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Call of Duty: Ghosts gameplay footage posted, see dog in action

Call of Duty: Ghosts gameplay footage posted, see dog in action

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Activision has posted the first proper gameplay footage of the brand new, next-generation Call of Duty: Ghosts game. The gameplay consists of two separate levels within the new game, one set underwater, the other in more conventional Call of Duty settings... >>

BBC Weather app brings the forecast to your Android or iPhone

BBC Weather app brings the forecast to your Android or iPhone

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The BBC has just launched a new weather app, available to download for both Android and iPhone. The app pretty much does what it says on the tin, in that it tells you the weather and doesn't go far beyond that. The best way to think of the BBC Weather... >>

Mad Catz planning Project M.O.J.O Android gaming console

Mad Catz planning Project M.O.J.O Android gaming console

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Mad Catz is set to join the Android games console market with a still to be unveiled console called Project M.O.J.O. The new piece of kit was announced in an earnings call by Mad Catz CEO Darren Richardson and described as an Android "micro console".... >>

Smeg chops up old Fiat 500s, turns them into fridges

Smeg chops up old Fiat 500s, turns them into fridges

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Fiat 500 fans look away, unless you want to see your favourite car chopped into bits. Fiat has teamed up with Smeg to produce a set of retro refrigerators built out of old Fiat 500s. Smeg has taken out the back end of the car, along with the engine,... >>

Amazon's Indie Game Store opens for independent Mac and PC games

Amazon's Indie Game Store opens for independent Mac and PC games

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Amazon on Thursday launched a dedicated storefront for independent games. Called Indie Game Store, the marketplace essentially helps developers promote their Mac, PC, or browser-based games through Amazon. A few of the notable indie games at launch... >>

Microsoft Bing Translator app brings speedy translation to your Windows 8 device

Microsoft Bing Translator app brings speedy translation to your Windows 8 device

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Microsoft has launched a special translation app for Windows 8 devices called Bing Translator. The app can use Windows 8 tablets' built-in cameras to scan and translate a range of items, including signs, transit schedules and even menus.  On top of this,... >>

BMW to launch ConnectedDrive store, buy car upgrades while you drive

BMW to launch ConnectedDrive store, buy car upgrades while you drive

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BMW is set to bring new functionality to its ConnectedDrive in-car entertainment systems in 2013. The technology will allow drivers to purchase upgrades for their cars while driving. Called the ConnectedDrive Store, it will act as a means for you to tailor... >>

Samsung Galaxy S4 software update brings UI tweaks and stability upgrades

Samsung Galaxy S4 software update brings UI tweaks and stability upgrades

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Samsung is rolling out a new update for its Galaxy S4 which fixes several of the problems with the previous firmware update, as well as implementing a few new UI tweaks. The update, which should gradually be appearing on new Samsung phones from now, incorporates... >>

Channel 4 launching second screen 4Now companion app in July

Channel 4 launching second screen 4Now companion app in July

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Channel 4 will be the first UK broadcaster to launch a proper full second-screen, always-on companion app. Called 4Now - although that name could change after beta testing - it will let you access extra content on your iOS device while watching Channel... >>

Nokia EOS smartphone makes another appearance, now in red

Nokia EOS smartphone makes another appearance, now in red

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Nokia's rumoured flagship camera phone, the EOS, has been given another leak, this time in red. The handset's body has been photographed in what is presumably its production facility, showing off the large hole for the camera unit on the back in even... >>

Acer Aspire R7 Star Trek edition to go up for auction, one of only 25 made

Acer Aspire R7 Star Trek edition to go up for auction, one of only 25 made

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Acer is to put up for auction a limited Star Trek Into Darkness edition of its Aspire R7 notebook. The laptop, which looks more like the Enterprise than a computer, is part of a special limited run of only 25 R7 limited edition notebooks to celebrate... >>

The Last of Us review
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The Last of Us review

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Can you remember the first time you turned on your PS3? We can. It was to play Formula One Championship Edition. Firing it up, our minds were immediately blown by just how good it looked. The PlayStation 3 has come a long way since then, with games like... >>

Sky+ Android app gets update, brings advanced search

Sky+ Android app gets update, brings advanced search

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Sky has updated its Sky+ Android app bringing with it a proper advanced search functionality and Google-style instant type search results. The app's look remains unchanged for the most part, but the intelligent search should speed up the rate at which... >>

