eastern Europe Vice President, Gleb Mishin, the original …

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Valve updates Early Access rules for developers

Valve has sent out an updated copy of its terms and conditions to developers looking to use the Steam Early Access program. The new rules and guidelines are aimed to help consumers out a bit more with more transparency from developers on projects. The updated rules recognizes that unforeseen circumstances …

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Walmart changes price-match policy following $50 PS4 scam

Walmart has officially changed its price matching policy in an effort to stop shoppers from being able to abuse the system and end up purchasing Playstation 4 consoles for as low as $50. Several Amazon users were able to set up fake selling accounts recently in order to list consoles for …

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Battlefield 5 to return to military setting

Battlefield 5 is currently penciled in to release towards the end of 2016 but we are already starting to hear some details about the game. For example, it turns out that the upcoming title will bring the series back to its military roots, taking a step away from Battlefield Hardline’s approach, …

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iOS drops the ‘FREE’ icon on F2P apps

Apple’s iOS App Store will no longer advertise ‘free to play’ or ‘freemium’ apps as free, instead these applications will now have a ‘+ GET’ icon beside them, giving users a better warning that an app likely has a heavy focus on micro-transactions. Apps such as Angry Birds, Candy Crush …

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Sony Xperia Z4 front panel leaks

Sony has announced its schedule for its CES conference in January at which we will likely see a slew of new devices announced. While specific details aren’t confirmed yet, the Xperia Z4 smartphone is expected to make an appearance, which could be backed up by this latest leak, showing off …

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Whatsapp starts encrypting all chat messages by default

WhatsApp has revealed that going forward, it will be encrypting every chat message sent via the service by default, signalling another step in the right direction for privacy online. The rollout was announced today and is described by the App maker as the “largest deployment of end-to-end encryption ever”. There …

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The Google Nexus 6 is now available to pre-order in the UK

Google’s latest smartphone, the Nexus 6, is finally available to pre-order in the UK ahead of an impending December release date. The 6 Inch smartphone is built by Motorola, featuring many of the same specifications as this year’s Moto X. The ‘Midnight Blue’ 32GB Nexus 6 is available to pre-order …

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Valve won’t be appearing at CES next year

Earlier this year, Valve showed up at CES with a bunch of Steam Machines to talk a little more about its plans and show off the controller. The controller and OS have since been delayed but it doesn’t look like we will be hearing anything new in January as Valve …

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Android Lollipop arrives on Nvidia Shield tablets

The public OTA update for Android Lollipop on Nvidia Shield tablets is now live and should be hitting your device some time today if it hasn’t already. The update will bring Android’s latest user interface, animations and notifications inspired by material design. Users should experience improved app performance and the …

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Intel set to merge mobile and PC divisions

Intel is set to merge its mobile and tablet division with the part of the company that creates desktop processors. This will combine the heavy loss generating mobile group with the profitable PC chip making group starting from early next year. In an email to Intel employees, spokesperson Chuck Mulloy …

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Nokia announces N1 Android tablet

The future of Nokia has been uncertain for a while now but it looks like the company is still kicking around as it has just announced the N1 tablet, one of the first devices to use a reversible USB-Type C connector. Reversible USB cable specifications were first settled on back …

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Elite: Dangerous cancels planned offline mode

Elite: Dangerous is due to release next month but those who have pre-ordered won’t be receiving the planned and promised offline play mode. Frontier has decided to ditch the mode as it would be “unacceptably limited and static”. In an update on the game’s Kickstarter page, the developer writes: “Going …

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Swedish ISP protecting customer privacy with free VPN

Leading Swedish internet service provider, Bahnhof, is making an effort to protect its customer’s privacy by supplying a free to use, no-logging VPN service. The new privacy protection measure comes shortly after the Swedish Telecoms Regulator, PTS, ordered Bahnhof to start monitoring and storing communications data under local data retention …

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