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  • PS4 partners with Channel 4 for exclusive launch campaign

    November 23, 2013 4:56 PM 27

    Sony has partnered with the UK broadcaster to air a series of PS4-influenced graphics in place of Channel 4’s iconic TV spots. The ads begin from November 28th and were produced in-game through a number of the PS4's key titles, including Killzone: Shadow Fall and Drive Club. Along with the ads, Channel 4 will air ‘blipverts’ and teaser ads exclusive

  • Lovefilm hits Xbox One just in time to sate early adopters' on-demand desires

    November 23, 2013 4:03 PM 16

    Entertainment apps thin on the ground at launch The Lovefilm instant streaming app is now available for the first Xbox One owners to download from the console's App Marketplace. The Amazon-owned on demand portal was listed as one of the few big name entertainment apps that would be made available on day one, and duly arrived on Friday afternoon as buyers

  • PS4 UK launch apps revealed as BBC iPlayer, Demand 5

    November 23, 2013 9:02 AM 25

    JAPANESE ELECTRONICS MAKER Sony's Playstation 4 (PS4) console will launch with BBC iPlayer and Demand 5 apps in the UK, but Netflix and Lovefilm are nowhere to be seen. The PS4 has yet to launch in the UK, with a release date set for 29 November, but Thesixthaxis has managed to get its hands on the console early, revealing what apps users can expect

  • Husband and wife become unlikely Twitch stars using just their PS4

    November 23, 2013 12:11 AM 247

    Members of the PC gaming elite and console players with add-on hardware have been live streaming their gaming exploits for years, but a new generation of consoles means everyone's 15 minutes of fame one step closer. While many gamers are unpacking new Xbox Ones tonight, one couple has used a PS4, Sony's Playroom demo, the PS4 Eye camera add-on and Twitch

  • Peugeot 308 Review

    November 22, 2013 8:25 PM 30

    This is Peugeot’s all-new 308. It’s the revived version of the French brand’s family signature hatchback that was first launched back in 2007. Only now, it’s been given a brand new modular platform and an A-Class rivalling design. The new C-segment hatch is Peugeot’s first big step forward in producing quality cars and is set to tread on the toes of Volkswagen’s

  • Tinder Goes Abroad: Dating App Catches On In UK, Brazil And...Dubai?

    November 22, 2013 2:48 PM 31

    Tinder, the dating app that’s not that embarrassing to be a part of, is now finding love abroad. The Los Angeles-based company, partially-owned by IAC, says that its largest foreign markets, Brazil and the United Kingdom, have each added over a million users in the last two months. Both are growing at around 2% per day according to the company. On the low end that translates

  • 'Forza Motorsport 5' a fun ride for Xbox One

    November 22, 2013 11:02 AM 20

    I'm revving up the engine of a Lamborghini Countach with a gold finish gaudy enough to make the iPhone 5s look drab. The go signal is given and I speed off. During the first turn of my first lap on the Laguna Seca raceway, I spot a familiar name in the car next to me. In a multiplayer race, this is naturally a normal event, but I'm enjoying a trip through

  • business/media-tech-leisure

    November 22, 2013 3:09 AM 43

    AUDIO chips made by Wolfson Microelectronics are to help users control their electrical devices without touching them. Elliptic Labs, a spin-out company from Oslo University in Norway, has already launched software that allows users to control Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system by making hand gestures to their laptop. Now the company has teamed up with Wolfson

  • Xbox One and PS4 come apart with a twist of the wrist

    November 21, 2013 10:58 PM 29

    Gamers will be happy to hear that both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are remarkably easy to take apart, if one is so inclined. That means repairs should be cheap and easy — and modders will have their way with the devices as well. Not every gadget is easy to break down to its component pieces; Apple's devices are famously hostile to repair, using proprietary

  • Kindle Fire OS 3.1 Integrates Goodreads, Introduces Chromecast-like Second Screen

    November 21, 2013 7:34 PM 32

    Amazon has launched an update for its Fire OS, which powers the Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HDX tablets. And as noted in the Kindle Fire HDX review, it’s the software experience that makes it different from any other Android tablet. Fire OS 3.1 has deep integration with Goodreads, the community of book lovers for recommendations and reviews. There’s