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Motorola files patent claims against Apple

Patents. Apple. Smartphones. Subjects that seem to be eternally in the news these days. And yep, you guessed it - they are back on the agenda again. This time it is Apple ...

7 years ago

New GTA V screenshots show off new vehicles

Rockstar Games have been really quiet about the next instalment of Grand Theft Auto. A trend which sucks for the fans - we've only had a chance to see the official trailer ...

7 years ago

ECS try thermal armour with the X79R-AX Stealth motherboard

The concept of "Thermal Armour" isn't really a new one. We've only really seen it debut on recent generation ASUS Sabertooth motherboards with the pure intentions being to ...

7 years ago

EA looking for a buyer

 Electronic Arts is reportedly looking for a new buyer. The firm has been in contact with private-equity companies KKR and Providence Equity Partners although ...

7 years ago

Bethesda release Dishonored system requirements

"With less than two months until Dishonored's release, we want players to prepare their weapons of revenge. No, I'm not talking about our website, I'm talking about the rig ...

7 years ago

Gamescom 2012 Gallery

eTeknix have made a safe return to the UK after what has been a week of pure chaos in Cologne, the sunny weather kept a steady pace of around 30c and hundred of ...

7 years ago

Ubisoft promotes Uplay with $1 games

Steam isn't the only digital distribution service of games that can offer crazily-low game prices. Ubisoft's Uplay service is currently having a huge sale at the moment, ...

7 years ago

Command & Conquer free to play RTS game on the way

EA and BioWare Victory have announced that the Command & Conquer Generals 2 game will be converted into a free to play RTS called simply "Command & Conquer". In ...

7 years ago

New Nintendo 64 browser emulator released

If you're one of those really old people that used to play Nintendo 64 and still have an interest in doing so then you may be in luck. Paul Holden has developed a new ...

7 years ago

OnLive bought out, more than 50% of staff fired

OnLive is a cloud gaming company who have gained much attention for the relatively unique service they offer. But it appears that unique service isn't matched by good ...

7 years ago

Google increases rewards for hacking Chrome

Google has been pushing specially held events where it invites hackers to try and break chrome in return for cash prizes. Google's newest bug hunting competition is called ...

7 years ago

Amazon click and collect arrives in the UK

Amazon's click and collection service has recently debuted in the UK. The online retail giant has reportedly turned over 5000 small shops and newsagents into local pick up ...

7 years ago

Crysis 3 graphics will “melt down PCs” says Crytek

According to the boss of Crytek, Cevat Yerli, Crysis will be returning to its GPU-eating roots with the fourth instalment.Crysis 3 will be more similar Crysis 1 than ...

7 years ago

Facebook finally deleting photos

For who-knows-how-long Facebook have been keeping deleted photos in its content network long after the user has requested that they be deleted. Yes the photos may not ...

7 years ago

WikiLeaks Julian Assange granted asylum

The Ecuadorian government has finally agreed to give WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange asylum after he has been shacking up in the Ecuadorian embassy for weeks on end. ...

7 years ago

120 times quicker charging for Lithium-Ion batteries developed

Lithium-Ion batteries form the basis of a large number of mobile devices across the world, yet they are flawed by poor battery charging times that can see them takes hours ...

7 years ago

The largest map of the Universe is now in 3D

Scientists from the the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III) have published the largest map of the universe in 3D. The data which forms the map was collected by 2.5m ...

7 years ago

Mad Catz TRITTON PRO+ True 5.1 Headset announced at Gamescom 2012

There were no shortage of announcements at Gamescom this year, the same can be said for MadCatz who unveiled several new products, but one that really caught my attention ...

7 years ago

Wii U graphics equivalent to PS3 and Xbox 360

Game Developer Sumo Digital (developers of F1 2011/2012 and the Virtua Tennis series) has commented on the graphics of Nintendo's upcoming console the Wii U. They claim ...

7 years ago

The BPI Group has been using Piracy claims to pull bad reviews

The British Recorded Music Industry, BPI Group, has been using Google's DMCA take down resolution service to remove bad reviews that are available on Google's search ...

7 years ago

Graphics shipments up 2.5% over last quarter

 Jon Peddie Research is one of a handful of firms who release a report every quarter on the state of the PC market's graphics. Its latest figures which cover the ...

7 years ago

Microsoft Surface to cost $199

Microsoft's Surface tablet was a very stirring release indeed, creating a mixed bag of feelings across the world. Some were delighted to see Microsoft's first venture into ...

7 years ago

VIA APC back in stock again

VIA's incredibly popular APC is finally available for purchase again after the first batch all but sold out instantly. The Avatar APC 8750 went on pre order back in May and ...

7 years ago

MPEG H.265 codec halves video bandwidth

The Motion Pictures Expert Group (MPEG) has released a new codec which is set to cause a mini revolution for MPEG based video clips. The proposed H.265 High Efficiency ...

7 years ago

GTX 660Ti release roundup

Well most of the world has known this one was coming for quite some time and now it is finally here. The hotly anticipated GTX 660Ti has been officially launched by Nvidia ...

7 years ago

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