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The mp3 format is officially dead

After 25 long years of success, the mp3 file format has officially been discontinued this week. The music format first hit the big time during the heyday of the iPod and rival mp3 players. Since then however, the format has slowly been replaced by formats like AAC, which offer superior …

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WhatsApp will soon let you ‘unsend’ messages

It looks like WhatsApp wants to give a second chance to all of the drunk texters out there as a new ‘unsend’ feature is in the works. The messaging app is currently testing a way to recall messages, removing them from the chat. This is all according to some screenshots …

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New Microsoft Surface Pro 5 details leak out

There have been quite a few Microsoft Surface rumours lately, most of which have surrounded the future of the Surface Book. However, this week, the rumour mill has turned its attention to the Surface Pro 5 instead, with reports this week revealing a few details about Microsoft’s upcoming tablet. According …

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Support for 3DMark and PCMark Vantage ends next month

As Microsoft gears up to officially drop support for Windows Vista, today Futuremark also confirmed that it would be dropping support for 3DMark Vantage and PCMark Vantage on the same day. These decade old benchmarks were designed around Vista back in the day and with just 1.12 percent of users …

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