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Until Dawn Sony PlayStation 4 Review

A group of college kids return to the scene where 12 months earlier two of their friends went missing. What could possibly go wrong?

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LG partners with REEDS Jewelers for the LG Watch Urbane Luxe

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Wearable Computing | Posted: 28 mins ago

LG Electronics has partnered with REEDS Jewelers to create an expensive luxury watch that isn't like most other smartwatches currently available.

 

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The watch features a 1.3" full circle P-OLED display, runs Google Android Wear, and features a 410mAh battery. Owners can receive smart notifications, alerts, navigational prompts, fitness integration, and use the "OK Google" feature. The watch itself has a handmade alligator strap and features 23-karat gold.

 

If you have deep pockets, you can visit the REEDS' website and pre-order a unit for $1,195. The limited edition watch will have an initial run of just 500 units - with each model receiving its own serial number to authenticate it.

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Report: Prior to breach, no one wanted to purchase Ashley Madison

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Hacking & Security | Posted: 1 hour, 18 mins ago

Avid Life Media was unable to find a willing suitor for Ashley Madison, and trying to generate new funds proved extremely difficult.

 

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Avid Life sent a letter to investors that it was interested in purchasing $10 million worth of shares, amid pressure to improve the company's liquidity. Any aspirations for an IPO would be crippled in a "doomsday scenario," according to bankers speaking to Reuters prior to the massive data dump.

 

"Over the last couple of years, we have not been successful in exploring various alternatives including a sale of the business and seeking debt from third parties," a letter from the board of directors confirmed.

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Konami developers didn't take holidays to get MGS V on PC earlier

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 2 hours, 43 mins ago

It looks like the only reason we're about to enjoy Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain on the PC in two days is because the staff of Konami didn't take their summer vacation.

 

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Konami developers skipped their holidays to meet the deadline, which is in just a couple of days time. Originally, Konami had promised Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain two weeks after its launch on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but now we enjoy it as a simultaneous release on the consoles, and PC.

 

Thanks, Konami!

Survive 'The Walking Dead' in our latest Blu-ray giveaway

By: Ben Gourlay | More News: Contests & Giveaways | Posted: 4 hours, 1 min ago

To celebrate this week's release of 'The Walking Dead: Season Five' on home video, we have six copies of the film on Blu-ray to give away thanks to our friends at Entertainment One.

 

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Rick and the group are still reeling from the loss of their home, family, and friends. With the destruction of the prison, the survivors are scattered and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else's fate. What was a challenging life behind fences and walls becomes even more perilous and precious as they're exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. Their faith will be tested - a faith that breaks some and redeems others.

 

To go into the running to take a Blu-ray home, simply answer the following question in 50 words or less:

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Mortal Kombat X cancelled for the Xbox 360 and PS3

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 4 hours, 21 mins ago

If you have a previous generation console, you won't be playing Mortal Kombat X. Warner Bros. has cancelled development of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of Mortal Kombat X, saying that both versions would not meet the quality "expected of a Mortal Kombat game".

 

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There's no more details on what exactly transpired, but I would dare say that the previous generation consoles couldn't hit 60FPS. The Xbox One and PS4 versions are pumping out the fatalities and blood spattering at 60FPS, but the previous-gen consoles are not up to scratch. Good on Warner Bros. to not just throw it out at 30FPS and expect everyone to just put up with it.

Grand Theft Auto V 'ENBSeries' 4K screenshots will blow you away

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 5 hours, 43 mins ago

The ENBSeries from modder 'Ryuken' has never looked better, with Ryuken sharing some beautiful 4K screenshots from the mod for Grand Theft Auto V. While they will look good on your monitor through these pictures, they'll look even better when run in native 4K from within the game itself.

 

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There are plenty more screenshots to take a look at, below. I can't wait until games look this good by default, but GTA V on the PC at 4K looks pretty damn good without the mods. With the mods on top, it really is something special.

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Just two of Intel's new Skylake CPUs are unlocked for overclocking

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: CPU, APU & Chipsets | Posted: 7 hours, 1 min ago

Intel is about to drop the rest of its Skylake processors into the market, after the release of the Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K just recently. There will be eight more processors released, but the rest of them will not be unlocked models for overclocking.

 

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The chipmaker will be offering up 10 total SKUs, with two of them already in the wild. The remaining 8 processors will be made up of four 65W, and four 35W low TDP chips. All of these processors will slot into the new LGA 1151 motherboards using the Z170, H170 and B150 chipsets. The new Skylake-S processors are as follows:

 

  • Intel Core i7-6700K
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
  • Intel Core i7-6700
  • Intel Core i5-6600
  • Intel Core i5-6500
  • Intel Core i5-6400
  • Intel Core i7-6700T
  • Intel Core i5-6600T
  • Intel Core i5-6500T
  • Intel Core i5-6400T

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Minecraft creator has 'never felt more isolated' with his $2.5 billion

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Business, Financial & Legal | Posted: 8 hours, 15 mins ago

What would you do with $2.5 billion? I know I would do countless things like buy all of my friends and family houses and put enough money in their accounts that they would never have to worry about money ever again. But what about the man who sold Mojang? The company behind Minecraft. Well, he's super lonely according to his recent tweets.

 

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Markus "Notch" Persson sold Mojang to Microsoft nearly a year ago now for $2.5 billion, purchased a $70 million mansion, and has been hosting insane parties ever since. Recently, Persson tweeted: "The problem with getting everything is you run out of reasons to keep trying, and human interaction becomes impossible due to imbalance. Hanging out in ibiza with a bunch of friends and partying with famous people, able to do whatever I want, and I've never felt more isolated".

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Julian Assange urged Edward Snowden to pick Russia over Latin America

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Hacking & Security | Posted: 9 hours, 44 mins ago

Julian Assange knows a little something about trying to avoid extradition, and urged former NSA contractor Edward Snowden to select Russia over Latin America. Not only was reaching Latin America a difficult journey, but Snowden's personal safety would have been at risk, Assange noted.

 

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Assange urged Snowden to disregard "negative PR consequences" about choosing Russia, where his physical safety has been provided by the Russian government - a guarantee that would have been significantly less likely if he ended up somewhere in Central or South America.

 

Sarah Harrison, one of Assange's most trusted senior staff members, actually met with Snowden while the American was in Hong Kong - at a time when it was unknown where Snowden would end up.

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Cyclist has a rather amusing encounter with a Google self-driving car

By: Michael Hatamoto | More News: Technology in Vehicles | Posted: 10 hours, 14 mins ago

It looks like Google's autonomous vehicle is still learning every time it hits the open road, and a cyclist at a stop sign helped give it another learning opportunity. The cyclist was doing a track stand at the stop sign, and since the car arrived first, the autonomous vehicle had the right of way - but the vehicle just wasn't sure how to proceed with the cyclist present.

 

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When the cyclist moved forward, the car inched forward and would stop so the cyclist would be able to go. The car noticed the cyclist's presence, but may have been overly cautious - which is something autonomous vehicles are designed for - so this will have to be considered just one more learning experience for Google developers. The cyclist's trackstand, since he wasn't actively moving forward or completely stopped, threw off the autonomous vehicle.

 

As an avid cyclist, hearing Oxtox's encounter is a rather perplexing one that Google will certainly try to sort out. There are an alarming number of incidents between vehicles and people on bikes, and the forum post noted: "The odd thing is that even tho (sic) it was a bit of a CF, I felt safer dealing with a self-driving car than a human-operated one."

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