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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on July 18, 2017

Splatoon 2 review: Nintendo’s quirky shooter shines on Switch

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 18, 2017

Winnie the Pooh kicked off Weibo thanks to meme mockery

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on July 18, 2017

Putting Minecraft on stage is canny, but will it bring anything new to theatre?

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Posted by William Stanton on July 18, 2017

HBO hackers release more data, but Game of Thrones is oddly absent

Ataribox becomes Atari VCS console as preorders open on Indiegogo
Posted by William Stanton on July 18, 2017

Atari VCS release date, price and specs: Atari’s retro console makes $2 million in just 24 hours

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on July 17, 2017

Beyond Good and Evil 2 release date rumours and news: Jade and Joseph Gordon-Levitt make an appearance at E3

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 17, 2017

Is Trump coming back to the Paris climate agreement? Five reasons you shouldn’t hold your breath

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on July 17, 2017

Porn ID checks are coming as part of the government’s clampdown on adult sites

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Posted by William Stanton on July 14, 2017

New anti-encryption law could force Facebook and Google to hand over data

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on July 14, 2017

If you’ve used public Wi-Fi lately, you could be working community service very soon

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on July 13, 2017

Overwatch League team rosters, points, news and how to watch it on Twitch

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on July 13, 2017

EU wants companies to stop stalking their employees’ social media

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 12, 2017

Who would buy a KFC-branded smartphone?

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on July 12, 2017

Amazon, Netflix and PornHub link arms in net neutrality battle

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Posted by Grace Shallow on July 12, 2017

SoloLearn teaches you to code anywhere at anytime, and it’s free

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 11, 2017

The tech companies divulging your data to the government

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on July 11, 2017

EVE Online players are helping astronomers search for real-world exoplanets

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on July 11, 2017

How the Calibri font could take down Pakistan’s prime minister

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on July 11, 2017

Taylor review calls for protections for gig-economy workers

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 11, 2017

Keep co-workers’ chatter at bay with this giant soundproof helmet

Big Data surveillance
Posted by Thomas McMullan on July 10, 2017

Former GCHQ chief: End-to-end encryption is an “overwhelmingly good thing”

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on July 10, 2017

Alphabet’s latest venture is all about geothermal heating and cooling

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 10, 2017

Smart speaker calls the cops on armed domestic dispute

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 7, 2017

We’re turning to blockchain to fix one of publishing’s ad problems

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Posted by David Meyer on July 7, 2017

How one European smart city is giving power back to its citizens

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on July 7, 2017

A projector for tree shadows is nostalgia for nature

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 7, 2017

This is what the moon looks like through a Game Boy Camera and a 179 year-old telescope

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on July 6, 2017

The EU wants to stop gadgets having glued-in batteries

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 6, 2017

The “most improved brand” among millennials is a eyebrow-raising pick

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 6, 2017

Give yourself horrible cramp with the DIY Game Boy Advance SP keyring

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Posted by Grace Shallow on July 5, 2017

Sex robots are the future — maybe

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 5, 2017

Has Bing really hit 26% of the UK market? We’re sceptical

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 5, 2017

Internet Drama: Photobucket’s “ransom demand” leaves internet shops broken

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 4, 2017

With nearly half of football fans illegally streaming, the Premier League is clamping down

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Posted by Grace Shallow on July 4, 2017

It’s like Tinder, but with fake news

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 3, 2017

2017 hits a new low as Donald Trump discovers the GIF

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 30, 2017

We need to talk about YouTube’s love of horrible stunts

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 30, 2017

The Vinyl Countdown: Sony returns to LP production

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 29, 2017

A day at the drone races

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 29, 2017

Far: Lone Sails is a slow-dance Mad Max

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Posted by Ian Betteridge on June 29, 2017

“No fear, just fight”: Why Vainglory proves mobile is the future of esport

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 28, 2017

Unity boss: Game worlds will become reusable movie sets

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 28, 2017

Facebook hits 2 billion users, as it grapples with what it’s become

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 28, 2017

Volvo’s driverless car tech is baffled by kangaroos

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 27, 2017

Unity is making it much easier to make films from games

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Posted by William Stanton on June 27, 2017

The best Black Friday PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim deals in the UK: Grab a bargain this Cyber Monday

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Posted by William Stanton on June 27, 2017

The best UK Cyber Monday game deals 2017: Grab a post-Black Friday bargain

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 27, 2017

IBM Watson is becoming a tennis expert for

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 27, 2017

This sausage drone will drop a hot dog on your head

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 26, 2017

Playing with Romanian communism in Black the Fall