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Fallout 4 studio working on three "longer-term projects"

If you expand the definition of DICE bait slightly to include more linear (but equally cinematic and character-driven) adventure games, you'll find two more recent DICE Game of the Year winners: Naughty Dog's Uncharted 2 in 2009 and The Last of Us in 2013.

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Samsung's next smartwatch comes with an e-SIM

So this isn't technology that's a way off-you might be using it yourself by the middle of the year. A few hours ago, the 3G-capable version of the Samsung Gear S2 classic has been revealed to be the first device ever to sport the new eSIM - a built-in, programmable SIM that lets you connect to the network of your choice without having to acquire a dedicated SIM card first.

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Microsoft Finally Begins Roll-Out Of New Outlook.com Design

These users won't have to do anything but wait. "The new Outlook.com is built on an Office 365-based infrastructure, so you get the benefits of an email service that millions of businesses, governments and schools around the world rely on every day".

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Sony is offering free multiplayer on PSN this weekend

Once Monday rolls around, though, you'll need to snatch up a PS Plus subscription in order to keep playing. Requirements to be one of the beta testers for the system update include, of course, the PlayStation 4 console, internet connection as well as a master account.

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Xbox One exclusivity period for The Division DLC to last 30 days

The Division is set to release on March 8, 2016 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. PC and PS4 owners can expect their open testing period to kick off on February 19th. NVIDIA announces new bundle with Tom Clancy The Division - 02/17/2016 02:59 PMMentioned a few days ago already, now confirmed. The first takes players under New York City, while the second appears to bring a survival mode to the game.

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Facebook to let everyone post Instant Articles

Facebook is all set to launch its Instant Articles program on 12 April, 2016. While speed is key to Instant Articles , Facebook designed the program as a way to bring specially formatted content into News Feed directly from publishers.

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Newly-Discovered Mythical Pokemon Magearna Unveiled, Movie Coming in 2016

This news comes via Pokemon .com, and the site has also confirmed the existence of another new Pokemon which will appear in the movie. After crashing from the sky, a mysterious force - we are told - will bind the two characters together.

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Hollywood Hospital Held Hostage By Hackers Who Shut Down Their Network

Details on the intrusion are still quite scarce, but the culprits are demanding 9,000 bitcoin or just under $3.6 million in exchange for the key to restore the facility's systems. Hackers have taken the computer system of the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center hostage, with the ransom at $3.6 million or 9,000 Bitcoin. Ransomware attacks are increasingly common, and are hard to fully protect against.

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PlayStation VR coming in Fall says Gamestop boss

The PlayStation VR only requires a Sony PS4 to work. Sony says the device's release date will be announced "in due course". With Reines revealing the PlayStation VR's potential release date, the only real question left now is how much it would actually cost when it hits the market.

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Verizon promo offering free 24GB/year, AT&T pushing BOGO deal

You will have to activate a new phone with a device payment plan on the XL or larger tier through Verizon to qualify, and the extra data will roll out in 2GB doses each month throughout the course of the year. Unfortunately we're not yet sure how long this will be around, so if you had plans to upgrade or add new lines soon you'll want to do it as soon as you can.

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The Kanye West/Taylor Swift Feud is Back On - See the Tweets!

Coming back to The Life of Pablo, West also released another song via SoundCloud called 30 Hours late yesterday He also revealed that "the album is being mastered and will be out today". The lyric comes from " Famous ", a duet with Rihanna, and it didn't sit well with Swift fans. The rap singer also said that he did not insult Taylor and that he have never had, according to the tweets .

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Mattel View-Master 2.0 takes Google Cardboard VR to another level

And when they finally did come back a year ago, it of course had virtual reality incorporated into it, as it should. I remember seeing this two weeks ago about the Mattel's View-master returns with VR capabilities. There will be new dinosaur-themed reels, in addition to the current wildlife, space, and destination experiences. Experience Packs will be sold separately for $14.99 and the Labyrinth Game will be sold for $19.99.

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IPhone 5se & iPad 3 set to arrive in stores on March 18

In addition to this, the report also says that both the iPhone 5se and the iPad Air 3 will reportedly be available in both online and retail stores of the company as early as March 18. Apple was reportedly on track to launch these new products during the week of March 14th. Additionally, the Air 3 is said to include a Smart Connector and will support Apple accessories, such as the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard.

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LG X Series smartphones coming soon

LG said the X Cam will come with two cameras on the front, and another on the back to provide specialized photo-related features. The LG X screen's display is smaller than the X cam's at 4.93-inches, and only features a 720p panel. The LG X Screen, well, you get the idea. It runs on the latest Android OS, Marshmallow. Android 6.0 Marshmallow is installed, there's a 1.2GHz processor and 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage space, a 2300mAh battery, and the phone measures 7.1mm thick.

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Apple to Launch iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 on March 15

The iPhone maker says it'll release an upcoming software update to fix this bug and prevent it from happening in the future. According to various reports , both devices will go on sale in the tech giant's online and physical retail stores a few days after the press event on Friday, March 18.

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The Apple bug which could render your iPhone, iPod or iPad useless

Apple was reportedly on track to launch these new products during the week of March 14th. All the more thus, it will be the valuing that will be the central component for the achievement of the iPhone 5se . Please duplicate bug report (rdar://24606140) at http://bugreport. apple .com or send feedback through http://www. apple .com/feedback so that this issue gets resolved.

