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Pirate Bay co-founder denied an NES for his prison cell

Pirate Bay co-founder and former operator, Fredrik Neij, was arrested and put in prison just last year for copyright infringement. Inititally, he had hoped to kill some time making his way through some classic Nintendo games, but the prison has denied his request for an NES. While the prison usually …

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Nintendo contracts AMD to power next-generation game console

Back in May Nintendo already confirmed that it had started development of its next-generation home console. In October it also transpired that the company would design system-on-chip for its forthcoming system in the U.S. According to a new media report, Nintendo contracted AMD to provide graphics processing technologies for the …

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There’s a $499 NES console remake coming out

If you fancy buying an old console for the price of an Xbox One then retro hardware manufacturer,  Analogue Interactive, has something for you. The company is known for releasing expensive editions of old consoles having released a wooden Neo Geo system in the past for $649. Now the company is …

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Rare Nintendo game buyer claims bid was a mistake

When the poor condition but still incredibly rare Nintendo World Championship NES cartridge hit eBay last week, word spread through the Internet quickly and unfortunately for the seller, that resulted in a series of not so serious bids which were swiftly met with retractions: The winning bid totalled in at $99,902, …

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TomTom restructure – axing 10% of workforce

TomTom, the well known Satellite navigation system manufacturer are undergoing a ‘restructuring’ process which will mean that 10 percent of their workforce will be made redundant. They also plan to reorganise the R&D budget to speed up the time they take to get products to market. The firm wants to …

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Corsair Vengeance memory unleashed

Corsair have just released a new memory series which uses a sexy new heatspreader design – dubbed “Vengeance”. These will be available in both AMD and Intel kits. The Vengeance memory will feature single, double and triple channel DDR3 kits which are clocked at 1,600mhz. All of the kits will …

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Dell ditch online Ubuntu sales

Dell have stopped selling laptop and desktop machines with Ubuntu preinstalled, but they say they aren’t ditching the OS completely as its going to be offered via phone sales. Dell spoke to PC Pro, and a spokesman said “we are currently making some changes to our Ubuntu pages, and as …

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Apple recall faulty Time Capsules

TUAW are reporting that Apple are recalling a plethora of their Time Capsule range from 2008 for repair or replacement. These apparently fail after 18 months of use. The recall is detailed now on Apple’s Knowledge base and it covers units with serial numbers in the range XX807XXXXXX – XX814XXXXXX …

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