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Sony reaffirms stance on EA Access

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe CEO, Jim Ryan, has reaffirmed the company’s stance on EA’s new subscription program, EA Access, stating that the $5 a month gaming service doesn’t quite “fit into the framework of everything we do and everything that we offer.” “We don’t have anything against EA Access, we …

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Razer Nabu could release in October

A new report from DigiTimes is suggesting that we could see Razer’s Nabu smartband release in October. The wearable gadget was first revealed at CES earlier this year, since then, the company has sent out prototype models to developers and 500 beta testers in order to perfect the product before …

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92 percent of PC game sales are digital

It turns out that digital downloads made up 92 per cent of all PC game sales worldwide in 2013, according to a new analyst report. In addition, that figure is supposed to grow over the next few years. The figures were obtained by Analyst, DFC Intelligence, which points out that these statistics …

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Retail leak shows Moto 360 with $250 price tag

Motorola’s upcoming smart watch, the Moto 360, has leaked again, this time showing off a $250 price tag and some new specifications. Motorola is expected to officially launch the Android Wear smart watch on the fourth of September alongside the new Moto X smartphone. We have US retailer, Best Buy, …

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PS4 SharePlay feature will be limited to 60 minute chunks

At Gamescom this week, Sony announced that one of the PS4’s biggest advertised features, ‘SharePlay’ will finally be coming to the console this year. However, details on how game sharing will work are starting to emerge, revealing a 60 minute time limit on play sessions. Sony’s game sharing implementation will …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity will have micro-transactions

Following on from last night’s report that Ubisoft wants to take PC gaming ‘more seriously’, it has been revealed that Assassin’s Creed Unity will contain Micro-Transactions for those who would rather pay for progress than play the game. Assassin’s Creed IV had a similar option, users could buy ‘DLC’ resource …

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Apple Store staff arrested in $500k stolen iPhone scheme

Seven Apple Store employees and one Best Buy worker have been arrested in Florida and charged with selling stolen iPhones. The seven Apple staff members worked at a store in Fort Lauderdale and apparently took part in a scam to trade legitimate iPhones for stolen ones. The scheme supposedly generated …

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Ubisoft to take PC gaming more seriously

Apparently, Ubisoft finally wants to patch things up with PC gamers and take the platform ‘more seriously’. The change of heart comes down to the fact that PC gaming is continuing to rise, despite the release of the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. Speaking with MCV at Gamescom, European Ubisoft …

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specs have leaked

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 appears to have leaked ahead of its supposed unveiling next month, revealing its full specifications which include a 1440p QHD display and a Snapdragon 805 processor. This leak comes via a retailer based in India, Eraphone, which is prematurely taking pre-orders for the upcoming device. …

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Overclockers taking pre-orders for Corsair DDR4 RAM

Overclockers UK is now taking pre-orders for Corsair Vengeance and Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 memory kits in preparation for Intel’s upcoming X99 chipset. In addition, the store is already offering a range of Crucial Ballistix DDR4 modules. Corsair Vengeance RAM starts off  at £239.99 for a 16GB 2666 MHz kit and …

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MSI show off upcoming Z97 black and white motherboard

The cat is out of the bag, MSI is coming out with a black and white themed Z97 motherboard dubbed the ‘Z97 SLI Krait Edition’. This new motherboard was born out of sheer consumer demand. Color themed PC builds have become pretty common in recent years, something that MSI knows very well …

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20% of Android devices now run KitKat

Google’s latest usage statistics have revealed that Android 4.4 KitKat is now running on a fifth of all active Android devices. However, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean still remains supreme, claiming over half of all devices. Google obtained these statistics by examining active Android devices over a period of seven days …

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Samsung officially announces the Galaxy Alpha

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Alpha smartphone today, just a few days after we reported on the rumors surrounding the device. The phone will finally ditch the plastic build that has plagued the Galaxy line for years, opting for a metal frame instead. As the rumors suggested, the phone …

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AOC announces sponsorship of Na’Vi eSports team

AOC has just announced that it is teaming up with eSports team, Na’Vi. While Na’Vi didn’t win The International tournament this year, it did rank seventh place, earning the team a $519,227 share of the $10 million prize fund. AOC’s sponsorship will promote the overall global success of eSports. Since Na’Vi …

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Ex Microsoft manager sentenced to two years for Insider Trading

Former Microsoft Senior Manager, Brian Jorgensen, has been sentenced to two years in prison for taking part in an inside trading scheme that generated $400,000 back in 2012. Jorgensen had tipped his friend, Sean Stokke, about Microsoft’s strategic partnership with Barnes & Noble, once the news leaked, the company’s stock shot up …

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Samsung could launch Galaxy Alpha smartphone this week

Samsung could be planning a preemptive strike on Apple’s still unannounced but heavily leaked iPhone 6 with a new smartphone, dubbed the Galaxy Alpha. Samsung’s rumored, upcoming smartphone has been talked about for quite a while and has also been referred to as the Galaxy Prime and the Galaxy F. According …

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