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Teasers Bring First Official Images of Samsung Galaxy S6

Both Samsung and T-Mobile have been teasing the Samsung Galaxy S6, bringing us the first official (limited) images of Samsung’s next flagship. T-Mobile CEO John Legere posted a tweet confirming that the company will be carrying the phone…

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Lizard Squad Claims Responsibility for Taking Down Google Vietnam

Lizard Squad have claimed responsibility for downing Google in Vietnam. The homepage was replaced with the message below that accompanies a picture of a yet unidentified person, possibly of one of the hackers. “Hacked by Lizard Squad,…

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Apple Debuts New Ad During Oscars, Filmed Entirely on iPad

As per usual, Apple debuted a new ad during the Oscars last night. The company has for many years used a slot during the ceremony to show off a brand new ad. Well this year, Apple’s ad is all…

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Apple Investing $2 Billion in 100% Renewable European Data Centres

Apple has announced that it is to invest $2 Billion into two new data centres in Europe, that will be powered by 100% renewable energy. The company’s CEO, Tim Cook, says that the new centres will…

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Want to Know if Superfish is on Your PC?

Superfish, the adware that Lenovo was found to be installing on consumer PCs, has the potential to wreak havoc on your computer. While it can simply plaster webpages with unwanted ads, it’s also capable of spying…

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HTC’s Next Flagship, One M9 Leaked

HTCs next flagship phone, the HTC One M9 has supposedly been leaked complete with images and specs. Mobile Geeks has published a number of new images of the new phone, which is due to be announced at Mobile…

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CCP Games Shuts Down Fan-Made Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines

A reader has informed us that developer CCP Games has caused controversy by shutting down development of a fan-made game, Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines.  The Icelandic developer famous for Eve Online, sent a cease and desist letter to the…

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Watch 10 Years of YouTube’s Greatest Hits

YouTube turns 10 this month and to celebrate that, popular channel The Daily Conversation has released an incredible compilation of some of YouTube’s greatest hits. Right from that very first ‘Day at the Zoo’ to ‘Charlie Bit my Finger’, we…

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US Healthcare.gov Sends Wrong Tax Information to 800,000 People

In another example of how the US government can’t deploy major tech initiatives without some sort of major mishap, the ever troubled Healthcare.gov site has sent incorrect tax information to 800,000 users. All of those users received…

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Is a New ‘Back to The Future’ on the Way?

Universal Pictures posted a cryptic tweet on Wednesday that has left many Back to The Future fans giddy with excitement. “The Future is Coming” it says, leading many to wonder whether a new movie could be on the horizon. The…

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First Accurate Model of ‘Christ the Redeemer’ Mapped by Drone

The Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil is one of the most famous in the world. Since 1931, the statue has stood tall over the Rio de Janeiro skyline, becoming one of the most recognisable landmarks ever. However,…

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Twitch Fan Convention to Take Place in San Francisco

  Twitch, the popular game streaming service, is to have its very first fan convention in San Francisco. TwitchCon will take place across two days on September 25th and 26th where viewers, Twitch broadcasters and developers can…

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Drone Captures Amazing Footage of Frozen Niagara Falls

Drones are becoming increasingly popular these days. From recreational use to delivery services, it seems everyone wants to buzz around the skies with a quadcopter. One new place they’re seeing use is for news programmes, so it’s…

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This Robot Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run

You know when you’re on a run and you just fancy a nice tomato, but struggle to pick one up while you’re moving? No, me neither. But Japanese company, Kagome, thinks that this is a problem that…

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Superfish Admits to Certificate Installation, Didn’t Realise Security Flaw

The CEO of Superfish, the company behind the software of the same name that has been central to a recent scandal surrounding Lenovo, has admitted to his company intentionally installing the root certificate authority as part of the…

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Lenovo Releases Automatic Tool to Remove Superfish

Lenovo, the company embroiled in controversy over the Superfish adware preinstalled on a number of their PCs, has released a special removal tool to automatically rid their products of the software. The company initially appeared slow…

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Comcast Starts Using “Designed By Comcast in Philadelphia” on Remotes

Comcast has decided that the best way to improve people’s perceptions of itself is to copy one of the most famous slogans in tech. On every Apple product, big or small, from tiny headphone cables to…

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Microsoft Updates Windows Defender to Remove Superfish

Microsoft has emerged as the hero within this whole Superfish/Lenovo story, as the company has updated its anti-virus software to detect and remove the offending program. Windows Defender, which is preinstalled on Windows 8, and Microsoft…

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iOS 9 to Focus on Stability, Public Beta to Come in the Summer

9to5Mac, the venerable source for Apple rumours, has said that iOS 9 will be heavily focused on stability and performance improvements. To achieve this, Apple will apparently have the first ever public beta for iOS. To…

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Dropbox Users Can Get 100GB Free OneDrive Storage

In an attempt to pull Dropbox users over to OneDrive, Microsoft is offering anyone with a Dropbox account 100GB of free storage (for one year). If you visit the OneDrive site and register your Dropbox account,…

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Lenovo: “We’re Sorry. We Messed Up.”

Lenovo, the PC manufacturer embroiled in controversy over the installation of ‘Superfish’ adware on new PCs, has issued something of an informal apology on its US Twitter page. We’re sorry. We messed up. We’re owning it.…