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Apple to take a bigger bite from Indian smartphone market

The company inched past its previous record, established when it sold 74.5 million iPhones in the holiday quarter of 2014. While Apple remains enormously profitable by generating a record $18.4 billion in net income on sales of $75.9 billion in the December quarter but it is no longer getting benefitted relatively to other smartphone makers due to lesser demand for its premium products.

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Apple to launch new iPhone, iPad in March - 9to5mac

The company usually pushes out its just announced products a couple of weeks after launch, by first placing them on pre-order. Although it's allegedly about the size of an iPhone 5, it'll work much more like an iPhone 6, and that's a good thing.

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Lexus LC 500h to be unveiled at Geneva

Lexus will unveil the hybrid version of its all-new LC luxury coupe at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. Sitting at the pinnacle of Lexus' line-up, the LC 500 was billed part supercar and part luxury grand tourer, with a new level of build quality and materials that, Toyota president Akio Toyoda said in a surprise appearance at the show, would serve as a roadmap for elevating the Lexus brand as a whole.

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Mobile's HTC One M9 Set To Receive Marshmallow Feb 16

Now, here's what is currently known about Android M update on Motorola G devices. Nevertheless, the 2014 Moto G is finally on the list of devices now receiving the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. Because most of the major manufacturers have already started rolling out the update, the latest being the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Marshmallow update.

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Xbox One and Xbox 360 users reveal fresh outage issues

Whilst making an appearance on the latest Major Nelson podcast, Greenberg announced that the third-person action-adventure game would be available on Windows 10, exclusively on the Windows Store. They had a path that they were on. Through the great mercy of our Microsoft overlords, GFWL was eventually discontinued and, through further effort by developers and communities, stripped from games within which it'd been defectively embedded.

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Apple to launch new iPhone, iPad in March: 9to5mac

According to a new report , Apple is quietly preparing to launch a new 4-inch iPhone, the iPhone 5se , at an event on March 15th. " Apple will be releasing iPad Air 3 and a new 4" iPhone next month just a few weeks after releasing its newest iPhone 6.

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If You to Set Your iPhone to 1970, You're Screwed

Well in fact it hates it so much that it will permanently crash your iPhone's if you change time settings to the mentioned date. Apple has said it was looking in to the bug reports . "Change the date on your iPhone to January 1, 1970, press and hold the power button to reboot your device, and prepare for a wild ride". According to Ars Technica , this happens because 1 January, 1970 is the first day of the Unix epoch and that allowing the phone's battery to go completely dead ...

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IPad Air 3 and iPhone 5SE will be available March 18th

On the software side, Live Photos (originally introduced on the iPhone 6s) and always-on Siri functionality will likely be included while 3D Touch will remain a feature exclusive to the flagship iPhone 6s. An iPhone 6S Plus is seen at the Apple retail store in Palo Alto, California September 25, 2015. The iPhone 5se will be priced the same as the 5s, replacing the older iPhone , starting at $450 for 16GB.

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Apple Music hits 11 million paid subscribers

While Spotify has been in operations since 2011 in the United States, Apple Music launched in June, with a free 90-day trial. The latest disclosure by Cue and Federighi that Apple Music service now has 11 million paying subscribers implies that the service is gaining on its competitor Spotify's digital music service.

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Apple's Upcoming March Event To Host New iPhone, iPad and More

Apple is unlikely to offer pre-orders for the new devices, tech website 9to5mac reported on Friday. While this event remains highly doubtful given that the last time Apple held an event in Q1 was somewhere in 2012. In September, Apple is expected to unveil its next-gen iPhones, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, along with the Apple Watch 2. It's very much unclear whether Apple will add pressure sensitive display like iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

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Disappointed but won't give up on connecting India: Zuckerberg

We launched Free Basics, a set of basic Internet services for things like education, healthcare, jobs and communication that people can use without paying for data. Free Basics has been criticised over grounds that it curbed people's freedom to access the internet of their choice. France's Internet watchdog, CNIL has given Facebook a three month notice to stop collecting the non-user data, as it has now come to light that the company has been collecting the data of the users who are not a ...

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Apple's dominance begins to waver as quarterly report shows underwhelming iPhone sales

Apple has announced it made $18.4 billion (£12.8 billion ) profit in the last quarter of 2015 - more than any other company in history. Apple posted $18.4 billion in earnings with revenue of $75.9 billion , which beat the $18.22 billion profit projections by analysts but fell short of the revenue projection of $76.67 billion .

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India Shutters Facebook's Free Web Access Program

Free Basics has been described by Zuckerberg as a way of bringing the internet to millions of Indians in rural India. "I hope that the big companies will not misuse the exemption provided by TRAI", Gupta added. "The people who live in cities and are aggressive users of the internet said: "You can't dictate the terms, give free internet to villagers and then tell them how to use it", he said.

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LG G5 Will Have an Always-On Display

This year, we can expect more innovative features from LG. Having an always-on screen can be helpful by making pertinent information always available at a glance, removing the need to wake up your phone. With the launch of the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge ahead of the Mobile World Congress on February 21, we will soon know what the company has in store and if the price point matches that of the rumors.