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Titanfall Xbox 360 boosts sales 220% in the UK

by Ryan Burgesson April 14, 2014
The previous generation crowd are making their voices heard as Titanfall on the Xbox 360 has boosted Titanfall’s sales 220% pushing it back to the top of the UK charts. 70% of the units sold were on the Xbox 360 and it just goes to show that Titanfall wasn’t quite the system seller many thought […]
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Netflix 4K streaming is live

by Ryan Burgesson April 12, 2014
A couple of days ago Netflix launched their 4K streaming service in Netflix though they have said that it will only be available to newer 4K monitors. If you purchased a 4K TV before the start of this year you may be out of luck as your TV will probably lack the H.265/HEVC decoder needed […]
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UK finally legalises ripping CDs and DVDs

by Ryan Burgesson March 29, 2014
In June the UK is set to finally legalise the ripping of your own personal CDs and DVDs… Yay? So as the UK tries to bring itself back into the 21st century and take a break from trying to censor everything or spying on people we get a common sense result, though there are some […]

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UK game industry to get tax breaks

by Ryan Burgesson March 28, 2014
Finally after a long long wait, the European Commission has approved tax relief measures resulting in what could be a £188 million boost for developers over the next 5 years. Under this new policy UK game developers are entitled to claim discounts on up to a quarter of production costs. This news has been 6 […]
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UK to start charging VAT on digital media

by Ryan Burgesson March 24, 2014
A lesser known titbit from Chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne’s latest budget is that from 2015 digital media will be subject to 20% VAT. So whilst the UK government seem keen to cut down on piracy the best thing they could think of was to… raise prices? I’m sorry but I honestly can’t believe […]

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Ourscreen lets you be in charge of your local cinema

by Ryan Burgesson March 23, 2014
Ourscreen lets you arrange a certain film that possibly isn’t showing anymore to be played at your local cinema, the only catch is that you have to make sure you have enough people willing to come and watch. You can arrange to see whatever film you wish from a list of 200 at the moment, […]
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Xbox One sees a 96% boost in sales in the UK as Titanfall launches

by Ryan Burgesson March 17, 2014
Titanfall launched 3 days ago in the UK and it is already paying dividends for Microsoft as their Xbox One has seen a 96% boost in sales. Microsoft in an attempt to push as many systems as possible bundled Titanfall along with an Xbox One at a cut price of £399 for a limited time. […]

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UK government wants “unsavoury” web content to be removed

by Ryan Burgesson March 16, 2014
The UK minister for immigration and security, James Brokenshire has called for the government to do more to deal with “unsavoury”, rather than illegal, material online. So to put it simply he wants the removal of legal material because it offends the Government’s views. This is what we call censorship. Brokenshire said this in a […]
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Matt Stone responds to South Park: The Stick of Truth censorship

by Ryan Burgesson March 9, 2014
So 2/3 days after South Park: The Stick of Truth released in the UK and Europe respectively Matt Stone co-creator of South Park has spoken out against Ubisoft’s decision to censor the title in Europe on consoles. Matt Stone said in an interview with The Metro: We weren’t going to change the content, so we’ve […]

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Xbox One March update adds a myriad of useful features

by Ryan Burgesson March 2, 2014
All the next-gen consoles were half-baked at release and it has now become a race to see who first can deliver on their promises. Recently Sony added support for the Pulse headset to be used on the PS4 and now Microsoft is adding some fundamental things to the Xbox One. One of the biggest additions […]
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Raspberry Pi turns 2 years old!

by Ryan Burgesson March 2, 2014
2 years ago today a cheap linux micro-computer by the name of Raspberry Pi was released to one of the warmest receptions I have ever seen in the technology industry. The Raspberry Pi was created in Cambridge, England and released to a manic crowd of technology enthusiasts each with their own ideas on how to […]
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Britain’s ‘surveillance’ agency GCHQ spies on Yahoo webcams with codename Optic Nerve

by Ryan Burgesson February 28, 2014
In a sadly unsurprising revelation it turns out that Britain’s surveillance agency GCHQ has been peeking into private webcam sessions and taking pictures once every five minutes. In files dating from 2008-2010 codename Optic Nerve was in effect and was set up simply to spy on all of us regardless of whether we were targeted […]

