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  • COD: Ghosts video reveals Riley the dog, underwater levels

    Call of Duty: Ghosts is not expected to hit shelves until November this year, but already there's lots fans can get excited about for what will almost certainly be the flagship for next-generation first-person shooters. Two new gameplay videos shows-off not only the next-generation graphics with all its dynamic lighting effects, tessellation and high-resolution textures, but the much-anticipated gameplay mechanic: Riley the canine hound who accompanies the player through most of the game. The first video, set in a rather gorgeous forest, shows how the player can control Riley like they might have done a drone in previous COD titles. Riley...

  • Samsung announces Galaxy Ace 3

    Updated Rumours and leaks have been confirmed as Samsung just announced its Galaxy Ace 3. Among the thickets, SamMobile spotted a glimpse of the expected Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 earlier today. Yup, here's yet another "tip-off" showing its head in the wild land where leaks and rumours and spread like wildfire. Luckily though, rumours such as these have a pretty good track record. And yes, it's also expected to be yet another Android mobile by Samsung for the budgeteer. Based on the image, the new Ace doesn't look very much different from the original. The picture shows the same design concept...

  • Apple’s 2013 WWDC keynote live [Live Blog]

    Apple's annual keynote speech at WWDC, its annual developers' conference, is one of the most hotly anticipated events of the year. We know that this year's keynote will see the formal announcement of iOS 7, as well as iRadio, and will most likely include a couple of upgrades to its device lineup. A lot of the attention therefore will be on the presentation itself. Can Tim Cook and his merry band of executives finally shake the ghost of Steve Jobs? Will they be able to sell the newest iteration of iOS, or will it be as divisive as some...

  • HP Elitepad 900 review: average tablet, crazy price

    It’s difficult to make sense of HP’s Elitepad 900. This 10.1” tablet runs Windows 8 and offers the portability that makes any tablet a smart buy, yet it carries an asking price that puts it in competition with laptops that offer far more operating power. Hewlett Packard has taken a form factor that started as an affordable consumer device, and has turned it into an expensive business machine. When you consider the history of computing generally, it’s going backwards. Money’s no object But what if money is no object to you? What if you don’t mind paying the R10 000 (US$1000) asking...

  • 18 of the most awesome geeky gadget cases and skins we found on Society 6

    Over in the awesome corner of the web, populated with things like Grumpy cat and videos of dancing robots, lives a site called Society 6. If you're looking to give your iSomething or Galaxy S4 a little more personality, it's a good place to start. The site accepts contributions from hundreds of thousands of artists around the world, who submit their designs and photographs which are then transformed into everything from t-shirts to pillow cases to framed prints and gadget cases. The crowdsourced art portal / online store takes care of the production and distribution of the product, the artists...

  • Gigabyte unleashes 4th-gen P25W and P27K gaming laptops

    At Computex this week, Gigabyte unveiled two 4th-gen gaming laptops. While both laptops, the P25W and P27K, host Intel's new generation "Haswell" quad-core CPU and will go for the same price, the smaller model P25 is more powerful in specs and design. First off, we have the P25. This more feisty model carries a 15.6-inch 1080p LCD and features a Nvidia's new GTX 770M graphics card. Given these state-of-the-art specs, it leaves room for yet more improvements. It carries space for up to a mind-boggling 24GB of RAM. It also has space for up to two 256GB SSDs or one...

  • Rondo Motion ‘brings life to headphones’, is only for iOS devices

    The company that's attempting to bring the live concert experience to your ears has successfully reached its funding goal. It's called Rondo Motion and has just raised over US$60 000 on Kickstarter this week. It's a small device that uses motion sensing technology to bring the live and natural experience of a concert to your ears. The company responsible for this idea, Dysonics, claims that usual headphones create a "big 'open' sound," and that the sounds are unnatural, uncomfortable and sometimes overwhelming. Put simply, the music is "stuck" inside your head. Rondo Motion wants to change that. Dysonics says that it's...

  • ‘Diablo III’ coming 3 September for PS3 and Xbox 360

    Blizzard’s seminal hack and slash RPG, Diablo III makes its way to the Xbox 360 and PS3 3 September 2013. Diablo III will be available in the US, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. There’s even a suggested retail price of €59.99 (US$79.99) which seems a little pricey for a re-released PC game from last year, but this is Diablo III we’re talking about, so there’s plenty of lean meat on the bone for gamers to consume. For those worried about how the mouse-driven action of Diablo III will translate into smooth console experience, cast all doubt aside....

  • Top 6 best gaming phones of 2013

    Gamers enjoy playing on the go and that means using a smartphone with features that enhance gameplay. Screens have become enormous, and mobile processors have leaped from single-core to octa-core. There’s nothing really holding back mobile games, but it takes a powerful smartphone to produce titles such as Infinity Blade II for iOS. Here’s a lineup of the top six mobile phones all packed with must-have features for gamers everywhere. If you just can't stand going a day without a good game of Bug Village, Tower of Saviors...

  • First Lumia with Pureview, Nokia EOS leaks images and specs

    The heat from Nokia’s Lumia 925 hasn’t even had time to cool off and we’re already being pummeled with a new Nokia device: sneaky images of a smartphone which will most likely be called the Nokia EOS have emerged care of mega-smartphone site, GSMarena and WPCentral. The images were taken by a twitter user Vizileaks who started the party with this tweet: Nokia Lumia PureView EOS XX Megapixel#nokia #lumia #pureview #betterthanacase @engadget @gizmodo @evleaks @theverge twitter.com/vizileaks/stat… — ViziLeaks (@vizileaks) June 5, 2013   The Nokia EOS is said to have a 41-megapixel PureView camera and a Xenon flash, but the exact megapixel count...