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Oculus Stops Blocking Vive Users From Playing Exclusive Rift Games

While both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive came onto the scene at roughly the same time with a similar-ish design, both companies couldn't be more different when it came to their philosophy on ...

4 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Celebrate 20 years of 'Quake' with a brand new game episode

Quake fans have plenty of reasons to celebrate these days. Wolfenstein: The New Order developer MachineGames is championing id Software's classic first-person shooter's 20th ...

4 hours ago from Engadget

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Xbox executive discusses Project Scorpio developer concerns

Microsoft at E3 2016 confirmed the existence of a second, more powerful version of the Xbox One. Project Scorpio, as it’s currently being called, will co-exist alongside both the original ...

4 hours ago from Techspot

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Roku upgrades app to Windows 10 - CNET

The app, which is initially available to laptop and tablet users in the US, has a new homepage design and Cortana integration.

14 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Low queer-factor in computer games reported

Some computer games provide players with gay characters. At the same time, however, the gay characters can always be deselected. Where is the diversity in the gaming world? asks Norwegian game ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Bungie's Destiny To Break Away From Legacy Consoles This August

When Destiny's next expansion "Rise of Iron" was announced, it was also revealed that the game would not be available on older consoles like the Xbox 360 or PS3. While it wasn't surprising, ...

2 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Watch Dogs 2 Can Be Completed Without Killing Anyone

A lot of games these days involve fighting and killing to a certain extent, where you are sent on missions to kill X number of monsters/bad guys in order to complete a mission. It is more or ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Apple Now Says It Meant to Open Up iPhone Code

The iPhone maker says it stopped obscuring crucial operating system code to boost performance a change that could also improve device security.

Wed 22 Jun 16 from MIT Technology Review

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"Godless" apps, some found in Google Play, root 90% of Android phones

Malware family packages a large number of exploits that give all-powerful root access.

Thu 23 Jun 16 from Arstechnica

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Dropbox Adds Document Scanning Feature To Its App

When it comes to document scanning apps, there are a dozen options out there. Of course you could always just take a photo, but what document scanning apps do is that they tend to clean up ...

Wed 22 Jun 16 from Ubergizmo

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