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Sony Urges News Organisations To Delete Leaked Data

by Nicklaus Law · 4 days ago · 2 Comments · 807 views

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Sony Pictures is threatening to take legal action against news outlets that have posted about or downloaded and viewed the recently leaked information of the company and its employees. The recent hacking of Sony Pictures saw a handful of movies leaked before their release dates and sensitive information about the company and its employees.

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Microsoft Now Introduces Bitcoin As Payment Option

by Nicklaus Law · 1 week ago · No Comments · 409 views

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It appears that software giants Microsoft is the latest company to officially recognise Bitcoin as a method of payment. The company will now allow users to purchase items from the Windows Store, Windows Phone Store and Xbox Store. The only downside, however, is that Bitcoin as a payment option is only limited to customers based in the USA for now.

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Teaser Points to AORUS X5: Set To Be Launched At CES 2015?

by Syefri Zulkefli · 1 week ago · No Comments · 670 views

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Earlier this year, AORUS Gaming which is essentially a gaming sub brand of GIGABYTE stormed into CES 2014 armed with a slim but highly powerful 17-inch gaming laptop called X7. Few months after that at Computex 2014, the company followed up with a refresh for the X7 as well as new models with smaller display sizes called X3 and X3 Plus.

So, what’s next then? Well, we have a reason to believe that brand’s next product might be called AORUS X5 and is set to be unveiled to the world very soon.

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North Korea Denies Claims Of Sony Pictures Hack

by Nicklaus Law · 2 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 463 views

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North Korea has denied accusations that it was involved in the recent hacking of Sony Pictures. The denial came the way of the Pyongyang government state-run media and apparently also said that the recent hacking could have been the workings of pro-North Korean supporters. However, the country did say it was delighted to see the Sony Hollywood studio suffer after ridiculing Kim Jong Un in the soon to be released movie, ” The Interview”.

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The Game Awards 2014 Concludes With Wins For Ubisoft And Nintendo

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 1k views

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The inaugural Game Awards concluded over the weekend as the video game industry recognised the best work done by developers, publishers, and even fans. Most of the winners were expected to win, although Nintendo has appeared to continue its resurgence by being named Developer of the Year.

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Reinventing Photography: Is HTC Going the Right Path with the RE Camera?

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 3.5k views

htc-re-camera-10It’s been called a lot of things, from a WW2-era torchlight, an inhaler and even a bidet, but one thing’s for certain: HTC definitely got people talking about its latest product, the Re camera.

It isn’t an action camera, either. Instead, the Re can be better described as a lifestyle camera, a highly pocketable device that lets you take pictures of memorable events while still being in the moment – and not peering through a viewfinder.

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Hands On: HTC Desire EYE

by Pang Tun Yau · 2 weeks ago · 6 Comments · 2.9k views

This is not a selfie phone, a senior member from HTC’s design team tells me. Yet even this exec concedes that the selfie has become a culture that has prevailed across the world – and the Desire EYE is designed primarily to capitalise on that. With a 13MP front-facing camera, what else would this be?

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Intel RealSense Camera Does Everything It Promised To Do

by Farhan · 4 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 1.5k views

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Intel’s RealSense camera is like installing an Xbox Kinect into a tablet; without making it too thick. We had the chance to experience what it can do at Intel’s Future Showcase in Singapore, where two versions were on display; one on a reference design tablet, and the other installed into a laptop.

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Intel Outlines Plans For Wireless Charging Technology

by Farhan · 4 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 846 views

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Intel expects wireless charging to grow exponentially within the next few years and is currently investing heavily in the technology. A presentation made at the Intel Future Showcase held in Singapore outlined the company’s strategy for wireless charging in the near future; which includes a separate standard from the current popular Qi wireless charging technology.

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Nokia Teases Something In A Black Box

by Farhan · 1 month ago · No Comments · 1.1k views

Nokia may have sold its devices division to Microsoft, but it is still apparently very capable of putting out new products. At least it is capable of getting some extra attention ahead of the Slush conference in Finland where the head of product business, Sebastian Nystrom, will be talking about the future of the company.

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Blizzcon 2014: Heroes Of The Storm Adds New Heroes And Maps; Closed Beta In 2015

by Farhan · 1 month ago · No Comments · 594 views

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Heroes of the Storm is adding three (or five) new heroes to its roster. Two of which were noticeably missing from the Technical Alpha, while the other one (or three) are a reference to a classic Blizzard title that is rarely remembered. Two new Egyptian themed maps also join the game as it prepares to enter the closed beta stage.

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Blizzcon 2014: Starcraft II Legacy Of The Void Details Revealed

by Farhan · 1 month ago · No Comments · 1.1k views

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Blizzard has finally revealed information about the final installment of the Starcraft II trilogy. Legacy of the Void will be available as both an expansion pack to the original game, and as a standalone game that doesn’t require an previous purchases. This allows players who don’t own the first two Starcraft II titles to jump into everything. Although it also means that they will miss the previous installments of the story.

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