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Lenovo's Superfish screwup highlights biggest problem in software

By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.

4 hours ago from CNET

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Deconstructing the method to Nintendo's madness

It's easy to hate on Nintendo. With the Wii U, the company played right into negative consumer expectations by releasing a product derided for its kid-friendly appeal, Fisher-Price toy-like ...

7 hours ago from Engadget

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VLC Updates Media Player Apps For Variety Of Platforms

Now here is something that is worth checking out if you happen to be a huge fan of VLC – the cross-platform, open source media player. Apparently, the developers of VLC have just rolled ...

7 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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'ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove' campaign hits Kickstarter, highlighting surge in retro gaming

After years of lobbying to its original developers, fans of alien rappers ToeJam & Earl are finally getting a modern sequel. Greg Johnson, one of the original designers and co-owner of ...

Thu 26 Feb 15 from Techspot

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Frank Underwood has great taste in video games

The biggest change ináthe third season of House of Cards might just be Frank Underwood's taste in video games. While he was previously known to let loose with a few rounds of FPS ...

9 hours ago from The Verge

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Unlocking your door might soon be as easy as 'open sesame'

Welcome to the future. An MIT grad student has figured out a way to unlock an Internet-connected door by saying the words "open sesame" into an Android Wear smartwatch.

Wed 25 Feb 15 from CNET

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Microsoft Confirms Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious

We picked up on a report yesterday which pointed towards the possibility that a DLC inspired by the popular Fast & Furious movie franchise might be released soon for Forza Horizon 2. Sure ...

Thu 26 Feb 15 from Ubergizmo

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GTA V Heists Finally to Arrive After a Wait

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Thu 26 Feb 15 from TG Daily

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Annoying Windows 8 features that won't appear in Windows 10

Windows 8 was a nightmare for many consumers from day one, and largely still is. Microsoft took a risk by releasing Windows 8 hoping to lead the touch-based device market into the future. However, ...

21 hours ago from Gizmag

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Batman Arkham Asylum Gets an M Rating

An even darker Batman than ever Games batman Batman Arkham Asylum

Thu 26 Feb 15 from TG Daily

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