Apple’s iPhones and iPads led device activations globally in the week leading up to Christmas, according to the latest stats. Samsung ranked second while Google is still absent from the chart. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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Red Dead Redemption 2 release date leak pegs arrival for June 8

By John McCann A fresh Red Dead Redemption 2 release date of June 8, 2018 has been leaked by a Dutch retailer, making it later than Rockstar’s teased “Spring 2018” arrival. Retailer slip-ups can be honest mistakes, as they ready product pages for upcoming games, allowing them to switch the pages live as soon as…


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Most exciting new games of 2018: everything you should play next year

By Emma Boyle Your to-play list of 2017 may be towering over your head in a Damoclesian manner every time you sit on your sofa but still you can’t help but keep an anticipatory eye on what’s coming next. We know, no judgement – we also have that problem. There’s so much good stuff available…


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Hola Free VPN

By Mike Williams Hola is an interesting free VPN which takes an unconventional approach to preserving your online privacy. Unlike the competition, Hola doesn’t rely on a fixed network of managed servers. The company describes itself as more of a “peer to peer” VPN, where browser traffic is routed through its users. Your traffic will…


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Intel in 2017: still the leader, but for how long?

By Matt Hanson At the beginning of 2017, Intel was the undisputed king when it came to desktop and laptop processors, but now, at the end of the year, while it still retains its leadership of the market, its position isn’t quite as unassailable as it used to be. In this article, we’ll evaluate how…


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Rumor: Apple Plans iPhone 8, i Phone 8 Plus, iPhone X Price Cut

New rumors claim that Apple plans to reduce the prices of the current iPhone lineup soon. The iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 8 sales are supposedly below average, which prompted the company to consider a possible price adjustment. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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Android Device Makers Say They Don’t Slow Down Smatphones Like Apple Does

Apple’s confession that it throttles iPhones’ performance to make up for aging batteries sparked great controversy, fueling questions of whether it’s a common practice across the smarpthone industry. Several Android makers say it’s not, and they don’t do it. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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Nintendo Switch hacked, opening door for homebrew games (and pirates)

By Gerald Lynch The Nintendo Switch, this Christmas’s most sought-after present, has been hacked, paving the way for installations of unofficial “homebrew” software – and potentially even pirated games. A recent hacking conference in Germany saw a team of tinkerers take advantage of a quirk of the console’s off-the-shelf Nvidia Tegra chip, allowing them to…


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Currys PC World cuts prices across its website

By Matt Hanson If you’re still on the hunt for some amazing Boxing Day deals, then Currys PC World could help you bag a serious bargain, as it’s cut the prices of a huge range of products across its website. These deals went live at 8pm on December 29 and run until January 2 2018…


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Nvidia in 2017: a sleepy year for the AI and graphics card titan

By Kevin Lee In a year where we saw new components release every month, Nvidia remained relatively quiet throughout the year. That’s not to say the company did nothing at all, after all the year included some big releases, including the Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti, and playing its part in the Nintendo Switch launch. More…


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VPN Proxy Master

By Mike Williams Some VPNs struggle to make themselves stand out from the crowd, but VPN Proxy Master isn’t one of them. The website boasts that it’s the “world’s fastest free VPN”, and with a reported 60 million plus users it seems likely that it’s doing something right. Network size isn’t a service highlight, with…


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The TechRadar editor’s personal gaming picks for 2017

By Jon Porter 2017 has been a great year for games. From the multiplayer mayhem of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to a return to form for the Assassin’s Creed series with Origins, 2017 has had something to offer both single-player and multiplayer gamers alike. Our official game of the year awards were posted just a couple of…


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Rumor: These Smartphones Will Sport Snapdragon 845 In Q1 2018

A leaked list confirmed upcoming smartphones for 2018 that will use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The brands listed include Samsung, LG, Motorola, ZTE, Xiaomi, HTC, OnePlus, and Sony. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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Huawei Planning On Entering US Market In February Through AT&T

Huawei is one of the largest smartphone makers in the world but isn’t well known in the United States. This could change with a reported deal with one of the country’s largest carriers. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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Check This Out: Developer Uses iPhone X To Make His Face Invisible

Some guy just proved that Apple’s TrueDepth camera system on the iPhone X is pretty slick. A Japanese developer, via the Unity platform and the iPhone X, was able to make his face invisible. …read more Source:: TechTimes.com – Smartphones


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