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Spike Aerospace Reveals Supersonic Jet with Screens Instead of Windows

by Matthew Lucason February 27, 2014
Spike Aerospace is currently working on its ground-breaking S-512 model and, when it takes off in 2018, you can bet more than a few of the world’s billionaires will be willing to stump up the $80 million required to get from one place to another, very fast. The displays can be dimmed if anyone wants to take […]
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The Nvidia Shield will release in the UK

by Ryan Burgesson February 27, 2014
Nvidia’s handheld PC gaming solution the Shield will release in the UK eventually. Nvidia’s director of corporate communications, Luciano Alibrandi said to TechRadar: It will come… It’s just a question of when. The Nvidia Shield has been around in America for about half a year and it wasn’t exactly met with a huge fanfare. Its […]

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Xbox One to Receive Price Cut in UK

by Ryan Burgesson February 24, 2014
The Xbox One’s price tag is to be cut by a whole £30 in the UK and to sweeten the deal even more you will get a free copy of Titanfall. One can only imagine the price cut is coming as a result of Microsoft’s console floundering in the midst of bad PR and being […]
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Nokia Lumia 1320 Phablet Available in the UK Starting February 24

by Chris Murphyon February 15, 2014
Nokia Lumia 1320 phablet will be released in the UK on February 24. The recently unveiled Lumia 1320 is relatively more affordable with a price tag (unofficial) of £299 ($500) for the pre-order SIM-free model. That price point puts the 1320 in the same range as the Huawei Ascend Mate and 16GB Nexus 5. Given that a SIM-free Lumia 1520 can run […]

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#nowthatchersdead Causes Confusion After Thatcher’s Death

by Nick Adamson April 9, 2013
Twitter caused some confusion amongst users Monday when the tag #nowthatchersdead started trending.  Most people were aware that this was in reference to the passing of Britain’s first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher; “Now Thatcher’s dead”. However, because of the way Thatcher can be broken apart, some thought the tag meant, “Now that Cher’s dead”. […]
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Vampire Weekend Releases 2 New Songs

by Nick Adamson March 20, 2013
Vampire Weekend has officially launched their come back with the early release of two songs called “Diane Young” and “Step” off their upcoming LP set to be released by XL Recordings titled “Modern Vampires of the City”. Also see YouTube Will Launch Music Subscription Service The band first formed in 2006 after meeting at Columbia University and rapidly […]

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BlackBerry Z10 Specs, Price and Release Date

by Matthew Lucason March 2, 2013
BlackBerry is back. The new Z10 smartphone is bringing BlackBerry (formerly known as RIM) among the big mobile companies. Z10 is a plastic and metal -made smartphone, measuring 5.1 x 2.6 x 0.4 inches and weighing 137.5g  or 4.85 oz. It is powered by a 1,800mAh battery, able to connect through Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, 2G, […]
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Vertu Phone Running Android is Selling for $10,000

by Gizmoration February 13, 2013
The latest luxury Vertu phone, called Vertu Ti, is handmade in England and you can buy it for $10,569 or €7,900, although you won’t get high performances, but after all it’s not about that: it features a sapphire crystal display, titanium case, and 184 high quality parts. The smartphone runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream […]
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“Django Unchained” is No.1 in The Worldwide Weekend Box Office

by Anna Johnsonon February 5, 2013
  The Western popular movie Django Unchained released on December 25th, remains in the top of the international box office, as No. 1. for the third consecutive weekend. From the 66 markets and 6,421 screens, in which the film can be watched, Django Unchained earned a total gross of $309.2 million, with $130 million, in […]

 
 
 
 

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