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Windows 10 will download updates using peer-to-peer technology

James O'Malley Computers, Microsoft, Windows Leave a Comment

Whilst the likes of BitTorrent have endlessly been demonised for enabling piracy, it turns out that the technology is also rather useful. So much so that Microsoft is apparently employing peer-to-peer tech when it rolls out Windows 10. According to The Verge, Windows 10 offers users the opportunity to download updates not just from Microsoft's…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart for Xbox One, PS4, Wii U and PC: The Order 1886 knocks Evolve from the top spot

Stuart O'Connor Computers, Gaming, Microsoft, Nintendo, Playstation 3, PlayStation 4, Sony, Top 10 Video Games Chart, Video games, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One 1 Comment

Another new release comes straight in at No.1 for a second successive week – last week saw a No.1 launch for Evolve and this week it is Sony’s turn to debut at No.1 with PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886. The game was developed by Ready at Dawn Studios, known for PSP Daxter and…

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Graphics stack change paves the way for Android on Raspberry Pi

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Could Android soon be available for Raspberry Pi? That's the speculation following the announcement that the Raspberry Pi Foundation is working on a completely open source graphics stack for the diminutive computer. According to Reddit, RPi's Eric Anholt is working on open sourcing the graphics drivers - which means that eventually it'll be possible for…

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HP Sprout launches in the UK

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HP has today announced that its "Sprout" device is now available in the UK. A combination touch-screen-projector-3d-scanner thingy, it could be a useful tool for creative types. So imagine a touch screen iMac-style PC running Windows 8, but with a projector mounted over the top to project on to your desk... and you're about half…

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