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New Doom Release Date Confirmed

Bethesda announced a new Doom game last year and the news was very well received by fans of this franchise. It has been a very long time since the last Doom title was released. At that time, Bethesda didn’t say when this game would arrive but today it has finally confirmed the new Doom release date. Show More Summary

New iPhone And iPad Lock Screen Passcode Bypass Flaw Discovered

A new lock screen passcode bypass flaw has been discovered that affects iPhone 5, iPhone 6 and iPad 2 running iOS 8.2 or higher. Discovered by a security researcher the flaw allows attackers to bypass the lock screen even if it’s secured with a passcode. Show More Summary

Facebook Introduces ‘Friends Day’ Videos On Its 12th Birthday

The world’s largest social network is 12 years old today and it has certainly come a very long way from Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard dorm room. It easily leads all other social networks with more than 1.5 billion users across the globe and some of its other properties like WhatsApp have also hit that major billion milestone. Show More Summary

Yahoo Games Is Being Shut Down

Yahoo isn’t having the best of times these days particularly since it announced that it was closing five offices and laying off a significant chunk of its workforce. Questions are now being asked about the company’s future and whether or not there’s a company out there that’s willing to acquire Yahoo. Show More Summary

Amazon’s Retail Stores Might Offer More Than Just Books

Given the impact that it has had on the retail business, you won’t really be wrong to think that Amazon is the perfect anti-retail store. It has served hundreds and millions of customers through its online store and doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Show More Summary

Amazon Echo Can Stream Music From Spotify

Amazon Echo has gradually turned into a very versatile device, it can answer your questions, set your reminders, help with your workouts and even order you a pizza. Today it gets yet another feature one that many users will be very happy to get. Show More Summary

Limited Edition Uncharted 4 PlayStation 4 Bundle Unveiled

It’s common for console makers like Microsoft and Sony to come up with limited edition models of their consoles to commemorate the launch of a big game. Uncharted 4 is a title that many have been anxiously waiting for and Sony sees fit to commemorate its launch with a limited edition Uncharted 4 PlayStation 4 bundle. Show More Summary

Nikon D500 Release Delayed Until End Of April

Earlier this year during CES, Nikon announced a new camera in the form of the Nikon D500. The camera was initially slated to begin shipping out to customers and retailers mid-March, but it seems that it has since been delayed and will now be making its way to customers and retailers by the end of the April. Show More Summary

‘Friends’ Star Matt LeBlanc To Co-Host The New Top Gear

As many have heard by now, the BBC’s Top Gear was in a bit of a flux last year when one of its hosts, Jeremy Clarkson, got involved in an altercation with one of the show’s producers, leading to him and his other two co-hosts departing the show for good. Show More Summary

ZTE Launches Mamorino Smartwatch For Kids In Japan

There are plenty of smartwatches available in the market today, but for the most part, those devices were designed for grown ups. So say you have a kid and want to give them a smartwatch too, the good news is that ZTE has launched a new smartwatch designed for kids called the mamorino. Show More Summary

Twitter Testing GIF Button On Its Mobile App

Ever wanted to share GIFs directly from the Twitter app onto your feed? Turns out you could soon be doing that. According to a report from TechCrunch, it seems that some Twitter users are spotting a new GIF button on the Twitter app, which you can see in the screenshot to your right thanks to Twitter user Phil Pearlman. Show More Summary

Fujifilm X-T1 Firmware 4.30 Now Available For Download

Several days ago we reported that Fujifilm had decided to delay the release of the firmware for the Fujifilm X-T1. It was originally scheduled for a release before the end of the January, but Fujifilm decided that they wanted to push it to 4th of February instead. Show More Summary

Batman: Arkham Knight For Mac & Linux Cancelled

Warner Bros’ Batman: Arkham Knight was launched on the PC with a lot of issues, but eventually it did find its way back onto the platform. Now we’re sure there were some Mac and Linux gamers who were hoping that by catching these bugs and issues that when the game arrived on their platforms, it would be problem-free. Show More Summary

Apple Patent Hints At 3D Touch Home Button

It has long been rumored that Apple could eventually get rid of the physical home button. The home button has existed on pretty much every iPhone out there, although to Apple’s credit they have improved upon it over the years and have made it a lot more durable than what it used to be. Show More Summary

Galaxy S7, S7 Edge For All Four Major Carriers Passes Through The FCC

It was confirmed not too long ago that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will be unveiled on the 21st of February. However the next question is, if that is when the device will be announced, when will it go up for sale? Last we checked, the rumors had it pegged for the 11th of March, and now there is evidence to suggest it could be true. Show More Summary

Apple Ordered To Pay $625 Million Over FaceTime Patent Infringement

Some of you guys might recall a company by the name of VirnetX, which for the most part has been labelled a patent troll. Now the company has gone after tech giants like Apple in the past, and at one point Apple even lost a lawsuit to them in which they were ordered to pay $368 million in damages. Show More Summary

Smartwatches Expected To Eventually Overtake Fitness Bands

Smartwatches and fitness bands are two different types of wearables. Smartwatches can be thought of as more all-rounder devices, while fitness bands, as the name implies, is aimed more for fitness use. That being said, with smartwatches...Show More Summary

eBay Bug Lets Hackers Install Malicious Code Into Pages

We’re sure many of you guys have come across various eBay auction pages in the past. Usually these pages have been designed by the seller in such a way that it captures your attention, or at least in a way that highlights some of the key points of the product, how much it is, and sometime whether or not there are freebies thrown in. Show More Summary

Instagram Reportedly Testing Multiple Account Switching

It is possible that there are some of you guys out there with multiple Instagram accounts. Some of you guys might have one that’s completely private for you and your friends and family, and maybe one for the public. Or maybe you have one for your business or work, and you have one for yourself. Show More Summary

GoPro To Cut Its Camera Lineup In Half

At the moment, GoPro has six different cameras for customers to choose from. However come April this year, the company is expected to cut the lineup in half. This was announced during GoPro’s earnings call in which the company announced...Show More Summary

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