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New iMacs to be delayed due to manufacturing complications

According to a “commercial source”, the updated iMac may not hit shelves until early next year due to manufacturing complications related to the 5mm edge thickness of the mounted display/chassis — 80% thinner than previous generation…

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Spire announce X2.9883 CPU cooler

The X2.9883 is the newest CPU cooler in the gaming branded series X2 by Spire. Built on the technology of HDT (Heat-pipe Direct Touch) with an increased number of total six (6) heat-pipes. Combined with a…

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Researchers boost WiFi hotspots by 700%

A team of researchers at NC State University believe they’ve found a way to greatly boost WiFi. Dubbed WiFox, their solution is purely software-based, meaning it could be rolled out to existing WiFi networks. Specific details are…

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OnLive appears on Google TV’s via update

Owners of LG’s G2 Google TVs were treated to a surprise today, as cloud game streaming service OnLive arrived via a software update. The app was originally announced for LG’s G2 series televisions back at June’s…

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Music streaming is up 700% this year

The growing popularity of internet music services likeSpotify has sent the number of streamed tracks up by almost 700 per cent in the UK. In an interview with The Guardian, David Joseph, chairman and chief executive of Universal…

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New GTA V Trailer released

The brand new trailer for Grand Theft Auto V has hit giving us our longest glimpse at the game so far. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vzue74y7A84[/youtube] It’s the second trailer of the game, which is expected in spring next year. The graphics look…

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New Rainbow 6 Game “likely to be next gen”

Rainbow 6: Patriots may be released for next-generation consoles, Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot has suggested. The squad-based FPS was announced last year for release on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. At that time it had a…

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Comet Liquidation Sale has started

Comet’s closing down ‘fire sale’ has begun, with everything in stock being reduced. The only downside is you’ll have to head down to the store itself, as the discounts won’t apply online. “Massive stock liquidation,” reads the…

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Mass Effect 2 found on Black Ops 2 Disks

Some people who bought the PC version of Black Ops 2, have found it’s actually a very different game. They have found that, instead, it is home to BioWare’s science fiction role-playing shooter Mass Effect 2.…

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SilverStone announces NT06 and NT01 PRO CPU coolers

SilverStone has announced 2 new CPU coolers, the NT06-PRO and the NTo1-PRO, with the NT06 designed more as performance cooler, and the NT01 as a HTPC cooler. They both feature a copper base, 6 copper heatpipes…

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Google Nexus 4 gets Android 4.2 update early

The official Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update could be on its way to Samsung Galaxy Nexus handsets as some owners report an over the air update. According to Engadget, some Galaxy Nexus owners have received the official upgrade from Google…

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NZXT Respire Series Coolers announced

NZXT has just revealed the Respire Series: aluminum-fin heatsinks utilizing seamless direct touch (SDT) technology for maximum cooling efficiency. Designed for entry-level builders and enthusiasts alike, NZXT’s Respire proves you don’t need to break the bank…

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Source 2 confirmed by Valve

Valve boss Gabe Newell recently took the time to meet with several fans from 4chan at the company’s Washington headquarters. Considering it was his birthday, the group put together a real-life Mann Co. crate complete with a Team…

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Titan supercomputer overtakes IBM Sequoia

The Titan supercomputer has knocked the IBM Sequoia off the top spot to take the title of World’s Fastest Supercomputer. Those who move in the right kinds of circles won’t be surprised by this news; advance reports…

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iPhone 5S production rumored as early as next month

The iPhone 5 may still be fresh out the oven, but whispers have already begun to surface that an iPhone 5S successor could go into production as early as next month. The Chinese-language Commercial Times estimates that full commercial production of…

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Borderlands 2 coming to Mac very soon

Borderlands 2 is coming to Mac on 20th November via publisher Aspyr Media. Aspyr specialises in Mac conversions and previously brought such titles as Call of Duty: Black Ops, Rage, and Civilization 5 to the platform. “Aspyr…

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Angry Birds Star Wars Released

Angry Birds Star Wars has been launched. You can now download the latest episode of this gaming phenomenon for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Kindle Fire, Mac OS X, PC and Windows 8. What is the new twist…

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Chrome is reportedly 26% faster than last year

According to the search engine, its Chrome web browser has gotten 26 percent faster in the last year. Chrome is reportedly updated every six weeks, which Google Software Engineer and Compiler Wizard Toon Verwaest equated in…

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Diablo III expansion confirmed

Blizzard has confirmed that a Diablo 3 expansion is in development. Studio boss Mike Morhaime told investors and analysts following the publication of Activision Blizzard’s third quarter financial results: “So we do have a plan. An expansion planned for…

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New Mass Effect game confirmed

BioWare is “in early stages of designing” Mass Effect 4, or whatever it may come to be named, says executive producer Casey Hudson. Posting via Twitter today, Hudson said that work on the next entry in the sci-fi…

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Twitter accidentally resets a large number of passwords

Twitter has posted on its status site claiming that a lot of users received the emails by accident after resetting a large number of passwords. “In this case, we unintentionally reset passwords of a larger number of accounts, beyond…