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Expect your PS4 to only have 400GB of space

While each PlayStation 4 and Xbox One may come packing half terrabyte drives in them at launch, Sony’s new console will only give you about 400GB of space right off the bat – at least according to the reports coming out of a lucky early owner. This comes from screenshots …

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MegaHertz warez group has been stealing data

The modern illegal downloading scene is relatively care free compared to the days of yore. Back when software like Limewire and Kazaa dominated the landscape, it was easy and common to download something that wasn’t what you wanted and if you didn’t check that the file size and file type …

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PS4 installs have you playing the game in seconds

If you’re looking to buy a PS4 when it’s released here on the 29th November then you’ll be aware that games will have a mandatory install. With as much as 50GB of data on each of those slow spinning Blu-Ray discs, you might be thinking that it’ll take a long, …

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Humble Bundle launches Humble Store

If you thought the world was as Humble as it was ever going to be with the regular Humble Bundles and the even more regular Humble Weekly Sale, then you’ll be impressed/surprised to hear that there’s now another way to give money to charity while buying discount games and in …

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Here’s why DayZ is taking longer than expected

It’s been almost a year since DayZ was supposed to see its initial standalone release and yet here we are, with not much to see beyond a few developer diaries and showcases of new features. This understandably has those that have been eagerly awaiting its launch wondering when it exactly …

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McAfee software warns against torrent sites

McAfee’s online security scanner plus tool has begun extending its gaze across more than just your files, it’s now looking at the types of sites you’ve been visiting too. It now warns you that certain torrent search and related websites could put your PC at risk. Granted the security scanner …

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Sony releases official PlayStation Unboxing

A lot of PS4 unboxing videos have been hitting the web in the past few days, be it Wired, Francis or T3, but we’ve not quite seen one as 80s inspired as the latest one. This time around it’s official and features a pair of expensive looking leather gloves. The …

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Microsoft bans early release Xbox One console

While most of the world and his dog needs to wait until 22nd November to get their hands on an Xbox One, that’s not necessarily the case for everyone. US retail chain Target has admitted it made a mistake and has been shipping out Xbox One consoles to pre-order customers. …

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Chrome to block external web extensions

Google is boosting security for its Chrome web browser, starting in January you will no longer be able to install extensions from outside of the Chrome store meaning some useful tools will be lost, but it should also put an end to malicious software. Google has deemed this necessary due …

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Dead Rising 3 to run at 720p

Microsoft has been keeping its head down lately, trying to ignore the resolution-gate scandals surrounding CoD Ghosts and Ryse on the Xbox One. That’s a smart plan too: the less disappointment we gamers have to deal with the better. However, today that streak ends as not only will Dead Rising …

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Kinect 2.0 makes redeeming codes easy

If you were wondering how fast you could redeem a code using Kinect 2.0, then keep reading as Microsoft’s Major Nelson released a Vine video showing off the Kinect feature. In the video, Major Nelson is holding up a QR code for Xbox Live Gold and asks Kinect to redeem …

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Project Cars leapfrogs current gen

SlightlyMad Studios, the developer behind the upcoming, stunning looking, racing title Project Cars, has announced that while it will be bringing the game to Xbox One, WiiU and PlayStation 4, it will not be making a version for current gen consoles. Steam OS is also getting a look in, alongside the …

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Xbox One Gold subscription gets you free Xbox Music

If you’re a current Xbox Music user and have been mulling over whether to upgrade your 360 to a One this Christmas, it might be worth considering that you won’t have to pay for that music subscription if you already have a gold account on the new console. Announced by …

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