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New Study Shows Americans Are Using Their Mobile Internet More

Everything is changing, from the device in your pocket to your way we communicate with the whole world, we see something new come out every week. With Samsung hosting meetings for 5G connections, it’s only a matter…

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The Music Industry Wants The Digital Copyright Law Reformed

First, we had live music, then we got vinyl records, then cassettes and CD’s and now we can enjoy our music anywhere we like in the palm of our hand thanks to Digital music. The problem…

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China’s Not Happy About US Sanctions On ZTE

ZTE is a well-known manufacturer of telecom equipment, and while they have seen success in the past they are more than worried about the future with the US looking to impose sanctions on the company. As…

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The US And Europe Can’t Agree On Data Sharing

It’s been well-known for a while now that information, online and offline, has always been searched for and monitored. From GCHQ to the NSA, it sometimes seems like the entire alphabet is watching your every move online.…

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The US Snowfall Captured Through a Lense

The recent US snowfall has absolutely hammered the East Coast of America in terms of size and ferocity which has led to the cancellations of thousands of flights as well as leaving tens of thousands without…

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Steam Controller Plays Star Spangled Banner Using Only Vibrations

We’ve all been there, sitting there and suddenly feeling that your phone is vibrating in your pocket. The feature that lets your phone vibrate is called haptic feedback, it’s used to inform you of changes, such…

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FitBit Has A Surprising And High Profile New Fan

FItBit’s range of smart fitness products has catapulted the company onto bigger and better avenues over the last year or so, the new breed of small, light yet powerful wearable pieces of tech has captured the…

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Women Own More Consoles than Men According to New Survey

It’s always interesting when people release studies on video games and even more interestingly their users. While asking people for their opinions and ideas in polls may not be the best way to get accurate figures, it’s…

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Malware In Hilton Hotels Results in Card Details Being Stolen

How often do you use your card? When you pop down to the shop and breaking that ten-pound note will result in too many coins to carry back? How about when you’re buying things online? Finally,…

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America Vs Japan Robot Fight: Operation Crowd Funding!

Let’s take a minute to remember back to the days of sitting in front of the TV watching insane robots mutilate each other in an arena full of deadly traps. Now fast forward to 2015 and…

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Buffalo Introduces DriveStation Ultra 10-Bay Thunderbolt 2 DAS

Buffalo America has just introduced their latest storage offering and this time it isn’t an NAS but a DAS instead. DAS stands for direct attached storage and it’s as such directly connected to another system instead…

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What Comes in the Project Fi Welcome Box

Google has done some neat packaging over time for their gadgets and accessories, not cutting back on the presentation. Project Fi is no different and Google sends out a very large box when you sign up for…

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US Army Developing Invisibility Suit

Can you see me? Yes Jeeves, I can! The US Army is in the process of developing an invisibility suit for its troops. It has requested firms developing “Stealth Fabrics” to get in touch and have…

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Captain America HUGE Cast Announcement

If you are a fan of the Avengers film series and branched films; you’ll sure to be up to date with the film timeline. We’ve just had the release of Age of Ultron and Ant-Man will…

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Autonomous Driving Just got Bigger

We love to hear about new car technology at eTeknix; Electric Vehicles (EVs) and autonomous driving have caught our eye a lot recently. Self-driving cars have given us a look into the future and now it…

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Intelligence Agencies Point to Russian Involvement in Recent White House Hacking

The recent White House power outage has turned into being something more than that. CNN reports that US officials have admitted that the White House’s network has been hacked in the process, but the affected computers…

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Sony Announced That PSN Europe Is Going to Get Its Service Status Indicator Soon

Up until now, Sony had no feature that would allow users to check if the PSN network is up and running in Europe. Whether you had trouble connecting to the store or accessing online functions, you…

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Hilary Clinton Wants to Make Her Emails Public After Controversy

Hilary Clinton, who is currently under scrutiny for not using an official government email account, has said that she wants to release all of her emails to the public. Clinton has caused controversy for using a…

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WhiteHouse.gov SSL Certificate Expires – Chrome Issues Embarrassing Warning

Apparently you couldn’t trust the White House yesterday. Well, while some may say that everyday, you really shouldn’t have yesterday, according to Google that is. In an embarrassing blunder, the US government-owned site forgot to update its SSL…

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Facebook to Introduce Missing Child AMBER Alerts

Facebook has announced that it will begin including alerts regarding missing children into American Facebook news feeds. The company announced a partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the US organisation behind the famous…

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North Korea’s State Operating System Looks Like OS X

We’ve all been captivated recently by the massive hack upon Sony Pictures that was supposedly carried out by North Korea. However, not many of us know what using a computer is like in the ‘self-reliant’ hermit kingdom.…

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Defector to Send USB Copies of ‘The Interview’ into North Korea Via Balloons

A defector of North Korea has announced that he intends to send 100,000 USB drive and DVD copies of ‘The Interview’ into North Korea via balloons. With the support of the US Human Rights Foundation, the…

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The Interview is Sony’s Most Downloaded Movie – Making $15m

The Interview is doing alright online, raking back a third of its crazy $44 million budget. It’s also Sony’s most downloaded movie ever. “Considering the incredibly challenging circumstances, we are extremely grateful to the people all…

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iTunes to Offer The Interview Too

Just a few days after it was reported that Apple declined streaming ‘The Interview’, Apple has just confirmed that it will indeed be offering the movie. According to Re/code, an Apple representative informed them that the…

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Apple Reportedly Declined to Show ‘The Interview’ on iTunes

In Sony Pictures’ hunt to find a place to show ‘The Interview’, they reportedly asked Apple, who supposedly declined the offer. According to The New York Times, Sony apparently asked the White House to help them get it…

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Sony Threatens Legal Action Against Twitter Over Hack Leaks

In an interesting turn of events, Sony has delivered one of those threatening letters to Twitter. Sony Pictures has asked the social network to delete accounts that have been sharing leaked material, that’s if they don’t…

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The Interview To Be Released in Select Cinemas on Christmas Day

Well after everything Sony has authorised a select number of US cinemas to release ‘The Interview’ on Christmas Day. Alamo Drafthouse founder Tim League has offered his cinemas to show the movie, a request which Sony has…