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Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013

Xbox One Doesn't Like Users Swearing at It

Xbox One Doesn't Like Users Swearing at It

Xbox One users have reported being banned from the Upload Studio app after being found to have created content with excessive foul language.

Can You Decipher this Internal Yahoo Memo?

Can You Decipher this Internal Yahoo Memo?

Yahoo is trying to get its employees to "eat its own dogfood". A leaked internal memo from Yahoo Senior Vice President of Communications Jeff Bonforte and Chief Information Officer Randy Roumillat shows them trying to convince 75 percent of their staff to switch to Yahoo Mail.

Give Your Old Speakers a New Lease of Life With Rocki

Give Your Old Speakers a New Lease of Life With Rocki

Have some old speakers lying around the house? The Kickstarter project, Rocki, will give your old speakers a new lease of life by turning them into wireless speakers.

HTC Unveils Gold One for the European Market

HTC Unveils Gold One for the European Market

HTC has unveiled a gold variant of its One smartphone, but it is only available in Europe at the moment.

Monday, 25 Nov 2013

John Carmack Resigns From id Software

John Carmack Resigns From id Software

Doom and Quake co-creator John Carmack has resigned from id Software, the company he co-founded in 1991, to concentrate full-time on his position as Chief Technology Officer at Oculus VR, the company behind the Oculus Rift technology.

Xbox One Users Report Disc Drive Issues

Xbox One Users Report Disc Drive Issues

A number of Xbox One owners are reporting issues with their consoles' disc drives, where it will click and grind whenever a disc is inserted and would not read discs properly.

Apple Acquires 3D Sensor Company PrimeSense

Apple Acquires 3D Sensor Company PrimeSense

Apple confirmed that it has acquired PrimeSense, an Israeli company that develops 3D sensor technology.

Friday, 22 Nov 2013

Samsung to Pay Apple US$290 Million for Patent Infringement

Samsung to Pay Apple US$290 Million for Patent Infringement

The jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple US$290 million for patent infringement. When taken into account the US$598 million not included in this retrial, Samsung has to pay a total of US$888 million.

Google Engineer Recommends Patience over Android Updates for Nexus Devices

Google Engineer Recommends Patience over Android Updates for Nexus Devices

Google engineer Dan Morrill made two posts on Reddit advising all Nexus users to be patient while waiting for the Android over-the-air (OTA) update . Clearing the Google Service Framework Data may screw up your Android device.

Thursday, 21 Nov 2013

It's Over, Winamp - After 15 Years, the Legendary MP3 Player Will Be No More

It's Over, Winamp - After 15 Years, the Legendary MP3 Player Will Be No More

After 15 years, Winamp is shutting down for good on December 20th, 2013.

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