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London Eye and Big Ben Become Animated in Apple Maps Update

A few curious users of Apple’s Maps application on iOS and the Mac, have noticed that the London Eye and Big Ben have suddenly become animated. Yes, when users look at the two popular attractions in…

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Apple Posts Invites to “Spring Forward” Event on March 9th

Apple has just posted invites to journalists announcing a “Spring forward” event on March 9th. It will take place at the Yerba Buena Arts Center in San Francisco, a venue used for countless Apple events. While there…

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Cancelled Sonic 3D Game Made Playable

The 1990s was an incredible period of transition in the video game world. For the early part of the decade, Nintendo had been working on its ‘Project Reality’ with SGI, in its attempt to bring “photorealistic”…

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Two Different Galaxy S6 Models Appear Side-by-Side in Leak

Over the last few days, we’ve seen a number of leaks concerning Samsung’s next flagship phone. While Samsung itself and T-Mobile both teased images of a device with a curved display on both sides, we’ve seen…

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Facebook Feature to Help Prevent Suicide

Facebook is rolling out a new feature in US, that will identify posts that could signal someone being suicidal. The feature will then offer the user links to various support services. If someone using Facebook sees…

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Is This The Samsung Galaxy S6?

  Is that the Samsung Galaxy S6? A few pictures have ‘leaked’ on xda-developers forum suggesting that it might be. However, you may remember that we reported earlier this week on those teaser images put out by…

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Samsung Posts Live Stream and Countdown to Galaxy S6 Event

Samsung has (for the time being) finished with the teasers, and has posted its live stream and countdown to their Galaxy S6 reveal on March 1st. The event, which is to take place at Mobile World Congress…

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Apple Watch is Waterproof, Apple Pay in Europe “By End of Year”

Tim Cook has seemingly been on a tour of Germany recently. Over the last few days, we’ve seen reports showing him visiting various places in the country. His visit began with the announcement that the company…

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Outlook.com Removing Support for Google and Facebook Chat

Outlook.com, Microsoft’s popular webmail service, has announced that it is to remove support for Facebook Chat and Google Talk. Currently, users of Outlook.com can access the two chat service within their account. Microsoft says that the feature…

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Ad for ‘Thinnest Smartphone’ Banned in UK for Sexualising Women

An ad for “the world’s thinnest smartphone” has been banned in the UK. The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA), said that the ad was “likely to cause serious offence” due to its “sexually suggestive” nature. The ad…

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Ride the Electric Scooter That’s Also a Briefcase

Ever wanted a suitcase/breifcase that you could ride? Me neither. But in case you ever do want one, the Coolpeds Briefcase Electric Scooter is your answer. This handy ride comes with a convenient and relatively large suit/briefcase attached…

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Lenovo’s Website Hacked, Teenagers, High School Musical Take Over

Lenovo’s website has been hacked. In what is probably in response to the Superfish scandal, Lizard Squad took over their website in quite a bizarre fashion. Their homepage was replaced with images of teenagers accompanied by…

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Apple is Now Twice the Size of the World’s Second Largest Company

Apple’s market cap has just risen to $775 billion – a new record making it twice the size of the world’s second largest company, Exxon Mobil. For the last few years, it’s always been neck and neck…

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Sony Pictures Boss Keeps His Job After Hacking Reshuffle

Michael Lynton, the Chief Executive of Sony Pictures, has managed to survive a recent reshuffle and keep the top job. Sony decided to make some changes to their motion picture arm following the massive hack they…

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Apple Developing Algorithm System To Speed Up Genius Bar Wait Times

The quality (and the subsequent price) of Apple products means that it’s not that often that owners find themselves needing service. But when they do, the first place most turn to is the Genius Bar, at their local…

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Google Developing new Chromebook Pixel

Google’s Chromebook equivalent of the Nexus phones, the Pixel, is apparently due to for an update. The ‘showcase’ device designed to show off the potential of the Chrome OS, was first introduced over two years ago.…

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GTA V for PC Delayed Again!

Rockstar Games has announced that the release of Grand Theft Auto V for the PC will be delayed again, this time until April 14th. The developer also announced today that Online Heists will now be coming…

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100 Real People to Test Volvo Self-Driving Cars in 2017

Volvo, the Scandinavian automaker, has said that they will begin testing of their first driverless vehicles with real drivers in 2017. Yes, that means anyone, not special scientists or engineers. The tests will also be on…

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Meet the Drone-Based Hoverbike That Could Revolutionise Travel

We all know how easy to use drones are. Many of us have taken to the skies with a drone, performing tricky stunts and captured amazing video footage, but what if we could ride one of those drones?…

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Android Wear Hacked to Work with iPhone

Android Wear, Google’s Android OS for smart watches, has been hacked to work with an iPhone. Currently, Android Wear only supports Android itself and no other OS. Well, developer Mohammad Abu-Garbeyyeh managed to work around that,…

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Microsoft’s Bing Correctly Predicted 84% of Oscar Winners

For the Oscars, the World Cup, Super Bowl and many other famous competitions, a lot of people and even animals like to predict the results. That has included octopuses, dogs and more dogs. Well Bing, the search engine from…