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Computer Completes a Rubik’s Cube In A Spellbinding Time

There are many things in life that are quite annoying and include inventions such as Predictive Text; however, the Rubik’s Cube certainly adds a new dimension to the word “Frustrating”. But, what happens if you mix…

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Steam Sets New Concurrent Online User Record

Valve’s Steam platform has set many records over the years and this holiday sale managed to create a new one for them yesterday in the form of a new concurrent online user record. The previous record…

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QNAP’s HD Station Just Got Better With JRiver Media Center Support

QNAP continues to improve the experience for their customers and the newest incentive is an upgrade to the HybdridDesk Station 3.0 app that now comes with integrated support for the renowned JRiver Media Center and thereby…

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Quentin Tarantino Dislikes Netflix And Still Records Films To VHS

I do enjoy a Quentin Tarantino film, from the stylised Kill Bill volume 1 – 2 to From Dusk Till Dawn. Streaming may be the way forward for many consumers and industries, but not according to…

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Seagate Creates Highest Capacity 2.5″ 7mm HDD

The mechanical hard drive is far from dead despite the face solid state and hybrids drives march forward and intend to conquer the market. There are still a lot of improvements that can be done on the…

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G.Skill Demonstrates 4266MHz DDR4 Memory Kits

Breaching the 4GHz memory speed wasn’t enough for G.Skill, so they put two on top of that and showcased two new kits running at 4133MHz and 4266MHz. These speeds are something that we’d only get close…

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Amnesty International Tracked By UK Goverment

Amnesty International is an organisation dedicated to promoting human rights and defends victims who have been abused. They have recently forayed into the world of digital rights, with the release of an Anti-spyware programme  designed to…

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8Pack and der8auer Smash 3 World Records at ROG OC Showdown 2015

8Pack isn’t known as one of the best overclockers in the world for no reason and he has just shown everyone why that is at the recent ASUS ROG OC  Showdown Area 2015 by not only…

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ADATA Reveals XPG Z2 DDR4 Memory and Sets Impressive New Record

ADATA announced that they have set a new world record in the air-cooled DDR4 segment using their XPG memory modules and an MSI X99A XPOWER AC motherboard. Not only did ADATA set this impressive new overclocking…

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G.Skill Announce High Speed DDR4 Memory Kit

The extreme performance memory giant, G.Skill, proudly announced yet another extreme speed DDR4 memory kit. We’ve recently seen memory manufacturers hit over 3000MHz in consumer memory kits; G.Skill then took it up a notch, up to…

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HyperX Achieves Fastest 128GB DDR4 Memory Kit

G-Skill announced the world’s fastest DDR4 128GB memory not long ago, but we already knew then that they wouldn’t stay on the throne for long. The DDR4 memory market is new and under heavy development at…

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$15,000 Laser Turntable – For the Enthusiast With a Heavy Wallet

I love vinyl, although admittedly it’s one hobby too many for my already busy schedule and gadget obsessive lifestyle. The sound of a record is simply unrivalled and while I have a large collection of FLAC…

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Tesla Sets Another World Record

Elon Musk must be sitting in his office gleaming with how well his cars are doing; who knew all-electric vehicles were set to change the motoring world as much as they have. This time, a team…

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Rubik’s Cube 3x3x3 World Record Set at 5.25 Seconds

The Rubik’s cube, plaguing everyone since the late 1970’s. Millions were sold, millions were broken down to cheat; few were actually completed. Yet there seems to be a steady pace of Rubik’s fans around the world that…

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Tomb Raider Scores Global Franchise Record with Over 8.5 Million Copies Sold

While we all knew that Crystal Dynamic’s Tomb Raider was a big success back in 2013, we did not know how big up until now. It seems that Tomb Raider has been classified as the IP’s…

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Pebble Time’s Kickstarter Smashes Records by Raising more than $20 Million

Pebble’s Time watch has launched on Kickstarter a month ago and has recently closed with a $20.3 million funding campaign. The Pebble Time is said to feature a colour e-ink display, 20% thinner body, a seven-day…

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7,000 Women Achieved a World Record for Hackathon Ahead of Women’s Day

A three-day coding marathon organised by HackerEarth, a Bengaluru-based coding platform, which started on Friday managed to get together exactly 7134 women from all around the world. “We want to catalyse a change that encourages more…

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Apple Announces New App Store Record

Apple has announced record breaking new year sales on the App Store. New Year’s Day turned out to be a record for App Store sales, “New Year’s Day 2015 marked the single biggest day ever in…

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SteelSeries Launches the Sentry Eye Tracker

The latest gadget out of the house of SteelSeries is the Sentry Eye Tracker and is designed to give web-streamers a new method of presenting their content as well as pro-gamers that want to optimize their flow…

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UK Vinyl Record Sales Reach 1 Million

For the first time since 1996, 1 million vinyl records have been sold in the UK. The Official Chart Company told the BBC that sales this year will reach £20 million – incredible for a technology…

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Vivo X5 MAX – The World’s Thinnest Phone

Vivo are set to release their world-first smartphone as has been confirmed thanks to leaked photos being posted by news networks around the globe. Vivo’s chief marketing officer Lei Feng, recently broke the news on their new…

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Move Over Felix – Google Exec Breaks Sky Jump Record

Google’s Vice-President Alan Eustace has just plummeted to the earth from a height of 135,890 feet to smash Felix Baumgartner’s world record set in 2012. The 24th of October marks the official record date, seeing Eustace…

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NVIDIA GTX980 Breaks Records

NVIDIA’s Maxwell has proven to be quite the performance beast with results already reported of 2050MHz core clock speeds being run through the 3DMark FireStrike testing platform. Last Friday NVIDIA released their new Maxwell architecture cards, the…

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$5,000 Mega Tivo Looks Like Rack Server

Every few months I get to a point with my Sky+ box where I realise I’ve got just a few percent of the storage remaining. Then starts the race, do I delete stuff I want to…

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The Coolest Cooler Breaks Kickstarter Records

The Coolest Cooler has broken the previous fundraising record on Kickstarter held by the Pebble Smart Watch with a staggering $13.285.226, the Pebble Smart watch only made $10.2 million. It sure looks like people take their time…

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Longest off-Earth Driving Record Broken by NASA Opportunity Rover

NASA’s Opportunity has been on the surface of the Red Planet for a decade and has driven 25 miles. The previous record for the most miles driven off-Earth was held by the Soviet Union Lunokhod 2.…

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Opportunity Sets New Record for Longest Distance Driven off-Earth

Opportunity first touched down on the red planet back in 2004, at which point its original mission plan only required it to drive for 1 kilometre (0.62 miles) within its first 90 days on Mars. Of…