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Batman: Arkham Knight announced for later this year

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Rocksteady Games have just announced their upcoming project, Batman: Arkham Knight, acting as the finale of the critically acclaimed Batman: Arkham series. The game will featured the return of Scarecrow, who apparently survives his encounter with Killer Croc after Batman: Arkham Asylum, uniting Batman’s greatest foes for one giant act – to destroy the Dark Knight forever. The announcement trailer is located at the bottom. Also returning from previous games [...]

Melbourne played host to another Grand Prix – all to find the best Magic player

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Melbourne will soon play host again for the F1 Australian Grand Prix on March 13, but did you know that the sporting capital played host to another Grand Prix? Australia’s first Magic the Gathering Grand Prix for the year was held in Melbourne last weekend. The Grand Prix is a huge event open to any players who wish to register, taking two days to find the best Magic player. The main event [...]

Meet BluCub – a small themometer for your iPhone

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TechGeek rarely cover things from Kickstarter and Indiegogo – it’s not like we don’t want to cover them, it’s just that we don’t get many emails about projects such as this. What you see above is the BluCub – a small and affordable wireless thermometer that will tell you the temperature and humidity of any given room. The BluCub is small enough that it can be placed in any location [...]

Apple reveals CarPlay – iOS in your car coming later in the year

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Apple said last year that they were working on bringing iOS into your car. Today, it’s becoming reality. The iPhone maker has lifted the lid on CarPlay, partnering with several car makers to bring a “smarter [and] safer way to use your iPhone in the car”. CarPlay will let drivers access content from their iPhone to their car’s onboard entertainment system, such as music to listen while on the road or [...]

New Microsoft ad: You should buy Windows because Macs don’t have touchscreens

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“Honestly, I was going to get a Mac. But Macs still don’t have touchscreens, so I got a new Windows all-in-one.” That quote comes from Microsoft’s latest ad in its “Honesty” campaign to promote Windows 8. It also represents Microsoft grasping at straws trying to find something to differentiate all the Windows PCs and laptops with the iMac and the MacBook laptop line. Yes, it is true. Most Windows devices on [...]

The second chapter begins: Twitch Plays Pokémon Crystal

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It’s been just over a day since the end credits of Twitch Plays Pokémon Red, and now chapter two begins. With the countdown reaching zero just a few minutes ago, the Australian developer behind the social experiment, where players control an emulator via Twitch.tv live chat, has decided upon Pokémon Crystal as the sequal of choice. Originally released in 2001 on the Game Boy Color, Crystal was the seventh game in the [...]

Tumblr becomes the weapon of choice for Apple’s marketing team

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According to Apple, every colour has a story. Or at least, that’s what they want to tell potential young customers using microblogging site Tumblr. While it isn’t out of the ordinary for a company like Apple to flaunt their latest devices in an expensive marketing blitz, their latest attempt to sell the iPhone 5c is a little out of the ordinary. Generally limiting themselves to more traditional advertisements, users of [...]

We won: Twitch Played Pokémon Red

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If I could describe tonight’s victory in just one word, that word would be bittersweet. If you haven’t heard of Twitch Plays Pokémon until now, then I’m afraid you’ve missed one of the most interesting, and simultaneously entertaining, social experiments of our time. Seriously. And that experiment ended tonight, with players reaching the end credits for the game. It was an insane idea. A cumulative 1 million people playing one game, [...]

Razer lets you store PC game saves in the cloud, by using Dropbox’s servers

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Razer is about to make storing your PC game saves and settings in the cloud much easier, with the announcement of a brand new software called the Game Booster’s Save Game Manager. However, Razer isn’t using their own cloud servers. Instead, it will piggyback off Dropbox’s own servers, with more providers to be added later on. It will also support more than 2,000 games – including the Batman Arkham series and Mass [...]

SONIQ is producing a smartphone – running Android with a Windows Phone UI ripoff?

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Television maker SONIQ is entering the smartphone market, announcing today that it will launch a line of cheap Android-powered smartphones in the second-half of the year. The phones will target a specific subset of prepaid users, namely the elderly and parents who are looking for a phone for their children. The only problem? We’re not entirely sure what’s going to be inside the phone. For some reason, SONIQ won’t reveal [...]

Dr Michio Kaku is coming to Australia in June

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One of the world’s most renowned expert in theoretical physics is coming to Australia. In partnership with Think Inc, Dr. Michio Kaku will hold three 90-minute talks in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney and promises to give audience an enlightened and new perspective of the world around us. He will be in Brisbane’s Convention and Exhibition Centre on June 5, The Plenary inside Melbourne’s Convention and Exhibition Centre on June 6, [...]

Next Trials game available on April 16

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  The latest installment from the highly popular and addictive platform-racer Trials series, Trials Fusion has been announced to be available on April 16 for all major consoles. The announcement trailer is located below. First announced at E3 2013, the game will feature the same wacky and crazy gameplay the franchise is known for, while adding new features, such as FMX tricks, to intensify gameplay. In addition, the game will feature [...]

Xbox One Titanfall Bundle Announced

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Titanfall is one of the most anticipated games of the year, and to celebrate, Microsoft have revealed a Special Edition Xbox One Titanfall Bundle. Which includes a Standard Xbox One and Kinect, Standard Xbox One wireless controller, Standard Xbox One chat headset, a download code for a digital copy of Titanfall, along with a month of Xbox Live Gold. “To celebrate the launch of Titanfall, we wanted to do something special,” said Xbox exec [...]

Techcast 1: Smartphabletwatchband SX+

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This is Techcast Episode 1 for Season 1, titled Smartphabletwatchband SX+. Today we take a look at all the Mobile World Congress news, the new Nokia smartphones, Windows 8.1 updates and much more. Join Stewart, Terence and Chris for our first Techcast episode ever! Be sure to subscribe to our new podcast by using the links below. Yes, we’re already on iTunes! Let us know what you think of the [...]

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox goes offline, as document leak alleges massive theft of Bitcoins

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If you have invested in Bitcoin, then your week is about to get a little bit worse. One of the world’s largest Bitcoin currency exchanges, Mt. Gox, appears to be dead after its website began showing a blank page. Meanwhile, a leaked document claims that at least US$375 million worth of Bitcoins may have been stolen. The document published by TwoBitIdiot, titled “Crisis Strategy Draft” has suggested that Mt. Gox “can go [...]