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ExtraTorrent, the world's second largest peer-to-peer torrent index site, has been permanently shut down. How much of a role the site's legal troubles had in this development remains to be seen. Read more...

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Microsoft has removed seven Windows phones from its online Store today, which accounted for half of its selection. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to which ones were removed. Read more...

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Amazon today announced a slightly updated Fire 7 tablet, and a $10 cheaper Fire HD 8. The Fire HD 8 now also comes with a Kids Edition, offering a two-year "worry less" guarantee. Read more...

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Following last week's Microsoft Build 2017 event, Google is kicking off its I/O developer conference today, where it's expected to reveal more on Android O, Chrome OS, its digital Assistant, and more. Read more...

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Dead in Bermuda is now available for free via EA's latest On the House promotion. The game is a survival strategy game and replaces the previous offer's free games, Theme Hospital and Syberia II. Read more...

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Netflix has announced that a TV show based on the popular 'The Witcher' franchise is being developed. It will stay true to the source material and themes of the books that the games are based on . Read more...

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ASUS tweeted yesterday that its Android Wear 2.0 rollout for the ZenWatch 3 had begun. But it has since deleted that tweet, and clarified that the rollout won't start until "the end of the month". Read more...

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As if Tesla, SpaceX, and all of his other exploits were not enough, Elon Musk now wants to expand the transport networks of our cities by building new and faster tunneling machines. Read more...

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A couple of weeks after Google released its Android security update for May to its supported Nexus and Pixel devices, Samsung has begun rolling out those patches to its Galaxy S7 flagship. Read more...

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With today's deal save close to $3,000 off the recommended price of The Crash Course Coding Bundle. Bring yourself up to speed with coding essentials with eight courses, in 63 hours. Read more...

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2005's Phantom Dust is now available on Xbox One and Windows 10 as an Xbox Play Anywhere title with a range of improvements. The game now includes Xbox Live integration, widescreen support, and more. Read more...

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After having initially decided not to follow the US electronics ban on international flights back in March, the Australian Prime Minister has indicated that the matter is still under consideration. Read more...

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Shadow Brokers, the hacker group that back in April published the EternalBlue exploit used to create the Wannacry ransomware, are now threatening to release even more tools this June. Read more...

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At its Financial Analyst Day presentation, AMD revealed a new line of 'Threadripper' CPUs which are aimed at conquering the high-end desktop market and supporting up to 16 cores and 32 threads. Read more...

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If you were hoping to score a great price on HTC's latest, U11, now might be a perfect time. For what can be assumed as a limited time promotion, HTC is knocking $50 off the retail price. Read more...

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Microsoft today released its first major update to OneNote for iOS in over a year, bringing the version number to 16.0. It includes a redesigned 'look and feel' to the application. Read more...

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According to a new report, Google is working on a new virtual reality headset that won't require it to be tethered to a PC or have a phone inserted into it. It will feature inside-out tracking. Read more...

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Five months after Google began rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to unlocked variants of the HTC One M9, the software update is finally available for the AT&T model of the two-year-old device. Read more...

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Samsung's latest flagship smartphones have been met with huge success and the company is now reporting over 5 million devices sold in the few weeks since the release of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Read more...

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Despite the limited features offered by the legacy Paint app found in Windows, one artist proved that it can still be a powerful tool for content creation with a stunning graphic novel. Read more...

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According to a number of reports, Verizon and LG have canceled the carrier's variant of the Watch Sport. The device has been removed from Verizon's website, but it's still available from AT&T. Read more...

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Today, Google announced that it is releasing the fourth Android Things Developer Preview, which will add support for the Google Assistant SDK, among a number of other new features. Read more...

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The console version of Redout is finally on its way. Redout: Lightspeed Edition is set to include all previous DLC released for the PC version of the game, as well as a brand new split-screen mode. Read more...

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According to a new report, Apple is planning to phase out its iPad Mini, in favor of its larger models, which will include a new Pro variant with a 10.5-inch display and a smaller body. Read more...

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Microsoft's Backward Compatibility Super Sale is now in effect, featuring over 275 backward compatible Xbox 360 games. The sale boasts up to 75% discounts on games and lasts until May 22. Read more...

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