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Windows 10 insiders will receive the final build as a software update

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Windows 10 insiders who have been testing the Windows 10 operating system ahead of the July 29th release date, will receive the final build of Windows 10 as a regular software update. Microsoft clarified the process on their blog today and said it would be easy as a normal Windows software update – providing you have linked your computer to your Microsoft Account. The Insider program will also continue to […]

Sorry, Half-Life 3 has not been confirmed by Valve

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Twitter has been abuzz with news that of Valve confirming Half-Life 3 on its supposed website in the past hour or so. Unfortunately, we have to be the bearer of bad news – like all the other times beforehand, it is fake. The website in question – valve.software – is not the official Valve website (it would be valvesoftware.com). It is a fake website that someone has created as a hoax, […]

E3 2015: Microsoft Conference Recap

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With Bethesda starting off E3 with a bang! Microsoft, the first of the ‘big 3’ conferences, had so much in store in this year’s press briefing, Not only with upcoming video games, exclusives and indies, but also backwards compatibility, Xbox and Windows 10, Oculus partnership and Hololens. For those who weren’t able to watch the live conference at 2:30am, here’s a list of all the announcements made: Halo 5 Guardians kicks off […]

Microsoft finally lets you play (some) Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One

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Two years ago, Microsoft’s position on backwards compatibility was, “If you’re backwards compatible, you’re really backwards.” Today, it has changed – and probably for the better. It has announced that the Xbox One will now support backwards compatibility – letting you play some of your existing Xbox 360 titles on the console without paying a single cent. If you have purchased the game through Xbox Live, then you can re-download the game. […]

The E3 2015 Conference Train Kicks Off NOW: All Your Australian Times

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Source: GameSpot E3 2015 kicks off in around 10 minutes, starting with Bethesda Games Studios, who should be announcing more Fallout 4 details, and something about DOOM. So here’s your round-up of every E3 2015 keynote, converted for your Australian clocks. Bethesda E3 Press Conference Monday, June 15, 2015 – 12PM (Lunchtime) – Watch Here Microsoft E3 Press Conference Tuesday, June 16, 2015 – 2:30AM EA E3 Press Conference Tuesday, […]

UNIHACK returns with massive $3000 prize for the winner

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Melbourne’s premier student hackathon is back for another year! The organisers of UNIHACK have announced today that registrations are now open, and that the winning team will receive $3000 in cash – double what last year’s winners received. In addition, for the very first time, all university and TAFE students from across Australia will be able to compete for the title of UNIHACK Champion. UNIHACK sees teams having 24 hours […]

FoodGeek: Cadbury Vegemite Chocolate Review

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Yes, we’re a little late to this party, but I thought it Cadbury’s Vegemite chocolate was still worth a taste-test from your trust-worthy FoodGeek columnist. Vegemite is such a weird thing as it is. It’s basically a salty, somewhat bitter product that looks deceptively smooth and creamy. And it tastes incredible melted into a warm, fluffy bit of white toast. But if you put it anywhere else you’ve lost me. […]

Dumb Companies Talkin’

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Presented without comment… Twitch responds to YouTube Gaming . @YouTubeGaming Welcome Player 2. Add me on Google+. #kappa — Twitch (@Twitch) June 12, 2015 Rdio responds to Apple Music Welcome, Apple. Seriously. #applemusic pic.twitter.com/AnoeKZ5ZIa — Rdio (@Rdio) June 8, 2015 Rhapsody responds to Apple Music “It’s flattering to watch new competitors bring a product virtually identical to the one we’ve had in market for years. We know better than to […]

Tetris Ultimate is still a busted piece of crap, but Ubisoft are releasing DLC first

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You’d think Tetris would be a pretty simple game to develop for current-gen game consoles, and yet, in 2014, Ubisoft shipped a busted piece of crap they ironically call ‘Tetris Ultimate’. Yeah, right. While I’m not sure about the stability of the Xbox One version, on the PS4, the game still crashes upon boot for me, even after their latest patch, requiring me to turn off my network connection to […]

PlayStation Release Ratchet & Clank Game Teaser + Gameplay Footage

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Ratchet and Clank, the beloved PlayStation originals series, is being made into a feature film to be released April 29, 2016. We already know that. What we also knew was that the original PS2 series was getting a next gen console reboot. And here it is. It is most definitely a reboot, with the slogan “The Game, Based on the Movie, Based on the Game”.  Looking back the original announcement of the […]

Deezer speaks out: Isn’t worried about Apple Music

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As you may have heard, Apple have announced details about their new music streaming service, Apple Music. It’s due to be released on June 30 with a free 3-month trial with plans starting at US$9.99 per month. Personally, I am excited by this as iTunes has a huge catalogue of music, some of which isn’t available on other streaming services like Spotify or Deezer – that’s assuming the entire iTunes […]

Apple launches their own “News” app

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When you download the latest iOS version (iOS 9), you’ll notice a brand new application. At its WWDC keynote earlier this morning, Apple has announced News. Similar to Flipboard, News is designed to bring the news stories that are personalised to you in one spot. Apple’s biggest selling point on News is aesthetics and publisher support. Stories can be interactive, have varying layouts, photo galleries, animations, huge data visualizations, and […]

Apple to open source Swift programming language

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Following in the footsteps of Microsoft open sourcing the core of its .NET platform, Apple announced at its WWDC Keynote earlier today that it will be open sourcing its new Swift programming language. In addition, Swift can be now used to develop applications on iOS, OS X and Linux (but no Windows, yet). The latest version of Swift include a number of new features – inclduing a new error handling […]

Multitasking, Picture in Picture finally comes to the iPad

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It has been long-rumoured, but Apple has finally confirmed that the latest version of iOS will bring multitasking to the iPad at its WWDC keynote earlier this morning. There will be three ways to run multiple apps on the iPad – Split View, Slide Over and Picture in Picture. The names pretty much describe what they are. Slide Over lets you slide one app on top of another. Split View is identical […]

Apple reveals OS X El Capitan

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It’s WWDC time, and Apple kicked off its keynote by announcing the latest version of Mac OS X. Dubbed “El Capitan” – named after a rock formation in Yosemite National Park – it brings a new slew of features and performance improvements. A new addition that will be see many users rejoice will be Split View – allowing you to neatly have two applications side-by-side when they are in full screen […]