Gamescom 2010: Gran Turismo 5 release date confirmed, Blue PS3 races into view

Gerald Lynch Gamescom 2010, Gaming, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

After literally years and years of waiting, there is now finally a concrete, set-in-stone, real-deal, no-turning-back release date for Gran Turismo 5! The premier driving sim will be hitting PlayStation 3 consoles on November 2nd in the USA and November…

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Call of Duty Black Ops Prestige edition now up for pre-order

Gerald Lynch Gaming, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Special edition box sets of the forthcoming Call of Duty Black Ops game are now available to pre-order in the UK. Publisher's Activision have released details of the premium collectors versions of the game, developed by Treyrarch, the team previously…

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$19,999 for a diamond-encrusted Apple iPad

Gerald Lynch iPad, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

You may think yourself part of a pretty exclusive club of early-adopters if you were one of the lucky 120,000-odd who scooped up an iPad pre-order over the weekend. But nothing reeks of exclusivity like diamond-encrusted tech, or a diamond…

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Gibson releasing free limited edition high-def guitar album online

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Gibson Guitar has announced that it’s releasing a music album, featuring performances by some of the world’s best guitarists, exclusively for download from

Gibson Presents: Hot Tones in High-Definition will be available for just sixty days from 6th October (yesterday, by my calculations, though the web site still lists it as “available for download soon”) in a variety of high quality audio formats including uncompressed AIFF and FLAC and 320kbps MP3, all DRM-free…

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Samsung launches limited edition Chelsea FC digital cameras

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Celebrating its position as “Official Camera Sponsor” of Chelsea FC, Samsung has announced the launch of two limited edition digital cameras: the Samsung NV4 Titanium and Samsung L100.

If you loathe the Blues, you’ll want to look away now, because both come with the Chelsea FC team crest stuck to them so there’s little doubt which football team you support…

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MTV and Sky team up to launch limited edition Multiroom box

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In celebration of MTV’s upcoming Spring schedule, the network has joined forces with Sky to launch its very own bespoke MTV Multiroom box design – seen above. Essentially, it’s the same as any other Sky Multiroom box, but it has been pimped out the custom human X-ray design, which even spills over on to the remote…

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Daft Punk proves they're Harder, Better, Faster and Stronger with some limited edition Bearbricks

Katherine Hannaford Toys Leave a Comment

Kubricks and vinyl toys’ popularity continue to soar (and not just amongst geeks), with these Daft Punk Bearbricks perfect proof of just how mainstream the once-cult toy collecting fad has become. It doesn’t mean I want them any less, of course!

Fans should be aware of why the French electronica duo wear helmets – as shown on the Bearbricks pictured – but if not, Thomas Bangalter from the dance act explains it quite well here. “We did not choose…

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