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The Digest: Sony Announces PlayStation Vue… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apps, Computer Security, Gadgets, Gaming, HDTV, Internet, IPTV, Malware, Mobile phones, Nintendo, Playstation 3, PlayStation 4, Sony, Twitter 1 Comment

Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue | Reuters "Sony has unveiled a new cloud-based TV service, PlayStation Vue, expected to be commercially launched during the first quarter of 2015. The web-based television service allows users to access live TV and on-demand content without a cable or satellite service, the company said." …

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Tailio will monitor your cat’s health without it even knowing

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The so-called "Internet of Things" risks becoming an Internet of, umm, cats, if a new Kickstarter is anything to go by. Tailio is essential a wifi-powered scale that you place beneath your cat's litter tray - and will report back on your cat's activities, tracking weight, how frequent it visits and other "behaviour". It's smart…

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The Digest: Spotify vs Taylor Swift… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Digital Music, Gadgets, iPhone, music, Robots, YouTube Leave a Comment

Spotify defends itself against Taylor Swift's criticism | BBC News "Spotify's chief executive has defended its business model, saying it has paid out $2bn (£1.2bn) to the music industry to date. Daniel Ek's lengthy blog post follows a high profile move by pop star Taylor Swift to pull her entire back catalogue from…

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The UK top 10 video games chart: Call of Duty advances straight to the front

Stuart O'Connor Computers, Gadgets, Gaming, Kinect, Microsoft, Nintendo, Playstation 3, PlayStation 4, Round ups, Sony, Top tens, Video games, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One 1 Comment

EA’s six-week run with FIFA 15 is over as Activision Blizzard take the top spot with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The latest in the series convincingly beats the week one number of 2013’s Call of Duty: Ghosts despite being the fifth-biggest launch in the Call of Duty series as a whole. By…

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The Digest: Video games don’t cause violence… and 5 other things people are talking about today

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US study finds no links between violent video games and violence | The Independent "A new long-term study into violent media in the US could help settle the long-standing argument of whether or not violent films and video games are to blame for violence in society. The research, led by psychologist Christopher Ferguson…

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Top 10 Gadget Christmas Gifts for Him

Stuart O'Connor Amazon, Apple, Blu-ray, Christmas Gift Guides, Gadgets, Gaming, iPad, Microsoft, PlayStation 4, Samsung, Sony, TV, Wearables, Xbox One 2 Comments

As Christmas fast approaches (we'd tell you how many shopping days are left, but we don't want to terrify you) it's time to think about what to get the man in your life. Forget the old reliable standby of a tie, underwear or socks - what your husband/boyfriend/son/dad/brother/uncle/secret lover really wants (and needs)…

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The Digest: Elon Musk’s next mission… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Censorship, Facebook, Facebook Applications, Gadgets, Gaming, Internet, Microsoft, Nintendo, Science, Social Media, Space, Video games, Xbox One Leave a Comment

Elon Musk's next mission: internet satellites | The Wall Street Journal "Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk shook up the automotive and aerospace industries with electric cars and cheap rockets. Now, he is focused on satellites, looking at ways to make smaller, less-expensive models that can deliver Internet access across the globe, according to people…

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Top 10 kids’ toys and gadgets for Christmas 2014

Stuart O'Connor Christmas Gift Guides, Figurines, Gadgets, Gaming, Guides, Smartwatches, Top tens, Toys, Wearables Leave a Comment

The hardest people to buy for at Christmas are the kids. Not because you can't work out what to get them, but because there is TOO much choice. With the help of the UK Toy Retailers Association and its annual DreamToys show, here (in no particular order) are what we think will be…

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Top 10 Fun Gadget Christmas Gifts for under £50

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Christmas gifts can be boringly useful: Everyone needs new socks eventually, but it doesn't mean they want to unwrap them on Christmas morning whilst forcing a smile. So why not get something fun? Here's our top ten FUN Christmas gifts under £50 - they won't boost productivity, but they'll make Christmas more enjoyable.…

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The Digest: South Park skewers freemium games… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Computer Security, Computers, Gadgets, Gaming, iPhone, iPhone apps, Microsoft, Mobile phones, Samsung, Smartphones, Social Media, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

South Park skewers 'freemium' games | Engadget "If your business model is conning kids into spending their parents' hard-earned app-store cash on in-app purchased 'rewards', it's fair to say you deserve to be ripped. South Park did the honors with its Freemium Isn't Free episode involving a Terrence and Philip-branded Candy Crush-style game…

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