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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s multiplayer is free this weekend on Steam

PC owners can try out Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's multiplayer for free this weekend, Activision has announced.<p>PC owners can try out <i>Call of Duty:</i> …

BT To Launch 500Mbps Broadband In The UK

BT has plans to increase the speed of its broadband in the UK to speed of up to 500Mbps, and the company will launch a pilot program for the faster …

Ultimate 8 Port USB 3.0 Hub with Rapid Charging for iPhone, iPad, Android etc.

Editor's Rating<p>4.7?<p>Discovered on 2015-02-01<p>Skiva’s OctoFire 8 Port USB 3.0 Hub is the only USB hub you will ever need. In addition to syncing data at …

Gear & Gadgets

Raspberry Pi 2 Now Available and Supports Windows 10

How many projects have been completed via your Raspberry Pi? Now Raspberry Pi 2 has been available for your greater projects, and the new mini …

Student suspended for claiming to have One Ring

As if we needed another reminder of how stupid public officials have become these days. Here’s another example of idiots being allowed to teach kids. …

Razer unveils 14-inch $1,999 gaming laptop that is thinner than a dime standing on end

The latest Razer Blade gaming laptop, unveiled today, features a GeForce GTX 970M graphics card, IGZO display panel, 16GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L memory and when closed is .70 of an inch thick.<p>The Razer Blade, which went on sale today, starts at $2,199 for the IGZO model and $1,999 for the HD model. It …

Even the Five Nights at Freddy's 3 teaser is frightening

Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is probably going to be just as tense and uncomfortable as its two prequels.<p>This teaser for Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 is …

Cougar Speed - Gaming Mouse Pad Review

Flexible Durability<p><b>Summary</b>: Although it isn’t a solid pad, the Speed is very durable and makes for a great mousing surface.<p><b>Review</b>: To go with their …

The British Army's Turned Oculus Rift Into A Recruitment Tool

The British Army’s latest recruitment drive harnesses the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset to drop potential soldiers into the midst of a live fire Army Reserve exercise on Salisbury Plain.<p>The Army is deploying the VR headset for the first time today at Waterloo Station in London. Members of the …

Domus An Affordable Smart Home Automation System

Using its smart outlets and hub, Domus will turn your appliances in your house into smart devices. If you like the idea, let’s go on checking <b>Domus</b> …

Home Automation

Driveclub Japan Race Tracks DLC Now Available To Download For Free (video)

Following on from the release last week of a teaser trailer for the upcoming Driver Club update that brings with it the ability to play all five of …

Enzo Ferrari

Upp hydrogen-powered portable charger

Portable hydrogen-powered fuel cell chargers for mobile devices have been around for a few years now. One case in point is the Horizon MiniPak, which …

Portable

Prototype Microsoft system uses indoor light to wirelessly charge phones

Wireless charging pads may be more convenient than traditional wired smartphone chargers, but a team from Microsoft Research in China thinks that …

Gear & Gadgets

Arsenal prepare record £45m bid in signing PSG star Edinson Cavani

Arsenal are considering a move in signing Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, according to Tutto Mercato Web.<p>The Gunners' manager Arsene …

H1Z1 offers refunds over microtransactions [Correction]

<i>H1Z1</i>, Sony's hardcore zombie survival MMO, will be offering refunds "no questions asked," for the repeated connection problems plaguing the game's Early Access launch.<p><b>Correction:</b> The original version of this story completely missed the reason refunds are being offered. They are not being offered on …

Microtransactions

Evolve releases specs as PC gamers get ready for another beta

The Windows PC specifications for <i>Evolve</i>, which launches on Feb. 10, have been released by 2K Games. It'll need at least 4 GB of RAM and a gig of video RAM to run.<p>That's a fairly decent system but not exactly an uncommon setup. The recommended specs beef up the RAM to 6 gigs and 2 gigs of graphical …

Team Fortress 2 Awesome 15 Minute Movie Created With Source Filmmaker (video)

To accompany the second community created update released for Team Fortress 2 a new 15 minute movie has been released that has been created using …

There's more Battlefield 4 content coming

DICE isn't done with <i>Battlefield 4</i>. After the somewhat conclusive-sounding <i>Final Stand</i>, the fifth add-on for 2013's <i>Battlefield 4</i>, the developer says it has more content coming for the first-person shooter and it wants players to weigh in on what they'd like to see in future DLC.<p>"With <i>Battlefield 4</i> …

Mark Zuckerberg defends free Facebook, fires back at Apple and Ello

When Tim Cook published an open letter in September to address iCloud privacy and security concerns, he said free online services treat <i>you</i>, the consumers, as product. Even newcomer Ello, which is dubbed the anti-Facebook, has a manifesto that ends with: "You are not a product." Well, those sharp …

This goofy-looking device makes first-person shooters much more exciting

The Woojer sounds like a stupid gimmick, and it arrives with a sales pitch we've heard before.<p>The product itself is a small box that plugs into the 3.5mm audio jack of any device, and then you connect your headphones to the Woojer. The hardware works with any device that outputs audio, from your …

Ubisoft Apologizes for Launch Issues, Offers Free DLC

More support is on the way.<p>Following a rocky launch for Assassin's Creed Unity, Ubisoft Montreal CEO Yannis Mallat apologized for the issues and is …

'Facebook At Work,' Anti-Tsū, Anti-LinkedIn, Anti-Google+

What’s a network to do? When you’ve grown to over 1.3 billion users, one would think you could relax and rest on your laurels, comforted in the fact …

Social Media

Leaked Performance Numbers Of AMD's R9 390X: Should Nvidia Be Worried?

With many PC hardware launches, especially graphics cards, leaked performance numbers sometimes give us a glimpse of what we can expect from the shiny, new bits of kit that are just around the corner. Just such numbers have been leaked for AMD’s next-gen flagship gaming graphics card – what some …

Google may lose to Bing in Safari search sweepstakes

When you’re searching via Safari on your iPhone or iPad, Google is your default choice. You can change it to another search engine, obviously, but …

iPhone 6, 6 Plus users are leaving the iPad behind, says Pocket

If you use Pocket, you know how helpful it can be to tuck a webpage away for later viewing. Whether it be a long-form article or just something you …

DayZ Standalone Game Final Release Set To Launch In 2016 For €40

Games developer Bohemia has this week announced that their new DayZ standalone game will be officially launching in 2016 as a final release and will …

Standalone