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MWC 2015 rumours: HTC One M9, Samsung Galaxy S6 and more

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The annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is considered by many to be the biggest event in the mobile world - it is, after all, where many of this year's smartphones and tablets will be launched. MWC 2015 is expected to be the usual big affair, and there are plenty of rumours about what might…

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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

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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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The UK Top 10 video games chart for Xbox One, PS4, Wii U and PC: Evolve launches at No.1

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The All Formats chart receives a much needed boost with 2K/Take 2’s Evolve leading the pack of new releases and taking the No.1 crown. Xbox One just edges the format share by a mere 1% with fewer than 400 sales between the two Gen 8 versions, while PC accounts for just 3% of…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart: CoD Advanced Warfare holds its own

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The top three remain unchanged this week, meaning Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has now claimed eight weeks at No.1, equalling the total of FIFA 15. Both Grand Theft Auto V and FIFA 15 hold on to No.2 and No.3 respectively, while Assassin’s Creed: Unity jumps four places up to No.4 thanks to…

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Microsoft launches Android lockscreen app

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Microsoft has quietly launched another Android app into the Google Play store. Simply titled "Picturesque Lock Screen", the app will change the background image to match the photos Bing uses on its homepage. It has some neat features too, as Microsoft explains: "Picturesque Lock Screen, a Microsoft Garage project, brings the beautiful Bing home page…

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Microsoft Lumia 535 arrives in the UK – here’s where to get it

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Microsoft has announced that the Lumia 535 is now available in the UK. The mid-range phone runs Windows Phone 8.1, and sports a 5" 960x540 display, a 1.2ghz quadcore Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, 8GB of storage - as well as a 5MP rear and 5MP front-facing camera. Here's how Microsoft's press release describes some of…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart: CoD Advanced Warfare retakes the top spot

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This week it is Activision’s turn to reclaim the No.1 spot with Call of Duty: Advanced Warefare. Rockstar/Take 2’s three-week spell at the top ends as Grand Theft Auto V drops to No.2. It does mean that these two titles are neck and neck right now when it comes to the number of…

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Is Microsoft making a back-up plan by investing in Cyanogen?

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Perhaps the most intriguing news of the day is that Microsoft has bought a minority investment in Cyanogen Inc - the company that is behind the popular Android "fork" CyanogenMod. CyanogenMod doesn't come as standard on normal Android phones - instead it is an open source alternative to Google's version of Android that can be…

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