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Internet Explorer bugs pose security risks

Anyone still defaulting their browser to Internet Explorer might want to be careful as a serious bug that leaks information has been found. The bug can result in your search habits being exposed, as whatever you type into the address bar is revealed to the host of the current website …

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Google pulls YouTube from Amazon’s Echo Show device

Google isn’t playing nicely with Amazon products as of late, with the search giant removing support for its YouTube platform from Amazon’s Echo Show device on Tuesday. A wave of statements regarding the move has come to light, with both companies pointing the finger. Google and Amazon are in direct …

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Microsoft was once working on an Xbox smartwatch

Back in 2014, Microsoft delved into the market of fitness watches by introducing the Microsoft Band. According to new photos, however, it looked like the company was once working on a very different type of wearable that carried the Xbox brand. The potential Xbox smartwatch was unearthed by SuomiMobiili, with …

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Guillemot might lose Ubisoft to Vivendi in November

Ubisoft’s Yves Guillemot might feel ready to fight, but the threat from Vivendi is stronger than ever as the media conglomerate is set to receive double voting rights in November. This would result in the Vivendi breaching 30 percent voting rights, prompting a hostile takeover that could end the Guillemot’s …

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Amazon rumoured to push Alexa-powered smart glasses

It’s no surprise that Amazon is pushing Alexa given that its virtual assistant dominates much of the market. Alongside implementing the AI into its rumoured 2017 revamp of its Fire TV series, the company is also possibly going to be pushing wearables with its own pair of glasses. The rumoured …

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GeIL launches affordable Super Luce RGB RAM kits

In the wake of new, faster processors entering the market, many memory companies are revising RAM kits to focus on utilising speed. GeIL, however, is focusing on the unwavering demand for RGB, introducing its new Super Luce RGB Sync and Super Luce RGB Lite DDR4 RAM. GeIL is targeting the …

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Pimax launch the world’s first 8K VR headset

As the VR headset market is getting flooded by different brands, it’s becoming difficult to tell them apart and discern which device actually offers something different. Pimax hopes to break this trend with its new 8K virtual reality headset taking the crowdfunding scene by storm. Pimax launched its Kickstarter campaign …

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iPhone X benches more than the latest MacBook Pro

The new iPhone X’s new A11 Bionic processor is doing wonders in benchmarking, outclassing the iPad Pro and more impressively, beating the latest MacBook Pro at multi-core performance. As of yet, no Qualcomm processor has managed to achieve such heights, leaving the next-gen iPhone in a class of its own. …

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iPhone X has Face ID security in case of theft

Apple’s recent goof during its recent iPhone X Face ID display was promptly explained, with the company stating that it was simply a security measure in place. The tech giant’s effort with security doesn’t stop there, as preventative measures have been put in place in case a thief tries to …

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Gigabyte’s component sales continue to sink

Gigabyte’s motherboard sales have been a bit of a rollercoaster over the last decade, with the company experiencing high sales between 2013 to early 2015 only to dip again in subsequent years. 2017 has seen a drop in over a third of its sales, which is expected to continue and …

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ASUSTOR launch Linux Center for NAS drives

ASUSTOR has announced the official release of the Linux Center, allowing owners to run the native Linux system straight from their NAS drives. As well as giving access to operating system specific applications, the company claims that this “effectively turns the NAS into a computer with unlimited possibilities.” The Linux …

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Kickstarter offers local support for Japanese creators

Whereas Kickstarter has always been accessible for Japanese backers, creators from the country have always had to look elsewhere to crowdfund their projects. Now, Kickstarter has finally launched for Japanese creators, complete with local customer support and project reviewers. The crowdfunding site only began offering local support to Singapore and …

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