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  • Watch the ‘Grand Theft Auto Online’ reveal right here

    Hey now... Below is the Grand Theft Auto Online video reveal and preview. This, like GTA V, has been teased harder than a 55-year old divorcee's hair. What we know is that the online portion will take place in GTA V, as at the end of the latest video teaser, we saw the player standing in a high-rise building, watching on in peace and quiet as people battled it out online. It could be fantastic. The latest GTA V trailer is where the action is at, for now. This is where the first footage of online was glimpsed. Rockstar's certainly...

  • BlackBerry Q10 review: the smartphone grows up

    I dislike BlackBerrys. But I like the Q10. It's a fresh take on the old Curves and Bolds, with a touchscreen thrown in for kicks. It also feels very rich in my hand, like running my fingers across an Audi's seat.  It smells good too. Did I mention that it's also a damn fine phone? As for the price, it's US$529 or R8 999 from where I hail. So I really didn't like the Q5. It felt like a nasty little phone with a price that was way too high for what was on offer. I like free stuff though,...

  • This is what you should know about the ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ multiplayer reveal

    Here it is, the Call of Duty: Ghosts online multiplayer has been revealed. It was teased for a few days, now it's over and it looks frantic. Here's the video and our take on this familiar but nicely tweaked online component for Call of Duty. We had this teaser trailer that revealed close to nothing drop earlier this week, but now we've got the real thing. The video This is the full 1:30 presentation. We've included the multiplayer reveal video below  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2uN1gwxM8o That's the stuff...What you need to know There was a lot to take in. And a lot that had to be ignored. But...

  • Tokyo boffins invent world’s first watery touchscreen, ‘AquaTop’

    Scientists in Tokyo may have stumbled onto the most important advancement in touchscreen technology yet. They filled a bathtub with water, projected onto it and have created the worlds first liquid touchscreen. It's the future, but not as we know it. The process is like a Frankenstein of modern technology, but seems to work in practice. A bathtub is filled with salts or soap products to make the water murky. Murky water, according to the video is the perfect layer for a projection. The projector is mounted on the wall, along with a Kinect sensor (as it measures...

  • Ubi — the Kinect app that turns any surface into a touchscreen

    That's right. Given the right equipment and Ubi Interactive's software, we can (and eventually will) play Angry Birds on our living room walls or go all-out Da Vinci or Banksy by making murals we can swipe away. With this touch-interactive projection software now available, we can use our Kinect to do all this and more. Pumping beats aside, the video shows how easily you could impress your colleagues during a presentation. If a dull click-button wasn't enough for a boardroom meeting, you can now slide through your slideshow as it's projected onto the table. Which it would be. http://youtu.be/Iu2XH5p_hMM With the projection...

  • eBay’s My Gadgets is a database that keeps track of all your electronics

    My Gadgets is a private collection of all gadgets you own. A database of the old and the new. With eBay's new inventory system, you'll get the total value of what your gadgets are selling for on the popular auctioning site. In the end, most gadgets are disposable. They either break or get outdated before the next Santa comes chiming. This lucrative recycling system lets you add and sell-off your dusty goodies with one click on eBay. As noted by Engadget, My Gadgets is meant for those seeking to clear out the old. The value of any one good is based...

  • CyanogenMod 10.2 will change the custom Android landscape

    A bold sweeping statement, I know, but hear me out. CyanogenMod is the default choice for the majority of individuals who want to run custom software on their Android devices. It has become the go-to simply because of the sheer size of the beast. Its list of supported devices is amazing, the team working on the ROM is massive and last I checked there had been 7-million installations. That, by any stretch of any imagination, is quite a lot in the custom, heck, in any world. It was while Gingerbread was the “latest and greatest” version of Android when some...

  • ‘GTA V’ drops new screens and Los Santos tourist guide

    Rockstar's GTA V is practically a month away from launch (17 September) and there's still plenty to see and discover. Earlier this week, Rockstar loaded 12 brand new screens from GTA V, as well as an interactive tourist guide, a travelogue which reintroduces us to the insane world of Los Santos, last seen in GTA San Andreas. It's fairly hilarious if you're a GTA fan, and mildly funny if you're not, as the travel guide is written in the classic, dry, self-deprecating style that GTA is famous for. The pictures are all excellent, and pretty revealing for a simple batch of images....

  • ‘Mark your calendars’ – Windows 8.1 arrives 18 October

    Windows 8.1 is coming 18 October and is being rolled out in stores, on new devices or as a free update for existing Windows 8 owners. Improvements! Windows 8.1 has loads of them. In the official blog post from Windows, it says that "Windows 8.1 continues the vision we began with Windows 8 and is an example of our commitment to continuous innovation and improvement for our customers." How wonderful of it. This includes a far slicker Internet Explorer 11 (Chrome is still better), new Bing apps like a restaurant finder and health tracker, a far better Windows Store that is less at...

  • Samsung makes the Hennessy official: a dual-screen Android flip phone

    Firstly, it's not associated with the pretty delicious cognac. So don't flip out, cause Samsung's going old school, with a twist of course. The Samsung Hennessy W789 has been made official and it's a little Android flip phone with two touch screens. It's not high-end but Samsung hopes to win the hearts of the more traditional who miss having that old satisfying clap after a call. As you might have noticed, the Hennessy is built around a conventional clamshell design. Yes, it's aiming for the classic look but that doesn't mean it's necessarily good-looking. When clamped shut, it looks...