Xbox Live and PlayStation Network are both having issues (update: fixed!)

Excited to play the Destiny on PlayStation Network? You’re not the only one, and demand as the game’s beta opened its doors today seems to have the service stumbling. A message on the PlayStation Knowledge Center says PSN access is … Continue reading

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Here’s an Illustrated Guide to the World’s Worst Computer Viruses

To the average layperson (read: me), computer viruses are strings of text that crawl through your computer like so many worms after you open that email from your friend’s grandma. They’re intangible. Which is why seeing how 24 top designers … Continue reading

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Latest Unreal Engine update adds support for iOS 8 Metal

Epic Games has released version 4.3 of it’s Unreal game engine, with this version adding support for Metal, Apple’s new low-level application programming interface (API) coming with iOS 8. You’ll need compile your code with the Xcode 6 beta, and … Continue reading

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Where to buy Nokia’s Lumia 930

Nokia’s latest flagship Windows Phone, and its last as a company unbeholden to Microsoft, launched in the UK today. The Lumia 930, also known as the Lumia Icon over in the states, marries high-end specs with the newest version of … Continue reading

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GREE and Ubisoft to release Assassin’s Creed Memories for iPhone and iPad

Mobile phone publisher GREE has announced it is teaming up with Ubisoft and PlayNext to release the free-to-play game Assassin’s Creed Memories for the iPhone and iPad. The game is the latest entry in the long running Ubisoft franchise and … Continue reading

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Australia drops carbon tax in favor of paying industries to use clean energy

For years, Australia has tried to fight polluters through a carbon tax that charges the most egregious offenders based on their greenhouse gas emissions. Prime Minister Tony Abbott doesn’t believe that this strategy is helping much, however, and has… Source: … Continue reading

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A MagSafe Charger for the iPhone Would Be Awesome

MagSafe is really wonderful tech, the MacBook’s most underrated feature . Wouldn’t it be great on the iPhone too? That’s what the Kickstarter for a charger and battery pack called "Cabin" is shooting for. And even if it never actually … Continue reading

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MIT researchers want to power your cellphone with dew

Water is pretty wild when you think about it: all of its three states of matter are consumable by humans, and one in particular can even give off electrical power. A team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has discovered … Continue reading

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You can buy a PlayStation 4 for £300 right now

New consoles are never easy on the wallet, so anything to take some of the sting out of that purchase is always appreciated. Case in point: well-known retailer ShopTo has just dropped the price of a brand-new PlayStation 4 to … Continue reading

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Chicago Wants To Install Superconducting Cable To End Power Outages

With the threat of terrorism and extreme weather perennially perched on the horizon, Chicago’s getting creative with its infrastructure upgrades. The city’s primary power company, Commercial Edison, is planning to install superconducting cables to prevent outages in the city center. … Continue reading

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