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Nathan Piccio

Inbetween gaming sessions of Starcraft and Bloodborne, Nathan enjoys doting over the latest revelations in tech.

New 15″ MacBook Pro Announced with Force touchpad and AMD graphics

MacBook Pro

In addition to their force touchpad toting MacBook and 13″ MacBook pro, Apple have announced the 15″ MacBook pro. Its force touchpad offers the same functionality as the one seen on these models: ‘taptic’ feedback when performing certain tasks, providing a sense of depth to the pad. Apple have opened up the developer API for the trackpad, meaning that we can expect to ...

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Oculus Rift will not block VR porn

Oculus Rift

Luckey Palmer, co-founder of Oculus VR, has stated that the team will not block X-rated content for its VR headset, the Oculus Rift. When asked at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference on Monday, about his plans regarding adult content on their device, he had this to say: “The rift is an open platform. We don’t control what software can ...

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Greenpeace crowns Apple the most eco-friendly tech company

Apple

In Greenpeace’s recent report on developments towards an eco-friendly internet, ‘Clicking Clean,’ Apple were found to be the greenest company among its tech peers. Each company, which included Microsoft and Facebook, were graded according to their use of renewable energies, as opposed to nuclear and fossil-fuels, as well as a number of other factors. Apple was the only company to ...

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Xiaomi set to launch new stores in Europe and America

Xiaomi

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer best known for making tech products which take a little more than inspiration from Apple, is set to expand into European and American territories. Xiaomi stores have a launch date of May 19th, in set Western markets. Those looking forward to lapping up one of their high-end smartphones will be disappointed to hear that only ...

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Chromebooks: Are they ready yet?

Notebook

In 2011, Google unveiled their vision of the future – the Chromebook. To those unacquainted with Chromebooks, it would be best to start by mentioning Google’s internet browser, the hugely popular Chrome. In many ways, that’s all you need to know about Chromebooks. It embodies Google’s web based vision of the future by promising lightweight, inexpensive, easy-to-use, and a virus ...

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Oculus Rift recommended system specs revealed

Oculus-Rift-system-specifications

Until now team Oculus have remained coy about their VR marvel, divulging little information on the consumer model. They recently announced that the device would hit shelves by Spring of next year, and now we know what they recommend for Oculus Rift. In order to deliver a consistent user experience, a set of recommended specifications have been set. These can ...

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