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Amazon Blocking Non-Prime Members From Buying Certain Games

Amazon Prime started off as giving you quick one-day delivery options, expanding into the market for Video and music streaming, and with its latest offer of a monthly subscription system, its popularity keeps growing. That may…

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Tor Accuses CloudFlare Of Blocking Its Network

Content provider CloudFlare is no stranger to the spotlight, with being accused of protecting pro-ISIS by Anonymous causing it some issues. Now it would seem that they are instead on the throwing end of a claim, saying that…

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Mozilla Bans Popular YouTube Unblocker Add-On

One of Firefox’s popular add-ons has been kicked from the repository after repeated bad behavior, and it is unlikely to come back. The YouTube add-on uses a list of proxy servers to circumvent geoblocking of YouTube videos,…

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EK Releases MSI R9 390X GAMING 8G Full-Cover Water Block

EK WB has expanded their full-cover water blocks a lot lately and that goes for both motherboards and graphics card. The newest cooler is for the last, a graphics card, or more specifically a full-cover water block…

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Paypal Blocks VPN and UnoTelly Payments

Paypal is the default setting for a lot of people and companies when it comes to online payments, easy to implement and with a safety net of features people feel comforted by while doing online banking.…

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Block Star Wars Spoilers With a Little Help

Star Wars the Force Awakens is set to be one of the largest films of the year and with generations of followers waiting for the big release this Thursday it was only a matter of time…

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Donald Trump Wants To ‘Close Up’ The Internet

Donald Trump is known for a wide range of things, from his running as a presidential candidate, his viewpoints on certain issues and even in the UK for blocking proposals of new electric wind farms. The…

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Anonymous Claims CloudFlare Protects Pro-ISIS Sites

Anonymous started a new offensive against ISIS following the terrible attacks on Paris and while we all like that part, it’s hard for me to take them serious in any way. They surely have a few talented…

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ISP’s in Germany Can be Ordered to Block Piracy Websites

ISP’s are the ones responsible for giving the public access to the world wide web and everything that you can find on it. The problem with the public having access to everything is that sometimes they…

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EE Announce Plans to Block “Intrusive ads”

United Kingdom based mobile network EE (Merger of Orange and T-Mobile) have announced plans to offer ad blocking services to anyone using the mobile network. Olaf Swantee, Everything Everywhere (EE) CEO, demonstrated this new feature himself…

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Yahoo Mail Restricting Access If You Use An Ad-Blocker

So remember those days when you waited five minutes to load a video or had to browse through those five tabs to find the one which was playing a video you had no idea even existed?…

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EK Unveils ASUS Maximus VIII Series Motherboards Monoblocks

EK is a brand synonymous with exquisite custom water cooling blocks and a highly respected name in the industry. The latest addition to their line-up is the M8G Monoblock which supports the Maximus VIII Hero, Ranger and…

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BBC iPlayer is Now Blocking UK VPN Services

The BBC has decided to restrict access to its iPlayer service if you’re using a VPN in the UK for legitimate privacy concerns. Despite the BBC’s bizarre reasoning, there are many legitimate circumstances where a VPN is…

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Anti-Drone Rifle Disables UAVs Up to 400 Metres Away

Drones are one of the latest areas of technology that the public has widely accepted. Ranging from their use at filming sports events from different angles to being used for racing, weapons and more, they are…

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Thailand Wants To Set Up Its Own Great Firewall

Hadrians Wall, The Great Wall of China. These things have one thing in common, they were built to stop people accessing a certain area. In this day and age we can travel easily enough, but our data…

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Gmail Now Integrates Useful ‘Block’ Button

Gmail has finally implemented a long-overdue feature which allows you to block “disruptive” senders and automatically divert their message into a spam folder. The tool was launched yesterday for Web users and should arrive on Android…

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Company Agreed to Payout for Blocking Mobile Hotspots

We’ve all been there, sitting on the train or in a hotel and your mobile internet connection is superior to what is being supplied and normally charged for. I use my phone while on the train…

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China Bans Supercomputer and UAV Exports Based on National Security Concerns

The Chinese superpower seems to be a bit concerned about its latest tech getting into the wrong hands and has banned the export of unlicensed supercomputers and some UAV models. The ban seems to forbid any…

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Russia Looking Into Blocking Facebook Over Gay Emoji

Russia has been trying to push a lot of western companies out of the country for some time now. After it closed access to Google and Intel back in 2014, the country is now looking to…

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Anti-Blocking Website More Popular Than Spotify and Skype in the UK

While the UK High Court has been making busywork of blocking access to a myriad of popular torrent sites via the country’s ISPs, users apathetic to the restrictions have been using the sites anyway via the…

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Europe Gets New Laws to Protect Net Neutrality

It’s the weekend and you decide you’re going to pop over the channel to go do a bit of shopping and enjoy a bit of Europe. While you’re abroad you realise you need to make a few…

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Turn any Image into Lego

Lego, those magical blocks that turned children into amazing creators and sent adults to the foot doctor, has been around for many years. You can buy a random box of Lego and build whatever you want…

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U.S. Navy Doesn’t Trust Lenovo With Their Weapon Systems

You don’t trust anyone with the control of your weapon systems and it looks like the U.S. Navy isn’t too pleased with Lenovo’s recent purchase of the IBM Server division. According to the Wall Street Journal,…

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EKWB Warns of Combatibility Issues With EVGA’s GTX 980 K|NGP|N Edition

EKWB has come out and warned users that there are compatibility issues between their EK-FC980 GTX Classy KPE full-cover water block and EVGA’s 980 GTX Classified K|NGP|N Edition graphics card. According to the post, EVGA made last-minute…

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Pirate Movie Streaming App Popcorn Time Blocked by UK Court

The High Court ruled yesterday that popular movie streaming platform Popcorn Time be blocked by the UK ISPs. Sky, BT, EE, TalkTalk, and Virgin Media will be forced to block access to five URLs that offer…

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AquaComputer Releases New GeForce Titan X Full-Cover Water Blocks

EKWB already released their take on a full-cover water block for Nvidia’s GeForce Titan X graphics cards and now it’s AquaComputer’s time to do the same. The new AquaComputer Kryographics full cover water block for the GTX Titan X…

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UK ISPs Start Blocking The Pirate Bay Proxies

Internet service providers in the UK have, very quietly, started to block access to websites that provide links to proxy sites for The Pirate Bay. The sites themselves do not contain any copyright infringing material and…