Hotel in Ibiza uses fingerprint recognition to let you post Facebook updates

Hotel in Ibiza uses fingerprint recognition to let you post Facebook updates

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A hotel in Ibiza is to use fingerprint reading technology powered by a company called PayTouch, to let guests check-in to their Facebook wall, share photos and post status updates. The Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel will be the first hotel in the world to... >>

Toshiba Qosmio X70 announced, next-gen laptop gaming

Toshiba Qosmio X70 announced, next-gen laptop gaming

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Toshiba has launched the X70 gaming laptop. Designed to be powerful enough to run the latest games at max settings, it sports Intel's new Haswell i7 chip and Nvidia's latest GTX770M graphics processor. The X70 uses a 17.3-inch Full HD LED backlit display... >>

Toshiba P-Series laptops launched with new Intel Haswell processors

Toshiba P-Series laptops launched with new Intel Haswell processors

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Toshiba's just-announced P-Series laptops all feature the brand new Intel Haswell processors. With prices starting from £599, they could also be one of the cheaper ways to get your hands on the first of the new Intel processor-touting laptops. The P-Series... >>

Dell XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook official

Dell XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook official

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Rumours of a smaller Dell XPS convertible Ultrabook have turned out to be true. The just-announced Dell XPS 11 will be the smallest laptop in the XPS line-up and should sit only slightly bigger than some tablets. It features a Quad HD 2560 x 1440 resolution... >>

Dell XPS range refreshed, new Ultrabook, all-in-one and desktop

Dell XPS range refreshed, new Ultrabook, all-in-one and desktop

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Dell has launched an updated version of its XPS 12, XPS 27 all-in-one and XPS 8500 desktop. The new XPS devices all come with Intel's just-announced Haswell processors and, for the laptops, bigger batteries and NFC. The XPS 12 will now allegedly last... >>

Carved iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 wood cases pictures and hands-on

Carved iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 wood cases pictures and hands-on

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For the most part, a phone case really isn't a particularly exciting thing. They have to be especially beautiful in order for them to earn the right to wrap our favourite smartphones. Thankfully, this pair of laser engraved iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy... >>

Apple's WWDC keynote app gives hints as to iOS 7's new look

Apple's WWDC keynote app gives hints as to iOS 7's new look

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Apple's just launched 2013 WWDC app looks very different from the company's previous iOS apps. Stripped back, flat and simple, it appears to bear the look and feel of the long rumoured iOS design change being overseen by Jonathan Ive. Traditionally Apple's... >>

Domino's to deliver pizza by remote control helicopter

Domino's to deliver pizza by remote control helicopter

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Domino's Pizza is planning to use a remote-controlled helicopter - the DomiCopter - to deliver food. Resembling a Call of Duty-style UAV, but with pizzas instead of machine guns, the DomiCopter is set to take the pizza delivery world by storm. While there's... >>

Firefox OS tablet official, Foxconn reveals

Firefox OS tablet official, Foxconn reveals

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The long-rumoured Firefox OS-powered tablet has now been made official. Revealed at a Foxconn press event during Computex 2013 in Taipei, the tablet emerged on a desk next to a Foxconn employee. While there are absolutely no details whatsoever on the... >>

Foxconn teaming up with Mozilla to push smartphone OS

Foxconn teaming up with Mozilla to push smartphone OS

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Foxconn and Mozilla have announced a partnership that will see the two companies join forces in order to build presence in the world of smartphone operating systems. Foxconn, also known as Hon Hai Group, will be the sixth equipment manufacturer to partner... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 vs Galaxy Note tablets: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 vs Galaxy Note tablets: What's the difference?

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Samsung has just updated its value-for-money range of tablets, launching the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 in both 8.0 and 10.1-inch sizes. Added to the 7-inch version previously announced, the new slate comes in three different form factors, all with virtually... >>

Asus VivoPC and VivoMouse aim at the home cinema entertainment market

Asus VivoPC and VivoMouse aim at the home cinema entertainment market

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Asus has plans for the home cinema market with its just announced VivoPC and VivoMouse. The new VivoMouse is not unlike Apple's own Magic Mouse in that it combines a full touchpad with a mouse and a wireless remote. Finished in the usual Asus aluminium,... >>