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Revive cracks Oculus DRM on Unreal Engine titles

Unsurprisingly, when the Revive project that unlocked Oculus VR’s Rift exclusivity was launched, the Facebook owned company updated its DRM to block its use. Even more unsurprising though, is that within days the Revive project is back and it’s already circumvented DRM protecting Unreal Engine titles. This all stems from an ongoing …

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Apple wins class action suit against employee bag searches

The judge presiding over the case of Apple vs several thousand of its former retail employees for what were described as “demoralising,” bag searches throughout their time with the company, has thrown it out, stating that if employees wished to avoid the checks, they could have not brought bags to …

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Sony is closing down its EU online store

Sony has announced that it is shutting down its online store for Europe. From now on, Sony will only be selling its goods through its retail partners within the EU, likely in further effort to cut costs due to the company’s poor financial state at the moment. The company confirmed …

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Apple closes russian online store as the Ruble plummets

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Being an Apple fan in Russia has never been quite as easy as other parts of the world and now it’s just gotten a little harder. As of today, Apple has closed it’s Russian online store and is no longer selling hardware to anyone using the Ruble as their currency, following its …

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Apple store prankster talks drivel and takes bribes

Imagine a world where the overly friendly young chaps and chap-esses in an Apple store didn't actually have a clue what they were talking about, regularly make up technology to describe what your looking at and were happy to accept bribes. KitGuru checks out secret cam footage of this alternative reality.

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HMV digital music app pulled from IOS App Store

HMV has had a hard time over the last year, the company went bankrupt and almost closed down completely until Hilco came in and took over the retail chain. Since then, HMV has been working on adjusting to the digital age and it has now done so with the launch …

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Dixons trialling future store with floating screens

Dixons isn’t exactly the name you think of when it comes to contemporary or future thinking store chains, but it’s giving it a good shot with a new “store of the future” in Gatwick Airport, featuring floating displays, tablets for people to browse products on and a “KnowHow” bar. It’s …

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Shocking price drop on 4K TV to just $699

Wow.  There. We said it. Right up here in the bold, red headline. While the majority of KitGuru folks expected to see 4K TVs in the stores for less than £1,500 before Xmas, we had not expected to see them arrive at $699 by Summer. You read on while we …

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Luxa2 launches brand new online store

While the initial sheen might have come off the smartphone market (Apple in particular) as it moves to becoming a commodity, it is still a growth industry. But enjoying far greater growth is the accessory industry that has grown around it. KitGuru snags a sighting of a new site – …

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Amazon avoid DDOS attack and Wikileaks book is pulled

Amazon have denyed removing am e-book detailing Wikileaks conspiracies saying that the author himself removed it from sale. An Amazon spokesperson said “We did not remove the title, and are verifying that it was removed from sale by the author.” Amazon were also fortunate to escape a denial of service …

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Microsoft to launch new online PC game store

In November Microsoft are planning to open an online games marketplace that will mean people can download titles such as Halo and Gears Of War. Additionally, Microsoft are going to offer titles such as Grand Theft Auto from Rockstar and Fable: The Lost Chapters. The plan so far is to …

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