Monthly Archives: July 2017

Cliff Bleszinski talks VR’s struggles, paying for DLC, and gaming’s Hollywood envy

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Cliff Bleszinski is one of the most recognisable gaming figures on the planet, having worked on such blockbuster franchises as Gears of War and Unreal Tournament.  Having released his first game when he was just a teenager, Bleszinski has been an enduring presence in the games industry, with a career spanning over twenty years.  After […]

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Let Your iPhone Tell You When to Go to Bed

If you’re seeking a more restful and refreshing night’s sleep, you could take your pick from dozens of products and apps designed to improve your slumber. There are alarm clocks that wake you with an artificial sunrise and apps that listen to you snore, not to mention an ocean of gadgets designed to be worn […]

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BT offers broadband for 99% of UK by 2020

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some remote homes have struggled to get decent broadband connections BT has offered to provide the infrastructure for 99% of premises in the UK to get broadband speeds of at least 10 megabits per second by 2020. It means government-imposed rules to allow those living in remote areas to […]

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AMD shows off the Radeon RX Vega graphics card in its final form

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Images of the AMD Radeon RX Vega leaked out just a few days ago and sure enough the rumors were true. This weekend AMD is hosting an event in Los Angeles for its next generation graphics cards and we’ve gotten our first look at the hotly anticipated GPU. Although the Radeon RX Vega might not […]

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2018 Tesla Model 3 Release Date, Price and Specs – Roadshow

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It’s been a long time coming for Tesla fans who’ve been counting the days since Tesla opened up pre-orders for the Model 3 in early 2016, but the wait is over. Tesla has delivered the first Model 3 sedans to consumers and production is now rapidly accelerating towards full-swing. That’s good news for those who […]

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Miitopia Review

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One of Nintendo’s more enduring creations from the past decade are “Miis”–cartoony, user-created avatars that have since appeared in numerous titles across Nintendo platforms. Nintendo has expanded upon these avatars through games like the 3DS StreetPass titles and Tomodachi Life, which saw players put Miis in a variety of comedic relationships and situations. With Miitopia, […]

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Startups want to change what you insure and how you insure it

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In an insurer’s ideal world, there’d be a profitable policy for every conceivable risk. Click once, and you’re covered. In the real world, however, insurance coverage hasn’t kept up with the social and economic changes of recent years. Sharing economies have gained scale. Jobs have gone from full-time to gig-based. And the vast millennial generation has […]

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Nintendo Switch Online Shows Nintendo Still Doesn’t Get Multiplayer

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The Nintendo Switch got its first big multiplayer game this week in Splatoon 2. And while the paintball and squid-inspired shooter has launched to rave reviews, there’s one glaring problem with it – the Nintendo Switch Online app. While not a part of Splatoon 2 per se, the Nintendo Switch Online app shows us how […]

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Your smartphone is the key for the Tesla Model 3

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The Tesla Model 3 is unique in a lot of ways, but one of the more interesting is its use of your smartphone as the only key – there’s not fob, even, let alone an ignition for a traditional key. The vehicle uses the Tesla app on your smartphone to communicate your identity, unlock the […]

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New Pokemon Go Update Out Now

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A new update for Niantic’s popular mobile game Pokemon Go has arrived. The newest update fixes a number of bugs, including those related to freezing and crash scenarios. This update also fixes a “motivation decay bug” for Pokemon who have less than 3000 CP. Additionally, the new Pokemon Go update brings back Team Instinct leader […]

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