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Skyrim hits Kinect with full voice commands

Surely this has to be one of the most awaited game mods in the last year? Yes, Bethesda Softworks have been working hard to allow The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to work flawlessly with the Kinect controller. Skyrim was the second highest grossing game in 2011 and it received many …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “GameStop’s Challenge – Maintaining Investors and Consumers in an Increasingly Digital World” As Steam, social online gaming, and …

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Anonymous target UK government websites. More to come.

Famous hacking group Anonymous have targeted the UK government, after giving them forewarning that it was going to happen. It selected Easter for the protest. The Telegraph reports “The British branch of Anonymous – a loose global collective of computer hackers who often target law-enforcement websites – first advertised “#OpTrialAtHome” …

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Anonymous target People’s Republic Of China

Anonymous have apparently defaced over 480 web sites in the People’s Republic Of China in the last few days. These websites include Government operations. Anonymous want Chinese hackers to join their cause and are highlighting their skills to the countries talented hackers. They have even launched their own AnonymousChina Twitter …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “Upcoming RPG Written by NY Times Best Selling Fantasy Writer” A recent press release announced the latest addition …

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Sony naming next Playstation console the ‘Orbis’ ?

Rumours are circulating that Sony may call the next Playstation console the ‘Orbis’, rather than simply Playstation 4. Developers have apparently already received the SDK’s. Kazuo Hirai will be taking over as Sony President on April 1 and according to insiders he seems to have a more aggressive thinking on …

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Epic FBI Agents

News has reached us that Epic Games have agreed to licence the Unreal computer games engine to several US government agencies including the FBI The Unreal engine is used in such titles as Batman: Arkham City and Mass Effect 3. The full extent of the financial deal has not been …

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Opera Mini 7 hits Android today

Taking a page from Etta James, Opera Mini 7 is “a thrill to press your cheek to” for Android users. Today, Opera Software launched the Opera Mini 7 web browser in a final version for the Android platform. This must-have app is your web surfing soulmate. 160 million monthly users …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “Is the Smithsonian’s Video Game Exhibit Missing a Critical Element?” Although the exhibit received a lot of attention, …

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Windows 8 – disaster for desktop users?

Windows 8 hasn’t been getting the warm reception from the enthusiast desktop PC audience that Microsoft would have hoped. Many people who have tried the consumer preview are very unhappy with the new interface and can see very few benefits to ‘upgrading’ from Windows 7. One of the main sticking …

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Pirate Bay Links censored in Live Messenger

The battle against Pirates Bay continues, with many ISP’s blocking access to the site now. Microsoft are joining the censorship by stopping people sharing links to the site with others. Windows Live Messenger now refuses to pass on links, claiming they are unsafe. It looks as if Microsoft are now …

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Microsoft try to take down Zeus Botnets

Reports indicate that Microsoft, with an escort of U.S. Marshals seized control of command and control servers on Friday in two states in America. This is an ongoing campaign by Microsoft to take down botnets involving 13 million computers infected with the Zeus Malware. Microsoft announced last night that “some …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

If you have missed our gaming coverage, then below is a recap of some of the more interesting editorials we have published in the last week. “IGN and the GAME British Academy Stream Annual Video Game Award Show this Friday” Check out the nominees for the video game award show. …

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The Pirate Bay servers are to set sail into a low orbit

After revealing their move to magnet links, in order to make the footprint of their site much smaller, everyone’s favourite source of torrents has exposed some new ideas on server operation. In order to escape many legal issues they are planning to build mobile servers. “With the development of GPS controlled drones, far-reaching cheap …

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Windows 8 to be released in October

Microsoft plan on releasing Windows 8 in October according to people who have knowledge of the schedule. The operating system will support both ARM and Intel processor technology. Bloomberg said that their sources didn’t want to be named because the plans are confidential. The operating system will support five ARM …

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Xbox 720 to launch Q3 2013

Microsoft are going to launch the upcoming Xbox 720 in 2013. Bloomberg initially reported on this a few days ago and we have been trying to get information from insiders in Taipei over the weekend. We spoke to one unnamed source close to Microsoft who felt that it would launch …

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Diablo 3 gets release date for May 15th

One of the most awaited games has finally received a launch date for May 15th. Diablo 3, by Blizzard will be snapped up by a huge audience when it is released later this year, being sold in both digital and physical format. Blizzard Entertainment have announced that retailers will have …

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